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Iceland's foreign secretary: Govt's, civil society must unite to protect journalists

Jul 13, 2019 - 6:01 PM

At the Global Media Freedom Conference in London, Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson says Iceland 'will increasingly prioritize media freedom' in its work at the UNHRC, which has just adopted its proposed resolution urging action on the rising number of killings in the Philippines. Here is his full speech.

ICELAND'S FOREIGN MINISTER. Iceland's Foreign Minister at the United Nations. Photo from the Government of Iceland website

Iceland poised to take U.S. seat at United Nations rights council

Jul 12, 2018 - 11:40 PM

'The Human Rights Council stands at a critical juncture,' Iceland's Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson writes in an editorial, adding that for many countries 'it is time to address its shortcomings'

UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL. General view of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council during the presentation of report by the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, on March 13, 2018 in Geneva. File photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Iceland, 37 countries to Philippines: Let U.N. probe killings

Jun 24, 2018 - 9:40 AM

Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano hits back, saying the signatories prefer misinformation from parties 'that have politicized and weaponized human rights'

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein (2R) flanked by President of the Human Rights Council Vojislav Suc (R) speaks during the opening of the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council on June 18, 2018 in Geneva. / AFP PHOTO / ALAIN GROSCLAUDE

The Resurgence of Norse Mythology (And Where to Start)

May 10, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Have you noticed names like Odin, Thor, and Loki occupying more and more of pop culture?

'Thor: Ragnarok' review: Humor saves the day

Oct 29, 2017 - 9:15 PM

'Thor: Ragnarok' is satisfied with its aimless silliness

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, October 23-29, 2017

Oct 29, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Must-watch videos from this week

BACK FROM BATTLE. About 160 members of Philippine National Police-Special Action Forces arrive at Pier 4 of North Port in Manila on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, after months of fighting against local terrorists in Marawi City. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Petualangan menemukan jati diri dan menghentikan kiamat di 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Oct 24, 2017 - 11:44 AM

Film yang disutradarai oleh Taika Waititi ini mulai tayang di bioskop Indonesia pada 25 Oktober mendatang

THOR. Kisah Thor di film 'Thor: Ragnarok' akan tayang 25 Oktober mendatang. Foto dari akun Instagram @marvelstudios

Chris Hemsworth gets Thor action figure from Filipino artist

Oct 21, 2017 - 10:33 PM

'It looks better than me,' Chris Hemsworth says of the Thor action figure made by Filipino artist Elmer Padilla

Merasakan petualangan seru di arena eksibisi ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Oct 20, 2017 - 8:41 PM

Film produksi Marvel Studios ini akan tayang pada 25 Oktober 2017

EKSIBISI. Area eksibisi mal 'Thor: Ragnarok' yang dibuka mulai 20 Oktober hingga 12 November 2017 di Pacific Place, Jakarta Selatan. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Thor hadapi tantangan baru di film ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Film yang dibintangi oleh Chris Hemsworth dan Cate Blanchett ini akan tayang perdana di bioskop Indonesia pada 25 Oktober mendatang

'THOR: RAGNAROK'. Perjalanan Thor di film ini dimulai dengan momen yang paling mengejutkan, yaitu hancurnya Mjolnir, Palu andalan Thor. Foto dari Marvel Studios

SAKSIKAN: Cuplikan terbaru ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Jul 23, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Thor dan Loki yang bersatu serta Hulk yang berbicara bisa disaksikan di cuplikan ini

BERSATU. Loki dan Thor, saudara tiri yang biasanya bermusuhan, kini bersatu mengalahkan kejahatan. Screenshot dari Youtube/Marvel Entertainment

WATCH: Thor, Loki join forces in new 'Thor: Ragnarok' trailer

Jul 23, 2017 - 1:38 PM

The two are are joined by Valkyrie and the Hulk in stopping Hela the goddess of death from creating more destruction

Marvel stars praise DC's 'Wonder Woman'

Jun 06, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Chris Hemsworth weighs in on who he thinks would win in a fight – Wonder Woman or Thor

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 11, 2017

Apr 11, 2017 - 12:18 PM

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An aerial view of a section of the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns, Australia, March 2017. Photo courtesy Ed Roberts/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

SAKSIKAN: Trailer perdana 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Apr 11, 2017 - 9:11 AM

Thor dan The Hulk beradu kekuatan di arena sebagai gladiator

Di film 'Thor:Ragnarok', Thor harus berhadapan dengan Dewi Kematian, Hela. Foto dari screen capture akun Youtube Marvel Entertainment.

WATCH: First trailer for 'Thor: Ragnarok' released

Apr 10, 2017 - 10:54 PM

Thor and The Hulk battle it out in an arena as gladiators in the first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok

LOOK: First images, plot details of 'Thor: Ragnarok' released

Mar 09, 2017 - 6:50 PM

See Thor s makeover – short hair no hammer – plus a look at Cate Blanchett Tom Hiddleston Tessa Thompson and Jeff Goldblum in the upcoming movie

THOR. The Norse god sports shorn hair and twin blades in the upcoming 'Thor: Ragnarok' movie. Photo by Jasin Boland/Marvel Studios via Instagram/entertainmentweekly

SAKSIKAN: Apa yang Thor lakukan ketika rehat dari 'Civil War'?

Aug 29, 2016 - 11:40 PM

Ia mendapat teman baru bernama Darryl dan bertemu dengan Bruce Banner

Apa yang dilakukan Thor di waktu senggangnya? Screenshot dari Twitter/@MarvelStudios

WATCH: What is Thor up to while on break from 'Civil War?'

Aug 29, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Thor befriends a guy named Darryl and meets up with Bruce Banner

IN PHOTOS: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston visit children's hospital

Aug 24, 2016 - 2:39 PM

Thor and Loki bring smiles to the faces of the kids at Cliento Children s Hospital in Brisbane Australia

HOSPITAL VISIT. Loki and Thor (Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston) visit the Lady Cliento Children's Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Screengrab from Instagram/chrishemsworth

[LOOK] Tom Hiddleston teases Marvel return: Loki's back

Aug 10, 2016 - 9:02 AM

Tom Hiddleston teases his baddie character s return with a photo of himself in his Loki costume

Screengrab from Instagram/twhiddleston

Airbus presents 3D-printed mini aircraft

Jun 05, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The 46 pound Thor is a test of what s possible with 3D printing technology

The prototype of the 3D printed plane THOR aircraft is pictured at the boot of Airbus at the International Aerospace Exhibition (ILA) in Schoenefeld near Berlin, on June 01, 2016. The Aerospace Exhibition at Schoenefeld Airport near Berlin takes place from June 1 till 4. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

WATCH: Is Chris Hemsworth frustrated about Thor being left out of 'Civil War'?

Apr 28, 2016 - 9:41 AM

Where was the invite? For me and Hulk? Chris Hemsworth jokingly asks in a video posted by Captain America: Civil War directors the Russo Brothers

Screengrab from Facebook/The Russo Brothers

New 'Thor' and 'Alien' movies to be shot in Australia

Oct 22, 2015 - 11:42 PM

Marvel s Ragnarok and Ridley Scott s new Alien film will be shot in Australia in 2016

FILMING IN AUSTRALIA. The Australian government says that 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Alien' will be shot in Australia. The photo above shows Chris Hemsworth as Thor in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' and Michael Fassbender as David, an android in 'Prometheus.' Photo of Chris Hemsworth courtesy of Disney. Screengrab of Michael Fassbender from Facebook/PrometheusMovies

WATCH: Engineer creates real-life, touch-activated Thor’s hammer

Oct 17, 2015 - 2:07 PM

Using an electromagnet and fingerprint sensor this engineer wields the power of Thor

WATCH: Marvel's Avengers slip up in 'Age of Ultron' gag reel

Sep 04, 2015 - 4:44 PM

Captain America Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers show us that superheroes are human too

'Avengers' sequel nets 2nd biggest US box office opening

May 04, 2015 - 11:35 AM

However the film falls short of surpassing the opening posted by the first movie three years ago

Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner apologize for 'tasteless' Black Widow jokes

Apr 24, 2015 - 3:02 AM

In a recent interview the actors call the Black Widow character a slut and a whore with regard to her being paired with the different male Avengers

'The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Review: A worthy sequel

Apr 23, 2015 - 6:47 PM

Avengers pumps up the action getting right down to business from the beginning

What critics are saying about 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Apr 22, 2015 - 6:25 PM

Will you be catching Avengers soon?

'The Avengers' set for blockbuster return

Apr 22, 2015 - 11:29 AM

Iron Man Captain America Thor Black Widow Hulk and Hawkeye take on a new baddie who wants to wipe out Humanity

Kehidupan rahasia superhero: Diorama bergaya humor Edy Hardjo

Apr 01, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Edy Hardjo mungkin memiliki pekerjaan terkeren di Indonesia Superhero kelas dunia takluk di tangannya

Salah satu karya favorit superhero Edy Hardjo. Foto dari Facebook

AirAsia plane search, Seniang death toll, Bilibid probe | The wRap

Dec 31, 2014 - 6:45 PM

The story of 2 families who missed that fatal AirAsia flight Seniang death toll rises to at least 53 The justice department orders: demolish VIP jail cells in the Philippines

WATCH: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' first trailer

Oct 23, 2014 - 11:46 AM

The Avengers are back and in more danger than ever before

Fanboys and girls grapple with change at Comic-Con

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:16 PM

Around 150 000 people are expected to come to the four day festival with some of them coming in costume

Goddess of Thunder? Thor undergoes sex change

Jul 16, 2014 - 4:34 PM

The comic book hero will be portrayed as a female in the latest publication but it s unclear if Thor will be a woman in future movies

THE NEW THOR. A woman will be holding Mjolnir and carrying the mantle of Thor. Image from

Move over, Timberlake - Tom Hiddleston on dance floor

Oct 17, 2013 - 6:35 PM

Thor villain shows off in Seoul to delighted crowd

HANGING OUT. Hiddleston in Seoul. Photo from the Facebook of I Love Tom Hiddleston (Loki Page)

'Johnny Depp of Japan' to do PH film

Sep 28, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Tadanobu Asano in Manila for Pusong Wazak Ruined Heart latest project by filmmaker Khavn dela Cruz

'MACHO.' Asano has also undermined his persona with sensitive performances. Photo from his Facebook

'The Voice PHL': And then there were 8

Sep 21, 2013 - 9:18 PM

The Voice of the Philippines Top 8 meet the press in the run up to the semi finals

8 IS ENOUGH. 'V reporters' Robi Domingo and Alex Gonzaga (5th and 6th from left) are flanked by the show's remaining contestants: (L to R) Thor Dulay, Janice Javier, Paolo Onesa, Myk Perez, Klarisse De Guzman, Morissette Amon, Mitoy Yonting, and Radha Tinsay. Photos by Mark Quimpo-Demayo

[Voice PHL] Goodbye, everybody, they’ve got to go

Sep 16, 2013 - 10:08 PM

‘The Voice of the Philippines’’ 3rd to the last weekend lets go of 4 more hopefuls

WHERE WAS THE LOVE? Jessica Reynoso, one of the better 'Voice' contestants, got an odd score from the Black Eyed Pea. Photo from her Facebook

The Voice of the Philippines: 4 more bite the dust

Sep 10, 2013 - 9:17 PM

September 8 live show yields more casualties including one fan favorite

BYE, MR. SHY. One of the more unique ‘The Voice’ contenders, Darryl Shy got much love from viewers but not enough from Coach Lea. Photo by Ian Pedarse/Ang Litratista

'The Voice': Hello, live show, bye, 4 singers

Aug 27, 2013 - 7:05 PM

‘The Voice of the Philippines’ live show round has begun to eliminate more contenders

EXIT DUDE. ‘The Voice of the Philippines’’ Junji (front, left) is the first to go home out of Team Sarah’s Top 6, leaving behind (clockwise from left) live-show winner Morissette, Klarisse, Yuki, live-show survivor Eva, and Maki. All photos from the show’s Facebook page

‘Voice PHL’: War almost over

Aug 21, 2013 - 2:19 PM

4 more singer contenders are saved from elimination as the show’s battle round concludes

BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE. Radha Tinsay, formerly of the R&B group Kulay, stays on in ‘The Voice’ at the expense of Marissa Sarroca. Photo from the show's Facebook

Vin Diesel to join 'The Avengers'?

Jul 11, 2013 - 6:24 PM

Fast and Furious star hints at possible Marvel hero role on Facebook

VIN WITH MARVEL? Vin Diesel teases fans with 'Avengers' photo. Image from his Facebook page

Action-packed second half

Jul 03, 2013 - 8:43 PM

More blockbusters for the rest of 2013 and a sequel filled 2014

POPCORN, ADRENALINE. Brace yourself for the remaining action in 2013

Robert Downey Jr back in 'Avengers' sequels

Jun 21, 2013 - 8:12 AM

Cult director Joss Whedon will again write and helm The Avengers 2 slated to begin production in March 2014

HE'LL BE BACK. Robert Downey Jr will be seen in his Iron Man suit in the next two 'Avengers' movies. Photo from the 'Iron Man 3' Facebook page

Superman vs Iron Man: From comics to film

Apr 27, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Supes and Shell head face off in American summer movies Who do you think will fare better?

HEROES WITH FLAWS. Marvel's superheroes battle demons not just outside of them but also within. Screen shot from Carljoe Javier's Comixology collection

'Thor: The Dark World' poster first look

Apr 20, 2013 - 12:31 PM

Check out the film s first poster and a behind the scenes video

SAME LOVE, NEW FOE. In 'Thor: The Dark World,' Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet. Poster from the 'Thor: The Dark World' Facebook page

The Boys of Summer Komikon

Apr 17, 2013 - 10:51 PM

Know what it is like to be an indie comics creator an artist who caught the eye of Marvel Comics and an organizer of the country s most popular comics convention

THE BOYS OF SUMMER KOMIKON. Jon Zamar, Stephen Segovia and Mark Rosario talk about the ins and outs of being comics creators here and abroad.

(UPDATED) Liam Hemsworth Manila-bound

Mar 09, 2013 - 10:52 PM

Another Hollywood hunk is coming to the country as an endorser of a Filipino clothing brand

OUTDOORSY AND EARTHY. Liam Hemsworth's Manila visit will use the hashtag #LiamHemsworthLovesBench. Photo from Karen Jardenil's Facebook page