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Reservists Sara Duterte, Robin Padilla join PH Army advisory board

Jul 08, 2020 - 10:58 PM

The board also includes other government officials such as Public Works Secretary Mark Villar and Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong, as well as actor and Army reservist Matteo Guidicelli

ARMY RESERVISTS. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and actor Robin Padilla

Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla mark eighth year together in quarantine

May 28, 2020 - 12:38 PM

The couple go low-key for their anniversary

KATHNIEL. The couple celebrates their anniversary with Kathryn's family. Screenshot from

#WeBlockAsOne: Kathniel fans rally behind tandem, mass report 'blogger' over bashing

May 15, 2020 - 12:34 AM

A 'blogger,' who posted a video to bash the young stars, was mass reported by their fans

'You took out our right to seek justice': Bela Padilla speaks up on ABS-CBN shutdown

May 09, 2020 - 4:44 PM

'What does the law do for us, the citizens, the taxpayers?' The Kapamilya actress shares her thoughts on the 'dura lex sed lex' argument.

WATCH: Kathryn Bernardo shows Daniel Padilla's 'soft and fragile side' in birthday video

Apr 26, 2020 - 1:27 PM

'If only they can see you the way I see you – your smile, your laughter, your heart,' Kathryn says of her boyfriend and on-screen partner

Pope Francis appoints Cebuano archbishop as envoy to Guatemala

Apr 17, 2020 - 7:52 PM

Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla, the newly appointed apostolic nuncio to Guatemala, is a 66-year-old native of Cebu City

CEBU NATIVE. Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla, 66, from Cebu City, is the Vatican's new ambassador to Guatemala. Photo from the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia

WATCH: Zsa Zsa Padilla and Karylle sing 'Simula'

Apr 14, 2020 - 8:13 PM

The mother and daughter's version will be coming out on Spotify

[OPINION] Staying sane and centered in the time of the coronavirus

Mar 24, 2020 - 3:03 PM

'Think of people who may be suffering right now – an elderly or sick friend, a super anxious friend, someone who may be lonely and quarantined alone – and send them a loving message'

LOOK: After buying supplies, Bela Padilla distributes goods to street vendors

Mar 19, 2020 - 7:33 PM

The actress, accompanied by members of the military, distributes relief goods around Metro Manila

Bela Padilla raises P3.3 M for street vendors affected by community quarantine

Mar 18, 2020 - 12:02 PM

Street vendors are among those most affected by a Luzon lockdown

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Celebrities show their support for workers, frontliners of community quarantine

Mar 16, 2020 - 6:08 PM

Bela Padilla sets up an online fund drive for the street vendors while Pokwang makes sandwiches for soldiers and police on duty

LOOK: Daniel Padilla's sister Magui turns 18

Mar 01, 2020 - 1:02 PM

Magui is all grown up!

LOOK: Bela Padilla stars filming 'Ultimate Oppa' with Kim Gun-woo

Feb 20, 2020 - 10:19 PM

The movie is one of many projects Viva Films has in store for 2020

Bela Padilla to star with Kim Gun-woo in 'Ultimate Oppa'

Feb 17, 2020 - 1:45 PM

The movie is a joint project by Viva Entertainment and Reality Entertainment

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla to reunite with Cathy Garcia-Molina in new movie 'After Forever'

Feb 10, 2020 - 4:25 PM

Kathniel returns to the big screen after a break

Kathniel. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo say they've discussed marriage

Jan 21, 2020 - 1:21 PM

Kathryn is quick to add that they're both still young

KATHNIEL. The couple, seen here at the ABS-CBN Ball in 2019, respond to a question about marriage. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: JC Santos, Bela Padilla reunite in 'On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets'

Jan 04, 2020 - 12:45 PM

JC and Bela are returning to the big screen for another love story

ON SCREEN REUNION. JC Santos and Bela Padilla reunite on screen for 'On Vodka, Beers and Regrets.' Screenshot from

Kylie Padilla, Aljur Abrenica welcome son Axl Romeo

Dec 10, 2019 - 1:20 PM

Axl Romeo is the couple's second son

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Actress Gabby Padilla on Duterte: 'Didn’t he promise you safer streets?'

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:05 AM

The actress tweets after a video of a kidnapping in Makati City – along a commercial road – goes viral on social media

OUTSPOKEN. Actress Gabby Padilla definitely isn't afraid of speaking out. Photo from Gabby Padilla's Instagram

NPA leader ‘Ka Diego' arrested in San Juan City

Nov 26, 2019 - 6:15 PM

The communist party condemns the arrest of Jaime Padilla, a leader of the rebel group’s guerrillas in Southern Luzon

KA DIEGO. New People's Army (NPA) leader Jaime 'Ka Diego' Padilla (left) was arrested at Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on November 25, 2019. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Robin Padilla, Mariel Rodriguez welcome second daughter Gabriela

Nov 17, 2019 - 2:33 PM

Mariel gives birth to daughter Gabriela in the US

Negros Occidental town mayor focuses on peace and order, not tourism

Oct 08, 2019 - 5:05 PM

Moises Padilla town Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo wants 'to make sure that peace and order is already felt by the people themselves'

Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo (right) meets with some of the residents in an upland barangay in her municipality recently./Marchel Espina Photo

Robin Padilla defends Cesar Montano, Phillip Salvador's inclusion in Duterte's Russian trip

Oct 07, 2019 - 6:27 PM

'Mukha ba kaming walang pera? May pera po kami at yung perang 'yan ay gift sa amin 'yan ng mga taong sumusuporta sa amin'

A new KathNiel teleserye is coming in 2020

Sep 25, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The reel- and real-life couple are reuniting onscreen

KATHNIEL. The couple are working on a new teleserye for 2020. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Lightning strike kills farmer, injures 3 in Negros Occidental town

Sep 12, 2019 - 4:18 PM

The 42-year-old farmer and his 3 companions were seeking refuge from a heavy downpour when the incident happened, say local officials

WHEN LIGHTNING STRIKES. A farmer was killed after being struck my lightning in Moises Padilla town in Negros Occidental on September 11, 2019. Image from Shutterstock

Kathryn Bernardo to Daniel Padilla: 'My success is yours'

Sep 04, 2019 - 12:18 PM

Reeling from the box office success of 'Hello, Love, Goodbye," the actress writes a sweet message to her boyfriend and loveteam partner

KATHNIEL. Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla attend the ABS-CBN Ball 2018. On Instagram in September, the actress thanks her boyfriend, for his support as she worked on her film, 'Hello, Love, Goodbye.' File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Of Microblading and metamorphosis: Ramon Padilla on entrepreneurship and Filipino identity in New York

Aug 26, 2019 - 11:44 AM

The Filipino entrepreneur shares how he started with his growing Microblading business, which has now expanded in other US states

Poll protest vs Negros Occidental mayor dismissed

Aug 24, 2019 - 5:07 PM

The Bacolod City Regional Trial Court Branch 49 junks the electoral protest filed by former mayor Magdaleno Peña against his niece, Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo

LOCAL CHIEF. Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo holds a dialogue with the residents of far-flung Barangay Quintin Remo on August 19, 2019. Photo by Marchel Espina

LOOK: Kylie Padilla goes classic in maternity shoot

Aug 15, 2019 - 10:05 AM

Kylie is expecting her second son with husband Aljur Abrenica

KYLIE PADILLA. The expecting mom poses for a maternity shoot. Photo from

LOOK: Robin Padilla, Mariel Rodriguez's joint birthday party

Aug 11, 2019 - 5:05 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte attends the couple's joint celebration

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with birthday celebrant/TV personality Mariel Padilla and actor Robin Padilla during the celebration at the Hotel Raffles Makati on August 9, 2019. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

‘This can’t be right’: Bela Padilla calls out Grab driver for revealing home address

Aug 10, 2019 - 5:27 PM

Grab Philippines apologizes, and tells the actress it will investigate the matter

Kylie Padilla expecting second child

Aug 04, 2019 - 8:46 PM

Kylie confirms in a YouTube video she's expecting her second baby with husband, actor Aljur Abrenica

Bela Padilla to replace Nadine Lustre in 'Miracle in Cell No. 7'

Jul 26, 2019 - 11:36 AM

Nadine bows out of the film due to medical concerns

BELA PADILLA. The actress has been chosen to replace Nadine Lustre in 'Miracle in Cell No. 7.' File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Negros Occidental prosecutor dismisses murder complaint vs mayor

Jul 04, 2019 - 3:05 PM

The Office of the Provincial Prosecutor says the complainant 'failed to sufficiently establish' that Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo and two other officials were behind the killing of a political campaigner in 2016

VICTORY. Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo scores another legal victory as  provincial prosecutors dismissed a murder complaint against her. Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Puppy love: Kathryn Bernardo, Daniel Padilla donate cages to Manila City Pound

Jul 03, 2019 - 1:18 PM

The celebrity couple are also animal lovers!

Negros Occidental town mayor claims predecessor failed to turn over documents

Jul 01, 2019 - 3:59 PM

Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo says she has yet to receive official town documents and records from her predecessor, former mayor Magdaleno Peña

NEW MAYOR. Moises Padilla Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo says her predecessor, Magdaleno Peña, who is also her uncle, failed to turn over the town documents and records to her Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Robin Padilla wants to be a reservist in the Philippine Army

Jun 05, 2019 - 10:23 PM

He's apparently doing it because he wants to 'join' the Filipino youth

Defeated mayor in Negros Occidental slapped with P1.2M countercharge

May 31, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Moises Padilla mayor-elect Ella Garcia Yulo says the defeated mayor, her uncle Magdaleno Peña, has failed to substantiate his allegations of electoral fraud

These PH celebs performed during Duterte's meeting with the Filipino community in Japan

May 30, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Rodjun Cruz, Dianne Medina, and Michael Pangilinan are among those who entertain the Filipino community during Duterte's Japan visit

2 defeated mayors in Negros Occidental file petitions for recount

May 27, 2019 - 5:02 PM

Their winning rivals ask Moises Padilla Mayor Magdaleno Peña and Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor to accept the election results and move on

PROTESTS. Losing mayors Joselito Malabor of Isabela (left) and Magdaleno Peña of Moises Padilla, both in Negros Occidental, file petitions for recount with the La Carlota regional trial court. Sourced photos

LOOK: Kathryn Bernardo is 'extra cheesy' for Daniel Padilla on their 7th anniversary

May 26, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'Thank you for being my dream guy and my reality guy at the same time'

Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Rivals no more? Daniel Padilla, James Reid star in ‘Doble Hataw’

May 24, 2019 - 6:03 PM

Pepsi and Mountain Dew bring together PH’s two biggest stars for their biggest project yet

Are you ready for a James Reid and Daniel Padilla collab?

May 21, 2019 - 5:30 PM

You read that right. Two of today’s biggest actors will be starring in a project together.

Negros Occidental town buries slain councilor it made topnotcher

May 20, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Moises Padilla town lays to rest Michael Garcia, who, despite being killed in an ambush, is reelected the No. 1 councilor

Residents of Moises Padilla mourn the deaths of the Garcias as they paid their last respects at San Isidro Labrador Parish on Saturday, May 18.Photo by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Toni Gonzaga on Malacañang's dinner invitation: 'I was surprised'

May 17, 2019 - 7:11 PM

The actress says she didn't know why she was invited to attend President Rodrigo Duterte's thanksgiving dinner on May 7

Slain Negros Occidental official tops councilor race

May 15, 2019 - 6:02 PM

He should be serving his 3rd term as councilor of the small town of Moises Padilla, but Michael Garcia was killed in an ambush on April 25

PROCLAIMED. Moises Padilla election officer Jesus Gaston (left) proclaims the winning slate of Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo (2nd from left) on May 14, 2019. Contributed Photo

Did your favorite 'Ang Probinsyano' cast member win in the 2019 midterm elections?

May 14, 2019 - 9:41 PM

Actors-turned-politicians have come and go in the long-running TV series

Bittersweet win for Negros Occidental town official who survived ambush

May 14, 2019 - 5:24 AM

'This is a clear statement of Moises Padilla,' says Vice Mayor Ella Garcia Yulo after her overwhelming victory over reelectionist Mayor Magdaleno Peña

Moises Padilla Vice Mayor Ella Garcia-Yulo casts her vote at Moises Padilla Elementary School on Monday, May 13./Photo by Marchel Espina

Negros Occidental police on alert for roadblocks on Election Day

May 13, 2019 - 7:44 AM

Negros Occidental policemen are considering using army trucks to bring voters to precincts

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over a command conference with officials from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police of Negros Occidental at the Department of Education Moises Padilla District Office on May 8, 2019. Joining the President are Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO