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Nia Sanchez,Tegan Martin on life after Miss Universe

Oct 13, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The two former title holders share tips for aspiring beauty queens and their project called Universal Confidence

Berita selebriti hari ini: Jumat, 22 September 2017

Sep 22, 2017 - 5:15 PM

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6 Bar topnotchers join SolGen Calida's office

Jun 08, 2017 - 10:37 AM

These topnotchers will reinforce SolGen Calida’s thrust to make the OSG home to the best and the brightest lawyers in the country says the Office of the Solicitor General

TOPNOTCHERS JOIN OSG. (L-R) 2016 Bar Topnotchers Alanna Khio, Andrew Stephen Liu, Mark Dave Camarao, Athalia Liong and Nia Rachelle Gonzales pose with their new boss Solicitor General Jose Calida. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Solicitor General

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 10 Mei 2017

May 10, 2017 - 9:25 AM

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#InspireCourage: How young mom from Batangas became Bar topnotcher

May 06, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Nia Rachelle Gonzales who once quit law school places 9th in the 2016 Bar Exams

BAR TOPNOTCHER. Nia Rachelle Gonzales dedicates her success to her mother and daughters. Photo courtesy of SC PIO

Former AFP chief Visaya is new NIA head

Mar 07, 2017 - 11:31 AM

Retired general Ricardo Visaya replaces President Rodrigo Duterte s former campaign spokesman Peter Laviña who was sacked over corruption allegations

NEW NIA CHIEF. Former AFP chief General Ricardo Visaya is set to again serve the Duterte administration

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Mar 03, 2017 - 9:43 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 1, 2017

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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US President Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, 28 February 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JIM LO SCALZO

Duterte fires campaign spokesman as NIA chief

Mar 01, 2017 - 8:45 AM

5th UPDATE The President mentions his decision to let go of Peter Laviña in a recent meeting with labor groups The outgoing NIA chief says he resigned

Olivia Jordan, Nia Sanchez to join Miss Universe festivities

Jan 24, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The two former Miss USA winners will cover Miss Universe for PLDT s social media page

Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan and Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez

DSWD asks QC residents to help holiday fire victims

Dec 28, 2016 - 4:35 PM

They immediately need clothes water food and vitamins They will also need assistance finding new homes

CALL FOR IMMEDIATE RELIEF. A holiday fire in Quezon City displaced a thousand families. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Typhoon Nina destroys at least P25-M worth of crops

Dec 28, 2016 - 2:05 PM

The typhoon that made landfall on Christmas Day also leaves at least P83 46 million worth of damage to infrastructure according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council

INITIAL REPORTS. NIA Administrator Peter Tiu Laviña receives initial reports on damaged irrigation facilities in areas hit by Typhoon Nina. Photo courtesy of NIA

1,000 families displaced by fire in Quezon City

Dec 28, 2016 - 12:31 AM

The blaze hits a residential area along NIA Road in Pinyahan Quezon City It reaches Task Force Delta before being declared under control

FIRE. Firemen put out the fire along NIA Road, Barangay Pinyahan in Quezon City on Tuesday, December 27. Darren Langit/Rappler

Peter Laviña is new NIA head – Piñol

Nov 15, 2016 - 10:58 AM

The incoming head of the National Irrigation Administration says among his goals is to provide free irrigation services to farmers

Lawmaker wants farmers’ irrigation fees scrapped

Jul 16, 2016 - 2:00 PM

House Bill 558 seeks to ease the burdens of Filipino farmers and make them more productive

NO MORE FEES? Cebu 1st District Representative Raul del Mar wants to remove a burden off the shoulders of Filipino farmers. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 6 Juni 2016

Jun 06, 2016 - 5:44 PM

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'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' review: Forgettably pleasant

Apr 18, 2016 - 8:54 PM

While the film borders on crassness at some point it never really tries its luck on the material My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 only seeks to be pleasant writes Oggs Cruz

Screengrab from YouTube/Universal Pictures

Nias Selatan diguncang gempa, tak berpotensi timbulkan tsunami

Apr 17, 2016 - 9:58 AM

Dua gempa itu membuat warga Nias Selatan panik karena getarannya terasa sangat keras

GRMPA NIAS. Dua gempa mengguncang Kabupaten Nias Selatan pada Minggu, 17 April. Kedua gempa tidak berpotensi timbulkan gelombang tsunami.

5 hal yang perlu kamu ketahui mengenai pembunuhan dua petugas pajak

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Parada T‎oga Fransriano Siahaan dan Soza Nolo Lase dibunuh oleh pengusaha yang menunggak pajak hingga Rp 14 miliar

Kapolri Jenderal Pol Badrodin Haiti (kanan) dan Dirjen Pajak Ken Dwijugiasteadi (kiri) memberikan konferensi pers kasus terbunuhnya juru sita pajak di Mabes Polri, Jakarta, Rabu, 13 April. Foto oleh Sigid Kurniawan/ANTARA

6 cops killed in clash with communist rebels in Cagayan

Feb 16, 2016 - 1:34 PM

UPDATED The rebels allegedly burned heavy equipment being used for projects of the National Irrigation Administration

FOTO: Kekompakan Nia Ramadhani dan putrinya Mikhayla

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:14 PM

Anak kedua Nia Ramadhani baru saja lahir pada Selasa 17 November

DUKUNGAN KELUARGA. Nia Ramadhani ditemani anak sulungnya Mikhayla dan suaminya Ardi Bakrie sesaat sebelum menjalani operasi caesar untuk kelahiran anak keduanya. Foto dari Twitter/@NRamadhani

WATCH: First 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2' trailer released

Nov 12, 2015 - 11:30 AM

The Portokalos family is back and they re gonna have another Greek wedding

'MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2.' Toula and Ian are back in the sequel. Screengrab from YouTube/Universal Pictures

NIA mulling abolition of irrigation service fees

Aug 25, 2015 - 6:15 PM

The agency says consultations with policy experts on the issue will be completed in 3 months

Want to start a farm? 3 tips from Kiko Pangilinan

Oct 07, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan says only a strong private public partnership can sustain growth in the agricultural sector

FARMER-CENTERED. Secretary Francis Pangilinan says the problem with Philippine agriculture is the lack of respect for farmers. File photo from the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization

Corruption charges vs NIA officials over P66M irrigation projects

Sep 08, 2014 - 4:01 PM

Government agencies file more than 60 folders of evidence against NIA officials for alleged corruption involving 4 irrigation projects in Caraga Mindanao worth P66 million

FILED. Members of a special investigation team composed of 4 government agencies file evidence against 53 persons allegedly involved in anomalous irrigation projects in Caraga, Mindanao. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Rappler Newscast | August 18, 2014

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:02 PM

Irrigation officials face charges for anomalous projects General Palparan is now in a Bulacan jail Julian Assange will leave his asylum

EXCLUSIVE: Corruption cases filed vs irrigation officials

Aug 18, 2014 - 3:56 PM

In June 2013 President Aquino scolded NIA for irrigating only 65 of its target coverage A year later investigations reveal corruption of alarming proportions

Nat'l Irrigation Administration elects new chief

Jul 07, 2014 - 1:34 PM

The appointment of Florencio Padernal is the latest in agriculture offices now under Secretary Francis Pangilinan He takes over an agency that still needs to irrigate more than 1 3 million hectares of land

IRRIGATION. Pantabangan Dam in Nueva Ecija brings water to farm lands. Photo from Wikipedia

New Miss USA is a martial-arts champ in high heels

Jun 09, 2014 - 7:12 PM

You wouldn t want to mess with Nia Sanchez

NIA SANCHEZ. A handout picture provided by the Miss Universe Organization shows Nia Sanchez, Miss Nevada USA 2014 as she is announced as Miss USA 2014 at the conclusion of the 2014 Miss USA Competition. Photo by Greg Harbaugh/EPA/Miss Universe Organization

Smaller dam to irrigate Bulacan, Pampanga crop fields –NIA

May 13, 2014 - 3:09 PM

The Bustos Dam can supply water to irrigate the remaining rice fields in Bulacan and Pampanga amid low levels of the Angat Dam

Photo courtesy of PPP Center

Pangilinan: I'm here to help 'clean up'

May 06, 2014 - 5:26 PM

The appointment of former senator Francis Pangilinan comes at a time when Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala is being linked to irregularities and questionable transactions

PROVIDING SUPPORT. Former senator Francis Pangilinan takes his oath as Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Indonesian rehab czar: Give Lacson more powers

Mar 17, 2014 - 3:16 PM

Otherwise Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson ends up as a CEO without a budget an expert says

How climate change threatens our food security

Mar 15, 2014 - 11:41 AM

As the world becomes warmer in the coming years Philippine agriculture will face greater challenges

LOSS. Agricultural workers lose crops and income due to extreme weather brought about by climate change. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

JICA funds PH irrigation project

Dec 04, 2013 - 3:24 PM

The project aims to restore 11 501 hectares and rehabilitate 24 169 hectares of agriculture lands

RESTORING RICE. Galvanized iron liters a rice field in Hernani, Eastern Samar province on November 18, 2013, over a week after the storm devastated the area. TED ALJIBE/AFP PHOTO

COA hits NIA for poor irrigation record

Nov 04, 2013 - 12:37 AM

NIA has spent P67 18 billion out of its P134 811 billion budget from 2009 to 2012 but it has only covered 95 035 hectares of newly irrigated farmlands according to COA

#PugadBaboy: not SONAis

Jul 23, 2013 - 5:00 AM

President Aquino Noli De Castro Prisco Nilo and legislators involved in the pork barrel scam

#PugadBaboy: not SONAis punchline 2

Jul 23, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Officials PNoy reprimanded and the legislators in the pork barrel scam

#PugadBaboy: not SONAis punchline 3

Jul 23, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Coughing clapping tongue lashing and other SONA highlights

NIA performed poorly, says NGO

Jul 09, 2013 - 4:12 PM

The National Irrigation Administration NIA needs to do more to improve the country s irrigation system

Aquino fires NIA head for poor performance

Jul 02, 2013 - 11:56 AM

President Aquino confirms he will not renew the contract of National Irrigation Administration head Antonio Nangel

SUPPORT FOR FARMERS. President Benigno Aquino III (center) urged the National Irrigation Administration to do its part in helping Filipino farmers. Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr./Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino orders probe on NIA's failure to meet targets

Jun 26, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda says President Aquino wants to verify the NIA s explanation on their poor performance

Disappointed Aquino scolds NIA for poor performance

Jun 26, 2013 - 11:47 AM

President Benigno Aquino III reprimanded the National Irrigation Administration for failing to meet their irrigation target

Strong peso to erode PH competitiveness - Balisacan

Nov 28, 2012 - 7:50 PM

The economic official says the strong peso is affecting exporters earnings and the purchasing power of overseas Filipino workers