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Poll watchdogs ask SC to compel Comelec to issue voting receipts

Apr 24, 2019 - 6:36 PM

The petitioners also ask the Supreme Court to void the Comelec ban on the use of digital cameras and cellular phones during the election process, and even after the close of polls

ELECTION PREPARATIONS. Comelec-deployed staff test ballot papers on vote-counting machines in a warehouse in Santa Rosa, Laguna, on February 4, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[OPINION] Thirsting for water: The challenge for the Philippines

Mar 21, 2019 - 4:30 PM

This World Water Day is serving as a wake-up-call that the Philippines has a long way to go until it is sustainably managing its water resources

Thirsting for Water

Cagayan farmers harvest crops early to mitigate Typhoon Ompong losses

Sep 13, 2018 - 10:29 PM

Aside from sacrificing some crops he cannot harvest, corn farmer Elvis Lacambra says he already considers half of his supposed proceeds a loss

RUSH HARVEST. Cagayan farmers harvest premature crops rather than lose it from Typhoon Ompong. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Fresh produce, Filipino food take spotlight at 8th Philippine Harvest

Jun 15, 2018 - 5:23 PM

The fair takes place from June 14 to 17 at the Central Square, Bonifacio High Street

The week in photos: October 7-13, 2017

Oct 14, 2017 - 3:29 PM

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

HARVEST. Belarusians harvesting cranberries at a farm in the village of Selishche, south of Minsk on October 9, 2017. Photo by Sergel Gapon/AFP

The week in photos: September 30-October 6, 2017

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:54 PM

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

SLUTWALK. Women's rights activists march against gender inequalities during what the organizers called 'the third annual Amber Rose SlutWalk' in downtown Los Angeles, California on October 1, 2017. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

SAKSIKAN: Icip-Icip edisi The Harvest Atelier

Aug 23, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Rappler berkesempatan membuat dua menu andalan The Harvest Chocolate Croissant dan The Harvest Blueberry Bloom Cake

#PugadBaboy: Dugo ng Shinobi 42

Jun 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Singapore slashes jail term for showbiz pastor

Apr 07, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Prosecutors had argued that Kong Hee should be jailed 11 12 years but the high court Friday has sentenced him to 3 years and 6 months jail

GUILTY. In this file photo, City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee (R) arrives with his pop-singer wife Ho Yeow Sun (L) at the district state courts in Singapore on October 21, 2015. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Jollibee now fully owns China-based Happy Bee Foods

Nov 23, 2016 - 8:00 PM

With the change in ownership Happy Bee will no longer produce and sell food products to institutions other than Jollibee owned restaurant businesses

BUY OUT. Prior to the acquisition, Jollibee owns 70% interest in Happy Bee, which operates a manufacturing facility in Anhui, China

What do the 5 presidential bets promise for PH agriculture?

Apr 06, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The fate not only of farmers but of consumers and the entire economy rests on the shoulders of the next president

Jollibee buys out partner in China's Happy Bee

Feb 24, 2016 - 7:41 PM

This is to support the continued growth of its flagship restaurant Yonghe Kong in China its largest food business in that market

BUY OUT. Prior to the acquisition, Jollibee owns 70% interest in Happy Bee, which operates a manufacturing facility in Anhui, China

SG church leaders jailed for funding singing career of pastor's wife

Nov 20, 2015 - 5:30 PM

City Harvest Church head pastor Kong Hee used millions of dollars in church funds to help his pop singer wife break into the English language market

The 6 City Harvest Church leaders – the founder Kong Hee (top C), Serina Wee, former finance manager (top L), Sharon Tan (top R), Tan Ye Peng (bottom L), John Lam (bottom C), and Chew Eng Han (bottom R) – arrive at the district state courts in Singapore on October 21, 2015. They lavished $36 million on a failed bid to turn the pastor's glamorous wife into a global pop star, and have been convicted of misusing church funds. Photo by Roslan Rahman/Agence France-Presse

Singapore church leaders convicted of fraud in pop music venture

Oct 21, 2015 - 4:15 PM

Pastor Kong Hee and 5 aides are found guilty of diverting Sg 24 million 17 million to finance his wife Sun Ho s music career which was portrayed as a religious mission

GUILTY. City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee (R) arrives with his pop-singer wife Ho Yeow Sun (L) at the district state courts in Singapore on October 21, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Farmers, mothers can now dream – thanks to peanut spreads

Oct 19, 2015 - 9:00 AM

First Harvest works directly with peanut farmers in Bulacan helping them secure planting materials and commit to purchasing their produce

12 PlayStation games that rocked our childhood

Sep 11, 2015 - 1:02 PM

What was your favorite PlayStation game?

INFOGRAPHIC: How climate change harms the ASEAN food basket

Jun 12, 2015 - 11:09 AM

Southeast Asia s rice fruits and seafood are threatened by global warming What can the ASEAN community do to avert a food security disaster?

Drought takes toll on Benguet farms

Apr 24, 2015 - 7:53 PM

The intermittent rains came a bit late to the largest producer of vegetables and cut flowers in the Philippines

RAIN OR SHINE. It's business as usual at the La Trinidad Trading Post amid the dry spell. This is where most of the vegetables harvested in Benguet and nearby areas are sold, packed, and shipped throughout the country. Photo by Karlston S. Lapniten, Rappler

Palay, corn production forecast down in Q1

Mar 10, 2015 - 12:21 PM

Contraction in harvest areas and drop in yield due to typhoons among others pull down the forecast for the quarter says the Philippine Statistics Authority

Abu Sayyaf commander with P5.3M bounty killed in Sulu

Nov 22, 2014 - 10:47 PM

Abu Sayyaf commander Sihata Muallom Asmad – also known as Sihata Latip Ka Tatang and Tatang – is killed while resisting arrest for kidnapping and serious illegal detention charges

Global expert to talk at Int'l Seaweed Congress in Cebu

Nov 14, 2014 - 5:34 PM

Press release: Dr Stefan Kraan is set to elaborate how seaweed can be converted into other forms like additives for animal feeds which in turn give healthier food choices for consumers

Better lives and nutrition through seaweeds

Jun 24, 2014 - 4:00 PM

The slimy plant found along shores can be the key to improvement of coastal communities

CENTRAL. Ulva seaweeds are dried under the sun in this coastal community's center. All photos from Obi Roco of Trading Room PH

Green pavilion houses green technologies

Apr 27, 2013 - 6:45 AM

Over 2 000 recycled vegetable crates are stacked to build the country’s first green pavilion

FIRST IN THE PHILIPPINES. Country’s first green pavilion at Rizal Park, Manila was built using recycled vegetable crates and showcases various green technologies. Photo by Rappler/Ces Natalie Crisostomo

New agri tramlines complete by August

Apr 17, 2013 - 7:31 PM

32 tramline systems will be built in various areas nationwide as part of efforts to increase farmers incomes

Pahiyas: Quezon's feast for good harvest

May 19, 2012 - 11:53 AM

Panoramic photographer Fung Yu captures scenes from this year s Pahiyas festival in Quezon province