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IN PHOTOS: What you can eat at Kam's Roast, a Michelin-star restaurant

May 11, 2018 - 12:46 PM

Succulent meats covered in crunchy skin – here's what Kam's Roast at Megamall has to offer

Philippine 'Mighty Ducks' skate for gold and history at the SEA Games

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:33 PM

The Philippine hockey team is a newcomer to the world stage but they already believe they re a big threat at the Southeast Asian Games

MIGHTY DUCKS. What started as a hobby in shopping mall ice skating rinks has evolved into a competitive national hockey team for the Philippines. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Stephon Marbury will switch teams for final season in Beijing

Jul 20, 2017 - 11:34 AM

The 40 year old Stephon Marbury will wrap up his career in China where he has become a major star

FINAL SEASON. Stephon Marbury will switch teams to the Beijing Fly Dragons for his final season after several seasons with the Beijing Ducks. Photo by STR/AFP

International players set to shine at NCAA Final Four

Mar 31, 2017 - 1:37 PM

International players have been pivotal for 3 of the 4 teams that have made it to the US college basketball semifinals

INTERNATIONAL GAME. Gonzaga freshman Rui Hachimura is believed to be the first Japan native to play in the Final Four. Photo from Wikipedia

Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:05 AM

Tests indicate that the birds were infected by the H5N8 strain which is highly infectious for poultry but not very dangerous to humans

Dutch workers in protective gear get ready to cull ducks as part of prevention measures against bird flu at a duck farm in Hierden on November 27, 2016.  The H5N8 virus has been detected in poultry and wild birds in 10 European countries, according to the World Health Organisation: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and Russia. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Remko de Waal / Netherlands OUT

French foie gras industry struggling after bird flu scare

Jun 29, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Producers of the luxury delicacy expect a 25 drop in production this year plus higher prices

Ducklings are pictured on the farm of Claude et Annie Lataillade in Bidache, southwestern France, on May 23, 2016. In the Basque Country, duck breeders resist avian crisis that threatens the French foie gras, but are uncertain about the future: stop everything and sell even at a loss, or modernize by investing, if banks want to follow. / AFP PHOTO / IROZ GAIZKA

Joe Alaskey, voice of Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, dies

Feb 05, 2016 - 10:45 AM

The Man of 1 000 Voices who also voiced characters in Forrest Gump and King of the World dies at 63

JOE ALASKEY. Joe, who voiced Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny, dies at the age of 63. File photo by MARK MAINZ / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

This violent hit got an NHL player suspended 41 games

Oct 06, 2015 - 3:01 PM

The NHL suspended San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres for half the NHL season for an illegal check to the head

Raffi Torres, seen during a 2014 game, will miss half the NHL season without pay. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Palace probes farmer murder, economic stimulus

Sep 30, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The Palace vows to probe the murder of a farmer the government announces its newest economic stimulus and other top stories from here and around the world

Seattle tour bus that killed Indonesian student didn't undergo repair

Sep 29, 2015 - 8:42 AM

The National Transportation Safety Board releases its findings about the bus as a 5th foreign student injured in the crash died over the weekend

BUS CRASH. A bus crash in Seattle between a school bus and a tour bus kills 4 students. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesian death toll, Social Good Summit

Sep 28, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The number of Indonesians who died in the hajj pilgrimage stampede continues to rise Rappler and the United Nations Development Programme host the Social Good Summit in Jakarta and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Indonesian student among dead in Seattle school bus crash

Sep 26, 2015 - 9:20 AM

18 year old Privaudo Putradauto of Indonesia is one of 4 student victims from the accident between a tour bus and a school bus

BUS CRASH. A bus crash in Seattle between a school bus and a tour bus kills 4 students. Photo by EPA

WATCH: Steph Curry hits halfcourt shot on PhunkeeDuck scooter

Jul 04, 2015 - 4:46 AM

The reigning NBA MVP unveils his latest trick shot

SHARPSHOOTER. Steph Curry can't use a PhunkeeDuck scooter in a game. But if he could, he would still make very difficult shots. Photo by David Maxwell/EPA

Balut controversy: A clash of cultures? Netizens react

Apr 18, 2015 - 10:56 PM

While some people in western countries may find the food inhumane or even disgusting balut is an important fabric in the cuisine of several Asian cultures

Rice, ducks go together in solving hunger

Dec 10, 2014 - 3:14 PM

The integrated rice duck farming system IRDFS is about growing rice and ducks together in an irrigated paddy field The paddling movement of the ducks stimulates the rice plants to produce more grains

Stephon Marbury's career finds new life in Asia

Jul 29, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Several years ago Stephon Marbury brought his basketball talents East to the Far East finding championship success and charitable causes dear to his heart

STARBURY. Stephon Marbury was a two-time NBA All Star playing for a slew of teams in the NBA before finding championship success in China. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Stephon Marbury returning to Manila

Jul 06, 2014 - 2:01 PM

Stephon Starbury Marbury is on his fourth visit to the Philippines for another round of charity events

STARBURY. Stephon Marbury drives against a defender during a game at the CBA. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Foreigners vs balut: Who wins?

Apr 22, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Rappler s social media team presents the funniest reactions on YouTube of foreigners eating balut

Shot in the duck: Dutch artist protests Taiwan 'copycat'

Jan 07, 2014 - 11:25 AM

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman s 59 feet tall rubber duck has competition

Burst giant yellow duck back on show in Taiwan

Jan 04, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Taiwan s giant rubber duck that exploded shortly before New Year s eve has been repaired

Giant yellow duck explodes in Taiwan – again

Dec 31, 2013 - 5:28 PM

The giant inflatable work of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman bursts once again disappointing an expected large NYE crowd

BYE BYE DUCKIE. This handout photograph taken and released by The Kaohsiung City Government on September shows local residents gathering to see Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's yellow rubber duck (L) at a harbor in the southern city of Kaohsiung. AFP Photo

'Duck Dynasty' star to return after anti-gay outrage

Dec 29, 2013 - 7:58 AM

Duck Dynasty s Phil Robertson s suspension ends

FAMILY. The cast of Duck Dynasty at the recently held Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. AFP Photo

NBI probes Chavit Singson, daughter for wild duck hunting

Nov 25, 2013 - 2:23 PM

The wild ducks killed by the Singsons for sport appear to be Philippine wild ducks

FOR SPORT. An Instagram post shows Chavit Singson and daughter on a wild duck hunting trip. Screengrab from

Depp, Cruise hail producer Bruckheimer

Jun 25, 2013 - 9:16 AM

The A listers joined Bruckheimer at a ceremony adding his name on the famous stretch of Hollywood Boulevard sidewalk

THE MAN BEHIND THE PIRATES. Jerry Bruckheimer at the premiere of 'Dark Shadows' in May 2012

Duck tops the bill in farewell Hong Kong appearance

Jun 09, 2013 - 5:14 PM

The duck which will now travel to the US city of Pittsburgh

'RUBBER DUCKIE, YOU'RE THE ONE' The 16.5-meter-tall inflatable Rubber Duck art installation is seen at the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong on May 2, 2013. The inflatable duck by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman will be on display in the former British colony until June 9. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez

Why Summer Komikon 2013 was a blast

Apr 18, 2013 - 11:51 AM

A comic book fan shares why Summer Komikon 2013 was a blast and why you should attend it every summer

TICKET TO HEAVEN. A ticket to Summer Komikon 2013 cost P100. All photos by Mariella Bustamante

'It's More Fun in the Philippines' 1st TV ad now out

Apr 30, 2012 - 8:35 PM

Take a look at the first TV ad for DoT s It s More Fun in the Philippines campaign

Merienda time!

Apr 14, 2012 - 10:01 AM

It was a rite of passage an assurance that the taste would live in a new generation