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Presidential Security Group to go on lockdown, all personnel on self-quarantine

Mar 27, 2020 - 2:30 PM

(UPDATED) PSG commander Colonel Jesus Durante III says President Rodrigo Duterte will continue to be secured by his close-in detail who all tested negative for the coronavirus disease

PSG GROUP COMMANGER. PSG chief Colonel Jesus Durante III addresses PSG personnel on February 26, 2020. Photo from the PSG Facebook page

Duterte to offer 'millions' as prize in next military drill contest

Feb 25, 2020 - 11:44 PM

The President reiterates an order for daily military drills in public, which he says will give people a sense of security and pride

MILITARY DRILLS. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte salutes the participants of the 1st Presidential Silent Drill Competition at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on December 20, 2019. Malacañang photo

'Full-blooded Scout Ranger' Jesus Durante is new PSG commander

Feb 24, 2020 - 7:00 PM

The Davao City-born Army colonel is the erstwhile chief of the Presidential Security Group's Presidential Escorts Battalion, and has master's degrees in defense analysis and development security

CLOSE-IN SECURITY. President Rodrigo Duterte leads the inspection of the troops during the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Change of Command Ceremony at the PSG Compound in Malacañang Park, Manila on May 30, 2018. Malacanññang Photo

Neymar dedicates PSG goal to Kobe Bryant

Jan 27, 2020 - 6:26 AM

Neymar flashes the No. 24 with his fingers in honor of Kobe Bryant's jersey number

REMEMBERING THE GREAT. Neymar pays homage to the late Kobe Bryant. Photo from Twitter/@PSG_English

Drug suspects arrested in buy busts inside Malacañang complex

Jun 21, 2019 - 5:46 PM

The tip comes from the Presidential Security Group about individuals selling shabu inside the Malacañang compound

File photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Neymar banned from 3 matches for lashing out at fan

May 11, 2019 - 12:03 AM

The Paris Saint-Germain striker gets sanctioned for figuring in a fracas with a fan following the club's shock defeat in the French Cup final

ADDED WOES. On top on the new sanctions, Neymar has also appealed a three-match Champions League ban. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

'It was an open area:' PSG explains bulletproof glass for Duterte in Malabon rally

Apr 03, 2019 - 9:08 PM

But President Rodrigo Duterte does not use a bulletproof glass shield in other PDP-Laban rallies held outdoors, with even bigger crowds

Screenshot from RTVM

Liverpool on the ropes as PSG nears qualifiers

Nov 29, 2018 - 11:24 AM

Paris Saint-Germain takes a big step towards qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages after Neymar helps sink Liverpool

STAR POWER. Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar (left) celebrates with fellow star teammate Kylian Mbappe after scoring a goal against Liverpool FC. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Mbappe, Neymar steer PSG to new win record on troubled day

Nov 03, 2018 - 9:29 AM

Paris Saint-Germain posts a record 12th straight league win amid allegations made by a Football Leaks investigation

HOTSHOTS. Paris Saint-Germain's teen star Kylian Mbappe (right) celebrates with teammate Neymar after scoring a goal against Lille. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

PSG appoints Thomas Tuchel as new coach

May 15, 2018 - 10:31 AM

The 44-year-old German agrees to succeed Unai Emery who will leave after the final game of the French season

NEW START. Thomas Tuchel will take the reins of the top team in Ligue 1. File photo by Sascha Schuermann/AFP

Malacañang reporters temporarily barred from Palace grounds

May 01, 2018 - 11:58 AM

The Presidential Security Group says this was due to heightened security measures implemented for Labor Day

PSG coach Emery confirms departure at end of season

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:14 AM

Under Unai Emery, Paris Saint-Germain’s record in the Champions League leaves much to be desired

EXIT. The contract of Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish coach Unai Emery ends in June. Photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

Surgeon says Neymar's recovery is 'going well'

Mar 21, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, who operated on Neymar on March 3, says he speaks "two or three time a day" with the physiotherapists working with the Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain player

RECOVERING. In this file photo taken on February 17, 2018 Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar Jr looks on during the French Ligue 1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Strasbourg at The Parc des Princes in Paris. Photo by  Christophe Archambault/AFP

No shame in losing to Real Madrid, says embattled PSG coach

Mar 07, 2018 - 5:00 PM

'To be eliminated in the last 16 is a disappointment, but to lose against Real Madrid is not,' says Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery

GOAL. Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Real Madrid on March 6, 2018, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Photo by  GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT

Brazil's Neymar sidelined for up to 3 months with foot surgery

Mar 02, 2018 - 4:56 PM

'The (recovery) period will be around two and a half to 3 months,' says Brazil's national team surgeon Rodrigo Lasmar, who flew with Neymar to Rio de Janeiro

A picture obtained from Twitter account of @Claire_Dorland shows Brazilian superstar Neymar as he arrives at Rio de Janeiro after flying from Paris on March 1, 2018 ahead of an operation on his fractured foot. Brazilian superstar Neymar flew into Rio de Janeiro early Thursday ahead of an operation on his fractured foot that will rule him out for up to three months. Neymar suffered a hairline fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot as well as a twisted ankle late in PSG's 3-0 win over Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday Claire Dornald Clauzel / Twitter / AFP

Neymar goes under the knife, misses Real Madrid clash

Mar 01, 2018 - 1:47 PM

The 26-year-old suffered a hairline fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot as well as a twisted ankle late in PSG's 3-0 win over Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday

SURGERY. In this file photo taken on February 17, 2018 Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar Jr looks on during the French Ligue 1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Strasbourg at The Parc des Princes in Paris. Photo by  Christophe Archambault/AFP

Neymar suffers fractured metatarsal, serious doubt to face Real Madrid

Feb 27, 2018 - 1:50 PM

The Brazilian, who signed for PSG in a world-record move from Barcelona last year, is now a serious injury doubt for the Champions League last-16 second leg against Real Madrid at the Parc des Princes on March 6

OUT. Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar Jr celebrates in this file photo of their French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marseille (OM) at the Parc des Princes in Paris on February 25, 2018. Photo by Geoffroy van der Hasselt/AFP

PSG coach 'optimistic' injured Neymar will recover to face Real Madrid

Feb 26, 2018 - 11:45 AM

Paris Saint-Germain faces Real Madrid at home on March 6 in the Champions League last 16 where they need to overturn a 3-1 deficit

TWISTED ANKLE. Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Thiago Silva (up) speaks to Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar Jr lying on the pitch during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Marseille (OM) at the Parc des Princes in Paris on February 25, 2018. Photo by Geoffroy van der Hasselt /AFP

Duterte on Ranada, Lorenzana on PSG, Napolcom on Dela Rosa | Evening wRap

Feb 21, 2018 - 8:01 PM

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Rappler denounces PSG chief's threat vs reporter Pia Ranada

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:07 PM

(UPDATED) In response, Dagoy says, 'Me to apologize? In their dreams! Sila ang mag-apologize sa sundalo ko (They should be the one to apologize to my soldier).'

PRESIDENTIAL SECURITY. President Rodrigo Duterte and Presidential Security Group Commander Brigadier General Lope Dagoy at the change of command ceremony at the PSG Compound on March 23, 2017. Malacanang file photo

Medialdea on Rappler, PSG Commander on Ranada, Worldwide Threat Assessment | Midday wRap

Feb 21, 2018 - 12:44 PM

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PSG chief's remark vs Rappler reporter 'uncalled for' – Lorenzana

Feb 21, 2018 - 12:10 PM

(UPDATED) 'Whatever Rappler's offense, the PSG [has] no right to harm Rappler's people [or] threaten them,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana

DND secretary Delfin Lorenzana attends the senate hearing on the controversial navy frigates deal on February 19, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PSG commander to Rappler reporter: Be thankful Palace guard didn't hurt you

Feb 21, 2018 - 8:53 AM

'Pasalamat kayo hindi kayo sinaktan sa pagbabastos na ginawa 'nyo,' says PSG Commander Brigadier General Lope Dagoy

Rappler still allowed to cover Malacañang events – Medialdea

Feb 20, 2018 - 1:52 PM

But the Office of the President changes its tune a few hours later

'Nothing is impossible,' says Neymar after PSG loses to Real

Feb 15, 2018 - 2:49 PM

On PSG's chances of beating Real in the return leg, Neymar says: 'I think it is difficult, but nothing is impossible.'

STIIL HOPEFUL. Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen first leg football match Real Madrid CF against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on February 14, 2018. Photo by Curto de la Torre/AFP

Neymar strikes as PSG reach League Cup semis

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:11 PM

PSG were again without Edinson Cavani, who also missed Sunday's French Cup rout of Rennes

ON TO THE NEXT. Neymar scored a second-half penalty as four-time defending champions Paris Saint-Germain toiled before overcoming 10-man Amiens. Photo by Francois Lo Presti/AFP

Ronaldo vs Neymar as Real Madrid draws PSG in Champions League

Dec 12, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid stands in the way of Neymar's Paris Saint-Germain after the big-spending duo were drawn together in the tie of the round in the Champions League last 16

SUMMIT CLASH. Stars will collide as PSG and Real Madrid face off in the round of 16. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP

Neymar heads to Brazil for 'personal matters'

Dec 11, 2017 - 3:56 PM

Neymar might miss Wednesday's clash with Strasbourg

PERSONAL MATTERS. Neymar heads home to Brazil for personal reasons. Photo from AFP

PSG, Bayern reach Champions League last 16 as Man United edges closer

Nov 01, 2017 - 2:59 PM

PSG advances with a 5-0 rout of Anderlecht

SWEET 16. Layvin Kurzawa scored an unlikely hat-trick as Paris Saint-Germain powered into the last 16 of the Champions League. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Red-card Neymar deserves protection, says PSG coach

Oct 23, 2017 - 11:42 AM

Neymar picks up several fouls before they book him a red card

PROTECTION. Unai Emery calls for protection of players such as Neymar as the foul-ridden game did not end up in PSG's favor. Photo by Boris Horvat/AFP.

Neymar scores twice as PSG thrash Bordeaux

Oct 01, 2017 - 2:18 AM

PSG continues its dominance in Ligue 1

SPARKLING NEYMAR. Neymar scored twice, including a first-half penalty, and created another goal as Paris Saint-Germain hammered previously unbeaten Bordeaux 6-2. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

'Complete' Mbappe praised after PSG beats Bayern in Champions League

Sep 28, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Dani Alves, Edinson Cavani and Neymar score in PSG's 3-0 victory, thanks in part to Kylian Mbappe's playmaking.

YOUNG TALENT. "Kylian is progressing well. He has great talent and great desire to help the team grow," said PSG coach Unai Emery. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

PSG vs Bayern: Pertemuan ‘nouveau riche’ dan ‘old money’

Sep 27, 2017 - 10:21 PM

Carlo Ancelotti akan menghadapi klub lamanya yang memiliki filosofi sangat kontras dengan klub yang saat ini ia latih

PSG officer found dead in Malacañang Park

Sep 26, 2017 - 10:35 AM

(4th UPDATE) Major Harim Gonzaga, a 37-year-old father of two, sustains a gunshot wound in his chest area, in a case still being investigated by authorities

'Penaltygate' threatens to halt PSG's lightning start

Sep 22, 2017 - 4:01 PM

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery refuses to name his first-choice penalty taker after Neymar and Edinson Cavani's apparent falling out against Lyon.

TROUBLE IN PARADISE. Paris may not be big enough for the egos of Edinson Cavani and Neymar. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Egos clash between Neymar and Cavani in penalty spat

Sep 19, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Brazil's media dubbed the spat between Paris Saint-Germain stars Neymar and Edinson Cavani over who should take a penalty kick during their victory against Lyon 'a war of egos'

PSG WINS. Cavani and Neymar disagreed on the field about who should take a penalty kick in a 2-0 win. Photo by Franck Fife/AFP

Hasil Liga Champions: Barcelona hajar Juventus 3-0, tim-tim besar pesta gol

Sep 13, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Start meyakinkan Blaugrana di ajang para jawara Eropa

Foto diambil dari @ChampionsLeague/Twitter

Mbappe nets debut goal as PSG thrash Metz

Sep 09, 2017 - 5:16 AM

PSG stars Neymar Cavani and Mbappe each score in their first game together

TRIPLE THREAT. Mbappe (C) was handed a starting spot in his debut after joining from Monaco on a season-long loan. Photo by Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP

Angel Di Maria thigh injury raises PSG fears

Sep 06, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Paris Saint Germain winger Angel Di Maria could be sidelined for several weeks after injuring his left thigh during Argentina s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Venezuela

INJURY CONCERNS. Angel Di Maria had reportedly torn a muscle in his left thigh which could rule the 29-year-old out for at least 3 weeks. Photo by Juan Mabromata/AFP

Barcelona tuntut Neymar Rp 131 miliar

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:28 AM

Angka itu berasal dari nilai bonus yang pernah dibayarkan Barcelona kepada Neymar usai ia menandatangani perpanjangan kontrak

DITUNTUT. Pemain asal Brasil Neymar dituntut mantan klubnya, Barcelona senilai 8,5 juta Euro atau setara Rp 131 miliar. Foto oleh AFP

'More alive than ever,' says Neymar after scoring debut

Aug 14, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Neymar puts on a show as he makes his debut for Paris Saint Germain

Neymar scores in victorious PSG debut

Aug 14, 2017 - 5:31 AM

Paris Saint Germain prevails 3 0 over Guingamp as Neymar plays a big role in his debut

VICTORY. Neymar developed instant chemistry with his new PSG teammates, like Edinson Cavani. Photo by Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP

Neymar pledges 'lots of trophies' to PSG fans

Aug 06, 2017 - 1:38 PM

Neymar says he is happy and delighted to be in Paris to face a new challenge

A NEW HOME. Neymar is presented to fans at the club's Parc des Princes stadium ahead of a 2-0 victory over Amiens in their opening Ligue 1 match of the new campaign. Photo by Jacques Demarthon/AFP

With Neymar in attendance, PSG cruises to season-opening win

Aug 06, 2017 - 2:40 AM

Paris Saint Germain celebrates the arrival of Neymar with a 2 0 victory over Amiens

ALLEZ PARIS. Neymar has vowed to "win lots of trophies" with Paris Saint-Germain as he received a warm reception at Parc des Princes. Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP

Neymar debut delayed as PSG makes quick million on record investment

Aug 05, 2017 - 1:59 PM

PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi expects Neymar s record transfer fee will look like a bargain in two years

Neymar bantah pindah ke Paris Saint-Germain karena uang

Aug 05, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Neymar pindah ke klub PSG dengan nilai transfer mencapai Rp 3 5 triliun

UANG. Pemain asal Brasil membantah anggapan publik yang mengatakan ia pindah dari klub Barcelona ke PSG semata-mata karena nilai bayaran yang besar. Foto oleh AFP

Neymar joined PSG against his father's wishes

Aug 05, 2017 - 2:52 AM

Neymar admits in an Instagram post that his father didn t want him to leave Barcelona for Paris Saint Germain

ALLEZ PARIS. 'Dad, I understand and respect your opinion, but my decision is taken, I ask that you support me as you always have done,' says Neymar. Photo by Lola Bou/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 4, 2017

Aug 04, 2017 - 10:49 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

CHILDREN. Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog and her brother Reynaldo Parojinog Jr arrive at NAIA Terminal 3 following the death of their parents. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Pele wishes Neymar 'good luck' on PSG move

Aug 04, 2017 - 10:49 AM

Football legend Pele tweets a message for Neymar after completing his transfer to PSG

Roadblocks cleared: Neymar completes transfer to Paris Saint-Germain

Aug 04, 2017 - 9:40 AM

I am extremely happy to join Paris Saint Germain the 25 year old Brazilian star says

ROADBLOCKS CLEARED. Neymar says "the biggest challenge, what most motivated me to join my new teammates is to help the club to conquer the titles that their fans want." File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP