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‘S.O.N.S. (Sons of Nanay Sabel)’ review: Mother inferior

May 11, 2019 - 4:18 PM

'S.O.N.S.' isn’t really a film. It is a lousy skit

North Korea slams 'foolish and dangerous' Pompeo

Apr 30, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Pyongyang and Washington have been at loggerheads since the collapse of a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in February

NORTH KOREA AND POMPEO. Pyongyang and Washington have been at loggerheads since the collapse of a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in February. File photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

Clark Development Corporation apologizes to PNP chief Albayalde, son

Apr 05, 2019 - 1:58 PM

(UPDATED) The CDC issues a public apology over what it called a 'misunderstanding' between the top cop's son and members of the state corporation's public safety division

CLARK FREEPORT. The entrance to the Clark Freeport Zone which is managed by the Clark Development Corporation. Photo from the Facebook page of Clark Development Corporaton

Tottenham manager sad to lose on-fire Son to South Korea once more

Dec 27, 2018 - 7:56 PM

The 26-year-old forward has been in his deadly form, scoring 5 goals in his last 3 games as the Spurs soared to 2nd place in the Premier League

NATIONAL TEAM FIRST. Son Heung-min will miss some time for the Tottenham Spurs as he reinforces Korea in the Asian Cup. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Olympic champ Schooling leads superstars to light up 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 11:52 AM

These global sensations will be solidifying their titles as 'Asia's Best' in the upcoming continental games

1ST OLYMPIC GOLD. Singapore's Joseph Schooling poses with his gold medal on the podium of the Men's 100m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Coming, ready or not: thousands pour in for 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Organizers are making reassuring noises about their arrangements but Indonesia has never hosted a sports event on this scale

CLOSING IN. Foreign badminton athletes walk past laborers working on the old athletes villages renovation at the Senayan sports complex. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

19 dead in Vietnam as floods rage on

Jul 22, 2018 - 2:13 PM

Floods and landslide from heavy rains have ranged far and wide and impacted rural and urban areas, including the capital Hanoi

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday.

Students wade the gutter-deep flood water in Brgy. Holy Spirit in Quezon City on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, after the local government of QC cancelled elementary classes after night of almost non-stop rain due to southwest monsoon enhance by typhoon Henry. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Ironi beda nasib Jepang dan Korea Selatan

Jun 29, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Meski lolos ke babak knock out, Jepang banjir hujatan sedangkan Korea Selatan tersingkir dengan kepala tegak

LOLOS. Timnas Jepang lolos ke babak knock out berkat aturan poin fair play FIFA. Foto instagram @rafaelvillegasmaillo

De Lima cries, writes emotional message on son's graduation

Jun 03, 2018 - 5:54 PM

'To Vincent, I want to tell you, my son, that I am so happy and so proud of you,' writes detained Senator Leila de Lima. Read her full message here.

MOTHER'S LAMENT. Detained Senator Leila de Lima writes an emotional message on her son Vincent's graduation day at San Beda College Alabang. File photo by AFP

Pembuktian darah sepak bola 'Ronaldo Asia'

Jun 02, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Bintang muda Korea Selatan (Korsel) Heung-min Son diprediksi bakal bersinar di Pentas Piala Dunia 2018

RONALDO. Winger tim nasional Korsel Son Heung-min kerap dijuluki Ronaldo-nya Asia karena teknik dan kecepatannya. Foto instagram @son_hm7

Q and A: The 'Rohingya' word

Apr 29, 2018 - 6:23 PM

'Definitely the term is divisive,' says sociologist Su-Ann Oh, who has done fieldwork in refugee camps on the Thai-Burmese border since 2005

REFUGEES. Rohingya refugees travel on an open-back truck on Teknaf-Cox's Bazar highway near Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, on September 3, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Rumi/AFP

WATCH: This hidden barbershop will help you achieve your #HairGoals

Apr 26, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Here's where you can get the Felipe & Sons' barber expertise at Powerplant Mall

North Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week – Seoul

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:37 PM

Each will send a 3-member delegation to the border truce village of Panmunjeom for talks aimed at paving the way for a rare summit in late April

PANMUNJOM. A North Korean soldier (L) looks at the south side as a South Korean soldier (R) stands guard during a press tour to the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on July 19, 2017. File photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Alab Pilipinas picks up 2nd straight loss against Kung Fu

Mar 11, 2018 - 9:33 PM

Alab's loss gives Kung Fu a solo second seed hold

BURDEN. The burden was on Renaldo Balkman as his efforts lifted Alab Pilipinas despite the loss. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

[Two Pronged]: Help, my son is a masochist

Mar 11, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Bella seeks advice from our columnists about how to deal with her son who admits to having masochist tendencies

The week in photos: February 10-16, 2018

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:46 PM

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

People throw talcum powder during the street carnival 'Los Indianos' in Santa Cruz de la Palma, on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma, on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DESIREE MARTIN

Fiba unveils Basketball World Cup 2019 candidate mascots

Jan 24, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Fans can now vote online for the final official mascot of the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup

UNVEILED. Speed Tiger, Son of Dream the Chinese dragon and Qiuqiu the lion are choices for the official mascots of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Photo from FIBA

Renato Reyes slams fake news on son in 'sports car crash'

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:25 AM

'My son is 9 years old. Hindi pa siya nakakapag-drive. Wala din kaming sports car. Kung may mahanap ka, iyo na,' says Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr

LOOK: Nikki Gil, BJ Albert post first photo of son Finn

Nov 21, 2017 - 2:52 PM

See Nikki's sweet message to her baby boy, and her anniversary greeting to BJ

Japan's SoftBank: 'No final agreement' on Uber

Nov 14, 2017 - 10:07 AM

The statement comes after Uber said it had entered an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and investment group Dragoneer on what it termed a 'potential investment'

[ANALYSIS] ASEAN likes, but also fears, China's economic weight

Nov 12, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Recent analyses make the case for why ASEAN's 10 member countries need to work on deepening trade and investment ties among themselves

VIRAL: Homeless father, son study hard along Davao street

Oct 14, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Tatay Efren and 10-year-old Fren Fren are seen studying and writing despite the lack of a light source outside a building along Ilustre Street in Davao City

VIRAL. In this photo that made rounds online, Tatay Efren and 10-year-old Fren-Fren were caught studying despite not having a roof over their heads. Photo from Mildred Yu

Meet Elizabeth Frances, the Fil-Am actress starring in AMC's 'The Son'

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:56 PM

Born to a Filipina mother and a Caucasian-Cherokee father, Elizabeth says she sometimes feels she has 'one foot in, one foot out' in these different cultures

Elizabeth was born on a military base in Okinawa, Japan to a Filipina mother and a Caucasian-Cherokee father. Photo from AMC website

A new challenge for McCoy de Leon, Elisse Joson in 'The Good Son'

Sep 24, 2017 - 12:08 PM

The two talk about their closeness, plus Elisse on working with ex-boyfriend Jerome Ponce

A happy ending to a mother's 7-year search for her missing son

Sep 06, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Rowhanisa Abdul Jabbar celebrates the return of her son Ram ram who went missing in 2010

Duterte appoints son-in-law's brother as DA official

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:13 PM

Waldo Carpio brother of Manases Carpio is appointed as an assistant secretary of the agriculture department

Duterte says Trillanes’ evidence vs son, son-in-law is ‘trash’

Sep 01, 2017 - 8:26 PM

In a speech before soldiers in Davao City the President once more defends Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio against allegations of involvement in smuggling

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during his speech at the 11th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EastMinCom) at the Naval Station Felix Apolinario in Panacan, Davao City on September 1, 2017. Presidential Photo.

Duterte defends son-in-law, distances self from Paolo's ex-wife

Aug 29, 2017 - 7:50 PM

But President Rodrigo Duterte says his promise to resign covers only his children as he cannot control the activities of others

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the inauguration of the Solar Philippines Factory at the First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP) in Sto. Tomas, Batangas on August 23, 2017, reiterates that his intensified campaign against illegal drugs, corruption and crime will remain unrelenting amid all the criticisms and impending ouster plots. Malacañan Photo

Duterte son-in-law denies visits to BOC linked to smuggling

Aug 29, 2017 - 2:10 PM

UPDATED Manases Carpio husband of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio calls Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a desperate rumormonger

Duterte to fire gov't officials who connive with his children

Aug 09, 2017 - 9:20 PM

This is how the President responds to allegations that his eldest son Paolo Duterte is being name dropped by personnel at the Bureau of Customs

President Rodrigo Duterte attends the 116th Police Service Anniversary in Camp Crame in Quezon City on August 9, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: Hilarious Manulife commercial goes viral

May 10, 2017 - 7:38 PM

Have a good laugh at all the jokes in this heartwarming video

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel opens up on newborn son's heart surgery

May 02, 2017 - 9:37 PM

Hours after his son was born Jimmy Kimmel learns he has a congenital heart disease

HAPPY FAMILY. Jimmy Kimmel's son Billy goes home after undergoing open heart surgery days after his birth. From left to right: Molly McNearney, Jane Kimmel, Billy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel. Screengrab from YouTube/Jimmy Kimmel Live

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

U.S. axes North Korea talks after Kim murder – report

Feb 25, 2017 - 6:28 PM

According to a report by the Washington Post US cancels unofficial talks with Pyongyang after Malaysian police confirmed that Kim Jong Nam was assassinated with VX a lethal nerve agent

TALKS CANCELLED. The US State department refused to issue visas to diplomats from Pyongyang.

