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Parts of EDSA closed on February 25 People Power Anniversary

Feb 23, 2018 - 8:33 PM

The MMDA says the northbound section of EDSA from Ortigas Avenue to Boni Serrano Avenue will be partially closed from 12 am to 6 am on Sunday, February 25

EDSA. Protesters gather at People Power Monument and encourage motorists join their noise barrage on November 18, 2016. Rappler File Photo

Ateneo, workers union reach agreement on wages, benefits

Feb 23, 2018 - 7:34 PM

The Ateneo Employees and Workers Union lifts its two-day-old strike after agreeing on merit wage increases and non-wage benefits

AGREEMENT. Ateneo management and Ateneo Employees and Workers Union reached an agreement on the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement on Friday, February 23, 2018. Photo from Ateneo de Manila University website

IN PHOTOS: Inside Unimart at Capitol Commons

Feb 23, 2018 - 6:46 PM

After a long wait, Capital Commons' Unimart supermarket is finally open!

Cardinal Tagle backs February 24 walk vs killings

Feb 23, 2018 - 6:33 PM

'Maglakad para sa buhay,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle ahead of the Walk for Life on Saturday, February 24

'LAKAS, HINDI DAHAS.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle pushes for 'active non-violence' during the Catholic-led Walk for Life on February 18, 2017. File photo by Roy Lagarde

[Right Of Way] The fault in our signs, part 3

Feb 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM

How can pavement markings make or break traffic flow along our roads?

MWF gears up for bigger, bolder future at 'Open House: Level UP'

Feb 21, 2018 - 10:10 PM

The Manila Wrestling Federation invades the University of the Philippines on Sunday, February 25, for a 'relaunch' event

IN PHOTOS: A stellar evening with Incubus

Feb 21, 2018 - 8:22 PM

Relive Incubus' 2018 Manila concert with us!

Ateneo's slow crawl back to the top: 'Unti-unti kami umaangat'

Feb 21, 2018 - 5:53 PM

Ateneo finally wins its first 5-setter of Season 80

'TOO EAGER'. Jho Maraguinot makes up for her mistakes for being too eager to top score for the Lady Eagles. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles hold off Adamson for 3rd straight win

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:18 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles escape Adamson's floor D in 5 sets

3 GAMES. The Ateneo Lady Eagles set a 3-game winning streak. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Boyce Avenue returns to Manila

Feb 21, 2018 - 12:10 PM

The band will be performing with singer Moira dela Torre

BOYCE AVENUE. The brothers are returning to Manila for a one-night show. Photo courtesy of Wilbros Live

3 Philippine hotels receive 2018 Forbes 5-Star award

Feb 20, 2018 - 9:43 PM

Nüwa at City of Dreams Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, and Sky Tower at Solaire Resort and Casino are all 5-Star properties, according to the Forbes Travel Guide

Manila Water expands into Thailand

Feb 19, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The Ayala-led water distributor takes an 18.72% stake in Thailand's East Water which holds concession contracts to operate in 11 locations

U.S. seeks to continue 'working closely' with Philippine military

Feb 18, 2018 - 6:05 PM

'The Philippines is one of our 5 allies in the region. We've had a close relationship for a very long time and we want to continue that relationship,' says a spokesman of the US Navy's Carl Vinson Strike Group

US AIRCRAFT CARRIER. USS Carl Vinson arrives in Manila for a routine port call

U.S. flexes muscle in the Philippines amid concerns vs China

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:34 AM

'We wish to continue working closely with the Philippine military,' says Lieutenant Commander Tim Hawkins, USS Carl Vinson public affairs officer

US PRESENCE. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier of the Philippine Navy arrives in Manila for a routine port call. Rappler photo

Manila Cathedral hosts St Therese's relics on February 18-19

Feb 17, 2018 - 11:43 PM

'The Manila Cathedral will be open all night until the following day for those who may want to pray and keep vigil in the presence of the Little Flower'

SEAT OF ARCHDIOCESE. The Manila Cathedral is set to host the relics of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus overnight, starting February 18, 2018. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Church sets February 24 walk vs killings, dictatorship

Feb 17, 2018 - 6:28 PM

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle is expected to say Mass at the Walk for Life to be held at the Quirino Grandstand

Madayag, Maraguinot don new jersey numbers in Season 80

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:39 PM

Maddie Madayag and Jhoana Maraguinot seize the chance to switch to the numbers that they really desired

NUMBER 13. Jhona Maraguinot's jersey number has been number 13 ever since she started volleyball. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles come from behind to send UE to 4th straight loss

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Ponggay Gaston closes out the match to give Ateneo a two-game winning steak

WINNING STREAK. The Ateneo Lady Eagles continue winning ways.  Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Why I fear Incubus

Feb 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Jill Tan Radovan was pregnant or just had a baby every time Incubus came to town. Tonight, she finally gets to watch them again, but not without some trepidation

Fleeting yet satisfying: The xx performs in Manila for the second time

Feb 17, 2018 - 10:38 AM

The concert lasted only a little more than an hour, but it was more than one could ask for – for the time being, at least

THE XX. The indie pop band plays another show in Manila. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior visits Manila

Feb 14, 2018 - 7:20 PM

'The message of the Rainbow Warrior's visit here in the Philippines is to highlight the issue of climate justice,' says Naderev Saño, executive director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia

RAINBOW WARRIOR. Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior joins Philippines communities in their call for climate justice. All photos by Noel Guevara/Greenpeace

In fighting disinformation and trolls, silence 'cannot be an option'

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM

From Wikipedia to Facebook, how do we fight back against trolls, 'fake news' and historical revisionism?

FIGHT BACK. 'Don't surrender your space to people who are faceless, nameless, and mindless, says TV5 news anchor Ed Lingao at Democracy and Disinformation forum on February 13, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte asked to stop illegal logging in vital Ipo Watershed

Feb 14, 2018 - 12:50 PM

A group asks President Rodrigo Duterte to look into the lack of protection for the Ipo Watershed, despite the payment by Metro Manila residents of environmental fees in their water bills

First Haruki Murakami festival in Manila is happening

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:12 PM

Heads up, Haruki Murakami fans! These Murakami-themed events are happening in Manila. You can also watch 'Norwegian Wood' as part of the festival!

Fake news law can be 'dangerous' – former Al Jazeera correspondent

Feb 12, 2018 - 9:00 PM

'If the law can be loosely interpreted, at some point it will be loosely interpreted,' says former Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste

Democracy Forum at the Ateneo Law School in Makati on February 12, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Cebu Pacific to fly directly to Batanes

Feb 12, 2018 - 4:45 PM

The Gokongwei-led carrier's subsidiary Cebgo will fly once daily between Manila and Basco, Batanes starting March 25, 2018 until October 27, 2018

Duterte appoints Jose Arturo Garcia as MMDA OIC general manager

Feb 12, 2018 - 3:35 PM

Jose Arturo Garcia Jr takes the responsibilities of Thomas Orbos, who stays on as transportation undersecretary

Ateneo back to 'happy, happy' mantra in first UAAP Season 80 win

Feb 11, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The Ateneo floor defense will continue to be a work in progress throughout the season

'HAPPY, HAPPY'. The Lady Eagles glow with confidence in their victory over the Sisi Rondina-led UST Tigresses. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ateneo Lady Eagles earn first win over UST Tigresses

Feb 11, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The Ateneo Lady Eagles suffer from a one-set deficit before stunning the UST Tigresses

FIRST WIN. The Ateneo Lady Eagles bounce back from a one set deficit to take the game. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

One OK Rock's ‘Ambitions’ in Manila: Pure talent, art in motion

Feb 10, 2018 - 12:51 PM

A look back at One OK Rock's 2018 Manila concert

ONE OK ROCK. The band ends their 2018 Manila concert with a bow. Photo by Julen Esteban-Pretel via screengrab from Instagram/oneokrockofficial

[OPINION] We are not a polarized nation

Feb 09, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Who stands to gain when we are forced to pick between DDS or Dilawan?

Jose Maria Hofileña is new Ateneo Law School dean

Feb 09, 2018 - 3:12 PM

In his memorandum to the Ateneo community announcing Jose Maria Hofileña's appointment, university president Father Jose Ramon Villarin, SJ, points out the special mission of lawyers and law students in the era of fake news

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C5 South Link project to cause heavy traffic in Parañaque late 2018

Feb 09, 2018 - 2:10 PM

Around 45,000 vehicles are expected to benefit from the 7.7-kilometer C5 South Link project, decongesting EDSA when it starts commercial operations in 2019

DECONGESTION. Arlette Capistrano of the Metro Pacific Tollways said that the C5 South Link Expressway is expected to decongest 45,000 vehicles regularly playing the service road that goes to C5. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Court orders NBI to explain why Taguba not moved to Manila jail

Feb 09, 2018 - 1:09 PM

The arraignment of Customs fixer Mark Taguba has been deferred to February 23 pending a petition for review of his case in the Department of Justice

MARK TAGUBA. Mark Taguba (with cap) is escorted by NBI security at the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46 on February 9, 2018. Rappler screengrab

UP statistician questions survey tagging Caloocan cops as most trusted

Feb 08, 2018 - 7:39 PM

'Medyo malabo 'yung survey at results, maraming questions na kailangan pa sagutin to explain possible errors,' says University of the Philippine statistics professor Peter Cayton

IN DOUBT. UP statistician Peter Cayton questions the procedures of the Napolcom survey naming Caloocan City police as most trusted. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler.com

[Right Of Way] Traffic enforcement: Be careful what you wish for

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!

Dani Ravena makes immediate impact in UAAP debut for Ateneo

Feb 08, 2018 - 2:11 PM

'To be part of the team is an honor and to wear the jersey of Ateneo has been like my dream of mine ever since'

IMPACT. Dani Ravena shines amongst the stacked libero position of the Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo energizer Ponggay Gaston 'had no fear' with Lady Eagles vs NU

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Gaston contributes a lot more than her 10 points against NU

ENERGIZER. Ponggay Gaston's cheerful nature on and off the court brought the Lady Eagles back to their 'happy, happy' mantra. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Caloocan police most trusted? 'Muntikan na ako himatayin,' says chief

Feb 07, 2018 - 7:21 PM

'Muntikan na akong himatayin. Isipin mo, most trusted police kami sa Metro Manila?' says Caloocan City police chief Jemar Modequillo

POLICE CHIEF. Senior Superintendent Jema Modequillo heads the Caloocan City Police Station after the entire police force was sacked last September. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs earn second straight win at Ateneo's expense in 5 sets

Feb 07, 2018 - 6:13 PM

Three straight service aces by Jasmine Nabor catapults NU to 2-0 in UAAP women's volleyball

SURVIVAL. The NU Lady Bulldogs survive Ateneo's comeback. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Changing careers: hard work and passion pays off

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:40 PM

How an HR Analyst became the country's first Filipina 5-star Hotel GM

MMDA, Metro Manila LGUs to send aid for Mayon evacuees in Albay

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:25 PM

Each Metro Manila local government unit will contribute at least P500,000 to a common fund for the evacuees. Emergency response personnel are also set for deployment.

EVACUATION. Some families and individuals affected by the Mayon volcano eruption were evacuated in Bical High School in Sto. Domingo, Albay. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

Visit the Destileria Limtuaco Museum, the house that the red bikini built

Feb 07, 2018 - 2:50 PM

For almost 40 years, this distillery was the one place in Intramuros you couldn't visit

DISTILERIA LIMTUACO MUSEUM. After 40 years, the museum is now open to the public. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Harvard design students to help in Manila urban planning

Feb 06, 2018 - 9:01 PM

The students will present their findings in September 2018 on redesigning the Baseco Compound, the Manila Port Area, the Pasig River edges, and Intramuros

DEAN. Mohsen Mostafavi speaks to reporters before the Manila: Future Habitations forum at the Ayuntamiento de Manila. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Harvard design professor asks: Don't Metro Manila commuters know they deserve better?

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:46 PM

A Harvard design and architecture professor asks why Filipinos keep on enduring horrible commutes in Metro Manila

DESIGN EXPERT.  Špela Videčnik delivers an introductory speech at the Ayuntamiento de Manila in Intramuros. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

DOTr: No baggage pilferage in NAIA Terminal 1

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:20 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade makes the announcement after a social media post claimed that the baggage of a Filipino couple was pilfered at NAIA 1

NO PILFERAGE? The Department of Transportation disputes a social media post on an alleged case of luggage theft at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1. Image of NAIA Terminal 1 from Wiki Commons

Taguba begs court for NBI detention, says 'official' wants him dead

Feb 06, 2018 - 10:25 AM

Mark Taguba's father is willing to testify in court that a 'government official' his son had named during the Senate hearings on the P6.4-billion shabu shipment wants his son killed

NBI DETENTION. Customs fixer Mark Taguba has filed a very urgent motion for reconsideration before a Manila court for continued detention at the NBI, citing threats to his life. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Filipinos feel safer but trust police less in Metro Manila in 2017

Feb 05, 2018 - 7:28 PM

The National Police Commission asks 570 Filipinos for their opinion on Metro Manila safety and their trust in its police force

WAITING. A civilian stands outside after an anti-illegal drugs operation in Caloocan. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Manila Biennale turns the urban experience into a work of art

Feb 05, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The Manila Biennale: OPENCITY 2018 runs from February 3 to March 5

The xx opens up and pulls you in

Feb 05, 2018 - 5:09 PM

The Brit indie pop band returns to the Philippines for a one-night show on February 7.