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Mexican environmentalist stabbed to death

Aug 24, 2019 - 10:05 AM

Nora Lopez, whose work was focused on protecting the scarlet macaw, is found dead with multiple stab wounds at a hostel

Parents claim body of Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia

Aug 16, 2019 - 10:17 PM

The girl's family says their daughter 'died in extremely complex circumstances' and they are still hoping to have 'more answers to our many questions'

FOUND. Family members arrive at a hospital where rescuers brought a body during a search operation for the missing 15-year-old Franco-Irish teenager Nora Quoirin in Seremban on August 13, 2019. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP)

Starvation likely killed Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia, no sign foul play

Aug 15, 2019 - 3:22 PM

(UPDATED) But the lawyer of her family, who believe she may have been abducted, says it is too early to rule out a criminal element in the case

NORA QUOIRIN. This file handout of a recent picture released by the Quoirin family on August 5, 2019 shows Nora Quoirin, a 15-year-old Franco Irish teenager who has been missing from a Malaysian rainforest resort since August 4. Handout photo by Quoirin Family/AFP

Body of missing Franco-Irish teen found in Malaysia jungle

Aug 14, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Her family believes the teen, who had learning difficulties, had been abducted but police classified it as a missing person case.

(FILES) This file handout of a recent picture released by the Quoirin family on August 5, 2019 shows Nora Quoirin, a 15-year-old Franco Irish teenager who has been missing from a Malaysian rainforest resort since August 4. A body was found on August 13 in the hunt for the Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia with a charity saying it is likely the missing girl, 10 days after she disappeared from a rainforest resort. FAMILY HANDOUT / Quoirin Family / AFP

Body believed to be Franco-Irish teen found in Malaysia jungle

Aug 13, 2019 - 5:12 PM

(UPDATED) 'We are very certain it is Nora [Quoirin],' says Malaysia's deputy national police chief Mazlan Mansor, but cautions the girl's parents still need to formally identify the body

MISSING GIRL. Members of a rescue team are seen behind a police line at the Dusun Resort, where the missing 15-year-old Franco-Irish teenager Nora Quoirin was last seen, in Seremban on August 13, 2019. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Hundreds search in Malaysia for missing teen despite major holiday

Aug 11, 2019 - 8:12 PM

The family of 15-year-old Nora Quoirin believes she was abducted

Malaysian divers scour river in hunt for missing teen

Aug 07, 2019 - 4:43 PM

Nora Quoirin goes missing on Sunday morning after checking in with her family to the Dusun Resort, about an hour from the capital Kuala Lumpur

SEARCHING. A Malaysian diver takes part in a search and rescue operation for the missing 15-year-old Franco-Irish, Nora Quoirin in Seremban on August 7, 2019. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Veteran actors recognized at PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Jun 03, 2019 - 11:35 AM

12 veteran actors are given the 'Mga Natatanging Bituin ng Siglo' award during the PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2019

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Death Day

Apr 14, 2019 - 11:00 AM

We can delay death, of course, but we cannot run away from it. So we should really learn how to live and talk about death in our normal conversations.

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Oct 25, 2018 - 10:23 PM

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Malacañang: Nora Aunor will be National Artist 'in God’s perfect time'

Oct 25, 2018 - 1:32 PM

Malacañang says Aunor's exclusion from the list of new National Artists at least spares her 'from the emotional and psychological torment' caused by mixed reactions had she been given the title

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Sandino Martin admits profound admiration for Nora Aunor, high regard for ‘Himala’

Feb 06, 2018 - 2:24 PM

The rising actor talks about how Nora Aunor has influenced his career

6 things you need to know about 'Himala: Isang Musikal'

Jan 22, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The iconic movie that starred Nora Aunor is now a stage play, with Aicelle Santos as its lead

FULL LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:22 PM

The awards night saw Die Beautiful and Pamilya Ordinaryo win big and two screen legends tie for the same award

DIE BEAUTIFUL. The film starring Paolo Ballesteros adds more trophies to its shelf, with its recent haul at the PMPC Star Awards 2017. Screengrab from

Nominations for National Artists 2018 start; Nora Aunor automatically listed

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Submissions will be accepted until September 30 2017 and will go through 3 levels of deliberations

LOOK: Nora Aunor, Katarina Rodriguez attend Metro Manila Pride March 2017

Jun 25, 2017 - 12:25 AM

Stars like Pia Wurtzbach Saab Magalona and Jake Zyrus also voice out their support on social media

NORA AUNOR. The veteran actress shows her support for the LGBTQ community by joining them at the Metro Manila Pride March 2017. Photo by Vee Salazar/Rappler

WATCH: Lyca Gairanod as 'Nora Aunor' in 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Feb 06, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Lyca sings Tiny Bubbles in the show

Nora Aunor to 'Oro' director on dog slaughter scene: You're lying

Jan 25, 2017 - 9:55 PM

In a Senate hearing director Alvin Yapan also insists he only wanted to show what was happening in society

‘Kabisera’ Review: Relevant but frustratingly passive

Dec 30, 2016 - 6:22 PM

Unfortunately the film is just severely underwritten and unimaginatively directed

IN PHOTOS: Celebrity guests at Rosanna Roces, Blessy Arias' wedding

Dec 11, 2016 - 2:33 PM

Nora Aunor director Adolfo Alix Jr and TV host Butch Francisco are among those present at the couple s wedding

[WATCH] MMFF 2016: 'Kabisera' trailer released

Nov 25, 2016 - 11:16 PM

Nora Aunor and Ricky Davao star in this Metro Manila Film Festival entry by Arturo Boy San Agustin and Real Florido

Movie reviews: All 9 Cinemalaya 2016 full-length films

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:34 PM

In the return of the full length film section of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival this 2016 how did these movies fare?

Photos from YouTube/Cinemalaya Foundation Inc, Facebook/Cinemalaya, and

#PugadBaboy: Lady Directors

Jun 24, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Nora Aunor takes swipe at Grace Poe's rivals

May 08, 2016 - 3:15 AM

The actress alludes to Jejomar Binay Rodrigo Duterte and Manuel Roxas II as she speaks during Grace Poe s miting de avance

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

‘Whistleblower’ review: Politics and drama

Apr 07, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Whistleblower is a failed experiment However its aspirations are deeply intriguing writes Oggs Cruz

Nora Aunor praises son Ian de Leon for helping kid in accident

Mar 31, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Kung anong magandang ginawa ng anak ko siyempre kasama na lahat buong pamilya Nora says of her son s good deed

3 women, a scandal, and the search for truth

Mar 23, 2016 - 6:38 PM

Whistleblower opens in Philippine cinemas on April 6

Nora Aunor on dear friend Kuya Germs, continuing his work

Jan 14, 2016 - 8:57 PM

Lahat lahat ng kagandahan ng puso ng tao ay masasabi ko nasa kanya nasa buong pagkatao niya at hindi na mawawala sa kanya iyon Nora says of the late TV host

FOTO: Liburan akhir tahun para selebriti di luar negeri

Dec 31, 2015 - 1:50 PM

Bayi bayi lucu keluarga Ruben Onsu ke Korea Selatan keluarga Gading Marten ke Inggris dan Jessica Iskandar ke Amerika Serikat

#GGGTRIP. Gading, Gisel, dan Gempi sedang liburan di Inggris. Foto dari Instagram/@gadiiing

#AlDub recap: Maine Mendoza social media hack makes its way to AlDub storyline

Nov 07, 2015 - 9:47 PM

Alden and Yaya also pay tribute to Nora Aunor and Tirso Cruz III s tandem plus a new character is introduced See the pictures here

Ombudsman files criminal raps vs PNP generals over missing AK-47s

Oct 21, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Although controversial in itself the case has since taken on a more political tone since it involves one of the officers whom Aquino once considered to be the next PNP chief Petrasanta

Nora Aunor throws support behind Grace Poe in presidential campaign

Oct 08, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Nora says she believes in Grace’s potential to lead the country

#PugadBaboy: The new Nora and Vilma

Sep 29, 2015 - 5:00 AM

PHOTO RECAP: Stars light up FAMAS Awards 2015

Sep 21, 2015 - 1:05 PM

Sarah Geronimo Nora Aunor Toni Gonzaga Tito Vic and Joey and more step out to celebrate Philippine showbiz at the 2015 FAMAS Awards

TITO, VIC, AND JOEY. The TV veterans receive their Lifetime Achievement Award at the FAMAS Awards 2015. All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners, FAMAS Awards 2015

Sep 21, 2015 - 12:54 AM

Allen Dizon and Toni Gonzaga bag awards at this year s Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences FAMAS Awards

ICONIC MOVIE QUEENS. Gloria Romero, Susan Roces, Nora Aunor, Maricel Soriano, Dawn Zulueta, and Sarah Geronimo receive their special awards for Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema at the  Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

‘Taklub’ Review: Noble tribute

Sep 19, 2015 - 7:40 PM

Taklub a movie about the aftermath of Yolanda doesn t preach or make spectacles of suffering writes Oggs Cruz

Screengrab from YouTube/Film Police Reviews

Women are prime movers of inclusive growth – APEC leaders

Sep 19, 2015 - 10:33 AM

They also push for addressing gender disparities in women s labor force participation and strengthening their role in growing MSMEs

#PugadBaboy: Love teams

Sep 05, 2015 - 5:00 AM

FULL LIST: Nominees, FAMAS Awards 2015

Sep 04, 2015 - 11:31 AM

Susan Roces Nora Aunor Sarah Geronimo Gloria Romero Maricel Soriano and Dawn Zulueta recognize as Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema

Emotional Nora Aunor receives Gawad Urian lifetime achievement award

Jun 17, 2015 - 5:51 PM

‘Kung wala po kayo wala pong Nora Aunor na nandito sa inyong harapan ’ Nora says

FULL LIST: Winners, Gawad Urian Awards 2015

Jun 16, 2015 - 10:13 PM

See the full list of winners here

IN PHOTOS: Brillante Mendoza, cast of 'Taklub' at special screening

Jun 02, 2015 - 6:05 PM

The film first premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival where it competed in the Un Certain Regard category

'Taklub' gets Ecumenical Jury Prize-Special Mention at Cannes

May 24, 2015 - 10:02 AM

The 2015 Ecumenical Jury Prize was awarded to the film Mia Madre

Grace Poe for president: Nora Aunor says she will campaign '101%'

May 20, 2015 - 9:08 PM

The Superstar of Philippine cinema says the senator has shown competence that people in government should follow

FULL LIST: Nominees, Gawad Urian Awards 2015

May 20, 2015 - 3:08 PM

Nora Aunor will receive this year’s Natatanging Gawad Urian award

NORA AUNOR. The renowned actress is the recipient of this year's Lifetime Achievement Awards. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Nora Aunor wins Best Actress award in St Tropez Film Festival

May 17, 2015 - 2:43 PM

‘Dementia’ took the awards for Best Foreign Film and Best Supporting Actor in a Foreign Film for Emilio Garcia

Millennials to fellow millennials on competition, career, life

May 16, 2015 - 10:57 AM

4 millennials apply and share the lessons learned from joining a recruitment competition

Maybank attracts millennials through global competition

Apr 30, 2015 - 8:51 PM

UPDATED Millennials or those under 30 want to work for organizations that foster innovative thinking will develop their skills and contribute to society Maybank s group chief human capital officer says