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IN PHOTOS: Children dress up in Christmas costumes for '45th Silahis ng Pasko' in Baguio

Dec 02, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The kids are joined by their parents during the event

Hundreds of school children together with their parents in their colorful Christmas inspired costumes paraded along the central business district of Baguio City during the 45th Silahis ng Pasko 1 December 2018, one the main event in the start celebration of Christmas season in this northern mountain resort. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

5 ways to show your love from afar this Christmas

Oct 11, 2018 - 10:05 AM

OFWs, bridge the gap by doing these little things for your family back home

Duterte critics on Easter: Darkness won't last forever

Apr 01, 2018 - 10:51 AM

'Tiyak pong magwawagi tayo sa kasamaan at magwawakas ang umiiral na kadiliman sa ating bayan,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima on Easter 2018

TRIUMPH OVER DARKNESS. Catholics mark Easter with the traditional 'Salubong' that ends with the risen Jesus and Mary 'meeting' on Easter.  Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Davao City cancels Christmas, New Year feasts to condole with fire, flood victims

Dec 24, 2017 - 3:27 PM

'This is not the time for merrymaking,' says Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, who has also asked the city council to declare Davao City under state of calamity

EMPLOYEES TRAPPED? Authorities are verifying reports that at least 10 employees of NCCC Mall of Davao are still inside as fire rages on Saturday, December 23, 2017. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

LOOK: Art by kids with cancer featured in PH Christmas stamps

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Each block of 4 costs P12, while the souvenir sheet is available at P55 each. Get them while supply last at your local post offices.

IN PHOTOS: Kids kick off Silahis ng Pasko festivities in Baguio

Dec 02, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Children dressed as stars, angels, and candy canes open the month-long Christmas celebration in Baguio City

Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

#FridayFeels: Secret Santa season na naman

Dec 01, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Ilang dosenang mug kaya ang makukuha mo this year?

LOOK: UP unveils Oblation Christmas centerpiece 'Mulat'

Nov 25, 2017 - 6:48 PM

University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman lights the Oblation centerpiece called Mulat for this year's Christmas season

WATCHING OVER PEOPLE. According to artist Toym Imao, Mulat serves as 'an entity that watches over its people and serves as an oculus to critical thought.' Photo by Iona Mendoza/Rappler

How Filipinos celebrated Christmas in the Spanish era

Dec 24, 2016 - 5:00 PM

UPDATED Despite the Americanization of our Christmas celebration old practices and traditions from the Spanish colonial period remain with us to this day

#TagahatidPasko: A Christmas concert for unsung heroes

Dec 03, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Coca Cola pays tribute to those who have to work over the holidays The broadcast begins 4 pm

QC Food Festival 2015: 24 food finds at Maginhawa Street

Dec 13, 2015 - 12:25 PM

What is a pabebenade ? How about a chocodamia frappe? If you re looking for a place to eat check out what you can find along Maginhawa Street

IN PHOTOS: QC Food Festival 2015 at Maginhawa Street

Dec 12, 2015 - 10:47 PM

Have a look at what went on during Quezon City s 2nd annual food fest

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

QC Food Festival 2015 at Maginhawa Street: 7 things to expect

Dec 05, 2015 - 11:09 AM

This year s festival titled Maginhawang Pasko is bringing in food stalls musical guests and more to the famous Maginhawa Street

QC FOOD FESTIVAL. This year's Quezon City Food Festival is titled "Maginhawang Pasko." File photo by Manman deJeto/

For the elderly, the best gift we can give is time

Dec 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM

What can we give the elderly this Christmas if not our compassionate time and care?

'Bibingka, hamon, tsokolate': Enjoy Filipino food this Christmas!

Dec 23, 2014 - 7:11 PM

Continue celebrating Christmas the Pinoy way even if you re abroad with these classic Filipino Christmas recipes

HOLIDAY HAM. Noche Buenas would not be complete without hamonado.

Street kids ask Aquino for hug, photo, Christmas carol

Dec 19, 2014 - 6:54 PM

President Benigno Aquino III distributes gifts to 1 000 street children in Malacañang

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT. President Benigno Aquino III gives a young girl who gave him a present a hug. Malacañang Photo Bureau

IN PHOTOS: Christmas Village in Gonzaga, Cagayan

Dec 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM

A Christmas Village made of recycled materials lights a small town in Cagayan

CROSSWORD PUZZLE: How well do you know Christmas?

Dec 13, 2014 - 6:21 PM

The Christmas holidays are about to begin but how familiar are you with this season?

Noche buena with Tacloban Iskos: The blessing was on us

Jan 01, 2014 - 7:23 PM

One of the UP Tacloban students told us: Thank you for spending your time with us for sacrificing for making us feel that we are not alone

Noel Cabangon's journey continues this Christmas

Dec 07, 2012 - 6:42 PM

The singer songwriter pays his blessings forward with another benefit concert

REMEMBERING HIS ROOTS. Noel Cabangon reaches out to the industry where he started in 'Tuloy ang Byahe Ngayong Pasko.' Image from the Noel Cabangon Facebook page

Why Pinoys find it harder to relate to Easter

Apr 07, 2012 - 7:40 PM

Filipinos relate better to the crucified Jesus given our own situation of poverty and suffering Catholic bishops say

EASTER SUNDAY. Filipinos find it easier to relate to the suffering Christ, Catholic bishops say. Screen grab from The Word Exposed

Holy Saturday

Apr 06, 2012 - 11:02 PM

On Holy Saturday Rappler anticipates the joy of Easter

EASTER'S EVE. Rappler marks Holy Saturday, the day before Easter, with the MTV "Pagbabasbas" performed by Blue Ketchup.

Easter Sunday

Mar 30, 2012 - 11:00 PM

During this Easter season let us live the life of Christ Let us rise with him from the tombs of our sin and misery Christ lives in us