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Former beauty queen Zahra Bianca Saldua joins Army reserve force

Aug 27, 2019 - 2:28 PM

Zahra, 2018's Miss Philippines Air, is now a 2nd Lieutenant in the reserve force

'Afghan American Idol' won by a woman for the first time

Mar 22, 2019 - 10:54 PM

Zahra Elham, in her 20s and from Afghanistan's Hazara ethnic minority, snatched first place from her male runner-up on 'Afghan Star'

HISTORIC WIN. Zahra Elham becomes the first woman to win 'Afghan Star.' Photo from

A flair for the Moroccan lifestyle

Aug 26, 2018 - 10:01 AM

In partnership with the Moroccon National Tourism Office, the festival also brings to Manila a number of Morocco’s most coveted items

MOROCCO IN MANILA. Is Moroccan style your aesthetic? Photo by Tedrick Yau

Islamist alliance in battle for Syria's Aleppo

Jul 04, 2015 - 1:07 AM

Once a powerhouse of industry Aleppo has been devastated by years of fighting between regime forces and a succession of rebel groups

Syrians walk amidst the rubble in search for survivors following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the Maysar neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on February 7, 2015. File photo by Zein Al-Rifai/AFP

Dozens killed in Syria, watchdog to probe chlorine claims

Apr 30, 2014 - 12:18 PM

The regime and rebels have blamed each other for using chlorine in at least one attack

ALMOST THERE. Syria's chemical weapons are due to be destroyed by June 30. A majority of storage and productions sites are now closed, according to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical and the United Nations. File photo by Evert-Jan Daniels/EPA

Showered with love, PH return is Legrand's top priority

Apr 17, 2014 - 2:46 PM

Power Pinoys import player Cedric Legrand played a big role in elevating the Philippine men s volleyball team The Australian hopes to return one day for a second run at glory

LEGRAND STAGE. Power Pinoys' import player Cedric Legrand (far left) looks forward to a second visit to the Philippines. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Asian men's volley semis: Qatar, Iran set finals rematch

Apr 15, 2014 - 9:41 PM

Qatar and Iran will meet again for the finals of the Asian Men s Club Volleyball Championships

FINALS BOUND. Christian Savani of Qatar spikes the ball past the Kazakhstan defense en route to victory. Qatar will face Iran in the finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ms World Ph 2013 coronation

Aug 19, 2013 - 12:57 PM

Here is the coronation night s story in photos

MISS WORLD PHILIPPINES 2013 WINNERS. (From left) 4th Princess Omarie Linn Osuna, 1st Princess Janicel Lubina, Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young, 2nd Princess Zahra Saldua and 3rd Princess Bianca Paz. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

WINNERS: Miss World Ph 2013

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:28 PM

Here are the night s big winners

CONGRATULATIONS! With the national competition done, the new Miss World Philippines prepares for the international pageant on September 28 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by Arcel Cometa

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World Ph 2013 coronation night

Aug 18, 2013 - 6:33 PM

Rappler brings you the event as it happens

WHO IS THE NEXT QUEEN? Reigning Miss World Philippines Queenierich Rehman will pass on her crown to one lucky lady on August 18. Photo by Manman Dejeto

Girls to watch: Miss World Ph 2013

Aug 18, 2013 - 1:55 PM

WHO RUN THE WORLD? Watch out for these ladies in the August 18 Miss World Philippines 2013 coronation night. Rappler live blogs straight from the Grand Ballroom of Solaire Resort and Casino. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH Gala

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:05 AM

A change in the line up of candidates is also revealed to the press

MODELS FOR THE NIGHT. The Miss World Philippines 2013 candidates walked the runway in Filipino couture. All photos by Manman Dejeto

Meet the Miss World Ph 2013 candidates

Aug 01, 2013 - 2:20 PM

Rappler s exclusive pictures from the press presentation of the Miss World Philippines 2013 official candidates

HELLO, WORLD! The 26 candidates of Miss World Philippines 2013. All photos by Arcel Cometa