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Hong Kong anti-mask law 'unconstitutional' – High court

Nov 18, 2019 - 1:26 PM

(UPDATED) 'The restrictions it imposes on fundamental rights... go further than is reasonably necessary... and therefore fail to meet the proportionality test,' the court says, according to a press summary

DEFIANCE. Pro-democracy protesters participate in a rally as they march through Hong Kong's Wanchai district on November 2, 2019. File photo by Anthony Wallace / AFP

Australia proposes face verification for watching online porn

Oct 31, 2019 - 8:00 PM

A 'Face Verification Service' will require a user to scan their face to prove they are of age before viewing porn or entering a gambling site

New protests as Hong Kong government mulls face mask ban

Oct 04, 2019 - 1:00 PM

(UPDATED) Carrie Lam is expected to meet her cabinet to decide whether they should enact the Emergency Regulations Ordinance to ban all face coverings

MASKED PROTESTERS. A masked pro-democracy protester holds up his hand with other demonstrators to symbolize their 5 demands, during a protest against an expected government ban on protesters wearing face masks at Chater Garden in Hong Kong on October 4, 2019. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Quarter of world's population facing extreme water stress

Aug 06, 2019 - 2:31 PM

The World Resources Institute says, 'water stress is the biggest crisis no one is talking about. Its consequences are in plain sight in the form of food insecurity, conflict and migration, and financial instability.'

No water flows from a faucet during a drinking water supply cut in Santiago, on February 26, 2017. More than 1.4 million homes in Santiago were affected Sunday by a water cut from heavy rains in three regions of central Chile that left four dead and seven missing, authorities said. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI

Lippies you need to add to your makeup bag

Jul 29, 2019 - 7:57 PM

Which shade are you wearing in celebration of National Lipstick Day?

Liposuction doctors in Makati face criminal charges after businesswoman dies

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:53 AM

Nory Bobadilla, 43, of Negros Occidental stopped breathing during the operation at Contours Advanced Face and Body Sculpting in Makati City

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The North Face manipulated Wikipedia for free advertising

Jun 01, 2019 - 1:15 PM

The outdoor clothing company stirs controversy after it replaced photos of popular outdoor locations with their own on Wikipedia

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To be under the spell of a gaze

Mar 24, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Eye contact is more than just a laser alignment of the irises of two people

5 Filipino beauty brands to hoard when you’re in Manila

Jan 11, 2019 - 3:19 PM

For beauty junkies looking for their local beauty brand fix

GO LOCAL. These homegrown beauty brands are worth a try. Photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler, and from the blk, In Her Element, and Sunnies Face Instagram pages.

Liza Soberano No. 4 on '100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018' list

Dec 30, 2018 - 12:54 PM

The 20-year-old stunner is again part of 'The 100 Most Beautiful Faces in the World' list

GLOBALLY-RECOGNIZED BEAUTY. The 20-year-old actress and model has has landed 4th on this year's Most Beautiful Faces list. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Here's how you can watch Apple's September 2018 keynote event

Sep 12, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Apple is livestreaming its keynote on Twitter for the first time ever!

Kid you not: Goats can read your face

Aug 29, 2018 - 1:43 PM

The findings suggest 'livestock species have very sophisticated minds to interpret their environment' and 'likely adapt their behavior' based on human facial expressions

TNT Boys wins 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2

Aug 19, 2018 - 9:42 PM

The group TNT Boys garners a combined score of 100%

Gary Valenciano returns to 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Jul 28, 2018 - 8:57 PM

Gary appears on the July 28 episode of the show after a two-month rest

Who's the person to beat in 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids?' The TNT boys weigh in

Jul 26, 2018 - 7:45 PM

The boys are set to hold a concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with other 'Tawag ng Tanghalan' finalists

Photo by ABS-CBN Corporate Communications

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 11

Jul 17, 2018 - 1:11 PM

Marco Masa wins this week

Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Rapid improvements in face recognition technology prompt Microsoft to call for government regulation to protect people from potential abuse

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 10

Jul 09, 2018 - 9:08 PM

The kids this week pay tribute to OPM

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 9

Jul 03, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Sheena Belarmino wins once again in this week's challenge

WATCH: Sheena Belarmino as KZ Tandingan on 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Jul 01, 2018 - 10:31 PM

KZ drops by and sings with Sheena

5 times the TNT Boys impressed and amazed

Jun 30, 2018 - 9:30 AM

The trio know how to put on a good show

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 8

Jun 25, 2018 - 8:46 PM

The TNT Boys wins this week's challenge

WATCH: Sheena Belarmino wows as Darren Espanto on 'Your Face Sounds Familiar'

Jun 25, 2018 - 1:26 PM

The judges and Darren himself are impressed

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 7

Jun 18, 2018 - 5:40 PM

Onyok wows both the audience and the judges with his rendition of 'Bulag, Pipi, at Bingi'

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 6

Jun 11, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Krystal Brimner once again reigns as this week's winner

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 5

Jun 04, 2018 - 7:02 PM

The kids amp up their performances for June 2 and 3

1.2 billion children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination – study

May 31, 2018 - 5:22 PM

The Save the Children study entitled 'Many Faces of Exclusion,' ranks 175 countries in terms of the threat of child labor, exclusion from education, child marriage and early pregnancy

DISPLACED. In this photograph taken on May 30, 2018 an internally displaced Afghan girl looks on at her inside temporary home at a refugee camp on the outskirts of Herat. Photo by Hoshang Hashimi/AFP

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 4

May 28, 2018 - 8:19 PM

Here's what the kids did on week 4

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2, week 3

May 21, 2018 - 4:35 PM

Here's what the kids did from May 19-20

Recap: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2 week 2 episodes

May 14, 2018 - 2:16 PM

See the transformations of the kids in week 2

'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2: The second day of performances

May 07, 2018 - 9:41 AM

Here's what happened on Day 2 of the performances

WATCH: Sheena Belarmino performs as Sarah Geronimo on 'YFSF Kids'

May 06, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Sheena sings and dances to Sarah's hit 'Tala'

'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2: The first performances

May 06, 2018 - 2:24 PM

Watch the first performances from week one of 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2

BABY BEEGEES. The TNT Boys kick off the second season of 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' with an impersonation of The BeeGees. Screenshot from Your Face Sounds Familiar on YouTube

Meet the contestants of 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' season 2

Apr 26, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Jed Madela and Nyoy Volante return to the show as the kids' mentors in season 2

Face authentication 'an awful tool,' believes tech expert

Apr 18, 2018 - 4:24 PM

The vice president of an Android security solutions firm, Redmorph, has one huge reservation about the tech: can we trust the phone makers we're giving our facial information to?

IN PHOTOS: The Filipina beyond Maria Clara

Mar 11, 2018 - 2:31 PM

Award-winning documentary photographer Rick Rocamora takes these photos of Filipinas over the years

Temporary Housing, Tondo, Manila 2015

[Gameplan] Newbies conquer their first trail run

Jan 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

#JustStart and sign up for a trail run or an outdoor challenge race! You never know what you might discover

Liza Soberano is 'Most Beautiful Face' for 2017

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:20 AM

The actress tops the 2017 Most Beautiful Faces list of The Independent Critics

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

New Facebook captcha test asks users to upload clear face photo

Nov 29, 2017 - 5:21 PM

The test may pop up when Facebook detects suspicious activity, and is designed to verify that a user is not a bot

The tyranny of facial impressions

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:00 PM

How far have we taken our reliance on our impressions of faces?

10,000 Filipinos face U.S. deportation as Trump ends amnesty

Sep 06, 2017 - 4:30 PM

Prepare for the worst Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says after US President Donald Trump ended the DACA amnesty for young immigrants

OPPOSING TRUMP. Immigrants and supporters stage a rally and march in opposition to President Donald Trump's order to end DACA on September 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, USA. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images/AFP

Who are the unsung heroes of Palarong Pambansa 2017?

Apr 26, 2017 - 12:02 PM

Meet some of the individuals in the Palarong Pambansa 2017 who are silently working behind the scenes to support the athletes and ensure the event s success

FACES OF PALARO. Who are the unsung heroes of Palarong Pambansa 2017 who tirelessly work behind the scenes, supporting the athletes and ensuring the event's success?

WATCH: Winner Awra Briguela's transformations on 'YFSF Kids'

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:12 PM

From Dionesia Pacquiao to Vice Ganda see all the celebrities Awra transformed into on Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids

FULL RECAP: 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids' grand showdown

Apr 09, 2017 - 9:27 PM

The judges perform with their kids Awra Briguela is announced the season s winner KathNiel drops by and more – here s what happened during the Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids finale

Awra Briguela wins 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:32 PM

Awra does an impression of Nicki Minaj for the finale

TIMELINE: Jennifer Dalquez's journey to death row and acquittal

Mar 31, 2017 - 8:00 PM

(UPDATED) The Department of Foreign Affairs confirms in a statement that Jennifer will be released from prison and repatriated back to the Philippines in November 2018, or more than a year after her acquittal

WATCH: Elha Nympha's spot on Lea Salonga impression on 'YFSF Kids'

Mar 04, 2017 - 9:06 PM

Elha performs a rendition of Mula Noon Hanggang Ngayon and a short sample of On My Own from Les Miserables

WATCH: Lyca Gairanod as 'Nora Aunor' in 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Feb 06, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Lyca sings Tiny Bubbles in the show

WATCH: Awra Briguela impersonates Daniel Padilla on 'Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids'

Jan 14, 2017 - 9:35 PM

Awra sings Daniel s hit song Nasa Iyo Na Ang Lahat while Daniel s mom Karla Estrada makes a special appearance

WATCH: Awra Briguela sings 'Wrecking Ball' as Dionesia Pacquiao

Jan 07, 2017 - 10:25 PM

Awra impersonates Mommy Dionesia in the premiere of Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids