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LOOK: A rare glimpse of Impressionist masterpieces

Feb 13, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The 'Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay' exhibit showcases some of the best Impressionist masterpieces in the world

Facebook denies 'censoring' 19th-century vagina painting

Feb 02, 2018 - 9:45 AM

This comes after Facebook fought for 5 years to avoid being taken to court in France over the case

FACEBOOK. How can you protect yourself online? File photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Breakaway Somaliland to elect new president

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:40 PM

Incumbent Ahmed Mohamud Silaanyo is not seeking reelection in Somaliland, which has been striving to attain international recognition ever since it broke away from Somalia

8 dead in fighting in Myanmar town on China border

Nov 21, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Clashes erupt between Myanmar s military and several ethnic armed groups in the town of Muse

Janine Tugonon wins international modeling competition

Oct 02, 2016 - 12:04 AM

Former Miss Universe Philippines Janine Tugonon is one of 12 Nu Muses who will be featured in a calendar that celebrates nudity as fine art

NU MUSE. Janine Tugonon is one of the 12 winners of the Nu Muses modeling competition. Screengrab from Instagram/tugononjanine

Paris museums close doors as Seine nears 30-year high

Jun 03, 2016 - 4:15 PM

5th UPDATE At least 17 people have been killed in floods that have wrought havoc in parts of Europe after days of pounding rain trapping people in their homes and forcing rescuers to row lifeboats down streets turned into rivers

HIGHEST IN 3 DECADES. A general view of the Seine river shows a partially submerged street lamp next to the Alexandre III bridge in Paris, France, June 2, 2016. Floods and heavy rain drenched about a quarter of the French territory over several days. Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA

Louvre to evacuate artworks as Paris flood waters rise

Jun 03, 2016 - 12:23 AM

Both the Louvre and Musee d Orsay have organized drills to deal with floods

LOUVRE IN THE SUN. A view of the Pyramid of the Louvre museum covered with a gigantic black and white trompe l'oeil photo of the Louvre building by French artist JR in Paris, France, May 25, 2016. Photo by Jeremy Lempin/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Alyssa Valdez, Mika Reyes headline PBA muses

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:51 PM

Volleyball stars hung up their jerseys and made their way across a different kind of court for the PBA st 41st season opener

Talk 'N Text muse: Alyssa Valdez. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pedestrian musings: The destruction of mobility in the metro

Aug 22, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Who are the pedestrians? Has Manila ever had a truly ambulant culture? If not then what ends have the spaces for the people served all along?

JAMPACKED ROADS. This is the view from the footbridge in Katipunan, Quezon City, during rush hour. Photo courtesy of John Labella

Paris' Musee d'Orsay drops photography ban

Mar 19, 2015 - 9:19 PM

The museum is now aligning itself with rules in force in other major museums in Paris and around the world

BAN LIFTED. The Musee d'Orsay lifts the ban on visitors taking photos in the museum

'Paintings' of Paris and Provence

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

I can fully understand how more than a century ago even the most mundane Parisian scene would inspire artists to paint

THE HILLS. Medieval hilltop village of Gordes. Photos by Oscar Purugganan

Louvre, Versailles, Musee d'Orsay to open every day

Oct 02, 2014 - 1:31 PM

Opening the 3 museums every day of the week will allow better access for the public and better access to the works housed there says the culture ministry

Table Tennis is Philippines' best bet for world medals - Ledesma

Feb 10, 2014 - 9:40 PM

There’s little fanfare that accompanies the sport of ping pong but Table Tennis Association of the Philippines president Ting Ledesma believes it’s a perfect fit for Filipinos

PING PONG WINNERS. The TATAP national team (From left) coaches Noel Gonzales, Lorie Jawad, players Anabelle Comendador, Princess Tambo, Ledesma, coach Lauro Crisostomo, players Sendrina Muse Balatbat, Jamaica Sy, Ian Lariba and Richard Gonzales. Photo by Felipe Josiah Ramos

Exploring identity in CineFilipino

Jun 16, 2013 - 2:31 PM

CineFilipino promises stories worth watching and movies worth celebrating

WORTH WATCHING, WORTH CELEBRATING. CineFilipino captures the Filipino identity on film. Screen grab from

Woman of style: Giselle Go

Apr 07, 2013 - 1:50 PM

Rappler talks to a Filipina making waves in Singapore s fashion media

PULLING UP HER SLEEVES. 'I made a lot of mistakes along the way, but it was the only way I could have learned.' Photo courtesy of Giselle Go

Aquino, French PM sign trade, exhibit deals

Oct 19, 2012 - 6:06 PM

President Aquino and the French Prime Minister witness the signing of deals on energy and a cultural exhibit

HIGHLIGHTS: #London2012 Closing Ceremony

Aug 12, 2012 - 8:49 PM

Rappler s live blog of the closing ceremony of the XXX Olympiad

The Olympic flame is seen during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, at the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2012. AFP PHOTO / ANTONIN THUILLIER

Marathon, basketball bring London Games to close

Aug 12, 2012 - 4:32 PM

The Olympic Games draw to a close Sunday August 12 with Kenya and Ethiopia s marathon men preparing for a duel on the streets of London

French Statue of Liberty moves to museum

Jul 08, 2012 - 5:29 PM

Liberty Enlightening the World finds a new home

THE LIBERTY MINI-ME known as the 'French Statue of Liberty' at the Luxembourg Gardens. Screen grab from YouTube

Notre Dame with 13.6 mn visitors tops Eiffel Tower

Jul 04, 2012 - 5:35 AM

Tourists who flocked to the most romantic city made the cathedral their top choice among spots to visit

THE NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL, also known as Notre Dame de Paris (French for 'Our Lady of Paris'). Screen grab from YouTube (

Paralympics photo contest open for Pinoys and other Olympic news updates

Jun 28, 2012 - 6:17 PM

Update: Paralympics photo contest open to Filipinos and official London 2012 song released