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Rappler's latest stories on beat


Lofi hip hop radio anime girl resumes studies after erroneous YouTube takedown

Feb 25, 2020 - 9:10 AM

Anime girl continues her relentless pursuit of scholarly excellence

Screenshot from YouTube/ChilledCow

Facebook buys maker of hit VR game 'Beat Saber'

Nov 27, 2019 - 3:26 PM

In the virtual game, players use light sabers to slash oncoming, large cubes to the beat of music, sometimes twisting or ducking to avoid oncoming walls

OCULUS. A gamer uses an Oculus Rift headset in the Oculus booth during the annual E3 2016 gaming conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Notes from the courtroom

Dec 02, 2018 - 5:00 PM

They say that the justice beat is one of the most boring beats in reporting. I tend to agree. But where it's boring, it's always so insightful.

Beats by Dr. Dre gets a Disney makeover

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Mickey fans, get your hands (and ears) on these special edition headphones ASAP!

Fact-check: Did Mexicans celebrating World Cup win cause an earthquake? Unfounded

Jun 20, 2018 - 10:02 PM

According to experts, no such earthquake occurred.

JUBILATION. Mexican fans celebrate their 1-0 victory at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018.  Yuri Cortez/AFP

DFA on Demafelis, Akbayan Youth files complaint vs Uson, Kim Jong-un attends concert | Evening wRap

Apr 02, 2018 - 6:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, March 26 - April 1, 2018

Apr 01, 2018 - 12:26 PM

From rolling away "stones of sin" to threats against media to an exclusive video on violent rituals in the police academy

Zuckerberg on U.S. Congress testimony, Duterte on fake medicines, PNP on PNPA beatings | Evening wRap

Mar 28, 2018 - 8:36 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Special board created to probe PNP Academy beatings

Mar 28, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The team is organized by the Philippine Public Safety College, which oversees the Philippine National Police Academy

ISOLATED CASE? Philippine National Police Academy cadets appear to hit each other with a paddle inside the academy grounds. Screenshot from video obtained by Rappler

PNP: Academy beatings violate anti-hazing law

Mar 28, 2018 - 11:18 AM

But the Philippine National Police says it will not initiate a criminal investigation into a PNP Academy beating that supposedly happened in 2017, adding that the Philippine Public Safety College should start the probe

ACADEMY BEATING. PNPA cadets appear to hit each other with a paddle inside the academy grounds. Screenshot from video obtained by Rappler

Cadets confined to PNPA after mauling controversy

Mar 26, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Some 20 cadets linked to the graduation day mauling are restricted to the PNPA headquarters in Camp Castañeda while their cases are pending

CADET CORPS. PNPA Homecoming on March 17,2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Lorenzana on frigates, Dela Rosa on PNPA mauling incident, Daniels on Trump | Midday wRap

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

PNPA upperclassmen beatings a 'tradition' – police chief

Mar 26, 2018 - 9:32 AM

(4th UPDATE) The tradition this year takes a wrong turn as the beating ends with the 6 fresh graduates who were attacked being admitted to a hospital

6 PNPA cadets graduate, mauled by underclassmen

Mar 26, 2018 - 8:28 AM

The scandal is dubbed an ‘isolated incident’ in the academy that brands itself as the premier police school in the Philippines

COMING HOME. PNPA Homecoming ceremonies are held on March 17, 2018. File Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

'120 Beats per Minute' wins best film at 'French Oscars'

Mar 03, 2018 - 10:31 AM

The movie, which tells the story of French AIDS activitists takes home 6 awards

French film producers Marie-Ange Luciani (L) and Hugues Charbonneau deliver a speech after winning the Best Feature Film award for the film "120 battements par minute" (BPM-Beats Per Minute) during the 43rd edition of the Cesar Awards ceremony at the Salle Pleyel in Paris on March 2, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe LOPEZ

Davao City cops probed for allegedly beating minors

Jan 31, 2018 - 7:14 PM

The 3 unnamed minors are allegedly involved in a riot and of violating curfew hours

Cebu journalists seek charges vs 'fake news' page admin

Nov 11, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Cebu Flash Report Facebook page has posted about a supposed bomb in Lapu-Lapu City, and also about an alleged canine distemper virus outbreak in Liloan town – both false news

FIGHT VS FAKE NEWS. CFBJ President Elias Baquero is interviewed by Cebu reporters following the meeting with PRO 7 director Chief Superintendent Jose Mario Espino. Photo by Mars W. Mosqueda Jr/Rappler

The police's menace of guns, power, and machismo

Oct 07, 2017 - 9:00 AM

When we give a gun to a person tasked to police and protect us, do we hope or do we worry?

Harden accused of planning robbery, beating in lawsuit

May 17, 2017 - 11:03 PM

The son of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone claims in the suit that Harden paid 20 000 to have him beaten up

UNTRUE. James Harden denies the allegations filed against him by the son of NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone Jr. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/North America/AFP

Momen gay perdana Disney akan ditampilkan di 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:37 AM

Bill Condon sang sutradara memastikan bahwa akan ada cerita tambahan tentang orientasi seksual karakter LeFou

Luke Evans sebagai Gaston dan Josh Gad sebagai LeFou di film 'Beauty and the Beast'. Foto dari Disney.

#UPFair2017 Wednesday: Haraya

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:34 PM

Bookmark this page to watch the various performances on the second night of UPFair2017

#UPFair2017 Tuesday: Mabaya

Feb 14, 2017 - 10:14 PM

Catch Ebe Dancel Bullet Dumas Tanya Markova and many more on the first day of the UPFair2017

Indonesian man stabs kids, dies in hands of angry mob

Dec 13, 2016 - 9:34 PM

Hundreds of locals furious at news of the attack rush to the station where the attacker was in forcing their way past police and into the cell where the man was held

UAAP ends thrice-to-beat edge, moves singing of school hymn to pre-game

Aug 30, 2016 - 8:44 PM

Sweeping the elimination round will no longer come with the benefit of having to be defeated 3 times in the finals

STAKEOUT: Huwag matulog sa pansitan

Aug 26, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Ang pinakamahalagang magiging accomplishment ng isang reporter sa pagsama sa mga ganitong operasyon – mababawasan ang mga drawing na encounter laban sa mga sinasabing suspek na mga adik at tulak ng ilegal na droga

Abu Sayyaf, Liberal Party, Cavs beat Warriors | 6PM wRap

Jun 14, 2016 - 7:49 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

VP debate, Pacquiao, PH military vs Islamic militants | 12PM wRap

Apr 11, 2016 - 12:52 PM

Watch Rappler s 12PM newscast with Maria Ressa

#PugadBaboy: How to beat Pacquiao

Feb 26, 2016 - 5:00 AM

‘No love lost’ for Cone on Christmas as Ginebra battles rival Star

Dec 22, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Ginebra and Star headline a PBA double header on Christmas Day and expect neither team to go easy on the other

NO LOVE LOST. Coach Tim Cone says both Barangay Ginebra and Star Hotshots will not hold back when they go to battle in a 'Manila Clasico' quarterfinals on Christmas Day. File Photo from PBA Images

Guiao sees positive side to Rain or Shine’s longer PBA playoffs road

Dec 21, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Yeng Guiao chooses to look at the silver lining of Rain or Shine having to go through the quarterfinals of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

STAYING POSITIVE. For Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao, a longer playoffs road only means more chances to get ready for bigger games in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. File Photo from PBA Images

UST cruises past Adamson to secure twice-to-beat edge

Nov 11, 2015 - 4:02 PM

University of Santo Tomas formally clinched the twice to beat advantage in the Final Four after routing Adamson University

TIGER PROWL. Kevin Ferrer of UST shoots from the outside against Adamson. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

DENGAR: Kolaborasi Drake dengan Beyonce di lagu ‘Can I’

Oct 06, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Drake berduet dengan Beyonce dalam lagu baru berjudul Can I

Kolaborasi Beyonce dan Drake dalam lagu 'Mine'. Screen shot dari YouTube

He can sing, just don't ask Barack Obama to rap

Jul 24, 2015 - 10:37 AM

I have enough of a rap that I got Michelle to marry me though the president quipped

BARACK OBAMA. The president of the United States admitted he can't rap at the Beating the Odds youth summit in Washington

LG adds the G4 Beat to the G4 smartphone family

Jul 09, 2015 - 4:38 PM

Our goal with the LG G4 Beat was to create a phone that was not only well balanced in terms of display camera performance and design but delivered terrific value and satisfaction says Juno Cho president and CEO of LG Electronic Mobile

G4 BEAT. Photo from LG.

Apple Music goes live as tech giant bids on streaming

Jul 01, 2015 - 7:59 AM

The centerpiece of Apple Music is Beats 1 which bills itself as a first global radio station and will include guest hosts such as pop legend Elton John and rap entrepreneur Dr Dre

APPLE MUSIC. Image from Apple.

Apple Music launch: What you need to know

Jun 30, 2015 - 8:55 PM

For those who are intrigued by Apple Music but are still on the fence here s a quick guide to what you can expect during your Apple Music s free trial period

APPLE MUSIC. Screen shot from Apple Music website

Apple Music to debut worldwide on June 30

Jun 09, 2015 - 4:44 AM

Apple Music combines a streaming music service a worldwide round the clock live radio station and a new way for music fans to connect with the artists they love

APPLE MUSIC. Image from Apple.

In Twitter pics: Super Junior, Girls' Generation in ‘Best of the Best in PH’ concert

Apr 12, 2015 - 10:29 PM

Red Velvet and Born to Beat also entertained the fans

Cops nab suspect in California mall assault on Cebu teen

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Rasner family is accepting donations for help with Christian s medical expenses

‘Best of the Best PH’ K-Pop concert: 7 things we're looking forward to

Mar 28, 2015 - 9:50 AM

Get ready for the ultimate K Pop concert of the year

7 Spot-on gift ideas for Graduation

Mar 24, 2015 - 3:37 PM

Congratulate your loved one and yourself with these gift ideas this Graduation season

Super Junior, Girls Generation to hold concert in Manila

Feb 24, 2015 - 8:20 PM

The special guest is finally revealed Who do you think it is?

SUPER JUNIOR. The boy band will be joined by Girls Generation and Red Velvet, plus two more guests. Photo by Bea Doo-na/EPA

Monster sues Apple's Beats over headphone technology

Jan 08, 2015 - 1:02 AM

The lawsuit alleges Beats co founders music mogul Jimmy Iovine and rapper Dr Dre pirated the Beats By Dr Dre headphone line from Monster and its CEO Noel Lee

MONSTER AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

Photos: Ice Beat Factory turns block of ice into PH jeepney

Dec 03, 2014 - 7:06 PM

The group turns blocks of ice into works of art set to music

Apple closes acquisition of Beats music

Aug 02, 2014 - 7:44 AM

Apple offers no indication of any new products or services it may offer with Beats but speculation has swirled around the possibility of new wearable tech that may be on the horizon

APPLE AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

Apple eliminating redundant Beats positions

Jul 31, 2014 - 12:58 PM

While specific employee groups will be getting a new home in Apple s offices others will not be joining the transition

APPLE AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

UAAP coaches agree: La Salle is team to beat

Jul 08, 2014 - 4:53 PM

As defending champions the Archers have a huge target on their backs in Season 77 of the UAAP

COACHES READY. The preseason is over, the preparations have been made, and the coaches are ready for UAAP Season 77. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Webhits: The game before the game

Jun 09, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Watch how world renowned football players put their game face on before the 2014 World Cup

GrabCar vs Uber (TechRap)

Jun 01, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Apple buys Beats Music for 3B LG launches the G3 and a battle between personal chauffeur services GrabCar vs Uber