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When students become artists: Pettyjohn Pottery launches group exhibit

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:04 PM

The Pettyjohns will be putting their students at the forefront in the group exhibit 'Reemergence: Pansol Potters' at the Sierra Madre Gallery in Mandaluyong City on September 1, 2019

CREATION. Fifteen artists, who are former students of Jon and Tessy Pettyjohn, will highlight pottery pieces of their own creation in 'Reemergence: Pansol Potters' at Sierra Madre Gallery in Mandaluyong City on September 1, 2019. Photos courtesy of Sierra Madre Gallery

How women artists from Sagada are changing the face of pottery

May 18, 2019 - 1:35 PM

These female artisans are partnering in an exhibit called 'Sagada Earthbenders' from May 26 to June 16 at the Sierra Madre Pottery Studio gallery in Mandaluyong

SAGADA POTTER. Siegred Bangyay uses a pottery wheel to work on her craft. Photo from Sierra Madre Pottery Studio

Early humans in the Philippines 700,000 years ago – study

May 03, 2018 - 1:13 PM

Until now, the earliest confirmed evidence of hominins – the scientific term used to group modern and early humans – in the Philippines came from a single, 67,000-year old foot bone unearthed in the Sierra Madre Mountains

EARLY HUMANS. This handout image obtained from the French Museum of Natural History on May 2, 2018 shows an archaeologist at work at the site of an archaeological dig at Kalinga in the Philippines. AFP PHOTO / MNHN / Thomas INGICCO

Megaworld to spend P5B for Antipolo community dev't

Dec 12, 2016 - 4:40 PM

Over 100 hectares of the 640 hectare property will be for residential villages while 20 of the entire development will be for the 36 hole golf course and country club

WHOLE COMMUNITY. The development called Eastland Heights will have a 36-hole golf course, residential, commercial and retail, and institutional components. Rappler file photo

How did Mexico dodge the Hurricane Patricia bullet?

Oct 25, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Patricia struck the Pacific coast as a massive Category Five hurricane late Friday but almost 24 hours later no major damage was detected

STRONGEST EVER. A handout picture released by the Earth Science Office of NASA on October 23, 2015, showing a satellite image of Hurricane Patricia as it was approaching the coastline of Mexico from the Eastern Pacific. Handout photo by NASA/EPA

Aquino’s bet, new PNP chief, Ronda Rousey | 6PM wRap

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:24 PM

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A Philippine soldier's first Father's Day celebration

Jun 20, 2015 - 3:25 PM

One man s struggle between the call of duty and love for his family

Graphics by Alejandro Edoria

Panel recommends DENR chief Paje's confirmation

Jun 10, 2014 - 8:24 PM

On the 7th hearing on his appointment the DENR secretary is questioned for allowing the operations of a DMCI Mining s port and problems in the implementation of a reforestation program

LONG WAIT. The Commission on Appointments panel recommends DENR Secretary Ramon Paje for confirmation on June 10, 2014. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Climbing Mt. Daraitan

May 03, 2014 - 5:29 PM

The climb was grueling for me despite regular weekly visits to the gym but the views and photos of the majestic sights were worth it

PH Navy airdrops supplies for Ayungin troops

May 03, 2014 - 2:42 PM

The bundles contain fast food bottled water assorted bread canned goods and magazines

AIRDROP: The Philippine Navy airdrops supplies for the troops in Ayungin Shoal a month since the tense rotation mission. Photo from Western Command

US helped PH Navy in Ayungin mission

Apr 11, 2014 - 7:23 PM

We know that they assisted the Philippine Navy in being able to evade the Chinese ships says Philippine Ambassador to Us Jose Cuisia Jr

DAVID VS GOLIATH. A much smaller Philippine ship arrives at the disputed Ayungin Shoal. Photo by AFP

Aquino honors war veterans, ‘Ayungin’ soldiers

Apr 09, 2014 - 1:33 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says the government will strive to match the sacrifices of war veterans and the Armed Forces with increased benefits and upgraded equipment

China: Ayungin trip betrays PH intent

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:13 AM

It s a political provocation that works against Manila s interests Beijing says