Arellano Lady Chiefs rebound from first PVL loss, sweep TIP

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Arellano nabs solo second in Group B with a 3-1 record and solidifies their campaign for a semifinals slot

REBOUND. Mary Anne Esguerra and the Arellano Lady Chiefs rebound from their only loss of the conference and are headed towards a showdown with the tough UP Lady Maroons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Results: September 2017 Registered Electrical Engineer board exam

Sep 07, 2017 - 8:29 PM

UST is top performing school at the Registered Electrical Engineer board exam

Results: August 2017 Agricultural Engineer Licensure Exams

Aug 29, 2017 - 3:36 PM

630 out of 1 304 passed the August 2017 Agricultural Engineer Licensure Examination

New malware spreading via FB Messenger – antivirus firms

Aug 25, 2017 - 4:54 PM

Kaspersky Avira and CSIS say it spreads via a certain bit ly or t cn link sent by contacts

BAD LINK. The format of the malware's message shows the name of the user, the word 'Video,' and a bitly or link. Screenshot of message from Kaspersky.

Auction for new Clark airport terminal starts

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority names 7 prospective bidders including two Chinese firms once banned by the World Bank as well as the concessionaire of the award winning Mactan Cebu International Airport

NEW TERMINAL. The creation of a new passenger airport terminal in Clark is seen to increase passenger capacity by 8 million per year, from the existing 4.2 million passengers per year. Artist perspective courtesy of BCDA

Results: August 2017 Sanitary Engineer board exam

Aug 15, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Sanitary engineers

NBI arrests Cebu businessmen for stealing P6M Yolanda aid

Aug 15, 2017 - 5:05 PM

The arrested individuals allegedly hacked into email addresses to direct the deposit of funds into their bank accounts

DESTRUCTION. A 2013 aerial photo of Guiuan, Eastern Samar just after Supertyphoon Yolanda hit the area. Photo from AFP Central Command Facebook Page

Results: August 2017 Mining Engineers board exam

Aug 14, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Saint Louis University is the top performing school at the August 2017 Mining Engineers licensure examination

MRC Allied partners with Chinese firm for energy deals

Jul 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM

The two companies will explore opportunities in the Philippines renewable energy sector

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, June 3- July 9, 2017

Jul 09, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Must watch videos from this week

What's The Big Idea? Scientist writes children's books for girls

Jul 06, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Coco Alcuaz finds out the big idea behind Professor Didith Rodrigo s children s books written for young girls

Google releases jobs search engine in U.S.

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:59 PM

Users in the US looking for a job need only to set a search string that qualifies as a job seeking query – such as jobs near me or writing jobs – and the search function will give you what s available from its listings

GOOGLING JOBS. Google is making it easier for Americans to find jobs. Image from Google.

Call for nominations: MWF prize for engineering excellence

Jun 20, 2017 - 1:16 PM

Deadline of nominations is extended to July 31

Unpaid wages leave Filipino workers stranded in Qatar

Jun 08, 2017 - 10:00 AM

For the workers stranded in the labor camps reforms and resolutions cannot come fast enough

The workers check the documents to be sent to court. They haven't been paid since January 2017. They stopped working and filed the case expecting the company to pay their salary and the tickets back home. Doha, Qatar - May 21, 2017.

Results: May 2017 Chemical Engineer board exam

May 30, 2017 - 5:52 PM

Congratulations to all the passers

PRC Results: May 2017 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination

May 12, 2017 - 8:49 AM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed civil engineers

RESULTS: April 2017 Electrical Engineer Licensure Exams

Apr 25, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Congratulations to the passers

Aviation leads high-paying careers list, gov't survey reveals

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The list of highest paying jobs is led by positions in the aviaiton industry architecture and engineering and design according to the latest Occupation Wages Survey results

HIGH-PAYING JOBS. The labor department releases a list of the top 10 highest-paying jobs in the Philippines. File photo by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse

RESULTS: April 2017 Electronics Engineer and Electronics Technician Licensure Exams

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:16 PM

PRC also announces that 49 passed the technical evaluation for the upgrading as Professional Electronics

Cebu Pacific links up with KLM AFI to service expanding fleet

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:44 PM

The long term contract covers a fleet of what is expected to be over 40 Airbus A320s

Japan scientist eyes energy burst from 'typhoon turbine'

Mar 29, 2017 - 1:14 PM

A Tokyo based engineer believes that his bladeless wind turbine can not only stand up to the raw force of these destructive storms but also harness that power to generate electricity

TAMING TYPHOONS This picture taken on October 20, 2016 shows engineer Atsushi Shimizu, founder and CEO of the Japanese venture company Challenergy, standing next to his bladeless wind turbine in Tokyo. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Quadriplegic man regains use of arm in medical first – study

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The remarkable advance hinges on a prosthesis which circumvents rather than repairs his spinal injury using wires electrodes as well as computer software to reconnect the severed link between his brain and muscles

MOVING ARMS AGAIN. Bill Kochevar, who was paralyzed below his shoulders in a bicycling accident, is believed to be the first person with quadriplegia in the world to have arm and hand movements restored with the help of two temporarily implanted technologies. Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland FES Center

Results: Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam March 2017

Mar 22, 2017 - 6:03 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed mechanical engineers

North Korea's Kim hails engine test as 'new birth' for rocket industry – KCNA

Mar 19, 2017 - 7:30 AM

UPDATED The test was apparently timed to coincide with the visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Beijing on Saturday

ROCKET LAUNCHES. This picture taken from North Korean TV and released by South Korean news agency Yonhap on February 7, 2016 shows North Korea's locket launch of earth observation satellite Kwangmyong 4. AFP photo

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Mar 17, 2017 - 8:33 PM

Watch Rappler s evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Google starts weeding out hateful, violent content from search results

Mar 17, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The search giant s updated content review policies take aim at offensive material

ANTI-HATE. The search giant cracks down on hateful content.

After an earthquake, what should house, building owners do next?

Feb 19, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Experts say that aftershocks are still possible weeks even months after a major earthquake How can we prepare for them?

PUP engineering dean: Pageant canceled over EJK-themed pics

Feb 16, 2017 - 4:20 PM

We believe that matters like extrajudicial killings shall not be downplayed to just a theme in a pageant s shoot says PUP College of Engineering dean Guillermo Bernabe

News Briefs: February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017 - 8:17 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday February 16

School pageant organizers sorry for EJK-themed photo shoot

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:39 PM

We admit that indeed it appeared as insensitive and not carefully thought out and we apologize for failing to properly present our message say the organizers of the Mr and Ms PUP Engineering pageant

Sandigan reprimands ex-QC exec in Manor Hotel fire for delay

Jan 31, 2017 - 3:40 PM

The Court is extremely disappointed with the accused’s futile attempt to further delay the resolution of these cases by belatedly filing a baseless motion to dismiss the Sandiganbayan says of the former Quezon City engineer

ANTI-GRAFT COURT. The facade of the Sandiganbayan. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 15, 2017

Jan 15, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Here are the stories you should not miss this Sunday

SpaceX launches, lands rocket for first time since September blast

Jan 15, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The January 14 launch is the first in a series planned to upgrade Iridium s global communications network

LIFTOFF. The Iridium-1 launch, January 14, 2016. Photo courtesy SpaceX

Cannabis can relieve pain, but carries risks – US report

Jan 13, 2017 - 8:35 AM

Risks of cannabis use include the possibility of triggering a heart attack but more research is needed to understand whether and how cannabis use is associated with heart attack stroke and diabetes

2016 top science stories: Spacetime ripples, feathered dinos, a 'fairy' in space

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

What are the biggest discoveries and ideas in science this year? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months

Singapore companies told: Invest in PH cities outside Manila

Dec 16, 2016 - 9:24 AM

Singaporean President Tony Tan says his government will support the Duterte administration s push for inclusive economic growth by encouraging Singaporean companies to invest in cities like Cebu and Davao

HELPING HAND. President Tony Tan Keng Yam speaks at the state banquet he hosted in honor of President Rodrigo Duterte on December 15, 2016. Photo by Simeon Celi/Presidential Photo

Protesters vs Dakota pipeline: It's not just about water

Dec 11, 2016 - 2:01 PM

It s more than just clean water for the thousands of people who protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

Safiyyah Abdullah and Basil Abdul Khabir on the day they arrived at Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota. Oct. 9, 2016. Photo by Pat Nabong/MEDILL

PH contractors eye up to $100-B infra deals with Chinese firms

Dec 07, 2016 - 8:30 PM

A local design consultancy firm says it partnered with China Communications Construction Company Limited to cash in on President Rodrigo Duterte s foreign policy direction

STRONGER COLLABORATION. Representatives of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) sign MOU with two local contractors. Photo by Chrisee De La Paz/Rappler

Fight over revolutionary genetic advance goes to court in U.S.

Dec 07, 2016 - 10:52 AM

A fierce legal battle over the patent for the revolutionary gene editing technique CRISPR Cas9 plays out in a US court with billions of dollars at stake

U.S. authorities deny route for controversial North Dakota pipeline

Dec 05, 2016 - 8:58 AM

The decision to nix plans for a controversial oil pipeline crossing in North Dakota is a major victory for Native Americans and environmentalists who had staged months of protests

VICTORY. Native American and other activists celebrate after learning an easement had been denied for the Dakota Access Pipeline at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

PRC Results: November 2016 Chemical Engineer board exam

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:15 PM

De La Salle University Manila alum tops November 2016 Chemical Engineer Licensure Examination

Results: November 2016 Civil Engineer board exam

Nov 16, 2016 - 10:32 PM

Check the full list of passers of the Civil Engineer board exam

Dominguez: Questionable firms banned from PH infra auctions

Nov 02, 2016 - 8:50 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the Philippines will ask China to designate and accredit Chinese companies which can bid for infrastructure projects

PROPER BIDDING. '[T]hese projects will be bid out and of course, if a company is not acceptable in the international field, they will not be able to bid for the project,' Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

Palace: No 'commitments' made to shady Chinese companies

Oct 28, 2016 - 4:55 PM

The MOUs with Chinese companies one of them banned by the World Bank are still subject to public hearings and necessary processes says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

DEALS IN CHINA. A Duterte baller is auctioned off at an event of the Philippine-China Business Delegation at the Grand Beijing Hotel in Beijing, China on October 20. Photo by KING RODRIGUEZ/Presidential Photo

'Shady track records' hound PH-China infra firms

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:05 PM

UPDATED But the Bases Conversion Development Authority BCDA clarifies that the memoranda signed with these Chinese companies are only meant for feasibility studies

MURKY DETAILS. A Philippine senator, lawmaker, and a group of former senior government officials (FSGO) have raised concerns over the Chinese firms designated to spearhead the new projects as well as the processes these deals. Traffic photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

RESULTS: October 2016 Electronics Engineer and Electronics Technician Licensure Exam

Oct 21, 2016 - 9:17 AM

1 914 passed the Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination and 2 722 passed the Electronics Technician Licensure Examination this October 2016

RESULTS: October 2016 Geodetic Engineer Exam

Oct 13, 2016 - 6:52 PM

Congratulations to the passers

Results: September 2016 Electrical Engineer Licensure Examinations (Middle East)

Oct 12, 2016 - 6:17 PM

Check the full list of passers of the Electrical Engineer board exam held in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates; Al Khobar Jeddah and Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Doha Qatar and in Kuwait

Results: Mechanical Engineer and Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination September 2016

Oct 07, 2016 - 10:35 PM

The Professional Regulation Commission announces that 3 110 out of 4 470 passed the Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination and 40 out of 68 passed the Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination