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Why NASA's next rockets might say Budweiser on the side

Sep 11, 2018 - 12:11 PM

NASA's administrator Jim Bridenstine wants to try boosting its brand by selling naming rights to rockets and spacecraft and allowing its astronauts to appear in commercials and on cereal boxes

SOLAR PROBE. The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket payload fairing is seen with the NASA and Parker Solar Probe emblems, at Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on August 8, 2018. Photo by AFP/NASA/Bill Ingalls


WATCH: Maine Mendoza and Alden Richards are back in new TV commercial

Aug 02, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Get ready for some kilig moments

This champ uses jiu-jitsu to help victims of child sex abuse

Apr 15, 2018 - 3:31 PM

World champion Meggie Ochoa finds her life's purpose in jiu-jitsu

CHAMPION. Meggie Ochoa is not just a champion in jiu-jitsu but also a champion of children who have been abused and traumatized. Photo by Rappler


Cagayan int’l airport set to receive first commercial flight on March 23

Mar 02, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The airport in the municipality of Lal-lo will also receive its first domestic flight from Manila in April

Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

DILG's Boracay plan: 6-month state of calamity, 2-month business shutdown

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:16 PM

DILG Officer-in-charge Eduardo Año says the declaration will 'hasten' the island's recovery from intense commercialization

IN CALAMITY? Boracay is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Philippines. File photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

WATCH: This Bench ad shows a father's true love for his son

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:30 PM

We're so in love with this perfume commercial

Aga Muhlach and Charlene Gonzalez's twins are now teens!

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Andres and Atasha Muhlach are all grown up

Net income of RCBC surges to P4.3 billion in 2017

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:23 PM

RCBC president and chief executive officer Gil Buenaventura says the listed lender is ready to make the most of the favorable business environment this 2018

WATCH: This Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion reunion will make you kilig!

Feb 09, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The ex-couple and loveteam of the '80s star in a commercial for McDonalds

RCBC eyes lawsuit against Bangladesh Bank over heist claims

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:00 PM

This comes after the Bangladesh central bank's announcement that it would sue the listed Philippine bank over alleged involvement in the $81-million cyber heist

Are Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion reuniting for a project?

Feb 06, 2018 - 3:47 PM

Sharon and Gabby are spotted in a fast food chain

WATCH: Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in 'Mission Impossible: Fallout'

Feb 05, 2018 - 10:57 PM

Ethan and the IMF team are on one of their most dangerous assignments yet

NEW MISSION. Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in 'Mission Impossible Fallout.' Screenshot from YouTube/Paramount Pictures

WATCH: The best Super Bowl 2018 commercials

Feb 05, 2018 - 12:56 PM

Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage, Chris Pratt, Matt Damon, and more appear in Super Bowl LII's top commercials

RCBC to increase capital stock from P16B to P28B

Jan 30, 2018 - 4:28 PM

The bank says this will be done by increasing common shares to 2.6 billion from 1.4 billion

RCBC accuses Bangladesh central bank of cover-up

Dec 12, 2017 - 6:25 PM

The Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation says Bangladesh Bank is 'maligning RCBC and refusing to divulge its findings' on the $81-million heist

Megaworld to build P9-billion 'Makati-inspired' CBD in Cavite

Nov 20, 2017 - 5:30 PM

The 35-hectare central business district will be built within its 140-hectare Maple Grove township by 2022

RCBC: No talks with BDO, BPI on merger, sale of majority stake

Oct 27, 2017 - 2:03 PM

All 3 banks have moved to quash rumors fueled by RCBC’s rising stock in recent months

Security Bank, RCBC add anti-fraud measures to debit cards

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:40 PM

Both banks add a remote lock/unlock feature to guard against unauthorized transactions

DOJ clears Philrem officials in Bangladesh Bank heist

Sep 07, 2017 - 10:35 PM

But the Department of Justice junks the appeal of former RCBC branch manager Maia Deguito who faces money laundering charges

CLEARED. Philrem president Salud Bautista appears before a Senate hearing in 2016 and claims she was instructed by RCBC-Jupiter branch manager Maia Deguto to convert and transfer stolen funds. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Net interest, fee-based earnings drive RCBC's income in 2nd quarter

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:55 AM

The bank s net income in the 2nd quarter of 2017 soars by 67 to P1 34 billion from the P806 million booked in the same period in 2016

WATCH: Couples share sweet moments in new McDonald's commercial

Aug 04, 2017 - 7:16 AM

From nugget bouquets to surprise proposals 4 couples talk about some of their most romantic experiences

The quiet Yuchengco group

Jul 03, 2017 - 7:30 PM

There are reasons Yuchengcos are seldom quoted in news reports – even if there have been issues hounding their companies like the Pacific Plans estafa charges and RCBC Bangladesh Bank heist

CLOSED TO MEDIA. Barring access to the press is uncommon since most listed firms want to get their messages and plans out to the bigger audience outside their investor circles, mostly for prestige and attention. Yuchengco-led RCBC is one of the few exceptions. Rappler file photo

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Jun 16, 2017 - 8:52 PM

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McCann speaks up on termination of DOT partnership

Jun 16, 2017 - 9:26 AM

McCann says it respects the DOT decision and believes it is in the best interest of all parties to discuss a sensible resolution to this matter

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Jun 16, 2017 - 9:00 AM

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DOT cuts ties with McCann after ad controversy

Jun 15, 2017 - 4:00 PM

After initially standing by its allegedly plagiarized ad the Department of Tourism now says it expects a public apology from McCann Worldgroup Philippines

DOT stands by 'Sights' ad despite plagiarism accusations

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:20 PM

Tourism Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre says that while the Philippine ad is similar to South Africa s it has a unique proposition of attracting retirees

UNORIGINAL. The DOT and McCann World Group maintained that new "Sights" ad was not plagiarized despite similarities to a South African tourism ad.

RCBC pays Bangladesh Bank heist fine in advance

May 23, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The listed bank fully settles its record P1 billion fine for non compliance with banking laws and regulations in connection with the 81 million Bangladesh Bank money laundering scandal

COMING CLEAN. The logo of the RCBC bank is seen at the RCBC building in Manila's financial district on March 11, 2016. The bank owned by the late taipan Alfonso Yuchengco launched numerous initiatives to reinforce its anti-money laundering (AML) framework. File photo by AFP

No merger? Henry Sy firm among top shareholders of RCBC

May 23, 2017 - 12:15 AM

A privately held company of the Sy family owner of China Bank and BDO Unibank has been buying shares of RCBC a Yuchengco led bank

China's homemade passenger jet aces first flight

May 05, 2017 - 5:34 PM

The plane represents nearly a decade of effort in a government mandated drive to reduce dependence on European consortium Airbus and US aerospace giant Boeing

CHINA'S C919. China's home-grown C919 passenger jet lands on its maiden flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on May 5, 2017. Photo by Aly Song/AFP

Made-in-China passenger jet set to take wing

May 03, 2017 - 2:42 PM

China s home grown passenger jet is built to meet soaring domestic travel demand and challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus

FLYING SOON. A mock-up scale model of the proposed COMAC C929, a wide-bodied commercial jet to be made by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) and Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), is seen on display during the Zhuhai Air Show in Zhuhai, southern China's Guangdong province, on November 3, 2016. Stringer/AFP

The legend of Mariano Que

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:25 PM

In a way it is impossible to talk about Philippine medicine without mentioning Mariano Que Yet so little was known of the man who built Mercury Drug

PASSING. Founder of Mercury Drug, Mariano Que, passed away last week, as reported on the company's Facebook page on April 14, 2017.

Tycoon and diplomat Alfonso Yuchengco dies

Apr 16, 2017 - 10:35 PM

Yuchengco who also served as Philippine ambassador took the family insurance business and turned it into a financial powerhouse

WATCH: Celebrities star in Super Bowl 2017 commercials

Feb 05, 2017 - 6:11 PM

Justin Bieber appears in an ad for T Mobile Lady Gaga for Tiffany Melissa McCarthy for Kia and more

Taiwan indicts ex-head of bank linked to Panama Papers

Dec 02, 2016 - 11:27 PM

McKinney Tsai ex chairman of Mega International Commercial Bank faces 6 charges in total including accepting improper gains money laundering releasing false documents and insider trading

RCBC chief counsel Estavillo quits

Nov 29, 2016 - 1:10 PM

RCBC announces the resignation of lawyer Maria Celia Fernandez Estavillo over a week after the Anti Money Laundering Council filed criminal charges against several RCBC officers

RESIGNATION. Estavillo is the lawyer who represents Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) in the $81-million Bangladesh Bank heist case. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

SC: Leak in Bar exams not true

Nov 24, 2016 - 4:31 PM

UPDATED Exams in Commercial Law and Criminal Law Supreme Court Associate Justice and 2016 Bar Exams Chair Presbitero Velasco says will not be cancelled or re administered

AMLC files charges vs RCBC officers on Bangladesh Bank heist

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:31 PM

The former treasurer and 5 other officers and employees of listed Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation RCBC are charged for violating Republic Act 9160 or the Anti Money Laundering Act of 2001

CHARGES FILED. Philippine senators probe into the location of the stolen money and main players in the money-laundering case. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

How CESAFI basketball can thrive alongside pro leagues

Nov 11, 2016 - 10:17 AM

With pro leagues potentially competing with Cebu schools CESAFI may have to think outside the box and region

EXPANSION. Van Halen Parmis, the scouting coach of the UV Green Lancers and PCBL south coordinator, has decided to expand the PCBL to Cebu, Leyte and other areas in Mindanao en route to become a nationwide league. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Boeing, Airbus trade barbs as China competition heats up

Nov 02, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The two aerospace giants also face competition from homegrown firms backed by Beijing authorities which aim to eventually beat them

The front fuselage of an aircraft is seen at the Airbus Tianjin plant in Tianjin on March 1, 2016. Air China, which is China's third largest carier by passengers carried, on February 29 said it had ordered twelve Airbus A330-300 long-haul wide-bodied jets for 2.9 billion USD. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Taiwan detains ex-head of bank linked to Panama Papers

Oct 05, 2016 - 5:17 PM

Mckinney Tsai offloads stocks ahead of the bank being fined 180 million by US regulators in August according to Apple Daily citing unnamed sources

Taiwan slaps ban, fine on bank linked to Panama Papers

Sep 15, 2016 - 12:59 PM

Taiwan regulators have ordered the removal of executives of a local bank linked to the Panama Papers scandal and barred it from opening overseas branches

Aerial view of the Panama City bay taken on March 23, 2015.  Rodrigo Arangua/File/AFP

China to be first trillion-dollar air market – Boeing

Sep 13, 2016 - 8:15 PM

US aircraft manufacturer Boeing says China is expected to add more than 6 800 new aircraft to its commercial fleet by 2035 as passenger traffic is on the rise

People wave Chinese flags as an ARJ21-700, China's first domestically produced regional jet, arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport after making its first flight from Chengdu to Shanghai on June 28, 2016. The ARJ21 -- which stands for Advanced Regional Jet for the 21st century -- is a culmination of a programme that has so far taken 14 years. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Aly SONG

DOJ wraps up probe into laundering of Bangladesh bank money

Sep 02, 2016 - 9:09 AM

Assistant State Prosecutor Gilmarie Fe Pacamarra says a resolution may be issued this September

Alfonso Yuchengco steps down as RCBC honorary chair

Aug 31, 2016 - 11:41 AM

The 92 year old taipan is appointed RCBC chairman emeritus in recognition of his distinguished service

RETIREMENT. Taipan Alfonso Yuchengco retires as honorary chairman of RCBC but the board has approved his appointment as chairman emeritus 'in recognition of his distinguished service.' Alfonso Yuchengco's photo from RCBC official website

Indian IVF doctors slam move to ban commercial surrogacy

Aug 25, 2016 - 7:03 PM

The bill seeks to bar foreign single and homosexual would be parents from surrogacy services in India and states that only women who are close relatives of a beneficiary can act as surrogates

SURROGACY. This file photograph taken on October 29, 2015, shows Indian surrogate mothers as they gather during a peaceful protest in the campus of Dr. Nayana Patel's Kaival Hospital in Anand, some 90 kilometers from Ahmedabad. File photo by Sam Panthaky/AFP

India moves to ban booming commercial surrogacy business

Aug 25, 2016 - 12:25 AM

Indian Cabinet officials approve a bill that would restrict surrogacy to local married couples and ban foreign couples from availing of the service

(FILES) This file photograph taken on October 29, 2015, shows Indian surrogate mothers as they gather during a peaceful protest in the campus of Dr. Nayana Patel's Kaival Hospital in Anand, some 90 kms from Ahmedabad.  India's government on August 24, 2016, has approved plans to ban the booming commercial surrogacy industry, a move that would block thousands of foreign couples who flock to centres to have a baby. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said cabinet approved a bill to restrict surrogacy services to local married couples, following concerns about the exploitation of young, poor Indian women who bear babies for others.  / AFP PHOTO / Sam PANTHAKY

Taiwan probes leading bank linked to Panama Papers

Aug 22, 2016 - 3:49 PM

American regulators last week said Taiwan s Mega International Commercial Bank showed indifference towards transactions carried out through Panama

View of a sign outside the building where Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm offices are placed in Panama City on April 3, 2016. Rodrigo Arangua/AFP

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Aug 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM

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Ex-RCBC manager linked to Bangladesh bank heist arrested for perjury

Aug 18, 2016 - 12:01 AM

Maia Santos Deguito claims that Lorenzo Tan the president on leave of the RCBC was the brains behind the laundering of 81 million that a syndicate stole online from Bangladesh central bank

DEGUITO. Maia Deguito, manager of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) branch in Manila's financial district, gestures as she answers a question during a senate hearing in Manila on April 5, 2016. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP