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Catch Phum Viphurit, Japanese Breakfast, Sobs, and Up Dharma Down in one concert

Apr 18, 2019 - 1:24 PM

The Summer Noise 2019 music fest is all set, ready with a killer 13-act line-up and a new location at Greenfield District

'Grease' prequel titled ‘Summer Loving’ on the way

Apr 12, 2019 - 3:05 PM

Tell me more, tell me more!

IN PHOTOS: Uniqlo Manila launches ‘first of its kind’ interactive exhibit

Apr 07, 2019 - 11:15 AM

‘Uniqlo Summer,’ a pop-up interactive exhibit inspired by the brand’s summer essentials, is a whimsical space for plenty of photo ops

UNIQLO SUMMER. The pop-up interactive exhibit consists of 4 rooms, which provide different photo opportunities for Uniqlo customers. All photos by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Workshops you and your kids can learn from this summer 2019

Apr 06, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Summer's here, and so are the endless opportunities to learn new things!

SUMMER ON STAGE. The Philippine Educational Theater Association is among the groups hosting theater workshops for all ages this summer. Photo courtesy of PETA

LOOK: Floyd Mayweather jets off to Boracay

Mar 31, 2019 - 8:47 PM

Floyd Mayweather returns to the country to visit Boracay right at the peak of Philippine summer heat

SUMMER VACATION. Retired American boxer Floyd Mayweather pays the reopened Boracay a visit. Photo from Instagram (@wendellvans)

PH women's football sees solid shot at Olympic qualifiers

Mar 28, 2019 - 6:07 PM

The national women's football team believes it has a legitimate shot at advancing to the third round

UPHILL CLIMB. Veteran keeper Inna Palacios believes that the team can advance to the next round. Photo by Mia Montayre/Philippine national women's football team

PAGASA declares start of dry season

Mar 22, 2019 - 1:50 PM

The state weather bureau advises everyone to 'take precautionary measures to minimize heat stress' and also 'optimize the daily use of water'

Japan Olympic chief facing corruption probe to step down

Mar 19, 2019 - 5:45 PM

'I think the most appropriate thing is to leave things to a new leader from the next generation,' says Tsunekazu Takeda in a Japan Olympic committee meeting

UNDER FIRE. Tsunekazu Takeda will end his term in June as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games. Photo by Charly Triballeau/AFP

Fukushima evacuees resist return as 'Reconstruction Olympics' nears

Mar 08, 2019 - 1:05 PM

People who fled Fukushima after the 2011 nuclear disaster are not eager to return

STAYING AWAY. In this photo taken on February 11, 2019, Kazuko Nihei, who fled her home in Fukushima city with her two daughters Rio (C) and Rin (R) after a 2011 earthquake and tsunami triggered the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, plays with them in their apartment in Tokyo. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

PH skaters hit ground running for 2024 Olympics

Mar 04, 2019 - 4:49 PM

Skateboarding has been approved as a regular event in the 2024 Paris Olympics

GIRL POWER. Margielyn Didal is one of the top Philippine bets for the Olympics. Photo from Warren Stuart’s Instagram (@wzahk)


Teen golfer Yuka Saso targets Tokyo 2020 Olympic berth

Feb 28, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Asian Games gold medalist Yuka Saso can qualify for the Olympics sooner than expected

OLYMPICS BERTH. Yuka Saso aims to debut in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Paris gets in breakdance groove ahead of 2024 Olympic bow

Feb 25, 2019 - 4:53 PM

Breakdance is set to make a splash on its Olympic debut at the Paris Games

BREAKTHROUGH. Breakdancing just needs the approval of the International Olympic Committee for it to be included as an event in the 2024 Olympics. Photos from Shutterstock


Indonesia submits formal bid to host the 2032 Olympics

Feb 19, 2019 - 5:35 PM

President Joko Widodo formally solidifies Indonesia's interest in hosting the 2032 event after a successful 2018 Asian Games

HISTORIC. If successful, Indonesia would be the fourth Asian Olympics host after Japan, South Korea and China. Screenshots from 2018 Asian Games media center livestream

Seoul picked for joint Korean bid to host 2032 Olympics

Feb 12, 2019 - 3:39 PM

Seoul edges out its rival Busan as South Korea's chosen city to host the 2032 Summer Olympics

UNIFIED KOREA. South Korea and North Korea join forces in team sports in the 2018 Asian Games. Rappler Screenshot

WATCH: Jadine drops 'Summer' music video

Jan 21, 2019 - 9:14 AM

Is the music video your vibe too?

LET'S GET IN TROUBLE? The couple releases a music video to promote their latest bop. Screenshot from the 'Summer' music video

Tokyo 2020 unveils new budget, spending unchanged at $12 billion

Dec 21, 2018 - 6:46 PM

Tokyo 2020 organizers pledge that the bill will not increase amid concerns that ballooning costs are putting off potential Olympic host cities

Gold medals, grey zones: Tokyo 2020 budget sparks dispute

Dec 20, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Japan and Tokyo 2020 organizers clash in considering which projects are 'Olympics-related'

'NEW NORM'. The National Stadium in Tokyo is being reconstructed to host the opening of the Olympic games. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Miss USA apologizes over 'xenophobic' remarks vs Miss Cambodia, Miss Vietnam

Dec 14, 2018 - 1:00 PM

'My life, friendships, and career revolve around me being a compassionate and empathetic woman. I would never intend to hurt another,' says Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers

KISS AND MAKE UP. Miss USA apologizes following backlash over what some say were 'xenophobic' comments made about Miss Cambodia and Miss Vietnam. Photo from Miss Australia's Instagram

North and South Korea to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

Sep 20, 2018 - 10:14 AM

The Olympic proposal would require an unprecedented level of cooperation and mutual trust on the long-divided Korean peninsula

UNIFIED KOREA. The two Koreas have continued their sports diplomacy, forming joint teams in several events including the recent 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Tokyo 2020 revives 1964 Olympic vibe

Sep 16, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Some venues used in the Tokyo 1964 Olympics will be part of history once more in the 2020 edition of the world's biggest sports event

SUSPENSION ROOF. The Yoyogi National Gymnasium is famous for its suspension roof design by Kenzo Tange. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

$100,000 at stake for winner of Globe 'League of Legends' tourney

Aug 14, 2018 - 8:31 PM

Two Philippine teams, Mineski and ArkAngel, are currently in the running

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Greece in mourning as horrifying wildfires kill 74

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:37 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The death toll could surpass that from the blazes which hit Greece's southern island of Evia in 2007 in which 77 people perished

WILDFIRE. A firefighter reacts as a house burns during a wildfire in Kineta, near Athens, on July 23, 2018. Photo by Valerie Gache/AFP

'Unprecedented' Japan heat wave kills 65 in one week

Jul 24, 2018 - 8:36 AM

(UPDATED) The heat wave 'is fatal, and we recognize it as a natural disaster,' says weather agency official Motoaki Takekawa

HEAT WAVE. A woman holds an umbrella as she walks along a street in Tokyo on July 23, 2018, as Japan suffers from a heat wave. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

LOOK: Tokyo reveals Olympic mascots’ names

Jul 23, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Tokyo 2020 organizers formally introduce Miraitowa and Someity to the world

DEBUT. Mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games Miraitowa (L) and Someity appear at their debut event in Tokyo. Photo by Kazuhiro Nori/AFP

Portland Blazers rule NBA Summer League

Jul 18, 2018 - 3:35 PM

KJ McDaniels stars as the Blazers spoil the Lakers' back-to-back title bid

STANDOUT RESERVE. Free agent KJ McDaniels delivers 17 points and 7 rebounds off the bench. Photo by AFP

Lakers’ Josh Hart bags NBA Summer League MVP

Jul 18, 2018 - 10:10 AM

The 6-foot-5 guard boasts a league-best average of 24.2 points in the NBA summer showcase

TITLE DEFENSE. Josh Hart and the Los Angeles Lakers look to defend their NBA Summer League 2018 crown. Photo by AFP

LOOK: 5-foot-5 Junior Robinson turns heads in NBA Summer League

Jul 16, 2018 - 2:17 PM

The undrafted guard is making waves in the Summer League. What’s your excuse?

BIGGER DREAMS. Junior Robinson shoots for a roster spot in the NBA as he tries to impress in the Summer League. File photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images/AFP


With LeBron looking on, Lakers reach summer league semis

Jul 16, 2018 - 10:39 AM

LeBron James creates a sensation when he arrives to watch the LA Lakers' game clad in gold Lakers shorts and purple shoes

LAKERS BENCH. Randy Mims (left) and LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers attend a 2018 NBA Summer League of the Lakers at the Thomas & Mack Center. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Rookie Knox heats up NBA Summer League

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:52 PM

The New York Knicks' first-round NBA Rookie Draft pick sizzles in the preseason showcase

SCORCHING. Knicks rookie Kevin Knox knocks in 16 of his 29 points in the third quarter. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Sports bits: Lyceum, San Beda top preseason tourneys

Jun 30, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The Pirates capture the Milcu crown, while the Red Lions snare the Fr. Martin title

DOMINANT. Lyceum’s Mike Nzeusseu cops the Finals MVP plum in the 2018 Milcu Sports Basketball.

UE spoils Ricci Rivero’s UP debut

Jun 23, 2018 - 1:40 PM

The former La Salle hotshot drops 34 points but the Warriors prove steadier in their preseason basketball duel

DEBUT. Ricci Rivero (center) makes a good first impression for the UP Maroons.

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Jun 22, 2018 - 1:55 PM

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June 21 will have longest daytime, shortest night of 2018

Jun 21, 2018 - 2:45 PM

This is due to the summer solstice, or when the sun is 'directly over the Tropic of Cancer'

Ateneo bags City Hoops 25U crown before Greece jaunt

Jun 14, 2018 - 6:28 PM

The Blue Eagles look to boost their UAAP buildup in Europe after a successful preseason run

PRESEASON KING. The Ateneo Blue Eagles overpower the Far Eastern University Tamaraws in a summer tournament.

Dyke dominates as La Salle stays hot vs UE

Jun 01, 2018 - 7:35 PM

The returning La Salle ace posts a double-double of 17 points and 18 rebounds

CONSISTENT. La Salle's Mark Dyke continues to impress in the preseason games.

La Salle captures 12U crown but Xavier denies golden double

May 26, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Brian Hachuela and Andre Minas power the Greenies to the 12-Under crown as Andrew Chio and Yuan Yu star in the Stallions' 10-Under title run

TITLE ROMP. La Salle Green Hills turns back San Sebastian College-Recoletos to rule the 12-under division.

Summer beauty picks that won't melt off your face

May 21, 2018 - 10:43 AM

The sweltering heat doesn’t mean you can’t have “beat” makeup

Green Archers torch Dragons by 96 points in preseason game

May 20, 2018 - 3:59 PM

Showing no mercy, La Salle holds University of Asia and the Pacific scoreless in the final quarter

BACK-TO-BACK. After picking up its first win against Lyceum, La Salle scores another one behind Mark Dyke.

FEU Tamaraws slip past UP Maroons in overtime

May 10, 2018 - 11:23 PM

With the win, the unbeaten Morayta-based squad clinches an outright finals berth in the 2018 Smart City Hoops

CLUTCH. FEU’s Axel Inigo scores the go-ahead floater.

Undermanned Lyceum outlasts Benilde, nails quarters berth

May 09, 2018 - 10:30 PM

The 7-man Pirates bank on the big games of Renzo Navarro, Liam Barbero, and Yancy Remulla

BIG GAME. Renzo Navarro collected 25 points, 11 assists, and 4 steals to lift the Pirates past the Blazers.

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Mandaue Nights

May 05, 2018 - 5:14 PM

The synthpop duo from Cebu is playing on Rappler Live Jam!

How you can cop that summer-ready glow

Apr 24, 2018 - 11:38 AM

These skincare products can give you that flawless glow — #nofilter needed

Impressions and prices: Happy Skin's summer-proof makeup

Apr 23, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Here's a quick roundup of Happy Skin's latest offerings

SUMMER-PROOF? We give our initial impressions on Happy Skin's latest collection. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

#OOTD: How to get that Instagram worthy summer look

Apr 19, 2018 - 10:53 AM

Is your closet summer-ready?

Better air-conditioning at NAIA Terminal 3 as summer begins – gov't

Apr 15, 2018 - 10:05 PM

'With this development, passengers can be assured of a convenient and relaxing atmosphere while waiting for their flights this summer season,' says Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal

BETTER SERVICES. Netizens rave about improved services at the Philippines' premier airport, once tagged the world's worst.

FEU Tamaraws repulse Letran in SMART City Hoops Summer Classic

Apr 14, 2018 - 11:22 PM

Hubert Cani scores a game-high 15 points, highlighted by a personal 9-0 run down the stretch to help the Far Eastern University Tamaraws nip the Colegio de San Juan de Letran Knights

This is how Anne Curtis does her makeup when she’s in a rush

Apr 13, 2018 - 3:02 PM

The actress shares her go-to 5-minute makeup routines, plus tips on how to stay fresh for the summer

EASY BEAUTY. Anne Curtis keeps her makeup routine simple. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Why we're looking forward to Summer Komikon 2018

Apr 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Get your geek on for the love of local comics!

Ateneo, Lyceum banner inaugural SMART City Hoops seniors tournament

Apr 12, 2018 - 6:12 PM

SMART City Hoops adds a seniors division in its 2018 edition

SIX TEAMS. College of St. Benilde, Far Eastern University, Lyceum of the Philippines, Ateneo, Letran and University of the Philippines will make up the first Under-25 SMART City Hoops tournament. Photo from press release

Tokyo works to boost Paralympic profile before 2020 Games

Apr 12, 2018 - 2:51 PM

With the Paralympics looming, Japan is running a raft of new campaigns ranging from television programs to manga comics, aimed at ending public ignorance of disability and celebrating the community's athletic accomplishments

GOALBALL. This picture taken on February 26, 2018 shows blindfolded children playing goalball, a sport for the visually impaired, during a class at a school in suburban Tokyo. Photo by Kazuhiro Nori/AFP