Sakura - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sakura


[OPINION] Planting a lot of trees will make money for cities

Oct 19, 2019 - 11:30 AM

What if we plant our trees in clusters, or line a kilometer with just one species, a sunny yellow tree for instance, in the tradition of the cherry blossoms? Wouldn’t that look amazing?

CHERRY BLOSSOMS. Cherry blossoms from the Tidal Basin area in Washington DC, USA. Photo by Nicolas Raymond from Bethesda, Maryland, USA/CC BY 2.0

McDonald's Philippines serves up new Japanese-inspired menu items

Feb 27, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Konichi-wow! Which one will you be trying?

Budget guide and itinerary: Cherry blossom season in central Japan

Apr 05, 2018 - 2:43 PM

This writer spends about P20,000 for a 3-day trip to see the famous cherry blossoms in bloom in central Japan. See her detailed budget guide and itinerary here to plan your own sakura-themed vacation

Photo by Irene Maligat

Japan counts down to cherry blossom fever

Apr 04, 2017 - 9:10 AM

Millions of Japanese celebrate the explosion of white and pink flowers heralding the change of season

AWAITING BLOOM. White-collar workers enjoy their lunch break underneath cherry blossom trees at a park in Tokyo on April 3, 2017. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

Nikmati indahnya bunga sakura di 5 tempat ini!

Mar 20, 2017 - 4:09 PM

Susun jadwal perjalananmu di Jepang dan nikmati indahnya sakura yang bermekaran

Pemandangan di Shirakawa yang membuatmu seperti kembali ke masa lalu. Seluruh foto oleh Irene Maligat.

8 lokasi terbaik untuk menikmati indahnya bunga sakura di Jepang tahun ini

Feb 20, 2017 - 5:54 PM

Mekarnya bunga sakura menjadi penanda datangnya musim semi di wilayah Jepang

Puncak mekar bunga sakura tahun ini bervariasi di seluruh wilayah Jepang, dari akhir Maret hingga pertengahan Mei. Foto oleh Yetta Tondang/Rappler.

Pulse Asia survey, Abe, Super Mario | Evening wRap

Jan 13, 2017 - 8:11 PM

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Japan's Abe adopts Philippine eagle, eats durian

Jan 13, 2017 - 1:22 PM

The prime minister names a young female Philippine Eagle Sakura

SAKURA THE EAGLE. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe adopts a female Philippine Eagle in the presence of President Rodrigo Duterte. Image by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

'Cherry blossoms? PH has beautiful native trees'

Jun 12, 2016 - 4:30 PM

According to Haribon Foundation there are many beautiful flowering native trees in the country that the world has yet to discover

NATIVE TREES. There are many native trees that are just as beautiful as the cherry blossom trees, according to Haribon Foundation. Photo by Irene Maligat and Maia Tañedo

'Sakura' in PH: Cherry blossom park to open in Benguet

Jun 08, 2016 - 5:26 PM

A cherry blossom park is set to open in Atok Benguet in the cool northern part of the Philippines

'SAKURA' IN THE PHILIPPINES. A cherry blossom park is set to open in Atok, Benguet – a tie-up project between the Kochi Prefecture and Benguet province. Pictured are the cherry blossoms at the Yamazakigawa Riverside in Nagoya, Japan. Photo provided by Irene Maligat

5 tempat terbaik untuk melihat cantiknya sakura di Jepang

May 31, 2016 - 2:32 PM

Temukan tempat terbaik untuk melihat sakura pada perjalananmu ke Jepang nanti atau cukup puaskan diri dengan keindahan sakura yang sedang mekar

SHIRAKAWAGO. Like going back in time. Photo provided by Irene Maligat

Planning your cherry blossom Japan adventure: 5 beautiful viewing spots

Apr 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Find the perfect spot for your next Japan trip – or simply bask in the beauty of these pictures of cherry blossoms in full bloom

IN PHOTOS: Cherry blossom season in Japan 2014

Apr 11, 2014 - 5:18 PM

Cherry blossoms also known as sakura are currently blooming in Japan – much to the delight of the Japanese and the tourists who have come to see them