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Sand mafias silence ​journalists in India

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Independent journalist Jagendra Singh says in a video recorded in a local hospital he was brought to: 'The motherfuckers poured petrol on me. They jumped over the wall and got in. If they wanted to, they could have arrested me instead.'

SAND MINING. Beaches in Tamil Nadu. Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

Mines' dirty secrets echo in 3 continents

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Since 2009, at least 13 journalists have been killed globally after working on environment-related stories, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. There may be as many as 29 cases.

CONTINUING THE STORIES. The journalists part of the Green Blood project meeting for the first time in Paris. Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala

Jun 20, 2019 - 12:00 AM

No one has yet been held accountable for the murder of fisherman Carlos Maaz. Instead there has been a criminalization of both fishermen and journalists in El Estor.

EL ESTOR. This photo shows El Estor in Guatemala. Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories.

Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:00 AM

In Tanzania, impoverished 'intruders' keep looking for gold at the risk of their lives, and reporters are punished and prevented from shedding light on environmental damage and other wrongdoing

WALLED MINE. The wall built around the North Mara Gold Mine to avoid 'intruders.' Photo courtesy of Forbidden Stories

LIST: Activities in PH for World Blood Donor Day 2019

Jun 13, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Want to participate in World Blood Donor Day? Here's a running list of activities.

Duterte says he gets blood tests 'almost every other day'

Apr 23, 2019 - 11:38 PM

So often, supposedly, he gets blood tests that, President Rodrigo Duterte jokes to his doctor to leave him enough to survive a week

The week in photos: January 19-25, 2019

Jan 26, 2019 - 4:03 PM

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

PROTEST. Women dressed as France's symbol Marianne and showing fake injuries take part in an anti-government demonstration called by the Yellow Vest (gilets jaunes) movement in Lille, France, on January 19, 2019. Photo by Denis Charlet/AFP

Blood moon ushers in coldest day in Baguio so far

Jan 22, 2019 - 9:30 AM

As a blood moon rises above Baguio City, PAGASA records Baguio's coldest temperature so far this year

BLOOD MOON. A shot of Baguio City's blood moon. Photo by Mau Victa

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:18 PM

It's a rare event when a total lunar eclipse is visible on so many parts of the Earth's land mass

'SUPER BLOOD WOLF.' The so-called Super Blood Wolf Moon slips into Earth's dark umbral shadow during a total lunar eclipse behind the Tours's cathedral on January 21, 2019, Central France. Photo by Guillaume Souvant/AFP

Simple blood test may reveal your body's inner clock

Sep 11, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Researchers have designed a blood test that can measure a person's inner body clock within 1.5 hours, an advance that may help personalize medical treatments in the future

More problems found in Chinese-made heart medications

Aug 06, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Tianyu Pharm and Rundu Pharma say batches of valsartan, an active ingredient widely used in medications for high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), believed to potentially cause cancer through long-term use

The week in photos: July 28-August 3, 2018

Aug 04, 2018 - 7:54 PM

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

VIETNAM ATTRACTION. Visitors walk along the 150-meter long Cau Vang "Golden Bridge" in the Ba Na Hills near Danang on July 31, 2018.  Photo by Linh Pham/AFP

IN PHOTOS: 'Blood moon' dazzles skygazers in century's longest eclipse

Jul 28, 2018 - 8:26 AM

At the same time, Mars hovered near the Moon in the night sky, easily visible to the naked eye

'BLOOD MOON'. People watch the total lunar eclipse in the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany, on July 27, 2018. The longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century began on July 27, coinciding with Mars' closest approach in 15 years to treat skygazers across the globe to a thrilling celestial spectacle. Photo by Christof Stache/AFP

GUIDE: Watching the July 28 'blood moon'

Jul 28, 2018 - 12:55 AM

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century will be visible in the Philippines, and Mars will be right next to the eclipsing moon, according to NASA

Look up: Red planet and 'blood moon' pair up to dazzle night sky

Jul 25, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Past 1 am on Saturday, July 28, Filipinos join the rest of the world in watching this rare night sky show – the longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century and the closest approach of Mars to planet Earth

BLOOD MOON. In this file photo taken on January 31, 2018 the 'super blue blood moon' is seen over Los Angeles, California. The longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century will coincide with Mars' closest approach in 15 years to offer skygazers a thrilling astronomical double bill on Friday, astronomers say. Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Philippines to witness total lunar eclipse on July 28

Jul 05, 2018 - 5:40 PM

This is reportedly the longest total lunar eclipse of the century. The eclipse will start at 1:13 am Philippine Standard Time.

Blood test may predict premature birth

Jun 08, 2018 - 4:02 PM

A report in the journal Science says the test can also be used to estimate the mother's due date 'as reliably as and less expensively than ultrasound'

John Paul II's blood relic to be shown again at Manila Cathedral

May 17, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'Let us once again come together and receive God's grace through the intercession of our beloved St John Paul II,' says the Manila Cathedral on its Facebook page

BLOOD RELIC. Father Reginald Malicdem, rector of the Manila Cathedral, holds the relic of Saint John Paul II. File photo by Angie de Silva

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Apr 26, 2018 - 9:59 PM

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George RR Martin: ‘Winds of Winter’ is not coming this year…but another book is

Apr 26, 2018 - 11:33 AM

The 'Game of Thrones' author announces the release of a new book on the Targaryen kings

FIRE AND BLOOD. The new book from George RR Martin details the history of Targaryen kings. Photo from Twitter.com/GRRMspeaking

Pope John Paul II's blood relic honored at Manila Cathedral

Apr 07, 2018 - 4:27 PM

The public veneration of the blood relic at the Manila Cathedral lasts until 8 pm on Saturday, April 7, and resumes from 6 am to 8 pm on Sunday, April 8

BLOOD RELIC. The relic of the blood of Pope Saint John Paul II is on display for public veneration at the Manila Cathedral from April 7 to 8, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Manila Cathedral to display blood relic of Pope John Paul II

Apr 02, 2018 - 7:15 PM

'This is the first-ever blood relic of the great Pope still in liquid form stored in a glass container here in our country,' says the Manila Cathedral

BLOOD RELIC. The blood relic of the late Pope John Paul II is given to the Manila Cathedral as a gift by his former secretary, Stanislaus Dziwisz. Photo from the Manila Cathedral's Facebook page

Erich Gonzales plays challenging triplets role in 'The Blood Sisters'

Feb 10, 2018 - 9:08 PM

Erich gets tips on playing 3 different characters from Claudine Barretto, plus doing daring and sexy roles

Erich Gonzales is better after a tough 2017

Feb 08, 2018 - 2:58 PM

Erich says she not in a rush to enter new relationship after her breakup with Daniel Matsunaga

Look up at the super blue blood full moon on January 31

Jan 29, 2018 - 4:00 PM

[The Conversation] Here's what you'll see on January 31 and why

In this file photo, a second full moon for the month of July 2015 is seen next to the dome of the US Capitol on July 31, 2015 in Washington DC, USA. NASA/Bill Ingalls

VIRAL: Uber driver turned blood donor inspires netizens

Sep 27, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Good Samaritans like Uber driver Andrew Lebardo are not rare in the Philippines but blood supply still falls short of the target

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

Sep 04, 2017 - 11:38 AM

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#AnimatED: Pamilyang OFW

Blood needed: With PH blood supply below target, patients seek help online

Sep 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

With the Philippines blood supply still falling short of the target patients in need of blood turn to online networks to look for kind hearted strangers willing to donate

Media orgs, private groups partner with Red Cross for blood donation

Jul 13, 2017 - 8:20 PM

The partnership ensures there is enough supply of safe and quality blood for anyone who needs it

BLOOD DONORS. Over 60 organizations signed a memorandum of agreement with the Philippine Red Cross allowing their staff to donate blood yearly. Photo by Marian Plaza/Rappler

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 10 Juli 2017

Jul 10, 2017 - 9:25 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

'True Blood' actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Nelsan Ellis known for his role as Lafayette in True Blood dies due to heart failure

(FILES) This file photo taken on April 15, 2016 shows US actor Nelsan Ellis attending "Little Boxes" Premiere during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Chelsea Bow Tie Cinemas in New York City. Nelsan Ellis, US actor known for his role in the TV Show "True Blood", died at the age of 39 following a heart attack, announced its manager to the television channel CNN on July 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Astrid Stawiarz

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

May 30, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The De La Salle University table tennis star will undergo treatment this week according to a statement from De La Salle University

LEUKEMIA. Ian Lariba, Filipino Olympian and La Salle table tennis star, is diagnosed with leukemia. File Photo from Rappler

PH Olympian Ian Lariba in need of blood donors

May 28, 2017 - 5:24 PM

The La Salle community has united behind the table tennis star posting calls for blood donations on social media

CALL FOR BLOOD DONORS. Ian Lariba, seen here competing in the Rio Olympics, is in need of blood donors for an unspecified medical issue. File Photo by Juan Mabromata / AFP

Lack of sleep boosts chance of death by heart failure

May 25, 2017 - 1:05 PM

If you have several heart disease risk factors taking care of your sleep is important if you want to lower your risk of death from heart disease or stroke

Will Katy Perry respond to Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood?'

May 09, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Katy Perry answers the question of whether her new album will have a response to Taylor s song

'BAD BLOOD.' Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have been rumored to be feuding ever since Taylor hinted that her song 'Bad Blood' was about Katy. File photo shows the two at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards – Salute To Icons Honoring Doug Morris in 2010. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP

#PugadBaboy: Dugo ng Shinobi 12

May 06, 2017 - 11:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Dugo ng Shinobi 6

Apr 29, 2017 - 11:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Dugo ng Shinobi 5

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Infographic: The reality of anemia in PH

Apr 24, 2017 - 5:22 PM

How widespread is anemia – and what are its consequences?

Quiz: Could it be anemia?

Apr 07, 2017 - 7:39 PM

Know its symptoms and how it affects daily activities

Healthy blood for a better Philippines

Apr 04, 2017 - 2:37 PM

Sangobion launches new campaign to continue the fight against iron deficiency anemia

#PugadBaboy: Hunger-induced Depression

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:55 AM

#PugadBaboy: Prediabetes

Jan 20, 2017 - 11:00 AM

One big resolution: world's fattest man aims for half

Dec 22, 2016 - 1:32 PM

The man known as Juan Pedro has diabetes high blood pressure and chronic lung obstruction and needs to reduce his weight dramatically to reduce his health risks

 Mexican 32-year-old Juan Pedro Franco, who weighs almost 500 kilograms (1100 pounds) answers questions during a press conference at the hospital in Guadalajara, Mexico on December 21, 2016. Photo by Héctor Guerrero/AFP

High blood pressure now major problem in developing world – study

Nov 16, 2016 - 11:20 AM

Between 1975 and 2015 the tally of adults with high blood pressure rose from 594 million to over 1 1 billion

Heat say Bosh failed physical, not cleared for return

Sep 24, 2016 - 11:38 AM

Bosh s last two NBA seasons were cut short due to blood clot issues

[Dash of SAS] Including minors in HIV response

Aug 01, 2016 - 1:25 PM

A recent DOH study on adolescent HIV estimates that there are 9 559 adolescents who have HIV but only 10 have been diagnosed Currently only 381 are enrolled on anti retroviral therapy

Americans worry about 'super-human' technologies – poll

Jul 26, 2016 - 10:41 PM

When asked about gene editing which could reduce the risk of serious disease in babies at risk 68 of Americans say they would be very or somewhat worried

Ubial: Blood donation must be an everyday thing

Jul 05, 2016 - 2:22 PM

When we donate blood we give life says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial who kicks off National Blood Donor’s Month in Iloilo City

SEA OF RED. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial (4th from right) kicks off the National Blood Donor’s Month in Iloilo City on July 5, 2016. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

Aquino and the continuing plight of OFWs

Jun 16, 2016 - 9:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III promised OFWs that at the end of his administration working abroad will be a choice rather than a necessity Did he deliver?

How did President Benigno Aquino III address the needs of overseas Filipino workers in the past 6 years? Photo of Aquino by the Malacañang Photo Bureau, photo of OFWs by AFP