De Lima son visits mom in Senate while waiting for arrest

Feb 23, 2017 - 11:54 PM

De Lima says she failed to meet her sons at home when she had to rush back to the Senate when told the arresting team from the CIDG was on its way to her house to arrest her

SON. After failing to meet his mother at home, the eldest son of Senator Leila de Lima pays her a visit at her Senate office. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

News Briefs: February 6, 2017

Feb 06, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Monday February 6

9 tips for surviving (and enjoying) reporting about ASEAN

Jan 24, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Here are some tips for framing reporting around ASEAN issues – and enjoying the storytelling too

TALKING TO THE MEDIA. In this file photo, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary General Surin Pitsawan (C) talks to the media on the sidelines of the 17th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its related meetings in Hanoi on October 30, 2010. Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Duterte visits wake of Panelo's son, cop killed in anti-drug war

Jan 07, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The President goes from Cavite to Quezon City to visit the wake of his chief legal counsel s son and that of a policeman who dies implementing Duterte s anti drug campaign

CONDOLENCE. President Rodrigo Duterte condoles with Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo at his son's wake in Quezon City on January 6, 2017. Photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Son of chief counsel Panelo dies

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Carlo Panelo son of Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo was 27

DUTERTE'S LAWYER. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo visits the wake of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Michael Bublé, Luisana Lopilato's 3-year-old son diagnosed with cancer

Nov 04, 2016 - 11:57 PM

[My wife] Luisana and I have put our careers on hold in order to devote all our time and attention to helping Noah get well says Michael in a statement

FAMILY. Michael Bublé and Luisana Lopilato's 3-year-old son Noah is diagnosed with cancer. Screengrab from Instagram/michaelbuble

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 18 Oktober 2016

Oct 18, 2016 - 9:39 AM

Pantau terus laman ini untuk mengetahui perkembangan berita selebriti pada Selasa 18 Oktober 2016

Tottenham's Son first Asian to win Premier League player of month award

Oct 16, 2016 - 3:17 AM

South Korean winger Son Heung min scored 4 goals in September as Tottenham Hotspur move within a point of League leaders Man City

BRIGHT SON. Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min had a hot September. Photo by Lindsey Parnaby/AFP

Piolo Pascual speaks up on malicious comments on photo with son Iñigo

Jul 24, 2016 - 6:54 PM

Sa tagal ko ba naman sa industriya papatol pa ba tayo? Piolo says of the malicious comments

SoftBank to buy leading chip designer ARM for $32B

Jul 18, 2016 - 5:19 PM

Britain s new finance minister Philip Hammond praises the mega deal that comes amid warnings about a slowdown to growth in the country after its vote last month to exit the European Union

North Korea rules out nuclear talks resumption – official

Jun 23, 2016 - 5:51 PM

Choe Son Hui deputy director general of the North American affairs bureau in Pyongyang s foreign ministry: For now we have no thoughts about taking part in talks to discuss the DPRK s denuclearization

Spotted in sorties: Sons campaign for presidential candidates

Apr 29, 2016 - 9:00 AM

How much do we know about Junjun Binay Baste Duterte Brian Llamanzares and Paolo Roxas? What are their roles in their parents presidential bids?

Paolo Roxas swings it, dad Mar shows battle scars

Apr 27, 2016 - 10:26 PM

Campaigning isn t easy – and LP standard bearer Mar Roxas and son Paolo have the scars and videos to prove it

CAMPAIGN STORIES. Mar Roxas during a rally in Dagupan City. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Poe, Duterte, Roxas sons almost cross paths in Cagayan Valley sorties

Apr 14, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Brian Poe Llamanzares Sebastian Duterte and Paolo Roxas campaign for the presidential candidates in the same region on the same day

MOM'S CAMPAIGNER. Brian Poe Llamanzares (extrme right) tells university students in Tuguegarao City on April 13, 2016, about the 'Study Now, Pay Later' program of his mother, presidential candidate Grace Poe. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

The private life of Jokowi's son Gibran

Apr 12, 2016 - 9:26 PM

The 28 year old shies away from the spotlight and prefers to live quietly – focusing on his growing food businesses

Gibran seems more comfortable when talked about business .Screenshot from interview video.