Valentines Day - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Valentines Day


Singer Kehlani drops post-Valentine's Day break-up track

Feb 19, 2020 - 9:52 AM

Kehlani's latest track 'Valentine's Day (Shameful)' details an apparent break-up with rapper YG, who allegedly cheated on her

Rachelle Ann Go and Lea Salonga sing 'For Good' during Valentine's concert

Feb 17, 2020 - 1:25 PM

Lea is one of Rachel's guests in her concert 'The Homecoming'

The love formula that says 5:1 = forever

Feb 16, 2020 - 11:00 AM

What if there was a formula to predict with about 90% accuracy whether your relationship will continue or break up?

LIST: Beautiful flower fields in PH perfect for romantic dates

Feb 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Instead of giving your partner flowers, why not take them to one of these flower fields instead?

From Russia with love: Soldier proposes to girlfriend inside special tank maneuver

Feb 15, 2020 - 4:19 PM

Inside a heart-shaped formation of 16 military tanks, a Russian soldier on bended knee tells his girlfriend: 'We've been together a very long time. We've stood the test of time and distance. Marry me!'

SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JANUARY 24, 2019: Сolumn of T-72B3 tanks on Palace Square. Dress rehearsal for the military parade in honor of the Day of the lifting of the blockade of Leningrad. shutterstock

'You're my forever baby': Enrique Gil wishes Liza Soberano a Happy Valentine's

Feb 14, 2020 - 8:41 PM

The actor gives his girlfriend and love team partner two giant bouquets of roses

LIZQUEN. The couple celebrates another Valentine's Day together. Screenshot from

10 showbiz couples who make us believe in love

Feb 14, 2020 - 6:26 PM

Truly, sana all

'Time heals all wounds': Hontiveros gives love advice on Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2020 - 3:21 PM

From giving cheaters a chance to finding "The One," Senator Risa Hontiveros answers questions about love and relationships

LOVE ADVICE. Senator Risa Hontiveros answers questions relating to love and relationships in a Facebook video. Screengrab from Senator Risa Hontiveros' Facebook page

PH-US break-up on Valentine's week

Feb 14, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Need we ask who – or which country – is the third party?

[OPINION] Love is not all you need

Feb 14, 2020 - 1:34 PM

'The problem with idolizing love is that it causes us to develop unrealistic expectations.... Etong mga unrealistic na expectations, 'yan ang makakapatay sa atin.'

[OPINYON] Feb-ibig

Feb 13, 2020 - 1:26 PM

Ngayong linggong ito muling ipapaalala sa ating mahal ang magmahal, na magastos ang manifestation ng pag-ibig, lalo iyong may ebidensyang kailangang mai-share sa social media

Here’s where you can enjoy a romantic meal for under P1,500

Feb 13, 2020 - 1:00 PM

No date ideas yet? Check out these yummy restos to dine and wine in for under P1,500 – recommended dishes included!

Here's why you should spend Valentine's Day at U.P. Fair

Feb 11, 2020 - 3:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: UP Fair Friday: Cosmos advocates for gender equality and empowerment and calls for a collective action towards acceptance of all through the power of music

17 special hotel buffets perfect for every occasion

Feb 10, 2020 - 1:19 PM

Buffets for any occasion!

Photo from Conrad Manila's Facebook Page

Valentine's Day date ideas that will make you feel like you're in a rom-com

Feb 09, 2020 - 11:00 AM

If you're celebrating Valentine's Day, might as well go all-out on the romance

LOOK: Papa Diddi's 5 new V-Day ice cream flavors inspired by relationship stages

Feb 09, 2020 - 10:30 AM

What flavor is it going to be for you – Dating, Attraction, Disappointment, Stability, or Commitment?

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: True love in dating apps?

Feb 07, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Finding love sa Tinder, Bumble, atbp para sa Valentine’s Day and beyond

Watch 'One More Chance' and more at this Valentine's Day outdoor screening

Feb 07, 2020 - 6:04 PM

Also, catch celebrity guests do a live script reading of 'That Thing Called Tadhana'

UNCONFINED CINEMA. 'One More Chance' and other Filipino romantic movies will be projected onto the ceiling of the Makati Stock Exchange Plaza on February 14 and 15. Screenshot from

LIST: TV shows and movies to binge on if you're in the mood for love

Feb 06, 2020 - 4:00 PM

From the sweet to the heartbreaking, from romcoms to straight-out dramas, here’s your list of V-Day movies to swoon to, cry to, relate to, and fall in love to

LIST: Concerts in Metro Manila you can watch during Valentine's Day 2020

Feb 05, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Planning to watch a romantic concert? We got you covered.

16 of the most romantic fine dining restaurants in every city

Feb 03, 2020 - 4:47 PM

Celebrating a special occasion soon?

Looking for the perfect place for a extra special date night?

Surprise your loved ones with special flower arrangements this Valentine's day

Feb 03, 2020 - 11:34 AM will deliver your gifts for free

One 'Matinong Boyfriend' please: Sebastian's Ice Cream offers 4 V-Day flavors

Jan 28, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Care for a 'Matinong Girlfriend?' Or would you rather have a scoop of 'Unresolved Issues' or 'Closure?'

These stories will make you believe that love is real

Feb 17, 2019 - 8:12 PM

It's enough to soften even the most jaded of hearts

Genes and your Valentine prospects

Feb 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM

We wonder about many things when we are attracted to someone, and probably the list expands when we consider marriage. But are genes part of those considerations?

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged

Feb 15, 2019 - 10:48 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

British actor Orlando Bloom (L) and US singer Katy Perry pose upon their arrival at the 2nd Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean 2018 held in Monaco on September 26, 2018. - On September 26, 2018, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation will hold its second Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, a major fundraising event in the heart of Monte Carlo, in order to support its worldwide initiatives in favor of a sustainable ocean, a crucial issue calling for immediate and collective action. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Lovesick on Valentine's? Museum of broken hearts has the antidote

Feb 15, 2019 - 12:11 AM

Zagreb's Museum of Broken Relationships displays various objects on stories of heartbreak

A picture taken at the Musem of Broken Relationships in Zagreb on February, 14, 2109 shows objects displayed during an exhibition of personal objects and stories of heartbreak created by artists Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic. - Artists Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic, who broke up after four years together, launched in 2006 the project, an exhibition displaying a paean to personal objects and stories of heartbreak. (Photo by Denis LOVROVIC / AFP)

Duterte attends Sergio Mendes concert on Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2019 - 10:52 PM

Cabinet members like Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez attend the concert too, along with their wives

[OPINYON] Perspirational speaker: Pangkaraniwan ang lahat, maliban sa pagmamahal

Feb 14, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Matagal ko nang inamin sa sarili na hindi ko kayang baguhin ang mundo nang wholesale.... Narito ako para sabihing kapag napagod na tayo sa paghabol sa walang hanggang pangarap, mas masarap palang maging pangkaraniwan.

IN PHOTOS: Commuters get surprise from PNP on Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2019 - 8:54 PM

Cops surprise commuters with roses and offers to dance

FREE DANCE. Cops offer women commuters a dance before they ride the train in Cubao. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Valentine's Day not feeling the love in Indonesia

Feb 14, 2019 - 8:49 PM

Some students in Surabaya say that the chocolates-and-flowers celebration promotes Western decadence and casual sex

A group of Indonesian Muslim students take part in an anti-Valentine's Day rally in Surabaya on February 14, 2019. - Anti-Valentine's Day rallies are not uncommon in Indonesia with some conservative Islamic groups denouncing the day as un-Islamic, promotes promiscuity, casual sex and consumption of alcohol while other groups described the day as foreign cultural influence. (Photo by Juni Kriswanto / AFP)

IN PHOTOS: How did Kris Aquino, JPE, Heart Evangelista celebrate their birthdays?

