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Inside the Industry: Dance and entertainment with UPeepz

Jul 13, 2020 - 5:03 PM

Advancing to the semifinals on NBC's World of Dance, UPeepz coaches Chips Beltran and Phim Villanueva tell us what it takes to impress J. Lo on the big stage

Life under lockdown: Pineapple Lab Part 2

Apr 26, 2020 - 6:00 PM

In part 2 of our conversation with Pineapple Lab co-founders Andrei Pamintuan and Jodinand "Jodee" Villaflores Aguillon, we talk about, collaboration, and where they find hope

Life under lockdown: Pineapple Lab Part 1

Apr 25, 2020 - 8:00 PM

As the lockdown in Metro Manila is extended once more, we converse with artists and Pineapple Lab co-founders Andrei Pamintuan and Jodinand "Jodee" Villaflores Aguillon

'Body art' pioneer and performance artist Ulay dies at 76

Mar 03, 2020 - 12:51 PM

German conceptual artist Ulay was known for experimenting with Polaroid pictures in the early 70s and collaborating with his then partner Marina Abramovic for 12 years

Dapitan ballet family’s students win gold, silver in Singapore competition

Aug 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM

3 students of the Jete Performing Arts Studio bring home medals from the recent Asia-Pacific Arts Festival in Singapore

Call for participants: 'Soul-Searching, Tribe-Building' theater workshop

Apr 29, 2019 - 2:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Langgam Performance Troupe offers theater workshop to facilitate exploration of unique creative identity, and its application in a larger group dynamic

Photo courtesy Langgam Performance Troupe

CONTEXT: Jinggoy Estrada 'filed 600 bills' in Senate

Feb 24, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Over 500 of the bills the ex-senator and 2019 senatorial bet co-authored or filed were pending at the Senate committee level in the 16th Congress, from 2013 to 2016

9-year-old represents New Zealand at 2019 World Championships of Performing Arts

Oct 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Nine-year-old Jazz Vidamo, daughter of two Filipinos, represents New Zealand in the World Championships of Performing Arts

Teachers complain of ‘excessive’ workload; DepEd says these are ‘legal, necessary’

Sep 25, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The Teachers' Dignity Coalition camps outside the DepEd head office and calls for changes in the monitoring systems and paperwork

OVERWORKED. Teachers call on the DepEd to stop its review systems and paperwork that supposedly burden teachers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Lawmakers want probe on DepEd's Results-Based Performance Management System

Aug 14, 2018 - 7:33 PM

ACT Teachers Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro say the system has resulted in the loss of benefits and continued rejection of decent salaries for teachers

OVERWORKED. Lawmakers say teachers are often burdened by excessive paperwork from the Department of Education's  Results-Based Performance Management System. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Apple fixes a bug that made its new MacBook Pros run slower than advertised

Jul 25, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Apple confirms a bug that made MacBook Pros run slow – unless they were in a freezer

Photo from Apple

[OPINION] On the ouster of Chief Justice: Sereno served with honor and competence

May 15, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Her legacy is an unimpeachable reputation, and a record of leadership marked by changes that have and will continue to enhance the judiciary and the legal profession

Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks before a crowd supporting her on May 11, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Tribal performers thank Boracay for 'good life'

Apr 25, 2018 - 6:34 PM

'Ang tugtugan naman namin pasalamat sa isla para sa magandang buhay na binigay nila samin,' says a tribal music performer

THANK YOU. Island Drum Beaters performs one last time as a thank you performance before Boracay Island closes down. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Scandal-hit Volkswagen set to name new CEO

Apr 12, 2018 - 3:32 PM

According to reports, Herbert Diess, head of the VW brand, is slated to take Matthias Mueller's place

DBM excludes some DepEd, DOH employees from 2016 performance bonus

Feb 14, 2018 - 4:25 PM

'The release of the 2016 PBB has encountered several delays owing to late or incomplete submission of requirements of agencies,' says budget chief Benjamin Diokno

BUDGET. The Department of Budget and Management clarified the delayed release of performance-based bonus for government employees. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Sereno in Pulse Asia survey, Roque on CA ruling on Joel Reyes, Bannon apology | Evening wRap

Jan 08, 2018 - 7:14 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Bad loans rise at Philippines' big banks in October

Dec 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM

The Philippines' central bank says rate of bad loans remains manageable across economic sectors, like financial and insurance activities

House of Representatives boasts 2,100 measures processed since June 2016

Dec 15, 2017 - 12:59 PM

The list includes 29 bills passed into law

HOUSE OF THE PEOPLE. Members of the 17th Congress gather at the House plenary hall on December 13, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Timothy Chalamet, Nicole Kidman, and more star in New York Times’ horror shorts

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:52 PM

The year's best actors star in minute-long nightmares produced by NYT magazine

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Legazpi gov't awarded for making city 'favorite convention destination'

Nov 27, 2017 - 1:20 AM

The city government is given the Gold Trailblazer Award by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia under the Performance Governance System

GOLD. Legazpi City government won gold in the recent Performance Governance System awards by the Institute for Solidarity in Asia.

You get what you pay for: Daniel Hellmann’s ‘Full Service’

Nov 09, 2017 - 3:56 PM

In a performance project, the Swiss artist submits himself to the desires of strangers

FULL SERVICE. Daniel Hellmann will do whatever you want – for the right price. Photo by Michela di Savino/courtesy of Daniel Hellmann

Duplicate families in 4Ps cost government P326M – COA

Nov 07, 2017 - 10:42 AM

The amount will be recovered through a payment adjustment system, says the Department of Social Welfare and Development

DATA ERROR. The amount received by duplicates of the 4P program could have gone to 25,000 other deserving families, according to the Commission on Audit.

COA tells DSWD to continue 4Ps ban on accepting new members

Nov 05, 2017 - 9:20 PM

The Commission on Audit advises the Department of Social Welfare and Development to fix its data collection first to screen potential beneficiaries properly

PANTAWID. 4Ps aims to uplift millions of poor Filipino families from poverty. AFP file photo

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Bicolano band First String Acoustic

Oct 26, 2017 - 7:34 PM

#MoveSessions showcases the talent of up-and-coming artists from communities and schools. Bookmark this page to catch the live jam at 8pm, Thursday

'Slight decline' in Robredo's approval, trust ratings – Pulse survey

Oct 13, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo sees the biggest drop in her trust and performance ratings in Balance Luzon, according to the September survey of Pulse Asia

STILL TRUSTED. Vice President Leni Robredo graces the inaguration of the Salubris Medical Center in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya on October 7. Photo by the OVP.

Duterte ratings 'falling a little faster than average’ – SWS president

Oct 10, 2017 - 3:03 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance, as perceived by Filipinos today, is 'better than Erap but not as good as Cory, Ramos, or Noynoy,' says Mahar Mangahas of SWS

'POPULAR' PHILIPPINE CHIEF. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte addresses the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-installed officers and members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Davao City Chapter on September 30, 2017. Presidential photo

DBM will continue to release performance bonus to gov't employees

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:25 PM

However Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno acknowledges the need to tighten the system of granting the PBB simplify the validation and address the unintended consequences


Trillanes, PNP, Andanar and Uson | Evening wRap

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:11 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Gov't agencies told: Upload FOI manuals by October 1

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:37 PM

The PCOO says agencies should comply before the start of the validation process on their eligibility to the performance based bonus

WATCH: Celine Dion performs Rihanna's 'Diamonds'

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The diva had the most diva like answers to questions about her love life

COA: Higher budget but lower performance in 2016 for PDEA

Aug 22, 2017 - 9:07 PM

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency says it arrested and charged more individuals in 2016 however

The week in photos: August 12-18, 2017

Aug 19, 2017 - 1:12 PM

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

ANTI-RACISM. Protesters block both directions of the Interstate 580 freeway during a rally against racism in Oakland, California on August 12, 2017. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

WATCH: #MoveSessions features Ilonggo band Pretzels

Jul 28, 2017 - 7:50 PM

MoveSessions is an online live jam that showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to catch Pretzel s performance at 7pm on Friday

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo band The Nephrons

Jul 27, 2017 - 7:44 PM

MoveSessions showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to watch the live jam at 7pm Thursday July 27

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo band Ember

Jul 26, 2017 - 6:42 PM

MoveSessions showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools Bookmark this page to watch the live jam at 7pm Wednesday

WATCH: #MoveSessions featuring Ilonggo artist Aenri

Jul 25, 2017 - 7:10 PM

MoveSessions is an online live jam that showcases the talent of up and coming artists from communities and schools

Duterte's trust, performance ratings recover – survey

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:30 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte s trust and performance ratings recover from a significant dip in March results of Pulse Asia s June survey show

President Rodrigo Duterte at the 10th listing anniversary of the Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. (PNX) at the Philippine Stock Exchange in Makati City on July 11, 2017. Malacanang Photo

PNP in 2016: Budget up, performance down – COA

Jun 19, 2017 - 8:04 PM

When it gets P11 75 billion more in budget the PNP does fewer neighborhood patrols investigations serving of warrants and capture of high value targets

20 Philippine companies in Nikkei's top 300 Asian firms list

Jun 18, 2017 - 11:10 PM

SM Prime and Universal Robina make it to the top 30 while Bloomberry – the owner of Solaire Resort and Casino – joins the list for the first time

ASIA'S BEST. SM Prime Holdings Incorporated and Universal Robina Corporation made it to the top 30 of Nikkei's Asia300

Dip in ratings not significant but a warning to Duterte – senators

Apr 05, 2017 - 2:18 PM

I am very much encouraged by the declining numbers The Filipino people are beginning to see the light says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a critic of President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program during the inauguration of the Metro Manila Crisis Monitoring and Management Center (MMCMMC) of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) at the MMDA Metrobase in Makati City on April 4, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/Presidential Photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 5, 2017

Apr 05, 2017 - 11:40 AM

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

Duterte's trust rating dips in March poll

Apr 05, 2017 - 11:34 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte gains more approval and trust from well to do Filipinos but appears to be losing trust among the poorest based on the latest Pulse Asia survey

MEASURING TRUST. President Rodrigo Duterte's trust rating dips from December 2016 to March 2017, according to Pulse Asia. Malacañang photo

Iza Calzado wins Yakushi Pearl Award at Osaka film fest

Mar 12, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Iza wins the award for her role in the movie Bliss

Boyz II Men to perform in Miss Universe 2016

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:53 AM

The R B group joins rapper Flo Rida in the line up of performers for the pageant

Duterte's fight vs criminality gets 84% approval rating – survey

Jan 13, 2017 - 12:28 PM

The current administration fails to obtain a majority approval score on the issue of inflation which 34 of Filipinos consider as an urgent issue

FIGHT VS CRIME. In this file photo, alleged drug subjects line up during Operation Tokhang under Delpan Bridge in Manila. File photo by Inoue Jaena/ Rappler

Igorot artist seeks help to represent Cordillera at Hyderabad Literary Fest

Jan 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Dumay Solinggay mounts Crossing Boundaries on January 14 at 7;30 pm Café Yagam Baguio to raise funds for her attendance at the prestigious Hyderabad Literary Festival

Photo courtesy of Dumay Solinggay

Mariah Carey, manager speak up on New Year’s Eve performance

Jan 03, 2017 - 11:57 AM

UPDATED Mariah s manager Stella Bulochnikov says the production refused to cut the feed after the show s technical glitch: That says to me they wanted a viral moment at any expense

Duterte & SSS, new UN chief, Mariah Carey | Midday wRap

Jan 02, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Watch Rappler s midday newscast with Zak Yuson

DepEd: performance-based bonus released soon in 9 regions

Dec 22, 2016 - 12:12 PM

School based personnel in Calabarzon Mimaropa Bicol Region Western Visayas Davao Region Soccsksargen Cordillera Administrative Region Caraga and the National Capital Region should expect the bonus in the coming days

Catch 'Hi-5 Fairytale Live' at Resorts World Manila this month

Dec 11, 2016 - 7:00 AM

The theatrical presentation of the Australian children s program will come to life at the Newport Performing Arts Theater from December 16 to 18