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Bilibid returnees die in Duterte administration blunders

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Part 1: Massive errors in record-keeping and ill-prepared facilities keep thousands in jail for months, and kill at least 4 convict returnees. They regret heeding the President's call.

Ronaldo admits he is not '100 percent'

Nov 18, 2019 - 1:23 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo had reacted angrily to twice being substituted by Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri, who said the Portuguese star has a 'little knee problem'

HURT. Cristiano Ronaldo says he has "played at a slightly reduced capacity." Photo from Twitter/@juventusfcen


Francis Kong hosts web series on progressive leadership

Nov 15, 2019 - 10:13 AM

TaskUs 121 aims to create more leaders who can spark transformative change across industries

Ronaldo leaves stadium before final whistle after being substituted

Nov 11, 2019 - 12:48 PM

It is the second match in a week that Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon d'Or winner, is substituted for Juventus

FRUSTRATED. Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly left the stadium 3 minutes before Juventus' match against AC Milan finished. Photo from Instagram/@juventus


LOOK: Donaire borrows trophy from Inoue to fulfill promise to sons

Nov 08, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Nonito Donaire says the Muhammad Ali trophy will serve as a reminder to him and his sons to win and lose 'graciously'

MISSED CHANCE. Nonito Donaire falls short of the Muhammad Ali trophy against Naoya Inoue. Photo from Twitter/@filipinoflash


Adversity made Strasburg's World Series MVP award sweeter

Nov 01, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals win their first World Series title, just months after being given only a .01 percent chance of winning the crown by oddsmakers

HISTORIC. Stephen Strasburg becomes the first pitcher to go 5-0 in a single playoff run and is named the first World Series MVP pitcher since San Francisco's Madison Baumgartner in 2014. Photo from Instagram/@nationals


Nationals rally past Astros to capture World Series

Oct 31, 2019 - 2:12 PM

Written off months ago after a poor start, the Washington Nationals complete one of the most shocking championship runs in baseball history

HISTORIC. The Washington Nationals celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros in Game 7 to win the 2019 World Series. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Astros one win from historic World Series title fightback

Oct 29, 2019 - 10:49 AM

The Houston Astros can win the World Series title if they take Game 6 over Washington

RESILIENCY. MLB strikeout leader Gerrit Cole is happy with the team's resiliency in the best-of-seven finals series. Photo from Houston Astro's Twitter

Astros rout Nationals to reach brink of World Series title

Oct 28, 2019 - 12:53 PM

The Astros seize a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven finals of Major League Baseball to zero in on their second World Series crown in 3 seasons

ON THE VERGE. The Astros win 3 straight after dropping the first two games of the World Series. Photo from Twitter/@astros


Trump booed at World Series baseball game

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:59 AM

Trump attends game 5 of the series on the day his administration announces the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

BOOED. President Donald Trump (C) accompanied by Senator David Perdue (R-GA) (R) and a member of the military stand as members of the military are recognized during Game 5 of the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros at Nationals Park in Washington, DC on October 27, 2019. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/AFP

Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series

Oct 24, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Unlikely heroes turn up as the Washington Nationals dump the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the best-of-seven finals

DOMINANT. Juan Soto, Michael A. Taylor and Gerardo Parra of the Nationals celebrate their Game 2 dumping of the Astros. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Nationals outlast Astros to capture World Series opener

Oct 23, 2019 - 4:39 PM

In his World Series debut, 20-year-old Juan Soto becomes the fourth-youngest player in history to homer

COMPOSURE. Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals (right) steals second base against Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros during the 8th inning in Game 1. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Astros seek World Series dynasty as Nats hunt fairytale title

Oct 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Astros eye a second title in 3 seasons, while the Nationals aim to end a 95-year MLB title drought for Washington

BACK AT IT. The Astros advance to the World Series for the second time in 3 years. Photo from Twitter/@astros


Altuve stars as Astros outgun Yankees to reach World Series

Oct 20, 2019 - 1:51 PM

Jose Altuve hits the game-winner as the Houston Astros book their ticket to the World Series for the second time in 3 years

GAME HEROES. Before Jose Altuve (left) gets to finish the job, Yuli Gurriel also smashes a three-run homer for the Astros. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

China: An imperial power in the image of the West?

Oct 17, 2019 - 9:01 PM

This series of articles seeks to provide some clarification on a number of these questions, to provide a guide with which we can formulate a strategy to deal with this big, threatening, yet in many ways, still mysterious neighbor

Rappler investigation into war on drugs wins 2019 Global Shining Light Award

Sep 29, 2019 - 9:49 AM

The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings

'Lord of the Rings' series to start filming in New Zealand

Sep 19, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Amazon's upcoming 'Lord of the Rings' TV series will be shot in Auckland, New Zealand, home to Peter Jackson's original 'LOTR' films

Apple Watch Series 3 price down to P11,990

Sep 13, 2019 - 2:02 PM

Series 3's price goes down from P17,990

Photo from Apple


Selfies from the disaster zone: how the HBO series changed Chernobyl tourism

Sep 06, 2019 - 5:36 PM

'They do not need information anymore, they just want to take a selfie,' says the Chernobyl plant tour guide on a new generation of tourists flocking to the disaster site for photos and 'not learning'

Binge-worthy: 'Call Me Tita'

Sep 05, 2019 - 3:03 PM

The comedy-drama leaps high, but doesn’t stick the landing

A TITA WORLD. 'Call Me Tita' is iWant's latest original offering. Screenshot from iWant

'High School Musical' gets revival TV series on Disney+

Aug 24, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Wildcats, are you ready for the start of something new? Check out the first trailer here!

WATCH: This is what it takes to be a UP Fighting Maroon

Aug 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how a high-performance basketball team like the UP Fighting Maroons grind it out in practice

PODCAST: Gem-Ver: The men, the crash, the journey home

Aug 12, 2019 - 12:00 PM

It's been 2 months since a Chinese trawler rammed a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea. In this podcast, Rappler revisits that harrowing night, and more.

PH women's rugby tops 2019 7s Trophy Series

Aug 11, 2019 - 7:24 PM

The Philippine Lady Volcanoes get promoted to the top-tier Asia Rugby Women's Series

CHAMPIONS. The Philippine Lady Volcanoes go undefeated in the 2019 Asia Rugby Women's 7s Trophy Series. Photo from Philippine Rugby

IN PHOTOS: Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+

Aug 08, 2019 - 4:05 AM

It's the first Note to have a plus variant

NOTE 10. The new Note 10, pictured here, has a 6.3-inch screen while its Plus version will have a bigger 6.8-inch screen. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Samsung reveals Galaxy Note 10, Note 10 Plus

Aug 08, 2019 - 4:01 AM

Samsung comes out swinging with two Galaxy Note devices this year: the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus. Check out the specifications here!

SAMSUNG'S NEW NOTES. The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Photo by Angelo Gonzales

LIVE UPDATES: Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2019

Aug 07, 2019 - 8:18 PM

Tune in on Wednesday, August 7 at 4 pm Eastern time (August 8, 4 am Manila time) as Samsung shows off the latest in its Galaxy Note line

The Samsung Galaxy Note series' innovations through the years

Aug 07, 2019 - 5:47 PM

We're taking a look back at what Samsung's series of 'phablets' brought to the table just in time for the Note 10's impending reveal

PH women's rugby shoots for gold in 2019 Trophy Series

Aug 06, 2019 - 9:33 PM

'This year, we are looking to replicate that performance and go one step further,' says women's coach Chris Everingham

FOR THE GOLD. (from left to right) Happy Denuyo, Maia Sobejana, PRFU general manager Jake Letts, coach Chris Everingham, Lily Smythe and Rassiel Sales of Philippine Volcanoes grace the Philippine Sportswriters Association forum. Photo from release

Martha Stewart is coming to Manila!

Jul 17, 2019 - 11:56 PM

The businesswoman and TV personality is coming to Manila in August for a talk sponsored by ANC

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 20: Martha Stewart speaks onstage at The Wall Street Journal's Future Of Everything Festival at Spring Studios on May 20, 2019 in New York City. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images/AFP

Rappler investigative story on drug war finalist in 2019 Global Shining Light Awards

Jul 17, 2019 - 6:29 PM

Rappler's 6-month investigation shows strong indications that the police were outsourcing extrajudicial killings to the Confederate Sentinels Group, a group of force multipliers they had also accused of murder

Corruption Red Flags: Excesses in government spending

Jul 15, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 2 tackles excesses in spending, travels and ghosts of the pork scam.

Corruption Red Flags: Fake transactions, doubtful accounts in government spending

Jul 14, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Rappler conducts an analysis of 323 audit reports of government agencies to find irregularities and flagged spendings. Part 1 is all about the fake and the doubtful.

Despite Duterte, Gem-Ver fishermen buckle down to work

Jul 12, 2019 - 5:38 PM

The fishermen come home but government disowns their narrative about what happened at Recto Bank and gives away bare boats. They prepare to sail again in dangerous waters.

WATCH: Gem-Ver fishermen eager to sail again

Jul 10, 2019 - 7:49 PM

On the shores of Occidental Mindoro, the fishermen of Gem-Ver try to rebuild their damaged boat so they could set out to sail once again

BACK HOME. Fishermen pull the F/B Gem-Ver, towards the shore of Barangay San Roque I, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro on June 15, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

THE SINKING OF GEM-VER: Barko! May babanggang barko!

Jul 10, 2019 - 6:56 PM

From out of the blue, a metal vessel smashes a Filipino fishing boat anchored at Reed Bank, the impact sounding like a hundred bones breaking. This must be death, say the fishermen.

'Stranger Things 3' first impressions: Better than season 2, no doubt

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Missed the old, 80s-flavored ‘Stranger Things’? It’s back in season 3.

RETURN TO FORM. The third installment of the 80s-flavored sci-fi horror series is back with a vengeance, recalling the first one that won fans over. All photos courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Eugene Domingo plays Josephine Bracken in new 'Babae sa Septic Tank' series

Jul 03, 2019 - 3:19 PM

Tony Labrusca stars as Jose Rizal in the series

Sand mafias silence ​journalists in India

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Independent journalist Jagendra Singh says in a video recorded in a local hospital he was brought to: 'The motherfuckers poured petrol on me. They jumped over the wall and got in. If they wanted to, they could have arrested me instead.'

SAND MINING. Beaches in Tamil Nadu. Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

Mines' dirty secrets echo in 3 continents

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Since 2009, at least 13 journalists have been killed globally after working on environment-related stories, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. There may be as many as 29 cases.

CONTINUING THE STORIES. The journalists part of the Green Blood project meeting for the first time in Paris. Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala

Jun 20, 2019 - 12:00 AM

No one has yet been held accountable for the murder of fisherman Carlos Maaz. Instead there has been a criminalization of both fishermen and journalists in El Estor.

EL ESTOR. This photo shows El Estor in Guatemala. Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories.

Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:00 AM

In Tanzania, impoverished 'intruders' keep looking for gold at the risk of their lives, and reporters are punished and prevented from shedding light on environmental damage and other wrongdoing

WALLED MINE. The wall built around the North Mara Gold Mine to avoid 'intruders.' Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

'Some People Need Killing' | Part 1

Jun 03, 2019 - 9:37 AM

How a Manila gang finds the license to kill

'We Bare Bears' to star in own TV movie, spin-off series

May 31, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear will be starring in their very first made-for-television movie in 2020, while the spin-off series will feature their younger selves!

Rappler investigative team wins 2 SOPA awards for drug war story

May 29, 2019 - 9:15 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Rappler's 7-part investigative story, 'Murder in Manila' will receive the Group B Excellence in Human Rights Reporting Award and the Group B Excellence in Investigative Reporting Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia

Search for next Filipino ring superstar intensifies in Ultimate Boxing Series

May 19, 2019 - 6:46 PM

Most of them unbeaten, 10 flyweights and 10 bantamweights will see action in the reality series

NEXT BOXING STAR. Gerry Pens Promotions and ESPN5 team up for the Ultimate Boxing Series. Photo by Roy Luarca/Rappler


Donaire agrees he'll be up against a monster in Inoue

May 19, 2019 - 4:54 PM

The two champions will vie for supremacy as they meet in the World Boxing Super Series final

SLUGGERS. Nonito Donaire looks to include Naoya Inoue in his list of victims. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Rappler investigative team SOPA finalists for drug war story

May 06, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Rappler reporters Patricia Evangelista, Lian Buan, and Rambo Talabong with photographer Carlo Gabuco are finalists for two categories at the 2019 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards for Editorial Excellence

VIGILANTE. Angel, who requested Rappler change his name for "Murder in Manila," was one of several vigilantes who spoke to Rappler about the alleged outsourcing of extrajudicial killings in Tondo, Manila. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

'I will kill you all'

May 04, 2019 - 6:07 PM

At a time when alleged narco politicians named by the President are being killed with impunity, officials on a kill list in Cebu are gunned down one after another

Gloria Diaz to guest star in Netflix’s ‘Insatiable’

May 03, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The beauty queen is set to appear in the shows second season

GUEST STAR. Gloria Diaz shares a photo with Dallas Roberts, who she is appearing alongside in the second season of 'Insatiable.' Screenshot from Instagram.com/gloria.diaz69