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WATCH: Get study tips from Ateneo's Isaac Go

Jan 18, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Two-time UAAP champion Isaac Go shows us his study habits that helped him nab back-to-back first honors in Ateneo

[OPINION] In defense of Manila Bay

Jan 18, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Manila Bay now has 330 million units of fecal bacteria – a far cry from its one million units 20 years ago. What needs to be done?

File photos from Shutterstock

[WATCH] Manila House political forum: Meet the senatorial candidates

Jan 16, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Bam Aquino, Chel Diokno, Samira Gutoc, Harry Roque, and Francis Tolentino discuss issues and pitch for their respective candidacies

DENR to fine establishments up to P200,000 for polluting Manila Bay

Jan 15, 2019 - 9:10 PM

‘They have to pay a penalty for dirtying the environment,’ Cimatu said

Department of Environment and Natural Resources personnel conducts an inspection at Estero de San Antonio Abad along Mabini Street connecting to Manila bay in Manila on 11 January 2019 to determine how a large amount of coliform made its way to Manila Bay. Photo - Lito Borras

FALSE: Man who challenged father of accused school bully has not been found dead

Jan 15, 2019 - 3:59 PM

No, the man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippines' top schools has not been found dead

Author Lang Leav returns to Manila

Jan 11, 2019 - 8:49 PM

The novelist and poet's ‘Love Looks Pretty On You’ book signing tour is happening on February 23 and 24

LIST: Accredited clinics for new policy on drivers' license applications

Jan 11, 2019 - 3:19 PM

Here is the list of accredited clinics that can issue online-only medical certificates for drivers' license applications in Metro Manila

NEW POLICY. The Land Transportation Office implements a new policy when acquiring medical certificates. Rappler photo

Establishments may face closure due to Manila Bay rehab

Jan 11, 2019 - 3:01 PM

(UPDATED) Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says some establishments dump their untreated waste directly into Manila Bay

Ateneo de Manila releases ACET 2019 results

Jan 11, 2019 - 11:20 AM

(UPDATED) Results are available exclusively online

LIST: 2019 concerts in Manila

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:22 AM

It's looking like a great year for music so far!

The 2018 MMFF was the 'highest grossing' ever

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Organizers of the festival say the 2018 edition has surpassed previous Christmas and New Year records

Suspect in Cotabato City bombing surrenders | Evening wRap

Jan 08, 2019 - 10:43 PM

Watch the evening wRap with Ralf Rivas

Duterte threatens closure of establishments polluting Manila Bay

Jan 08, 2019 - 7:38 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte orders the DILG and DENR to proceed with plans to clean up Manila Bay, as they did with Boracay

POLLUTED BEACH. Residents swim in the garbage-infested shores of Manila Bay. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Meralco lowers January power rates

Jan 08, 2019 - 5:48 PM

A typical household consuming 200 kilowatts per hour in a month will be able to save around P68

Duterte wants road user's tax revenues for Manila Bay cleanup, hospitals

Jan 08, 2019 - 5:03 PM

But since the law states that road user's tax proceeds can only be used for road maintenance projects, President Duterte will wait for the Road Board's abolition before asking Congress to allow such use of the funds

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 33rd Cabinet Meeting held at the Malacañan Palace on January 7, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

MMFF 2018 exceeds P1-billion mark

Jan 07, 2019 - 3:39 PM

The film festival formally ends January 7

Police's intel list of ACT teachers 'violates right to privacy'

Jan 07, 2019 - 1:15 PM

(UPDATED) Human rights lawyer Romel Bagares points out that 'there is no law saying membership in ACT is a crime'

PROTEST. Teachers slam moves of the PNP to list members and those aligned with the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) at a picket on January 7, 2019. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Parañaque court orders arrest of Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada

Jan 06, 2019 - 9:55 PM

The tycoon says the allegation that he committed estafa is 'absolutely absurd'

This photo taken on Janaury 23, 2017 shows Kazuo Okada, chairman of Universal Entertainment Corporation, getting into his car after attending an event at Malacanang Palace in Manila. (Photo by TED ALJIBE / AFP)

Expect packed UAAP Season 82 as PH hosts 2019 SEA Games

Jan 06, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Season 82 host Ateneo plans to compress the UAAP basketball schedule as league athletes also gear up for the regional meet

THREE-PEAT? The Ateneo Blue Eagles' mission for a three-peat championship adjusts to the 2019 SEA Games schedule. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

City of Manila suspends classes on January 9 for Nazareno 2019

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Work in the Manila City government, except in certain offices, is also suspended on January 9, the Feast of the Black Nazarene

NAZARENO 2019. The Black Nazarene is brought in a thanksgiving procession in the first hours of December 31, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge to be closed January 12

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:42 AM

The MMDA says the Department of Public Works and Highways will be closing Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge to start reconstruction

CLOSURE. The Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge will be closed to the public on January 12, 2019. File photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Sandara Park to perform at Manila concert of Big Bang’s Seungri

Jan 01, 2019 - 12:13 PM

Get the chance to see two of your K-pop idols on one stage in one night!

Tagle urges Filipinos to live life of prayer, caring to achieve peace

Dec 31, 2018 - 10:22 PM

If we don't care for each other, 'we will be sowing seeds of violence,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in his homily for the New Year's Eve mass

PRAY FERVENTLY. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle gives his homily during the New Year's Eve mass at the Manila Cathedral on December 31, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

2 dead, 32 injured in Cotabato City New Year's Eve blast | Evening wRap

Dec 31, 2018 - 8:57 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Lian Buan

WATCH: New Year's Eve Mass with Cardinal Tagle

Dec 31, 2018 - 10:41 AM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle presides over the New Year's Eve Mass in the Manila Cathedral at 8 pm on Monday, December 31

Cove Manila cancels controversial balloon drop

Dec 30, 2018 - 8:49 PM

Cove Manila drops the record-breaking balloon event upon urging from the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, but maintains the event does not intend to harm the environment in any way

BALLOON DROP. Nightclub Cove Manila announced it was set to attempt a 'record-breaking' balloon drop with 130,000 balloons.

DENR urges Cove Manila to cancel balloon drop event

Dec 30, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The environment department's Biodiversity Management Bureau says that even biodegradable balloons contribute to waste and may be harmful to wildlife if ingested

Cove Manila balloon drop to set 'record-breaking wastefulness,' says watchdog

Dec 30, 2018 - 3:17 PM

EcoWaste Coalition urges the nightclub to cancel its attempt to set a world record on New Year's Eve

BALLOON DROP. Nightclub Cove Manila announced it was set to attempt a 'record-breaking' balloon drop with 130,000 balloons.

Netizens rage over Cove Manila's balloon drop world record attempt

Dec 29, 2018 - 7:22 PM

According to the Guinness World Records website, record managers no longer monitor attempts which are detrimental to the environment

‘Rainbow’s Sunset’ review: Skeletons in the closet

Dec 28, 2018 - 3:11 PM

'Rainbow’s Sunset' is lousy in both crafting and concept

IN PHOTOS: MMFF 2018 Gabi ng Parangal

Dec 28, 2018 - 11:22 AM

'Rainbow's Sunset' wins the top awards, plus 2 special jury prizes

FULL LIST: Winners, MMFF 2018 Gabi ng Parangal

Dec 27, 2018 - 11:32 PM

'Rainbow's Sunset' takes home the Best Picture plum

MMFF 2018 WINNERS. The MMFF 2018 awards the best in this year's festival. Images from the MMFF trailers

'No cause for alarm' despite U.S. advisory on inadequate security at NAIA – MIAA

Dec 27, 2018 - 8:25 PM

MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal also says no complications regarding passengers are expected to arise as services for the airport were not downgraded

ASSURANCES. MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal gave assurances passengers will not be burdened by security enhancements at NAIA. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

MMDA wants to 'diet' EDSA lanes, proposes slimmer roads

Dec 27, 2018 - 3:41 PM

MMDA proposes to narrow down EDSA lanes from the existing width of 3.4 meters to a slim 2.8 meters

EDSA TRAFFIC. Bumper to bumper traffic along EDSA at the height of monsoon rains on August 11, 2018. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Breakthroughs, dynasties highlight 2018 UAAP, NCAA

Dec 27, 2018 - 9:53 AM

Relive the best basketball moments in UAAP Season 81 and NCAA Season 94

MMFF 2018: Movie reviews

Dec 26, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Here's your guide to all the films in the MMFF

10 striking sports moments on social media in 2018

Dec 26, 2018 - 7:02 PM

From the shocking 'basketbrawl' to the inclusion of esports as a medal event in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, here's a roundup of the most interacted sports events on Rappler's social media accounts this year

HOAX: CHR 'offers help' to Ateneo bully

Dec 26, 2018 - 5:42 PM

The Commission on Human Rights says it did not issue such statement, and the supposed 'spokesperson' in the claim does not exist

Screenshot of a claim in philnewstoday.com about a statement by a supposed Commission on Human Rights spokesperson on the Ateneo bullying incident

‘Aurora’ review: Dead in the water

Dec 26, 2018 - 5:06 PM

'Aurora' is a film that could have benefited from focusing on mood instead of shock

Pope Francis cautions against materialism | Midday wRap

Dec 25, 2018 - 12:56 PM

Watch Rappler's midday wRap with Margie de Leon

FALSE: Father of Ateneo Bully a 'police scalawag'

Dec 25, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Queries into databases of previous and current police personnel, including those who are absent without leave, yield no one with the reported name of the parent of the alleged bully

Amid 'dark' bullying, Ateneo president says defend light of Christmas

Dec 24, 2018 - 11:10 PM

'If hate and pain seem to be enduring, these can never be greater than love,' says Ateneo president Fr Jose Ramon Villarin in his Christmas Eve homily

LIGHT IN THE DARKESS. Ateneo president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, calls for the end of 'darkness' from the viral bullying incident. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle urges youth to make 'toxic' world better

Dec 24, 2018 - 10:40 PM

'You don't deserve this world but you, young people, can make this world better, for the Savior was a child,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on Christmas Eve

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle lays down the image of baby Jesus at the Christmas Eve mass at Manila Cathedral, December 24, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PH taekwondo bans Ateneo bully ‘indefinitely’ | Evening wRap

Dec 24, 2018 - 9:21 PM

Watch Rappler's evening wRap with Margie de Leon

WATCH: Christmas Eve Masses in Manila Cathedral and Ateneo

Dec 24, 2018 - 7:47 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle is leading the Christmas Eve Mass at the Manila Cathedral, while Ateneo president Father Jose Ramon Villarin is saying Mass at the Church of the Gesù

SIMBANG GABI. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads the first Simbang Gabi this year at the Manila Cathedral on December 16, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Bullied Atenean 'chose true sense of dignity' – parents

Dec 24, 2018 - 7:13 PM

'Let every bully know that you may crush every single bone in his body, but you can never, no matter how frustrating you try, take away his dignity'

TRUE DIGNITY. The bullied Ateneo student in a viral video showed true dignity by not fighting back, says the boy's parents. Screenshot from viral video

HOAX: Ateneo to ‘delete all videos of bullying incident’

Dec 24, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The school has not publicized any plans to delete the videos of their former student bullying others

HOAX: Ateneo bully’s 'address' posted by ex-UNTV manager Jay Sonza

Dec 24, 2018 - 3:21 PM

The address that is circulating on social media belongs to a school, chapel, and home of a senior pastor and his family

Batocabe family: ‘Politics’ motive behind killing | Midday wRap

Dec 24, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Watch Rappler's midday wRap with Paterno Esmaquel

PH taekwondo association imposes indefinite ban on Ateneo bully

Dec 24, 2018 - 10:26 AM

The Ateneo bully will no longer be able to join Philippine Taekwondo Association-sanctioned events unless he completes a rehabilitation program