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Queen marks official birthday with scaled-back parade at Windsor

Jun 13, 2020 - 9:44 PM

Queen Elizabeth II watches a smaller military parade in the grounds of Windsor Castle, where she has been staying during the COVID-19 outbreak, in her first official public appearance since the country's virus lockdown began in late March

PHYSICAL DISTANCING. The Queen views a military ceremony by soldiers from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, to mark the official birthday of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on June 13, 2020. Photo by Joanne Davidson/Pool/AFP

Regine Velasquez's birthday concert raises P4.2 million for Bantay Bata 163

Apr 26, 2020 - 12:34 PM

Lea Salonga and Regine's son Nate are among those who performed with the singer during the special

Regine Velasquez to hold birthday concert

Apr 19, 2020 - 7:47 PM

'One Night Regine' will stream on the ABS-CBN Facebook page on April 25

WATCH: Coronavirus fears ruin leap year birthday

Feb 28, 2020 - 5:11 PM

Marian Choi is turning 40 years old on her 10th birthday, but she can't celebrate it

LEAP YEAR BABY. Hong Konger Marian Choi's leap year birthday is spoiled by the coronavirus fears. AFP Photo

LOOK: Manny Pacquiao gets grand on 41st birthday

Dec 19, 2019 - 3:56 PM

The senator and boxing legend turns 41 in style!

FAMILY AFFAIR. Manny Pacquiao turns 41 years old surrounded by his family. Photo from Instagram

As De Lima turns 60, family wishes for her freedom

Aug 25, 2019 - 12:02 PM

The family of Senator Leila de Lima also hopes the Senate would adopt the resolution that would allow her to join legislative proceedings via teleconferencing

SEEKING FREEDOM. Senator Leila De Lima is escorted out of the  Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court on August 9, 2019. File photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

De Lima to have 'reunion' with family, friends on 3rd birthday in detention

Aug 24, 2019 - 3:57 PM

’It will be a simple gathering to express my gratitude to the people who have unfailingly vouched for my innocence and joined my fight for truth, justice, and freedom since Day 1,’ says the senator who turns 60 on August 27

60TH BIRTHDAY. Senator Leila de Lima as she arrives at the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court to attend a hearing on her disobedience to summons case on February 27, 2019. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Roxas asks Cebuanos: Can your birthday gift be a vote for Otso Diretso?

Apr 28, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Otso Diretso senatorial bet Mar Roxas celebrates his 62nd birthday on May 13, when Filipinos will also go to polling precincts to vote

BIRTHDAY VOTE? Otso Diretso candidate Mar Roxas (2nd from L) and the slate's other bets do the Otso Diretso hand sign for the cameras in Cebu City on April 28, 2019. Photo courtesy of Otso Diretso media

Duterte's birthday wish: For PH not to get involved in 'mess' of other countries

Mar 28, 2019 - 11:48 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he would spend his 74th birthday resting at home, as he had done in the past

Photo from Bong Go

IN PHOTOS: Julia Barretto's Amalfi Coast-themed birthday party

Mar 10, 2019 - 3:49 PM

She's definitely feeling 22

Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing page emerges in new trove

Mar 06, 2019 - 11:42 PM

The handwritten page is discovered among the 110-page trove the university's Albert Einstein archives received some two weeks ago

SOLVED. A picture taken on March 6, 2019 shows some of Albert Einstein'€™s manuscript pages, currently on display in the Givat Ram Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Photo by Menahem Kahana/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

IN PHOTOS: Mavy and Cassy Legaspi's 18th birthday party

Jan 13, 2019 - 2:37 PM

Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi's twins are all grown up

Japanese emperor stresses his peaceful reign ahead of abdication

Dec 23, 2018 - 6:44 PM

'It gives me deep comfort that the Heisei Era (his reign) is coming to an end, free of war in Japan,' says Emperor Akihito

JAPANESE EMPEROR. This file photo taken on April 25, 2018 shows Japan's Emperor Akihito smiling during the spring garden party hosted by the emperor in Tokyo. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/Pool/AFP

The week in photos: November 17-23, 2018

Nov 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

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

RAINY DEPARTURE. China's President Xi Jinping carries an umbrella while walking up a set of stairs to his plane as he departs from Manila at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on November 21, 2018. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

At least 40 killed in suicide attack on Kabul religious gathering

Nov 20, 2018 - 11:31 PM

Some 40 people are killed and 60 wounded in the blast in Kabul which targeted a gathering of religious leaders to mark the Prophet Mohammad's birthday

CITY UNDER SIEGE. An Afghan woman wearing a burqa walks at the Wazir Akbar Khan hilltop overlooking Kabul in this file photo. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

Britain's Prince Charles celebrates 70th birthday

Nov 15, 2018 - 12:35 PM

In two official photographs released to mark the Prince of Wales's milestone, Charles is shown surrounded by his wife Camilla, two sons William and Harry, and 3 grandchildren

ROYAL FAMILY. Britain's Prince Charles poses with his wife Camilla, two sons William and Harry, and 3 grandchildren. Photo from The Royal Family's Facebook page

Golden age for Kylie Minogue as Australia's pop princess turns 50

May 27, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Kylie shows no signs of slowing down as she celebrates with her new album 'Golden'

WATCH: Daniel Padilla celebrates 23rd birthday with a jazz-themed party

May 03, 2018 - 8:32 PM

The Teen King goes old school for his birthday party

How you can cop that summer-ready glow

Apr 24, 2018 - 11:38 AM

These skincare products can give you that flawless glow — #nofilter needed

Duterte: 'Given another life, I would still marry Elizabeth'

Apr 15, 2018 - 9:11 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte sings 'Ikaw' for his former wife Elizabeth Zimmerman during her 70th birthday celebration on Saturday, April 14

'IKAW.' President Rodrigo Duterte serenades his ex-wife Elizabeth Zimmerman on April 14, 2018. Screenshot from Davao City information officer Jefry Tupas' public Instagram post

LOOK: Ellen Adarna celebrates 30th birthday

Apr 02, 2018 - 9:32 PM

Ellen's friends throw her a spa-themed party

WATCH: Enrique Gil's Jamaican-themed birthday party

Apr 01, 2018 - 9:26 PM

Liza Soberano throws a surprise party for her on-screen partner in Batangas

LOOK: Duterte gets visit from grandkids for 73rd birthday

Mar 28, 2018 - 6:27 PM

The President, clad in 'pambahay,' bonds with 6 of his grandchildren at his home in Davao City

Gloria Arroyo vows 'unwavering support' for birthday boy Duterte

Mar 28, 2018 - 1:48 PM

(2ND UPDATE) 'Thanks for the years of real friendship,' former president now Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo tells President Rodrigo Duterte in her birthday message

NO OFFERS. President Rodrigo Duterte and former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo share a light moment during a courtesy visit in Malacañang on November 28. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 28, 2018

Mar 28, 2018 - 1:34 PM

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

KIM'S FIRST TRIP ABROAD. This video grab taken from footage released by China Central Television (CCTV) on March 28, 2018 shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands during their meeting in Beijing on March 27, 2018. AFP PHOTO / CCTV

Robredo wishes a 'successful administration' for Duterte

Mar 28, 2018 - 10:48 AM

'Iyong success ng administrasyon ng ating Pangulo, wala naman doong ibang makikinabang [kundi] tayong mga Pilipino. Kaya iyon ang pinaka-birthday wish ko sa kanya,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on the

TOP TWO. Vice President Leni Robredo listens to the speech of President Rodrigo Duterte during the Philippine National Police Academy's Maragtas Class of 2018 graduation rites on March 21, 2018. Photo by OVP

Malacañang officials’ birthday wish for Duterte: Long, healthy life

Mar 28, 2018 - 10:07 AM

Ssecretary Bong Go, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, and Communications Secretary Martin Andanar are among the first to send birthday greetings to President Rodrigo Duterte on his 73rd birthday

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte presides over the Executive Session with the Local Government Officials of Sulu and military commanders at the Capitol Site in Patikul, Sulu on March 26, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Liberal Party senatorial slate, FASAP on SC ruling, Xi greets Duterte | Evening wRap

Mar 27, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

IN PHOTOS: Sarah Geronimo attends Matteo Guidicelli's birthday bash

Mar 27, 2018 - 6:05 PM

Sarah and Matteo do a duet during the party

IN PHOTOS: Maine Mendoza celebrates 23rd birthday with a 'How I Met Your Mother' theme

Mar 12, 2018 - 1:02 PM

The 'Eat Bulaga' host performs a short number during her birthday party

IN PHOTOS: Julia Barretto's Mexican-themed 21st birthday bash

Mar 06, 2018 - 12:39 PM

See Joshua Garcia, Marjorie Barretto, and more celebrate Julia's big day!

IN PHOTOS: Scenes from Jillian Robredo's 'simple' debut

Mar 05, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Moonstar88, the favorite band of the Vice President's youngest daughter, performs during the party

THE DEBUTANTE. Jillian Robredo (middle) poses with her sister Tricia and their mother, Vice President Leni Robredo, during Jillian's debut on March 3, 2018. All photos from VP Robredo's Facebook account

The 6 times Maine Mendoza won our hearts

Mar 03, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Yaya Dub continues to spread love and positive vibes

Robredo throws simple 18th birthday 'salubong' for youngest daughter Jillian

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:31 AM

The Robredo clan is 'complete' as their youngest turns 18 years old

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. The Robredo family poses for a photo as Jillian turns 18. Photo from Vice President Leni Robredo's Instagram page

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis turns 33 with '90s-themed birthday party

Feb 18, 2018 - 11:10 PM

'90s kid forever!

WATCH: Kris Aquino gets a birthday surprise from her sons

Feb 14, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Kris' boys greet her with balloons and singing on her special day

WATCH: Isabelle Duterte's dance number was extra AF

Jan 21, 2018 - 6:20 PM

The presidential granddaughter showed partygoers her dance moves during her debut

TIMELINE: The glitz and glamor of Isabelle Duterte's debut

Jan 19, 2018 - 4:58 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's granddaughter celebrates her 18th birthday in style at The Peninsula Manila on January 19

Malacanang defends Alvarez's 'very simple' birthday party

Jan 13, 2018 - 9:02 PM

'It was very simple in terms of program and in terms of menu. It was a very casual, laid-back affair,' says Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque

'TALK SHOW'. TV personality Boy Abunda asks Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez some questions on stage, at the venue of his birthday bash. Photo from the Office of Pantaleon Alvarez

Duterte’s birthday wish for Alvarez: 'I hope you're married for the last time’

Jan 13, 2018 - 3:06 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte expresses his wish for Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the 60th birthday bash of his good friend and ally

ALLIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who turned 60 on January 10, 2018, welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte to his birthday celebration in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Photo from Malacañang

WATCH: Teaser video for Isabelle Duterte debut

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:50 PM

The video of President Rodrigo Duterte's granddaughter is shot in Australia

Drilon on Charter Change, Bongbong Marcos on 2019 elections, Veloso’s birthday message | Evening wRap

Jan 10, 2018 - 7:52 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

LOOK: Alden Richards celebrates birthday with showbiz friends

Jan 04, 2018 - 4:50 PM

Alden's on-screen partner Maine Mendoza attends the party

Cake for 'joyful' pope on his 81st birthday

Dec 17, 2017 - 9:59 PM

Pope Francis's birthday this year falls on Gaudete Sunday, which the church marks as a moment of particular joy as celebrations for the birth of Jesus Christ approach

 POPE FRANCIS. This handout picture released by Roman pastry Hedera Sweetness and Co. shows a birthday cake offered to Pope Francis for his 81st birthday, on December 17, 2017 in Rome. HEDERA-MAUPAL/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Archie Burnand's birthday party

Dec 17, 2017 - 1:10 PM

Georgina Wilson and Arthur Burnand's son turns one year old with a sailor theme party

Macron criticized for celebrating 40th birthday in royal style

Dec 17, 2017 - 12:35 AM

The choice of venue is criticized by some French politicians as the French president being 'cut off from the people'

EMMANUEL MACRON. France's President Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Chancellor give a joint press conference at the end of a European Union summit in Brussels on December 15, 2017.  Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

Marquez in Gadon’s birthday bash? ‘Explain your friendship'

Dec 07, 2017 - 9:30 AM

'Their association is eerily too close to gloss over,' says Jojo Lacanilao, Sereno's spokesperson

'NOT REALLY FRIENDS.' Larry Gadon denies Midas Marquez attended his birthday bash and said the Court Administrator is "not really his friend." Photo from Vivian Velez' Facebook Page

Silence as PH marines pay tribute to fallen men on 67th year

Nov 08, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The Philippine Marine Corps also celebrates the living heroes who led its operations not only in Marawi but in other conflict areas in the country

67TH. The Philippine Marine Corps celebrated its 67th year anniversary on November 7, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Seve Soriano celebrates first birthday

Oct 01, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Toni Gonzaga and Paul Soriano celebrate their son's birthday with family and friends