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In the comments section of my friend’s online wedding, a celebration

Jul 03, 2020 - 9:00 AM

What does celebrating even mean now that it all happens online?

Illustration by Guia Abogado

How an in-game ‘Animal Crossing’ wedding came to be

May 25, 2020 - 8:11 AM

The wedding event includes an ‘SDE’ to the tune of Ben&Ben’s 'Fall'

ACNH WEDDING. The popular game's played host to many social gatherings – including a wedding. Image from rosalunaacnh on Instagram

Bridesmaids, groomsmen banned in Catholic weddings? Not necessarily

May 20, 2020 - 9:45 PM

It depends not on the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, but on the bishop overseeing your town or city

PREPARATIONS. Workers disinfect a Catholic church in Quezon City on May 19, 2020, in preparation for the possible resumption of public Masses once quarantine rules are eased. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

I do, I don't? Your guide to wedding plans during a pandemic

Apr 22, 2020 - 8:00 PM

For about-to-be-wed couples affected by the ECQ, here are some tips, factors, and alternatives to consider if you're planning to postpone your big day

LOOK: Jinri Park marries partner John in Australia

Mar 22, 2020 - 4:09 PM

The former 'Pinoy Big Brother' housemate and her partner John hold a simple ceremony in Australia

Tearful couples cancel as coronavirus hits Australian weddings

Mar 21, 2020 - 6:50 PM

New government restrictions hit Australia’s multi-billion-dollar wedding industry, forcing many tearful couples to cancel their big day

A ‘Four Sisters and a Wedding’ prequel is happening

Feb 27, 2020 - 2:18 PM

The film is starring a new cast playing younger versions of Teddie, Bobbie, Alex, and Gabbie

FAVORITES NI MAMA. Bea Alonzo, Shaina, Magdayao, Coney Reyes, Enchong Dee, Angel Locsin, and Toni Gonzaga star in the 2013 film 'Four Sisters and a Wedding,' which is now getting a prequel. Screenshot from

LOOK: Disney unveils princess-themed wedding gowns

Feb 19, 2020 - 4:23 PM

And they last well beyond midnight, for sure

In sickness and in health: Mass wedding in South Korea defies virus fears

Feb 07, 2020 - 2:43 PM

The Unification Church founded by Sun Myung-Moon distributed face coverings to the 30,000 crowd, but only some donned them

MASS WEDDING. Couples wearing protective face masks attend a mass wedding ceremony organized by the Unification Church at Cheongshim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea on February 7, 2020. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

LOOK: Jinri Park's 'Korean wedding' to partner

Dec 30, 2019 - 10:11 PM

Jinri's 'official wedding' is scheduled in March 2020 yet

LOOK: Actress Valerie Concepcion marries boyfriend Francis Sunga

Dec 29, 2019 - 12:57 PM

The couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Cavite

Wedding bells on hold for Hong Kong protester, policeman

Dec 04, 2019 - 4:20 PM

Upheaval in Hong Kong stands in the way of the star-crossed lovers

WEDDING ON HOLD. In this picture taken on November 23, 2019, Hong Kong protester May, who asked to be identified by a pseudonym, walks down the stairs in a park in Hong Kong. Photo by Yan Zhao/AFP

LOOK: Vhong Navarro marries Tanya Bautista

Nov 28, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The couple are joined by their close friends and family in Japan

LOOK: Aicelle Santos, Mark Zambrano marry in Batangas

Nov 16, 2019 - 7:50 PM

The couple exchange vows before family and friends in El Jadrin de Zaida

LOOK: Victor Basa weds Stephanie Dan

Nov 11, 2019 - 4:36 PM

Congrats to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! The happy couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Tagaytay City. Photo from Victor Basa's Instagram

'Rainbow wedding': Indian transgender couple marry in emotional ceremony

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:29 AM

Surrounded by family and friends, bride Tista Das, and groom Dipan Chakravarthy, take part in rituals and pledge their love for each other in Kolkata

This photo taken on August 5, 2019 shows transgender woman Tista Das, 38, posing for a photograph before her wedding to a transgender man in Kolkata. The transgender couple, who have both undergone sex reassignment ceremony, tied their knot in Kolkata during a traditional function attended by friends and family. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

Filipino-Canadian couple in Toronto launches online wedding boutique

Jul 27, 2019 - 1:56 PM

Sinta & Co. aims to connect Filipino diaspora to their roots and celebrate their heritage

CULTURAL JOURNEY. Gelaine Santiago and Jérôme Gagnon-Voyer talk to artisans in Ilocos Norte. Contributed photo

LOOK: Phil Younghusband weds Margaret Hall

Jul 21, 2019 - 2:46 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

MARRIED. The lovebirds make it official in Canterbury. Photo from Phil Younghusband's Instagram account

Quark Henares and Bianca Yuzon tie the knot in Bali

May 25, 2019 - 10:02 PM

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

JUST MARRIED. The quirky couple tie the knot in Bali. Screenshot from

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

May 24, 2019 - 8:24 AM

The weddings place Taiwan at the vanguard of the burgeoning gay rights movement in Asia

FIRST COUPLE. Taiwan's first gay couple Shane Lin (L) and Marc Yuan kiss outside the Household Registration Office in Shinyi district in Taipei on May 24, 2019. Taiwan's first official same-sex weddings kicked off in a landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia. Photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

These celebrity couples all celebrated their wedding anniversaries this weekend

Apr 28, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Happy anniversary to Sharon Cuneta and Kiko Panglinan, Judy Ann Santos and Ryan Agoncillo, and Lucy Torres and Richard Gomez!

IN PHOTOS: Michelle Madrigal, Troy Woolfolk's wedding in Texas

Apr 14, 2019 - 3:14 PM

The couple's family and friends, including their daughter Anika, celebrate their big day

'Glee' star Lea Michele marries Zandy Reich

Mar 11, 2019 - 9:43 AM

'We’re so happy to spend the rest of our lives together,' the couple announce in a statement

Ed Sheeran marries girlfriend in 'tiny wedding'

Feb 28, 2019 - 7:53 PM

During an intimate ceremony of 40 guests, Ed Sheeran weds Cherry Seaborn, his childhood friend

IN PHOTOS: Slater Young and Kryz Uy's Cebu wedding

Feb 17, 2019 - 3:48 PM

The former 'Pinoy Big Brother' winner and blogger get married in Cebu

Ex-Renault CEO Ghosn ready to pay Versailles wedding bill – lawyer

Feb 09, 2019 - 9:04 AM

Ghosn says he is ready to pay the fee, but was not aware that he owed it because he hasn't been billed

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 29, 2005 then-Nissan's chief executive Carlos Ghosn gestures during the Renault general assembly in Paris. - A Tokyo court on January 15, 2019 rejected a request for bail for ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, who faces three charges of financial misconduct and has been detained since November. (Photo by Eric Feferberg / AFP)

Ghosn under scrutiny over 50,000-euro wedding bill

Feb 07, 2019 - 9:29 PM

The latest charges involve Carlos Ghosn's lavish second marriage at the Chateau de Versailles outside Paris in October 2016

GHOSN. This file photo taken on January 6, 2015 shows then president and CEO of Japan's auto company Nissan Carlos Ghosn during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro. File photo by Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP

Japan Princess Mako's boyfriend bids to clear path for wedding

Jan 22, 2019 - 12:30 PM

(UPDATED) Reports say Kei Komuro’s family had run into financial difficulties that forced the couple to postpone their wedding set for late 2018. Komuro insists his family has no money troubles.

ENGAGEMENT. Princess Mako (R), the eldest daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, and her fiancee Kei Komuro (L), smile during a press conference to announce their engagement at the Akasaka East Residence in Tokyo on September 3, 2017. File photo by Shizuo Kambayashi/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Moira dela Torre and Jason Marvin Hernandez's garden wedding

Jan 14, 2019 - 7:28 PM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

IN PHOTOS: Moira dela Torre's wedding gown

Jan 14, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Moira wears a wedding gown by designer Patricia Santos

WATCH: Iza Calzado and Ben Wintle's dreamy wedding video

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:53 PM

Grab your tissues, because this one's a tearjerker

BECOMING MRS WINTLE. Iza Calzado marries her long time boyfriend Ben Wintle. Screenshot from

WATCH: Kylie Padilla, Aljur Abrenica get emotional on their wedding day

Dec 30, 2018 - 8:54 PM

'Our love is so strong, that it brought our families and our friends together,' Kylie tells Aljur

LOOK: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are married

Dec 27, 2018 - 10:04 AM

The couple marry in an intimate ceremony before family and friends last December 23

IN PHOTOS: Iza Calzado's wedding look

Dec 19, 2018 - 6:36 PM

The actress is now Mrs Wintle, and she's looking as radiant as ever

IN PHOTOS: Iza Calzado and Ben Wintle's Palawan beach wedding

Dec 19, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Iza is now Mrs Ben Wintle

IN PHOTOS: Lotlot de Leon and Fadi El Soury's Batangas wedding

Dec 18, 2018 - 7:54 PM

This is Lotlot's second marriage

WATCH: Kylie Padilla weds Aljur Abrenica in intimate ceremony

Dec 11, 2018 - 7:35 PM

The couple gets married after a year of engagement

IN PHOTOS: Boom Gonzalez weds Carla Dunareanu

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:27 AM

Congratulations to the happy couple!

CONGRATS! Boom and Carla tie the knot. Image from Carla Dunareanu's Instagram

IN PHOTOS: Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra tie the knot

Dec 02, 2018 - 8:10 AM

The couple planned two ceremonies – a traditional Indian wedding and a Christian service officiated by Nick's father

CONGRATS! Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra make it official. Image from Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's Instagram accounts

IN PHOTOS: Christian Bautista and Kat Ramnani's Bali wedding

Nov 17, 2018 - 7:12 PM

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

FIRST KISS. Christian Bautista and Kat Ramnani share their first kiss as husband and wife. Screenshot from

LOOK: 'Ninong' Duterte in Koko Pimentel, Kathryna Yu wedding

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:50 PM

(UPDATED) Here are photos from the wedding of Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and Kathryna Yu

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for a photo with the newlyweds Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and Kathryna Yu during their wedding at The Coconut Palace in Pasay City on October 18, 2018. ACE MORANDANTE/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

IN PHOTOS: Celebrity stylist Kimi Yap and Jarvis Sy's fairy-tale wedding

Oct 15, 2018 - 3:33 PM

Congratulations to the happy – and very glamorous – couple!

IN PHOTOS: UK's Princess Eugenie marries wine merchant

Oct 13, 2018 - 11:11 AM

Princess Eugenie, 9th in line to the throne, marries Jack Brooksbank, a 'commoner' who owns a wine wholesale business

Rappler Talk: Kathryna Yu on upcoming wedding with Koko Pimentel, political challenges

Oct 04, 2018 - 8:32 PM

Rappler sits down with Kathryna Yu weeks before her wedding with PDP-Laban president, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III

WEDDING. Rappler talks to Kathryna Yu two weeks before her wedding with PDP-Laban president and Senator Koko Pimentel. Rappler screenshot

LOOK: 'Largest wedding cake' in Baguio City

Sep 22, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Around 43 couples at a government-sponsored mass wedding are among the first to sample the 24-foot wedding cake

GIANT WEDDING CAKE. Newly-weds who were part of a mass wedding surround a giant wedding cake in Baguio City on September 22, 2018. All photos by Mau Victa/Rappler

Koko Pimentel's wedding ninongs: Duterte, Bong Go, Sotto, Pacquiao

Sep 20, 2018 - 2:26 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III will marry fiancée Anna Kathryna Yu on October 18, 2018, at the Coconut Palace

This wedding video is every Marvel Cinematic Universe fan's goals

Sep 20, 2018 - 1:32 PM

What's even better than the video itself? The bride and groom's reaction to its premiere.

INFINITY BEGINS. What happens when two MCU fans get hitched? Screenshot from Wonderlast Films' Facebook page

IN PHOTOS: Martine Cajucom and Cliff Ho’s Bali wedding

Sep 08, 2018 - 8:06 PM

The couple say their 'I do's' by the sea in Uluwatu

JUST MARRIED. Martine Cajucom and Cliff Ho tie the knot. Screenshot from

IN PHOTOS: Martine Cajucom’s wedding looks

Sep 08, 2018 - 6:04 PM

The stylish bride ties the knot with TV host Cliff Ho

BLUSHING BRIDE. Martine Cajucom says 'I do' in a Rosa Clara wedding gown. Photo from