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NBA selects Salt Lake City to host 2023 All-Star Game

Oct 24, 2019 - 2:23 PM

The NBA All-Star showcase returns to Utah 30 years after it last hosted the event

TRADITION.The All-Star action has been an annual tradition for players like Stephen Curry and James Harden. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Life on Jupiter's moon Europa? Discovery of table salt on the surface boosts hopes

Jun 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

This has important implications for the potential existence of life in Europa’s hidden depths

Varied terrain on Europa. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SETI Institute

27 youth campers rushed to Benguet hospital due to severe diarrhea

May 30, 2019 - 9:21 PM

The campers reportedly ate champorado for their afternoon snack

ADMITTED. Twenty-seven youth campers have been admitted to the Benguet General Hospital after suffering severe diarrhea. File photo from Benguet province's website

Golden steak warrior: Ribery blasts critics of 24-carat gold meal

Jan 06, 2019 - 11:38 AM

French football star Franck Ribery hits back after getting bashed for eating a gold-coated steak by celebrity restauranteur Salt Bae

CONTROVERSIAL. Franck Ribery’s club Bayern Munich says the issue is a ‘private matter.’ Photo from Bayern Munich Twitter

Irvins apologizes for dead lizard in salted egg snack

Jan 03, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The Singapore-based snack company issues a public apology after a customer shared photos of the 'salted egg lizard' found in her fish skin packet

SC affirms Imelda’s acquittal in dollar-salting, hits ‘apathetic’ prosecution

Sep 21, 2018 - 1:30 PM

‘The prosecution could have done better in this case. Sadly it failed,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen, who penned the decision

ACQUITTED. Supreme Court affirms the acquittal of former first lady Imelda Marcos on 32 counts of dollar salting connected to the Marcos Swiss Accounts. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Emerging Leadership Summit 2018: Learn from leaders of the digital generation

Sep 10, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The 2nd Emerging Leadership Summit will be happening on September 26 at the Marquis Events Place, BGC

7 pairs of shoes to buy for summer

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Keep your feet cool and comfy this season!

7 amazing restaurants to try in Singapore

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:35 PM

Singapore’s diverse culinary scene takes centerstage on a gastronomic field trip

Spain police launch graft probe in Catalan president's fiefdom

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:05 PM

The operation comes amid mounting tensions as Catalan leaders press ahead with preparations for an independence referendum on October 1 despite Madrid's ban and a court ruling that deems it illegal

CARLES PUIGDEMONT. This handout picture released by the Generalitat de Catalunya on September 19, 2017 shows Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont (C), Catalan regional vice-President and chief of Economy and Finance, Oriol Junqueras (L) and leader of Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes), Jordi Turull (R) leave after a regional government meeting in Barcelona on September 19, 2017. Photo by Ruben Moreno Garcia/Generalitat de Catalunya/AFP

U.S. nurse arrested for not giving police patient's blood

Sep 02, 2017 - 2:07 PM

The nurse was detained for around 20 minutes in a police car before being released the spokeswoman of the hospital says

Irvins Salted Egg chips are in Manila!

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:09 PM

The cult favorite from Singapore can now be found at the SM Mega Fashion Hall

DANGEROUSLY ADDICTIVE. The brands signature snacks have gained a strong following among Filipinos. Photo by Amanda Lago/ Rappler

4 trik mengolah makanan tanpa menggunakan garam

May 03, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Meski tanpa garam makanan yang diolah dengan baik bisa tetap memiliki cita rasa yang menarik

#PugadBaboy: Salt bane

Apr 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM

News Briefs: February 28, 2017

Feb 28, 2017 - 4:54 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Tuesday February 28

WATCH: Marcio Lassiter goes 'Salt Bae' on Sol Mercado

Feb 27, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Who knew doing the Salt Bae meme would be punishable by ejection?

SALT BAE. Marcio Lassiter is called for a technical foul, and consequently ejected, in Game 2 after doing the 'salt bae' meme on Sol Mercado. Photo from PBA Images

For 1st time, Pope names Fil-Am to head US diocese

Jan 11, 2017 - 8:12 PM

The diversity of the United States reflects the kind of Church we have in America the Nueva Ecija born Bishop Oscar Solis says

FIL-AM BISHOP. Oscar Solis, a Filipino-American bishop from Nueva Ecija, is set to lead the Diocese of Salt Lake City in Utah. Photo from the Diocese of Salt Lake City's Facebook page

Recto: Tap Malampaya fund for SALt lamps

Nov 24, 2015 - 4:21 PM

The senator also says the government should seek joint ventures with Sustainable Alternative Lighting s Aisa Mijeno

FUNDING. Senator Ralph Recto says Sustainable Alternative Lighting project would qualify for Malampaya funding under Presidential Decree No. 910, which states that government share from the exploitation of energy resources can be used to finance energy programs. Malampaya image from its project website; SAlt lamp image from its website

Deconstructing SALt’s saltwater lamp

Nov 22, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Sustainable Alternative Light s saltwater lamp which received widespread attention in the APEC summit works using a metal air battery as power source

LIT UP. SALT's ecologically designed lamp is powered by tap water and table salt. Photo from SALt website

APEC leaders' kin in PH: NGO visit in Payatas, food trip in Tagaytay

Nov 19, 2015 - 11:08 PM

What did the family members of some APEC leaders do while the latter got down to business at the Manila summit?

SIDE TRIP. Akie Abe, wife of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, visits Likha Shop, a livelihood project in Payatas, Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

How Filipina engineer shared spotlight with Obama, Jack Ma

Nov 19, 2015 - 3:01 PM

Entrepreneur Aisa Mijeno shares how the White House managed to bring her to the APEC CEO Summit even if she wasn t qualified to attend it

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Aisa Mijeno, founder of Sustainable Alternative Lighting tells US President Barack Obama and Alibaba founder Jack Ma what innovators like her need to make positive changes in the world.

APEC talks, SALt initiative, Paris attack ‘mastermind’ | 12PM wRap

Nov 19, 2015 - 1:09 PM

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Maritime security, Obama’s speech, Russia vs ISIS | 6PM wRap

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:22 PM

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A first: Obama is APEC's funny moderator-in-chief

Nov 18, 2015 - 1:59 PM

In a break from tradition US President Barack Obama did not just deliver a speech at the forum but went on to moderate the panel with Jack Ma of e commerce giant Alibaba and Filipino engineer Aisa Mijeno CEO of SALt

HOSTING GIG. US President Barack Obama jokes with Alibaba founder Jack Ma as he moderates a panel at the APEC CEO Summit. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Filipina startup founder shares stage with Obama, Jack Ma

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:28 PM

Aisa Mijeno seizes the moment and tells US President Obama and Alibaba s Jack Ma that her company needs support

PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Aisa Mijeno, founder of Sustainable Alternative Lighting tells US President Barack Obama and Alibaba founder Jack Ma what innovators like her need to make positive changes in the world.

WATCH: Obama hosts panel discussion with Alibaba CEO and PH scientist

Nov 18, 2015 - 11:59 AM

Watch it on Rappler

Tech startups gain prominence; PSE takes notice

Aug 29, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Startup events like Elevation Pitch illustrates the vast potential of 12 early stage startups and attracts an expanding circle of financiers and their networks

Creating a culture of character in organizations

Jul 04, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Character is the ability to do the necessary hard things Wake up when you don’t want to wake up Work when you don’t want to work Give when you don’t want’ to give

CULTURE OF CHARACTER. Officials of Salt & Light Ventures share how character can be molded and measured in the workplace. All photos by Shadz Loresco

20 years after: ASIN Law and its challenges

Apr 12, 2015 - 5:22 PM

Almost two decades its implementation there is still a need to strengthen the ASIN Law

18 women entrepreneurs and their inspiring words

Jan 09, 2015 - 3:30 PM

These successful women share golden nuggets of wisdom to help you pursue your entrepreneurial dreams

The 5 'hot' tech firms of 2014

Dec 30, 2014 - 2:27 PM

Whether through milestones achieved or controversies they got themselves into what’s sure is they changed the landscape and are expected to blaze more trails in the coming years

Curbing bad habits can stop 37M premature deaths – study

May 03, 2014 - 7:47 AM

The study defines premature mortality as the probability of dying between the ages of 30 and 70

QUIT. The United Nations is targeting a 25-percent reduction in premature death from non-communicable diseases from 2010 to 2025

Take it with a grain of 'iodized' salt

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:00 AM

The iodine status of pregnant and lactating women is of public health concern

A pinch of [gourmet] salt

Oct 04, 2013 - 3:00 PM

More than just making dishes savory salt is a flavor enhancer

BURST OF FLAVOR. Salt brings out the different flavors in the food you pair it with. Photo by Peter Imbong

Sandwich back for more noise

Sep 14, 2013 - 2:31 PM

Band’s newest album is its 7th in 15 years of tasty loudness

SUNDOWN MOOD. (L to R) Mong Alcaraz, Mike Dizon, Raymund Marasigan, Diego Castillo, Myrene Academia

WebHits: Salt artist draws The Joker

Jul 04, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Artist uses salt to draw portrait of The Joker

A different sip: Alternative coffee shops

Jun 28, 2013 - 10:05 AM

This rainy season try out 3 coffee shops that offer something different

COFFEE BLISS. Rainy days make you want to tuck in with a cup of hot coffee. All photos by Pia Ranada

Kalabasa Calling: The Smashing Pumpkins, soon to be live in Manila

Jul 31, 2012 - 1:10 AM

90s kids rejoice as one of the best alternative bands the world has ever heard and seen finally comes to Manila after almost 25 years

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS. Photo courtesy of Louie Barretto

Concocting an ocean elixir

Apr 20, 2012 - 12:01 AM

A mom shares about her love for the ocean

DREAMING OF SEA. What is it about the ocean that cures even the most hopeless of woes?

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