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IN THEIR OWN WORDS: The new fishermen of Gem-Ver

Nov 19, 2019 - 9:22 PM

Ten new crew members of fishing boat Gem-Ver prepare to sail again to Recto Bank

NEW CREW. The fishermen and crew of F/B Gem-Ver pose for a group picture on November 15, 2019, in Brgy San Roque, San Jose Occidental Mindoro. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Who is the Filipino? Going global and going genre with Philippine cinema

Nov 19, 2019 - 8:38 PM

In part 2 of our conversation with Mikhail Red, we ask how Philippine cinema will stay local while adapting to this age of streaming and Marvel

Photo courtesy of Netflix

Amid crackdown, activists lose another bid for extraordinary legal remedy

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:44 PM

The Court of Appeals denies the petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by the family of youth activist Alexandrea Pacalda. Law professor Ted Te says a Marcos-time SC ruling has rendered 'habeas corpus inutile.'

LOST BID. Quezon youth activist Alexandrea Pacalda loses her bid for the Writ of Habeas Corpus at the Court of Appeals. Photo courtesy of Karapatan

Rocco Nacino on returning to MMFF: I'm enjoying the moment

Nov 18, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Rocco says compared to the first time he participated back in 2013, he's more relaxed about being part of the film festival this time around

Phil Younghusband retires from football

Nov 18, 2019 - 8:09 PM

The country's leading goalscorer ends his football career with 52 international goals

RETIREMENT. Phil Younghusband represents in the Philippines in his last AFF Suzuki Cup tournament in 2018. Photo from AFF Suzuki Cup Facebook

WATCH: Bea Alonzo, Angelica Panganiban's friendship tested in 'Unbreakable' trailer

Nov 18, 2019 - 1:39 PM

The movie opens on November 27

Miko Eala bags junior tennis title in Cyprus

Nov 17, 2019 - 8:44 PM

The brother of Filipina teen sensation Alex Eala wins the Hellenic Bank Masters Tennis Academy tournament in Cyprus

PROVING HIMSELF. Miko Eala rises in the international tennis scene with a title from Cyprus. Photo from Miko Eala's Facebook

Inside the Industry: Directing with Mikhail Red

Nov 17, 2019 - 1:16 PM

In Part 1 of our two-parter interview, Hustle talks to Mikhail Red about growing up in a family of filmmakers, video games, and how "filmmaking is suffering"

Start of 'ber' months boost overseas remittances

Nov 16, 2019 - 4:03 PM

The BSP says remittances from overseas Filipinos grows by 6% in September

ROBUST. File photo of a customer counting Philippines peso notes after trading his US dollars for Philippine pesos in Manila. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

'Don't generalize,' Filipino-Chinese bizmen appeal amid drug accusations

Nov 16, 2019 - 2:42 PM

'Let us be more careful in making public statements that may unnecessarily create rancor, conflicts, misunderstanding, and promote unfair stereotypes,' says the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Photo of Henry Lim Bon Liong, president of the Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry

DFA: No need to evacuate Filipinos in Hong kong 'at this time'

Nov 16, 2019 - 12:35 PM

The Department of Foreign Affairs assures the public that Filipinos 'remain safe and largely unaffected' by the Hong Kong protests

5 MONTHS AND COUNTING. Protesters stand in front of a burning barricade at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), in Hong Kong early on November 13, 2019. Photo by Anthony Wallace / AFP

WATCH: 'Wild rich girl' meets 'poor chick boy' in 'Wild Little Love' trailer

Nov 15, 2019 - 1:38 PM

Andrea Brillantes and Seth Fedelin star in the iWant original movie

WILD LITTLE LOVE. Seth Fedelin and Andrea Brillantes star in the upcoming film. Screenshot from The Gold Squad on YouTube

WATCH: Netflix drops 'Dead Kids' trailer

Nov 14, 2019 - 10:38 AM

It's the first Filipino-made Netflix original

Image courtesy of Netflix

LISTEN: PH team anthem for SEA Games 2019

Nov 14, 2019 - 9:06 AM

An editor from the Manila Standard pens the song 'Pilipinas' dedicated to Filipino athletes

BACK AT IT. The Philippines will host the SEA Games for the first time in 14 years. File photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler


How Gretchen Malalad turned an Italian gig to gold

Nov 13, 2019 - 3:37 PM

As the country’s Southeast Games hosting nears, former champion karateka Gretchen Malalad recalls her tough quest for gold

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Zephanie

Nov 13, 2019 - 3:11 PM

Catch the 'Idol Philippines' winner on Rappler Live Jam!

WATCH: First teaser for PH remake of 'Miracle in Cell No. 7'

Nov 13, 2019 - 10:49 AM

Get your tissues ready

Duterte visits wakes of John Gokongwei, Bong Tan

Nov 12, 2019 - 10:55 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte pays his last respects to tycoon John Gokongwei Jr and PAL Holdings president Lucio 'Bong' Tan Jr

LOOK: President Duterte attended both the wake of John Gokongwei Jr and wake of Lucio “Bong” Tan Jr last night. Malacañang photo

Robina Gokongwei’s funny stories about dad

Nov 12, 2019 - 8:25 AM

From her kidnapping to her wedding day, John Gokongwei's eldest daughter shares some of her most cherished memories of the late tycoon

Filipino GM to join World Senior Chess Championship

Nov 11, 2019 - 10:17 PM

Grandmaster Rogelio 'Joey' Antonio Jr will compete in the tournament he placed 2nd in two years ago

Photo from Shutterstock

Ancajas' new foe Gonzalez fights like original challenger – Jimenez

Nov 11, 2019 - 7:36 PM

Miguel Gonzalez replaces Jonathan Rodriguez as Jerwin Ancajas' new foe in the bout for the IBF super flyweight title

EXTEND REIGN. Jerwin Ancajas will defend his IBF super flyweight belt against a new foe. File photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler


How John Gokongwei built his empire from selling peanuts

Nov 10, 2019 - 4:55 PM

John Gokongwei Jr was born wealthy, but he had to start from scratch after his family lost what they had. Here's a look back on his journey to becoming one of the most beloved tycoons in the Philippines.

'Exceptional and ideal Filipino': Tributes pour in for John Gokongwei

Nov 10, 2019 - 3:04 PM

'Mr John Gokongwei Jr left a legacy to the Filipino nation and the coming generation worth emulating,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

'IDEAL FILIPINO.' John Gokongwei Jr named MAP's Management Man of the Year 2017. File Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Tycoon John Gokongwei Jr dies, 93

Nov 10, 2019 - 3:38 AM

(UPDATED) John Gokongwei Jr dies surrounded by loved ones at the Manila Doctors Hospital on November 9, 2019, according to his son, Lance Gokongwei

File photo by Jake Verzosa

Sue Ramirez, a light that never goes out

Nov 09, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Showbiz is full of stars, but there’s no one like Sue

Photos are by Iya Forbes/Rappler

LOOK: Donaire borrows trophy from Inoue to fulfill promise to sons

Nov 08, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Nonito Donaire says the Muhammad Ali trophy will serve as a reminder to him and his sons to win and lose 'graciously'

MISSED CHANCE. Nonito Donaire falls short of the Muhammad Ali trophy against Naoya Inoue. Photo from Twitter/@filipinoflash


Stanley Chi releases new book 'Love is Landian with Effort'

Nov 08, 2019 - 7:30 AM

Landi responsibly, kids

Donaire falls short vs 'Monster' Inoue in Japan

Nov 07, 2019 - 10:47 PM

Nonito Donaire may be in the twilight of his career but 'The Filipino Flash' pushes unbeaten Japanese Naoya Inoue to the limit

BLOODY. Nonito Donaire rocks Naoya Inoue several times. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Kalendaryo 20/20 is not your typical yearender exhibit

Nov 06, 2019 - 7:17 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Artist and University of the Philippines Fine Arts professor Marco Ruben Malto II reconstructs the Filipino calendar to represent how the unfortunate events of our past are recurring today and rapidly shaping our future

Bantay Dagat official sees work as high-risk, high-reward

Nov 06, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Romelito Lirasan, Bantay Dagat chief of San Remigio, Cebu, is grateful that most fishermen in his town help defend their marine sanctuaries. But there's a lot of work to do.

Romelito Lirasan Photo courtesy of Oceana

Donaire tries to slay 'Monster' Inoue in world series title duel

Nov 06, 2019 - 5:38 PM

Filipino fighter Nonito Donaire relishes the underdog tag as oddsmakers pick unbeaten Japanese sensation Naoya Inoue as the huge favorite

MOTIVATED. Nonito Donaire hopes to bank on experience as he targets a 41st victory. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: First trailer for 'Write about Love'

Nov 06, 2019 - 11:44 AM

The movie is TBA Studios' entry to the Metro Manila Film Festival 2019

Darryl Yap's 'Tililing' won't be restricted to just one genre

Nov 06, 2019 - 11:05 AM

The film stars Gina Pareño, Baron Gesiler, Donnalyn Bartolome, and Chad Kinis

'Long Distance' podcast premieres second season with documentary companion series

Nov 06, 2019 - 8:50 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The second season will include stories of an immigrant couple who paved the way for the rise of Filipino food in the United States and of a woman who survived torture and incarceration during the Martial Law

Thirds to tour Japan with U.S. band Stars Hollow

Nov 05, 2019 - 8:46 PM

The punk trio is bringing their music to a wider audience

THIRDS. The punk trio is heading to Japan. Rappler Screenshot

Moshing for farmer’s lives

Nov 05, 2019 - 8:39 PM

'Galit na galit na ang mga patay!' Ourselves the Elves vocalist Alyana Cabral screams. The crowd riles back

DOLE warns public against fake employment ads on Facebook

Nov 05, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Filipinos seeking work abroad should verify the validity of jobs with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, says POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia

YA novel about Duterte's 'drug war' nominated for CILIP Carnegie Medal

Nov 05, 2019 - 10:41 AM

This is the second major international award for the novel, written by Filipino-American Randy Ribay

FINALIST. The YA novel, written by Filipino-American Randy Ribay, is a finalist in this year's National Book Awards. File photo by Rappler

Duterte, Abe discuss comfort women, South China Sea in meeting

Nov 05, 2019 - 10:05 AM

The two leaders also take up the Japan-funded Metro Manila Subway and plans to develop the Subic Bay area

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe pose for posterity prior to the start of their bilateral meeting at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center in Nonthaburi, Thailand on November 4, 2019. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Designer Cary Santiago reminds bashers: Beauty pageants 'not barometer of fashion'

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:28 PM

'Let me reiterate, fashion is never and will never be about beauty pageants,' says the Cebuano fashion designer

Rappler’s Marites Vitug, Joselito de los Reyes win 38th National Book Awards

Nov 04, 2019 - 8:58 PM

Marites Dañguilan Vitug’s ‘Rock Solid: How the Philippines Won Its Maritime Case against China’ is Best Book in Journalism and Joselito D. de los Reyes’s ‘Finding Teo: Tula/Talambuhay’ is Best Book of Nonfiction Prose in Filipino

2 Filipino doctors chosen among next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders

Nov 04, 2019 - 5:59 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Both engage with a diverse group of outstanding early career physicians (ages 40 and below) coming from multiple specialties and career interests

Ancajas resumes training for December title defense

Nov 04, 2019 - 3:52 PM

Jerwin Ancajas returns to work after his November 2 title duel was cancelled due to the visa issues of challenger Jonathan Rodriguez

LONG REIGN. Jerwin Ancajas will defend his IBF belt for the eighth time against a yet-to-be-named opponent. Photo from Twitter/@trboxing


Senate approves measure using 4Ps fund to buy palay from PH farmers on final reading

Nov 04, 2019 - 3:37 PM

The joint resolution also encourages local governments to buy from Filipino farmers

PRICES. Filipino farmers earn very little, based on data from the government. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Didal rules 2 skateboard events in California

Nov 04, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Margielyn Didal reigns supreme in 3 categories combined in the Exposure All Women's Skateboarding Championships and Ladies Day at The Berrics

BIG EXPECTATIONS. Margielyn Didal is expected to dominate the upcoming SEA Games after winning gold in the Asian Games last year. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP


FAST FACTS: Who is Wesley So?

Nov 03, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Get to know more about Cavite-born Wesley So, who shocked world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen for the World Fischer Random Chess Championship title

TITLEHOLDER. Wesley So claims the first World Fischer Random Chess Championship title. File photo by Anastasya Karlovich/FIDE Press Officer


Difference and sameness: Representation matters in a film like 'Isa Pa, With Feelings'

Nov 03, 2019 - 6:47 PM

What inspired the movie 'Isa Pa, With Feelings' in the first place?

REPRESENTATION. Carlo Aquino and Maine Mendoza star in this Black Sheep production. Still from the movie trailer

Filipino Duno KO'd by American foe in 1 round

Nov 03, 2019 - 6:01 PM

Romero Duno gets dismantled by Ryan Garcia and drops out of the circle of probable title contenders in the lightweight division

DEMOLISHED. Romero Duno suffers his second career loss. Photo Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP


Ancajas gives Duno good chances of besting Garcia

Nov 02, 2019 - 8:22 PM

Filipino boxer Romero Duno looks to upset highly touted American prospect Ryan Garcia

ALL SET. Both Ryan Garcia (left) and Romero Duno check in at 135 pounds during the official weigh-in. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Billy Crawford marks one year of sobriety

Nov 02, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Billy Crawford celebrates Halloween and his first year of being alcohol-free