Pangilinan, Parojinog, COA | Evening wRap

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:54 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Manny Pangilinan to eventually divest from Inquirer

Aug 04, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The intention is to give 100 [ownership in Inquirer] to [Ramon Ang] says Manuel Pangilinan who holds a minority stake in Inquirer

INQUIRER TAKEOVER. Manuel Pangilinan (right) says he has no problem divesting from Inquirer so that the takeover of Ramon Ang (left) will be seamless. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Martial law, AMLA amendment, Mahathir | Evening wRap

Jul 19, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Pangilinan, PSG, Trump and Putin | Midday wRap

Jul 19, 2017 - 1:49 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

MVP open to selling his entire Inquirer stake

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:46 AM

This comes amid talks between Ramon Ang and the Rufino Prieto family for a majority stake in the Philippine Daily Inquirer

OPEN TO DIVEST. Manuel Pangilinan says he is willing to sell his Inquirer stake to Ramon Ang or anyone 'if the price is right.' Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: San Miguel wins 5th championship in 8 conferences

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:05 PM

Check out photos from Game 6 of the 2017 PBA Commissioner s Cup Finals and the post game celebrations

24TH. This is San Miguel's 24th title as a franchise. Photo from PBA Images

SMB crushes TNT in Game 6 for first PBA Commissioner's Cup title in 17 years

Jul 02, 2017 - 9:03 PM

UPDATED This is the Beermen s 5th championship in 3 seasons or since coach Leo Austria took over in 2015 and the franchise s 24th overall

CHAMPIONS. Alex Cabagnot and the San Miguel Beermen are the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup champions after finishing off the TNT KaTropa in 6 games. Photo from PBA Images

Durant, Jordan congratulate Westbrook on MVP award

Jun 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM

That boy went out there and was a created player on 2k all year Kevin Durant writes on his Youtube Channel page

Why the first-ever NBA Awards Show should be the last

Jun 27, 2017 - 10:18 PM

Hopefully the league will do what’s best for its fans – not its business – next year

WATCH: Westbrook in tears during emotional MVP speech

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:24 PM

After a historic season Russell Westbrook takes the time to thank everyone who has been part of his MVP journey

Russell Westbrook named 2017 NBA Most Valuable Player

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:24 AM

See the full list of winners at the 2017 NBA Awards

MVP. Russell Westbrook is the 2017 NBA MVP. Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Russell Westbrook voted 2016-17 Shaqtin' a Fool MVP

Jun 14, 2017 - 12:40 PM

Westbrook may be on his way for NBA MVP this season But for now he s already Shaqtin MVP

SHAQTIN' MVP. Russell Westbrook is voted this season's Shaqtin' a Fool MVP. File Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

PLDT eyes gains from manpower reduction, asset sales but expects 'steep climb'

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:35 PM

The telco is projecting savings of around P7 billion over several years from outsourcing its IT to IBM and is still eyeing selling the rest of its stake in Meralco

Durant finds long-sought NBA title after joining Warriors

Jun 13, 2017 - 4:37 PM

Kevin Durant took heat from critics saying he should have stayed with the Thunder and built a powerhouse team around himself and Russell Westbrook But such comments made the moment of triumph only sweeter

FINALS MVP. Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after being named Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player of the 2017 NBA Finals. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Villain vindicated: What the Finals MVP award meant for Durant’s title win

Jun 13, 2017 - 3:10 PM

After jumping from Oklahoma City to Golden State Kevin Durant was called a snake traitor villain Today all that comes to an end

FIRST RING. Now Kevin Durant is the real MVP after winning his first NBA title. Photo by Ezra Shaw/AFP

Social media, celebs celebrate with Warriors

Jun 13, 2017 - 2:12 PM

Twitter explodes to cheer the Warriors and mourn the Cavs

Kevin Durant claims 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy

Jun 13, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Kevin Durant s road to redemption ends with an NBA Finals MVP trophy in his arms

FINALS MVP. Kevin Durant cops the 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

MVP group still keen on GMA-7 stake

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM

We are open anytime but the offer must be acceptable to us says Manuel V Pangilinan

REVIVAL? Manuel Pangilinan, however, clarifies that as of June 9 this year, there are "no discussion yet" between his and Gozon's groups. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

LeBron James snubbed as MVP award finalist

May 20, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The NBA MVP award will come down to James Harden Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard

DENIED. LeBron James will not be in the running to clinch his 5th MVP award despite setting career-highs in assists (8.7) and rebounds (8.6) this season. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images North America/AFP

Reyes: Jalalon will be 'really special' for Gilas Pilipinas

May 18, 2017 - 11:20 PM

I really like the development and the play of Jio Jalalon says Chot Reyes

UNOFFICIAL MVP. Jio Jalalon is coach Chot Reyes' personal choice for Most Valuable Player for SEABA 2017. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MVP happy with Gilas so far but wary of SEA neighbors rising

May 17, 2017 - 10:11 PM

Certain countries in Asia are [rising] We can t just pretend that we will continue our lead says MVP

NO TO COMPLACENCY. Manny V. Pangilinan says the Philippines cannot be complacent in Southeast Asia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Thunder’s Kanter reveals his picks for NBA champion, MVP in PH visit

May 12, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Thunder player Enes Kanter shares who he s picking and who he s rooting against in the NBA playoffs

WELCOME. Enes Kanter believes his Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook deserves the MVP award. Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

How Majoy Baron beat out Morente, Santiago in UAAP MVP race

May 05, 2017 - 8:13 PM

The UAAP issues a statement clarifying how they named Mary Joy Baron the Season 79 MVP

DLSU's Mary Joy Baron wins UAAP 79 MVP

May 03, 2017 - 3:32 PM

The fourth year middle blocker wins the honor 4 years after ex La Salle stars Ara Galang and Aby Maraño shared the award

MVP. Mary Joy Baron is named UAAP MVP for Season 79. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 24-30, 2017

Apr 30, 2017 - 12:44 PM

Must watch videos this week

Tony and the 'Bee:' First the Philippines, then the world

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Tony Tan Caktiong Chairman and Founder of Jollibee is a true “Bossing” not because he knows how to succeed – but because he knows how to dream big

Metro Pacific clarifies funding amid drop in share price

Mar 23, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Metro Pacific management clarifies that the conglomerate will not conduct a capital raising exercise in the near future

SIGNIFICANT DROP. From P6.90 each at the start of month, share price of Metro Pacific drops to P6 on Wednesday, March 22. Rappler file photo

Chris Ross delivers again on the big stage for 2nd Finals MVP honor

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Fueled by the immensity of the playoffs and the finals Chris Ross challenged the conventional perceptions of him as a player and turned them inside out

WELL-DESERVED. Playmaker Chris Ross earns a well-deserved Finals MVP award for the second straight Philippine Cup conference. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

MVP, Vargas re-elected to ABAP positions

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:59 PM

Ricky Vargas pledges to initiate more local tournaments in the countryside expand grassroots development of boxers

RE-ELECTED. Members of the ABAP Board of Trustees pose after their elections Saturday afternoon. Among the officers in photo are: Rep. Raul Daza, vice-chairman; Ricky Vargas, president; Patrick Gregorio, vice-president, Atty Oscar Moreno Jr., treasurer and Ed Picson, secretary-general/executive director. Also in photo are POC Secretary-General Stephen Hontiveros and PSC Commissioner Ramon Fernandez. Contributed photo

UAAP Jrs MVP Juan Gomez de Liano commits to UP

Feb 26, 2017 - 3:03 PM

The 6 foot 2 guard is expected to beef up UP in its rebuilding phase

FIGHTING MAROON. Juan Gomez de Liano will be a UP Fighting Maroon next season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NCAA Jrs MVP commits to DLSU

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:07 PM

After losing 4 veterans including Finals MVP Jeron Teng La Salle reloads for its title defense by gaining the services of NCAA juniors MVP Troy Mallillin

Smart targets Metro Manila for LTE coverage expansion

Jan 16, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The telco says its subscribers can experience improved coverage and quality of voice calls SMS and mobile internet as it expands its network in the next 3 months

DEPLOY MORE. 'This is a key part of our efforts to transform the PLDT and Smart network into the country’s most future-ready data infrastructure delivering a wide range of gigabit digital solutions,' Manuel Pangilinan, chairman and CEO of Smart and PLDT, says. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MVP open to reviving talks with GMA

Dec 24, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Manuel V Pangilinan reacts to GMA Network s major shareholders pronouncement that they are open to selling their shares at the right price

SIGNALS INTEREST. 'It is too late to do anything for 2016, but we're always open. A lot of it depends really on how our numbers would look like for 2017,' PLDT President and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan says. Rappler file photo

MVP to lobby FIBA Central Board to relax eligibility rules for Fil-foreigners

Dec 06, 2016 - 11:45 AM

MVP hopes to persuade FIBA to ease requirements so Fil Am players like Jordan Clarkson can represent Gilas

Manny V. Pangilinan (2nd from left) formalizes Gilas Pilipinas' partnership with Chooks To Go. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Mbala to be named UAAP MVP; Melecio Rookie of the Year

Dec 05, 2016 - 4:14 PM

DLSU s Ben Mbala clinches the honor with 92 4286 statistical points and averages of 20 6 points 16 rebounds and 2 4 blocks in the elimination round

MVP. Ben Mbala is the UAAP Season 79 Most Valuable Player. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The 2016 MVP Bossing Awards

Dec 01, 2016 - 1:52 PM

Last November 23 PLDT SME Nation recognized 8 outstanding Filipino entrepreneurs for their achievements in driving their businesses towards inclusive growth See the highlights here

Rey Suerte's journey from playing sepak takraw to CESAFI MVP

Oct 25, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Suerte goes from playing sepak takraw in grade school to becoming Most Valuable Player in a collegiate basketball league

MVP. Rey Anthony Suerte wins the 2016 CESAFI MVP plum. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

2016 MVP Bossing Awards to celebrate another batch of inspirational business leaders

Oct 21, 2016 - 12:32 PM

The nominations are open until November 9

Despite historic feat, Fajardo concentrated on improvement, more titles

Oct 14, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Fajardo will go home to Cebu to rest for a few days before returning as San Miguel aims for more championships

Fajardo becomes first PBA player to win 3 straight MVPs

Oct 14, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Fajardo continues to climb up the PBA record books by winning a third MVP award

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mapua's Allwell Oraeme bags back-to-back NCAA MVP award

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:03 PM

The 6 foot 9 Nigerian wins two MVP plums in as many years in the league

BACK-TO-BACK MVP. Allwell Oraeme of Mapua is the NCAA's back-to-back Most Valuable Player for Season 92. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle's Mbala leads UAAP MVP race after first round

Oct 06, 2016 - 1:55 PM

UPDATED Mbala has helped lead La Salle to an undefeated 7 0 record in UAAP Season 79

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

MVP to Meralco Bolts: 'Job well done' on making PBA Finals

Oct 04, 2016 - 2:26 PM

Manny V Pangilinan is proud of what his Meralco Bolts have accomplished after 6 years of existence in the PBA

'JOB WELL DONE'. MVP congratulates his PBA team, the Meralco Bolts, for making the Finals for the first time in its history. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Walking tall with Ateneo Blue Eagle Tony Koyfman

Sep 13, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Tony Koyfman scores 27 points in both Spikers Turf Finals games and is named the Most Valuable Player

Photo by Rick Olivares

NBA: Lakers sign Chinese Olympian, FIBA Asia MVP Yi Jianlian

Aug 23, 2016 - 2:57 PM

Fresh from the Olympics Chinese Yi Jianlian joins a team that has been at or near the bottom of the NBA the past several seasons

LAKERS-BOUND. 2015 FIBA Asia MVP Yi Jianlian of China, seen here in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is signed by the Los Angeles Lakers. Andrej ISAKOVIC / AFP

Gretchel Soltones named Shakey’s V-League Open Conference MVP

Jul 17, 2016 - 12:46 PM

The two time and reigning NCAA MVP from San Sebastian College averaged 15 points per game from the eliminations round to the semifinals

MVP. Gretchel Soltones is named MVP of the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Open Conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PH traffic, CBCP on ‘vigilantism,’ LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Jun 20, 2016 - 7:24 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Zak Yuson

In leading historic comeback, LeBron wins NBA Finals MVP

Jun 20, 2016 - 10:59 AM

LeBron James leads the Cleveland Cavaliers in a big finals comeback to win the 2016 NBA championship

FINALS MVP. LeBron James fittingly wins Finals MVP. JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

From his battle with injury, Paul Lee rises to Finals MVP

May 21, 2016 - 5:57 PM

Fueled by self doubt immense pressure and expectations and the thirst for virtually his first championship Paul Lee finally gets his moment

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

IN VINES: Rain or Shine pounds Alaska in Game 6 to win PBA crown

May 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Watch Vines from Rain or Shine s title clinching Game 6 victory over Alaska

AT LAST. Rain or Shine wins a championship after 4 years. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler