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Salcedo Market reopens with new guidelines

Jun 23, 2020 - 12:35 PM

The produce and food market is open again from 7 am to 12 noon every Saturday

Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver to stump for Bernie Sanders

Jan 23, 2020 - 4:26 PM

Folktronica band Bon Iver will play a rally show on January 31, and the next day Vampire Weekend will jam in support of the leftist Sanders, a self-described socialist candidate popular especially among young voters

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 05: Vampire Weekend on stage at "Not So Silent Night," a RADIO.COM Event at Barclays Center on December 05, 2019 in New York City. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For RADIO.COM/AFP

LIST: Long weekends in 2020

Dec 27, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Here are the 11 long weekends in 2020 you shouldn't miss

From pristine beaches to scenic highlands: 5 budget weekend trips from P2,000 and up

Apr 15, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Here's a short list of weekend adventures that can reinvigorate you by Monday

PANORAMIC. This is one of the views from Cape Engaño’s hill in Palaui

James Yap to defend 3-point crown in PBA All-Star Weekend

Mar 28, 2019 - 7:32 PM

It won't be a walk in the park for the Rain or Shine gunner as the league's best outside snipers vie to dethrone him

THREE-POINT KING. James Yap guns for his third Three-Point Shootout title. Photo from PBA's official Facebook page

LOOK: Elbow dunk over Shaq wins Diallo Slam Dunk title

Feb 17, 2019 - 3:05 PM

The Thunder rookie jumps over the 7-foot-1 NBA legend and throws down a slam popularized by dunk great Vince Carter

CHAMP. Oklahoma City Thunder's Hamidou Diallo beats out New York Knicks' Dennis Smith Jr for the crown. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

LOOK: Joe Harris steals 3-point spotlight from Steph Curry

Feb 17, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The Nets sharpshooter scores an upset over the Warriors superstar to capture the Three-Point Contest crown

STUNNER. Brooklyn Nets hotshot Joe Harris gets one over Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry. Photos by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP (Curry) and Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP (Harris)

Indie rock band Vampire Weekend drops new music after hiatus

Jan 25, 2019 - 5:24 PM

After nearly 6 years, the New York rock band is releasing a new album, complete with 18 tracks

When are the 10 long weekends in 2019?

Dec 30, 2018 - 12:42 PM

You can now start planning your most awaited staycation and getaways. Grab your planner and mark the dates you need to file your leaves!

WFL Elite: Ateneo holds Army to draw, Archers stay perfect

Oct 02, 2018 - 1:41 PM

Ateneo improves from a 0-3 loss in the reverse fixture played at the ASCom football field

DRAW. The Ateneo Blue Eagles draw Army without the services of ace Jarvey Gayoso. Photo from release

LOOK: 'Largest wedding cake' in Baguio City

Sep 22, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Around 43 couples at a government-sponsored mass wedding are among the first to sample the 24-foot wedding cake

GIANT WEDDING CAKE. Newly-weds who were part of a mass wedding surround a giant wedding cake in Baguio City on September 22, 2018. All photos by Mau Victa/Rappler

Staying home on a long weekend?

Jun 08, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Here are ways to keep yourself entertained if you’re chilling at home

Heat's Dragic, Celtics' Horford set to coach youth camp with NBA Global Reach

Feb 15, 2018 - 4:08 PM

NBA's Basketball Without Borders Global Camp mentors top high school prospects

COACHING KIDS. Al Horford. AFP Photo

8 alternative Valentine’s Day date ideas

Feb 14, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Looking for something unique to do with your special someone?

Pistons big man Drummond to replace Wall on Team LeBron All-Stars roster

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:23 AM

Wall is expected to miss up to 6 weeks after treatment for a left knee injury

ALL-STAR. Andre Drummond will be part of the NBA All-Star weekend for the second time. Photo from Facebook

Sixers' Simmons, Embiid picked for Rising Stars game

Jan 25, 2018 - 10:34 AM

Embiid could play alongside Simmons on the World team against the United States in the game for first- and second-year players

ALL-STAR. Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid make it to the NBA All-Star weekend. Photos from Facebook

Plan your 13 long weekends in 2018

Dec 31, 2017 - 3:42 PM

There will be 20 declared holidays in 2018 – of which 13 fall near the weekend

5 hal yang bisa dilakukan agar tidak merasa lelah di Senin pagi

Nov 26, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Kita membiarkan tubuh mengalami zona waktu berbeda pada Sabtu dan Minggu sehingga harus memerbaikinya pada hari Senin

Foto dari dokumen qerja.com/Flickr

3 cara agar weekend aman dari gangguan pekerjaan

Nov 05, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Karena sesungguhnya, weekend adalah waktu untuk Anda sejenak lepas dari pekerjaan

Foto dari Qerja.com

#FridayFeels: Kain, tulog, or both?

Oct 06, 2017 - 8:00 PM

How do I make the most of weekend?

Items to help you travel light

Oct 02, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Traveling is good for the soul. Here are some items to keep handy for any trip

Sidcor Sunday Market: a one stop destination for almost anything

Sep 29, 2017 - 12:00 PM

You'll find everything in this weekend market in Diliman, Quezon City: clothes, toys, food... maybe even your next pet!

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Weekly shopping roundup: September 29 to October 5

Sep 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM

From beauty deals to pre-holiday steals, here’s what you can look forward to buying at the sales this weekend

Weekly shopping roundup: island crafts and food finds

Sep 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Go through your gift list at these shopping haunts

Weekly bazaar roundup: artisanal goods and fashion finds

Sep 14, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Spend your hard earned salary wisely at these upcoming bazaars

Shop ’til you drop at these upcoming bazaars

Sep 07, 2017 - 6:51 PM

Your weekly shopping roundup

September 1 a regular holiday for Eid'l Adha

Aug 29, 2017 - 1:07 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs Proclamation 297 declaring the holiday

Muslim Community in Quezon City gather at the QC Memorial Circle Monday for a prayer to celebrate the feast of Eid'l Adha in honor of Ibrahim's sacrifice to Allah. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

5 last-minute to-dos for the long weekend

Aug 25, 2017 - 11:24 AM

If you’re staying in the city these plans are perfect

ESCOLTA BLOCK PARTY. The event breathes life into the old buildings along the historic street. Photo from Facebook.com/EscoltaBlock

7 activities near Metro Manila you can do this weekend

Aug 17, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Need some R&R? We've got you covered

I’M HOTEL. The relatively new hotel in Makati has a "Mermaid Pool Bar" and an acrylic-bottomed pool that’ll give you something exciting to do without having to leave the city. Photo from Facebook.com/imhotelph

Youth-oriented films to watch over the long weekend

Aug 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

The 12 final entries carry out youth issues including child labor youth in conflict with the law out of school youth teenage pregnancy and mental health

'Spider-Man' casts a wide web to top weekend box office

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:26 PM

The Spider Man opening is the 3rd largest this year behind Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

The Grove Sunday Community Market: Enjoy local eats and treats

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:04 PM

The Grove Sunday Community Market opens its exciting mix of food retail and activities to the Pasig community every Sunday beginning March 5 2017

NBA: Pelicans' Davis grabs All-Star MVP on home court

Feb 20, 2017 - 2:32 PM

The teams combine for 374 points and it is the second straight year the East and West teams broke the combined record

MVP. Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks the ball during the 2017 NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Durant lobs to Westbrook for the alley-oop dunk

Feb 20, 2017 - 1:02 PM

Tensions simmer down somewhat for the former teammates at least during the NBA All Star Game

KD-RUSS MOMENT. Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant conspired for an alley-oop dunk in the NBA All Star Game. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Glenn Robinson wins NBA slam dunk contest

Feb 19, 2017 - 2:18 PM

Robinson s perfect 50 on the winning dunk gave him a two dunk total of 94 in the finals

Glenn Robinson III of the Indiana Pacers poses with the Verizon Slam Dunk Champion trophy after winning the 2017 Verizon Slam Dunk Contest at Smoothie King Center on February 18, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Impromptu 3-point shootout raises money for Sager Strong Foundation

Feb 19, 2017 - 12:12 PM

A total of 500 000 was raised for cancer research in honor of Craig Sager

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors takes a half-court shot after the 2017 JBL Three-Point Contest at Smoothie King Center on February 18, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook-Durant drama sparks All-Star tensions

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant have not been on speaking terms in the 7 months since Durant joined the Warriors Now they re teammates again in the All Star game

LIFE COMES AT YOU FAST. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will be teammates once again in the NBA All-Star Game. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

No Slam Dunk 3-peat for Zach LaVine

Jan 27, 2017 - 12:53 PM

The acrobatic Minnesota Timberwolves dunker won t compete for a third straight Slam Dunk crown at this year s All Star weekend

I BELIEVE I CAN FLY. Zach LaVine says he won't compete in this year's NBA All-Star Dunk Contest but didn't rule out a return in the future. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Weekend exercise may be as good as daily workouts – study

Jan 10, 2017 - 2:51 AM

The study stops short of proving cause and effect because it is based on people who filled out health surveys in Britain and relies on their self reported exercise intensity and duration

EXERCISE. A family exercising in the Philippines. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler.

PBA targets full All-Star Week with games in Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao

Nov 08, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The PBA says it is deviating from the North versus South game as it holds a first ever All Star regional competition

REGIONAL. The PBA All-Star event is set to go regional and last a full week. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Number coding scheme suspended for Undas

Oct 27, 2016 - 1:01 PM

The implementation of the extended number coding hours from 7 am to 8 pm and the expanded coverage of the no window hours policy will take effect starting Wednesday November 2

NO WINDOW HOURS. Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) enforcers stop motorists who violated the number coding scheme along EDSA on Wednesday, October 12, during a dry run of the 'no window hours' policy. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Excited for the long break? 'Undas' trends a week early

Oct 24, 2016 - 2:25 PM

A 4 day weekend is ahead What are your plans?

Eid'l Adha: September 12 declared regular holiday

Sep 06, 2016 - 11:23 AM

Under Republic Act No 9849 Eid l Adha one of Islam s two major feasts along with Eid l Fitr shall be declared a regular holiday

Filipino Muslims pray at the Luneta in observance of Eid'l Adha in 2015. Rappler file photo

North reigns supreme in PBA All-Star Game

Aug 07, 2016 - 9:36 PM

Alex Cabagnot is named All Star Game MVP after posting a game high 29 points with 5 rebounds and 3 assists

CHAMPS. The North All-Stars triumph once again. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: PBA South and North All-Stars get down on the dance floor

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:36 PM

The South wins the PBA All Star dance off for the second straight year

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sick Calvin Abueva sits out PBA All-Star Game

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Abueva who was named an All Star for the fourth straight year has been confined for two days

SICK. Calvin Abueva sits out the PBA All-Star Game as he is confined in the hospital due to fever. Photo from PBA Images

Women ballers cherish PBA All-Star shot: ‘We can do what men do’

Aug 06, 2016 - 9:54 PM

For the first time the PBA is including a 5 on 5 women’s game in the All Star Weekend’s lineup of events

ALL-STARS. Camille Ramos (L) and Sarah Mercado represent for the women's 5-on-5 event in the 2016 PBA All-Star Weekend. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Scottie Thompson goes from fan in Davao to PBA All-Star

Aug 06, 2016 - 2:42 PM

Thompson the lone rookie in this year s All Star Game is excited to play alongside the basketball idols of his youth

ALL-STAR. Scottie Thompson is the only rookie in the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photo from PBA Images

Narvasa 'disappointed' with low PBA All-Star fan turnout

Aug 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Entire sections of Smart Araneta Coliseum were empty during day one of the PBA All Star weekend

EMPTY SEATS. Opening day of the PBA All-Star weekend was sparsely attended. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Pacquiao mum on ring return against Jessie Vargas

Aug 05, 2016 - 10:11 PM

Pacquiao who played at PBA All Star weekend says he s been busy with his Senate duties and hasn t had time to think about his boxing career

RING RETURN. Manny Pacquiao's "retirement" didn't last very long. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP