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Rappler Talk: Jeffrey Ordaniel on Duterte's embrace of China

Oct 14, 2019 - 2:07 PM

On Monday, October 14, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to Jeffrey Ordaniel of Tokyo International University to assess President Rodrigo Duterte's pivot to China

[OPINION] Protests and university education

Mar 12, 2019 - 6:00 PM

To instruct the youth not to be involved in public and civic affairs is not only unconstitutional, but directly runs contrary to the various ways the youth can be involved in nation-building

Photo from Shutterstock

Call for papers: 6th International Research Forum on the Philippines

Sep 03, 2018 - 9:07 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The 6th International Research Forum on the Philippines is on November 26 to 27 at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia

Thou shall not kill? Why Christians support a deadly drug campaign

Jun 25, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Sociologist Jayeel Cornelio says some Christians see President Rodrigo Duterte as a God-sent figure to bring justice to the Philippines – even if this means deaths

DIVINE LEADER? President Rodrigo Duterte is seen by some Christians as chosen by God. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Stop assuming all drug users are addicts – Ateneo professor

Jun 25, 2018 - 1:45 PM

Ateneo psychology professor Regina Hechanova says the stigma erodes law enforcement and rehabilitation programs

DISTINCTION NEEDED. Psychology professor Regina Hechanova speaks at the Ateneo de Manila University. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Mrs Universe Philippines on female empowerment

Apr 12, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Marilou Tolico-Villanueva talks about what women can do to inspire and empower other women

UST Golden Tigresses snap 5-game losing streak at UP's expense

Mar 17, 2018 - 5:03 PM

The University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses will be looking to rise from the ranks in their following games

10 Miss Universe 2016 candidates share fond PH memories

Feb 01, 2017 - 9:22 PM

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere will miss the mangoes and the warm welcoming people – here s more of the candidates on what they ll miss about the Philippines

CEBU, PHILIPPINES - JANUARY 17: Miss Universe Dominican Republic, Sal Garcia visits Cebu in the Philippines on January 17, 2017. The Miss Universe contestants are touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in the Philippines. Tune in to the FOX telecast at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, January 29, live from the Philippines to see who will become Miss Universe. HO/The Miss Universe Organization (Photo by Benjamin Askinas/Miss Universe Organization via WME IMG Collection)

#MissUniverse2016: The social media highlights

Jan 30, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Here s what Filipinos were talking about online during the coronation of Miss Universe 2016

Palace to gov't agencies: Don't spend for Miss Universe pageant

Jan 04, 2017 - 11:10 AM

While departments and local governments are ordered to support the international event the Palace says it should not disrupt their work

PAGEANT HOST. Miss Universe candidates pose at the Rizal Monument during their visit to Manila. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PH readies security plans for Miss Universe pageant

Dec 09, 2016 - 3:32 PM

The Philippine National Police holds a command conference to tackle security plans for the international beauty pageant

ENSURING SECURITY. Tourism, Interior and Local Government, Presidential Communications Office officials discuss preparations for the Miss Universe pageant with media on December 9, 2016, Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

No freshmen in 32 UP Diliman courses – report

Aug 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

These courses will continue according to an official from the University of the Philippines Diliman campus

Steve Harvey to host Miss Universe in PH – DOT

Jul 30, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Tourism undersecretary Kat de Castro says Harvey will still be the host of the pageant as per the Miss Universe Organization

HOSTING AGAIN. Despite his winner's announcement gaffe in 2015, Steve Harvey is set to host the Miss Universe pageant again, this time in Manila in 2017. File photo shows Steve asking Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach her Top 5 Final Question during the 2015 Miss Universe pageant. Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

#PHVote: AMA students pledge to use social media for change

Apr 08, 2016 - 6:29 PM

At the PHVote workshop on April 8 held at AMA University students say that instead of bullying others online they will use social media to inspire change

Fewer Philippine banks in 2015

Mar 28, 2016 - 8:29 PM

The central bank s order to close 14 rural banks in 2015 leads to the continuing decline of established banks in the country

FEWER BANKS. A 2015 law allowing foreigners to fully own Philippine banks helped ease the declining number of institutions in the country

Security tight for first presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro

Feb 19, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Two days before the first presidential debate in Mindanao Cagayan de Oro police are already beefing up security in preparation for the event

TIGHT SECURITY. Security personnel have now been deployed to secure the site of the first presidential debates since 1992. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Dari Mitra Kukar juara Piala Jenderal Sudirman sampai temuan Polri soal aliran dana untuk aksi teror

Jan 25, 2016 - 8:07 AM

Juga di wRap 25 Januari: Laporan dari WEF 2016 di Davos ratusan mantan anggota Gafatar diungsikan dan foto foto Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach di Bali

FOTO: Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach di Bali

Jan 22, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Pia singgah di Bali untuk shooting iklan You C1000

SINGGAH DI BALI. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach singgah di Bali sebelum berangkat ke Filipina. Foto dari Instagram/Miss Universe

Pia Wurtzbach coming home to PH on January 23

Jan 06, 2016 - 8:03 PM

Check out where you can catch our very own Miss Universe 2015 from January 23 to 28

PH runner Christopher Ulboc wins 2nd straight SEA Games gold

Jun 12, 2015 - 6:28 PM

Christopher Ulboc Jr makes it two for two at the Southeast Asian Games by winning the men s 3000m steeplechase event

CHARGING TAMARAW. Christopher Ulboc Jr continues his reign atop the 3000m steeplechase event. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Ang Liga: Arellano drubs La Salle Lipa, Lyceum

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:34 PM

The Arellano University football team scored back to back wins in week 5 of the Ang Liga pre season tourney by downing foes La Salle Lipa and Lyceum Philippines University

NON-STOP. Arellano's Alvin Obero batters the defense with continuous attacks deep in Lycean territory. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Fast Facts: Helena Zoila Benitez is 100 years old

Jun 27, 2014 - 11:08 AM

In 100 years she has been senator educator founder of the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company and head of significant UN organizations

BIR ad on cheating doctors: A plan that backfired?

Mar 11, 2014 - 6:37 PM

Communication specialist says the Bureau of Internal Revenue could have done better with its latest advertising campaign

UNFAIR. PMA President Dr Leo Olarte says the BIR advertisement on the proper payment of taxes is unfair to doctors who follow the law. Photo by Mutya Bernardo

Four-day school week 'wrong response to problem'

Feb 20, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Educators say government should instead phase out old vehicles or intensify road constructions on weekends

UP class opening shifts to August in 2014

Feb 06, 2014 - 11:47 AM

6th UPDATE All constituent units of the state university – except for UP Diliman – are covered by the decision The shift will make UP in sync with the rest of the world officials say

The beauty pageant experts: OPMB

Aug 26, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Will the Philippines reemerge as a beauty pageant superpower this year? The experts weigh in

SUPPORTING PAGEANT QUEENS THE WORLD OVER. Noli Berioso of OPMB in the Philippines with winners of Miss Earth 2010. Photo courtesy of Noli Berioso

Filipino worker in Cyprus exhibits artwork

Aug 19, 2013 - 6:11 PM

After kasambahay duties Rosita Sumagaysay turns to painting

KASAMBAHAY, ARTIST. 'Rosita's Flowers' by Rosita Sumagaysay. All photos courtesy of Miles Viernes

Fr James Reuter dies at 96

Dec 31, 2012 - 2:09 PM

The 96 year old American Jesuit priest best known for his work in the academe and media here in the Philippines died Monday December 31

Lifehouse reconnects with Manila

Jun 16, 2012 - 11:01 AM

Filipino fans rejoiced for the return of a favorite 90s rock band

HAPPY TO BE BACK. They said their 2008 Manila concert left them awed, only to find out it would happen again this year. Photo by Jyle Sulit