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Comedian Kim Idol, 41, dies

Jul 13, 2020 - 1:13 PM

Kim's friend, comedian Allan K, confirms the sad news

Kim Jong-un's sister says 'no need' for another U.S.-North Korea summit

Jul 10, 2020 - 4:51 PM

'There is no need for us to sit across with the US right now,' say the Kim Yo-jong, sister of the North Korean leader. She says 'it is too obvious that it will only be used as boring boasting coming from someone's pride.'

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 2, 2019 shows Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, attending a wreath laying ceremony at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum during a visit to Hanoi. North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on June 16, 2020, after Kim Yo Jong -- the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- said at the weekend the "useless north-south joint liaison office" would soon be seen "completely collapsed". JORGE SILVA / POOL / AFP

[OPINION] U.S. Independence Day: Foundational freedoms for the future

Jul 04, 2020 - 10:30 AM

'Friends help each other in times of need, or as I’ve heard here, the weight becomes lighter when we help each other – Ang mabigat ay gumagaan, kapag nagtutulungan'

South Korea, U.S. mark 70th anniversary of Korean War

Jun 25, 2020 - 1:04 PM

The fighting ended with an armistice that was never replaced by a peace treaty, leaving the peninsula divided by the Demilitarized Zone and the two Koreas still technically at war

(FILES) This file handout photo from the National Archives taken on July 18, 1950 at an undisclosed location shows US Army soldiers of the 24th Infantry Regiment loaded on trucks for transport up to the firing line during the Korean War. - Millions of people were swept apart by the 1950-53 Korean War, which separated brothers and sisters, parents and children and husbands and wives. The Korean peninsula marks the 70th anniversary of the war on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Handout / National Archives / AFP) / -----EDITORS NOTE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / NATIONAL ARCHIVES" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVES

North Korea's Kim suspends military plans against South – KCNA

Jun 24, 2020 - 11:44 AM

The North also begin removing loudspeakers from border areas, which they had started setting up just two days ago to broadcast anti-South propaganda

Ex-Trump aide Bolton says North Korea's Kim laughing at U.S. president

Jun 22, 2020 - 11:41 AM

(UPDATED) Former US national security advisor John Bolton also says he does not consider Trump to be fit for office and hopes he is a one-term president

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un talk before a meeting in the Demilitarized Zone(DMZ) on June 30, 2019, in Panmunjom, Korea.  Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Cookies By The Bucket staff accused of violating privacy laws, inappropriate behavior

Jun 20, 2020 - 2:56 PM

TV host and model Kim Cruz took to Twitter to accuse an unnamed male employee of CBTB of spreading her contact details and photos in group chats with other men

Batman and Kim Kardashian heading to Spotify podcasts

Jun 19, 2020 - 4:17 PM

Spotify pens podcast deals with DC Comics for scripted superhero episodes and Kim Kardashian West for a criminal justice podcast

Kim Yo Jong: North Korean leader's increasingly powerful sister

Jun 17, 2020 - 11:16 AM

The North has never had a woman leader but speculation swirls over Yo Jong as a potential successor in the event of the death of her brother

POWER. Kim Yo Jong (right), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sibling, talks with South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon (not pictured) upon her arrival at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, on February 9, 2018, to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Photo by Dong-A Ilbo / AFP

North Korea denounces U.S. two years after Singapore summit

Jun 12, 2020 - 4:37 PM

The latest broadside contains some of the harshest criticism Pyongyang has sent Washington's way in recent months, and casts doubt over the future of the two sides' long-stalled nuclear talks process

NEXT SUMMIT. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore in June 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

FALSE: Ex-BIR chief Kim Henares 'speaks up' on computation of ABS-CBN's taxes

Jun 10, 2020 - 4:25 PM

The video does not contain a statement or admission from former Bureau of Internal Revenue commissioner Kim Henares about ABS-CBN's taxes

IN PHOTOS: Meet the stars, celebrity kids who graduated in 2020

Jun 09, 2020 - 9:31 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic may have cancelled graduation ceremonies, but that doesn't mean loved ones can't celebrate the Class of 2020's achievements

Prosecutors seek trial for Kim Kardashian jewel heist suspects

Jun 05, 2020 - 10:51 AM

Nearly 4 years after Kim Kardashian was tied and robbed at gunpoint in Paris by 5 men, the case involving 12 suspects is now being asked to go to court

Kim Chiu: 'Bawal Lumabas' dance video wasn't shot in EDSA

Jun 03, 2020 - 7:49 PM

The MMDA earlier said they'd investigate the video – which, it turns out, was shot at the parking lot of a restaurant

‘Bawal magpalabas’? Lawmaker uses viral Kim Chiu video to hit ABS-CBN

May 26, 2020 - 5:49 PM

House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta ends his speech, too, with a video of Kapamilya star Vice Ganda jokingly challenging Pastor Apollo Quiboloy way back in 2019

1-SAGIP CONGRESSMAN. House Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta gestures during an interview. Rappler file photo

North Korea discusses new policies for increasing 'nuclear war deterrence' – KCNA

May 24, 2020 - 9:15 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un discusses with the Central Military Commission 'crucial measures... for considerably increasing the firepower strike ability' of the military

IN HONOR. People wearing face masks leave after laying flowers before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 108th birthday of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on April 15, 2020. Photo by KIM Won Jin/AFP  IN HONOR. People wearing face masks leave after laying flowers before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 108th birthday of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung on April 15, 2020. Photo by KIM Won Jin/AFP

'Hello NBI?' Angel Locsin shares death threat tweeted against her, Kim Chiu, Coco Martin

May 21, 2020 - 2:30 PM

Angel takes the 'threat' lightly as she shares a screenshot of the tweet offering a '200 million' bounty for whoever manages to off her

ANGEL LOCSIN. The actress shares tweets offering '200 million' to anyone who can kill her and fellow actors Coco Martin and Kim Chiu. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

From bashing to blessing: Kim Chiu releases 'Bawal Lumabas' as a song

May 19, 2020 - 7:59 AM

Turning lemons into a...single complete with a music video!

FALSE: Kim Chiu found dead in Tacloban home

May 18, 2020 - 8:42 PM

The video containing the claim is edited. There is also no official report of Chiu’s death as of May 18.

'Love Thy Woman' cast defends Kim Chiu over viral 'classroom' quote

May 13, 2020 - 5:06 PM

The actress was criticized for an admittedly incoherent line comparing the ABS-CBN shutdown to classroom rules; she's since apologized and poked fun at herself over the quote

Coco Martin on ABS-CBN shutdown: ‘Buti pa 'yung POGO, pinaglalaban 'nyo’

May 09, 2020 - 6:18 PM

The actor continues to criticize the government’s move to shut down the operations of his home network

COCO MARTIN. The actor criticizes the government for the ABS-CBN shutdown. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

North Korea lashes South as Kim praises China's Xi

May 08, 2020 - 12:50 PM

Kim Jong-un sends Chinese leader Xi Jinping a diplomatic communication congratulating him for China's 'success' in controlling the novel coronavirus epidemic

KIM JONG-UN. A woman walks past a television news screen showing a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending a ceremony to mark the completion of Sunchon phosphatic fertiliser factory, at a railway station in Seoul on May 2, 2020. Photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

Seoul says Kim Jong-un not believed to have received surgery – report

May 03, 2020 - 8:17 PM

An unnamed official says Seoul had enough grounds to draw the conclusion

This picture taken on May 1, 2020 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 2, 2020 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2nd L) visiting the completed Suchon phosphate fertilizer factory in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / - South Korea OUT / ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / THIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE --- /

Trump 'glad' Kim Jong-un 'is back, and well'

May 03, 2020 - 10:11 AM

US President Donald Trump had downplayed reports on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's poor health

US-NORTH KOREA RELATIONS. US President Donald Trump meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Why North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's health matters

May 02, 2020 - 3:43 PM

Here is a look at why Kim's health has been the subject of so much conjecture

ON TV. People walk past a television news screen showing a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending a ceremony to mark the completion of Sunchon phosphatic fertilizer factory, at a railway station in Seoul on May 2, 2020.  Photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

FALSE: Video of Kim Jong Un's funeral

May 02, 2020 - 10:15 AM

The footage was of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il lying in state at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace. Kim Jong Un also made a public appearance on May 1.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance in nearly 3 weeks – KCNA

May 02, 2020 - 9:06 AM

The North Korean leader makes a public appearance after weeks of rumors about his ill health or death

This picture taken on May 1, 2020 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 2, 2020 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2nd L) visiting the completed Suchon phosphate fertilizer factory in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. (Photo by STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / - South Korea OUT / ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / THIS PICTURE WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY A THIRD PARTY. AFP CAN NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, LOCATION, DATE AND CONTENT OF THIS IMAGE --- /

[OPINION] Our enduring partnership: Working together to defeat the coronavirus

Apr 29, 2020 - 4:12 PM

'To succeed against this pandemic, we all have a role to play: government, business, individuals. The Philippines can count on continued support from the US government, US businesses, and our incredible exchange alumni.'

Photo by Toto Lozano

FALSE: North Korea ruling party 'confirms' Kim Jong Un's death on April 25

Apr 28, 2020 - 7:00 PM

As of writing, there are no reports from credible news organizations that support this claim

North Korea's Kim 'alive and well' – Seoul

Apr 27, 2020 - 10:36 AM

The adviser says that Kim has been staying in Wonsan – a resort town in the country's east – since April 13, adding: 'No suspicious movements have so far been detected'

File photo from AFP

Train likely belonging to North Korea's Kim seen at resort town – U.S. monitor

Apr 26, 2020 - 7:23 PM

United States think tank 38North cautions that the train's presence 'does not prove the whereabouts of the North Korean leader or indicate anything about his health'

ANOTHER TEST. This picture, taken on April 9, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang. File photo from Korean Central News Agency/AFP

Trump says reports on Kim Jong-un's health 'incorrect'

Apr 24, 2020 - 3:05 PM

Trump criticizes a CNN report saying North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was ailing

TRUMP. US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 23, 2020, in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Seoul plays down report on North Korean leader's health

Apr 21, 2020 - 11:48 AM

(UPDATED) The North Korean leader has not made a public appearance since presiding over a meeting of the Workers' Party politburo on April 11

ALL SMILES. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un reacts at a signing ceremony with US President Donald Trump (not pictured) during their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Kim Chiu celebrates 30th birthday: 'Living each day with a grateful heart'

Apr 20, 2020 - 3:32 PM

'My wish is sana matapos na ang nangyayari sa bansa natin ngayon at bumalik na sa normal ang lahat,' says Kim

Low-key celebrations for North Korea's founder in face of virus

Apr 15, 2020 - 7:58 PM

Pyongyang has imposed tight restrictions against the pandemic that has swept the world since emerging in neighboring China

108TH BIRTHDAY. People wearing face masks leave after laying flowers before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il on the occasion of the 108th birthday of late North Korean leader Kim Il-sung, known as the 'Day of the Sun', in Pyongyang on April 15, 2020. Photo by Kim Won-jin/AFP

North Korea's Kim reshuffles top governing body

Apr 13, 2020 - 1:08 PM

Kim Jong-un establishes an iron grip on the levers of authority in his nuclear-armed country since inheriting power in his late 20s in 2011

KIM JONG-UN. This picture, taken on April 9, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attending the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang. File photo from Korean Central News Agency/AFP

WATCH: Kim Chiu speaks up on rumors, allegations surrounding shooting incident

Mar 29, 2020 - 4:52 PM

The actress addresses rumors – include one that claims it was a 'publicity' stunt

Actor Daniel Dae Kim tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 20, 2020 - 12:51 PM

The 'Lost' star shares his personal experience on fighting the coronavirus via a 10-minute video on Instagram

A week after shooting incident, Kim Chiu reflects: 'Life is precious'

Mar 11, 2020 - 3:14 PM

'I must say it was a miracle,' says the actress

Duterte and our PTSD

Mar 06, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The hidden cost of journalism under Duterte

'Diyos na lang ang bahala’: Kim Chiu recalls car shooting incident

Mar 04, 2020 - 8:11 PM

The actress says her ABS-CBN bosses are supportive of her after gunmen shot the vehicle she was riding on

File photo by Pre del Valle/Rappler

North Korea weapons test was 'long-range artillery' – KCNA

Mar 04, 2020 - 11:55 AM

Kim Jong Un told the troops to keep in mind 'the iron will and ardent patriotism to defend as strong as an iron wall the socialist homeland dearer than their own lives,' KCNA reports

Illustration by Max Sky/Shutterstock imag

Celebs send love, netizens express admiration for Kim Chiu after shooting incident

Mar 04, 2020 - 11:48 AM

Kim's van was shot at on March 4 by unidentified gunmen as the actress was on her way to taping in Quezon City

KIM CHIU. The actress receives support form well-wishers after her van was shot at by unidentified gunmen. File photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Kim Chiu on van shooting: ‘I was so scared. Why me?’

Mar 04, 2020 - 10:06 AM

The actress' van was shot at several times along Katipunan Avenue

Kim Chiu's van shot in Quezon City; actress unharmed

Mar 04, 2020 - 7:38 AM

Chiu and her assistant push through with her scheduled taping after the incident

LOOK: Bela Padilla stars filming 'Ultimate Oppa' with Kim Gun-woo

Feb 20, 2020 - 10:19 PM

The movie is one of many projects Viva Films has in store for 2020

Bela Padilla to star with Kim Gun-woo in 'Ultimate Oppa'

Feb 17, 2020 - 1:45 PM

The movie is a joint project by Viva Entertainment and Reality Entertainment

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Kim Jong-un in first appearance in weeks as coronavirus rages next door

Feb 16, 2020 - 6:37 PM

The appearance is Kim's first in 22 days after he attended Lunar New Year festivities, then disappeared from the public eye amid global concern over the coronavirus outbreak

TRIBUTE. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 16, 2020 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visiting his father and former leader Kim Jong Il's mausoleum at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun to mark his birthday in Pyongyang. KCNA photo

LOOK: Kim Chiu receives giant bouquet of flowers from Xian Lim

Feb 16, 2020 - 12:23 PM

'You never fail to surprise me,' Kim says of her boyfriend and 'Love Thy Woman' co-star

LIST: 10 Philippine adaptations of famous K-dramas

Feb 09, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Which adaptation is your favorite?