How I lost almost 85 pounds in 5 months

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM

JP Peñol lost 83 8 pounds in 5 months after letting go of bad habits and embracing a healthier lifestyle

HEALTHIER YOU. JP Peñol started to live a healthier lifestyle after he almost suffered from mild stroke. After 5 months, his size dropped from XXL to Medium. Photos from Peñol's Facebook page
TOTAL TRANSFORMATION. From XXL, JP Peñol's shirt size dropped down to Medium. Photo courtesy of Peñol

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:57 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

MESSAGING. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his threats to kill, saying on August 30, 2017, that they can be defended even in front of Jesus Christ. Malacañang photo

Mayor Jed Mabilog on lifestyle check: 'I have nothing to hide'

Aug 30, 2017 - 6:29 PM

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog assures President Rodrigo Duterte that not a single centavo of dirty money was spent on building his dream home

NO DIRTY MONEY. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog disputes allegations of ill-gotten wealth. Photo from the Facebook page of Jed Patrick Mabilog

How to start a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:56 PM

Learn how to reduce waste and lead a sustainable lifestyle

Thousands protest to call against curbing incense burning in Taiwan

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:39 PM

The government earlier called to curb incense burning after their monitoring found alarming level of harmful microscopic particles

CA affirms Zaldy Ampatuan's wealth dishonesty charge

Jul 20, 2017 - 5:40 PM

The court s affirmation can later be used as basis for a forfeiture case against the jailed former governor

Solo travel: A guide for beginners

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Dreaming of braving the great outdoors on your own? Here’s how you can start

How you can move with purpose

May 10, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Stay healthy and productive while pursuing your passions

How to stay on track with your ultimate beauty goals

Mar 13, 2017 - 2:23 PM

Feeling good looking good is a constant process

Brewing point: How to enjoy your beer the right way

Feb 14, 2017 - 4:56 PM

Even if you re just a casual fan or still learning to love this drink you still can learn a thing or two from how the “connoisseurs” enjoy their beer

Real talk: Men and hair fall

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Life is too short to keep worrying about the top of your head

The health benefits of chicharon

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:49 AM

Don’t believe everything you read on the internet no matter how well written or scientific sounding Do fact checks and scout for second opinions consult your doctor

A match made in beer heaven

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:39 PM

Use this guide to start planning your own beer tasting party

Asia's recipe for healthier economic growth begins at home

Dec 14, 2016 - 3:04 PM

Philippine leaders in the public private and not for profit sectors must adopt a more effective response to both infectious and lifestyle diseases

SM to renovate 100 cinemas in 2017

Dec 01, 2016 - 4:52 PM

SMLEI is also set to introduce new concepts – Café Cinema and Children Cinema – as well as build stand alone cinemas in the provinces

BIGGER, BETTER. SM Cinema recently opened 4 theatres at SM Center Angono, Rizal last December. Photo from SM Investments

CONVERSATION: What choices can millennials make for a better tomorrow?

Nov 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM

To FlowYourBest you must take steps to make the most out of every day Here are highlights of our live conversation held on Tuesday November 29 2 pm onwards

In a busy world, a simple wardrobe can do wonders

Nov 24, 2016 - 6:14 PM

Amidst everyday chaos minimalist outfits such as those from harlan holden’s 3bc collection can be your key to happiness and productivity

11 daily choices to help you find your flow

Nov 12, 2016 - 11:07 AM

Practicing these daily habits will help you become the best version of yourself everyday

Anti-corruption drive: LTFRB lets go of dozens of employees

Oct 17, 2016 - 8:00 AM

After President Duterte called it corruption ridden the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board investigates reports of corruption in the central and regional offices

Marriage and children should be a choice – not mandatory milestones

Oct 12, 2016 - 5:03 PM

The problem is that we still treat marriage as a compulsory stage in life and moreover an achievement a life goal We think life is incomplete without marriage or children

#OwnIt: The makings of an online creator

Aug 09, 2016 - 3:33 PM

Dreaming of making a splash in the online scene? Let these creators and their videos on travel fashion gaming lifestyle and music lead you by example

Finally, a PNP-wide lifestyle check?

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:55 PM

Will a PNP wide lifestyle check become reality during the Duterte administration?

PNP REFORM. Director General Ronal dela Rosa addresses Camp Crame during a flag-raising ceremony. PNP PIO photo

4 tips to get off the couch and start exercising

May 16, 2016 - 4:24 PM

If you’d like to be more active but aren’t sure where to start here are some tips and ideas to help you move towards an active lifestyle

No way to go but up: A look into Metro Manila’s CBDs

May 16, 2016 - 2:54 PM

Makati BGC and Ortigas Center: What makes each business district unique and thriving?

Cambodian passenger train back on track after years-long hiatus

Apr 30, 2016 - 3:41 PM

Trains will now run once a day in either direction from Friday through Sunday

BACK ON TRACK. Cambodian passengers board a train at the Phnom Penh train station on April 30, 2016, as the railway service resumes after years of suspension.  Photo from Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

Globe brings Fiber to Binondo SMEs, eyes $2B rollout

Apr 29, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Globe partners with the Manila City government to speed up the process of laying network infrastructure for its high speed projects

Customs: Lifestyle check ordered on anti-CCTV workers’ leader

Apr 13, 2016 - 8:19 PM

Rommel Francisco of the Bureau of Customs Employees Association has said customs workers wouldn t accept bribes if they got salary raises and full benefits

CLEANING UP. Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina is 'alarmed' by a statement of the Port of Manila workers' leader indicating they accept bribes in addition to their salaries.

Lifestyle check on candidates? My records are open, says Roxas

Mar 10, 2016 - 11:28 AM

The administration standard bearer responds to calls spurred by reports on funds spent by presidential candidates on political ads so far

OPEN TO SCRUTINY. Administration standard-bearer Manuel 'Mar' Roxas II says his records are open to scrutiny. Photo from Mar Roxas' Twitter account

'Coworking' grows amid search for new office lifestyle

Feb 14, 2016 - 6:40 PM

More and more people are sharing office space with others who work in different fields

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ISABELLE TOURNE People work on July 31, 2014 at "La Ruche", a unusual coworking space in the heart of Paris, where young social entrepreneurs come to break their solitude and seek advice from peers, taking advantage of a collaborative work to complete their individual projects. AFP PHOTO / PIERRE ANDRIEU / AFP / PIERRE ANDRIEU

SM to build community theaters in remote areas

Feb 11, 2016 - 7:54 PM

The community theater will be branded as Blink Cinema SM Lifestyle Entertainment says

EXPAND CINEMA BRAND. SM Lifestyle Entertainment says it could build 3 to 5 community theatres this year. Cinema image from Shutterstock

Science says: Here's how your friends affect your health

Jan 27, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Think about your 5 closest friends What do they care about? Do they love the gym? Friends can have a big influence on your health

4 common myths about exercise and weight loss

Jan 13, 2016 - 5:12 PM

There are some common misconceptions about exercise and weight loss that need to be addressed

Why online rewards programs add value to your brand

Jan 12, 2016 - 12:42 PM

For businesses to thrive it’s no longer enough to just offer freebies and discounts

In memoriam: PH stars who died in 2015

Dec 30, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Susan Calo Medina Jam Sebastian Liezl Martinez and Elizabeth Ramsey are among the personalities who will be missed

INFOGRAPHIC: Holiday health tips for your 30s and beyond

Dec 23, 2015 - 12:11 PM

Whether you’re in your 30s 40s or 50s staying healthy during the holidays helps to spread the cheer

New Zealand approves colander hats and flying noodle weddings

Dec 20, 2015 - 10:58 AM

Church adherents who wear colanders on their heads revere pirates and believe the universe was created by a flying noodle have been recognized in New Zealand as a bone fide organization

Jodi Sta Maria: Lessons from a woman on the move

Nov 28, 2015 - 10:00 AM

She shares tips on keeping up with a mobile lifestyle

'Virginity is overrated': To have or not have sex before marriage?

Nov 27, 2015 - 11:13 AM

When you make a decision consciously like this and based neither on individual impulses nor external pressure but on your own personal values you will never regret it as long as you understand the consequences

From classroom to home: How we can #BuildChampions

Oct 01, 2015 - 11:11 AM

Read on to what people have to say about how we BuildChampions in today s society

Fire hits Eastwood Mall

Sep 30, 2015 - 12:21 PM

UPDATED The fire emanated from a car that short circuited while parked at the basement of the mall in Libis Quezon City says the Eastwood City Estates Association No injuries are reported

BASEMENT FIRE. Fire hits the basement parking area of Eastwood Mall in Quezon City on September 30, 2015. Photo sourced by Rappler

Germany's Oktoberfest opens with refugee crisis on doorstep

Sep 20, 2015 - 8:36 AM

While the mood in town in the run up to the 16 day event remained undauntedly festive Munich had to plan its huge annual party just as it became a flashpoint of Europe s migrant crisis

Thousands of visitors enjoy themselves in a beer tent at the 182nd annual Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, 19 September 2015. The world's largest folk and beer festival runs from 19 September to 04 October. Photo by Sven Hoppe/EPA

Salt, unsafe sex and booze: lifestyle killers on the rise

Sep 11, 2015 - 11:53 AM

A recent study shows that high blood pressure – which is easily diagnosed and readily treated – was the top health risk in 2013 contributing to 10 4 million deaths

Life is too short to be unhealthy

Sep 05, 2015 - 12:01 PM

The fact is – if we are not mindful of how we treat our bodies if we continue to abuse it we will miss out

'Sharing economy' surge creates labor conundrum

Aug 09, 2015 - 10:48 AM

Are those participating in the sharing economy empowered or are they being exploited by well funded technology companies?

PNP's Marquez: Accomplishments not enough to be promoted

Jul 22, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The new chief of the PNP says it’s not enough to be an accomplished officer ‘Dapat maayos ka rin You also have to be clean ’ he says

PNP CLEANSE? Director General Ricardo Marquez, new chief of the PNP, wants lifestyle checks on cops accused of corruption. Rappler file photo Rappler file photo

Time-conscious Filipinos spur convenience store growth

Jun 10, 2015 - 1:48 PM

According to Nielsen’s Shopper Trends report 29 of Filipinos said they visited convenience stores in the past 4 weeks compared to only 8 in 2012

QUIZ: What’s your waiting game?

May 20, 2015 - 8:38 AM

What do your waiting habits say about you?

Looking for a treat? 3 dessert places you need to visit now

May 11, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Planning your next food trip? Make sure to visit these 3 unique stopovers It will be a party in your mouth

Superwoman tricks of the trade

May 08, 2015 - 7:21 PM

Juggling different roles and tasks is no easy thing Pick up a few pointers from these super ladies who seem to have it all figured out

What's your oral lifestyle?

Apr 16, 2015 - 1:20 PM

When you’re on your third cup of coffee or take soft drinks with every other meal do you know how it affects your mouth?