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Maria Ressa among TIME’s most influential women of the century

Mar 05, 2020 - 8:46 PM

Time’s ‘100 Women of the Year’ puts the spotlight on ‘influential women who were often overshadowed’

'WOMEN OF THE YEAR.' In this file photo, Maria Ressa attends the TIME 100 Gala Red Carpet at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2019, in New York City. File photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for TIME/AFP

Princeton salutes Maria Ressa, alumni in ‘Time 100’ most influential list

Apr 19, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Distinguished Princeton University alumni have also called on government officials, policy makers, and businesses to ‘press’ the Philippine government to end its harassment of Ressa and the Philippine press

TIME MAGAZINE 'ICON.' Rappler CEO Maria Ressa answers questions after she plead 'not guilty' to the 4 cases of tax evasion lodged against her and Rappler on April 3, 2019. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Maria Ressa joins 'Time 100' most influential people of 2019

Apr 17, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright writes the tribute for Maria Ressa in this year's list

MARIA RESSA. Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa speaks to media outside the Pasig Regional Trial Court on March 29, 2019, after posting bail for charges of violation of the anti-dummy law. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Margielyn Didal skates way to TIME's 2018 most influential teens

Dec 10, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The 19-year-old Cebuana joins activists, actors, musicians, fellow athletes, and other teen prodigies in the list

TRAIL BLAZER. Margielyn Didal puts skateboarding in the country's limelight with a gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games. File photo by Mohd Rasfan

#BabaeAko among Time’s 25 'Most Influential People on the Internet'

Jun 29, 2018 - 7:59 PM

The Filipino movement that began as a social media campaign gets global recognition

Babae Ako groups march from Luneta to Liwasang Bonifacio to join the Hindipendence Protest Rally today in celebration of the Independence Day. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

'Geriatrics' in gov't can learn from TIME teen influencer Shibby de Guzman

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:30 PM

'Shibby has shown us that we don’t have to have hundreds of thousands of be recognized in the world – distinction follows where we choose to be decent and conscientious human beings,' says Senator Leila de Lima

Filipina in anti-Duterte rally among TIME's most influential teens

Nov 03, 2017 - 11:39 AM

Shibby de Guzman of St Scholastica's College joins an eminent list of global teen influencers

COURAGE. Shibby de Guzman (with loudpseaker) and fellow St Scholastica's College students at a protest rally against the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Photo from the Benildean

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 21, 2017

Apr 21, 2017 - 10:31 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Friday

Duterte, De Lima on TIME list of most influential people

Apr 20, 2017 - 7:38 PM

3rd UPDATE Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Leila de Lima make it to the list for 2017 as the country s bloody drug war makes global headlines

DUTERTE VS DE LIMA. President Rodrigo Duterte has accused Senator Leila de Lima of links to the drug trade which the former justice secretary has categorically denied.

[Newspoint] Why Time will find no other like Duterte

Mar 31, 2017 - 6:30 PM

President Duterte possesses other qualities that suit the purpose of Time magazine s list of 100 most influential people

Sports stars Curry, Bolt, Spieth make Time's 'Most Influential' list

Apr 22, 2016 - 8:09 AM

Sports figures including Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt and NBA MVP Stephen Curry pepper Time magazine s 2016 100 Most Influential People list

GOOD COMPANY. Golfer Jordan Spieth, basketball star Stephen Curry and sprinter Usain Bolt are among the sports stars in Time's Most Influential list for 2016. File photos

Time releases list of 100 most influential people

Apr 21, 2016 - 9:29 PM

Comedian Aziz Ansari video game streamer Felix Kjellberg and tech industry icons like Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai are in good company

PART OF THE 100. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are part of Time's 100 most influential people for 2016. Screen shot from

Steph Curry in running for TIME 100 most influential people of 2016

Mar 27, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Other athletes being eyed for the TIME 100 include tennis star Serena Williams and UFC fighter Ronda Rousey

INFLUENTIAL. NBA star Steph Curry, seen here during the All-Star Weekend in February, is in the running for the TIME 100 most influential people of the year. Photo by WARREN TODA/EPA

The 10 biggest YouTube moments of 2014, according to our readers

Dec 28, 2014 - 4:31 PM

Which YouTube posts made the most impact in 2014?

Facebook's 10 best moments of 2014, according to our readers

Dec 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Which Facebook posts made the most impact this year?

The 10 best Tumblr moments of 2014 according to our readers

Dec 20, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Which Tumblr posts made the most impact this year?

15 women you should know about

Sep 28, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Know your women icons today and from the not too distant past

VICTORY. German Chancellor Angela Merkel celebrates at the CDU party's headquarters after the German general elections. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP

Aquino lands on Time’s 100 most influential

Apr 18, 2013 - 8:46 PM

Time Magazine names President Benigno Aquino III among its 100 Most Influential People in the World

Time's 100 list for 2012: How influential are they on social media?

Apr 21, 2012 - 3:01 PM

Klout takes a look at the online influence of TIME s 100 Most influential people list for 2012