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Masungi reforestation project shortlisted for international sustainability award

Jul 02, 2020 - 4:20 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Masungi Geopark Project is the lone finalist from Asia for the WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Youth Award

FINALIST. Masungi Geopark Project is one of 5 global finalists for the WIN WIN International Youth Sustainability Awards. Photo fromMasungi Georeserve Foundation

Rappler ends 2019 with income: A comeback year

Jun 30, 2020 - 11:56 AM

It's been 4 years of turning crisis into opportunity

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Brit Awards put back 3 months to May 2021

Jun 29, 2020 - 9:36 PM

The annual ceremony normally takes place in February but will now be held on May 11, 2021

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 18, 2020 US singer-songwriter Billie Eilish poses on the red carpet on arrival for the BRIT Awards 2020 in London on February 18, 2020. - British pop's biggest event, the Brit Awards, will take place three months later than usual in 2021, because of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said on June 29, 2020. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – NO POSTERS – NO MERCHANDISE– NO USE IN PUBLICATIONS DEVOTED TO ARTISTS

Maria Ressa to receive international 2020 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award

Jun 27, 2020 - 11:55 AM

The Washington-based National Press Club has chosen Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for its international Press Freedom Award, which is given to an individual 'who bravely pushes to disclose the truth in trying circumstances'

Golden Globes 2021 set for February 28 as virus delays award season

Jun 23, 2020 - 5:19 PM

The Globes, which are typically held in early January, will take place on February instead as Hollywood scrambles to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic

Oscars 2021 postponed by two months due to pandemic

Jun 16, 2020 - 1:40 PM

The Academy is moving next year's Oscars ceremony from February 28 to April 25, 2021, while also extending the cut-off date for Oscar-eligible films to two months

Rappler receives One World Media Special Award 2020

Jun 16, 2020 - 9:59 AM

The Special Award seeks to recognize reporting that informs the public, provides an outlet for people's voices, creates space for critical information, and holds power to account

Oscars board elects 'Selma' director as diversity increases

Jun 11, 2020 - 11:02 AM

Ava DuVernay joins the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as one of its board members

Ramon Magsaysay Awards presentation canceled due to pandemic

Jun 08, 2020 - 6:28 PM

The annual Ramon Magsaysay Award has only been disrupted twice before: during the 1970 financial crisis and the 1990 Luzon earthquake

FOR PUBLIC SERVICE. The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation is committed to  'honoring greatness of spirit in selfless service to the peoples of Asia'

IV of Spades, Shanti Dope lead Myx Awards 2020 nominations

May 22, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The awards will push through online

Oscars 2021 may be postponed due to coronavirus – report

May 20, 2020 - 9:47 AM

The film industry's biggest night is currently set for February 28, 2021

Australia extends application for Australia Awards Scholarships

May 16, 2020 - 11:14 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The deadline for the submission of applications is on June 30, 2020

June Mar Fajardo claims record-extending 6th straight PBA MVP

Mar 08, 2020 - 5:43 PM

Helping San Miguel win two titles last season, June Mar Fajardo adds another piece of precious hardware to his enormous trophy case

DOMINANT. June Mar Fajardo emerges as the best player in the PBA for the sixth straight year. Photo from PBA Images


CJ Perez hailed PBA Rookie of the Year

Mar 08, 2020 - 5:30 PM

Nabbed by Columbian as the top overall pick, CJ Perez did not take long to establish himself as one of the best players in the league

SUPER ROOKIE. CJ Perez makes a splash in his first season in the PBA. Photo from PBA Images


Bollywood 'Oscars' called off over coronavirus

Mar 07, 2020 - 5:01 PM

Organizers of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards cancel Indian cinema's biggest awards ceremony over the spreading coronavirus

Efren 'Bata' Reyes tells PH athletes: Have discipline, stay humble

Mar 07, 2020 - 3:22 PM

At 65 years old, Efren 'Bata' Reyes does not see himself stopping as long as the country needs his services

HONORED. Efren "Bata" Reyes receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the PSA. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Roman Polanski wins best director at fraught French Oscars

Feb 29, 2020 - 9:11 AM

Actress Adele Haenel, nominated for best actress for 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire,' storms out of the theater in protest of Polanski's win

A feminist activist places s a poster with a play on words combining the word rape in French with the name of Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski near the Salle Pleyel venue, where the Cesar Awards was held in Paris. Photo by Lucas Barioulet /AFP

Syrian journalist Raed Fares receives 2020 Courage in Journalism Award

Feb 27, 2020 - 1:37 PM

'Fares was keenly aware of the risks he was taking but continued to use his voice to build the foundations for a free, democratic Syria,' says the Legatum Institute of Raed Fares, who was killed on his way to cover a protest in November 2018

Diaz, Petecio lead PSA major awardees

Feb 24, 2020 - 10:40 PM

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and boxer Nesthy Petecio will be honored along with 10 other sports personalities

RECOGNIZED. Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio will be feted by the Philippine Sportswriters Association. Photos from Josh Albelda/Rappler (Diaz) and Alecs Ongcal/Rappler (Petecio)


Trump scoffs at 'Parasite' Oscar win

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:21 AM

'We got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of it, they give them the best movie of the year?,' President Donald Trump asks the crowd at a reelection campaign rally

Rondina, Bagunas to be feted as top PH spikers

Feb 13, 2020 - 7:33 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bryan Bagunas both won MVP honors in the UAAP all the while clinching a medal apiece in the Southeast Asian Games

TOP SPIKERS. Bryan Bagunas and Sisi Rondina have cemented their status as the new toast of Philippine volleyball. Photos from Michael Gatpandan/Rappler (Bagunas) and release (Rondina)


Actress Rose McGowan blasts Natalie Portman Oscars cape

Feb 13, 2020 - 10:54 AM

#MeToo activist Rose McGowan dismisses Natalie Portman's cape embroidered with snubbed female directors' names, calling her protest a 'fraud' and 'deeply offensive to those who actually do the work'

Rappler story on out-of-school youth in Bicol wins DOLE media award

Feb 12, 2020 - 3:43 PM

Written by Bicol-based journalist Mavic Conde, the story tells of opportunities for full-time work that out-of-school youth and undergraduates got through DOLE's Jobstart program

'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

Feb 11, 2020 - 7:48 PM

Bong Joon-ho's historic win comes a year after the 100th anniversary of South Korean cinema in 2019

OSCAR-TIPPED. More than 1.6 million viewers in France watched Bong Joon-ho's satirical drama 'Parasite' so far. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

Historic Oscars draws smallest-ever audience

Feb 11, 2020 - 1:31 PM

Only 23.6 million viewers tune in to ABC's domestic television broadcast

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) Executive producers Min Heoi Heo and Miky Lee, producer Kwak Sin-ae, and So-dam Park accept the Best Picture award for "Parasite" during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Thirdy Ravena, Jack Animam named Mr and Ms Basketball by PSA

Feb 11, 2020 - 12:00 AM

Jack Animam and Thirdy Ravena both dominated the collegiate scene and played key roles in notable accomplishments by the national team

SWEEP. Jack Animam and Thirdy Ravena both ended their UAAP careers helping their teams complete a perfect season. Photos from UAAP


LOOK: Arci Muñoz meets 'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho, star Song Kang-ho

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:13 PM

Arci spends Oscars weekend in Los Angeles

Bong, Brad and bad 'Cats': Best Oscars moments

Feb 10, 2020 - 4:41 PM

From 'Parasite's' big win to female superhero icons, here are some of the highlights from the awards

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) James Corden and Rebel Wilson speak onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

'Opportune moment': 'Parasite' makes history with Academy Award wins

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:55 PM

The director from South Korea dominates the 'local' awards-giving body

HISTORY. Best Picture Award winners for 'Parasite' pose onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Photo by Matt Petit/AFP/AMPAS

LOOK: Spike Lee honors Kobe Bryant at Oscars 2020

Feb 10, 2020 - 2:30 PM

The filmmaker turns up at the awards wearing a purple and yellow suit in tribute to the late basketball legend

TRIBUTE. Director Spike Lee wears an ensemble to honor the memory of Kobe Bryant at the 2020 Oscars on February 9. Photo by Valerie Macon/AFP

Oscars 2020: Everyone is living for the 'Parasite' Best Picture win

Feb 10, 2020 - 2:14 PM

Celebrities and publications from around the world are just as excited as we are about 'Parasite's' historic Oscars win

Oscars 2020: Renée Zellweger wins Best Actress in a Leading Role

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:34 PM

Renée Zellweger is awarded for her role as Judy Garland in the 2019 biographical drama 'Judy'

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for 'Joker'

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:30 PM

Joaquin wins for his role in 'Joker'

US actor Joaquin Phoenix poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' makes history with Best Picture win

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:29 PM

Parasite is the first foreign-language film to win the title

PARASITE. The film makes a historic win as Best Picture. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon-ho wins Best Director for 'Parasite'

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:12 PM

It's a much deserved win for the new darling of Hollywood

BEST DIRECTOR. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, who directed the film 'Parasite,' attends the 'Oscar Week: International Feature Film' reception featuring the 2020 Oscar-nominated films in the Best International Feature Film category, formerly known as Foreign Language Film, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, on February 6, 2020. File photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Oscars 2020: Laura Dern wins Best Supporting Actress for 'Marriage Story'

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:39 AM

Laura wins the award for her role as a divorce lawyer

US actress Laura Dern poses on the red carpet upon arrival at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite,' 'Jojo Rabbit' win screenplay awards

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:30 AM

The genre-bending movie and the satire win screenwriting plums at the Oscars

SCREENPLAY AWARDS. 'Parasite' has been making waves since its Cannes debut. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

IN PHOTOS: All the best looks at the Oscars 2020 red carpet

Feb 10, 2020 - 9:30 AM

Which look is your favorite?

Australian actress Margot Robbie arrives for the 92nd Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 9, 2020. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP)

'Cats' gets creamed at the Razzies

Feb 09, 2020 - 10:18 PM

The film, adapted from Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical leads with 9 nominations

Oscars battle set to begin amid crystals and controversy

Feb 09, 2020 - 2:01 PM

'1917' and 'Parasite' are expected to pick up the top awards from the ceremony

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 04: Oscar statue at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on February 04, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images/AFP

'Farewell' rebukes Oscars with Spirit Award win

Feb 09, 2020 - 12:11 PM

'The Farewell' wins Best Picture

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 08: Lulu Wang poses in the press room during the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 08, 2020 in Santa Monica, California. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images/AFP

FULL LIST: Winners, Oscars 2020

Feb 09, 2020 - 5:00 AM

And the Academy Award goes to...

Preparations are underway on the red carpet before the 92nd Oscars ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on February 7, 2020. - The 92nd Oscars ceremony will be held on February 9 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

5 things to watch for on Oscars night

Feb 08, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Will '1917' continue its winning streak or will there be a major upset from 'Parasite'?

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, who directed the film "Parasite", attends the "Oscar Week: International Feature Film" reception featuring the 2020 Oscar-nominated films in the Best International Feature Film category, formerly known as Foreign Language Film, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, on February 6, 2020. - The 92nd Oscars ceremony will be held on February 9 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Stuntmen eye Oscar as Brad Pitt shines light on dangerous trade

Feb 08, 2020 - 11:04 AM

Brad is nominated for his role as Cliff Booth, a stuntman in 'Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood'

Maria Ressa among 2020 Four Freedoms Awards laureates

Feb 06, 2020 - 7:34 PM

Maria Ressa joins the United Nations, the Religions for Peace International, Dutch journalist Sander de Kramer, and Palermo, Sicily Mayor Leoluca Orlando as awardees

Women at the Oscars: often in a secondary role

Feb 05, 2020 - 10:00 PM

Clearly, there is a long way to go for women in Academy Awards

Did the Oscars snub women? Decades-old debate rages on

Feb 05, 2020 - 5:16 PM

The debate surfaces after Greta Gerwig was not included in the Best Director category in this year's awards

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 21, 2008 Oscar statuettes are displayed at the "Meet The Oscars" exhibit before the 80th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. - The Oscars will again go without a host next month, repeating a format credited with boosting ratings last year, US network ABC confirmed on January 8, 2020. "Together with the Academy, we have decided there will be no traditional host, repeating for us what worked last year," ABC entertainment president Karey Burke told a television summit near Los Angeles, according to showbiz website Deadline Hollywood. (Photo by Gabriel BOUYS / AFP)

'1917' wins big at Baftas to take pole position for Oscars

Feb 03, 2020 - 8:19 AM

The World War I movie wins 7 awards, including Best Film and Best Director for Sam Mendes

British director Sam Mendes poses with the award for a Director for his work on the film '1917' at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 2, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)