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D-League: Ex-FEU stars carry Wangs; San Beda downs NCAA rival Perpetual

Feb 21, 2019 - 9:07 PM

Arvin Tolentino and Axel Iñigo team up as Wangs Basketball rolls past Trinity University of Asia

NEW TERRITORY. Arvin Tolentino sill continues to control the game even in the PBA D-League scene as he notches a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images

U.P., DLSU only PH schools in latest Asia Pacific university rankings

Feb 21, 2019 - 8:57 PM

The De La Salle University makes its debut in the Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings, while the University of the Philippines climbs in rank and is now in the 101-110 bracket

PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITIES. The University of the Philippines and De La Salle University make it to the latest Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings.

Catriona Gray wants to promote Philippine culture, destinations

Feb 21, 2019 - 7:25 PM

Catriona says she would like to promote other destinations, including Mindanao

Photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

DOH: Enough funds to implement universal health care law

Feb 21, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III also renews his appeal for lawmakers to pass measures to sustain the new law, such as higher taxes for tobacco and alcohol products

ENOUGH FUNDS. Health officials and lawmakers give assurances of adequate funding for the Universal Health Care Law. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray's homecoming parade

Feb 21, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Here are a few snaps from the parade, captured by Rappler's photographers and reporters

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Catriona Gray reminds voters: Educate yourselves

Feb 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Remember that meme about Filipinos being better at picking beauty queens than politicians? Here's what this queen has to say.

Catriona Gray homecoming

Princeton alumni, students call for end to 'intimidation campaign' vs Maria Ressa

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:30 PM

A hundred graduates call on government officials, policy makers, and businesses to 'press' the Philippine government to end its harassment of Maria Ressa and the Philippine press

STOP HARRASMENT. Princeton graduates call for an end to the 'clear intimidation campaign' the Philippine government has mounted against fellow alumni Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LOOK: Catriona Gray's sampaguita-inspired outfit for homecoming parade

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:23 PM

Designer Mak Tumang pays tribute to the national flower of the Philippines

[ANALYSIS] Universal healthcare: Why we’re still not quite there yet

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:20 PM

If only for the added assurance and security it offers – and the direction it decisively sets for the healthcare sector at large – the Universal Health Care Act is a very welcome development

A queen comes home: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray is back

Feb 21, 2019 - 1:15 PM

As the Queen returns to her home country, she brings with her much gratitude and excitement to share with her supporters

LOOK: Catriona Gray's lava-inspired float

Feb 21, 2019 - 12:45 PM

Check out the float designed by Fritz Silorio

How Miss Universe changed Catriona Gray's life

Feb 21, 2019 - 11:45 AM

'I went from being a voice of the Philippines to a voice to the international audience," says the Filipina beauty queen

LIVE UPDATES: Catriona Gray's homecoming

Feb 21, 2019 - 10:32 AM

The parade will take her around streets of Pasay, Manila, and Makati

Makati issues traffic advisory on Catriona Gray homecoming parade

Feb 21, 2019 - 10:19 AM

Makati City tells the public to expect traffic buildup beginning 4 pm on Thursday, February 21

Catriona Gray sees pageantry as a path promoting inclusivity of shapes, sizes

Feb 21, 2019 - 8:22 AM

Catriona says her experience in New York Fashion Week taught her about pushing for inclusivity in the industry

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray of the Philippines waves to fans as she arrives for a press conference in Manila on February 20, 2019. - A parade in Gray's honour will be held in Manila on February 21. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

Think twice about lowering age of criminal responsibility – Catriona Gray

Feb 20, 2019 - 10:41 PM

The Filipina beauty queen has worked with and for children in impoverished communities in the past

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray of the Philippines poses for photos during a press conference in Manila on February 20, 2019. - A parade in Gray's honour will be held in Manila on February 21. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

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Feb 20, 2019 - 9:48 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening wRap with Chito de la Vega

LOOK: Catriona Gray's outfits during day 1 of her homecoming

Feb 20, 2019 - 7:51 PM

Catriona dazzles in Mak Tumang and Jearson Demavivas creations

Duterte signs universal health care law

Feb 20, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The measure intends to provide health care for all Filipinos so financial problems will not get in the way of seeking medical attention

PUBLIC HEALTH. Nurses tend to a woman at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Manila. File photo by AFP

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2018 queens reunite for photoshoot

Feb 20, 2019 - 2:51 PM

The ladies are in full force!

What to expect from Catriona Gray's grand homecoming

Feb 20, 2019 - 12:18 PM

The queen is finally home

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 11: Miss Philippines Catriona Gray who was crowned Miss Universe 2018 attends Bibhu Mohapatra fall 2019 runway show during (NYFW) New York Fashion Week held Spring Studios Gallery II located at 6 St Johns Lane, New York, NY on February 11, 2019 in New York City. Anthony DelMundo/Getty Images/AFP

Designer Mak Tumang posts teaser on Catriona Gray's homecoming outfit

Feb 20, 2019 - 9:21 AM

We can't wait for Catriona's homecoming outfits either

HOMECOMING. Designer Mak Tumang teases possible outfits for Catriona Gray's homecoming. Screenshot from Mak Tumang's Instagram

FEU denounces 'cyberbullying' incident involving student-athlete

Feb 19, 2019 - 11:04 PM

'FEU condemns the wrongful tagging of a student athlete in a sexually explicit video circulating in social media,' the school says in a statement

New Universe map unearths 300,000 more galaxies

Feb 19, 2019 - 6:04 PM

A new map of the night sky published February 19 charts hundreds of thousands of previously unknown galaxies discovered using a telescope that can detect light sources optical instruments cannot see

MORE GALAXIES. This handout released by Paris Observatory-PSL on February 19, 2019, shows an optical image of the M106 galaxy stacked on an image of the galaxy's emissions of material (in orange) taken with the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) radio telescope. A new map of the night sky published on February 20 charts hundreds of thousands of previously unknown galaxies discovered using the LOFAR radio telescope that can detect light sources optical instruments cannot see. AFP PHOTO / OBSERVATOIRE DE PARIS - PSL / CYRIL TASSE

Ateneo's Bea de Leon still gets 'veteran jitters'

Feb 18, 2019 - 10:22 AM

Even senior player Bea de Leon admits that playing in Sunday's Ateneo-La Salle season opener still made her nervous

POOR START. Bea de Leon admits that the Ateneo Lady Eagles were off to a poor start.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Worth the wait: La Salle's Luna earns starting spot

Feb 18, 2019 - 8:22 AM

May Luna surprisingly gets to start for the Lady Spikers after 4 years with champion mentor Ramil de Jesus

DESERVING. La Salle’s May Luna gets rewarded after years of hard work and patience. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UST overcomes late Adamson challenge

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) The UST Golden Tigresses blow a two-set lead but manage to arrest the Adamson Lady Falcons' late surge

FULL CONTROL. Sisi Rondina takes charge in the UST Tigresses' opening-day campaign. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU rookie Lycha Ebon proves worthy of Pons' number

Feb 17, 2019 - 11:39 AM

Young sensation Lycha Ebon ignores doubters and shows why she can be FEU's next volleyball queen

PROMISING. Lycha Ebon proves why she deserves the No. 2 jersey as the Player of the Game in her UAAP debut. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU rallies to defeat young NU team

Feb 16, 2019 - 6:54 PM

(UPDATED) The veteran FEU team flashes its championship experience over the rookie-laden NU Lady Bulldogs

VETERAN. The FEU Lady Tamaraws introduce the young NU team to the collegiate scene. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UP Lady Maroons escape UE in UAAP volley season opener

Feb 16, 2019 - 4:35 PM

(UPDATED) The Lady Maroons pull off a thrilling win over the Lady Warriors right in the opening game of the UAAP Season 81 volleyball competition

SURVIVAL. Isa Molde and the UP Lady Maroons outlast the gritty Lady Warriors in 5 sets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Catriona Gray arrives in Manila ahead of homecoming

Feb 16, 2019 - 6:30 AM

Catriona is scheduled to begin a series of events for her grand homecoming on February 21

ROUTE: Catriona Gray's homecoming parade

Feb 15, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Check where she's heading on February 21 and 23

RHI Group to continue Nasugbu operations after antitrust body junks merger

Feb 15, 2019 - 2:51 PM

(UPDATED) RHI Group still believes that the consolidation of the sugar mills will improve the efficiency of operations in Batangas

SUGAR MILL. An aerial view of the Central Azucarera Don Pedro. Photo from the Roxas Holdings, Inc website

You'll love these dolls if you're a fan of Catriona Gray

Feb 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Which Catriona doll is your favorite?

Photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler. Photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

WATCH: La Salle Lady Spikers return to make history

Feb 14, 2019 - 11:19 AM

La Salle coach Ramil de Jesus tries to work his magic again as the young Lady Spikers target a UAAP four-peat

VOLLEYBALL QUEENS. Desiree Cheng captains the young rebuilding De La Salle Lady Spikers squad. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Amid Maria Ressa’s arrest, UP Fair 2019 urges: 'Defend press freedom'

Feb 14, 2019 - 7:48 AM

The theme of this year's UP Fair is 'Rak N’ Rally', with Ressa originally scheduled to talk about press freedom

PRESS FREEDOM. Various organizations conducts a silent protest for Maria Ressa and press freedom at the UP Fair 2019. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

LOOK: Catriona Gray, Miss Vietnam 2018 H'Hen Nie slay at NYFW

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:05 AM

The two attend the Phuong My fashion show

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Miss universe Catriona Gray, Miss vietnam H'Hen Nie and Iman Oubou attend the Phuong My front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 12, 2019 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows/AFP

WATCH: Nothing less than a title slot for FEU Lady Tamaraws

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:13 PM

After last season’s return stint to the Finals, the FEU Lady Tamaraws continue to set their sights on a record 30th UAAP women's title

STEPPING UP. Heather Guinoo is expected to fill in the big shoes left by Bernadeth Pons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NCAA: Arellano University wins 3-peat volleyball crown

Feb 12, 2019 - 9:07 PM

The Arellano Lady Chiefs rally back from a set down to take control of the do-or-die title match

DOMINANCE. The Arellano Lady Chiefs extend their reign to a 3-peat in NCAA volleyball. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Dogs offer emotional support for U.P. Diliman students, staff

Feb 12, 2019 - 5:44 PM

Cotton and Tisay are UP's first emotional support dogs

DOG HEALERS. The University of the Philippines - Diliman launches its new program that will involve dogs around the campus in lightening the burden of people. Photos from Utak at Pusa Facebook page

WATCH: Ateneo Lady Eagles eye grand comeback

Feb 11, 2019 - 8:48 PM

After missing the title round last season, the Ateneo Lady Eagles believe they have the tools to reclaim the crown

CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE. Bea de Leon hopes that she can end her UAAP career the same way she started it – with a championship. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP Fair: More than just a concert

Feb 11, 2019 - 2:27 PM

This year, UP Fair aims to be the voice of the masses

Newsrooms, universities team up to fact-check 2019 elections

Feb 11, 2019 - 1:38 PM

The Tsek.ph collaborative project will verify claims in the lead-up to the 2019 midterm elections, and rate them based on the degree of accuracy or completeness

TSEK.PH LAUNCH. Media and academe partners sign a memorandum of understanding for the Tsek.ph collaborative fact-checking project at the University of the Philippines on February 11, 2019. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

WATCH: Young NU Lady Bulldogs dare to challenge league vets

Feb 10, 2019 - 9:01 PM

National University remains dauntless even as the Lady Bulldogs parade many new faces

CAPTAIN. Audrey Paran leads a rookie-laden team in Season 81. File photo by Michael Gatpandan

WATCH: U.P. Lady Maroons out to live up UAAP hype

Feb 09, 2019 - 7:59 PM

After copping two breakthrough preseason crowns, the UP Lady Maroons vie to prove they're for real

FOCUS. The UP Lady Maroons take it one game at a time this season. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Adamson Lady Falcons put themselves to the test

Feb 09, 2019 - 1:25 PM

The Adamson Lady Falcons can't wait to flash their peak form and see their hard work pay off in the UAAP

STEPPING UP. Bernadette Flora (left) and Eli Soyud are among those called by Air Padda to step up to the challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: UP Oblation Run calls to uphold freedom of expression

Feb 09, 2019 - 8:14 AM

Around 30 masked APO members joined this year’s Oblation Run, dubbed the “Ritual Dance of the Brave” – a call for action against threats to democracy

BLANK. Alpha Phi Omega (APO) fraternity members carry blank placards to allow people to voice out their own messages during the Oblation Run at the University of the Philippines-Diliman on February 8, 2019. Photo by Lisa David/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: All of Catriona Gray's outfits at New York Fashion Week 2019

Feb 08, 2019 - 11:47 AM

Check out some of the outfits of our queen

[ANALYSIS] Why the free tuition law is not pro-poor enough

Feb 08, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Its costs are borne mainly by poor and middle-class Filipinos