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Juul CEO steps down; Altria, Philip Morris end merger talks

Sep 25, 2019 - 11:20 PM

A potential $200-billion merger between Juul stakeholder Altria and Philip Morris International collapses

RISKS. Juul faces mounting public backlash over the risks of vaping. Photo from Shutterstock

How to keep imported waste out of the Philippines

Jun 08, 2019 - 8:34 PM

The Philippines doesn't take in a lot of foreign waste compared to its neighbors, but it may become a dumping ground of smuggled garbage if the government doesn't act fast

With China and other Asian countries already imposing stricter regulations on importing waste, the Philippines will have to double its efforts in preventing more importation of hazardous waste in the future

CO2 emissions up 2.7%, world 'off course' to curb warming

Dec 06, 2018 - 8:49 AM

Research shows rapid deployment of solar and wind power, along with gains in energy efficiency, have been outpaced by growth in demand for freight, personal transport, shipping, and aviation

Here's where you can watch BTS docu 'Burn The Stage: The Movie' in the Philippines

Oct 16, 2018 - 5:33 PM

From the stage to the big screen, ARMY, get ready to watch your favorite Korean boys in this documentary

Shabu in lifters, burned bags, Ryan Gosling | Evening wRap

Aug 30, 2018 - 10:07 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

VIRAL: School official burns students' bags as punishment

Aug 18, 2018 - 3:18 PM

(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian is caught on video shouting at students, calling them 'stupid'

WATCH: Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'First Burn' #Hamildrop features Rachelle Ann Go

May 01, 2018 - 10:18 AM

Rachelle Ann Go joins 4 other actresses who have played Eliza Hamilton to perform the first draft of 'Burn'

US 'Burning Man' festival founder dead after stroke

Apr 29, 2018 - 3:55 PM

'Larry Harvey was a visionary, a mentor, a philosopher, and a passionate advocate for Burning Man's culture and principles'

BURNING MAN. Larry Harvey, founder of the Burning Man arts festival, has died in San Francisco at the age of 70

Puerto Princesa gov't won't junk waste-to-energy deal

Apr 23, 2018 - 8:16 AM

City Administrator and Legal Officer, Atty. Arnel Pedrosa, maintains the planned facility will not pose harm to the environment, as was claimed by the coalition No Burn Pilipinas (NBP)

Green groups: Scrap Puerto Princesa waste-to-energy project

Apr 21, 2018 - 12:21 PM

The No Burn Pilipinas coalition says the project is 'illegal' and likely to fail

PROTESTS. No Burn Pilipinas slams the planned Puerto Princesa waste-to-energy project. Photo from Facebook/No Burn Pilipinas

18 hurt as burning van slams into Shanghai pedestrians

Feb 02, 2018 - 8:12 PM

A Shanghai police statement says the driver, who was seriously injured, had been smoking a cigarette and using his phone while driving the van, which contained 7 gas tanks used to fuel stoves and 3 plastic bottles filled with gasoline

CHINA VAN CRASH. This frame grab taken from video received by AFPTV from a witness on February 2, 2018 shows a passerby looking inside a smoking van after it caught fire and plowed into pedestrians on a crowded pavement outside a Starbucks in Shanghai. Photo by AFPTV/AFP

Clinton says she should have fired aide accused of sexual harassment

Jan 31, 2018 - 7:12 PM

'I very much understand the question I’m being asked as to why I let an employee on my 2008 campaign keep his job despite his inappropriate workplace behavior,' Clinton writes. 'The short answer is this: If I had it to do again, I wouldn’t.'

HILLARY CLINTON. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at an event at the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

The Gritty and Bare Commentary of Burn Aquino

Dec 01, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The provocative exhibit makes a strong statement on the country's socio-political climate

BOLD STATEMENTS. Burn Aquino does not shy away from making socio-political commentary in his exhibit, 'PornOgraphic'. All photos courtesy of Space Encounters Gallery

Indongo beats Burns to unify junior welterweight belts

Apr 16, 2017 - 12:47 PM

There was little doubt about the outcome as Namibia s Julius Indongo proves too awkward for the hometown fighter to deal with

DEFEATED. Ricky Burns, the only 3-division champ from Scotland, says the better man won but vowed to return. File photo by Andrew Yates/AFP

Alleged NPA rebels burn bus in North Cotabato

Mar 13, 2017 - 11:29 AM

The incident occurs just days after the communist rebels and the Philippine government announced the resumption of formal peace negotiations

Bus burned in Sarangani Province

Jan 05, 2017 - 9:55 PM

The bus burned belongs to the Yellow Bus Line and occurs at around 6:50 pm

Pakistani student and teacher accused of blasphemy

Oct 14, 2016 - 8:43 PM

Any disrespect to the Koran is punishable with life imprisonment under the conservative Muslim country s controversial blasphemy laws

Boxing: Burns targets Broner showdown after retaining title

Oct 08, 2016 - 8:17 AM

Ricky Burns retains his 140 pound title after a spirited challenge from Kiryl Relikh and looks to face American Adrien Broner next

AND STILL. Ricky Burns survived a strong finish from Belarusian boxer Kiryl Relikh to retain the WBA junior welterweight title. File photo by Andrew Yates/AFP

Burning replica to mark Great Fire of London anniversary

Sep 03, 2016 - 8:27 PM

A giant replica of 17th century London will be set ablaze in the city this weekend to mark the 350th anniversary of the devastating Great Fire of London

ST PAUL'S 'ABLAZE.' Fire is projected onto the Dome of St Paul's Cathedral in central London as part of the London's Burning festival of events commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London in London on September 1, 2016. Niklas Halle'n/AFP

Radiohead to unveil new album this weekend

May 07, 2016 - 5:59 AM

Radiohead is expected to unveil an album this weekend The band has also released a dark second single entitled Daydreaming after Burn the Witch

WATCH: Shoes burned in Cebu after Nike drops Pacquiao

Feb 20, 2016 - 2:54 PM

Attendees at the Cebu Youth Fest protest Nike s decision to split with Pacquiao in a video titled Burn Your Sole Not Your Soul

SWOOSH. Attendees at the Cebu Youth Fest burned Nike shoes in protest of their decision to drop Manny Pacquiao from its roster. Screenshot from Youtube

Colombian apologizes over video of burning Pia Wurtzbach effigy

Jan 03, 2016 - 2:27 PM

The Colombian also takes down the viral video plus his photos of the Pia Wurtzbach and Steve Harvey effigies

EFFIGIES. The man who posted the viral video of Colombians burning the effigies of Pia Wurtzbach and Steve Harvey apologizes. Burning the effigies of controversial personalities from the previous year is a tradition in Latin American countries. Screengrab from Twitter/MeridianoWeb

Protesters ransack Muslim prayer hall on Corsica

Dec 26, 2015 - 10:50 AM

They also try to burn copies of the Koran as tensions escalate

ANALYSIS: Jokowi should use haze crisis to finally trigger reform in Indonesia

Oct 30, 2015 - 11:48 AM

Indonesia’s public health crisis and ecological calamity presents Jokowi with an opportunity to finally enact reforms in the forest and plantation sectors that his predecessor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono failed to implement

JOKOWI'S CHANCE. President Joko Widodo must use the forest fires as a trigger for reform. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Thousands flee after church-burning, Ahok popularity

Oct 15, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the foreign death toll on the hajj stampede the murder trial date of a man accused of killing two Indonesian women and babies suffering from pneumonia due to the haze

The wRap Indonesia: Church burned in Aceh, survivor found from chopper crash

Oct 14, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the results of the MH17 probe Thailand s big football win against Vietnam and Indonesia as the guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair

HELICOPTER. The helicopter that crashed was of this model. File photo: EPA

Church in Aceh burned by conservative Muslims, one killed

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:45 PM

An official confirms that the burning has injured other residents

Smithers to finally come out as gay on 'The Simpsons'

Sep 30, 2015 - 11:30 PM

According to the show s producer Smithers who has unsuccessfully hidden his sexuality for years will come out to his tyrannical boss Mr Burns during two episodes of this year s season

COMING OUT. Waylon Smithers Jr's infatuation with his billionaire boss has been hinted at in many episodes of the iconic show which began airing in 1989. Screengrab from YouTube

Voice of Mr Burns, Ned Flanders to stay on with 'Simpsons'

Jul 08, 2015 - 12:20 PM

Emmy winning actor Harry Shearer will be back for another two seasons of The Simpsons

1st Rappler Gaming League Invitational Week 4 recap: Jondar Uppercut vs Burning Rae

Jul 02, 2015 - 9:58 PM

Jondar Uppercut and Burning Rae battle it out in Week 4 of Rappler Gaming League s Invitational DotA2 Tournament

Taiwan water park fire scene like 'hell' - witness

Jun 29, 2015 - 12:15 AM

Joy quickly turned to terror at a Taiwan event where over 500 people were injured due to a fire

BURN VICTIMS. Life guards carry a young woman suffering from facial burns to an ambulance at the Formosa Fun Coast park in the Bali District of New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, 27 June 2015. More than 200 young people suffered burns, some seriously, when a fire and explosion occurred during an event in Taiwan. EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: 1st Rappler Gaming League Invitational Jondar Uppercut vs Burning Rae

Jun 27, 2015 - 6:37 PM

Who will come out on top between Jondar Uppercut and Burning Rae in RGL s 1st Invitational DotA2 Tournament?

'Okely dokeley!': 'Simpsons' voice artist quits – or does he?

May 15, 2015 - 4:25 PM

What happens to Mr Burns and Ned Flanders now?

Screengrab from YouTube/Animation Domination

Bus catches fire along EDSA

May 13, 2015 - 6:11 PM

A NAPTI bus catches fire along the southbound lane of EDSA in Cubao Quezon City

Hundreds of Afghans bury woman beaten to death by mob

Mar 22, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Sympathies pour out for 27 year old Afghan woman Farkhunda who was lynched for alleged Koran burning an accusation her father denies

Former WWE star Bobby Lashley signs long-term deal with Bellator

Mar 22, 2015 - 2:03 PM

Former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Bobby Lashley has inked a long term contract extension with Bellator MMA

Bobby Lashley scored two dominant finishes under the Bellator banner last year, submitting Josh Burns via second-round rear-naked choke in September before thumping Karl Etherington by first-round technical knockout a month later. File photo by Orlando Barria/EPA

Legarda scolds officials for 'promoting' waste-burning

Feb 02, 2015 - 8:43 PM

The National Solid Waste Management Commission admits to entertaining proposals from foreign firms to put up waste burning facilities despite a law banning these

Bus burns on EDSA

Jan 21, 2015 - 5:51 PM

UPDATED The Mannrose Liner bus catches fire while on the north bound lane of the EDSA Ayala Avenue area in Makati City late Wednesday afternoon

Rescuers battle to help hundreds in burning Italy ferry

Dec 29, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Rescuers fight rough seas strong winds and clouds of smoke to rescue passengers trapped in a burning Italian ferry off the Greek island of Corfu

PASSENGERS DESPERATE. A photo grab taken from a video made available by the Marina Militare Italiana on December 28, 2014, shows the ongoing evacuation of passengers from the burning ferry "Norman Atlantic" (L) adrift off Albania. AFP photo/HO/Marina Militare

Honorio Banario ready for Herbert Burns, says Team Lakay coach

Dec 03, 2014 - 3:24 AM

Team Lakay head trainer Mark Sangiao remains optimistic that former ONE FC featherweight champ Honorio Banario will be victorious despite a three fight losing skid

Honorio Banario of Team Lakay lands a punch during media workouts in Fort Bonifacio. Photo by Renz Rosero

Eight-year-old suspected of torching four cars in France

Nov 09, 2014 - 11:47 PM

An investigation is launched and will continue next week to see if the boy is also responsible for 4 burned cars in the same area

Belingon, Banario to compete at ONE FC: Warrior’s Way

Nov 06, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Kevin Belingon squares off with Japan’s Koetsu Okazaki while Honorio Banario faces featherweight prospect Herbert Burns

Kevin Belingon (L) file photo by Mark Cristino Rappler. Honori Banario file photo from ONE FC

FAST FACTS: Burning PH flags

Sep 27, 2014 - 9:00 AM

This practice is in compliance with Republic Act 8491 which states that worn out flags should be solemnly burned to avoid misuse or desecration

Burning the flag

Sep 26, 2014 - 9:37 AM

Worn out flags shall not be thrown away but shall be solemnly burned to avoid misuse or desecration

Pinoy fighter Edward Kelly to compete at ONE FC: Roar of Tigers

Sep 13, 2014 - 2:57 PM

Kelly coming off a loss in December 2013 should be excited and ready to step in the octagon once more

Edward Kelly will face Ev Ting in the-co-main event of ONE FC: Roar of Tigers. File photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Former WWE star Bobby Lashley wins Bellator debut

Sep 06, 2014 - 3:21 PM

Former World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Bobby Lashley made a successful promotional debut on the undercard of Bellator 123 by submitting Josh Burns

Lashley is now riding a four-fight winning streak. Photo by Orlando Barria/EPA

Pakistan girl burned alive for rejecting marriage proposal

Jun 30, 2014 - 1:36 AM

The 18 year old girl is doused with petrol and set alight by a 22 year old suitor

US, Iran may use nuclear talks to discuss Iraq

Jun 16, 2014 - 10:18 PM

US and Iran who have been bitter foes for over 30 years are both deeply concerned by a major insurgency by Sunni militants who have overrun swathes of Iraq over the past week

NUCLEAR TALKS. US Secretary of State John Kerry told Yahoo News on June 16, 2014 that he would be open to cooperating with Iran over Iraq, saying he 'wouldn't rule out anything that would be constructive.' File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Soldier dies 2 days after Fort Bonifacio fire

May 09, 2014 - 1:14 PM

He was one of 25 people injured during the May 7 fire at the army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio Taguig

Kevin Belingon yields to Dae Hwan Kim at ONE FC: War of Nations

Mar 15, 2014 - 2:17 AM

Filipino MMA fighter Kevin Belingon was forced to submit to a rear naked chokehold from Dae Hwan Kim at ONE FC: War of Nations

TAP OR SNAP. Dae Hwan Kim forces Kevin Belingon to submit to a rear-naked choke during ONE FC: War of Nations. Photo courtesy of ONE FC