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A global game: International players dominate NBA Awards 2019

Jun 25, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Four NBA players born outside the United States take home major honors, with Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece bagging the top award

TRAILBLAZER. Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes the first Greek player to win MVP in the NBA. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks' Twitter account (@Bucks)


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

Antetokounmpo captures maiden NBA MVP award

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:38 AM

Giannis Antetokounmpo dethrones James Harden and becomes the first player from Greece to be named NBA MVP

GREEK FREAK. Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes the first player from the Milwaukee to win MVP since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar triumphed in the 1973-74 season. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks' Twitter account (@Bucks)


Gobert claims second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:17 AM

Rudy Gobert joins elite company as he becomes one of only 10 players in NBA history to win the award multiple times

STIFLE TOWER. Rudy Gobert beats out MVP contenders Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George for Defensive Player of the Year. File photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP


Lou Williams wins back-to-back NBA Sixth Man of the Year

Jun 25, 2019 - 10:49 AM

The Los Angeles Clippers star joins Jamal Crawford as the only players in NBA history to win the award thrice

OFF THE BENCH. Despite starting only one game last season, Lou Williams still put up impressive numbers. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)


Siakam named NBA Most Improved Player

Jun 25, 2019 - 10:31 AM

Pascal Siakam, who helped the Toronto Raptors capture their maiden NBA championship, becomes the first player in franchise history to win the award

MOST IMPROVED. Pascal Siakam made leaps and bounds in his best NBA season so far. File photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP


Doncic caps off impressive NBA season with Rookie of the Year plum

Jun 25, 2019 - 9:50 AM

Luka Doncic of Slovenia becomes only the second player in Dallas Mavericks history to win the award

SLOVENIAN WONDER. Luka Doncic shines the brightest among all NBA rookies. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)


FAST FACTS: NBA Awards 2019

Jun 23, 2019 - 5:29 PM

As the NBA honors its top performers of the season, check out some trivia on the league's superstars

TOP TRIO. Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo (center) stands as favorite to win the MVP award over the Rockets’ James Harden and Thunder’s Paul George. Photos from AFP

Cancer test, plastic recycling win Europe inventor awards

Jun 21, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Here is a closer look at the European Inventor Awards 2019 winners from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain

Nadine Lustre on Gawad Urian win: 'Universe works in mysterious ways'

Jun 20, 2019 - 8:47 PM

'My journey has never been easy,' says Nadine

Cherie Gil wins first Gawad Urian for role in 'Citizen Jake'

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:43 PM

The actress dedicates the award to Filipino women

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Nadine Lustre wins first Gawad Urian for 'Never Not Love You'

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:05 AM

It's been a good year for Nadine

FULL LIST: Winners, Gawad Urian 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - 8:58 PM

'BuyBust' wins Best Picture

Korean pop titans BTS conquers the West

Jun 15, 2019 - 3:48 PM

Worldwide success BTS is the first ever K-pop group to top music charts in America and Britain

Ressa on Canadian Journalism Tribute: ‘Our only weapon is to shine the light’

Jun 14, 2019 - 3:23 PM

Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron, also an awardee at the Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards Gala in Toronto, asks journalists to stand beside Ressa ‘every step of the way’

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa after receiving the Canadian Journalism Foundation Tribute in Toronto. Photo by Marites Sison

Trail Blazers guard Lillard wins NBA Citizenship Award

Jun 13, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Blazers star Damian Lillard gets honored for supporting high school students and boosting an anti-bullying message in Portland

 BEYOND BASKETBALL. Damian Lillard pushes for a positive school culture in Portland. Photo from NBA

FULL LIST: Winners, Tony Awards 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'Hadestown' wins Best Musical, while 'The Ferryman' wins Best Play

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 09: The team from Hadestown, winner of the award for Best Musical for Hadestown, poses in the press room for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at 3 West Club on June 9, 2019 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions/AFP

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'

IN PHOTOS: Veteran actors recognized at PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Jun 03, 2019 - 11:35 AM

12 veteran actors are given the 'Mga Natatanging Bituin ng Siglo' award during the PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Jun 03, 2019 - 10:21 AM

Sarah Geronimo and Kathryn Bernardo tie for Best Actress, while Ogie Alcasid wins Best Actor

Jamal Khashoggi given global press freedom award

Jun 02, 2019 - 9:54 AM

The Golden Pen of Freedom is posthumously awarded to slain Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a year after it was given to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa

REMEMBERED. In this file photo taken on October 8, 2018 protestors hold pictures of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Maria Ressa wins Stanford's Shorenstein Journalism Award

Jun 01, 2019 - 7:35 PM

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Center at Stanford University honors veteran journalists who 'contributed greater understanding of Asia through outstanding reporting on critical issues affecting the region'

MARIA RESSA. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa as she pleads not guilty on the 4 cases of tax evasion charges lodged against her and the online news organinzation on April 3, 2019. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Rappler investigative team wins 2 SOPA awards for drug war story

May 29, 2019 - 9:15 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Rappler's 7-part investigative story, 'Murder in Manila' will receive the Group B Excellence in Human Rights Reporting Award and the Group B Excellence in Investigative Reporting Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia

Rondina, Arocha honored as first ever Collegiate Volleyball Players of the Year

May 28, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Both Sisi Rondina and Regine Arocha make their mark in the collegiate volleyball scene

LEADING DUO. UST's Sisi Rondina and Arellano's Regine Arocha are two of the country's young volleyball talents.Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Second to none: Thirdy Ravena cops top Collegiate Player award

May 26, 2019 - 4:17 PM

After a finals series to remember, Ateneo star Thirdy Ravena snags this season’s Collegiate Player of the Year honor

BEST OF THE BEST. Thirdy Ravena proves yet again this season why he’s the King Eagle. Photo release

South Korea's biting satirist Bong Joon-ho makes history at Cannes

May 26, 2019 - 10:47 AM

The Korean director picks ups the Palme d'Or for the movie 'Parasite'

South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho celebrates on stage with his trophy after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Parasite (Gisaengchung)" on May 25, 2019 during the closing ceremony of the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Ravena, Bolick headline All-Collegiate Team

May 25, 2019 - 3:08 PM

This season’s top 5 collegiate basketball players come from 4 different schools

SEASON’S BEST. Varsity stars (from left) Perpetual’s Prince Eze, UP’s Bright Akhuetie, Ateneo’s Thirdy Ravena, San Beda’s Robert Bolick, and UP’s Paul Desiderio deliver highlight reel-worthy performances this season.

Maria Ressa receives Columbia Journalism Award

May 24, 2019 - 5:20 PM

'Please don’t accept the world as you see it today...What you report and how you fight for truth matters.... Dream of a better future. Then go and make it happen,' Rappler's Maria Ressa tells the class of 2019

COLUMBIA JOURNALISM AWARD. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa receives the 2019 Columbia Journalism Award in New York City. Screenshot from Columbia Journalism School video

Baldwin, Fernandez pick up collegiate coaching honors

May 24, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Ateneo's Tab Baldwin and San Beda's Boyet Fernandez cop top coaching awards after extending their respective teams' dynasties

Last call for entries to the 69th Palanca Awards

May 23, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Aspiring authors may submit entries before the 6 pm deadline on May 31, 2019

Rappler team portfolio shortlisted in Data Journalism Awards 2019

May 21, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Rappler's series of data stories on social media, disinformation, and democracy is shortlisted for Best data journalism team portfolio (Large newsroom)

IN PHOTOS: MYX Music Awards 2019

May 16, 2019 - 11:19 PM

JaDine, Kathniel, and Moira dela Torre lead the star-studded awards

Magic and Bird to get joint NBA lifetime honor

May 16, 2019 - 12:55 PM

The league puts the spotlight on the epic rivalry that helped drive the success of the modern NBA

File photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

FULL LIST: Nominees, Gawad Urian 2019

May 09, 2019 - 8:02 AM

'BuyBust,' 'Signal Rock' lead this year's list of nominees

Asian Institute of Management wins award for technological innovation

May 07, 2019 - 7:32 PM

AIM's Analytics, Computing, and Complex Systems laboratory wins for supporting the teaching of 106 Master of Science in Data Science students

ACCeSs@AIM TEAM. Photo from AIM


Rappler investigative team SOPA finalists for drug war story

May 06, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Rappler reporters Patricia Evangelista, Lian Buan, and Rambo Talabong with photographer Carlo Gabuco are finalists for two categories at the 2019 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards for Editorial Excellence

VIGILANTE. Angel, who requested Rappler change his name for "Murder in Manila," was one of several vigilantes who spoke to Rappler about the alleged outsourcing of extrajudicial killings in Tondo, Manila. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

IN PHOTOS: Red carpet looks at the Billboard Music Awards 2019

May 02, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Taylor Swift, The Jonas Brothers, and BTS are among those who walked the red carpet

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

BTS is Top Group at 2019 Billboard Awards

May 02, 2019 - 11:14 AM

'This is all possible because of the little things we shared together,' RM tells BTS' loyal 'Army'

BILLBOARD WIN. K-pop sensation BTS at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. Photo from Billboard's Twitter

FULL LIST: Winners, 2019 Billboard Music Awards

May 02, 2019 - 10:02 AM

(UPDATED) BTS and Drake are among the big winners of the night

FULL LIST: Winners of the 2019 FAMAS Awards

Apr 29, 2019 - 9:36 AM

'Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus' wins Best Picture while Nadine Lustre wins Best Actress for 'Never Not Love You'

UMPIL to hold 2019 Writers Congress, Gawad Balagtas awards on April 27

Apr 26, 2019 - 2:07 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The event will be held on April 27 at the Silangan Hall of the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Poster from Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas

St Scholastica's Sister Mary John calls journalists an 'endangered species'

Apr 25, 2019 - 5:11 PM

'I think they are inspiring so many people to also have courage, and to stand out and speak out against corruption, against all the injustices that we are experiencing in our times,' says Sister Mary John Mananzan

AWARDEES. Recipients of the 2019 Hildegarde Awards pose for photos after the awarding ceremony on April 24, 2019. From left to right: Bianca Kasilag-Macahilig and Minerva Generalao of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala of ICanServe Foundation, Patricia Evangelista of Rappler, St. Scholastica’s College Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies Sr. Mary John Mananzan, Lara Quintos de Jesus, who accepted the award on behalf of CMFR’s Melinda Quintos De Jesus, “She Talks Asia” Project Manager Mara Gollena, trophy designer Veronica Peralejo and Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences Dr. Rebecca Cacho.

Maria Ressa accepts Tully Award, says sense of purpose 'sharper'

Apr 25, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Rappler's Maria Ressa, recipient of the Tully Award for Free Speech, hopes to 'keep walking until I come out the other side, and hopefully the world is right-side up'

PRESS FREEDOM. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, recipient of the Tully Award for Free Speech, speaks to students at the Newhouse School of Syracuse University. Photo courtesy of Alexandria Bennet/WAER News

This Filipina scientist’s plant growth supplement has wowed the world

Apr 17, 2019 - 5:08 PM

Lucille Abad's invention is one of the 5 finalists for projects in the field of non-energy application of nuclear technologies at the recently held World Atomic Energy Expo Awards 2019 in Sochi, Russia

FILIPINO-MADE. Lucille Abad of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute has long been studying carrageenan, a natural preservative extracted from processed gulamang dagat. Photo courtesy of Shaira Panela

The 2019 Palanca Awards is now open for entries

Apr 16, 2019 - 3:31 PM

The 69th edition of the prestigious literary award is now accepting submissions

Maria Ressa wins Tully Award for Free Speech

Apr 10, 2019 - 11:49 AM

The annual award from the Tully Center for Free Speech at the Newhouse School in Syracuse University is given 'to a journalist who has shown courage in facing a free speech threat'

MARIA RESSA. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa is interviewed by media at the Rappler headquarters after she posted bail over cyber libel charges on February 14, 2019. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Maria Ressa wins surprise award at inaugural BOLD Awards

Apr 09, 2019 - 10:12 AM

The BOLD Awards aims to shine a spotlight on bold and breakthrough projects in a number of fields, such as crowdsourcing, open innovation, and other technology-related sectors

THE BOLD AWARDS. The MCs along with H-Farm's Maurizio Rossi. Image from https://bold-awards.com

Rey Valera, Rody Vera honored with Dangal ni Balagtas award

Apr 01, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Valera and Vera are recognized by the Komisyon ng Wika for their contributions to theater and music

Filipino restaurateur Nicole Ponseca nominated for James Beard Awards 2019

Mar 29, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Owner of NYC-based Filipino restos Jeepney and Maharlika, Nicole's cookbook 'I Am a Filipino' lands on the prestigious James Beard nominees list

Call for nominations: 2019 Ateneo Art Awards

Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Ateneo Art Gallery celebrates contemporary art and art criticism through the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art and the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism