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Gem-Ver boat owner to Duterte gov't: Whose side are you on?

Jun 18, 2019 - 4:30 PM

'Ipilit man po natin sa kanila ang katotohanan, mismo sila ang gumagawa ng lusot para maging mali kami. Bulag at bingi sila pagdating sa ating mga Pilipino,' says F/B Gem-Ver owner Fe dela Torre

'WE'RE TELLING THE TRUTH.' Fe dela Torre, one of the owners of F/B Gem-ver. is frustrated with the government's refusal to believe their side of the story.

Owner of sunken boat: I feel like we’re slaves of China

Jun 15, 2019 - 1:49 PM

'Parang alipin po tayo ng China. Parang wala tayong karapatan sa sarili nating nasasakupan,' says Felix dela Torre, the owner of the fishing boat sunk and abandoned by a Chinese fishing boat in West Philippine Sea

F/B GemVir owner Felix dela Torre in an interview on June 15, 2019 in Brgy. San Roque I, San Jose Occidental Mindoro. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Owner of PH boat sunk by Chinese ship: 'I only ask for justice'

Jun 13, 2019 - 5:45 PM

'Sana mahinto na ito, mabigyan ng aksiyon, kasi nakakaawa tayo kung ang dayuhan, uulit-ulitin pa rin,' says fishing boat owner Fe dela Torre

RAMMED. FB Gemvir before a Chinese boat collided with it near the Reed Bank in the West Philippine Sea. Photo courtesy of Fe dela Torre.

String of disqualification cases filed vs Torres-Gomez, allies in Leyte

Jun 05, 2019 - 3:43 PM

Richard Gomez and Lucy Torres are no strangers to petitions to disqualify them

WINNERS. Disqualification cases have been filed against (from left) elected Leyte Provincial Board Member Carmen Jean Torres-Rama, Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez, Leyte Representative Lucy Torres Gomez, and Merida Mayor Rolando Villasencio.

Comelec junks bid to disqualify another Torres in Leyte

May 29, 2019 - 11:03 AM

The Comelec second division dismisses a petition to disqualify the candidacy for the Leyte provincial board of Carmen Jean Torres Rama, sister of Representative Lucy Torres Gomez

Carmen Jean Torres-Rama

Torres-Gomez clan set to beat Codilla bets, dominate Leyte 4th district

May 14, 2019 - 5:11 PM

All allied mayoral bets of the Torres-Gomez clan are expected to secure a comfortable lead against the Codillas

ELECTION. The Gomezs cast their vote on election day, Monday, May 13 at the Can-Adieng Elementary School in Ormoc City. Photos by Art Lubiano/ Rappler

Leyte's 4th district: Will the Torres-Gomez clan take the last Codilla bailiwick?

May 10, 2019 - 8:30 AM

In Kananga town, Leyte, Mayor Weng Codilla is seeking reelection. Congresswoman Lucy Torres Gomez fields her brother Matt Torres against her

All photos used are taken from the officials' facebook page.

These celebrity couples all celebrated their wedding anniversaries this weekend

Apr 28, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Happy anniversary to Sharon Cuneta and Kiko Panglinan, Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo, and Lucy Torres and Richard Gomez!

Comelec junks bid vs candidacy of another Leyte bet

Apr 28, 2019 - 4:01 PM

The Commission on Elections dismisses a petition to cancel the candidacy of Merida, Leyte mayoral candidate Rolando Villasencio

POLITICAL FAMILIES. Incumbent 4th District Representative Lucy Torres Gomez and husband Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez join Merida mayoral bet Rolando M. Villasencio to support his son, Roiland Villasencio's bid for Ormoc City councilor in October 2018. Photo from Rolando M. Villasencio's Facebook page

Comelec dismisses disqualification petition against Lucy Torres Gomez

Apr 25, 2019 - 3:34 PM

With the dismissal of the petition, she can now run for her third term as Leyte representative

BIRTHDAY WISHES. Lucy Torres-Gomez celebrates her daughter Juliana's 18th birthday. Screenshot from Instagram.com/gomezjuliana

Sandiganbayan convicts ex-Iloilo town mayor of graft

Apr 17, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Former Tigbauan town mayor Myrna Torres and municipal treasurer Manuel Tabalada Jr are each sentenced to a total of 8 to 12 years in jail for misappropriating P250,000 in presidential assistance to their town in 2002

TRAVEL ANOMALIES. The Sandiganbayan punishes a former Zamboanga City accountant with 23 years in jail for faking receipts. File photo by Rappler

Meet the judges of 'Idol Philippines'

Feb 26, 2019 - 10:29 PM

Vice Ganda, Moira dela Torre, James Reid, and Regine Velasquez comprise the show's panel of judges

Security is 'main concern' in BOL plebiscite – Comelec | Evening wRap

Feb 05, 2019 - 7:47 PM

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Dayanara Torres diagnosed with skin cancer

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:29 AM

'I have been diagnosed with skin cancer,' says the former Miss Universe from Puerto Rico

IN PHOTOS: Moira dela Torre and Jason Marvin Hernandez's garden wedding

Jan 14, 2019 - 7:28 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

IN PHOTOS: Moira dela Torre's wedding gown

Jan 14, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Moira wears a wedding gown by designer Patricia Santos

'Women are beautiful whatever size': Moira Dela Torre calls out heckler

Jan 03, 2019 - 3:15 PM

The singer has some words for an audience member who her called her fat while performing

MOIRA DELA TORRE. The singer responds to being body-shamed at one of her concerts. Instagram.com/moirarachelle

Filipinos listened to LANY, Moira dela Torre, Ed Sheeran the most on Spotify in 2018

Dec 04, 2018 - 8:20 PM

Drake, meanwhile, is the most streamed globally

Image courtesy of Spotify

Garma, Torre rule Asian Seniors Chess

Nov 12, 2018 - 9:03 AM

International Master Chito Garma bags the 50-and-over division crown as Grandmaster Eugene Torre cops the 65-and-over title

EVERGREEN. Top-ranked Eugene Torre finishes with 7.0 points to retain his title. File photo

Asian Seniors Chess: Garma, Roca keep 1-2 spots

Nov 11, 2018 - 7:35 AM

International Masters Chito Garma and Petronio Roca turn back separate foes to stay on top of the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships

Torre bounces back in Asian Seniors Chess

Nov 10, 2018 - 10:43 AM

Top-seeded Eugene Torre gets back in contention after moving a full point behind tournament leader Chito Garma

Asian Seniors Chess: Garma grabs solo lead

Nov 09, 2018 - 9:42 AM

Former Olympian Chito Garma pulls ahead, leaving Grandmaster Eugene Torre's title-retention drive in jeopardy

Garma topples Torre, shares top with Caturla

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:13 PM

International Master Chito Garma ends top-seeded Eugene Torre's unbeaten run in the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships

SETBACK. Grandmaster Eugene Torre (right)  absorbs his first loss in 14 games against International Master Chito Garma. File photo

Eugene Torre seizes solo top spot in Asian Seniors Chess Championships

Nov 06, 2018 - 9:25 AM

Asia's first Grandmaster improves to a perfect 3.0 points to separate himself from his erstwhile co-leaders in the 34-man event

OLD BUT GOLD. Despite turning 67, Eugene Torre remains sharp. File photo from National Chess Federation of the Philippines


Asian Seniors Chess: Eugene Torre wins twice on birthday

Nov 04, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Grandmaster Eugene Torre gets his title defense off to a strong right on his 67th birthday

TWIN WINS. Eugene Torre opens his campaign with victories over an Australian foe and a former teammate. Photo from Chesshive

Torre starts Asian Seniors Chess quest on birthday

Nov 03, 2018 - 5:04 PM

Grandmaster Eugene Torre looks to defend his crown in the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships

LEGEND. For years, the name of Eugene Torre has been associated with Philippine chess. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PH men's team falters, settles for 37th in Chess Olympiad

Oct 06, 2018 - 11:22 AM

The Philippines skids in the final round as China completes a title sweep of the 2018 World Chess Olympiad

TEAM WHIZ. Grandmaster Julio Catalino Sadorra carried the Philippine squad all tournament. Photo from Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018

Sadorra, Frayna banner PH chess Olympiad team

Sep 23, 2018 - 11:51 PM

Philippine chess legend and mentor Eugene Torre says a top 30 finish in the Olympiad will be 'an achievement'

NEW TARGET. Janelle Mae Frayna and the Philippine women’s chess team hope to better their 34th place finish in the 2016 Olympiad.

Pinoy Pacio secures ONE Championship strawweight belt in Jakarta

Sep 23, 2018 - 8:56 AM

The Team Lakay standout dethrones Yoshitaka Naito via unanimous decision in a rematch of their 2016 title contest

ON A ROLL. Joshua Pacio extendS Team Lakay's hot streak. Photo from ONE Championship

ONE Championship: Joshua Pacio hopes aggressive tactics leads him to a belt

Sep 21, 2018 - 2:21 PM

The Team Lakay strawweight aims to exact revenge on champion Yoshitaka Naito this Saturday

FOCUSED. Joshua Pacio thinks he has scouted reigning champion Yoshitaka Naito (background) well this time. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Moira dela Torre's management on Marcos Fest gig: It's 'nonpolitical'

Sep 16, 2018 - 2:10 PM

'Moira's performance in said fiesta was nonpolitical in nature as she neither endorses nor is she affiliated in any way with the Marcoses,' the management says

Moira dela Torre: I didn't know I'd be performing at 'Marcos Fest'

Sep 16, 2018 - 9:02 AM

'I performed for the people of Ilocos and NOT for Marcos,' the singer says

UNINFORMED? Governor Imee Marcos attends the September 11 Marcos Fest. Photo courtesy of Aian Raquel/Ilocos Norte Tourism Office

Read the letter Lucy Torres-Gomez wrote for daughter Juliana 16 years ago

Sep 11, 2018 - 6:18 PM

‘Enjoy your first kiss but don’t get swept off your feet,’ she writes, among other things

BIRTHDAY WISHES. Lucy Torres-Gomez celebrates her daughter Juliana's 18th birthday. Screenshot from Instagram.com/gomezjuliana

IN PHOTOS: Juliana Gomez celebrates 18th birthday

Sep 09, 2018 - 10:54 AM

Juliana throws a disco-themed party to celebrate her 18th birthday

Marestella Torres Sunang seeks redemption in SEA Games swan song

Sep 03, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The Filipina long jumper aims to retire with a gold medal in front of the home crowd

FINAL LEAP. Marestella Torres-Sunang is set to retire in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.  Photo by Asian Games medial pool

Long jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang falls short

Aug 27, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The veteran Philippine athletics campaigner bows out in what could be her last Asian Games

SENIOR BET. Marestella Torres-Sunang yields to a younger field. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH completes ASEAN Schools Games basketball sweep

Jul 25, 2018 - 5:47 PM

The Philippine boys and girls' basketball teams overwhelm their opponents in the regional competition for student-athletes

UNBEATEN. The Philippine boys team represented by the National University Bullpups cap their perfect run with a 22-point rout of host Malaysia in the final. Photo from Nazareth School-NU Bullpups Facebook page

Chile investigating 158 in Catholic Church over sex abuse

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:49 AM

The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960 and involving 266 victims, including 178 children and adolescents

SCANDAL. A man walks past an altar at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Santiago, on May 18, 2018. File photo by Claudio Reyes/AFP

Eugene Torre named head coach of PH team to Chess Olympiad

Jul 23, 2018 - 4:03 PM

The Philippine team looks to improve from its worst finish of 58th place in the last edition of the biennial event in 2016

COACHING DUTIES. Filipino grandmaster Eugene Torre will not play in the Chess Olympiad for the first time since 1970. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


SONA 2018: Celebrities we always look out for

Jul 23, 2018 - 9:30 AM

In the Philippines, after all, celebrity and politics don't just mix – they often exist in the same sphere

PH picks up 4 ASEAN Schools Games golds

Jul 22, 2018 - 9:15 PM

Four members of the Philippine athletics girls’ team deliver in the opening weekend of the regional competition for student-athletes

RECORD-BREAKER. Evangelene Caminong  sets a new Philippine junior record in high jump. Photo from PH girls coach Addy Arca's Facebook account

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 10

Jul 09, 2018 - 9:08 PM

The kids this week pay tribute to OPM

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Jul 02, 2018 - 8:41 PM

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A prayer interrupted: What we know so far in Father Nilo's killing

Jul 02, 2018 - 5:10 PM

Nueva Ecija priest Father Richmond Nilo is shot dead on June 10, just as he was preparing to say evening Mass. There are now 8 suspects in the killing.

PNP arrests 'mastermind' in killing of Fr Richmond Nilo

Jul 02, 2018 - 11:06 AM

Manuel Torres allegedly paid P100,000 to self-confessed gunman Omar Mallari to kill Father Richmond Nilo

TOP COP. PNP Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde at a press conference at Camp Crame . File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Marestella Sunang, PH athletics team find new home

Jun 30, 2018 - 7:54 PM

The country's long jump record holder becomes the first national team member to train at the Vermosa Sports Hub

REDEMPTION. Long jump specialist MarestellaTorres-Sunang is looking to bounce back from her lackluster 2014 Asian Games finish. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 8

Jun 25, 2018 - 8:46 PM

The TNT Boys wins this week's challenge

66-year-old Torre suits up again for PH in chess Olympiad

Jun 19, 2018 - 11:38 PM

The National Chess Federation of the Philippines to name the rest of the Olympiad team

SOLDIER. Veteran Eugene Torre leads the charge for Philippines' campaign in the 31st Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IMMAP’s Margot Torres wins Campaign Asia's Women Leading Change Award 2018

Jun 11, 2018 - 7:19 PM

IMMAP's Margot Torres bested 7 other finalists and was the only Filipino in the category's shortlist

#TheWrap: Videos to watch this week, June 3-9, 2018

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:19 PM

Here are the must-watch videos this week!