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U.S. comedian Fred Willard passes away aged 86

May 17, 2020 - 12:11 PM

The actor is known for appearing in films such as 'Anchorman', 'This is Spinal Tap' and the TV show 'Modern Family'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 07, 2013, actor Fred Willard poses on arrival for the AFI Fest opening night gala screening of Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' in Hollywood. - Willard died May 15, 2020, of natural causes media reported on May 16, quoting a representative of the actor and his daughter. Willard was 86. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)

Bulls fire head coach Hoiberg

Dec 04, 2018 - 10:32 AM

The Bulls are languishing one place off the bottom of the standings with only 5 wins against 19 defeats

FAILURE. In his three seasons with the Bulls, they have missed the playoffs twice and lost in the first round of the playoffs. Photo from Wikipedia

Latest vice mayor killed: Who is Balaoan's Al-fred Concepcion?

Nov 14, 2018 - 5:19 PM

The killing of Balaoan Vice Mayor Al-fred Concepcion ends his more than two decades of working in government

La Union vice mayor, security escort killed in ambush

Nov 14, 2018 - 11:40 AM

(UPDATED) Vice Mayor Al-fred Concepcion of Balaoan, La Union, dies as unknown assailants open fire on their convoy. His daughter, Mayor Aleli Concepcion, is undergoing medical treatment.

Photo from Vice Mayor Al-fred Concepcion's Facebook account

New York investigating Trump tax dodging report

Oct 03, 2018 - 8:42 AM

The New York Times says its own exhaustive probe of a vast trove of tax returns and confidential records show Trump had engaged in suspect tax tactics

TRUMP AND TAX. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump looks on during a rally in Elkhart, Indiana on May 10, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Ironman organizer 'gets lucky' with new Cebu course

Aug 06, 2018 - 5:22 PM

Many Ironman professionals laud Fred Uytengsu and company for the great race organization

TECHNICAL ROUTE. Four-time Cebu Ironman champion Caroline Steffen is one of the pros who prefer the new bike route for it's technicality. Photo from press release

Manchester United to sign Brazil midfielder Fred

Jun 05, 2018 - 11:52 PM

United is hopeful that its first signing of the summer will be a significant step to beating Premier League champ Man City

AGREEMENT. Brazil's midfielder Fred is slated to join Man United days after the International friendly football match between Brazil and Croatia at Anfield in Liverpool on June 3, 2018. File Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Appreciate the wonders of winter at this exhibit

Feb 04, 2018 - 3:29 PM

Revel in the frost and sparkle of winter at this photography exhibit

The men and women behind 'Seeing Beyond'

Jan 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Seven photographers hold a photo exhibit, showing more than 'postcard-pretty pictures'

Atari working on new gaming console

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:40 AM

We’re back in the hardware business says Atari CEO Fred Chesnais

ATARIBOX? Atari teases a new console. Screen shot from YouTube video.

Cagayan barangay captain to face charges for slapping emcee

May 21, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Emcee Jeremy Christian Rola says he will file physical assault charges against barangay captain Fred Arthur Agatep who slapped him during the celebration of the Tinupig Festival

5 late-night haunts in Manila to keep the party going

Feb 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Visit these round the clock restaurants for midnight snacks and a round of drinks

Owner Uytengsu raring to see Alaska end 16-year PBA PH Cup drought

Jan 13, 2016 - 12:35 PM

The hunger is insatiable at this point that it’s no longer important who Alaska faces in the PBA Finals as long as long as the outcome is different

PAINTERS OR BEERMEN? Team owner Fred Uytengsu does not care who the Aces must face in the PBA Finals, 'as long as we win'. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Former US senator, actor Fred Thompson dies at 73

Nov 02, 2015 - 8:23 AM

The Republican jumped back and forth between acting and politics

A file photo dated August 21, 2007 shows former US Senator, presidential candidate and actor Fred Thompson as he speaks to a group of veterans at the 108th National Convention Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Larry W. Smith.EPA

Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca dies at 67

Sep 16, 2015 - 11:16 AM

DeLuca s death comes weeks after Subway celebrated its 50th anniversary

FRED DELUCA. The Subway co-founder dies of leukemia. Screengrab from Facebook/Subway

Who else made the Forbes' richest list in PH?

Aug 27, 2015 - 3:50 PM

Know the newbies youngest oldest and other interesting personalities in Forbes Philippines 50 richest list for 2015

A hazing

Jul 12, 2015 - 10:39 AM

In October 1954 when asked by the Castro Committee as to the fraternities’ role in UP life the respondents were unanimous in their answers: they existed because they desired power

'Punch coach' Pua no-shows PBA meeting after referee assault

May 15, 2015 - 3:06 PM

Cagayan Valley coach Alvin Pua no shows a PBA meeting after punching a D League referee sending a team manager and assistant coach to answer instead

Cases await firms that don't remit workers' contributions – SSS

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:10 PM

SSS cites the cases of 14 employers who were convicted in the last two years for not remitting SSS premiums incurring fines totaling P20 2 million

SSS warns member employers to pay premium contributions following the conviction of 14 firms found guilty of violating RA 8282

Netherlands justice minister resigns over deal with drug trafficker

Mar 10, 2015 - 11:02 AM

The Dutch justice minister resigns due to an ongoing scandal over a deal worth millions of guilders euros struck by prosecutors with a famous drug trafficker 15 years ago

OUT THE DOOR. Dutch Justice minister Ivo Opstelten arrives for a press conference about his resignation in The Hague, The Netherlands, 09 March 2015. Evert-Jan Daniels/EPA

Under Compton, Aces learned to love the game again

Jan 26, 2015 - 8:13 PM

Alaska team owner Wilfred Uytengsu says the players are excited to get back on the court and contend for another championship

UNLEASHED. Calvin Abueva, seen here driving past Arwind Santos, shone brightest under the leadership of head coach Alex Compton Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Green groups bothered by shift in PH climate talks stance

Dec 18, 2014 - 7:15 PM

At the climate change talks in Lima Peru the Philippine delegation has agreed to a draft that omitted what it had strongly pushed for in previous talks: making industrialized countries reduce emissions and pay damages

MARCH FOR THE EARTH. The People’s Climate March on the sidelines of the UN COP20 and CMP10 climate change conferences being held in Lima on December 10, 2014. Eitan Abramovich/AFP

Solar suitcases, panels to power Iloilo clinics

Dec 10, 2014 - 7:59 PM

Should the next disaster strike some rural health units in Iloilo should be able to operate even without electricity

HARNESSING SUNLIGHT. A 50-watt solar panel converts sunlight into electricity to power a home in Tanauan, Leyte. File photo by Nim Gonzales

Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane

Oct 30, 2014 - 7:28 AM

Researchers on the trail of missing 1930s aviatrix Amelia Earhart say they are increasingly convinced that aluminum debris found on a South Pacific beach came from her lost airplane

MYSTERY SOLVED? The aluminum fragment believed to be part of Amelia Earhart's plane. Image courtesy TIGHAR

Bezos names new publisher at Washington Post

Sep 02, 2014 - 9:52 PM

Fred Ryan is the new publisher and chief executive replacing family scion Katharine Wymouth

Uganda appeals overturn of anti-gay law

Aug 09, 2014 - 6:15 PM

Branded draconian and abominable by rights groups but popular domestically the 6 month old law rules that homosexuals would be jailed for life It was scrapped on a technicality by the constitutional court on August 1

Cast of ‘The Wonder Years’ reunites

May 31, 2014 - 7:25 PM

The entire group which includes stars Fred Savage and Danica McKellar meet up to do interviews for the extras of The Wonder Years: The Complete Series DVD collection

UFL: Loyola beats Army GTI 5-1; Global downs Kaya 2-1

Jan 19, 2014 - 3:41 AM

Loyola Meralco Sparks dominated Philippine Army GTI 5 1 while Global FC defeated Kaya FC 2 1 in UFL action

Global FC's Misagh Bahadoran (R) battles for a header against Kaya FC's Richard Greer (L). Photo by Mark Cristino

UFL: Loyola stuns Global 4-0 in titanic second-day matchup

Jan 15, 2014 - 1:45 AM

The Loyola Meralco Sparks sent a message to the rest of the league by opening the season with a 4 0 domination of Global FC at Emperador Stadium

SOMETHING TO SMILE ABOUT. Phil Younghusband of Loyola FC (10) is congratulated by teammates after scoring the second goal against Global FC. Photo by Mark Cristino

Resorts World relives fairytale Cinderella on stage

Oct 30, 2013 - 9:50 PM

A classic fairytale plays out live on stage in the Resorts World musical Cinderella G Tongi tells us more about this theatrical production

Why join a triathlon?

Oct 10, 2013 - 3:19 PM

One sport is hard enough — but 3? For the athlete bored of the usual pavement or laps a triathlon may just be what you need

WHY A TRIATHLON? For those looking for a new challenge and are bored of running, cycling or swimming, a triathlon may just be the thing you need. Photo from Safeguard

After final loss to Brazil, Spain vow 'to return' in World Cup

Jul 01, 2013 - 8:27 PM

After a shameful defeat Spain is itching to exact revenge on Brazil in the World Cup

STARK CONTRAST. Brazil forward Fred celebrates a goal as a Spanish player watches in despair in Confederations Cup final. Photo by Felipe Trueba/EPA

Estrada Street: Battle for Manila

May 14, 2013 - 6:03 AM

In Estrada St San Andres Bukid Manila a pair of sisters will vote from opposite sides of the hotly contested mayoralty of Manila

Rosalina and Aurelia in San Andres Bukid, Manila

Yahoo! chairman steps down

Apr 26, 2013 - 9:38 AM

Fred Amoroso will not seek reelection to Yahoo s board of directors at the upcoming 2013 annual meeting of shareholders

AMOROSO STEPS DOWN. Fred Amoroso will not seek reelection to the board of directors at the upcoming 2013 annual meeting of shareholders, Yahoo! said in a release.

Bright as Day: Fil-Aussie leads Masters

Apr 13, 2013 - 4:13 PM

After 2 rounds Jason Day leads the Masters and heightens the possibility of an Australian finally winning the major

Coronas running under LP in Batangas

Mar 25, 2013 - 4:00 PM

The ousted Chief Justice s first cousins and niece are running under President Aquino s LP in his hometown of Tanauan

Comic book history the fun way

Mar 18, 2013 - 5:33 PM

Our comics expert reviews a comic book on the history of comic books

THE COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS. Great book for anyone who has an interest in comics, books, or publishing history. Image by Rappler from the author's Comixology copy screen grabs

Erap vs Lim: Who's the better candidate?

Mar 14, 2013 - 12:39 AM

It s round 2 of the Erap vs Lim political battle royal this time in UP Manila Were students impressed?

Dems in PH: Obama in for rough 4 years

Nov 08, 2012 - 10:12 AM

Democrats in the Philippines say that with partisan gridlock Obama is in for a rough 4 years

Film review: 'The Healing'

Aug 12, 2012 - 1:04 PM

The movie much like its star has staying power: it has been in cinemas for almost 3 weeks


The first time we shed Tears

Aug 10, 2012 - 1:36 PM

If you re watching the Tears for Fears concert tonight or tomorrow this is a great read

NEW WAVE KIDS, UNITE! Tears for Fears are back! Image from

The 'Bourne Legacy' premiere: a celebration of starts and Pinoy pride

Aug 06, 2012 - 8:11 AM

Filipinos excitedly welcomed the Hollywood movie whose last 40 minutes were devoted to Manila and Palawan

FILIPINO PRODUCER JUN JUBAN with Patrick Crowley and Wilson Tieng

God of Carnage: Movie vs play

Jul 23, 2012 - 7:06 AM

If you ve only seen the film adaptation here s a guarantee that the play will blow you away

GOD OF CARNAGE IS a 'story about manners without the manners,' according to a YouTube video by TennesseeRep

Family and friends remember Dolphy

Jul 12, 2012 - 3:22 AM

His sons and friends share their promises and messages to the king of comedy

DOLPHY PINS FOR P35 sold outside Heritage Park. Photo by Geric Cruz

Group seeks clues to US aviator's 1937 disappearance

Jul 08, 2012 - 5:29 PM

The mysterious disappearance of the aviatrix continues to haunt many


Isko Moreno reports 'death threat' from Mayor Lim

Jun 23, 2012 - 1:33 PM

Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno files a police blotter against Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim a likely opponent in the 2013 polls