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Barcenilla wins 1st national title since 1996

Nov 26, 2019 - 10:55 PM

Rogelio Barcenilla Jr dethrones national champion Haridas Pascua in the 2019 Battle of the Grandmasters

OLD GLORIES. Rogelio Barcenilla Jr makes grand comeback with another national title. Stock photo

Young lands 8th in World Seniors; Caturla, Antonio finish in top 30

Nov 24, 2019 - 6:49 PM

International Master Angelo Young finishes inside the top 10 of the 2019 World Seniors Chess Championship

3 Filipino bets keep medal bids going in World Seniors Chess

Nov 22, 2019 - 11:49 PM

Grandmaster Rogelio Antonio Jr needs to win his last two matches to crash the top 3 as two other Pinoy chess players try to stay in the hunt

Young sparkles in World Seniors Chess tilt, other Filipinos faring well

Nov 18, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Angelo Young vaults into a three-way tie for the lead in the +50 Open division as Rogelio Antonio Jr and Cesar Caturla look to rise through the ranks

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Filipino GM to join World Senior Chess Championship

Nov 11, 2019 - 10:17 PM

Grandmaster Rogelio 'Joey' Antonio Jr will compete in the tournament he placed 2nd in two years ago

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Journalist murdered in Mexico – watchdog

Jul 31, 2019 - 4:34 PM

Rogelio Barragan, director of the Guerrero Al Instante portal, is found dead on July 30 in the trunk of an abandoned car

DOJ clears cops accused of killing QC prosecutor

May 27, 2019 - 8:55 PM

‘Mere speculations and probabilities’ aren’t enough to establish the guilt of SPO2 Rodante Lalimarmo, PO3 Arthur Lucy, and PO1 Jose Mercado, says the justice department

Team Pacquiao scores victory in 2019 Philippine elections

May 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Those close to the fighting senator have found success, with family and friends winning government posts

INFLUENTIAL. Manny Pacquiao has a massive effect both on the local and national levels. File photo by Wendell Alinea/MP Promotions


Candidate for La Union town councilor hurt in ambush

May 04, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Rogelio 'Roger' Concepcion is a cousin of slain Balaoan town vice mayor Al-Fred Concepcion

CAMPAIGN MODE. Rogelio Concepcion, candidate for Balaoan councilor, campaigns in his town. Photo from the Facebook page of Nadine Concepcion

PNPA alumni told: Self-evaluation is key to police success

Mar 09, 2019 - 11:02 PM

'No other profession demands a higher ethical standard than that of law enforcement,' says National Police Commission Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao during the PNPA homecoming 2019

POLICE ACADEMY. Alumni come back to Camp Castañeda for thr PNPA alumni homecoming on March 9, 2019. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

DOJ starts probe into cops’ alleged role in prosecutor slay

Jan 28, 2019 - 5:41 PM

The family of Prosecutor Rogelio Alfiler Velasco comes face to face with the accused

SLAIN PROSECUTOR. Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco was shot to death at Don Antonio Heights in Quezon City on May 11, 2018. Photo courtesy of Velasco family

Police file murder charges vs 2 Sagay massacre suspects

Oct 27, 2018 - 4:57 PM

The suspects, identified as National Federation of Sugar Workers recruiters Rene Manlangit and Rogelio Arquillo, remain at large

BLOODIED LAND. Gunmen kill 9 farmers occupying a space of Hacienda Nene in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. Photos from PNP Western Visayas

How Trillanes' own batch mate arrested him at the Senate

Sep 25, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and his arresting officer, Senior Superintendent Rogelio Simon go way back

BATCH MATES. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV belongs to PMA Batch 1995, while Senior Superintendent Rogelio Simon hails from the PNPA Batch 1995. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte to meet PDP-Laban factions on Aug 9

Aug 09, 2018 - 12:10 AM

Rodrigo Duterte is meeting with his party-mates due to infighting between two camps, that of Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and lawyer Rogelio Garcia

UNITING. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in a speech during the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino (PDP) - Laban Christmas Benefit Dinner for Marawi City at Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay City on December 13, 2017, calls on the PDP-Laban as well as other political parties to unite so that they could all work together to solve the country's problems. Photo by ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte to 'unify' PDP-Laban factions

Jul 28, 2018 - 4:52 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte wants to resolve the party infighting involving the factions of Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and Duterte's classmate, lawyer Rogelio Garcia

FACTIONS. A group within PDP-Laban held an 'unauthorized' national assembly and elections on Friday, July 29. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 4, 2018

Jul 04, 2018 - 11:45 AM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes the Fallen Airman Monument after laying a wreath to honor the memory of the fallen airmen of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) during the 71st founding anniversary of PAF at the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium in Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base (CJVAB), Pasay City on July 3, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Filipino poet Rogelio Mangahas dies

Jul 04, 2018 - 10:29 AM

(UPDATED) Prize-winning poet Rogelio G. Mangahas dies at age 79

FILIPINO POET. Rogelio Mangahas, Filipino poet and artist, dies at age 69. Photo from the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino

Netizens ask PCOO: Who is 'Rogelio' Golez? Is he from 'Norwegia'?

Jun 15, 2018 - 10:35 PM

The Presidential Communications Operations Office draws flak yet again for using the wrong name for the late National Security Adviser Jose Roilo Golez in its media releases

Stronger protection for prosecutors pushed in Senate

May 19, 2018 - 10:18 AM

(UPDATED) Senator Grace Poe files a resolution urging two Senate committees to look into stronger protection for prosecutors after the killing of Quezon City Deputy Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco

PROTECTION FOR PROSECUTORS. Prosecutors and fellow government workers seek justice for slain prosecutors in the country outside the Quezon City DOJ Hall May 15, 2018, following the killing of QC Assistant Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Quezon City assistant prosecutor ambushed

May 11, 2018 - 11:22 PM

Quezon City Assistant City Prosecutor Rogelio Alfiler Velasco is driving his red Toyota Innova in Don Antonio Heights when the gunmen attack him

SCENE of the Crime Operatives inspect QC Assistant Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco’s bullet-riddled car at Don Antonio Heights on Friday evening, May 11, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

NBI files plunder complaint vs ex-DPWH chief Singson over right-of-way scam

Mar 21, 2018 - 2:02 PM

The NBI says it is coordinating with AMLC to establish direct evidence that Singson et al pocketed the money

HEARING. Former DPWH secretary Rogelio Singson attends the Senate probe into the alleged right-of-way scam. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Philippines seizes hundreds of smuggled animals

Mar 13, 2018 - 6:29 PM

The cache of some 300 creatures, which included squirrel-like sugar gliders, wallabies and a threatened species of cockatoo, is one of the nation's largest wildlife busts

SMUGGLED WILDLIFE. An estimated P10 million pesos worth of smuggled imported and endangered species from Imdonesia were rescued from the black market in Pasay City by the Environmental Crime Division of the National Bureau of Investigation and Biodiversity Management of the DENR on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit

Dela Rosa vows to serve Duterte until his last breath

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:51 PM

President Duterte wants him to finish what they have started in the fight against illegal drugs, says PNP chief Dela Rosa

MIXED FEELINGS. File photo of PNP Chief Director General Ronald de la Rosa who appointment was extended again. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Dela Rosa's term as PNP chief can be extended indefinitely – Napolcom

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:06 PM

(UPDATED) Napolcom Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao tells Rappler that under 'present conditions', Ronald dela Rosa can serve as long as the President wants him to, even indefinitely

PNP CHIEF LONGER? Napolcom says the unlifted state of national emergency allows Duterte to extend Dela Rosa as PNP chief for as long as he wants. File photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

FACT CHECK: Did the PNP scrap its height requirement?

Jan 20, 2018 - 5:54 PM

'There shall be no height requirement for the PNP entrance exam applicants as long as they are bachelor's degree holder and not more than 30 years old,' the National Police Commission announces on January 19

HEIGHT REQUIRED. The PNP continues to have minimum height requirements. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Napolcom's solution vs scalawag cops: Probe all PNP applicants

Jan 17, 2018 - 8:34 PM

Napolcom Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao wants mandatory background investigations on aspiring cops

HARD SCREENING. Napolcom proposes to require background investigations on all aspiring cops. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

PDEA seizes P57.5M worth of shabu at FedEx branch

Dec 11, 2017 - 8:26 PM

A drug suspect based in California sends 11.5 kilograms of alleged shabu into the country, declaring them as 'toys'

BIG HAUL. The PDEA reels in almost 12 kilograms of shabu within 5 days. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Singson refutes alleged right-of-way scam under Aquino admin

Dec 11, 2017 - 10:22 AM

'There's no P8.7 billion paid in General Santos. I was not a corrupt secretary and definitely not a plunderer,' says former DPWH chief Rogelio Singson

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Pacquiao probes P8.7-B GenSan scam, to invite Aquino in-law, Abad, Singson

Dec 05, 2017 - 6:02 PM

The Senate public works committee will conduct a hearing on December 11 on the P8.7-billion alleged payment to fake land owners in General Santos, his home city

DOJ puts Singson, Abad on immigration lookout over P8.7-billion road scam

Nov 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II also names a witness to the alleged scam – Roberto Catapang Jr

ROAD SCAM PROBE. Former Aquino executives, Florencio Abad and Rogelio Singson, are tagged in an ongoing multi-billion probe into an alleged road right of way scam.

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Nov 24, 2017 - 8:40 PM

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Aguirre tags Singson, Abad in P8.7-B road scam

Nov 24, 2017 - 1:43 PM

'The accusation is baseless and therefore not true. I and the DBM were never part of the negotiations for that transaction,' says former budget chief Florencio Abad

ROAD SCAM PROBE. Former Aquino executives, Florencio Abad and Rogelio Singson, are tagged in an ongoing multi-billion probe into an alleged road right of way scam.

Meralco unit asks ERC to approve power supply agreements soon

Oct 30, 2017 - 1:00 AM

Newly-appointed MGen chief Rogelio Singson says the agreements should be approved as soon as possible so the needed baseload power would not be delayed

Aegis Juris members intended to cover up killing of Atio Castillo

Oct 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Senior Superintendent Joel Coronel, director of the Manila Police District, says: 'It appears that from Sunday, September 17, the objective of the Aegis Juris fraternity is to cover up, conceal, to avoid and evade the prosecution of this case'

COVER UP. Manila Police District director Joel Coronel says members of the Aegis Jury fraternity intended to cover up the fatal hazing of Horacio "Atio" Castillo III. File photos from Rappler, Senate

Singson leaves Light Rail Manila, moves to Meralco

Sep 25, 2017 - 5:15 PM

A source privy to the matter says Primitivo Cal is set to replace Singson as the president and chief executive officer of Light Rail Manila

NEW MPIC APPOINTMENT. Rogelio Singson (R) says he will now be engaged in 'new business models like solar, renewable power generators, electric vehicles, and electric mass transport system.' In the photo are Singson and Metro Pacific boss Manuel Pangilinan (L). Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

LRT1 operator's promise: 25-minute ride from Cavite to Makati by 2021

May 04, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Light Rail Transit Line 1 LRT1 operator Light Rail Manila Corporation LRMC targets to finish the Cavite Extension project by 2021

LRT1 GOES TO CAVITE. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade asked Light Rail Manila to expedite the construction of the LRT1 Cavite Extension project and asked if they can finish it by 2020 instead of 2021. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

News Briefs: February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017 - 8:17 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday February 16

Boat capsizes off Kalibo, 5 fishermen rescued

Nov 25, 2016 - 11:42 PM

The fishermen are heading home when their motorized boat capsizes due to 3 large waves crashing into them near Andagao Kalibo shore at around 5:00 am

4 dead, 36,000 affected by Lawin in Cagayan

Oct 21, 2016 - 7:11 PM

About 36 000 people in 25 towns and 148 villages barangays are affected by the typhoon The provincial government says the number could still increase as some reports from other towns have yet to reach them

TUGUEGARAO. Motorists pass fallen street lights destroyed by super typhoon Haima in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan province, north of Manila on October 21, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe / AFP

Mandaluyong's flooded streets: Who's to blame?

Sep 25, 2016 - 11:30 AM

For years now the residents of Mandaluyong City have had to live with flooding near city hall a problem worsened by a long delayed flood control project Is relief in sight?

LINGERING PROBLEM. Stagnant and stinking water is prevalent in the area, and flooding has long been a concern for residents. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Country before self: Meet these heroic public servants

Aug 29, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Let us salute these men and women who died in the line of duty and in the name of public service

Eastern Visayas lawyers condemn killing of Rogelio Bato Jr

Aug 24, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Today it is Attorney Bato Tomorrow it might be you or your loved one Let us not be silent says the former president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Leyte as he condemned the killing of the counsel of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr

Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Gunmen kill Leyte mayor's lawyer, high school student

Aug 23, 2016 - 6:29 PM

PNP Tacloban City Director Senior Superintendent Rolando Bade says the two are killed at around 2:20 pm in Barangay Lumbang 2 in Tacloban

ROGELIO BATO. Police inspect the bodies of the dead. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Napolcom: Honest-to-goodness probe into 'drug' generals

Jul 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Vice chairman Rogelio Casurao says the commission will base its findings on evidence for and against 3 of 5 police generals named by Duterte as protectors of drug trafficking

Most Aquino Cabinet members richer in 2015

Jun 22, 2016 - 5:33 PM

The assets lists of 5 Cabinet members are not yet available: Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene Almendras Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas Trade Secretary Adrian Cristobal and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Emmanuel Esguerra

SALN. Most members of the Aquino Cabinet grew richer in 2015. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

DPWH launches river monitoring website

Jun 02, 2016 - 6:33 PM

Gauge keepers who measure river flow no longer have to write down the data; they just need to text to relay information to a server

MONITORING RIVERS. The SMS website stores previous years' data. Information on Bangkerohan River goes as far back as 1984. Screengrab from SMS website.

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May 25, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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Transition to new admin: DPWH chief warns vs influence peddlers

May 25, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Outgoing public works chief Rogelio Singson says he has received reports of impostors claiming to be associated with Mark Villar who is set to head the agency

OUTGOING. In this file photo, DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson is accompanied by President Benigno Aquino III at the 117th anniversary of the DPWH. Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr./Malacanang Photo Bureau

Radio broadcaster's car riddled with bullets in Zamboanga del Norte

May 03, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Radio broadcaster Rogelio Carbo accuses Sindangan mayor Nilo Florentino Sy of ordering the shooting because of commentaries against the mayor

SHOT. Radio commentator Rogelio D. Carbo points at the bullet hole on his car's windshield. Photo by Gualberto Laput/Rappler

Comelec asks netizens to report campaign offenses

Feb 02, 2016 - 7:43 PM

The poll body also partners with the MMDA and public works department which will remove signages that bear the names of government officials running in 2016

CAMPAIGN RUBBISH. Flyers and posters are scattered everywhere after the 2010 national elections. Photo by Francis R. Malasig / EPA