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Inside the Industry: The future of funny business with Comedy Manila

Jun 22, 2020 - 6:00 PM

From live shows to no shows, comedians Red Ollero and Mikey Andres now perform stand-up from their desktops

Stand-up scientists use comedy to reach beyond the ivory tower

Nov 11, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Several scientist-comedians from across the US believe that laughter can be a powerful tool for communicating complex concepts

COMEDY. Kasha Patel, a chemist and science writer for NASA, performs her stand-up comedy act at State College, Pennsylvania on October 26, 2019. Photo by Issam Ahmed/AFP

Comedian Jo Koy is heading to Manila and Cebu

Sep 27, 2019 - 12:29 PM

Jo Koy is bringing his 'Just Kidding World Tour' to the Philippines in 2020 – and no, we're not kidding

More groups slam ‘violent, misogynist’ frat-linked chat

Nov 27, 2018 - 9:07 PM

‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society

FRAT-RELATED VIOLENCE. The U.P. Department of Sociology and various groups slammed frat-related violence following the series of screenshots of group conversations allegedly linked to Upsilon Sigma Phi fraternity.

WATCH: Hilarious Manulife commercial goes viral

May 10, 2017 - 7:38 PM

Have a good laugh at all the jokes in this heartwarming video

ALYANSA, KAISA to lead next year’s UP student council

Apr 06, 2017 - 11:33 PM

This turnout for the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman is slightly higher than in 2016 according to the University Student Electoral Board – 11 951 out of 24 036 eligible voters participated

#CampusIssue: How will the Magna Carta shape UP elections?

Apr 06, 2017 - 1:08 PM

The question needs to be asked: Should a document codify and recognize the rights of the students? The students’ answer to this question might be the tipping point of the 2017 campus elections in UP Diliman

UP Diliman political parties unite against Marcos candidacy

May 07, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The unity statement comes a month after former UP Diliman student leaders also declared unity against the candidacy of Marcos

When UP Diliman turned red again

Apr 30, 2016 - 12:34 PM

For the last 4 years the night either bled blue or yellow I have witnessed the announcement in the last two years

Saksikan: Yang spesial bagi Ernest Prakasa di Imlek 2016

Feb 07, 2016 - 3:41 PM

Wawancara eksklusif Rappler bersama komika Ernest Prakasa seputar Imlek dan proyek proyek terbarunya tahun ini

ALYANSA wins big in UP Diliman elections

Apr 24, 2015 - 1:25 AM

Student party ALYANSA wins the hotly contested race that recorded a high voter turn out

#CampusIssue: An all-time low in UP Diliman elections?

Apr 22, 2015 - 8:53 PM

In all of these incidents UP students say the losers are not any of the political parties but the voters who will be electing them

Magners International Stand-up competition for comedians

Jan 22, 2015 - 4:04 PM

Get the chance to represent the Philippines in an international comedy competition

Komedian Ernest Prakasa: Ahok tak bisa jadi presiden

Nov 21, 2014 - 5:42 PM

Not in a hundred years bisa ada orang Tionghoa jadi presiden di sini kata Ernest yang juga keturunan Tionghoa

Komedian Ernest Prakasa mengaku bukan analis politik, tapi prakiraannya tepat saat bilang Ahok akan menjadi Gubernur DKI Jakarta. Foto oleh Ernest Prakasa/Instagram

UP students on Abad: We will never apologize

Sep 23, 2014 - 1:43 PM

The group of University of the Philippines students accused of harming Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says the secretary was not willing to engage them in dialogue

'HOOLIGANS.' Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

UP Diliman investigates Abad mobbing incident

Sep 22, 2014 - 12:41 PM

University president Alfredo Pascual says the probe covers the possible involvement of people who are not affiliated with UP

Protesters on UP ‘violence’: Real issue is DAP

Sep 20, 2014 - 3:35 PM

UPDATED The real hooligans with behavior more worthy of condemnation are out there in the government the student protesters assert

'HOOLIGANS.' Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

UP elections conclude with low voter turnout

Feb 28, 2014 - 1:20 AM

Only 48 07 of UP Diliman students voted in this year s student council elections

Rex Navarrete: The art of telling a joke

Dec 21, 2013 - 11:47 AM

Rex Navarrete opens up on his craft and the steps needed to get to the punchline

Rob Schneider arrives in Manila

Oct 27, 2013 - 11:30 PM

The actor comedian will perform his own brand of character and sketch comedy for the first time in the Philippines

FIL-AM FUNNY MAN. Rob Schneider in the press conference for his comedy show. Photo by Jay Ganzon/RAPPLER

SONA protesters released

Jul 24, 2013 - 12:26 AM

The police on Tuesday July 23 released 9 protestors detained during the SONA rally in Quezon City on July 22

The small pleasure that is ‘Stand Up Guys’

May 12, 2013 - 1:14 PM

Al Pacino Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin star in this underrated ‘dramedy’

‘UP’ THEIR ALLEY. Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, and Al Pacino stand and deliver. All photos from the ‘Stand Up Guys' Facebook page

Rex Navarrete: Laugh until it Hurts

Aug 27, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Rex Navarrette performs in Newport Theater, Manila