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Soong Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ji-won, Kim Ok-vin talk about their 'Arthdal Chronicles' characters

Jun 02, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The four Korean stars talk about their strong characters and how Korea's is unique and memorable

NOW ON NETFLIX. The world of Arthdal comes to life on 'Arthdal Chronicles.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

Possible ONE FC title shot awaits Striegl if he wins in December

Oct 28, 2015 - 7:44 PM

If Mark Striegl plays his cards right at ONE Championship’s Spirit of Champions” event his next fight may earn him a crack at the bantamweight title

TITLE SHOT LOOMS. Mark Striegl could be on deck to face bantamweight titleholder Bibiano Fernandes if he wins his next fight. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Fantasy booking the UFC’s inaugural event in Manila

Jan 31, 2015 - 2:07 PM

UFC is coming to the Philippines but who is coming with them? MMA writer Nissi Icasiano gives his take on who should be showcased at UFC Fight Night 65

The Philippines will see its first UFC show this year after years of stops and starts. Photo from Mall of Asia's Twitter

North Korea to meet South Korea in Asian Games football final

Oct 01, 2014 - 1:50 AM

North Korea and South Korea two countries which are technical still at war will meet in the Asian Games football championship match

South Korea will meet North Korea in a football finale full of interesting story lines. Photo by Mohamed Messara/EPA

Kim Jong-Un 're-elected' as North Korean leader

Apr 09, 2014 - 3:46 PM

Kim Jong Un is re elected following a perfect turnout in his constituency for the North Korean elections

LEADER. Kim Jong-Un wins the North Korean elections. Photo released on October 25, 2013 by EPA/KCNA

#PugadBaboy: Don't cry for me, North Korea punchline 2

Jan 17, 2014 - 5:00 AM

On stage mothers and Kim Jong un

#PugadBaboy: Don't cry for me, North Korea punchline 3

Jan 17, 2014 - 5:00 AM

On stage mothers and Kim Jong un

S. Korea dismisses Kim Jong-Un's peace gesture

Jan 03, 2014 - 3:30 PM

South Korea wants the North to prove its sincerity through denuclearization

SHOW SINCERITY. As North Korea calls for better relations with the South, South Korea wants proof of sincerity

N. Korea warns of nuclear disaster, threatens US

Jan 01, 2014 - 9:31 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the Korean peninsula would be engulfed by massive nuclear disaster if war breaks out there again warning the US it will not be safe in the event of a conflict

KING OF AMUSEMENTS. The young North Korean leader has ordered the construction of other high-profile leisure projects like an amusement park, water park and horseback riding club. EPA/KCNA 25 Oct 2013 release

Rappler Newscast | December 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013 - 9:35 PM

94 of Filipinos are hopeful about 2014 Pacquiao’s financial adviser had conflicts of interest N Korea purges associates of Kim Jong Un’s executed uncle

N. Korea purges Jang's associates: Seoul minister

Dec 30, 2013 - 4:13 PM

After the execution of Kim Jong Un s influential uncle North Korea is purging officials close to him

'TRAITOR.' A man watches TV news about Jang Song-Thaek, uncle of Kim Jong-Un, who was executed in December for being a 'traitor for all ages.' Photo by Agence France-Presse/Jung Yeon-Je

North Korea warns of 'merciless' strike against South

Dec 20, 2013 - 2:16 PM

North Korea threatens the South with a merciless strike after an effigy burning event on the second anniversary of Kim Jong Il s death

SEA OF FIRE. North Korea threatens to turn South Korea's presidential office into a "sea of fire"

North, South Korea hold first talks since Pyongyang purge

Dec 19, 2013 - 6:09 PM

The meeting in Kaesong coincided with a trip by a 25 member foreign delegation to Kaesong as South Korea seeks outside investors in the estate

VISITING KAESONG. The G20 Seoul Conference delegation look at a miniature model of the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) at the Kaesong Industrial District Management Committee in Kaesong on December 19, 2013. AFP / Pool / Kim Hong-Ji

North Korea leader hears loyalty vows at anniversary meeting

Dec 17, 2013 - 11:46 AM

UPDATED It followed the shock execution last week of Kim Jong Un s uncle and one time political mentor Jang Song Thaek

FOR KIM JONG-IL. North Korean people laying wreaths at the statues (not pictured) of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, North Korea, 16 December 2013. The event marks the second anniversary of the death of Kim Jong-il. EPA/Korean Central News Agency

South Korea leader warns of North's 'reckless provocations'

Dec 16, 2013 - 1:10 PM

Park Geun Hye urged the military to step up vigilance near the border with the North especially the flashpoint Yellow Sea border

PARK'S WARNING. South Korean President Park Geun-hye presides over a meeting of senior presidential aides at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, 16 December 2013. EPA/Yonhap

NoKor execution 'ominous sign' of instability: Kerry

Dec 15, 2013 - 10:53 PM

According to Kerry the shock move showed the world how ruthless and reckless North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is

Executed: N. Korea leader's 'traitor' uncle

Dec 13, 2013 - 7:09 AM

Jang is executed Thursday shortly after a military trial the state news agency KCNA says

North Korea confirms leader's uncle dismissed

Dec 09, 2013 - 6:09 AM

Kim Jong UN s uncle Jang Song Thaek was removed for committing criminal acts and leading a counter revolutionary faction

DISMISSED UNCLE. A South Korean man watches TV news about the alleged dismissal of Jang Song-Thaek, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle, at a railway station in Seoul on December 3, 2013. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Kim Jong-Un's powerbroker uncle 'ousted'

Dec 03, 2013 - 4:45 PM

UPDATED If confirmed Jang s ouster would mark the most significant purge at the top of North Korean leadership since Kim Jong Un succeeded his late father Kim Jong Il in December 2011

Thai legend Patcharee inspires PH spikers

Jul 02, 2013 - 10:26 PM

Thai volleyball legend Patcharee Sangmuang provides inspiration to aspiring Filipino spikers

WORLD STAGE. Patcharee delivers a hit against a Poland defender. Photo by EPA/Florian Eisele.

Cagayan nips Tuguegarao in gripping 5-setter

Jun 28, 2013 - 8:49 PM

Cagayan nipped Tuguegarao in an exciting 5 setter to move one win away from the championship

Tuguegarao blanks Nova Bolei to enter Last 3

Jun 27, 2013 - 11:23 PM

Tuguegarao blanked Nova Bolei to enter the final round of the 5th Gov Alvaro T Antonio Friendship Games

THAI POWER. Bualee penetrates the Nova Bolei defense with ease. Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

IN PHOTOS: Friendship Games Day 4

Jun 27, 2013 - 10:48 PM

Snapshots from Day 4 of the 5th Gov Alvaro T Antonio Friendship Games in Tuguegarao City

Tuguegarao mauls Nova Bolei in straight sets

Jun 25, 2013 - 10:02 PM

Dindin Santiago sparkled as Tuguegarao manhandled Nova Bolei in straight sets

Lessons learned: What's next for PH volleyball?

Jun 17, 2013 - 11:51 PM

After finishing third in Vietnam what s next for Philippine volleyball?

LEARNING LESSONS. National spikers like Myla Pablo and Jaja Santiago can learn a thing or two from Thailand's Jang Bualee. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Ateneo returns to V-League finals after ousting UST

May 16, 2013 - 7:15 PM

Ateneo returns to the finals for the third straight year after beating UST in 4 sets

DAGGER. Valdez leads Ateneo's return to the finals. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Lady Altas keep V-League semis bid alive

May 07, 2013 - 11:29 PM

University of Perpetual Help kept its semis hopes alive after beating San Sebastian in 4 sets

Guest players who will rock the V-League

Apr 06, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Rappler picks five guest players who will surely make the V League first conference worth watching

Entertainment wRap: Bollywood rises, Korean stars' drug abuse

Mar 18, 2013 - 5:01 PM

Bollywood Iran sueing Hollywood and South Korean stars using illegal drugs are just some Entertainment stories you may want to read about

BOLLYWOOD STAR. A world-famous actress, Aishwarya Rai has starred in countless Bollywood films. Photo from the 'Aishwarya Rai' Facebook page

‘Miss you kita’: K-Pop group 2PM in Manila

Mar 02, 2013 - 11:45 AM

K Pop boyband 2PM is in Manila for their March 2 What Time Is It concert

DASHING IN WHITE. The boys of Korean boyband 2PM are in Manila for their March "What Time Is It" concert. All photos by Pia Ranada