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Cholera kills over 27,000 pigs in Indonesia

Dec 14, 2019 - 6:14 PM

Authorities say the pace of deaths is increasing

Indonesia buries over 1,000 cholera-hit pigs

Nov 12, 2019 - 8:36 PM

Some 6,000 pigs have died across North Sumatra since September with many dumped into local waterways

BTS label to hold global auditions for K-pop girl group

Sep 05, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Big Hit Entertainment is scouting for new members for their upcoming 2021 K-pop girl group – why not give it a shot?

Philippine Red Cross on hit-and-run incident: Responders not to blame

Aug 28, 2019 - 9:24 AM

The Philippine Red Cross dismisses allegations it failed to save the child hit by a car in Manila, saying he had already died when responders arrived

HIT-AND-RUN VICTIM. A 6-year-old hit-and-run victim is shielded by an umbrella as authorities wait for a vehicle to transport him. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

INFOGRAPHIC: Take the whole family on an unforgettable trip to Singapore

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:57 AM

Are you into sports, food, or the arts? You’ll surely make memories you’ll never forget!

Newly-assigned doctor in Agusan del Norte killed in hit-and-run

Feb 08, 2019 - 1:07 PM

The victim is identified as Dr Zuriel Arambulo, 28, a resident of Cainta, Rizal

Boy dies in hit-and-run incident while caroling in Pasig

Dec 21, 2018 - 11:58 PM

The identity of the driver remains unknown

‘Miss Queensland’: How Australian media is reporting Catriona Gray’s victory

Dec 20, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Aussie publications highlight Catriona's Australian heritage – though some of their headlines are offending Pinoy netizens

BEAUTY QUEEN. Catriona Gray is crowned Miss Universe 2018. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization

BTS' management apologizes over Nazi hats controversy

Nov 14, 2018 - 11:23 AM

'Big Hit bears all responsibilities for not providing the necessary and careful support to our artist that may have prevented these issues,' the company says in a statement

BTS CONTROVERSY. The K-pop group finds itself in hot water over a shoot from years back. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

Keluarga manajer JKT48 tolak proses autopsi yang diajukan polisi

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:07 PM

Jasad IJ telah diserahkan oleh polisi kepada pihak keluarga hari ini

MENINGGAL. IJ, manajer girl band JKT48 ditemukan meninggal di rumahnya pada Selasa sore, 21 Maret. Penyebab kematian diduga akibat bunuh diri. Foto oleh Rappler

The 20 YouTube videos Filipinos watched the most in 2016

Dec 09, 2016 - 3:47 PM

The Chainsmokers Pikotaro and cover songs dominate YouTube s list of most watched videos in the Philippines for 2016

Retired 5-time NBA champion Rodman charged in hit and run

Nov 22, 2016 - 10:13 AM

If convicted on all charges the 5 time NBA champion and 7 time NBA rebound champion faces a maximum of two years in county jail

CHARGED. Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, seen in this file photo preparing to check in for his flight to North Korea at Beijing's international airport on January 6, 2014, is charged in a hit and run. WANG ZHAO / AFP

WATCH: Ariana Grande performs Whitney Houston medley

Aug 05, 2016 - 10:20 PM

Ariana belts a medley of Whitney Houston s How Will I Know and Queen of the Night

WHITNEY HOUSTON TRIBUTE. Ariana Grande channeled her inner Whitney Houston with a medley of the singer's greatest hits. Screengrab from Instagram/arianagrande

WATCH: Hanson performs acoustic version of 'Mmmbop'

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Hanson performs Mmmbop on ABC s Greatest Hits

WATCH: Backstreet Boys, Meghan Trainor team up for 'I Want It That Way'

Jul 09, 2016 - 3:21 PM

The Backstreet Boys and Meghan Trainor appear on ABC s Greatest Hits

Screengrab from YouTube/ The Dark Side Of Backstreet

Cavaliers' Jones gets one-game ban for hit on Biyombo

May 23, 2016 - 11:40 AM

The incident takes place with 17 6 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter as Toronto snaps Cleveland s 10 game win streak to open the playoffs

SUSPENDED. Cleveland's Dahntay Jones (L), seen here in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, is suspended for one game without pay after a hit to the groin of Toronto's Bismack Biyombo. Photo by DAVID MAXWELL/EPA

#PHVote Top of the Hour | 8PM

May 03, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Duterte to seek help from economic minds BEIs vulnerable without replacement ballot guide Poe hits Aquino over “inefficiency”

New hit-list threatens Bangladeshi teachers, politicians

May 03, 2016 - 6:30 PM

UPDATED Police say they are taking seriously an unknown group s threat to kill 10 people

A Bangladeshi police official stands in front of an apartment in Dhaka on April 25, 2016. where here a leading gay rights activist was allegedly hacked to death.  Two people including a leading gay rights activist were hacked to death at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, the latest in a series of attacks on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

Duterte’s lead, Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, Prince | 6PM wRap

Apr 26, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Watch Rappler s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

Iraq forces in major push against IS in Anbar

Mar 19, 2016 - 3:26 PM

Iraqi forces are tightening the noose around the Islamic State group in the province as they continue to retake more cities

OFFENSIVE. Iraqi forces are trying to retake Hit, a city in the province of Anbar, from the Islamic State. The jihadist group still holds most of the province but the noose is tightening around some of its key bastions. Photo by Moadh Al-Dulaimi/AFP

Pia Wurtzbach looks back at 2015 Bb Pilipinas win

Mar 18, 2016 - 5:58 PM

Pia writes a throwback post and also celebrates hitting 2 million followers on Instagram

Parenting 101: It's time to end tough love

Feb 19, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Smacking shows children that people are allowed to use physical force to achieve compliance even when the reason for complying may not be just fair or even understood

WATCH: Leslie Mann, Dakota Johnson flirt with reporter mid-interview

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:51 PM

The How to be Single stars introduce reporter Chris Van Vliet to their friends before getting him to unbutton his shirt

MID-INTERVIEW FLIRT. Dakota Johnson and Leslie Mann hit on reporter Chris Van Vliet during their interview with him. Screengrab from YouTube/Chris Van Vliet

David disqualified, Roxas hits Binay, Dengue vaccine | 12PM wRap

Dec 10, 2015 - 2:21 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

WATCH: Seattle Seahawks receiver Lockette hurt in scary hit

Nov 02, 2015 - 3:47 PM

Ricardo Lockette crumples to the turf after a strong collision with Dallas Cowboys Jeff Heath in just one of the injuries on a bruising day in the NFL

SCARY HIT. Seattle Seahawks' Ricardo Lockette is taken off the field on a stretcher after being hit in a play against the Dallas Cowboys. Lockette appeared to talk to doctors after he was strapped to a backboard, and clenched a fist in a show of strength as he was carried off. Photo by LARRY W. SMITH/EPA

Kitty collection game Neko Atsume gets English translation

Nov 02, 2015 - 11:11 AM

Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector lets users pick up and take pictures of an array of adorable virtual kittens

KITTY COLLECTION! Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector lets users play with their own bunch of happy little kittens. Screen shots from Android version of game.

Miriam on corruption, Binay hits Aquino admin, US vs China | 12PM wRap

Oct 27, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Hit and run victim still waits for justice

Aug 08, 2015 - 4:56 PM

How long should a victim of a car accident wait for resolution of a case?

Prolific Prince ready with 'super-experimental' album

Jul 25, 2015 - 10:17 AM

Prince calls it The Hit and Run Album after a recent string of concerts that he announced at short notice

THE HIT AND RUN ALBUM. Prince is coming out with a 'super-experimental' new album. Photo from EPA

Aquino’s bet, new PNP chief, Ronda Rousey | 6PM wRap

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Hit and run: What to do next?

Jun 25, 2015 - 6:19 PM

What should victims witnesses and drivers involved in hit and run incidents do?

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Poe hits back, PH-TW standoff, MH370 | 6PM wRap

Jun 03, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Watch the full rundown of today s top stories on Rappler s newscast The wRap

MMDA traffic aide dies after EDSA hit-and-run

Dec 23, 2014 - 10:36 PM

MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino vows to continue assisting Sonny Acosta s family to seek justice for his death

After Yolanda: State of Barangay 88

Jul 29, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Some residents of a community in Tacloban feel abandoned despite the deluge of international assistance and funding

Before SONA, Aquino OKs Yolanda rehab plans for Tacloban, 5 others

Jul 28, 2014 - 12:58 PM

Rehabilitation Secretary Panfilo Lacson says his office will submit to the President the P169 7 billion master rehabilitation plan by August 1

EVACUATING AGAIN. Hundreds of Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors, who still live in tents, return to the Tacloban Astrodome as Glenda (Rammasun) is set to affect Tacloban City. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Around the world in 50 songs

Jun 21, 2014 - 11:30 AM

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe we ve gathered some of the world s catchiest songs

New classrooms in Yolanda-hit areas ready by end-2014

Jun 03, 2014 - 6:08 PM

The assessment of needs and the adoption of a new disaster resilient classroom design have caused delays in the construction of target classrooms

RUINS. The inside view of what was once a high school classroom in Hernani, Eastern Samar. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

25 injured in PH Army fire, blast

May 07, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Most of the injured are at the Army General Hospital following the blaze that razed the munitions supply depot at the Philippine Army Reserve Command

Rappler Newscast | December 25, 2013

Dec 25, 2013 - 8:04 PM

The Energy secretary offers to resign Pope Francis prays for the PH in his first Christmas message Kim Jong Un tells his military: boost combat readiness

Ready for The Wolverine and Kick-Ass 2?

Mar 28, 2013 - 12:18 PM

Trailers of The Wolverine and Kick Ass 2 unveiled

LOGAN IS BACK. The Wolverine fights ninjas and the Silver Samurai in the new movie. Photo from 'The Wolverine' Facebook page

Rappler Quick Hit: UP rises from the dead; Adamson outlasts FEU

Feb 11, 2013 - 11:43 AM

UP banked on its rookies to turn back UE while Shiela Pineda shone bright in Adamson s win over FEU

'Hobbit' remains No. 1 for 2nd weekend in a row

Dec 24, 2012 - 6:05 AM

The film has earned over US 37 million from Friday to Sunday

Djokovic dances Gangnam Style

Oct 07, 2012 - 11:18 PM

Novak Djokovic delighted fans in Beijing on Sunday October 7 with a rendition of the famed horse riding dance from South Korean pop hit Gangnam Style after defeating Jo Wilfried Tsonga to win his third China Open

Screengrab from YouTube

Lindsay Lohan arrested in NY hit-and-run

Sep 19, 2012 - 10:37 PM

It seems that when it comes to her recovery the actress is taking one step forward and two steps back

ACTRESS LINDSAY LOHAN. Image from Facebook

'Expendables 2' keeps lead in US

Aug 27, 2012 - 6:02 AM

FROM 'THE EXPENDABLES 2' poster. Photo by Frank Masi/Lionsgate

Jolo Catholic church hit by grenade attack

Aug 01, 2012 - 11:32 PM

No casualties were reported

Collaboration at center of science and tech week

Jul 10, 2012 - 6:41 PM

The 2012 NSTW is the annual celebration led by the Department of Science and Technology that showcases the country s S T initiatives as well as new Filipino led programs and projects that are at the cutting edge

DOST'S HITS. Visitors at the 2012 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) view an exhibit on the Department of Science and Technology's High-Impact Technology Solutions (HITS), on display at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, July 10, 2012. Photo by KD Suarez.

Glee's Lea Michele and Cory Monteith kiss in public

May 19, 2012 - 10:46 AM

The two stars of Glee were caught kissing in public

2011 Youtube hits among Pinoys: Wedding, Mara Clara, babies

Dec 20, 2011 - 3:09 PM

The top 10 most viewed Youtube videos among Filipinos in 2011