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Ronaldo marks 1,000th game with record-equaling goal

Feb 23, 2020 - 5:14 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo marks his 1,000th professional game by matching a Serie A scoring record

ON TARGET. Cristiano Ronaldo (center) celebrates with his Juventus teammates after scoring the opening goal against SPAL. Photo by Elisabetta Baracchi/EPA-EFE

Nobody's quite over that 'Crash Landing On You' finale

Feb 17, 2020 - 10:57 AM

The romance series stars Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin

'Crash Landing On You' finale clocks highest viewership ratings in channel's history

Feb 17, 2020 - 9:58 AM

It even beat out the finale ratings for 'Goblin,' which also aired on tvN

HIT SERIES. 'Crash Landing On You' breaks records in South Korea. Photo courtesy of Netflix

[PODCAST] Making Space: Children having children

Feb 14, 2020 - 1:31 PM

What can be done about the alarming rates of adolescent pregnancies in the Philippines? We explore the topic with insights from Oxfam Pilipinas' Erika Geronimo.

LOOK: Photos of 'Burado' cast members released

Feb 13, 2020 - 9:20 PM

The show is produced by Dreamscape Entertainment

[PODCAST] Making Space: Lumad schools face challenges after government-ordered closure

Feb 10, 2020 - 9:30 AM

What challenges lie ahead for indigenous children in Mindanao after the government closed down 54 Lumad schools? Rius Valle of the Save Our Schools Network give us some answers.

[PODCAST] Making Space: Sexual harassment survivors 'fighting to fight'

Feb 06, 2020 - 1:40 PM

What is it like to take your abuser to court? This is one woman's story.

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X: What we know so far

Feb 01, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The console wars resume as the PS5 and the Xbox Series X loom on the horizon. Here's what we know so far

Logo images from their respective manufacturers


WATCH: Lumad children want to be back in classrooms

Jan 31, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Will students from indigenous communities be able to return to their schools now that martial law in Mindanao has been lifted?

Newsbreak Chats: Growing role of women in jihad

Jan 30, 2020 - 4:34 PM

On Thursday, January 30, the Newsbreak team will sit down to discuss how women were able to navigate the system, how influential are they in war and violent extremism, and how they came to join the network in the first place

Kobe's childhood favorite football club AC Milan honors NBA legend

Jan 29, 2020 - 12:15 PM

AC Milan pays tribute to the late Kobe Bryant who is a lifelong fan of the Serie A club

#SEMPREKOBE. Kobe Bryant proclaims himself as a lifelong AC Milan fan. Photo from AC Milan Twitter account

WATCH: Youth pushes PH anti-sexual harassment movement further

Jan 28, 2020 - 8:35 PM

Students and youth groups demand accountability in sexual harassment cases and send a clear message that abuse will not be tolerated

WATCH: How to harness your inner samurai

Jan 19, 2020 - 5:32 PM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse of how you can train like a Japanese warrior

WATCH: PH rising up from a year of outbreaks

Jan 18, 2020 - 6:10 PM

In 2019, the Department of Health declared outbreaks of measles and polio in the Philippines. How did this happen?

Ronaldo continues scoring streak to put Juve top of Serie A

Jan 13, 2020 - 8:47 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo scores for the sixth straight game as Juventus moves 2 points ahead of Inter Milan

TOP DOGS. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus zoom into the top spot of Serie A. Photo from Twitter/@goal


Junna Tsukii bags Karate1 Series A bronze in Chile

Jan 12, 2020 - 11:56 PM

National karateka Junna Tsukii inches closer to claiming a Tokyo 2020 Olympics berth

ON TRACK. Junna Tsukii (right) poses with her coach and father after winning the bronze in the Karate-1 Series A tournament in Santiago, Chile. Photo from Junna Tsukii

WATCH: Bill ending child marriage inches forward in Congress

Jan 07, 2020 - 10:08 PM

Many young girls in Muslim and indigenous communities in the Philippines are forced by their elders to marry. Several lawmakers push for a bill that would criminalize this.

Ronaldo scores 1st Serie A hat-trick as Ibrahimovic returns to Italy

Jan 07, 2020 - 10:56 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo achieves a breakthrough milestone in Serie A with a hat-trick over Cagliari

ON A ROLL. Cristiano Ronaldo lifts Juventus to the top of the table. File photo by Marco Bertorello/AFP

Women of the Eastern Caliphate: By blood and marriage

Dec 28, 2019 - 9:28 PM

(UPDATED) Part 2: Their men fight at the frontlines, but by blood and marriage, these women played a crucial role in the Marawi siege and the establishment of an ISIS caliphate in the Philippines

[OPINION] Raising the scores in reading comprehension through book clubs

Dec 28, 2019 - 4:48 PM

The first step in improving the scores in reading comprehension begins with fostering a love for reading

Women of the Eastern Caliphate: Hiding in plain sight

Dec 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM

(UPDATED) Part 1: From hapless accomplices, women are becoming willing and enthusiastic actors in jihad

China's wrong approach to its strategic dilemma

Dec 26, 2019 - 11:13 AM

China has valid strategic concerns in the South China Sea, but its way of addressing them has involved violating the territorial and resource rights of its neighbors

'Friends' theme songwriter Allee Willis dies aged 72

Dec 26, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Allee's partner Prudence Fenton confirms the news

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 14, 2018 US song writer Allee Willis poses as she arrives for the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. - Willis reportedly died in Los Angeles December 24, 2019 at age 72. Willis was famous for her work with was Earth, Wind & Fire, the “Friends” theme and the “The Color Purple” Broadway song score. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)

WATCH: GMA releases full trailer of 'Descendants of the Sun' PH adaptation

Dec 22, 2019 - 9:37 PM

The show is set to air in the 1st quarter of 2020

Will PH military be China's unwitting accessory to data breach?

Dec 21, 2019 - 3:10 PM

Experts say Dito Telecommunity can allow China to mine data of Filipinos, and the Philippine military would be helping it by letting the telco build cell sites in its camps and bases

WATCH: How to skate your way to Disney on Ice

Dec 21, 2019 - 10:47 AM

Rappler Hustle gives you a glimpse on how you can fulfill your dreams of becoming a Disney of Ice figure skater

Military report confirms spying risks in deal with China-backed telco

Dec 20, 2019 - 2:36 PM

The China-backed telco’s equipment can indeed be used to spy on the military, says the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ own risk analysis of the ‘co-location’ deal

Philippine gov't finds stopping pangolin trade challenging

Dec 20, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Part 2: An environmental lawyer says not only is wildlife enforcement in the Philippines 'very limited to only a few people,' it is also not well-funded

PALAWAN PANGOLIN. This file photo shows a Palawan pangolin rolled up into a ball. File photo courtesy of Emerson Y. Sy/PCTAR

Fixing the Bureau of Corrections: Government walks a tightrope

Dec 18, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Conclusion: The GCTA crisis is a symptom of an institutional problem inside the Bureau of Corrections. Will a Duterte-style approach work?

Inmates queue for water rations inside the New Bilibid Prison Maximum Security COmpound on Monday.

LOOK: GMA 7 teases PH adaptation of 'Descendants of the Sun'

Dec 17, 2019 - 6:32 PM

The show stars Dingdong Dantes, Jennylyn Mercaod, Rocco Nacino, and Jasmine Curtis-Smith

Bantag tries to slay Bilibid's old monsters, Duterte-style

Dec 16, 2019 - 8:52 PM

Part 3: Gerald Bantag literally bulldozed his way to get rid of shanties inside Bilibid on his first week. Will it work in fixing congestion and criminality? We take an inside look.

DEMOLTION. BuCor chief Gerald Bantag leads the demolition of illegally-built shanties inside the New Bilibid Prison. Photo courtesy of BuCor

Unqualified GCTA returnees lose jobs, are detained for months

Dec 15, 2019 - 9:12 PM

Part 2: Even if many are not heinous crime convicts, former inmates turn themselves in to the Correctional Institution for Women out of fear of the President. Administrative lapses make them worry they won’t be home for Christmas.

In a Philippine village, pangolin hunting happens under local officials' watch

Dec 15, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Barangay officials in Culion, Palawan do a balancing act trying to save the Philippine pangolin species and keeping their posts

PANGOLIN HUNTING. At night time, hunters in Culion, Palawan, rove through this vast expanse of grassland with their dogs in hopes of spotting nocturnal pangolins, which they sell to buyers visiting their village. Photo by Keith Anthony Fabro/Rappler

Bilibid returnees die in Duterte administration blunders

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Part 1: Massive errors in record-keeping and ill-prepared facilities keep thousands in jail for months, and kill at least 4 convict returnees. They regret heeding the President's call.

Ronaldo admits he is not '100 percent'

Nov 18, 2019 - 1:23 PM

Cristiano Ronaldo had reacted angrily to twice being substituted by Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri, who said the Portuguese star has a 'little knee problem'

HURT. Cristiano Ronaldo says he has "played at a slightly reduced capacity." Photo from Twitter/@juventusfcen


Francis Kong hosts web series on progressive leadership

Nov 15, 2019 - 10:13 AM

TaskUs 121 aims to create more leaders who can spark transformative change across industries

Ronaldo leaves stadium before final whistle after being substituted

Nov 11, 2019 - 12:48 PM

It is the second match in a week that Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon d'Or winner, is substituted for Juventus

FRUSTRATED. Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly left the stadium 3 minutes before Juventus' match against AC Milan finished. Photo from Instagram/@juventus


LOOK: Donaire borrows trophy from Inoue to fulfill promise to sons

Nov 08, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Nonito Donaire says the Muhammad Ali trophy will serve as a reminder to him and his sons to win and lose 'graciously'

MISSED CHANCE. Nonito Donaire falls short of the Muhammad Ali trophy against Naoya Inoue. Photo from Twitter/@filipinoflash


Adversity made Strasburg's World Series MVP award sweeter

Nov 01, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals win their first World Series title, just months after being given only a .01 percent chance of winning the crown by oddsmakers

HISTORIC. Stephen Strasburg becomes the first pitcher to go 5-0 in a single playoff run and is named the first World Series MVP pitcher since San Francisco's Madison Baumgartner in 2014. Photo from Instagram/@nationals


Nationals rally past Astros to capture World Series

Oct 31, 2019 - 2:12 PM

Written off months ago after a poor start, the Washington Nationals complete one of the most shocking championship runs in baseball history

HISTORIC. The Washington Nationals celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros in Game 7 to win the 2019 World Series. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Astros one win from historic World Series title fightback

Oct 29, 2019 - 10:49 AM

The Houston Astros can win the World Series title if they take Game 6 over Washington

RESILIENCY. MLB strikeout leader Gerrit Cole is happy with the team's resiliency in the best-of-seven finals series. Photo from Houston Astro's Twitter

Astros rout Nationals to reach brink of World Series title

Oct 28, 2019 - 12:53 PM

The Astros seize a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven finals of Major League Baseball to zero in on their second World Series crown in 3 seasons

ON THE VERGE. The Astros win 3 straight after dropping the first two games of the World Series. Photo from Twitter/@astros


Trump booed at World Series baseball game

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:59 AM

Trump attends game 5 of the series on the day his administration announces the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

BOOED. President Donald Trump (C) accompanied by Senator David Perdue (R-GA) (R) and a member of the military stand as members of the military are recognized during Game 5 of the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros at Nationals Park in Washington, DC on October 27, 2019. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/AFP

Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series

Oct 24, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Unlikely heroes turn up as the Washington Nationals dump the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the best-of-seven finals

DOMINANT. Juan Soto, Michael A. Taylor and Gerardo Parra of the Nationals celebrate their Game 2 dumping of the Astros. Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP

Nationals outlast Astros to capture World Series opener

Oct 23, 2019 - 4:39 PM

In his World Series debut, 20-year-old Juan Soto becomes the fourth-youngest player in history to homer

COMPOSURE. Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals (right) steals second base against Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros during the 8th inning in Game 1. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Astros seek World Series dynasty as Nats hunt fairytale title

Oct 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

The Astros eye a second title in 3 seasons, while the Nationals aim to end a 95-year MLB title drought for Washington

BACK AT IT. The Astros advance to the World Series for the second time in 3 years. Photo from Twitter/@astros


Altuve stars as Astros outgun Yankees to reach World Series

Oct 20, 2019 - 1:51 PM

Jose Altuve hits the game-winner as the Houston Astros book their ticket to the World Series for the second time in 3 years

GAME HEROES. Before Jose Altuve (left) gets to finish the job, Yuli Gurriel also smashes a three-run homer for the Astros. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

China: An imperial power in the image of the West?

Oct 17, 2019 - 9:01 PM

This series of articles seeks to provide some clarification on a number of these questions, to provide a guide with which we can formulate a strategy to deal with this big, threatening, yet in many ways, still mysterious neighbor

Rappler investigation into war on drugs wins 2019 Global Shining Light Award

Sep 29, 2019 - 9:49 AM

The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings

'Lord of the Rings' series to start filming in New Zealand

Sep 19, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Amazon's upcoming 'Lord of the Rings' TV series will be shot in Auckland, New Zealand, home to Peter Jackson's original 'LOTR' films