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Thousands protest to maintain pressure on Chile government

Nov 02, 2019 - 4:37 PM

A mourning march is held to demand justice for the deaths in the protests

MOURNING MARCH. Women dressed in black and holding crosses take part in the so-called 'Mourning March' in Santiago on November 01, 2019, to protest against the death of 23 people after more than ten days of civil unrest. Photo by Claudio Reyes / AFP

[OPINION] Understanding grief: How to deal with those who want to be left alone

Nov 01, 2019 - 11:25 AM

Sometimes, normalcy is the best you could offer someone in mourning, not sympathy

WATCH: FIBA legends relive World Cup memories

Aug 12, 2019 - 11:42 PM

Pau Gasol, Alonzo Mourning, and Toni Kukoc go down memory lane to talk about representing their respective nations in the world stage

DOMINANT FORCE. Pau Gasol is one of, if not the greatest Spanish basketball player. File photo by Petras Malukas/Getty Images

Alonzo Mourning: Basketball 'changed for the better' amid 3-point evolution

Dec 20, 2018 - 4:40 PM

'The scoring has gone up tremendously. The game has changed tremendously and has changed for the better,' says Alonzo Mourning

DEFENSIVE BIG MAN. Retired NBA Legend Alonzo Mourning visits Manila, Philippines to be the special guest of Vivo and NBA Philippines partnership. Photo by Alvin Brian Go/Rappler

Mourning misogyny: Rest in beauty, Isabel Granada

Nov 10, 2017 - 10:03 AM

If you are a woman of Granada's age (40s), misogyny or that ingrained contempt and prejudice against women demands that you constantly look like you are just about to turn 18

Palace releases proclamation on nat'l mourning 4 days late

Jun 20, 2017 - 7:10 PM

Duterte s proclamation designates June 13 to 16 2017 as days of mourning for soldiers and police who died in Marawi But Malacañang releases it on June 20


The politics of death

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:42 PM

In sanctioning the dictator s burial the President has left other victims unmourned re politicizing the question of death that has long animated Filipino life

Black-clad Thais mourn king as nation holds Buddhist rites

Oct 14, 2016 - 10:40 AM

UPDATED Large crowds are expected to pour onto the streets as the remains of King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be brought to the Grand Palace

GRIEF. Women mourn the death of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on October 14, 2016. Photo by Manan Vastyayana/AFP

PXC mourns Ale Cali’s tragic passing

Aug 16, 2015 - 4:40 PM

The 25 year old fighter was shot in the head by an unidentified gunman in Ulas Davao City at around 10:30 am on Sunday August 16

SHOT DEAD. MMA fighter Ale Cali was gunned down Sunday, August 16. Photo from Ale Cali's Facebook account

#UnsentLetters: Wala Ka Na

Aug 01, 2015 - 12:00 AM

How do you deal with the loss of your beloved father? One writes an unsent letter

Why Dwyane Wade will be considered the greatest Heat player ever

Jul 07, 2015 - 5:31 AM

Why Wade will be considered the greatest Miami Heat player ever goes beyond what the statistics show

Singapore overwhelmed by huge crowds mourning Lee

Mar 27, 2015 - 4:17 PM

Lee is lying in state at parliament with more than 230 000 mourners paying their respects by midday on Friday according to an official count

REMEMBRANCE. An undated handout picture made available by the Ministry of Communication and Information of Singapore on 25 March 2015 shows people paying their respect to a memorial of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore. Singapore Ministry of Communication and Information/EPA

Mayor confirms civilian deaths in SAF-MILF clash

Jan 31, 2015 - 7:18 PM

The Mamasapano town mayor says a young girl and 3 men were among the civilians killed in the encounter

Honors for PNP-SAF, gov't-MILF deal, Saudi cabinet shake-up | The wRap

Jan 30, 2015 - 7:48 PM

Families of the 44 Special Action troops cry for justice The Philippine government and the MILF sign the protocol to decommission firearms King Salman revamps the Saudi government

Filipinos mourn for fallen #Tagaligtas troops

Jan 30, 2015 - 5:50 PM

News about the death of 44 cops in a supposed mis encounter in Maguindano triggers an outpouring of grief and anger across the nation

‘Don’t give up,’ commander tells SAF, families

Jan 30, 2015 - 2:36 PM

The acting commander of the PNP SAF defends his relieved superior calling Police Director Getulio Napeñas Jr a ‘good man’ and thanking him for his ‘good leadership’

A black ribbon is tied over the badge of police officers of the QCPD as they sympathise for the 44 slain Special Action Force members on the declared day of mourning on Friday, January 30. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PNP SAF commander: Was it worth it?

Jan 30, 2015 - 1:35 PM

I’m sure if you will ask them it is worth it because more lives were saved when Marwan was killed says the SAF OIC commander in his eulogy for the slain troopers

DAY OF MOURNING. Police officers tie a black ribbon around their badges January 30 to mourn the deaths of 44 Special Action Force troopers. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler Ben Nabong

FAST FACTS: National day of mourning

Jan 30, 2015 - 1:12 PM

National days of mourning are usually declared after the death of a former politician a national artist or a recipient of national orders and decorations

DILG Secretary Mar Roxas leads the welcoming of SAF members who were killed in a clash with Muslim rebels at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City on January 29, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Aquino pays tribute to PNP SAF 44

Jan 30, 2015 - 10:41 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says a silent prayer for each fallen PNP SAF trooper and presents each family with a Medal of Valor to honor the courage of the police officers

#Tagaligtas: National mourning for SAF 44

Jan 30, 2015 - 10:30 AM

We mourn with a country that dreams of peace We will remember the 44 not as numbers on a casualty list but as the faces of fathers brothers husbands and sons

Aquino to view remains of every fallen cop

Jan 29, 2015 - 8:37 PM

The President is set to lead a necrological service for 42 of the elite cops killed in a bloody clash with Moro rebels on a day proclaimed as a National Day of Mourning

Priests bless the remains of SAF members killed in an encounter with Muslim rebels during the arrival honors at the Villamor Airbase in Pasay City on January 29, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Aquino declares National Day of Mourning for fallen cops

Jan 28, 2015 - 8:40 PM

President Aquino says the still undetermined day will honor the 44 elite cops that died in clashes with Muslim rebels and will symbolize the nation s grief

BLOODY SUNDAY. Recovery of bodies of cops killed in an encounter with rebels continue. Malacañang says President Benigno Aquino III continues to receive reports from the field on what happened. Photo by Mark Navales/AFP

100 days on, thousands mourn Sewol ferry victims

Jul 24, 2014 - 10:09 PM

Thousands gather to mourn the sea tragedy that claimed around 300 lives

Relatives and other people hold a candlelight vigil for the victims and missing persons of the sunken Sewol ferry at Jindo-port on Jindo Island in the southwestern province of South Jeolla, South Korea, 23 July 2014, 100 days after the disaster. EPA/Kim Chul-Soo

NBA: Mourning, Richmond inducted to Hall of Fame

Apr 08, 2014 - 1:58 AM

Former NBA stars Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond were among five inductees announced Monday for enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame

ZO WORTHY. Alonzo Mourning is one of 5 inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

Aquino recalls Mandela's words: 'You chose your parents well'

Dec 06, 2013 - 3:41 PM

President Benigno Aquino III praises Nelson Mandela as an exemplar of conscientious resistance to racism and exponent of reconciliation founded on justice

NELSON MANDELA. The former South African President has died. Rodger Bosch/AFP File Photo

4 reasons why you've got to experience painful moments

Nov 17, 2013 - 3:04 PM

Pain isn t all that bad Sometimes you need pain to progress

CRY. Pain encourages you to grow and develop as a better person

Robredo state funeral: Fit for 'heroes'

Aug 22, 2012 - 1:49 PM

The late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo s family agrees to give him a state funeral the Palace says