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Astrology Q&A: 'How do I learn to forgive?'

Jun 29, 2020 - 9:00 AM

'How can I move on from this friendship break-up?'

Unilever to rename skin-lightening cream in India, Bangladesh

Jun 25, 2020 - 11:45 PM

(UPDATED) Unilever is dropping 'Fair' from the name of its Fair & Lovely cream, saying it is 'committed to celebrating all skin tones'

Megan Young joins eSports tournament to raise funds for Love Yourself

Jun 17, 2020 - 3:59 PM

Megan will go up against Red Fernandez in a Mobile Legends tournament dubbed 'VersUs: The TaskUs Battles'

Astrology Q&A: 'Am I allergic to love?'

Jun 08, 2020 - 8:00 PM

'I think I'm allergic to commitment but I wasn't always this way. What's wrong with me?'

'2gether: The Series' will be streaming on ABS-CBN's platforms

Jun 07, 2020 - 4:56 PM

The Thai show will be streaming on iWant and on the new Kapamilya Channel

BRIGHTWIN. Thai actors Bright and Win appear in an episode of the hit BL show '2gether: The series.' Screenshot from Youtube.com/GMMTVSPOTLIKE

Love in lockdown: Dating for the single and quarantined

May 24, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Is this truly the worst time to be single?

'Love Thy Woman' cast defends Kim Chiu over viral 'classroom' quote

May 13, 2020 - 5:06 PM

The actress was criticized for an admittedly incoherent line comparing the ABS-CBN shutdown to classroom rules; she's since apologized and poked fun at herself over the quote

Rappler Talk Entertainment: BL and queer media with 'Hanging Out' star Jox Gonzales and director Petersen Vargas

Apr 30, 2020 - 6:00 PM

What makes Boys' Love different from other queer stories?

Kevin Love reminds NBA fans amid virus pandemic: 'Be kind'

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:26 PM

NBA star Kevin Love says everyone should be mindful of their words and actions because there are a lot of people who 'have it worse than we do'

TRUE CHAMP. Kevin Love delivers a powerful message amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo from Instagram/@cavs


Select 'Love Thy Woman' cast, crew asked to undergo self-quarantine

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:01 PM

The actor earlier confirmed he tested positive for the coronavirus and has self-quarantined with his family

Cavs star Love pledges $100,000 to support idled arena workers

Mar 13, 2020 - 1:03 PM

All-Star Kevin Love donates to support the arena workers who 'had a sudden life shift due to the suspension of the NBA season'

ALL LOVE. As the NBA suspension deals a big financial blow to many workers, Kevin Love decides to lend help. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Lady Gaga's back with 'Stupid Love'

Feb 28, 2020 - 6:36 PM

She's back and 'definitely dancing'

LG6. Lady Gaga drops the first single from her upcoming 6th studio album. Photo from Lady Gaga's Twitter

What makes dogs so special? Science says love

Feb 20, 2020 - 12:43 PM

'Our dogs give us so much, and in return they don't ask for much,' says Clive Wynne, founder of the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University

Canine Behaviorist Gen Reyes. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Top UK TV presenter Caroline Flack found dead

Feb 16, 2020 - 5:13 PM

Caroline is known for hosting the show 'Love Island'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 21, 2018 British television presenter Caroline Flack poses on the red carpet on arrival for the BRIT Awards 2018 in London. - British television presenter Caroline Flack was found dead on February 15, 2020, her family said in a statement, the third star connected with the hit reality show "Love Island" to have died. "We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th February," the 40-year-old's family said in a statement. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – NO POSTERS – NO MERCHANDISE– NO USE IN PUBLICATIONS DEVOTED TO ARTISTS

The love formula that says 5:1 = forever

Feb 16, 2020 - 11:00 AM

What if there was a formula to predict with about 90% accuracy whether your relationship will continue or break up?

'Time heals all wounds': Hontiveros gives love advice on Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2020 - 3:21 PM

From giving cheaters a chance to finding "The One," Senator Risa Hontiveros answers questions about love and relationships

LOVE ADVICE. Senator Risa Hontiveros answers questions relating to love and relationships in a Facebook video. Screengrab from Senator Risa Hontiveros' Facebook page

Lana Condor wanted to scream at Lara Jean in 'To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You'

Feb 14, 2020 - 12:08 PM

Lana and Noah talk about how their characters grow in the sequel to their hit film 'To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before'

TROUBLE IN PARADISE. Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo) hit a snag in their relationship in the sequel to 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before.' Photo by Bettina Strauss/Netflix

LIST: 10 Philippine adaptations of famous K-dramas

Feb 09, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Which adaptation is your favorite?

How 'Love Thy Woman' takes inspiration from Filipino-Chinese culture

Feb 09, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Kim Chiu and Xian Lim are back on television in a story inspired by the Filipino-Chinese culture

WATCH: 'To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You' final trailer

Jan 23, 2020 - 1:02 PM

Things are not all rosy in Covinsky-land...

PS I STILL LOVE YOU. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo return as Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in the sequel to the hit film 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before.' Photo by Bettina Strauss/ Netflix

How Sinulog brought this couple from Tangub City together

Jan 20, 2020 - 12:02 AM

A decade ago, Mabel and Roy meet while dancing the Sinulog. Now they're back as a couple.

GREAT LOVE. Mabel Julio brings her family to the Sinulog Grand Parade to pay tribute to the Sto. Niño on January 19. Photo by Eiver Villegas/Rappler

Child 'love marriages' in Nepal blight young lives

Jan 16, 2020 - 5:33 PM

Nepal has one of the world's highest rates of child marriage, even though the practice was banned five decades ago and the legal marrying age is 20

NEPAL MARRIAGES. In this photograph taken on September 12, 2019 Asha Charti Karki, who got married at age 16 and mentors young girls on the importance of education, plays with her daughter in their home in Barahataal in Surkhet District. Photo by Prakash Mathema/AFP

Here's how you can catch Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in Manila

Jan 15, 2020 - 9:43 AM

They're coming over the day after Valentine's!

LJ AND PK IN MANILA. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo are coming to Manila. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Write About Love’ review: More wrong than right

Dec 30, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The film sounds good on paper but fails to register fully

WATCH: The 'To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You' trailer is here

Dec 20, 2019 - 9:54 AM

There's a new boy in town – and he may be out to win Lara Jean Covey's heart

NEW BOY. John Ambrose McClaren and Lara Jean Covey get close in 'To All The Boys: PS I Love You.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Idol Philippines' top Google PH's lists of most searched movies and TV shows in 2019

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards' 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' was also highly searched in 2019

'AVENGERS: ENDGAME.' The highly-anticipated conclusion to the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe unsurprisingly topped Google's movie searches in the Philippines in 2019. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios

'Zebianna' lyric video is top music video for YouTube PH in 2019

Dec 14, 2019 - 7:27 PM

BLACKPINK's 'Kill This Love' and a live performance of 'Pauwi Nako' trail 'Zebianna'

YOUR LSS. The lyric video for 'Zebbiana' is tops the music category for YouTube Philippines. Image from Skusta Clee's Instagram

FIRST LOOK: 'To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You'

Dec 13, 2019 - 11:19 PM

Noah Centineo and Lana Condor return as the ever-adorable Team Covinsky, while Jordan Fisher joins the cast as John Ambrose

COVINSKY. Noah Centineo and Lana Condor are as cute as ever in the upcoming 'To All The Boys' sequel. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Love is Love’ review: A very pleasant surprise

Dec 11, 2019 - 9:00 AM

'It doesn’t work as a romance. It is awkward as a comedy.'

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

LISTEN: Yeng Constantino releases song 'Ikaw Ang Akin'

Nov 09, 2019 - 12:45 PM

The song is for the Metro Manila Film Festival entry 'Write About Love'

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

Nov 08, 2019 - 7:30 AM

Landi responsibly, kids

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

Ateneo PAIR screens 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' to bring home an OFW

Oct 31, 2019 - 8:55 PM

Proceeds from the November 7 screening will go to Ateneo Project for Asian and International Relations' initiative to fund an overseas Filipino worker's trip home for the Christmas season. The screening is open to the public.

[OPINYON] Pinoy love in the time of hashtag

Oct 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Paano tuluyang lumimot kung marami kayong mutual friends sa Facebook? Lalo kung ang nakaraang gusto mong ibaon sa digital Hades ay isang terrabyte ang kabuuang sukat ng mga larawan, kanta, laro, video na pinagsaluhan?

MMFF announces last 4 official films in 2019 festival

Oct 16, 2019 - 8:19 PM

'Mindanao,' 'Write About Love', '3pol Trobol Huli Ka Balbon' and 'Culion' compete the festival lineup

‘Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love’ review: Trite and patronizing

Oct 07, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'Ang Henerasyong Sumuko sa Love' is shallow fare

'Hello, Love, Goodbye' breaks record as highest-grossing PH film – Star Cinema

Sep 04, 2019 - 10:28 AM

It breaks the record of another Kathryn-starrer that was also directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina: 'The Hows of Us'

RECORD-BREAKER. Kathryn Bernardo has starred in the two highest-grossing Filipino films of all time. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK: ‘Hello, Love, Goodbye’ now a novel

Aug 27, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Bookworms can relive Ethan and Joy's love story as a novel!

'Hello, Love, Goodbye' makes over P800 million worldwide

Aug 24, 2019 - 12:55 PM

The film stars Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards

BOX OFFICE HIT. Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo, seen here at a press conference for 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' play two Filipinos who fall in love in Hong Kong. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' sequel to premiere in February

Aug 16, 2019 - 4:43 PM

Also, a third film is already in the works!

TEAM COVINSKY. 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before' stars Noah Centineo and Lana Condor, who play Peter Kavinsky and Lara Jean Covey, are returning for the film's upcoming sequel. Photo courtesy of Netflix

[PODCAST] Love of Country: When is music patriotic?

Aug 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Music legend Joey Ayala shatters widely-held beliefs about patriotism in music

[PODCAST] Love of Country: Is dissent patriotic?

Aug 14, 2019 - 3:50 PM

'Mahirap mahalin' – why is it so difficult to love this country and why is dissent an integral part of that love?

[PODCAST] Love of Country: Can a patriot love two countries?

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:30 AM

‘Love of the country requires a deep understanding of our history and our culture,’ says Fil-Am author Cecilia Manguerra Brainard

[PODCAST] Love of Country: Is today's generation less patriotic?

Aug 06, 2019 - 10:23 AM

In this first episode of Rappler's Love of Country podcast, award-winning writer and activist Butch Dalisay talks about patriotism and the digital age

‘Hello, Love, Goodbye’ review: Love in a huff

Aug 02, 2019 - 3:02 PM

'Hello, Love, Goodbye' is fine entertainment – one that doesn’t dumb down the issues it puts forward for the sake of a standard happy ending

'Hello, Love, Goodbye' rakes in over P34 million on opening day

Aug 01, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The film stars two of showbiz's biggest stars, Kathryn Bernardo and Alden Richards

TEAM UP. Alden Richards and Kathryn Bernardo talk about working together for the first time in 'Hello, Love, Goodbye.' Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

ABS-CBN, GMA7 stars congratulate Kathryn Bernardo, Alden Richards on 'Hello, Love, Goodbye'

Aug 01, 2019 - 10:54 AM

Maine Mendoza, Alden's 'Eat Bulaga' partner promotes the movie on her social media accounts

Ghost stories, workouts, saunas: How the 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' cast bonded in Hong Kong

Jul 31, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Shooting overseas is a lot more fun when you're also friends with your cast mates!