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House stimulus package eyes P20-B fund to test Filipino workers

May 26, 2020 - 8:42 PM

If passed into law, the proposed Philippine Economic Stimulus Act would finance the COVID-19 rapid tests of Filipino laborers in 2020 and 2021

RAPID TESTING. A health worker gets a blood sample from a resident in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna for a rapid test for COVID-19 on May 21, 2020. Photo by ary Grace dela Cerna/Rappler

DOH: Testing of those without symptoms 'not cost-effective' for now

May 20, 2020 - 3:10 PM

Laboratories are already 'choking' and existing resources are very limited, says Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire

COVID-19 TESTING. Police officers along with other front line workers undergo mass testing at the San Juan Elementary School on May 12, 2020. File photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

[Letters from Mama] The great honor and privilege to be your mother

May 09, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The Marikina City 2nd District Representative writes about the extraordinary times her children are growing up in – and what they should learn from it

House eyes P485-B stimulus package to cushion coronavirus impact

May 05, 2020 - 10:59 PM

Lawmakers want to allot P20 billion alone to facilitate massive COVID-19 testing even after the lifting of the lockdown

ASSISTANCE. Volunteers distribute relief goods during the Bayan Bayanihan Para sa Pamilyang Pilipino program in Barangay, Bagong Silangan, Quezon City on May 4, 2020. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

P370-billion stimulus package to cushion coronavirus impact pushed in House

Apr 15, 2020 - 12:11 PM

Marikina 2nd District Representative Stella Quimbo says the proposed fiscal package would help ensure that no Filipino would become jobless after the pandemic

MARKET DAY. Residents of Quezon City buy farm-to-market products at the Department of Agrarian Reform office on on March 26, 2020, Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Lawyer says Assange fathered 2 kids with her while in Ecuador embassy

Apr 12, 2020 - 10:05 PM

Lawyer Stella Moris, Julian Assange's fiance, says 'forming a family was a deliberate decision to kind of break down those walls around him and imagine a life beyond'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 19, 2017 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks from a balcony at the Embassy of Ecuador in London. British police have arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at Ecuador's embassy in London after his asylum was withdrawn, the police said in a statement on April 11, 2019. Adrian DENNIS / AFP

Beatrice, the dog who played Stella on 'Modern Family,' dies – reports

Mar 16, 2020 - 7:55 PM

Rest in peace, good girl

STELLA. 'Beatrice' has played Jay's dog since Season 4. Photo from the Modern Family Instagram account

'100 Tula Para Kay Stella' is getting a sequel

Jan 29, 2020 - 11:02 AM

Director Jason Paul Laxamana shared the news in a tweet

TANDEM. Bela Padilla and JC Santos at the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Parade in 2017. File photo Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK BACK: Beauty queens who've become Filipinas at heart

Dec 07, 2019 - 2:00 PM

These foreign beauty queens captured the Filipino hearts during – and even after – their respective reigns

Stella McCartney tells fashion industry to 'wake up' after deal with fashion's richest man

Oct 01, 2019 - 9:34 AM

'The world is crying out for change and it is our responsibility to act now,' says the British designer

British fashion designer Stella McCartney acknowledges the audience at the end of her Spring-Summer 2019 Ready-to-Wear collection fashion show in Paris, on October 1, 2018. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Losing bet wants Marikina congresswoman Stella Quimbo disqualified

Jul 12, 2019 - 5:09 PM

(UPDATED) The camp of Congresswoman Stella Quimbo says former ABS representative Eugene de Vera should 'move on and accept the will of the people of Marikina,' where Quimbo won almost 85% of the total votes

NEWBIE CONGRESSWOMAN. Marikina 2nd District Representative Stella Quimbo speaks at an even in her city. Photo from the Facebook page of Teacher Stella Quimbo

Pope Francis asks priests 'be merciful' to sailors, fishermen

Jun 28, 2019 - 9:41 AM

'The life of a sailor or fisherman is characterized by isolation and distance,' the Pope tells a delegation of priests from the Stella Maris network which operates in 300 ports around the world

Pope asks priests to go easy on sailors' confessions Vatican | pope | transport | fishing

Play written by young Filipino to show in New York

May 31, 2019 - 5:50 PM

'Golden Girl by the Sea' features a cast representing 7 countries

Golden Girl by the Sea cast. Photo by Aakash Varma.

The eyes have it: Trendsetting specs for 2018

Jan 26, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Luxury group Kering Eyewear gives us the skinny on the coolest shades and specs

IN PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Nov 21, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The angels don their wings again, this time for a show in Shanghai

VICTORIA’S SECRET. Models strike a pose backstage at the lingerie brand’s annual fashion show. Screengrab from

Pour the perfect pint of beer in 9 steps

Oct 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM

How you fill your glass can make a world of difference

STELLA ARTOIS. The Belgian beer brand follows a 9-step custom for pouring. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 3 Oktober 2017

Oct 03, 2017 - 4:42 PM

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

WATCH: Alicia Keys and Stella McCartney in breast cancer campaign

Oct 02, 2017 - 1:31 PM

The singer and the designer both have a personal connection the cause

FULL LIST: Winners, Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2017

Aug 21, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Birdshot wins the Critics Choice Award while Patay na si Hesus bags the Jury s Choice prize

Movie Reviews: All 12 Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino films

Aug 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Movie reviewer Oggs Cruz gives his take on the movies in this year s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

IN PHOTOS: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino parade

Aug 14, 2017 - 3:12 PM

The stars of the 12 participating films join the motorcade in Manila

Bb Pilipinas 2017 queens speak with injured soldiers at AFP Medical Center

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:12 PM

The Binibining Pilipinas 2017 queens and BPCI Chairwoman Stella Araneta visit wounded soldiers at the AFP hospital

Two sailors rescued from Korean freighter off Uruguay

Apr 01, 2017 - 11:35 PM

3rd UPDATE The crew of the Stella Daisy a Very Large Ore Carrier VLOC with a capacity of more than 260 000 tons comprises 16 Filipinos and 8 Koreans

Cargo ship with South Korean, Filipino crew missing off Uruguay

Apr 01, 2017 - 7:35 PM

A search operation by Uruguayan coast guards for Stella Daisy with 8 South Korean and 16 Filipino crew members is underway

LOOK: Duterte attends daughter Kitty's graduation

Mar 25, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The 12 year old is a Grade 6 student at the Stella Maris Academy of Davao

Photo from Bong Go

Northeastern U.S. dodges worst from Winter Storm Stella

Mar 14, 2017 - 7:16 AM

3rd UPDATE The National Weather Service revises its predicted snow accumulation for the city of New York saying that the storm had moved across the coast

'STELLA' This NOAA/NASA GOES East satellite handout image taken on March 13, 2017 at 1400 UTC shows storm activity in the eastern United States. Handout / NOAA-NASA GOES Project

Madonna felt 'compelled' to adopt twins – court papers

Feb 09, 2017 - 10:31 AM

The High Court in the Malawian capital Lilongwe grants the singer permission to adopt twins Esther and Stella

Pia Wurtzbach writes about Stella Araneta; appeals to stop cyberbullying against her

May 17, 2016 - 12:46 PM

So you see the person that trusted me to compete is from Colombia So why the hate? Pia writes on Instagram

Pia Wurtzbach gives hope to boy who needs liver transplant

Jan 27, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Kicking off her charity work Pia Wurtzbach also spends time with wounded Filipino soldiers and people with HIV

Beauty queens on PH as pageant powerhouse

Jan 26, 2016 - 5:19 PM

It s very good that we are finally getting the recognition that I think we deserve says Pia Wurtzbach

Stella Araneta on Miss U:' I'm Colombian but I would choose Philippines'

Jan 01, 2016 - 10:39 AM

The former beauty queen says she has poured her heart and soul into Bb Pilipinas which she has chaired since 1964

Fil-Am ballerina Stella Abrera promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

Jul 01, 2015 - 5:41 PM

I m overjoyed There s no other word for it Stella says

Paul McCartney leads celebrity invasion at daughter's fashion show

Mar 09, 2015 - 10:28 PM

Kanye West Woody Harrelson and Cara Delevingne also attend Stella s fashion show

11 Filipino women entrepreneurs cited as agents of change

Mar 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The challenge remains for women to take – and be given – more roles in the higher echelons of the society says UP small scale industries professor Nestor Rañeses

GoNegosyo celebrates notable women entrepreneurs at annual awards

Miss Universe takes social media by storm

Feb 03, 2015 - 10:25 PM

Social media use may make pageant lovers grow increasingly fixated on two screens during pageants: the TV screen for viewing the pageant and a second smaller screen for reacting online to the proceedings

TOP 5. Ladies from Colombia, Jamaica, Ukraine, the Netherlands, and the USA. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Bb Pilipinas releases statement on Stella Araneta, PH designers

Jan 30, 2015 - 1:30 PM

The statement says that Stella is open to the creations and designs of these brilliant Filipino talents

 Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

WATCH: MJ Lastimosa on Stella Araneta, national costume controversy

Jan 29, 2015 - 5:18 PM

I m confidently beautiful and I know that whatever I wear I m gonna look beautiful on that stage says MJ

Thoughts on MJ Lastimosa's Miss Universe gowns

Jan 27, 2015 - 9:33 PM

One pageant fan s thoughts on MJ Lastimosa s controversial evening gown and national costume both by Colombian designer Alfredo Barraza

 Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Rajo Laurel's take on Miss Universe national costume

Jan 27, 2015 - 2:21 PM

This after the uproar surrounding Miss Philippines MJ Lastimosa s national costume at the Miss Universe pageant

Stella Araneta defends MJ Lastimosa’s national costume

Jan 26, 2015 - 8:09 AM

The chairperson of Bb Pilipinas says she is open to using Filipino creations

31 children burned to death in Colombia bus accident

May 19, 2014 - 1:06 PM

Another 25 people including one adult were injured and seriously burned in the accident


Hope for recovery as Milan fashion week kicks off

Feb 19, 2014 - 3:22 PM

The Nat l Chamber of Italian Fashion says thousands of artisans and professionals are set to showcase their designs this week

HIGH FASHION. A model presents a creation for fashion house Roberto Cavalli as part of Autumn/Winter 2014 Milan Collections during the Men's fashion week on January 14, 2014 in Milan. AFP PHOTO GIUSEPPE CACACE

See the photos: Bb Pilipinas Talent Show 2014

Feb 14, 2014 - 9:21 PM

Traditional dance a power number or two – it was an afternoon to remember See the pictures now

SONG AND DANCE. 12 ladies out of the Bb Pilipinas top 40 candidates showed off their skills to the waiting crowd. Photo by Mark Cristino / Rappler

Miss World organizers say Bali final 'impossible'

Sep 11, 2013 - 7:32 AM

Just getting the venue and all the accommodation is impossible with APEC here

ENJOYING THE COMPANY. A pic posted by Miss Kosovo Antigona Sejdiu with Miss Philippines Megan Young in the former's official Facebook page. While organizers finalize the venue of the finals, the candidates are busy with daily activities.

Welcome back, Mutya Datul!

Sep 10, 2013 - 3:18 PM

Mutya s Supranational crown is dedicated to her family

A LEAP FOR THE PHILIPPINES. Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul [right] with Bb Pilipinas pageant director Madame Stella Marquez-Araneta. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

Megan Young makes cut in Miss World 2013 beach fashion

Sep 10, 2013 - 8:47 AM

The winner of the Beach Fashion competition will be announced on Sept 28

BEACH FASHION FINALIST. Megan Young with Miss World 2011 1st Princess Gwen Ruais in an Instagram pic posted by Gwen

Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul returns to Manila

Sep 09, 2013 - 3:17 PM

The Filipina and first Asian to win the Miss Supranational title is en route to Manila

CINDERELLA STORY. Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Datul [center] with 1st runner-up Miss Mexico and 2nd runner-up Miss Turkey. Photo from the Miss Supranational Facebook page

Miss World 2013 begins despite Muslim hardline protests

Sep 09, 2013 - 8:43 AM

As contestants took part in the opening ceremony around 100 police patrolled around the building where the contest was being held

SO IT BEGINS. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young in a YouTube screen grab of her official Miss World profile video

IN PHOTOS: Megan Young's 1st week in Miss World

Sep 07, 2013 - 11:37 AM

See her first week in photos

ROOMMATES. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young with her pageant roommate Miss Japan 2013 Michiko Tanaka. Check out all the photos Megan posted on her official Facebook page in her first week in Indonesia!

Mutya Datul is Miss Supranational 2013

Sep 07, 2013 - 2:13 AM

Miss Philippines gets the crown

CONGRATULATIONS, MUTYA! Miss Supranational 2013 is Philippines' Mutya Datul. Screen grab by Kai Magsanoc/Rappler