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SWS: Duterte still top choice for president

May 06, 2016 - 4:52 AM

The controversy over Duterte s alleged hidden wealth does not affect his survey standing in the last SWS pre election poll prior to the May 9 elections

STILL ON TOP. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte surges ahead in SWS poll

Apr 25, 2016 - 7:50 AM

The SWS survey was conducted a day after the controversial rape comment made by Duterte became public

LEADING THE PACK. A file picture dated April 23, 2016 shows Filipino presidential candidate, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (C) gesturing during an election campaign rally in Quezon City. Francis R Malasig/EPA

Interaksyon no longer News5's online platform

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:10 PM

Meanwhile PLDT group s MediaQuest which has a stake in The Philippine Star says it has no plans of fully acquiring newspaper BusinessWorld

STAYS THE SAME. MediaQuest's Lorenzana says this move will not affect the editorial operations of InterAksyon and TV5

SWS: Pinoys ‘very highly’ upbeat on personal outlook, economy

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:22 PM

The SWS survey results show that Filipinos are at their most optimistic in over a year with 41 of respondents expecting their quality of life to improve and 31 expecting the economy to get better

OPTIMISTIC. Filipinos are feeling optimistic about their personal prospects and the economy in 2015. File photo by AFP

Aquino gov't ratings rebound from record low

Nov 17, 2014 - 10:08 AM

UPDATED From a moderate 29 net score in the previous quarter the current government s satisfaction rating rose to a good 35


Maria Ressa is Rotary Club of Manila's Journalist of the Year

May 22, 2014 - 5:07 PM

The first Rotary club in Asia also recognizes 6 other individuals and 6 media organizations

JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa receiving her award from the Rotary Club of Manila. Photo by Rappler

Why Star owners want to sell to MVP

Jul 19, 2013 - 10:08 AM

Philippine Star president Miguel Belmonte says aside from cashing in on the family s investment a deal with Manuel Pangilinan s group is the best way to extend the life span of the paper

MVP to buy majority stake in BusinessWorld

Jun 14, 2013 - 8:11 PM

Acquiring a controlling stake in BusinessWorld is part of the group s plans to combine reportorial pool of MediaQuest s traditional media platforms

UPPING ITS STAKE. Manuel V. Pangilinan says his group is eyeing over 50% stake in BusinessWorld. Photo by Lean Santos/Rappler

The future of fashion is organic

May 18, 2013 - 10:07 AM

If everyone will just realize that although technology is taking over the world going back to basics will make the world a better place

SPACED OUT. Black leotard with silver graphic details by Kermit Tesoro, black blouse with ruffles made of banana fiber by Dita Sandico-Ong, black oval onyx  earrings by AC+632, transparent cobalt cocktail ring by Studio Bohemia, pearl clutch at Bowery.

MVP looks to combine journalism skills of media outlets

May 14, 2013 - 7:53 AM

Businessman Manuel V Pangilinan looks to bring together reporterial pool of broadsheets BusinessWorld and Philippine Star and broadcast unit TV5 to improve standards

MVP want to improve analysis and content with his media platforms. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

The greatest (fashion) show on Earth

May 10, 2013 - 6:15 PM

Life’s a circus live it up

NIGHT LIGHTS. (On Alisa, left) Cocoon-inspired black jacquard hoodie dress with high-collar yellow crepe inner dress by Li-J Eleazar; black long gloves courtesy of One Good Eye Concepts; handmade, 24k dipped cuff with brown ugat stone by Ann Ong. (On Anastasiya, right) Cocoon-inspired maroon duchess satin dress with high collar (connected to the cone-shaped detail at the back) by Li-J Eleazar; purple long gloves courtesy of One Good Eye Concepts; 'Amphitrite' hand-cut and hand-singed sea anemones in aqua and blue with feathers, beads, and a golden stingray brooch, set upon a black sinamay base headband by Bonne; and model’s own printed pants.

MVP group eyes controlling stake in BusinessWorld

May 02, 2013 - 4:33 PM

PLDT is looking to raise stake in BusinessWorld

MVP mulling an increased stake in BusinessWorld. Photo by AFP