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Philippine banana exporters seek gov't aid as losses feared

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:59 PM

The Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association expects banana exports to decline by 20% in 2020

TO GO WITH Inflation-poverty-food-Philippines-agriculture-reform,FEATURE by Cecil Morella Workers pack freshly harvested bananas at the processing plant of the Philippines biggest banana producer Tagum Agricultural Development Co. in Tagum in Davao del Norte province, located in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on April 22, 2008. The 7,000 hectare plantation built in the late 60's by banana tycoon Antonio Floirendo, supplies bananas to a growing global market on a surge in demand for fresh fruit in the Middle East, Russia, China, Japan, and South Korea. The company is a contract grower for US multinational fruit company Del Monte. AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD (Photo by ROMEO GACAD / AFP)

Will the live music industry bounce back? Venue owners are both cautious and optimistic

Jun 13, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Bars thrive on physical closeness, not physical distance – so how will they move forward when the world requires it?

[ANALYSIS] 2 4Ps mothers speak up on the coronavirus and their communities

Jun 03, 2020 - 3:00 PM

'Social media is fraught with comments and criticisms on the special attention going to 4Ps beneficiaries. The degrading stereotype of the lazy poor still flourishes, more dangerous than ever...'

Cavite town takes back rice aid from 4Ps families hours after distribution

May 02, 2020 - 10:18 PM

Recipients of the aid at a housing project in Naic say the distribution was led by the mayor and covered by a TV station

AID EVENT. The relief distribution at Ericka Louise Ville in Naic, Cavite on April 30, 2020. Photo sourced by Rappler

DSWD begins release of emergency subsidies to 4Ps beneficiaries

Apr 03, 2020 - 4:50 PM

4Ps beneficiaries will receive emergency subsidies on top of their regular cash grants and rice allowances, for a maximum of P8,000 a month for two months

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PDP-Laban to support Cayetano as long as he’s Speaker

Mar 09, 2020 - 10:21 PM

Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco, the man whom Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano accuses of trying to oust him, does not attend the meeting

DUTERTE ALLIES. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano (center, back row) and PDP-Laban lawmakers do President Rodrigo Duterte's fist pose after their meeting on March 9, 2020. Photo from Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel

Marinero's Malonzo makes magic in D-League debut

Mar 09, 2020 - 9:03 PM

Jamie Malonzo stuffs the stat sheet in his first game in the developmental ranks as Marinerong Pilipino nips Mapua

SENSATION. Jamie Malonzo brings his highlight reel to the PBA D-League. Photo from PBA Images


As coup rumors swirl, PDP-Laban sets meeting with Cayetano

Mar 05, 2020 - 7:22 PM

There are also plans for Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco to talk with Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano separately, but it remains to be seen if the latter would even be open to such a meeting

PARTY UNDER SIEGE. Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco addresses his party mates in the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan on March 5, 2020. Photo courtesy of PDP-Laban

La Salle outguns Letran, Marinero blasts CEU in D-League debut

Mar 02, 2020 - 7:51 PM

La Salle banks on a balanced scoring attack as the Green Archers give head coach Derrick Pumaren a fitting return to the team

GREEN ARCHERS. Aljun Melecio and La Salle showcase their dangerous form in a blowout win over Letran. Photo from PBA Images


PDP-Laban loses another member as Biliran congressman joins Lakas-CMD

Feb 19, 2020 - 3:20 PM

Though not a major party in the House with just 30 allies, Lakas-CMD remains influential given its ties to former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez

OATH-TAKING. Biliran Representative Gerardo Espina Jr (3rd from R) takes his oath as Lakas-CMD member before party president and House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez on February 19, 2020. Photo from Romualdez's staff

As allies jump ship, PDP-Laban stalwart wants 'balimbing' ban

Feb 19, 2020 - 2:20 PM

(UPDATED) 'Nakakahiya na.... Hintuin na natin itong ugali na wala tayong mga prinsipyo, wala tayong pinapanindigan,' says House Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel

ENOUGH WITH PARTY SWITCHING. House Deputy Speaker Johnny Pimentel, a PDP-Laban stalwart, backs the proposal to amend the charter to bar turncoats. File photo from Pimentel's Facebook page

Caloocan police urged to stop 'illegal' detention of 10 labor organizers

Feb 06, 2020 - 12:36 AM

Faculty members of the Ateneo de Manila University's Philosophy Department join the call for their release

DETAINED. The labor organizers are detained by Caloocan cops. Photo from Solidarity of Unions in the Philippines for Empowerment and Reforms

NUP amasses power in House after 4 more lawmakers defect from PDP-Laban

Feb 05, 2020 - 3:20 PM

(UPDATED) La Union Representative Sandra Eriguel says she joined the National Unity Party as it is 'the party to reckon with, the party of the future'

NEW MEMBER. PDP-Laban loses two crucial members in Deputy Speakers Boyet Gonzales and Dan Fernandez, who are now allied with NUP.

Marinero wins big with Malonzo in PBA D-League draft

Jan 20, 2020 - 5:31 PM

Projected to be the top draft pick, Jamie Malonzo slides to No. 2 with Marinerong Pilipino as AMA Online Education decides to go with a homegrown player

HIGH-FLYER. Jamie Malonzo begins his journey to the PBA in the PBA D-League. Photo from UAAP


World Bank loans Philippines $300 million for conditional cash transfers

Nov 28, 2019 - 5:05 PM

The World Bank has contributed a total of $1.26 billion to the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program since it first provided funding in 2010

House OKs resolution allowing use of 4Ps fund to buy palay from farmers

Nov 12, 2019 - 4:40 PM

House Joint Resolution No. 22 would authorize the government to tap the remaining P6.97-billion rice subsidy fund under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program to help rice farmers

RICE FARMERS. Muddy water spurts out as a field laborer pulls out the rice seedlings in Banay-banay, Davao Oriental. File photo by RaksyBH/Shutterstock.com

Senate approves measure using 4Ps fund to buy palay from PH farmers on final reading

Nov 04, 2019 - 3:37 PM

The joint resolution also encourages local governments to buy from Filipino farmers

PRICES. Filipino farmers earn very little, based on data from the government. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

War against drugs or war against poverty?

Oct 23, 2019 - 9:59 AM

Three generations are caught in two conflicting government programs

The street artist collective Gerilya painted this mural illustrating the story of Lourdes and her husband, who had to take care of their grandchildren after their son, Kulit, was killed. The mural is on a wall in Muntinlupa and was painted with the help of local residents. Street art by Gerilya

Is the drug war undermining the gains of government's anti-poverty programs?

Oct 22, 2019 - 6:33 PM

Research shows that at least one in 5 victims of drug-related killings in Metro Manila in 2016 and 2017 were beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program

Mural illustrating Irene’s story was painted by street artists and residents in a community in Quezon City. Street art by Gerilya

Labor groups slam House bill proposing 2-year probationary period for workers

Oct 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Congressman Bonito Singson's bill is a 'cheap trick' to deprive workers of their rights, say Defend Job Philippines, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, and Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino

BILL OPPOSED. Labor groups reject a bill proposing to extend the 6-month probationary period for workers to 2 years. Photo from Defend Job Philippines Facebook

BRT Sumisip-St Clare nips Marinerong Pilipino for PBA D-League crown

Oct 14, 2019 - 7:26 PM

BRT Sumisip-St Clare nails back-to-back wins for the title after dropping Game 1

NEW CHAMPS. BRT Sumisip Basilan-St. Clare gifts coach Steveson Tiu his first PBA D-League title. Photo from PBA Images


PBA D-League: Skippers take title series opener

Oct 03, 2019 - 8:08 PM

Marinerong Pilpino moves within a win of becoming only the third team to go perfect in one conference

STILL PERFECT. Eloy Poligrates and Marinerong Pilipino look to complete a title sweep. Photo by PBA Images

CEU stays alive, Marinerong Pilipino advances to PBA D-League finals

Sep 23, 2019 - 8:25 PM

Marinerong Pilipino sweeps TIP, while CEU drags BRT Sumisip Basilan-St Clare to a do-or-die semifinals match

STAT STUFFER. Malick Diouf does it all to help keep CEU alive in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Movie reviews: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 films part 2

Sep 20, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Here the reviews for the rest of the films

Movie reviews: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 films part 1

Sep 20, 2019 - 12:47 PM

Movie critic Oggs Cruz gives his reviews on 'Watch Me Kill,' 'LSS,' 'I’m Ellenya L.,' 'Lola Igna,' and 'Open'

D-League: Marinero, St Clare take 1-0 semis lead

Sep 19, 2019 - 9:36 PM

Marinerong Pilipino and St Clare move within a win of a PBA D-League title duel

IN CONTROL. Eloy Poligrates (right) and Marinerong Pilipino hope to get Pape Ndiaye and TIP out of the way again in Game 2. Photo from PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gabi ng Parangal 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 3:20 PM

'LSS,' 'Lola Igna,' 'The Panti Sisters,' and 'Watch Me' Kill' are among the big winners of the festival

The casts of LSS (Last Song Syndrome) celebrate after winning the Audience Choice award during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 Gabi ng Parangal at the One Esplanade in Pasay City on Sunday. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Gabi ng Parangal 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 11:59 AM

'Lola Igna' wins Best Picture

The casts of Lola Igna celebrate after winning the Best Picture award during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019 Gabi ng Parangal at the One Esplanade in Pasay City on Sunday. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 3 Grand Fancon

Sep 01, 2019 - 1:36 PM

Stars of the 10 participating movies drop by the grand fancon to entertain fans at the SMX Convention Center

Poligrates sets D-League record of 67 points as Marinero crushes iWalk

Aug 26, 2019 - 7:16 PM

Eloy Poligrates knocks down 11 three-pointers to break James Martinez's 58-point feat recorded two years ago

SCORING MACHINE. Eloy Poligrates is in his bag for Marinerong Pilipino. Photo from PBA Images


[PODCAST] Love of Country: When is music patriotic?

Aug 16, 2019 - 2:49 PM

Music legend Joey Ayala shatters widely-held beliefs about patriotism in music

Pimentel on his way out? 'About time' PDP-Laban elects new leaders, senator says

Aug 08, 2019 - 1:00 AM

'We will call for a national assembly. We will listen to the voice of the members kung sino ang gusto nila (who they want). Definitely, there will be some changes,' says party president Aquilino Pimentel III

PATIENCE. PDP-Laban president and Senator Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel III asks his partymates to be patient. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PDP-Laban assures House members it's fighting for their choice committees

Aug 07, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Party leaders try to counter 'black propaganda' about supposed discontent among congressmen and congresswomen in dividing the spoils of the Speakership battle

GOING STRONG? PDP-Laban members in the House and the Senate does President Rodrigo Duterte's signature fist pump for the cameras on August 7, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Poligrates takes over late for Marinero in 47-point PBA D-League romp

Aug 05, 2019 - 10:16 PM

Marinerong Pilipino opens its campaign in the Foundation Cup by manhandling Hazchem, while debuting Black Mamba turns back Alberei

OBLITERATION. Eloy Poligrates and Marinerong Pilipinas prove too strong for Hazchem. Photo from PBA Images


LISTEN: Frankie Pangilinan's 'unapologetically genuine' debut song 'TYL'

Jul 29, 2019 - 10:10 PM

'TYL' is produced by Ely Buendia

The rise of OPM, as seen on Spotify

Jul 12, 2019 - 2:44 PM

Filipino music is making waves both here and abroad

LOOK: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino reveals final 10 movies in the festival

Jul 12, 2019 - 11:10 AM

3 of the films will be shown under the Sandaan Feature Showcase

'Unjustified' to sanction PDP-Laban lawmakers who won’t back Velasco

Jun 26, 2019 - 6:41 PM

Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda, who is supporting speakership bet Martin Romualdez, opposes the planned sanctions of the PDP-Laban leadership

FOR ROMUALDEZ. Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda is voting for speakership bet Martin Romualdez, going against the wishes of his party PDP-Laban. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

At least 40 PDP-Laban lawmakers back Velasco for Speaker

Jun 24, 2019 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) Aurelio Gonzales Jr, another PDP-Laban speakership bet, also throws in the towel and supports Lord Allan Velasco's bid for the highest post in the House of Representatives

THE CHOSEN ONE? Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco gets the support of at least 40 of his PDP-Laban  party mates. Photo from Velasco's Facebook page

New law institutionalizes 4Ps

May 22, 2019 - 6:42 PM

The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, which gives poor households cash grants if they meet certain conditions, will now be implemented by every administration

4Ps municipal links and beneficiaries in Siocon preparing for next payout.

FULL LIST: Nominees, Gawad Urian 2019

May 09, 2019 - 8:02 AM

'BuyBust,' 'Signal Rock' lead this year's list of nominees

LISTEN: OPM singers unite to perform 'Sana Naman, Taumbayan'

May 03, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The song is released days ahead of the 2019 elections

Barug PDP-Laban bets in Cebu City weigh in on Duterte's 'drug war'

May 01, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Some candidates throw their support behind the ongoing campaign, while others propose different solutions to the illegal drug problem

ON 'DRUG WAR.' Barug PDP-Laban bets in Cebu City attend the Mega Cebu Candidates Forum Klarohay Ta! on April 29 at the University of San Carlos. Photo by Micole Gerard Tizon /Rappler

On Labor Day, rival groups ask voters to elect senators who 'truly' represent workers

May 01, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'

LABOR DAY. Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno march to Mendiola, Manila as part of their Labor Day activity on May 1, 2019. Phoyo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Resulta ng Talaang Ginto: Makata ng Taon 2019, inilabas na

Mar 29, 2019 - 7:07 PM

Tunghayan ang paggawad sa mga nagwagi sa Araw ni Balagtas, na gaganapin sa Abril 2 sa Orion Elementary School, Orion, Bataan

Image courtesy of Komisyon sa Wikang Pilipino

First 3 films announced for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2019

Mar 29, 2019 - 12:19 PM

'Cuddle Weather,' 'The Panti Sisters,' and 'LSS' are officially announced as the first 3 films for the film festival in September

D-League: Ateneo blasts AMA; Tolentino's 32 lifts Wangs

Mar 14, 2019 - 8:55 PM

The Ateneo Blue Eagles rebound with Ange Kouame back on board

BOUNCE-BACK WIN. Thirdy Ravena and the Blue Eagles rebound from a shock loss against a young UST squad. Photo from PBA Images

D-League: Balanza topscores as Letran survives Munzon, AMA

Mar 05, 2019 - 8:11 PM

Returning Jerrick Balanza also bounces back with 18 points to lead Letran

COMEBACK. After struggling through his first game back, Jerrick Balanza immediately scorches hot in his second game. Photo from PBA Images

D-League: Balanced UST survives Munzon's 46-point explosion

Feb 26, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Mark Nonoy drops 14 points out of UST's 44-point 4th quarter barrage

BALANCED ATTACK. Soulemane Chabi-yo leads UST's attack with 25 points, 18 rebounds and 5 blocks. Photo by PBA Images

Senate bets push for more funds to improve PH education

Feb 25, 2019 - 8:57 AM

Opposition bet Mar Roxas also pushes to pass into law the social welfare department's 4Ps program as it would give holistic support to families and ensure kids are sent to school

BETTER EDUCATION. Senate bets push for more funds to be allocated to education to improve the quality of teachers and schools. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler