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Japan comfort women sue PH government at U.N. body

Nov 30, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Having exhausted all channels, including a suit at the Supreme Court, Filipino women raped and assaulted by Japanese soldiers in World War II run to the United Nations

Thousands rally worldwide against abuse of women

Nov 26, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Demonstrators on November 25 gather in countries as diverse as Guatemala, Russia, Sudan and Turkey to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

STOPPING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. A woman holds a placard reading 'Violence at home goes beyond, Stop sexism' during a demonstration to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Madrid on November 25, 2019. Photo by Oscar del Pozo/AFP

The week in photos: November 24-30, 2018

Dec 01, 2018 - 12:34 PM

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

WOMEN VS WOMEN. A Turkish female riot police officer reacts during clashes with women's rights activists as they try to march to Taksim Square to protest against gender violence in Istanbul on November 25, 2018, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP

U.S. criticizes treatment of Uighurs in latest China row

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:27 AM

The Trump administration also faces criticism at home and abroad for barring entry to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries

CONDEMNATION. US Secretary Mike Pompeo says millions of Uighurs may be 'held against their will' in so-called re-education camps subject to political indoctrination and abuses. File photo by Emmanuel DUNAND/AFP

RAW Deal: The roads to WrestleMania 34

Mar 04, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Ronda Rousey signs with Team Red, and John Cena sees an opportunity for himself at WWE Fastlane

IT'S OFFICIAL. 'Rowdy' Ronda Rousey makes her first RAW appearance, confronting Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Photo from WWE

RAW Deal: Predicting Elimination Chamber 2018

Feb 25, 2018 - 10:59 AM

Get ready to witness the first ever women's Elimination Chamber match

GAUNTLET MATCH. John Cena and Seth kick off a gauntlet match on RAW featuring the participants of the 7-man Elimination Chamber match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: On the road to WrestleMania 34

Feb 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

All roads lead to the Elimination Chamber

CHAMBER. Roman Reigns will be in the Elimination Chamber, which is going to determine the new #1 contender to Brock Lesnar’s WWE Universal Championship. Screenshot WWE YT

The week in photos: November 25-December 1, 2017

Dec 02, 2017 - 2:31 PM

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

Pope Francis takes a ride in a rickshaw during the second day of his visit to Bangladesh, in Dhaka on December 1, 2017.Pope Francis arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar on November 30 for the second stage of a visit that has been overshadowed by the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. / AFP PHOTO / Vincenzo PINTO

Philippines declared free of maternal and neonatal tetanus – DOH

Nov 29, 2017 - 1:10 PM

The maternal and neonatal elimination status is achieved when there is less than one case of the disease per 1,000 live births in every region

MATERNAL CARE. Maternal and neonatal tetanus is a disease that indicates lack of access to proper healthcare.

France's Macron vows to combat 'shameful' violence against women

Nov 26, 2017 - 8:38 AM

Rallies are held from Brazil to Kosovo to mark the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

FOR WOMEN. (From L) President of the association Femmes Solidaires Sabine Salmon, doctor and writer Patrick Pelloux, humorist Florence Foresti, Junior Minister for Gender Equality Marlene Schiappa and French President Emmanuel Macron (R) attend the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, on November 25, 2017 at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP

The week in photos: November 18-24, 2017

Nov 25, 2017 - 9:50 AM

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

Models celebrate during the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai on November 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

What women worldwide owe Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

If the women of the world today enjoy what is known as the bill of human rights for women the whole world owes it to Leticia Ramos Shahani Ambassador Rosario Manalo says

WOMEN'S WARRIOR. A portrait of the late Leticia Ramos Shahani is displayed at the Department of Foreign Affairs on March 24, 2017, to pay tribute to the veteran diplomat who fought for women's rights. Screen grab from Rappler video

SCHEDULE: 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup elimination round

Mar 08, 2017 - 5:37 PM

UPDATED See the full schedule of games up until June in the 2017 PBA Commissioner s Cup

Ateneo Lady Eagles snap UP Lady Maroons' win streak in straight sets

Feb 26, 2017 - 5:39 PM

With the win the Lady Eagles now move to a 5 1 slate while the Lady Maroons suffer their first loss at 4 1

SNAPPED. Ateneo stops UP's win streak in straight sets. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DLSU Lady Spikers continue win streak with sweep of Lady Warriors

Feb 26, 2017 - 3:55 PM

La Salle stays put at second place with a 5 1 slate while the Lady Warriors continue to search for their first win at 0 6

SWEEP. The DLSU Lady Spikers sweep the UE Lady Warriors. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

TNT asserts dominance to dispatch Star

Sep 11, 2016 - 9:20 PM

The now 9 1 TNT will get a chance to clinch the top seed if they defeat last assignment Barangay Ginebra and the Gin Kings lose to the Fuel Masters

DOMINANT. TNT KaTropa takes care of the already eliminated Star Hotshots. Photo from PBA Images

‘We need to stay together’: Rain or Shine grapples with near elimination

Sep 10, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Known as a standard for consistency in the PBA the Elasto Painters enter unfamiliar territory on the brink of missing the playoffs

NEAR ELIMINATION. Gabe Norwood (R) admits Rain or Shine is struggling to deal with unfamiliar territory of possibly missing the playoffs for the first time in 4 years. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel decks Rain or Shine to secure twice-to-beat

Sep 10, 2016 - 7:48 PM

The Beermen this season s Philippine Cup champions are now assured of a twice to beat advantage in the quarterfinals with a 7 3 record

TWICE-TO-BEAT. San Miguel Beer secures a twice-to-beat advantage after defeating Rain or Shine. Photo from PBA Images

Chan, Charlo lead Rain or Shine rout of hapless Globalport

Apr 05, 2016 - 11:03 PM

Jeff Chan makes 4 of his 6 triple attempts as Rain or Shine shrugs off a slow start

ROUT. Jeff Chan leads Rain or Shine's rout of Globalport. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

San Miguel bucks Thornton's 69-point game, beats NLEX in triple OT

Apr 05, 2016 - 7:34 PM

San Miguel improves to a 6 3 slate as NLEX drops to 5 5 after back to back wins

TRIPLE OT. The San Miguel Beermen emerge victorious in triple overtime against the NLEX Road Warriors with import Tyler Wilkerson coming up with 58 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel’s season-worst loss may have come at right time

Apr 04, 2016 - 5:06 PM

It could be a blessing in disguise for us a loss like this Talagang mag iisip mga players says San Miguel Beermen head coach Leo Austria

RETURN. June Mar Fajardo comes back from a two-game absence but could not steer the San Miguel Beermen to victory against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. Photo courtesy of PBA Media Bureau

Ginebra deals San Miguel worst loss of season

Apr 03, 2016 - 7:40 PM

With the 26 point rout of San Miguel Beer Barangay Ginebra San Miguel clinches a quarterfinals berth

BIG WIN. Barangay Ginebra San Miguel puts up a big win against the San Miguel Beermen. Photo from PBA Images

Wilkerson, Lassiter sizzle as San Miguel torches Star

Mar 27, 2016 - 7:27 PM

The Beermen hike their record to 5 2 and snap the Hotshots 3 game winning run

44 POINTS. Import Tyler Wilkerson drops 44 points as the San Miguel Beermen torch the Star Hotshots. Photo courtesy of PBA Images

NLEX wards off Blackwater on Easter

Mar 27, 2016 - 5:07 PM

NLEX goes up 4 4 while Blackwater drops to 3 6 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup

EASTER SUNDAY WIN. Asi Taulava and the NLEX Road Warriors pick up a victory over Blackwater Elite on Easter. Photo from PBA Images

Mahindra stops slide, sends Alaska to 2nd straight loss

Mar 21, 2016 - 6:27 PM

Mahindra reaches the 500 mark with a 4 4 record while Alaska loses back to back and drops to 5 3

BACK TO WINNING. Mahindra stops 3-game slide with win over Alaska. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Guiao to serve one-game suspension vs TNT

Mar 21, 2016 - 2:24 PM

The fiery Rain or Shine coach is also fined P40 000 for his words and actions in a game against Mahindra on March 16

SUSPENDED. Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao is suspended one game and fined for his 'invectives' at the referees in a game against Mahindra. File photo from PBA Images

Ginebra holds on to defeat Blackwater

Mar 13, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Ginebra is back on the winning track after losing to Alaska and rises to 4 3

BOUNCE BACK. Barangay Ginebra bounces back from a loss to beat Blackwater. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alaska stops Ginebra, wins 4th straight

Mar 09, 2016 - 9:22 PM

Alaska which led by as much as 14 in the third before Ginebra rallied back into the game hikes its record to 4 1 for solo second place

DOWN GOES GINEBRA. Calvin Abueva and the Alaska Aces take down Barangay Ginebra for 4th straight win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Maliksi sizzles for career-high 29 as Star stuns TNT

Mar 06, 2016 - 7:28 PM

The Star Hotshots fend off Tropang TNT late to rise to 2 4 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup

SECOND WIN. The Star Hotshots, led by Allein Maliksi, cop only their second win in 6 games of the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Clutch Tenorio lifts Ginebra over rival Star

Feb 28, 2016 - 7:38 PM

The Gin Kings win back to back games to improve to 2 2 while the Hotshots fall to 1 4

CLUTCH. LA Tenorio (L) comes up with the clutch game-winning basket as Barangay Ginebra escapes Star. Photo from PBA Images

Meralco sustains hot start with escape of Globalport

Feb 28, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Meralco improves to 5 0 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup and ties its franchise best start from last season

STILL UNDEFEATED. Jared Dillinger (R) and the Meralco Bolts remain undefeated at 5-0 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Abueva, Manuel push Alaska past skidding Rain or Shine

Feb 27, 2016 - 7:21 PM

Alaska goes up 2 1 while Rain or Shine drops to 1 3 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup

BEASTIN'. Calvin Abueva helps lead Alaska to rout of Rain or Shine. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

TNT repulses Phoenix to halt 3-game skid

Feb 27, 2016 - 5:05 PM

TNT now 2 3 wins its first game in 17 days after dealing with the ban on import Ivan Johnson and missing key men due to injuries

TROPA TRIUMPH. TNT picks up its first win in 17 days, and its first with new import David Simon. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rain or Shine bucks Bowles' 39 to bury Star

Feb 13, 2016 - 7:58 PM

The Painters who were bridesmaids in the same conference last season punch in their first win of the 2016 PBA Commissioner s Cup

FIRST WIN. Rain or Shine downs Star to get its first win of the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Meralco prevails as Star melts down to start PBA Comms Cup

Feb 10, 2016 - 9:33 PM

The Bolts overcome the same team that served as their lone win in the previous Philippine Cup where they missed the playoffs with a 1 10 record

GOOD START. The Meralco Bolts are off to a good start in the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup after defeating the Star Hotshots. Chris Newsome plays a huge part in the victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup eliminations schedule

Feb 09, 2016 - 9:33 PM

Check out the full elimination round schedule here

Guiao sees positive side to Rain or Shine’s longer PBA playoffs road

Dec 21, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Yeng Guiao chooses to look at the silver lining of Rain or Shine having to go through the quarterfinals of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

STAYING POSITIVE. For Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao, a longer playoffs road only means more chances to get ready for bigger games in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. File Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra beats Talk 'N Text for 4th seed in PH Cup playoffs

Dec 20, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Barangay Ginebra sets up a Manila Clasico quarterfinals with rival Star Hotshots in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

4TH SEED. Barangay Ginebra outmuscles Talk 'N Text to claim the 4th seed entering the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup playoffs. Photo from PBA Images

Blackwater escapes Mahindra to book first-ever playoffs spot

Dec 20, 2015 - 5:13 PM

Blackwater enters the quarterfinals as the 10th seed and will face the twice to beat Rain or Shine in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

ON TO THE PLAYOFFS. Blackwater makes it to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history, leaning on a career-high performance from journeyman Mike Cortez. Photo from PBA Images Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NLEX foils Rain or Shine's bid for PH Cup top seed

Dec 19, 2015 - 7:36 PM

The Road Warriors snap a 4 game losing streak to finish the eliminations at 5 6 and become the 7th seed entering the quarterfinals

CAREER HIGH. Sean Anthony scores NLEX's last 8 points, including the go-ahead basket, to finish with a career-high 37 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alaska weathers Barako Bull, closes in on outright semis

Dec 19, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Alaska has a chance to advance as the top seed and head straight to the semifinals of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup granted Rain or Shine loses to NLEX

Calvin Abueva drops 22 points as the Alaska Aces temporarily take the top seed in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Alaska survives Fajardo's career-high 43 points to beat Beermen

Dec 16, 2015 - 10:48 PM

Alaska snaps San Miguel Beer s 7 game win streak to stay in contention for an automatic semifinals seat in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

BEST PLAYER. Calvin Abueva is named Best Player of the Game with his 17 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and a block to help Alaska past defending champion San Miguel Beer. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Filipino boxer Marlon Tapales KOs Japanese foe to earn world title shot

Dec 16, 2015 - 8:28 PM

The Lanao del Norte native KOs undefeated Shohei Omori to become the mandatory challenger for WBO bantamweight champ Pungluang Sor Singyu

KO KID. Marlon Tapales has earned a world title shot after a devastating knockout of a previously unbeaten Japanese fighter. Photo from Tapales' Facebook

Rain or Shine prevails, Meralco ends miserable PH Cup stint

Dec 16, 2015 - 7:42 PM

Rain or Shine keeps its bid for an outright semifinals berth alive while Meralco bows out with its worst ever record

STILL IN THE HUNT. Rain or Shine stays in the hunt for an outright semifinals berth in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup after defeating Meralco. Jeff Chan leads the Paintesr with 24 points. Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Ginebra’s Thompson strains shoulder, may play vs Talk ’N Text

Dec 15, 2015 - 1:20 AM

Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone says rookie Scottie Thompson might be available for the team against Talk N Text Sunday December 20

STRAINED SHOULDER. Scottie Thompson, Barangay Ginebra's rookie guard, strains his shoulder against NLEX. It is still uncertain whether he will play on Sunday, December 20 against Talk 'N Text. File Photo from PBA Images

Thompson free throws help Ginebra complete come-from-behind win over NLEX

Dec 13, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Barangay Ginebra displays its famous Never Say Die attitude with a comeback victory from 22 points down versus NLEX in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

COMEBACK WIN. Barangay Ginebra comes back from 22 points down to nip NLEX. Photo by PBA Images

Barako Bull explodes in 4th quarter to stun Star Hotshots

Dec 13, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The Barako Bull Energy keep their bid alive for a twice to beat edge in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals

CLOSING IN ON TWICE-TO-BEAT. Josh Urbiztondo (center) and the Barako Bull Energy strengthen their bid for a twice-to-beat edge in the quarterfinals after beating the Star Hotshots. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Star Hotshots halt 4-game losing slide with win over Mahindra Enforcers

Dec 06, 2015 - 5:43 PM

The Star Hotshots move a win away from a quarterfinals berth in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

LOSING STREAK DONE. Mark Barroca leads the Star Hotshots as they arrest a 4-game skid. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra downs Blackwater in double OT for another road game win

Dec 05, 2015 - 7:41 PM

Barangay Ginebra is now into the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals after defeating Blackwater in double overtime

QUARTERFINALS-BOUND. Barangay Ginebra secures a spot in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals after escaping Blackwater in double overtime. Photo from PBA Images

PH group 4th Impact eliminated from 'X Factor UK'

Nov 30, 2015 - 9:08 AM

Two of four judges vote to keep 4th Impact on the show but ultimately 4th Impact is eliminated while Lauren Murray advances to the top 4