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Fans barred from Singapore ONE Championship event over coronavirus

Feb 18, 2020 - 7:16 PM

ONE: King of the Jungle will be broadcast live on TV and digital platforms but will be closed to the public

SAFETY MEASURES. The title fight between Stamp Fairtex and Janet Todd will be held behind closed doors. Photo from onefc.com


Former ONE champ Geje Eustaquio eager for another busy year

Feb 15, 2020 - 7:32 PM

Despite the highs and lows of 2019, Team Lakay stalwart Geje Eustaquio doesn't mind doing it all over again

'Birds of Prey' tops North America box office but fails to soar

Feb 11, 2020 - 10:13 AM

The R-rated superhero movie, which reportedly cost just under $100 million to produce, rakes in $33 million at the box office

Gina Iniong's struggles in camp pay off in the circle

Feb 08, 2020 - 9:13 PM

Training against men pays dividends for Gina Iniong as she starts the year with a convincing win in the ONE Championship

IMPROVED. Gina Iniong takes Asha Roka out of her comfort zone en route to the unanimous decision win. Photo from ONE Championship


'Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn' review: A vibrant live action cartoon

Feb 06, 2020 - 7:30 AM

Harley Quinn is taking all the other characters here on a crazy ride, and we would do best to buckle up

Iniong shows offensive depth in ONE Championship win

Feb 03, 2020 - 6:24 PM

Coming off a gold-medal win in the 2019 SEA Games, Gina Iniong starts the year on a high note in ONE Championship

INSPIRED. Gina Iniong notches a win with her husband watching live for the first time. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler


Folayang unfazed despite another ONE Championship loss

Feb 02, 2020 - 10:48 PM

After a disappointing setback, Filipino MMA legend Eduard Folayang hopes to continue fighting to get back on top

FRUSTRATING. Eduard Folayang succumbs to Pieter Buist at his own turf. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler


Pacio displays impressive ground game against Silva

Feb 01, 2020 - 2:33 PM

Known for his striking, Joshua Pacio manages to stand tall against BJJ champion Alex Silva at ONE: Fire and Fury

STILL THE CHAMP. Joshua Pacio takes down another former strawweight titlist in Alex Silva. Photo from ONE Championship

Pacio defends ONE strawweight title

Feb 01, 2020 - 12:39 AM

Joshua Pacio wraps up a near perfect night for Filipino fighters as he successfully defends his strawweight title against Alex Silva

Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Kingad confident he can beat Johnson if given a rematch

Jan 30, 2020 - 9:55 PM

Danny Kingad looks to apply the lessons he learned from his loss to Demetrious Johnson when he faces Xie Wei in the ONE Championship: Fire and Fury

THE KING. Danny Kingad is determined to work his way back to title contention in ONE Championship. Photo from ONE Championship


Pacio to showcase striking prowess against grappling master Silva

Jan 29, 2020 - 6:22 PM

Joshua Pacio will dangle his ONE Championship strawweight belt against Alex Silva as he looks to start the year on a high note

CHAMPION MENTALITY. Joshua Pacio has made sure to improve his all-around game for his title defense. File photo from ONE Championship


Pacio out to prove caliber in ONE title defense

Jan 24, 2020 - 8:50 PM

Filipino Joshua Pacio looks to retain his ONE Championship strawweight belt against Brazilian Alex Silva

TITLE DEFENSE. Joshua Pacio is determined not to let go of his ONE Championship belt. Photo from ONE Championship


Get a VIP experience at ONE: Fire and Fury

Jan 23, 2020 - 8:04 PM

Win a Boodle Feast VIP Ticket Package for the ONE Championship showdown on January 31 at the Mall of Asia Arena

Score free tickets to ONE: Fire and Fury

Jan 22, 2020 - 8:12 PM

Get a chance to win tickets to the blockbuster ONE Championship showdown on January 31 at the Mall of Asia Arena

China's total population exceeds 1.4 billion for 1st time

Jan 17, 2020 - 3:09 PM

The population aged 60 and over was 253.88 million last year, accounting for 18.1% of the total

PATRIOT. A child holds up a Chinese flag near Tiananmen Square in Beijing. (Photo by Kyodo News)

ONE OK ROCK is returning to Manila in 2020

Jan 13, 2020 - 12:23 PM

The Japanese rock band returns to Manila for a 3rd time

ONE OK ROCK. The band returns to the Philippines for a May 2020 concert. Photo courtesy of Pulp

LOOK: ONE Championship gives back in visit to Smokey Mountain

Jan 05, 2020 - 9:03 PM

ONE Championship provides brand-new clothing for underprivileged children

CHRISTMAS GIFTS. The youth of Young Focus flash their new ONE Championship shirts. Photo from LinkedIn/@colintywee


Key points in U.S.-China 'phase one' trade deal

Dec 14, 2019 - 9:17 AM

US officials say they expect to sign the pact in early January after a legal review and once they have made certain the English and Chinese versions of the text are equivalent

Miado scores impressive KO victory, stuns Chinese foe

Nov 17, 2019 - 11:16 AM

Filipino fighter Jeremy Miado unleashes a lethal flying knee that brings Chinese Miao Li Tao to dreamland

KILLER BLOW. Jeremy Miado (right) delivers the lone win for the Philippines after knocking out Miao Li Tao. Photo release

Movie reviews: 2019 Cinema One Originals films, Part 2

Nov 17, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Oggs Cruz reviews 'Lucid,' 'O,' 'Metamorphosis,' and 'Yours Truly Shirley'

Movie reviews: 2019 Cinema One Originals films Part 1

Nov 16, 2019 - 3:38 PM

Oggs Cruz's review 'Sila, Sila,' 'Tia Madre,' 'Tayo Muna Habang Hindi Pa Tayo,' and 'Utopia'

FULL LIST: Winners, 2019 Cinema One Originals

Nov 16, 2019 - 11:38 AM

'Metamorphosis' brings home the lion's share of awards, while 'Sila Sila' is named Best Picture

WINNERS. The 2019 Cinema One Originals festival holds an awarding ceremony on November 15. Photo courtesy of Cinema One Originals

Pacio retains ONE Strawweight title in all-Filipino brawl

Nov 09, 2019 - 8:25 AM

Joshua Pacio defends his ONE Strawweight title against Filipino wushu champion Rene Catalan

TITLE DEFENSE. Joshua Pacio dominates Rene Catalan for the ONE Strawweight title. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

Drama, personal grudge mark ONE’s second all-Filipino world title bout

Nov 07, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio puts his strawweight belt on the line against compatriot Rene Catalan in the main event of ONE: Masters of Fate

Cinema One Originals entry 'Metamorphosis' gets R-16 rating from MTRCB

Nov 07, 2019 - 6:28 PM

The movie – about an intersex person – had originally been given an X-rating, meaning it would not be screened in cinemas

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake rocks Quezon province

Nov 07, 2019 - 7:38 AM

A Phivolcs report says there are no expected damage in the early morning tremor

'Overwhelmed' Hamilton wins 6th world title, closes in on Schumacher record

Nov 04, 2019 - 2:54 PM

Lewis Hamilton adds the 2019 title to previous triumphs in 2008, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018 as he trails Michael Schumacher, who has 7 championships

KING OF THE TRACK. Lewis Hamilton wins his third straight world title. Photo from Twitter/@F1


TNC Predator nabs $125,000 prize in ESL One championship win

Oct 28, 2019 - 1:26 PM

TNC Predator is the first Southeast Asian Dota 2 team to win the tournament

THE TEAM. TNC Predator wins the DOTA 2 championships at ESL One Hamburg 2019. Image from TNC Facebook page.

Pacio to defend ONE title vs compatriot Catalan

Oct 19, 2019 - 11:44 PM

Joshua Pacio will defend his ONE Championship strawweight title for the first time since reclaiming it in April

ALL-FILIPINO. Joshua Pacio will test his skills against veteran Filipino mixed martial artist Rene Catalan. Photo from ONE Championship


ONE: Adiwang makes impressive debut; Vera, 3 others drop matches

Oct 13, 2019 - 11:15 PM

Lito Adiwang puts together a stellar showing but 4 other Filipinos struggle in ONE Championship: Century

SPECTACULAR. Aung Lang N Sang (left) delivers a stunning TKO of Brandon Vera to retain the ONE light heavyweight world championship. Photo release

'A Summer Night' to remember with South Korean star Jung Hae-in

Oct 03, 2019 - 5:16 PM

Memories from the actor's second Manila fan meet linger

Photo by Iya Forbes/Rappler

Despite his fame, Korean actor Jung Hae-in says he's 'not a Hallyu star'

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:34 PM

The romantic leading man is back in Manila for another fan meeting

Belingon wants KO win vs Fernandes in ONE title fight

Sep 23, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Kevin Belingon will meet rival Bibiano Fernandes for the fourth time as he tries to reclaim lost glory

FOR THE THRONE. Kevin Belingon says he knows what to expect against Bibiano Fernandes. Photo from ONE Championship


Taiwan leader meets Solomons envoy to shore up ties over China

Sep 09, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The Solomon Islands are among only 17 countries that maintain official ties with Taiwan, but Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has vowed to review the relationship

Taiwan President, Tsai Ing-wen speaks during a press conference at the Taipei Guest House on August 20, 2016.  Tsai, who was inaugurated on May 20 as Taiwan's first female president, will mark her first 100 days in office next week and asked the public not to judge her job performance by just 100 days as her popularity fell to under 50 percent in a recent poll. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH

Colleagues, friends pay tribute to publishing pioneer Sari Yap

Sep 09, 2019 - 2:36 PM

Bianca Gonzalez, Tim Yap, Leo Posadas, and Liza Ilarde pay tribute to Sari, who founded the homegrown fashion magazine 'Mega'

'Mega' founder Sari Yap dies

Sep 09, 2019 - 11:58 AM

The 'Mega' founder battled cancer for years, according to friends

LOVE AND LIGHT. Sari Yap died on September 9. Photo from Sari Yap's Facebook page

Maymay Entrata to wear Furne One to ABS-CBN Ball 2019

Sep 05, 2019 - 3:55 PM

It'll be Maymay's third time to attend the ball!

MAYMAY ENTRATA. The actress and fashion darling reveals who she is wearing to the ABS-CBN Ball. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

One-way EDSA traffic scheme ‘ridiculous,’ say critics

Aug 30, 2019 - 4:23 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the proposal is 'not new' and will be reviewed

RIDICULOUS? Senator Win Gatchalian and a commuter group have criticized the proposal to make EDSA and C-5 one-way, raising points about its potential burden on commuters and large trucks, among others. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Hasbro to buy 'Peppa Pig' owner for $4 billion

Aug 23, 2019 - 2:02 PM

Toymaker Hasbro acquires Entertainment One, the studio behind the popular cartoon series 'Peppa Pig' and 'PJ Masks'

'We shall return': Lakay headstrong after another ONE setback

Aug 06, 2019 - 9:27 PM

Danny Kingad emerges as the lone winner from Team Lakay in ONE Dawn of Heroes

TO RETURN. Eduard 'Landslide' Folayang picks up a second-straigh loss in the ONE: Dawn of Heroes. File photo by Dux Carvajal

WATCH: Kingad advances to ONE Flyweight Grand Prix Finals

Aug 03, 2019 - 8:41 AM

Team Lakay's Danny Kingad impresses the home crowd but 4 other Filipino brawlers struggle

Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Folayang shoots for ONE bounce-back win against Alvarez

Jul 30, 2019 - 10:33 PM

Team Lakay's Eduard Folayang goes up against former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez in the ONE lightweight world grand prix semifinal bout

EPIC. Eduardo 'Landslide' Folayang (left) goes up against Eddie 'The Underground King' Alvarez. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

Former troublemaker Danny Kingad seeks ONE glory

Jul 30, 2019 - 5:33 PM

'When I was young, I was in a very bad crowd and it had a negative impact on my life. Team Lakay helped me out of that dark place,' says Danny Kingad

LIFE-CHANGING. Danny Kingad leaves his troubled past to pursue mixed martial arts. Photo from release

Capital One data breach hits 100M credit card applications – firm

Jul 30, 2019 - 2:14 PM

Bank says no credit card account numbers or log-in credentials were compromised

CAPITAL ONE. In this file photo taken on April 17, 2019 A US flag flies above the Capital One Bank Headquarters in New York City.  Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP


Metro Manila residents on pre-dawn #MMShakeDrill: 'What a wake-up call'

Jul 27, 2019 - 7:24 AM

Online, Metro Manila residents have mixed reactions to the early earthquake drill. Some appreciated the realistic timing while others criticized the MMDA for rousing them from sleep.

One-day business permit processing in Manila starts July 22

Jul 20, 2019 - 3:28 PM

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno creates the Business One-Stop Shop or BOSS to speed up the processing of business permits

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno will soft launch the one-stop shop for business permit application in the city hall on July 22, 2019. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

ONE Championship: Torres falls anew against Malaysian foe

Jul 13, 2019 - 1:34 AM

Filipina brawler Jomary Torres fails to end her losing slump against Jihin Radzuan

SLIPPING. Jomary Torres fails to sustain the fiery start to her MMA career. File photo from ONE Championship

WATCH: 2019 SEA Games launches theme song by Ryan Cayabyab

Jul 11, 2019 - 10:51 PM

'We win as one' is the official theme song of the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines

WE WIN AS ONE. The 2019 SEA Games theme song is composed by Ryan Cayabyab while the lyrics are by Floy Quinots. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

U.S. approves potential $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Jul 09, 2019 - 11:06 AM

The announcement is likely to anger Beijing, which views Taiwan as part of its territory and has previously expressed 'serious concerns' about the possible sale

FIREPOWER. File photo of an Abrams tank.

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California – USGS

Jul 06, 2019 - 12:09 PM

(3rd UPDATE) A stronger quake rocks Southern California a day after it's hit by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake

Vehicles drive over a crack on Highway 178 south of Trona, after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit in Ridgecrest, California, on July 4, 2019. Southern California was rocked by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake Thursday morning, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities warning that the temblor, the largest in two decades, might not be the day's last. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP