Hoi An - updates

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Southeast Asia feels the burn as coronavirus keeps Chinese tourists at home

Feb 16, 2020 - 1:53 PM

Businesses are praying for a bounce back if and when the virus is controlled

WAITING. This photograph taken on February 12, 2020 shows employees waiting for tourists at the entrance of the Floating Market in Pattaya. Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP

New ASEAN chief vows disaster relief boost after deadly storms

Jan 05, 2018 - 3:43 PM

'Our region is disaster-prone,' Lim Jock Hoi says at his inauguration ceremony at ASEAN's Secretariat in Jakarta. 'This underscores the need to strengthen ASEAN cooperation in disaster management and humanitarian assistance.'

LIM JOCK HOI. Lim Jock Hoi (R), the new Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), delivers his speech during a handover signing ceremony for his post in Jakarta on January 5, 2018. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/ AFP

Floods kill 24 in Vietnam, more rains expected

Dec 19, 2016 - 5:42 PM

Coastal Binh Dinh province reports the biggest death toll with 16 people killed since heavy rains began on December 12 according to an official online report from the national flood and storm control committee

RAINING IN VIETNAM. This picture taken on December 18, 2016 shows a man wading through floodwaters in front of his home in the central province of Binh Dinh. Photo by AFP.

Impunity: Let Them Sleep

Nov 17, 2016 - 4:57 PM

After 16 days of waiting Jerico and Angel executed side by side in Quezon City are finally laid to rest

This Cebuano start-up founder learned design working in a net cafe

Oct 06, 2016 - 5:58 PM

From sleeping in the streets the designer worked his way to crafting an app that allows users to earn rewards from selfies

Watch Pentatonix's Scott, Mitch, and Kirstie try balut eggs in Manila!

Sep 28, 2016 - 1:11 PM

In which Scott Mitch Kirstie and friends bury an unfortunate duck fetus in a potted plant name it Philip for the Philippines and perform a funeral dirge the way only Pentatonix can

GOODBYE, PHILIP. PTX singers Kirstie, Scott, and Mitch try balut with their friends while in Manila. Screengrab from YouTube/Superfruit

IN PHOTOS: Pentatonix shows PH fans plenty of love at Manila concert

Sep 25, 2016 - 8:58 PM

Relive all the awesome moments from the concert here

Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

Pentatonix in PH: On the balut experience, pitch perfect Pinoy fans, and more

Sep 24, 2016 - 3:32 PM

In which Scott and Mitch talk about Scott s bony balut egg the members of the gang discuss how much they love their Pinoy fans and more

4 Unesco World Heritage Sites Pinoys can visit visa-free

Aug 08, 2015 - 8:06 PM

If you have a Philippine passport you won t need a visa to visit these beautiful locations just waiting to be your next travel destination

HOI AN. Beautiful lights in Hoi An, Vietnam. Photo by Aoshi VN / Shutterstock.com

WATCH: 10 best moments from the Pentatonix Manila concert

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:30 AM

No low points just the highest of high notes for Pentatonix s explosive first Manila concert

WATCH: 8 awesome Pentatonix facts

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:22 PM

The Pinoy song Avi knows that time Scott met Charice and their biggest celebrity fan Watch their Manila press conference right here too

Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Rappler Talk: Can the Philippines produce a Facebook or an Instagram?

Jun 02, 2015 - 8:36 AM

Can homegrown Filipino apps take the global stage?

[Executive Edge] Hoy! Turning selfies into brand placement

Jun 01, 2015 - 7:22 PM

If you love taking selfies with your favorite products or establishments and you also love rewards then Hoy a social network brand placement platform is for you

Dimsum delights in Hong Kong

Mar 29, 2013 - 2:47 PM

From dimsum to congee to noodles these suggestions will keep your Hong Kong food trip covered

EVERYDAY DIMSUM. Shrimp siomai at Tim Ho Wan in Hong Kong delight any foodie. All photos by Pia Ranada

Cycling in 2012: Armstrong destroys the sport as others pick up the pieces

Dec 20, 2012 - 4:20 PM

Credited with one of the greatest comebacks in sport the Tour de France icon that was Lance Armstrong finished 2012 with a reputation as arguably sport s greatest fraud

Olympians dominate prestigious BBC Sports Award shortlist

Nov 27, 2012 - 9:42 AM

Stars from the London Olympics dominated the list of nominees for the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year award which was revealed on Monday November 26

MURRAY RULES. Andy Murray during the US Open Men's Singles Final in Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, September 10, 2012. Photo by Rob Loud/USTA

The men of Day 11: Hoy, Liu, Makhloufi

Aug 08, 2012 - 11:32 AM

Cycling legend Chris Hoy became Britain s greatest Olympian Chinese athletics icon Liu Xiang gets injured again and Algeria s Taoufik Makhloufi swept to an astonishing victory in the 1500m

Cycling controversies as Hoy wins 5th gold

Aug 03, 2012 - 10:01 AM

Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy matched Sir Steve Redgrave s British record haul of five Olympic gold medals while China s gold is relegated to silver after a minor infringement