Japan princess announces engagement with commoner

Sep 03, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Under a controversial tradition Princess Mako forfeits her royal status upon marriage to a commoner

20 years later: Britain remembers Diana's shocking death

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:00 PM

From celebrities to ordinary people many continue to mourn the late princess two decades on

Members of the public gather the gates of Kensington Palace in London to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:57 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

MESSAGING. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his threats to kill, saying on August 30, 2017, that they can be defended even in front of Jesus Christ. Malacañang photo

William, Harry lead tributes to Diana, 20 years after her death

Aug 31, 2017 - 7:45 AM

Two decades on her sons William and Prince Harry only now feel able to talk publicly about her death a seismic event which continues to resonate in the monarchy and British society

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Britain's Prince Harry place flowers alongside tributes left by members of the public at one of the entrances of Kensington Palace to mark the coming 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in London on August 30, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Diana aura still captivates, 20 years on

Aug 30, 2017 - 10:21 AM

The life of Diana – a shy teenage aristocrat who suddenly became the world s most famous woman – and her tragic death at 36 still captivates millions across the globe

Photographs of Diana, Princess of Wales, are seen tied onto a gate outside Kensington Palace in Central London on August 29, 2017 ahead of the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Diana's death forced British royals to overhaul image

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:58 PM

The death of the people s princess is approaching its 20th anniversary

PRINCESS OF WALES. Diana, who died 20 years ago on August 31, was known for her philanthropic efforts. Photo by Gerry Penny/ AFP

'Frozen in time': Diana's tragic fairytale

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Twenty years after her tragic death the turbulent life of Diana Princess of Wales still captivates people around the world

'PEOPLE'S PRINCESS' This file photo taken on June 17, 1997 shows Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales (L), at a ceremony at Red Cross headquarters in Washington, to call for a global ban on anti-personnel landmines. Jamal A Wilson/AFP

Aguirre wants Parojinogs drugs cases transferred to QC

Aug 28, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The fact that they have been in power in Ozamiz City for so long is a clear indication that they have the capacity to influence says Justice Secretary Aguirre

CHARGED. The Parojinog siblings remain detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Mugshots from PNP

The week in photos: August 19-25, 2017

Aug 26, 2017 - 8:22 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

GOOD FOR 3RD. Kaitlin de Guzman scored 12.3 to clinch the bronze medal in beam event of women's artistic gymnastics competition of the 29th SEA Games on August 22, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Diana: fashionista who shook up the royal dress code

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:00 PM

An exhibition title Diana: Her Fashion Story celebrate the late princess style 20 years after her death

(COMBO) (FILES) This combination of file photos shows, (LtoR), on November 15, 1992, Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales, arriving at the Lille Congress Hall in Lille, France, for the opening of Paul McCartney's oratorio "Liverpool"; on September 27, 1991, Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales, visiting the Badshahi Mosque in Lahore; and on October 31, 1996, Britain's Diana, Princess of Wales, arriving at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute dinner dance in Sydney. Princess Diana revolutionised the royal dress code with the help of some of the world's greatest designers during a glamorous life that came to a tragic end on August 31, 1997, 20 years ago this month. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL

William, Harry lead tributes to mother Diana, 20 years on

Aug 16, 2017 - 11:21 AM

As the 20th anniversary of her death on August 31 approaches the brothers have opened up for the first time about their mother her life and her impact on them and on the causes she championed

DIANA'S BOYS. Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L) and Britain's Prince Harry (R) visit the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, near Arras, northern France, on April 9, 2017, during a commemoration ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Philippe Huguen/Pool/AFP

Ozamiz court won't allow Nova Parojinog, brother to attend parents' burial

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Presiding Judge Edmundo Pintac says the Parojinog siblings who are facing charges of illegal possession of firearms and drugs are high risk suspects

VIGIL. Relatives of the Parojinog family on Thursday, August 10, 2017, pay their last respects at the wake of Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, his wife Susan, siblings Octavio Jr and Mona, and 11 others, who were killed in a pre-dawn raid on July 30. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

The week in photos: July 29-August 4, 2017

Aug 05, 2017 - 4:00 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

ERUPTION. Hot lava flows down the Mount Sinabung volcano in the night in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on July 30, 2017. Photo by Tibta Pangin/AFP

Syahrini merilis parfum berhiaskan kristal Swarovski

Aug 02, 2017 - 8:34 AM

Parfum In Love PrincesSyahrini dirilis tepat di hari ulang tahun Syahrini yang ke 35

PARFUM BARU. Syahrini baru saja merilis produk parfum bernama In Love PrincesSyahrini, tepat di hari ulang tahunnya. Foto dari akun Instagram @princessyahrini

Rosita Caballero, a kept maiden from Panay Bukidnon, dies

Jul 31, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Rosita Caballero one of the last known kept maidens belonging to the Panay Bukidnon indigenous community dies at age 73

KEPT MAIDEN. Rosita Caballero is one of the last kept maiden from the Panay Bukidnon indigenous community. Photo courtesy of Daryl John Santos

Diana confessions set to air on British TV

Jul 31, 2017 - 7:39 AM

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash Channel 4 will broadcast Diana: In Her Own Words on August 6 despite a report that her brother Earl Charles Spencer is unhappy with the decision

In this file photo, Diana, Princess of Wales, chats with children during her visit to the British international school in Jakarta,  November 1989. Kraipit Phanvut/AFP

'Napping Princess': Menikmati kisah dua dunia Kokone Morikawa

Jul 30, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Film ini digarap oleh sutradara Kenji Kamiyama yang sebelumnya sukses dengan Ghost in the Shell: SAC Eden of the East dan Cyborg 009

2 AGUSTUS. Film 'Napping Princess: The Story of the Unknown Me' tayang mulai 2 Agustus 2017. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Feat Pictures Indonesia

William and Harry regret last phone call with Princess Diana

Jul 23, 2017 - 8:36 AM

Prince William and Prince Harry reveal they had a short chat with their mother before her untimely death

Disney princesses, C-3PO in 'Wreck It Ralph' sequel

Jul 15, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2 opens in theaters in 2018

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 20 Juni 2017

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Graft case vs Ozamiz City mayor, daughter junked with finality

Jun 18, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The Sandiganbayan affirms its earlier decision on the case against Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr and his daughter Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog Echavez

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, May 15-21, 2017

May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Must watch videos from this week

Princess Mako not the first Japanese to lose royal status

May 20, 2017 - 9:01 PM

Since 2005 two Japanese princesses have taken the same path – marrying commoners and leaving the Imperial Family

ENGAGEMENT. Japanese Princess Mako leaves her home in Tokyo on May 18, 2017. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

Japan's Princess Mako to marry commoner, lose royal status

May 18, 2017 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED Under a controversial law all female imperial family members lose their royal status upon marriage to a commoner This law doesn t apply to male royals

Japanese Princess Mako leaves her home in Tokyo on May 18, 2017.  The upcoming engagement of Emperor Akihito's granddaughter to her college sweetheart has brought joy to Japan but is highlighting the vulnerability of the male-dominated imperial family at a sensitive time for the ancient institution. / AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS / STR / Japan OUT

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 2, 2017

May 02, 2017 - 11:11 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Tuesday

Foto terbaru Putri Charlotte dirilis untuk memperingati hari ulang tahunnya

May 02, 2017 - 9:03 AM

Hari ini Putri Charlotte genap berusia 2 tahun

LOOK: New photo of Princess Charlotte released before her birthday

May 01, 2017 - 10:25 PM

Kensington Palace releases the new photo of Princess Charlotte a day before she turns two years old

Philippine fishermen accuse China of firing on vessel

Apr 21, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Philippine officials are investigating the reported attack on the Princess Johann boat by 7 Chinese coast guards on board a speedboat

Graphic by Alejano Edoria/Rappler

Prince Harry suffered 'total chaos' over Diana's death

Apr 17, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Speaking to The Telegraph newspaper the 32 year old prince says he had spent years trying to ignore his emotions following Diana s death in 1997 when he was just 12

In this file photo, Britain's Prince Harry (C) shakes hands with locals during a visit to the Stewart Island Community Centre in Oban, Stewart Island, as part of his first visit to New Zealand, on May 10, 2015. Robyn Edie/Pool/AFP

Graduating Lady Maroons leave behind a legacy of 'UPrising' and a braver team

Apr 14, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Kathy Bersola Nicole Tiamzon and Princess Gaiser helped see UP rise from cellar dwellers to Final Four contenders during their time on the court

Kathy Bersola, like libero Princess Gaiser, will continue her studies towards becoming a doctor. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

SIMAK: 'Star Wars' tampilkan karakter perempuan dalam 'Forces of Destiny'

Apr 14, 2017 - 11:33 AM

Daisy Ridley Felicity Jones dan Lupita Nyong’o akan mengisi suara karakternya masing masing dalam serial ini

FORCES OF DESTINY. Karakter perempuan dari seri film 'Star Wars' akan menjadi sorotan utama dalam 'Forces of Destiny.' Foto ini adalah rancangan konsep Rey dari 'The Force Awakens.' Screenshot dari YouTube/Disney.

LOOK: 'Stars Wars' features female heroes in 'Forces of Destiny'

Apr 13, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Daisy Ridley Felicity Jones and Lupita Nyong’o will voice their respective characters in the series

Sandiganbayan dismisses another graft case for delay

Apr 11, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr and his daughter Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog Echavez are acquitted just two months after the anti graft court ordered their arrest

CASE DISMISSAL. The Parojinogs join 44 other officials who are acquitted of corruption charges from 2015 to 2016 because of Sandiganbayan giving merit to the inordinate delay argument. Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

'Frozen' producer reveals the movie's original ending

Mar 30, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Elsa wasn t always royalty – at one point says producer Peter del Vecho she was the movie s villain

UP libero Princess Gaiser bids early farewell to UAAP career after ACL injury

Mar 06, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Graduating player Princess Gaiser confirms she s played her last game in the UAAP due to a season ended injury

PREMATURE ENDING. Princess Gaiser expressed regret in ending her career 'without meeting my expectations as a player.' Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

News Briefs: February 6, 2017

Feb 06, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Monday February 6

UP Lady Maroons sweep Adamson to clinch first win

Feb 05, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Last season s semi finalists make quick work of the Adamson Lady Falcons

1-0. Kathy Bersola and the Lady Maroons start their Season 79 campaign with a straight sets win over the Adamson Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Arrest orders vs Ozamiz City mayor, daughter over graft case

Feb 05, 2017 - 1:53 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte previously linked the father and daughter tandem to the illegal drugs trade The vice mayor has a relationship with alleged drug lord and Bilibid inmate Herbert Colanggo

WATCH: Deleted Carrie Fisher scene in 'The Force Awakens'

Dec 31, 2016 - 5:11 PM

A writer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens posts a clip of Carrie Fisher s character Leia Organa that didn t make it to the 2015 film

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Dec 28, 2016 - 8:13 PM

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A fond farewell to Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia, from Princess Luya

Dec 28, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Honoring Carrie Fisher and her indelible performance as the brave heroine Leia Organa in the Star Wars movies

Photo from Instagram/Star Wars

Mark Hamill pays tribute to 'space-twin' Carrie Fisher

Dec 28, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Mark Hamill who played Luke Skywalker in Star Wars pays tribute to his onscreen sister Carrie Fisher

'Star Wars' cast remembers Carrie Fisher

Dec 28, 2016 - 3:17 AM

3RD UPDATE Mark Hamill Anthony Daniels Harrison Ford and more of the Star Wars cast pay tribute to Carrie Fisher who played Princess Leia

Princess Leia and beyond: Remembering Carrie Fisher

Dec 28, 2016 - 2:50 AM

More about Carrie Fisher s life as Princess Leia on Star Wars as a writer and her struggle with drugs and depression

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Carrie Fisher attends the 54th New York Film Festival - "Bright Lights" Photo Cal on October 10, 2016 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Dec 28, 2016 - 2:16 AM

The Star Wars icon passes away after suffering a heart attack

FISHER. Actress Carrie Fisher speaks onstage during Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2016  at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on August 21, 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois. Photo by Daniel Boczarski / Getty Images / AFP

Carrie Fisher ‘stable’, tweets mom Debbie Reynolds

Dec 26, 2016 - 6:38 AM

Carrie is in a stable condition If there is a change we will share it Reynolds says on Twitter

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher in ICU after heart attack

Dec 25, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Her brother Todd Fisher asks the public to pray for the actress: She s obviously a very tough girl who s survived many things I encourage everyone to pray for her

ICU. Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher is in the intensive care unit after suffering a massive heart attack while on board a transatlantic flight. Photo by AFP

Pemeran ‘Princess Leia’ kena serangan jantung

Dec 24, 2016 - 5:55 PM

Todd Fisher mengatakan saat ini kondisi kakaknya sudah stabil tanpa memberikan keterangan lebih lanjut

'OUT OF EMERGENCY.' The brother of Carrie Fisher tells media the condition of the actress is now 'stable' and she is 'out of emergency.' Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Ozamiz mayor on drug list welcomes cop who chased after Espinosas

Dec 24, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido s last assignment led to the arrest of the mayor of Albuera Leyte whom President Duterte had linked to the drugs trade

POLICE CHIEF. Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido during a Senate probe into the death of the late Rolando Espinosa Sr. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher 'out of emergency' after heart attack

Dec 24, 2016 - 7:29 AM

UPDATED The actress brother tells media the condition of Carrie Fisher – catapulted to worldwide stardom as Princess Leia – has now stabilized

CRITICAL. Citing unnamed sources, media reports say Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher is in 'critical' condition following Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP