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Russia eyes joint weapons production with the Philippines – envoy

Oct 22, 2019 - 8:59 PM

The Philippines will be the exporter of advanced small weapons, says Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev, as he promises cooperation with ‘no political conditions’

DEFENSE COOPERATION. This file photo shows President Rodrigo Duterte and Russian Ambassador Igor Khovaev meeting in Malacañang on January 31, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

The Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro is a 19,000-peso phone with a Snapdragon 855 chipset

Sep 13, 2019 - 4:04 PM

Lands in Mi Authorized stores on Saturday, September 14

Xiaomi launches Mi A3 with in-display fingerprint sensor for P11,990

Aug 27, 2019 - 1:40 PM

If you've ever wanted a phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor, Xiaomi offers an affordable choice

MI A3. Photo from Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE review: Among the best-looking phones this year

Jun 24, 2019 - 7:26 PM

Its design and choice of materials plus its relatively inexpensive price make it a winner

Image by Jeff Digma/Rappler

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE: Price, specs, features in the Philippines

May 15, 2019 - 3:12 PM

The Mi 9 SE is priced at P16,000 – cheaper by P7,000 than the standard Mi 9

Channel Jose Rizal and be part of ‘Mi Ultimo Adios’ poetry recital at Dia del Libro 2019

Apr 12, 2019 - 4:47 PM

It’s all part of Instituto Cervantes de Manila’s World Book Day celebration on April 27!

DIA DEL LIBRO. At Instituto Cervantes de Manila's celebration of World Book Day, participants get roses along with their book purchases. Photo from Facebook.com/InstitutoCervantesManila

Xiaomi Mi 9: specs, features, price in the Philippines

Apr 01, 2019 - 6:39 PM

The pricing for the Xiaomi Mi 9 starts at P22,990

Photo from Xiaomi

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G arrives in May 2019

Feb 24, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Along with the 5G version of the Mi Mix 3, we have news on Xiaomi's Mi 9 and one of its 'internet of things' offerings, an LED smart bulb

The week in phones: Xiaomi Mi 9 teaser, LG OLED speaker, 'China Red' iPhone XS

Feb 17, 2019 - 4:37 PM

The Xiaomi Mi 9 reportedly features a 48 megapixel primary sensor and an iridescent back

MI 9. Official Xiaomi photo

Xiaomi bringing Mi 8 Lite, Mi 8 Pro to PH

Nov 09, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Both Xiaomi's Mi 8 Lite and Mi 8 Pro will go on sale on Lazada and Shopee on November 11, with Mi Authorized Stores to have them soon after

Xiaomi debuts in London with Mi 8 Pro

Nov 09, 2018 - 7:37 AM

Xiaomi also announces that it will open an official Mi Store in London on November 18

Photo from Xiaomi

Xiaomi's new Mi MIX 3 has a sliding back, 10GB of RAM

Oct 26, 2018 - 2:05 PM

The back slides up to reveal the front cameras, a design choice that allowed Xiaomi to increase the screen-to-body ratio to 93.4%

POP-UP CAMERA. The Mi MIX 3's back slides up to reveal the front cameras. All photos from Xiaomi

Executive shows Xiaomi phone with 5G signal

Sep 07, 2018 - 1:23 PM

Xiaomi could be the first to launch a 5G-ready phone

5G-READY. A 5G label appears in the signal indicator of the phone. Photo from Donovan Sung/Twitter

Xiaomi launches second-generation Android One phones in Spain

Jul 25, 2018 - 12:03 AM

Prices for the Mi A2 start at P14,990 while the A2 Lite starts at P9,990

MI A2 LITE. Xiaomi is providing 2 Android One options in 2018, one more than last year's sole Mi A1 offering. Xiaomi photo

Xiaomi Mi 8 now in the PH for P25,990

Jul 18, 2018 - 8:30 PM

New budget phones, the 6 and 6A, are also announced

La Paz's colorful cable car system: no traffic and a great view

Jul 16, 2018 - 10:03 AM

The Celestial is the 7th line in the city's modern cable car system, inaugurated in 2014 and with 16 kilometers of cable in La Paz and reaching to the mountaintop communities of El Alto, at over 4,000 meters

NO TRAFFIC. The Bolivian car cable state-owned company "Mi teleferico" inaugurates the Light Blue line that connects the south hillside with the center of La Paz. Photo by  Jorge Bernal/AFP

Xiaomi unveils Mi 8 phones, its '8th anniversary flagship'

May 31, 2018 - 7:09 PM

Xiaomi announces the Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, and Mi 8 SE smartphones at an event in Shenzen, China

Leaked hands-on clip of Mi 8 shows off its in-display fingerprint sensor

May 21, 2018 - 2:21 PM

Xiaomi's follow-up to their flagship Mi 6 is also expected to debut 3D facial recognition feature first seen in the iPhone X.

XIAOMI'S MI 8? A leaked 3-second clip shows a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Image from YouTube via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2W9rghBfTM

Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S, the cheapest Snapdragon 845 phone in PH, costs P27,990

May 11, 2018 - 4:02 PM

The Mi Mix 2S will arrive in stores in June with price points set at P27,990 and P29,990 for 64 and 128 GB models

MIX 2S PRICE. The price makes the Mi Mix 2S currently the cheapest phone with a Snapdragon 845 chip in the Philippines. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Daftar lengkap pemenang ajang 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Wakil Filipina, Karen Ibasco terpilih jadi Miss Earth 2017

'MISS EARTH 2017'. Karen Ibasco, perwakilan Filipina jadi pemenang 'Miss Earth 2017'. Foto dari screen capture Rappler Live Stream

Missing Russian chopper found on Arctic seabed, 8 presumed dead

Oct 29, 2017 - 6:41 PM

Mil Mi-8 chopper has been missing since Thursday while en route to Barentsburg from Pyramiden

RUSSIAN HELI. This file picture taken on May 5, 2011 shows the Russian helicopter which crashed, in the hangar of the base Kapp Heer at Barentsburg, Svalbard. AFP Photo

Mengenal 4 keunggulan Mi A1 dari Xiaomi

Sep 21, 2017 - 5:22 PM

Mi A1 merupakan kombinasi perangkat berdesain elegan dengan ‘software’ unggulan Google

PRODUK BARU XIAOMI. Director of Product Management and Marketing Xiaomi Global Donovan Sung, sedang menjelaskan Mi A1 pada acara peluncuran produk terbaru Xiaomi di Jakarta, Rabu, 20 September. Foto dari Xiaomi Indonesia

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Aiza Seguerra ng 'Litel Mis Pilipings' ni Jim Pascual Agustin

Aug 27, 2016 - 4:15 AM

Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Aiza Seguerra ang isang tulang isinulat ni Jim Pascual Agustin

5 dead as Russian military helicopter downed in Syria

Aug 01, 2016 - 11:46 PM

It is not immediately clear who is responsible

HELICOPTER DOWNED. A picture taken on August 1, 2016 reportedly shows Syrian rebels gathering around the wreckage of a Russian Mi-8 military transport helicopter after it was shot down along the administrative border between Idlib province, northwestern Syria and neighbouring Aleppo.  Photo by Mohamed al-Bakour / AFP

Xiaomi unveils Mi Band 2 activity tracker

Jun 03, 2016 - 2:05 PM

The Mi Band 2 is priced at 23 RMB 149 and will go on sale in China on June 7

MI BAND 2. Xiaomi's latest activity tracker. Image from Xiaomi.

Tips berwisata ke Vietnam dan Kamboja selama 6 hari dan hanya butuh Rp 7 jutaan

May 29, 2016 - 5:48 PM

Travel blogger Andrea Javier mengunjungi Ho Chi Minh di Vietnam dan Siem Reap di Kamboja Ini rincian biaya dan apa saja yang ia lakukan selama 6 hari berlibur di sana

Foto oleh Andrea Javier

Xiaomi's 4K video drone actually costs $450

May 26, 2016 - 5:08 PM

The entry level version of the Mi Drone will cost around 380 while the 4K camera version will cost 450

XIAOMI'S MI DRONE. Photo from Xiaomi.

Xiaomi teasing 4K video drone with $600 price – report

May 24, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Xiaomi will be unveiling its drone on May 25

XIAOMI'S DRONE. An announcement is set for May 25. Image from Hugo Barra's Twitter account.

Esang de Torres to join 'Les Miserables' Singapore cast

May 21, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The Voice Kids Philippines finalist and Lea Salonga s mini me Esang de Torres is set to play Little Cosette in the Singapore production of Les Mis

LITTLE COSETTE. Esang de Torres is set to be one of the alternates for Little Cosette in the Singapore production of 'Les Miserables.' File photo by Manman Dejeto

Rachelle Ann Go, 'Les Mis' Manila cast celebrate final PH show

May 02, 2016 - 12:32 AM

The cast members recall happy times in Manila and thank fans for a stellar run of Les Miserables

BRAVO. Rachelle Ann Go poses with actors Paul Wilkins (who plays Marius) and Chris Durling (Enjolras) to mark the final performance of 'Les Miserables' in Manila. Photo from Instagram/GoRachelleAnn

Rachelle Ann Go on working with 'adorable' Esang de Torres in 'Les Mis'; 'Divas' concert

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Rachelle talks about performing with young singer Esang de Torres in the Manila run of Les Mis and Divas: Live in Manila her upcoming concert with Kyla Yeng Constantino KZ Tandingan and Angeline Quinto

RACHELLE ON ESANG. Rachelle Ann Go says she's very proud of Esang de Torres' performance in 'Les Miserables.' Screengrab from Instagram/gorachelleann

[WATCH] Les Mis Manila: Esang shares advice from Lea Salonga, audition story

Apr 06, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Listen to Esang sing a portion of Castle On A Cloud plus a first look of Esang in costume as young Cosette

Lea Salonga on Rachelle Ann Go's success

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:57 PM

The Broadway legend also shares her thoughts on the ongoing auditions for future global productions of Miss Saigon

LEA SALONGA AND RACHELLE ANN GO. Lea Salonga shares her thoughts on Rachelle Ann's string of successes. She poses with the 'Les Mis' Manila star at the opening night after party. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

'Les Miserables' Manila show review: Scaling the spectacle

Mar 17, 2016 - 9:21 PM

The show works with the space to create an intimate and impactful production featuring powerful performances from stars like Rachelle Ann Go Simon Gleeson and Earl Carpenter

What 'Les Miserables' Manila stars think of 'powerhouse' Rachelle Ann Go

Mar 17, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Rachelle Ann s castmates in Les Miserables who hail from Australia the UK and America are all praises for her as an actress and as a colleague

MARIUS AND FANTINE. 'Les Mis' castmates Paul Wilkins (Marius) and Rachelle Ann Go (Fantine) pose for photos at the premiere night after party. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Jean Valjean in emotional 'Les Miserables' Manila scene

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:38 PM

Simon Gleeson sings Bring Him Home Jean Valjean s prayer for the young revolutionary Marius

WATCH: 'Les Miserables' Manila cast performs 'One Day More'

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:11 PM

The Manila cast of Les Miserables performs the glorious Act I finale One Day More – on the Solaire stage in full costume

'ONE DAY MORE.' The Manila cast of 'Les Miserables' performs the Act II finale, 'One Day More.' Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

WATCH: Rachelle Ann Go sings 'I Dreamed a Dream' from 'Les Miserables'

Mar 15, 2016 - 2:58 PM

Watch Rachelle Ann Go as the ill fated Fantine in Les Mis singing I Dreamed a Dream at a special media call at the Solaire Theatre

FANTINE. Rachelle Ann Go performs at a special media call Tuesday, March 15 at the Solaire Theatre. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Xiaomi luncurkan Mi 5 dengan memori 128 GB

Feb 25, 2016 - 4:38 PM

Xiaomi luncurkan Mi 5 dengan Snapdragon 820 RAM 4GB dan 128GB Flash

Xiaomi luncurkan produk terbarunya, Mi 5. Seluruh foto dari Tech in Asia.

WATCH: 'Les Miserables' cast performs 'One Day More,' finale at rehearsal

Feb 24, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Watch the full videos Rachelle Ann Go as Fantine Simon Gleeson as Jean Valjean and the cast of Les Miserables perform two songs at a special rehearsal attended by media

Rappler photo

Sneak peek: Rachelle Ann Go sings as Fantine, see the amazing 'Les Miserables' cast

Feb 20, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Rappler sits in a Les Mis rehearsal Watch to hear snippets from some of the musical s most beloved numbers and hear Rachelle Ann kill it as Fantine

Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 3, Mi Pad 2

Nov 24, 2015 - 5:12 PM

The Redmi Note 3 and Mi Pad 2 look to be affordable powerful devices that should cost less than P10 000

REDMI NOTE 3. The Redmi Note 3 in its varying colors. Image from Xiaomi

Confirmed: 'Les Miserables' coming to Manila, Rachelle Ann Go to star as Fantine

Sep 16, 2015 - 2:43 PM

Rachelle Ann Go will return home for the Philippine run of Les Mis in the role of the hapless mother Fantine

Screengrab from Instagram/gorachelleann

Xiaomi's Mi 4i available in Philippines for P9,799

Jul 20, 2015 - 11:07 PM

Xiaomi also announces that the Mi 4i will have an exclusive carrier partnership with Smart Communications with pre registrations starting July 24

HANDS ON. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Xiaomi’s Mi Pad coming to the Philippines May 4

Apr 28, 2015 - 4:56 PM

The Mi Pad is slated to have a price of P10 999 248

XIAOMI. Xiaomi's Mi Pad is coming to the Philippines. Screen shot from YouTube video.

Hubble at 25, Google's Project Fi, Chile volcanic eruption | SciTech4u

Apr 27, 2015 - 3:30 PM

That and the girl who proved Einstein right in this week s episode of SciTech4u

WATCH: Lea Salonga performs 'Wicked,' 'Les Mis' hits at 'World-class Filipina' event

Apr 21, 2015 - 11:22 PM

She also asks women to recognize the world class Filipinas in themselves

Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Xiaomi announces the new Mi Note, Mi Note Pro flagships

Jan 16, 2015 - 9:46 AM

CEO Lei Jun is on point at the launch directly comparing his company’s newest phablet against the iPhone 6 Plus

MI NOTE. Image from Xiaomi

Nokia Lumia 830 review (TechRap)

Dec 04, 2014 - 2:42 PM

Rapplers take the Nokia Lumia 830 for a spin in this pooled review Mi devices to get Android Lollipop update and our app of the week: Viddsee

iPhone malware, #TechRapSearch candidates (TechRap)

Nov 11, 2014 - 2:46 PM

A new malware targets iPhone and Mac users and take a look at the candidates for TechRapSearch