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Forced into self-reliance, Taiwan unveils local trainer jet

Jun 25, 2020 - 4:19 PM

'Today is a big day for the Republic of China air force and it's also an important landmark for the domestic aerospace industry,' says Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen

LOCAL MADE. Taiwan's 'Brave Eagle' Advanced Jet Trainer crosses the tarmac after its maiden flight at the Ching Chuan Kang Airbase in Taichung on June 22, 2020. Photo by Hsu Tsun-hsu/AFP

[OPINION] How Lighthouse gave us hope

May 04, 2020 - 7:23 AM

'Why Lighthouse? Because journalists shine the light, and a lighthouse is a beacon showing travelers the way to safe harbor.'

#CourageON: All in... together!

Mar 16, 2020 - 3:32 PM

'We need clarity of thought and deed. Let’s bring out the best of our humanity to drown our fear'

Gray erupts in spot start as Alab survives OJ Mayo-led Fubon

Jan 07, 2020 - 7:35 PM

The win propels Alab Pilipinas to a 5-2 standing for the season heading to a two-game road trip

X FACTOR. Alab Pilipinas' Jeremiah Gray on fire after hitting a clutch three against Taiwan Braves, in the ASEAN Basketball League on January 7, 2020. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Ex-NBA star OJ Mayo signs with ABL’s Fubon Braves

Oct 18, 2019 - 7:46 PM

Former NBA standout OJ Mayo teams up with Jeremy Lin’s brother Joseph in leading the debuting Taiwanese club

BIG BOOST. The Fubon Braves build their team around OJ Mayo. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

'Braves' on the frontlines of Hong Kong's protests

Sep 10, 2019 - 9:18 AM

A culture has built up around Hong Kong's 'braves' who are hailed by supporters as heroes and reviled by their opponents as nihilists

This photo taken on August 31, 2019 shows protester 'Ryan' (L) having his mask adjusted by a friend outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. The 19-year-old bespectacled student is one of what Hong Kong protesters have dubbed "the braves" -- hardline pro-democracy activists who have embraced violence and specialise in fighting police. Hong Kong's unprecedented protests were sparked by a proposed bill allowing extraditions to the authoritarian mainland. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP


Dec 02, 2018 - 12:58 AM

Why do we persist? Because we must.

Julia Barretto, Joshua Garcia reveal nicknames for each other

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia share why they call each other Golden Girl and The Brave One

Rafols replaces Pitpitunge at Brave CF's maiden event

Sep 07, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Rafols 8 5 is known for his 5 year stint in the Philippine based Universal Reality Combat Championship

REPLACEMENT. Filipino veteran Jessie Rafols will replace Crisanto Pitpitunge in a bout against Mexican stalwart Ivan Lopez at Brave Combat Federation’s inaugural event. Photo from Wikipedia

Pitpitunge out of Brave CF’s maiden event; Loman becomes lone PH delegate

Sep 02, 2016 - 1:09 PM

Pitpitunge was forced to withdraw from his 3 round flyweight bout against Mexican stalwart Ivan Lopez with a knee injury

ANOTHER LOSS. Crisanto Pitpitunge's title hopes have been dashed for the meantime after he lost his second straight fight. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pitpitunge parts ways with PXC, inks one-bout gig with upstart MMA company

Aug 05, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao confirms the expiration of Pitpitunge s contract

WEIGHT ISSUES. Crisanto Pitpitunge is once again over the limit on the scale. File photo/Rappler

WATCH: Merida from 'Brave' to appear on ‘Once Upon A Time’

Jul 13, 2015 - 10:50 AM

The show is getting a ‘Brave’ touch

Baseball player benched for using Instagram during game

Jun 19, 2015 - 2:04 PM

Boston Red Sox player Pablo Sandoval s social media habit will cost him some time on the bench

PUT THE PHONE DOWN. Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval is in hot water for violating the team's rules about using phones during games. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Oblation run: UP students run naked to end culture of impunity

Dec 12, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Members of the Alpha Phi Omega run naked around the UP campus in Diliman to fight the culture of impunity in the country

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas make Baseball Hall of Fame

Jan 09, 2014 - 4:50 AM

Major League Baseball greats Greg Maddux Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were voted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame along with managers Joe Torre Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa

ENSHRINED. Greg Maddux (pictured), Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas take their places in Cooperstown. Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images/AFP

CBCP surveys Filipinos on contraception, gay unions

Dec 22, 2013 - 2:40 PM

Filipinos can fill out the survey online and make their voices heard at the Vatican

I want you to be brave

Sep 12, 2013 - 8:46 AM

Don’t be afraid of doing 180 degree turns to pluck yourself from your tired surroundings and plop yourself where nothing is familiar

'Argo' wins best picture on shared Oscars night

Feb 25, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Life of Pi won most Oscars with 4 awards against 3 for Argo and Les Miserables 2 each for Django Unchained and Lincoln and one for Zero Dark Thirty

Argo director Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for Best Movie onstage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK

Why do we get Oscar movies late?

Jan 18, 2013 - 5:12 PM

If you re frustrated about Oscar films reaching Philippine movie screens late our expert attempts to explain why Read on

NO LONGER A DREAM. Oscar-nominated 'Les Miserables' is now showing in the Philippines. Photo from the 'Les Miserables' Facebook page

Guess who: Predicting the new Oscar winners

Jan 18, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Who among the latest major Academy Award nominees would win? These guesses are for your consideration

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook pageWHO’S THAT GIRL? Quvenzhané Wallis as the tender yet tough ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ child. Photo from the movie’s Facebook page

August movies to watch

Jul 06, 2012 - 12:55 PM

Here s a list of what s coming to Manila theaters next month

THE ODD LIFE OF Timothy Green. All movie stills from Warner Bros.

Raunchy teddy bear 'Ted' tops N. America box office

Jul 02, 2012 - 5:46 AM

Brave drops to third place while Magic Mike is a close second

FUNNY AND ADORABLE. 'Ted' wins over 'Magic Mike.' Screen grab from YouTube

'Brave' ousts 'Madagascar' from top of box office

Jun 25, 2012 - 3:10 AM

Brave kept audiences spellbound as it soared to the top of the North American box office

A promotional image for "Brave." Image courtesy of the "Brave" official page on Facebook/Pixar