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  • Supreme Court to hold oral arguments on 2019 martial law extension

    January 8, 2019 5:39 AM 26

    The Supreme Court has decided to hold fresh oral arguments on the validity of re-extending martial law in Mindanao up to the end of 2019, Rappler has learned. Oral arguments will be held on January 22 and 23, according an informed source. The 17th Congress voted 235-28-1 on December 12 to reextend President Rodrigo Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao to yearend

  • GMA Kapuso Foundation unveils second Kapuso school in Marawi

    December 27, 2018 3:01 AM 31

    GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) recently turned over the second Kapuso school built in Marawi City under the ‘Rebuild Marawi Project’. Through the joint efforts of its multi-sectoral partners and donors, GMAKF was able to rehabilitate two (2) classrooms and build four (4) classrooms and a total of 12 gender-sensitive restrooms at Pendolonan Elementary

  • HOAX: CHR 'offers help' to Ateneo bully

    December 26, 2018 9:13 AM 23

    The Commission on Human Rights says it did not issue such statement, and the supposed 'spokesperson' in the claim does not exist Bakunawa supposedly even said, "He needs protection more than the victim. There are hundreds and thousands of people who want to hurt this kid and as [a] human rights agency, this is our job." In a text message to Rappler

  • HOAX: Ateneo to ‘delete all videos of bullying incident’

    December 24, 2018 7:34 AM 30

    The school has not publicized any plans to delete the videos of their former student bullying others The blog post does not have any explanatory text. It only contains a video, published on December 20, from the YouTube channel Tokhang TV. The content of the video is an excerpt of a CNN Philippines live report. It begins by explaining the viral videos

  • HOAX: Pangilinan, Hontiveros 'file bill to abolish 13th month pay'

    December 16, 2018 8:00 AM 28

    The claim is posted on Adobo Chronicles, which claims to be a satire blog HOAX. The Adobo Chronicles posts this article with false information about two opposition senators. Claim: Opposition senators Francis Pangilinan and Risa Hontiveros supposedly co-sponsored a bill that would abolish 13th month pay beginning next year. Hontiveros allegedly said the rationale

  • FALSE: Did Pope Francis bless the administration of President Duterte?

    December 16, 2018 5:17 AM 21

    No, Pope Francis did not bless Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration A Philippine website ran an article claiming Pope Francis used a recent Vatican conference on drug addiction to bless governments, especially the administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, so they could fight "traffickers of death". Transcripts, videos and media

  • HOAX: Ronald dela Rosa 'held at airport,' 'persona non grata' in U.S

    December 15, 2018 9:32 AM 24

    A Facebook user supplies an unsubstantiated caption for some pictures of the ex-Bureau of Corrections chief and 2019 senatorial aspirant who went to the United States Facebook user Santara Danilo on Friday, December 14, posted photos of Dela Rosa sitting in an airport floor, with a caption in all caps: " " (Who is this fool held at the John F. Kennedy

  • WATCH: Anthony Rosaldo, isang 'triple threat'

    December 12, 2018 6:29 AM 24

    May malaking sopresa ang Kapuso singer na si Anthony Rosaldo para sa kaniyang loyal fans this Christmas season. Gaganapin kasi ang ‘By Request’ concert ng former The Clash finalist ngayong Miyerkules, December 12 sa Zirkoh Tomas Morato. Sa panayam ni Anthony sa Sikat sa Barangay kamakailan, sinabi ng talented performer na maraming dapat abangan ang mga Kapuso

  • Ali Sotto on Mike Enriquez: 'Hindi mo matatawaran 'yung contribution ni Mike Enriquez'

    December 11, 2018 8:46 AM 29

    Isa si Ali Sotto sa mga malalapit na kaibigan ni Mike Enriquez sa radyo. "Napakalapit sa amin ni Mike Enriquez, more than ‘yung work relationship namin talaga namang makikita n’yo naman na talagang nagmamahalaan kami, na magkakaibigan kami dito sa Kapuso Network." Ikinuwento ng award-winning radio anchor na si Ali Sotto na silang lahat sa GMA Radio ay nag-alala

  • EXCLUSIVE: Papa Dudut, humanga sa professionalism ni Mike Enriquez

    December 10, 2018 9:35 AM 29

    Papa Dudut on Mike Enriquez: "...Ang haba ng ibinigay na pahinga pero nagulat ako, before Christmas right, after the operation, nagbalik kaagad siya.” Read more! Ibinahagi ng award-winning radio host na si Papa Dudut na binigyan ng mahabang panahon ang GMA News pillar na si Mike Enriquez na magpahinga matapos ang kaniyang heart bypass surgery noong September