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Balangiga Bells on display on December 12, 13

Dec 12, 2018 - 3:57 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Balangiga Bells are available for public viewing on December 12 and 13 at the Philippine Air Force Aerospace Museum

BELLS RETURNED. The Balangiga Bells are unloaded at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City, its first stop in its historic return to the Philippines after 117 years. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

PH Air Force gets 10 brand new choppers

Aug 17, 2015 - 11:46 AM

Eight Canadian Bell 412eP combat utility and 2 Italian AW 109E attack choppers are formally turned over after undergoing inspections and test flights

ATTACK CHOPPERS. The Agusta Westland choppers are armed with 50 caliber machine guns and rockets. DND photo

Meerkat on Android, Trusted Voice for Lollipop, Star Wars | SciTech4u

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Get your theories ready Star Wars fans Han Solo and Chewbacca are back This and more on this week s episode of SciTech4u

#PugadBaboy: Capt. Stupid

Feb 14, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Capt. Stupid punchline 2

Feb 14, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Capt. Stupid punchline 3

Feb 14, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Let's rationalize

Feb 11, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Goodbye Pope Francis, Davos forum, Thailand's third gender | The wRap

Jan 19, 2015 - 8:05 PM

Pope Francis leaves the Philippines Terrorists and regional conflicts to dominate Davos Thailand may soon recognize the 3rd gender

‘Pope Francis gave hope, light to PH’

Jan 19, 2015 - 1:32 PM

‘When he visited it s as if the sun rose amid darkness It is him that brought the light ’ says Dexter Medallon a person with disability whose faith has been strengthened by the papal visit

YOUTH IDOL. Pope Francis is greeted by the youth at the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas in Manila on January 18, 2015. Photo by Ettore Ferrari/EPA

Pope Francis felt ‘deep, intense love’ of Filipinos

Jan 19, 2015 - 10:52 AM

Before he boards the papal plane back to Rome Pope Francis tells President Benigno Aquino III that he experienced the overwhelming love of Filipinos throughout his 5 day visit

DEEP LOVE. Pope Francis bids Filipinos goodbye before ending his five-day visit to the Philippines. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Exchange gifts: White skullcap for Pope Francis

Jan 17, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Pope Francis wears the new skullcap a man at the airport gave him

PERFECT SIZE: Pope Francis wears the new skull cap a man gave him at the airport on Saturday. Rappler screengrab

Girl in airport takes selfie with Pope Francis

Jan 17, 2015 - 2:49 PM

A girl waiting at the Villamor Air Base takes a selfie with Pope Francis on Saturday

Rediscovering my neighborhood

May 24, 2013 - 12:07 PM

As I grew up the gentrification of my neighborhood seemed quite inevitable Like most I was ambivalent about the changes happening while growing up I was not resistant to change but I was reluctant to explore the new neighborhood Like most I find it hard to leave my comfort zone but I also know that staying there means losing a sense of wonder

THIS USED TO BE MY PLAYGROUND. Prior to the construction of Maxims Hotel, this street was dotted by a row of post-war fighter pilot squadrons. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Manila.