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Gaballo tackles 'Baby Pacquiao' Payano for WBA title August 1

Jul 11, 2020 - 12:16 PM

Unbeaten GenSan prospect Reymart Gaballo hopes another victory will give him a world title crack

POWER. Reymart Gaballo holds a record of 23 wins, including 20 knockouts. File photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

PH Navy christens first-ever brand new frigate, BRP Jose Rizal

Jul 11, 2020 - 12:03 AM

Navy chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo hails the new warship as 'the great milestone and accomplishment of the defense sector in decades'

TOP WARSHIP. The Philippine Navy's brand new frigate BRP Jose Rizal. Photo from the Philippine Navy

'Big blow against press freedom': ABS-CBN franchise bill authors slam panel verdict

Jul 10, 2020 - 10:00 PM

But these lawmakers can't file an appeal on behalf of ABS-CBN, as only those who voted with the majority – the legislators who rejected the franchise – can make a motion for reconsideration as per House rules

PRESS FREEDOM. ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs chief Ging Reyes speaks during the candle-lighting ceremony outside their office after a House committee denied their franchise application on July 10, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

ABS-CBN defenders make last stand: ‘Why punish a company that did not breach laws?’

Jul 10, 2020 - 7:00 AM

The House committee on legislative franchises' technical working group will draft recommendations on whether to grant ABS-CBN a franchise. They may vote on July 10, 2020.

DEFEND PRESS FREEDOM. Supporters of ABS-CBN gather outside the House of Representatives on July 9, 2020 to urge lawmakers to pass its franchise.  Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

MLS star Vela opts out of restart as outbreak forces out FC Dallas

Jul 07, 2020 - 3:56 PM

Los Angeles FC star Carlos Vela decides to skip the 'MLS is Back' tournament on Wednesday, July 8

ANOTHER BLOW. 2019 MLS MVP Carlos Vela opts out of the restart tournament of the league. Photo from Carlos Vela's Instagram

ABS-CBN failed to air ads of many candidates, not just Duterte's

Jul 07, 2020 - 7:51 AM

ABS-CBN says presidential bet Mar Roxas and vice presidential candidates Leni Robredo, Alan Peter Cayetano, and Antonio Trillanes IV are among those who have unaired ads during the 2016 campaign

COVERAGE WOES. ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Katigbak defends his network's franchise application before House members on June 3, 2020. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Turkey trial begins into Ghosn escape from Japan

Jul 03, 2020 - 9:41 PM

Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn is believed to have been smuggled out of the country via a large musical instrument case

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 3, 2019 shows former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn (L) and his wife Carole (R) leaving the office of his lawyer in Tokyo. - Prosecutors in Japan have obtained an arrest warrant for Carole Ghosn, wife of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, who last month jumped bail and fled Japan, local media reported on January 7, 2020. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

Zarate to Ombudsman: Fire Parlade for red-tagging

Jul 01, 2020 - 11:57 AM

(UPDATED) The affidavit-complaint of Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate also seeks the immediate preventive suspension of Southern Luzon military chief Major General Antonio Parlade Jr

SOLCOM CHIEF. Major General Antonio Parlade Jr addresses troops on March 5, 2020. Photo from the Southern Luzon Command Facebook page

Spain's 'Shadow of the Wind' author Carlos Ruiz Zafon dead at 55

Jun 19, 2020 - 8:13 PM

The author dies after a battle with cancer

CARLOS RUIZ ZAFON. The Spanish author dies after battling cancer. Screenshot from

PH Navy's brand new frigate docks in Subic after 2-week quarantine

Jun 15, 2020 - 11:59 PM

A christening and commissioning ceremony for the BRP Jose Rizal originally set for June 19 is postponed 'due to unavoidable circumstances,' says the Navy

NEW FRIGATE. The Philippine Navy's brand new frigate BRP Jose Rizal is officially welcomed in Subic after a 2-week quarantine period. Photo from the Philippine Navy

Lawmakers fear fake Facebook accounts meant for 'online tanim-ebidensiya'

Jun 07, 2020 - 10:50 PM

'We must not allow social media to be used as a platform for identity theft, intimidation, or worse, a tool to plant bogus evidence,' says Senator Francis Pangilinan

LOOKBACK: Top athletes who spoke out against oppression

Jun 07, 2020 - 8:52 PM

These superstar athletes bravely fought bigger battles outside their sport

THE GOOD FIGHT. NBA legend Bill Russell (left) and LeBron James prove to be champions even off the court. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

‘Bawal magpalabas’? Lawmaker uses viral Kim Chiu video to hit ABS-CBN

May 26, 2020 - 5:49 PM

House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta ends his speech, too, with a video of Kapamilya star Vice Ganda jokingly challenging Pastor Apollo Quiboloy way back in 2019

1-SAGIP CONGRESSMAN. House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta gestures during an interview. Rappler file photo

After Ghosn and coronavirus, Renault and Nissan weigh future

May 24, 2020 - 9:35 PM

The outlook for the Renault-Nissan alliance already looked bleak enough in 2019. Then along comes the coronavirus.

DOF says P130-B stimulus program 'appropriate,' as departments wish for more

May 21, 2020 - 7:50 AM

Labor, tourism, and transportation departments tell senators they need a total of P205-billion coronavirus bailout

CORONAVIRUS BAILOUT. Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez attends a Senate hearing on November 12, 2019. File photo by Angie de Silva

2 alleged Ghosn accomplices arrested in U.S. – court documents

May 21, 2020 - 12:19 AM

The Taylors and a Lebanese man named George-Antoine Zayek are accused by Japan of helping Carlos Ghosn flee Japan on December 29, 2019

FUGITIVE. Carlos Ghosn addresses journalists on his reasons for dodging trial in Japan, where he is accused of financial misconduct, at the Lebanese Press Syndicate in Beirut on January 8, 2020. File photo by Joseph Eid/AFP

PH Navy's brand new frigate to arrive May 23

May 15, 2020 - 8:18 PM

The BRP Jose Rizal will be the most powerful, first ever missile-capable warship in the Philippine Fleet

MODERN FRIGATE. The 'multi-mission capable' BRP Jose Rizal will be the Philippine Navy's most powerful warship when it arrives in April or May 2020. Photo from the Philippine Navy

University of San Carlos to continue classes online

Apr 26, 2020 - 4:10 PM

The Catholic university rejects students' call to end the semester amid difficulties posed by Cebu City's lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus

UNIVERSITY. The University of San Carlos' downtown campus. Wikimedia Commons/Badz Patanag

Dominguez clarifies resumption of POGOs not gov't priority

Apr 21, 2020 - 7:00 PM

It would be up to the Bureau of Internal Revenue to decide whether to allow POGOs, which are linked to tax evasion and other alleged crimes, to operate again

NOT GOV'T PRIORITY. POGO workers in Makati City gather their belongings as they are instructed to work from home during the lockdown on March 18, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Students, college councils urge University of San Carlos to #EndTheSem

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:39 PM

More than 8,700 people also sign a petition in a bid to persuade school administrators to heed students' complaints and needs

Photos from University of San Carlos website and Rise for Education Alliance Cebu's petition

P1-billion government guarantee eyed for private schools during pandemic

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:20 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says Landbank is studying a proposed loan guarantee program for private schools dealing with unpaid tuition and fees

NO CLASSES. Female students in Manila wear face masks as a precautionary method against COVID-19 on March 9, 2020. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

Fifteen years on, how maiden Monte Carlo win sparked Nadal breakthrough

Apr 20, 2020 - 7:09 PM

Ruling the Monte Carlo Masters in 2005 set the stage for Rafael Nadal to become one of tennis' greatest players

CONSISTENTLY DOMINANT. Rafael Nadal has not dropped out of the world top 10 since his Monte Carlo win in 2005. File photo from Twitter/@AustralianOpen

Former Coast Guard chief Carlos Agustin dies

Apr 13, 2020 - 5:52 PM

The retired commodore also served in various capacities in the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Retired Commodore Carlos Agustin. Rappler screenshot

Philippines braces for recession due to coronavirus

Apr 09, 2020 - 11:35 AM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III sees flat to negative growth in succeeding quarters. BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno calls it 'technical recession.'

RECESSION. Shoppers buy the few remaining stocks of rubbing alcohol and cup noodles as stocks run out at a grocery in BGC. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Carlos Yulo, Margielyn Didal land on Forbes Asia '30 under 30' list

Apr 02, 2020 - 6:22 PM

Top national athletes Carlos Yulo and Margielyn Didal join Forbes Asia's elite list of top 30 sports personalities under 30 years old

Navy chief tests negative for virus; Army, Air Force chiefs in quarantine

Apr 01, 2020 - 1:20 PM

They all came in contact with military chief General Felimon Santos Jr, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on March 27

NAVY CHIEF. Rear Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo, Philippine Navy Flag Officer-in-Command. Photo by JC Gotinga/Rappler

Aid for firms 'take a back seat,' poor are 'priority' in PH virus fight

Mar 31, 2020 - 2:30 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the government will 'eventually' put in place programs for businesses. For now, they will prioritize cash subsidies.

Meet 4 women on the frontlines of PH's battle vs the coronavirus

Mar 30, 2020 - 9:55 PM

As Women's Month closes, we put the spotlight on RITM's Dr Celia Carlos, DOH's Maria Rosario Vergeire, Xavier University's Dr Analyn Asok, and PGH COVID nurse Kathlyn Valdez

House, Senate dissenters: 'Emergency actions, not powers' needed vs coronavirus

Mar 24, 2020 - 5:03 PM

Only 10 legislators – 9 from the House and 1 in the Senate – opposed the bill giving President Rodrigo Duterte at least 27 'special' powers vs to address the COVID-19 crisis

DISSENTERS. (From L-R, starting upper row) Senator Risa Hontiveros, and Representatives Gabriel Bordado, Edcel Lagman, Manuel Cabochan III, Sarah Elago, Arlene Brosas, France Castro, Ferdinand Gaite, Eufemia Cullamat, and Carlos Zarate. Photos by Rappler and courtesy of

RITM chief stays, but senior DOH official coming in to ‘assist’ testing gridlock

Mar 23, 2020 - 9:46 AM

DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III still vouches for the technical expertise of RITM director Celia Carlos, but says she needs help in expanding the country's COVID-19 testing capacity

MORE TEST KITS NEEDED. Boxes of novel coronavirus test kits are donated by the Office of the Vice President to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine on March 19, 2020. Photo by Charlie Villegas/OVP

Rappler Talk: COVID-19 PH4 on battling the coronavirus

Mar 23, 2020 - 8:09 AM

Reporter Bonz Magsambol interviews COVID-19 Patient Number 4, who recently recovered from the coronavirus. Bookmark to watch the interview on Monday night, March 23

'COVID-19 Patient No. 4' shares a story of strength and faith

Mar 22, 2020 - 4:53 PM

'For two weeks in the hospital, it was not the physical pain that is frightening! It was the psychological effect that made it difficult...' writes Carlo Llanes Navarro

RECOVERED. Carlo Llanes Navarro poses for a family picture with his wife Evie Medina and daughter Gia Navarro. Photo from Carlo's Facebook profile

Lawmakers ask DOF, BIR: Don’t be ‘heartless,' extend tax filing deadline

Mar 18, 2020 - 7:11 PM

'Hindi kami nanghihingi ng pera. Magbabayad kami ng buwis. Pero huwag mo naman sabihin sa amin na magbayad kami 2 araw matapos ang quarantine na in-impose niyo,' says Congressman Joey Salceda

GHOST TOWN. An almost lifeless Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City hours after the government enforces an enhanced community quarantine over Luzon island on March 17, 2020. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

4 Cabinet officials test negative for coronavirus

Mar 15, 2020 - 4:35 PM

They are among the government officials who went into self-quarantine after exposure to a person who later tested positive for COVID-19

TAKING PRECAUTIONS. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the 46th Cabinet Meeting at Malacañang Palace on March 2, 2020. Malacañang photo

No Olympic worries for Yulo after Baku World Cup loss

Mar 14, 2020 - 5:09 PM

Philippine star gymnast Carlos Yulo fails to qualify for the finals, which were eventually canceled due the coronavirus outbreak

MOVING ON. Carlos Yulo fails to advance to the finals in the parallel bars and vault events of the FIG Apparatus World Cup. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Duterte Cabinet members in self-quarantine amid coronavirus fears

Mar 12, 2020 - 12:35 PM

(UPDATE) At least 2 Cabinet members are isolating themselves and avoiding contact with the 74-year-old President Rodrigo Duterte

TAKING PRECAUTIONS. President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the 46th Cabinet Meeting at Malacañang Palace on March 2, 2020. Malacañang photo

Carlos Yulo prepares for 'surprise' performance in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Mar 11, 2020 - 9:44 PM

World champion gymnast Carlos Yulo skips his signature floor exercise event in this month's tournament as he whips up a Tokyo 2020 Olympics surprise

'SURPRISE'. Carlos Yulo is determined to improve himself across all apparatuses in the 2020 Baku World Cup. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

House OKs bill creating Department of Filipinos Overseas and Foreign Employment

Mar 11, 2020 - 5:50 PM

But Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says the measure will encourage and promote the 'export of Filipino manpower'

OFW WELFARE. Filipino domestic helpers line up to send money at a remittance center in the central district of Hong kong on November 30, 2008. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

CA confirms army reservist Colonel Sara Duterte

Mar 11, 2020 - 4:56 PM

The Commission on Appointments also confirms 21 senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines led by Navy chief Vice Admiral Giovanni Carlo Bacordo

CONFIRMED. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and senior AFP officials post for a photo at the Senate session hall. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Boxers Magno, Paalam make quarters as Bautista crashes out

Mar 08, 2020 - 6:05 PM

Irish Magno and Carlo Paalam are one win away from a Tokyo 2020 Olympics berth

OLYMPICS CHANCE. Irish Magno will go up against Indian legend Mary Kom in the 2020 Asia & Oceania Olympic boxing qualifiers quarterfinals. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MPBL: Clutch Lastimosa averts Manila semis meltdown

Mar 01, 2020 - 11:01 PM

Former NCAA standout Carlo Lastimosa powers Manila within a win of a title berth

GUNG-HO. Carlo Lastimosa takes over in the dying seconds of the Manila-Makati semis duel. Photo release

The significance of February 25, 1986

Feb 26, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Once before we rejected a dictator

Renault files civil claim against Ghosn

Feb 25, 2020 - 3:10 PM

Renault says it reserves the right 'to solicit damages with interest,' as former boss Carlos Ghosn is accused of financial misconduct

DEFIANT. Former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn vows to clear his name during a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, on January 8, 2020. Photo by Joseph Eid/AFP

ABS-CBN CEO breaks silence on network franchise issue

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:36 PM

ABS-CBN president and CEO Carlo Katigbak tells lawmakers that he trusts that the network will be given the chance to answer the public's questions

ABS-CBN headquarters in Quezon City on February 14, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

'Unconstitutional' to let foreigners own public utilities – opposition lawmakers

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:30 AM

If passed into law, House Bill 78 would allow foreigners to fully own telecommunication and transportation companies in the Philippines which is 'fatally violative of the Constitution' the lawmakers say

France steps up probe into Ghosn's Versailles wedding

Feb 20, 2020 - 7:30 AM

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is suspected of wrongly obtaining use of the Palace of Versailles

GHOSN. Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves his lawyers' offices after he was released earlier in the day from a detention centre after posting bail in Tokyo on March 6, 2019. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Viernes dazzles in MPBL All-Star Game, Carlos rules Dunk Contest anew

Feb 14, 2020 - 5:08 PM

Jeff Viernes puts the South All-Stars on his back to win the All-Star MVP for the second straight year

DETERMINED. Jeff Viernes' competitive nature takes over even in the All-Star Game. Photo from MPBL

Nissan downgrades forecasts as 9-month net profit plunges

Feb 13, 2020 - 9:30 PM

'Let me express my sincere regrets to shareholders. The company results are weaker than expected,' says Nissan chief executive officer Makoto Uchida

NISSAN. This file photo shows a man walking in front of the logo of Japan's Nissan Motor Corporation at its global headquarters in Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture. File photo by Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP

Nissan files $90-million suit against Ghosn

Feb 12, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Nissan says the damages were calculated based on the cost to the firm of Carlos Ghosn's 'corrupt practices'

FUGITIVE. Carlos Ghosn addresses journalists on his reasons for dodging trial in Japan, where he is accused of financial misconduct, at the Lebanese Press Syndicate in Beirut on January 8, 2020. Photo by Joseph Eid/AFP

Carlo Singson to step down from NBA Philippines

Feb 04, 2020 - 5:01 PM

NBA Philippines Associate Vice President and Managing Director Carlo Singson leaves his post after 22 years

LEAVING HIS POST. Carlo Singson steps down as the associate vice president and managing director of NBA Philippines after 22 years. Photo from NBA Philippines