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[OPINION] We need to tackle the pregnancy crisis

Nov 04, 2019 - 3:06 PM

'Fornication is not pleasing to the Lord,' we tell them. Well, these kids will gladly go to hell to be with their Romeos and Juliets.

67-year-old becomes China's 'oldest new mother'

Oct 28, 2019 - 8:17 PM

The hospital in Zaozhuang says it could not confirm that Tian had conceived naturally as she was already pregnant when it took her as a patient

Women urge Pope Francis for Church voting rights

Oct 26, 2019 - 7:49 PM

Ecuadorian nun Ines Azucena Zambrano Jara says women took an active part in the synod, with some of them defining themselves as 'synod mothers'

NUNS. Pope Francis his greeted by nuns during his weekly general audience in the Vatican's Saint Peter square on September 25, 2019. AFP photo

[OPINION] Our languages are in trouble, so what?

Sep 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The education system has reinforced the narrow definition of success in terms of proficiency in two dominant languages: English and Filipino

Erik Matti to make movie about Regal Films producer Mother Lily Monteverde

Aug 04, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Erik Matti and producer Dondon Monteverde will work on the movie based on the life of the movie producer

[OPINION] The bitter pill: The mother who I thought held me back

Jul 07, 2019 - 8:26 AM

It seems unfortunate that I had forgiven her only when she had departed from the physical world

Filipina nun declared venerable, moves closer to sainthood

Jul 06, 2019 - 9:47 PM

Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo is the founder of the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of Saint Catherine of Siena

VENERABLE. Servant of God Mother Francisca de Fuentes. From the Mother Francisca website

On Independence Day, mother who lost son to Oplan Tokhang calls for 'true freedom'

Jun 12, 2019 - 8:28 PM

A woman who lost her son due to 'Oplan Tokhang' chooses to head to the streets and protest on Independence Day

WATCH: 5 things Julia Barretto learned from her mom

May 12, 2019 - 8:30 AM

The actress shares a special message for her mom Marjorie Barretto on Mother's Day

JULIA BARRETTO. The actress shares the lessons she learned from her mom Marjorie. Rappler screenshot

Life's purpose, horcruxes, and winging it: What motherhood has taught these moms

May 11, 2019 - 8:30 PM

From Saab Magalona to Richelle Singson-Michael, here's what motherhood has taught these new moms

Mother knows best: PH stars, Binibining Pilipinas candidates on what they learned from their moms

May 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Pia Wurtzbach, Jasmine Curtis-Smith, and Tom Rodriguez talk about the lessons the number one women in their lives imparted

7 non-material Mother’s Day gifts for the mom in your life

May 09, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Sometimes the best gifts are the ones that you can’t put in a box

5 Mother's Day gift ideas P1500 and under

May 04, 2019 - 5:53 PM

From sweet treats to accessories, we've got gift ideas for every budget!

Number of teenage moms decreasing in Cordillera

Feb 27, 2019 - 10:03 PM

Non-governmental organizations are instrumental. The Forum for Family Planning and Development, for example, has joined forces with Benguet and Ifugao provinces for the campaign.

EDUCATING TEENS. Advocate Chi Vallido (in photo), along with Kevin de Vera of Forum for Family Planning and Development and Karen Gaqui of Dep-Ed Provincial Health Office, speak to teachers and students of Tublay School of Home on how to prevent teenage pregnancy. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Secret houses, mother as Navy supplier? Trillanes denies Duterte claims

Sep 11, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV warns President Rodrigo Duterte not to drag his ailing mother into their fight: 'Kung may problema siya sa akin, stick with me dahil kaya ko ito eh'

Sen. Trillanes’ reaction of the one-on-one interview of Atty. Salvador Panelo with Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

A love letter to single moms from a single mom

Jul 20, 2018 - 11:51 AM

For her first vlog, a single mom shares three important lessons on love and life

India orders all Mother Teresa care homes inspected

Jul 17, 2018 - 1:11 PM

(UPDATED)The government directive comes after police earlier this month arrested a nun and a worker at one of the Missionaries of Charity order's homes over allegations that at least 5 infants were sold for potentially thousands of dollars

SUSPECT. An Indian nun (center) with Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity hides her face as she sits outside a court under police protection before a hearing on child trafficking charges in Ranchi, in India's eastern Jharkhand state. AFP Photo

The week in photos: June 30-July 6, 2018

Jul 07, 2018 - 1:55 PM

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

A football fan with his face painted with the flags of England and Colombia cheers before the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on July 3, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS

Mother Teresa charity shocked after India babies 'sold'

Jul 06, 2018 - 8:28 PM

'It is against our moral convictions. We are carefully looking into the matter. We will take all the necessary precautions that this kind of incident never happens again,' a statement from the Missionaries of Charity organization says.

BABY SELLING. An Indian nun with Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity hides her face as she sits outside a court under police protection before a hearing on child trafficking charges in Ranchi, in India's eastern Jharkhand state, on July 5, 2018.  Photo by AFP

Multinationals are top plastic polluters in the Philippines – report

Jun 02, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'It's time we hold these companies accountable. They cannot continue raking in money and then passing on the responsibility and costs of cleaning their mess to cities and Filipino taxpayers,' says environmentalist Froilan Grate

LOOK: Summer cult favorites you should try out

May 27, 2018 - 4:25 PM

And Beauty Bar now offers online shopping. Does it, well, deliver?

SUMMER PROOF! Heat- and sweat-proof cosmetics are a must in this heat. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Leni Robredo, Sara Duterte, Leila de Lima on lessons of motherhood

May 13, 2018 - 10:04 PM

We also ask our readers to tell us what being a mom has taught them

[OPINION] Gising na, anak

May 13, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Alam kong takot na takot kang ipaglaban kung ano naman ang dapat sa iyo. Pero andito lang ako, anak.

Kobe Paras to mom Jackie Forster: 'I will never ever let you go'

May 13, 2018 - 2:02 PM

The young man pens sweet messages for his mom on Mother's Day

These stars are celebrating their first Mother’s Day

May 12, 2018 - 11:24 AM

Extend your Mother’s Day 2018 greetings to these new moms!

MOTHERS DEAR. These celebrities are celebrating their first Mother's Day as moms. Screenshots from Instagram.com/saabmagalona, Instagram.com/mitch_madrigal, and Instagram.com/isabelledaza

How my mom chose to say goodbye

May 12, 2018 - 10:00 AM

In a state outside herself, mom was deeply engaged in a soliloquy with a recurring theme that painted a picture of eternity: that she had conquered pain, that Jesus was with her, that a gathering of people would be made in her honor

MOTHERLY LOVE. The author with his mother, and other photos with the family. All photos courtesy of Erick Mendiola

5 fun bonding activities to celebrate Mother's Day

May 11, 2018 - 3:48 PM

Bring some quality Mommy-and-Me bonding time instead of a present this year!

20 perfect Mother’s Day gift ideas

May 05, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Love ya mom!

The week in photos: April 14-20, 2018

Apr 21, 2018 - 8:19 PM

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

People celebrate at the end of the Color Run 2018 race in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, on April 15, 2018.The Color Run is a five kilometres paint race without winners nor prizes, while runners are showered with colored powder at stations along the run. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON

Robin Padilla gets flak for comment on single mom PGT contestant

Apr 04, 2018 - 10:41 PM

After praising the contestant for her performance, Robin Padilla adds that the single mom 'still needs a man'

IN HOT WATER AGAIN. Robin Padilla against courts controversy over statements made on a show he judges, Pilipinas Got Talent. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Maine Mendoza celebrates 23rd birthday with a 'How I Met Your Mother' theme

Mar 12, 2018 - 1:02 PM

The 'Eat Bulaga' host performs a short number during her birthday party

[Two Pronged]: Help, my son is a masochist

Mar 11, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Bella seeks advice from our columnists about how to deal with her son who admits to having masochist tendencies

NHCP rejects bid to declare Lipa Carmelite Convent a nat'l historical landmark

Mar 01, 2018 - 7:48 AM

National Historical Commission of the Philippines Chairman Rene Escalante says the commission has no competency to validate and confirm the veracity of the apparitions that occurred at the site

MARIAN DEVOTION. Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church in Lipa City, Batangas. Photo via Shutterstock

WATCH: 20 Questions with Eugene Domingo

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:37 PM

The 'Night Mother' actress talks about theater, her love life, and what she thinks of when she heard the word, 'hope'

EUGENE DOMINGO. The actress stars in PETA's production of 'Night Mother.' Rappler Screenshot

The week in photos: December 16-22, 2017

Dec 23, 2017 - 3:57 PM

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

A girl waits for her present next to a man dressed as Santa Claus during a Christmas ceremony at the Palace of the National Military Club in Bucharest on December 21, 2017. Children of the Romanian Army army personnel, who were injured or died on duty, attended a children's show and received Christmas presents. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel MIHAILESCU

Rappler Gift Guide: Presents for your mom

Dec 22, 2017 - 9:10 PM

What to give your no. 1 woman

Youth involvement is San Fernando's secret in achieving zero waste

Dec 10, 2017 - 10:30 AM

In San Fernando, Pampanga, schools and the youth play a huge part in implementing zero waste

Organize your home: How to fix your kitchen pantry

Dec 04, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Mothers Who Brunch held a pantry party to show us how to make use of our pantry space

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 29 November 2017

Nov 29, 2017 - 4:18 PM

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Supermom dreams of becoming China's version of Conor McGregor

Nov 26, 2017 - 10:48 AM

A single mother from Shanghai works as a professional mixed martial arts fighter to support a 3-year-old son whom she calls 'Peanut'

SUPERMOM. This photo taken on November 16, 2017 shows MMA (mixed martial arts) fighter Miao Jie (center) during a training session in Shanghai.  Photo by Chandan Khannna/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Jake Zyrus, Atom Araullo, Solenn Heussaff are now part of Eastwood's Walk of Fame 2017

Nov 24, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Isabel Granada, Joe Taruc, and director Maning Borlaza are given posthumous awards

Solenn Heussaff during the Walk of Fame event in Eastwood City. Photos by Jay Ganzon

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 23 November 2017

Nov 23, 2017 - 6:23 PM

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Jovellar’s river guide: How an ecotourism project brought a former maid home

Oct 29, 2017 - 8:31 AM

Visitors from far places go to Jovellar, Albay, to experience the hidden underground river. Why should Annaliza Broqueza leave her hometown?

FORCED. As the new breadwinner of the family, Annaliza Broqueza is forced to leave her hometown in Jovella, Albay. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

‘mother!’ review: Pushing the boundaries

Sep 25, 2017 - 8:30 PM

The movie breaks rules and upends expectations by flinging conventions around to the point of exhaustion

'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: Jumat, 15 September 2017

Sep 15, 2017 - 4:21 PM

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A happy ending to a mother's 7-year search for her missing son

Sep 06, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Rowhanisa Abdul Jabbar celebrates the return of her son Ram ram who went missing in 2010

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 1 Agustus 2017

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:10 PM

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Marawi women's tale: We want to go home, but our homes are destroyed

Jul 17, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Two young mothers from Marawi recall the moment they fled the fighting and how they are coping with life in evacuation centers

Ex-senator, bishops file 3rd petition on martial law before SC

Jun 07, 2017 - 2:19 PM

The petitioners stress the importance of holding a public deliberation on martial law so Filipinos are informed of the factual bases of the declaration

ANOTHER PETITION. Manila Bishop Broderick Pabillo and Mother Adelaida Ygrubay file the second petition for mandamus before Supreme Court on July 7, 2017 seeking to compel the Congress to convene on martial law.