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LOOKBACK: Why an airball is one of Chris Paul’s best career plays

May 28, 2020 - 11:32 AM

An on-court mishap goes into Chris Paul’s long list of career highlights

STELLAR. Chris Paul was a high school sensation even before strutting his stuff in the NBA. Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images/AFP

Russian prosecutors seek 18 years for ex-U.S. marine in spy trial

May 25, 2020 - 8:17 PM

Paul Whelan reacted calmly to the prosecutor's 'very harsh' demand, says lawyer Vladimir Zherebenkov

PAUL WHELAN. In this file photograph taken on October 24, 2019, US-British Paul Whelan, a former US Marine accused of espionage and arrested in Russia in December 2018, holds a message as he stands inside a defendants' cage before a hearing to decide to extend his detention at the Lefortovo Court in Moscow. File photo by Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP

[OPINION] Remembering Pope John Paul II: A centenary homage

May 18, 2020 - 10:30 AM

'There was in Pope John Paul II a natural ability to recognize the person behind the veneer of social status, physical ailment, religious membership, ethnicity, or economic class and see her as someone worthy of respect'

Expect Kawhi, PG in 'phenomenal shape,' says Rivers

Apr 22, 2020 - 12:12 PM

LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers says Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will be in stellar form after the league suspension

DOUBLE TROUBLE. The break gives Paul George and Kawhi Leonard enough time to recuperate from injuries. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

How do these thinkers see a post-pandemic Philippines? Part 3

Apr 21, 2020 - 7:28 PM

In Part 3, we highlight the views of thought leaders from the technology sector

Pogba 'hungry to come back' from injury

Apr 13, 2020 - 3:30 PM

World Cup winner Paul Pogba has been limited to just 8 appearances for Manchester United this season after battling a nagging ankle injury

SIDELIEND. Paul Pogba has not played since December 2019. File photo from Twitter/@ManUtd

Handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics sell for $910,000

Apr 11, 2020 - 3:59 PM

A sheet of paper bearing Paul McCartney's handwritten lyrics to 'Hey Jude' sold for $910,000 in an online auction held Friday, April 10

Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, John Legend to perform in global broadcast for medical workers

Apr 07, 2020 - 4:45 PM

Lady Gaga says the broadcast ‘is not a fundraiser’ but a celebration of ‘the power of the human spirit’

TOGETHER AT HOME. Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney, John Legend, and other music greats are coming together to perform in a broadcast event to support frontline healthcare workers. Screenshot from

[ANALYSIS] A failure of execution

Apr 05, 2020 - 4:33 PM

Despite lacking a coherent pandemic strategy, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is tightening his grip

Officers of Brgy. 436 in Sampaloc, Manila on April 3, 2020, set up a checkpoint with a coffin on display bearing a sign "Stay Home or Stay Inside this Coffin" serving as a stern warning to residents during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Frontliner attacked in Quezon for parking ambulance inside subdivision

Apr 03, 2020 - 3:38 PM

'We need to protect them,' says the Peter Paul Medical Center of Candelaria after its ambulance driver got 'violently harassed and attacked' in his own subdivision in Candelaria, Quezon

QUEZON HOSPITAL. The Peter Paul Medical Center of Candelaria in Candelaria, Quezon. Image from Google maps

Fashion icon Jean-Paul Gaultier hands his scissors to Sacai's Chitose Abe

Mar 04, 2020 - 9:24 PM

The French designer, who retired last February says he will invite a designer each season to design for his brand

Navy’s Morales takes back-to-back Ronda stages

Mar 01, 2020 - 8:15 PM

Jan Paul Morales rules Stage 7 as Navy teammate George Oconer firms up his hold of the top spot in Ronda Pilipinas

LEADER. Jan Paul Morales (right) celebrates with his Navy teammates after conquering the 110.6km stage. Photo release

Navy stamps class anew as Morales takes Ronda Stage 6

Feb 29, 2020 - 10:15 PM

Skipper Jan Paul Morales rules stage 6 to lead another strong Navy showing in Ronda Pilipinas

CAPTAIN. Navy's Jan Paul Morales (right) leads the pack. Photo release

Activist investor wants to oust Twitter chief Dorsey – media

Feb 29, 2020 - 1:36 PM

Elliott Management, founded by billionaire Paul Singer, has acquired a stake in Twitter and wants to remove CEO Jack Dorsey, CNBC says, citing an unnamed source

JACK DORSEY. In this file photo taken on September 05, 2018 CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 5, 2018. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Manhunt International 2020 finals night

Feb 24, 2020 - 10:48 AM

The Netherlands' Paul Luzineau wins the title

Photo by Ness Fiestan/Rappler

Paul Luzineau of Netherlands wins Manhunt International 2020

Feb 22, 2020 - 11:41 PM

The Philippines' representative Daumier Corilla places as part of the Top 16 finalists

Amanda Bynes announces engagement

Feb 19, 2020 - 9:48 AM

'Engaged to tha love of my life,' the 33-year-old former Nickelodeon actress writes on Instagram

NBA fines Paul George $35,000 for ripping refs

Feb 14, 2020 - 8:38 AM

Clippers star Paul George gets fined for saying there's 'homecourt cooking tonight' following his team's loss to the Sixers

Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook, Paul highlight NBA All-Star reserves

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:22 AM

Traded for each other in the offseason, Houston's Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City's Chris Paul headline the All-Star reserves

Rappler Talk: Paul Reichler on seeking justice for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Jan 27, 2020 - 2:00 PM

On Monday, January 27, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to internationally-renowned lawyer Paul Reichler to discuss the first international court ruling against Myanmar, how it is going to be enforced, and what led him to take on the case

HRET junks poll protest vs Northern Samar congressman Daza

Jan 23, 2020 - 3:46 PM

The tribunal says Harlin Abayon's election case against Northern Samar 1st District Representative Paul Daza was 'insufficient in form and substance'

VICTOR. The HRET upholds the victory of Northern Samar 1st District Rep Paul Daza in the 2019 elections. Photo courtesy of

Fashion legend Jean-Paul Gaultier bows out in style

Jan 23, 2020 - 12:04 PM

The French fashion designer makes a formal exit in his final fashion show

French designer Jean Paul Gaultier acknowledges the audience at the end of his Women's Spring-Summer 2020 Haute Couture collection fashion show in Paris, on January 22, 2020. - Legendary French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier is set to retire from fashion after a typically spectacular show in Paris on January 22, 2020. The maverick creator stunned fans on January 17, by announcing that the haute couture show in a theatre in the French capital would be his last. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Style legend Jean-Paul Gaultier retires from fashion

Jan 19, 2020 - 4:09 PM

The French designer announces that he will bow out on January 22 with a 'big party' to mark his 50 years in the business

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 26, 2011 French designer Jean Paul Gaultier (R) acknowledges the public with former actress and model Farida Khelfa during the Spring-Summer 2011 Haute Couture Collection Show in Paris. - French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier said on January 17, 2020 that his next Paris haute couture fashion show will be his last. The flamboyant creator said he would be bowing out January 22, 2020 with a big party to mark his 50 years in the business after his latest collection hits the catwalk. "Rest assured haute couture will continue with a new concept," he added. (Photo by PIERRE VERDY / AFP)

French restaurant Bocuse stripped of Michelin star

Jan 18, 2020 - 12:31 PM

French culinary beacon Bocuse loses the 3-star Michelin rating it held since 1965, prompting anger and dismay from the late Chef Paul Bocuse's culinary peers

'Brain smart' Chris Paul steadies streaking Thunder

Dec 30, 2019 - 6:23 PM

As Chris Paul tries to lead a young Thunder squad, the veteran point guard also wins a lot of love and praise from his teammates

Pogba hailed as 'best midfielder in the world' by Solskjaer

Dec 25, 2019 - 12:03 PM

Paul Pogba delivers for Manchester United in his return to football action after a long injury lay-off

BEST. Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba remains to be the best in the world. File photo by Alain Grosclaude/Rappler

Russia extends detention of man accused as U.S. spy

Dec 24, 2019 - 7:31 PM

Paul Whelan, who also has Irish, Canadian and British citizenship, was arrested on December 28 last year for allegedly receiving state secrets

DETAINED. Paul Whelan is a former Marine. Photo from Whelan's Facebook page

Raptors' Siakam, Gasol sidelined indefinitely

Dec 21, 2019 - 10:59 AM

Both Pascal Siakam and Marc Gasol suffer injuries from the Toronto Raptors' win over the Pistons

SIDELINED. Defending champions Toronto Raptors will miss the services of Marc Gasol (left) and Pascal Siakam. Photos by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

[OPINION] Paul Volcker and the triumph of integrity

Dec 21, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The late Paul Volcker was a hero for saving the Philippine peso during the worst economic crisis of the 1980s

Cebu farmer shot dead at home

Dec 17, 2019 - 10:05 PM

No motive has been established yet for the shooting

Former U.S. Fed chairman Paul Volcker dies at 92 – media

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:19 PM

In a career spanning the immediate post-War decades to the 2008 financial crisis, former US Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker advised US leaders from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama

PAUL VOLCKER. In this file photo taken on March 29, 2005 Paul Volcker, chair of the Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations oil-for-food program in Iraq, speaks at a press conference in New York after the committee released a report on the investigation into the program. File photo by Stan Honda/AFP

Love wins: Dela Cruz couple hits lone PH archery gold

Dec 09, 2019 - 4:57 PM

Husband and wife Paul Marton and Rachelle Anne dela Cruz bag the Philippines' only SEA Games archery gold

ON TARGET. Partners Paul and Rachelle Anne dela Cruz seal their winning moment with a kiss. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fired Google engineers seek U.S. federal probe

Dec 04, 2019 - 9:43 AM

Four employees claim they were fired in retaliation for their labor organization efforts

Kawhi, PG power Clippers in romp over Mavericks

Nov 27, 2019 - 5:39 PM

'It's scary now. We're getting this thing rolling,' Paul George says of the Clippers

POWER PAIR. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard team up for 54 points for the Clippers. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Erram, Varilla suspended ahead of NLEX-NorthPort sudden death

Nov 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM

NLEX suffers a huge blow in its semifinals bid after wasting its twice-to-beat bonus and losing 3 games in a row

UNTIMELY. There could not have been a worse time for NLEX for Poy Erram and Paul Varilla to be suspended. Photo from PBA Images

Clippers win OT thriller over Celtics in Kawhi-PG show

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George team up for 42 points in their first Clippers game together

Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury 2020

Nov 19, 2019 - 11:56 AM

The festival celebrates its 50th anniversary

HEADLINER. Sir Paul McCartney performs in 2017 in Tinley Park, Illinois. The Beatles legend is headlining the upcoming Glastonbury Festival in 2020. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski /AFP

Clippers post 49-point win over struggling Hawks

Nov 17, 2019 - 5:01 PM

After missing his first 11 games with the Clippers, Paul George drops 37 points in his home game debut

#AtinTo: Former UP star Paul Desiderio now engaged

Nov 09, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Another #AtinTo moment for Paul Desiderio as he scores a yes from his girlfriend Agatha Uvero!

IT'S A YES! Paul Desiderio and Agatha Uvero are now engaged. Photo from Chooks-To-Go Facebook

LOOK: NBA stars dress up for Halloween

Nov 01, 2019 - 8:57 PM

LeBron James, Steph Curry, and Paul George steal the Halloween spotlight with their costumes

HALLOWEEN KING. LeBron James takes Halloween seriously. Photo from Instagram/@kingjames

PDEA arrests Fil-Am DJ, American tourist in Pampanga buy-bust

Oct 24, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Agents of PDEA Central Luzon nab the suspects at the red light district of Barangay Balibago

Photo from Shutterstock

WATCH: New PH amphibious assets join U.S., Japan in military drills

Oct 12, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The KAMANDAG 3 joint exercises between the Philippine and US marines marks a significant leap forward in the country's amphibious assault capability with the deployment of its brand new assets

NEW ASSETS. The Philippine Marines along with their US and Japanese counterparts participate in the Amphibious landing exercise during the KAMANDAG 2019 drills at Marine Base Gregorio Lim in Ternate, Cavite on October 12, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Manzo thanks Desiderio for heart-to-heart talk before breakout game

Oct 12, 2019 - 8:34 PM

After getting lost in the loaded UP backourt, Jun Manzo regains his old form – thanks to an assist from Mr Atin ‘To

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Paul Lee brushes off losing tooth in Magnolia loss to San Miguel

Oct 12, 2019 - 12:03 AM

A painful faceplant on court leaves Paul Lee losing yet another tooth

PART OF THE GAME. Even after an on-court accident, Magnolia star Paul Lee returns to the floor for the final possession. Photo from PBA Images

PH, U.S. forces kick off ‘more advanced’ KAMANDAG war games

Oct 09, 2019 - 3:05 PM

The joint military exercises will feature the Philippines' brand new amphibious assault vehicles in an international drill for the first time

Cameroon main opposition leader Maurice Kamto released

Oct 06, 2019 - 9:17 AM

Some 102 others in detention are also set for release

RELEASED. Cameroonian opposition leader Maurice Kamto sits in the back of a car as he is driven away on October 5, 2019, the day of his release from prison in Yaounde. STRINGER / AFP

Paul Pierce says the Clippers are the 'team to beat'

Oct 02, 2019 - 3:15 PM

'Right now, I have to say the Clippers are the team to beat,' says 10-time NBA All-Star Paul Pierce

FOR THE CLIPPERS. Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce puts his bet on the Los Angeles Clippers for the NBA title. File photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images/AFP

George won't make Clippers debut in October

Sep 30, 2019 - 1:17 PM

Paul George says he would miss the entire pre-season and at least the first 10 days of the upcoming NBA season

WAITING GAME. Paul George teaming up with Kawhi Leonard in an official NBA game will have to wait a little bit longer. Photo from Instagram/@ygtrece

2 Ifugao cops killed after finger wrestling quarrel

Sep 29, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Police Corporal Paul Cungihan Badangayon of Hingyon, Ifugao, allegedly shoots dead his two fellow officers from the Regional Mobile Force Battalion

Serbia's Divac inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Sep 07, 2019 - 3:18 PM

'To me basketball was always about love,' says Vlade Divac, the first player born and trained outside the United States to play more than 1,000 games in the NBA

ICON. Former Lakers star Vlade Divac  credits NBA legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson as mentors. Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images/AFP