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[ANALYSIS] How cybercriminals are causing digital pandemic

Apr 27, 2020 - 11:30 AM

It's 'open hunting season' for cybercriminals as they attack our curiosity, our eagerness to get the latest news on the coronavirus, and even our willingness to help

[OPINION] Circumnavigating the circumnavigators

Nov 16, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Magellan and Elcano's voyage were part and parcel of an ongoing Spanish imperial project to dominate the world

SEC orders takeover of R&L Investments

Nov 15, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Capital Markets Integrity Corporation, the local bourse's compliance arm, is tasked to assist affected customers and submit a report for instituting criminal charges

PSE pushes for audit as P700-M white collar scandal hits R&L Investments

Nov 07, 2019 - 4:30 PM

A trusted employee addicted to gambling stole millions of pesos from one of the country's oldest brokerage firms, leading to the company's closure

Alforque, Gonzales happy to see Baby Tams’ connection live on

Oct 16, 2019 - 12:45 PM

It's all business for former high school teammates Royce Alforque and L-Jay Gonzales as the Tamaraws fight to keep their Final Four bid alive

TOPNOTCH TANDEM. FEU guards L-Jay Gonzales and Royce Alforque hope their chemistry helps boost the Tams' bid.

Racela crowns speedy Gonzales as FEU’s 'present and future'

Sep 08, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Sophomore guard L-Jay Gonzales emerges as one of the bright spots for the FEU Tamaraws early this season

KEY COG. L-Jay Gonzales delivers all around numbers for the Tamaraws. Photo release

[OPINION] Political dynasties: Impossibility of democracy

Aug 24, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The oligarchy that we have refuses to abolish itself through Congress that it controls through its political dynasties, rendering it continually impossible for democracy in our country

Vlogging is a challenge, says Maris Racal

Aug 15, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Maris stars as the titular vlogger in 'Ellenya L,' an entry to the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

[OPINION] Sometimes the truth leaks out in the effort to conceal it

Jun 15, 2019 - 1:02 PM

China's statement concludes that the alleged facts show that it was not a 'hit-and-run' incident. Actually, the effect is the opposite: it even makes the narrative even more like a vehicular hit-and-run

'Glass' stays shatter-proof atop North American box office

Feb 05, 2019 - 10:55 AM

For its third straight weekend, Shyamalan's 'Glass' remains unbreakable, earning another $9.5 million

[OPINION] Trillanes amnesty is valid

Sep 29, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Judge Alameda’s ruling is incongruous and legally absurd. If we are to follow his logic, then any other public document will have to be subject to an inquiry as to the existence of a prior application form.

Trillanes seeks probe into multibillion projects 'awarded' to Bong Go's family

Sep 10, 2018 - 2:09 PM

(UPDATED) 'So maliwanag na corruption 'yan,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on allegations the firms owned by Secretary Bong Go's father and half-brother got multibillion-peso government contracts in Davao Region

Sen. Trillanes’ press con outside his office on September 10, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

[OPINION] Duterte’s vendetta against Senator Trillanes

Sep 08, 2018 - 1:47 PM

Relishing in their recent success against Sereno, Duterte and Calida with the active support of Justice Secretary Guevarra, are emboldened to do more by replicating their dirty trick against Senator Trillanes

[OPINION] Historical rejection of political dynasties

Sep 01, 2018 - 4:00 PM

What is only clear from the compelling lessons of history is that political dynasty is rejected in bloodshed and should not recur and continue

TIMELINE: Tracing BIR's tax complaint against Rappler Holdings

Apr 17, 2018 - 6:50 PM

(UPDATED) Here's a timeline of events surrounding the Bureau of Internal Revenue's tax evasion complaint against Rappler

HASTENED? In just 3 days after BIR asked Rappler for tax documents, BIR announced via a press release that it filed a tax evasion complaint against Rappler Holdings. Photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

DOJ summons Maria Ressa over Rappler tax evasion case

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

(UPDATED) The subpoena directs Rappler president Maria Ressa and treasurer James Bitanga to submit their counter-affidavit as the BIR accuses them of tax evasion – a claim they contest

SUMMONED BY BIR. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) summons Rappler CEO Maria Ressa over the tax evasion complaint filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Mayon victims sent home to prevent outbreaks in evacuation camps

Feb 02, 2018 - 9:45 PM

The Office of Civil Defense is prepared should the alert level rise and force further evacuations, however

EVACUEES. A Mayon evacuee takes care of her child. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

WATCH: Lady Gaga’s heavenly Grammys 2018 performance

Jan 29, 2018 - 6:34 PM

The singer dedicates her performance to her aunt, and references the Times Up movement

LADY GAGA. The artist performs onstage at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP

Bicol’s Aquinas University is now UST-Legazpi

Dec 12, 2017 - 7:38 AM

Aquinas University of Legazpi has officially been renamed as University of Santo Tomas-Legazpi, officially integrating with the University of Santo Tomas

Bicol's Aquinas University is now University of Santo Tomas-Legazpi. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia

Quentin Tarantino to direct upcoming 'Star Trek' movie

Dec 08, 2017 - 6:39 PM

'The Revenant' writer Mark L. Smith is also in talks to work on the R-rated movie

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Vanguard Award recipient Quentin Tarantino attends Sundance NEXT FEST After Dark at The Theater at The Ace Hotel on August 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images For Sundance /AFP

The week in photos: August 26-September 1, 2017

Sep 02, 2017 - 2:31 PM

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

INK FESTIVAL. A participant displays his tattoo to audience of the Dutdutan festival at the World Trade Center in Pasay on September 1, 2017. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Eid’l Adha: Use Allah’s name only for good

Sep 02, 2017 - 8:06 AM

While condemning all violence done in the name of Allah mortuary officer Safrullah Macaindig makes sure that Cayamora Maute – alleged funder of the Maute terror group – is given proper burial rites

ALL IN A DAY'S WORK. Safrullah Macaindig, mortuary officer and deputy chief at the Manila Golden Mosque. Photo by Roy Lagarde

Marawi evacuees pine for home as they observe Eid'l Adha

Sep 01, 2017 - 6:11 PM

We just don’t know if we have something to return to says a woman from Barangay Lilod

INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS from Marawi City commemorates Eid Al Adha at the Saguiaran Municipal Gymnasium On Friday, September 1, 2017. Eid Al Adha is the feast of sacrifice of as God ask Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ysmael which tested his faith. (bobby lagsa/rappler)

On Eid'l Adha, Filipino Muslims pray for strength amid prejudice

Sep 01, 2017 - 5:12 PM

This comes as the Marawi City crisis fuels anti Muslim sentiments in predominantly Christian Philippines

MUSLIM FEAST. Muslims in Manila celebrate the Eid'l Adha at Rizal Park on September 1, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler    MUSLIM FEAST. Muslims in Manila celebrate the Eid'l Adha at Rizal Park on September 1, 2017. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Eid'l Adha

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:29 PM

The celebration is considered one of the greatest feasts of Islam

Monster X-ray laser offers glimpse into nano-world

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The huge laser is like a camera and a microscope that will make it possible to see more tiny details and processes in the nano world than ever before

WORLD'S LARGEST. A handout picture taken on August 30, 2017 by the European XFEL shows part of the system of the European XFEL X-ray Free Electron laser at the XFEL facility near Hamburg, northern Germany. AFP PHOTO/European XFEL/Heiner MULLER-ELSNER

On Eid'l Adha, Duterte calls for unity amidst 'violence, discord'

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:23 AM

The President says the celebration is an opportunity for Muslims to reaffirm their devotion to the virtues of Islam

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte announces in his speech during the Eid'L Fitr Celebration at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on June 27, 2017 that around P20-billion has already been allocated to fast track the recovery and rehabilitation of Marawi City. The recovery efforts will be spearheaded by the Task Force Bangon Marawi which is composed of various government and non-government agencies. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

September 1 a regular holiday for Eid'l Adha

Aug 29, 2017 - 1:07 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs Proclamation 297 declaring the holiday

Muslim Community in Quezon City gather at the QC Memorial Circle Monday for a prayer to celebrate the feast of Eid'l Adha in honor of Ibrahim's sacrifice to Allah. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

IN PHOTOS: Quezon's Niyogyugan Festival

Aug 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Tara na sa Quezon The grand parade is on August 27

Benjamin Alves on playing President Manuel L Quezon

Aug 19, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Benjamin returns as Manuel L Quezon in Jerrold Tarog s Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral

How PH reaps fruits of Quezon's kindness to Jews

Jul 22, 2017 - 9:11 AM

Visa free entry to Israel is one of the ways that the Jewish people have repaid the moral conviction of former Philippine president Manuel L Quezon

SENTIMENTAL TIES. Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Effie Ben Matityau says the Philippines and Israel have a 'very sentimental' relationship dating back to the 1930s. Screen grab from Rappler Talk

PH, foreign celebrities react to Manny Pacquiao's defeat against Jeff Horn

Jul 02, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Samuel L Jackson Donnie Wahlberg Vicki Belo Lovi Poe and more express their surprise over Manny s loss

Marawi ceasefire, De Lima, Harry Potter | Midday wRap

Jun 26, 2017 - 1:43 PM

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Car hits UK Eid crowd, 'not believed to be terrorism' – police

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Six people are hospitalized and a woman is arrested after a car hit a group of Muslims leaving Eid prayers

Duterte emphasizes 'national unity' in Eid'l Fitr message

Jun 25, 2017 - 2:13 PM

Ramadan this year hasn t been easy particularly for tens of thousands of families displaced due to the Marawi City crisis

MARAWI CRISIS. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks to some of the evacuees from Marawi City during his visit at the Iligan City National School of Fisheries on June 20, 2017. Photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential photo

Prayers for Marawi as Muslims in PH observe Eid'l Fitr

Jun 25, 2017 - 12:23 AM

Muslims in the Philippines will observe the end of Ramadan with the Islamic City of Marawi still under siege

END OF RAMADAN. A Maranao woman and resident of Marawi awaits news of the war in her city. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

AFP to observe 8-hour 'humanitarian pause' for Eid'l Fitr

Jun 24, 2017 - 7:18 PM

UPDATED From 6 am to 2 pm on Sunday June 25 government troops will observe a humanitarian pause in Marawi City in view of the celebration of the end of Ramadan

ON DUTY. Marines from the 7th Marine Company prepare for battle against the Maute Group on June 9, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/rappler)

Maranaos call for quick release of cash aid needed for Eid'l Fitr

Jun 22, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Eid l Fitr or the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan falls on Monday June 26

EVACUEES. Victims of the siege in Marawi City inside an evacuation center. Photo from the Department of Social Welfare and Development

LA Reid leaves Epic Records over harassment allegations

May 16, 2017 - 11:03 AM

Reports say that LA Reid – who has worked with Rihanna Justin Bieber and Michael Jackson – was fired due to complaints of sexual harassment

Mengubah sampah cangkang telur menjadi figurine keren

May 13, 2017 - 9:53 AM

Pendiri L Craft Telur Indonesia Dhoni Fadliansyah Wahyu ingin buktikan kalau sampah bisa menjadi karya yang bernilai jual lebih baik

CANGKANG TELUR. Dhoni Fadliansyah Wahyu, pendiri L-Craft Telur Indonesia, memanfaatkan limbah cangkang telur sebagai karya seni. Foto oleh Rika Kurniawati/Rappler

Mengamati pertumbuhan L’Oréal Indonesia dalam satu dekade terakhir

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:35 AM

Pertumbuhan L’Oréal Indonesia melampaui pasar

Belajar dari mereka yang tekun menjalankan gaya hidup sehat

Mar 03, 2017 - 12:25 PM

L Men Awards diberikan kepada para pria yang konsisten menginspirasi orang orang di sekitar mereka

Mahasiswa asal Manado, Alvino Kasenda, mendapat penghargaan The Best Physique dari L-Men Awards pada 2 Maret 2017. Foto dari L-Men

De Lima's arrest: Justice as revenge

Feb 26, 2017 - 3:30 PM

De Lima has already been judged guilty by Duterte Aguirre and the rest of the President s followers It s all about payback with interest

An group of protesters wait outside the Senate for the impending arrest of Senator Leila De Lima. They claim that their shirts were given by an anonymous sponsor. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

All 'Original Seven' American astronauts now dead

Dec 09, 2016 - 11:28 AM

Here are the feats the Original Seven or Mercury 7 are best known for

MERCURY 7. This NASA photo taken on April 9, 1959, shows NASA introducing its first astronaut class, the Mercury 7, shown front row, (L-R): Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, John H. Glenn, Jr., and M. Scott Carpenter; back row, Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, and L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. Handout photo by NASA/AFP

Swiss Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville Crissier still in world's top 10 despite chef's suicide

Dec 06, 2016 - 1:21 AM

The Restaurant de l Hotel de Ville at Crissier comes in at a tie for 4th in the latest La Liste guide

Can we please stop the Hitler comparisons?

Dec 03, 2016 - 9:30 PM

We are better than we seem and much kinder than we appear

D&L targets up to 19% net income growth in 2017

Nov 30, 2016 - 2:08 PM

The stronger dollar will help boost the company’s export revenues which now account for about 18 of total revenues

EXPORTS GROWING. D&L will be allotting about P345 million to P360 million for capital expenditures up from the P300 million targeted capital spending for this year. Screenshot from www.dnl.com.ph

'Man from U.N.C.L.E' star Robert Vaughn dies aged 83

Nov 12, 2016 - 11:11 AM

Robert Vaughn who played Napoleon Solo on The Man from U N C L E dies of acute leukemia

ROBERT VAUGHN. Actor Robert Vaughn dies on November 11, 2016 at 83 years old. File photo shows him posing at the 2007 World Magic Awards held at the Barker Hanger on October 13, 2007 in Santa Monica, California. Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images

Budget officials ask Sandiganbayan to stop 'unjust' suspensions

Oct 13, 2016 - 8:00 AM

The 4 officials say they had served 3 suspension orders in relation to the PDAF cases and another suspension would be grossly unjust

Businessmen for Duterte, Dick Gordon, Nobel Prize | 6PM wRap

Oct 05, 2016 - 11:48 PM

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