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Shelters kept unlocked for the homeless during coronavirus outbreak

Mar 21, 2020 - 11:41 AM

(UPDATED) Homeless people can seek refuge in these centers

LOOK: Oxygen releases 'Rugrats' and 'Hey Arnold!' collection

May 17, 2018 - 8:56 PM

Are you looking forward to this collection?

All images courtesy of Oxygen

Alfie Evans, British toddler at center of legal battle, dies

Apr 28, 2018 - 3:01 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Doctors have withdrawn life support for the baby with a degenerative medical condition. His case has attracted attention from people around the world, including Pope Francis.

ALFIE EVANS. A bus passes balloons and posters left in support of British toddler Alfie Evans, on a bus-stop opposite Alder Hey childrens hospital in Liverpool, north-west England on April 26, 2018. Alfie Evans, who is 22 months old, has a rare degenerative neurological condition which has not been definitively diagnosed. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Parents of terminally ill UK toddler launch new legal bid

Apr 25, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Doctors have removed the ventilator support of British boy Alfie Evans, who suffers from a rare neurological disease, but he has continued breathing independently for more than a day

TERMINALLY ILL. Supporters of seriously ill British toddler Alfie Evans demonstrate outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, northwest England.  Photo by Paul Ellis/AFP

Chef Nicco Santos dishes out career advice for aspiring chefs

Apr 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM

For the young chef, food is a way of bringing people together

NICCO SANTOS. The young chef shares his secrets to success. All photos by Jill Tan Radovan

10 Vispop songs to get you hooked on the genre

Mar 25, 2018 - 3:00 PM

From oldies to recent hits, here are some of the Visayan songs you should listen to!

Japanese, U.S. astronauts on spacewalk to fix robotic arm

Feb 16, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The spacewalk is the first for Japanese Aerospace Agency (JAXA) astronaut Norishige Kanai, and the fourth for his US counterpart Mark Vande Hei

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION. This NASA image obtained February 2, 2018 shows the International Space Station viewed in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second taken on January 30, 2018 from Alexandria, Virginia. Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA/AFP

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Matteo Guidicelli

Nov 23, 2017 - 7:52 PM

The multi-hyphenate is coming to Rappler to talk about his upcoming concert and perform songs from his upcoming album

Higher cash aid available for college workers displaced by K to 12

Oct 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

At least P10,000 will be given to staff of higher education institutions who were displaced because of the K to 12 program

K TO 12 EFFECT. Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III encourages displaced workers of colleges and universities to avail the financial aid available for them.

Why a Matteo Guidicelli-Sarah Geronimo movie won’t happen anytime soon

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:06 AM

Matteo says he and Sarah receive offers to do movies, which both of them declined

3 astronauts reach ISS for 5-month mission

Sep 13, 2017 - 11:45 AM

Russia s Roscosmos space agency says that the Soyuz MS 06 spacecraft successfully docked at the ISS at 0255 GMT

The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft carrying NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos is seen on the right approaching the International Space Station on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The spacecraft docked to the station at 10:55 p.m. EDT. Credits: NASA Television

Student applicants to pay for mandatory drug tests – CHED

Aug 10, 2017 - 7:13 PM

Under CHED s new order student applicants would have to shoulder their drug testing cost should the university they re applying for include it in the admission requirements

DEFENDING THE ORDER. CHED Ronaldo Liveta defends CHED's order allowing higher education institutions to have mandatory drug testing. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Mandatory drug tests could lead to ‘tokhang’ in schools, warns students’ union

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:41 PM

UP will not require students to undergo drug tests We are very wary that this could be abused and the results misused says public affairs VP Jose Dalisay Jr

DRUG WAR IN SCHOOLS? The NUSP warns students will now be more vulnerable to the government's anti-drug campaign following a recent CHED order. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

CHED approves mandatory drug testing for college admission

Aug 07, 2017 - 7:31 PM

Higher education institutions have to consult first with students and to get the prior approval of their board of trustees directors and regents

DRUG TEST. High school students with their parents queue for the first day of the University of the Philippines College Admission Test on August 16, 2014. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: New clip from ‘Hey Arnold!’ movie

Jul 22, 2017 - 12:42 PM

The clip shared on the official Hey Arnold Facebook page comes with a warning: try not too cry too hard

HEY ARNOLD. The PS 118 gang is back in the new clip from the upcoming movie. Screengrab from Facebook.com/heyarnold

[WATCH] First look at upcoming ’Hey Arnold!’ movie

Jul 11, 2017 - 1:15 PM

Everyone’s favorite football head is set to return to the small screen

MOVE IT, FOOTBALL HEAD! The upcoming movie features the same old gang, with a new look and a new adventure. Screengrab from YouTube.com/Nickelodeon

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 11 Juli 2017

Jul 11, 2017 - 9:42 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

Tuition, fees increases in 268 colleges and universities approved by CHED

May 29, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The most number of higher education institutions with approved tuition and fee increases are in Metro Manila Southern Luzon and Central Luzon

1.5M students to enter senior high's Grade 11

May 30, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Jesus Mateo says they have not received reports of classroom shortages for senior high school

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. The education department is set to fully implement the K to 12's senior high school program this June. File photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

WATCH: Ryan Gosling remembers finding out about 'Hey Girl' meme

May 13, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Ryan says he was confused as to why people were shouting Hey girl at him from across the street

'HEY GIRL.' Ryan Gosling recalls being confused about the 'Hey girl' meme that features him. Screengrab from ellentv.com

'Legends of the Hidden Temple,' 'Hey Arnold' to return to Nickelodeon as TV movies

Mar 02, 2016 - 1:24 PM

Nickelodeon is also set to release a NickToons film that includes many of their classic characters from the past 25 years

90S TV SERIES. Nickelodeon shows 'Hey Arnold' and 'Legends of the Hidden Temple' are set to be made into TV movies.

Which students can colleges admit in 2016?

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:48 AM

UPDATED The Commission on Higher Education issues a memorandum clarifying that higher education institutions can accept freshman and sophomore students in school years 2016 2017 and 2017 2018 but only from two specific kinds of graduates

Most Filipinos want to delay, scrap K to 12 – poll

Jun 04, 2015 - 9:00 PM

After learning that college workers will possibly lose their jobs more survey respondents want government to defer or altogether scrap the new education program

SUSPEND K TO 12? In this file photo, educators from different colleges and universities march to Supreme Court fro protest rally calling for the immediate suspension of the unprepared and ill-designed program the K-12. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Luistro: No one can stop K to 12 at this stage

May 20, 2015 - 8:20 AM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro is confident the Supreme Court will not stop the ongoing implementation of the K to 12 program despite two petitions that have already been filed against it

LAST MILE. Education Secretary Armin Luistro asks critics for their support as they finish preparations for the full implementation of K to 12. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Lawmakers file second petition vs K to 12 before SC

May 06, 2015 - 1:57 PM

The petitioners believe the law failed to comply with the 1987 Constitution as far as consultations with stakeholders are concerned

SUSPEND K TO 12? Educators from different colleges and universities march to Supreme Court fro protest rally calling for the immediate suspension of the unprepared and ill-designed program the K-12. File photo by Joel Leporada

Advocates want SC to stop 'anti-Filipino' new GE curriculum

Apr 15, 2015 - 5:52 PM

Petitioners say a CHED memorandum that will exclude national language courses from the general education curriculum in colleges violates the Constitution

Many schools not yet training teachers for K to 12

Apr 14, 2015 - 9:57 PM

Senator Pia Cayetano is worried that schools only acknowledge that training is needed She says people need to see actual trainings happening now

IS PH READY? The Senate committee on education, arts and culture – chaired by Senator Pia Cayetano – conducts a hearing on the issues involving the implementation of the K to 12 Education program. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Watch a young Kanye West rapping 'Hey Mama' with late mom

Apr 08, 2015 - 5:56 PM

The pair rap to Hey Mama one of Kanye s songs from album Late Registration

KANYE AND DONDA. Footage of a young Kanye rapping to 'Hey Mama' with late mother Donda surfaces

Group seeks SC TRO vs K to 12

Mar 12, 2015 - 7:33 PM

A coalition of educators files the petition on grounds of labor woes and the inadequacy of a P29 billion transition fund for K to 12

SUSPEND K TO 12? Educators from different colleges and universities Thursday march to Supreme Court fro protest rally calling for the immediate suspension of the unprepared and ill-designed program the K-12. Photo by Joel Leporada

Suspend K to 12? But PH ready for it – Luistro

Mar 11, 2015 - 4:42 PM

While displacements will likely happen because of the K to 12 program Luistro says the government is working on safety nets for workers in higher education institutions

LAST MILE. Education Secretary Armin Luistro asks critics for their support as DepEd finishes preparations for the full implementation of K to 12. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Hey Joe Show: Does 'kinamot' style work in America?

Feb 24, 2015 - 11:14 PM

YouTube s Hey Joe Show shows what happens when you try to eat different kinds of food with your hands in the United States

Gov't told: Ease K-12 transition woes, tap private schools

Feb 19, 2015 - 4:30 PM

As of February 18 only 236 private schools have permits to implement the senior high school program

TAP PRIVATE SCHOOLS. Over a thousand private schools are still waiting for their permits to implement the senior high school program starting 2016.

CHED keeps new GE curriculum

Nov 27, 2014 - 3:33 PM

The Commission on Higher Education says it will provide incentives to schools that will use Filipino in general education courses

'Hey Joe Show': Young Americans speak fluent Bisaya

Oct 05, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Five young Americans star in an all Bisaya show that is sure to make you laugh

Last 7 Yolanda-hit SUCs still waiting for funding

Sep 11, 2014 - 1:45 PM

A total of P826 5 million has already been released to 28 state universities and colleges

DAMAGED. The gate of Eastern Samar State University survives. Photo by BJ Geronimo

Congress considers fund to help workers affected by K to 12

Jul 29, 2014 - 9:38 PM

The House committee on higher and technical education asks CHED for an actual number of affected workers before discussing the proposed P29 billion transition fund

CHED may require use of Filipino to teach some GE courses

Jun 23, 2014 - 5:26 PM

The Commission will also propose to Congress a stabilization fund that will cover the cost of maintaining faculty and the cost of lost of enrollment in colleges due to K to 12

TRANSITION PAINS. CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the country will have to weather the transition phase of the K to 12 program 'as best as we can.' Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

College professors fear massive retrenchment due to K to 12

Jun 12, 2014 - 7:11 PM

A set of guidelines is expected to be released by the end of June to guide employers on what to do during the nationwide implementation of the program

CHED lifts moratorium on business, HRM, IT courses

Jun 11, 2014 - 11:50 AM

Starting 2015 2016 qualified colleges will be allowed to open undergraduate and graduate programs in these 3 fields considering market uptrend and PH s lead in the IT BPO

UP, UST inch higher in Asian university rankings

May 13, 2014 - 11:50 AM

The University of the Philippines is the only state university among the 5 institutions that make it to the annual rankings

Fil-Italian Reyes draws toughest foe in Olivares Cup

Mar 26, 2014 - 1:09 PM

Filipino Italian tennis player Mark Reyes will have to overcome one of the toughest draws in the Olivares Cup but is up to the challenge

UST school opening in July

Feb 11, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The shift staring school year 2014 2015 will be a gradual transition to a much later date says UST

40 universities, colleges damaged by Yolanda

Nov 23, 2013 - 8:04 PM

The Senate has earmarked P1 billion for the rehabilitation of state universities and colleges

DAMAGED. The gate of Eastern Samar State University survives. Photo by BJ Geronimo

CHED to PDAF scholars: We'll take care of you

Nov 22, 2013 - 8:46 PM

The Commission on Higher Education is looking at 3 funds to tap to cover the 400 000 college scholars who used to be funded by lawmakers pork barrel

FINDING WAYS. The Commission on Higher Education will tap in at least 3 funds to sustain the education of about 400,000 PDAF scholars. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

The road to ASEAN 2015: Why are PH colleges lagging behind?

Nov 20, 2013 - 12:42 PM

With less than two years left in the calendar are Philippine higher education institutions ready for the ASEAN economic integration in 2015?

CHED suspends college operations in areas hit by Yolanda

Nov 13, 2013 - 6:15 PM

For CHED information is hard to come by as regional directors themselves are affected by the super typhoon

STILL STANDING. What remains of the Leyte Colleges after typhoon Yolanda devastated the province. Photo by Rupert Ambil/Rappler

UP, AdMU, UST lose ground in world rankings

Sep 10, 2013 - 9:55 AM

As one of the emerging Asian Tigers the Philippines should invest in knowledge creation to fuel and sustain its rapid growth

The Beatles hit Broadway with 'Let It Be'

May 09, 2013 - 8:42 PM

The Beatles are remembered once more in Let It Be

BEATLES ON BROADWAY. 'Let It Be' hits the musical stage. Photo from The Beatles Facebook page