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House gives Congressional Medal of Achievement to China envoy

Nov 04, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, whom Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua congratulated for winning the speakership race in July, co-authors the House resolution honoring the outgoing diplomat

GUEST OF HONOR. Outgoing Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua talks to lawmakers at Batasang Pambansa on November 4, 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

DOST chief receives UPAA Lifetime Achievement Award

Sep 02, 2019 - 4:05 PM

DOST Secretary De la Peña is one of the only 4 alumni recipients of the said award

DOST chief receives UPAA Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo by DOST

Bill Murray to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Jun 25, 2019 - 5:19 PM

The 68-year-old actor will be awarded at the Rome Film Festival in October

Denzel Washington honored by Hollywood with Life Achievement award

Jun 07, 2019 - 7:03 PM

The award given by the American Film Institute is considered the 'highest honor for a career in film'

De Castro ends chief justice stint, leaves gifts to court workers

Oct 08, 2018 - 11:01 AM

Promotions, salary raises, and bonuses mark Teresita Leonardo de Castro's chief justiceship that lasted only a little more than a month

SC Justice Teresita de Castro in her final flagraising ceremony at the Supreme Court on October 8, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Valve adds constraints to games that exploit Steam’s achievement system

Jun 17, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Steam games that have yet to be considered trusted can only feature 100 achievements

STEAM. Steam is cracking down on fake games in its marketplace by limiting those games' effects on the company's algorithms. Screenshot from Steam Facebook page.

Lydia de Vega, Asia's 'sprint queen,' honored in Palaro

Apr 15, 2018 - 10:15 PM

In her message, Lydia de Vega tells young athletes not to give up on their dreams

Photo courtesy of Ariem Cinco

PH esports achievements in 2017: Athletic licenses, victories, major fests

Dec 22, 2017 - 8:28 PM

From being recognized as athletes to international victories, PH esport players has had a lot to celebrate in 2017


What were the other ASEAN countries up to in Manila?

Nov 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM

A rundown of the main concerns and activities of the ASEAN member-states at the 31st Summit in Manila

ASEAN SUMMIT. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and leaders and representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states do the traditional ASEAN handshake as they pose for a photo following the signing ceremony of the ASEAN Concensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of the Migrant Workers at the Philippine International Convention Center on November 14, 2017. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Pinoy math wizards bag 273 medals in Singapore math contest

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:37 PM

The math wizards reap 32 gold 75 silver and 166 bronze medals at the International Mathematics Open for Young Achievers IMOYA

WATCH: Bill Russell trash talks like the legend he is at NBA Awards

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Bill Russell 83 lives up to his reputation at the 2017 NBA Awards

TRASH TALK LEGEND. Bill Russell drops a good one on NBA Hall of Famers at the 2017 NBA Awards. Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP

At 50, Elma Muros to continue helping struggling athletes

Apr 23, 2017 - 8:53 AM

We have athletes who are not given importance I am willing to help them out of poverty especially those who are not given attention the Filipino Track and Field queen

GIVING BACK. Elma Muros-Posadas wants to help jumpstart the career of young athletes. Photo by Vina Salazar/Rappler

Elma Muros to receive inaugural Palarong Pambansa Lifetime Achievement Award

Apr 21, 2017 - 11:18 PM

Elma Muros Posadas holds the record of 15 gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games for Track and Field She also represented the Philippines in the 1984 Los Angeles and 1996 Atlanta Olympics

Rappler file photo of Elma Muros-Posadas

Robredo receives TOWNS special award

Nov 17, 2016 - 9:57 PM

UPDATED Vice President Leni Robredo is given the Tanglaw award – last given to an awardee in 1995 – for championing women s rights and empowering the marginalized

Can students of different grade levels learn together in a class?

Oct 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The system of multigrade schooling is important to universal access to education and it should be maintained even with current shortfalls performance when children get older

3 crucial qualities that will help you achieve career success

Oct 18, 2016 - 11:35 AM

Whatever your career path is these qualities can affect whether you’ll make it or break it

[Dash of SAS] Marriage is not an achievement

Sep 22, 2016 - 2:45 PM

There is this persistent notion that getting hitched is an achievement It s not and here s why

K to 12 and beyond: A look back at Aquino's 10-point education agenda

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:10 PM

In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?

Get things done: tips to stay organized for busy times

Feb 26, 2016 - 12:25 PM

Check out how Rapplers use planners to fulfill their goals and tasks

Robert Kiyosaki: ‘Biggest’ market crash likely in 2016

Dec 02, 2015 - 8:25 AM

The bestselling author details why stock market manipulation may result in a crash bigger than in 2007

GLOBAL WARNING. Kiyosaki (center)  says that part of the reason he travels and gives talks around the world is to warn people of what is happening in the global economy. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Robert Kiyosaki: Traditional school is useless

Dec 01, 2015 - 10:53 AM

The bestselling author tells Filipinos why doing well in school no longer works and why savers are losers

OUTSPOKEN. 'The most stupid people today are going to school working hard, investing long term in the stock market, and paying off school debt,' says Robert Kiyosaki. Photos courtesy of Laurus Enterprises

JT Foxx: I'll make you the 'Manny Pacquiao of business'

Nov 30, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Dubbed the world s no 1 wealth coach Foxx says he wants Filipinos to succeed in entrepreneurship

How Peng Joon turned his passion into profit

Nov 30, 2015 - 5:29 PM

The founder of Malaysian Internet marketing firm Smobble shares 5 essential skills to succeed as an Internet entrepreneur

Photo by Laurus Enterprises

She mans the ship

Sep 22, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Jasmin Labarda is the first woman – and Filipino – Chief Mate of an offshore vessel that caters to the biggest oil companies in the world

$267B more needed each year to end hunger by 2030 – UN report

Aug 18, 2015 - 3:44 PM

The amount each year – an average of 160 P7 419 a year per poor person – should be invested in social protection programs

ASIA AND HUNGER. Asia Pacific still registers the most number of undernourished people in the world.

US life coach Dr Ron Jenson teaches 5 ways of self-governance

Aug 08, 2015 - 9:56 AM

Rule No 1 to become a person of character in and outside of work: Discipline yourself

Ex-sampaguita boy blooms in Cornell, Oxford, Gulf states

Aug 01, 2015 - 10:33 PM

The power of education could really change you and the world says Froilan Malit who overcame challenges to be where he is now

US life coach Dr Ron Jenson: Achieve authentic success now

Jul 29, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Focus on the roots not the fruit of your success the author of Make A Life Not Just A Living tells his audience at the 5th Happy at Work Conference

Photo by Shadz Loresco/Rappler

Filipina top MIT grad: 'We are all Filipinos'

Jun 28, 2015 - 9:51 PM

A Filipino graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT rallies against those who belittle the achievement of UP s Tiffany Uy

Sharon Cuneta honored with Dolphy Lifetime Achievement award

Apr 27, 2015 - 2:37 PM

It s a very very special award Sharon says

Financial goals to achieve before turning 30

Mar 23, 2015 - 11:20 AM

This simple infographic outlines key financial milestones to reach before you are 30 and tips on how to achieve true financial independence

Cebuano Yolanda survivor among top 10 civil engineers

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:24 AM

Arrabis places 10th in the May 2014 Civil Engineering Licensure Examination

A gift for the pope of children

Jan 17, 2015 - 11:11 PM

How do you give a pope a gift from children? Apparently it s not that simple

Gunning for the Millennial dream

Nov 19, 2014 - 10:02 AM

This is a story for millenials Those who dream harder and aim higher than the ones who came before them Those who want to change the world Camille Ang shares her story

Aquino legacy: 'High public expectation' from gov’t

Jul 01, 2014 - 4:26 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says his administration has accomplished much in the last 4 years despite the problems he had inherited from his predecessor

Mandatory HIV testing? Groups blast DOH chief

May 14, 2014 - 7:39 PM

It has to be said: one of the legacies of Secretary Ona and the Aquino administration will be the HIV epidemic in the country

NO TO MANDATORY. The Network to Stop AIDS Philippines is against mandatory HIV testing in the Philippines. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Learning on an empty stomach

Jan 30, 2014 - 7:21 PM

More than half a million Filipino schoolchildren are thin for their height How does this impact on the country s future?

HUNGER KNOWS NO AGE. Undernutrition continues to be a public health problem among students across all ages. Illustration by Mara Elize Mercado/Rappler

Setting goals for 2014

Jan 01, 2014 - 7:37 PM

Happy New Year Settings goals for 2014 and looking forward to a year filled with love and positive light

Beatles to get Grammys lifetime achievement award

Dec 14, 2013 - 7:09 PM

Grammys organizers announced lifetime achievement awards Thursday for The Beatles and six other acts

LEGENDS. English band The Beatles (from left to right), John Lennon, Paul McCartney ,Ringo Starr and George Harrison are pictured, in 1964, in London. AFP Photo

Rappler Hangouts | Women and aging: Is it an issue?

Oct 09, 2013 - 12:01 PM

Do today s modern women need to be defined by their age? Join the conversation with proudofmyage

Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin among Oscar honorees

Sep 06, 2013 - 6:59 PM

Actress cited for humanitarian work comedian for lifetime achievement

HUMANITARIAN WORK. Oscar winner Angelina Jolie

Rappler and Rexona launch the Do More Awards

Sep 03, 2013 - 7:47 PM

Rappler has partnered with Rexona to launch the Do More Awards an initiative that seeks to honor achievers from all walks of life

#SONA2013: Key issues Aquino will tackle

Jul 21, 2013 - 10:31 PM

The peace process his firm stand against China spectacular economic numbers that need to be felt by the poor all these are expected to be in President Aquino s 4th State of the Nation Address on July 22

Pacquiao's aide dragged in poster war

May 08, 2013 - 9:05 AM

Members from both sides of the political fence promised to look into who instigated the tear up campaign

TORN UP. 54 sacks of posters of candidates from the Achievement with Integrity Movement bets was found on the evening of May 7. Photo by Aquiles Zonio

Pacquiao brother: No to coal-powered plant

Apr 24, 2013 - 7:58 AM

Rogelio raises environment and health concerns

'Low NAT scores may worsen under K to 12'

Mar 20, 2013 - 11:36 AM

Public high school students have significantly lower National Achievement Test scores than elementary students

NEW ROOMS. The Department of Education (Deped) was able to bid out projects that will build almost 20,000 classrooms nationwide. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

Jodie Foster 'comes out' in Golden Globes speech

Jan 14, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Her speech moved people to tears and elicited mixed reactions in social media

NO HONEY BOO BOO. Actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster has been in front of the camera since she was 3 years old. And growing up in front of the camera is her version of a 'reality show.' Photo from the Golden Globes Facebook page

Pinoy young math wizards beat the odds

Apr 27, 2012 - 7:15 AM

Metrobank Foundation s Math Challenge brings together math whiz kids whose love for numbers is beating the odds in our education system