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Youth highly optimistic despite global uncertainty – study

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:20 PM

While lack of access to education, skills, experience, and decent work remain, the opportunity to provide young people with the knowledge and skills to succeed is also present

PATHWAY TO PROGRESS. Aneth Lim, director for public affairs and corporate citizenship at Citi Philippines says the youth remain optimistic despite the changing global political and economic landscape.

What to expect at Future City, Manila's newest pop-up interactive digital park

Sep 09, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Enjoy and learn with your kids through interactive games and installations at Future City on September 9 10 Admission is free

Russian navy vessels, Diokno on Duterte, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Jan 03, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Watch Rappler s evening newscast with Maria Ressa

Optimism in PH businesses dips in Q4

Jan 03, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Optimism in the country’s businesses fell to 80 from 84 in the previous quarter but the Philippines still ranks as the second most optimistic country of the 37 surveyed in the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report

WATCH: Marawi students reject war, extremism

Dec 03, 2016 - 2:34 PM

Stakeholders in the future of Mindanao speak their minds on the war and extremism

'Fellow Filipinos, why the hate?'

May 07, 2016 - 10:46 AM

We are all Filipino citizens our loyalty doesn’t belong to our candidate it belongs to our country—the Philippines

Passing it on: Your medical history is not your child’s future

Jan 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM

How to deal with allergies and other health risks your child may inherit

INFOGRAPHIC: A guide on allergies for parents

Jan 28, 2016 - 4:54 PM

What parents need to know about allergies their symptoms and the benefits of optimized protein

Aquino: 'I'm the most convenient excuse' for flight delays

Oct 23, 2015 - 9:36 PM

In a forum the President says efforts are continuing to solve the traffic and congestion issues in the country s major gateway

CAUSE OF DELAY. President Benigno S. Aquino III quips during an open forum in the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines (SEIPI) Foundation, Inc. 14th CEO’s Forum on Friday, October 23, 2015 that he is told that he's the "most convenient excuse" why flights at the country's main gateway get delayed. Photo by Rey Baniquet / Malacañang Photo Bureau

NAIA no longer among the world's worst airports – poll

Oct 20, 2015 - 11:13 AM

UPDATED But it is still on the 8th spot of Asia s Terrible 10 airports according to the Guide to Sleeping in Airports website

FIRST MAJOR REHAB. In over 30 years, the Philippine government is implementing its first major renovation of NAIA Terminal 1. File photo from www.gov.ph

DOTC taps British firm NATS for NAIA runway optimization

Aug 31, 2015 - 11:47 AM

The group of British firm NATS will recommend improvements for Ninoy Aquino International Airport s airspace runway and terminal capacities which will soon be implemented by the Philippine government

WORLD-CLASS. British firm NATS Services Limited has also provided consultancy services for Hong Kong International Airport, Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport, and Singapore's Changi Airport

Roxas’ running mate, multi-million Airbus, Gozon vs Ang | 6PM wRap

Aug 05, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

PH might be unable to showcase NAIA Expressway in APEC

Jul 14, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Delayed right of way acquisition and stalled relocation of utilities take a toll on San Miguel Holdings Ninoy Aquino International Expressway project

STALLED RIGHT OF WAY. Concessionaire San Miguel Holdings Corporation cannot continue the construction of a portion of NAIA Expressway near Villamor Air Base (as seen in the photo) as the government has yet to secure a permit. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz / Rappler

Metro Pacific unit inks Cavite-Laguna Expressway concession deal

Jul 11, 2015 - 3:25 PM

A 44 6 kilometer 4 lane toll road between the Cavite Expressway in Kawit Cavite and the South Luzon Expressway Mamplasan Interchange in Biñan Laguna is seen to be constructed by July 2020

JUMPSTART CONSTRUCTION. MPIC unit pays government downpayment for Cavite-Laguna Expressway deal, signaling the start of construction of the planned toll road. In the photo are MPIC President Jose Ma. Lim (left) and PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Elorde Top Team makes boxing a sport for all

May 09, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Named after boxing great Gabriel ‘Flash’ Elorde this fitness hub known to train ‘champions’ aims to introduce the sport as an engaging way to achieve better fitness among Filipinos

Elorde Gym

2 groups shortlisted for P67.2M NAIA runway project

Mar 23, 2015 - 1:38 PM

The shortlisted consultants have until March 31 to submit their technical and financial proposals DOTC says

SWS: Pinoys ‘very highly’ upbeat on personal outlook, economy

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:22 PM

The SWS survey results show that Filipinos are at their most optimistic in over a year with 41 of respondents expecting their quality of life to improve and 31 expecting the economy to get better

OPTIMISTIC. Filipinos are feeling optimistic about their personal prospects and the economy in 2015. File photo by AFP

Quezon City e-jeepney fare starts at P7.50

Jan 08, 2015 - 2:27 PM

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board is evaluating the petition for the issuance of franchise filed by operators of the e jeepney fleet that will ply routes in Quezon City

SAME FARE. A fleet of electronic-powered jeepneys in Quezon City will use the same tariff system of public utility vehicles. Photo from Global Electric Transportation's Facebook page.

Most Filipinos welcome 2015 with hope – SWS

Dec 26, 2014 - 10:52 PM

UPDATED Nine out of ten Filipinos say they will greet the new year with hope rather than fear

HOPE FOR 2015. Fishermen prepare their fishing net along a shore in Tacloban on the eastern island of Leyte on October 16, 2014 which was devastated by typhoon Haiyan in 2013. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Finding the good in government

Aug 03, 2014 - 7:00 AM

There are thousands of government employees out there who truly serve

Ayala-Aboitiz tandem wants to participate in Palace Calax inquiry

Jul 14, 2014 - 4:31 PM

Team Orion asks to be allowed to intervene in the investigation into San Miguel s disqualification from the Cavite Laguna Expressway bidding

MOTION TO INTERVENE. The Ayala-Aboitiz tandem have asked Malacañang that the consortium be allowed to participate in the ongoing investigation on the Cavite-Laguna expressway project. Photo from the PPP Center

Despite Calax disqualification, San Miguel still bullish on PPPs

Jul 09, 2014 - 5:58 PM

SMC President and COO Ramon Ang says they will still participate in all PPP project biddings despite disqualification from the P35 B Cavite Laguna expressway project

SUSPENDED. San Miguel Corporation’s Ramon S. Ang says it will still participate in PPP projects, despite disqualification from the Cavite-Laguna expressway project. Photo from the PPP Center

Cavite-Laguna project awarding indefinitely suspended

Jul 02, 2014 - 8:49 PM

The DPWH suspends the project awarding to the Ayala Aboitiz tandem after disqualified San Miguel elevated its appeal to Malacañang Palace

SUSPENDED. DPWH indefinitely suspended the awarding of the Cavite-Laguna project. Photo from the PPP Center

Ayala-Aboitiz tandem offers highest bid for Cavite-Laguna project

Jun 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The partnership’s bid is P11 66 billion Disqualified bidder San Miguel makes a higher offer at P20 11 billion

BIDS OPENED. The Ayala-Aboitiz tandem offers the highest bid at P11.659 billion, while disqualified San Miguel offers P20.105 billion for the Calax project. Photo from PPP Center

San Miguel disqualified from bidding for Cavite-Laguna project

Jun 12, 2014 - 3:49 PM

San Miguel Corporation rejects the decision and says it will pursue legal remedies

DISQUALIFIED. DPWH disqualifies on Wednesday, June 11, San Miguel's bid for the Calax project. Photo from PPP Center

Foreign firms eye NAIA runway consultancy deal

Jun 08, 2014 - 3:57 PM

DOTC says it plans to increase the capacity of the existing runway to between 50 and 60 movements per hour

SPECIAL LOUNGE. The government will spend P10.32 million to build a lounge for dignitaries in NAIA 3 in time for the APEC summit in 2015. File Photo by Jay Directo/Agence France-Presse

San Miguel insists Calax bid compliant

Jun 05, 2014 - 4:48 PM

The conglomerate asks rival bidders to instead focus on who can offer the best deal

UP FOR BIDDING. The DPWH submission and opening of financial bids would likely to be done Friday, June 6. Photo from the PPP Center

Groups seek San Miguel disqualification from Calax bid

Jun 03, 2014 - 6:01 PM

Bidders claim San Miguel committed various violations of bidding rules

UP FOR BIDDING. The DPWH is expecting offers from 4 groups for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway on June 2. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

COMET e-shuttles to start operations by April

Feb 27, 2014 - 3:10 PM

The first fleet of 30 units will take passengers from SM North EDSA to Monumento via Eton Centris

DRIVING CHANGE. Expect to see some of these COMETs by April 2014. Photo courtesy of GET Philippines

Welcome E-shuttle, bye-bye PH jeepney

Oct 26, 2013 - 8:51 PM

In January 2014 30 COMET e shuttles will ply routes in Metro Manila hoping to one day render the conventional jeep obsolete

COMET VS JEEP. Is it time to retire conventional jeeps in favor of the electric-powered COMET?

Facebook to buy data optimizer Onavo

Oct 14, 2013 - 10:33 PM

Facebook is on its way to acquiring mobile data optimization Onavo for an unspecified amount

FACEBOOK + ONAVO. Israeli startup Onavo announces its impending acquisition to Facebook.

[Executive Edge] Building your social media presence

Oct 13, 2013 - 9:30 PM

Social media is a long term investment that pays off in the long run

Ezra Ferraz

20 tips to survive your 20s

Sep 01, 2013 - 7:22 PM

Your best era also depends on your outlook Here are some insights to live by

STEPPING OUT. The twenties are a time of open-mindedness and opportunity. Ask anyone past this stage

Why I'm optimistic

Aug 31, 2013 - 6:19 PM

Together with the complainers the most toxic company we can find ourselves in are those who wallow in unwarranted pessimism and cynicism

MVP v SMC: Who will win NAIA Expressway?

Apr 15, 2013 - 2:41 AM

It s a battle between Pangilinan s MPIC and Ang s San Miguel

BIDS. The Pangilinan and San Miguel groups submit offers for the NAIA Expressway project, the first PPP auctioned off by government in 2013. Photo courtesy of PPP Center

Holding the fort on New Year’s eve: a workaholic's confession

Dec 31, 2012 - 5:23 PM

Helen Mary Labao holds 3 day jobs but loves every minute of it She is welcoming the new year with passion productivity and a promise of a better tomorrow

Helen Mary Labao

LGUs rated 'very good,' but...

Oct 30, 2012 - 12:34 AM

While the 73 rating is very good it is down from a 2011 rating that gauged public satisfaction with LGUs

80% of PH businesses plan to increase salaries

Jul 16, 2012 - 4:26 PM

A business survey showed that an overwhelming 80 of Philippine business plan to increase salaries of existing employees in the next 12 months instead of hiring new ones