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KC Concepcion says PCOS prevented her from accepting projects

May 26, 2020 - 7:30 AM

The syndrome, common among women of reproductive age, had her not feeling her best

Doctors' group slams Joey Concepcion over ‘all talk, no actions’ remark

May 21, 2020 - 5:37 PM

(UPDATED) 'There is more to the science of Clinical and Epidemiological testing than ranting ignominiously,' the Philippine Medical Association says

Mayor places Concepcion town in Tarlac under 24-hour 'extreme' GCQ

May 21, 2020 - 1:54 PM

Mayor Andres Lacson gives the order after his town recorded its second coronavirus case

EXTREME GENERAL COMMUNITY QUARANTINE. No one in sight in Concepcion, Tarlac, as the town went on lockdown on May 21, 2020. Photo from the Facebook page of Mayor Andres Lacson

Duterte economic adviser defends rapid testing vs 'all talk, no action' doctors

May 20, 2020 - 2:19 PM

(UPDATED) 'If the President believes in it, all the entreprenuers in this county believe in it, then it does work,' says Presidential adviser Joey Concepcion, as he defended rapid test kits from medical groups doubting their efficacy

RAPID TESTS. Tricycle drivers observe physical distancing as they undergo the COVID-19 rapid testing required by the local government of Mandaluyong City before they can go back plying the roads. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Poor may have 'better immunity’ vs coronavirus – Duterte adviser

Apr 30, 2020 - 7:40 AM

(UPDATED) In a phone call with Rappler, Concepcion says he was only sharing what he had heard from the priests

Tarlac town mayor bars residents from shopping in public market, grocery stores

Apr 26, 2020 - 7:51 PM

(UPDATED) Drastic measures should be taken to contain the spread of COVID-19, says Concepcion town Mayor Andres Lacson

STRICTER RULES. Concepcion Mayor Andres Lacson imposed stricter grocery rules after several persons, including the municipal treasurer, tested positive for the novel coronavirus during recent rapid diagnostic test. Those tested positive will be subjected to confirmatory test. Photo from the Concepcion municipality Facebook page

Duterte adviser proposes relaxed barangay-level quarantine after Luzon lockdown

Apr 03, 2020 - 3:47 PM

Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion pitches selective quarantine systems at the barangay level, reopening of some industries, and usage of some forms of public transportation

Sharon Cuneta, KC Concepcion reconcile after misunderstanding

Mar 17, 2020 - 4:54 PM

'I love you no matter what. That will never change,' Sharon tells her daughter on Instagram

Sharon Cuneta on daughter KC Concepcion: 'I don't know what she's going through'

Jan 09, 2020 - 9:57 PM

The megastar plays down the fuss, saying 'it all boils down to a mother missing her daughter'

Sharon Cuneta pleads to daughter KC Concepcion: 'Come back to me, to us'

Jan 09, 2020 - 12:22 PM

Sharon responds to a birthday greeting posted by KC on Instagram

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. KC Concepcion shares this throwback photo of her with mom Sharon Cuneta as part of a greeting on Sharon's birthday on January 6. Screenshot from

LOOK: Actress Valerie Concepcion marries boyfriend Francis Sunga

Dec 29, 2019 - 12:57 PM

The couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Cavite

Sibling remembers Ampatuan victim's premonition of attack

Dec 20, 2019 - 7:49 PM

'No amount of money can pay the life of my sister,' Andrea Jayme says of the slain human rights lawyer Concepcion Brizuela

Bianca Umali, Sam Concepcion to star in Season 3 of HBO's 'HALFWORLDS'

Nov 29, 2019 - 8:08 PM

It's the first Philippines-based series for HBO Asia

HALFWORLDS IN PH. Mikhail Red (in photo) will be directing season 3 of the series which stars Bianca Umali (in photo). Photo courtesy of HBO Asia

UST's Nonoy, Concepcion front-runners in UAAP Rookie of the Year race

Sep 30, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Mark Nonoy and Sherwin Concepcion have been solid for the UST Growling Tigers and coach Aldin Ayo

TOP ROOKIES. Mark Nonoy and Sherwin Concepcion both made quite an impact for UST after the first round. Photos from UAAP

Is a Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion project in the cards?

Sep 26, 2019 - 3:32 PM

Sharon they were surprised by the reaction of the audience during their duet

Accralaw wins firm of the year in 2019 Asialaw awards

Sep 24, 2019 - 1:39 PM

Senior partner Francis Lim is lawyer of the year

AWARD. Francis Lim of Accralaw is awarded lawyer of the year in the 2019 Benchmark and Litigation Awards of Asialaw. Photo by Rappler

‘Indak’ review: All the wrong steps

Aug 11, 2019 - 11:00 AM

'It lacks enthusiasm, verve, and more importantly, substance'

WATCH: Nadine Lustre displays her dancing skills in 'Indak' first trailer

Jun 08, 2019 - 12:02 PM

The actress proves she is a woman of many talents as she stars in the upcoming dance musical, along with Sam Concepcion

DREAMER. In 'Indak,' Nadine Lustre plays Jen, an island girl who dreams of being a dancer. Screenshot from

In memoriam: Teodoro D. Regala

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:48 PM

PRESS RELEASE: One of ACCRALAW's founding partners dies at 85

Candidate for La Union town councilor hurt in ambush

May 04, 2019 - 11:51 AM

Rogelio 'Roger' Concepcion is a cousin of slain Balaoan town vice mayor Al-Fred Concepcion

CAMPAIGN MODE. Rogelio Concepcion, candidate for Balaoan councilor, campaigns in his town. Photo from the Facebook page of Nadine Concepcion

Gabby Concepcion's brother sues actor for falsification of documents

Mar 11, 2019 - 6:19 PM

His brother claims the actor falsified documents to sell their mother's property

Makati blames Junjun Binay allies for delay in 2019 budget approval

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:32 PM

The deadlock in the city council is having 'serious consequences,' says Makati's spokesperson and legal officer

CITY HALL. A fight for the 2019 budget is brewing in Makati City Hall. Photo from Wikipedia

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Nov 23, 2018 - 10:20 PM

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Despite his Upsilon ties, U.P. president commits to resolve frat issues

Nov 23, 2018 - 6:21 PM

Upsilon itself conducts an investigation into the so-called #LonsiLeaks, the results of which will be given to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Nadine Lustre, Sam Concepcion to star in dance film 'Indak'

Nov 23, 2018 - 1:13 PM

'This movie is not just your typical dance movie,' says Director Paul Basinillo

Latest vice mayor killed: Who is Balaoan's Al-fred Concepcion?

Nov 14, 2018 - 5:19 PM

The killing of Balaoan Vice Mayor Al-fred Concepcion ends his more than two decades of working in government

La Union vice mayor, security escort killed in ambush

Nov 14, 2018 - 11:40 AM

(UPDATED) Vice Mayor Al-fred Concepcion of Balaoan, La Union, dies as unknown assailants open fire on their convoy. His daughter, Mayor Aleli Concepcion, is undergoing medical treatment.

Photo from Vice Mayor Al-fred Concepcion's Facebook account

Peru court orders Fujimori detention in graft probe

Nov 01, 2018 - 8:22 AM

Keiko Fujimori is accused of accepting $1.2 million in illicit party funding from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht for her 2011 presidential campaign

KEIKO FUJIMORI. In this file photo, Peruvian opposition party Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) leader Keiko Fujimori (R) and her husband Mark Vito leave after the hearing to decide whether or not she will be placed in preventive detention was postponed, in Lima on October 21, 2018. File photo by Luka Gonzales/AFP

Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

Oct 22, 2018 - 7:55 AM

Sunday's hearing is adjourned by Judge Richard Concepcion Carhuancho after defense lawyers said the prosecution had failed to hand over requested documents, and would need more time to make their case

KEIKO FUJIMORI. Peruvian opposition party Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) leader Keiko Fujimori (R) and her husband Mark Vito leave after the hearing to decide whether or not she will be placed in preventive detention was postponed, in Lima on October 21, 2018. Photo by Luka Gonzales/AFP

UP students, staff may be excused for Sept 21 activities

Sep 21, 2018 - 9:45 AM

'I am encouraging all administrators, faculty, students, and staff throughout the system to participate in meaningful and peaceful activities,' says UP president Danilo Concepcion

Progressive youth organization such as League of Filipino Students, Kabataan Partylist conduct a National Day of Walkout against de facto Martial Law and Duterte's tyrannical rule. Call against Oplan Tokhang inflation. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

CHED: University officials should not take political stand

Sep 18, 2018 - 5:20 PM

Commission on Higher Education Officer-in-Charge Prospero De Vera III says universities should promote discussion but he 'frowns upon university officials who take a political position'

CHED OFFICIAL. Commission on Higher Education OIC Dr. Prospero De Vera says public university officials should not take political stands. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

U.P. president questions PNP over search for Diliman student

Sep 13, 2018 - 7:40 PM

'The UP community is deeply alarmed by this intrusion and the possible reasons for its undertaking,' Concepcion says

UP. Photo by Keb Cuevas.

Despite Marcos ties, U.P. president says no attempt to forget Martial Law

Sep 07, 2018 - 7:58 PM

After the backlash from his Kabataang Barangay reunion with Imee Marcos, University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion commits to developing courses on Martial Law for UP's general education program

COMMITMENTS. University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion lists commitments towards his promise to ensure UP will not forget abuses under Martial Law. Screenshot from Rappler Talk

U.P. history department slams president's attendance at Marcos event

Aug 31, 2018 - 8:16 PM

The Department of History says the UP President's appearance at the event is an insult to the memory of those who risked their lives to fight martial law

KC Concepcion pens sweet birthday message for boyfriend Pierre Emmanuel Plassart

Aug 30, 2018 - 10:44 PM

'Chivalry is NOT dead!' KC writes

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U.P. president 'regrets' pain caused by appearance with Imee Marcos

Aug 30, 2018 - 1:30 PM

'I intended no offense.... Tao lang po!' says University of the Philippines president Danilo Concepcion, adding that UP will never forget the dark period of Martial Law

KC Concepcion introduces new boyfriend Pierre Emmanuel Plassart

Aug 20, 2018 - 11:51 AM

KC Concepcion is happily dating again!

VIRAL: How a lost phone found its way back to owner after 7 months

Jul 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Cha Buenconsejo’s story about retrieving her lost phone seems too good to be true, especially in this day and age

Will Sharon Cuneta, Gabby Concepcion star in a movie again?

Jul 25, 2018 - 6:34 PM

Sharon is set to work on a new film within the year

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Sharon Cuneta on being mom to KC Concepcion: I wanted her to grow up independent

May 17, 2018 - 5:47 PM

'I love being with my girls. I admittedly didn’t have this kind of relationship na with KC after she turned 13'

8 of the leading Filipino scientists who make us proud

May 14, 2018 - 12:45 PM

Meet the 8 Filipinos who made it to the 2018 edition of the Asian Scientist 100 list

KC Concepcion addresses reported breakup with Aly Borromeo

Mar 08, 2018 - 7:18 PM

'I’ve decided to fully support him at the same time move on and spread my wings,' KC says

TIMELINE: The men in Sharon Cuneta's life

Feb 15, 2018 - 12:19 PM

From Gabby to Kiko: A look back at Sharon Cuneta's love life

WATCH: James Reid, Nadine Lustre electrify fans in 'rEVOLution The JaDine' concert

Feb 10, 2018 - 1:31 PM

Nadine shows her sexy side, James sings with Sam and Brett, Sarah G's number, and more

WATCH: This Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion reunion will make you kilig!

Feb 09, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The ex-couple and loveteam of the '80s star in a commercial for McDonalds

Are Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion reuniting for a project?

Feb 06, 2018 - 3:47 PM

Sharon and Gabby are spotted in a fast food chain

COA junks claim of contractor seeking compensation for burned equipment

Feb 04, 2018 - 8:30 PM

Construction firm CBBI wants the DPWH to pay for equipment allegedly burned by communist rebels, but COA says these equipment should've been insured

Baguio psych major crowned Miss Silka Philippines 2017

Nov 22, 2017 - 6:32 PM

Andrea Fe Gomez from Baguio tops Silka’s search for natural Filipina beauty

ASEAN business summit to discuss reduction of non-tariff barriers

Nov 05, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The 3-day summit will press for the tearing down of non-tariff barriers – which include quotas and levies – as a way to push the region's further integration

FURTHER INTEGRATION. Other than the reduction on non-tariff barriers, the ASEAN council will also seek greater connectivity to improve logistics and movement of people in the region. File photo by Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP