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Pets for mental wellness: How dogs play a role in healing, therapy

Oct 15, 2017 - 10:10 PM

More than just the warm, fuzzy feelings that dogs bring, therapy dogs can help put patients at ease and encourage them to be more open to the treatment process

THERAPY DOG. Bubu the golden retriever works as a therapy dog at the Ateneo's office of guidance and counseling, helping students relieve stress and anxiety. All photos by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

UV Baby Lancers sweep Magis Eagles to win 2017 CESAFI junior title

Oct 12, 2017 - 7:26 PM

The Baby Lancers down the defending champions to win their seventh ever title

NEW CHAMPIONS. The UV Green Lancers sweep the defending champions to become the 2017 CESAFI high school champions. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

After 3 months, several Lumad still cannot go home

Oct 11, 2017 - 7:23 PM

The Lakbayanis are supposed to cap off the annual Lakbayan during the commemoration of declaration of Martial Law. Some 3 months since they came to Metro Manila, however, and the Lumads have still not gone home.

UV Baby Lancers win Game 1 in CESAFI Best-of-3 junior title series

Oct 10, 2017 - 10:02 PM

(UPDATED) Baby Lancer Jim Paul Amistoso sinks 11 points, 9 of which were in the second half

FIRST BLOOD. The UV Baby Lancers are 1-0 in the best-of-three finals series. Photo by PJ Estan

Beyond lessons, special educators spread hope among SPED learners

Oct 10, 2017 - 12:57 PM

Proving that there are no limits to learning, Hilarion Daen Jr. and Edna Blacer are teaching SPED students at Rawis Elementary School despite their own difficulties – Hilarion is hearing-impaired while Edna is nearly blind

SPECIAL EDUCATION. Teacher Hilarion handles kindergarten pupils with hearing deficiencies. All photos courtesy of the Rawis Elementary School

IN PHOTOS: Ideas to keep kids safe on the road

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:02 PM

'We want to make more people aware of the need for safety of children,' says Safe Kids Philippines executive director Jesus dela Fuente

SAFE KIDS. Children celebrate the International Walk to School Week by conducting various activities to promote road safety. Photo by Heinz Orais/Safe Kids Philippines

Duterte OKs random drug testing of HS students – Briones

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:46 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the President wanted DepEd to look at drug abuse as a health problem and to treat the random drug test as a preventive measure

GO SIGNAL. President Rodrigo Duterte during the 19th Cabinet meeting at the Malacañang Palace on October 4. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

Magis Eagles back in CESAFI high school finals, will face Baby Lancers for title

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:55 AM

The Magis Eagles will gun for their fifth title while the Baby Lancers will try for their sixth title in the league

BACK TO THE FINALS. The Magis Eagles moved a step closer to retaining their title by dismissing the UC Junior Webmasters. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

CHED eyes possible closure of weak schools for teachers

Oct 04, 2017 - 6:24 PM

CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the consistent weak performance of several teacher education institutions in the licensure exams is a 'disservice to students'

UPGRADE NEEDED. CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan says they have long observed the poor passing rate in the Licensure Examination for Teachers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler Interview with CHED Chairperson Dr. Patricia Licuanan on October 4, 2017.

5 ways to do luxe on a budget

Oct 03, 2017 - 5:11 PM

These tips will make you feel like you’re coming home to a luxury suite every day

ELEGANCE. Mike Pizarro's vision of luxury is translated in his bedroom design at the PSID exhibit. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

NSPC 2018 to focus on ASEAN Integration – DepED

Oct 03, 2017 - 4:11 PM

ASEAN integration is expected to be the central topic of young aspiring campus journalists competing in different categories of the NSPC

Half of PH schools for teachers perform poorly in licensure exams

Oct 02, 2017 - 4:50 PM

A Philippine Business for Education study on the Licensure Examination for Teachers from 2009 to 2017 shows most of the weak schools for teachers are in Mindanao

POOR PERFORMANCE. Takers of the Licensure Examination for Teachers have been performing badly in the last 9 years. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

CSC salutes outstanding public school teachers

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 8 teachers are among the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers awarded by the Civil Service Commission

File photo from AFP

WATCH: When the VP becomes Teacher Leni

Sep 26, 2017 - 11:39 PM

Leni Robredo relives her days as a teacher during a visit to a school in Marikina

Japan offers graduate scholarships to Filipinos engaged in development planning

Sep 26, 2017 - 4:21 PM

The scholarship is open for Filipinos engaged in formulating and implementing socio-economic development plans

Criminal complaints filed vs Solano in Castillo hazing death

Sep 25, 2017 - 2:10 PM

(UPDATED) John Paul Solano, who voluntarily surrendered last week, seeks the immediate dismissal of the charges and his release from the custody of the Manila Police

SEEKING RELEASE. In this file photo from September 22, 2017, the Manila Police get the fingerprints of John Paul Solano, the principal suspect in the killing of Horacio Castillo III, upon his surrender. Solano now wants to be released from police custody. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Robredo hits culture of violence in fraternities

Sep 24, 2017 - 7:45 PM

'Mahirap talagang intindihin... Maraming paraan para masukat mo kung gaano ka-desidido iyong isang tao na sumali [sa grupo],' says Vice President Leni Robredo on hazing

DIP. Vice President Leni Robredo's satisfaction ratings dropped by 11 points from 37% in Deecember to 26% in April, based on a survey by the Social Weather Stations. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

FULL TEXT: Facebook Messenger chat of alleged Aegis Juris fraternity members

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:18 PM

An Aegis Juris fraternity member surfaces to confirm he is one of the 7 persons in the viral screenshots of a Facebook Messenger chat where the hazing of neophyte Horacio Castillo III was planned

Dari Bella Galhos untuk Mama dan Timor Leste

Sep 22, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Aktivis pendidikan, lingkungan, dan isu perempuan Timor Leste Bella Galhos memiliki masa kecil yang gelap. Tapi ia mengubahnya demi negara yang ia cintai

Bella Galhos saat menjadi narasumber dalam acara Rappler Talk: Pahlawan Tanpa Tanda Jasa Timor Leste, pada 20 September 2017. Foto oleh Rappler

Facebook Messenger chat may give clues to Castillo's hazing death

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:29 PM

A Facebook group calling for justice for slain UST law student Horacio Castillo III posts screenshots of a Messenger chat of 7 alleged Aegis Juris members planning the hazing

Ateneo to hold classes on September 21 to mark Martial Law anniversary

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:59 PM

‘As a community, we are not blind to the lessons of our history,’ the university says in a statement

Castillo family: ‘Atio was killed by criminals from Aegis Juris fraternity’

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:12 PM

‘We are outraged that barbaric and criminal acts continue to be performed in the false name of brotherhood,’ says the family of slain UST law student Horacio Castillo III

FATHER'S GRIEF. Horacio Castillo III’s father requests the media to give the family privacy as they mourn for the death of their only son. Relatives and friends visit on the first night of the wake at the Santuario de San Antonio chapel in Forbes Park, Makati City, on September 19, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

5 hal tentang Bella Galhos, aktivis Timor Leste

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Mari berkenalan lebih dekat dengan sosok Bella Galhos yang akan berbicara di Rappler Talk pada Rabu, 20 September

Teachers to get online training on child abuse intervention

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Safe School for Teens website trains teachers how to properly respond when a student tells them that he or she is being sexually abused – whether at home or in school

EQUIPPING TEACHERS. Teachers can now learn how to properly respond to child abuse reports through the Safe Schools for Teens website.

Man who found Castillo's body now 'person of interest' in hazing case

Sep 19, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Manila police will invite for questioning John Paul Solano, the medical technologist who found the body of the UST law student suspected to have died from fraternity hazing injuries

VICTIM. UST law student Horacio Castillo III. Photo from Castillo's Facebook profile

Aguirre orders NBI to probe Horacio Castillo III’s death

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:09 PM

The University of Santo Tomas law student is suspected to have died during the hazing rites of the Aegis Juris Fraternity

Rappler Talk bersama Bella Galhos, pahlawan tanpa tanda jasa Timor Leste

Sep 18, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Aktivis Timor Leste Bella Galhos, pendiri Leublora Green School, akan berbicara mengenai isu pendidikan, perempuan, dan perjuangan negaranya

Aegis Juris fraternity members barred from entering UST

Sep 18, 2017 - 3:03 PM

(UPDATED) UST Faculty of Civil Law Dean Nilo Divina puts officers and members of the fraternity under preventive suspension after the death of recruit Horacio Castillo III

UST law student Horacio Castillo III dies in suspected frat hazing

Sep 18, 2017 - 2:10 PM

(UPDATED) The parents of Horacio Castillo III say he was recruited by the Aegis Juris Fraternity

VICTIM. UST law student Horacio Castillo III. Photo from Castillo's Facebook profile

Malaysia arrests suspects in deadly school fire

Sep 17, 2017 - 12:13 AM

The male suspects, aged 11 to 18, were detained late Friday to early Saturday close to the boarding school in Kuala Lumpur, says the capital's police chief Amar Singh

SCHOOL FIRE. Family members and relatives of victims of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah religious school fire mourn during a burial ceremony at Raudhatul Sakinah cemetery in Kuala Lumpur on September 15, 2017. Photo by Sadiq Asyraf/AFP

Malaysia probes foul play in deadly school fire as anger mounts

Sep 15, 2017 - 3:37 PM

'We have not ruled out foul play,' says Khirudin Drahman, director of Kuala Lumpur's fire and rescue department

AFTERMATH. Malaysian police officers man the gate as relatives gather inside the forensics wing of the Hospital Kuala Lumpur, where the body of Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah religious school victims are being kept in Kuala Lumpur on September 14, 2017.  Photo by Sadiq Asyraf/AFP

Malaysia school fire kills 23 children and teachers

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:41 AM

7th UPDATE A fire tears through a religious school in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur

CHARRED. A Malaysian national flag flutters outside burnt windows of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah religious school in Kuala Lumpur on September 14, 2017. Sadiq Asyraf/AFP

USPF Panthers win commotion-marred game vs USC Warriors

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:09 AM

Four key players of the University of San Carlos were ejected from the game against the USPF Panthers

COMMOTION-MARRED. Kenneth Cada of the USPF Panthers attempts a difficult shot against the Warriors' Julius Salvador Cadavis. Photo by PJ Estan

DepEd on student drug testing: SC says it’s constitutional

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:43 PM

This matter has already been decided by the Supreme Court Education Assistant Secretary Nepomuceno Malaluan says in response to criticism against random drug testing on students

APPROVED BY SC. DepEd says the random drug testing of high school students is pursuant to the law.

DepEd to consult Cabinet on drug testing of high school students

Sep 12, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Nepomuceno Malaluan says they plan to push through with the random drug testing this school year despite concerns on how the results will be kept confidential

Kobe Bryant unveils NBA China academy plans

Sep 12, 2017 - 4:04 PM

The NBA Basketball School Mission Hills Haikou will be open to male and female players after its completion in 2019 and could help unearth the next Chinese basketball star

AMBASSADOR. Kobe Bryant, seen at a 2016 function, says "the Chinese youth will benefit from a complete approach to player development that combines NBA-quality coaching with NBA-level training." File photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Lumad rally vs killings in Mindanao

Sep 09, 2017 - 1:19 PM

The protest comes after the killing of 19 year old Grade 6 student Obillao Bay ao in Talaingod Davao del Norte

"STOP THE KILLINGS." Lumads and activists staged a protest in front of Camp Crame in Quezon City. All photos by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'Active shooter' arrested at Ohio school, no injuries

Sep 08, 2017 - 11:15 PM

We have the suspect We have the gun And everyone is safe police spokeswoman Denise Alex Bouzounis tells a news conference

Korean makeup to swear by

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:13 PM

BB cream the cushion compact setting spray — all of these now essential beauty staples are worth the hype

Can P16 a day save PH kids from malnutrition?

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. Photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Grade 6 Lumad student killed in Davao del Norte

Sep 06, 2017 - 10:23 AM

The Save Our Schools Network says 19 year old Obillo Bay ao was shot by a member of a paramilitary group

LUMAD KILLINGS. A student of the Salugpongan Community Learning Center, was declared dead by the Davao Regional Hospital at 9:00 PM on Tuesday, September 5 Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sandiganbayan finds probable cause to try ex-VP Binay for graft

Sep 05, 2017 - 3:41 PM

The anti graft court also affirms the regularity of the Ombudsman s preliminary investigation which is questioned by Binay

GRAFT CASE. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay is conditionally arraigned before Sandiganbayan on May 10, 2017 for his graft charges over the bidding anomalies of the Makati City Parking Building. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

P3B eyed to bring electricity to 7,000 public schools

Sep 03, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto says one in 6 public elementary and high schools is not connected to a power grid

GENERAL TRIAS READY FOR SCHOOL OPENING MONDAY. - Ginalyn Bacolor, Grade III teacher of Tejero Elementary School, in Barangay Tejero, General Trias, Cavite cleaning desks of her designated classroom together with the volunteer student in preparation for the incoming June 1, 2015 school opening for public schools nationwide. (Photo by Dennis Caparas-Abrina/Contributor)

WATCH: Getting around the city on two wheels

Sep 02, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Mother and son Carol and Keolo believe that the advantages of biking in the city outweigh the challenges

CYCLING EXPERIENCE. Mother and son Carol and Keolo Pobre share their experiences on biking to work and school every day.

High school drug tests: DepEd reviews procedure amid concerns

Aug 30, 2017 - 5:01 PM

UPDATED Lawmakers question how the education department can keep confidential the results of the mandatory random drug tests slated for September

STUDENTS' SAFETY. Lawmakers express concern over students' safety if chosen for the random drug test.

AIM's big data bid to regain business school leadership

Aug 27, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The Asian Institute of Management bets on data science as one way to reclaim its place among the top business schools in Asia

SEA Games organizers back tailoring sports to suit host country

Aug 25, 2017 - 5:09 PM

The hosts have topped the medals table at 6 of the last 10 editions and Malaysia looks set to finish top for the first time since they last hosted in 2001

HOME COURT ADVANTAGE. "You have to give some opportunity to the host country to win some medals," said SEA Games Federation president Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja'afar. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Soul-searching Schooling snaps up SEA Games butterfly gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:08 AM

Joseph Schooling won in 51 38sec a new SEA Games record but short of the time he set at the Rio Olympics

Morrissey returns with new album, more politics

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:23 AM

The British rocker s 11th studio album is his first in 3 years

MORRISSEY. The singer is known to use his music to speak about his views. Photo from Facebook.com/Morrissey

Schooling picks up second 2017 SEA Games gold

Aug 23, 2017 - 5:05 AM

After a winless world championships Schooling is targeting 6 gold medals in Malaysia

TOP SWIMMER. Joseph Schooling led his teammates to a commanding 4x100m freestyle relay victory in a Games-record 3min 17.85sec. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP