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G7, tech giants agree on plan to block jihadist content online

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:43 PM

Senior executives from the internet giants and Microsoft attended the ministerial session devoted to the issue but did not offer any explanation of how they might go about clamping down on web extremists

G7. EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, US Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, Canada's Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Italy's Interior Minister Marco Minniti, France's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd and the Chairperson of the National Public Safety Commission from Japan Achiro Hoconogi address a press conference at the end of the G7 summit of Interior Ministers in Ischia island, on October 20, 2017. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Typhoon Paolo begins to move away from PH

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Paolo (Lan) is expected to leave the Philippine Area of Responsibility early Sunday, October 22

Kabul mosque attack toll jumps to 32 dead, 41 wounded – officials

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:25 PM

(UPDATED) An attacker 'entered the mosque in Police District 13 of Kabul city... (and) opened fire on worshippers,' Kabul Crime Branch chief General Mohammad Salim Almas says, describing the gunman as a suicide bomber

Pulse Asia on ‘unequal’ enforcement, Marawi aid, Japan Emperor | Evening wRap

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:08 PM

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Oct 20, 2017 - 10:54 PM

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EU leaders back May with first step to Brexit trade talks

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:34 PM

EU President Donald Tusk says reports the talks were in deadlock were 'exaggerated,' hailing a speech May made in Florence last month for breaking the impasse

MAY AND TUSK. British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) is welcomed by European Council President Donald Tusk for a bilateral meeting during an EU summit in Brussels on October 20, 2017. Photo by Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AFP

Masih ada warga yang enggan dipindahkan, pembangunan stasiun MRT di Fatmawati terancam molor

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:05 PM

Warga menuntut harga ganti rugi yang kelewat mahal mencapai Rp 120 juta per meter

TINJAU MRT. Gubernur dan Wagub DKI tengah meninjau proyek stasiun MRT di area Fatmawati pada Jumat, 20 Oktober. Foto oleh Bernardinus Adi/Rappler

LaVar Ball fires back after son Lonzo’s 3-point debut: 'Who is Patrick Beverley?'

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:04 PM

Daddy Ball comes to his son's aid after Patrick Beverley trashes him after shutting down Lonzo Ball

TRASH TALK DOESN'T STOP. It appears that even in defeat, LaVar Ball will not stop talking, because he’s LaVar Ball. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

The hanging fate of OFWs buried in debt

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:01 PM

The burden of reporting illegal recruitment falls on workers. But with little to no legal recourse, what comes next?

Meralco evens finals series in Game 4 win over Ginebra

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Allen Durham scores the go-ahead basket as the Meralco Bolts tie the series at 2-2

JOLTED. After dropping the first two games, Meralco Bolts wins back-to-back games to tie the series. Photo by PBA Images

Anies Baswedan: Lima proyek Pemprov DKI akan molor

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Anies meminta maaf kepada warga DKI karena masih harus menghadapi kemacetan

MOLOR. Gubernur DKI dan Wagub menjelaskan jika ada lima proyek Pemprov yang terancam molor dari jadwal. Foto oleh Ananda Nabila/Rappler

Spain's Rajoy says 'critical point' reached in Catalonia

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:15 PM

'We have reached a critical point,' Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy tells a press conference following an EU leaders summit in Brussels that backed his conservative government

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy gestures during a press conference at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid on October 25, 2016. File photo by Javier Soriano/AFP

'Ang Pag-uusig' translates 'The Crucible' for the Filipino in the time EJKs

Oct 20, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Tanghalang Pilipino's 'Ang Pag-uusig' is necessary theater not only because of its relevance but also because of its artistry and virtuosity

#FridayFeels: Halloween Costumes

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:43 PM

Ano ang Halloween costume mo?

Merasakan petualangan seru di arena eksibisi ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:41 PM

Film produksi Marvel Studios ini akan tayang pada 25 Oktober 2017

EKSIBISI. Area eksibisi mal 'Thor: Ragnarok' yang dibuka mulai 20 Oktober hingga 12 November 2017 di Pacific Place, Jakarta Selatan. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Biased law enforcement? Duterte says shabu users mostly poor

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:38 PM

President Duterte reacts to a survey that shows people believe only the poor suffer from his drug war: 'The millionaires, they do shabu in yachts or they go to the airport to do cocaine or heroin'

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urges the public to report corrupt or inefficient government workers in his keynote speech during the Davao Investment Conference 2017 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on July 21, 2017. Malacañan Photo

What you should know about the PH startup ecosystem

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Entrepreneurial spirit is seen to be flourishing in the Philippines

COL Financial reports possible system security breach

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:24 PM

The online stock brokerage, however, stresses that clients’ accounts, including their stock positions and transactions, are unaffected

IN PHOTOS: Marawi soldiers fight the biggest battle of their lives

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:04 PM

Here are some of the images captured by Rappler correspondent Bobby Lagsa's since the beginning of the war in the southern Philippines

Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Funeral procession set for Cardinal Vidal’s burial on October 26

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Vidal will be buried beside the tomb of the late Cebu Archbishop Julio Cardinal Rosales, inside the mausoleum ordered built by Rosales in 1983

CARDINAL VIDAL. Ricardo Cardinal Vidal's wake started on October 18, 2017 in the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

WATCH: Get Maricar Reyes' Star Magic Ball 2017 look

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Everyone can rock a red, red lip just like Maricar

Smart LTE faster overall than Globe across PH – report

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Smart retains top spot in OpenSignal's second report on Philippine mobile networks

June Mar Fajardo prefers titles over individual awards: 'MVP is really not my priority'

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:47 PM

Despite falling short of a Grand Slam this season, June Mar Fajardo says there's always next year

EYES ON THE PRIZE. "Since college, I’ve always wanted to win the championships because a championship is much better," says June Mar Fajardo. Photo by PBA Images

Former NBA star Marbury buys Chinese gridiron football team

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Stephon Marbury is moving towards his next evolution as a sports executive

TEAM OWNER. Stephon Marbury is now the proud owner of the Beijing Lions. File photo by AFP

Madagascar plague deaths hit 94, with 1,100 suspected cases – WHO

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:35 PM

WHO's director for health emergencies in Africa, Ibrahima Soce Fall, says that out of 1,153 suspected cases, 300 are laboratory confirmed

PLAGUE. A council worker walks past sacks of potatoes as he sprays disinfectant during the clean-up of the market of Anosibe in the Anosibe district of Antananarivo on October 10, 2017. Photo by Rijasolo/AFP

INFOGRAFIS: Cek Fakta realisasi janji Jokowi & JK

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:35 PM

Seberapa banyak dari 63 janji yang pernah terucap terealisasi hingga saat ini?

SOLID. Presiden Joko Widodo (kiri) didampingi Wakil Presiden Jusuf Kalla (kanan) ingin menunjukkan jika dual kepemimpinan mereka solid hingga masuk ke tahun ketiga kepemimpinan mereka. Foto oleh Puspa Perwitasari/ANTARA

Setya Novanto kembali mangkir sebagai saksi persidangan KTP Elektronik

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:18 PM

Setya Novanto absen karena harus menghadiri HUT Partai Golkar

RAPAT. Ketua Umum DPP Partai Golkar Setya Novanto tiba untuk memimpin Rapat Pengurus Pleno DPP Partai Golkar di Kantor DPP Partai Golkar, Jakarta, Rabu, 11 Oktober. Foto oleh Muhammad Adimaja/ANTARa

Tugade corrupt? Duterte doubts it

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte defends his San Beda law classmate and appointee amid speculations that a Cabinet official will be axed

Jeo Ambohot saves Letran, ousts Arellano in must-win thriller

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:07 PM

The Colegio San Juan de Letran Knights drop the Arellano Chiefs from contention in a back-and-forth 70-68 thriller

After a week, Cayetano still unsure if UK offered money

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:03 PM

The foreign affairs secretary says he is 'still checking' this claim even if his own agency has said 'there is no new offer of direct monetary assistance to the Philippines' from the UK

'STILL CHECKING.' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano remains unsure as of October 19, 2017, if the United Kingdom recently offered money to the Philippines as President Rodrigo Duterte claimed. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Petron presents Philippine Leg of Formula 4 SEA

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:02 PM

The races kick off October 20 and culminate on October 22

DENGAR: Lagu baru Taylor Swift ‘Gorgeous’

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM

‘Gorgeous’ merupakan ‘single’ ketiga dari album keenamnya ‘Reputation’

REPUTATION. Taylor Swift mengeluarkan 'single' ketiga dari album 'Reputation' yang berjudul 'Gorgeous'. Foto dari Instagram/taylorswift

June Mar Fajardo wins historic 4th straight MVP award

Oct 20, 2017 - 6:35 PM

June Mar Fajardo joins his San Miguel teammates Chris Ross, Alex Cabagnot and Arwind Santos in the First Mythical Team

BIG MAN ON CAMPUS. June Mar Fajardo is the first player in PBA history to win the MVP award 4 seasons in a row. Photo from PBA's Twitter

WATCH: First batch of Marawi soldiers come home

Oct 20, 2017 - 6:24 PM

They were the first in when clashes broke out in May

Italy, U.S. to share fingerprint databases in terror fight

Oct 20, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Rome and Washington will be able 'to access data contained in the national identification fingerprint systems' in a move 'to create a network to verify the identity of migrants, asylum seekers or refugees'

MINNITI AND DUKE. Italy's Interior Minister Marco Minniti (L) welcomes Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland security Elaine Duke on October 19, 2017 near the Aragonese Castle of Ischia during the welcome ceremony of the G7 summit of Interior Ministers with European Union representatives and members of the private sector as Google, Facebook, microsoft and Twitter.  Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Tiga tahun Jokowi-JK, tujuh perusahaan onnline kuasai belanja teknologi informasi

Oct 20, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Surat terbuka APKOMINDO kepada Presiden Jokowi minta bagian belanja Rp 320 triliun

TEKNOLOGI INFORMASI. Ilustrasi Rappler

Weekend to-do: Catch these Danish films for free

Oct 20, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Got nothing to do this weekend? Hit the cinemas for the Danish film festival at Shang.

Catalan separatists in cash withdrawal protest

Oct 20, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Protesters withdraw their cash from major banks in Spain in protest of the central government and at banks which moved their headquarters out of the Spanish region over its independence crisis

WITHDRAWING TO PROTEST. Joaquim Curbet poses with an envelope with 155 euros inside after withdrawing that amount of money from a Banc Sabadell ATM during a protest called by the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) and Omnium Cultural to show their dissatisfaction with the Spanish government, on October 20, 2017 in Barcelona. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

Typhoon Paolo slightly intensifies; LPA now gone

Oct 20, 2017 - 5:50 PM

PAGASA says Paolo (Lan) already has maximum winds of 140 km/h and gustiness of up to 180 km/h, while the low pressure area off Mimaropa has dissipated

LIST: Roads to avoid on Sunday, October 22

Oct 20, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Authorities advise motorists to plan routes ahead of the 4th ASEAN convoy dry run which will begin in the morning and may last until early evening

PRACTICE RUNS. Convoys will disrupt traffic on October 22, 2017, in preparation for the ASEAN Summit in November. Rappler file photo

Building collapse in south India kills 8

Oct 20, 2017 - 5:11 PM

Emergency workers manage to rescue 3 of the workers from the collapsed 60-year-old, two-story office block. They are being treated for their injuries at a government-run hospital.

Polisi: Kebaktian Gereja Stephen Tong dibatalkan karena panitia tak mengantongi izin

Oct 20, 2017 - 5:06 PM

Acara kebaktian itu sempat mendapat keberatan dari beberapa ormas

POSTER. Poster kegiatan Kebaktian Stephen Tong untuk kegiatan Reformasi Gereja 500 tahun di Indonesia. Foto diambil dari situs STEMI

Lonzo Ball was tortured by Patrick Beverley in his first NBA game

Oct 20, 2017 - 4:39 PM

Clippers' Patrick Beverley didn't exactly roll out the red carpet for Lonzo Ball in his NBA debut

ROUGH WELCOME. The All-Defense 1st Team member Beverley didn't show Ball an ounce of respect in his NBA debut. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

G7 tackles foreign fighters as EU helps shut 'terror' route

Oct 20, 2017 - 4:29 PM

The group kicks off its first working session in a seafront hotel on the island of Ischia on how to deal with the potential return to Europe of foreign fighters fleeing a crumbling Islamic State (ISIS) group

G7 AND FIGHTING TERROR. Interpol General secretary Jurgen Stock looks on as he attends before a working session at the G7 summit of Interior Ministers with European Union representatives and members of the private sector, at Punta Molino Hotel in Ischia island, on October 20, 2017. Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP

Ines Rau menjadi 'Playmate' transgender pertama di majalah Playboy

Oct 20, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Di majalah edisi November/Desember 2017, Playboy mencetak sejarah dengan menampilkan model transgender pertama mereka, Ines Rau

TRANSGENDER. Rau Ines menjadi ‘Playmate’ transgender pertama yang pernah tampil di majalah Playboy. Foto dari akun Instagram @playboy

Berlin Forecast Festival features Renan Larua-an and Buen Calubayan

Oct 20, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Rappler talks to the two Filipino artists who are participating in the festival this October

PICC. The building is the subject of artist Buen Calubayan's work at the Berlin Forecast Festival. Photo courtesy of Berlin Forecast Festival

Three Hernandez homers lift Dodgers into World Series

Oct 20, 2017 - 3:56 PM

The defending champion Chicago Cubs are eliminated in 5 games

HEADED TO THE WORLD SERIES. The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the World Series for the first time since 1988, and will meet either the New York Yankees or the Houston Astros. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Filipina boxing champ Gretchen Abaniel continues hard-fought battle for respect

Oct 20, 2017 - 3:55 PM

Gretchen Abaniel has not been as celebrated as her male counterparts, but she'll try to enhance her legacy when she challenges IBF minimumweight champ Zong Ju Cai in Macau

Gretchen Abaniel has fought opposition to pursuing her boxing career - even from her mother. Photo by Joyce Tseng

Rappler Talk Sports: UAAP Season 80 Swimming champs FAST Ateneo Swim Team

Oct 20, 2017 - 3:49 PM

Kirsten Chloe Daos, Jessie Lacuna, and Miguel Barlisan drop by the office to share the journey of FAST Ateneo Swimming Team this UAAP Season 80

Barbie Forteza, Ken Chan get together in their first movie, 'This Time I'll Be Sweeter'

Oct 20, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The two stars talk about transitioning to more mature roles after doing 'Meant To Be'