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Medtech board exam topnotcher a ‘happy-go-lucky’ online gamer

Mar 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM

(UPDATED) John Steward Buenavista Alberto gets a rating of 91.10% in the March 2019 Medical Technologist Board Examination

 STRESS RELIEVER. John Steward Buenavista Alberto, of the Cagayan State University Andrews Campus, has been playing DOTA and mobile games since high school. During the board exam reviews, games became his stress reliever.

No casinos in Boracay as island reopens

Oct 26, 2018 - 2:29 PM

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra wants President Rodrigo Duterte to issue an executive order banning casinos in Boracay

RESORT. The rock formation on the left is part of the property that Leisure & Resorts World bought in Barangay Manoc-Manoc, where the rumored casino will be built. Photo by Adrian/Portugal

D.R. Congo rolls out prototype Ebola drugs as death toll rises to 67

Aug 25, 2018 - 11:38 PM

The health ministry says 4 other experimental drugs had been approved for treating infected patients

Trump lashes out at NATO allies as he lands for tense summit

Jul 11, 2018 - 8:24 AM

President Donald Trump vows not to be 'taken advantage' of by the European Union, which he accuses of freeloading by relying on the United States for its defense while blocking US imports into the bloc

NATO SUMMIT. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departure from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, February 16, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

How are PH-U.S. ties under Duterte? 'Terrific,' says envoy

Mar 13, 2018 - 3:49 PM

'This is really a strong partnership. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship for both countries,' says US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim after turning over 6 ScanEagle reconnaissance drones to the Philippine Air Force

Tottenham stuns Real Madrid, joins Man City in Champions League last 16

Nov 02, 2017 - 7:20 AM

The result ensures that Tottenham are through from Group H with two games to spare, while Real Madrid has to wait to join them

ON POINT. Dele Alli knocked in two goals for Tottenham in the 3-1 stunning win over Real Madrid. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

From Paris to Houston, undeniable truth of climate change

Sep 10, 2017 - 1:00 PM

So if An Inconvenient Sequel isn t here to convince you that global warming is real if it s banking on you knowing what is it here to say?

AFTER HARVEY. In this file photo, Texas resident Jenna Fountain carries a bucket down Regency Drive to try to recover items from their flooded home in Port Arthur, Texas, September 1, 2017. Emily Kask/AFP

Free dengue vaccine now available in Cebu, 4 Metro Manila cities

Aug 23, 2017 - 1:50 PM

The Department of Health says 43 470 dengue cases were reported nationwide from January 1 to July 1 this year

ADDRESSING DENGUE. DOH's Rhodora Cruz (2nd from left) and GSK's Randy Silva (1st from right) participate in the Allied Against Dengue's roundtable discussion on August 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

MRC Allied partners with Chinese firm for energy deals

Jul 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM

The two companies will explore opportunities in the Philippines renewable energy sector

[Newspoint] The other Marcos phenomenon

Jul 15, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Why do Marvin Marcos and others in his infamous league get easy deals from the Duterte regime?

Liberal Party: Aquino actions in Mamasapano 'in good faith'

Jul 14, 2017 - 5:21 PM

The LP sees his actions in relation to Mamasapano as imperatives in good faith to advance the cause of justice and peace in Mindanao says party president Senator Francis Pangilinan

MAMASAPANO CLASH. Former President Benigno S. Aquino III presents the €œMedalya ng Katapangan€ to the family of a fallen SAF trooper during the Necrological Service at Camp Bagong Diwa on January 30, 2015. File photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Senators on Duterte's foreign trips: Outcome more important than expenses

Jun 19, 2017 - 7:39 PM

For me the most important aspect is the outcome of the trip says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian who joined at least 2 trips abroad

PRESIDENTIAL TRIPS. At least 3 majority senators say the public should look at the outcome of President Rodrigo Duterte's trips, amounting to at least P386.2 million in his first year in office. File photo

MRC Allied to venture into energy

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:00 AM

Not all power projects would be built from scratch as MRC Allied is open to acquiring or partnering with existing renewable energy developers

DIVERSIFY. All in all, the cost to achieve the 1,000-MW target is estimated to reach anywhere from P80 billion to P100 billion, its newly-appointed president Gladys Nalda says

[Newspoint] Where Bongbong Marcos stands

May 19, 2017 - 6:30 PM

How can Bongbong Marcos be expected to be patient?

VICTORY. Former senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr thanks the High Court and President Rodrigo Duterte following the favorable ruling on a hero's burial for his father. File photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Alvarez wants probe into BuCor deal with Floirendo banana firm

Mar 28, 2017 - 10:29 AM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez files the resolution against the company of Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr President Duterte s biggest campaign contributor amid ouster rumors against the Speaker

CONFLICT IN THE HOUSE? The banana firm of Davao del Norte 2nd District Representative Antonio Floirendo Jr may soon face a congressional probe, following a resolution filed by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

US envoy honors PH defense chief Lorenzana

Mar 18, 2017 - 7:30 AM

US ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim confers the inaugural Major General Albert Jones Memorial Award on Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana

Hasil Liga Inggris: Tottenham hentikan laju kemenangan Chelsea

Jan 05, 2017 - 9:34 AM

Spurs bekuk Chelsea si pemuncak klasemen sementara dengan skor 2 0 melalui dua gol sundulan kepala Dele Alli

Who's behind the massacres in Congo's Beni region?

Dec 27, 2016 - 12:10 PM

The killings are being blamed on the Allied Democratic Forces but some observers say the truth may be more complicated

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 16, 2015 shows a burial procession for one of the victims of an attack by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) near Beni. Who is behind the killings of Beni? While violence in this eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is eminently complex, the official explanation of a Ugandan Muslim rebellion that rallied to the international jihadist struggles to convince. / AFP PHOTO / KUDRA MALIRO

22 civilians killed in DR Congo bloodbath

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:40 AM

Members of the Allied Democratic Forces a group of rebels dominated by puritanical Ugandan Muslims and entrenched in the region for about two decades storm the town on December 24

5 film Brad Pitt dengan pendapatan tertinggi

Nov 23, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Menyambut film terbaru Brad Pitt yang bertajuk Allied simak dulu film film sebelumnya yang meraup keuntungan tertinggi

Brad Pitt saat tampil di premiere film 'Allied' pekan lalu. Foto dari akun instagram Allied Movie.

The Allied Against Dengue movement: Saving lives through engagement, empowerment, and education

Nov 14, 2016 - 11:25 AM

Dengue is rife in Philippines and unless we join forces the disease will become the fastest spreading health threat in Philippines

Isolationist Trump stokes NATO defense fears

Nov 11, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Will US President elect Donald Trump cut America s commitments to NATO?

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a press conference with chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia Herzegovina at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on November 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / THIERRY CHARLIER

Loans, planned railways, arms: What China has done for its 'friends'

Oct 23, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The partnerships and deals China has made with various countries are in line with its economic diplomacy

England win in Southgate's debut, Germany cruises in World Cup qualifiers

Oct 09, 2016 - 7:36 AM

England tops Malta 2 0 while defending champs Germany stroll past Czech Republic 3 0

BLANKED. Daniel Sturridge (L) scored one of two goals for England as the home side kept a clean sheet against Malta. Photo by Ian Kington/AFP


Oct 03, 2016 - 10:45 AM

You demean women at your peril You have been warned Get your heads out of the middle ages

Photo from Facebook user Miranda Reyno

Aktris Marion Cotillard disebut sebagai orang ketiga penyebab perceraian Brangelina

Sep 21, 2016 - 12:16 PM

Brad diduga terlibat cinta lokasi dengan Marion di lokasi syuting film Allied di London

Brad Pitt dan Marion Cotillard dalam sebuah adegan di film Allied. Di film ini keduanya berperan sebagai pasangan suami istri. Foto dari screen capture akun youtube Paramount Pictures.


Sep 20, 2016 - 8:30 AM

I do not know if this has happened at any time before: the committee chairmanship is declared vacant to prevent a witness from testifying

FORMER CLIENTS. Neophyte Senator Leila De Lima's former clients - Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano - are now two of the strongest allies of President Rodrigo Duterte.

6 suspected rebels on trial for DR Congo massacre

Aug 21, 2016 - 12:17 AM

The men accused in the slaughter of 51 people in Beni town last weekend are 2 Ugandans one Tanzanian and 3 Congolese

36 killed in troubled east DR Congo

Aug 15, 2016 - 1:50 AM

Three days of national mourning are declared as a massacre leaves 22 men and 14 women dead

Fast facts about dengue in PH

Aug 11, 2016 - 6:06 PM

It’s rainy season again Protect your child from this mosquito borne disease by knowing the symptoms methods of prevention and treatment here

GSK launches Allied Against Dengue campaign

Aug 09, 2016 - 3:40 PM

Allied Against Dengue AAD was created as a non profit open platform with the aim to empower healthcare providers organizations and communities as well as to reduce the impact of dengue on the nation in a holistic manner from prevention and control to management

Engaging Duterte, engaging ourselves

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:59 AM

It is not enough to be simply pro or anti Duterte The mob inspired troll like self righteous type of positioning and conversing will not cut it

Jonvic Remulla, Trillanes vs Duterte, Facebook’s profit | 6PM wRap

Apr 29, 2016 - 7:43 PM

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Want communism to rise? Choose Duterte – Roxas

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Mar Roxas is in vote rich Cebu for the 3rd time where Duterte is the favored bet

RELEASED. The NPA releases 5 police officers to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Editha Caduaya/ Rappler

In Batangas, LP welcomes support of Arroyo ally Ermita

Mar 16, 2016 - 3:06 PM

The former Batangas representative and ex spokesman of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo endorses Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo

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Suspected Ugandan rebels kill 13 in Congo

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:19 PM

Suspected Ugandan rebels kill 13 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo the army says

AFTERMATH. A burial procession for one of the victims of an attack by suspected Ugandan Islamist rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) near Beni, on April 16, 2015. File photo by Kudra Maliro / AFP

The day we woke up and smelled our haters

Feb 25, 2016 - 11:54 AM

I am so so proud of how far we ve all come individually and as a community I m proud when we no longer let people walk all over us

HATERS. The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their allies find the resolve to show pride in who they are after Manny Pacquiao's words. Image courtesy of Alejandro Edoria

Roxas’ ally in Laguna, Duterte on 2016, Russia strikes | 6PM wRap

Dec 09, 2015 - 7:18 PM

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Sandiganbayan convicts Ex-Nueva Ecija mayor of graft

Oct 28, 2015 - 11:57 AM

Former Pantabangan mayor Lucio Uera is sentenced to 6 to 10 years in prison for entering into a service contract with Priva Power where his wife is an incorporator stockholder and director

CONVICTED. Former Pantabangan mayor Lucio Uera has been sentenced to 6 to 10 years in prison. Photo from

Poe-Escudero in Cebu, tropical storm Kabayan, Gilas vs Lebanon | 12PM wRap

Oct 02, 2015 - 12:31 PM

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Sacked PNP officials, Roxas on Binay, failed bidding | 6PM wRap

Jun 30, 2015 - 6:43 PM

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Aquino names LP official as new CHR chair

Jun 18, 2015 - 2:56 PM

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Chito Gascon to fill in the vacancy left by Loretta Ann Rosales who retired in May

President Benigno Aquino III declared the National day of Mourning for the PNP Special Action Forces that was killed in Mamasapano, Maguindanao during his message held at the President hall in Malacanang.(Photo By Ryan Lim/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

Roxas defends Aquino, tells Napeñas: Stick to facts

Apr 07, 2015 - 3:08 PM

At the resumption of a House hearing on the Mamasapano probe Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and sacked police general Getulio Napeñas offer two different interpretations of the President s orders

Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

House won’t send questions to Aquino on Mamasapano

Apr 07, 2015 - 12:07 PM

Lawmakers spend close to an hour arguing about whether to send questions to President Benigno Aquino III

Northern Alliance bloc rallies behind President Aquino

Mar 29, 2015 - 10:09 PM

UPDATED A total of 25 members of Congress hailing from northern Luzon reiterate their support for President Benigno Aquino III

President Benigno S. Aquino III file photo. Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

CSU students light candles for schoolmate Rosanna Sanfuego

Mar 07, 2015 - 7:17 PM

Some students hold up banners with the name of Rosanna Sanfuego who reportedly killed herself over difficulties in paying school fees

REMEMBERING ROSANNA. Cagayan State University Students light candles in memory of fallen classmate Rosanna Sanfuego. Photo from the NUSP Pilipinas website

'Citra Mina ignored my family's cry for help'

Feb 28, 2015 - 8:15 AM

Tuna exporting giant Citra Mina is alleged to have knowingly sent an illegal fishing expedition that put fishermen in peril

The 43 Filipino fishermen imprisoned in Indonesia now released demands compensation to the giant General Santos City based fishing firm form abandoning them in a detention facility in Ternate Island, Indonesia. The "abandonados" arrived in the country on board Cebu Pacific on Monday February 23 in NAIA from Jakarta. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Citra Mina: No direct relationship with 'abandoned' fishermen

Feb 26, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Tuna exporting giant Citra Mina says it is not the employer of 43 Filipino workers who were detained in Indonesia but rather Citra Mina s supplier Felisa Abe

The 43 Filipino fishermen imprisoned in Indonesia now released demands compensation to the giant General Santos City based fishing firm form abandoning them in a detention facility in Ternate Island, Indonesia. The "abandonados" arrived in the country on board Cebu Pacific on Monday February 23 in NAIA from Jakarta. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

DFA to bill Mindanao company for workers' repatriation

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:52 PM

Government had to use part of the funds allotted for the repatriation of migrant Filipino workers in war torn Libya to fly 43 fishermen out of Indonesia

DFA: Delay in helping fishermen due to lack of documents

Feb 23, 2015 - 6:30 PM

The Citra Mina employees did not have travel documents giving the foreign affairs office a hard time verifying their citizenship and extending help