and Joey - updates

Rappler's latest stories on and Joey

ARTICLE FINDER

Philippines, U.S., Japan hold military drills near West PH Sea

Oct 15, 2019 - 8:54 AM

Japan joins the yearly exercise for the first time as regional allies build 'interoperability' in responding to security threats and natural disasters

TOPSHOTS  A Philippine naval personnel stands on guard during the arrival of missile destroyer USS Chung Hoon (DDG-93) before the US-Philippine joint naval military exercise entitled 'Cooperation Afloat Readiness Training' (CARAT) near the disputed Spratly islands, in Puerto Princesa on the western Philippine island of Palawan on June 28, 2011. The Philippines and the US will launch naval exercises as the long-time allies seek to deepen defence ties amid tensions with China over a maritime dispute. The 11-day event will see two US missile destroyers patrol Philippine waters close to the resource-rich and strategically vital South China Sea that is at the heart of the regional territorial row. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

House says possible to pass 2020 budget by September 20

Sep 19, 2019 - 2:41 PM

(UPDATED) This comes a day after President Duterte certifies the bill as urgent and it is revealed lawmakers will get P100 million each for their pet projects

Still not pork? P100 million for each lawmaker in 2020 budget

Sep 19, 2019 - 9:53 AM

(UPDATED) Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda, House committee on appropriations vice chair, says the executive branch determined the amount to be allotted per House member

PORK IN THE BUDGET? A House leader reveals millions have been allotted per congressman in the proposed 2020 budget. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House bill simplifying passive income, financial taxes approved on 2nd reading

Sep 04, 2019 - 10:20 PM

The Passive Income and Financial Intermediary Tax Act (Pifita) bill is the 4th package of the Duterte administration's Comprehensive Tax Reform Program

36ers coach assures Philippines-Australia brawl 'just one incident'

Aug 21, 2019 - 4:17 PM

Joey Wright, the former PBA import now coaching Adelaide, says the infamous free-for-all does not entirely represent the brand of Filipino basketball

FRIENDLY GAMES. Joey Wright and the Adelaide 36ers will prepare Gilas Pilipinas for the FIBA World Cup. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler


[PODCAST] Love of Country: When is music patriotic?

Aug 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Music legend Joey Ayala shatters widely-held beliefs about patriotism in music

House substitutes bill on alcohol tax hike to also include e-cigarette tax

Aug 14, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Just before it is approved on 2nd reading, the bill increasing taxes on alcoholic drinks is substituted with a new version that expands its coverage

Lawmakers set aside dislike of Cayetano for Speaker to secure House posts

Jul 09, 2019 - 8:16 PM

Presidential daughter Sara Duterte previously claimed Cayetano made a 'veiled threat' against her should she decide to support the speakership bid of Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco

COMPROMISES. Legislators who were once against a Cayetano speakership are now set to vote for him as Speaker. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Romualdez drops out of speakership race, accepts Majority Leader job

Jul 09, 2019 - 4:49 PM

72 lawmakers, including their leader and former speakership bet Martin Romualdez, will now back Alan Peter Cayetano for the post with 'no ifs, no buts, no excepts, and no unless'

SPEAKER NO MORE? Leyte 1st District Representative Martin Romualdez accepts the offer for him to become House Majority Leader of the 18th Congress instead. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappelr

Salceda: Expedient for Congress if Paolo Duterte becomes Speaker

Jul 04, 2019 - 6:24 PM

It is in the interest of congressmen and their constituents if the Speaker has a direct line to Malacañang, says the Albay representative

DIRECT LINE. Cong. Fredenil Castro (left) and Cong Joey Salceda (right) at the Pandesal Forum in Kamuning Bakery in Quezon City on Thursday, July 4, 2019, on the the House Speakership. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LOOK: Stars, beauty queens at Metro Manila Pride 2019

Jun 30, 2019 - 10:16 AM

Iza Calzado, Nadine Lustre, Bb Pilipinas queens Patch Magtanong and Resham Saeed are among those who joined the annual event

'Unjustified' to sanction PDP-Laban lawmakers who won’t back Velasco

Jun 26, 2019 - 6:41 PM

Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda, who is supporting speakership bet Martin Romualdez, opposes the planned sanctions of the PDP-Laban leadership

FOR ROMUALDEZ. Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda is voting for speakership bet Martin Romualdez, going against the wishes of his party PDP-Laban. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

New POC president looks to regroup as SEA Games hosting nears

Jun 18, 2019 - 5:52 PM

After Ricky Vargas' surprise resignation, new president Joey Romasanta plans to get the Philippine Olympic Committee board more involved in the 2019 SEA Games preparations

MAJOR CHANGES. New POC president Joey Romasanta leads the regrouping needed as the Philippines' staging of the SEA Games draws near. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Another petition filed vs ‘oppressive, unfair’ EDSA provincial bus ban

May 27, 2019 - 4:21 PM

Albay Representative Joey Salceda, like AKO-Bicol before him, argues with the Supreme Court that the MMDA has no police or legislative power to implement this regulation

Edsa, Kamuning, Cubao in Quezon City on Friday, January 25, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LISTEN: OPM singers unite to perform 'Sana Naman, Taumbayan'

May 03, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections

Joey de Leon's mom dies at 93

Feb 11, 2019 - 3:55 PM

The TV host confirms the death of his mom Emma

Sining Kamalig launches poetry writing contest to complement Joey Ofludor exhibit

Feb 06, 2019 - 6:22 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The poetry writing contest is open to college level students of Metro Manila taking up any course, or out-of-school youth, from ages 18 to 25

Catch Up Dharma Down, Autotelic and Joey Ayala at this shirt brand’s music festival

Feb 04, 2019 - 7:08 PM

All your favorite bands will be under one roof!

Detained Baldo appoints ally councilor as Daraga OIC mayor

Jan 24, 2019 - 9:47 AM

The DILG says Carlwyn Baldo violates the rule of succession with his appointment of Councilor Joey Marcellana as Daraga town officer-in-charge

NEW MAYOR? Carlwyn Baldo appoints Councilor Joey Marcellana (bottom left) as his temporary replacement as Daraga mayor. Photo from Baldo's Facebook page

7 problems with free tuition law implementation, according to Salceda

Nov 22, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Albay Representative Joey Salceda, a principal author of the law, says only a few schools have received funding, while several students are unable to apply for loans

FREE TUITION WOES. Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda is unsatisfied with the implementation of the free tuition law he co-authored. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Why did Jordan walk out from tuneup game vs Gilas?

Nov 22, 2018 - 4:11 PM

Jordan head coach Joey Stiebing alleged that Philippines mentor Yeng Guiao cursed at his players

WORD WAR. Things got heated between Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao and Jordan tactician Joey Stiebing. Photo from Delfin Dioquino


Guiao on word war vs Jordan coach: 'I just didn't want to be bullied'

Nov 22, 2018 - 12:24 AM

The tuneup game between Gilas Pilipinas and Jordan was abruptly ended following a verbal altercation between coaches Yeng Guiao and Joey Stiebing

FURIOUS. Yeng Guiao feels that Jordan should have given the Philippine team a little bit more respect. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc /Rappler


Sitti Navarro gives birth to first child

Nov 06, 2018 - 10:13 AM

The singer and her husband Joey Ramirez welcome their 'Lilibubs'

NEW PARENTS. Sitti Navarro and husband Joey Ramirez cradle their first child. Screenshot from Instagram.com/bossagurl

Duterte undergoes colonoscopy, endoscopy

Sep 23, 2018 - 4:26 PM

But President Rodrigo Duterte maintains he is in good health

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 3rd Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Forum of the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on September 21, 2018, reiterates that one of the priorities of his administration is to improve the health care services of the country. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Bicol workers get P30-wage increase

Sep 08, 2018 - 12:51 PM

The wage increase comes after Bicol region recorded the highest inflation rate in the country at 9%

Gov't 'did little or nothing' to stop 6.4% August inflation

Sep 05, 2018 - 9:10 PM

Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says market opportunists and rice hoarders can no longer be blamed for the rising prices of goods in the country

NOT SATISFIED. Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda is dissatisfied with the way the Duterte administration is handling soaring inflation. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Economic managers pressure Piñol to curb soaring inflation

Sep 05, 2018 - 3:30 PM

The rising prices of agricultural goods are seen as the 'main drivers of inflation,' and the Department of Agriculture headed by Secretary Emmanuel Piñol 'must act quickly'

Ex-Slam Dunk champ Joey Mente remembered for jolly personality

Aug 23, 2018 - 12:47 PM

The seven-year PBA pro passed away on Wednesday, August 22, after losing his bout with lung cancer

GONE TOO SOON. Joey Mente was 42 when he succumbed to cancer. Photo from Mente's Facebook account


Arroyo 'not advocating' lower tariffs on meat

Aug 08, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo says the proposal was discussed with economic managers but the Department of Agriculture is against it

INFLATION WOES. Speaker Gloria Arroyo clarifies she does not support reducing taxes on imported meat products to help ease inflation. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Final version of coco levy bill shatters farmers' hopes

Aug 03, 2018 - 4:48 PM

'Maaaring magtagal na naman ang aming paghihintay at pakikibaka bago makamit ng mga mahihirap at maliliit na magniniyog ang bunga ng coco levy,' says a national coalition of coconut farmers' movements

VILLAR LAUDS APPROVAL OF COCO LEVY BILL BY BICAM PANEL- Sen. Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Committee on Agriculture and Food, said the approval by the bicameral conference committee of the reconciled version of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Act, "marks the end of the long and grueling journey of enacting a law which will make sure 3.5 million coconut farmers will greatly benefit from the P100-billion funds which are rightfully theirs." In photo are members of the bicam panel (standing) Rep. Cecilia Chavez, Sen.Francis Pangilinan, Rep. Celso Lobregat, Rep. Arthur Yap, Rep. Edcel Lagman, Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria; (seated) Rep. Evelina Escudero, Villar, Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr., and Rep. Sharon Garin. Also in photo are Department of Agriculture officials. Photo by the office of Sen. Cynthia Villar

