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WATCH: WINNER performs Sarah Geronimo's 'Tala'

Jan 25, 2020 - 8:45 PM

Not even the K-pop boy band is spared from the phenomenon of 'Tala'

DANCE CRAZE. WINNER dances to Sarah Geronimo's viral hit 'Tala' at their Manila concert on January 25. Screenshot from

LOOK: WINNER in Manila for Cross Tour

Jan 25, 2020 - 12:50 PM

The K-pop group performs at the Mall of Asia Arena on January 25

WINNER. The K-pop group arrives in Manila as part of their Cross Tour. Screenshot from

South Africa's Desmond Tutu hospitalized for 'infection'

Dec 05, 2019 - 9:02 AM

'Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for treatment of a stubborn infection,' says his his wife Leah Tutu in a statement

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 27, 2019 Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu, attends an exhibition and book launch of notable photographs of his life, which have been turned into paintings, in the centre of Cape Town. South African anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital in Cape Town "for treatment of a stubborn infection", his office said on December 4, 2019. RODGER BOSCH / AFP

FULL LIST: Winners, 2019 Cinema One Originals

Nov 16, 2019 - 11:38 AM

'Metamorphosis' brings home the lion's share of awards, while 'Sila Sila' is named Best Picture

WINNERS. The 2019 Cinema One Originals festival holds an awarding ceremony on November 15. Photo courtesy of Cinema One Originals

WINNER is coming back to Manila in 2020

Sep 20, 2019 - 5:17 PM

The K-pop group is making a stop in the country as part of their 'Cross Tour'

WINNER. The K-pop group is headed to Manila as part of their 'Cross Tour'. Photo from

WINNER, MAMAMOO, and more K-pop stars headed to PH for Rainbows in Asia Music Festival

Aug 31, 2019 - 2:21 PM

The festival will be hosted by Sandara Park

WINNER. The K-pop boy band will be returning to the Philippines for the Rainbows in Asia Music Festival. Screenshot from

Lotto jackpot winner keeps it a secret for 10 months

Aug 30, 2019 - 3:08 PM

A Vietnamese refugee who bet on the same numbers in the Canada lottery for 36 years, finally wins the jackpot, but tells no one about it until he claims his winnings 10 months later

The protectors of Manila's last lung

Aug 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM

With support from Manila's mayor, Arroceros Forest Park is safe for the first time in a long time – a huge relief for its protectors, who have spent the better part of the last two decades fighting to keep it alive

Djokovic reflects on 'unreal' Wimbledon 2019 final victory

Jul 15, 2019 - 9:10 AM

The 32-year-old Serbian, winning back-to-back Wimbledon titles for the second time, prevails in an epic duel, the longest ever final and the first decided by a deciding set tie-break

Serbia's Novak Djokovic raises the winner's trophy after beating Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles final on day thirteen of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 14, 2019.  Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP

Cancer test, plastic recycling win Europe inventor awards

Jun 21, 2019 - 10:38 AM

Here is a closer look at the European Inventor Awards 2019 winners from Austria, France, Japan, the Netherlands and Spain

Binibining Pilipinas 2019 2nd runner-up Samantha Bernardo addresses online bashers

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:09 PM

'Being 2nd runner up again this year was quite a shock. But I know truly in my heart that I gave my all, I deserve better and that I have no regrets'

Who are Aya Abesamis and Samantha Bernardo, Binibining Pilipinas runners-up 2019?

Jun 12, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Aya ends her pageant career as 1st runner-up while Samantha wins 2nd runner-up for the second straight year

Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados: 'Nothing but hard work'

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:40 PM

The Cebuana stunner thanks all her family and supporters as she begins preparing to win an even bigger crown

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Miss Universe Gazini Ganados June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Resham Ramirez Saeed, Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2019?

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM

The 25-year-old from Buluan, Maguindanao will represent the Philippines in the Miss Supranational 2019 international pageant

Who is Samantha Ashley Lo, Binbining Pilipinas Grand International 2019?

Jun 12, 2019 - 12:40 PM

The Cebuana beauty is headed for the Miss Grand International 2019 pageant

TITLEHOLDER. Samantha Ashley Lo wears the Binibining Pilipinas Grand International crown. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Emma Mary Tiglao, Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019?

Jun 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The Pampanga native finally wins a crown after a 5 year wait

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Group Coronation June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Leren Mae Bautista, Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2019?

Jun 11, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The Laguna bet will represent the Philippines in the 2019 Miss Globe pageant

Who is Patch Magtanong, Binibining Pilipinas International 2019?

Jun 11, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The lawyer representing Bataan seems perfectly poised to take on the pageant scene – and the world

MISS INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES. Patch Magtanong is crowned Miss International Philippines 2019 by last year's winner, Ahtisa Manalo. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Talisay's Gazini Christiana Ganados is Miss Universe Philippines 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 11:47 AM

Here's a summary of Gazini's performance in photos

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Group Coronation June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Gazini Christiana Ganados, Miss Universe Philippines 2019?

Jun 10, 2019 - 6:20 AM

The Cebuana beauty is this year's Miss Universe Philippines

NEW QUEEN. Gazini Ganados is crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

READ: Gazini Christiana Ganados' winning answer at Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 2:02 AM

She answered a question about getting more women in the workplace

GAZINI GANADOS. The new Miss Universe answers a question about women in the workplace. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Gazini Christiana Ganados is crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 1:24 AM

Congratulations to the winner of Binibining Pilipinas 2019

MISS UNIVERSE PH. Gazini Christiana Ganados from Talisay City is the new queen. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Lone bettor wins P12 million in 6-Digit Lotto

Jun 09, 2019 - 2:06 PM

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office says no one won the Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot worth P30 million

JACKPOT. The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office draws a winner in the 6-digit lotto. File photo by Rappler

Tondo bettor wins Grand Lotto 6/55 P210 million jackpot

May 29, 2019 - 1:09 PM

The lucky wager is cast in a stall in Manuguit, Tondo

[OPINION] Xi Falls and Mahathir Rises: Asia's Winners and Losers 2018

Jan 01, 2019 - 4:28 PM

Disruption comes to Asia in the Year that Was

Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime – Mukwege

Dec 09, 2018 - 10:32 AM

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege is set to receive his Nobel Peace Prize on December 10

HIGHLIGHTS: WINNER charms Filipino fans during Manila concert

Nov 12, 2018 - 7:54 PM

'City of love, city of music, city of pleasure. You're awesome,' member Mino tells Filipino fans during 'WINNER 2018 Everywhere Tour in Manila'

WINNER IN MANILA. Korean pop group WINNER serenades fans on November 10, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena. All photos by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Q and A: Matt Carroll on 'Spotlight' the movie, future of data journalism

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:57 AM

Journalist and university professor Matt Carroll shares his thoughts on the importance of data journalism and Brian d'Arcy James' portrayal of him in the movie

Lessons from Pulitzer Prize winners

Nov 11, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Their insights inspired students and fellow journalists alike. Their hard work, struggles, and perseverance are worth emulating. They also made us think that if they can do it, so can we.

LOOK: WINNER arrives in Manila

Nov 09, 2018 - 2:03 PM

(UPDATED) Some Filipino fans welcome members Yoon, Mino, Hoony, and Jinu at the airport

WINNER IN MANILA. The 4-member K-pop group has arrived in Manila for their November 10 concert. File photo from WINNER's official Facebook page

Maria Ressa receives journalism award, appeals to tech giants, government officials

Nov 09, 2018 - 1:17 PM

'Consider making the same tough business decisions our little company made to protect the public sphere and to ensure democracy survives,' Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa says after accepting the Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC

Maria Ressa receives the 2018 Knight International Journalism Award in Washington, DC. Screenshots courtesy of ICFJ

LIVE: ICFJ 2018 Awards Night

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:30 AM

Watch the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner live from Washington DC

Bettor from Naga City wins P30 million lotto jackpot

Nov 07, 2018 - 10:00 PM

A lone bettor who bought his ticket in Naga City wins P30 million Lotto 6/42 jackpot

4 reasons why we love K-pop group WINNER

Nov 06, 2018 - 1:00 PM

WINNER's first Manila concert is happening on November 10

EVERYDAY. K-pop group WINNER is coming to Manila for their 2018 Everywhere Tour. Photo from WINNER's official Facebook page

WATCH: 'Pilipinas Got Talent' alum Marcelito Pomoy shines in 'Ellen' teaser

Oct 29, 2018 - 2:03 PM

Who's looking forward to Marcelito Pomoy's performance?

HELLO, HOLLYWOOD. The PGT alumn makes it to 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show.' Photo from Marcelito Pomoy's Facebook page

Both Ultra Lotto winners claim blockbuster winnings at PCSO

Oct 23, 2018 - 7:02 PM

The PCSO says the winners from Eastern Samar and Albay have claimed separately their multi-million peso winning checks


FULL LIST: Winners, 2018 Cinema One Originals Festival

Oct 21, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Which of your favorite films bagged an award this year?

U.S. duo William Nordhaus , Paul Romer win Nobel Economics Prize 2018

Oct 08, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Two Americans awarded laureates of the Nobel Prize in Economics for integrating innovation and climate with economic growth

NOBEL LAUREATES. In the background is the photo of the 2018 laureates of the Nobel Prize in Economics pair of US economists Paul M Romer and William D Nordhaus. Photo by Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency/AFP

Mukwege: Brave healer of DR Congo's most horrific wounds

Oct 05, 2018 - 9:07 PM

Denis Mukwege, the crusading gynaecologist of the DR Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi of Iraq, were joint Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winners for their 'efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war'

NOBEL LAUREATE. In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege is photographed at Lalish temple in a valley near Dohuk, northwest of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Photo by  Safin Hamed/AFP

Nadia Murad: From jihadist slave to Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner

Oct 05, 2018 - 6:33 PM

Nadia Murad, a Yazidi of Iraq, was joint prize winner with Denis Mukwege for their 'efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war'

NOBEL LAUREATE. In this file photo taken on March 9, 2017, Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad (left) speaks with lawyer Amal Clooney at an event at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

DR Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi campaigner Murad win Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Oct 05, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad win the prestigious award 'for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict'

WINNERS. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announces Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad as winners of the Nobel Peace Prize 2018. Photos courtesy of the Nobel Prize Twitter account.

Global leaders, or grassroots campaigners? Nobel Peace Prize 2018 wide open

Oct 05, 2018 - 8:41 AM

(UPDATED) This year, a total of 331 individuals and organizations are nominated for the prestigious peace award

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. This picture taken on December 10, 2010 shows the front of the Nobel medal awarded to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2010, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiabo. File photo by Berit Roald/Scanpix/AFP

Trio wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research harnessing evolution

Oct 03, 2018 - 6:18 PM

(UPDATED) American scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher Gregory Winter win the Nobel Chemistry Prize

NOBEL LAUREATES. Screen displays portraits of Frances H Arnold and George P Smith, both of the US, and Gregory P Winter of Great Britain during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemestry at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on October 3, 2018 in Stockholm. Photo by Jonas Ekstromer/ TT News Agency/AFP

Canadian Nobel physics laureate hails womens' progress

Oct 03, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Nobel prize winner Donna Strickland was praised 'for inspiring other women and young girls to dream without limits and pursue the careers of their choice'

NOBEL LAUREATE. Professor Dr. Donna Strickland is applauded during a news conference at the University of Waterloo to field questions about her shared Nobel Prize in Physics, October 2, 2018 in Waterloo, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

Trio wins Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Oct 02, 2018 - 6:38 PM

(UPDATED) For their work in the field of laser physics, Arthur Askin of the US, and the tandem of France's Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland of Canada, share the Nobel Prize

NOBEL WINNERS. A screen displays portraits of Arthur Ashkin of the United States, Gerard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on October 2, 2018 in Stockholm. Photo by Hanna Franzen

American, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Oct 01, 2018 - 7:10 PM

For figuring out how to help the patient's own immune system tackle the cancer more quickly, immunologists James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan win the 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine

Members of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine (L-R) Edvard Smith, Anna Wedell and Klas Kaerre sit in front of a screen displaying portraits of James P Allison (L) and Tasuku Honjo during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, during a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 1, 2018. James P Allison of US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan won Nobel Medicine Prize for their achievements in cancer treatment. Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP

Djokovic wins third U.S. Open, equals Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:17 AM

Novak Djokovic, playing in his 8th final in New York and already the champion in 2011 and 2015, is now just 3 Slams behind Rafael Nadal and six back from the record 20 held by Roger Federer

CHAMP. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his men's singles finals match against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2018. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

NSA leaker gets 5 years in jail under Trump crackdown

Aug 24, 2018 - 4:45 PM

It comes as the Trump administration ramps up pressure to deter the leaks of classified materials to journalists that have plagued it since last year

ELECTION. In this file photo, a man votes at a polling place at a high school in McLean, Virginia during the US presidential election on November 8, 2016. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

JICA announces winners of poster design competition for Northern Luzon high school students

Aug 04, 2018 - 9:13 AM

Press release: The winning poster designs will be exhibited at the Tanabata Festival Week in Baguio

K-pop group WINNER to hold concert in Manila

Jul 04, 2018 - 3:37 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines is one of the stops in the Asian leg of WINNER's '2018 Everywhere Tour'

2018 EVERYWHERE TOUR. Manila is one of the stops of WINNER's '2018 Everywhere Tour.' Photo from WINNER's official Facebook page