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PBA chief downplays Alaska exit rumors

Jun 09, 2020 - 8:04 PM

'Alaska is eager for the season to resume and will be ready for battle,' the franchise clarifies in a statement

CHASING GREATNESS. Alaska has undergone a major revamp by building its team on young players in its bid to reclaim PBA glory. Photo from PBA Images


Abueva on to next stage of ending PBA suspension

Feb 28, 2020 - 10:40 PM

Calvin Abueva has not played for 9 months as he awaits the PBA to lift his indefinite suspension

ONE DOWN. Calvin Abueva has already finished the first stage of his bid of returning to the PBA. Photo from PBA Images


PBA to punish 'ligang labas' violators

Feb 27, 2020 - 10:38 PM

A hefty fine and a possible suspension await PBA players who break the rules

NEW RULE. PBA commissioner Willie Marcial (middle) says the punishment is put in place for players' welfare. Photo from PBA Images


NBA-worst Warriors trade Cauley-Stein to Mavericks

Jan 26, 2020 - 12:21 PM

The Mavericks get a serviceable big man in Willie Cauley-Stein after starting center Dwight Powell suffered a season-ending Achilles tendon injury

NEW HOME. Willie Cauley-Stein will play for the third team in his NBA career. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP


'Friends' theme songwriter Allee Willis dies aged 72

Dec 26, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Allee's partner Prudence Fenton confirms the news

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 14, 2018 US song writer Allee Willis poses as she arrives for the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. - Willis reportedly died in Los Angeles December 24, 2019 at age 72. Willis was famous for her work with was Earth, Wind & Fire, the “Friends” theme and the “The Color Purple” Broadway song score. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)

8990 Holdings president Willie Uy dies

Oct 16, 2019 - 8:35 AM

The listed property firm does not disclose the cause of death of the 59-year-old Willibaldo 'Willie' Uy

Brothers propel Spain at World Cup – but it's not the Gasols

Sep 11, 2019 - 5:33 PM

Pau and Marc Gasol may be in the twilight of their brilliant careers, but Spain boasts another set of standout siblings

High above Greenland glaciers, NASA looks into melting ocean ice

Aug 26, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Oceans Melting Greenland – or OMG – is on a mission to collect data on how oceans contribute to the rapid melt of Greenland's ice

GLACIERS. An aerial photo taken on August 17, 2019 shows a view of the Apusiajik glacier, near Kulusuk, a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality located on the island of the same name on the southeastern shore of Greenland. Photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Almost victory: Doc Willie Ong's OFW votes, social media support

May 31, 2019 - 7:14 PM

Ong is the 'phenomenon of the 2019 midterm elections,' a political expert says

Bato dela Rosa, Doc Willie Ong lead overseas race

May 15, 2019 - 3:02 AM

These are based on partial, unofficial counts from select areas abroad which used vote-counting machines

LEADING. Bato dela Rosa and Doc Willie Ong lead the unofficial and partial results of overseas voting. Photos by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Killing of cadet not related to ROTC program – AFP

Mar 13, 2019 - 7:49 AM

(UPDATED) AFP Spokesperson Edgard Arevalo says the killing of ROTC cadet Willy Amihoy was a 'plain criminal act' which stemmed from a personal argument

GONE. The bloodied school ID of freshman student Willy Amihoy who was allegedly killed by a fellow student at the Iloilo State College of Fisheries-Dumangas Campus on March 11, 2019. Photo courtesy of PNP

CHR condemns killing of ROTC cadet in Iloilo

Mar 12, 2019 - 6:38 PM

(UPDATED) 'It is unfortunate that both were under a national program meant to develop physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual, and social well-being,' says the CHR following the death of college freshman Willy Amihoy

GONE. The bloodied school ID of freshman student Willie Amihoy who was allegedly killed by a fellow student at the Iloilo State College of Fisheries-Dumangas Campus on March 11, 2019. Photo courtesy of PNP

Senate bets agree: Bahay Pag-Asa funding needed for children in conflict with law

Feb 18, 2019 - 7:52 AM

Senatorial candidates are divided on the proposal to lower the minimum age of criminal liability

WRONG MOVE. Human Rights Watch urges lawmakers in the Philippines to reject proposals to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 12 years old.

'No to death penalty, not even for terrorists' – Senate candidate Gutoc

Feb 17, 2019 - 10:30 PM

Opposition senatorial bets reiterate their stance against the death penalty during the first edition of ABS-CBN's 'Harapan 2019' senatorial forum

Opposition bets on Duterte's best policies: Smoking ban, MSME programs

Feb 17, 2019 - 9:30 PM

Issues hounding President Rodrigo Duterte – from his health to accountability for abuses under his administration – are asked of senatorial bets during ABS-CBN's forum

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with his supporters on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Moscati Meadows Residential Treatment Facility (MMRTF) in Laur, Nueva Ecija on February 13, 2019. Malacañang Photo

'Glass' stays shatter-proof atop North American box office

Feb 05, 2019 - 10:55 AM

For its third straight weekend, Shyamalan's 'Glass' remains unbreakable, earning another $9.5 million

1 dead, 1 hurt in 'Wowowin' studio taping accident

Jan 24, 2019 - 12:46 PM

Two female audience members fell from the bleachers while singing and dancing during the show's opening segment, according to a joint statement of GMA Network and WBR Entertainment

Hair by Willy Leyba, Paris-based hairdresser

Jan 08, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Cavite-born Willy Leyba never imagined that one day she would open a beauty salon in Paris, the world capital of beauty and fashion.

Dr Willie Ong runs for senator, banks on '10M FB followers'

Oct 11, 2018 - 1:58 PM

Dr Willie Ong is one of the bets banking on their huge social media following as they file their certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections

FOR HEALTH. Dr. Willie Tan Ong of Lakas-CMD with supporters after filing his Certificate on Candidacy for Senator on October 11, 2018 at the Comelec office in Manila. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Ex-Slam Dunk champ Joey Mente remembered for jolly personality

Aug 23, 2018 - 12:47 PM

The seven-year PBA pro passed away on Wednesday, August 22, after losing his bout with lung cancer

GONE TOO SOON. Joey Mente was 42 when he succumbed to cancer. Photo from Mente's Facebook account


Duterte meets PDP-Laban, Samsung Note 9, sun-skimming spacecraft | Midday wRap

Aug 10, 2018 - 1:26 PM

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Duterte 'unites' PDP-Laban factions, vows help in 2019

Aug 10, 2018 - 1:16 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with party leaders again in September, ahead of the filing of certificates of candidacy

MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte meets with the two warring factions of ruling party PDP-Laban at Diamond Hotel. Photo from SAP Bong Go

Rappler CA decision, Arroyo on elections, Gilas update | Evening wRap

Jul 27, 2018 - 9:30 PM

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Pimentel, Alvarez 'unseated' as PDP-Laban leaders

Jul 27, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, PDP-Laban President, says the 'expelled rogue members' who held the 'unauthorized' assembly will be dealt with under party rules

FACTION. A group within PDP-Laban is seeking to unseat Senator Aquilino Pimentel III and former House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez as party leaders. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LOOK: Willie Revillame takes Kris Aquino's son Josh out for spin in his Ferrari

Jul 24, 2018 - 11:20 AM

'Love my children, make them happy – I'm super happy,' writes Kris after the Wowowin host pays a visit to son Josh

TITO WILLIE. The Wowowin host drops by the Aquino home to visit Kris' eldest son, Josh. Screenshot from Kris Aquino's Instagram account

Young Filipino ballers impress Sacramento Kings center, WNBA legend

May 20, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Willie Cauley-Stein and Sheryl Swoopes take charge in coaching and selecting the members of the 2018 Jr NBA Philippines All-Star squad

SHANGHAI-BOUND. The selected All-Star team are rewarded with a trip to Shanghai for the NBA China Games 2018. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Kings’ Cauley-Stein wishes for a Rockets-Celtics finals

May 15, 2018 - 6:54 PM

The Sacramento Kings center wants to see a 'change of culture' in the 2018 NBA finals

RISING STAR. Willie Cauley-Stein and WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes will be in charge of selecting the 2018 Jr NBA Philippines All-Star team. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Kings center, WNBA legend to grace Jr NBA camp

May 09, 2018 - 6:51 PM

Sacramento's Willie Cauley-Stein and WNBA Hall of Famer Sheryl Swoopes will serve as mentors in the two-day training

EXCITED. Willie Cauley-Stein of the Sacramento Kings says he's eager to share his basketball knowledge. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

MPBL, other sports leagues should not be considered threats to PBA, says Marcial

Apr 10, 2018 - 7:09 PM

'Nakakatulong ka sa bata, nakakatulong ka sa coaches, nakakatulong ka sa ballboys na magkaroon ng trabaho,' says PBA commissioner Willie Marcial

NOT A THREAT. Commissioner Willie Marcial does not see other sports leagues as threats to the PBA. Photo by Rappler


Marcial aspires for PBA: 'Yung katulad ng suporta ng mga tao sa Gilas'

Apr 09, 2018 - 7:51 PM

Commissioner Willie Marcial says the fans, not the players, are the true stars of the PBA

MORE SUPPORT. Willie Marcial yearns for the PBA to have the same support Filipinos are giving the national team. Photo by Rappler


Rappler Talk Sports: Willie Marcial on where he wants to take the PBA

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:36 PM

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial will be dropping by the Rappler office to talk about his plans for the league


PBA lifts ban on Renaldo Balkman

Mar 27, 2018 - 3:28 PM

The former Petron Blaze player, who was banned in 2013 for choking teammate Arwind Santos, can now return to the PBA

HE'S BACK. Renaldo Balkman gets the thumbs up from PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial and Arwind Santos on his return to the PBA. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Marcial summons Arwind Santos for comment after SMB's Game 3 loss

Mar 14, 2018 - 3:16 PM

“Parang ‘yung limang kalaban nagiging walo” (It's like 5 opponents became 8)

CONTROVERSIAL. Arwind Santos might face penalties for a controversial comment. Photo by PBA Images

Pistons' Reed suspended over domestic violence case – league

Feb 07, 2018 - 10:44 AM

The NBA suspends Willie Reed for 6 games

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. Willie Reed is suspended for 6 games due to domestic violence crime. Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFP

Willie Marcial appointed as new PBA Commissioner

Jan 25, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Aside from running the country's biggest professional sports league, Marcial is expected to help the PBA's 'healing process'

COMMISSIONER. Willie Marcial formally replaces Chito Narvasa as the PBA Commissioner. Photo from PBA

In Memoriam 2017

Dec 31, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Let us remember the men and women from the local entertainment industry who joined our creator in 2017

Residents pitch in to build state-of-the-art hospital

Oct 07, 2017 - 3:32 PM

In Nueva Vizcaya, Salubris Medical Center is seen as 'a hospital of the masses'

HEALTH AND WELLNESS. The main lobby of Salubris Medical Center in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

WATCH: Boxing champ Saunders' son punches dad’s foe in groin at weigh-in

Sep 16, 2017 - 2:58 PM

Seven-year-old Stevie Saunders responds to Monroe's friendly gesture with a low blow

LOW BLOW. Seven year-old Saunders junior hit Monroe below the belt. Screenshot from @BTSportBoxing Twitter video

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' hero was originally a black boy

Sep 14, 2017 - 1:30 PM

It was Roald Dahl s agent that reportedly scrapped the idea

CHARLIE BUCKET. Author Roald Dahl’s wife reveals that the main hero in ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ played by Freddie Highmore in the 2005 film adaptation by Tim Burton, was originally written as black. Screengrab from Willy Wonka on Youtube

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Sep 01, 2017 - 6:18 PM

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Berakting di film horor pertamanya, Nikita Willy dikelilingi paranormal

Aug 03, 2017 - 10:12 AM

Nikita Willy menjajal kemampuan akting perdananya di film bergenre horor berjudul Gasing Tengkorak

FILM HOROR PERTAMA. Nikita Willy akhirnya bisa menjajal aktingnya untuk pertama kali di film bergenre horor yang berjudul 'Gasing Tengkorak'. Foto dari akun Instagram @nikitawillyofficial94

Saric among record 4 global NBA All-Rookie picks

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:46 AM

Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric is a unanimous selection to the NBA All Rookie team which feature a record 4 players from outside the United States

GLOBAL ALL-ROOKIE. Dario Saric #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers is among the record 4 global NBA All-Rookie members of 2017. File Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Saat silaturahmi keluarga, Nikita Willy diminta cepat menikah

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Keluarga berharap Nikita Willy mendapatkan pasangan hidup yang bisa jadi imam yang baik kelak

BERSAMA KELUARGA. Saat menghabiskan waktu bersilaturahmi bersama keluarga saat Idul Fitri, Nikita diharapkan segera menikah. Foto dari akun Instagram nikitawillyofficial94

2 children among killed in Maguindanao drug raid

May 03, 2017 - 3:07 PM

Two other minors are wounded including a 12 month old boy after men of suspected drug lord and BIFF member Willie Akil Utto fired upon the raiding team

Willy Cruz, writer of hit OPM classics, dies

Apr 17, 2017 - 11:06 AM

UPDATED The 70 year old songwriter is known for songs such as Bituing Walang Ningning and Sana’y Wala ng Wakas

Charo Santos-Concio on the 'most painful chapter' in her career

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:08 PM

The former ABS CBN president recalls how she faced the public after the Ultra stampede in 2006 which killed at least 71 people

4 cops serving arrest warrant killed in Kalinga

Feb 21, 2017 - 4:25 PM

The policemen die in a shootout with the group of alleged crime syndicate leader Willy Sagasag who is also killed in the firefight

Nikita Willy beri kejutan ulang tahun pada kekasihnya

Feb 15, 2017 - 12:22 PM

Indra Priawan merayakan ulang tahunnya ke 25

Nikita Willy merayakan hari ulang tahun Indra Priawan, kekasihnya. Foto dari akun Instagram NikitaWillyOfficial.

Former Misamis Oriental mayor on Duterte drug list reports to PNP

Jan 23, 2017 - 9:09 PM

Chief Superintendent Agripino Javier director of Police Regional Office X is glad Willy Lim reported to the office and manifested his willingness to cooperate

DRUG LIST. President Rodrigo Duterte shows his list of alleged drug personalities during the awarding of Outstanding Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas at the Palace on December 19, 2016. Screen shot from RTVM video

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