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Rappler's latest stories on eggs


In Ilocos Sur, this ant egg dish is definitely worth the pain

May 18, 2019 - 4:09 PM

The pupae of the red weaver ants is a popular delicacy in the North

Photos by Angelo Aurelio

Frothed not fried: Hanoi's egg beer draws curious drinkers

Apr 09, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Giang Cafe in Hanoi is getting attention for the drink

Egg photo tops Kylie Jenner for most-liked Instagram post of all time

Jan 14, 2019 - 12:57 PM

A silly post explicitly created to beat Kylie Jenner's record-holding post is a hit among netizens

Screenshot from world_record_egg/Instagram

Irvins apologizes for dead lizard in salted egg snack

Jan 03, 2019 - 12:15 PM

The Singapore-based snack company issues a public apology after a customer shared photos of the 'salted egg lizard' found in her fish skin packet

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

May 22, 2018 - 9:16 AM

Studying half-a-million healthy adults aged 30-79 over almost 9 years, researchers conclude that 'compared with non-consumers, daily egg consumption was associated with lower risk of CVD'

Going on an Easter Egg hunt? Check out these places

Mar 29, 2018 - 11:32 AM

The Easter Bunny has hidden a whole lot of eggs around Manila this year!

Holy Week practices in the Philippines

Mar 28, 2018 - 6:54 PM

From crucifixion rites to the Easter egg hunt adopted from Western countries, the Catholic faithful in the Philippines observe practices and traditions in observing Holy Week

Cracking discovery: Japan scientist uses egg white for clean energy

Feb 15, 2018 - 6:28 PM

The new method 'brings us closer to our ultimate goal of producing hydrogen from water,' Osaka City Universtiy professor Yusuke Yamada says

Norway's Olympians shell-shocked as they're sent 15,000 eggs

Feb 09, 2018 - 2:44 PM

Norwegian chefs get an Olympic surprise as a truck-load of eggs is delivered

SURPRISE. An online purchase gets lost in translation leading to 15,000 eggs being delivered for Norwegian chefs in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (Stock Photo)

Egg scare costs Dutch poultry farmers 33 million euros

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:10 AM

The estimate does not include non farmers in the poultry sector nor does it take into account further losses in production by farms

SAFETY CHECK. Eggs wait to be tested for contamination by the insecticide fipronil at the Chemical veterinary examination office in Krefeld, western Germany on August 7, 2017. dpa / Marcel Kusch / dpa / AFP

Authorities keeping close watch over poultry shipments to Boracay

Aug 18, 2017 - 8:24 PM

The demand for chicken eggs is huge in the island which is estimated at one million monthly

Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia

Aug 12, 2017 - 12:32 PM

Ministers and food safety chiefs from around the European Union are set to meet on September 26 in a bid to get countries to stop blaming and shaming each other over the scare involving the chemical fipronil

Irvins Salted Egg chips are in Manila!

Aug 11, 2017 - 9:09 PM

The cult favorite from Singapore can now be found at the SM Mega Fashion Hall

DANGEROUSLY ADDICTIVE. The brands signature snacks have gained a strong following among Filipinos. Photo by Amanda Lago/ Rappler

Consumers 'left in lurch' over Europe egg scandal

Aug 11, 2017 - 5:12 PM

3rd UPDATE Every single actor has committed serious mistakes says Daniel Sarmadi of Foodwatch in Germany

EGGS SCANDAL. Eggs are destroyed at a chicken farm in Nadrin, Houffalize, on August 9, 2017. Dutch and Belgian investigators launched joint raids on August 10, 2017 over Europe's insecticide-tainted egg scare. Photo by Koen Blanckaert/ Belga / AFP

Two arrested as Europe tries to crack egg scandal

Aug 10, 2017 - 11:40 PM

With questions growing about how the contamination happened and whether consumers have been kept in the dark pressure has grown on the two countries at the center of the scandal: the Netherlands and Belgium

Picture taken on August 4, 2017 shows an employee of the Chemisches Veterinäruntersuchungsamt Münsterland-Emscher-Lippe (chemical veterinary examination office) cracking an egg at the institute in Muenster, northwestern Germany, in order to analyse it on toxic residues. Supermarkets in the Netherlands and Germany moved to halt some egg sales as hundreds of thousands may have been contaminated by a toxic insecticide in a widening food scandal. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Guido Kirchner / Germany OUT

WATCH: Giant Easter egg rolled in Lithuania

Apr 18, 2017 - 2:57 PM

Students in Lithuania revive a two decades old tradition

Screenshot from Agence France-Presse

#PugadBaboy: A Cluster of Phobias

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Twitter drops default 'egg' profile photo, replaces it with human silhouette

Apr 04, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The change is due to the egg s perceived association with trolls and anonymous abuse

CRACKED. Trolls' habit of sticking with the 'egg' creates a negative image for the social network's default profile photo.

WATCH: The rare hatching of a baby Komodo dragon

Mar 06, 2017 - 6:02 PM

The birth was particularly special as it was the first time in 3 decades that the Taman Safari conservation agency successfully had new Komodo births Komodo dragons can only be found in Indonesia

Microsoft, DepEd test self-contained, mobile classroom

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:18 PM

Essentially a refurbished container van the classroom can be set up within 3 days and transported to far flung areas via land sea or air

THE EGG PROJECT. Microsoft and the Department of Education are working on a self-sustaining mobile classroom. Photo by Victor Barreiro Jr/Rappler.

Pioneering Italian fertility doctor suspected of stealing patient's eggs

May 14, 2016 - 7:19 PM

Prosecutors allege that Severino Antinori set up the job interview with the victim and subsequently diagnosed the ovarian cyst with the sole intention of harvesting her eggs without her knowledge

FERTILITY DOCTOR. Severino Antinori is a pioneering Italian gynecologist best known for helping women in their 60s to have babies. Photo by Paolo Cocco/AFP

10 things you didn't know about new Pixar movie 'The Good Dinosaur'

Nov 24, 2015 - 1:23 PM

Break out the tissues and get ready to see The Good Dinosaur – but first meet Arlo Spot and their many friends and foes with this Dino primer

FACE YOUR FEARS. Poppa teaches Arlo that sometimes, 'you gotta get through your fear to see the beauty on the other side.' Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Pixar

3 pitfalls in retirement planning

May 27, 2015 - 8:35 AM

When it comes to your retirement plan it is better to overestimate expenses start early and take calculated risks

Balut controversy: A clash of cultures? Netizens react

Apr 18, 2015 - 10:56 PM

While some people in western countries may find the food inhumane or even disgusting balut is an important fabric in the cuisine of several Asian cultures

I learned to be a woman when I was 5

Apr 01, 2015 - 8:15 AM

For the last 3 decades Mrs J had had no idea of the awesome role she’s played in my narrative

Justin Bieber gets two years' probation over LA egg-throwing

Jul 10, 2014 - 8:43 AM

He ll have to reimburse repairs do a litte community service and stay away from the affected neighbors among others

SORRY. In this file photo, Canadian singer Justin Bieber performs in concert at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile, 12 November 2013. Recently, the young singer found himself in the middle of controversy again following his war shrine visit during a trip to Japan. Mario Ruiz/EPA

Google Maps give travelers option to travel via dragon

Jun 04, 2014 - 7:52 PM

Ever wondered what Daenerys babies have been up to all summer? Seems llike they ve been helping travelers in Westeros – err – Wales

Foreigners vs balut: Who wins?

Apr 22, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Rappler s social media team presents the funniest reactions on YouTube of foreigners eating balut

From flea market to $33M: Lost Faberge egg emerges

Mar 24, 2014 - 2:53 PM

A scrap metal dealer unknowingly purchases one of 8 missing imperial Faberge eggs from a US flea market

FABERGE EGG. An undated handout picture released by Wartski court Jewellers on March 20, 2014 shows a rare imperial Faberge Easter egg. Photo by Wartski/Agence France-Presse

Joel McHale's choice words for Justin Bieber

Jan 18, 2014 - 3:49 PM

Whether via pointed Tweets mysterious Instagram posts or a gigantic talk show diss – Joel McHale and other celebs comment on Bieber’s egg gate incident

CHOICE WORDS. Joel McHale calls Justin Bieber an 'idiot' on 'Conan.' Screengrab from TeamCoco YouTube account

[DASH of SAS] Frozen eggs and other babymaking methods

Jan 16, 2014 - 3:56 PM

An egg and a sperm are still needed in the equation but they could find each other under the light of a petri dish

Beware of bad advice

Nov 06, 2013 - 11:17 PM

Life is mostly about trial and error Some advice may work for you while others may lead you to sticky situations

10,000 sea turtle eggs seized from Malaysians

Nov 05, 2013 - 12:08 AM

Sea turtles are protected under Philippine law and catching them is punishable by at least 12 years in jail

Natural beauty remedies in your kitchen

Sep 18, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Need a beauty treatment but you don t have the budget? We have solutions for you

WITHIN ARM'S REACH. Fancy a beauty ritual? Check your kitchen.

Life and Style wRap: Textbook porn to Berlin Wall

Jul 13, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Smut in school books Berlin Wall art and fried eggs make the news

ART AND BARRIERS. Panorama photographs of the world's tensest borders and barriers are on display on the Berlin Wall. Photo from

9 eggcellent Easter egg hunt venues

Mar 31, 2013 - 8:43 AM

If you could have an Easter egg hunt anywhere in the world where would you go?

RED RIBBON. A 'red ribbon' pathway doubles as a seat and provides lighting. Photo from

Gifts that give back

Dec 01, 2012 - 7:52 PM

Here are 5 Filipino brands that give back to our country

SWEET PINOY FLAVOR. These chocolates are helping Filipino farmers while giving you a sweet fix. Photo courtesy of Theo & Philo Artisan Chocolates

Merienda time!

Apr 14, 2012 - 10:01 AM

It was a rite of passage an assurance that the taste would live in a new generation

Silent Week

Apr 07, 2012 - 11:55 AM

Seeing the family hurriedly trying to get the hunt over with meant my world was fine

Easter Eggs on Grass by Grant Cochrane