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National Artist for Music Ramon Santos holds lecture in UP on June 6

May 24, 2019 - 7:40 PM

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Maria Ressa receives Columbia Journalism Award

May 24, 2019 - 5:20 PM

'Please don’t accept the world as you see it today...What you report and how you fight for truth matters.... Dream of a better future. Then go and make it happen,' Rappler's Maria Ressa tells the class of 2019

COLUMBIA JOURNALISM AWARD. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa receives the 2019 Columbia Journalism Award in New York City. Screenshot from Columbia Journalism School video

Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen reminisces historic win 25 years after

May 24, 2019 - 3:40 PM

' [I] Thank the people of my second home [the] Philippines. I thank God for the privilege of having won Miss Universe in their beautiful country,' says the first Miss Universe winner from India

Learn from industry experts at the adobo Tambuli Asia Pacific Masterclass 2019

May 23, 2019 - 2:06 PM

The masterclass is happening on June 4, 8 am - 4 pm at the adobo Creative Hub

The masterclass is happening on June 4, 8 am - 4 pm at the adobo Creative Hub

WATCH: Maria Ressa delivers commencement speech at 2019 Columbia Journalism School graduation

May 23, 2019 - 9:59 AM

Ressa was also presented the 2019 Columbia Journalism Award

Suspect in De La Salle-Lipa student rape slay arrested

May 22, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Police arrest the suspect in Victoria town, Oriental Mindoro

VICTIM. Flowers adorn the memorial for Fidex Therese Marana. Photo from Lavoxa online, the official college paper of De La Salle Lipa.

Groups ask Comelec to junk Duterte Youth Cardema's substitution bid

May 20, 2019 - 5:43 PM

Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement

COMELEC EN BANC. In this photo, 4 of the 7 Comelec commissioners observe the canvassing of the certificates of canvass in the 2019 elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

UP Press lends UPper Shelf to Philippine-based book clubs for free

May 14, 2019 - 1:18 PM

Using the bookstore as venue is absolutely free of charge

On election day, Catriona Gray reminds Filipinos to 'do your part'

May 13, 2019 - 9:01 AM

'I encourage you to do your part in deciding the future of our beloved Philippines by exercising your right to vote,' says Catriona

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray homecoming parade along Ayala Avenue, Makati City on February 21, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Pia Wurtzbach leads benefit gala 'The Universe Gives Back'

May 10, 2019 - 3:15 PM

The fashion gala is one of the projects that the Miss Universe Philippines and Binibining Pilipinas will hold before the June 9 coronation night

Photo by Alexa Villano / Rappler

Ricky Lee's words to the PUP Class of 2019 is the pep talk our weary hearts need

May 10, 2019 - 1:30 PM

'Di mo kailangan making perpekto. You are never worthless. Huwag kang matakot magkamali. Langoy lang, lipad lang,' says the acclaimed writer

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Ateneo de Davao professor: Davaoeños should vote candidates based on values

May 10, 2019 - 9:25 AM

In a time when 'pragmatism' dominates peoples' politics, professor Ramon Beleno III urges voters to vote based on values and principles they hold dear

Rappler screenshot

Groups hit 'pattern of attacks' against democratic institutions

May 08, 2019 - 1:43 PM

'Papatayin nila ang demokrasya kaya anyone who helps in strengthening democracy...sisirain nila kasi media is one of the pillars of democracy,' says Vera Files president Ellen Tordesillas

TRUE MATRIX. Some of the individuals linked to the so-called "Oust-Duterte matrix" gathered at the University of the Philippines Diliman for a forum organized by the Third World Studies Center on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

Ethiopian clothes makers worst paid in the world – study

May 08, 2019 - 12:06 AM

The study took place in the Hawassa Industrial Park, the flagship of Ethiopia's manufacturing drive and one of 5 hubs inaugurated by the government since 2014

CLOTHES MAKERS. This file photo shows hardworking people in the textile industry in Ethiopia. File photo by Pinar Alver/Shutterstock.com

Otso Diretso to make last stand in miting de avance at UP Diliman

May 07, 2019 - 8:55 PM

(UPDATED) Several bands, singers, and spoken word artists are going to perform during the miting de avance, including Autotelic, Truefaith, Noel Cabangon, and Ebe Dancel

U.P. archaeologists find ancient site in Misamis Oriental dating back to 3,000 BC

May 07, 2019 - 5:59 PM

Archeologists find several artifacts at the Calumat site, including obsidian stones used as tools by Homo sapiens

CALUMAT SITE. The Calumat archaeological site in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach, Catriona Gray meet in New York

May 07, 2019 - 10:30 AM

The two meet in New York and spent time with the Miss Universe Organization staff

‘Zero vote:’ Youth groups slam Imee Marcos’ dishonesty

May 06, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The groups ask fellow voters to exert an effort to reach other electorates and educate them about the characteristics leaders must possess

TWO FACES. Various youth groups call on Filipinos not to vote for Imee Marcos at the "Zero Votes for Imee Marcos" unity declaration event in Quezon City on Monday, May 6. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters mourns death of sister Franje

May 06, 2019 - 9:39 AM

'Our hearts are aching beyond measure but I am grateful knowing she’s forever relieved of the pain she experienced on earth,' says the former Miss Universe

Like Uber, but for organs: first kidney delivered by drone

May 04, 2019 - 10:55 PM

The specially designed high-tech drone was fitted with equipment to monitor the kidney along its 5-kilometer journey to its recipient: a 44-year-old woman from Baltimore who had spent 8 years on dialysis before the procedure

This image courtesy of the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) shows a drone landin as it delivers a kidney for transplant at the UMMC in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 19, 2019. A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Center said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ transport. The specially designed high-tech drone was fitted with equipment to monitor the kidney along its three mile (five kilometer) journey to its recipient HO / University of Maryland Medical Center / AFP

Ateneo students win 2019 CFA Institute Research Challenge Global Finals

May 04, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The Ateneo team beats over 6,000 students from 1,100 universities around the world

GLOBAL CHAMPIONS. The Ateneo de Manila University team. Photo from CFA Institute

Bar 2018: La Salle Manila gets first topnotcher as USC continues feat

May 03, 2019 - 7:55 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University School of Law returns to the top after 6 years, while the University of the Philippines College of Law returns to the top 10 after two years

Bar passers express their emotion as they flock to the Supreme Court in Manila on May 3, 2019, to see the results of Bar examination. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Cebu Bar topnotchers: PH needs lawyers ‘really fighting for the rule of law’

May 03, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Marcley Augustus Natu-el, Mark Lawrence Badayos, Jebb Lynus Cane, Alan Joel Pita of the University of San Carlos place 2nd, 3rd, 9th, and 10th in the 2018 Bar exams

'Pinch-me moment': Tyra Banks interviews Catriona Gray for 'V' magazine

May 02, 2019 - 11:21 PM

The supermodel and producer interviews Catriona for 'V' magazine

DLSU joins U.P. in latest Asia university rankings

May 02, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The De La Salle University once again makes it to a Times Higher Education list, this time on Asia University Rankings. The University of the Philippines also climbs in rank and is now 95th in the region.

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

Universal Robina posts 3% net income increase in Q1 2019

May 02, 2019 - 4:50 PM

Universal Robina Corporation recovers from a year ago, with almost all divisions posting growth in sales during the 1st quarter of 2019

Noah Centineo will play He-Man in 'Masters of the Universe'

May 01, 2019 - 10:42 AM

'I have an affinity for being in my underwear. I don't know what it is,' the actor jokes

Two dead in U.S. university campus shooting – media

May 01, 2019 - 7:42 AM

University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus tweets: 'Shots reported near Kennedy. Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately'

ANOTHER SHOOTING. Students and faculty wait near the entrance of campus after a shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina Charlotte in University City, Charlotte, on April 30, 2019. Photo by Logan Cyrus/AFP

WATCH: Catriona Gray's message for the candidates and winner of Miss Teen USA 2019

Apr 30, 2019 - 4:46 PM

'You have sisters for life,' Catriona tells the Miss Teen USA 2019 candidates

UK, Canada underscore role of free press in fostering democracies

Apr 30, 2019 - 10:14 AM

'A free and responsible media is fundamental to an open and democratic society,' says British Ambassador Daniel Pruce at a forum on press freedom and responsibility at the Ateneo de Manila University

WATCH: Media Freedom and Responsibility Forum

Apr 29, 2019 - 4:21 PM

Bookmark this page to watch Pahayag: A Forum on Media Freedom and Responsibility on Monday, April 29

COA to La Union state university: Explain 'diverted' funds

Apr 28, 2019 - 9:45 PM

The Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University reallocated nearly P32 million to incentives for officials and employees in 2018, says the Commission on Audit

Image from DMMMSU-NLUC website

Ian Lariba immortalized after jersey retirement by La Salle

Apr 27, 2019 - 8:41 PM

The late table tennis phenom joins Kurt Bachmann, Lim Eng Beng, Renren Ritualo and Manilla Santos in an elite list of La Salle athletes whose jerseys were retired

HONORED. Ian Lariba becomes the fifth La Salle player to have a jersey retired. Photo by Juro Morilla/Rappler


Circulars in Duterte’s drug war violate constitutional rights – research

Apr 26, 2019 - 11:47 AM

(UPDATED) Voluntary submission in existing laws can exempt a drug suspect from criminal liability. In Duterte’s war on drugs, a surrenderer may further expose himself to prosecution, according to research done by the Ateneo Human Rights Center

OPLAN TOKHANG. Cops go around Muntinlupa City to knock and plead with drug suspects to surrender. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

D-League: Ateneo clinches playoffs; NU stuns CEU

Apr 25, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Tyler Tio drops 19 points in 19 minutes as the Blue Eagles sustain their dominant run

BLOWOUT. Tyler Tio and the Blue Eagles crush Batangas-EAC by 44 points. Photo from PBA Images

Catriona Gray asks followers to pray for PH, reminds Filipinos to be alert

Apr 24, 2019 - 6:11 PM

'We're in this together,' says Catriona

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray homecoming parade along Ayala Avenue, Makati City on February 21, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MovePH heads to PHINMA UI for #MoveIloilo

Apr 23, 2019 - 8:24 AM

MovePH will be at PHINMA University of Iloilo on April 29! Tickets to the forum are free, but seats are limited. Register now!

Facade photo from PHINMA University of Iloilo website

D-League: NU scores breakthrough over winless Trinity

Apr 22, 2019 - 6:47 PM

SMDC-NU emerges victorious in the battle of winless teams

It's 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' that'll close Phase 3 of the MCU

Apr 22, 2019 - 9:53 AM

'Far From Home' will be set minutes after 'Endgame'

PHASE 3 ENDER. Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will be capping off Phase 3 of the MCU. Still courtesy of Marvel Studios

WATCH: Disinformation and Democratic Decay Forum 2019

Apr 22, 2019 - 9:33 AM

Bookmark this page to watch the Disinformation and Democratic Decay Forum on Monday and Tuesday, April 22 and 23

Ateneo hit for art ampitheater named after Marcos 'dummy'

Apr 21, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The Areté amphitheater is named after Ignacio B. Gimenez, who is identified by the Philippine government in court records as a 'dummy' of the Marcoses

ARETE. Irene Marcos at the Ateneo Areté Ignacio B. Gimenez Amphitheater on April 7, 2019. Photo from Panday Sining Katipunan

JRU taps former La Salle coach Louie Gonzalez

Apr 20, 2019 - 2:31 PM

Louie Gonzalez returns to the NCAA to replace Vergel Meneses

FRESH START. The JRU Bombers look to turn their fortunes around with new coach Louie Gonzalez. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Princeton salutes Maria Ressa, alumni in ‘Time 100’ most influential list

Apr 19, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Distinguished Princeton University alumni have also called on government officials, policy makers, and businesses to ‘press’ the Philippine government to end its harassment of Ressa and the Philippine press

TIME MAGAZINE 'ICON.' Rappler CEO Maria Ressa answers questions after she plead 'not guilty' to the 4 cases of tax evasion lodged against her and Rappler on April 3, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

CHED allots P1 billion for short-term student loan program

Apr 17, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Students from public and private universities can avail of short-term loans as early as this year, says Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero de Vera III

AGREEMENT. The Commission on Higher Education and Development Bank of the Philippines team up to implement a short-term student loan program. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

How Ateneo's e-jeeps revolutionized in-campus commutes

Apr 16, 2019 - 1:32 PM

The e-jeeps are a quick and sustainable transport alternative inside the campus — and they’re cheaper, too. Here’s how you can implement the same for your own organization

'First' 3D print of heart with human tissue, vessels unveiled

Apr 15, 2019 - 8:28 PM

(UPDATED) While it remains a far way off, scientists hope to one day be able to produce hearts suitable for transplant into humans as well as patches to regenerate defective hearts

PRINTED HEART, HUMAN TISSUE. This photo taken on April 15, 2019 at the University of Tel Aviv shows a 3D print of heart with human tissue. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP

CHED urges public universities to start classes in August

Apr 15, 2019 - 10:50 AM

The Commission on Higher Education says starting classes in August would mean easier processing of budgets since the school year would become aligned with the fiscal year

CHANGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR. The Commission on Higher Education instructs public state and local universities to move their opening of classes to August.

[OPINION] Universities should take strong stance against the Marcos dictatorship

Apr 14, 2019 - 7:40 PM

An Ateneo professor and a student leader respond to Tony La Viña's piece published in Rappler, saying that his concern about the university's decision on the Irene Marcos controversy is, among others, oversimplistic

[OPINION] Should we ban the Marcoses from our campuses?

Apr 13, 2019 - 8:30 PM

I would think I have succeeded more as a teacher if my students were more angry at the Duterte administration's human rights record than being upset at the Marcos children visiting us

Beyond world record, DLSU-D's human formation funds scholarships

Apr 13, 2019 - 3:42 PM

About 6,000 students, employees, and stakeholders of De La Salle University Dasmariñas participate in the fundraising event dubbed as 'Animosaic 2: Humans of St La Salle'