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Britain's Prince Charles celebrates 70th birthday

Nov 15, 2018 - 12:35 PM

In two official photographs released to mark the Prince of Wales's milestone, Charles is shown surrounded by his wife Camilla, two sons William and Harry, and 3 grandchildren

ROYAL FAMILY. Britain's Prince Charles poses with his wife Camilla, two sons William and Harry, and 3 grandchildren. Photo from The Royal Family's Facebook page

Bea Rose Santiago speaks out on sexual harassment

Nov 14, 2018 - 1:14 PM

On social media, the former beauty queen says she was sexually harassed by various men, including a priest, and a 'well-known CEO'

SPEAK OUT. Bea Rose Santiago talks about her own experiences of being sexually harassed. Screenshot from Instagram.com/bea.santiago

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Voltaire Tayag on what it takes to win a crown

Nov 13, 2018 - 12:15 PM

Why do pageants matter and what do they bring into the conversation?

Prince Charles at 70: Man on a mission

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:18 PM

Prince Charles, who is turning 70, is the longest-serving heir in British history and would become the oldest person ever to inherit the throne

'THE MEDDLESOME PRINCE.' Prince Charles' views vary in a wide range of topics, from dairy farming to culling of badgers. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga

WATCH: Katarina Rodriguez's transformation in 'The People’s Queen'

Oct 09, 2018 - 2:52 PM

The show premieres on October 24

LOOK: Beauty queens at the ABS-CBN Ball 2018

Sep 29, 2018 - 10:50 PM

Pia Wurtzbach, Maxine Medina, and Catriona Gray are among those who came to the big event

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

This touchscreen tablet rolls up like an ancient scroll

Sep 07, 2018 - 2:31 PM

The 7.5-inch flexible screen can be popped up to expand display real estate when needed

FLEXIBLE SCREEN. The prototype from Australia's Human Media Labs is inspired by ancient scrolls, rolling up into a canister-like holder for storage. Photo from Human Media Labs/Queens University


Stars celebrate Queen Aretha at marathon funeral

Sep 01, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Stevie wonder, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Hudson perform during the service, attended by president and musicians

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 31: Stevie Wonder performs at the funeral for Aretha Franklin at the Greater Grace Temple on August 31, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16. Franklin, 76, died at her home in Detroit on August 16. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Kid you not: Goats can read your face

Aug 29, 2018 - 1:43 PM

The findings suggest 'livestock species have very sophisticated minds to interpret their environment' and 'likely adapt their behavior' based on human facial expressions

Thousands pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state

Aug 29, 2018 - 1:06 PM

Fans line up to bid farewell to the 'Queen of Soul'

Mourners line up to view the body of Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on August 28, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Aretha Franklin passed away from advanced pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2018 at age 76. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PAUL SANCYA

Music world mourns Aretha Franklin at MTV video awards

Aug 21, 2018 - 3:39 PM

'She led me to where I am today, and I know she influenced so many people in this house tonight, in this room tonight,' says Madonna, who led the tribute

TRIBUTE. Madonna speaks onstage during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images/AFP

Fans, churchgoers pay tribute to Aretha Franklin

Aug 20, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson remembers his dear friend known as the 'Queen of Soul' at the New Bethel Baptist Church, where her father preached

TRIBUTE FOR THE QUEEN. A man paints a mural of Aretha Franklin on a wall down the street where the Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke celebrating the life of singer Aretha Franklin at her father's church, New Bethel Baptist, during a Sunday morning service in Detroit, Michigan on August 19.  Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

'A rare treasure': outpouring of tributes to Aretha Franklin

Aug 17, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Musicians, political leaders, and activists remember the Queen of Soul following her death on August 16

QUEEN OF SOUL. Barbra Streisand, Mariah Carey, and Barack Obama are among those who paid tribute to Aretha Franklin. Photos from Molly Riley/AFP, Twitter.com/BarbraStreisand, Twitter.com/MariahCarey, and Twitter.com/BarackObama

Mariel de Leon doesn't plan on hiding her unpopular opinions

Aug 06, 2018 - 5:51 PM

The former beauty queen says that growing up, she always had her own views different from others

Kylie Verzosa wants to prove she can act too

Aug 06, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Kylie Verzosa enjoys the life of a multihyphenate

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

Jul 20, 2018 - 5:06 PM

Kenya has an effective ban on carrying out death sentences and no death row prisoner has been executed since 1987. The death sentence remains on the statute books however.

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week July 9-15, 2018

Jul 15, 2018 - 10:31 AM

The Hague ruling anniversary, Duterte's 'Sorry God,' and updates on the Thai cave rescue

WATCH: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie are rival queens in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ trailer

Jul 13, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The film gives us not just one, but two bad-ass historical heroines

TRAGIC QUEEN. Saoirse Ronan plays Mary, Queen of Scots, the royal rival of Queen Elizabeth I. Screenshot from YouTube.com/FocusFeatures

Djokovic joins elite 800-win club with Queen's masterclass

Jun 23, 2018 - 11:16 AM

The former world number one becomes the 10th tennis player in the Open era to reach the milestone

WARM UP. Serbia's Novak Djokovic advances to the semifinals in the Queen's Club where he hopes to get back in the groove before the Wimbledon. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Kyrgios reignites 'racist' feud with Dawn Fraser

Jun 12, 2018 - 11:08 AM

The pair of Australians had a row in 2015 following the tennis player's behavior in Wimbledon

BITTER FOES. Nick Kyrgios still accuses Dawn Fraser of being racist when she was recognized by the Queen. Photo from Facebook (Kyrgios) and William West/AFP (Fraser)

IN PHOTOS: Handshakes that shook the world

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:36 AM

US President Donald Trump's handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore marks a historic moment

FIRST MEETING. US President Donald Trump (R) gestures as he meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Westminster Abbey unveils gallery in area closed for 700 years

May 30, 2018 - 9:43 PM

The 'Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries' are accessible through a lift and 108 steps built inside a new tower – the biggest architectural change to the historic abbey since the 18th century

EFFIGY. An employee poses with a Funeral effigy of Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson (1758-1805) created by wax modeller Catherine Andras in 1806 during the press launch of the The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries in Westminster Abbey in London. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Meet the man behind this string art portrait of Catriona Gray

May 23, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Onofre Guiao has also done portraits of Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Angel Locsin, Alessandra de Rossi, and Empoy, using string art and coffee

Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Silvia Celeste Cortesi: I will do my best

May 22, 2018 - 11:46 PM

The Filipino-Italian queen says she will give her everything as she represents the country in the Miss Earth pageant

Miss Earth PH 2017 Karen Ibasco looks back on her reign before she passes the crown

May 19, 2018 - 9:18 AM

As she prepares to crown her successor, Karen talks about the work she's done and the controversies she weathered after winning the country's 4th Miss Earth crown

Shamcey Supsup expecting second baby

May 17, 2018 - 4:19 PM

It's a boy for Shamcey and husband Lloyd Lee

WATCH: First trailer for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' released

May 15, 2018 - 11:15 PM

Here's your first look at the Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic

Catriona Gray talks about doing her own interview for a newspaper

May 11, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Catriona's story on the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program will come out in a daily broadsheet

The week in photos: April 21-27, 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 4:32 PM

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

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (L) turns to wave at the media as she is lead in with her brother Prince George of Cambridge (R) by their father Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (C) at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in central London, on April 23, 2018, to visit Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their new-born son. Kate, the wife of Britain's Prince William, has given birth to a baby son, Kensington Palace announced Monday. "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 11:01 (1001 GMT)," the palace said in a statement. The baby boy weighs eight pounds and seven ounces (3.8 kilogrammes). / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

Line of succession to the British throne

Apr 23, 2018 - 9:39 PM

The newest baby of Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton is 5th in line

HOSPITAL. A police officer stands guard outside the private Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, in central London on April 23, 2018, where Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a third child. Photo by Daniel Leal Olivas /AFP

Make way for the queen: Catriona Gray charms in Q&As

Apr 23, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Will Catriona's wit be enough to eventually land her the coveted Miss Universe crown?

Queen Elizabeth II marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Apr 21, 2018 - 10:20 PM

The concert at the Royal Albert Hall will raise money for a new youth charity, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust

THE QUEEN. In this file photo taken on April 19, 2018, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives in the Picture Gallery for The Queen's Dinner during The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), at Buckingham Palace in London. Photo by Toby Melville/Pool/AFP

Rappler Talk: Mrs Universe Philippines on female empowerment

Apr 12, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Marilou Tolico-Villanueva talks about what women can do to inspire and empower other women

Trailblazers: The women of Philippine pro wrestling

Mar 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM

6 of the country's fearless female wrestlers talk about living their dreams and making history in the ring

New Zealand spy papers reveal 1981 bid to kill Queen

Mar 01, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Christopher Lewis fired a single shot towards the Queen's car as she toured the South Island city of Dunedin, the documents from New Zealand's Security Intelligence Service spy agency reveal

QUEEN ELIZABETH II. In this file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in central London, on March 13, 2017. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

The week in photos: February 17-23, 2018

Feb 24, 2018 - 2:21 PM

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

A cow is prepared for a photo shooting during the 45th edition of the Show of the Best" (Schau der Besten) dairy cow beauty pageant on February 22, 2018 in Verden an der Aller, northwestern Germany. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Carmen Jaspersen / Germany OUT

Get to know every Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidate

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:20 PM

Here's a closer look at the 2018 candidates for the most prestigious pageant in the country

Prince Henrik, husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, dies

Feb 14, 2018 - 12:04 PM

(UPDATED) Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, has died, Denmark's royal palace announces

ROYAL COUPLE. This file photo taken on April 16, 2016 shows Danish Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik greeting well-wishers from the balcony on the occasion of the Queen's 76th Birthday celebration at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. Marie Hald / Scanpix Denmark / AFP

Are beauty pageants sexist or a celebration of femininity?

Jan 28, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Pageant advocates respond to criticisms of sexism by insisting beauty contests empower women in more ways than one

The Philippines' beauty pageant obsession: Who benefits?

Jan 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Rappler explores the country's fixation with beauty pageants, and the debate on whether they are harmful or helpful to women

Shaila Mae Rebortera is Cebu's Sinulog Queen 2018

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Shaila also bags the lion's share of corporate awards at the competition

Photo by Mars G. Alison

IN PHOTOS: The Sinulog Festival Queen 2018 runway competition

Jan 19, 2018 - 12:10 PM

A new Sinulog Queen will be crowned on January 19

Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

Catriona Gray wants to be Bb Pilipinas 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:03 PM

Catriona, former Miss World Philippines 2016 submits her application form at the Araneta Center

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Ringo Starr, Barry Gibb knighted in UK honors list

Dec 30, 2017 - 2:58 PM

The two musicians are among the latest to be honored in Britain's traditional New Year Honors

Apa yang akan terjadi pada SHINee setelah Jonghyun meninggal?

Dec 19, 2017 - 5:58 PM

Mungkin kita bisa memprediksi bagaimana masa depan SHINee dengan melihat beberapa grup musik yang juga kehilangan anggotanya karena meninggal dunia

Meghan Markle adds sparkle to British royal Christmas

Dec 15, 2017 - 9:57 PM

The Times of London says the announcement 'underlines how swiftly the 36-year-old American is being embraced by the royal family'

ENGAGEMENT RING. This file photo taken on December 01, 2017 shows Britain's Prince Harry's fiancee US actress Meghan Markle displaying her engagement ring as she greets well-wishers on a walkabout as they arrive for an event at Nottingham Contemporary in Nottingham, central England, which is hosting a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair. Meghan Markle is to become the first fiancee invited to spend Christmas with the British royal family -- a move hailed December 14, 2017, as a sea change in the monarchy's traditionalist attitude. Photo by Oli Scarff/ AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 7 Desember 2017

Dec 07, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

7 films to watch to make you feel like royalty

Nov 30, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Prince Harry may be off the market, but that doesn't mean you should give up on your princess dreams

ROYAL TREATMENT. Have a movie marathon worthy of the crown with these princess flicks. Screengrabs from YouTube/Netflix, YouTube/LotteEng, YouTube/movies, Facebook/PrincessDiaries