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  • 5 months Coal threatens emerging sea cucumber culture in Palawan Rappler
    ALBAY, Philippines – A recently concluded research on sea cucumber confirmed that Narra town in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, is suitable for profitable sea cucumber (locally known as balatan) farming. Sea cucumbers have been used as food and medicinal cure in Asian countries, especially in China. The demand for it expanded because of ... more
  • 5 months Hontiveros wants Senate probe into AFP deal with China-backed telco Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros has filed a resolution seeking a Senate probe into the agreement the Armed Forces of the Philippines signed with Dito Telecommunity, formerly Mislatel, a consortium with Chinese government-controlled China Telecom. Hontiveros filed Senate Resolution Number 137 on Monday, September 16, to investigate whether the deal would ... ... more
  • 5 months Photo recap: Miss World Philippines 2019 coronation night Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines — The Miss World Philippines 2019 edition concluded on Sunday, September 15 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The 2018 queens led by Katarina Rodriguez and the candidates performed to an energetic dance number dressed in gold, silver, and embellished dresses. After the dance number, the hosts ... more
  • 5 months A ‘Mula sa Buwan’ movie is happening Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The musical romance Mula sa Buwan is set to hit the big screen, with no less than Respeto's award-winning director Treb Monteras II at the helm. According to reports, Mula sa Buwan creator Pat Valera made the announcement in a Facebook post on September 15. The film will be ... more
  • 5 months The YouTubers Union: Advocating for YouTube transparency Rappler
    It’s no secret that people can make some money by producing videos and posting them on YouTube. But can people actually quit their day jobs and become YouTubers full time? The leader of the YouTubers Union Jörg Sprave doesn’t think so, following the events of a so-called “Adpocalypse” of 2017. That ... more
  • 5 months OFWs ‘stable’ after Saudi oil attacks – Bello Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Tuesday, September 17, assured the public no Filipino workers were hurt in drone attacks which crippled Saudi Arabia's oil facilities last Saturday, September 14. "We have two labor attachés monitoring the situation and fortunately, walang Pilipino na na-injure (no Filipinos have been ... more
  • 5 months New Quezon City police chief vows punishment for errant cops Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The new Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief Colonel Ronnie Montejo warned errant cops that punishment would be a certainty under his leadership. "I would like to call the attention of the QCPD personnel, please listen carefully and lend me your ears. Misdeeds and illegal behavior have no ... more
  • 5 months Blast outside president rally in central Afghanistan kills at least 24 Rappler
    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomber killed at least 24 people outside a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Tuesday, September 17, less than two weeks ahead of elections which the Taliban have vowed to disrupt. A further 32 people were wounded, Parwan hospital director Dr Abdul Qasim Sangin told ... more
  • 5 months Over 8,000 foreign POGO workers lack permits – DOLE Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Over 8,000 foreign nationals so far were found to be working in online gaming operations without proper permits as of June 2019, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Tuesday, September 17. DOLE Bureau of Local Employment Director Dominique Tutay disclosed the figures during the labor ... more
  • 5 months Cavani, Mbappe to miss Real Madrid clash Rappler
    PARIS, France – Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani have lost the race to be fit for Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League visit of Real Madrid, the French champions confirmed on Monday, September 16. Mbappe injured a thigh and Cavani his hip last month, and PSG said the two strikers will resume the ... more
  • 5 months Hontiveros: Divorce bill is ‘pro-family, pro-children’ Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Senator Risa Hontiveros said on Tuesday, September 17, that contrary to the claim of groups opposed ... more
  • 5 months LPA east of Batanes now Tropical Depression Nimfa Rappler
    What's the weather like in your area? Tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – The low pressure area (LPA) east of Batanes developed into a tropical depression at 2 pm on Tuesday, September 17. It has been given the local name Nimfa. In a briefing past 5 ... more
  • 5 months 20 dead as truck plunges down ravine in South Cotabato Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Twenty people, including children, died Tuesday, September 17, in South Cotabato when a flatbed truck they were riding in plummeted into a ravine, police said. A report from South Cotabato Provincial Police Office (SCPPO) Chief Walter Limson said the vehicle was bringing about 30 people home from ... more
  • 5 months PRC results: August 2019 architecture licensure examination Rappler
    The following is a press release from the Professional Regulation Commission. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 162 out of 244 passedthe Architect Licensure Examination given by the Board of Architecture headed by itsChairman, Arch. Robert S. Sac and board member, Arch. Robert M. Mirafuente. Theexamination was ... more
  • 5 months De Lima, Roxas signed IRR ‘in good faith’ – GCTA law author Rodriguez Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Cagayan de Oro City 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez blamed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law for the confusion over the early release of heinous crime convicts.  But in the same breath, the principal author of the GCTA ... more
  • 5 months Ex-warden Gerald Bantag named BuCor chief Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte appointed ex-Parañaque City Jail warden Gerald Bantag as the new Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) director-general, announced Malacañang on Tuesday, September 17. "The Palace welcomes the appointment of Mr Gerald Quitaleg Bantag as the new Director-General of the Bureau ... ... more
  • 5 months Eleazar slams PDEA chief Aquino for ‘rampant’ shabu recycling claim Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila top cop Major General Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday, September 17, slammed Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino for claming that illegal drug recycling continued to be rampant among law enforcers. Eleazar referred to Aquino's claim in his speech at the turnover  ... more
  • 5 months Italy ex-PM Renzi says he’s leaving Democratic Party Rappler
    ROME, Italy – Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi announced on Tuesday, September 17, that he was leaving the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) to form his own party, potentially destabilising the days-old ruling coalition. "I have decided to leave the PD and to build together with others a new house to ... more
  • 5 months FAST FACTS: What is inside the revised 2019 IRR of the GCTA Law Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) have revised the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Good Conduct Time Allowance law (GCTA law), responding to public outcry over the near-release of high-profile convict Antonio Sanchez. ... more
  • 5 months Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show Rappler
    PARIS, France – Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday, September 17. By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees ... more
  • 5 months Ex-DFA chief Yasay fails to get CA remedy in bank fraud arrest Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Former Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary  Perfecto Yasay Jr  failed to get relief from the Court of Appeals in trying to nullify a trial court's arrest warrant against him for charges of violation of banking laws. In a resolution promulgated on ... ... more
  • 5 months Who is Katrina Llegado, Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2019? Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines — During the evening gown portion of the Miss World Philippines pageant Sunday night, a lady in a yellow gown by Pablo Mendez sashayed onstage, twirled, and later bagged the Best in Evening Gown and Top Model award. Her name — Katrina Llegado, the new Reina ... more
  • 5 months ‘SNL’ fires comedian Shane Gillis over racist Chinese slurs Rappler
    LOS ANGELES, USA – Saturday Night Live fired comedian Shane Gillis for making racist jokes about Chinese people, the U.S. late night comedy show said Monday, September 16, just 4 days after he was unveiled as a new cast member. Videos of Gillis using the derogatory term ... ... more
  • 5 months ADB president Takehiko Nakao to resign January 2020 Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Asian Development Bank (ADB)  president Takehiko Nakao announced on Tuesday, September 17, that he will be resigning on January 16, 2020. The 63-year-old assumed office as president of the multilateral lender in April 2013. He is on his 2nd term. "I am ... ... more
  • 5 months Iran supreme leader rules out negotiations with U.S. Rappler
    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday, September 17, ruled out negotiations with the US, as tensions mount between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations . "The policy of 'maximum pressure' against the Iranian nation is worthless and all Islamic Republic of Iran officials unanimously believe there will ... more
  • 5 months PSL pours in support for 2019 SEA Games volleyball Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Superliga (PSL) announced its commitment to the country's hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games with a series of events that will also help the preparations of the national women's volleyball team.  The 2019 PSL invitational championship, that features the 8 teams bannered by All-Filipino ... more
  • 5 months Liza Soberano apologizes over ‘blackface’ comments: ‘I should’ve kept my mouth shut’ Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Liza Soberano has apologized for her responses after followers accused her of wearing blackface in an ad for a fastfood chain. On Instagram on September 16, Liza posted a photo of her dressed up in an afro and leopard print top, clearly channeling Melanie Brown of the Spice ... more
  • 5 months Pampanga bans live pigs from entering its territory Rappler
    PAMPANGA, Philippines – Pampanga has banned the entry of live pigs into its territory to protect its livestock and meat processing industries from the dreaded African swine fever (ASF). Pampanga Governor Dennis Pineda ordered Friday, September 13, local officials to coordinate with the provincial police in enforcing the hog blockade ... more
  • 5 months Cardinal Pell files High Court appeal against child sex conviction Rappler
    SYDNEY, Australia – Disgraced Cardinal George Pell lodged an appeal against his child sex abuse convictions in Australia's High Court on Tuesday, September 17, an official in Canberra said. It is the final avenue of appeal for the 78-year-old – who is serving a 6-year sentence for sexually assaulting two ... more
  • 5 months Group says SolGen role in annulment is a ‘waste of tax’ Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – A pro-divorce group said the role of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) in annulment cases is just a "waste ... more
  • 5 months De Lima says she doesn’t have to explain GCTA IRR Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Senator Leila de Lima is not taking Ombudsman Samuel Martires' letter sitting down. Asked to explain in 3 days why the I mplementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10592 or the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) law published when ... ... more
  • 5 months INFOGRAPHIC: How to avoid credit card rejection and get #AcceptED Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – In a survey conducted on the Rappler and eCompareMo websites, the majority of those who have applied for credit cards said they got rejected. According to experts , many rejections are caused by a lack of education. For example, many continue to submit ... more
  • 5 months WATCH: Messi comeback possible as Barcelona launches Champions League charge Rappler
    BERLIN, Germany – Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said Monday, September 16, that Lionel Messi could make his comeback against Borussia Dortmund as the Catalan giants launch a fresh assault on the Champions League title in Germany on Tuesday evening. Messi, who has missed the beginning of the season with a ... more
  • 5 months Only court can stop police rearrest of convicts released under GCTA- PNP official Rappler
      CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY,  Philippines - Philippine National Police (PNP) Deputy Director General for Operations, Police Lieutenant General Archie Francisco Gamboa, said the PNP will follow the order of President Rodrigo Duterte to rearrest former convicts released through the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law unless a court order ... more
  • 5 months FALSE: Forex at P1.50 to P2 per dollar during Marcos years Rappler
    Claim: The peso-dollar exchange rate during the administration of Ferdinand Marcos was at P1.50 to P2 per dollar, a sign of a better economy compared to today. Various Facebook pages and groups have posted online that Marcos' governance strengthened the local currency against the dollar. This claim ... ... more
  • 5 months Israel votes on Netanyahu’s political survival Rappler
    JERUSALEM – Israel began voting in its second election in 5 months Tuesday, September 17, that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him. Polls opened at 7:00 am (0400 GMT) and were due to close in most ... more
  • 5 months Pasig heads to Taiwan for 3×3 Kaohsiung Challenger Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Equalivet-Pasig ended the dominance of Wilkins-Balanga in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 Magiting Cup and punched their ticket to the Kaohsiung Challenger, which takes place from September 21 to 22 in Taiwan. Pasig emerged victorious in the dramatic 21-18 (9:08.4) win in the final of the fourth leg on ... more
  • 5 months What made Michelle Dee push through with Miss World Philippines plans? Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines — Newly crowned Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee  comes from a family of beauty queens. Miss International 1979 Melanie Marquez is her mom and Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 Winwyn Marquez is her cousin. But for some reason, Michelle never really thought about joining pageantry until 2019. Speaking to reporters after she was crowned ... more
  • 5 months ‘Darna’ star Jane de Leon donates ABS-CBN Ball 2019 prize money to Bantay Bata 163 Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines — Actress Jane de Leon, who won the Belo Beauty on the Rise award during the ABS-CBN Ball 2019, is donating the prize money she received to Bantay Bata 163. The ball, an annual gathering of the media giant's biggest stars, gives it proceeds to the Bantay Bata 163 program, which ... more
  • 5 months Iranian government pardons convicted Filipino drug mule Rappler
      DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The Iranian government had pardoned a Christian religious singer from Magpet, North Cotabato who was arrested in Tehran in 2010 over drug charges, a family member said Tuesday, September 17. Ernie Tamonde, who insists on his innocence, arrived in Barangay Noa in Magpet on Sunday, September ... more
  • 5 months Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award Rappler
    WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International's "Ambassadors of Conscience" award on Monday, September 16, for their work highlighting the need for urgent action to avert climate disaster. The 16-year-old, who is taking a year out of high school, received ... more
  • 5 months Philippine startup opens first 3D printing kiosk in Batangas Rappler
    BATANGAS, Philippines – The largest 3D printing startup in the Philippines, Kezar3D Printing Services, opened the first 3D printing kiosk in Lipa City last Thursday, September 12. CEO and General Manager Edward Solicito said the event was a milestone, not just for the young technology startup, but for the Philippine ... more
  • 5 months Mga kabataang Ilokano, sasabak sa pagsasanay sa pagpapalusog ng haraya Rappler
    The following is a press release from the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino.  Sasabak ang mga kabataang Ilokano sa pagsasanay sa pagpapalusog ng haraya at malikhaing pagsusulat sa gagawing Kampong Darëpdëp ngayong 20–21 Setyembre 2019 sa Palacio de Laoag Hotel, Lungsod Laoag.  Nangangahulugang “haraya” ang salitang Ilokano na ... ... more
  • 5 months US World Cup star Morgan ruled out for rest of 2019 season Rappler
    MIAMI, USA – United States women's soccer star Alex Morgan said Monday, September 16, she would not play again this season as she aims to fix a knee injury that has bothered her since the World Cup. The 30-year-old Orlando Pride forward, one of the most prominent players on the ... more
  • 5 months Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour Rappler
    HONG KONG (UPDATED) – A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday, September 17, leaving 8 people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed 3 carriages had left the tracks and were zigzagged across the rails near Hung Hom station in Kowloon -- a ... more
  • 5 months Train derails in Hong Kong during rush hour Rappler
    HONG KONG (3rd UPDATE) – A passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour in Hong Kong on Tuesday, September 17, leaving 8 people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed 3 carriages off the tracks and zigzagged across the rails near Hung Hom station in Kowloon – a ... more
  • 5 months Taylor Swift returns to ‘The Voice’ Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The already star-studded NBC talent search The Voice had added another pop powerhouse to its roster of musical coaches: Taylor Swift. After her season 7 stint, the Grammy-winning artist is set to return to The Voice as a "mega mentor" for the show's upcoming 17th season. On Monday, ... more
  • 5 months GMA-7 contests DOLE findings on Eddie Garcia case Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – GMA-7 has responded to the findings of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in the investigation of the accident that led to the death of veteran actor Eddie Garcia in June. Garcia suffered a cervical spine injury after he tripped on a cable while filming the GMA-7 ... more
  • 5 months Mindanao lawmakers seek creation of ‘National DPWH’ in BARMM Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Eight legislators from Mindanao have filed a resolution pushing for the creation of a "National Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)" in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The following Mindanao lawmakers filed House Resolution (HR) No. 333 on ... ... more
  • 5 months Online gambling contributes P551 billion to Philippine economy yearly Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs)  contribute some P551 billion to the Philippine economy yearly, overtaking traditional information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) companies, according to estimates of real estate services firm Leechiu Property Consultants.  Salaries from POGOs are estimated to be at P504 ... ... more
  • 5 months Ronaldo ’embarrassed’ by rape allegations Rappler
      LONDON, United Kingdom – Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt "embarrassed" as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States. Ronaldo was accused of sexually assaulting Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in June 2009. The Portugal forward, ... more
  • 5 months South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak Rappler
    SEOUL, South Korea (UPDATED) – South Korea on Tuesday, September ... more
  • 5 months OFW remittances recover in July 2019 Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Personal remittances  from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rebounded in July from the contraction in June, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said. Cash remittances coursed through banks rose to $2.6 billion in July, 7.5% higher than the $2.4 billion registered during the ... ... more
  • 5 months Trump says ‘probably not’ right time to visit Pyongyang Rappler
    WASHINGTON, USA – US President Donald Trump said Monday, September 16,  that it is "probably not" the right time for him to visit North Korea but he could see doing so sometime in the future. "I don't think we're ready for that," Trump told reporters when asked about visiting Pyongyang for ... more
  • 5 months Apple embarks on EU court battle over 13B-euro tax bill Rappler
    LUXEMBOURG – Apple embarks on an epic court battle with the EU on Tuesday, fighting the commission's landmark order that the iPhone-maker reimburse Ireland 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes. Lawyers for the world's biggest company will face EU officials in a Luxembourg court, ... more
  • 5 months Duterte, Sara meet Communist Party of China’s ‘rising political star’ Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and fellow members of his political party PDP-Laban met an influential Communist Party of China (CPC) official in Malacañang on Monday, September 16. Communist Party Secretary of Chongqing Chen Min'er and other CPC officials paid a courtesy call on the President days after ... ... more
