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[Letters from Mama] Your hugs make me braver, stronger

May 12, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Divine Lee Go writes to her two kids about the importance of a hug from both child and parents

[Letters from Mama] Family is what makes this chaotic time bearable

May 10, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Mozzy Ravena writes to her superstar children about the quiet time they're spending together while under lockdown

PHENOMS. Mozzy Ravena with her two sons –basketball superstars Kiefer and Thirdy. Photo from Kiefer Ravena's Instagram

[Letters from Mama] Mama will always be there for you

May 10, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Mila writes to John Paul about her fears, worries, and hopes as the world battles a pandemic

[Letters from Mama] Thankful for our happy moments

May 10, 2020 - 1:28 PM

Marideth writes to Dylan about the time they're spending together while on lockdown

[Letters from Mama] Worry not, your dream will be fulfilled

May 09, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Abbygale Arenas-De Leon writes to her son Ijah, who flew home from the US to be with family during the pandemic

[Letters from Mama] The great honor and privilege to be your mother

May 09, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The Marikina City 2nd District Representative writes about the extraordinary times her children are growing up in – and what they should learn from it

Black Sheep, Regal join forces for Bob Ong's 'Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan' adaptation

Feb 05, 2020 - 10:12 PM

The movie will star Joshua Garcia

#HustleEveryday: 5 food delivery services for your next office potluck

Oct 22, 2019 - 7:30 AM

Be the star of your next potluck party with ready-to-eat food trays delivered to your doorstep – a change from the usual spaghetti and barbecue!

Martin, Mama, Petalcorin knock out Thai foes

Jun 09, 2019 - 8:29 PM

The 3 Filipino boxers all finish their bouts within 3 rounds

UNSCATHED. Carl Jammes Martin remains undefeated in 13 fights, with all but one of his victories ending in stoppage. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Unbeaten Pinoy boxers Martin, Mama tangle with Thais

Jun 08, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Carl Jammes Martin stands favored in his bantamweight bout, while Jayson Mama expects to be tested against a former world champion

Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Duterte sends secretaries, not frigates, to help OFWs abducted in Libya

Aug 07, 2018 - 12:53 PM

An all-Cabinet member team is tasked to work with the Libyan government to secure the kidnapped Filipinos

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the 28th Cabinet Meeting at Malacañan Palace on August 6, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again' review: Million times better

Jul 22, 2018 - 6:57 PM

'Here We Go Again' is a lot of fun

Duterte adviser prevails upon military to release arrested Lanao mayor

May 19, 2018 - 9:41 AM

The military releases arrested Pantar Mayor Jabar Tago to the custody of a politician – Presidential Adviser Abdullah Daba Mama-o – despite evidence that he possessed high-powered firearms

MAMAO'S LETTER. Secretary Abdullah Daba Mama-o asks the military to release a mayor arrested for possession of high-powered firearms

WATCH: Cher sings ABBA!

Jan 29, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Cher performs the song 'Fernando' in 'Mama Mia Here We Go Again'

‘Mama’s Girl’ review: A world of women

Jan 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM

'Mama’s Girl' is hardly a perfect film but its subtle but sincere impressions are worth the price of the ticket

LOOK: Philpost releases Mama Sita commemorative stamp

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:04 PM

Philpost honors the culinary icon in a limited edition stamp

   MAMA SITA. The Philippine Postal Office has released a special stamp in honor of Mama Sita

Jayson Mama, Palaro star and unbeaten pro boxer, headlines in GenSan

Jan 11, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Jayson Mama will face Michael Camelion for the vacant WBO Asia Pacific youth flyweight title on January 21 at the Gaisano Mall Atrium in General Santos City

PROSPECT. Jayson Mama balances his life as a pro boxer and student at Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Colleges. Photo from Sanman Promotions

Nude video circulating online posted accidentally – Diego Loyzaga

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:46 AM

Diego says he posted the video by accident

Diego Loyzaga during the press conference of their movie, Mama's Girl. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Finding no schools in NPA camps, 3 Lumad rebels surrender

Dec 29, 2017 - 2:14 PM

The former NPA rebels say their leader promised to provide them with licensed teachers, but this did not come true

THE CAUSE. New People's Army fighters in Mindanao. File photo by Karlos Manlupig

Mamma Mia: When down-home cuisine goes Uptown

Dec 11, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Kick back and feel at home at this new Italian restaurant in BGC

Daftar pemenang ‘Mnet Asian Music Awards 2017’

Dec 01, 2017 - 1:06 PM

Raisa dan Isyana Sarasvati jadi pencipta lagu terbaik di 'MAMA 2017'

Raisa dan Isyana Sarasvati dalam video klip 'Anganku Anganmu'. Foto screenshot dari Youtube/IsyanaVEVO

Mixing family with business: The story of Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen

Feb 17, 2017 - 10:14 PM

What key ingredients turned this humble Italian restaurant into an award winning 3 branch enterprise? Read on to find out

Ugandans invent 'smart jacket' to diagnose pneumonia

Jan 22, 2017 - 8:10 PM

The prototype Mama Ope Mother s Hope jacket can diagnose pneumonia up to 3 times faster than a doctor according to its inventors

Telecommunications engineer Olivia Koburongo fits a child with the mama-ope kit at the Makerere University of Public Health in Kampala on January 16, 2017.  A team of Ugandan engineers has invented a "smart jacket" that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other. / AFP PHOTO / ISAAC KASAMANI

Rojit dan perjuangan perempuan pedagang yang terusir dari tanahnya sendiri

May 23, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Rojit meninggalkan warisan sebuah bangunan yang akan menjadi dasar peletakan ekonomi kerakyatan di Papua

Kobe Bryant scores 60 in his final NBA game

Apr 14, 2016 - 1:03 PM

The Black Mamba goes out in style

Mama Sita's president: We're strangers to the ASEAN market

Nov 15, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Yet we have to do it we have to nurture ASEAN even if we re strangers to each other Clara Reyes Lapus says and shares how Mama Sita is trying to penetrate the foreign market

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

Why APEC trade repository will benefit small businesses

Nov 15, 2015 - 4:09 PM

UPDATED The portal which is a work in progress is aimed to provide timely information for micro small and medium enterprises to navigate cross border trade

PORTAL. (From left) DTI assistant secretary Rodolfo Ceferino; Mama Sita president Clara Reyes-Lapus; and Bureau of Import Services director Luis M. Catibayan launch on Sunday, November 15, 2015, the APEC trade repository, an online portal aimed to arm micro, small, and medium enterprises with information relevant to cross-border trade. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

5 hal tentang sindikat yang diduga pengirim SMS "mama minta pulsa"

Nov 07, 2015 - 9:57 PM

Omset tahunannya diprediksi mencapai Rp 5 miliar

TELEPON SELULAR. Penipu berkedok pesan singkat permintaan pulsa telepon selular kini telah tertangkap. Foto oleh AFP

VLOG: Pacquiao inspires young boxers from GenSan

May 02, 2015 - 6:11 PM

A young boxer from General Santos City talks about his boxing idol as thousands of athletes and coaches from across the country get pumped up to cheer for Manny Pacquiao

Photo by Franz Lopez/ Rappler

Expo Mom 2015: #MomManifesto

Apr 28, 2015 - 1:50 PM

What s your Mommy Mission?

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

Her name is 'Circumcision': My #SHEro

Mar 10, 2015 - 10:29 PM

You don’t mess up with Nanay when she is at the height of a battle

Armed men raze Marwan's hut in Maguindanao

Feb 25, 2015 - 12:37 AM

A source says one of the houses that was torched was the hut where Malaysian bomber Zulkifli Bin Hir alias Marwan was reportedly neutralized in the village of Pidsandawan

Photo courtesy of Mayor Benzar Ampatuan

BIFF threatens to attack North Cotabato capitol

Feb 18, 2015 - 10:40 AM

If we will have the chance we will not only raid the town or city halls but we will also attack the provincial capitol says BIFF spokesperson Abu Misry Mama

RENEGADE. Ameril Umbra Kato, leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. File photo by Agence France-Presse

BIFF: We will seize more gov't firearms

Feb 11, 2015 - 10:17 AM

Unlike the MILF the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters say they will not return the weapons of SAF troopers as these were seized in a legitimate encounter in Mamasapano town

RENEGADE. Ameril Umbra Kato, leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. File photo by Agence France-Presse

Grace Poe for 2016, Post-Hagupit aid, Bukidnon bombing | The wRap

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:06 PM

Senator Poe says she’s open to running for higher office in 2016 At least 390 000 people need food and temporary shelter after typhoon Hagupit The military blames breakaway group BIFF for the deadly bombing in the southern Philippines a claim the group denies

BIFF group blamed for deadly PH bombing

Dec 10, 2014 - 4:49 PM

The military says the bomb is similar to one that the rebel group used in a November attack on another vehicle belonging to the same bus company

INVESTIGATION. Photo by RJ Soliven

The BIFF-ISIS connection and social media

Sep 19, 2014 - 6:27 PM

Abu Misry Mama BIFF spokesperson says There was also a time that they directly communicated with Abu Bkr al Baghdadi the self proclaimed head of state of ISIS

NOT ISLAM'S VOICE. An Indonesian journalist holds flowers as she sits in front of a banner during a protest against the killing of journalists by the Islamic State (ISIS) militant group, in Jakarta, Indonesia, 05 September 2014.

17 BIFF rebels, 1 soldier killed in Maguindanao clashes

Jul 22, 2014 - 9:43 AM

UPDATED The military believes among those killed is City Hunter – the alleged right hand man of BIFF leader Ameril Umbra Kato

BIFF attacks military HQ in Maguindanao

Mar 01, 2014 - 11:37 AM

The military says 3 government forces were wounded in the attack but their response left 3 rebels dead

Military captures BIFF strongholds, extends operations

Jan 30, 2014 - 3:39 PM

The death toll in the Maguindanao clashes rises to 41 as of Thursday morning January 30 The military says 40 BIFF members and one soldier are killed

RENEGADE. Ameril Umbrakato leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters. AFP file photo

‘BIFF open to talks’

Jan 29, 2014 - 11:52 AM

BIFF spokesperson Abu Misry Mama says they are disappointed they have been consistently treated by government as bandits

Mixed reactions to GPH-MILF arms agreement

Jan 25, 2014 - 8:41 PM

ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman says they are more than willing to sacrifice while we prepare the bureaucracy for a smooth transition of power towards the new political setup

9 BIFF killed in clash with military

Jan 03, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Clashes started on New Year s Eve Our intention is to swoop down inflict damage says the rebel group s spokesman Abu Misry Mama

'Gravity' director Cuaron: Oscar talk premature

Oct 17, 2013 - 11:12 AM

The truth is thinking dreaming about it no It is too early says acclaimed Mexican director

ANOTHER MILIEU. 'Gravity' continues Cuaron's film work beyond his native Mexico. Photo: Warner Bros.

BIFF warns N. Cotabato residents of attacks

Sep 12, 2013 - 12:39 PM

Abu Misry Mama spokesman of the BIFF hints at intensified attacks most especially in the province of North Cotabato

Counselors, breastfeeding moms: The A-team

Aug 28, 2013 - 5:01 PM

Breastfeeding isn’t instinctive It’s a learned skill that requires practice observation and support

SUPPORT SYSTEM? CHECK. Contrary to what most people think, breastfeeding is not easy. Counselors are there to teach and support.

BIFF rebels face raps for roadside ambush

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:12 AM

Members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters BIFF are now facing charges after admitting the attack on a miilitary convoy last August 7

The day moms came together to breastfeed

Aug 14, 2013 - 10:16 AM

Behind the scenes of Hakab Na 2013

ACROSS THE SEA. Breastfeeding Pinays in Singapore during Hakab Na! 2013. Photo from Escie Sebastian

BIFF has new commander, says spokesman

Aug 09, 2013 - 6:56 PM

The splinter group admits attacking soldiers but not civilians