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Modeste sends Ceres-Negros crashing out of the AFC Champions League

Jan 30, 2018 - 5:47 PM

Ceres-Negros will now compete in Group F of the 2018 AFC Cup

RESPECT. Ceres-Negros manages to keep up with the football giants and is still the first Filipino club to enter preliminary round 3 of AFC Champions League. Photo from Facebook

Ceres faces toughest test in ACL qualifiers deciding match vs Tianjin

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The winner of the playoffs will secure a berth to 2018 AFC Champions League

HISTORY. Ceres-Negros has come this far in the AFC Champions League to face Tianjin Quanjian in the last stage of the qualifiers. Photo from Facebook

The week in photos: November 11-17, 2017

Nov 18, 2017 - 2:06 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) delegates watch the performance of the Philippine Ballet dancers during the Opening Ceremony of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Manila on November 13, 2017.World leaders are in the Philippines' capital for two days of summits. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND POOL / NOEL CELIS

China's futuristic library: More fiction than books

Nov 16, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Readers expecting to pluck tomes from most of the terraced shelves are in for a surprise – most books are in other rooms with more classic library bookshelves

FUTURISTIC. This picture taken on November 14, 2017 shows people visiting the Tianjin Binhai Library. Photo by Fred Dufour/AFP

Maria Sharapova wins first title since doping ban

Oct 15, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Sharapova wins at the Tianjin Open, her first title win since the 2015 Italian Open

CHAMPION AGAIN. Sharapova came from behind in both sets and needed 4 championship points in the tie-breaker before beating the 19-year-old Aryna Sabalenka. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Rebisco-PSL Manila bows down to China, stays winless in Asian Club Championships

May 27, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Jaja Santiago continues to be the bright spot for the Rebisco PSL squad after listing a team high 8 points

BRIGHT SPOT. Jaja Santiago topscores for the Rebisco-PSL squad in the 2017 Asian Women’s Club Championships. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Dredge report: Firm that built China's islands gets PH deal

Oct 26, 2016 - 8:00 PM

CCCC Dredging will create 4 artificial islands totalling 208 hectares of reclaimed land in Davao the port city on the southern island of Mindanao where Duterte was mayor the Beijing Youth Daily reports

CHINA'S PROMISE. President Rodrigo Duterte is accompanied by China President Xi Jinping during his arrival at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on October 20. Photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Virginia shooting, US-PH talks, Forbes richest | 6PM wRap

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:55 PM

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China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts – Xinhua

Aug 27, 2015 - 12:24 PM

The official Xinhua news agency says the 12 formally held include the chairman and senior managers of the firm whose chemical storage facility exploded in the northern city of Tianjin two weeks ago

BLAST ZONE. An aerial view of a large hole in the ground in the aftermath of a huge explosion that rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, August 15, 2015. Stringer/EPA

China blast death toll rises to 129 almost 2 weeks on

Aug 24, 2015 - 6:32 PM

There are still 44 people missing and 610 are in hospital 39 of them critically injured the official Xinhua news agency reports

BURNING. A screenshot of a footage made available on August 14, 2015 shows smoke billowing from burning containers after an explosions at a seaport in Tianjin, China, August 13, 2015. Xu Li/EPA

China blast death toll rises to 123

Aug 23, 2015 - 5:56 PM

State media reports 50 people are still missing while 624 are still in the hospital more than a week after the blasts

China blast death toll rises to 121 as probe pledged

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:27 PM

China vows to investigate the cause of last week s explosions in Tianjin Some 54 people remain missing according to a Xinhua report

TIANJIN. An aerial view of a large hole in the ground in the aftermath of a huge explosion that rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, August 15, 2015. Photo by EPA

Rain on China blast city raises pollution fears

Aug 18, 2015 - 2:17 PM

Rain complicates clean up efforts and heightens fears about toxic contamination as ceremonies are held to mark the disaster s 114 deaths

GRIM TASK. Soldiers, policemen and paramilitary policemen attend a mourning service for the victims in the 12 August chemical explosions at the blast site in Tianjin, China, August 18, 2015. Ryan Tong/EPA

Mass clean-up after China blasts trigger cyanide fears

Aug 17, 2015 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED The editorials and commentary pieces echo frustrations voiced by Tianjin residents victims relatives and netizens over the slow release of information

HAZARD ZONE. A fireman wearing a gas mask searches the area of a huge explosion that rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, August 15, 2015. Wu Hong/EPA

'Hundreds of tons' of cyanide at China blasts site

Aug 16, 2015 - 3:50 PM

The military s statement is the first official confirmation of the presence of the chemical at the hazardous goods storage facility at the center of the blast

BLAST SITE. An aerial view of a large hole in the ground in the aftermath of a huge explosion that rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, August 15, 2015. Stringer/EPA

China chemical blasts: What we know so far

Aug 16, 2015 - 12:16 PM

Questions and answers explaining what is known about the August 12 Tianjin blasts

MEGA EXPLOSION. A screen grab from taken from state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) footage on August 12, 2015 shows a huge explosion in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin. CCTV/AFP

China blasts toll rises to 112 – state media

Aug 16, 2015 - 11:36 AM

More than 700 people have also been hospitalized as a result of Wednesday s blasts

Local people pray for victims as they lay the flowers and light candles outside the Taida hospital after a huge explosion rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, 15 August 2015. Photo by Wu Hong/EPA

China blast residents evacuated over chemical fears – Xinhua

Aug 15, 2015 - 2:29 PM

Armed police carry out evacuations after highly poisonous sodium cyanide is found at the site the Beijing News says as the blaze intensifies dramatically

INJURIES. A nurse (R) tends an injured man (L) in the Taida Hospital after a huge explosion rocked the port city of Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. Photo by Hu Wong/EPA

Chinese blast death toll hits 104 – Xinhua

Aug 15, 2015 - 11:02 AM

According to rescue headquarters 722 people have been hospitalized 58 of whom are in a critical or serious condition

DEATH TOLL RISES. A screenshot of a footage made available on 14 August 2015 shows smoke billowing from burning containers after an explosions at a seaport in Tianjin, China, 13 August 2015. Photo by Xu Li/EPA

China battles fires, contamination at chemical blast site

Aug 14, 2015 - 2:48 PM

Up to 1 000 firefighters are still struggling to extinguish blazes at the site with smoke billowing from 3 areas adding to uncertainty over whether more chemicals may be leaking

SEARCHING. Rescuers search amongst debris after a huge explosion rocked Tianjin, China, August 14, 2015. Photo by Wu Hong/EPA

Smartmatic deal, Batangas plant, China blast | 12PM wRap

Aug 14, 2015 - 12:45 PM

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Blast-ripped industrial zone a hub 'twice size of Hong Kong'

Aug 14, 2015 - 12:56 AM

The hub hosts an auto plants aircraft assembly lines oil refineries and other service and production facilities

Huge China explosions leave at least 50 dead

Aug 13, 2015 - 7:34 AM

5th UDPATE The blast was so huge it shattered glass up to 3 kilometers away and was picked up by a weather satellite

MEGA EXPLOSION. A screen grab from taken from state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) footage on August 12, 2015 shows a huge explosion in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin. CCTV/AFP

SM malls adapt to China's aspirational lifestyle

Apr 21, 2015 - 8:30 AM

Finding the right formula to earn the loyalty of brand conscious Chinese customers is a continuous process say SM executives

FOOT TRAFFIC. A bridge connects Phase 1 and Phase 2 of SM Xiamen in Fujian, China, boosting traffic in the newer wing. Photo by Mia Gonzalez/Rappler