  • 5 months Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer fight Rappler
    LONDON, United Kingdom — Rod Stewart has been given the all-clear after battling prostate cancer, the British pop stalwart has revealed. The 74-year-old, who released his 30th studio album last year, told the audience at a weekend prostate charity fundraiser that he was diagnosed two years ago. The ... ... more
  • 5 months Google expected to unveil new Pixel phone on Oct. 15 Rappler
    SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Google on Monday, September 16, sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring "things Made by Google," with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up. The unveiling in New York City is likely to spotlight Google's Android-powered challenge to the latest generation of iPhones ... more
  • 5 months Facebook to stop news headline changes from advertisers Rappler
    SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Facebook said Monday, September 16, it is working to stop advertisers from changing headlines in links to news stories after concerns raised by a British political party's altering of one such link. The leading social network confirmed the internal effort in the face of ... more
  • 5 months Almost entire population of Ecuador has online data leaked Rappler
    QUITO, Ecuador – Almost the entire population of Ecuador had their personal data leaked online, security experts said Monday, a massive breach that the government called a "very delicate" issue. An estimated 17 million people, including almost 7 million minors and children, had their data exposed by a ... more
  • 5 months Saab Magalona, Jim Bacarro welcome new baby Vito Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The Magalona-Bacarro household is officially one little burrito bigger! Saab announced on Tuesday, September 17, the birth of their second son, Vito Tomas Magalona Bacarro, in an Instagram post. The baby was born on Monday, September 16.  {source} <blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink=";utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px ... more
  • 5 months U.S. singles out Iran, readies response to Saudi oil attacks Rappler
    WASHINGTON, USA – The United ... more
  • 5 months Marikina to file charges vs dumping pig carcasses into river Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Marikina is considering filing criminal and civil charges against the persons who dumped pig carcasses into the Marikina River. City authorities have retrieved from different areas along the the Marikina River almost 60 hog remains since last week.  The spike in the number of pig carcasses floating down the Marikina River has drawn attention ... more
  • 5 months Auto workers’ strike batters General Motors shares Rappler
    FLINT, USA – Almost 50,000 US auto workers went on strike on Monday, September 16,  in a pay dispute with General Motors, the largest industrial action to hit the carmaker in more than a decade. Workers from 31 plants opted to walk out after talks between the company and the United ... more
  • 5 months LIVE: Senate hearing on the divorce bill Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – The Senate committee on women, children, family relations, and gender equality will hear 3 divorce bills on Tuesday, September 17. These are the following: Senate Bill No. 67 - Recognizing the Foreign Decree of Termination of Marriage  Senate Bill Nos. 288 and 356 - Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of ... ... more
  • 5 months #WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Rappler
    What's the weather like in your area? Tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, September 17, due to rain from the  southwest monsoon  or hanging habagat. Central Luzon Bataan Hermosa - all levels (public and ... more
  • 5 months Taiwan terminates relations with Solomon Islands after China switch Rappler
    TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan severed ties with the Solomon Islands on Monday, September 16, after learning the Pacific nation was switching diplomatic recognition to China, as Taipei accused Beijing of using "dollar diplomacy" to buy off its few remaining allies. The switch is a major coup for Beijing just weeks before it ... more
  • 5 months Iran seizes new boat near vital oil shipping lane Rappler
    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran has seized a boat suspected of being used to smuggle fuel and arrested its 11 crew members near a vital oil shipping lane, state television reported on Monday, September 16. A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted the vessel carrying 250,000 liters of ... more
  • 5 months TIP, St. Clare punch PBA D-League semis tickets Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) maximized its win-once incentive and downed Black Mamba, 82-71, in the 2019 PBA D-League Foundation Cup quarterfinals at the Paco Arena on Monday, September 16. Papa Ndiaye led the Engineers with 22 points and 9 rebounds in the win that completed the ... more
  • 5 months On 11th week as mayor, Joy Belmonte visits London for panel on HIV Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines – On her 11th week as mayor of Quezon City, Joy Belmonte traveled to London in the United Kingdom, where she spoke on local government response to the Philippines' human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic. Belmonte was among 9 elected officials from all over the world ... more
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