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8 years after shooting, Nobel-winner Malala graduates from Oxford University

Jun 19, 2020 - 7:10 PM

Almost 8 years after she was attacked by the Taliban on her school bus in the Swat Valley, the 22-year-old posts photos on Twitter of her celebrations with her family

GRADUATION. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai talks to journalists during the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in Oslo, Norway, on July 6, 2015. File photo by Audun Braastad/NTB Scanpix/AFP

WATCH: TWICE returns with new song 'More and More'

Jun 01, 2020 - 7:45 PM

The group also drops their 9th mini-album together with the music video

BLACKPINK to release first full-length album in September

May 19, 2020 - 3:33 PM

The album follows the release of the group's long-awaited comeback in June

BLACKPINK. The K-pop girl group is set for a comeback in 2020. Photo from Facebook.com/BLACKPINKOFFICIAL

BLACKPINK comeback scheduled in June 2020

May 04, 2020 - 4:15 PM

The girls are finally releasing new music!

IN YOUR AREA (AGAIN!). The girl group's management confirms that the 4 are set for a June 2020 comeback. Photo from BLACKPINK's Instagram

Want that K-pop idol body? Follow these workouts

May 02, 2020 - 10:50 PM

Watch how Momo of TWICE, Jungkook of BTS, and DK and Seungkwan of SEVENTEEN exercise

DANCE MACHINE. TWICE member Momo (right) is popular for her toned abs. Photo from Instagram/twicetagram


WATCH: Sexbomb Girls reunite to perform ‘Daisy Siete’ for coronavirus relief

Apr 28, 2020 - 7:42 PM

All together now: ‘Get, get aww!’

REUNITED. Members of the Sexbomb Girls reunite online to catch up and raise funds for coronavirus relief. Screenshot from The Solinaps on YouTube

Lady Gaga to feature BLACKPINK in new album

Apr 24, 2020 - 10:41 AM

In Lady Gaga's upcoming album 'Chromatica,' the performer collaborates with K-pop girl group BLACKPINK for the song 'Sour Candy'

Monsta X’s Kihyun and Cosmic Girls’ Bona are not dating, according to their agency

Apr 21, 2020 - 4:29 PM

The agency's statement comes after the K-pop stars were rumored to have been dating for 5 years

NOT DATING. Starship Entertainment denies rumors that its talents Kihyun and Bona are dating. Screenshots from Instagram.com/official_monsta_x and Instagram.com/bn_95819

Anne Frank's diary more relevant than ever, 75 years on

Apr 12, 2020 - 10:00 PM

The 'Diary of a Young Girl' has become one of the world's most-read books, selling 30 million copies and being translated into more than 70 languages

Anne Frank's diary is displayed at the Netherlands pavilion of the XXIX International Book Fair in Bogota, Colombia on April 19, 2016. Netherlands is the guest of honour to the fair. (Photo by GUILLERMO LEGARIA / AFP)

Boys Like Girls postpones Manila and Cebu shows to September

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:20 PM

The rock band reschedules all Australia and Asia tour dates due to the 'COVID-19 spread'

UST, Adamson declared UAAP girls basketball co-champions

Mar 14, 2020 - 6:03 PM

Amid the virus pandemic, the UAAP decides to cancel pending high school competitions

Girls' Generation member Hyoyeon wants to collaborate with Nadine Lustre

Feb 12, 2020 - 6:16 PM

The DJ and member of girl group Girls's Generation spun at House Manila last February 8

LIST: 10 Philippine adaptations of famous K-dramas

Feb 09, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Which adaptation is your favorite?

Boys Like Girls is coming to Manila in April

Feb 06, 2020 - 9:22 PM

Tickets go on sale February 10

BOYS LIKE GIRLS. The rock group is coming to Manila. Photo from the Boys Like Girls' Facebook

(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

Girls' Generation's Tiffany Young to serenade Filipino fans

Jan 23, 2020 - 9:32 PM

Are you going to Tiffany's first-ever fan meeting in Manila?

TIFFANY YOUNG. Girls' Generations' Tiffany Young is set to serenade her Filipino fans on Saturday, January 25. Photo from Tiffany Young's Instagram account

Girls’ Generation member Kim Hyoyeon to perform in Manila

Jan 11, 2020 - 12:25 PM

DJ Hyo will be spinning a live set for her Manila-based fans on February 8, 2020

Red Velvet's Wendy injured after falling offstage during SBS Gayo Daejeon rehearsals

Dec 25, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Red Velvet's agency SM Entertainment cancels the girl group's performance at the music festival following the incident

WENDY. The Red Velvet singer is being treated for injuries after falling off stage during rehearsals. Screenshot from Facebook.com/RedVelvet

PH teen bet Concio rules Eastern Asia chess

Dec 15, 2019 - 6:09 PM

Michael Concio Jr scores a career breakthrough as the 14-year-old also earns an International Master title

Unrivaled: PH Blu Girls blow out Indonesia for SEA Games 10-peat

Dec 08, 2019 - 10:37 AM

The Philippine Blu Girls bag the gold to prove they're still the queens of Southeast Asian softball

SUPERIOR. The Philippine women’s softball players whoop it up after extending their title streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: The girls from Twice are now Bench endorsers

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:23 AM

Heads up, Onces!

