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NHCP chief reacts to ‘Elcano and Magellan’ film: ‘We will come up with our own narrative’

Nov 22, 2019 - 4:31 PM

A film on Lapulapu is being planned by the National Quincentennial Committee

HIGHLIGHTING LAPULAPU. Rene Escalante  (center) shares the National Quincentennial Committee's initiatives to highlight Lapulapu in the upcoming quincentennial celebrations. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

[OPINION] The anger toward the ‘Elcano & Magellan’ film is unjustified

Nov 10, 2019 - 9:05 AM

The film is not about the Philippines, even though some of the most important events of that incredible journey happened in this archipelago

CrystalSky Multimedia to ‘reevaluate’ the release of ‘Elcano and Magellan’ film in PH

Nov 08, 2019 - 6:22 PM

The film drew flak from Filipinos for its depiction of Ferdinand Magellan and Lapu-Lapu

REEVALUATING. The Philippine distibutor for Spanish-made film 'Elcano & Magellan' is reevaluating the film before it screens in Philippine cinemas. Image from Dibulitoon

Pasig downs new finals foe Pasay, reclaims Chooks 3x3 crown

Mar 09, 2019 - 7:06 PM

An undermanned Pasig squad outlasts Pasay to capture its second 3x3 leg championship

RULERS ANEW. The Pasig squad of (starting third from left) Troy Rike, Dylan Ababou, Taylor Statham, and Joshua Munzon emerge as fourth-leg champions. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Planned deal between PLDT's Voyager, Tencent might not push through

May 14, 2018 - 6:45 PM

There's no progress in talks between PLDT unit Voyager Innovations Incorporated and Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Limited, according to Manuel Pangilinan

PLDT unit to forge strategic partnerships in Q1 2018

Jan 10, 2018 - 4:37 PM

Voyager Innovations chairman Manuel Pangilinan says the upcoming partnership deals 'will excite the market'

NEW PARTNERS. 'It will excite the market,' PLDT chief Manuel Pangilinan says of the upcoming partnership agreements. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

Dec 02, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Being able to use the backup thrusters means the lifespan of Voyager 1 has been extended by 2 or 3 years

40 years on, Voyager still hurtles through space

Aug 30, 2017 - 8:35 AM

Voyager s main mission is to explore other planets including Jupiter Uranus and Neptune but it also carries the story of humanity into deep space

VOYAGER 1. An artist's depiction of Voyager 1 in space. Photo courtesy NASA JPL

NASA: Send a message to Voyager 1 on 40th anniversary of launch

Aug 15, 2017 - 12:22 PM

The US space agency wants input via Twitter Instagram Facebook and other social media and the public will vote on what short message we on earth should send to the intrepid overachieving little space traveler

VOYAGER 1. An artist's depiction of Voyager 1 in space. Photo courtesy NASA JPL

How bridging the 'digital gap' can usher in a brighter economy

Feb 06, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Why it’s everyone’s business to bridge the gap and embrace digital

Pokémon Company, Niantic partner with Globe Telecom

Oct 27, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Globe Telecom is the latest among local businesses that are cashing in on the Pokémon Go craze incorporating the game in their marketing strategies

POKEMON DEAL. For Dan Horan, Globe’s chief commercial officer, this partnership opens a lot of opportunities for the telco. Rappler photo

Brad Pitt skips LA premiere to 'focus on family'

Sep 29, 2016 - 10:13 AM

I m currently focused on my family situation and don t want to distract attention away from this extraordinary film Brad says in a statement amid his divorce from Angelina Jolie

Voyager Innovations plays on Pokemon Go, hires 'lures'

Sep 01, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The company is hiring 30 lure managers who will play the game and activate game lures for the entire day

LURE PARTY. During the Pokemon Go Lure event in SM Megamall. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Cuba clears way for cruise ship resumption

Apr 22, 2016 - 11:46 PM

Cuba clears the way for the resumption of cruise voyages from the United States lifting a restriction on Cubans entering or leaving the country by sea

HOLA, CUBA. US and other foreign University students and professors arrive to Havana's Harbor on board the "Semester at Sea" cruise ship, on December 9, 2013. The ship, with 600 University students, in Havana after Washington gave permission to go to the island after nine years. File photo by Yamil Lage / AFP

PLDT's Smart partners with Airbnb

Oct 29, 2015 - 3:28 PM

The partnership according to Airbnb regional director JJ Chai is seen to bring a 300 surge in Airbnb users in the Philippines

FASTEST GROWING. The Philippines, according to Airbnb's JJ Chai, is among the fastest growing markets for Airbnb in the region. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PLDT creates investment arm to connect with Silicon Valley

Oct 01, 2015 - 5:54 PM

PLDT Capital is investing up to 50 million this year to support its business units portfolio expansion in the Philippines Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific

DIGITAL PIVOT. PLDT Chairman Manuel Pangilinan says its newly formed investment arm PLDT Capital serves as an important pillar to sustain the telco's digital pivot. File photo from Rappler

PLDT earmarks $100M for digital investments

Aug 19, 2015 - 4:55 PM

PLDT intends to spend heavily in digital partnerships acquisitions to expand its subscriber base and establish industry leadership

HEAVY INVESTMENTS. One of PLDT's recent digital investments is its $5-million worth acquisition of Singapore-based ecommerce startup Paywhere

PLDT acquires Singapore’s Paywhere for $5M

Aug 19, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The PLDT group says the acquisition of Paywhere is part of a US 100 million budget it is allocating for merger and acquisition initiatives to expand its digital platform services

Interaksyon no longer News5's online platform

Aug 14, 2015 - 7:10 PM

Meanwhile PLDT group s MediaQuest which has a stake in The Philippine Star says it has no plans of fully acquiring newspaper BusinessWorld

STAYS THE SAME. MediaQuest's Lorenzana says this move will not affect the editorial operations of InterAksyon and TV5

From Elvis to E.T.? The Voyagers' extraordinary tale

Sep 13, 2013 - 10:33 PM

The Voyager 1 s journey in outer space running for over 3 decades now continues It will be intriguing to see what happens next

NASA's Voyager first spacecraft to exit solar system

Sep 13, 2013 - 5:47 AM

Against all odds Voyager kept on moving and now is about 12 billion miles 19 billion kilometers from our Sun in a cold dark part of space that is between the stars

Artist concept of NASA's Voyager spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Docu on love and migration opens Cinemalaya

Jul 27, 2013 - 4:03 PM

Jazz in Love is not just about a gay love story It s about love says filmmaker Baby Ruth Villarama

ALL ABOUT LOVE. Villarama's docu, she says, isn't just about a gay relationship. Poster from Voyage Film Studios

NASA's Voyager 1 nears outer limit of solar system

Jun 28, 2013 - 11:25 AM

The US space agency s pioneering craft launched in 1977 is sending back a wealth of data on the final frontier of the solar bubble or heliosphere

VOYAGER PROBE. NASA photograph of one of the two identical Voyager space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched in 1977.

Oops! Voyager still inside solar system, says NASA

Mar 21, 2013 - 8:30 AM

Scientists are eagerly awaiting signs that the craft which was launched in 1977 on a mission to study planets has become the first man made object to leave the boundaries of our solar system

Artist concept of NASA's Voyager spacecraft. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Around Manila with Brillante Mendoza

Jan 10, 2013 - 5:58 PM

We Filipinos are a very social people We are very open to each other There are no barriers which can be a good thing and a bad thing

THE DIRECTOR BECOMES A TOUR GUIDE. Or perhaps, in a way, he has always been one. Screen grab from YouTube (jwsvoyager)

Voyager discovers 'magnetic highway' at edge of solar system

Dec 04, 2012 - 2:22 PM

NASA s Voyager 1 spacecraft has encountered a magnetic highway at the edge of the solar system a surprising discovery 35 years after its launch the experts behind the pioneering craft said Monday December 3

"MAGNETIC HIGHWAY" This still image and set of animations show NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft exploring a new region in our solar system called the "magnetic highway." In this region, the sun's magnetic field lines are connected to interstellar magnetic field lines, allowing particles from inside the heliosphere to zip away and particles from interstellar space to zoom in. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The penitential walk of a 'text clan'

Apr 07, 2012 - 7:25 PM

The church located approximately 25 kilometers east of Manila is a favorite Holy Week pilgrimage site for Roman Catholics