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PMA to honor Lacson, Honasan

Feb 20, 2020 - 6:42 PM

This year's PMA Alumni Homecoming on Saturday is a private affair because of the threat of the COVID-19

HONOREES. Sen. Panfilo Lacson during the Senate hearing on the amendment of the Anti-Terrorism bill on October 1, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PMA alumni homecoming postponed because of novel coronavirus

Feb 06, 2020 - 7:54 AM

Originally set for February 14 and 15, the yearly event has been pushed back to February 22, says the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association

NO VISITORS. The Philippine Military Academy in Baguio City was closed to the general public for 3 weeks starting January 31 amid an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

After ‘Hamilton,’ Rachelle Ann Go to stage homecoming concert

Dec 14, 2019 - 4:58 PM

The concert will be held in February 2020

RACHELLE ANN GO. The musical theater star is set to stage a homecoming concert in February 2020. Screenshot from Instagram.com/gorachelleann

IN PHOTOS: 'PWR Special: Homecoming'

Oct 15, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The show is 5 years in the making for Philippine Wrestling Revolution

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

TJP defeats Jake de Leon in 'homecoming' dream match

Oct 13, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Both wrestlers exhibit the Philippine brand of wrestling athleticism in 'PWR Special: Homecoming'

TJP VS JDL. TJP battles Jake de Leon at the main event of PWR Special: Homecoming on Saturday, October 13, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Jeff Cobb to throw 'biggest suplex party' at PWR Special: Homecoming

Oct 11, 2019 - 7:22 PM

The Fil-Am wrestler sets his sights on the Philippine Wrestling Revolution championship

JEFF COBB. The Fil-Am wrestler is coming home to the Philippines, and challenging for the PWR Championship at PWR Special: Homecoming. Photo from Cobb's Instagram account

Fil-Am wrestler TJP: My best ability is adaptability

Oct 10, 2019 - 4:22 PM

Ahead of his 'PWR Special: Homecoming' main event match, TJP shares his advice to fellow Filipino wrestlers: 'Be authentic, be yourself, be patient'

TJP. Fil-Am wrestler TJP will compete in the Philippines for the first time on Saturday, October 12, at PWR Special: Homecoming. Photo from WWE.com

Rappler Talk Sports: 3 PWR wrestlers in WWE tryout

Oct 08, 2019 - 12:23 PM

After their WWE tryout experience, Jake de Leon, Crystal, and Ken Warren get to see action in the 'PWR Special: Homecoming' on Saturday, October 12

From 'Handmaids' to 'Homecoming:' Other big Emmys takeaways

Jul 18, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Aside from 'Game of Thrones,' other notable shows and documentaries get the Emmys nomination nod this year

Surprise! Beyonce drops 'Homecoming' album in time for Netflix film

Apr 17, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Beyonce releases the 'Homecoming' live album from her Coachella performance

INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Beyonce Knowles performs onstage during 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 14, 2018 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

PNPA alumni told: Self-evaluation is key to police success

Mar 09, 2019 - 11:02 PM

'No other profession demands a higher ethical standard than that of law enforcement,' says National Police Commission Vice Chairman Rogelio Casurao during the PNPA homecoming 2019

POLICE ACADEMY. Alumni come back to Camp Castañeda for thr PNPA alumni homecoming on March 9, 2019. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

PNPA alumni adopt NCRPO chief Eleazar, Duterte son-in-law

Mar 09, 2019 - 8:42 PM

Others deemed as honorary members of PNPA classes during their annual homecoming are Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and senatorial candidate Francis Tolentino

ADOPTED ALUMNI. Metro Manila police chief Director Guillermo Eleazar is adopted by PNPA Class of 1989. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: A homecoming for the PNP Academy's Lakans, Lakambinis

Mar 09, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Alumni of the Philippine National Police Academy come home to Camp Castañeda in Silang, Cavite for their annual alumni homecoming

REUNION. Alumni of the Philippine National Police Academy reunite in the place where their careers started, Camp Castañeda. All photos by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

The week in photos: February 16-22, 2019

Feb 23, 2019 - 7:59 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

HOMECOMING. Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray blows a kiss to well wishers during a homecoming parade in Makati City on February 21, 2019. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

WATCH: Politicians join PMA alumni homecoming ahead of 2019 polls

Feb 16, 2019 - 10:11 PM

From former police chief Ronald dela Rosa to Senator JV Estrada, original and adopted alumni are welcomed by the Philippine Military Academy in its 2019 alumni homecoming

'RULING CLASS.' The PMA Sinagtala Class of 1986 marching led by Senatorial candidate and former top cop Ronald dela Rosa and police chief Oscar Albayalde. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

DENR chief Cimatu fears Baguio 'may lose pine trees'

Feb 16, 2019 - 12:54 PM

'I will be making really a study for what is best for Baguio City as far as the environment is concerned,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu

BAGUIO. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Chief Roy Cimatu says the pine trees in Baguio are dying. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Dela Rosa confident of PMA alumni support for Senate bid

Feb 16, 2019 - 11:29 AM

'Siguradong may boboto sa akin kaya hindi na ako mangangampanya dito,' says administration senatorial bet Ronald dela Rosa, who is attending the PMA homecoming as a member of Class 1986

NO CAMPAIGN.' Former top cop and now administration senatorial candidate Ronald dela Rosa speaks to the media on the sidelines of the Philippine Military Academy alumni homecoming in Baguio City on Februry 16, 2019. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

PMA to 2019 candidates: Don't use our homecoming to campaign

Feb 16, 2019 - 8:29 AM

The Philippine Military Academy will ask politicians to get rid of their campaign materials found in Fort Gregorio del Pilar

NO CAMPAIGNING, PLEASE. The Philippine Military Academy appeals to politicians and alumni alike not to use its annual homecoming on February 16, 2019, to campaign for the May polls. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

SCHEDULE: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's homecoming

Feb 02, 2019 - 10:27 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Mark your calendars for the homecoming!

2nd Glory Awards, musical tribute to highlight UP CMC homecoming on Oct 6

Oct 01, 2018 - 11:17 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Twelve UP College of Mass Communication alumni will receive 'Glory' trophies for the excellence and impact of their work in various mass communication fields

UP to hold general alumni homecoming August 18

Aug 17, 2018 - 2:39 PM

(PRESS RELEASE) Distinguished alumni will be honored during the event

AID FROM SUCs.The University of the Philippines is also set to hold its on initiative to help the Con-Com studying amendments to the Constitution. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Police heroes remembered at PNPA Alumni Homecoming 2018

Mar 18, 2018 - 1:24 PM

'You are standing on sacred grounds,' says DILG officer in charge Eduardo Año

LAST SALUTE. PNPA chief Joseph Adnol (center) leads the wreath laying ceremony for fallen PNPA alumni. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The PMA's colorful Trooping the Line tradition

Feb 18, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The Trooping the Line tradition is one of the highlights of the annual Philippine Military Academy alumni homecoming celebration

ALUMNI PARADE. PMA alumni execute the Trooping the Line tradition at the Fort Gregorio del Pilar's Borromeo Field. All photos by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Will Dela Rosa get another term extension?

Feb 17, 2018 - 8:08 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte can extend the term of Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa up to January 21, 2019

Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Billionaire Enrique Razon Jr now adopted PMA alumnus

Feb 17, 2018 - 2:25 PM

(UPDATED) Enrique Razon Jr is made an adopted PMA alumnus for his donations to the school, most notably two military barracks worth P540 million

'MISTAH'. PMA alumni adopt individuals they believe have contributed to the mission of the academy which is to serve the country with loyalty, integrity, and courage. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Inside the Philippine Military Academy barracks

Feb 17, 2018 - 10:48 AM

Take a look at how order is enforced down to the cadets' most personal needs, and how smiles from visitors can brighten the usually stern campus

INSIDE PMA. Cadets of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) open their rooms for inspection. All photos by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

'It' scares up box office glory for 2 weeks

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The film is way ahead of other box office hits – including new releases 'American Assassin' and 'mother!'

PENNYWISE. The murderous clown, played by Bill Skarsgard, is the evil driving force in the film based on a Stephen King novel. Screengrab from YouTube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 9 Agustus 2017

Aug 09, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

WATCH: Bimb loves Tom Holland's Spider-Man in ‘Homecoming’ review

Jul 18, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Kris Aquino s 10 year old son gives Tom Holland a thumbs up for his performance

BIMB, THE FILM CRITIC. The young son of Kris Aquino talks about why he thinks Tom Holland is the best Spider-Man. Screengrab from YouTube.com/TheAquinos

Tom Holland, Zendaya are dating – report

Jul 14, 2017 - 5:27 PM

The Spider Man:Homecoming stars react to the news on Twitter

Tom Holland dan Zendaya terlibat cinta lokasi

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Keduanya dikabarkan resmi berpacaran setelah menjalani syuting bersama di film Spider Man: Homecoming

CINTA LOKASI. Tom Holland dan Zendaya diam-diam berpacaran saat syuting film 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'. Foto dari akun Instagram @spidermanmovie

'Spider-Man' casts a wide web to top weekend box office

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:26 PM

The Spider Man opening is the 3rd largest this year behind Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' review: Guiltlessly fun

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:25 PM

The latest Spider Man film is a step in the right direction for a genre that seems to be getting lost in all the routine of repetitive fanfare

4 film yang wajib ditonton bulan Juli 2017

Jul 03, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Salah satu film yang paling ditunggu bulan ini adalah Spiderman: Homecoming

FILM JULI. Inilah empat film yang layak tonton di bulan Juli ini. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Illumination, Warner Bros. Pictures, 20th Century Fox dan Marvel Entertainment

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 25 Mei 2017

May 25, 2017 - 11:40 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

SAKSIKAN: Cuplikan terbaru film 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

May 08, 2017 - 10:12 AM

Cuplikan adegan terbaru ini dirilis saat gelaran MTV Movie TV Awards 2017

Tom Holland memerankan tokoh Peter Parker dan Spider-Man. Foto dari screen capture akun Twitter MTV.

WATCH: New 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' clip released

May 08, 2017 - 8:51 AM

A new scene from the upcoming movie is released at the MTV Movie and TV Awards

'SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING.' Tom Holland plays Peter Parker in the upcoming movie. Screengrab from Twitter/MTV

SAKSIKAN: Trailer terbaru 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Mar 29, 2017 - 8:55 AM

Lihat lebih dekat sosok Vulture lawan terbaru Spider Man

Aktor Tom Holland membuktikan kemampuan aktingnya di film terbaru, 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Sony Pictures Entertainment.

WATCH: Action-packed scenes in new 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' trailer

Mar 28, 2017 - 11:01 PM

Here s a closer look at the villainous Vulture and more on the upcoming movie s plot

Binay makes rare public appearance at PNPA homecoming

Mar 11, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Politicians businessmen and even athletes join alumni of the PNPA during their homecoming

Duterte wants to be 'manager' of Mindanao dev't projects

Mar 11, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Interior Secretary Sueno says the President will be the project manager of development funds and development projects in Mindanao

WATCH: Duterte at PMA alumni homecoming 2017

Feb 19, 2017 - 7:49 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte leads this year s PMA alumni homecoming in Baguio City

Duterte to military: I need you in leading the country

Feb 18, 2017 - 1:17 PM

UPDATED In his short speech during the Philippine Military Academy alumni homecoming President Rodrigo Duterte also talks about the ISIS threat and the need to continue his controversial war on drugs

WATCH: Why civilians should be interested in the PMA alumni homecoming

Feb 18, 2017 - 12:29 PM

Every year the who s who of the Philippine military and police troop all the way back to Baguio

PMA alumni present manifesto of support for Duterte

Feb 18, 2017 - 12:11 PM

UPDATED We affirm our unwavering support for President Rodrigo Duterte our commander in chief for his initiatives to wage war against corruption and criminalization says PMAAAI chairman Anselmo Avenido Jr

Screenshot from RTVM

Batch '67 mistah Duterte moves higher up in PMA family

Feb 17, 2017 - 4:37 PM

During his first PMA Homecoming as president Rodrigo Duterte will be adopted into the PMA alumni association a privilege accorded to only select mistahs

SUITING UP. President Rodrigo Duterte tries on the suits given to him by his adoptive PMA class, the 'Dimasupil' Class of 1967 in Malacañang on November 7, 2016. Photo by Richard Madelo/Presidential Photo

WATCH: Iron Man and Spidey in first 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' trailer

Dec 09, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Check out Spidey in action references to the Avengers scenes with Iron Man and more in the first trailer for Spider Man: Homecoming

'SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING.' Tony Stark and Spidey have a heart-to-heart in the latest trailer for 'Spider-Man: Homecoming.' Screengrab from YouTube/ColumbiaPicturesPhils

Baguio City celebrates Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa's homecoming

Nov 28, 2016 - 9:03 PM

Kylie s homecoming activities include a charity dinner and victory party with supporters

Ombudsman: No to 'blind loyalty' despite human rights abuses

Nov 26, 2016 - 4:05 PM

The relevant message is that we cannot pretend to end impunity by clothing ourselves with impunity as well Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says

HUMAN RIGHTS. 'Thou shall not kill,' Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says, as she urges the Philippines to 'go back to basics.' File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Frayna recalls hard road to become PH's Woman Chess Grandmaster

Sep 27, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Janelle Mae Frayna the Philippines first Woman Chess Grandmaster wants to encourage fellow chess players to pursue their dreams and not give up despite the difficulties

HOMECOMING. WGM Janelle May Frayna receives a hero's welcome from the city government of Legazpi. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia