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10 Jack Ma quotes to inspire the entrepreneur in you

Sep 11, 2018 - 11:28 AM

With the announcement of his retirement, we compile some of Jack Ma’s most famous quotes

JACK MA. In this file photo taken on April 18, 2018, Alibaba founder Jack Ma gestures as he arrives for a meeting with Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in Bangkok during a visit to the country to announce the group's investment in the Thai government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. File photo by Jorge Silva/AFP


Jack Ma to retire in September 2019 – Alibaba

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:15 AM

The company finally confirms earlier reports from the New York Times and Bloomberg TV

CONFIRMED. Alibaba confirms a report that its cofounder and chairman, the 54-year-old Jack ma, will be stepping down. Photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler


Manu Ginobili retires from NBA

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:28 AM

After 16 years in San Antonio, the Argentine wizard hangs up his spurs

END OF AN ERA. Everyone from San Antonio Spurs' "Big Three" is now gone with Manu Ginobili's retirement. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP


Duterte signs law on retirement benefits for Office of Ombudsman

Aug 20, 2018 - 6:05 PM

The new law gives the Ombudsman the same retirement benefits as the Court of Appeals presiding justice

[OPINION] How Duterte endangers your retirement

May 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM

All in all, the yawning gaps of the country’s social pension system require bold, comprehensive, and forward-thinking solutions like universal social pension – not simplistic, superficial, and short-sighted ones like Duterte’s pension hike

The search for the next Ombudsman

May 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM

'When all else fails, God forbid, please keep the institution to its minimum standard, nothing below,' Conchita Carpio Morales tells her successor

OMBUDSMAN. Conchita Carpio Morales, the 5th Philippine Ombudsman in history, will retire on July 26, 2018. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Ombudsman

Dela Rosa dares HRW to take him to court: 'Puro kayo dakdak'

Apr 18, 2018 - 6:42 PM

(UPDATED) PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa is set to retire on Thursday, April 19, after completing a term marred by allegations of human rights violations

RETIRING SOON. PNP chief Ronald Dela Rosa at a press conference at Camp Crame Headquarters. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Retired general convicted again, gets 216 years for tax fraud

Apr 16, 2018 - 7:20 PM

Jose Ramiscal Jr is found to have falsified documents for the sale of General Santos City properties in order to pay lower taxes

Sandiganbayan Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

WATCH: PNP's P435-M Bell helicopter takes off

Apr 16, 2018 - 2:07 PM

The helicopter is set to be used for disaster response, humanitarian deployments, and air support for ground troops

FINALLY FLYING. The PNP gets its BELL helicopter, 3 months earlier than ecpected. Rappler screengrab

PES official barred from entering PH, Dela Rosa bids goodbye to PNP, Roach on Pacquiao | Midday wRap

Apr 16, 2018 - 12:18 PM

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Dela Rosa cries in goodbye message to PNP: 'I did everything I could'

Apr 16, 2018 - 7:48 AM

Outgoing PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa cries in thanking and apologizing to the 180,000-strong police force

IN TEARS. Outgoing PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa cries in his last Camp Crame flag raising speech. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Bato dela Rosa set to bid goodbye to PNP

Apr 15, 2018 - 3:55 PM

Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa will retire from the police service on Thursday, April 19 – the culmination of a week full of farewells

BATO'S GOODBYE. Ronald dela Rosa is set to give his last goodbyes as PNP chief this week. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Boogie Mendoza, top spy vs communists and terrorists, dies

Mar 28, 2018 - 12:52 PM

Rodolfo 'Boogie' Mendoza served in the Philippine National Police Intelligence Group and the provincial police of Zambales before retiring as a one-star police general

VETERAN INTEL OFFICER. Rodolfo 'Boogie' Mendoza. Photo from Mendoza's Facebook page

Ana Julaton retires from boxing, MMA

Mar 23, 2018 - 2:12 PM

Ana Julaton finishes her boxing career with a 14-4-1 win-loss-draw record and her mixed martial arts stint with a 2-4 card

HANGING UP THE GLOVES. Ana Julaton retires from the fighting world – both from boxing and mixed martial arts. Photo from Julaton's Instagram account


Director Cathy Garcia-Molina gets emotional over plans to retire

Mar 19, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The 'My Perfect You' director says she wants to spend more time with her two children

LOOK: Lakers retire Kobe's two jersey numbers at half-time ceremony

Dec 19, 2017 - 2:31 PM

'We're here to celebrate the greatest to ever wear the purple and gold,' the Lakers say as they immortalize Bryant's jerseys Number 8 and Number 24

LEGEND. Kobe Bryant joins the ranks of Lakers legends O'Neal, West and Johnson as his jerseys retire in Staples Center. Photo from Twitter (@Lakers)

