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Rappler's latest stories on DREAM


Ewing reveals 'Dream Team' gold stolen

May 07, 2020 - 1:54 PM

Former Knicks star Patrick Ewing shares that burglars once broke into his New York home and stole his medals

BIG GUNS. New York Knicks star Patrick Ewing (center) holds back Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan (left) and Luc Longley from grabbing a rebound as Knicks teammate Charles Oakley (background) looks on in a 1997 game. Photo by Vincent Laforet/AFP

Thousands quarantined on Asian cruise ships in virus fight

Feb 06, 2020 - 4:17 PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says another huge cruise ship, the Westerdam, is heading to the country with one confirmed infected passenger aboard

DIAMOND PRINCESS. Passengers onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship look out from their balconies as the ship docks at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama port on February 6, 2020. Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Metal band Dream Theater to perform in Manila

Feb 04, 2020 - 12:47 PM

The progressive metal band is bringing their ‘The Distance Over Time World Tour 2020’ to the Philippines in April 2020

This is why a cruise ship from China couldn't dock in Subic

Jan 28, 2020 - 10:41 PM

Local officials and people's organizations put the pressure on the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority to temporarily stop accepting cruise ships amid the novel coronavirus scare

PROTEST. Residents and local leaders ask the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority to temporarily ban the arrival of cruise ships in Subic. All photos from Randy Datu/Rappler

2 ships from China arrive in Manila, get coronavirus clearance

Jan 28, 2020 - 3:15 PM

(UPDATED) The Bureau of Quarantine concludes the ships' passengers and crew are free of the novel coronavirus, shortly after the vessels docked at the Port of Manila

CRUISE SHIP. The World Dream Cruise Ship arrived in Manila from Hong Kong on January 28, 2020. The Bureau of Quarantine declared its passengers free of the novel coronavirus. Photo from the Philippine Coast Guard

NCT Dream is coming to Manila

Jan 20, 2020 - 5:47 PM

The leap year just got a little more exciting!

NCT DREAM. The K-pop idols are heading to Manila. Photo from SM Entertainment

Here’s what you can do to repurpose your old shoeboxes

Oct 04, 2019 - 2:57 PM

My Dream in a Shoebox aims to sponsor kids’ education and give school supplies as gifts this Christmas

GIFT-GIVING DAY. A fun-filled Gift Giving Day at St. Pedro Calungsod Parish in Muntinlupa city. All photos by My Dream in a Shoebox

Magic 'Dream Team' jersey among items in sports auction

Sep 19, 2019 - 3:25 PM

The No. 15 USA jersey Magic Johnson wore for the 1992 Olympic 'Dream Team' may fetch the biggest bid

Photo by Jesse Grant/AFP

Shakespeare’s Rose Theater cancels Manila run

Sep 13, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The award-winning theater company was originally set to stage 'Macbeth' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in Manila

NOT PROCEEDING. Shakespeare's Rose Theater, seen here staging 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' will no longer be staging the play in Manila. Photo by Charlotte Graham courtesy of Shakespeare's Rose Theater

Shakespeare’s Rose Theater brings ‘Macbeth’ and ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to Manila

Mar 27, 2019 - 2:01 PM

From Elizabethan England to modern-day Manila

FOUR LOVERS. Shakespeare's Rose Theater stages 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' a comedy that follows 4 lovers lost in a forest. Photo courtesy of Shakespeare's Rose Theater Company

Here's where you can watch Coldplay's 'A Head Full of Dreams' documentary

Nov 07, 2018 - 3:40 PM

It'll only be showing for one day, so buy now and get ready for a screen full of magic!

IN PHOTOS: Southeast Asia's first Bandai Namco VR gaming facility in Manila

Oct 14, 2018 - 9:10 PM

VR gaming and choice food options in one spot? Sign us up.

Thailand's 'Prince Ian' talks dream roles, and how to win a woman's heart

Sep 23, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Did you know he has a skincare business?

DREAM ROLES? Sattaphong Phiangphor shares a few facts about himself to Philippine media. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Lagos street kids dance their way to fame with viral hit

Jul 01, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The 'Dream Catchers' are in a viral video dancing like double-jointed puppets in front of a battered red bus on wasteground

The Dream Catchers dance group pose in the backyard of their house in Ikorudu, a poor suburb on the outskirts of Lagos on May 29, 2018. The Dream Catchers dance group is a collective of underprivileged children from Ikorodu, a suburb in Lagos, and have caught the attention of superstars like Rihanna and Naomi Campbell. / AFP PHOTO / FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR

Rappler Game Night: 'Detroit: Become Human'

May 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM

We play through the first hour of this android-populated interactive drama from the prime purveyor of the form, Quantic Dream

RISING TIDE: Servant androids awaken in futuristic 'Detroit: Become Human'

Apr 24, 2018 - 3:49 PM

Technological disruption, class discrimination, sociopolitical tensions – we explore the thematic pillars of Quantic Dream's upcoming sci-fi drama for the PS4

Swedish national dies in electrocution accident in Bohol resort

Mar 22, 2018 - 5:56 PM

Bengt Gustaf Ludvig Linne accidentally steps on a wet pathway with an exposed power wire

A PLACE TO RELAX. The Alona Beach area in Barangay Tawala, Panglao town has been one of the most frequently visited places in Bohol by both foreign and domestic tourists. File photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

Want to have dinner with Chef Nobu Matsuhisa?

Mar 22, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The renowned chef is hosting a one-night dinner at City of Dreams

NOBU MATSUHISA. The award-winning chef is coming to Manila. Photo courtesy of City of Dreams Manila

Belle Corp sees net income rise by 13% in 2017

Mar 02, 2018 - 6:01 PM

The operator of City of Dreams Manila hits consolidated revenues of P 8 billion as it eyes expansion in the near future

3 Philippine hotels receive 2018 Forbes 5-Star award

Feb 20, 2018 - 9:43 PM

Nüwa at City of Dreams Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, and Sky Tower at Solaire Resort and Casino are all 5-Star properties, according to the Forbes Travel Guide

The week in photos: January 27-February 2, 2018

Feb 03, 2018 - 7:45 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A super blue blood moon behind a mountain is seen from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, on January 31, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / NTB scanpix AND NTB Scanpix / Heiko JUNGE / Norway OUT

Fiba unveils Basketball World Cup 2019 candidate mascots

Jan 24, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Fans can now vote online for the final official mascot of the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup

UNVEILED. Speed Tiger, Son of Dream the Chinese dragon and Qiuqiu the lion are choices for the official mascots of the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Photo from FIBA

Melco to launch luxury hotel brand in Macau and Manila

Jan 11, 2018 - 12:30 PM

To be called NÜWA, Melco's new hotel brand will replace the current Crown Towers in its flagship property, City of Dreams

SURGE. Melco's casino revenues surge by 53% in the 1st 9 months of 2017 to P22.5 billion, from P14.7 billion for the same period a year ago. File photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 10 Christmas trees in Manila that will put you in a festive mood

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The holiday spirit is in the metro with these bright, beautiful Christmas trees

O, CHRISTMAS TREE. Christmas trees all over the city put people in a festive mood. Photos by Precious del Valle and courtesy of Sofitel Manila

Nick Carter denies rape allegation

Nov 23, 2017 - 11:29 AM

The boyband member releases a statement about Melissa Schuman's accusation that he raped her

Nick Carter is accused of rape

Nov 22, 2017 - 5:57 PM

Former Dream singer Melissa Schuman pens a blog detailing her alleged rape by the Backstreet Boys singer

NICK CARTER. The Backstreet Boys singer is accused of rape. Screengrab from Twitter.com/nickcarter

City of Dreams Manila operator's income surges on better casino profit

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:45 PM

The performance is driven by City of Dreams Manila's strong year-on-year growth across all gaming segments

SURGE. Casino revenues surge by 53% in the 1st 9 months of 2017 to P22.5 billion from P14.7 billion for the same period a year ago. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

Families can return to Marawi starting October 29

Oct 25, 2017 - 7:45 PM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development calls for close coordination among the evacuees, barangays, and social welfare offices

HOMECOMING. Family displaced by the war in Marawi City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Marawi evacuees to get DSWD aid for 2 months after returning home

Oct 19, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Food packs will be given to those who stayed in evacuation centers and those who fled to homes of relatives or friends

MARAWI CRISIS. Internally displaced residents lined up for the distribution of food packs at the Saguiran Municipal hall, Lanao del Sur. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

'JogjaROCKarta' #1: Dream Theater sukses bawa penggemar kembali ke era 90an

Sep 30, 2017 - 4:33 PM

Gubernur Jawa Tengah Ganjar Pranowo terlihat ikut menonton konser

SUKSES. Basis Dream Theater John Petrucci sukses memukau penonton ketika membetot dawai bass nya. Foto oleh Rajawali Indonesia

LIVE UPDATES: Dari gelaran 'JogjaROCKarta'

Sep 29, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Selama 2 hari, penikmat musik rock di Tanah Air akan dimanjakan oleh sederet penampil dari dalam negeri dan tentunya grup rock legendaris Dream Theater

'JOGJAROCKARTA'. Selama dua hari, penikmati musik rock akan dimanjakan dengan suguhan penampilan musisi rock ternama Indonesia dan pastinya Dream Theater. Foto dari akun Twitter @RajawaliIndo

Alasan promotor memindahkan kembali venue 'JogjaROCKarta'

Sep 29, 2017 - 12:16 AM

Meski hingga H-3 Rajawali Indonesia mengantungi dua izin pertunjukan, venue dialihkan demi menghindari polemik di mata dunia

'JOGJAROCKARTA'. Sebagian musisi lokal yang akan tampil di gelaran 'JogjaROCKarta' diapit pihak penyelenggara. Foto oleh Dyah A. Pitaloka/Rappler

5 hal tentang Dream Theater

Sep 28, 2017 - 10:47 AM

Dream Theater adalah sedikit dari band yang anggotanya adalah musisi-musisi dengan skill bermusik jauh di atas rata-rata

DREAM THEATER. Salah satu yang jadi keunggulan Dream Theater adalah skill bermusik masing-masing personel yang luar biasa. Foto dari akun Twitter @dreamtheaternet

Konser 'JogjaROCKarta' pindah venue lagi

Sep 28, 2017 - 9:07 AM

Jika sebelumnya sudah disepakati akan digelar di Candi Prambanan, kini gelaran 'JogjaROCKarta' dipindah lagi ke venue awal, Stadion Kridosono

PINDAH VENUE. Setelah dipastikan tampil di Candi Prambanan, Rajawali Indonesia kembali memindahkan venue 'JOgjaROCKarta' ke Stadion Kridosono. Foto dari akun Twitter @RajawaliIndo

Mayor Jed Mabilog on lifestyle check: 'I have nothing to hide'

Aug 30, 2017 - 6:29 PM

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog assures President Rodrigo Duterte that not a single centavo of dirty money was spent on building his dream home

NO DIRTY MONEY. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog disputes allegations of ill-gotten wealth. Photo from the Facebook page of Jed Patrick Mabilog

'Detroit: Become Human' hands-on: Negotiating with rogue androids

Aug 14, 2017 - 7:19 PM

We play out a hostage scenario from the upcoming sci fi title about androids gaining sentience and seeking freedom from human servitude

NEGOTIATION. An android negotiator tries to calm down a hostage-taker, himself an android-gone-rogue. Screenshot from PlayStation/YouTube

VSU turns over flood hazard, resource maps to Eastern Visayas towns

Jun 11, 2017 - 9:14 AM

After 3 years of research VSU turns over high resolution maps and data in CDs to representatives of local government units in the 5 provinces of Region 8

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the Philippine casino industry

Jun 08, 2017 - 8:04 PM

Despite challenges Pagcor Chairperson Andrea Domingo says the local gaming industry s total revenues in 2017 may still expand to P160 billion

GAMING. The billion peso casino industry is in the spotlight as attacks on a luxury resort-casino led to the death of at least 36 people.

Gambling addiction: How the Philippines prevents, handles 'problem gamers'

Jun 06, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Local casinos are practicing minimum responsible gaming standards set by regulators But compared to global practices the Philippines seems to be just catching up

RESPONSIBLE GAMING. About 220 gamblers in the Philippines turned to a to self-exclusion program, volunteering to be banned from casinos in an attempt to go cold turkey. Rappler file photo

Always Dreaming wins 143rd Kentucky Derby

May 07, 2017 - 1:41 PM

Always Dreaming pulls away in the final straight on a sloppy track to win the first jewel of the Triple Crown

ALWAYS WINNING. Thanks to support from the bettors - based on a stellar showing in the Florida Derby on April 1 and strong workouts since - Always Dreaming was sent off at 9-2 and became the fifth straight betting favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Belle plans to expand City of Dreams

Apr 24, 2017 - 6:49 PM

Aside from expansion plans Belle is also looking for a second site for a casino within Metro Manila or outside the capital

FULL CAPACITY. City of Dreams Manila, which is sitting on a 6.2 hectare lot, is operating a full capacity, prompting the company to look for lots within the property for possible expansion. Rappler file photo

Legendary U.S. comedian Don Rickles dies at age 90

Apr 07, 2017 - 9:41 AM

Don Rickles who voiced Mr Potato Head in the Toy Story films dies of kidney failure

IN PHOTOS: Coldplay's 'A Head Full of Dreams' concert in Manila

Apr 05, 2017 - 2:07 AM

See photos of the band at their first Manila concert

COLDPLAY IN MANILA. The group performs for their Filipino fans for the first time, as part of the 'A Head Full of Dreams Tour.' Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

WATCH: Scenes from Coldplay live in Manila

Apr 05, 2017 - 12:27 AM

See photos and videos of the band s first Manila concert here

Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Chris Martin mengunjungi penggemar Coldplay yang menderita kanker

Apr 04, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Chris menyempatkan diri mengunjungi Ken Santiago sebelum menggelar konser malam ini di Manila

Ken Santiago mendapatkan kunjungan spesial dari sang idola, vokalis grup band Coldplay, Chris Martin, di Manila, Selasa, 4 April. Foto oleh Kim Santiago.

Promotor umumkan penambahan penjualan tiket konser Coldplay di Manila

Mar 07, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Coldplay akan manggung di Manila pada Selasa 4 April mendatang

Vokalis Coldplay, Chris Martin, saat tampil di panggung 'iHeartRadio Music Awards 2017'. Foto oleh Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia/AFP.

[PHOTO RECAP] 'PBB' season 7: 'The Big Night'

Mar 06, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Here s what happened on the night Maymay Entrata was announced the winner of Pinoy Big Brother season 7

BIG WINNER. Maymay Entrata gets emotional after emerging as the grand winner of of 'Pinoy Big Brother' Lucky season 7. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Maymay Entrata wins 'PBB' season 7

Mar 05, 2017 - 11:06 PM

Kisses Delavin comes in second place in Pinoy Big Brother season 7

'PBB' season 7 runners-up announced

Mar 04, 2017 - 11:28 PM

Cora Waddell the Hashtags and Tanner Mata are no longer in the running to win Pinoy Big Brother

Screengrab from Instagram/pbbabscbn, Facebook/PBBabscbntv

Taking that step into the home you've always wanted

Feb 23, 2017 - 4:02 PM

Whether you re a family man or a 20 something who s just moved out it s important to have a place you can call your own