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'Sponge boy': 13 years of selling dish cleaners pays off

May 27, 2018 - 3:16 PM

Melvin Chua was 9 years old when he started selling dish sponges to send himself to school. He now works at a multinational company in posh Bonifacio Global City.

Celebrate Museum Day with free admission to these 6 Metro Manila museums

May 18, 2018 - 12:20 AM

Time to soak up art, culture, and history!

CASA MANILA. The recreation of a Spanish era house is among the museums offering free admission on International Museum Day. Photo from Facebook.com/OfficialIntramurosAdministration

Biggest Uniqlo store in Southeast Asia to open at Glorietta 5

May 14, 2018 - 12:10 PM

It will be the Japanese clothing brand's 15th global flagship store in the world

GLOBAL FLAGSHIP STORE. The biggest Uniqlo store in the country and the region will soon be opening in Makati City. Image courtesy of Uniqlo Philippines

CA overturns Ombudsman's dismissal of Junjun Binay in 2015

May 07, 2018 - 5:42 PM

The Court of Appeals says the condonation doctrine still covers former Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay Jr in September 2015

Mayor Junjun Binay during a presscon inside their home in Makati. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

BPI to rebuild its headquarters in Makati

Apr 19, 2018 - 8:00 PM

When the demolition of the headquarters begins, staff there will likely be moved to various locations across Metro Manila

REBUILDING. BPI it is set to start demolishing its headquarters at the corner of Ayala Avenue and Paseo de Roxas, next year. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ayala Land outlines PH, Malaysia expansion in 2018

Apr 18, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The real estate firm's plans for the year include 4 malls and 3 office buildings in the Philippines, as well as a development in Klang Valley, Malaysia

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 3, 2018

Apr 03, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday

This picture taken on March 29, 2018, shows the dust storm in Khartoum A thick sandstorm engulfed the Sudanese capital on Thursday, forcing authorities to cancel flights and shut schools in Khartoum and other nearby towns. / AFP PHOTO / ASHRAF SHAZLY

Binays post bail for Makati Science High School charges

Apr 02, 2018 - 4:16 PM

The Binay camp slams Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales for a 'baseless case'

MAKATI SCIENCE. Former vice president Jejomar Binay and son Junjun post bail for graft charges over the alleged anomalous construction of the P1.3 billion Makati Science High School. File photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Meet the family behind local business Poco Deli

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:33 PM

More than the food, it's the team effort that keeps the de Leon family going

5 things to expect at Art in the Park 2018 in Makati

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Jaime Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village comes alive with art once again

ART IN THE PARK. The affordable art fair returns for its 12th year. Photo courtesy of Art in the Park

Makati parish church reviews steep wedding fees after backlash

Mar 17, 2018 - 3:22 PM

'In lieu of an accreditation fee, we shall thus institute a strict screening process to ensure that suppliers observe proper decorum during the wedding ceremony,' says Father Reu Jose Galoy, Santuario de San Antonio Parish priest

EXPENSIVE. Suppliers criticized the 'expensive' rates proposed by Santuario de San Antonio Parish for weddings. Screengrab from Google Maps

Enigmatic Ossorio: The artist’s first exhibition in the Philippines

Mar 07, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The artist's works are on exhibit at the Ayala Museum

ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST. Alfonso Ossorio's 'Autodafe' is among the works on display at the Ayala Museum. Photo courtesy of Ayala Museum

Artists to look out for at Art Fair Philippines 2018

Mar 02, 2018 - 12:38 PM

With so much to see, you wouldn't want to miss these artists' works

SORRY SORRY SORRY. Yeo Kaa's series of paintings is among the must-sees at this year's Art Fair Philippines. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: A first look at Art Fair Philippines 2018

Mar 01, 2018 - 2:07 PM

From thought-provoking exhibits, to Richard Gomez's strange painting, here's what the Art Fair has in store for viewers

ART FAIR PHILIPPINES. There's a lot to see at this year's Art Fair. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Kwago: A place book lovers will love

Feb 21, 2018 - 8:42 PM

The small space at Warehouse Eight is bursting with books, ideas, and good intentions

KWAGO. The space is a haven for literature lovers. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The Styling Room is a curated shopping experience for every woman

Feb 15, 2018 - 2:11 PM

Take the guesswork out of dressing up by dropping by this pop-up store by SM

SM WOMAN STYLING ROOM. Curated pieces are on display at the pop-up store in SM Makati. Photo by by Jill Tan Radovan/Rappler

Court rejects 'nanlaban' claim, jails cop for killing motorcycle rider

Feb 11, 2018 - 9:35 PM

PO2 Jonjie Manon-og is convicted of homicide over the death of John dela Riarte, who was arrested then shot en route to Camp Crame in July 2016

No waiting for SC as Sandiganbayan sets Binay arraignment

Feb 08, 2018 - 2:05 PM

The anti-graft court says it is not under obligation to wait for the Supreme Court to first resolve the pending petitions of former vice president Jejomar Binay

PARKING BUILDING CHARGES. Former vice president Jejomar Binay attends his earlier scheduled arraignment at the Sandiganbayan on January 12, 2018, but it was reset due to the motions he filed. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

How to enjoy Art Fair PH 2018: Take your time, but skip the selfies

Feb 02, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The fair runs from March 1 to 4 at The Link in Makati

ART FAIR PHILIPPINES. The event is set to take over all 6 floors of The Link carpark in Makati. Photo courtesy of Art Fair Philippines

Calida rehashes Binay issue to defend Carandang suspension

Feb 02, 2018 - 7:49 PM

But are they the same? Not exactly because one involves a doctrine and the other, a statute.

IN DEFENSE. Solicitor General Jose Calida defends Malacañang's suspension of Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang despite a Supreme Court ruling taking away the President's power to discipline a Deputy Ombudsman. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

5 things to expect at Fringe Manila 2018

Feb 02, 2018 - 6:02 PM

Fringe favorites, fresh acts, live painting battles, and more!

GO WITH THE FLOW. A performer from flow arts group Legato gives a preview of their performance at the upcoming Fringe Manila 2018. Photo courtesy of Fringe Manila

At the new Starbucks Reserve bar, coffee and heritage blend together

Jan 29, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Take a look (and a sip) at the special 20th anniversary Starbucks Reserve bar in Rockwell

STARBUCKS RESERVE BAR. The store's opening coincides with the coffee brand's 20th anniversary in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Starbucks

Take advantage of these Christmas staycation offers before January ends

Jan 13, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Looking to indulge on a weekend? Here's where you can do it in the city

Hotel promos in Metro Manila you’ll want to get in on this January 2018

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Start the year right with these great deals

SPACATION. I'M Hotel's spa-and-stay package is among the promos up for grabs this January. Screengrab from Facebook.com/imhotelph

Junjun Binay asks court to drop charges in Makati parking cases

Jan 04, 2018 - 3:46 PM

'All he did was pay the obligation already incurred by the City of Makati under a contract that was entered into even before he became Mayor,' says Binay Jr's motion to quash

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: A year in dinners

Dec 31, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Here’s a look at some of the best things we had for dinner in 2017

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in sweets

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Here’s a quick peek at some of the sweet treats that impressed us in 2017

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in food

Dec 27, 2017 - 5:03 PM

We take a look at some of the Manila’s best new restaurants, which range from modern Mexican street food to eye-opening bread.

Man falls from PBCom Tower in Makati

Dec 27, 2017 - 11:02 AM

The Makati police identifies the man as Rissan Alarosa, an employee of the Megacity General Construction and Development Corporation

The body of Rissan Alarosa lies on the pavement in front of the PBCom Tower in Makati on December 27, 2017. Photo from Twitter user Grace Glory Ornido

Judge who ordered Mile Long eviction is new Sandiganbayan justice

Dec 11, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Three more vacancies are left in the anti-graft court

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

Eat, drink, and have a happy New Year with these holiday promos

Dec 04, 2017 - 8:00 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Ring in 2018 with the best holiday deals around the metro!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS. From food, to drinks, to staycations, these yuletide offerings from hotels and restaurants will help you make the most of the season. Photos from Facebook.com/diamondhotelph, The Peninsula Manila website, and Facebook.com/DiscoveryCountrySuites

‘I remembered my firstborn, Maynard, I will never see him again’

Dec 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Suspects have been arrested in the killing of Maynard Allan Manalo, 17, in Makati City. The relief is only temporary for his mother.

PEMBO'S GOOD BOY. Photos of Maynard Allan Manalo are pinned on the cover of his casket in November 2017. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Mouthwatering PFL Final Four kicks off this weekend

Nov 30, 2017 - 4:27 PM

It's still anyone's title as Ceres, Kaya, Meralco and Global collide in two sizzling matchups

Ashley Flores of Meralco fires a shot past Global's Wesley Dos Santos. Image by Bob Guerrero

Makati students, LGU employees to get free Japanese encephalitis vaccines

Nov 28, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Vaccines will be administered to local government employees until end-December 2017, and to public school students, Kinder to Grade 6, starting January 2018

PREVENTION. Mayor Abigail Binay on Monday, November 27, 2017, gets the first shot of the 60,000 free Japanese encephalitis vaccines the city government will provide to public grade school students and local government employees. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

LOOK: The 2017 Festival of Lights at Ayala Triangle

Nov 15, 2017 - 9:00 PM

It's that time of the year again!

RAINBOW LIGHTS. A gloomy, rainy night is effectively brightened by the colorful dancing lights. Photo by Inoue Jaena

CA denies Makati's appeal for jurisdiction over Fort Bonifacio

Nov 05, 2017 - 1:30 PM

'The dismissal of this appeal is but a necessary legal consequence of Makati’s own acts,' says the Court of Appeals

FORUM SHOPPING. The Court of Appeals reiterates an earlier ruling which finds Makati guilty of forum shopping for simultaneously seeking the same legal remedy in its long-running dispute with Taguig over Bonifacio Global City. Rappler file photo

How to transform your leftovers into gourmet meals

Oct 24, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Makati Shangri-La's executive chef Nicola Canuti teaches us how to repurpose our leftovers so that nothing goes to waste

DOJ approves another libel case vs Trillanes filed by ex-VP Binay

Oct 23, 2017 - 5:54 PM

The case covers media statements by Trillanes that there is a "P100 million racket a year" in Makati City

NEXT LIBEL CASE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is charged for another libel case that stemmed from the complaints of Jejomar and Junjun Binay for media statements made at the height of Senate investigations in 2015 into alleged corruption in Makati City.

Alliance Global moves into infrastructure, proposes Skytrain

Oct 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Andrew Tan's new infrastructure subsidiary Infracorp Development announces its arrival with an unsolicited bid for a monorail project that would link Guadalupe, Makati to Bonifacio Global City

What to expect during Makati curfew for minors

Sep 29, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Charges of child abuse will be filed against the parents of minors who are repeatedly 'rescued' during curfew hours, from 10 pm to 4 am

Inagiku: Traditional Japanese cuisine with a seasonal twist

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:30 AM

This Manila institution has always been at the forefront of authentic Japanese cooking

Photo by Jonathan Baldonado

Tom Ford Beauty: 100 lipsticks, magical eyeshadows, an obscenely awesome perfume, and more

Sep 14, 2017 - 6:15 PM

From lipsticks named after famous people to a fragrance that warrants an expletive these are the things we can’t wait to try when Tom Ford Beauty opens in Manila

IN PHOTOS: The neon-lit Makati diner that will take you straight to 'Riverdale'

Sep 06, 2017 - 5:59 PM

And it looks even better at night

FILLING STATION. The retro diner's new wing looks even better at night. Photo by Gio Ramon

Sandiganbayan finds probable cause to try ex-VP Binay for graft

Sep 05, 2017 - 3:41 PM

The anti graft court also affirms the regularity of the Ombudsman s preliminary investigation which is questioned by Binay

GRAFT CASE. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay is conditionally arraigned before Sandiganbayan on May 10, 2017 for his graft charges over the bidding anomalies of the Makati City Parking Building. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Quezon City breast milk bank saves 165 infants

Sep 03, 2017 - 5:10 PM

The city government of Quezon City helps 165 premature and undernourished infants through its Quezon City Human Milk Bank QCHMB

FOR DELIVERY. The Quezon City government now uses motorcycles to pick up and deliver breastmilk to the Quezon City Human Milk Bank (QCHMB)

Makati's 2016 garbage hauling costs lowest since 2007 – COA

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:25 PM

The drop in expenses is attributed to the local government s environmental programs according to the Commission on Audit

Mile Long tenants to Duterte: Please help us

Aug 20, 2017 - 7:02 AM

Unfair para kaming aso tinapon ka tinadyakan ka palabas na alis kayo dito says a tenant for 33 years

PLEASE HELP. A sign on the door of Creekside Hotel claims they were misled by Sunvar. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

'Walang nanlaban': None killed in Makati drug raid

Aug 19, 2017 - 8:48 PM

While no one is killed 84 people are captured in the one time big time operation against drug and crime suspects in Makati City

CAPTURED. Some 3 suspected drugs personalities were apprenhended by cops in Maypajo, Caloocan City on September 30, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Evicted

Aug 19, 2017 - 8:37 AM

Sunvar tenants vacate the Mile Long property

PARKING SPACE. Buses of the OSG now occupies the parking lot of Mile Long.

273 tenants face eviction at Mile Long

Aug 17, 2017 - 10:14 AM

Sunvar appeals to the government to consider the businesses that will be affected by the eviction

VACATE. Staff of a production company inside Mile Long property in Makati say they have began packing up in compliance to the vacate order personally served by Solicitor General Jose Calida. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler