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All systems go for UFC Fight Night Manila

May 16, 2015 - 1:22 PM

UFC fighters weigh in a day before their fights

Pope in Manila, Al Qaeda vs ISIS, Google Glass gone | The wRap

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:43 PM

Pope Francis talks about corruption to Filipino politicians Revival of Al Qaeda ISIS rivalry? And goodbye Google Glass

Not the Martilyo Gang? MOA robbers used pipe wrenches

Mar 31, 2014 - 1:07 PM

Authorities will meet with SM management on possible lapses in its security measures following the latest incident in its mall

IN PHOTOS: A tribute to Ben Farrales, designer and icon

Nov 02, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Philippine Fashion Week PhFW Spring Summer 2014 goes emotional with a closing show that pays tribute to the Dean of Philippine Fashion

MANG BEN. Wheelchair-bound Ben Farrales walks the length of the runway where his most notable designs had just walked in an amazing retrospective. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Breathtaking couture in Grand Allure

Nov 01, 2013 - 10:29 PM

Artistry and imagination result in designs that truly entice

MYSTERIOUS. The designs at Grand Allure are powerful and magnetic. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Different faces, varied tastes in Menswear

Nov 01, 2013 - 9:11 PM

You ll find something that works for you whatever your taste in men s fashion is

LIKE A RAINBOW. The Filipino take on menswear is as colorful and varied as our culture. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Music, beauty and red carpet fashion in Luxewear

Nov 01, 2013 - 12:10 AM

Summer black tie events will see sexy sporty flowy and colorful creations

STRONG AND STYLISH. Sam Pinto in Jerome Salaya Ang in the Cream Silk segment of Luxewear. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Basics with a twist in Giordano

Oct 31, 2013 - 10:05 PM

Clean and casual with a touch of glamor

ALL ABOARD! Mister Manhunt International 2012 June Macasaet wears lightweight fabric perfect for summer. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Sophisticated summer in Ready to Wear

Oct 31, 2013 - 9:02 PM

Summer in the Philippines is as unpredictable as the weather

FRESH AND EASY. Arnold Galang brings back the matching top and bottom and gladiator sandals. All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Day and night in Visions and Trends

Oct 31, 2013 - 8:06 PM

Summer wear is not only about swimwear and resort wear

CHOCOLATE MILKSHAKE, PLEASE! A piece from Happy Andrada's vintage-inspired summer collection. All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Sleek and simple summer in Pinoy couture

Oct 31, 2013 - 7:19 PM

These designers show that one does not need to be loud to be sexy

SUBTLE IS SEXY. Marina Benipayo in a Randall Solomon creation. All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Bold colors, bright prints at Penshoppe

Oct 30, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Summer prints and colors take centerstage

IN VOGUE BUT RELATABLE. 'We want to offer the wearer something he can make his own.' All photos for Rappler by Edric Chen

IN PHOTOS: Raw talent, student power at Lee

Oct 30, 2013 - 3:36 PM

Students add a touch of youth and spunk to the Lee presentation

SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT. Lee's Spring-Summer 2014 show is produced with the help of students. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Fabric and color flow over skin in Pinoy couture

Oct 29, 2013 - 6:29 PM

6 designers showcase a wide selection of summer trends

MASTER AND MUSE. Eric delos Santos with Marina Benipayo. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Pop and classic meet at SM Men's Fashion

Oct 27, 2013 - 5:52 PM

Men s fashion is far from boring in the country s biggest retail chain

FROM THE HOLIDAYS TO SUMMER. Rafael do Prado, Fabio Ide, Daniel Matsunaga and Hideo Muraoka. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

Cocktails with David Gandy, men on style

Oct 26, 2013 - 2:05 PM

Men speak on what style really means to them

STYLE MATTERS. Fabio Ide, Daniel Matsunaga and Hideo Muraoka share their thoughts on fashion. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: SM Shoes and Bags are in tune and on top

Oct 26, 2013 - 1:11 PM

SM s metamorphosis continues in Philippine Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014

SEXY, SOPHISTICATED. Luis Manzano and KC Concepcion represent Salvatore Mann and Parisian. All photos courtesy of SM

IN PHOTOS: Petit Monde turns Japanese

Oct 26, 2013 - 1:06 PM

Petit Monde presents 4 collections at the opening of Philippine Fashion Week Spring Summer 2014

4 COLLECTIONS, 4 ENDORSERS. Ana Roces, Cheska Garcia, Maja Salvador and Sunshine Cruz. All photos for Rappler by Jory Rivera

IN PHOTOS: Ms PH Earth coronation night

May 20, 2013 - 2:19 PM

Relive the splendor of the night with these exclusive photos

REIGNING QUEENS. Miss PH Earth 2012 Stephany Stefanowitz leads the rest of last year's winners in thanking their supporters for their one-year reign. All photos by Andrew Robles

HIGHLIGHTS: Ms PH Earth 2013 coronation

May 20, 2013 - 4:25 AM

Rappler live blogs the event as it happens at the SM Mall of Asia Arena

MISS PHILIPPINES EARTH 2013. Who will be the new face of beauty and substance? Graphic by Dave Salazar/

Modern English, The Alarm wow new wave fans

Apr 29, 2013 - 3:25 PM

It may have been an ’80s phenomenon yet for fans of these two bands new wave is forever

ARE YOU ‘CHONG’? The poster for the May 3 ‘Back to the ’80s’ concert. Image by DMC Philippines

Avicii concert moved to May 15

Apr 03, 2013 - 10:22 AM

All tickets and table reservations will be honored on the new date

MUCH-NEEDED REST. Avicii aka Tim Bergling's Manila concert has been moved from April 4 to May 15 at the SM MOA Arena. Photo from the Avicii Facebook page

Baguio folk vow to take SM to High Court over trees

Dec 13, 2012 - 10:48 PM

Although saddened by a legal setback Baguio protesters are ready to bring their case all the way to the Supreme Court to stop the removal of trees on Luneta Hill

T’was a JLo good show

Dec 04, 2012 - 4:27 PM

Memories of Jennifer Lopez’s jolly good show on Manila soil linger happily in the attendees’ minds one week later

NICE, FIRM… Jennifer Lopez, still curvy after all these years, as we saw last week. Photo by Magic Liwanag

SHOWBITZ: Zanjoe, Bea at JLo

Nov 30, 2012 - 4:31 PM

We spotted the lovebirds at one of the biggest concerts this year

HAPPY TOGETHER. In a recent interview at 'The Buzz,' 24-year-old Bea Alonzo said she hopes to be married in 5 years to 30-year-old Zanjoe Marudo. Photo by Rappler

Rethinking the jeepney

Oct 27, 2012 - 9:28 AM

An accidental advocate gives back the king of the road its throne

SEE THE COLORFUL, BEAUTIFUL results? The Grand Jeepney Parade that culminated the Jeepney Arts Festival.

8 reasons to visit Manila FAME

Oct 20, 2012 - 4:13 PM

Catch it while you can today

DESIGNER DITA SANDICO ONG with her models. All photos by Susan Claire Agbayani

The Jonas Brothers, Manila and halo-halo

Oct 19, 2012 - 1:58 PM

Like wine the JoBros have only gotten finer with time — and the eldest is still only 23

NICK, JOE AND KEVIN upon their arrival at the Manila International Airport for their first-ever Manila concert. Photo by Jedwin Llobrera

No stranger in the land of Keane

Oct 18, 2012 - 5:07 PM

Keane rocked the SM MOA Arena with their own brand of pure music

KEANE LEAD VOCALS TOM Chaplin sings his heart out. Photo by Paul John Cana

The killer no woman likes to talk about

Oct 09, 2012 - 6:46 PM

Filmmaker Marilou Diaz Abaya lost her battle to breast cancer on Breast Cancer Awareness Month Rappler urges all women to be vigilant against the disease: check yourself NOW

GMA 7's SARAH LAHBATI is the new face of breast cancer awareness

Blood on the dancefloor

Oct 01, 2012 - 8:32 PM

Dance aholics unite The Frenchman is coming to get feet stomping and bodies shaking

NOTHING COMPARES TO GUETTA's beat. Image from EMI/Polyeast

David Guetta’s ‘alien’ music

Sep 28, 2012 - 5:24 PM

If you’ve been in a dance club in recent years for at least 5 minutes chances are you’ve heard a David Guetta song playing

CLUB CAN'T HANDLE HIM. French DJ and producer David Guetta will rock Manila on Oct. 10. Image from Facebook

Rexona Run postponed to Sept 23

Aug 11, 2012 - 4:56 PM

This will give the race officials and participants who are affected by the heavy rains and flooding time to recover and recharge before the run