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'Matrix 4' announced with Keanu Reeves to return as Neo

Aug 21, 2019 - 7:56 AM

Lana Wachowski will helm the project, returning to write, direct, and produce the latest installment of the hugely popular series about humans trapped in a virtual reality by machines

PODCAST: Duterte's diagrams and his war vs critical media

May 28, 2019 - 9:35 AM

In this podcast, we explain the unfolding saga of the 'ouster plot' diagrams where President Rodrigo Duterte accuses journalists of trying to unseat him

Hidilyn Diaz fears for life over Duterte foe list

May 10, 2019 - 5:14 PM

'I am concerned for my security as well as that of my parents,' says the Olympic weightlifting star

UNSUBSTANTIATED CLAIMS. The President’s spokesman says there has been a wrong analysis of the Duterte ouster diagram that includes Philippine sports star Hidilyn Diaz. Photo by Money Sharma/AFP

Hidilyn Diaz, Gretchen Ho clear names in ouster matrix

May 10, 2019 - 12:44 AM

The weightlifter says all her time is dedicated to her goal of reaching the Tokyo Olympics, while the former volleybelle claims she is 'neither red nor yellow'

CONFUSED. Hidilyn Diaz and Gretchen Ho have both been tagged in the new ouster matrix released by the Malacañang. File photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler and Precious del Valle/Rappler

Duterte 'not interested' in filing cases vs persons in diagrams

May 09, 2019 - 12:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says the diagrams come from the 'intelligence community' and that their source is 'not a Filipino'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) campaign rally at the Batangas City Sports Coliseum in Batangas on April 17, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LOOK: Gretchen Ho, Hidilyn Diaz brush off 'Bikoy' links in new ouster matrix

May 08, 2019 - 8:55 PM

Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz and former volleyball star Gretchen Ho strongly deny their involvement in Malacañang’s newest expose

TOO BUSY. Hidilyn Diaz and Gretchen Ho note that they're too busy with their respective endeavors. File photo

Groups hit 'pattern of attacks' against democratic institutions

May 08, 2019 - 1:43 PM

'Papatayin nila ang demokrasya kaya anyone who helps in strengthening democracy...sisirain nila kasi media is one of the pillars of democracy,' says Vera Files president Ellen Tordesillas

TRUE MATRIX. Some of the individuals linked to the so-called "Oust-Duterte matrix" gathered at the University of the Philippines Diliman for a forum organized by the Third World Studies Center on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

Malacañang releases new diagrams on 'conspiracy' to discredit Duterte

May 08, 2019 - 1:20 PM

(UPDATED) The Liberal Party, Magdalo, journalists, and media organizations are tagged as part of a 'conspiracy' to boost the Senate bids of Otso Diretso candidates

New Malacañang diagrams. Malacañang photo

Malacañang's copy of 'ouster matrix' came from unknown number

May 02, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo only 'reasonably assumed' that the diagram he received from a mysterious mobile number is the same 'matrix' referred to by President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo at the sidelines of the 85th anniversary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) at The Forum of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Grounds in Pasay City on December 6, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Ang pantasya ng 'matrix' ni Duterte

Apr 29, 2019 - 10:15 AM

Ngayong Press Freedom Day, iwaksi ang mga kampon ng kasinungalingan

[NEWSPOINT | OPINION] Transcendent messages via earthquake

Apr 27, 2019 - 11:30 AM

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck hard on the heels of a tale told of a plot to oust President Duterte, which should make the deciphering not too difficult for the suitably disposed

Bakit kailangan ng fare matrix bago makasingil ng P10 pamasahe sa dyip?

Nov 07, 2018 - 6:23 PM

Tanging ang mga dyip na may bagong fare matrix lamang ang puwedeng maningil ng P10 na pasahe

DAGDAG PASAHE. P10 na ang bagong singil sa pamasahe sa mga dyip. Retrato ni Maria Tan/Rappler

Cop in Duterte matrix denies drug links

Oct 30, 2018 - 3:58 PM

Senior Superintendent Leonardo Suan says he was never in any operation with former cops and now drug suspects Ismael Fajardo and Eduardo Acierto

DRUG-LINKED? Senior Superintendent Leonardo Suan at the Senate blue ribbon committee hearing on October 30. Screen shot from Senate stream

Police in Duterte drug matrix all former anti-drug cops

Oct 29, 2018 - 9:30 PM

The very cops who worked in a team to battle illegal drugs are now at the top of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug list

PNP sacks cops in Duterte drug matrix

Oct 11, 2018 - 12:50 PM

(UPDATED) The cops allegedly learned drug recycling from recently sacked PDEA deputy chief Ismael Fajardo

DRUG LIST. In this file photo, Duterte unveils his drug list to the public for the first time in 2016. RTVM screenshot

Duterte may submit final 'drug list' to NSC next week

Nov 27, 2016 - 12:02 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says the National Security Council will formulate a plan to protect the next generation from the drug menace

WAR ON DRUGS. President Rodrigo Duterte says he is ready to submit his 'final' drug list to members of the National Security. File photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential Photo

Aguirre: Another mistake in Duterte drug matrix

Sep 30, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the Jaguar that President Rodrigo Duterte had threatened to kill when he released the first drug matrix was already dead for nearly 3 weeks when the Chief Executive made the warning

DRUG TRADE MATRIX. President Rodrigo Duterte shows a matrix of personalities allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photographers Division

De Lima: Duterte apology over 'trash' matrix proves my innocence

Sep 28, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says if such faulty information reaches the President s desk what more the drug lists provided by the police to barangay captains?

DRUG MATRIX. Senator Leila De Lima says the erroneous drug matrix of President Rodrigo Duterte proves she is innocent and has no links to illegal drugs. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Espino 'humbled' by Duterte's apology

Sep 27, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Despite being falsely accused by President Rodrigo Duterte Pangasinan 5th District Representative Amado Espino Jr says he will continue supporting the war on drugs

Duterte to Espino, Pangasinan execs: Sorry for 'negligence'

Sep 27, 2016 - 5:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he takes full responsibility for mistakenly linking former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr and two other Pangasinan officials to illegal drugs

I'M SORRY. President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes to Pangasinan 5th District Representative Amado Espino (left) and other Pangasinan officials for being mistakenly linked to illegal drugs.

Pangasinan's Espino meets with Duterte, granted probe into drug matrix

Aug 31, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Pangasinan 5th District Representative Amado Espino Jr says he is willing and ready to face all accusers and evidence that would be presented against him

CONTROVERSIAL. Former Pangasinan governor and incumbent Representative Amado Espino Jr. Screen shot of Rappler.

CJ Sereno, Duterte vs De Lima, social media terrorism | 6PM wRap

Aug 25, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Watch The wRap with Zak Yuson

Duterte's prison drug matrix based on strong evidence – Palace

Aug 25, 2016 - 6:10 PM

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar says the controversial matrix went through thorough validation

DUTERTE'S ACCUSATIONS. President Duterte holds a press conference before showing media his New Bilibid Prison drug matrix on August 25, 2016. Photo by KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PPD

Pangasinan exec: Duterte drugs matrix ‘big, horrible joke’

Aug 25, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Congressman Amado Espino and his longtime aide Raffy Baraan flatly deny the President s allegations

De Lima denies Duterte drug matrix: 'It's garbage'

Aug 25, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Senator Leila De Lima also asks President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the attacks as he is only wasting precious government time

Senator Leila De Lima in an impromptu press conference at the Senate on August 25, 2016. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

Duterte matrix claims Pangasinan's Espino into prison drug trade

Aug 25, 2016 - 3:09 AM

The matrix also claims Espino s trusted aide Raffy Baraan and former Bureau of Corrections chief Franklin Bucayu were part of the illegal drug operations

DRUG MATRIX. Image from Editha Caduaya/Rappler

Duterte matrix to reveal De Lima's role in Muntinlupa drug trade

Aug 23, 2016 - 5:57 PM

President Duterte says he will reveal this week a matrix showing the illegal drug operations inside the New Bilibid Prison a matrix which involves De Lima a governor and a justice undersecretary

DUTERTE'S DRUG MATRIX. President Rodrigo Duterte during a post-Cabinet meeting in Malacañang State Dining Room on August 22. TOTO LOZANO/PPD

2nd Wachowski sibling, 'Matrix' co-director, comes out as transgender – report

Mar 09, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Lilly Wachowski formerly known as Andy Wachowski comes out as transgender after her sibling Lana

LILLY AND LANA. Filmmakers Lilly Wachowski (L), formerly Andy, and Lana Wachowski (R) pose during the shooting of their movie 'Jupiter Ascending' in Bilbao, Spain, May 2014. File photo by Luis Tejido/EPA

#PugadBaboy: War punchline 3

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: War punchline 2

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: War

Aug 27, 2015 - 5:00 AM

French 'Matrix' actor to host Cannes film festival

Apr 04, 2014 - 10:38 PM

Cannes organizers call Lambert Wilson the epitome of elegance dividing his time between theater cinema and singing

CANNES HOST. French actor Lambert Wilson will host the Cannes film festival in May. File photo by Francois Guillot/AFP

In digital age, Myanmar gets to know the newspaper

Sep 22, 2013 - 9:01 AM

Private daily newspapers begin publishing in Myanmar but some readers are still used to the propaganda of old

A work of art: Repertory PH's 'Alice in Wonderland'

Sep 03, 2013 - 8:00 PM

Days later I caught myself with The Queen of Hearts song stuck in my head

ALICE CAN PLAY THIS GAME. A game of croquet with the deck of cards. All photos courtesy of Repertory Philippines

Alice awake: Repertory Philippines' ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Aug 27, 2013 - 9:00 PM

This staging hinges in large part on the audience participation of Filipino children

COME INTO HER DREAMS. Alice and her crew are back in Repertory Philippines' 'Alice in Wonderland.' All images from the Repertory Philippines Facebook page

Alice in Wonderland: Into the rabbit hole

Jul 23, 2013 - 3:50 PM

Real life is Wonderland too with real rabbits cats and caterpillars

THIS GENERATION'S ALICE. Dani Gana and a cast of revered thespians bring the Lewis Carroll classic back to life on stage. All images courtesy of Repertory Philippines

LTFRB to set standard fee matrix for school buses

May 30, 2013 - 8:32 PM

On the second week of June LTFRB will meet various groups to standardize school bus fees

WebHits: The Matrix effect shot on GoPro

Mar 20, 2013 - 8:00 AM

An amateur film maker attempts to replicate the bullet time effect from sci fi flick The Matrix using GoPro cameras