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Seoul mayor in apparent suicide after #MeToo allegations

Jul 09, 2020 - 11:59 PM

(UPDATED) He won 3 elections while promoting gender and social equality

PARK WON-SOON. In this file photo taken on May 26, 2014 Seoul mayoral candidate Park Won-Soon attends an interview with AFP in Seoul. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP

Netflix renews 'Dead To Me' for 3rd and final season

Jul 07, 2020 - 2:27 PM

Jen and Judy are back!

DNA research uncovers Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

Jun 02, 2020 - 11:24 PM

Research on the texts has been ongoing for decades and in the latest study, DNA tests on manuscript fragments indicate that some were not originally from the area around the Qumran caves

DEAD SEA SCROLLS. A conservator of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) shows fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls at their laboratory in Jerusalem on June 2, 2020. Photo by Menahem Kahana/AFP

Apocalypse delayed? 'Walking Dead' finale postponed by virus

Mar 26, 2020 - 7:14 PM

AMC announces that the current season will end with its 15th episode on April 5

‘Dead Kids’ review: Viciously entertaining

Dec 15, 2019 - 8:00 PM

'Dead Kids' is a breath of fresh air

The kids are more than alright in Mikhail Red’s ‘Dead Kids’

Dec 01, 2019 - 1:51 PM

The first Philippine-made Netflix original has interesting things to say about Filipino youth

WATCH: Netflix drops 'Dead Kids' trailer

Nov 14, 2019 - 10:38 AM

It's the first Filipino-made Netflix original

Image courtesy of Netflix

'Dead Kids,' 'The Two Popes' to debut at Cinema One Originals Film Fest

Nov 06, 2019 - 2:37 PM

The two Netflix originals will be screened at the Cinema One Originals Film Fest that will run from November 13 to 17

DEAD KIDS. The movie, the first Filipino Netflix original, makes its premiere at the Cinema One Originals Film Festival. Image courtesy of Netflix

Day of the Dead: Mexico's colorful cult festival

Nov 01, 2019 - 4:15 PM

Death is a celebration for Mexico two nights in a year during the Day of the Dead, a traditional festival of colors and costumes

Up to 20 Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck dead

Oct 26, 2019 - 8:18 PM

Several Vietnamese families now fear their relatives are among the victims, who may have been carrying falsified Chinese passports

PRAYERS. A portrait of Bui Thi Nhung (C), who is feared to be among the 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain, is kept on a prayer altar inside her house in Vietnam's Nghe An province on October 26, 2019.

Mikhail Red’s ‘Dead Kids’ to premiere on Netflix soon

Oct 18, 2019 - 2:49 PM

The film is the first Netflix Original from the Philippines

DEAD KIDS. The film is set to premiere on Netflix soon. Photo from

Barbie celebrates Day of the Dead, but not everyone is happy

Sep 14, 2019 - 11:49 AM

Mattel unveils the 'Day of the Dead' Barbie doll, inspired by Mexico's traditional November festival

Sea turtle found dead in Negros Occidental

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Residents of Valladolid town in Negros Occidental say the sea turtle excreted plastics

SAD DISCOVERY. Residents found this dead sea turtle along the shores of Barangay Poblacion in Valladolid, Negros Occidental on June 24, 2019. Photo courtesy of Bill KratzerÂ

AMC approves 3rd series in 'The Walking Dead' universe

Apr 09, 2019 - 11:55 AM

The new show will feature two young female protagonists being the first generation to come of age during the zombie apocalypse

Nepal attempts record with a Dead Sea of plastic bags

Dec 05, 2018 - 10:20 PM

Young Nepalis create a map of the Dead Sea with used plastic bags in a bid to set a new international record and raise awareness about the vast volumes polluting the world's oceans

DEAD SEA. A Nepali volunteer ties up recycled plastic bags to make a sculpture shaped like the Dead Sea to set a new world record for the largest sculpture made out of recycled plastic bags, in Kathmandu on December 5, 2018. Photo by Prakash Mathema/AFP

[OPINYON] Ang maging manunulat sa panahon ng smarter-than-user smartphone

Nov 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Wala na yatang nakaaalala na ang buwan ng Nobyembre ay Reading Month – kung paanong wala na ring nakakaalala kung paano magbasa nang marubdob, lalo na sa kagubatan ng social media

Mexico's Day of the Dead: An orange sea guides the souls of the departed

Nov 01, 2018 - 7:32 PM

In Mexico, there is a pre-Hispanic belief that the petals of the cempasuchil flower, or the Mexican marigold, form the orange-carpeted path that guides souls on the Day of the Dead

Peasants harvest cempasuchil (Mexican marigold) flowers at cultivation fields near Cholula, in Puebla state, Mexico, on October 26, 2018. The Cempasuchil flower is used in Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead by making paths of petals to guide souls to altars set up for them to enjoy the pleasures they had in life. ULISES RUIZ / AFP

'Walking Dead' actor Scott Wilson dies

Oct 07, 2018 - 12:13 PM

He was 76

REST IN PEACE. Scott Wilson was best known for playing rural farmer Hershel Greene on 'The Walking Dead.' Image from The Talking Dead twitter account

68 dead in Venezuela after jailbreak attempt sparks blaze

Mar 29, 2018 - 12:25 PM

The dead included two women thought to have been visiting the jail at the time of the incident

'Sex and the City' actress Kim Cattrall says brother is dead

Feb 05, 2018 - 10:09 AM

'It is with great sadness that myself and my family announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother, Chris Cattrall,' Kim tweets

DENVER, CO - JUNE 23: Kim Cattrall speaks at Sie FilmCenter during SeriesFest: Season Two on June 23, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. Jason Bahr/Getty Images for SeriesFest/AFP

Pinoy komiks is alive and kicking with Dead Balagtas

Jan 14, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Just when you think this book can't get any better, it does

Newborn baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

Jan 09, 2018 - 4:42 PM

Police suspect that Hani, who had worked as a domestic helper in Abu Dhabi for four years, secretly gave birth during an Etihad flight from there to Jakarta on Saturday

Who ‘killed’ Metro Manila?

Dec 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Force Filipino mayors to take a mandatory course on the basics of urban planning – an important task where they tend to show the utmost lack of understanding

At least 3 dead, 6 missing due to Urduja – NDRRMC

Dec 16, 2017 - 3:35 PM

(UPDATED) The NDRRMC says fatalities include a fisherman and a two-year-old child who reportedly drowned after a flash flood in the town of Mahaplag

PUMMELED. €‹Heavy winds and rainfall pound Tacloban City as Urduja is expected to make landfall in Eastern Samar in the afternoon, Saturday, December 16. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

DOJ on NDF, Duterte calls Manila ‘dead city,’ Roque on ICC | Midday wRap

Dec 08, 2017 - 1:02 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Elias Tolentino, 1960s basketball star, dies at 75

Nov 20, 2017 - 12:33 PM

Elias Tolentino was mainstay of the Philippine national team from 1963 to 1968, highlighted by his seeing action in the 1968 Mexico Olympics

The week in photos: October 28-November 3, 2017

Nov 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Rohingya refugee childrens walk at Moynerghona refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on October 29, 2017.Bangladesh is planning to introduce voluntary sterilisation in its overcrowded Rohingya camps, where nearly a million refugees are fighting for space, after efforts to encourage birth control failed. More than 600,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh since a military crackdown in neighbouring Myanmar in August triggered an exodus, straining resources in the impoverished country. / AFP PHOTO / Tauseef MUSTAFA

Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos dies at 74

Oct 22, 2017 - 12:55 AM

Born in Bohol, Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos was a bishop for more than 3 decades

LONG-TIME BISHOP. Butuan Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos was a bishop for more than 3 decades when he died on October 21, 2017. Photo courtesy of PIA Caraga

Filipino dead in California wildfires – DFA

Oct 17, 2017 - 8:40 AM

'We offer our sincere sympathies and prayers to the family of our kababayan who perished in this horrific fire,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES. A firefighter uses a drip torch to set a backfire to protect houses in Adobe Canyon during the Nuns Fire on October 15, 2017 near Santa Rosa, California.

Killing of Grade 12 boy raises fears among Baguio students

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Vaughn Dicang s body is found in a creek on Thursday September 7

STOP THE KILLINGS. 'Oblation' in University of the Philippines-Baguio Campus is covered in black and red to condemn the killings in the country. Photo by Cielo Marie L. Esmeria/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 18, 2017

Aug 18, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Friday

'TERRORIST ATTACK.' Policemen stand together on the Rambla boulevard after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing at least 13 people and injuring around 100 others on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP

House panel OKs bill requiring hospitals to release cadavers within 24 hours

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:35 AM

House Muslim affairs committee chairperson Mauyag Papandayan Jr says the bill aims to respect the religious practices of the deceased

RESPECT FOR THE DEAD. A House committee approves a bill that would require to release dead bodies within 24 hours.

Actor John Heard, the 'Home Alone' dad, dead at 72

Jul 23, 2017 - 5:23 PM

TMZ reports the actor was found dead in a hotel in Palo Alto California where he was recuperating following a back surgery

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 18 Juli 2017

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:55 PM

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George A. Romero, father of the zombie movie, dead at 77

Jul 17, 2017 - 2:31 PM

George s manager Chris Roes says the director died in his sleep after briefly battling lung cancer

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05: Director George A. Romero addresses the audience at the Night of the Living Dead World Premiere of Restored Print during the To Save and Project: The 14th MOMA International Festival of Film Preservation at MOMA on November 5, 2016 in New York City. Lars Niki/Getty Images for Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film/AFP

'Walking Dead' halts production after stuntman dies

Jul 15, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The safety of our members is paramount We will work with the authorities and closely monitor their investigations into this tragic incident says actors union SAG AFTRA

STUNTMAN. John Bernecker dies at 33 years old on the set of the Walking Dead. Photo from John Bernecker's Facebook page

Berita selebriti hari ini: Jumat, 14 Juli 2017

Jul 14, 2017 - 10:23 AM

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AFP yet to recover P105M paid to dead pensioners – COA

Jul 12, 2017 - 1:33 PM

These funds should have been utilized for other valid and urgent claims from the national government COA says

'Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge' review: Noisy, jarring, nothing new

May 28, 2017 - 5:31 PM

[Jack] Sparrow unfortunately is less effective now in keeping the blockbuster afloat

Marawi clash, Duterte martial law, Manchester attack | Midday wRap

May 24, 2017 - 4:28 PM

Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Sports tighten security after Manchester attack

May 24, 2017 - 12:14 PM

Despite the Manchester attack high profile sports events will push through in Britain in the coming weeks including the FA Cup Final

TIGHTENED SECURITY. Various leagues including the UEFA, European football's governing body, say that "tight security arrangements" had long been in place. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

James Bond star Roger Moore dies at 89 – family

May 23, 2017 - 9:41 PM

The British actor s death is confirmed on Twitter by his family

British actor Sir Roger Moore poses for a picture on June 25, 2013 in Aachen, western Germany. AFP PHOTO /DPA/ ROLF VENNENBERND GERMANY OUT / AFP PHOTO / DPA / ROLF VENNENBERND

Peretas minta tebusan besar untuk film Disney yang dicuri

May 16, 2017 - 4:54 PM

Website film Deadline menyebutkan film Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales sebagai target utama peretas

Sekuel kelima 'Pirates of the Carribean' sukses diretas hacker. Foto dari website Disney.

Hackers demand ‘huge’ ransom for stolen Disney film – reports

May 16, 2017 - 8:54 AM

Movie website Deadline identifies Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales as the target

HELD FOR RANSOM? A detail of the promotional poster of 'Pirates of the Carribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.' Image from official Disney website

Berita selebriti hari ini: Senin, 15 Mei 2017

May 15, 2017 - 9:34 AM

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WATCH: Villagers cut python belly and discover missing man's body in Indonesia

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:37 PM

A 25 year old farmer was swallowed whole by a python while he was harvesting his crops

HUMAN PREDATION. A missing man's body was found inside a python's belly in Indonesia. Screenshot from Reptile Hunter video

WATCH: New scenes, plot points revealed in 'Pirates' trailer

Mar 03, 2017 - 1:07 AM

See the latest trailer of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

WATCH: Jack Sparrow returns in new 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' teaser

Feb 06, 2017 - 8:51 AM

Check out the newest teaser for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

JACK SPARROW RETURNS. Captain Jack is back in the newest teaser of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.' Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers

11 most anticipated video games of 2017

Jan 21, 2017 - 2:51 PM

From highly anticipated sequels to awesome new franchises gamers will have their hands full this year Here are our top picks

BARGING IN. There's no dearth of quality games coming this year such as 'For Honor,'pictured here. Screengrab from Ubisoft

Former Ravens, Jets player dead at 29 after aneurysm

Dec 14, 2016 - 11:54 AM

The 29 year old died on Monday just over two weeks after an operation on November 28

PASSED AWAY. Konrad Reuland #88 of the New York Jets, seen here making a catch against the Philadelphia Eagles on August 29, 2013, has passed away at 29 years old. File Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP