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A dog's life: Scientists find new formula for canine age

Jul 10, 2020 - 10:15 AM

The scientists devise a more complex formula that better matches the canine-human life stages – but you'll need a scientific calculator to figure it out

DOGGY DIPLOMACY. This handout provided by the South Korean presidential Blue House and taken on November 25, 2018 shows 6 puppies born from a Pungsan-breed dog, gifted to South Korea's president Moon jae-in by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at his residence in Seoul. Handout/The Blue House/AFP

[EDITORIAL] Wala nang 'middle ground' sa ilalim ng anti-terrorism law

Jul 06, 2020 - 12:22 PM

Masakit mang aminin, nagtagumpay ang puwersa ng panunupil sa pagpapasa ng mga batas na ito sa Hong Kong at Pilipinas

How anime and super sentai shows sustained Filipino imagination of heroism and humanity

Jul 05, 2020 - 8:00 PM

'In general, I think Cedie was our epitome of humility and compassion back then.'

Botswana reports mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants

Jul 03, 2020 - 9:00 AM

'The carcasses were animals that had fallen down while walking...right on their sternum which is very unusual,' says conservation biologist Keith Lindsay

[EDITORIAL] Pastilan! Nganong nidangat sa pagpakauwaw sa Sugboanon ang krisis sa dakbayan sa Sugbo?

Jun 30, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Imbes nga mangita og solusyong makatarunganon ug epektibo, lungsoranon na man hinoon ang gibasol sa gobyernong Duterte

[EDITORIAL] Pastilan! Bakit nauwi sa Cebuano-shaming ang krisis sa Cebu City?

Jun 29, 2020 - 1:04 PM

Imbes na tumutok sa solusyong lohikal at epektibo, mamamayan na naman ang sinisisi ng gobyernong Duterte

Macaque attack: Humans try to take back Thai city from monkeys

Jun 24, 2020 - 11:11 AM

Welcome to Lopburi, an ancient Thai city overrun by monkeys super-charged on junk food, whose population is growing out of control

MONKEYING AROUND. A longtail macaque climbs on top of a monkey statue in front of the Prang Sam Yod Buddhist temple in the town of Lopburi, some 155km north of Bangkok. Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP

Ukraine airline official suspended after dead puppies found on plane

Jun 24, 2020 - 10:03 AM

The surviving French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada, suffer from symptoms including dehydration, weakness, and vomiting

[EDITORIAL] Ang pulitika ng bengansya laban kay Maria Ressa at Rey Santos Jr

Jun 22, 2020 - 11:32 AM

Ito ang dalawang haligi ng duling na hustisya na itinaguyod ng kampong Keng at ng DOJ: Ang 'republication' at ang 12-taong prescription period para sa libel

[EDITORIAL] Dagok sa demokrasya

Jun 15, 2020 - 9:28 AM

Sa ibinabang desisyon, hindi batas ang nangibabaw; ang nagwagi ay ang pagbaluktot ng batas para sa kasiyahan at interes ng mga nasa kapangyarihan at kanilang mga kasabwat

'Ghost Fighter' is heading to Netflix

Jun 11, 2020 - 1:40 PM

The Tagalog-dubbed version of the show ran in the Philippines in the 90s

GHOST FIGHTER. The classic anime series is headed to Netflix under its original title, 'Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files.' Screenshot from Netflix

Aussie scientists turn to drones to protect sea turtles

Jun 11, 2020 - 9:55 AM

Stunning drone footage released by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation shows thousands of turtles swimming in the crystal blue ocean

TURTLES. Green turtles swim near the world’s largest green turtle rookery on Raine Island, a remote vegetated coral cay situated 620 km northwest of Cairns. Photo by Great Barrier Reef Foundation/AFP

Hundreds of wild animals being sold on Facebook recovered in Bacolod

Jun 10, 2020 - 8:47 AM

Three poachers are caught in an entrapment operation while they tried to sell 300 animals – some vulnerable species – for P150,000

The north Philippine temple pit viper recovered from suspected wildlife traders. Photo courtesy of CENRO Bago

[EDITORIAL] 'Terror bill' ang veerus na papatay sa kalayaan

Jun 08, 2020 - 12:26 PM

Ang anti-terrorism bill ay 'palaruan ng mga demonyo,' isang 'prelude to hell' sa ilalim ng isang despotiko

Get ready with me: A memory of a dog-lover in the 2000s

Jun 05, 2020 - 7:00 AM

Why mornings mean something to me

BLOSSOM ILLUSTRATION. Art by Guia Abogado.

Mexican zoo saves animals endangered by virus crisis

Jun 03, 2020 - 11:58 AM

The deer arrive at the zoo suffering from malnutrition

TIGER. A Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is seen at the zoo in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, Mexico, on May 26, 2020. Photo by Rashide Frias/AFP

[EDITORIAL] Bangungot ng Kamaynilaan: Lalong humihirap ang maging mahirap

Jun 01, 2020 - 2:05 PM

Sa gitna ng lumalalang antas ng pamumuhay sa kalunsuran dulot ng congestion at trapiko, at banta pa sa kalusugan dulot ng virus – saan lulugar ang pobreng mahirap?

Singapore otters' lockdown antics spark backlash

May 30, 2020 - 4:13 PM

There are estimated to be about 90 otters in Singapore, making up 10 families, and appearances at popular tourist sites around the city-state's downtown waterfront have transformed them into local celebrities

THE OTTERS. This photograph taken on May 29, 2020 shows people taking pictures of a bevy of smooth-coated otters along a canal in Singapore. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

WATCH: The official trailer for upcoming anime film, 'A Whisker Away'

May 29, 2020 - 2:09 PM

The film is set to premiere on Netflix on June 18

A WHISKER AWAY. The film is set to premiere  on June 18. Image courtesy of Netflix

Man arrested over deadly arson at Japanese animation studio

May 27, 2020 - 11:51 AM

Japanese police formally arrest 42-year-old Shinji Aoba on suspicion of an arson attack on the Kyoto Animation studio last year that killed 36 people and injured dozens

[EDITORIAL] General Sinas, Pangulong Duterte, huwag n'yo kaming kutyain

May 25, 2020 - 12:20 PM

Ginoong Presidente, malinaw na hindi mo naiintindihan ang konsepto ng command responsibility, tulad ng maraming bagay na may kinalaman sa dangal

How an in-game ‘Animal Crossing’ wedding came to be

May 25, 2020 - 8:11 AM

The wedding event includes an ‘SDE’ to the tune of Ben&Ben’s 'Fall'

ACNH WEDDING. The popular game's played host to many social gatherings – including a wedding. Image from rosalunaacnh on Instagram

While on lockdown, Ayala Museum goes online – and on Animal Crossing

May 22, 2020 - 8:11 AM

What's it like to view the works of Juan Luna on Animal Crossing? Strange, but amusing.

MERCH. For this exhibit, all custom merch are free – visitors get a QR code for the custom designs after the visit. Photo by Rappler

Endangered Sumatran tiger found dead in Indonesia

May 20, 2020 - 2:31 PM

The 18-month-old male's decomposing body is found with its leg caught in a trap near a palm oil plantation in Sumatra's Riau province

This picture taken on May 18, 2020 shows the carcass of a 1.5 year old male tiger being handled by officers from Riau's province's Conservation and Nature Resource agency (BKSDA) in Pekanbaru, after the dead animal was found entangled in steel rope at a concession area in the province. WAHYUDI / AFP

[EDITORIAL] In the face of impunity and double standards, #LawIsLaw

May 18, 2020 - 11:59 AM

Duterte and former police chief Bato dela Rosa have created a monster force – one that will make Hitler proud

[EDITORIAL] Huwag payagang maveerus ang ating kalayaan

May 11, 2020 - 1:27 PM

Sa pagitan ni Cordoba, Cayetano at Calida sino ang may sala? Aba’y silang lahat, pati na ang boss nila, si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte

Hong Kong seizes fins from 38,500 endangered sharks

May 07, 2020 - 1:22 PM

The record haul is discovered in two containers from Ecuador, and highlights the continued demand for shark fin, which is served at wedding banquets in many Chinese communities

This handout photo taken on May 6, 2020 and received on May 7 from the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department shows seized sharks fins displayed at a customs facility in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has seized 26 tonnes of smuggled shark fins sliced from some 38,500 endangered animals in the largest bust of its kind in the southern Chinese city. Handout / Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department / AFP

[EDITORIAL] Kapag tinatarget ng gobyerno ang isang OFW

May 04, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Saan kumukuha ng kapal ng apog ang mga taga-POLO upang isiping isusuko na lang ng Taiwan si Linn Ordidor dahil hiniling nila ito?

Animal Crossing offers 'digital getaway' under lockdown

May 02, 2020 - 11:06 AM

Gamers around the world are skirting lockdowns by strolling through parks, flying overseas, and watching sunsets in the virtual world of 'Animal Crossing'

[EDITORIAL] Tigilan ang giyera laban sa mga pasaway, virus ang kaaway

Apr 27, 2020 - 11:47 AM

Ito ang serbisyo publiko na hatid ni Digong at ng pulisya: ang mang-aresto, mambrusko at manakot? We deserve better from this government.

'One Punch Man' live-action film in the works

Apr 24, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Sony Pictures and 'Venom' writers will be developing the movie based on the hit Japanese manga series starring superhero Saitama

[EDITORIAL] When many are left behind, resignations are not enough

Apr 20, 2020 - 12:20 PM

Duque is a symptom of the bigger virus that afflicts this administration

LIST: Jump into anime with these Netflix picks

Apr 15, 2020 - 7:11 PM

Getting into anime when you’re a little bit older can be too much. Here's where you can start.

[EDITORIAL] Bakuna ang press freedom sa panahon ng pandemic

Apr 13, 2020 - 11:49 AM

Maaari tayong magkaroon ng 'parallel epidemic' ng mapanupil na mga polisiya

Fighting! Sports anime series to watch during lockdown

Apr 08, 2020 - 8:07 PM

Lessons from these sports anime series may just help in these trying times

Kuroko No Basuke. Screengrab from Netflix


Ayala Museum releases Philippine textile outfit codes for 'Animal Crossing'

Apr 08, 2020 - 5:30 PM

Customize your 'Animal Crossing' looks with Philippine textile!

ANIMAL CROSSING! Ayala Museum releases codes so you can flaunt Philippine textiles when playing 'Animal Crossing.' Photo courtesy of Ayala Museum

[EDITORIAL] People to Digong: Sige, i-police power mo nga ang virus!

Apr 06, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Totoong may 'failure of execution' pero bago 'yan ay may 'failure of comprehension' din

U.S. man teaching dog how to drive arrested after high-speed chase

Mar 31, 2020 - 10:46 AM

Emergency services receive multiple calls about a car traveling erratically at more than 160 kilometers per hour

DOGGIE. Grendol, a pitbull mastiff mix, takes the stage during the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 21, 2019. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

[EDITORIAL] Nada de coco? Nada rin sa puso at malasakit

Mar 30, 2020 - 10:42 AM

Para sa amin, ang pinakamalaking kasalanan ni Koko ay hindi ang pagiging 'nada de coco' o ang hindi paggamit ng kokote, kundi ang kawalan ng puso

[EDITORIAL] Emergency measures? Show us the plan first

Mar 23, 2020 - 8:54 AM

Who is in command? Who is thinking long term? If granted emergency powers, will this President even reasonably use them given his poor track record?

Don't put masks on animals – PETA

Mar 20, 2020 - 8:32 AM

The masks can cause breathing difficulties

DON'T DO THIS. A man takes photos of dogs wearing masks in a stroller in Shanghai on February 19, 2020. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

[EDITORIAL] A wounded society faces a pandemic

Mar 16, 2020 - 11:27 AM

In a polarized society governed by a polarizing leader – collective effort, single-mindedness, and the sense of community do not immediately surface. What can we do?

[EDITORIAL] Tinik sa lalamunan ang mga POGO

Mar 09, 2020 - 11:04 AM

Halimbawa ito ng gangster mentality ng mga opisyal natin na nag-aasam ng mabilis na kita kapalit ng ating katinuan at kaluluwa

[EDITORIAL] The real terror in our midst

Mar 02, 2020 - 11:01 AM

While the terrorism threat is real, laws that empower dishonest, unprofessional policemen and give these petty gunslingers super powers are the bigger threats

Batangas confirms first case of African swine fever

Feb 28, 2020 - 7:58 PM

Batangas is the second largest hog producer in the Philippines

CULLING. File photo of small pigs. Shutterstock.com

Why coronavirus could help save China's endangered species

Feb 27, 2020 - 9:04 AM

However, there are fears that humans could come to blame pangolins for the outbreak, and seek revenge

BABY. A baby pangolin is held up by a human caretaker. Photo by Greg Yann

[EDITORIAL] Nasa DNA natin ang EDSA People Power

Feb 24, 2020 - 12:04 PM

When the protector becomes the predator, where do you run?

[EDITORIAL] Huwag gawing normal ang pambababoy sa media

Feb 17, 2020 - 11:00 AM

A new normal for media is emerging. Regulators are pouncing on it and weaponizing the law to cripple businesses of critical media

[EDITORIAL] Lumolobo ang intel funds ng DICT. Kabahan na tayo.

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:50 AM

The Honasan-Rio scuffle exposes the trend in bloated intelligence funds that support anti-people activities, including spying on private citizens

'Shocking' animal welfare violations uncovered at U.S. government labs

Feb 07, 2020 - 11:05 AM

In one incident, a dog sustains skin burns from an electric blanket used because the procedure room was too cold

DOGS. Border Collies Miley and Tiara are pictured during a touchscreen experiment at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna on February 26, 2018. Photo by Alex Halada/AFP