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Resorts World Manila sees recovery, fast-tracks expansion

Sep 19, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Foot traffic at the Resorts World Manila complex is almost back up to pre-attack levels, while an expansion of its casino area is eyed for completion by December

Bobby 'The Brain' Heenan, legendary WWE manager, dies at 73

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:53 PM

The cause of death was not announced though Heenan had battled throat cancer in the past

LEGEND. Bobby Heenan was renowned to be the greatest manager and commentator in the history of professional wrestling. Photo from WWE official website.

#2030NOW: How an app safeguards women's reproductive health

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:09 PM

Zarina San Jose of the World Youth Alliance Philippines promotes an app that can help women monitor their menstrual health

What do the Mandelas have to do with Miss World?

Sep 13, 2017 - 9:34 PM

Mandla Mandela on the legacy of his grandfather Nelson Mandela and Beauty with a Purpose

Audra Mari on her Filipino roots and American politics

Sep 11, 2017 - 6:45 PM

Audra whose grandfather is from Pangasinan shares some family history and how she handles criticism in a post truth world

How the kafala system enslaves workers in Qatar

Sep 09, 2017 - 5:00 PM

In the Middle East, an unregulated labor market gives employers so much control over workers but limits workers from airing grievances and complaints

The workers make a queue to go to the stadium to see the final of the Workers cup 2016. It's their main entertainment in the whole year. Photo by OM

Miss World Philippines 2017: Trends that need to end

Sep 09, 2017 - 4:00 PM

All things must pass and some of these styles are definitely on their way out

RAW Deal: The Mae Young Classic, Part 2

Sep 09, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Also discussed is Enzo Amore s unusual booking on 205 Live

RING OF THEIR OWN. Bracketing issues aside, the Mae Young Classic has been a showcase tournament for women's wrestling talent. Photo from WWE.com

IN PHOTOS: Top 6 gowns at Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Here are the gowns that stood out among the rest at Miss World Philippines

IN PHOTOS: Fierce fashion statements at Miss World PH 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Sophisticated and stylish – these contestants know how to make a statement

The week in photos: September 2-8, 2017

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:36 PM

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

BORDER ART. An artwork by French artist JR on the US-Mexico border in Tecate, California, United States on September 6, 2017. Photo by Guillermo Arias/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Trend tracking at Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:11 PM

It s not a proper pageant until you see the glitz and glamour of the evening gowns

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Laura Lehmann

Sep 08, 2017 - 10:24 AM

Join us as Miss World Philippines 2017 talks about her win and her plans for the coming pageant

Trillanes, PNP, Andanar and Uson | Evening wRap

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:11 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Marguerite de Leon

WATCH: A look inside Qatar's labor camps

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:59 PM

Majority of Qatar's migrant labor force live inside camps set up far away from the city center

Bruno Mars adds another date to Manila concert

Sep 07, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Bruno will now perform both on May 3 and May 4 2018 Tickets for the first day sold out within an hour of going on sale

BRUNO MARS. The singer is returning to Manila for his ‘24K Magic World Tour.’ Photo from Facebook.com/brunomars

IN PHOTOS: Miss World Organization's visit to Manila

Sep 07, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The organization s chairperson Julia Morley and Miss World 2016 Stephanie del Valle pay a visit to charities and also meet Manny Pacquiao at the Senate

Reynaldo de Guzman, Uson, North Korea sanctions | Midday wRap

Sep 07, 2017 - 12:17 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Can P16 a day save PH kids from malnutrition?

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. Photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Despite prohibition, Mocha Uson performs at Resorts World casino

Sep 06, 2017 - 6:54 PM

UPDATED A memorandum circular prohibits government officials from entering casinos in view of its negative effect on the public perception of government service

Miss World Philippines 2017 post-pageant review

Sep 06, 2017 - 5:16 PM

Pageant writer Voltaire Tayag gives us a rundown of the Miss World 2017 winners swimsuit evening gown and question and answer competitions

UP still lone PH university in THE World University Rankings

Sep 06, 2017 - 3:05 PM

UP is now in the 601 800 bracket of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 which ranks the world s top 1000 universities

TOP UNIVERSITY. The Oblation sculpture at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus, July 20, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Inilah jadwal kontes kecantikan internasional 2017

Sep 06, 2017 - 12:29 PM

Indonesia kembali mengirimkan perempuan perempuan terpilih untuk berkompetisi dengan negara lain dalam berbagai kontes kecantikan sedunia

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Winwyn Marquez fulfills dream of becoming a beauty queen

Sep 05, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Winwyn is the first Filipina to compete in the Reina Hispanoamericana pageant in Bolivia

Hong Kong radio replaces BBC with Chinese programming

Sep 05, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Hong Kong s public radio station replaces its 24 hour BBC World Service broadcast with Chinese state run programming

A general view shows the skyline of the Central district of Hong Kong on June 27, 2017. Anthony Wallace/AFP

7 fun facts: Laura Lehmann, Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 05, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Get to know the country s bet for Miss World 2017

Laura Lehmann on winning Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Laura talks about her advocacy for education and the friendship with her 2014 Binibining Pilipinas sisters

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 4, 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 11:38 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

#AnimatED: Pamilyang OFW

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH 2017 Laura Lehmann on coronation night

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Here s a look at Laura during the swimsuit and evening gown competitions plus her crowning moment

Photo recap: Highlights, Miss World PH 2017 coronation night

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:13 AM

Catriona Gray crowns Laura Lehmann her successor

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 1:04 AM

Laura Lehmann wins the title of Miss World Philippines 2017

Laura Lehmann wins Miss World Philippines 2017

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:58 AM

Laura is crowned by Miss World Philippines 2016 Catriona Gray

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH 2017 evening gown competition

Sep 03, 2017 - 11:08 PM

The coronation night s evening gown competition was all glitter and glamour

EVENING GOWN COMPETITION. The Miss World Philippines 2017 contestants look elegant in their glittering gown. Photographed are #19 Joanna Marie Rabe, #7 Jane Darren Genobisa, #9 Teresita Ssen Marquez, #14 Cristina Marie Coloma, #20 Trizha Ocampo, #8 Nikki Deveza, #12 Henna Kaizelle Nicole Cajandig. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH 2017 swimsuit competition

Sep 03, 2017 - 10:34 PM

Check out some of the Miss World Philippines contestants during the coronation night s swimsuit competition

Miss World 2016 Stephanie del Valle on dealing with criticism after her win

Sep 03, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Stephanie shares how she dealt with the criticism and the qualities a Miss World candidate must have

'Blockbuster' WWII bomb forces evacuation of 60,000 in Frankfurt

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:05 AM

4th UPDATE The operation is the biggest evacuation of its kind in post war Germany says Frankfurt s security chief

UNCOVERED. Frank Bender (L) and Marco Ofenstein of Rhineland-Palatinate's bomb disposal team inspect on September 1, 2017 a US aerial bomb of World War II that was found in Koblenz, western Germany. Thomas Frey / dpa / AFP

IN PHOTOS: Miss World Philippines 2017 charity gala

Sep 02, 2017 - 11:04 PM

The Miss World Philippines Organization is able to raise funds for the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center as 6 ladies perform during the event

RAW Deal: The Mae Young Classic

Sep 02, 2017 - 4:54 PM

Also the columnist goes in on that Roman Reigns vs John Cena confrontation

A RING OF THEIR OWN. The Mae Young Classic gives a platform for wrestlers like Beckett Sage and Bianca Belair but isn't without its bugs. Photo from WWE.com

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Sep 02, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Relief agencies have repeatedly been accused by Myanmar authorities of allowing their rations to fall into the hands of Rohingya militants

IMPOVERISHED. The widespread persecution of the impoverished community in Myanmar's Rakhine state is one of the primary causes for the current regional exodus, alongside growing numbers trying to escape poverty in neighbouring Bangladesh. File Photo by AFP

Miss World Philippines 2017 predictions : Who will win the crown?

Sep 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Pageant writer Voltaire Tayag gives his thoughts on this year s strong batch of ladies

The week in photos: August 26-September 1, 2017

Sep 02, 2017 - 2:31 PM

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

INK FESTIVAL. A participant displays his tattoo to audience of the Dutdutan festival at the World Trade Center in Pasay on September 1, 2017. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

SNAPSHOT: Qatar's labor market

Sep 01, 2017 - 11:52 AM

Labor migrants comprise about 90 of Qatar s population

LOOK: Miss World Philippines presents its new crown

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:41 PM

The crown s design is conceptualized by Miss World 2013 Megan Young

AIBA feud spills over to World Championships

Aug 31, 2017 - 1:43 PM

An attempt to take over the boxing world governing body and oust embattled president Wu Ching Kuo continue in Hamburg

INTERNAL STRIFE. Wu Ching-Kuo is clinging to power as opposition from within the governing body seeks to end his 11-year reign as AIBA president. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Nearly 400 new species discovered in Amazon

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:16 AM

The report by the WWF and Brazil s Mamiraua Institute released in Sao Paulo listed 216 previously unknown plants 93 fish 32 amphibians 19 reptiles one bird and 20 mammals two of them fossils

BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT. This file photo taken on December 04, 2011 shows an aerial view of the Amazonic forest reserve of Trairao, western Para state, northern Brazil on December 4, 2011. Lunae Parracho/AFP

Biggest driver of inequality is corruption – millennials

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:28 PM

56 of youth believe that corruption and lack of transparency should be fixed to address inequality a 2017 World Economic Forum survey reveals

INEQUALITY. A poor household in Navotas City lives in a shanty made of scrap materials. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Manila traffic greets Ray Allen on his first visit

Aug 29, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Jesus Shuttlesworth takes a side trip to Manila coming from the Sneaker Con Hong Kong event

TRAFFIC WOES. Jesus Shuttlesworth took a side trip to Manila from Hong Kong and was greeted by traffic. File photo from Bradley Beal/Wikipedia commons

Young people see climate change as top global challenge – survey

Aug 29, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Next to climate change the other top global challenges according to millenials are large scale conflicts or war and religious conflicts

7 in 10 millennials would welcome refugees in their own country – survey

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:21 AM

Some 74 of the 31 000 millennials surveyed says they empathize with the situation of the refugees data from the World Economic Forum’s WEF Global Shapers Annual Survey reveal

SEEKING REFUGE. Rohingya migrants sit in a boat as they're towed closer to land by fishermen, off the coast near the city of Geulumpang in Indonesia's East Aceh district of Aceh province, before being rescued on May 20, 2015. AFP Photo

Most millennials willing to work abroad for career growth – survey

Aug 28, 2017 - 10:45 PM

The United States remain the top destination of choice for millennials who are willing to work outside of their country of residence according to a World Economic Forum survey