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Blessing in disguise for Matt Salem as he lands in Ginebra

Dec 16, 2018 - 9:30 PM

The former La Salle and NU marksman gets picked late in the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft, but it hardly matters as he heads to the league's crowd darlings

MORE TO LEARN. Matt Salem (left) looks forward to learning more from coach Tim Cone and Ginebra's bevy of veterans. Photo from Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


LOOK: Ginebra import Justin Brownlee joins fiesta celebration

Nov 19, 2018 - 1:28 PM

The 30-year-old American has professed his love for the Philippines and he is showing it off the court

WELL-DESERVED REST. Justin Brownlee begins his break from basketball by joining a fiesta celebration. Screenshot from Ronald Celestra's Facebook page


Ben Mbala almost played for Magnolia vs Ginebra

Nov 16, 2018 - 11:21 PM

The former two-time UAAP Most Valuable Player could have played as import for the Hotshots if the Gin Kings forced Game 5 in their semifinals series

BACKUP. Ben Mbala (left) served as an emergency import replacement for Romeo Travis for the Magnolia Hotshots. Photo from Josh Albelda/Rappler (Mbala) and PBA Images (Travis)


Travis hits 50 as Magnolia dethrones Ginebra to reach finals

Nov 16, 2018 - 9:36 PM

The Hotshots finish the Gin Kings in Game 4 of their best-of-five semifinals duel for their second finals appearance this season

SCORING MACHINE. Romeo Travis hits the half century mark to lift Magnolia to the Governors' Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Devance bucks injury to help Ginebra keep title hunt alive

Nov 15, 2018 - 12:33 AM

The do-it-all forward should have been out for two more weeks, but coach Tim Cone needed an old hand to get the Gin Kings over the hump

ENDURING PAIN. Joe Devance pumps life to Barangay Ginebra with his premature return from injury. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra stays alive with gutsy Game 3 win over Magnolia

Nov 14, 2018 - 9:37 PM

Justin Brownlee and LA Tenorio deliver awe-inspiring performances as the Gin Kings finally tally a victory in the best-of-five series

DOH seeks more funds to finish nearly-complete health facilities in 2019

Nov 13, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque says about P16.7 billion is needed to make over 1,000 health facilities nationwide operational

BUDGET HEARING. Health Secretary Francisco Duque at the senate hearing on the 2019 budget of the Department of Health. Nov. 13, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Magnolia escapes Ginebra for 2-0 lead in semis

Nov 12, 2018 - 9:37 PM

The Hotshots move one win from securing a finals berth and denying the Gin Kings a third straight title in the Governors' Cup

RELIABLE. Romeo Travis delivers a double-double as Magnolia moves one win closer from a finals appearance in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Paul Lee downplays Magnolia's rare Clasico win over Ginebra

Nov 10, 2018 - 11:13 PM

'You beat him once, he's gonna beat you twice. We need to be ready,' Paul Lee says of Ginebra coach Tim Cone

UPPER HAND. Paul Lee and Magnolia get the better of Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra this time. Photo from PBA Images

Magnolia draws first blood vs Ginebra in Clasico semis

Nov 10, 2018 - 8:54 PM

Romeo Travis and Paul Lee take charge as the Hotshots take a 1-0 semis lead over the Gin Kings

Jeff Chan reaches 5,000 career points milestone

Nov 06, 2018 - 11:40 PM

The ‘Negros Sniper’ is the 91st player to tally 5,000 points in his PBA career

5,000. Jeff Chan earns a personal bonus after Ginebra took home the win and the semis spot at the expense of the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo courtesy of the PBA media group.

Ginebra cruises past NLEX for semis berth

Nov 06, 2018 - 9:18 PM

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel sets up a semis clash with the Magnolia Hotshots in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals

BLOW OUT. Japeth Aguilar leads Barangay Ginebra to the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup semifinals. Photo courtesy of the PBA media group

Ginebra seals No. 1 ranking, boots TNT out of playoffs

Nov 04, 2018 - 9:44 PM

Justin Brownlee drops a triple-double as the top-ranked Gin Kings arrange a quarterfinal duel against No. 8 NLEX

STEADY FORCE. Justin Brownlee delivers another triple-double for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Where children in Marawi play

Oct 29, 2018 - 4:45 PM

To families who have returned to Marawi City, a child center is a place for play and healing

Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Ginebra gets deadlier in title-retention bid as Slaughter, Mercado return

Oct 29, 2018 - 7:26 AM

The two key cogs come back from their respective injuries to inject a much-needed shot in the arm for the Gin Kings as the Governors' Cup playoffs near

TIMELY. Sol Mercado (left) and Greg Slaughter return as Ginebra shoots for the No. 1 ranking. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra reasserts mastery over Magnolia in Manila Clasico

Oct 28, 2018 - 9:28 PM

The Gin Kings topple the Hotshots for the seventh straight elimination round game to secure a twice-to-beat incentive in the quarterfinals

TAKING CHARGE. Justin Brownlee delivers in crunchtime as Ginebra secures a seat in the Top 4. Photo from PBA Images


Rain or Shine stuns Ginebra for first win

Oct 13, 2018 - 7:34 PM

After dropping their first 4 games in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup, the Elasto Painters just wouldn't go down this time

NO MORE STREAK. Scottie Thompson and Ginebra see their four-game winning streak snapped. Photo from PBA Images


Police team ambushed in hinterland Bukidnon barangay

Oct 11, 2018 - 6:06 PM

A police team investigating a killing in a remote barangay in Bukidnon is ambushed by suspected NPA guerrilas

Prince Caperal holds fort in Greg Slaughter's absence

Oct 08, 2018 - 9:50 AM

With Slaughter sidelined due to an ankle injury, Caperal has emerged as a steady backup for the league-leading Gin Kings

ON CALL. Prince Caperal says he is ready whenever he is called up by coach Tim Cone. Photo from PBA Images


Commission on Human Rights to probe Cebu killings

Oct 07, 2018 - 10:12 PM

One of the survivors of the Barangay Malubog killings is under the custody of the Commission on Human Rights-Region 7

Red-hot Ginebra clinches playoff berth at Meralco's expense

Oct 07, 2018 - 9:40 PM

Justin Brownlee and Japeth Aguilar team up for 62 points as the Gin Kings hike their record to a league-leading 7-1 card

ZEROING IN. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra bolster their chances of a Top 4 finish and a twice-to-beat advantage. Photo from PBA Images


Mark Caguioa adds 10,000-point plateau to Araneta exploits

Oct 06, 2018 - 2:47 AM

The 16-year PBA veteran scores 16 points to become the 16th player in PBA history to reach the milestone

IN GREAT COMPANY. Mark Caguioa accompanies James Yap as the only active players to score 10,000 points. Photo from PBA's official website


Caguioa joins 10,000-point club as Ginebra whips NLEX

Oct 05, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'The Spark' becomes only the 16th player in the 43 years of the PBA to achieve the feat

RARE FEAT. Mark Caguiao finishes with 16 points to compile exactly 10,000 points in Ginebra's dominant win over NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra denies Phoenix early entry to playoffs

Sep 29, 2018 - 7:49 PM

Justin Brownlee plays the hero role as the Gin Kings wrest the top spot with a 5-1 record

STAT-STUFFER. Justin Brownlee finishes with herculean numbers of 34 points, 15 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 blocks. Photo from PBA Images


Tim Cone salutes Joe Devance for playing through injury

Sep 24, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Despite dealing with a bummed left knee and left foot, the Barangay Ginebra veteran comes through when needed most

PLAYING THROUGH PAIN. Joe Devance bucks off injuries to help Barangay Ginebra take down rivals San Miguel in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Ginebra trips San Miguel in heated rematch

Sep 23, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Justin Brownlee and Aljon Mariano deliver stellar outings as the Gin Kings outlast the Beermen

CHALLENGED. San Miguel Beer made it tough for Ginebra's Aljon Mariano, who still got away with a perfect shooting clip. Photo by PBA Images

My Ucab moment

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:26 PM

Ucab, even then, was a wasteland. There were hardly any trees and the soil was clay.

Death toll in Itogon, Benguet, now at 69

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:05 PM

(UPDATED) Police say 44 of the fatalities are from Barangay Ucab

ITOGON. Police and rescue teams continue the search for bodies buried by the landslide in Ucab, Itogon in Benguet, on September 17, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Marawi City votes in special barangay, SK elections

Sep 22, 2018 - 5:33 PM

(UPDATED) Election watchdogs report irregularities and a few poll-related incidents in some areas in the conduct of the village and youth council polls

MARAWI POLLS. Election watchdog Namfrel monitors the conduct of the special barangay and SK elections in Marawi City on September 22, 2018. Photo from Namfrel's Facebook page

Clutch Paul Zamar downplays role in Ginebra overtime stunner

Sep 22, 2018 - 10:18 AM

The former ABL import has been used to silencing the home crowd with his cold-blooded threes

KEY COG. Paul Zamar proves to be a vital cog in Blackwater’s surprise 4-0 start. Photo from PBA Images

LIST: Deadly landslides in the Philippines

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Almost all of these major disasters in the last two decades happened in the midst of heavy rain that loosened the soil in landslide-prone areas

LANDSLIDES. There have been many deadly landslides in the Philippines in recent years. Photos by Jire Carreon/Rappler and Querl Panilag

Japeth joins lengthy Ginebra injury list

Sep 21, 2018 - 11:27 PM

Big man Japeth Aguilar injures his calf in practice and will sit out the blockbuster Ginebra-San Miguel Beer match

SIDELINED. Japeth Aguilar is the seventh Ginebra player on the injured list. Photo from PBA Images

Unbeaten Blackwater deals Ginebra first loss in OT thriller

Sep 21, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Paul Zamar, Mac Belo and Henry Walker deliver in the clutch as the Elite stun the Gin Kings for the solo lead

CLUTCH. Henry Walker caps his huge 39-point outing with a clutch triple. Photo by PBA Images

Erram eyes breakthrough conference after franchise-best start

Sep 20, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Poy Erram and Blackwater hope to get past defending champion Ginebra on Friday to keep its winning streak going

TOP SPOT. Poy Erram's Blackwater Elite and crowd darling Ginebra dispute the solo lead on Friday. Photo from PBA Images

Read the stories of Lea Salonga, Clint Ramos, Robert Lopez in 'Barangay to Broadway'

Sep 17, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Lea Salonga, Robert Lopez, and Clint Ramos are part of the list of 'Barangay to Broadway: Filipino American Theater History'

Gunman kills barangay chairman in Manila

Sep 13, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Angel Joy Rivero Jr, Barangay Chairman of Barangay 330, Zone 33 in Santa Cruz, Manila, is shot and killed as he was riding his motorcycle

SHOT AND KILLED. Angel Joy Rivero Jr, Barangay Chairman of Barangay 330 Zone 33 Santa Cruz, Manila, is gunned down by an unidentified assailant while riding his motorcycle along Maria Orosa corner Padre Zamora in Manila. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

FIBA: Greg Slaughter cleared to play as Gilas local

Sep 08, 2018 - 12:18 PM

The Filipino-American center gets the go signal to suit up as a local player when Gilas Pilipinas sees action in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers

ADDED CEILING. Greg Slaughter will provide the much needed height when Gilas Pilipinas faces Iran on Thursday, September 13. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

Despite Marcos ties, U.P. president says no attempt to forget Martial Law

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:58 PM

After the backlash from his Kabataang Barangay reunion with Imee Marcos, University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion commits to developing courses on Martial Law for UP's general education program

COMMITMENTS. University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion lists commitments towards his promise to ensure UP will not forget abuses under Martial Law. Screenshot from Rappler Talk

Greg Slaughter's FIBA eligibility 'pretty positive'

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:50 PM

The Filipino-American center is hoping to play as a local – and not as a naturalized player – when Gilas Pilipinas resumes its quest for a World Cup berth

BIG ADDITION. Greg Slaughter would be a welcome addition as a local player for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo from PBA Images


Japeth to the rescue as Ginebra stays unscathed vs NorthPort

Sep 05, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The Gin Kings notch their third straight win and hand the Batang Pier their fourth straight loss

CLUTCH. Japeth Aguilar delivers the goods down the stretch for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee works magic as Ginebra hands Alaska its first loss

Sep 02, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The do-it-all import messes with a triple-double as the Gin Kings remain undefeated in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

DO-IT-ALL. Justin Brownlee drops 45 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Kadamay members leave gov’t housing site in Bacolod

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:56 AM

Over a thousand informal settlers vacate the site after a dialogue with local executives, housing officials, and police and military representatives

GOING HOME. Informal settlers leave the government housing site in Bacolod City Friday afternoon, August 31. Photo courtesy of Merlinda Pedrosa

If Gilas calls, Scottie Thompson will answer

Aug 31, 2018 - 11:42 PM

Weeks after winning Finals MVP, the third-year guard is being eyed for the national team in the second round of the World Cup qualifiers

KEY ADDITION. Scottie Thompson may just represent the Philippines again in international play. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee flexes muscle as debuting Ginebra keeps Columbian winless

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:43 PM

The reigning two-time Governors' Cup champions use a late pullaway to send the Dyip to their fourth straight loss

DOUBLE-DOUBLE MACHINE. Justin Brownlee picks up where he left off with 34 points and 20 rebounds for the Gin Kings. Photo from PBA Images


U.P. history department slams president's attendance at Marcos event

Aug 31, 2018 - 8:16 PM

The Department of History says the UP President's appearance at the event is an insult to the memory of those who risked their lives to fight martial law

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3 laborers rescued after storm pipe falls on them

Aug 30, 2018 - 8:44 PM

While two of the laborers were immediately rescued, a third laborer's foot was caught underneath the pipe that fell

RESCUED. Three laborers were rescued Thursday noon along Salud Mitra Barangay in Baguio City after the huge storm pipe they were installing fell on them. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Kadamay members camp out at housing site for cops, soldiers

Aug 30, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Informal settlers from different areas in Negros Occidental are looking to occupy the housing units which have remained mostly unoccupied for years

HOUSING WOES. Informal settlers from all over Negros Occidental at a housing site for cops and soldiers at Barangay Felisa, Bacolod City on August 30, 2018. Photo by Marchel P. Espina/Rappler

Kabataang Barangay: Get to know the forerunner of the Sangguniang Kabataan

Aug 30, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Kabataang Barangay, headed by Imee Marcos, was established during Martial Law to develop young people according to the 'guiding philosophies of the New Society'

U.P. president 'regrets' pain caused by appearance with Imee Marcos

Aug 30, 2018 - 1:30 PM

'I intended no offense.... Tao lang po!' says University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion, adding that UP will never forget the dark period of Martial Law