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Enrile: No justifiable reason to declare nationwide martial law

Dec 02, 2018 - 9:05 PM

On the issue of extending martial law again in Mindanao, former police chief Dela Rosa also claims in the same forum that it is far from Duterte’s mind

Former senator Juan Ponce Enrile files his certificate of candidacy for senator at the Comelec office in Manila on October 17, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

1 dead, another critical in after-party shooting in Pasig

Nov 13, 2018 - 6:21 PM

While leaving an all-night party, two buddies are gunned down in a parking area

Japan's Abe cruises to party vote win, to stay as prime minister

Sep 20, 2018 - 1:51 PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's win sets him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier

STILL PRIME MINISTER. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses a press conference at the conclusion of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Canada on June 9, 2018. File photo by  Geoff Robins/AFP

Cyber insurance market to double by 2020, says reinsurance firm

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Companies may more than double their spending on cyber insurance from $3.4 to $4 billion in 2017 to $8 to $9 billion by 2020, according to Munich Re

What the world is saying about Putin's re-election

Mar 19, 2018 - 9:12 PM

Here's a roundup of the global reaction to the new 6-year term of Russian President Vladimir Putin

READ ALL ABOUT IT. This photograph taken on March 19, 2018, shows a newsstand with a newspaper featuring on the front page, an image of Russian President Vladimir Putin after his re-election in Moscow on March 19, 2018. Photo by Kirill Kudyavtsev/AFP

SC martial law ruling 'enables rise of an emboldened authoritarian' – Leonen

Feb 10, 2018 - 6:10 PM

'The majority’s decision in this case aligns us towards the same dangerous path. It erodes this Court’s role as our society’s legal conscience,' says Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen

MARCOS REINCARNATION. Associate Justice Marvic Leonen said the Supreme Court's majority ruling on the martial law re-extension is a reincarnation of the past rulings which were 'complicit in the suffering of our people' during the Marcos era.

NPA conflict may be used as ground for 'perpetual martial law'

Feb 10, 2018 - 3:46 PM

'This precedent dangerously suggests a perpetual violation of people's constitutional rights,' says Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa in his dissenting opinion on the re-extension of martial law in Mindanao

DISSENTING OPINION. Associate Justice Benjamin Caguioa says his colleagues' decision set a dangerous precedent towarda a perpetual martial law.

Calida: Nothing can stop Duterte, Congress from further extending martial law

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:09 PM

‘The issue is a political question that judicial review cannot delve into,’ says Solicitor General Jose Calida

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Calida: SC has no power to review martial law extension

Jan 10, 2018 - 10:32 AM

Though the Supreme Court has retained its power to review martial law proclamations, Solicitor General Jose Calida says a proclamation is different from an extension

Solicitor General Jose Calida attends the first oral argument on the petition to lift the martial law in Mindanao at the Supreme Court in Manila on June 13, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Case vs Trillanes, CPP vs Duterte, Trump on climate change | Evening wRap

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:22 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Bea Cupin

SC orders government to answer petition vs martial law

Dec 29, 2017 - 3:42 PM

(UPDATED) The court en banc declares the petition sufficient in form and substance

Supreme Court of teh Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila

Cavs game moved up to avoid conflict with World Series

Nov 01, 2016 - 10:13 AM

After a request from the Cavs the NBA agreed to move the start time of their game against the Rockets up an hour

Fans cheer on the Indians during the Cleveland Indians World Series Watch Party at Progressive Field on October 30, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Dual citizens in gov't have 6 months to renounce foreign citizenship

Oct 11, 2016 - 9:35 PM

UPDATED Failure to renounce foreign citizenship will lead to dismissal from government service says Civil Service Commission Assistant Commissioner Ariel Ronquillo

100% PINOY. The Civil Service Commission prohibits dual citizens from government service.

8 promising green energy startups share in P1M funding

Aug 14, 2016 - 11:25 AM

The startups were singled out by a fellowship that aims to boost clean energy innovation and will compete against each other to win an additional P1 5 million

Indonesia re-vaccinates children amid fake drug scam

Jul 18, 2016 - 7:15 PM

The health ministry says the first stage of re inoculation will occur at 4 hospitals and clinics on the main island of Java where children had been identified as having received fake vaccines

Jessy Mendiola on life post-breakup, on-screen partner JC de Vera

Mar 15, 2016 - 3:48 PM

I am happy right now in terms of myself and career Jessy says

Citicore Power inaugurates new 18 MW solar plant in Bataan

Mar 08, 2016 - 6:21 PM

This is Citicore’s second successfully completed solar plant this year

photos from Megawide Corp

Arnel Pineda sings with Chicago at Manila concert

Jan 22, 2016 - 11:05 PM

Arnel Journey s lead singer is Chicago s special guest at the concert

Natural catastrophe losses total $90 bn in 2015

Jan 04, 2016 - 9:32 PM

Natural disasters claim 23 000 lives in 2015 2015 substantially more than the previous year s figure of 7 700

MOST DEVASTATING CATASTROPHE. An aerial view showing the destruction and damaged buildings and monuments at Kathmandu's Durbar Square, Nepal, 27 April 2015 following the powerful earthquake on 25 April. Kishor Rana/Handout/EPA

Who's 'so vain'? Apparently, Warren Beatty

Nov 19, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Singer Carly Simon confirms that the second verse of the song is about the actor

Why Richard Gomez is running for mayor of Ormoc

Oct 22, 2015 - 2:09 PM

Richard talks about running again for office a new project teaming up with Dawn Zulueta and why he s protective of daughter Julianna

LP Senate slate, Binay for re-election, Pacquiao’s plans | 6PM wRap

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:32 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Most Metro Manila mayors, vice mayors eligible for reelection in 2016

Oct 10, 2015 - 9:45 AM

At least 13 mayors and 14 vice mayors may still run for the same position in next year’s elections Is your mayor or vice mayor among them?

WATCH: Carlos Santana, Pitbull in pro-immigrant song

Sep 22, 2015 - 10:46 AM

We re All Mexican also features famous Mexican and Hispanic personalities such as Eva Longoria and Thalia

Roxas Boulevard closed for fun run on September 12

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:13 PM

The stretch of Roxas Boulevard northbound and southbound lanes from Katigbak to P Ocampo and from Vito Cruz to EDSA will be closed at 4 am

Shopping eco-friendly jeans with H&M Denim Re-born

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:44 AM

H M is dishing out this collection to reinforce the habit among buyers of lessening their impact on the environment

 Photo by Shadz Loresco

Philippine Airlines parent's half-year profit soars

Aug 11, 2015 - 2:43 PM

The legacy carrier is expected to remain profitable thanks to robust demand and falling oil prices although the results failed to cheer investors

Drake scores year's first platinum album

Aug 11, 2015 - 9:28 AM

The rapper s If You re Reading This It s Too Late sells 1 007 million copies

PLATINUM. Rapper Drake's album 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late,' released in February, sells more than one million copies

Osmeña to Poe, Arroyo on re-election, LeBron James | 12PM wRap

Jun 16, 2015 - 12:28 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

‘Solar scholars’ in Visayas promote renewable energy

Jun 05, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Today is World Environment Day What is your community doing to help mitigate climate change?

‘You’re Still the One’ Review: Almost a love story

May 29, 2015 - 7:36 PM

It s a rehash of what s already been told before writes movie reviewer Oggs Cruz

Movies this week: ‘San Andreas,’ ‘You’re Still The One,’ and more

May 28, 2015 - 11:44 AM

Disaster movie or romantic drama? Take your pick from this week s lineup of movies

Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code

May 27, 2015 - 11:42 AM

Re code s parent company Revere Digital says being acquired by Vox would provide access to resources and an online publishing platform that will help it broaden its reach

Airbus A350 XWB in Manila for preview flights

May 20, 2015 - 10:43 PM

PAL expresses interest in the widebody airliner while Cebu Pacific says it has no requirement yet for aircraft as big as A350 XWB

Cebu Pacific to spend P13B in 2015

May 18, 2015 - 8:43 PM

The increase in capital expenditures budget is set for aircraft acquisition

178 congressmen eligible for reelection in 2016 polls

May 16, 2015 - 9:14 AM

Out of the 178 district congressmen 91 are on their first term and 87 are on their second consecutive term

WATCH: Maja Salvador and Dennis Trillo in ‘You’re Still the One’ trailer

May 12, 2015 - 5:57 PM

The movie also stars Richard Yap

MAP: Re-electionist governors, vice governors in 2016

May 07, 2015 - 5:03 PM

There are 63 governors and 72 vice governors who are eligible to seek re election – and may have the advantage of winning – in 2016

Movies playing this week: 'The DUFF,' 'Kid Kulafu,' and more

Apr 15, 2015 - 6:32 PM

A high school senior is labeled the Designated Ugly Fat Friend DUFF – and more at the movies this week

‘You’re My Boss’ Review: Mixed bag

Apr 05, 2015 - 9:03 PM

Toni Gonzaga and Coco Martin star in this romantic comedy from Antoinette Jadaone who also made That Thing Called Tadhana

Photo courtesy of Star Cinema

Movies playing this week: 'Fast and Furious 7,' SpongeBob and more

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:35 PM

One last ride – and more at the movies this week

Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

DOE okays 622 renewable energy contracts

Mar 16, 2015 - 4:00 PM

As of end January 2015 397 of the contracts are awarded to hydro power projects the Department of Energy reports

Imports decline to 10.8% in November 2014

Jan 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Declining global oil prices contribute to the lower payments for mineral fuels imports for the month NEDA says

PAL projects up to 7% hike in passenger volume

Jan 26, 2015 - 6:07 PM

The legacy carrier s optimistic projection is based on a growing economy new aircraft and additional routes

Xiaomi Redmi 1S first look (TechRap)

Oct 26, 2014 - 10:50 AM

Apple announces October 16 event HTC launches Re Camera Our first look at Xiaomi s Redmi 1S

Singer James Blunt: 'You're Beautiful' is annoying

Oct 20, 2014 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED There was one song that was force fed down people s throats You re Beautiful and it became annoying

James Blunt performs during his concert at the Blue Balls Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland, 23 July 2014. Urs Fueeler/EPA

Palace denies hand in Aquino second term ad

Sep 30, 2014 - 4:54 PM

We have nothing to do with those advertisements says Malacañang of the ad urging 8 million signatures to convince President Benigno Aquino III to run again

TWO MORE YEARS. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda says President Benigno Aquino III is not focused on charter change. Malacañang Photo Bureau

8 malls to be solar-powered by end of 2014

Sep 27, 2014 - 8:15 AM

More malls using their own renewable energy systems may help avert the impending power crisis in Philippine cities

Crack mayor Rob Ford drops out of Toronto race

Sep 13, 2014 - 11:46 AM

In an open letter Ford says he is dropping out of the October 27 ballot to concentrate on his health battle

Warren Toda/EPA

‘Talk Back and You’re Dead’ Review: Story, what story?

Aug 22, 2014 - 1:40 PM

Fans of the original novelette may be able to make sense of what’s going on but for the rest of us Talk Back and You’re Dead is a mish mash of scenes that are neither sensible nor logical writes movie reviewer Zig Marasigan