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Inside the Industry: The future of funny business with Comedy Manila

Jun 22, 2020 - 6:00 PM

From live shows to no shows, comedians Red Ollero and Mikey Andres now perform stand-up from their desktops

China leadership admits 'shortcomings' in virus response

Feb 03, 2020 - 11:35 PM

The elite Politburo Standing Committee calls for improvements to the 'national emergency management system' following 'shortcoming and difficulties exposed in the response to the epidemic'

OUTBREAK. People wearing protective masks walk outside Beijing railway station in Beijing on January 22, 2020. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Stand-up scientists use comedy to reach beyond the ivory tower

Nov 11, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Several scientist-comedians from across the US believe that laughter can be a powerful tool for communicating complex concepts

COMEDY. Kasha Patel, a chemist and science writer for NASA, performs her stand-up comedy act at State College, Pennsylvania on October 26, 2019. Photo by Issam Ahmed/AFP

Free concert by local artists spotlight farmers’ plight

Oct 22, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Farmers from different regions converge at a fair trade in Quezon City as part of peasant month activities in October

STAND WITH FARMERS. Singer-songwriter Bullet Dumas performs at Bagsakan fair trade and concert at Quezon Memorial Circle. Photo by Jaia Yap/Rappler

Comedian Jo Koy is heading to Manila and Cebu

Sep 27, 2019 - 12:29 PM

Jo Koy is bringing his 'Just Kidding World Tour' to the Philippines in 2020 – and no, we're not kidding

Stand at your desk for a healthier, happier lifestyle

Mar 02, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The Thai Health Promotion Foundation's standing desk is designed to promote physical activity with its own exercise manual illustrating various poses and stretches that you can do while standing

UAAP Season 81 Volleyball: Schedule, team standings and updates

Feb 16, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Bookmark this page for updates in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball competition

More groups slam ‘violent, misogynist’ frat-linked chat

Nov 27, 2018 - 9:07 PM

‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society

FRAT-RELATED VIOLENCE. The U.P. Department of Sociology and various groups slammed frat-related violence following the series of screenshots of group conversations allegedly linked to Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity.

Kobe, Jordan rule UAAP preseason showcase

Aug 17, 2018 - 9:12 PM

UP's Kobe Paras bags the slam dunk title as La Salle's Jordan Bartlett captures the 1-on-1 crown

STANDOUT. New UP recruit Kobe Paras nearly clinches a double UAAP gold. Photo by Keith Magcaling/Rappler

NDF bares documents to show progress before Duterte halted talks

Jun 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The stand-down agreement was supposed to take effect on June 21 and the formal peace talks would resume on June 28, according to a timeline provided by the National Democratic Front

SIGNED. Government chief negotiator Secretary Silvestre Bello III signed a stand down agreement with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. File photo by Edwin Espejo/OPAPP

'Rappler now, who's next?' – netizens

Jan 15, 2018 - 7:17 PM

For many netizens, the order of the Securities and Exchange Commission to revoke Rappler's registration is a blatant attack against press freedom and freedom of speech

Ellen Page accuses Brett Ratner of 'homophobic and abusive behavior'

Nov 11, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The actress said that the 'X-Men' director outed her publicly on set without her consent

ELLEN PAGE. The actress joins the wave of women who have come forward against director Brett Ratner. Screengrab from

'X-men' director implicated in Hollywood abuse scandal

Nov 02, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Brett Ratner, who directed 'X-Men: The Last Stand' and 'Rush Hour,' is accused of sexual harassment by actresses Natasha Henstridge and Olivia Munn

BRETT RATNER. Actresses Natasha Henstridge and Olivia Munn and 4 other women accuse Hollywood director Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct or harassment. File photo by Chris Delmas/AFP

DOLE orders 5-minute standing breaks for desk workers every 2 hours

Oct 22, 2017 - 4:55 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment requires employers to give regular 5-minute standing breaks to workers who sit for prolonged periods

STANDING BREAKS. The Department of Labor and Employment orders employers to grant their workers 5-minute standing breaks. File photo by AFP

Mabes benarkan senjata yang tertahan di Bandara Soetta milik Polri

Oct 01, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Polri mengimpor 280 pucuk senjata dan 5.932 butir peluru untuk digunakan di unit Brimob

SENJATA. KaKorps Brimob Polri Irjen Pol Murad Ismail (kiri) bersama Kadiv Humas Polri Irjen Setyo Wasisto menunjukkan jenis senjata pelontar granat superti barang yang masih tertahan di kepabeanan Bandara Soetta ketika memberikan keterangan di Mabes Polri, Sabtu, 30 September. Foto oleh Wahyu Putro A/ANTARA

ABC denies axing Tim Allen over Trump support

Aug 07, 2017 - 12:15 PM

ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey says politics had nothing to do with the cancellation of the show

WATCH: Hilarious Manulife commercial goes viral

May 10, 2017 - 7:38 PM

Have a good laugh at all the jokes in this heartwarming video

ALYANSA, KAISA to lead next year’s UP student council

Apr 06, 2017 - 11:33 PM

This turnout for the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman is slightly higher than in 2016 according to the University Student Electoral Board – 11 951 out of 24 036 eligible voters participated

#CampusIssue: How will the Magna Carta shape UP elections?

Apr 06, 2017 - 1:08 PM

The question needs to be asked: Should a document codify and recognize the rights of the students? The students’ answer to this question might be the tipping point of the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman

Tillerson seeks new North Korea plan on Seoul visit

Mar 17, 2017 - 9:24 AM

UPDATED At the Demilitarized Zone Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets the commander of the 28 000 US troops stationed in South Korea to defend the country

OFF TO SOUTH KOREA. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks on visa travel at the US Customs and Border Protection Press Room in the Reagan Building on March 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Robredo: No sanctions on LP lawmakers in favor of death penalty

Feb 22, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The Liberal Party releases a position paper opposing the reimposition of the death penalty a priority measure of President Rodrigo Duterte

NO SANCTIONS. Vice President Leni Robredo says no member of the Liberal Party will be punished if he or she supports the death penalty. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Protesters vs Dakota pipeline: It's not just about water

Dec 11, 2016 - 2:01 PM

It s more than just clean water for the thousands of people who protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

Safiyyah Abdullah and Basil Abdul Khabir on the day they arrived at Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota. Oct. 9, 2016. Photo by Pat Nabong/MEDILL

U.S. authorities deny route for controversial North Dakota pipeline

Dec 05, 2016 - 8:58 AM

The decision to nix plans for a controversial oil pipeline crossing in North Dakota is a major victory for Native Americans and environmentalists who had staged months of protests

VICTORY. Native American and other activists celebrate after learning an easement had been denied for the Dakota Access Pipeline at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Thousands attend pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong

Nov 13, 2016 - 10:25 PM

The cancer cells are those who are promoting Hong Kong independence we will fight them to the end lawmaker Michael Tien tells the cheering crowd

Pro-Beijing demonstrators shout slogans and wave flags outside the Hong Kong Legislative Council on November 13, 2016, during a rally in support of an interpretation of the city's constitution -- the Basic Law -- by China's National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), over the oath-taking attempts by newly elected lawmakers Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching at the Legislative Council last month.  Thousands of people attended a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong on November 13 in support of China's decision to effectively bar two pro-independence legislators from taking office, as fears grow of the city's freedoms being under threat. / AFP PHOTO / ISAAC LAWRENCE

Hong Kong police use pepper spray at anti-China protest

Nov 06, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Hong Kong has its own legal system it should not be controlled by Chinese authorities argues a protester

Police use pepper spray to stop protesters charging outside the Chinese Liason Office in Hong Kong on November 6, 2016, during a protest against an expected interpretation of the city's constitution -- the Basic Law -- by China's National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) over the invalid oath-taking attempts by newly elected lawmakers Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching at the Legislative Council last month. Thousands took to Hong Kong's streets on November 6 after Beijing said it would step into an escalating row over whether two city lawmakers who advocate a split from China should be banned from taking up their seats. / AFP PHOTO / ISAAC LAWRENCE

RESULTS: Southeast Asia Major 2016

Oct 09, 2016 - 12:56 AM

Get live results from the tournaments here

Xi's here to stay: China leader tipped to outstay term

Aug 09, 2016 - 11:05 AM

President Xi Jinping will probably seek to extend his term to more than 10 years analysts say the first Communist Party chief to do so since Deng Xiaoping

CHINA'S MOST POWERUL. Chinese President Xi Jinping in Belgrade on June 18, 2016. Oliver Bunic/AFP

UP Diliman political parties unite against Marcos candidacy

May 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The unity statement comes a month after former UP Diliman student leaders also declared unity against the candidacy of Marcos

When UP Diliman turned red again

Apr 30, 2016 - 12:34 PM

For the last 4 years the night either bled blue or yellow I have witnessed the announcement in the last two years

China was largest market for Panama Papers law firm – ICIJ

Apr 07, 2016 - 11:33 AM

UPDATED Report: Shell companies incorporated through the Hong Kong and China offices of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca accounted for 29 of its global active companies

A company signboard is seen outside the Hong Kong offices of Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca, Hong Kong, China, April 4, 2016. Alex Hofford/EPA

Panama Papers: Family of China's President Xi implicated

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:56 PM

UPDATED At least 8 current or former members of the Politburo Standing Committee are implicated in the leaked documents

epa05234560 Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on after signing a bilateral treaty of partnership with Czech President Milos Zeman (not pictured) at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, 29 March 2016. China's President Xi Jinping arrived the previous day for a two-day state visit to Prague. EPA/FILIP SINGER

Saksikan: Yang spesial bagi Ernest Prakasa di Imlek 2016

Feb 07, 2016 - 3:41 PM

Wawancara eksklusif Rappler bersama komika Ernest Prakasa seputar Imlek dan proyek proyek terbarunya tahun ini

VLOG: Does Miriam Santiago still have 'magic' for 2016 run?

Oct 27, 2015 - 10:10 PM

Young voters weigh in on the chances of Miriam Defensor Santiago s presidential bid

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago delivers a short speech before her supporters during a meet and greet at the University of the Philippines Bahay ng Alumni in Quezon City on Monday, October 26, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Why I stopped having one-night stands

Oct 09, 2015 - 6:56 PM

And ever since that day I have become more careful when it comes to sexual intercourse It s not just the risk ­– I just can t let myself be in that kind of emotional rollercoaster anymore

‘Stand by Me Doraemon’ Review: Guiltlessly delightful

Jun 21, 2015 - 4:24 PM

Despite the facelift Stand by Me Doraemon resonates the same simplistic charm that the series carried with it through the years writes Oggs Cruz

Nearly 400 dead in China ship sinking as search for bodies widens

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Authorities gave the new death toll as of Saturday June 6 in what looks likely to be China s worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years

RESCUE. Paramilitary policemen wait to pick up bodies of victims after the cruise ship Dong Fang Zhi Xing, which capsized in the Yangtze River, was righted in Jianli county, southern China's Hubei province, June 5, 2015. Photo by Yuan Zheng/EPA

NLEX import Alexander proves worth, avoids ax

Jun 03, 2015 - 6:58 PM

Faced with the possibility of being sent home Kwame Alexander finished with 28 points 11 rebounds and two blocks as NLEX snapped a two game losing skid

SAFE FOR NOW. NLEX import Kwame Alexander (right) keeps his job for now after a dominant performance that helped the Road Warriors defeat the Aces. Photo from PBA Images

'Stand By Me' singer Ben E King dies

May 01, 2015 - 10:30 PM

He was 76 years old

ALYANSA wins big in UP Diliman elections

Apr 24, 2015 - 1:25 AM

Student party ALYANSA wins the hotly contested race that recorded a high voter turn out

F--k for Forest, other novel campaigns for environment

Apr 22, 2015 - 8:58 PM

While most of us are busy separating our biodegradable from our non biodegradable trash running miles in glorified fun runs and teaching our kids to recycle their juice packs some take environmental activism to a whole new level

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#CampusIssue: An all-time low in UP Diliman elections?

Apr 22, 2015 - 8:53 PM

In all of these incidents UP students say the losers are not any of the political parties but the voters who will be electing them

LeBron's triple-double lifts Cavs over Bulls

Apr 06, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Four time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James finished with 20 points 12 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Cavs post their 18th straight home win

TRIPLE DOUBLE. LeBron James posted his first triple-double this season as the Cavaliers convincingly defeated the Bulls. File Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Lillard’s return to Philippines ‘already in the works’

Apr 01, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Damian Lillard says he wants to return to the Philippines some time this summer adds his last trip was a great experience

A GREAT EXPERIENCE. That's how All-Star point guard Damian Lillard describes his last trip to the Philippines. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Magners International Stand-up competition for comedians

Jan 22, 2015 - 4:04 PM

Get the chance to represent the Philippines in an international comedy competition

The Top 10 Basketball Stories of 2014

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:57 PM

Columnist Enzo Flojo looks back at some of the most compelling basketball related stories of 2014

Komedian Ernest Prakasa: Ahok tak bisa jadi presiden

Nov 21, 2014 - 5:42 PM

Not in a hundred years bisa ada orang Tionghoa jadi presiden di sini kata Ernest yang juga keturunan Tionghoa

Komedian Ernest Prakasa mengaku bukan analis politik, tapi prakiraannya tepat saat bilang Ahok akan menjadi Gubernur DKI Jakarta. Foto oleh Ernest Prakasa/Instagram

Recovering from Yolanda: Gains, missed chances, opportunities

Nov 08, 2014 - 7:15 AM

In the next year let s consolidate the gains not miss chances and realize all the opportunities for recovery Our countrymen in the Visayas deserve that

China plans to scrap death penalty for 9 crimes – Xinhua

Oct 27, 2014 - 2:09 PM

China executes more people than the rest of the world combined rights groups say

Movies playing this week: 'Annabelle,' Ibong Adarna' and more

Oct 02, 2014 - 4:26 PM

From horror movies to musicals here is this week’s list of movies

UP students on Abad: We will never apologize

Sep 23, 2014 - 1:43 PM

The group of University of the Philippines students accused of harming Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says the secretary was not willing to engage them in dialogue

'HOOLIGANS.' Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video