Bryant's jersey retirement ceremony to include 'Kobeland' street festival

Dec 18, 2017 - 2:14 PM

The Lakers are pulling out all the stops in honoring one of the club's greats

GOAT. The Lakers will be hanging up the jerseys of one of their greatest of all time, Kobe Bryant. Photos by Dan Levine/AFP (left) and Doug Pensinger/Getty Images/AFP (right)

Warriors will watch as Lakers retire Bryant's jerseys

Dec 17, 2017 - 11:49 AM

The Warriors will be sitting on the bench during halftime to witness this event

RETIREMENT. This is a historic moment that the Golden State Warriors don't even want to miss. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Sereno impeachment: SC benefits committee sidelined 'Justice Midas'

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:00 PM

House members gang up on Supreme Court personnel over a benefits committee that took away the powers of Court Administrator Midas Marquez

Supreme Court, Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez testifies before the House Committee on Justice hearing on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

CA okays appointment of AFP chief 11 days before retirement

Dec 06, 2017 - 2:12 PM

(UPDATED) General Rey Guerrero will reach the mandatory retirement age of 56 on December 17. There is no word yet if his term will be extended.

RETIRING. General Rey Guerrero will reach the mandatory retirement age on December 17, 2017. Rappler photo

WHO on Dengvaxia, Dela Rosa’s replacement, Trump on Jerusalem | Midday wRap

Dec 06, 2017 - 12:03 PM

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Marquez: Groups created by Sereno delayed benefits for judges, justices

Dec 05, 2017 - 3:03 PM

(UPDATED) Sereno's lawyer insists the creation of the working groups was intended to implement a consistent process

BELATED ACTION? Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez tells the House justice committee on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, that the committee created by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno approved the long pending applications for survivorship benefits after the matter was mentioned in the impeachment complaint against her. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House passes retirement law for Office of the Ombudsman

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:09 AM

A counterpart measure is pending before the Senate

Ombudsman fires Mabilog, Dela Rosa and Año, Twitter on Russia | Midday wRap

Oct 27, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Duterte nominates another frat brother to the JBC

Oct 09, 2017 - 6:04 PM

Retired Supreme Court Justice Jose Mendoza will replace fellow retired Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez

 BROD. Retired Supreme Court Justice Jose Mendoza is also a member of Lex Talionis, the fraternity to which President Duterte belongs. Photo from the Supreme Court website

Boxing champ Andre Ward abruptly announces retirement

Sep 22, 2017 - 2:47 AM

Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward announces his retirement from boxing, saying his weary body could no longer put up with the physical demands of the sport.

UNDEFEATED. Andre Ward has had a complete career, winning an Olympic gold medal and world titles in the super middleweight and light heavyweight divisions. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Marquez's retirement cake has knocked-out Pacquiao on it

Aug 08, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez cherishes the time he knocked out Manny Pacquiao back in 2012 one last time

RETIREMENT. Juan Manuel Marquez celebrates his victory over Mike Alvarado at The Forum in 2014, which was the last time he was seen in the ring. Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP

Bolt fails to retire as champ but happy to remain mom's golden boy

Aug 06, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Usain Bolt says I m sorry I couldn t end it on a winning note but I want to thank you for your support

Juan Manuel Marquez to announce retirement – report

Aug 04, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez best known for his 2012 knockout win over Manny Pacquiao was last seen in the ring in 2014

RETIREMENT. Juan Manuel Marquez celebrates his victory over Mike Alvarado at The Forum in 2014, which was the last time he was seen in the ring. Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko announces retirement

Aug 03, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Klitschko who reigned atop the heavyweight division for nearly a decade has retired at age 41

RETIREMENT. Wladimir Klitschko won't pursue a rematch with Anthony Joshua, deciding instead to announce his retirement. File photo by Christian Charisius/DPA/AFP

Roach: Pacquiao can't be an elite fighter and senator at same time

Jul 31, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Freddie Roach says he hopes Pacquiao s next fight is his last

TOO MUCH. Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao cannot be an elite fighter and a senator at the same time. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Pacquiao foe Timothy Bradley Jr to announce retirement - report

Jul 28, 2017 - 3:12 PM

The two division world champion has not fought since his April 2016 loss to Manny Pacquiao in their third fight

CALLING IT A CAREER. Timothy Bradley Jr is reportedly set to announce his retirement from boxing. File photo by Wendell Alinea

There's a new Special Prosecutor in town

Jul 07, 2017 - 2:31 PM

Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval has a say on who to recommend as state witness He can also enter into plea bargaining agreements

File photo of newly-appointed Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval

Manny Pacquiao to 'think hard' about retiring

Jul 04, 2017 - 11:27 AM

The 8 division boxing champ says he will think about hanging up his boxing gloves for good after his body recovers

RETIRING? Manny Pacquiao says, 'I am also considering the opinion of people, the opinion of my family and my body.' Photo by Patrick Hamilton/AFP

Roach will urge Pacquiao to retire: 'Maybe this is it'

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:54 PM

Freddie Roach thinks it might be time for Manny Pacquiao to end his boxing career after losing a shock decision to unheralded Jeff Horn

SHOCK LOSS. The loss is Pacquiao's seventh of his career, and fourth in his last 9 fights. Photo by Patrick Hamilton / AFP

Roach to talk to Pacquiao about retirement after Horn loss

Jul 02, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Freddie Roach stops short of calling the decision a robbery but says he s on the fence about whether Manny Pacquiao should continue

CLOSING TIME. Freddie Roach says he'll have a discussion with Manny Pacquiao about whether it's time to shut down the ride. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Hollywood legend Daniel Day-Lewis announces retirement from acting

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:15 AM

The actor s spokesperson Leslee Darts tells Variety magazine it was a private decision by the 3 time Oscar winner

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Daniel Day-Lewis attends Arthur Miller - One Night 100 Years Benefit at Lyceum Theatre on January 25, 2016 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

PhilHealth benefits for foreign retirees in PH starting July

Jun 16, 2017 - 1:44 PM

This expansion of coverage is based on a memorandum of understanding signed by PhilHealth and the Philippine Retirement Authority in 2015 that aims to promote the country as a retirement haven for qualified foreigners

Musings of a boomer on retiring in the Philippines

Jun 04, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Like scores of Filipino Americans we think of what it would be like to return The downside is we are both concerned deeply worried about personal safety

Retired army general convicted again for corruption

May 25, 2017 - 10:40 PM

In a separate corruption case Jose Ramiscal Jr is already convicted of malversation and the falsification of public documents

Sandiganbayan photo by: DARREN LANGIT

PBA legend Eric Menk honored in retirement ceremony

May 07, 2017 - 8:55 PM

The 2005 PBA MVP is given a fitting tribute in front of Barangay Ginebra and Alaska fans

HONORED. Eric Menk is honored during a retirement ceremony on Sunday, May 7 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Photo from PBA Images

Paul Pierce departs league with 'no regrets'

May 01, 2017 - 12:51 PM

After the retirements of Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan the NBA is bidding farewell to another star of the 2000s in Paul Pierce

FAREWELL, PAUL. Paul Pierce leaves the NBA with 'no regrets.' File Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather says he's 'officially out of retirement' for McGregor

Mar 12, 2017 - 4:01 AM

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he is ending his retirement but the fight with Conor McGregor is still far from a done deal

BACK IN ACTION? Floyd Mayweather has been retired since 2015 but may be lured back to the ring for a payday against UFC champion Conor McGregor. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Asian millennials face cash shortage at retirement – Manulife

Feb 22, 2017 - 9:57 PM

The average millennial expects to accumulate only one third of what is typically required for retirement according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index

#PugadBaboy: Health Insurance

Feb 11, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Houston Rockets retire trail blazing Yao Ming's jersey

Feb 04, 2017 - 2:13 PM

Yao Ming s name is raised alongside Houston heroes Clyde Drexler Moses Malone Calvin Murphy Hakeem Olajuwon and Rudy Tomjanovich

GIANT HONOR. The 7-foot-6 giant from China averaged 19.2 points and 9 rebounds for the Rockets and became a global ambassador for the sport during his 8 NBA seasons. Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images/AFP

Rachel Daquis hopes to inspire other student-athletes after jersey retirement

Feb 01, 2017 - 6:04 PM

The Queen Tamaraw joins the ranks of select legends as FEU formally retires number 3

JERSEY RETIREMENT. The legacy of Rachel Anne Daquis will live on forever after the retirement of her FEU jersey number 3. File Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

My heart wasn't in it anymore, says Ivanovic of her retirement

Jan 01, 2017 - 1:02 PM

The 29 year old Serbian admitted she wanted to retire while she still loved the sport

RETIRED. This file photo taken on May 31, 2015 shows Serbia's Ana Ivanovic celebrating after winning a point against Russia's Ekaterina Makarova during the women's fourth round of the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open in Paris. The former world No 1 on December 28, 2016 announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much. PATRICK KOVARIK / AFP

Liverpool great Steven Gerrard announces retirement

Nov 24, 2016 - 7:36 PM

Gerrard who scored 186 goals in 710 appearances for Liverpool has retired at age 36

LIVERPOOL LEGEND. Steven Gerrard spent 17 years at his hometown club Liverpool before playing a short stint in Major League Soccer. File photo/AFP

#AnimatED: Duterte’s Supreme Court

Nov 21, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Democracy will tear to pieces if one more institution falls under the grip of the President