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Iglesia ni Cristo offers Ciudad de Victoria as coronavirus quarantine

Apr 04, 2020 - 11:59 PM

Once ready, the estate will be able to take in more than 1,000 patients, PUIs and PUMs, says Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

CIUDAD DE VICTORIA. The 75-hectare estate houses the Philippine Arena and the Philippine Sports Stadium. Rappler file photo

Duterte names MILF founder's son as BTA member, completing Bangsamoro gov't

Feb 28, 2020 - 9:55 PM

Abdullah Hashim's appointment to the Bangamoro Transition Authority completes the interim government's required 80 members nearly a year after it was formed in March 2019

NEW GOVERNMENT. Bangsamoro Transition Authority members gather for the region's inauguration in March 2019. Malacañang file photo

Ahtisa Manalo withdraws Miss Universe Philippines bid

Feb 02, 2020 - 3:34 PM

'I need to take care of my health and I hope everyone will be understanding of it, Ahtisa says

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

2 Customs employees hurt in shooting incident in Makati

Aug 17, 2019 - 11:38 AM

(UPDATED) The Bureau of Customs says based on initial reports, the attack on the female employees in Magallanes village 'might have been an attempt to abduct or rob the victims'

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Key figures in the 2015 Iglesia ni Cristo controversy: Where are they now?

Jul 27, 2019 - 1:47 PM

Personalities involved in the 2015 controversy that hit the influential religious group are detained, granted refugee status, or in hiding except for the INC executive minister

After the 2015 controversies: What's been happening inside the Iglesia ni Cristo?

Jul 27, 2019 - 11:35 AM

For the INC's 105th anniversary on July 27, Rappler speaks with members, both active and inactive, who talk about changes – some of them painful – in their church

SEAT OF POWER. The enormous Central Temple of Iglesia ni Cristo in Quezon City. File photo by Rappler

PH, top U.S. officials hold talks on security, rule of law

Jul 15, 2019 - 7:19 PM

The 8th Philippines-US Bilateral Strategic Dialogue is the first one to be held in Manila since the start of the Duterte administration

DIALOGUE. Top US officials along with U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim (center) attend the 8th Philippines-US Bilateral Strategic Dialogue. Photo from the Department of Foreign Affairs

Chinese-manned dredging vessel leaves Lobo

Apr 05, 2019 - 10:54 PM

The M/V Emerald leaves past 7 am on April 5, heading to the Batangas pier where it will be docked for a few days

MV EMERALD. Members of PCG Batangas inspect the dredging vessel docked at Lobo town. Photos courtesy of PCG Batangas

Batangas town mayor drives away foreign vessel despite DENR permits

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Town Mayor Gaudioso R. Manalo asks the Philippine Coast Guard to order a vessel of Seagate Engineering and Buildsystems to leave Lobo River alone

MV EMERALD. Members of PCG Batangas inspect the dredging vessel docked at Lobo town. Photos courtesy of PCG Batangas

IN PHOTOS: Stars at the 2019 local campaign kickoff

Mar 30, 2019 - 5:17 PM

Toni Gonzaga, Jose Manalo, Vice Ganda, and Ai-Ai delas Alas are among those who shared the stage with politicians on the first day of the local election campaign

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2018 queens reunite for photoshoot

Feb 20, 2019 - 2:51 PM

The ladies are in full force!

'Boy Tokwa: Lodi ng Gapo' review: As bland as cheap tofu

Jan 11, 2019 - 5:00 PM

'Sadly, the film is only consistent in how illogical it is,' movie critic Oggs Cruz says

The year in pageants: Philippines' highs and lows

Dec 31, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The Philippines continues its winning streak, but suffers some heartaches along the way

PH's Ahtisa Manalo is 1st runner-up in Miss International 2018

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Venezuela is Miss International 2018

Q&A: Catching up with Ahtisa Manalo at her Miss International send-off

Oct 20, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Voltaire Tayag talks to Bb. Pilipinas International 2018 Ahtisa Manalo before she headed off to Tokyo

BB. PILIPINAS INTERNATIONAL. Ahtisa Manalo gets ready to compete in the Miss International pageant in November. Photo by Voltaire Tayag

Finding Sherlyn Cadapan

Sep 17, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Mother of disappeared UP student Sherlyn Cadapan speaks of her politicization in the 8 years since her daughter's disappearance. Even after Jovito Palparan's conviction, she hopes her daughter is alive.

'SHOW ME THE EXECUTIONER.' Linda Cadapan, mother of disappeared UP activist Sherlyn Cadapan, speaks at a rally before the NBI where Jovito Palparan is being held. Photo by Patricia Evangelista / Rappler

Ex-acting DFA boss Manalo named ambassador to Germany

Aug 10, 2018 - 3:21 PM

Manalo, who served under 3 presidents as foreign undersecretary for policy, is now taking up another overseas post

Iglesia ni Cristo marks 50th year of overseas reach

Jul 27, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo urges members 'to be introspective, to be thankful, and to fully contemplate the weight of this momentous occasion'

SEAT OF POWER. The enormous headquarters of the Iglesia ni Cristo in Quezon City, Philippines. File photo by Rappler

SC recognizes divorce in marriage with foreigners

Apr 24, 2018 - 3:45 PM

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court says the State shall now recognize one form of divorce in a country that bans absolute divorce

Ehra Madrigal speaks up after Antique boat incident

Apr 06, 2018 - 6:29 PM

The actress opens up about witnessing one of their companions die during the incident

Bianca Manalo recalls boat mishap in Antique

Apr 03, 2018 - 5:22 PM

'Please Lord, calm the waters. 'Yun ang lumalabas sa bibig ko,' Bianca Manalo says

Bianca Manalo, Ehra Madrigal safe following Antique boat mishap

Mar 30, 2018 - 4:08 PM

The actresses are among those rescued from a boat which capsized on the way back to Mararison Island

Get to know Bb Pilipinas International 2018 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Meet the Philippines' representative to the Miss International 2018 pageant

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

FULL LIST: Winners, Binibining Pilipinas 2018

Mar 18, 2018 - 9:14 PM

(UPDATED) Here are the beauty queens representing the Philippines in upcoming international pageants

12 Bb Pilipinas titleholders who entered showbiz

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM

These beauty queens have dipped themselves into the world of show business

A year after CA rejection, Yasay says PH passport issue 'resolved'

Mar 08, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr says his life is 'much, much better' a year after the Commission on Appointments rejected him

EX-DFA CHIEF. Former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr appears at the House of Representatives hearing on passport application delays on March 6, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LIVE: Senate hearing on MRT3 issues

Feb 20, 2018 - 2:31 PM

Watch the hearing live on Rappler

Sereno on impeachment, Cayetano on Manalo, Quiboloy denies detention | Evening wRap

Feb 16, 2018 - 8:08 PM

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Iglesia ni Cristo system can help Filipinos abroad – Cayetano

Feb 16, 2018 - 4:29 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo has 'churches in several countries around the world' and a system of coordinating with government to attend to complaints of overseas Filipinos, says the DFA chief

SPECIAL ENVOY. Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo is the first INC leader to be appointed to a government position. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Philippines on China, Malacanang on Manalo, Quiboloy detained in Hawaii | Evening wRap

Feb 15, 2018 - 8:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Iglesia ni Cristo thanks Duterte for trust in Manalo

Feb 15, 2018 - 5:35 PM

'Ang buong kapatiran ng Iglesia Ni Cristo ay kaisa ng Ka Eduardo na tutulong sa mga kababayan natin nasaan man po para sa kanilang kapakanan,' the INC says

IGLESIA NI CRISTO. The head of the influential Iglesia ni Cristo has been given a post in the Duterte administration. Rappler file photo

Separation of church, state even with Manalo appointment – Malacañang

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:04 PM

Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo Manalo was picked as President Rodrigo Duterte's special envoy because of his 'established network' among overseas Filipinos, says Malacañang

FAST FACTS: Who is Eduardo Manalo, special envoy for OFW concerns?

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Manalo has served as the Iglesia ni Cristo Executive Minister since 2009

NEW POSITION. INC leader Eduardo Manalo assumes a new position as President Duterte’s Special Envoy for OFW concerns.

INC head Eduardo Manalo is Duterte's new envoy for OFW concerns

Feb 14, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The influential Iglesia ni Cristo endorsed the candidacy of then Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016 presidential elections

2nd PH-China meeting on sea dispute set for February 13

Feb 12, 2018 - 2:10 PM

The Bilateral Consultation Mechanism meeting will happen in Manila amid public concern over China's continued construction on Panganiban (Mischief) Reef

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation engaged in an expanded bilateral meeting with People’s Republic of China State Council Premier Li Keqiang and other Chinese government officials at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 15, 2017. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Daly City gets first Fil-Am mayor

Dec 20, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Juslyn Manalo is chosen by the Daly City Council Board unopposed

New Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo and Vice Mayor Ray Buenaventura – both Filipino Americans – thank immediate past Mayor Glenn Sylvester at the recent swearing-in ceremony. Photo courtesy of Farida Fajardo/Balitang America

‘I remembered my firstborn, Maynard, I will never see him again’

Dec 02, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Suspects have been arrested in the killing of Maynard Allan Manalo, 17, in Makati City. The relief is only temporary for his mother.

PEMBO'S GOOD BOY. Photos of Maynard Allan Manalo are pinned on the cover of his casket in November 2017. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

‘Trip Ubusan: The Lolas vs. Zombies’ review: Uncommitted to be anything

Nov 26, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Simply put, 'Trip Ubusan: The Lolas vs. Zombies' suffers from its blatant lack of commitment

Resorts World sprinklers worked but were not enough, says BFP

Jun 06, 2017 - 3:33 PM

Fire officials say they could not enter immediately because it was not just a fire they were up against but also a gunman

FIRE IN CASINO. Smoke billows at the Resorts World Hotel in Pasay City after a gunman set the casino on fire on June 2, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

No more long lines by end-2017 – MRT3 management

May 15, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The capacity of the MRT3 trains will be increased from 500 000 passengers daily to 600 000 passengers by December 2017

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Cayetano is new foreign secretary – Duterte

May 10, 2017 - 4:00 PM

UPDATED Senator Alan Peter Cayetano President Rodrigo Duterte s running mate in the 2016 elections is appointed the Philippines top diplomat

NEW FOREIGN SECRETARY. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is appointed Secretary of Foreign Affairs. File photo by Mark Cristino/AFP

What's next for the 2016 Bb Pilipinas queens?

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:06 PM

The 2016 queens look back at their reign and let us know their future plans

Ex-INC members alarmed over 'disappearances'

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:16 PM

Expelled members of the Iglesia ni Cristo appeal to President Duterte to investigate reports of missing ex INC members allegedly similar to the reported abduction of ministers in 2015

MISSING. Expelled INC member Felix Villocino, who used to deliver supplies to Angel Manalo's family, was last seen on April 19. Photo from Rhoda Villocino

Lawmakers link alleged ISIS member to OFW medical service provider

Apr 11, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Lawmakers urge the Department of Justice to probe deeper into the operations of Winston Q8

WARNING. Representatives Jesulito Manalo, Emmi de Jesus, Rosemarie Arenas, and Harry Roque warn OFWs against the operations of Winston Q8. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Top FilAm women officials confront new U.S. policies under Trump

Apr 08, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Elected women of Filipino descent stand up against new policies of the Trump administration

California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and Daly City Vice Mayor Juslyn Manalo confront the policies of the Trump administration.

Did Philippines grill China on Benham Rise?

Apr 04, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says it was enough that China said they recognize the Philippines rights over Benham Rise

BENHAM RISE. Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says it was 'enough' that China said 'they recognize' Philippines' rights over Benham Rise. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte didn't let China visit Benham Rise – DFA

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says China has 2 or 3 pending requests to survey Benham Rise after previous requests had been denied

NO PERMIT. Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says President Rodrigo Duterte 'didn't allow' China to visit Benham Rise. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Philippines to raise China reclamation in talks

Mar 30, 2017 - 9:54 AM

We re certainly not sleeping on this Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo says of China s island building activities in the West Philippine Sea

'CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE.' China completes constructing 'hangars for 24 combat aircraft and 4 larger hangars' on Subi Reef, the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says. Photo courtesy of CSIS/AMTI and DigitalGlobe

What women worldwide owe Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

If the women of the world today enjoy what is known as the bill of human rights for women the whole world owes it to Leticia Ramos Shahani Ambassador Rosario Manalo says

WOMEN'S WARRIOR. A portrait of the late Leticia Ramos Shahani is displayed at the Department of Foreign Affairs on March 24, 2017, to pay tribute to the veteran diplomat who fought for women's rights. Screen grab from Rappler video

News Briefs: March 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Friday March 24