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NGO accuses France of starting Mozambique 'climate bomb'

Jun 15, 2020 - 11:55 AM

'French machinations are forcing yet another African country into dependency on fossil the name of the economic interests of French energy industrials and bankers,' says NGO Friends of the Earth

Oil collapse wipes out profits at Total

May 05, 2020 - 5:35 PM

French oil giant Total's net profit plummets to $34 million in the 1st quarter of 2020, a 99% drop from the $3.1 billion a year earlier

TOTAL. The French company is a global energy player. Photo from Shutterstock

French oil giant Total chops spending, ends share buybacks

Mar 23, 2020 - 4:50 PM

Total says it has adopted an action plan to deal with the plummeting price of oil amid the novel coronavirus outbreak

Oil giant Total's chief announces new unit to invest in forests

Jul 07, 2019 - 5:50 PM

French oil giant Total plans to spend $100 million a year on forest preservation and reforestation

Dennis Uy denies investing in Smartmatic-TIM

May 16, 2019 - 3:20 PM

'There is absolutely no truth to the allegations that the Udenna Group or its chairman, Mr Dennis Uy, purchased a local IT company called TIM,' says Udenna Corporation spokesman Adel Tamano

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:18 PM

It's a rare event when a total lunar eclipse is visible on so many parts of the Earth's land mass

'SUPER BLOOD WOLF.' The so-called Super Blood Wolf Moon slips into Earth's dark umbral shadow during a total lunar eclipse behind the Tours's cathedral on January 21, 2019, Central France. Photo by Guillaume Souvant/AFP

Brazil denies Total license to drill near Amazon mouth

Dec 08, 2018 - 10:26 AM

Regulatory agency Ibama says the decision comes after it found concerning uncertainties, including the 'possibility of an oil spill that may affect the coral reef present in the region and by extension marine biodiversity'

THE AMAZON. A photograph made available on 04 October 2013 shows the river Tiputini as it passes by the northern border of Yasuni National Park in Ecuador, 16 May 2007. File Photo by Cecilia Puebla/EPA

GUIDE: Watching the July 28 'blood moon'

Jul 28, 2018 - 12:55 AM

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century will be visible in the Philippines, and Mars will be right next to the eclipsing moon, according to NASA

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.

No total swimming, fishing ban for Boracay residents

Apr 21, 2018 - 12:19 AM

The island locals will be allowed to enter designated to swimming and fishing areas at particular times

Kuwait deployment ban, LTFRB on ride-hailing cap, Sharon Cuneta on Duterte | Evening wRap

Feb 12, 2018 - 8:17 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Total lunar eclipse, 'supermoons,' meteor shower in January 2018

Jan 02, 2018 - 9:50 PM

The Moon during the lunar eclipse on January 31 will also be a 'blue moon' or the 2nd full moon of the month

LUNAR ECLIPSE. In this file photo taken in the US, the Moon is seen as it nears a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

PH exports, imports up in August

Oct 10, 2017 - 10:15 PM

China is the Philippines' top trading partner for the 1st semester of 2017, accounting for 15% of the total trade

MAIN COMMODITY. Electronic products remain as the top imported commodities, accounting for 25% of the total import bill. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

First eclipse in 99 years to sweep North America

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:58 AM

The last time an eclipse crossed from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean was on June 8 1918 when a total eclipse was visible from Washington to Florida

Spotify's subscriber total now at 60 million, continues to lead

Aug 01, 2017 - 10:51 AM

Since March 2017 the music streaming leader has attracted 10 million more paying subscribers – double that of nearest competitor Apple Music s

RETURNING ARTIST. Musician Taylor Swift made a return to Spotify in June 2017. Much of her discography had been out of the streaming app for years before this comeback. Photo by Larry Busacca/AFP

Total mining ban? 5 years to recover tax shortfall, says Dominguez

Mar 15, 2017 - 9:32 AM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is also concerned about the impact of any mining ban on local government finance and people s livelihoods

CABINET MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III talk before the start of the 13th Cabinet meeting on March 6, 2017. File photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Duterte, peace talks, Benham Rise | Evening wRap

Mar 13, 2017 - 9:22 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Ana Arceo

Duterte forms committee to study total log ban

Feb 01, 2017 - 4:53 PM

The President orders the DENR DA and DILG to study how to implement a total logging ban in response to flash floods caused by unabated cutting of trees in watersheds

MULLING TOTAL LOGGING BAN. President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the State Dining Room of Palace for the Climate Change Commission and Advisory Board meeting on January 31, 2017. Photo by Ace Morandante/Presidential Photo

Fuel prices to go up on Jan 3

Jan 02, 2017 - 3:32 PM

Oil companies in the Philippines will implement the price hike at 6 am on Tuesday January 3

