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France slaps Apple with record $1.2 billion fine

Mar 16, 2020 - 7:07 PM

France's competition authority says it found Apple acted to prevent independent retailers in France from competing on price and abused its economic power over them

APPLE FINED. This illustration picture shows the US multinational technology company Apple logo displayed on a tablet in Paris on February 18, 2019. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Ireland starts vote in '3 horse race' to form next government

Feb 08, 2020 - 3:46 PM

Some 3.3 million people are eligible to vote to elect 159 members of the Dail, the lower chamber of parliament in Dublin

ELECTIONS. Pedestrians walk past campaign posters featuring Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald and also Ireland's Prime Minister and leader of the Fine Gael party, Leo Varadkar as they walk along a street in Dublin on February 7, 2020, on the eve of the country's General Election. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

16 of the most romantic fine dining restaurants in every city

Feb 03, 2020 - 4:47 PM

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Google agrees to 945M-euro tax settlement with France

Sep 13, 2019 - 7:04 AM

The company will pay a 500-million-euro fine for tax evasion, as well as a further 465 million euros to settle claims with French tax authorities.

GOOGLE. A man walks past the logo of the US multinational technology company Google during the VivaTech trade fair ( Viva Technology), on May 24, 2018 in Paris. Photo by Alain Jocard/AFP

U.S. slaps $5 billion fine, curbs on Facebook in privacy probe

Jul 24, 2019 - 10:04 PM

The Federal Trade Commission says the penalty is the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers' privacy and one of the largest penalties ever assessed by the US government for any violation

$5B U.S. fine set for Facebook on privacy probe – report

Jul 14, 2019 - 10:39 AM

The report says that the deal would be the largest penalty ever imposed by the FTC for privacy violations, though it still needs approval from the Justice Department before it is finalized.

FACEBOOK. In this file photo taken on April 30, 2019 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening keynote at the Facebook F8 Conference. Photo by Amy Osborne/AFP

Finding Gabriela Silang in Abra

Jun 22, 2019 - 9:30 AM

I was drawn to Abra's rolling hills and majestic waterfalls. But with the weather not cooperating, I found myself in a historical place instead.

REFUGE. In this house, Gabriela Silang hid from the Spanish forces after her husband Diego was assassinated. Photo by Maverick Asio

U.S. Facebook fine over privacy could be in billions – reports

Feb 18, 2019 - 11:08 AM

The fine may be in the range of $2 billion, almost 3 times that of the UK fine back in October 2018

Higher fine for illegal parking effective January 7, says MMDA

Dec 19, 2018 - 3:38 PM

The start of the implementation has been moved from December 19 because the MMDA needs to fix its ticketing and collection system

STEEPER FINES. Motorists who illegally park will now face higher fines. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

MMDA to fine illegally parked cars up to P4,000 a day by December 19

Dec 18, 2018 - 6:29 PM

The MMDA says violators may still be towed even after getting tickets for illegal parking

STEEPER FINES. Motorists who illegally park will now face higher fines. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Lakers coach fined $15,000 for ripping refs

Oct 25, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Los Angeles coach Luke Walton has been irked by the disparity in free throws awarded to the Lakers and their opponents

FURIOUS. Lakers coach Luke Walton openly criticizes the league officiating. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Italy fines Apple, Samsung for slowing down phones

Oct 24, 2018 - 7:28 PM

(UPDATED) Apple and Samsung are fined 10 and 5 million euros, respectively, for the 'planned obsolescence' of their smartphones

IPHONE 6. This file photo taken on July 21, 2015 shows the Apple logo on an iPhone 6 in San Francisco. File photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP

Male tennis players punished more than women, says NYT report

Sep 16, 2018 - 2:09 PM

Male players were slapped with 1,517 fines compared to 535 fines for females at Grand Slam tournaments in the last 20 years

POLARIZING.The controversial US Open final led to scores of fans defending Serena Williams but also critics calling her a sore loser. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Filipina BMX rider Sienna Fines eyes Olympic dream

Sep 04, 2018 - 1:05 PM

The 19-year-old BMX rookie calls out for support as she bids to qualify to the 2020 Olympics

RISING ROOKIE. Sienna Fines finishes 5th out 10 in her first Asian Games stint. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Daniel Caluag all set to defend BMX Asiad title

Aug 24, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Philippine gold-medal hope Daniel Caluag says he's more conditioned to race now than he was for the 2014 Asian Games

GOLDEN HOPE. Philippine BMX riders (from left) Sienna Elaine Fines, Daniel Caluag and his brother Christopher John Caluag hope to add to the country’s golden haul. Photo by Asian Games media pool

Following data scandal fine in UK, Facebook may face penalty in Australia

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:04 AM

In Australia, the social network may face fines of up to US $2.2 billion for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

SCANDAL FALLOUT, The fines are starting to come for Facebook in several countries. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

PBA fines Terrence Romeo 25K for controversial comments on officiating

Apr 27, 2018 - 5:21 PM

'Siguro may nakikita 'yung referee na talagang nakikita niya siguro 'yung sa galing ibang planeta eh,' says the TNT guard following 3 straight dribbling violations

DECENT DEBUT. Terrence Romeo finishes with 11 points, 3 assists and two rebounds against 5 turnovers in his debut for the TNT KaTropa. Photo by PBA Images.

UP Fine Arts students call out Bb Pilipinas, ABS-CBN over damaged artworks

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:07 PM

'The idea of art as an advocacy, if it [should] not be pretentious and artificial, is significant and beautiful,' says fine arts student Vien Valencia

Clippers coach Rivers fined $15K for criticizing refs

Mar 17, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Rivers points out anomalies during the Clippers' game against the Houston Rockets

'A JOKE'. Doc Rivers points out to the reporters that the Clippers attacked the basketball for the most the game while the Rockets attempted 41 from the 3-point line but was sent to the FT line 3 times as often as LA. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

PBA fines Arwind Santos P25,000 for Game 3 comments, flagrant foul

Mar 14, 2018 - 5:40 PM

'Kaya parang nahihirapan kami bantayan kasi lima lang 'yung kalaban, pero nagiging walo,' says Arwind Santos after San Miguel's Game 3 loss to Ginebra

Federalism pros and cons – in artworks

Mar 03, 2018 - 10:55 AM

UP College of Fine Arts professor Neil Doloricon asks his editorial design students to create posters that depict either the benefits or the pitfalls of shifting to federalism

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Feb 13, 2018 - 2:43 PM

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Almazan, Camson, Miranda pay stiff price for rough plays

Jan 23, 2018 - 5:19 PM

PBA hands out fines for the string of rough action in the past week

FISTFIGHT. Almazan and Camson get into a fistfight during the heated match. Photo by PBA Images

Kyrgios fined for outburst at spectator in win against Silva

Jan 17, 2018 - 11:01 AM

Kyrgios is among 6 players who were fined for indiscretions in qualifying and the main draw's first phase at the opening Grand Slam

RAPPLER BEST EATS 2017: The year in sweets

Dec 29, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Here’s a quick peek at some of the sweet treats that impressed us in 2017

Memorial park firm venturing into mass housing

Dec 28, 2017 - 3:40 PM

This comes after Golden Haven's intention to change its main line of business to real estate development from funeral and memorial parks

A taste of authentic Italian steak in Manila

Dec 18, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Finestra, the first Italian steakhouse in Manila, is determined to show what Italian cooking and dining is all about

Jazz forward Ingles, Suns rookie Jackson hit with fines

Oct 25, 2017 - 12:47 PM

Josh Jackson and Joe Ingles joint the list of NBA players who were fined this season

Curry fined $50,000 for hurling mouthguard at official

Oct 24, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Andre Iguodala is also meted a $15,000-fine for verbally abusing a game official in the same incident

FINED. Steph Curry's $50,000 fine prevents him from a game suspension. File photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFP

Kyrie Irving fined for verbal spat with fan

Oct 23, 2017 - 1:39 PM

Irving does not regret his verbal exchange with a Philadelphia 76ers fan

SLAPPED HARD. This is the second time this season that the NBA had to fine a player for a heated exchange with a fan. File Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

‘One Fine Day’: Romansa remaja dengan konflik dewasa

Oct 10, 2017 - 9:03 AM

Film yang dibintangi oleh Michelle Ziudith dan Jefri Nichol ini mulai tayang 12 Oktober 2017

CHEMISTRY. Film 'One Fine Day' menyuguhkan chemistry yang menarik di antara dua pemeran utama: Michelle Ziudith dan Jefri Nichol. Foto dari screen capture akun Youtube Screenplay Films

Intip trailer film 'One Fine Day' berlatar Barcelona

Sep 08, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Film yang dibintangi oleh Michelle Ziudith dan Jefri Nichol ini akan tayang di bioskop pada 12 Oktober 2017

WATCH: How Uber got suspended and why it matters

Sep 01, 2017 - 9:33 PM

Who was wrong in the Uber saga? What does the controversy say about the country s transportation problems?

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Sep 01, 2017 - 9:29 PM

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P190-M fine should make Uber ‘rethink’ actions – Poe

Aug 26, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Senator Grace Poe however is quite disappointed the LTFRB released its decision late on Friday barring Uber from paying the penalty immediately

WELCOMED DECISION. Senate Grace Poe agrees with the LTFRB's decision to fine Uber P190 million in order to life its suspension. File photo by Senate PRIB

LTFRB to Uber: Pay P190 million, we'll lift suspension

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:49 PM

UPDATED The LTFRB bases the fine on the daily earnings of Uber which it estimates to earn between P7 million and P10 million per day by servicing at least 150 000 trips a day

SUSPENSION CONVERTED. LTFRB chief Martin Delgra faces media to explain their stand on transport network companies. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

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Aug 16, 2017 - 9:22 PM

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'One Fine Day' akan menyuguhkan keindahan kisah cinta di Barcelona

Jul 18, 2017 - 10:22 AM

Film produksi ke 6 dari Screenplay Films ini akan menampilkan keindahan Barcelona dengan kisah cinta yang berbeda dari sebelumnya

'ONE FINE DAY'. Aktris Michelle Ziudith dan aktor Jefri Nichol beradu akting di film 'One Fine Day' garapan Screenplay Films. Foto dari akun Instagram @onefinedaymovie

Messi tax fraud sentence reduced to fine

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:57 AM

Messi and his father had been convicted of hiding image rights royalties in offshore accounts and had been given jail terms of 21 and 15 months respectively

REDUCED SENTENCE. A Spanish court says it has replaced with fines the suspended prison sentences handed down to FC Barcelona's star striker Lionel Messi and his father. File Photo by Oscar Del Pozo/AFP

EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros

Jun 27, 2017 - 6:40 PM

UPDATED The fine breaks the previous EU record for a monopoly case against US chipmaker Intel of 1 06 billion euros

Ireland set for first openly gay prime minister

Jun 03, 2017 - 11:16 AM

His victory marks a watershed moment in Ireland a once overwhelmingly Catholic and socially conservative country with the Irish Times calling it a new dawn

FIRST. Fine Gael TD for Dublin West and Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar listens to a speech after his victory in the party leadership election, at the National Count Centre in Mansion House, Dublin on June 2, 2017. Photo by Paulo Nunes dos Santos/AFP

Germany threatens online giants with 50M-euro hate speech fines

Apr 05, 2017 - 6:44 PM

Chancellor Angela Merkel s cabinet approves the tough measure after assessing that companies like Twitter and Facebook were not doing enough to erase content that ran afoul of German law

Iguodala fined over racially charged comments

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:59 AM

The Golden State Warriors guard is fined 10 000

FINED. Andre Iguodala is slapped a $10,000-fine by the NBA for his racially charged comments. Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images/AFP

Sacramento Kings' Cousins hit with one-game ban, $25,000 fine

Feb 08, 2017 - 5:21 PM

NBA rules provide a one game ban for any player or coach after a 16th technical foul in a season

ONE-GAME BAN. DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings is handed a one-game ban for acquiring 16 technical fouls. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Vizio TVs caught spying on consumers, fined $2.2-M

Feb 07, 2017 - 6:10 PM

The US trade commission imposes a hefty fine on a Chinese owned brand for gathering data via 11 million smart TVs

FINED. Vizio is slapped with a fine for collecting data from consumers without consent

Warriors coach Kerr fined $25,000 for verbal abuse

Feb 07, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Steve Kerr aroused the ire of official Bill Spooner with 3:34 remaining in the third quarter of Golden State s 109 106 overtime loss at Sacramento

FINED. Head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors, seen here on December 30, 2016, is fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of an official during a game. File Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Uber to pay $20-M to settle charge it misled drivers in US

Jan 20, 2017 - 12:39 PM

Uber exaggerates its income potential in certain cities according to the US Federal Trade Commission

STALLED. The ride-sharing company has been going through some bumps in the road lately. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Derrick Rose fined $200,000 over no-show - report

Jan 13, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Rose will pay 1 110th of his salary for mysteriously no showing a game

NO SHOW. Derrick Rose angered the Knicks management after disappearing without notifying team officials or explaining his absence. SCOTT HALLERAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Lakers guard Clarkson fined $15,000 for swipe at Dragic

Jan 10, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The NBA says in a statement that Jordan Clarkson s fine stems from his forearm above the shoulders to Goran Dragic

FINED. Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson is fined $15,000 for elbowing Heat Guard Goran Dragic in a game. File photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors coach Kerr fined $25K for ripping referees

Nov 21, 2016 - 8:35 AM

Guys are getting away with murder out there says Steve Kerr of the NBA s officiating

ARE YOU SERIOUS BRO. Steve Kerr thinks referees are missing obvious calls due to the number of violations they have to watch out for. Letting people know he felt that way cost him a pretty penny. File photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP