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Israeli carrier agrees to bailout terms after virus losses

Jul 07, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Coronavirus-hit airline El Al says it accepted a $250-million loan from the Israeli government

Image from El Al's Facebook page

Gun battle over El Chapo legacy leaves 16 dead in Mexico

Jun 26, 2020 - 10:10 AM

Mike Vigil, formerly of the US Drug Enforcement Agency, says Guzman's 3 sons – known as the 'Chapitos,' or little Chapos – were engaged in a fight for control of the cartel

A poster with the face of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, reading "Wanted, Again", is displayed at a newsstand in one Mexico City's major bus terminals on July 13, 2015, a day after the government informed of the escape of the drug kingpin from a maximum-security prison. Mexican security forces scrambled Monday to save face and recapture "El Chapo" as authorities investigated whether guards helped him escape prison through a tunnel under his cell. AFP PHOTO / YURI CORTEZ

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala

Jun 01, 2020 - 3:48 PM

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele declares a 15-day state of emergency to cope with the effects of the storm, estimated to have caused $200 million in damage

RECOVERY OPERATIONS. Members of the volunteer stretcher corps and rescue firefighters work under the rubble of a house collapsed in the removal of the body of a woman who survived the mud and debris avalanche but died during the rescue process during heavy rains by Tropical Storm Amanda in San Salvador on May 31, 2020. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

‘Ang Huling El Bimbo the Musical’ to stream online for free

May 02, 2020 - 9:12 PM

The show will be up for streaming from May 8 to 9

STAGE TO STREAM. 'Ang Huling El Bimbo The Musical' will be available online for 48 hours. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Manila

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Dispatch from El Salvador

Apr 11, 2020 - 2:00 PM

El Salvador has one of the highest rates of femicide or female murder in the world

Twitter deletes Egypt, Saudi accounts over 'pro-govt direction'

Apr 03, 2020 - 4:06 PM

Twitter removes thousands of accounts in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Indonesia, and Serbia which allegedly took direction from governments or pushed pro-government content

El Salvador declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Mar 15, 2020 - 10:43 PM

El Salvador is yet to record a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus

El Salvador bans foreigners entering country over coronavirus fears

Mar 12, 2020 - 8:48 AM

Salvadorans arriving from countries where coronavirus has been declared will be quarantined for 30 days

YOUTH. Salvadorean youngsters wait to practice at a rural fencing school in San Pedro Masahuat, El Salvador. Photo by Marvin Recinos/AFP

Mexico court jails man over murder of journalist Valdez

Feb 28, 2020 - 3:30 PM

Javier Valdez Cardenas was co-founder of the weekly newspaper Riodoce and was one of the most prominent chroniclers of Mexico's deadly drug war in a state where notorious kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman once reigned

JUSTICE. In this file photo taken on May 16, 2017 a makeshift altar with a cup of coffee, water glass and newspaper headlining the story of slain Mexican journalist Javier Valdez is pictured in a cafe previously frequented by Valdez in Culiacan, Sinaloa State, Mexico. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Son of powerful Mexican drug lord extradited to U.S.

Feb 21, 2020 - 5:21 PM

Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, known as 'El Menchito,' is extradited into US territory to face charges of conspiracy to smuggle drugs

Handout photograph released by the Mexican Interior Ministry of US-born Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez aka "El Menchito" in Mexico City on June 23, 2015. "El Menchito", son of the powerful Jalisco New Generation drug cartel's leader was arrested Tuesday in Zapopan, Jalisco State, armed with an assault rifle bearing his nickname and appearing to have had plastic surgery. AFP PHOTO / INTERIOR MINISTRY HO / Mexican Interior Ministry / AFP

El Khatib faces Dave Ildefonso, 20 years after father Danny

Jan 24, 2020 - 6:20 PM

Lebanese legend Fadi El Khatib gets to face two generations of Ildefonsos in his storied basketball career

EVERGREEN. Lebanon’s Fadi El Khatib (right) has become a familiar foe to Philippine team players. Photo from FIBA

Barcelona, Real draw as Clasico marred by violence

Dec 19, 2019 - 11:44 AM

Dozens injured as Catalan independence protest overshadows El Clasico

UNREST. Pro-Catalan independence protesters set up barricades in the middle of the street which they then burned when the police arrived. Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP

El Salvador expels Venezuela diplomats in challenge to Maduro

Nov 04, 2019 - 8:35 AM

El Salvador under its new President Nayib Bukele is one of more than 50 countries declaring Nicolas Maduro's Venezuelan government illegitimate

LEAVING. Members of the diplomatic corps leave the Venezuelan embassy in San Salvador on November 3, 2019. Photo by Marvin Recinos/AFP

'Beautiful' moments as Mexican migrants meet families on U.S. border

Oct 27, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The Ciudad Juarez-El Paso bridge becomes neutral territory for 4 hours during the event, held for the 7th time, to allow undocumented migrants to the US to see their Mexican families

HUGS, NOT WALLS. Mexican families separated by the border wall are reunited for 3hree minutes in the 7th edition of the Hugs Not Walls event organized by the Border Network for Human Rights, in front of the border wall on the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico on October 26, 2019. Photo by Herika Martinez/AFP

Mexican town turned to war zone fears new era of narco violence

Oct 26, 2019 - 4:51 PM

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's government deploys 400 reinforcement troops to the streets of Culiacan. Not everyone is happy with the tactic.

TENSION. Heavily armed gunmen in four-by-four trucks fought an intense battle against Mexican security forces Thursday, October 17, 2019, in the city of Culiacan, capital of jailed kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's home state of Sinaloa. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Mexico admits freeing Chapo's son after 'badly planned' operation

Oct 18, 2019 - 8:43 PM

(UPDATED) Defense Minister Luis Sandoval says soldiers briefly arrested Ovidio Guzman but released him after being overpowered by cartel gunmen

CULIACAN. A truck burns in a street of Culiacan, state of Sinaloa, Mexico, on October 17, 2019. Heavily armed gunmen in four-by-four trucks fought an intense battle against Mexican security forces Thursday in the city of Culiacan, capital of jailed kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's home state of Sinaloa. Photo by STR/AFP

Frolic in a milk tea pearl pit at Singapore's 'bubble tea' exhibit

Oct 17, 2019 - 11:38 AM

The 'one-stop happy place' for bubble tea lovers features a pool of 100,000 purple pearls, milk tea-scented walls, and tea-flavored snacks

WATCH: 'Breaking Bad' fave Jesse Pinkman's story continues in 'El Camino' trailer

Sep 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Aaron Paul returns as everyone's favorite tortured soul

JESSE PINKMAN. Aaron Paul reprises his role as the tortured drug dealer in 'El Camino.' Screenshot from Netflix Philippines on YouTube

Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer

Sep 23, 2019 - 9:26 AM

Mahienour El-Massry, a political activist and human rights defender, is 'arrested as soon as she left the State Security Prosecutor's headquarters in Cairo'

Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali dies – foreign ministry

Sep 19, 2019 - 11:48 PM

Ben Ali, who ruled his North African country from 1987 until 2011, was viewed by some as a bulwark against Islamist extremism, but faced criticism for muzzling the opposition and his reluctance to embrace democracy

BEN ALI. Tunisia's all-powerful leader for two decades, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was forced from power and into exile by a landmark popular uprising in early 2011, sparking revolts across the Arab world. The man who once appeared in official portraits with a benevolent smile and jet black hair has died Thursday, September 19, aged 83, in Saudi Arabia. File photo by Fethi Belaid/AFP

Group calls for 'greater state support' after killing of El Nido forest ranger

Sep 06, 2019 - 7:09 PM

Slain forest ranger Bienvinido Veguilla Jr is the 18th environmental defender killed in Palawan, according to the Kalikasan People's Network for the Environment

El Nido forest ranger hacked to death

Sep 05, 2019 - 11:57 PM

Police have identified the victim as Bienvinido 'Toto' Veguilla Jr, 44, a forest ranger of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Walmart to limit ammunition sales after mass shooting in Texas store

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:44 AM

Walmart also says it will direct consumers not to carry firearms into its stores, a practice that is legal in 'open carry' states but which has sparked safety scares in recent weeks

PROHIBITED. File photo of an assault rifle, pistol and ammunition which will no longer be sold in Walmart. Shutterstock.com

2 killed in Abra disco shootout

Aug 27, 2019 - 8:17 PM

The incident starts from an argument between a barangay captain, who wants to close the establishment, and the bar owner

'Breaking Bad' sequel movie out on Netflix in October

Aug 25, 2019 - 10:10 AM

'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie,' takes place after the events from the TV show

Malacañang reactivates El Niño task force

Aug 16, 2019 - 4:52 PM

The task force, ordered to provide long-term solutions for food and water security, is reactivated at the tail-end of the El Niño

Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites

Aug 07, 2019 - 3:12 PM

US President Donald Trump finds himself accused by opponents of inspiring the El Paso gunman's anti-immigrant hatred and the country's volatile atmosphere in general

MEMORIAL. Texas State Troopers keep watch at the makeshift memorial for victims of the shooting that left a total of 22 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall WalMart in El Paso, Texas, on August 6, 2019 Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away after shooting

Aug 07, 2019 - 12:24 PM

The US president calls on Americans to condemn bigotry – but El Paso community leaders say his words rang hollow set against a longstanding refusal to call out white supremacy and a history of tweets widely condemned as racist

A US Air Force officer pays his respects at a makeshift memorial for the shooting victims, at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 6, 2019. The August 3 shooting left 22 people dead. US President Donald Trump will visit the Texan border city August 7, and will also travel to Dayton, Ohio where a second mass shooting early August 4 left another nine dead.   Mark RALSTON / AFP

8chan founder hopes El Paso shooting 'final nail in coffin'

Aug 06, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Fredrick Brennan repeats his call for the site to be closed, saying 'I should have shut it down when I had the chance'

8CHAN. Fredrick Brennan, creator of imageboard website 8chan, speaks during an interview with AFP in Manila on August 6, 2019. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Trump to address nation after U.S. shootings leave 29 dead

Aug 05, 2019 - 9:26 AM

(UPDATED) 'Hate has no place in our country,' Trump says, but he also blames mental illness for the violence

NO PLACE FOR HATE. US President Donald Trump gives a statement about the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton before boarding to Washington at Morristown Airport on August 04, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Police investigating Texas shooting as possible hate crime – chief

Aug 04, 2019 - 11:29 AM

(UPDATED) The 21-year-old white gunman is linked to a manifesto railing against the 'Hispanic invasion' of Texas

MOURNING. Residents Erica Rios, 36, and Alma Rios, 61, cry outside a reunification center at MacArthur Elementary School, following a deadly mass shooting, in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/AFP

Gunman kills 20 at Texas Walmart store in latest U.S. mass shooting

Aug 04, 2019 - 8:09 AM

(3rd UPDATE) A 21-year-old white male suspect is in custody

EL PASO SHOOTING. El Paso Police Department Sgt. Robert Gomez briefs media on a shooting that occurred at a Wal-Mart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/AFP

Gov't decides to keep El Nido open

Aug 01, 2019 - 3:44 PM

(UPDATED) El Nido will remain open to tourists, but swimming areas will continue to be restricted

EL NIDO. A banca inside one of El Nido's treasured lagoons. File photo

Gov't eyes 'selective closure' of El Nido in Palawan

Jul 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM

El Nido's municipal government says it is doing its best to prevent any closure

UP NEXT? El Nido is up for a possible closure. Shutterstock photo

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in U.S. prison

Jul 17, 2019 - 10:47 PM

(UPDATED) A US court sentences Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to life in prison plus a symbolic 30 years, as well as ordering the former mob boss to pay back $12.6 billion of the proceeds of his crimes

EL CHAPO. This handout picture released by the Mexican Interior Ministry on January 19, 2017 shows Joaquin Guzman Loera aka "El Chapo" Guzman (C) escorted in Ciudad Juarez by the Mexican police as he is extradited to the United States. Handout file photo by the Interior Ministry of Mexico/AFP

MS-13 gang members charged in string of grisly U.S. killings

Jul 17, 2019 - 8:31 AM

A 12-count indictment against 22 members of the gang says most of those charged took part in 7 killings carried out with machetes, knives and baseball bats over the last two years

This undated image released by the US Justice Department on July 16, 2019, shows alleged MS-13 gang members. Several members of the notorious MS-13 gang have been charged in Los Angeles for their role in multiple grisly murders, including the machete killing of a rival gang member who was dismembered and had his heart cut out. According to a 12-count indictment against 22 members of the gang unsealed on July 16, 2019, most of those charged took part in seven killings carried out with machetes, knives and baseball bats over the last two years. HO / US Justice Department / AFP

Prosecutors seek life in prison for El Chapo

Jul 11, 2019 - 12:34 PM

El Chapo is to be sentenced on the morning of July 17 after being convicted on February 12 of crimes spanning a quarter of a century

EL CHAPO. Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted into a helicopter at Mexico City's airport on January 8, 2016 following his recapture. File photo by Alfredo Estrella/AFP

Dolphin dies in El Nido after eating garbage bag

Jun 29, 2019 - 6:14 PM

'The (plastic garbage bag) was so tightly-packed that the bones from the fish it ate after was not even able to pass through,' says El Nido Resorts-Be Green

In El Nido, dolphin died after swallowing plastic garbage bag. Photo courtesy of El Nido Resorts facebook page

Father, daughter drowning fuels anger at Trump migration policies

Jun 27, 2019 - 7:25 AM

The intertwined bodies in the viral photo are those of asylum-seeker Oscar Alberto Martinez, 25, and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria. They drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas.

The corpses of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Martinez (L) and his daughter Angie Valeria (R) are transported to the forensic service in Matamoros, Tamaulipas State, Mexico on June 26, 2019, after they were found drowned. - The poignant pictures of Ramirez and his daughter, discovered face-down on the banks of the Rio Grande between Mexico and the United States, shocked the world on Wednesday and has sparked outrage back home in El Salvador, where around 200 migrants like them leave for the United States daily, preparing to take similar risks. (Photo by Marco Rodriguez / AFP)

Dutchman rules Le Tour Stage 1 as 2018 champ Cariño bottoms out

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:58 PM

Jeroen Meijers of Taiyuan Miogee Team rules Stage 1 as top locals El Joshua Cariño and Ronald Oranza bomb out

Egypt kills 14 suspected militants in raid after Sinai attack

Jun 06, 2019 - 7:22 PM

The attack on June 5 claimed by the Islamic State group leaves dead 8 policemen southwest of El-Arish, capital of North Sinai, and 5 militants are killed in exchanges of fire that ensued

Weak El Niño caused inflation uptick in May 2019 – NEDA

Jun 05, 2019 - 2:20 PM

'The country needs to have a more robust solution to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather conditions and climate change,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake rocks El Salvador – USGS

May 30, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Officials say the earthquake was so strong it was likely felt throughout Central America

DENR flags 10 hotels 'gravely polluting' El Nido's Bacuit Bay

May 18, 2019 - 10:52 AM

The hotels are served cease and desist orders for discharging wastewater without valid permits

Bacuit Bay. Photo from Shutterstock

Rice stocks hit 2.63 million metric tons in April 2019

May 13, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Household stocks still contribute the biggest share to the Philippines' total rice inventory despite a 14.4% drop from a year ago

Farmers in North of Manila were looking forward to a good harvest this year . Pangasinan is the country’s third biggest rice producer, next to Nueva Ecija and Isabela provinces. But Farmers here was worried Price of palay.Photos by Mau Victa/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Will religious endorsements work in 2019 polls?

May 08, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Rappler talks to sociologist of religion Jayeel Cornelio about religious endorsements – in the time of the President who said God is stupid

El Shaddai endorses 14 Senate bets

May 04, 2019 - 10:15 PM

Most of them are part of the administration slate PDP-Laban and Hugpong ng Pagbabago

ENDORSED. El Shaddai on May 4, 2019, endorses 14 senatorial bets for the midterm elections. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Cebu Bar topnotchers: PH needs lawyers ‘really fighting for the rule of law’

May 03, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Marcley Augustus Natu-el, Mark Lawrence Badayos, Jebb Lynus Cane, Alan Joel Pita of the University of San Carlos place 2nd, 3rd, 9th, and 10th in the 2018 Bar exams

[OPINION] The folly of religious endorsements

Apr 26, 2019 - 5:46 PM

Our politics is thoroughly personality-driven. When religious leaders throw their support behind certain candidates, they inevitably echo the divide according to existing political loyalties.

El Niño damage to agriculture now at P7.96 billion – DA

Apr 26, 2019 - 3:49 PM

The Department of Agriculture says 247,610 farmers and fisherfolk are affected by El Niño as of April 25

A farmer walks over the cracked soil of dried up rice field in San Ildefonso, Bulacan province. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration warned of hotter days ahead due to El Nino. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler