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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.

Albayalde fires Grijaldo, Unsafe streets in Mindanao | Midday wRap

Jun 22, 2018 - 1:55 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Jee Geronimo

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

PAGASA declares start of summer

Apr 10, 2018 - 3:50 PM

The weather in the Philippines will generally be 'warmer and drier,' but isolated rains are still expected

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, that it could not declare the onset of the dry seaso yet because the northeast monsoon or 'hanging amihan' has not been terminated. PAGASA said dry season may officially be declared by April. Photo by DARREN LANGIT/Rappler

Closeup concert drug dealers sentenced to life imprisonment

Apr 06, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Their 3 co-accused face at least 20 years in prison

SENTENCED. The 5 people who sold illegal drugs during the Closeup Forever Summer concert on May 21, 2016 were caught by the NBI a month later. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

5 video games to watch out for this summer

Apr 04, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Looking to beat the summer heat with some cool new games to play? Here's a quick list of our video gaming picks for the summer months!

UP Baguio 2018 summer art workshops start April 9

Apr 03, 2018 - 8:53 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Nine limited-slot workshops will be taught by a combined team of Baguio artists and UP Baguio faculty

Groups to hold vigil for Sereno as SC starts summer session in Baguio

Apr 02, 2018 - 10:06 PM

The organizations urge the Supreme Court not to entertain the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, and to instead let the impeachment trial in the Senate proceed

PROTEST. Members of the civil society groups holding vigils for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno announce on Monday, April 2, 2018, they will wear purple or pink sashes throughout their stay in Baguio, where the Supreme Court will hold its sessions during the summer. Photo  by Mau Victa/Rappler

How theater acting gave me a sense of calm

Mar 31, 2018 - 10:41 PM

We all find inner peace in different places. In my case, I found the opportunity to cultivate inner peace and to renew the spiritual side of me in an acting workshop.

Kim says N. Korea to take part in 2020, 2022 Olympics

Mar 31, 2018 - 1:04 PM

(UPDATED) IOC chief Thomas Bach announces the news after landing in Beijing following Friday's 'fruitful' talks with Kim Jong-Un

PYONGYANG VISIT. This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 31, 2018 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) meeting with President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach. Photo by KCNA via KNS/AFP

6 creative workshops to sign up for this summer

Mar 30, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Time to tap into your creative side and unleash your hidden talents!

Retro prints meet modern silhouettes for Penshoppe’s Spring-Summer collection

Mar 27, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Channel your inner free spirit with Penshoppe's 2018 Sping-Summer collection!

World-record, ultra-thin condom to debut in 2020 Tokyo Games

Mar 21, 2018 - 2:03 PM

Japan condom makers are proud its 'barely there' construction will encourage safe sex among the world's fittest athletes

ULTRA-THIN. An employee of Japanese condom maker Sagami Rubber Industries performs quality tests for randomly picked condoms at the company's testing facility in Atsugi, Kanagawa prefecture. Photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP.

Why you should check out Rustan's summer travel fair

Mar 20, 2018 - 2:00 PM

From March 16 to 18 in Rustan’s Makati and March 27-29 at Rustan's Shangri-la, explore curated options for summer destinations and all other essentials

PARADISE. The Crimson Resort in Boracay. Photo courtesy of Rustan's

7 pairs of shoes to buy for summer

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Keep your feet cool and comfy this season!

Dani Barretto and Laureen Uy share their summer skincare tips

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Two top bloggers share ways to keep skin glowing and beach-ready at the launch of the Watsons Love the Sun campaign

SKINCARE TIPS. Laureen Uy shares how she keeps her skin summer-ready. Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

6 tips for achieving summer-ready skin

Mar 12, 2018 - 12:24 PM

Get healthy, glowing skin before heading out for adventures under the sun

LISTEN: Cool Off, A Summer Playlist

Mar 10, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Combat the summer heat with some chill tunes

CHILL OUT. Make the summer heat a bit more bearable with this cool playlist. Photo by Alexis Betia

Here’s a look at Uniqlo’s S/S 2018 collection

Mar 09, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The brand stays true to form with its new collection

5 local swimwear brands for every summer activity

Mar 03, 2018 - 3:33 PM

Be summer-ready with these swimsuits!

7 Korean sunscreens that will keep your skin protected all summer

Mar 03, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Here comes the sun!