BENCHSETTERS. Twice greets their fans as they are announced as the newest endorsers for Filipino clothing brand Bench. Screenshot from Twitter.com/Benchtm

Fans urge Blackpink to leave YG Entertainment after comeback remains elusive

Nov 15, 2019 - 11:59 AM

On Twitter, fans say the group is not getting the promotion they deserve

BLACKPINK. The K-pop girl group is being urged by fans to leave its label, YG Entertainment. Photo from Facebook.com/BLACKPINKOFFICIAL

Women's org launches pledge site for girl empowerment

Oct 10, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Teen pregnancy and mental health seminars, sports clubs, and capacity-building workshops are among the initiatives the public can pledge funds to

INVEST IN HER. Spark Philippines launches their pledge website for women-oriented initiatives on October 10. Photo by Michelle Abad/Rappler

Turkey rules 'Rebel Girls' children's book be treated as porn

Oct 05, 2019 - 10:41 AM

'Some stories will have a detrimental influence on the minds of those under the age of 18,' the Turkish government says about 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls', a series of inspiring stories about women of history for young children

ITZY is coming to Manila

Sep 22, 2019 - 11:54 PM

Are you ready for ITZY?

ITZY IN MANILA. The girl group is dropping by Philippine shores for their showcase tour. Photo from ITZY's Twitter

PH Blu Girls shoot for Olympics berth in continental qualifier

Sep 15, 2019 - 1:49 PM

The Philippine women's softball team tests its mettle against Asian powerhouses for a slot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

ANOTHER CHANCE. The Philippine Blu Girls get another chance in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo from release

Momoland to donate concert earnings to kids in Antipolo

Sep 13, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The South Korean girl group will be performing in 'Good Friends in Manila,' alongside former Wanna One members Ha Sung Woon and Kim Jae Hwan

MOMOLAND. The K-pop group, seen here in a press conference in August 2018, is performing in concert in October 2019. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

BTS label to hold global auditions for K-pop girl group

Sep 05, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Big Hit Entertainment is scouting for new members for their upcoming 2021 K-pop girl group – why not give it a shot?

WINNER, MAMAMOO, and more K-pop stars headed to PH for Rainbows in Asia Music Festival

Aug 31, 2019 - 2:21 PM

The festival will be hosted by Sandara Park

WINNER. The K-pop boy band will be returning to the Philippines for the Rainbows in Asia Music Festival. Screenshot from Facebook.com/OfficialYGWINNER

'The Girl Who Lived Twice:' Final 'Girl With Dragon Tattoo' novel hits shelves

Aug 28, 2019 - 5:08 PM

Antiheroine Lisbeth Salander returns for the last time as Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' crime saga comes to a close

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Cast of ‘Dani Girl: A Musical About Hope’

Aug 27, 2019 - 8:07 PM

The cast of The Sandbox Collective's production are performing at Rappler HQ

Future bright for Gilas Girls after bronze finish in FIBA 3x3 U18 Asia

Aug 26, 2019 - 3:35 PM

In order to achieve the feat, the Philippines takes down no less than top seed China

PODIUM FINISH. Gilas Pilipinas Girls will not go home empty-handed from the FIBA 3x3 U18 Asia Cup. Photo from FIBA


‘Dani Girl’ musical asks the hard questions, offers answers

Aug 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

A terminally ill little girl asks God the ultimate question about suffering, and his answer is sobering

HARD QUESTIONS. The Sandbox Collective and 9Works Theatrical restage Dani Girl: A Musical About Hope. Photo courtesy of Gian Nicdao/The Sandbox Collective

Listen to women's sports in PH's first podcast network

Aug 07, 2019 - 5:16 PM

'Go Hard Girls is my podcast that talks about incredible, yet underrated female athletes, while having a conversation on the challenges we have to overcome,' says host Ceej Tantengco

SHARING STORIES. UAAP Season 80 MVP Jack Animam shares her story as a Filipina basketball player through Go Hard Girls. Photo from Go Hard Girls Facebook

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen

Jul 20, 2019 - 2:43 PM

(UPATED) The Vatican said the the ossuaries were found last week under the floor of the Pontifical Teutonic College after the shock discovery that the bones of the princesses had disappeared from two tombs in the Teutonic Cemetery

This photo taken and handout on July 11, 2019 by the Vatican Media shows the opening of one of two tombs within the Vatican's grounds in the Teutonic Cemetery on July 11, 2019, as part of a probe into the case of Emanuela Orlandi, a teenager who disappeared in 1983 in one of Italy's darkest mysteries. The Vatican is opening an internal probe into the case of Emanuela Orlandi, a teenager who disappeared in 1983 in one of Italy's darkest mysteries, and opened on July 11, 2019 two tombs within its grounds in the Teutonic Cemetery to see if it holds the girl's remains, after Orlandi's family's lawyer received an anonymous tip-off telling her to look inside the marble-topped grave. Handout / VATICAN MEDIA / AFP AFP

Ex-SexBomb Girl Sheena Flores de Castro on drug arrest: 'It’s not true'

Jul 18, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Sheena Flores de Castro, who is now based in the United States, clarifies that she is not the 'former SexBomb Girl member Sheena Joana Uypico' who was arrested in Laguna for drug possession

She’s back: 'Gossip Girl' gets a reboot

Jul 18, 2019 - 11:33 AM

The popular CW teen drama is getting a spin-off series on HBO Max

Former SexBomb Girl Sheena Joana Uypico busted for shabu possession

Jul 17, 2019 - 5:47 PM

(UPDATED) Sheena Joana Uypico, along with her sister and a male companion, were caught with shabu worth P40,000

Yuka Saso steals 2019 Girls Junior PGA title

Jul 13, 2019 - 2:37 PM

Philippine golf star Yuka Saso nails the 2019 Girls Junior PGA title in come-from-behind fashion

FILIPINO STAR. Yuka Saso improves her chances of qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

TWICE member Mina withdraws from tour due to 'extreme anxiety'

Jul 12, 2019 - 5:32 PM

'Mina is currently struggling with extreme anxiety and insecurity and will not be attending the TWICELIGHTS world tour 2019,' JYP Entertainment says in a statement

Missing teen mystery deepens as Vatican dig reveals empty graves

Jul 11, 2019 - 1:18 PM

(UPDATED) 'The last thing I expected was to find empty tombs,' says Emanuela Orlandi's brother Pietro, who has never stopped hoping to find his sister alive

Pietro Orlandi, the brother or Emanuela Orlandi, a teenager who disappeared in 1983 in one of Italy's darkest mysteries, poses Via della Conciliazione in Rome on July 10, 2019 with the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica in background. The Vatican is opening an internal probe into the case of Emanuela Orlandi, a teenager who disappeared in 1983 in one of Italy's darkest mysteries, and said it will open on July 11, 2019 two tombs within its grounds in the Teutonic Cemetery to see if it holds the girl's remains, after Orlandi's family's lawyer received an anonymous tip-off telling her to look inside the marble-topped grave. Andreas SOLARO / AFP

PH Blu Girls cop breakthrough win in U.S. stint

Jul 09, 2019 - 2:48 PM

The Philippine national women's softball team aims to be more consistent for a shot in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

WINNERS' CIRCLE. The Philippine Blu Girls nab their first win in their last game in the 2019 USA Softball International Cup. Photo from release

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dead at 88

Jul 07, 2019 - 8:39 PM

'My father has passed,' says the musician's son Joao Marcelo

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 24, 2008, Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, 77, acknowledges the audience during his presentation at the Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro. - Joao Gilberto, the legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter who was a pioneer of the lilting, melodious music known as bossa nova, has died, his son Joao Marcelo announced Saturday on Facebook. He was 88. (Photo by Ari Versiani / AFP)

HIGHLIGHTS: Twice cheers up Filipino fans during Manila concert

Jul 02, 2019 - 4:30 PM

Jihyo, Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu rock the Manila stage with their biggest hits!

TWICE IN MANILA. Manila is the third stop of K-pop group Twice's world tour. Photo by Richard Tabigue

PH Blu Girls beef up Olympic preparations in U.S. tilt

Jun 30, 2019 - 4:02 PM

The Philippine women's softball team gets to face some of the world's best in the USA Softball International Cup

UPHILL CLIMB. The Philippine Blu Girls are out to prove that they can compete with the world's best teams. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

An animated Spice Girls movie is in the works

Jun 13, 2019 - 6:59 PM

This is what we want, what we really, really want

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE. Geri Haliwell, Melanie Chisholm, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, and Melanie Brown are reportedly involved in developing a Spice Girls animated feature. Photo from Instagram.com/spicegirls

Play written by young Filipino to show in New York

May 31, 2019 - 5:50 PM

'Golden Girl by the Sea' features a cast representing 7 countries

Golden Girl by the Sea cast. Photo by Aakash Varma.

LOOK: 2NE1 members reunite to celebrate 10th anniversary

May 18, 2019 - 12:46 PM

'What’s up? We 2NE1!' CL, Sandara Park, Minzy, and Park Bom greet Blakcjacks as they mark the 10th anniversary of their iconic girl group

BLACKPINK returns to Manila for meet and greet event in June 2019

May 10, 2019 - 7:54 PM

BLACKPINK in our area (again!)

#STEMpowering campaign completes pilot run

May 09, 2019 - 11:54 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Girls from 52 schools in Manila, Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro participate in career caravans and mentoring and training sessions