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'Do not be fooled:' Groups say panel probing drug war deaths 'damage control'
(UPDATED) International group Human Rights Watch calls the panel 'nothing more than a ruse to shield the country from international scrutiny'
New Apple Watch feature to check if you're washing your hands correctly
A feature for those who've gotten tired of singing 'Happy Birthday'
Dance tracking comes to Apple Watch
Apple's new watchOS 7 allows the Apple Watch to track dancing accurately, along with 3 other workout types: core training, functional strength training, and cooldown
Former coast guard chief Garcia to lead National Coast Watch Council Secretariat
Retired Admiral Joel Garcia returns to the National Coast Watch System, which he helped lead before taking over the Philippine Coast Guard in October 2019
Duterte's violent drug war leaves children traumatized – HRW
(UPDATED) The 'harmful consequences' of the anti-drug campaign go beyond bloody raids, says Human Rights Watch. Children who lose a loved one are left deeply scarred.
Venezuela's official virus data is 'absurd' – HRW and Johns Hopkins
President Nicolas Maduro's government reports 10 COVID-19 deaths out of 1,121 cases in a country of 30 million people
Taken after midnight, cuffed to a chair: The arrest of Cebuana artist Bambi Beltran
Cebu artist Bambi Beltran is detained for 60 hours and faces up to 18 years in prison for a sarcastic Facebook post Mayor Edgar Labella called 'fake news.' He says it's nothing personal.
Rights groups urge Filipinos: Reject Duterte admin's 'tyrannical' moves vs ABS-CBN
(UPDATED) The order to shut down ABS-CBN is the latest in a string of attacks against media in the Philippines under the Duterte administration
Human Rights Watch asks DILG to rein in 'out of control' law enforcers
The rights group says the Department of the Interior and Local Government 'must exercise effective oversight over its personnel, investigate all reports of abuses, and hold officers committing rights violations accountable'
Human rights orgs urge gov’t to drop charges vs Cebu artist Bambi Beltran
They say the government is 'misusing' COVID-19 laws on 'fake news' against critics
Swiss watchmakers see exports plunge amid pandemic
Swiss watch exports fall 21.9% in March 2020 compared to a year earlier, with a range of markets seeing devastating declines
Instagram unveils new 'co-watching' feature to ease isolation
The new feature lets people look at posts together during video chat
LIST: 4 programs that let you watch online videos remotely with your friends
We’re rounding up a list of programs that allow you to host watch parties with your friends even though you’re all apart
Rights groups, lawmakers condemn Calida's motion to gag ABS-CBN
'Why is President Duterte and the Philippines government so scared of independent opinions and a free press?' asks Human Rights Watch
Quo warranto vs ABS-CBN political harassment, vendetta – rights groups
Karapatan says it is not surprising that Solicitor General Jose Calida is 'doing the dirty work of concocting legal offensives against his master’s so-called enemies and critics'
Journalists, advocates call on Filipinos to back ABS-CBN franchise renewal
(UPDATED) NUJP and other groups say the attack on ABS-CBN threatens citizens' right to know
'Big problems' in China response to virus – HRW
Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth points in particular to what he says is the 'suppression' of reports on the virus in China during the early days of the outbreak
After canceled U.S visa, Dela Rosa may face 'far bigger problems' – HRW
Human Rights Watch Asia Advocacy Director John Sifton says Senator Ronald dela Rosa, one of the architects of the government's bloody drug war, 'may still have a date with justice'
China carrying out 'intense' global attack on rights – HRW
Human Rights Watch accuses Chinese president Xi Jin Ping of overseeing 'the most brutal and pervasive oppression that China has seen for decades'
Human Rights Watch chief says he was barred from entering Hong Kong
China's foreign affairs ministry accuses Human Rights Watch and other groups of having a 'great responsibility for the chaotic situation in Hong Kong'
HRW: Use Ampatuan conviction to push for reforms vs culture of impunity
(UPDATED) The conviction of the Ampatuan brothers over the 2009 massacre should signal the end of state support for private armies and political warlordism, says Human Rights Watch
Stocks to Watch: Fruitas, ripe to pick?
Fruitas lists on the main board of the Philippine Stock Exchange on Friday, November 29. Get to know its brands, financials, and future plans here.
Israel expels Human Rights Watch country director
Israel accuses American citizen Omar Shakir, the New York-based rights group's director for Israel and the Palestinian territories, of supporting a boycott of the Jewish state
HRW: De Lima's persecution shows Duterte's 'increasing authoritarianism'
Karapatan also likens the situation of Senator Leila De Lima with the experience of hundreds of political prisoners facing alleged trumped-up charges under President Rodrigo Duterte
UK government, military covered up war crimes – report
Military detectives who unearthed evidence of the alleged war crimes says that seniors commanders hid them 'for political reasons'
Gov't treating Marawi residents ‘like we don't matter’ – civic group
'We feel that we, the youth, are only being used for photo opportunities,' says a member of the Marawi Reconstruction Conflict Watch, citing a mismatch in government action and what residents need
U.S. sanctions threaten Iranians' right to health, says Human Rights Watch
Officially, the US sanctions make exceptions for food, medicine and other humanitarian goods, but most companies are unwilling to do any trade with Iran for fear of repercussions in the world's largest economy
Where to watch NBA 2019-2020 games for free
Filipino fans can now catch blockbuster NBA games online for free
Stocks to Watch: Axelum in a nutshell
Going nuts over Axelum's listing on the main board of the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday, October 7? Get to know the coconut products manufacturer here.
Group transfers graft complaints vs BCDA exec from PACC to Ombudsman
(UPDATED) Citizens Crime Watch says both the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission and Civil Service Commission 'seem to be acting slowly' on the anti-crime group's fight against corruption
Group files graft, usurpation of authority complaints vs BCDA exec
Citizens Crime Watch files a complaint before the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission
Apple Watch Series 3 price down to P11,990
Series 3's price goes down from P17,990
Stocks to Watch: ABS-CBN, GMA earnings
Are you a Kapamilya or a Kapuso? We look into their financials to check which company has earned and grown more over the years.
Stocks to Watch: China's war vs POGOs hits properties
Properties hit the jackpot when online gambling flourished in Metro Manila. Just how colossal will the impact be if POGOs suddenly go away?
Stocks to Watch: Oh, ghost! Should investors be scared?
Oh, ghost! August. Get it? It's that month where superstitious investors hide.
HRW: Blocking access won't stop U.N. report on PH drug war
Human Rights Watch Asia deputy director Phil Robertson says various governments from around the world concerned about the situation here would 'continue to make representations'
Stocks to Watch: Jollibee in charts
It's not just Chickenjoy: Jollibee is also selling cakes, burgers, pho, and now, more coffee. Can it brew Coffee Bean back to profit?
Human Rights Watch slams Sotto's fake news bill
The punishable acts will still be liable under the current Cybercrime Law, but the meat of the measure are the added powers of the Department of Justice
Stocks to Watch: Waiting game for infrastructure
The infrastructure boom is not quite here yet, and that may be good for patient investors
Stocks to Watch: 3 property stocks to consider buying
Buy, sell, or hold? Rappler's very first weekly stock outlook looks at 3 property companies, as the sector appears set for greater heights.
Groups hail U.N. resolution vs drug war: 'Crucial step towards justice'
Human rights groups urge the Philippine government to coordinate with the United Nations as rights chief Michelle Bachelet is expected to write a comprehensive report on the country's situation
Apple Watch Walkie Talkie app disabled due to vulnerability
The vulnerability lets other people listen to another person's iPhone without consent
Situation 'incredibly tense' in Sea-Watch standoff
'It's very difficult for them all (the migrants) psychologically,' says 31-year old Carola Rackete, who has become a symbol of defiance and a left-wing hero in Italy for challenging Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's 'closed-ports' policy
Kids can watch movies for free at SM Cinemas
Until December 2019, kids 4 feet or below can watch certain movies at SM Cinemas nationwide for free!
Italy holds Netherlands, EU 'responsible' for migrant boat
The Dutch-flagged rescue boat Sea-Watch 3 has been stuck in the Mediterranean since rescuing 53 migrants drifting in an inflatable raft off the coast of Libya on June 12
Migrants in limbo off Italy as world marks Refugee Day
The rescue boat Sea-Watch 3 remains stuck in the Mediterranean since rescuing 53 migrants drifting in an inflatable raft off the coast of Libya on June 12
All the top announcements at WWDC 2019: iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina
The new version of iOS, and macOS arrive along with the very first version of iPadOS
Publisher, Human Rights Watch founder Robert Bernstein dies at 96 – report
The New York Times cites Robert Bernstein's son Peter as confirming his death at a hospital in New York
The Night King is the surprise hero in the 'Game of Thrones' documentary
'I can be any king, you know'