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Agricultural losses from Typhoon Ursula hit P782 million

Dec 28, 2019 - 5:45 PM

This is an increase from the initial figure of P695.85 million, due to an updated report from Western Visayas and Eastern Visayas

MILLIONS IN LOSSES. Typhoon Ursula left almost P800 million in agricultural damages and losses in its aftermath. Photo courtesy of @DJRadnie_360 on Twitter

[OPINION] What it's like to live with hearing loss

Dec 03, 2019 - 8:44 AM

We don’t want to be laughed at just because we misheard a conversation. You give us respect, and respect will be earned.

Busting myths about hair loss

Oct 07, 2019 - 6:58 PM

Going bald is tough, but some forms of hair loss are preventable through proper care

Signs of hair loss you might not know about

Sep 24, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Nothing to lose – time to restore your crowning glory!

Actress Kelley Day talks about battling alopecia

Aug 27, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Kelley says she found out about her condition in October 2018

[OPINION] On the 'plus' side of being healthy: Not your typical weight loss story

Jul 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM

'There is room for those who are bigger, who don’t have the abs, or who don’t fit in a size 2,' shares Margarita Olivares

Beyond tweets: Peeling layers of DFA's passport mess

Feb 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The Twitter rhetoric of Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr draws eyeballs to a multilayered controversy facing the Department of Foreign Affairs

DFA: 'No assurances on safety' of some passport data

Jan 15, 2019 - 6:30 PM

'Only a Senate investigation will assure the public that there was no breach or loss of data,' says Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr

Newly-appointed Foreign Affairs Secretary and concurrent Representative to the United Nations Teodoro Locsin Jr. represents President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit and EU-ASEAN Leaders' Meeting in Brussels, Belgium on October 18 Central European Summer Time. ASEM, a platform for dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe, is expected to reinforce its role as a catalyst for effective alliance of countries pursuing common goals as well as to bring out the pillars of partnership including peace and security, trade and investment, sustainable development, and people-to-people ties. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOS

DICT probes DFA passport data mess

Jan 15, 2019 - 3:35 PM

The Department of Information and Communications Technology reminds the Department of Foreign Affairs to comply with cybersecurity provisions

Antarctica ice loss increases sixfold since 1979 – study

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:48 AM

The pace of melting is expected to lead to disastrous sea level rise in the years to come

ANTARCTIC MORNING. King George Island : View of Antarctica early in the morning after a snow shower, on March 13, 2014. File photo by Vanderlei Almeida/ AFP

Locsin now says no runaway of passport data

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:11 AM

This comes a week after Foreign Secretary Teodoro 'Teddyboy' Locsin Jr said a former government contractor 'took all' passport data

TOP DIPLOMAT. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr faces the Commission on Appointments on November 28, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Passport data intact, accessible to DFA – PH contractor

Jan 15, 2019 - 8:06 AM

APO Production Unit Inc chairman Michael Dalumpines says Philippine passport data is being kept intact at APUI's plant in Batangas, with DFA officers having 'full access' to it

OFW applicants inside POEA on August 29, 2017

Yasay refutes Locsin, says passport data not stolen

Jan 14, 2019 - 3:32 PM

It 'is completely false and malicious' to say that former contractor Oberthur 'ran away with the data,' asserts former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr

PASSPORT ISSUES. Former foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr appears at a congressional hearing at the House of Representatives on March 6, 2018, about delays in passport processing. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Locsin blames 'Yellows' for passport data loss | Midday wRap

Jan 14, 2019 - 2:01 PM

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Senate probe sought into DFA passport data loss

Jan 14, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Senator Risa Hontiveros files a resolution calling for an investigation, saying that the implications of the controversy are 'vast'

OFW applicants inside POEA on August 29, 2017

DFA passport data loss 'national security threat' – PNP

Jan 14, 2019 - 11:19 AM

'Not only is it a threat to national security but also a threat to our identities,' says Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde

SECURITY THREAT. PNP chief Oscar Albayalde says the police is ready to assist the DFA in its probe on the alleged data theft. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Agri suffers P2.73 million production loss due to Tropical Depression Usman

Dec 31, 2018 - 4:19 PM

P2.13 million of that amount is rice production

USMAN. Effects of Tropical Depression Usman are shown in this photo of the Sugod River in Albay. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

Worry over kids' excessive smartphone use is more justified than ever before

Dec 27, 2018 - 10:00 AM

New research found brain changes among kids using screens more than 7 hours a day and lower cognitive skills among those using screens more than two hours a day

SMARTPHONE WOES. Sleep deprivation among teens spiked after 2012 – just as smartphone use became common. GCapture/Shutterstock.com

Dementia's hidden darkness: Violence and domestic abuse

Nov 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Alarmingly, evidence now suggests that there may be a complex but definitive link between dementia and domestic abuse

Image from Shutterstock

Study hard and you might lower your chances of dementia

Nov 03, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Learning about ourselves and the world might be the key to happiness and health into our golden years

MENTAL ACTIVITY. A new study funded by the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation will investigate the use of learning technologies such as streaming media for people with dementia and those at risk. Image from Shutterstock

Despite the haters, this Bb Pilipinas candidate did not give up

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:36 PM

After being body shamed for being 'fat,' Binibini candidate 18 Rosantonette Mendoza shares how she gained confidence by becoming healthy

Pimentel on Communist Party of China, Whang-Od as Living Treasure, Kushner’s top-level access | Midday wRap

Feb 28, 2018 - 12:34 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Sharon Cuneta opens up about weight-loss journey

Feb 12, 2018 - 11:29 AM

If you feel like you’re losing steam, this post may just keep you going

SHARON CUNETA. The actress gets real about her journey to health. Screenshot from Instagram.com/reallysharoncuneta

Damage to agriculture due to Mayon now at P185 million

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:58 PM

The cost of damage to crops is now at P185,281,979. This is up from P94 million last January 26.

Oozing molten volcanic debris cascades over the various gullies of iconic Mount Mayon on February 5, 2018. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Agriculture damage due to restive Mayon volcano reaches P165M

Jan 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Affected commodities include rice, corn, high value crops, and fiber crops

High school students in Guinobatan, Albay pass through a rice paddy as they run away from cascading volcanic materials from the slopes of Mayon Volcano. File photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

What it's like to eat only 1,200 calories for 5 days

Jan 18, 2018 - 1:30 PM

Spoiler alert: it's not as scary as you think

DELICIOUS DIET. Eating just 1,200 calories a day is made easier by a diet delivery service that does all the counting and cooking for you. Screengrab from Instagram.com/deliciousdietph

Vanishing Brgy. Alaska: Who's paying for loss and damage?

Dec 14, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Some 306 families in Barangay Alaska, Aringay, La Union are pleading to be relocated as rising seas threaten to submerge their community

ENCROACHING SEA. Editha Rulloda of Sitio Berlin Barangay Alaska Aringay, La Union shows water closing in on her house. Photo by Arnold Diaz Manongdo

Climate groups lament lack of loss and damage finance pledges in COP 23

Nov 20, 2017 - 12:17 PM

Climate groups agree that the loss and damage finance agenda has been sidelined in the COP 23 negotiations

3 Nike tights to get you through any kind of workout

Nov 07, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Let these tights inspire you to reach your #fitnessgoals

NIKE PANTS STUDIO. The workout brand has released new gear tailor-made for specific activities. Photo courtesy of Nike

How I lost almost 85 pounds in 5 months

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM

JP Peñol lost 83 8 pounds in 5 months after letting go of bad habits and embracing a healthier lifestyle

HEALTHIER YOU. JP Peñol started to live a healthier lifestyle after he almost suffered from mild stroke. After 5 months, his size dropped from XXL to Medium. Photos from Peñol's Facebook page
TOTAL TRANSFORMATION. From XXL, JP Peñol's shirt size dropped down to Medium. Photo courtesy of Peñol

Swallowable balloons work to curb obesity – study

May 18, 2017 - 11:16 AM

The non surgical procedure is seen as a safer and less costly alternative to intragastric balloons that require surgery though some do not see it as a long term solution for weight problems

TOOL VS OBESITY? A swallowable balloon is in a capsule, and expanded using a catheter. Photo from Allurion.com

Raymond vs Raymond: No more excuses

Apr 28, 2017 - 8:04 PM

I just hated the way I looked I felt I could do so much more he says Watch his story here

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 3, 2017

Mar 03, 2017 - 11:29 AM

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City noise linked to hearing loss – study

Mar 03, 2017 - 8:58 AM

High decibel urban areas – such as Guangzhou New Delhi Cairo and Istanbul – top the list of cities where hearing is most degraded according to researchers

'Bagaimana saya turun berat badan 65kg dalam 1,5 tahun'

Feb 24, 2017 - 10:33 AM

Farah Sungkar telah mencoba berbagai macam diet tapi hasilnya malah masuk rumah sakit Bagaimana ia bisa menurunkan berat badan sebanyak itu dalam waktu singkat?

Farah Sungkar (23 tahun) berhasil menurunkan berat badan dari 135 kg menjadi 70 kg dalam 1,5 tahun. Foto dari dokumentasi Farah Sungkar

DOF: Mining closures to cost LGUs over P821M in revenue losses

Feb 20, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says 3 of the 17 affected areas would lose revenues representing more than 50 of their current operating income

Real talk: Men and hair fall

Jan 12, 2017 - 3:11 PM

Life is too short to keep worrying about the top of your head

12 Things I did to lose 90 pounds in 6 months

Jan 07, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Here are 12 tips to kick off your 2017 on a healthy note

Photos provided by Abby Sta Ines-Jogno

#PugadBaboy: A Keen Sense of Smell

Jan 07, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Weighting in vain

Dec 30, 2016 - 2:38 PM

To you who read this my mesage is simple: Don t weight in vain Love yourself first

WEIGHT LOSS. Jerland Casilan, a registered nurse, says he lost much weight in the span of a year. Photos courtesy of Jerland Casilan

Be fit, don't quit: 5 tips on how to keep exercising

Dec 12, 2016 - 1:06 PM

Unfortunately it is common for people to fall off the physical activity wagon Here s some advice on how to keep going

My health scare and how I lost 125 pounds over 3 years

Nov 26, 2016 - 9:47 PM

Jay Recinto s life changes after experiencing a health scare when he weighed 310 pounds Read his inspiring story here

DTI, DOF looking to ‘modernize’ investment incentives

Sep 20, 2016 - 7:21 PM

Both agencies are working together to craft a new set of tax breaks to offer potential investors as ‘the icing on the cake’ to get them to invest in the country and hope to finalize the tax breaks by the end of the year says Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez

Solenn Heussaff opens up about being bullied in the past, crash diets, and body image

Sep 17, 2016 - 8:47 PM

As she launches a new book on diet and fitness Solenn shares about her weight loss journey – including the time her classmates called her Free Willy as a kid

SOLENN HEUSSAFF. At the launch of her book 'Hot Sos,' Solenn talks about her weight-loss journey. Photo courtesy of Summit Media

Pacquiao on power rates: Why are consumers paying for system loss?

Aug 16, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Senator Manny Pacquiao says dealing with high electricity bills is a burden for the Filipino people

Tesla loss widens as company works to speed production

Aug 04, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The carmaker reports a net loss of 293 2 million in the second quarter of 2016

epa04727762 A row of Tesla Motors Model S cars are seen at a parking lot of the Tesla Motors Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA, 30 April 2015. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Yasay, Obama on Clinton, Nintendo | 12PM wRap

Jul 28, 2016 - 12:52 PM

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This guy lost 156 pounds in a year – here's how

Jul 23, 2016 - 5:14 PM

At 27 Dante Pascual Jr weighed 332 pounds and was facing high blood pressure and high sugar levels Here s how he turned his health around

ONE YEAR LATER. Naga City school sports consultant Dante Pascual, Jr lost 156 pounds in a year. Photo courtesy of Dante Pascual, Jr

Yahoo studies bids for assets as losses mount

Jul 19, 2016 - 8:40 PM

Yahoo s loss in the second quarter of 2016 widens to 440 million amid speculation about efforts to sell its main assets

epa05249028 (FILE) A file picture dated 20 August 2015 shows Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. According to reports on 08 April 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. is ready to make a bid for Yahoo Inc.'s Web business next week. Google is likewise weighing the possibility of seeking to acquire Yahoo's core business, media said. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Spotify breaks $2 billion in revenue but still in red

May 24, 2016 - 3:10 PM

The revenue of the music streaming service jumps 80 in 2015 but the growth does not erase losses

SPOTIFY. Image from Spotify website.