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'We Bare Bears' to star in own TV movie, spin-off series

May 31, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear will be starring in their very first made-for-television movie in 2020, while the spin-off series will feature their younger selves!

Cartoon Network websites hacked, meme videos replace toons – report

May 02, 2019 - 11:38 AM

Two hackers claim responsibility for the hack of at least 16 regional Cartoon Network websites


TV throwback: We still can't get over these cartoons from the '90s

Jul 30, 2018 - 2:21 PM

Surprise! Some of them are getting a reboot.

TV throwback: Cartoons from the '80s we'd love to watch again

Jul 08, 2018 - 9:25 PM

Did you grow up watching them?

'She-Ra' gets reboot, to be shown in Netflix

May 19, 2018 - 12:27 PM

For the honor of Grayskull!

Reality in cartoons

Mar 23, 2018 - 1:36 PM

Bob’s Burgers, Daria, and Bojack Horseman – these cartoons offer a slice of life

Is Peppa Pig to blame for putting pressure on doctors?

Dec 13, 2017 - 3:40 PM

The British Medical Journal traditionally carries jokey pseudo-scientific articles in its Christmas special and in this year's edition it pokes fun at Peppa Pig's jolly Dr Brown Bear

JOLLY DR. BROWN. A woman poses in London on December 12, 2017 looking at a screen showing an episode of British animated series Peppa Pig involving the character Dr Brown Bear. Peppa Pig, the cartoon character loved by toddlers around the world, could be to blame for creating unrealistic expectations of doctors, according to an article in a respected medical journal. A woman poses in London on December 12, 2017 looking at a screen showing an episode of British animated series Peppa Pig involving the character Dr Brown Bear. Peppa Pig, the cartoon character loved by toddlers around the world, could be to blame for creating unrealistic expectations of doctors, according to an article in a respected medical journal. Photo by Daniel Sorabji/AFP

5 things you should know about the new Powerpuff Girl

Sep 19, 2017 - 10:52 AM

Meet the new girl in Townsville

SQUAD GOALS. The Powerpuff Girls trio becomes a quartet with the addition of a new member, Bliss. Photo from Facebook.com/CartoonNetwork

WATCH: Is this the new Powerpuff Girl?

Sep 08, 2017 - 2:56 PM

A video uploaded on YouTube shows a girl who just might be the fourth member of the superhero squad

THE NEW GIRL. Cartoon Network will reveal the new Powerpuff Girl in the premiere of 'The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four.' Photo from Facebook.com/CartoonNetwork

Raising kids who can 'Code the Future'

Aug 10, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Cartoon Network and SparkleLAB partner to teach children the fundamentals of coding

Coding a brighter future for Asia

Jul 12, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Cartoon Network launches initiative to teach programming to kids

#FridayFeels: Surge

Jun 02, 2017 - 11:56 AM

Frantic to book transportation that s so expensive in the middle of EDSA? You re not alone

#FridayFeels: The garden of compassion

May 26, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Amid the crisis in Marawi we reflect on these words from Islamic poet Jalaluddin Rumi

#FridayFeels: FXperience

May 19, 2017 - 9:00 AM

#FridayFeels: CAThartic

May 12, 2017 - 9:00 AM

How do you de stress or release those pent up emotions?

#FridayFeels: Forever MRT

May 05, 2017 - 9:00 AM

It s agony every morning as people take the MRT with endless lines that require tons of patience When will this ordeal be over?

#FridayFeels: Oodles and oodles of noodles

Apr 28, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Which noodle dish from Southeast Asia is your favorite?

#FridayFeels: The fame game

Apr 21, 2017 - 4:36 PM

Are Filipinos too thirsty for recognition outside of their homeland?

#FridayFeels: 'Father, forgive us'

Apr 14, 2017 - 10:01 AM

Is this part of your Holy Week ritual?

Aviation leads high-paying careers list, gov't survey reveals

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The list of highest paying jobs is led by positions in the aviaiton industry architecture and engineering and design according to the latest Occupation Wages Survey results

HIGH-PAYING JOBS. The labor department releases a list of the top 10 highest-paying jobs in the Philippines. File photo by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse

#FridayFeels: One-day millionaire

Mar 31, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Congratulations umabot ka sa pay day

'Adventure Time' to end in 2018

Sep 30, 2016 - 12:56 AM

The hit cartoon series Adventure Time is set to end with its 9th season

'ADVENTURE TIME.' Cartoon Network announces that their hit series will ent in 2018 with its 9th season. Screengrab from YouTube/Cartoon Network

Comic book 'heroes' during the 2016 #PHVote campaign

May 08, 2016 - 6:17 PM

For some comics may just be a medium for entertainment but for others it is a way to retell or distort a story

The new 'Powerpuff Girls': 5 fun facts about the reboot

Apr 06, 2016 - 3:25 PM

It takes more than sugar spice and everything nice – plus a dash of Chemical X – to make a reimagined and rebooted version of Blossom Bubbles and Buttercup

Photo courtesy of Cartoon Network

Lopez Museum's 'Drawing the Lines' exhibition: The art of news

Mar 20, 2016 - 1:23 PM

See editorial cartoons magazine covers and propaganda paintings throughout the years at the Lopez Museum and Library s Drawing the Lines exhibition

All photos by Rome Jorge/Rappler

Dutch populist blames 'misunderstanding' as Mohammed cartoons not aired

Jun 20, 2015 - 10:49 PM

The attempted airing of the video including caricatures that many Muslims find offensive descends into farce after Dutch anti Islam politician Geert Wilders initially accused the public broadcaster’s news sports and current affairs arm NOS for the mix up

Je suis Charlie, Je suis AUSSI Fatimah

Jan 14, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The way forward is not to demand that minorities take it on the chin or to bear the hatred of bigots who are always keen to exploit old stereotypes and divisions

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#PugadBaboy: Not Scared punchline 2

Jan 12, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Not Scared punchline 3

Jan 12, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Not Scared

Jan 12, 2015 - 4:00 AM

Cartoonists worldwide respond to Charlie Hebdo killings

Jan 08, 2015 - 1:12 PM

JeSuisCharlie cartoons show support for the victims of the terrorist attack

Children's cartoons deadlier than films for adults – study

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:51 AM

A study finds main characters in children s cartoons are 2 1 2 times as likely to die as protagonists in films for adults and are almost 3 times as likely to be murdered – often in violent ways

#PugadBaboy: Puno't Bunga punchline 3

Oct 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Puno't Bunga

Oct 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Puno't Bunga punchline 2

Oct 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Indonesia to censor 'pornographic' Japanese cartoon

Sep 25, 2014 - 6:29 PM

Censors say many scenes considered humorous in Crayon Shin chan are actually indecent and inappropriate for children

TOO VULGAR? Japanese anime character Crayon Shin-chan who regularly displays his naked buttocks will be censored in Indonesia after regulators criticized it as ‘somewhat pornographic’.’ Photo by Thoshifumi Kitamura/AFP

#PugadBaboy: Hello Doggie 3

Sep 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#AnimatED: Tatanghod na lang ba ang LP kay Binay?

Aug 11, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Kung ayaw malaos ng partido ng administrasyon ang unang dapat nilang gawin ay aminin na kailangan nila ng ibang manok sa darating na halalan

#AnimatED: Ang pulitikong pikon

Aug 04, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Tulungan din siyang maglagom at buksan ang isipan na di siya laging tumpak At higit sa lahat tulungan siyang kumpunihin ang sira upang pangalagaan ang nasimulang tama

EDITORIAL CARTOON: The state of the nation

Jul 28, 2014 - 8:23 AM

There s an air of unease A sense of dissatisfaction A degree of uncertainty

Editorial Cartoon: Pasakit na blackout

Jul 21, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Pumangalawa man ang Filipinas sa mga bansa sa Asya sa bilis ng pag angat ng ekonomya noong 2013 tila naman hindi nito alam ang gagawin sa sektor ng enerhiya

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Stop the charade, ban hazing

Jul 14, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The least that our powerful men and women could do to make up for their long years of silence is to collectively condemn hazing and pave the way for its criminalization

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Ang palalong Pangulong Aquino

Jul 07, 2014 - 11:28 AM

Ang nangyari nabulungan ang Pangulo ng honors committee ng Palasyo tungkol sa kasong droga na kinaharap noong araw ni Nora Aunor Kabalintunaang pinanatili niya ang komiteng ito samantalang ito’y imbensiyon ng sinundan niyang pangulo

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Beyond selfies

Jun 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM

June 30 Social Media Day is a reminder that the world is watching and what you do shapes more than yourself; it shapes the world around you

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How to end the PDAF blockbuster

Jun 23, 2014 - 7:30 AM

There is a way to bring the real issue corruption back in the game – if the government brings to jail even those who are very much part of this daang matuwid administration

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Stress, squeeze play and the anti-graft court

Jun 16, 2014 - 8:00 AM

All eyes are on the undermanned ill equipped and overworked Sandiganbayan the Philippines anti graft court that was created to punish crooks in government

Webhits: 43 cartoon theme song mashup

Mar 28, 2014 - 8:00 AM

One medley 43 tunes watch musicians play cartoon tunes in under 5 minutes

Pakistan's 'Burka Avenger' set to go global

Aug 05, 2013 - 8:39 PM

Urdu cartoon Burka Avenger shows the adventures of a teacher who uses her superpowers to fight local gangsters trying to close down the girls school

'JUSTICE, PEACE, EDUCATION' Aaron Haroon Rashid, one of Pakistan's biggest pop star (R) poses with his team at the press presentation of cartoon show Burka Avenger in Rawalpindi on August 4, 2013. Photo by AFP/Farooq Naeem