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TULA: ‘Tatlo sa Harap ng COVID-19’ ni Rio Alma

Mar 30, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Bahagi ito ng serye ng mga tula na isinulat ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining Virgilio S. Almario habang naka-lockdown ang Luzon sa panahon ng coronavirus outbreak

TULA: ‘COVID-19 Alamat Kontra Armageddon’ ni Rio Alma

Mar 29, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Bahagi ito ng serye ng mga tula na isinulat ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining Virgilio S. Almario habang naka-lockdown ang Luzon sa panahon ng coronavirus outbreak

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TULA: ‘Taliba ng Bayan’ ni Rio Alma

Mar 29, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Handog ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining Virgilio S. Almario sa mga babaeng frontliners sa paglaban sa COVID-19

TULA: ‘May Bagong Bayani ang Ating Panahon’ ni Rio Alma

Mar 27, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Handog ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining Virgilio S. Almario sa alaala ng mga doktor na pumanaw at sa ‘mga kawal pangkalusugang lumaban sa COVID-19’

After 12 years, Sandiganbayan runs after 4 co-accused in Estrada case

May 26, 2019 - 7:49 PM

The Sandiganbayan says law enforcers should explain the non-arrest of 4 people implicated in the P4.1-billion plunder case of former president Joseph Estrada

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IN PHOTOS: Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 Winwyn Marquez returns to PH

Nov 13, 2017 - 2:42 PM

Winwyn returns to the Philippines after winning the title of Reina Hispanoamericana 2017

Winwyn Marquez arrival in NAIA Terminal 2. Photos by Jay Ganzon

PH showbiz celebrates Winwyn Marquez's Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 win

Nov 05, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Pia Wurtzbach, Megan Young, Mark Herras, Tim Yap, and more congratulate Wyn for winning the competition

Winwyn Marquez seeks PH's first Reina Hispanoamericana crown

Oct 23, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Wyn, who is already in Bolivia for the pageant, says that her not speaking Spanish should not be an issue

Winwyn Marquez fulfills dream of becoming a beauty queen

Sep 05, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Winwyn is the first Filipina to compete in the Reina Hispanoamericana pageant in Bolivia

RAW Deal: Predicting SummerSlam and NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III

Aug 19, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Here is the prediction for 18 matches at SummerSlam and NXT

WinWyn Marquez's family, Mark Herras support her bid for Miss World PH

Aug 10, 2017 - 12:29 PM

WinWyn shares it was her boyfriend actor Mark Herras who encouraged her to join the competition

Ombudsman lawyer being probed for Mamasapano delay

Apr 29, 2017 - 3:53 PM

UPDATED The Office of the Ombudsman discovers that their former chief records officer sat on the informations for 7 months until someone noticed nothing had been filed in relation to the Mamasapano case

INVESTIGATING THEIR OWN. The Office of the Ombudsman, recently hit for investigative delays, swears to be proactive in cleaning up their ranks. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

WATCH: Interview with Virgilio Almario, National Artist for Literature

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Akdang-Buhay: Rio Alma talks about the factors that shaped his poetry

Virgilio Almario, Hamza bin Laden, U.S. intelligence | Midday wRap

Jan 06, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Watch Rappler s midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Mark Anthony Fernandez’s arraignment postponed

Oct 06, 2016 - 3:53 PM

UPDATED The actor s arraignment for the drug case is scheduled on October 24

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Rio Alma ng 'Poem #45'

Aug 22, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Ang Poem 45 ay mula sa Lungting Lungsod ng Lunggati isang libro ng tulang erotiko ni Rio Alma Pambansang Alagad ng Sining

Problema sa kriminalidad, korapsyon 'produkto ng kultura' – KWF chairman

Aug 20, 2016 - 11:43 AM

Massive reorientation and education ang sagot ayon sa tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino: Maraming durugista na mahirap Kailangang sagutin yun Hindi puwedeng patayin lang sila o ikulong

Alma Moreno looks back on Karen Davila interview, parody Twitter account

May 12, 2016 - 6:18 PM

UPDATED Huwag naman nila ako apakan ng sobra Isipin naman nila mga anak ko Alma tells Boy Abunda on his talk show

IN PHOTOS: Stars at Jejomar Binay's miting de avance

May 07, 2016 - 10:40 PM

UPDATED See Jhong Hilario dancing with Junjun Binay plus photos of Alma Moreno Pilita Corrales and more

Marawi mayor, husband of Alma Moreno, survives ambush

Apr 09, 2016 - 9:37 AM

UPDATED The mayor who is running for governor of Lanao del Sur suffers gunshot wounds on his buttocks right leg and back portion of his body He is in stable condition

Dear Duterte supporter: Learn to say, “Yes, with reservations"

Mar 14, 2016 - 3:46 PM

It’s your job as his supporter to keep him and his power in check

US firms to Aquino: PH 'preferred' investment site, talent source

Feb 18, 2016 - 4:59 PM

Walt Disney Western Digital Corporation and AECOM’s Enterprise Growth Solutions signify their top of mind preference for the Philippines in meetings with President Aquino in Los Angeles

Alma Moreno to Pacquiao: Religious beliefs not basis to insult others

Feb 17, 2016 - 12:35 PM

While she s against same sex marriage Parañaque Councilor Alma Moreno says fellow UNA bet Manny Pacquiao is wrong in saying that gay couples are worse than animals

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE VIEWS. UNA's official candidates are dominated by those against legalizing same-sex marriage in the country

10 social media stories that caught your attention in 2015

Jan 04, 2016 - 11:28 AM

BinayBwisitsUPLB PrayForJollibee AlDub and MissUniverse2015 are some of the most read Rappler social media stories in 2015

Race to the Senate: The women who want your vote in 2016

Jan 03, 2016 - 8:30 AM

What do Leila de Lima Nariman Ambolodto Risa Hontiveros Alma Moreno Princess Jacel Kiram Lorna Kapunan and Susan Toots Ople promise to do if elected?

FUTURE SENATORS? These women candidates vow to bring various issues and advocacies to the Senate floor if elected in 2016. Image by Raffy de Guzman/Rappler

Democrazy! The biggest political shockers of 2015

Dec 29, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Even before the clock strikes 2016 this presidential election is turning out to be the most unpredictable divisive and chaotic on record Ready for more Duterteserye and PrayforAlma?

Joey Marquez, Vandolph speak up on Alma Moreno's interview with Karen Davila

Nov 26, 2015 - 11:57 AM

Vandolph says Karen Davila humiliated his mom

VANDOLPH. The comedian says that Karen Davila 'humiliated' his mother, Alma Moreno, when she interviewed her. Screengrab from Instagram/vitovandolf

Groups launch signature drive vs P800M Samar gov't loan

Nov 26, 2015 - 11:20 AM

The No to P800 Million Loan Coalition seeks to gather 600 000 signatures in Samar to support its protest against the loan

NO TO LOAN. Catbalogan residents attend the launch of the `No to P800 Million Loan' signature campaign against in Catbalogan City on November 17, 2015. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Awkward Q and A

Nov 26, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Alma Moreno speaks up on Karen Davila interview

Nov 23, 2015 - 3:33 PM

The Parañaque councilor says that she is still fighting

'AWKWARD INTERVIEW.' Senatorial candidate Alma Moreno says that she was hurt by social media users' comments on her 'awkward' interview with Karen Davila. Screengrab from Instagram/iamkarendavila

#PrayForAlma: Legislation, lights on, pills, discrimination, and more

Nov 17, 2015 - 3:43 PM

The actress and senatorial hopeful leaves Filipinos scratching their heads with her viral TV interview

UNA senate slate, Chinese consul shot, Typhoon Lando | 6PM wRap

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Binay finally completes UNA Senate slate

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:46 PM

Binay s senatorial slate is composed of celebrities current and former lawmakers and labor and security advocates Only 6 are official UNA candidates

OPPOSITION SLATE. Vice President Jejomar Binay fills his senatorial slate with 6 UNA bets, and 6 guest candidates.

Celebrities running, supporting candidates in the 2016 national elections

Oct 15, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Many celebrities are also running for positions this coming 2016 while other candidates filed for COCs accompanied by celebrity supporters

Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Senatorial bets galore on Day 3 of COC filing

Oct 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM

On Wednesday alone 28 senatorial aspirants filed their candidacies along with 20 aspirants for president and 4 for vice president

Duterte in 2016, Sulpicio tragedy, US Democratic debate | 6PM wRap

Oct 14, 2015 - 7:22 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

CoC filing, Samal kidnapping, Indonesian crash survivor | 12PM wRap

Oct 14, 2015 - 12:34 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

UNA open to guest senatorial candidates, but Binay cautious

Oct 02, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Less than 2 weeks before deadline for filing of candidacies the Vice President says he prefers bets who ask UNA to accommodate them not the other way around

STILL LOOKING. Days away from the filing of candidacy, the United Nationalist Alliance of Vice President Jejomar Binay continues in search for its vice presidential and senatorial candidates. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Joey Marquez's daughter Wynwyn among Bb Pilipinas 2015 candidates

Jan 10, 2015 - 11:43 PM

The daughter of actor Joey Marquez and Alma Moreno says she is ready for the competition

Hunger advocacy through arts

Jul 24, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Children and mothers express their ideas as health advocates through art

SUPER VEGGIES. Mothers made dolls based on their children's favorite vegetables. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/

Vhong speaks after Deniece rape case dismissal

Apr 10, 2014 - 9:10 PM

The actor comedian says that it isn t in him to hurt women and that he is grateful for all the support he received during his ordeal

VHONG. The actor took the opportunity to thank fans, family, and colleagues for sticking by him during his ordeal following his mauling in January. Screengrab from YouTube (ABS-CBN)

After Roxanne and Deniece, Vhong faces third rape complaint

Apr 05, 2014 - 2:36 AM

More troubles for actor Vhong Navarro – he s facing another complainant who is saying that he raped her in 2009

VHONG NAVARRO. The comedian faces a third rape complaint, this time from a woman who says he raped her in 2009. Screengrab from YouTube (ABS-CBN)

Roxanne lawyer links perjury case to 'character assassination'

Mar 16, 2014 - 9:25 PM

Roxanne Acosta also claims journalist Tony Calvento disrespected her statement by posting it on Facebook

'CHARACTER ASSASSINATION'. Roxanne Acosta's camp says the case is not a 'public affair'. Screengrab from YouTube (GMA News)

Deniece, Roxanne stand firm on rape cases vs Vhong Navarro

Mar 10, 2014 - 6:46 PM

Roxanne Acosta s camp considers the perjury case a form of harassment and a desperate move

ALLEGED VICTIMS. Roxanne Acosta and Deniece Cornejo face respective perjury cases filed by Vhong Navarro. Screengrab from GMA News YouTube/Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Navarro lawyer: More charges to be filed vs Cornejo, Lee

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Navarro s camp is set to file perjury and libel cases against Deniece Cornejo

DENIECE CORNEJO. According to Mallonga, there are 3 instances when Cornejo 'perjured herself effectively'. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Vhong Navarro faces new rape case

Feb 20, 2014 - 5:15 PM

Vhong Navarro s lawyer says new case was not unexpected

LEGAL BATTLE. Vhong Navarro at the Department of Justice after being discharged from the hospital on February 6. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Carlo J engages Rio Alma in word war

Jul 20, 2013 - 11:19 PM

Massacre film director Carlo J Caparas strikes back at National Artist Virgilio Almario

INVALIDATED. Caparas says he respects the ruling. Photo from his Facebook page