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‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ review: Double dead, only slightly amusing

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:15 AM

'Double Tap', while unnecessary, is a harmless and merry little sequel

[ANALYSIS | Deep Dive] The problems with the list

Mar 07, 2019 - 6:34 PM

It cannot be denied that the drug list is simply another 'Order of Battle,' which is unlawful

PDEA to Congress: Allow scrutiny of drug suspects' bank records

Aug 30, 2016 - 12:54 PM

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency also supports a bill that would allow law enforcement agencies to tap into conversations related to their anti illegal drug operations

LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. Representatives of PDEA, led by Director General Isidro Lapeña, faces the House Committee on Dangerous Drugs on August 30. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Tap That: Sex ed through a mobile game

Jun 06, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Peiying Feng is developing a mobile game to teach players about sexually transmitted diseases

TAP THAT. A in-development sex-ed game for everyone. Image from Tap That website

Would you get tattooed using tribal methods? Indonesian tattooists revive tribal traditions

Jan 05, 2016 - 12:17 PM

In the past in tribal areas tattoos were applied with fish bones or long thorns

HAND-TAPPING. The traditional practice of hand-tapping tattoos is being revived in Indonesia. Photo from Durga Tattoo Facebook page

Google's new Android seeks to make smartphone smarter

May 29, 2015 - 9:48 AM

Google s preview of Android M includes a preview of the upgraded version of Google Now as well as a new feature called Now on Tap

GOOGLE NOW. Aparna Chennapragada discusses Google Now. Screen shot from Live stream.

18 women entrepreneurs and their inspiring words

Jan 09, 2015 - 3:30 PM

These successful women share golden nuggets of wisdom to help you pursue your entrepreneurial dreams

PH seeks ASEAN support for S. China Sea action plan

Aug 09, 2014 - 1:31 PM

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario proposes the Philippine initiative amid rising tensions in the South China Sea that may harm regional stability

Philippines to upgrade Spratlys airstrip amid moratorium bid

Aug 08, 2014 - 4:19 PM

The Philippines banks on the shared concern among ASEAN countries to convince China to agree to stop provocative activities in the South China Sea

PROVOCATIVE? The Philippines is set to repair the damaged Rancudo Air Field in Pag-Asa island in the Spratlys

Philippines' 'triple action plan' futile without China?

Aug 07, 2014 - 2:13 PM

The triple action plan has a snowball s chance in hell of success an analyst says But the Philippines says China might be convinced who knows?

FOREIGN MINISTERS. In January, Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario (first from left) and his ASEAN counterparts meet in Bagan, Myanmar for the first time in 2014. File photo by AFP

Philippines: 'Triple action plan' can help China

Aug 06, 2014 - 10:52 AM

The Philippines asserts its new proposal to resolve South China Sea disputes after China said it can build what it wants in the disputed waters

'MORATORIUM' SOUGHT. The Philippines wants a moratorium on activities that raise tensions in the South China Sea. This image dated Feb 25, 2014 shows China's reclamation activities in the disputed waters. Photo courtesy of DFA

Philippines says China sea action plan gaining support

Aug 04, 2014 - 5:19 PM

Vietnam Indonesia and Brunei reportedly support the Philippines triple action plan to ease tensions in the South China Sea

BOOSTING TIES. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario talks to Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh (not in photo) during a meeting at the Government Guest House in Hanoi, Vietnam, another claimant country in the South China Sea, on July 2, 2014. File photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

PH to ASEAN: Curb 'specific' moves in South China Sea

Aug 01, 2014 - 6:07 PM

Positioning itself as a regional leader the Philippines bares the details of the triple action plan it will propose to ASEAN

CLAIMANT COUNTRIES. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario talks to Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh (not in photo) during a meeting at the Government Guest House in Hanoi, Vietnam, another claimant country in the South China Sea, on July 2, 2014. File photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

France's Sarkozy hit by new phone tap leaks

Jul 12, 2014 - 9:41 PM

The former French president who was charged two weeks ago with corruption and influence peddling in a case related to his campaign to win the presidency in 2007 claims he is the victim of a grotesque set up

File photo of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy by Etienne Laurent/EPA

Augmented communication through Tom Taps

May 10, 2014 - 6:24 PM

Seer Technologies Tom Taps app provides kids with autism with new ways to express their thoughts and emotions using technology

TOM TAPS. The Tom Taps logo. All screenshots taken from inside Tom Taps app.

TechRap: Starmobile Octa

Apr 01, 2014 - 4:40 PM

HTC unveils HTC One M8 Facebook buys virtual reality company Oculus and we review the Starmobile Octa

Turkey labels YouTube leak a pre-election 'plot'

Mar 28, 2014 - 11:17 PM

Turkey s government vows action over the bugging of a security meeting on Syria which was leaked on YouTube

The Tao Philippines expedition: A week is all you'll need

Dec 14, 2013 - 6:41 PM

Going off the beaten path to see islands that aren t normally on a tourist s radar – how fun can that be?

Panel hands Obama US surveillance report: official

Dec 14, 2013 - 12:20 PM

The report looks at how Washington can use its intelligence capability to guard national security while maintaining public trust

TRIP CUT SHORT. US President Barack Obama cuts short his Southeast Asia trip, canceling stops in Malaysia and the Philippines, due to the federal government shutdown. In this photo, Obama turns away from the podium after delivering a statement at the White House in Washington DC, USA, 27 September 2013. EPA/Michael Reynolds

Tattoo artist, family killed in typhoon; son missing

Nov 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Tattoo artist and Kadangyan bassist Agit Sustento his wife Geo and his parents drowned in the Tacloban floods His son Tarin may have survived but is still missing

GONE, MISSING. Tattoo artist and band bassist Agit Sustento and wife Geo died in the storm surge in Tacloban. Their 3-year-old son Tarin is missing. Photo by Francine Kelly

Relax and recharge in minutes

Jun 19, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Energy dropping? Here are quick healthy fixes

RECHARGE IN MINUTES. Yes, there are ways. Photo by Deeped Strandh via Flickr Creative Commons