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Brian Shaw to coach Kai Sotto in NBA G League

Jun 10, 2020 - 9:12 AM

Brian Shaw boasts of an impressive NBA career that saw him win 5 championships combined as a player and a coach

CALLING THE SHOTS. Brian Shaw says he looks forward to mentoring the new generation of NBA stars. Photo from NBAE

NBA halts rest of G League season

Jun 05, 2020 - 5:19 PM

As the NBA plans to return to action, it puts up the shutters on its developmental league

ABRUPT END. Although the G League doesn’t get to finish its season, it will still hand out individual awards. Photo from G League Twitter

Tim Cone: G League choice 'good' for NBA hopeful Kai Sotto

May 24, 2020 - 4:59 PM

Kai Sotto skips the traditional collegiate route to the NBA and decides to the join the pathway program of the G League

HIGH LEVEL. In the G League, Kai Sotto will have his mettle tested against players who are also trying to make the NBA. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Procter & Gamble's plans for the 'better normal'

May 16, 2020 - 4:05 PM

Rappler business reporter Ralf Rivas talks to Procter & Gamble Philippines HR country leader Vince Dizon about how the company is dealing with the pandemic, as lockdown restrictions start to ease

G League stint to prepare Kai Sotto for NBA jump

May 15, 2020 - 7:32 PM

Kai Sotto will undergo 'NBA-level' coaching and training, G League president Shareef Abdur-Rahim says

BIG MONEY. Kai Sotto is reportedly set to become a multi-millionaire thanks to his G League deal. Photo from fiba.basketball

How does Kai Sotto's P10M G League deal compare to NBA rookies?

May 15, 2020 - 5:50 PM

It’s a big first payday for the towering 18-year-old Kai Sotto

HOPEFUL. Kai Sotto takes the first major step toward his NBA dream. File photo from Chooks-to-Go

Kai Sotto has 'lot of upside' – NBA G League chief

May 15, 2020 - 12:06 AM

NBA G League president Shareef Abdur-Rahim says Kai Sotto possesses the traits they are looking for to play for their select team

PIONEER. Kai Sotto becomes the first international player to join the NBA G League pathway program. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Kai Sotto officially signs with NBA G League, joins Fil-Am Jalen Green

May 14, 2020 - 10:57 AM

Deciding to skip college, 7-foot-2 Filipino teen Kai Sotto says the G League is the 'best route' to get closer to his NBA dream

Why a G League stint can fuel Kai Sotto's NBA dreams

Apr 18, 2020 - 11:12 AM

The G League now features a vastly different program from the time when Filipino NBA hopefuls like Japeth Aguilar and Kiefer Ravena were vying for spots

POSSIBILITIES. Kai Sotto now has more options to think about. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Inside the Industry: Quarantine radio with Rica G and Chico Garcia

Apr 14, 2020 - 10:17 AM

The crew of Monster RX 93.1's The Morning Rush, Rica G and Chico Garcia, tells us what happens to radio jocks when you take away their radio

Government doctor gets P6,400 cash bonus 8 years after appraisal

Mar 31, 2020 - 12:16 PM

Dr. Ma. Theresa G. Vera finally gets her due after a petition process to receive her performance bonus

Google offers free access to paid G Suite for Education features in the Philippines

Mar 21, 2020 - 1:51 PM

Google is making some paid features of G Suite for Education free, with Javier Soltero, Vice President for G Suite saying these addons will be available 'at no additional cost to all consumers until July 1, 2020'

GOOGLE. In this file photo taken on January 8, 2020 the Google logo is seen at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP

(G)I-DLE is coming to Manila

Jan 30, 2020 - 10:57 AM

The K-pop girl group is heading here in June!

(G)I-DLE. The girl group is heading to Manila. Screenshot from Twitter.com/G_I_DLE

G-Dragon to release Air Force 1 collab with Nike

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:47 PM

Behold, 'Para-noise'

BIGBANG member G-Dragon discharged from military service

Oct 26, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'Now, I'll do my best in my main business. I will return to my job and be faithful to my work,' says G-Dragon after completing his 18-month mandatory military service

NBA to test single foul shots in developmental league

Sep 27, 2019 - 10:05 AM

The NBA G League tests a new rule this season where all fouls will be rewarded with only one free throw

EXPERIMENTAL. A free throw attempt may be worth 1 to 3 points in the NBA G League starting this season. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Walks full of love: How I spent my weekends in New Jersey and Washington, DC

Sep 21, 2019 - 10:38 AM

DC More than Pink Walk and NJ Walk N’ Roll raise funds for good causes

 FRIENDS of Dr. Maria 'Ane' Ona (7th from left, wearing pink cap), a breast cancer survivor, join the Susan G. Komen More than Pink Walk in Washington, DC, in late August 2019. Photo by Georgina Lumauig

Canada says no to Russia rejoining G-8

Aug 23, 2019 - 11:58 AM

Canada's foreign minister says: '... Russia grossly violated international law by invading and annexing Crimea and added to that with the continuing war in the Donbass'

Gmail update improves spelling and grammar correction

Aug 21, 2019 - 6:07 PM

Gmail says it will 'use artificial intelligence to make smarter spell-check suggestions while also detecting potential grammar issues'

GMAIL. Test out these new features on G Suite. Images from Google.

Suspected pusher killed in shootout with PDEA in Angeles City

Aug 09, 2019 - 1:52 PM

Authorities are still verifying the real identity of the lone fatality identified only as a certain 'G Brown'

Jalosjos proclaimed mayor in Dapitan

May 18, 2019 - 4:42 PM

(UPDATED) Reelectionist Mayor Rosalina Jalosjos is finally proclaimed as the winner, defeating her challenger, former Dipolog City mayor Evelyn Uy

DAPITAN CITY MAYOR-ELECT. Members of Dapitan Board of Canvassers proclaim Mayor Rosalina G. Jalosjos winner. Rappler file photo

Joy Pinaroc: Championing women's rights in the workplace

Oct 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM

P&G's Joy Pinaroc is a mom of 3, a CFO, and manages to squeeze some yoga in between it all. This is how – and why – she does it.

Lithuania capital launches provocative 'G-spot' tourism ads

Aug 10, 2018 - 10:46 AM

'Nobody knows where it is, but when you find it, it's amazing. Vilnius, the G-spot of Europe,' says the advertisement

G-SPOT AD. Inga Romanovskiene, director of official tourism service Go Vilnius (R) and Indre Speciunaite (L) public relations project manager pose in front of a projection of a publicity campaign to promote tourism in Vilnius in Vilnius on August 7, 2018. Photo by  Petras Malukas/AFP

LOOK: Casio unveils first limited edition, Filipino-designed G-Shock watch

Jul 09, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Dylan Dylanco wins the grand prize

Photos courtesy of Casio

Trump threatens to send 25 million Mexicans to Japan

Jun 16, 2018 - 3:14 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump described migration as a big problem for Europe. He then told Japan's Abe: "Shinzo, you don't have this problem, but I can send you 25 million Mexicans and you'll be out of office very soon."

ALLIES. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a joint press conference with US President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House on June 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

WATCH: Sheena Belarmino performs as Sarah Geronimo on 'YFSF Kids'

May 06, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Sheena sings and dances to Sarah's hit 'Tala'

WATCH: After emotional breakdown, Sarah Geronimo says no more tears

May 06, 2018 - 6:05 PM

'Pangit. Nanu-news tayo eh. Naba-bash tayo masyado,' Sarah tells the crowd during her concert in Chicago

Sarah Geronimo gets emotional, frank at Las Vegas concert

Apr 30, 2018 - 10:50 PM

The singer talks about the pressure to be 'perfect' and the search for meaning and purpose

BURNOUT? Sarah Geronimo pours her heart out during a concert in Las Vegas. File photo from Sarah Geronimo's Instagram account

5 new features to try out in the revamped Gmail

Apr 30, 2018 - 4:46 PM

We round out some of the neat new features in the revamped Gmail for professionals

NEW GMAIL ABILITIES. Test out these new features on G Suite. Images from Google.

LISTEN: Big Bang releases 'Flower Road' as group goes on hiatus

Mar 14, 2018 - 10:14 AM

This is the group's latest song since December 2016

BIG BANG. Korean pop group Big Bang releases 'Flower Road' on March 13. File photo from Big Bang's Facebook page

Sanchez scores game-winner, gives Global first 2018 AFC Cup win

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:50 PM

Global Cebu pulls off an upset over group leaders Yangon United in their first win of the season

WestMinCom hosts joint patrols with Malaysia, Australia

Mar 13, 2018 - 8:55 PM

'This month’s air patrol is the second hosting of the TAP (trilateral air patrol) by the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the sixth overall joint patrol' among the Philippines, Malaysia, and Australia, Lieutenant General Carlito G. Galvez, Jr. says

HMAS LAUNCESTON. Members of the crew of Her Majesty's Australian Ship Launceston in front of their ship. Photo by Richard Falcatan

Global Cebu loses to Yangon, crashes to the bottom of Group G

Mar 07, 2018 - 7:52 PM

Global Cebu will face Yangon United in less than a week, but this time at home

CRASHING. Global Cebu FC will look to earn the back the 3 points they surrendered to Yangon United in their next game at home. Photo from Twitter (@AFCCup)

LOOK: Big Bang's G-Dragon bids farewell to fans with gift set on Lazada

Mar 01, 2018 - 10:54 AM

GD's 'The Floral Pathway' gift package, sold on Lazada, is a tribute to his fans, whom he calls his 'flowers'

Google's Slack competitor, Hangouts Chat, rolling out over the week

Mar 01, 2018 - 8:33 AM

Google is touting Hangouts Chat as a prime Slack competitor by virtue of artificial intelligence, including the use of bots for scheduling meetings, and creating advanced search queries simply

HANGOUTS CHAT. Will Google's new communications platform for businesses take flight? Screen shot from Google.

G-Dragon of Big Bang to enlist in military

Feb 15, 2018 - 12:54 PM

The rapper will enlist for mandatory military service by the end of the month

G-DRAGON. The rapper enlists for mandatory military service. Screenshot from Facebook.com/gdragon

Smuggling charges filed against Davao ukay-ukay merchandisers, brokers

Jan 31, 2018 - 8:04 PM

G-Joyce Enterprises and Zainar General Merchandise are charged separately with importing prohibited used clothing and rags with a value of over P4 million

SMUGGLED UKAY-UKAY. The Bureau of Customs inspects a shipment. Photo from https://twitter.com/CustomsPH/status/929604716559921153

Canelo-Golovkin rematch will happen in May - report

Jan 12, 2018 - 9:09 AM

The rematch of their contentious draw will happen on Cinco de Mayo, according to the Los Angeles Times

REMATCH. Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez battled to a draw in their first meeting. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Bust a move: How dancing got me back on track

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:31 PM

I kept telling myself that I'm okay, when in fact I wasn't

Former Rookie of the Year Emeka Okafor models G-League Spongebob uniforms

Jan 05, 2018 - 7:19 PM

Okafor is now playing in the NBA G-League, not in a pineapple under the sea

NICK AT NITE. Part of Emeka Okafor's journey back to the NBA involves dressing up in a Spongebob uniform. Photo from G-League's Twitter account

American Airlines apologizes for kicking G-League players off flight, accusing them of stealing blankets

Dec 28, 2017 - 12:52 AM

Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell of the Memphis Hustle were not treated very well on a Christmas Eve flight to South Dakota

TERRIBLE TIME. Marquis Teague (R) and Trahson Burrell were accused of stealing blankets from first class, when they had been given them by first class passengers. File photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images/AFP

'Chrisye': Mengenal sisi lain sang legenda

Dec 03, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Film yang dibintangi Vino G. Bastian dan Velove Vexia ini mulai tayang 7 Desember

FILM 'CHRISYE'. Penonton bisa menikmati film 'Chrisye' mulai 7 Desember. Foto dari akun Instagra m @filmchrisye

Davao City’s oldest hotel bares expansion plans

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM

'We have to maintain the legend but inside we have to infuse a new design,' says Edmundo G. Las, managing director of Eurotel

Edmundo Las, managing director of Eurotel, leads the relaunch of Apo View Hotel, Davao City's iconic landmark which was built by the Pamintuan family years after the end of the World War II. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

Baguio garbage woes threaten 'Forevermore' mountain

Oct 11, 2017 - 7:25 PM

If Baguio Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan is pushed into a corner over the city’s garbage problem, a government property in Mt. Sto. Tomas may soon become the highest garbage landfill in the country

Revilla camp wants to exclude P190M SARO from evidence

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:31 PM

Prosecutors say the 2010 SARO would be the basis of the allegation that Revilla earned P33.5 million in kickbacks that year

PLUNDER TRIAL. Former senator Bong Revilla attends his plunder hearing on September 28, 2017 as his lawyers try to block the inclusion of P190 million worth of SARO in 2010. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: G-Dragon's 'Act III: Motte' Manila concert

Sep 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Sandara Park makes an appearance in G-Dragon's concert

Canelo says Golovkin 'is not the monster everybody is talking about'

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Alvarez doesn't think Golovkin is over the hill but says he might have lost some of the fear factor.

DISPUTED DRAW. Canelo Alvarez says he wasn't impressed by Gennady Golovkin's punching power in their draw. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Golovkin-Alvarez ends in split-decision draw

Sep 17, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez settle for a draw after 12 rounds for the middleweight title

DRAW. Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez look set for a rematch after their fight ends in a draw. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Film ‘Chrisye’ ceritakan sosok sang musisi yang tak diketahui publik

Sep 16, 2017 - 7:41 PM

Film ‘Chrisye’ mengisahkan sosok Almarhum Chrisye di mata keluarga dan sahabat yang jarang tersorot media

Para aktor dan kru film 'Chrisye' dalam konferensi pers peluncuran poster dan 'trailer' perdana di Hotel Fairmont, Jakarta, Sabtu, 16 September. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler.com

‘ACT III: M.O.T.T.E’: Saat G-Dragon menjadi Kwon Ji-Yong

Sep 04, 2017 - 7:33 PM

‘Moment of Truth’: Apa yang publik lihat selama ini hanyalah satu sisi dari seorang G Dragon

SANG LEADER. Di konser yang berlangsung pada Minggu, 3 September, G-Dragon membuktikan kualitasnya sebagai penyanyi solo sekaligus leader BIGBANG. Foto dari IME Indonesia