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  • My breakup survival plan? Binge-reading the New York Times V...
    We know the classic post-breakup tropes. Some people cry over ice cream. Others hit the gym or work around the clock. Less common, but featured prominently in the thriller genre, are those who simply will not accept a breakup. The type who turns up wild-eyed at their rejecter's doorstep… ... more
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  • Iceland, 37 countries to Philippines: Let U.N. probe killing...
    MANILA, Philippines – Iceland called on the Philippines to allow the United Nations and its probers to investigate "without preconditions or limitations" the killings linked to the Duterte administration's war on drugs. "We urge the government of the Philippines to take all necessary measures to bring killings ... more
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  •  Kroos stunner rescues Germany’s World Cup hopes
    SOCHI, Russia – Toni Kroos rescued Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden on Saturday, June 23. Germany's late, late show keeps Joachim Loew's  squad on course to be the first team to retain… ... more
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  • Driving ban on Saudi women ends
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia allowed women to drive on Sunday, June 24, overturning the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform that is expected to usher in a new era of social mobility. The move, which follows a sweeping crackdown on women activists who long opposed the ban,… ... more
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  • Iraq PM warns armed groups against stockpiling weapons
    BAGHDAD, Iraq – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi warned on Saturday, June 23, he would not allow militias to stockpile arms, two weeks after a weapons depot belonging to an armed group exploded in Baghdad. At least 16 people were killed and around 30 injured when the cache, owned… ... more
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  • FULL TEXT: Glenda Gloria on Rappler’s 2018 Free Media ...
      MANILA, Philippines – On Friday, June 22, Rappler received the 2018 Free Media Pioneer award from the International Press Institute (IPI) during award ceremonies held in Abuja, Nigeria.  The IPI established the Free Media Pioneer award in 1996 to recognize innovation in journalism that has promoted access and quality in… ... more
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  • [OPINYON] Tayo nang maglaro ng Chinese barter
      Hindi ko alam kung paanong naging Chinese ang larong Chinese garter, o iyong larong may goma o garter na nakabanat, hawak o nakatali sa katawan ng dalawang bata, at niluluksuhang pataas nang pataas ng mga paslit na contortionist, babae man o lalaki. Hindi ko rin alam kung talagang… ... more
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  • Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants
    PARIS, France – French President Emmanuel Macron came out on Saturday, June 23, in support of  financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants. "We can not have countries that benefit hugely from EU solidarity and claim national self-interest when it comes to the issue of migrants," he… ... more
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  • Brazil’s top court cancels ruling on Lula release
    SAO PAULO, Brazil – Brazil's Supreme Court has cancelled a ruling set for Tuesday on an appeal by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed from prison while he attempts to overturn his corruption sentence. Lula, 72, has been behind bars since April after being convicted of… ... more
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  • Lukaku, Hazard power Belgium to brink of World Cup last 16
        MOSCOW, Russia – Romelu Lukaku drew level with Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the World Cup goalscoring charts on Saturday, June 23, scoring twice as Belgium moved to the brink of the last 16 after a 5-2 romp against Tunisia. The victory leaves the Red Devils on top… ... more
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  • Vatican jails Italian priest for child porn
    VATICAN CITY – A Vatican court on Saturday, June 23, jailed for 5 years an Italian priest who worked as a diplomat for the Holy See's Washington embassy, for possessing and sharing child pornography. Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella pleaded guilty on Friday, the opening day of the court hearing ,… ... more
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  • Tens of thousands march in London for second Brexit vote
    LONDON, United Kingdom – Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in London on Saturday calling for a second vote on Britain's departure from the European Union. The anti-Brexit campaigners marched on parliament to mark the second anniversary of the Brexit referendum, demanding a "people's vote" on whether to approve the… ... more
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  • F2 Logistics drubs Foton in straight sets
      MANILA, Philippines – F2 Logistics' experience came in full show as the Cargo Movers spoiled the debut of Foton's prized recruit Bea de Leon in the 2018 Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference. The Cargo Movers downed the Tornadoes in straight sets, 25-21, 25-21, 25-14, in the conference opener on Saturday,… ... more
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  • Russia rejects UN-backed call to withdraw troops from Moldov...
    MOSCOW, Russia – Russia on Saturday, June 23, rejected an international call backed by the United Nations for it to withdraw troops from the Transdniestr breakaway region of Moldova. The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement that its troops stationed in ex-Moldova's Transdniestr region (or Transnistria) despite Chisinau's calls for… ... more
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  • Erdogan, rival Ince trade blows on eve of crunch Turkey poll...
    ISTANBUL, Turkey – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival Muharrem Ince on Saturday, June 23, traded blows in mass rallies on the final day of campaigning for Turkey's most fiercely contested elections in years. Turks vote on Sunday in snap twin presidential and parliamentary elections called by Erdogan… ... more
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  • Blast rocks Zimbabwe president’s rally, injuries repor...
    This is a developing story. Please refresh this page for updates. BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (UPDATED) – Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally on Saturday, June 23, his spokesman said, adding that he had been taken to safety after the incident. An Agence France-Presse correspondent… ... more
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  • LOOK: Chinese KOs Pinoy fighter Menchavez in 10 seconds
    MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino got on the ONE Championship record books, but it’s one we’d rather forget. China’s Li Kai Wen delivered a devastating one-punch knockout to Pinoy fighter Rodian Menchavez at the 10-second mark of the first round in their Pinnacle of Power featherweight bout in Macau on… ... more
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  • Italy defiant as migrant ship stranded in Mediterranean
    ROME, Italy – Italy defiantly declared on Saturday, June 23, that its ports were closed to foreign-flagged rescue ships as German charity vessel Lifeline lay off the coast of Malta in limbo with more than 230 migrants aboard. Malta – which is also refusing to take in the boat in… ... more
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  • Parks dishes out MPBL record 15 assists
    MANILA, Philippines – After a fiery, foul-filled start to his Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) debut, Mandaluyong El Tigre’s Ray Parks came back to display his versatility. The 6-foot-4 forward-guard dropped a double-double of 13 points and a new league-record 15 assists in El Tigre’s 71-61 triumph over the tenacious… ... more
    Rappler14 hours ago
  • [OPINION] Ideas that divide the nation
    Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio delivered this speech to the graduates of the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, on June 22, 2018. Allow me to warmly congratulate the 2018 graduates of the National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) of the University of ... more
    Rappler14 hours ago
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ stars Kit Harington and Rose L...
    LONDON, United Kingdom – Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in fantasy TV saga "Game of Thrones," are to wed in Britain on Saturday, June 23. The 31-year-old stars are reported to be tying the knot in northeastern Scotland, with co-stars… ... more
    Rappler15 hours ago
  • Who’s ‘Winston’ Gatchalian? PCOO makes ano...
    MANILA, Philippines – The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) has committed another online blunder – its third mistake in just over a week.  This time, it was the name of a senator that the agency got wrong.  A PCOO article  published on June 13 marked the ceremonial signing… ... more
    Rappler15 hours ago
  • LOOK: Jackie Forster and family visit Manila
    MANILA, Philippines – It’s only been a couple of months since Jackie Forster last visited Manila to spend time with her two oldest sons Andre and Kobe, but now, the former actress is back in town, this time with her husband and her 3 younger kids: Jared, Caleigh,… ... more
    Rappler15 hours ago
  • After ‘stupid God’ quip, Rita Avila slams Dutert...
    MANILA, Philippines  – Actress Rita Avila called President Rodrigo Duterte out for his latest  tirade against the Catholic Church . The President, during a Friday, June 22 summit in Davao City, said God was "stupid." "Kinain ni Adam (Adam ate it) then malice was born. Who is this stupid God? Istupido talaga… ... more
    Rappler15 hours ago
  • Generika holds off UP in PSL opener
      MANILA, Philippines – After a shaky start, Generika-Ayala quickly got back to its system to turn back newcomer United Auctioneers-University of the Philippines in 4 sets in­­ the 2018 Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference opener on Saturday, June 23 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Generika team captain Angeli Araneta… ... more
    Rappler15 hours ago
  • #WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, June 25
    Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, June 25, due to the planned mass transportation strike in Bicol. Ahead of the strike by the group Concerned Drivers and Operators-Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at… ... more
    Rappler15 hours ago
  • CA leaves it to Ombudsman to resolve P125-M PCG funds mess
    MANILA, Philippines – Because of simultaneous filings by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officers, the Court of Appeals (CA) has now left it up to the Office of the Ombudsman to decide the fate of those involved in a P125-million ($2.35)* funds mess, as it sets aside an earlier ... more
    Rappler16 hours ago
  • San Miguel inches closer to quarterfinals seat, eliminates N...
    MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel bucked a lethargic first quarter to inch closer to a playoff berth in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup following a 125-114 triumph over NLEX at the Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan on Saturday, June 23.  All starters finished in double figures for the Beermen,… ... more
    Rappler16 hours ago
  • Isolated thunderstorms in PH on June 24
    What's the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler's  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila and the rest of the country will have isolated thunderstorms on Sunday, June 24, according to state weather bureau PAGASA. In its 24-hour bulletin on… ... more
    Rappler16 hours ago
  • ‘Several killed’ in blast at Ethiopian PM’...
    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Several people were killed Saturday in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first rally in the capital attended by tens of thousands of people, state media reported.  Abiy had just wrapped up his speech in the heart of Addis Ababa when the explosion went… ... more
    Rappler17 hours ago
  • [OPINION] The radicalization of Maria Lourdes Sereno
        The first time I met her was in a small meeting of the Coalition for Justice in a nondescript, 2nd floor office space used for Christian worship services. It was a few days before the Supreme Court oral arguments on her quo warranto case. Members of the Coalition… ... more
    Rappler18 hours ago
  • CA affirms kidnapping conviction of actor Dennis Roldan
    MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA) affirmed a lower court's 2014 decision that convicted former Quezon City congressman and actor Dennis Roldan – Mitchell Gumabao in real life – of kidnapping a Filipino-Chinese boy in 2005. The appellate court's Fourteenth Division sustained the decision of ... ... more
    Rappler19 hours ago
  • [Balikbayan Voice] Notes from a Manila Kid
    During my high school years, all I could think about was getting out of Manila. Having spent most of my life here, I was in need of a change in scenery and pace. To me, there was something toxically routine about the catered house parties, the ... ... more
    Rappler19 hours ago
  • Congress ‘absolutely needs’ to clarify BBL will ...
    MANILA, Philippines – Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice and Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said that Congress "absolutely needs" to clarify that the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will not grant Moros the right to secede as an independent state. "There is an absolute need to clarify that the right… ... more
    Rappler19 hours ago
  • Joshua Smith’s size advantage becoming a ‘weakne...
    MANILA, Philippines – Joshua Smith's hefty frame should have been an advantage for the TNT KaTropa in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup, but head coach Nash Racela said it is starting to become a "weakness." But make no mistake, Racela is not referring to how the hulking import –… ... more
    Rappler19 hours ago
  • LOOK: Learn about Bangsamoro heritage through this village
    If you’re visiting the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) anytime soon, then you really should see its tribal village exhibits. The ARMM is showcasing and promoting the region’s grandest mock tribal villages that showcase the variety of cultures, traditions, history and oneness of the Bangsamoro people. There are… ... more
    Rappler19 hours ago
  • Cambodia finds 33 surrogate mothers in raid on illegal busin...
    PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia – A raid by Cambodian authorities on an illegal surrogacy business in Phnom Penh uncovered 33 women paid to deliver babies for Chinese couples, police said Saturday, June 23. Five people, including a Chinese national, were arrested during the operation in the capital late Friday, Keo… ... more
    Rappler19 hours ago
  • ‘Racist’ tweet fires up Senegal in World Cup sho...
      YEKATERINBURG, Russia – Senegal faces Japan on Sunday, June 24, at the World Cup fired up by an "ignorant" tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.  Along with Nigeria, a powerful Senegal side spearheaded by Liverpool striker Sadio Mane are flying the… ... more
    Rappler20 hours ago
  • Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos
    EL PASO, United States – The fate of 2,300 children wrested from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico remained unclear Friday, June 22, two days after Donald Trump ordered an end to migrant family separations , as the president accused Democrats of spinning "phony" tales of suffering… ... more
    Rappler21 hours ago
  • Free Love 2018: Project Headshot Clinic’s pride month ...
    A profile photo may not be the first thing one thinks of when it comes to starting a movement. After all, what really is a headshot more than a mild indulgence in vanity – perhaps even a con act? But as it turns out, a profile photo can be… ... more
    Rappler21 hours ago
  • BSP warns: P10,000-bill is fake
    MANILA, Philippines – If you have seen on the internet image of a P10,000-bill, don’t believe it, it’s fake, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Saturday, June 23. “The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has not produced and has not issued a 10,000-Piso New ... ... more
    Rappler21 hours ago
  • ‘Cry No Fear’ review: Haughty tension
    Richard Somes’ Cry No Fear opens very much like a film intended to titillate male viewers. Accompanied by the most boisterous of musical scores, the camera vigorously lingers on the exposed curves of a skimpily-clad Kaycee (Donnalyn Bartolome), who has just woken up from slumber. Outside, her ... ... more
    Rappler21 hours ago
  • Vietnam asserts strength in ASEAN chess
    MANILA, Philippines – Vietnam took a step towards regaining the overall championship from the Philippines at the 19th Asean Age Group Chess Championship in Davao as it tightened its hold on 8 of 14 divisions after the 7th round on Friday night, June 22. Although the Philippines ruled the boys… ... more
    Rappler21 hours ago
  • Scolded by parents for video gaming, ex-busser turns into NB...
    MANILA, Philippines – Who would've thought a video game can change an individual's life drastically? Just ask Albano Thomallari.  Thomallari usually got a pretty good scolding from his parents for spending most of his day playing the best-selling video game NBA 2K. Back in his hometown Missouri, NBA 2K… ... more
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  • [OPINION] Tambayanan: A nation of bystanders
    We are a nation of tambays. From the shirtless men who while away their time in their favorite sari-sari store to hipster millennials hanging out in Cubao X, the idea of tambay (a contraction of the English expression "to stand by") in the Philippines is a national, ... more
    Rappler23 hours ago
  • UE spoils Ricci Rivero’s UP debut
      MANILA, Philippines – University of the East played spoiler as the Red Warriors slipped past a University of the Philippines side that unveiled new recuit Ricci Rivero.  The former La Salle hotshot wore the UP jersey for the first time and erupted for 34 points, but the Red Warriors proved… ... more
    Rappler23 hours ago
  • South Korea ex-PM and spy agency founder dies at 92
    SEOUL, South Korea – Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea's once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister, died Saturday, June 23 in Seoul, his aide said. He was 92 years old, and is believed to have died of natural causes. Kim was once a top figure in South Korean… ... more
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  • U.S. Navy planning new camps to support immigration crackdow...
    WASHINGTON, United States – The US Navy plans to build sprawling detention centers for tens of thousands of immigrants on remote bases in support of President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy against unlawful migration , a report said Friday, June 22. According to a draft memo obtained by Time… ... more
    Rappler24 hours ago
  • Momoland to meet Pinoy fans – and hopefully Liza Sobe...
    MANILA, Philippines – K-pop girl group Momoland is coming to the Philippines on August 18 to meet their Pinoy fans – and also, hopefully Liza Soberano. In a Facebook live video, Momoland members Daisy, Nancy, and Ahin announced their plans to visit the Philippines. {source}<iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FMOMOLANDOfficial%2Fvideos%2F454274205000357%2F&show_text=0&width=267" width="267" height="700" style="border:none;overflow:hidden"… ... more
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  • Djokovic joins elite 800-win club with Queen’s masterc...
    LONDON, United Kingdom – Novak Djokovic joined the 800-win club as the former world number one moved into the Queen's Club semifinals with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Adrian Mannarino on Friday, June 22. Djokovic took just 78 minutes to crush Mannarino at the Wimbledon warm-up event, in the process… ... more
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  • UN chief appeals for end to fighting in south Syria
    UNITED NATIONS, United States – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday, June 22 called for an immediate end to a military escalation in southwest Syria and a return to ceasefire arrangements agreed by Russia, the United States and Jordan. US Ambassador Nikki Haley separately urged Russia to pressure… ... more
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  • HRW slams ‘drastic’ plan to extend anti-drug cam...
    MANILA, Philippines – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Saturday, June 23, slammed the proposal of a Philippine government agency to conduct drug tests on 10-year-old schoolchildren, calling it a “drastic extensionâ€� of the government’s anti-drug campaign that could place children “at grave risk.â€� “Imposing mandatory drug testing on schoolchildren… ... more
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  • The week in photos: June 16-22, 2018
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  • Swipe right for equality: Is Bumble really empowering women?
    Last month, my friend introduced me to her new boyfriend. The guy is an artist like her. I felt their connection and the guy’s sincere intentions. They look good together and it seems that she’s so happy with her current status. It appears to be a perfect match. Curious,… ... more
    Rappler1 day ago
  • Neymar hits back at World Cup critics
    SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia – Neymar rounded on his critics and defended his emotional reaction to scoring in Brazil's 2-0 World Cup win over Costa Rica after he broke down in tears at the final whistle. A largely frustrating afternoon for the 5-time world champions was forgotten thanks to two goals in… ... more
    Rappler1 day ago
  • Despite summit, North Korea still a nuclear threat, says Tru...
    WASHINGTON, United States – US President Donald Trump on Friday, June 22 cited "an unusual and extraordinary threat" from North Korea's nuclear arsenal to extend sanctions on Kim Jong Un's regime, despite touting the success of a historic summit earlier this month. After flying back to Washington last week,… ... more
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  • Local is the new premium for ‘Brand Pilipinas’
    MANILA, Philippines — On June 21, more than a hundred local brands gathered at the Green Sun Hotel Makati as partners in the newly launched movement Brand Pilipinas. At the core of Brand Pilipinas is the advocacy of uplifting Filipino brands, making “locally madeâ€� not a detriment to a… ... more
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  • The maddening ‘plink, plink’ of dripping water d...
    PARIS, France – In the middle of the night it becomes a form of psychological torture, the insidious "plink..." (wait-for-it) "plink..." (wait-for-it) "plink..." of drops falling, one-by-one, into water. Scientists said Friday, June 22 that they had finally cracked the "dripping tap" enigma and know exactly how the sound… ... more
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  • How Genesis Argoncillo died, according to fellow detainees
    MANILA, Philippines – Of over 100 inmates in the Quezon City jail where Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo  was beaten to death, only 3 have spoken up about the incident. According to affidavits of the witnesses obtained by Rappler, detainees Richard Bautista and Justine Mercado  killed Argoncillo, while cops at Quezon City… ... more
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  • Bong Go’s pre-campaign ‘proxy’ in Albay
    Among personalities reported to be gunning for a Senate seat next year, no one has been as visible as Special Assistant to the President Bong Go. Over the last nearly two years, he has evolved from being a  regular fixture in photo opportunities with President Rodrigo Duterte ... more
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  • How the fight vs plastic pollution can begin in the classroo...
    MANILA, Philippines — Can you use a math problem to teach children about saving the environment?Conservation group World Wide Fund (WWF) believes this is possible, as the fight against plastic pollution can begin in the classroom. "Hindi lang science 'yung dapat magturo sa ... ... more
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  • I’ve always wondered: Why do we get dark circles under...
       This is an article from I’ve Always Wondered, a series where readers send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. Send your question to alwayswondered@theconversation.edu.au I’ve always wondered why we get dark circles under our eyes, and whether anything can be done about them – Fran, 34,… ... more
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  • Tips for bringing your dog on outdoor adventures
    MANILA, Philippines – Nothing sweetens an adventure quite like having a dog along for the ride. In any outdoor trip, dogs put a smile on countless faces, brighten up photos, and bring groups closer together. This has been my experience with Bean, our two-year-old dachshund. ... ... more
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  • Rappler receives 2018 Free Media Pioneer Award
    ABUJA, Nigeria – At its world congress held in this city, the International Press Institute (IPI) on Friday, June 22, gave Rappler the 2018 Free Media Pioneer award for its “innovative approach to journalism and audience engagement� and the company’s “determination to hold authorities accountable despite aggressive attacks ... more
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  • 8 months since shock trade, Ranidel de Ocampo finally faces ...
    MANILA, Philippines – Ever since Ranidel de Ocampo won 6 championships and two Finals MVP awards with the TNT KaTropa, fans and pundits expected him to end his storied career with the franchise he had helped become a PBA juggernaut.  However, to everyone's surprise, the veteran forward ended his… ... more
    Rappler2 days ago
  • OPEC agrees ouput rise of ‘about’ 1 million barr...
    VIENNA, Austria – OPEC members have agreed on a combined increase in crude oil output of one million barrels per day, the oil minister of the cartel's kingpin Saudi Arabia said Friday, June 22. "I am pleased that at the end of the day we reconciled around the one… ... more
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  • Duterte blasts Bible creation story: ‘Who is this stup...
    MANILA, Philippines – After recent tirades against priests and the Church's "hypocrisy," President Rodrigo Duterte cursed God and called God "stupid" for the concept of "original sin" in the Bible's creation story. Duterte, on Friday, June 22, began with retelling the story of Adam and Eve and how they ate… ... more
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  • Brazil nears World Cup knockouts after Costa Rica late show
    SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia – Philippe Coutinho and Neymar broke down dogged Costa Rica in injury time on Friday, June 22, sealing a 2-0 win for Brazil that propels the 5-time champions towards the World Cup last 16. The Central Americans looked likely to hold on for a hard-earned draw, ... more
    Rappler2 days ago
  • Duterte explains preferring male appointees: ‘Mapapaga...
    MANILA, Philippines – Tired of accusations that he is a "woman hater" and a "chauvinist pig," President Rodrigo Duterte explained why he would rather avoid appointing women for certain government positions. (READ: #BabaeAko campaign: Filipino women fight back against Duterte's misogyny ) In his speech on Friday night, June… ... more
    Rappler2 days ago
  • TNT regains form, snaps Meralco’s 4-game winning strea...
    MANILA, Philippines – TNT arrested its two-game skid even without import Joshua Smith playing down the stretch as the KaTropa hacked out a 91-85 triumph over Meralco in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Araneta Coliseum on Friday, June 22.  Troy Rosario waxed hot and put up 30… ... more
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