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VIRAL: Heartwarming video of Cebu inmates singing 'Pagsubok' at grad rites

Aug 25, 2018 - 1:43 PM

'It's never too late. As long as you have the grit, then everything will be possible,' says Consolacion Councilor Johannes Alegado, who posted the viral video on Facebook

Inmates from the Municipality of Consolacion in Cebu graduates from Alternative Learning System on August 20, 2018. Photo from Councilor Joannes Alegado

WATCH: DOST’s Solidum weighs in on viral ‘resilience’ photo

Aug 24, 2018 - 8:27 PM

DOST Undersecretary Renato Solidum says that Filipinos are resilient in character but the Philippines itself is not yet a 'disaster-resilient' community

DOST Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Renato Solidum weighs in on the viral "resilience" photo on August 23, 2018.

MRT3 clarifies viral post: Overtime fee charged only after 2 hours

Aug 24, 2018 - 4:33 PM

An overtime fee of P28 is being charged to commuters if they exceed the two-hour maximum stay policy of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3

OVERTIME. A commuter was charged an overtime fee by the MRT3 after staying more than 2 hours inside the platform. Post screengrab from Miriam Cabiles, MRT File photo

NAIA, PGH on Tulfo incident, Asian Games | Midday wRap

Aug 20, 2018 - 2:02 PM

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VIRAL: School official burns students' bags as punishment

Aug 18, 2018 - 3:18 PM

(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian is caught on video shouting at students, calling them 'stupid'

HOAX: Fiscal in viral road altercation video 'shot dead'

Aug 18, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The embedded video is a May 2017 news report about a different fiscal who was shot dead outside her house in Caloocan City

Father who walked daughter down the aisle in viral photo, passes away

Aug 17, 2018 - 5:05 PM

'Yung pagmamahal mo, hindi lang ako ang nakakaramdam ngayon, but a lot of people. Madami ang naiinspire sayo. Salamat sa pagtitiis sa lahat ng sakit,' says Charlotte Villarin

MMDA to file complaint vs DOJ prosecutor in viral video

Aug 16, 2018 - 1:36 PM

The MMDA legal team is drafting an administrative complaint against prosecutor Christine Villamora Estepa

ROW. MMDA supervising operations officer Bong Nebrija apprehends a motorist in a viral video. Screengrab from Gadget Addict's Facebook video

VIRAL: Woman refuses to surrender license to MMDA, gets cyberbullied

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Should altercations between private citizens and government officials be posted publicly on Facebook?

Paris prosecutors hunting man in viral video who assaulted woman

Aug 04, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Marie Laguerre posts a video on Facebook of man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment

French woman Marie Laguerre who posted online a video in which she is seen being hit by a man in the street, poses for pictures on August 1, 2018, in Paris. Paris prosecutors have opened an inquiry after a young woman posted a shocking video of a man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment, legal sources said on July 30, 2018. Marie Laguerre, a 22-year-old student, wrote on Facebook last week that she was returning home when the man started making lewd comments -- "not the first time it had happened to me that day".  / AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD

VIRAL: How a lost phone found its way back to owner after 7 months

Jul 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Cha Buenconsejo’s story about retrieving her lost phone seems too good to be true, especially in this day and age

After backlash over viral video, Gretchen Barretto and friends apologize

Jun 10, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Gretchen, along with friends Mimi Que and Patty Pineda, say sorry via Instagram live over a June 6 video that went viral

Do you hear 'yanny' or 'laurel?' Soundbite sparks internet din

May 17, 2018 - 11:36 AM

'It's Yanny,' tweets horror writer Stephen King. 'It's so clearly laurel,' quips supermodel Chrissy Teigen

Dangerous ‘condom-snorting challenge’ viral among U.S. teens

Apr 03, 2018 - 2:37 PM

The viral internet 'challenge' has people snorting condoms into their nose and pulling it out of their mouth


VIRAL: Story behind working student’s broom graduation photo

Mar 24, 2018 - 9:55 AM

Dahn Saliendra, a graduating student from Notre Dame of Marbel University, talks about his inspiring Facebook post

WORKING STUDENT. Balancing work and studies is not a piece of cake but Dahn proved it is possible to do so. Photo from Dahn Saliendra's Facebook

DLSU USG apologizes for viral dress code post

Mar 23, 2018 - 4:31 PM

'Our guests may enter the campus according to their individual taste; however due to university rules and regulations, they are urged to wear attires that would consider the educational character of the university'

MMDA suspends enforcers who assaulted coconut vendor

Mar 05, 2018 - 3:00 PM

'We condemn and we don't tolerate this kind of action from our employees, whatever the reason,' says MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia

SUSPENDED. MMDA OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia says enforcers who assaulted the coconut vendor is suspended started Monday, March 5, 2018. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

VIRAL: Old man sells P10-Valentine gifts in Cavite

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:40 PM

Mang Pedring's sheer joy at the sale of his handcrafted products inspires a social media post that has been making the rounds online

VIRAL: Uber driver eating on the road inspires netizens

Feb 04, 2018 - 12:03 PM

Netizens lauds Uber driver Teofisto Torres who was seen eating his meal from a plastic bag while driving through traffic in Metro Manila

Renato Reyes slams fake news on son in 'sports car crash'

Jan 08, 2018 - 12:25 AM

'My son is 9 years old. Hindi pa siya nakakapag-drive. Wala din kaming sports car. Kung may mahanap ka, iyo na,' says Bayan secretary general Renato Reyes Jr

2017's most viral Philippine ads

Dec 28, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Take a look at some of 2017's most memorable ads

'Sana mamatay ka': Netizens harass wrong woman in taxi row

Dec 20, 2017 - 6:59 PM

Christine Interior estimates that she has received over a hundred messages, ranging from innocent inquiries about her identity to vitriol-fueled messages that are peppered with curses and death threats.

16 popular words, phrases loved by Filipinos on social media in 2017

Dec 20, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Never underestimate the werpa of online language, mga lodis

LOOK: Not even storm Urduja can stop these newlyweds in Eastern Samar

Dec 18, 2017 - 5:00 PM

'As Urduja rages, they overflow with love,' wedding photographer Allen Beverly Anire says of the couple Mariel Anire and Charmaine Dulfo

U.S. celebrities rally for boy in viral video talking of being bullied in school

Dec 11, 2017 - 7:13 PM

(UPDATED) Keaton Jones tearfully talks about being bullied at school in a video that has gone viral, prompting an outpouring of support from Hollywood celebrities, music stars and athletes

BULLIED. Keaton Jones' mother posted his video on Facebook. Screengrab on Keaton Jones video.

'Angry' Bansalan cop in viral video relieved of post

Nov 01, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Senior Inspector Florante Retes is relieved of his position after admitting he was the 'angry' officer in a video that went viral on Facebook

VIRAL: QC police helps homeless, injured beggar

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:12 PM

While there are stories of abusive police, a cop in Libis proves that there are still many good policemen around

VIRAL: Soldier proposes to girlfriend after Marawi war

Oct 28, 2017 - 8:28 PM

During the heroes' welcome for those who fought in Marawi, PO1 Alexis Tagapulot stands out and awes the crowd by proposing to his girlfriend

VIRAL: Bus crosses swollen river in Zamboanga del Norte

Oct 24, 2017 - 2:50 PM

A video of a bus passing through a river in Zamboanga del Norte goes viral on social media

NO BRIDGE. Without a proper bridge, vehicles passing by the area of Sergio Osmena in Zamboanga del Norte are forced to cross the river. Screenshot from Lang Jauculan Facebook Page

VIRAL: Homeless father, son study hard along Davao street

Oct 14, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Tatay Efren and 10-year-old Fren Fren are seen studying and writing despite the lack of a light source outside a building along Ilustre Street in Davao City

VIRAL. In this photo that made rounds online, Tatay Efren and 10-year-old Fren-Fren were caught studying despite not having a roof over their heads. Photo from Mildred Yu

VIRAL: Uber driver turned blood donor inspires netizens

Sep 27, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Good Samaritans like Uber driver Andrew Lebardo are not rare in the Philippines but blood supply still falls short of the target

#2030NOW, #HackSociety trend during 2017 Social Good Summit

Sep 16, 2017 - 7:05 PM

The hashtags #2030NOW and #HackSociety become consistent trending topics in the Philippines from September 14 to 16

VIRAL: Canadian tourist to donate P1.2M in equipment to Coron hospital

Sep 16, 2017 - 5:16 PM

Canadian tourist John Abou-Samra cites the excellent service at the Coron District Hospital after he met an accident in Palawan

John Lloyd Cruz and Ellen Adarna: Are they or aren't they?

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:02 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Sobrang baduy neto pero this girl really did something good to my soul. I'll always be grateful,' says John Lloyd of Ellen

VIRAL: Motorist helps elderly woman cross Quezon Avenue

Sep 08, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Netizens praise the unidentified motorist in the viral video who helped an elderly woman cross a busy road in Quezon City

Viral: Fake Angel's Burger 'Buy 1, Take 8' promo

Aug 29, 2017 - 6:37 PM

Angel s Burger s supposed answer to Zark Burger s apocalyptic 8 peso promo is funny but also completely fake

JUST TROLLING. Sorry Angel's Burger fans, it's not true. Photo from Brandon Cueto/Facebook

‘Fafda’ is the new ‘covfefe’

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED Move aside Trump the Philippines has its own strange word

WATCH: How sharks are killed at Pasay market

Aug 13, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Of the country s approximately 200 shark and ray species only two are protected by Philippine laws

CRUEL KILLING. Video shows the cruel killing of a grey carpetshark at a live market in Pasay, Manila

VIRAL: Filipino bayanihan spirit unfolds in baggage queue

Jul 19, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Responding to the viral post the CEO of AirAsia says it will extend free baggage allowance of up to 40 kilograms to all AFP personnel

US VP Pence's hands-on NASA gaffe goes viral

Jul 08, 2017 - 8:52 AM

It was OK to touch the surface Those are just day to day reminder signs We were going to clean it anyway It was an honor to host you says NASA in a tweet

PNP disarms, relieves Mandaluyong cops in viral video

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:05 PM

The PNP is also reportedly considering sending the two errant cops to Marawi where government troops are battling terrorists

'NAKAKAHIYA.' Two Mandaluyong policeman are caught on camera hitting two men who had apparently violated a local barangay curfew. Screenshot from the video

VIRAL: Obama vs Trump ala NBA 2K17

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:26 PM

Video yang dibuat seorang YouTuber ini seperti menunjukkan perbedaan popularitas dan image antara Obama dan Trump

Screenshot dari akun Youtube Shady00018

DOTr probes 'freaking hot' Cebu Pacific flight

Jun 17, 2017 - 1:57 PM

DOTr says Cebu Pacific should have deplaned passengers within 2 hours

VIRAL: PH flag used as shade from summer heat

May 27, 2017 - 11:18 AM

This is not the first time an incident involving disrespect for the flag has gone viral

Netizens terrified or trusting of martial law in Mindanao

May 24, 2017 - 1:45 AM

Social media erupts after the Philippine government announces that President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in Mindanao

Jollibee sorry for viral 'Versace on the Floor' dancing video

May 22, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Jollibee Foods Corporation says the naughty performance was a deviation from the standard mascot and party guidelines

North Korea missile tests 'disturbing' for PH – expert

May 06, 2017 - 8:48 PM

Korea expert Robert Kelly says the real concern for the Philippines is being on the flight path of North Korea s missile tests

TOP CONCERN. Robert Kelly, political science professor at Pusan National University in South Korea, says the Philippines should be concerned about North Korea's missile tests. Rappler photo

VIRAL: Parodi lagu 'Shape of You' tentang pengalaman jadi ibu

Apr 29, 2017 - 8:00 PM

And even though my heart loves you I m annoyed by the things you do

VIRAL: Gajah menolong keponakannya yang terperosok

Apr 23, 2017 - 7:08 PM

Gajah kecil bernama Lia yang terperosok dalam sebuah parit dibantu oleh bibinya Kery

TERPEROSOK. Seekor anak gajah bernama Lia yang terpeleset ke dalam sebuah parit ditolong oleh bibinya, Kery. Screenshot dari Facebook/BFirst.in

VIRAL: Godzilla dan Ultraman takut kepada Bu Risma serta Menteri Susi

Apr 21, 2017 - 6:29 PM

Ternyata monster dan robot raksasa pun takut dengan kedua pejabat perempuan yang terkenal tegas itu