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National Geographic docu on PH journalists covering drug war in Oscars 2020 shortlist

Dec 18, 2019 - 8:24 AM

The final list of nominees will be announced in January 2020 yet

SHORTLIST. A documentary that trails Filipino journalists covering the 'drug war' gets shortlisted for the 2020 Oscars. Screenshot from National Geographic

Morgan Freeman explores faith in 'The Story of God'

Mar 03, 2019 - 10:56 AM

The third season premieres on March 5

FALSE: Littering runners in photo are 'university students'

Feb 08, 2019 - 4:56 PM

This is an old photo of runners, called Eco Warriors, participating in the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2012

No, this is an old photo of runners, called Eco Warriors, participating in the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2012

Masungi Georeserve presents the first ‘Explorer Encounters’ conference

Aug 29, 2018 - 1:05 PM

In partnership with with National Geographic Society-Asia and Forest Foundation Philippines, National Geographic explorers, conservation changemakers, and expert storytellers will gather to discuss the theme, “Conservation Storytelling in the Digital Age.”

Philippines to witness total lunar eclipse on July 28

Jul 05, 2018 - 5:40 PM

This is reportedly the longest total lunar eclipse of the century. The eclipse will start at 1:13 am Philippine Standard Time.

Evidence of world's biggest child sacrifice found in Peru

Apr 27, 2018 - 5:26 PM

'The discovery of a large-scale child sacrifice event in the little-known pre-Columbian Chimu civilization is unprecedented in the Americas – if not in the entire world,' National Geographic says

WATCH: Joshua Jackson's PH visit shines light on climate change

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:14 PM

Watch a clip of Joshua s trip to the Philippines He visits with fishermen and tags along on a day out on the water – and discovers the difficult realities the locals are adjusting to every day

MEALTIME. Joshua Jackson speaks with his guide, Rene, as he visits with a local family in Apo Island. Screengrab from YouTube/National Geographic

LOOK: Talented 6-year-old's stunning Nat Geo photos

Jun 04, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Hawkeye Huey first picked up a camera when he was 4 Now this kindergartener has been published by National Geographic and has just released a book

HAWKEYE HUEY. This 6-year-old is the youngest photographer featured in 'National Geographic.' Screengrab from Instagram/hawkeyehuey

IN PHOTOS: Joshua Jackson's trip to the Philippines

Dec 15, 2015 - 1:25 PM

Joshua Jackson travels around the country for NatGeo s Years of Living Dangerously

JOSHUA JACKSON. The actor posts photos of his travels in the Philippines. Screengrab from Instagram/vancityjax

British journalists jailed over piracy film finally leave Indonesia

Nov 11, 2015 - 2:38 PM

Neil Bonner 32 and Rebecca Prosser 31 received two and a half month prison sentences for misusing their tourist visas to make a documentary about piracy near the western island of Batam

JOURNALISTS FREE. Neil Bonner, 32, and Rebecca Prosser, 31, received two-and-a-half month prison sentences for misusing their tourist visas to make a documentary about piracy. Photo by AFP

British journalists handed jail terms in Indonesia for reporting while on tourist visa

Nov 03, 2015 - 4:59 PM

The pair arrived in Indonesia to shoot a documentary about piracy with funding from National Geographic

Murdoch's Fox buys National Geographic media unit

Sep 10, 2015 - 10:33 AM

Fox will pay 725 million for a 73 stake in the new entity called National Geographic Partners with the nonprofit Washington organization holding the remaining 27

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. A woman walks by a poster advertising the exhibition '125 Jahre National Geographic' (lit.: 125 Years National Geographic) at the Gruner und Jahr publishing house in Hamburg, Germany, 12 September 2013. File Photo by Axel Heimken/EPA

5 tips to take better travel photos with a smartphone

Sep 08, 2015 - 9:26 PM

National Geographic Young Explorer Hannah Reyes shares some of her tips and tricks for taking pictures with a smartphone when you re on the go

Screengrab from Instagram/hannahrey

Kisah dua pekerja dokumenter asing ditahan imigrasi Batam

Jun 03, 2015 - 1:55 PM

Menurut AJI Indonesia keduanya bukan jurnalis melainkan pekerja dokumenter Namun AJI tetap melakan pengawalan atas kasus keduanya

Foto diambil dari akun twitter Neil Bonner (@Bonzka)

Jetpacks over Dubai, Facebook Instant Articles, Apple Watch | SciTech4u

May 20, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Rappler gets its hand on the Apple Watch That and more in this week s episode of SciTech4u

Facebook rolls out Instant Articles

May 19, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Buzzfeed National Geographic and The New York Times are among the first news sites to be integrated in the Facebook news feed

Facebook in talks to host news, third-party content on site

Mar 24, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Facebook also appears to be offering a share of the revenue from ads running alongside hosted content

FACEBOOK. In this May 10, 2012 file photo, a view of an Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen in front of the login page on a computer are shown in Washington, DC. File Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Oplan 'Lambat-Sibat,' Gigya attack, cheating website | The wRap

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:47 PM

The Philippine National Police reports a ‘downward trend’ in crime in the capital A hacker collective attacks a media integration platform affecting 80 news sites around the world The Philippines is the newest market for a cheating website

Crimea faces gray-area status in Nat Geo maps

Mar 20, 2014 - 9:53 PM

When a region is contested it is our policy to reflect that status in our maps the National Geographic Society says

ROCK THE VOTE. People hold Russian flags as they gather at Lenin Square after the end of the referendum in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, March 16, 2014. Photo by Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

'Lost world' discovered in remote Australia

Oct 28, 2013 - 10:55 AM

A team of scientists discovers the 3 new species as well as a host of other interesting species that may also be new to science

NEW SPECIES. Leaf-tail gecko. Photo by Conrad Hoskin/James Cook  University

George Tapan: Master travel photographer

May 23, 2013 - 7:00 PM

Multi awarded photographer George Tapan reveals tips for budding travel photographers


'So long, Lolong'

Feb 11, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Dr Adam Britton says Lolong helped raise awareness of crocodiles and raise funds for the conservation of the Agusan Marsh

CROC GURU. Dr. Adam Britton has been studying crocodiles for over 20 years and is now a senior partner at a research firm in Australia. Photo courtesy of Big Gecko Crocodilian Research & Consulting

Vatican defends ivory record with elephant lovers

Jan 23, 2013 - 10:22 PM

The Vatican defended itself against accusations it encourages illegal ivory trafficking

Gov't expands probe into 'blood' ivory

Sep 28, 2012 - 7:45 PM

The NBI is looking into other owners of ivory figures amid concern that the sale of religious figures made of ivory is extensive

BOC: Ivory smuggling gone in Cebu

Sep 28, 2012 - 10:03 AM

But Customs Commissioner Ruffy Biazon admits it is difficult to monitor ivory smuggling in the Philippines

PH probes alleged Church link to ivory

Sep 26, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Authorities will investigate the possible involvement of Catholic priests in the illegal trade of African ivory in the Philippines

'Titanic' director Cameron completes dive to Mariana Trench

Mar 26, 2012 - 9:55 AM

The explorer and filmmaker reached a depth of 35 756 feet 10 898 meters at 7:52 am Monday local time 5:52 am Philippine time in his specially designed submersible

Natgeo admits airing 'unrevised' Malacañang docu

Mar 20, 2012 - 6:33 PM

The National Geographic Channel says sorry to its viewers

NatGeo peeks into PNoy's Palace

Mar 19, 2012 - 3:21 PM

Inside Malacañang is shown on the NatGeo channel

PALACE DOCUMENTARY. "Inside Malacañang" premiered on the National Geographic Channel on Sunday (March 18) evening. (Videograb from National Geographic Channel)