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InterContinental Hotels sees sales collapse

May 07, 2020 - 8:30 PM

InterContinental Hotels Group, the world's largest hotel operator by number of rooms, has around 1,000 hotels or 15% of its estate shut at the end of April 2020

HOTEL CHAIN. The InterContinental Madrid in Spain. Photo from Shutterstock

50 years on, New York police apologize for Stonewall riots

Jun 07, 2019 - 7:13 AM

The June 1969 riots, sparked by repeated police raids on the Stonewall Inn – a well-known gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village – proved to be a turning point in the LGBTQ community's struggle for civil rights

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 4, 2019 Park Rangers place rainbow flags at the Stonewall National Monument, the first LGBTQ national monument, dedicated to the birthplace of modern lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer civil rights movement in New York City. The head of the New York police department on June 6, 2019 apologized for a crackdown on the city's LGBTQ community during the notorious Stonewall riots, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the clashes that gave rise to the Gay Pride movement. "I do know what happened should not have happened," said police chief James O'Neil. "The actions taken by the NYPD were wrong, plain and simple. The actions were discriminatory and oppressive and for that I apologize."  Angela Weiss / AFP

Texas senior's Holiday Inn retirement plan goes viral

Feb 27, 2019 - 11:30 AM

Thousands share a man from Houston's detailed cheaper plan to retire in a Holiday Inn hotel than in a nursing home

Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law

Jul 09, 2018 - 4:03 PM

(UPDATED) Myanmar nationals Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been held in custody for nearly 7 months for pre-trial hearings

PRESS FREEDOM. Detained Myanmar journalist Wa Lone (center) speaks to reporters as he is escorted by police from a courthouse following his ongoing pre-trial hearing in Yangon on July 9, 2018. Photo by Myo Kyaw Soe/AFP

Thousands march and dance in New York's Gay Pride parade

Jun 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The theme of this year's parade is 'Defiantly Different,' a message inspired in reaction to President Donald Trump's treatment of the LGBTQ community

PRIDE MARCH PROPOSAL. Trudy Bermudez and paramedic Tayreen Bonilla of New York City Fire Department get engaged at the annual Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP

Myanmar security forces took part in killing 10 Rohingya – army

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:17 PM

(UPDATED) The Facebook post gives the first confirmation of a mass Rohingya grave inside Rakhine state following an army crackdown on militants from the minority group

ROHINGYA. Myanmar's minority Rohingya people wait in a queue to receive tram at Balukhali rohingya camp, Ukhiya in Coz's Bazar Bangladesh on September 25, 2017. Photo from Shutterstock.

When Filipino firms expand abroad, it's not always rosy

Mar 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Del Monte Pacific among the first Filipino owned firms in recent years to buy companies abroad shares challenges and plans

Xurpas’ Nix Nolledo chosen as EY Philippine Entrepreneur of the Year

Oct 15, 2015 - 2:41 PM

Chosen on the basis of improving the local business landscape Nolledo will represent the country at the World Entrepreneur Awards next year in Monaco

GAME CHANGER. Xurpas founder Nix Nolledo holds his 2015 Philippine Entrepreneur Award during the SGV Foundation awarding ceremony at Makati Shangri-La Hotel on October 13. Photo by Rappler

Napoles kin own P400M US properties

Aug 10, 2013 - 8:29 AM

EXCLUSIVE: Properties in California worth up to P415 M listed under Napoles companies are purchased between 2006 2007 about 3 years from the time the pork barrel scheme started

NAPOLES FAMILY PROPERTIES. US-based properties of the Napoles family are worth up to P415-M. Photo collage by Rappler

Throbbing pulse in Alix's 'Porno'

Aug 01, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Adolfo Alix Jr film is faithful to its subject – the world of pornography the sex the decadence the hidden cameras and the lives fettered to this milieu

NO TITILLATION HERE. Roces and Servo in post-coital mode. Image from the film's Facebook page

Antique’s charms revealed

Jul 31, 2012 - 8:06 PM

Not going with the flow has its rewards

THE AUTHOR RELAXES HER muscles in a 'kawa.' All photos by Izah Morales