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GP-Nagata to elevate the marketing game for Philippine businesses

Aug 27, 2019 - 11:26 AM

Game Plan Marketing Solutions, Inc. and AD Nagata announce collaboration to serve Philippine market

Everything Apple announced at its March 25 event

Mar 26, 2019 - 5:01 AM

Apple has new subscription services for games, news, and on-demand video, and a new credit card

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday

The top announcements on day 1 of Facebook's F8 2018 conference

May 02, 2018 - 5:01 AM

Facebook announces new dating service, downvote button, and the launch of the Oculus Go at their annual developer conference

FACEBOOK DATING. The new service draws some cheers at Facebook's F8 2018 event. All screenshots from Facebook

IN PHOTOS: 2017 Bar exam results announcement

Apr 26, 2018 - 5:03 PM

The Supreme Court grounds burst into squeals and cheers as Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin announces the results of the Bar exam

Hopefuls react as the results of the 2017 Bar Examinations is announced at the Supreme ourt on April 26, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Microsoft Surface Book 2

Oct 18, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Microsoft says its new laptop is twice as powerful as the latest MacBook Pro

'Final Fantasy XV' coming to PCs in 2018

Aug 22, 2017 - 1:50 PM

Set to run at 4K resolution and with fancy Nvidia tech the port is set to be the definitive version visually

WINDOWS EDITION. Image from Square Enix/YouTube

The 10 biggest announcements from Apple's WWDC 2017

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:32 PM

Here s what you can expect from Apple s laptops all in ones and operating systems in the coming months

IMACS. Apple's computers get Intel's latest chip, the Kaby Lake processors. Screenshot from Apple

Paintings After Compositions, Compositions After Paintings: An exhibit

May 17, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Catch a musical recital by Kim Nimrod Cruz and an exhibition of new works by Geronimo Cristobal on May 18 1 pm at the UST Museum

'Castlevania' coming to Netflix

Feb 09, 2017 - 2:15 PM

The iconic vampire hunting gaming series is getting its own animated show

CASTLEVANIA. Gamers on Netflix are in for a treat with the Konami series swooping towards the streaming platform. Image from Castlevania/Konami

After Microsoft, it's Apple's chance to wow audiences at their 'Hello Again' event

Oct 27, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Will a new Macbook Pro thrill technophiles as much as Microsoft s Surface Studio did?

'Chinese Netflix' takes on tech titans in US

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:28 AM

LeEco referred to as a combination of Netflix Apple Amazon and Tesla announces it is taking on US tech titans on their home turf

Fullwave announces Tech and Startups 2016 Expo

Oct 10, 2016 - 4:03 PM

The event will be held at the Mapúa Institute of Technology in Manila on October 14 and 15 and will host some of Southeast Asia’s most prominent VC’s investors entrepreneurs startups and developers

WATCH: Teleprompter said PH won – Miss Universe AU

Dec 22, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Miss Universe Australia Monika Radulovic says the other contestants knew of the mix up before Steve Harvey corrected himself

MISS AUSTRALIA. Monika Radulovik says that the Miss Universe contestants watching from the sidelines knew about the winners announcement mix-up before host Steve Harvey apologized. Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Miss Universe 2015: A crown 42 years in the making

Dec 21, 2015 - 11:45 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio reacts to the mix up in the Miss Universe 2015 announcement and Pia Wurtzbach s win

MISS UNIVERSE 2015. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is the winner of the pageant after a mix-up regarding the winners announcement. Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

'Our queen still Miss Universe' – Colombian president

Dec 21, 2015 - 11:44 PM

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos reacts after the crown was taken from Miss Colombia 2015 due to an announcement mix up

MISS COLOMBIA. Ariadna Gutierrez only wore the Miss Universe crown for a few minutes before the winner's announcement was corrected. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Miss Philippines, Miss Colombia speak up on Miss Universe 2015 mix-up

Dec 21, 2015 - 2:36 PM

Pia Wurtzbach and Ariadna Gutierrez react to host Steve Harvey s Miss Universe mix up which initially had Ariadna crowned the winner

MIX-UP. Miss Universe 2014 passes the crown to the Philippines' Pia Wurtzbach after host Steve Harvey corrects his initial announcement that Colombia's Ariada Gutierrez was the winner. Screengrab from Facebook/MissUniverse

Mix-up seen 'round the universe: Host Steve Harvey announces wrong winner

Dec 21, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Host Steve Harvey announces the wrong winner in the 2015 Miss Universe pageant

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 20: Miss Philippines 2015, Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (2nd R), who was mistakenly named as First Runner-up reacts with other contestants after being named the 2015 Miss Universe during the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 20, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

UNA in Cebu, LP's postponement, Pluto’s surprise | 12PM wRap

Oct 09, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

LIVE: Chiz Escudero's announcement for 2016

Sep 17, 2015 - 8:12 AM

Watch the livestream on Rappler

VLOG: Grace Poe to run for president, lays down 20-point agenda

Sep 17, 2015 - 8:00 AM

With Poe running the presidential race is now a 3 way fight

Students roast Binay, Senator Poe’s bid, Indonesia’s forest fires | 12PM wRap

Sep 16, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

6 winners of 2014 “Salamat Po” campaign by PHLPost

May 06, 2015 - 7:31 PM

It is PHLPost’s turn to say “Salamat Po” to the 350 000 students from all over the Philippines

The game plan to beat Mayweather has changed, says Roach

Feb 21, 2015 - 6:04 PM

Pacquiao s trainer Freddie Roach says that both fighters have changed as they ve gotten older which means he ll have to devise a new strategy to hand Mayweather his first loss

MENTOR. Freddie Roach (L) has guided Manny Pacquiao (R) towards a legendary boxing career. Photo by Stan Honda/AFP

Mayweather flexes marketing muscle with Shots fight announcement

Feb 21, 2015 - 5:18 PM

In the age of the social media Mayweather once again proves that the medium really is the message

Mayweather: The time is right for the Pacquiao fight

Feb 21, 2015 - 3:26 PM

“I know eventually it would happen but everything takes time ” says the sport s pound for pound best fighter Floyd Mayweather

Pacquiao, Mayweather finally give fans what they want

Feb 21, 2015 - 12:39 PM

It was the fight cynics said would never happen Now the talk shifts from who is to blame to who is going to win

FINALLY. Boxing will produce the one fight the public has wanted since the beginning of the decade. Photos from AFP

Pacquiao has lost his killer instinct, says Roach

Feb 21, 2015 - 12:45 AM

“Does he have the killer instinct he once had? I don t think so says Roach who worries Pacquiao may let Mayweather off the hook if he hurts him

NOT THE SAME KILLER. Manny Pacquiao will have to become more aggressive if a planned fight with Floyd Mayweather occurs. Photo by Alexis Cuarezma/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao-Mayweather announcement watch on 'red alert'

Feb 20, 2015 - 8:02 AM

Optimism at an all time high that Pacquiao Mayweather is near finish line From what I hear virtually all lingering issues resolved says Sports Illustrated boxing writer Chris Mannix

FINALLY? Reports are saying that an announcement to match the two most decorated fighters of this generation is near. File photos by Showtime Boxing and Team Pacquiao/Mike Young

Webhits: Must-watch stunning Super Bowl ad

Feb 02, 2015 - 12:00 PM

A woman calls 911 for a pizza delivery What gives?

Jennifer Lawrence, 'Hunger Games' stars team up in Ebola video

Dec 31, 2014 - 12:47 PM

The video opens with a montage of clips from breathless US television news coverage of the tiny handful of Ebola cases so far in the United States

DOH looking into plagiarism allegations

Dec 11, 2014 - 3:24 PM

Health Spokesperson Lyndon Lee Suy says that while the controversial public service announcement went through a process the health department is sensitive to the negative reactions the song elicited

DOH video 'plagiarized' K-Pop song – SM Entertainment

Dec 09, 2014 - 4:13 PM

UPDATED A representative from Korean agency SM Entertainment says they already started taking action on the issue but the Philippines health department has yet to give a statement

Beyond Gaga Girl: Government PSAs available on social media

Dec 06, 2014 - 11:10 AM

These government public service announcements are amusingly hit or miss

NYC to DOH: Stop 'Gaga Girl, Bobo Boy' video

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:58 PM

The National Youth Commission wants the video permanently removed from various official platforms and stop its distribution

Netizens decry DOH anti-pregnancy video

Dec 01, 2014 - 3:01 PM

The music video talks about young relationships sexual intercourse and teenage pregnancy

Malaysia draws flak for jet crash announcement

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:47 PM

Malaysia draws criticism for announcing that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian ocean even before any wreckage was found

LAST LOCATION. Malaysia announces 17 days since MH370 went missing that the plane crashed at the southern Indian Ocean. Photo by AFP

Webhits: Weather alert to the tune of 'Ice, Ice, Baby'

Feb 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM

School principal rapping to good ol 90s hiphop to announce class suspensions? Bring it

Golf star McIlroy and tennis star Wozniacki engaged

Jan 01, 2014 - 8:10 AM

Two time major golf champion Rory McIlroy and former women s tennis world number one Caroline Wozniacki announces their engagement on Twitter

ENGAGED. Golf star Rory McIlroy and former women's tennis world number one Caroline Wozniacki are engaged. Photo from McIlroy's Twitter account

William and Kate's #RoyalBaby countdown

Jun 20, 2013 - 4:05 PM

Traditional media and Twitter will be used to announce the birth of William and Kate s royal baby

BABY BUMP. The Duchess of Cambridge is only weeks away from the birth of her royal baby

Radio announcer shot dead

Apr 22, 2013 - 3:32 PM

A Radyo Natin announcer is shot by motorcycle riding men in Kabasalan Zamboanga Sibugay

Dimaporo rival camp attacks radioman in Iligan

Mar 19, 2013 - 9:08 PM

Casan Maquiling who is challenging re electionist Lanao del Norte Gov Khaled Dimaporo says it s black propaganda Radio anchor Lino dela Cruz hosts a program paid for by the provincial government

SUSPECT? A radio announcer claims he was attacked by men of gubernatorial candidate Casaan Maquiling. Photo from Youtube

TechRap: Take a look through Google Glass

Feb 24, 2013 - 7:34 AM

Sony announces the PlayStation 4 but the console itself is nowhere to be seen peak through Google Glass and the future of computing and find out how you can access MRT CCTV cameras so you can avoid the crowd