The Neighborhood - updates

Rappler's latest stories on The Neighborhood


Lorde, SZA and more rock Jakarta’s We The Fest 2018

Aug 01, 2018 - 2:30 PM

The 2018 edition of the Indonesian music festival boasted a massive lineup that included Vince Staples, Miguel, James Bay, Honne, Eric Nam and more

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

A Singapore Minute (Part 5 of 5): When in Tiong Bahru

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:26 PM

If you want to experience the steady, less-frenetic side of Singapore, do consider spending day in this neighborhood. It doesn’t disappoint

Baghdad car bomb blast kills at least 45 – officials

Feb 16, 2017 - 11:18 PM

UPDATED The Amaq propaganda agency linked to the Islamic State group ISIS reports the blast and describes it as targeting a gathering of Shiites

Bomb in Egypt capital kills 6 police

Dec 09, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The attack occurs in the western Talibiya neighborhood of the capital shortly before Muslim Friday prayers and when Cairo s streets are mostly empty state television reports

BOMB ATTACK. Egyptian security services cordon off the site of a bomb attack next to a police checkpoint in the western Talibiya district of the capital Cairo on December 9, 2016.  Photo by AFP

14 killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

Apr 30, 2016 - 1:41 PM

UPDATED One survivor was pulled from the huge pile of rubble shortly after dawn KenyaRed Cross said some 10 hours after the building

Emergency personnel look for survivors trapped under the rubble of a building that collapsed in Nairobi late on April 29, 2016. Photo from AFP

Great food finds at Congressional Avenue Extension

Jan 23, 2016 - 8:17 PM

Juicy burgers sizzling balut and more – see what the restaurants along Congressional Avenue have to offer

RELAX WITH A COLD ONE. Have you visited the restaurants along Congressional? All photos by Noel Lopez/Rappler

Gov't program to feed over 2.5M kids under 5 in 2015

Jun 24, 2015 - 7:08 PM

The government has earmarked P4 32 billion for the Supplementary Feeding Program in 2015

How a citizen-led power system can disrupt energy sector

Apr 15, 2015 - 2:15 PM

A citizen led power system will steadily serve as a threat to private companies and will dismantle monopolies in the power sector in the long run

Photo from Shutterstock

New York digs for survivors after blast kills 7

Mar 14, 2014 - 8:34 AM

At least 7 people are dead following a gas explosion that flattened two Manhattan apartment buildings

AFTER THE BLAST. A view of the scene of an explosion that occurred on March 12 destroying two buildings as firefighters continue to try and extinguish the fire in New York on March 13, 2014 Justin Lane/EPA

4 dead, 63 hurt as NY buildings collapse

Mar 13, 2014 - 6:56 AM

7TH UPDATE The explosion flattened two residential buildings and was caused by a gas leak 4 people died and 63 were reported injured

RAISED ALARMS. Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. Photo by Andrew Burton/AFP

Ready for python pizza? Florida diners get a taste

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Python meat tastes like chicken but chewier

EVERGLADES PIZZA. The pie has python meat, alligator sausage, and frogs legs. Photo by Guillaume Meyer/Agence France-Presse

From 'Neighborhood Watch' to 'The Watch'

Jun 05, 2012 - 7:40 AM

The Ben Stiller Jonah Hill comedy receives a rehash due to real life tragedy

THEY MEAN NO HARM. 'The Watch' stars Jonah Hill, Ben Stiller, Richard Ayoade and Vince Vaughn. Movie still from