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At 46, Taulava to see action in record 17th PBA All-Star Game

Mar 31, 2019 - 3:59 PM

With the 6-foot-9 big man in the fold, the South All-Stars boast an imposing frontcourt that also features June Mar Fajardo, Greg Slaughter and Poy Erram

STILL GOT IT. Asi Taulava replaces the injured Joe Devance in the PBA All-Stars. Photo from PBA Images

Not chasing Jawo, Asi Taulava might play last PBA season

Jan 10, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Seeing action in his 20th season, the NLEX veteran says he just wants to enjoy the ride

Asi Taulava. Photo from PBA Images

Worth the risk: Jordan Clarkson takes final PH spot

Aug 10, 2018 - 10:27 PM

The Philippine men's basketball team holds on to the slim chance that the Filipino-American NBA player can suit up for the 2018 Asian Games

NO GUARANTEE. Jordan Clarkson has yet to get cleared, but national team coach Yeng Guiao takes a chance on him anyway. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Asi Taulava thought Asian Games call-up just a prank

Aug 07, 2018 - 11:58 AM

At 45, the 'new' Asi looks forward to his third tour of duty for the Philippine men's basketball team

AGELESS. Asi Taulava returns to national team duty for the first time since helping Gilas Pilipinas land silver in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. Photo by Delfin Dioquino

Asi Taulava says 'lodi' Michael Miranda deserves success with NLEX

Mar 30, 2018 - 6:25 PM

The veteran Taulava says he expects a better showing from Michael Miranda in the Commissioner's Cup

EARNED IT. Asi Taulava (second to left) says Michael Miranda (middle) deserves the success he is enjoying now with the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo taken from Taulava's Instagram account @agelessasi88

COA wants Ombudsman to probe FDA execs over security contract

Mar 27, 2018 - 8:27 PM

Auditors note the FDA failed to set up a public bidding for the security service contract and continued paying the security company for their services

Sketsatorial: Peran penting ASI bagi bayi dan ibu

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:46 AM

Air susu ibu ASI memiliki berbagai macam manfaat yang menakjubkan salah satunya pada perkembangan otak anak

Kemenkes: Hanya separuh bayi mendapatkan ASI eksklusif

Aug 03, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Pemberian IMD kepada bayi baru lahir sebanyak 51 8 persen dan pemberian ASI eksklusif 54 persen

Foto oleh ANTARA

Kisah Cynthia Lamusu sebagai pejuang ASI

Aug 01, 2017 - 5:23 PM

Memperingati Pekan ASI Sedunia 1 7 Agustus Cynthia Lamusu berbagi kisahnya sebagai ibu yang berjuang memenuhi kebutuhan ASI anak kembarnya

PEJUANG ASI. Sejak kelahiran anak kembarnya, Bima dan Tatjana, Cynthia Lamusu berubah jadi pejuang ASI yang selalu berusaha memenuhi asupan nutrisi terbaik untuk anaknya. Foto dari akun Instagram @cynthia_lamusu

Apa saja manfaat kesehatan ASI bagi bayi dan ibu?

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Mengapa Anda harus memberikan ASI bagi bayi Anda?

Ilustrasi seorang ibu memberi ASI kepada bayinya. Foto dari

Defying stereotypes: Adeline Tuayon Sebastian thrives as basketball ref

Jul 03, 2017 - 12:18 PM

When a woman plays basketball she is often mistaken for being a lesbian but this female ref from Zamboanga acts no different from any other woman when she is refereeing a basketball game

GIRL POWER. Adeline Tuayon Sebastian is tearing down stereotypes as a female basketball referee. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

UV Green Lancers clinch pre-season invitational title in Bayugan City

Jun 30, 2017 - 2:53 PM

The UV Green Lancers beat the UST Growling Tigers by a point to win the Kim Lope Asis Mayor’s Cup Basketball Invitational title

UST Growling Tigers edge out UV Green Lancers with half-court buzzer-beater

Jun 29, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Both teams will face off at the finals of the Kim Lope Asis Mayor s Cup Basketball Invitational 2017

UV Green Lancers open pre-season invitational with back-to-back wins

Jun 28, 2017 - 6:28 PM

The 2016 CESAFI champions are in Bayugan as part of their preparation in defending their title in this year’s upcoming season

ROUT. CESAFI's UV Green Lancers demolishes NCAA's EAC Generals, 95-74. Photo by Mars G. Alison/Rappler

USPF Panthers '80% ready' for 17th CESAFI Men’s Basketball Tourney

Jun 26, 2017 - 11:16 PM

The team will finalize its lineup after the 2017 Kim Lope Asis Mayor’s Cup Basketball Invitational which kicks off Tuesday June 27

LAST STAGE. University of Southern Philippines' coach says they will have the complete lineup after the tournament in Bayugan. Contributed Photo

PH athletes pay tribute to dads on Father’s Day 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Athletes from around the Philippines celebrate their fathers and fatherhood

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY. Jio Jalalon, Jia Morado and Jimmy Alapag were among the Philippine athletes to celebrate Father's Day on social media

Ibu ini mendonorkan ASI gratis demi bayi yang membutuhkan

May 22, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Tidak sembarang orang yang boleh menerima donor ASI kecuali bayi sakit bayi kembar bayi yang ibunya meninggal bayi prematur atau ibu yang tak bisa menyusui

DONOR ASI. Ervian Ikhe Widowati mendonorkan air susunya bagi para bayi yang membutuhkan. Foto oleh Fariz Fardianto/Rappler

Bohol free of Abu Sayyaf terrorists – military

May 15, 2017 - 7:16 PM

UPDATED Security forces kill two remaining Abu Sayyaf bandits in Bohol the last of the daring gang of local terrorists that sailed from Sulu to take foreign hostages

5 cara memberikan ASI eksklusif bagi ibu bekerja

Aug 19, 2016 - 11:07 AM

Yang perlu ibu bekerja siapkan untuk memberi ASI eksklusif


Monik Purba kampanye ASI sambil melawan penyakit

Aug 08, 2016 - 5:44 PM

Walau didiagnosa menderita dua penyakit autoimun Monik Purba tetap aktif mendorong ibu ibu untuk memberikan ASI eksklusif kepada anak anak mereka

Manfaat ASI tidak hanya untuk bayi, tetapi juga ibu

Aug 08, 2016 - 4:14 PM

Jika para ibu mengetahui bahwa menyusui juga bermanfaat bagi kesehatan mereka mereka yang mengalami masalah menyusui tidak akan mudah menyerah

Pekan ASI sedunia: Angka pemberian ASI di Indonesia masih rendah

Aug 07, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Pemberian ASI eksklusif dapat mencegah penurunan gizi anak buruknya gizi anak hingga tumbuh pendek

Seorang ibu sedang menyusui anak bayinya. Foto oleh Yuli Saputra/Rappler

Ginebra goes big, sinks Taulava-less NLEX

Jul 27, 2016 - 9:55 PM

Ginebra rises to 2 1 in the standings while NLEX drops to 1 2

BOUNCE BACK. Justin Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra bounce back from a loss with a win over NLEX. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Taulava fined, suspended for incident with Semerad in NLEX-Ginebra game

Jul 27, 2016 - 1:04 PM

NLEX will aim to go up 2 1 in the standings against Ginebra without its big man

Photo by PBA

Pangilinan to Duterte: Appoint a presidential assistant for fisheries

May 26, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Senator elect Francis Pangilinan says the Philippines should prioritize the concerns of fishermen and modernize the fishing industry

PH authorities nab suspected Chinese poachers off Batanes

May 17, 2016 - 11:54 AM

UPDATED The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the Philippine Coast Guard intercept 2 Chinese fishing vessels flying inverted Philippine flags – seen as a means to hide their true identity

SUSPECTED CHINESE POACHERS. Philippine authorities intercept a Chinese fishing vessel flying an inverted Philippine flag in waters between Babuyan Island and Batanes on May 16, 2016. Photo courtesy of BFAR

NLEX wards off Blackwater on Easter

Mar 27, 2016 - 5:07 PM

NLEX goes up 4 4 while Blackwater drops to 3 6 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup

EASTER SUNDAY WIN. Asi Taulava and the NLEX Road Warriors pick up a victory over Blackwater Elite on Easter. Photo from PBA Images

SC upholds plunder raps vs Reyes, Napoles over PDAF scam

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:08 PM

The High Court junks petitions seeking to nullify the finding of probable cause and arrest warrant against the accused in the multi billion peso pork barrel scam

PETITION DENIED. Lawyer Gigi Reyes faces plunder charges for involvement in the multi-billion-peso pork barrel scam. File photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Asi Taulava sees career ending with NLEX after championship win

Feb 27, 2016 - 4:41 AM

Ask Taulava wants one more PBA title before wrapping up his career with NLEX

Asi Taulava Photos courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

5 memorable Gilas Pilipinas moments of 2015

Dec 31, 2015 - 6:06 PM

Rappler takes you back to those moments worth remembering from the past year

'Tis the season: PBA records on Christmas Day

Dec 25, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Who has scored the most points on Christmas Day in PBA history? Or averages the most assists? Find out here

Star Hotshots hurdle foul trouble to clip NLEX

Nov 08, 2015 - 9:09 PM

The Star Hotshots overcome double doubles from Sean Anthony and Asi Taulava to hand NLEX its first loss of the season

HOTSHOT. Justin Melton (C) came off the bench to contribute 13 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, a steal, and a block. Photo by PBA Images

Anthony, Taulava double-doubles carry NLEX over Barako Bull

Oct 28, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Sean Anthony scores 11 and grabs 19 rebounds while Asi Taulava turns in 14 points and 11 boards in a gritty win

ROAD RAGE. Sean Anthony of NLEX was a major force on the glass, grabbing a career-high 19 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images

The secret to Hontiveros and Taulava’s playing longevity

Sep 29, 2015 - 1:07 PM

What routines or regimens do Dondon Hontiveros and Asi Taulava follow to keep their bodies in top playing shape?

AGELESS. Dondon Hontiveros (left) and Asi Taulava are still tearing it up for Gilas Pilipinas at 38 and 42 years old, respectively. Photos from FIBA

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Pilipinas in wacky mood at FIBA photo shoot

Sep 23, 2015 - 2:02 AM

The Philippine national basketball team goofs around during their official photo shoot for the FIBA Asia Championship

JC Intal shows off his martial arts stance as Jayson Castro stands by. Photo from

Gilas Pilipinas: Asi Taulava

Sep 20, 2015 - 1:56 PM

Get to know Asi Taulava of the Gilas Pilipinas national men s basketball team

Fajardo not letting Gilas withdrawal criticism bring him down

Sep 17, 2015 - 9:16 PM

June Mar Fajardo is focusing on recovering from plantar fascitis and not on the criticism from angry fans

GENTLE GIANT. June Mar Fajardo has had to deal with a lot of flack on social media over his decision to beg off from Gilas Pilipinas duties. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas begins countdown to FIBA Asia after Jones Cup

Sep 06, 2015 - 6:59 PM

With little over two weeks to go before the all important FIBA Asia Championship Gilas Pilipinas steadies itself for the test ahead

NEXT GENERATION. Moala Tautuaa and Calvin Abueva represented a new-look Gilas Pilipinas at the William Jones Cup. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ageless wonders Taulava, Hontiveros complete Gilas comeback win over New Zealand

Sep 04, 2015 - 3:17 PM

Gilas will go up next against USA Overtake Select on Saturday

CEBUANO HOTSHOT. Dondon Hontiveros, 38, broke New Zealand's spirit in overtime with 3 3-point connects. He scored 11 in the period for a total of 21. Screenshot from live stream

WATCH: Terrence Romeo in scuffle with Russia as tempers flare

Sep 01, 2015 - 2:26 PM

Head coach Tab Baldwin was visibly unhappy about the calls and reportedly declared the Philippines would walk out if there is one more dirty play

PHYSICAL GAME. Terrence Romeo and Gilas Pilipinas are in a highly physical, and bloody, game against Russia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Puan: Sediakan ruang menyusui bagian dari Revolusi Mental

Aug 19, 2015 - 1:46 PM

Banyak ibu bekerja yang sulit melanjutkan pemberian ASI eksklusif untuk bayinya Pemerintah dorong penyediaan ruang menyusui

Menko PMK Puan Maharani (kedua kanan) meninjau ruang menyusui dan berdialog dengan seorang ibu yang bekerja sedang menimang anaknya di gedung Menara Multimedia, Jalan Kebon Sirih, Jakarta, 18 Agustus 2015. Foto dari

Taulava comes to defense of Fajardo, others

Aug 12, 2015 - 6:06 PM

Injuries do happen and I just wish people would be more supportive towards June Mar with his injuries and all the other guys who can’t make it says Asi Taulava

Taulava, Thoss eager to step in for injured Fajardo

Aug 11, 2015 - 7:15 PM

Gilas coach Tab Baldwin also stresses the impact Andray Blatche makes for the team

Gilas coach on Fajardo: ‘Can’t lose something you never had’

Aug 11, 2015 - 5:00 PM

We obviously would have loved to incorporate him into the team says Gilas coach Tab Baldwin But you can’t miss what you don’t have

POSITIVE. Gilas coach Tab Baldwin is choosing to stay positive amid the absence of injured center June Mar Fajardo (right), seen here going for the rebound against Argentina's Luis Scola during the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Photo from

WATCH: Gilas pool, coaches on why PH should host 2019 FIBA World Cup

Aug 07, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Gilas head coach Tab Baldwin as well as Asi Taulava Troy Rosario and more share their thoughts on the FIBA World Cup final bid

List of PBA players requested for Gilas pool revealed

Aug 03, 2015 - 4:03 PM

The names of 16 players requested by Tab Baldwin for the Gilas pool have been revealed with familiar names missing and new names included

NEXT ERA. June Mar Fajardo was one of the players requested by Tab Baldwin for the Gilas pool. Photo from FIBA

Philippines buys 100 patrol boats to combat poachers

Jun 22, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Most of the ordered vessels – 71 short range boats for coastal patrols and 27 able to go further out to sea – are to be delivered this year

SHIPS. Philippine Navy's BRP Ramon Alcaraz. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

Reid comes up clutch as Beermen win 6th straight

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:36 PM

Import Arizona Reid was clutch down the stretch scoring 9 of his team’s last 10 points to lead the San Miguel Beermen past the NLEX Road Warriors

BEER RUN. Arizona Reid shoots over NLEX's Asi Taulava. The San Miguel Beermen have now won 6 straight. Photo by Josh Albelda

Meralco shocks Talk 'N Text for lopsided win

Jun 03, 2015 - 1:40 AM

Six Meralco Bolts score in double figures as the Bolts snatch a win against sister team Talk N Text Tropang Texters

Meralco's Andre Emmett led 6 bolts in double figures with a spread out effort of 36 points and 7 rebounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NLEX snaps slide with upset of Alaska

Jun 02, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Imports Kwame Alexander and Michael Madanly combined for 56 points as the NLEX Road Warriors pulled off an upset of the Alaska Aces

NLEX player Mark Cardona growls during their win over Alaska. Photo by Josh Albelda