Tiongkok pinjamkan sepasang panda ke Indonesia

Sep 22, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Setelah 10 tahun, kedua panda dan anak mereka dikembalikan ke Tiongkok

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Sep 14, 2017 - 7:58 PM

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We should levy Facebook and Google to fund journalism – here’s how

May 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Facebook and Google s collective share of global digital ad revenue was about 70 in late 2016 says an analyst Some of it should be diverted to a journalism fund

IMPRINT. Online giants Facebook and Google changed the way people consume information, and somewhere along the way, journalism itself. Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

The story behind the giant shipworm discovery that broke the internet

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:00 PM

While locals in Sultan Kudarat Philippines have known the giant shipworm for quite a while the scientific world is yet to understand it

MEGA MOLLUSC. The giant shipworm as it comes out of it shell in a UP MSI lab.

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Apr 19, 2017 - 8:07 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Hello Here s a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday

Elusive giant shipworm, oceanic 'unicorn,' finally discovered

Apr 19, 2017 - 8:35 AM

The giant shipworm Kuphus polythalamia a rare giant worm like clam is finally discovered in a shallow bay in Mindanao by a team of scientists from the US and the Philippines

GIANT FINT. The giant shipworm after removal from its shell. Photo courtesy Marvin Altamia

Giants, Texans, Falcons reach NFL playoffs while Raiders lose Carr

Dec 25, 2016 - 6:52 PM

The NFL playoff picture takes shape with just one week left in the regular season

RAIDERS OF THE LOST QB. The Raiders took a major hit to their title hopes when quarterback Derek Carr was taken out of the game in the fourth quarter. He'll have surgery on his fractured fibula and be replaced by the unheralded Matt McGloin. Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images/AFP

NFL: Giants, only team to beat Cowboys this season, do it again

Dec 12, 2016 - 3:03 PM

An Odell Beckham touchdown in the third quarter snaps the Cowboys 11 game winning streak and keeps the Giants playoff hopes alive

HOW BOUT THEM GIANTS. Odell Beckham says plans for the Cowboys to celebrate clinching the NFC West title at Giants Stadium motivated the team. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Swedish envoy hails Ikea plan to open PH stores

Nov 17, 2016 - 7:35 PM

This comes as Sweden reopens its embassy in the Philippines that was closed for 8 years

EMBASSY REOPENED. Swedish Ambassador-designate to the Philippines Harald Fries speaks during the inauguration of the reopened Swedish embassy in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Swedish embassy

NFL: Manning tosses 3 TDs as gambling Giants beat Bengals

Nov 15, 2016 - 4:46 PM

The Giants moved to 6 3 after a risky gamble late pays off at home

CLOSE WIN. The New York Giants held on to win following a risky fourth down touchdown pass late in the game. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Masalah HAM di balik reklamasi Benoa dan Jakarta

Oct 26, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Komnas HAM menyarankan semua izin dicabut hingga tercapai solusi dan kesepakatan

Aktivis ForBali menolak reklamasi Teluk Benoa, di depan kantor gubernur Bali, pada 29 Januari 2016. Foto dari Twitter/@ForBali13

Korean abducted in first Philippines cargo ship raid

Oct 21, 2016 - 7:47 PM

2nd UPDATE Ten people who reportedly identified themselves as members of the the Abu Sayyaf group board a South Korean flagged cargo ship on Thursday and abduct its captain as well as a local crewman

World's oldest giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

Oct 17, 2016 - 1:10 AM

Authorities agreed to humane euthanasia for Jia Jia as her health quickly deteriorated over the last two weeks

(FILES) In this file photograph taken on July 28, 2015, giant panda Jia Jia eats a bamboo stick next to her cake made of ice and fruit juice to mark her 37th birthday at an amusement park in Hong Kong, making her the oldest giant panda ever kept in captivity, ageing to the equivalent of more than 100 in human terms.  Jia Jia died on October 16, 2016, aged 38. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ

Chicago Cubs take commanding NLDS lead with 5-2 win over Giants

Oct 09, 2016 - 2:03 PM

The Cubs are one win from the NL Championship series after defeating the San Francisco Giants in Game two

GOING LONG. Chicago Cubs' Travis Wood became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a home run in the postseason. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

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Sep 05, 2016 - 7:51 PM

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Giant pandas no longer 'endangered' in China – officials

Sep 05, 2016 - 11:12 AM

The improvement for the giant panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca is announced as part of an update to the International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN Red List

WE'RE SAFE! Giant panda Mei Xiang(L) and her cub Bei Bei play in their enclosure August 24, 2016 at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Karen Bleier/AFP

Rasa berbeda si 'Raksasa Baik Hati' ala Disney

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Rasa berbeda dari karya Roald Dahl The BFG di bawah besutan Steven Spielberg dan Disney

Foto oleh akun resmi @BFGMovie

China giant panda gives birth to twins

Jun 22, 2016 - 11:05 PM

The two cubs both female are the first twins of the critically endangered species this year

This handout photo taken on June 20, 2016 and released by the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding on June 22, 2016 shows a keeper feeding one of two newborn giant panda twins at the research base's facility in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan Province. A giant panda gave birth to twins on June 20 in Chengdu City, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, the first twins this year anywhere in the world, according to the breeding base. / AFP PHOTO / CHENGDU RESEARCH BASE OF GIANT PANDA BREEDING / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / CHENGDU RESEARCH BASE OF GIANT PANDA BREEDING" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE

'It's a boy!': Chinese panda gives birth in Belgium

Jun 02, 2016 - 8:05 PM

UPDATED Less than 2 000 pandas can be found in the wild making every birth a true miracle says the Pairi Daiza zoo

This handout picture taken and released on June 2, 2016 by the Paira Daiza shows female Giant Panda Hao Hao holding her cub in her mouth at the Paira Daiza zoologic parc. A giant panda on loan to Belgium from China has given birth to a cub, a rare event for the endangered species, the Pairi Daiza zoo said on June 2, 2016. The zoo and the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda "have the great pleasure to announce the birth of a panda cub", Pairi Daiza said in a statement."Less than 2,000 pandas can be found in the wild, making every birth a true miracle", it said.  / AFP PHOTO / Paira Daiza / Benoit Bouchez / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / PAIRA DAIZA / BENOIT BOUCHEZ- NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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May 17, 2016 - 12:27 PM

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Giant pandas from China arrive in South Korea

Mar 03, 2016 - 4:55 PM

A female panda named Aibao and a male panda named Lebao get a red carpet welcome in Seoul

A panda named as Lebao (pleasant treasure) is seen during a welcoming ceremony for a pair of giant pandas born in China, at a cargo terminal of the Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on March 3, 2016. A pair of giant pandas, a state gift to South Korea from Chinese President Xi Jinping, arrived in Seoul on March 3 to a red-carpet welcome. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE / AFP / JUNG YEON-JE

Barry Bonds, back in MLB, declares 'God knows I'm a Hall of Famer'

Feb 21, 2016 - 2:15 PM

Whether or not the writers vote him in Barry Bonds says his peers view him as a Hall of Fame caliber player

BACK IN BASEBALL. Barry Bonds, seen throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before an NL Championship game in 2014, is back in the MLB as a hitting coach for the Miami Marlins. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

NFL: Long-time Giants head coach Coughlin steps down

Jan 05, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Coughlin is stepping down after the Giants failed to reach the postseason for the fourth year in a row and the sixth time in 7 years

STEPPING DOWN. Tom Coughlin, long-time coach of the New York Giants, steps down after the team failed to reach the postseason for the fourth year in a row. File Photo by JUSTIN LANE/EPA

Christmas around the world

Dec 04, 2015 - 11:38 AM

Here are some Christmas traditions from around the globe

Viagra and Botox makers to merge to create $160-B pharma giant

Nov 23, 2015 - 10:04 PM

The transaction the biggest merger announced this year will be fiscally advantageous for US based Pfizer as it will merge into Allergan based in low tax Ireland

MERGER. Pfizer and Allergan will merge to create the world's biggest pharmaceutical group in a deal worth around $160 billion. Photo from Pfizer Facebook page

David Bowie pens music for SpongeBob stage version

Sep 02, 2015 - 10:26 AM

The Flaming Lips They Might Be Giants Cyndi Lauper Aerosmith and John Legend will also contribute music for the show

11 dead, dozens hurt in fire at Saudi oil giant housing complex

Aug 30, 2015 - 10:06 PM

The incident is currently under control and cooling operations are ongoing

Smaller of newborn panda twins dies

Aug 27, 2015 - 7:23 AM

The undersize cub – nearly half the weight of the other – passes away Wednesday 4 days after its unexpected birth had made it an Internet sensation

PRECIOUS CARGO. This image released August 23, 2015 courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo shows the second of the two giant panda cubs born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo being examined by veterinarians. Smithsonian's National Zoo/AFP

Newborn panda twins vocal, 'very, very active' – US zoo

Aug 24, 2015 - 8:40 AM

The cubs are being closely monitored by experts concerned about their mother s ability to care for both offspring at the same time

PRECIOUS CARGO. This image released August 23, 2015 courtesy of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo shows the second of the two giant panda cubs born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo being examined by veterinarians. Smithsonian's National Zoo/AFP

Mei Xiang the panda gives birth at Washington zoo

Aug 23, 2015 - 8:41 AM

Mei Xiang reacted by picking the tiny pink and hairless cub up

Giant panda Mei Xiang sleeps indoors at Smithsonian's National Zoological Park in Washington, DC, USA, 11 August 2015. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Giant inflatable minion stops traffic in Ireland

Aug 04, 2015 - 2:53 PM

Dublin councilor Paul McAuliffe says that while the incident may seem humorous it could have led to more serious consequences

STRANGER THAN FICTION. A giant Kevin from the movie 'Minions' wreaks havoc in London, while an actual giant inflatable minion stops traffic in Dublin. Screengrab from YouTube/Illumination

NFL player has finger amputated after fireworks accident

Jul 09, 2015 - 12:50 PM

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre Paul had his right index finger removed following a Fourth of July mishap

GIANT MISHAP. New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has lost a finger due to an accident involving fireworks. Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images/AFP

Japan accepts US giant robot duel challenge

Jul 07, 2015 - 5:26 PM

Suidobashi Heavy Industry accepts the duel challenge from Megabots but wants to add melee combat to the duel aside from a gun battle

KURATA AND HIS KURATAS. Screen shot from YouTube.

6 things we're hoping to see at Wanderland 2015

Apr 19, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Excited for the festival? We are too Here are some of the things we re hoping to see

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS. What are you looking forward to in Wanderland? Screengrab from YouTube

Stars found forming at Milky Way's outer edge

Feb 27, 2015 - 2:43 PM

A team led by Denilso Camargo of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre found giant molecular clouds far outside the central galaxy One of these remote clouds unexpectedly contains two star clusters said the statement

UP IN THE SKY. The zodiacal light (L) and the Milky Way (R) are seen from the region of Salgotarjan, 109 kms northeast of Budapest, Hungary, 17 February 2015. Peter Komka/EPA

FULL LIST: Wanderland 2015 lineup

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:09 AM

The entire lineup which includes Kid Cudi Augustana and Hale

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San Francisco Giants win World Series

Oct 30, 2014 - 11:52 AM

The Giants defeat the Royals 4 games to 3 in Major League Baseball s best of 7 final to collect their 8th championship overall and follow up titles in 2010 and 2012

THIRD TIME IN FIVE SEASONS. The San Francisco Giants celebrate their World Series win. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Royals blank Giants to force World Series title showdown

Oct 29, 2014 - 1:02 PM

The Royals tagged the Giants for 7 runs on 8 hits in the second inning on their way to forcing a title deciding matchup for the World Series crown

RUBBER MATCH. Kansas City Royals (L-R) Alex Gordon, Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain celebrate after defeating the San Francisco Giants in game 6 to force a rubber match for the World Series title. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Giants steamroll Royals to level World Series

Oct 26, 2014 - 2:25 PM

The Giants rebounded from back to back losses with a win in Game 4 to even the World Series

GIANT COMEBACK. Buster Posey #28, Pablo Sandoval #48, Hunter Strickland #60, and Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals 11-4. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Royals edge Giants to take World Series lead

Oct 25, 2014 - 1:55 PM

The Royals won their second straight game to take a two games to one lead in Major League Baseball s best of seven World Series

ROYAL FLUSH. Kansas Ciity Royals players Mike Mousakas (L) and Eric Hosmer (R) celebrate after winning Game 3. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Royals rip Giants, pull even in World Series

Oct 23, 2014 - 12:43 PM

Omar Infante smashed his first playoff home run to cap a five run outburst giving the Kansas City Royals a 7 2 victory over San Francisco in Game 2

Omar Infante of the Kansas City Royals hits a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning of game two of the World Series. Photo by Dave Kaup/EPA

Giants' Bumgarner shuts down Royals to win World Series Game 1

Oct 22, 2014 - 3:02 PM

The San Francisco Giants stole Game 1 on the road as Bumgarner stretched his record streak of scoreless playoff innings to 32 2 3

Madison Bumgarner struck out five batters over 7 innings to earn the Giants a Game 1 victory. Photo by Jamie Squire/EPA

Lorde's 'Royals' banned by baseball rivals

Oct 21, 2014 - 10:10 AM

A radio station in San Francisco said it would temporarily ban the New Zealand teenager s Royals from its playlist during the World Series

Giants to face Royals in World Series showdown

Oct 17, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Travis Ishikawa s walk off ninth inning home run sends the San Francisco Giants back to the World Series to face the Kansas City Royals

WALK OFF. San Francisco Giant Travis Ishikawa hits a home run to win the game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning to send his team to the World Series. Photo by Monica M. Davey/EPA

Scientists given rare glimpse of 350-kilo colossal squid

Sep 18, 2014 - 12:26 PM

The colossal squid is thought to extend up to 4 5 meters 13 16 feet from tip to tentacle and weigh up to 500 kilograms

Scientists from Auckland University of Technology, and John Bennett, Skipper of the San Aspiring, with the colossal squid. Photographer: Norm Heke © Te Papa

Famed Galapagos tortoise 'Pepe the Missionary' dies

Aug 23, 2014 - 12:10 PM

The famous giant tortoise which has endeared himself to humans visiting the Galapagos Islands dies of natural causes

Strahan, Brooks headline Pro Football Hall of Fame class

Aug 04, 2014 - 12:24 AM

Defensive standouts Michael Strahan and Derrick Brooks headlined the Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014 class inducted

GIANT ACHIEVEMENT. Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan was a five-time All-Pro, seven-time Pro Bowler and set a single-season record with 22 1/2 sacks. Photo by Darren Hauck/EPA

Fil-Am pitcher Lincecum throws second no-hitter

Jun 26, 2014 - 7:43 AM

Two time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum threw his second career no hitter as the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 4 0

UNHITTABLE. Tim Lincecum became the second pitcher to no-hit the same team twice. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

More evidence that Earth collision formed Moon – study

Jun 06, 2014 - 11:48 AM

According to theoretical models of the collision the moon would have formed mostly from a planetary body named Theia at between 70 90 with some 10 30 coming from Earth

Photo from AFP