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Oscars board elects 'Selma' director as diversity increases

Jun 11, 2020 - 11:02 AM

Ava DuVernay joins the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as one of its board members

Gloria Diaz's daughter Ava Daza is engaged

Jan 03, 2019 - 3:35 PM

'I'm marrying my best friend,' Ava says of fiance Luch Zanirato

WATCH: Gloria Diaz gets candid with daughters Ava and Isabelle

May 15, 2018 - 5:39 PM

The iconic beauty queen reveals her favorite child, her guilty pleasure, the most tactless thing she’s ever said, and how many men she’s slept with!

MOTHER KNOWS BEST. Ava and Isabelle Daza answer questions about their mom, Gloria Diaz. Screenshot from Facebook.com/BelleDazaOfficial

'A Wrinkle in Time' review: Never lacking in color

Mar 17, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Make no mistake, 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a feast for the eyes

Storm Reid is Meg Murry, Deric McCabe is Charles Wallace Murry and Reese Witherspoon is Mrs. Whatsit in Disney’s A WRINKLE IN TIME.

Fil-Am actor Deric McCabe shines in ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Mar 14, 2018 - 11:54 AM

The 9-year-old star is described by director Ava DuVernay as 'a tremendous Filipino actor'

YOUNG STAR. The Fil-Am actor acts alongside Hollywood heavyweights in 'A Wrinkle in Time.' Screenshot from Instagram.com/dericmccabe

LISTEN: Sade releases first song in 7 years

Mar 07, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The song is written for the 'Wrinkle in Time' soundtrack

SADE. The soul band releases their first song in 7 years. Screenshot from Facebook.com/sadeofficial

Going bananas

May 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Re examining the alternative venture agreements in commercial farms and plantations of Mindanao

TO GO WITH Inflation-poverty-food-Philippines-agriculture-reform,FEATURE by Cecil Morella A crop duster plane sprays fungicide to protect the 7,000 hectare banana plantation of Tagum Agricultural Development Co. from destructive leaf virus in Tagum in Davao del Norte province, located in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on April 22, 2008. The vast plantation built in the late 60's by banana tycoon Antonio Floirendo, supplies bananas to a growing global market on a surge in demand for fresh fruit in the Middle East, Russia, China, Japan, and South Korea. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD / AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD

Listen to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' new song with Ed Sheeran

Aug 06, 2015 - 3:23 PM

Growing Up Sloane s Song is an dedicated to Macklemore s daughter Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty

Rebuilding PH women's gymnastics team wins first SEAG medal in 10 years

Jun 08, 2015 - 10:44 AM

The Philippine Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team surprised even themselves as they contributed to the country’s medal tally with a bronze

The Philippine women's team had much to smile about in Singapore. Photo by Linzi Arellano Co

PH gymnast in Youth Olympics: ‘I choose to represent this country’

Aug 22, 2014 - 11:03 PM

For Ava Verdeflor her experience in the Youth Olympics is a stepping stone to her ultimate goal – to represent the Philippines in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

PROUD PINOY. Ava Lorein Verdeflor competes on the uneven bars during the qualification round of the artistic gymnastics competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games on August 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE

A message to single moms, from single moms

May 10, 2014 - 7:12 AM

7 women speak about the struggles and rewards of independent parenthood

PLDT to increase base stations for LTE expansion

Apr 29, 2014 - 8:15 PM

PLDT plans on increasing its total number of base stations to expand its latest LTE offering for Internet seeking households

TD-LTE. Screenshot from PLDT Home Bro Ultera website.

What’s in a kiss?

Jul 08, 2013 - 9:52 AM

All around media pro Giselle Töngi Walters joins Rappler with this first post

REAL THING. Sandy and Ida photographed by Raymund Isaac

Internet, technology and online investing

May 03, 2013 - 11:17 PM

Online investing is made easy by companies like COL Financial the Philippines’ leading online stockbroker

GET STARTED WITH ONLINE INVESTMENT. What do you need to start? P5,000 for an initial deposit. Apply for an online account and fill out the application form. Graphic by Emil Mercado/Rappler.com

Bring sexy curves back

Oct 09, 2012 - 6:07 PM

Top heavy women who want curves in the right places have a new Pink friend

IF YOURS DOESN'T FIT you correctly, worry not; size and fit solutions are here

Hemingway cafe wins reprieve

Aug 21, 2012 - 6:17 AM

The iconic cafe gets to keep its terrace to the relief of employees and loyal customers

CAFE GIJON's TERRACE WAS a hangout of art and literary greats. Screen grab from YouTube (AFP)