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WATCH: 'Rurouni Kenshin' reveals new live-action trailer

Feb 22, 2020 - 3:33 PM

The 'Rurouni Kenshin' saga continues, as the Japanese franchise drops the newest trailer for two upcoming sequels set for 2020

IN PHOTOS: Handshakes that shook the world

Jun 12, 2018 - 10:36 AM

US President Donald Trump's handshake with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore marks a historic moment

FIRST MEETING. US President Donald Trump (R) gestures as he meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

The week in photos: October 21-27, 2017

Oct 28, 2017 - 2:50 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

CHAT. Pope Francis (R) speaks during a video conference connection with the International Space Station (ISS), at the Vatican on 26 October, 2017. Photo by Osservatore Romeno/AFP

In his hometown, Duterte gives anti-drug lecture to kids

Oct 28, 2017 - 7:16 AM

‘You know why I always appear angry on TV? It’s because of the bad people....I want them to disappear so there'll be no one who will bother you,’ the President tells parents and students at a Davao City school

DRUG WAR LESSON. At the founding anniversary of the Center for Brighter Beginnings Inc, President Rodrigo Duterte reads a briefer on the effects of illegal drugs as he explains how some drug suspects tend to turn violent especially when accosted by law enforcers. Photo by Robinson Ninal Jr/Presidential Photo

Catriona Gray to focus on music career after Miss World PH reign

Jul 10, 2017 - 9:53 PM

Catriona talks about the photo of her hugging the Philippine flag and whether she will try another pageant in the future

IBM teases alpha test of Sword Art Online: The Beginning

Mar 17, 2016 - 7:10 PM

UPDATED The prototype alpha test will be held from March 18 to March 20

SWORD ART ONLINE: THE BEGINNING. A promotional image shows a player facing off against a fearsome foe.

IBM reveals 'Sword Art Online: The Beginning' VR project

Feb 22, 2016 - 8:09 PM

The project seeks to bring the virtual world of the light novel manga and anime into reality

SWORD ART ONLINE VIRTUAL REALITY PROJECT. Would you sign up to alpha test this? Image from IBM website.

'Star Wars,' the space epic no one believed in

Dec 04, 2015 - 10:17 PM

Everyone including George Lucas believed Star Wars would be a flop when it was first released

LUKE SKYWALKER. Mark Hamill plays Luke Skywalker in the first ever 'Star Wars' film. Screengrab from YouTube/Star Wars

Poe’s cases, PDAF scam, Mitsubishi Montero | 6PM wRap

Dec 03, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Rainy season in the Philippines begins – PAGASA

Jun 23, 2015 - 1:58 PM

2nd UPDATE This year s rainy season comes late and is expected to last until September

RAINY DAYS AHEAD. PAGASA acting administrator Vicente Malano shows on a map the monthly rainfall forecast for the year during the climate outlook forum at the PAGASA head office in Quezon City as they declared the start of the rainy season on Tuesday, June 23. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

In fighting form at 40

Jun 21, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Triathlete and TV commercial director Sid Maderazo proves that life really can start at 40

Oscars 2015: Watch Maroon 5's bathroom 'Lost Stars' rehearsal

Feb 23, 2015 - 11:47 AM

Watch the band s performance of Lost Stars too

Photo by Mike Blake/Reuters

What's stopping you from starting something new?

Sep 07, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Just like any other dream or goal we want to reach there are things that hold us back Read on to find out what today’s generation is saying

‘Begin Again’ Review: Can a song change everything?

Jul 11, 2014 - 6:54 PM

This movie starring Keira Knightley Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine seems to say that the answer is yes

Movies playing this week: Apes, aliens and music

Jul 09, 2014 - 1:54 PM

This week’s line up of flicks is a mixture of films from different genres

Palarong Pambansa 2012: Where the future begins

Apr 04, 2012 - 8:51 PM

Palarong Pambansa 2012 breeds the country s best athletes the future of the Philippines