DNA tests - updates

Rappler's latest stories on DNA tests


What’s the deal with DNA testing?

Jul 11, 2018 - 5:50 PM

We explain what DNA is and how testing can help you

MyHeritage data breach leaks over 92M account details

Jun 06, 2018 - 2:19 PM

The breach includes 'all the email addresses of users who signed up to MyHeritage up to October 26, 2017, and their hashed passwords,' affecting 92,283,889 users

PAO contradicts PNP, insists dead boy in Nueva Ecija is Reynaldo de Guzman

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Somebody is trying to muddle the investigation says Public Attorneys Office chief Persida Acosta

PARENTS. Eddie De Guzman waits at the funeral parlor in Gapan, Nueva Ecija so he and wife Lina could take home the body of the boy they say is their son. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Jake Ejercito on daughter Ellie, fatherhood, and Star Awards win

Oct 24, 2016 - 6:22 PM

Never ko naman siyang ikinahiya e Jake says of Ellie

Negative DNA tests with Guimaras 'relatives' – Grace Poe

Feb 12, 2016 - 2:51 PM

The presidential candidate maintains the negative tests will hardly affect the disqualification case against her as they are merely secondary to her legal arguments

NEGATIVE. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Who sent 'fabricated' DNA results of Bongbong Marcos?

Jan 25, 2016 - 9:54 PM

DNA Solutions Philippines the company cited in the letter claiming the DNA results of Senators Grace Poe and Bongbong Marcos matched says the document is fabricated

Grace Poe eyes one more DNA test

Nov 05, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Likening her life to a teleserye or a television drama Poe said she is not giving up amid all the hurdles

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

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Nov 05, 2015 - 12:24 PM

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Grace Poe reveals negative results of DNA tests

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:45 PM

The presidential aspirant – whose citizenship is being questioned – says 2 persons were tested to see if they match her genetically but does not reveal their identities

Grace Poe

Mexico seeks new DNA tests in missing students case

Sep 26, 2015 - 10:13 AM

Independent forensic experts from Argentina are helping government investigators to find any remains that could be sent for for lab tests

NEW DNA TESTS. Relatives of missing students from Ayotzinapa teachers school participate in a protest in Mexico City, Mexico, September 25, 2015. Photo by Alex Cruz/EPA

Netizens on Grace Poe DNA test: 'Absurd, doesn't prove anything'

Sep 22, 2015 - 11:05 AM

Netizens weigh in on Grace Poe s DNA test

CITIZENSHIP QUESTIONS. Senator Grace Poe arrives at the Supreme Court to attend for the preliminary hearing of the Senate Electoral Tribunal on her Citizenship Issue on Friday, September 11, 2015. (Contributed photo)

Grace Poe to undergo DNA test

Sep 21, 2015 - 2:58 PM

2nd UPDATE Justice Antonio Carpio says the results of the DNA test will conclusively decide if Poe the presidential surveys front runner is natural born Filipino and qualified for a national elective post

Grace Poe presidential bid | 2016 elections | Photo by Jazmin Dulay/Rappler

Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after ISIS bombing

Jul 02, 2015 - 12:02 AM

Parliament also approved a 400 million emergency funding for spending required by the interior ministry

EXPLOSION. Kuwaiti security forces stand next to a body wrapped in shrouds as they inspect the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015. Photo by Yasser Al-Zayat/AFP

Kentex willing to pay for DNA testing of dead workers

May 20, 2015 - 8:03 PM

At the House hearing on the Valenzuela fire factory it is revealed that the labor department issued Kentex a certificate of compliance despite violations of occupational health and safety standards

DNA TESTS. The Philippine National Police says the DNA matching will take two months to complete. File photo by Francis R. Malasig, EPA

Two months to finish Valenzuela DNA tests – PNP

May 18, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Philippine police will have to test and match the DNA of 69 workers who died in the factory fire and their relatives

DNA tests for Valenzuela fire victims to take 'several months'

May 14, 2015 - 7:18 PM

Of the 72 who died in the Kentex factory fire only 6 or 7 were wearing rings necklaces or other metal objects that could be used to identify them

DNA TESTS. The chief of operations of the national police crime laboratory says that of the 72 who died, only 3 have been identified through DNA matching. Photo by Francis R. Malasig, EPA

PH thanks FBI for confirming Marwan's death

Feb 05, 2015 - 4:22 PM

UPDATED The Philippine embassy receives the FBI information through police attaché Chief Supt Jose Gentiles


DNA tests confirm Marwan's death

Feb 04, 2015 - 9:16 PM

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has evidence that supports the claim that it was top terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir who was killed on January 25 in Mamasapano Maguindanao according to a police report

Richard III DNA study uncovers illegitimate child mystery

Dec 03, 2014 - 9:05 AM

A DNA study confirming that a skeleton found in 2012 was that of Richard III also finds evidence of false paternity that raises doubts about the royal claims of centuries of British monarchs

RUDELY STAMP'D. Visitors examine a replica of the skeleton of King Richard III, created using 3D printing, displayed in the new visitor's center on the site where his remains were discovered, in Leicester, central England, on July 24, 2014. Photo by Leon Neal / AFP

DNA test: Condoms in motel not from Laude, Pemberton

Nov 28, 2014 - 7:04 PM

The Laude family s lawyer however says the negative DNA test doesn t prove that Joseph Scott Pemberton didn t murder Jennifer Laude

OLONGAPO MURDER. CCTV footage shows the victim, Jennifer Laude, and the suspect, US Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton, before the crime allegedly happened in a motel in Olongapo City.

'Pinoy' killed in Riyadh blast was Syrian

Nov 12, 2012 - 6:59 PM

The DFA says the body previously identified as belonging to Filipino driver Florentino Santiago is actually a Syrian national who died in the Riyadh truck blast

IT'S NOT HIM. DFA Spokesman Raul Hernandez confirmed the body previously identified as belonging to Filipino driver Florentino Santiago is actually that of a Syrian national who died in the Riyadh truck blast. Photo by Carlos Santamaria