Albay broadcaster Joey Llana laid to rest

Jul 26, 2018 - 6:23 PM

Nearly a week after Joey Llana was gunned down, there are still no witnesses or leads in the case

MOTHER'S GRIEF. The mother of slain broadcaster Joey Llana says goodbye to her son on July 26, 2018. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

BBL, House Speaker Arroyo, SOGIE | Evening wRap

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:24 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Bicol bishop slams broadcaster's slay: 'Voice of truth will never be stifled'

Jul 21, 2018 - 6:48 PM

Bishop Joel Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi joins other voices in Bicol seeking justice for hard-hitting Albay broadcaster Joey Llana

AMBUSHED. Police check the vehicle of slain Albay broadcaster Joey Llana in Daraga, Albay, on July 20, 2018. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Radio announcer shot dead in Albay

Jul 20, 2018 - 7:31 AM

(8TH UPDATE) Joey Llana was on his way to his radio station when he was ambushed

KILLED. Legazpi City broadcaster Joey Llana was shot and killed Friday, July 20, in Daraga, Albay. Photo from Joey Lllana's Facebook account

Ex-Side A vocalist Joey Generoso to hold 30th anniversary concert

Jun 10, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Details and ticket prices here!

Joey Mead, Angie King team up with Colourette Cosmetics for makeup line

May 30, 2018 - 1:06 PM

The Colourette X The Kings is set to be released in June, in time for pride month

Bossa nova singer Sitti Navarro is pregnant

May 29, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Sitti and husband Joey Ramirez are expecting their first child

WATCH: Winwyn Marquez tests dad Joey’s makeup skills in first vlog

Apr 14, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Joey Marquez calls it 'the everlasting unique makeup'

MAKEUP ARTIST. Joey Marquez concentrates on drawing the perfect winged liner for his daughter Winwyn. Screenshot from YouTube.com/marquezwyn

Binays post bail for Makati Science High School charges

Apr 02, 2018 - 4:16 PM

The Binay camp slams Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales for a 'baseless case'

MAKATI SCIENCE. Former vice president Jejomar Binay and son Junjun post bail for graft charges over the alleged anomalous construction of the P1.3 billion Makati Science High School. File photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Miss Tapia actress Mely Tagasa dies

Mar 24, 2018 - 10:35 AM

(UPDATED) Mely is known for her role as Miss Tapia in the hit sitcom 'Iskul Bukol'

IN PHOTOS: Joey de Leon, Eileen Macapagal's church wedding

Mar 22, 2018 - 4:52 PM

The couple's daughter, Jocas, says she's happy to see her parents wed

IN PHOTOS: Joey de Leon marries longtime partner Eileen Macapagal

Mar 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The couple tie the knot in a ceremony at the Supreme Court

NEWLYWEDS. Joey de Leon and Eileen Macapagal tie the knot. Screenshot from Instagram.com/angpoetnyo

The many times Joey de Leon found himself in the middle of controversy

Feb 23, 2018 - 8:01 PM

The TV host is criticized for an insensitive remark on a contestant in 'Eat Bulaga's' segment 'Juan for All, All for Juan,' but it's not the first time he's been mired in controversy

Albayanos remember 204th anniversary of Mount Mayon's deadliest eruption

Feb 02, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Yearly, the people of Daraga pay tribute to Mount Mayon and remember the volcano's 1814 eruption

MAYON. Rep. Joey Salceda and a host of other Albayanos commemorate the 204th anniversary of the 1814 Mayon volcano eruption. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

'Barbi D' Wonder Beki' review: Half-hearted, half-baked

Dec 03, 2017 - 2:30 PM

'Barbi D’ Wonder Beki' is a buffet of wasted opportunities

Paolo Ballesteros takes on Joey de Leon’s ‘Barbi’ role

Nov 17, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Paolo Ballesteros puts on his superhero cape to play Barbi, a gay superhero

Pepe Smith suffers 3rd stroke

Nov 15, 2017 - 10:42 AM

(UPDATED) Pepe Smith is now recovering, according to his manager

IN PHOTOS: Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 Winwyn Marquez returns to PH

Nov 13, 2017 - 2:42 PM

Winwyn returns to the Philippines after winning the title of Reina Hispanoamericana 2017

Winwyn Marquez arrival in NAIA Terminal 2. Photos by Jay Ganzon

Joey Alexander kembali ke Indonesia dengan sejuta imajinasi

Nov 11, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Pianis muda Joey Alexander menggelar konser ‘Asia Tour in Indonesia: A night with million of imagination’ pada Sabtu dan Minggu, 11-12 November

PIANIS MUDA. Joey Alexander kembali ke Jakarta dengan sejuta imajinasi. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

ASEAN business summit to discuss reduction of non-tariff barriers

Nov 05, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The 3-day summit will press for the tearing down of non-tariff barriers – which include quotas and levies – as a way to push the region's further integration

FURTHER INTEGRATION. Other than the reduction on non-tariff barriers, the ASEAN council will also seek greater connectivity to improve logistics and movement of people in the region. File photo by Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP