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China probes pneumonia outbreak amid SARS fears – state media

Dec 31, 2019 - 6:26 PM

News of the pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan leads to speculation online that it might be linked to SARS

Image from Shutterstock

Fear of missing out? Here’s how to always keep connected

Jun 06, 2019 - 3:00 PM

You’re not alone, FOMO is not ‘just a feeling’

Why is it fun to be frightened?

Oct 27, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Our findings suggest that going through an extreme haunted attraction provides gains similar to choosing to run a 5K race or tackling a difficult climbing wall

FRIGHT NIGHT. Some people enjoy getting frightened. Image from Shutterstock

Trump dismisses Woodward book as 'joke'

Sep 11, 2018 - 5:35 PM

'Fear: Trump in the White House' hits US bookstores on September 11 after a weeklong buildup, with published excerpts, leaks and interviews that portray Trump as dangerously erratic and uninformed

SQUARING OFF. This combination of file photos created September 4, 2018 show Associate Editor of the Washington Post Bob Woodward (L) speaking at the Newseum during an event marking the 40th anniversary of Watergate at the Newseum in Washington, DC June 13, 2012; and US President Donald Trump speaking during an event to announce a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. Photos by Mandel Ngan and Jim Watson/AFP

The week in photos: June 23-29, 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM

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

People take part in the annual 2018 New York City Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 as they make their way down 7th Avenue in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

'Cry No Fear' review: Haughty tension

Jun 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM

'What’s left of Cry No Fear is just its impression of women either as objects to ogle at or likely victims of oppression'

Duterte generals see no reason for nationwide martial law

Dec 14, 2017 - 5:36 PM

Three generals advising President Rodrigo Duterte see no reason to expand martial law to include Luzon and the Visayas

MINDANAO ONLY. National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr says there is not reason to expand martial law to cover the entire country

3 arrested in Florida shooting after white supremacist speech

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:28 AM

The white nationalists threaten anti-racism protesters with Nazi salutes and chant slogans about Hitler

WHITE NATIONALIST. Self-described white nationalist Tyler Tenbrink, of Houston, Texas (left) is arrested, along with friends William Fears and Tyler Fears, in relation to a shooting following the speech. Photo by Brian Blanco/AFP

6 online shopping fears and the truths behind them

Nov 11, 2016 - 7:00 AM

About to make an online purchase? Here’s what you should keep in mind

On the Origin of Fear, dari Venice ke Toronto

Sep 15, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Setelah memukau di Venice Film Festival film pendek karya Bayu Prihantoro Filemon ini ditampilkan di Toronto International Film Festival

Sutradara film pendek On the Origin of Fear, Bayu Prihantoro Filemon sangat bangga karena film hasil karyanya bisa diputar di dua festival film paling bergengsi. Foto oleh tim produser On the Origin of Fear.

Film pendek asal Indonesia diputar di Venice Film Festival

Sep 12, 2016 - 10:02 AM

On the Origin of Fear karya Bayu Prihantoro Filemon menjadi satu satunya film Indonesia yang ditayangkan di Venice Film Festival

Bayu Prihantoro, sutradara On the Origin of Fear (kiri), bersama tim produser, berpose di depan jajaran bendera-bendera negara partisipan Venice International Film Festival. Termasuk di antaranya adalah bendera Indonesia. Foto oleh Tim Produser On the Origin of Fear.

Film Indonesia ‘On The Origin of Fear’ masuk Toronto Film Festival 2016

Aug 26, 2016 - 5:04 PM

On the Origin of Fear masuk program kompetisi film pendek “Short Cuts” di Toronto International Film Festival 2016

Poster film 'On the Origin of Fear' untuk Toronto International Film Festival 2016.

Film pendek Indonesia ‘On the Origin of Fear’ masuk kompetisi Venice

Jul 29, 2016 - 8:31 PM

Film ini ingin melawan reproduksi kekerasan pada Zaman Orde Baru yang selalu menampilkan tayangan berdarah tiap 30 September

Poster film 'On the Origin of Fear' untuk Venice Film Festival 2016.

Remembering the decency of Emmanuel Jose Pavia

Jul 26, 2016 - 1:41 PM

He was one of the truest embodiments of what it meant to be not just an Atenean or a Filipino – but of what it meant to be a decent truly good person

Organizers cancel Brussels protest march set Sunday

Mar 27, 2016 - 12:42 AM

Authorities have asked for the March Against Fear to be put off because of security fears and to allow the police to concentrate on investigating the terror attacks in Brussels

Floating zombies at sea featured in 'Fear the Walking Dead' promo

Mar 20, 2016 - 4:02 PM

New footage of Fear the Walking Dead has revealed a new terrifying foe the floating zombie

Screengrab from Facebook/Fear the Walking Dead

'Project Fear' stalks Britain's EU referendum campaign

Mar 11, 2016 - 11:56 PM

Cameron s old friend Boris Johnson has led the attacks with a string of well crafted broadsides accusing the Remain camp of scaremongering

BREXIT TALKS. The Union flag (R) and European Union flag (L) hang over Europa House in London, Britain, 17 January 2013. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Boxing: Fury reveals water plan to beat drug fears

Dec 01, 2015 - 11:56 AM

Fury reveals he refused to drink water on fight night against Klitschko unless he had bought it himself

NEW CHAMP. Tyson Fury (left) fights Vladimir Klitschko and goes on to become the new heavyweight world champion after defeating the long-reigning Klitschko via unanimous decision. Photo by Rolf Vennenbernd/EPA

Our most powerful emotion

Nov 13, 2015 - 8:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Love may be the most sublime of all emotions but it seems that if you want to kick ass recruit fear to do it for you

Our love affair with 'fear'

Oct 23, 2015 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Fear is good It is what nature experimented with and succeeded in making animals including humans survive

'Fear the Walking Dead' trailer released at Comic-Con

Jul 11, 2015 - 1:26 PM

The Walking Dead spinoff is set to be released on August 23

Pacquiao vs Mayweather: Analyzing the fear factor

Apr 09, 2015 - 4:35 PM

What story will the fighters eyes tell when they meet in the ring? A look at their recent pasts may give us clues

Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao are respected as two of the best fighters of their era. Photo by Jonathan Alcorn/EPA

WATCH: First teaser for ‘Fear The Walking Dead’

Mar 30, 2015 - 10:33 PM

Fear the Walking Dead is set in Los Angeles

Former Pinoy Fear Factor grand winner arrested for drugs

Oct 27, 2014 - 6:10 PM

Jommy Teotico is arrested for allegedly smoking marijuana in a house in San Pedro City Laguna

Can you inherit fear?

Oct 24, 2014 - 7:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] If you fear something but cannot remember having had any experience that could have caused that there may be an explanation

'Cape Fear' actress Polly Bergen dies at 84 - publicist

Sep 22, 2014 - 1:07 PM

The actress appeared in shows such The Sopranos Desperate Housewives and Commander in Chief

Malaysia Airlines losses widen after air disasters

Aug 28, 2014 - 10:01 PM

The flag carrier said it posted a 305 7 million ringgit 97 2 million loss in the April June quarter

PAIN OF LOSS. (File Photo) Malaysia Airlines crew members cry during multi-faith prayers for passengers and crew of crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at the Malaysia Airlines Academy in Kelana Jaya, Malaysia, 25 July 2014. Azhar Rahim/EPA

Breathe deeply, it is safe to go on a plane, travelers told

Jul 26, 2014 - 12:47 PM

On Internet forums people are not quite so calm – fear of flying is rampant

A year after Serendra: The fear of death

Jun 05, 2014 - 12:28 PM

I don’t think I’m alone when I say I’d rather not think about my mortality because not a single person on this planet is excluded from this inevitable future

#PugadBaboy: Tears for fears

May 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

A rundown of my immigrant fears

Jan 16, 2014 - 7:58 AM

The pressure to assimilate is great for Pinoys who have been immersed in American culture all their lives

Living with social anxiety disorder

Dec 15, 2013 - 1:13 PM

After years of living in the dark I finally came face to face with the culprit I was diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder SAD

Five signs you're a tech addict

Mar 27, 2013 - 4:33 PM

Can t live without your tablet? Check your phone the second you wake up? Here are 5 signs you re a tech addict

OBSESSED WITH YOUR GADGETS? Technology addiction is a real threat to your well-being. Photo from the 'iPhone' Facebook page

Aung San Suu Kyi films air on HBO

Mar 20, 2013 - 6:53 PM

Two films about the Burmese icon of democracy and Nobel Peace Prize winner will air on HBO as part of Women s Month

STRONG WOMAN. Two films about Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi will air back-to-back on HBO in celebration of International Women's Month

Live in Manila: 2012 in concerts

Dec 30, 2012 - 2:48 PM

This has been a loaded year for Pinoy concertgoers with hundreds of acts — some 80 foreign admittedly — doing sold out or near full house coliseum or mall gigs throughout 2012

A YEAR OF MUSIC. Foreign and local artists filled 2012 with live music that helped Filipinos go through the good and bad times. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

Most Filipinos hopeful for 2013

Dec 28, 2012 - 10:40 AM

According to the latest Social Weather Stations survey 93 of Filipinos are hopeful for 2013

Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Beauty, madness and no tears

Aug 22, 2012 - 2:28 PM

Per Sorensen and Tears for Fears returned to Manila just when Manila needed them most

'SOBRANG SULIT,' THE FANS kept saying. The Tears for Fears 2012 Manila concert had the Smart Araneta Coliseum filled to the rafters for two nights. Photo by Jenny Ortuoste

After 'bahagat,' a Snow Patrol storm

Aug 11, 2012 - 5:52 PM

In between the Smashing Pumpkins and Tears for Fears there was Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY: 'This is a first time we will never forget.' Photo by Kara Guioguio

The first time we shed Tears

Aug 10, 2012 - 1:36 PM

If you re watching the Tears for Fears concert tonight or tomorrow this is a great read

NEW WAVE KIDS, UNITE! Tears for Fears are back! Image from philippineconcerts.com