CHR urges gov't to reconsider, accept UN call to probe killings

Sep 24, 2017 - 6:55 PM

The Commission on Human Rights calls on the Duterte administration to show it is 'serious in making progress for human rights'

PH rejects calls by UN member-states for probe into EJKs

Sep 23, 2017 - 10:33 PM

The Philippine delegation insists that deaths from police operations 'are not EJKs'

HUMAN RIGHTS REVIEW. The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) air a live webcast from Geneva, Switzerland of the 3rd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Philippines at the CHR Central Office in Quezon City on September 22, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle': Menikmati suguhan aksi tanpa cerita berarti

Sep 21, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Meski dibanjiri para bintang Hollywood, tapi tak semua dari mereka "bersinar" di film ini

'KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE'. Film yang dibintangi Taron Egerton, Colin FIrth dan Julianne Moore ini sudah tayang di bioskop Tanah Air sejak 20 September. Foto dari 20th Century Fox Indonesia

WATCH: Ultra slow-mo shots taken by Sony’s Xperia XZs

Sep 21, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Here’s a collection of scenes showing the Sony phone’s neat party trick: slow-mo shots taken at 960 frames per second

‘Pengabdi Setan’: Film daur ulang dengan horor yang mencekam

Sep 21, 2017 - 9:51 AM

Film yang dibintangi oleh Tara Basro dan Dimas Aditya ini mulai tayang di bioskop pada 28 September mendatang

REMAKE. Film 'Pengabdi Setan' versi remake garapan sutradara Joko Anwar akan tayang di bioskop 28 September 2017. Foto dari akun Instagram @jokoanwar

HTC U11 review: As good as the numbers show

Sep 19, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Overall, what we have here is a phone that really wants to please, and it does, and is priced very competitively in its segment

'American Made' Review: Exhilarating, fun and provocative

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'American Made' is adamantly a lot of fun. It is also unflinchingly political

‘It’: Lembut dan menakutkan

Sep 17, 2017 - 4:49 PM

‘It’ adalah film horor yang menghargai sisi kemanusiaan dari karakternya

BADUT. Setelah menonton film ;It', pasti kamu akan memiliki pikiran berbeda tentang badut. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Warner Bros Pictures

In May UN report, PH boasted of higher CHR budget

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:57 AM

The budget of the CHR grew by 165 from 2012 to 2017 the Philippines told the United Nations in May

FACING UN. Then-senator Alan Peter Cayetano speaks during the Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on May 8, 2017 at the UN offices in Geneva. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

'Fangirl Fanboy' review: Sometimes adorable, mostly forgettable

Sep 10, 2017 - 11:16 PM

Its glaring naiveté neither adds to the charm nor frustrates

‘It’: tender and terrifying

Sep 10, 2017 - 7:10 PM

It is that rare horror film that values the humanity of its characters

Miss World Philippines 2017: Trends that need to end

Sep 09, 2017 - 4:00 PM

All things must pass and some of these styles are definitely on their way out

IN PHOTOS: Top 6 gowns at Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Here are the gowns that stood out among the rest at Miss World Philippines

IN PHOTOS: Fierce fashion statements at Miss World PH 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Sophisticated and stylish – these contestants know how to make a statement

IN PHOTOS: Trend tracking at Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:11 PM

It s not a proper pageant until you see the glitz and glamour of the evening gowns

'The Dark Tower' review: Flaccid fantasy

Sep 03, 2017 - 4:40 PM

[Stephen] King s mythology is sorely wasted

'Midnight Runners': Komedi tentang murninya nurani dan rumitnya birokrasi

Aug 30, 2017 - 1:38 PM

Film Midnight Runners mulai tayang di Cinemaxx Theater CGV Cinemas dan Flix Cinema hari ini 30 Agustus

CHEMISTRY. Dua aktor muda Korea, Park Seo Jun dan Kang Ha Neul menunjukkan chemistry menawan lewat duet akting mereka di film 'Midnight Runners'. Foto dari Feat Pictures Indonesia

‘Woke Up Like This’ review: Boisterous fun

Aug 26, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Woke Up Like This doesn’t endeavor to make anything out of its very crass comedy

The search is over: this is the best makeup setting spray money can buy

Aug 24, 2017 - 2:12 PM

A viral review tells the story of how this Nyx setting spray goes through the ultimate test – and passes

LIFE-PROOF. NYX’s matte setting spray proves to be resistant to elements – including cars – at least according to one user’s now-viral review. Photo by Cinderella Merz via

#GameNight: The first hour of 'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy'

Aug 21, 2017 - 9:25 PM

From the slums of India to its lush mountains watch us play the first hour of the next chapter in this exclusive PlayStation series from Naughty Dog

VIDEO: Taste Test - Jakarta’s healthy burgers

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:27 PM

MAM’s vs Burgreens’ burger which one is more delicious?

'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' quick review: Beautiful as ever

Aug 18, 2017 - 7:26 AM

The game looks absolutely beautiful fun exciting with two interesting characters that will keep you playing – everything you’d expect from an Uncharted game

Moto Z2 Play review: Decent mid-ranger with tremendous battery life

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:41 PM

The 25 000 peso Z2 Play is Moto s attempt to hit balance between a slim design stable performance and battery endurance

Z2 PLAY. Moto has a solid mid-ranger in their hands with this high-endurance unit. Photo by Kyle Chua/Rappler

'The Battleship Island': Memahami sejarah dalam kompleksitas cerita

Aug 11, 2017 - 7:07 PM

The Battleship Island mulai tayang di jaringan CGV pada 16 Agustus

SEJARAH. Film 'The Battleship Island' berlatar belakang kisah penjajahan Jepang terhadap Korea di penghujung Perang Dunia II. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube CBI Pictures

'The Underdogs': Drama komedi dengan permasalahan relevan

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:18 AM

Film yang dibintangi Sheryl Sheinafia dan Ernest Prakasa ini akan tayang 16 Agustus mendatang

'THE UNDERDOGS'. Jeff Smith, Sheryl Sheinafia, Brandon Salim, dan Babe Cabita beradu akting di film 'The Underdogs'. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube StarvisionPlus

TASTE TEST: 5 best nasi goreng in Jakarta

Aug 08, 2017 - 4:11 PM

Which nasi goreng is the most delicious?

Samsung C9 Pro review: Excellent but cheaper competition weakens appeal

Aug 03, 2017 - 4:12 PM

If you want a Samsung and can t afford the Galaxy S8 the C9 Pro is a great alternative But the glut of cheaper phones with similar oomph can make one think twice

SAMSUNG GALAXY C9 PRO. All photos and screenshots by Alex dela Cruz/Rappler

'Berangkat': Kisah perjalanan, persahabatan dan cinta berbumbu komedi

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:06 AM

Film bertemakan komedi serta persahabatan ini akan menjadi salah satu daftar film hiburan untuk dinikmati saat akhir pekan bersama teman teman

ROAD TRIP. Film 'Berangkat' mengisahkan perjalanan road trip sekumpulan anak muda menjelajah Jawa dan Bali. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube MVP Pictures ID

'Cars 3' review: Lackluster sequel

Jul 30, 2017 - 2:45 PM

The third film in the Pixar series brings back an older Lightning McQueen

LIGHTNING MCQUEEN. The racecar returns in 'Cars 3'. Photo courtesy of Disney-Pixar

'Finally Found Someone' review: Dear future rom-coms

Jul 30, 2017 - 12:23 PM

Directed by Theodore Boborol the film features the well loved romantic team up of John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo

FINALLY FOUND SOMEONE. Sarah Geroniomo and John Lloyd Cruz renew their onscreen romance in a new film by Theodore Boborol. Screengrab from

Stop the presses! The best parts of 'Newsies' are originally Filipino

Jul 27, 2017 - 10:11 AM

9 Works Theatrical s staging of the Broadway musical is made great by Filipino talent

DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA. Newsies is a dance extravaganza featuring the vigorous choreography of PJ Rebullida. Photo courtesy of 9 Works Theatrical and Globe Live

Miss Philippines Earth 2017 Fashion Review

Jul 23, 2017 - 11:04 PM

Pageant writer Voltaire E Tayag reviews the fashion in this year s edition of Miss Philippines Earth

OPENING. The Miss Philippines Earth 2017 opens with colorful eco-warrior looks. All photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

‘Kita Kita’ review: brisk, whimsical and always delightful

Jul 23, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Novelty is something most local rom coms take for granted

KITA KITA. Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy Marquez play lovers in this whimsical rom-com. Screengrab from

Slippery slope of martial law

Jul 22, 2017 - 9:15 AM

We come to the core of the Lagman vs Medialdea martial law decision – how the Court applies the sufficiency of the factual basis test

Martial law extension and the Supreme Court

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:45 AM

We analyze the recent Supreme Court decision which upheld President Duterte’s Proclamation No 216 to discern how the Court might answer anticipated petitions in the event of an extension of martial law in Mindanao

Bogart the Explorer appointed MTRCB board member

Jul 20, 2017 - 7:21 AM

The YouTube comedian whose real name is Marco Antonio Ho is now one of the 30 MTRCB board members

BOGART THE EXPLORER. In his videos, Ho, through his online persona, observes the local culture of various destinations with characteristic humor. Screengrab from

House delays release of lawmakers' SALNs for 2016

Jul 17, 2017 - 5:25 PM

The House leadership creates a committee on SALN review which has yet to adopt its rules on the release of the public documents detailing lawmakers net worth

NOTHING TO HIDE? Lawmakers during the plenary session on March 7. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

'The Doll 2': Mengagetkan tapi tak meninggalkan bekas ketakutan

Jul 15, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Film yang dibintangi Luna Maya dan Herjunot Ali ini akan tayang di bioskop Tanah Air bulan Juli ini

'THE DOLL 2'. Film 'The Doll 2' siap tayang di bioskop bulan ini. Foto dari akun Instagram @hitmakestudios

'Mars Met Venus: Part Cewe', melihat hubungan dari dua sudut pandang

Jul 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Mars Met Venus mengisahkan kumpulan kumpulan permasalahan yang banyak dialami oleh pasangan kekasih

'MARS MET VENUS'. Aktor Ge Pamungkas beradu akting dengan aktris Pamela Bowie di film 'Mars Met Venus'. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube MNCP Movies

Pemerintah mempersilakan publik ajukan judicial review Perppu Ormas

Jul 14, 2017 - 8:59 AM

Pemerintah mengklaim Perppu mengenai keormasan bukan untuk membubarkan ormas

JUDICIAL REVIEW. Juru bicara kepresidenan Johan Budi mempersilakan kepada publik yang keberatan dengan Perppu Ormas untuk mengajukan judicial review. Foto oleh Fariz Fardianto/Rappler

'War for The Planet of The Apes': Memikat sekaligus mengusik nurani

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:27 AM

Para pembuat film ini berhasil menghidupkan setiap bagian cerita dan karakter dengan sinematografi dan dialog yang apik

HUMANIS DAN FILOSOFIS. Bagi penonton yang mencari film filosofis yang menyuguhkan adegan yang mengusik cara pandang dan sisi humanis anda, film ini adalah pilihan yang sangat tepat. Foto dari 20th Century Fox Indonesia

Uber and Grab, Napoles, Marcos | Evening wRap

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' review: Guiltlessly fun

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:25 PM

The latest Spider Man film is a step in the right direction for a genre that seems to be getting lost in all the routine of repetitive fanfare

'In This Corner of the World' review: Powerful and delicate

Jul 09, 2017 - 7:20 PM

The animated film by Sunao Katabuchi is a dreamy take on a wartime story

PAINTING FREEDOM. The film’s protagonist is a repressed artist who goes through life in war-torn Japan. Screen grab from

SC retains right to review martial law proclamations

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:12 PM

That s the best part of the decision The Court made it clear that it had the power to review the President s decision says a legal expert of the SC ruling on the petitions against martial law in Mindanao

Supreme Court of the Philippines on Padre Faura Street in Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Review: The Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is a workhorse

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:45 PM

It s a well dressed pro with the hustle to match

HANDY. In spite of the big screen, the S8 Plus fits well in the hand. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

'Ang Pagsanib kay Leah dela Cruz' review: Meticulously crafted scares

Jul 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This horror flick is most successful when it is all about moods and atmosphere

'Okja' review: Comical, magical, relevant

Jul 02, 2017 - 10:45 PM

While it is straightforward in the emotions it wants to produce its characters aren t as black and white as they seem

Tilda Swinton as Lucy Mirando and An Seo Hyun as Mija in OKJA.

20 Philippine companies in Nikkei's top 300 Asian firms list

Jun 18, 2017 - 11:10 PM

SM Prime and Universal Robina make it to the top 30 while Bloomberry – the owner of Solaire Resort and Casino – joins the list for the first time

ASIA'S BEST. SM Prime Holdings Incorporated and Universal Robina Corporation made it to the top 30 of Nikkei's Asia300

'Despicable Me 3' review: All out of ideas

Jun 17, 2017 - 1:49 PM

Here s movie critic Oggs Cruz s take on the latest Despicable Me movie