Feb 14, 2019 - 5:22 PM

Happy birthday to these Valentine's Day babies

Valentine’s Day playlist: 150 songs for every mood, relationship status

Feb 14, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Listen to these Valentine-perfect slow jams or danceable bops from different decades and genres, perfect for every mood or relationship status

This Valentine’s Day, are you on team #blessed or team #foreveralone?

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:45 PM

Filipinos on being single, believing in may forever, and buying condoms during the love month

Valentine’s day treats you can enjoy, no bae needed

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:17 PM

From decadent chocolate cake, to starlit dinners here are Valentine's goodies you can enjoy no matter what your relationship status

SWEETS FOR THE SWEET. Valentine's Macarons from Bizu are among the treats people can enjoy on this holiday. Photo courtesy of Bizu Patisserie

Cute and empowering – Galentine's Day takes off in U.S.

Feb 13, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Galentine's Day is all about celebrating both self-love and the platonic love between you and your best girl friends

PHLPost launches Pada-LOVE project for Valentine's Day

Feb 10, 2019 - 6:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine Postal Corporation offers same-day and next-day delivery of flowers, chocolates, and other gifts, along with the services of a Singing Kartero

Photo courtesy of Philippine Postal Corporation

Free chocolates, serenades, promo codes, and more from Grab this Valentine’s Day

Feb 10, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Single? No worries — Grab is spreading #KiligForEveryone

Leveling expectations between the sexes on Valentine's Day

Feb 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'Romance' in female brains generally takes on the form of language, while in male brains, it largely, so to speak, rises and falls as an 'act'

Nature dates: 5 trips for couples and groups for less than P1,500

Feb 09, 2019 - 7:59 PM

Looking for a getaway with your better half or with your friends? Here are some ideas that won’t break the bank

FOREST WALK. A wooden bridge will guide your path through the mangroves at Bangkung Malapad in Sasmuan, Pampanga. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang unless otherwise specified

Get 'kilig' with Grab's Valentines' gimmick: Baes, free rides, discounts

Feb 09, 2019 - 6:32 PM

With the day of hearts just around the corner, passengers can book 'GrabBaes', get free rides, surprise deliveries, or redeem freebies

BAE. Here are the 'GrabBaes' or Grab's kilig ambassador during the #KiligforEveryone launch. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

LIST: 5 date places for different couples this Valentine's

Feb 09, 2019 - 5:49 PM

Say it with video games, a spa date, or a fancy dinner out!

Forget chocolate, how about a cockroach for Valentine's?

Feb 09, 2019 - 11:50 AM

How does naming a cockroach after your ex and feeding it to a meerkat sound?

Got an interesting love story to share?

Feb 06, 2019 - 2:39 PM

We could all use a dose of happy and kilig – and your love story might just be what we need

LIST: February 2019 concerts in the Philippines

Jan 30, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Looking for a concert to watch this February?

The week in photos: February 10-16, 2018

Feb 17, 2018 - 5:46 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People throw talcum powder during the street carnival 'Los Indianos' in Santa Cruz de la Palma, on the Spanish Canary island of La Palma, on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DESIREE MARTIN

Pornhub shows what users search for upon getting premium access

Feb 15, 2018 - 1:21 PM

Every Valentine's Day, the porn site gives free subscriptions to users. The site then collects data on what these new premium users immediately searched for

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Feb 15, 2018 - 12:13 PM

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Wil Dasovich, Alodia Gosiengfiao are a couple!

Feb 14, 2018 - 7:50 PM

The two finally confirm their real status on Valentine's Day

IN PHOTOS: Pinoy stars' sweet Valentine's Day 2018 celebrations

Feb 14, 2018 - 7:11 PM

From real-life #couplegoals to cute moments between family members – here's how some of your favorites celebrated Hearts Day!