OIL PRICES. An attendant fills up a motorcycle with gasoline at a gasoline station in Kamuning, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Fuel prices going up again Dec 20

Dec 19, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Oil companies in the Philippines will implement the price hike at 6 am on Tuesday December 20

OIL PRICES. An attendant fills up a motorcycle with gasoline at a gasoline station in Kamuning, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Stress less, smile more

Aug 03, 2016 - 3:47 PM

Stress is an unavoidable fact of life but it doesn’t have to show

CHR to top carbon emitters: Face human rights probe

Jul 28, 2016 - 7:25 PM

For the first time a national human rights body is officially taking steps to address the impacts of climate change on human rights and the responsibility of private actors says environmental group Greenpeace

Surprising facts about the human body

Jul 23, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Learn more about the spectacle that is the human body here

Total wins 30% stake in Qatar's largest oil field

Jun 28, 2016 - 1:45 PM

The French company enters into a joint venture with Qatar Petroleum for the Al Shaheen oil field

epa04779623 French energy group Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 26th World Gas Conference (WGC) in Paris, France, 02 June 2015. The WGC runs from 01 to 05 June and gathers the world gas market leaders. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

Meski Nyepi, warga Bali amati gerhana matahari

Mar 09, 2016 - 2:57 PM

Umat Hindu boleh meihat gerhana dari halaman rumah masing masing Tetapi kalau tiak bisa mereka harus berdiam diri di dalam rumah

Jalan-jalan di Bali menjadi lengang saat umat Hindu merayakan Nyepi pada 9 Maret. Foto oleh Bobby Andalan

FOTO: Joko Widodo dan Jusuf Kalla menyaksikan gerhana

Mar 09, 2016 - 1:39 PM

Jokowi bersarung di depan Istana Bogor adapun JK mengenakan kacamata gerhana di Palu

Jokowi menyaksikan gerhana dengan sarung. Foto: Facebook Presiden Joko Widodo.

Comelec woes, Marcos art collection, total solar eclipse | 12PM wRap

Mar 09, 2016 - 12:19 PM

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FOTO: Penampakan gerhana matahari di berbagai kota di Indonesia

Mar 09, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Di Palembang Gerhana Matahari Total tertutup awan

Gerhana Matahari Total: Umat berbondong-bondong ke masjid

Mar 09, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Bagus sekali Biasanya saya melihat di buku pelajaran sekarang bisa melihat langsung

SAKSIKAN: Gerhana Matahari Total tertutup asap, turis pasrah

Mar 09, 2016 - 11:10 AM

Gerhana Matahari Total di langit Palembang tidak terlihat jelas karena asap yang ditimbulkan dari plant Pupuk Sriwijaya

Warga berkumpul di jembatan Ampera untuk menyaksikan gerhana matahari total di Palembang, Sumatera Selatan, 9 Maret 2016. Foto: Famega Syavira/Rappler Indonesia

Indonesia wRap: Merayakan gerhana matahari di Indonesia

Mar 09, 2016 - 2:55 AM

Simak mitos yang terjadi setiap gerhana matahari sejak ribuan tahun lalu

Saat Nyepi, umat Islam di Bali diizinkan salat gerhana

Mar 07, 2016 - 5:20 PM

Ada syarat yang harus dipatuhi umat Islam jika ingin salat gerhana pada Hari Raya Nyepi di Bali

Persiapan menjelang Nyepi di Bali. Foto oleh Yulius Satria Wijaya/Antara

Tourists flock to Indonesia for rare total solar eclipse

Mar 07, 2016 - 11:12 AM

Indonesia set to witness the eclipse travel in a broad arc across the world s biggest archipelago nation

RARE ECLIPSE. Indonesia prepares for a total solar eclipse. File photo of total solar eclipse at Svalbard, Norway, 20 March 2015 by EPA.

Gerhana matahari tahun ini pertanda mara bahaya?

Mar 07, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Sejarah mencatat bahwa fenomena gerhana kerap dikaitkan dengan musibah yang menyusulnya Masih perlukah kita untuk waspada?

Petugas dari Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional (LAPAN) melihat limit waktu Gerhana Matahari Total (GMT) di atas jembatan Ampera Palembang, Sumsel. pada 19 Januari 2016. Foto oleh Nova Wahyudi/Antara

Yang perlu kamu tahu tentang Gerhana Matahari Total

Mar 06, 2016 - 3:23 PM

Gerhana Matahari Total akan lewati 12 provinsi di Indonsia

GMT. Gerhana Matahari Total yang terlihat di langit Svalbard, Norwegia, 20 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Olav Jon Nesvold/Norway Out/EPA

Gerhana matahari total jadi momen sedot kunjungan wisatawan

Jan 26, 2016 - 8:49 PM

Jembatan Ampera menjadi “selasar kuliner” Sejumlah kapal pesiar asing siap merapat

AJANG PROMOSI Petugas dari Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional (LAPAN) melihat limit waktu Gerhana Matahari Total (GMT) di atas jembatan Ampera Palembang, Sumsel. Selasa, 19 Januari. Foto oleh Nova Wahyudi/Antara

TNA releases Fil-Am wrestler TJ Perkins

Jan 13, 2016 - 4:13 PM

TJ Perkins who wrestles as Manik on TNA Impact Wrestling has been released by the American promotion

FREE AGENT. TJ Perkins had wrestled for TNA on-and-off since 2004. Photo from TNA Impact Wrestling

Filipina artist gets residency in Paris

Dec 07, 2015 - 5:02 PM

A young artist from Rizal gets an opportunity many artists would only dream about by getting an art residency in Paris one of the world s cultural hubs

Cara efektif bakar lemak hanya dalam 15 menit

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:34 PM

Cara membakar lemak dan menurunkan berat badan dalam 15 menit tapi

FLEXIBILITY AND MAINTENANCE. This should be the main focus of your new work out routine. All graphics by Mara Elize Mercado

Oil firms roll back prices

Nov 23, 2015 - 8:16 PM

The latest price adjustments reflect the continuous downward trend in world oil prices

DOWNWARD TREND. Eastern Petroleum chairman and CEO Fernando L. Martinez says, “while analysts around the world are expecting the supply surplus to continue through next year and up until the first half of 2017, still no one can tell or project how long this downward trend will continue." Image from Shutterstock

Pro wrestler DJ Z on Filipino pride and life in the ring

Nov 22, 2015 - 4:15 AM

The wrestling DJ formerly known as Zema Ion talks about representing the Philippines on national TV and some of his favorite moments in the ring

Baby with two heads born in Bangladesh

Nov 13, 2015 - 3:22 AM

Except for having two heads the newborn has the rest of her organs and limbs like a normal newborn says the owner of the hospital

A Bangladeshi baby girl born with two heads receives medical care at a hospital in Brahmanbaria, some 120 kms east of capital Dhaka on November 12, 2015. Doctors at a Bangladesh hospital were treating a baby girl born with two heads, medical officials and the newborn's father said. The baby was born late November 11, 2015 and is now being treated for breathing difficulties after being shifted to the intensive care unit of the country's largest hospital in Dhaka. AFP PHOTO

Fil-Am pro wrestler TJ Perkins on Filipino pride, chasing your dreams

Oct 05, 2015 - 2:22 PM

TJ Perkins who wrestles as Manik on TNA Impact Wrestling discusses his Filipino roots the sacrifices he made to become a wrestler and the importance of just being yourself

PINOY PRIDE. TJ Perkins, who wrestles for TNA Impact Wrestling as Manik, uses his attire to express his Filipino pride. Screen shot from YouTube

The incredible mouth and its incredible uses

Aug 23, 2015 - 9:48 AM

The human mouth has some basic uses but some really take the cake

Oral bacteria: Friends and foes of the mouth

Aug 16, 2015 - 2:15 PM

What you need to know about the bacteria party that goes on in your mouth

Why your mouth matters more than you think

Aug 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Bad oral hygiene isn’t just off putting it’s a burden

Wrestler Kurt Angle has emergency spine surgery

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:40 PM

Former WWE champion Kurt Angle was rushed into emergency surgery to relieve fluid on his spine that nearly cost him his life

OLYMPIC HERO. Pro wrestler Kurt Angle is expected to fully recover after being rushed into emergency surgery. Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images/AFP

Pertamina akan kuasai 70% kepemilikan Blok Mahakam

Jun 20, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Sisa saham 30 akan diberikan pada operator lama Blok Mahakam Total E P Indonesie dan Inpex Corporation

Blok Mahakam. Foto dari

Indonesia grants 30% stake of Mahakam gas block to Total, Inpex

Jun 19, 2015 - 6:11 PM

President Joko Widodo s government wanted Pertamina to take over the block despite doubts over Pertamina s technical and financial capacity

TOTAL INDONESIA. An oil and gas processing installation operated by Total E&P Indonesie in Senipah, East Kalimantan. Photo by Olivia Rondonuwu/AFP

Davao vows to shield mining ban from Malacañang pressure

May 13, 2015 - 9:51 PM

Davaoeños say their local law is a step forward for the nationwide campaign to end destructive activities that would permanently damage the country s rich natural resources

‘MAKE IT NATIONAL.’ Environmentalists in a rally on May 13, 2015, say the total mining ban adopted by Davao City ‘is a step forward for the nationwide campaign to end destructive activities that would permanently damage the country's rich natural resources.’ Photo by Karlos Manlupig, Rappler