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Brazil starts testing Oxford coronavirus vaccine

Jun 25, 2020 - 12:19 AM

Known as ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, it is already being tested in volunteers in Britain, and is due to start being administered this week in South Africa, as well

TEMPERATURE CHECK. A customer's temperature is checked as she enters a shopping mall after it reopened, at Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 11, 2020. File photo by Nelson Almeida/AFP

Oxford says no to additional Huawei funding

Jan 18, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Oxford University says it had decided it would 'not pursue new funding opportunities' for both research contracts or philanthropic donations from Huawei and related group companies – though existing projects would continue

Back-to-back win? 'Intimidated' Pacquiao speaks at Oxford, Cambridge

Nov 07, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Senator Manny Pacquiao talks about his rags-to-riches story and his political plans before students of two prestigious universities in the United Kingdom

SPEECH. Senator Manny Pacquiao delivers his message before students of the University of Oxford. Photo from Jinkee Pacquiao's Instagram

Journalism is in a tough place, but it's better than ever too – Oxford professor

Sep 10, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Journalism is more diverse, accessible, and more informative than ever, says Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, the Director of Research for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University

RASMUS NIELSEN. The director of research the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism acknowledges the need to find new business models, and ensure editorial independence while remaining sustainable. Screenshot from Rappler video

Oxford college removes Suu Kyi portrait

Sep 30, 2017 - 8:37 PM

The university does not say whether the portrait's removal in St Hugh's College was linked to the ongoing crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine State

ALMA MATER. In this file photo, Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at a reception at St Hugh's College in Oxford, northwest of London, on June 19, 2012. Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis/Pool/AFP

Maudy Ayunda, pendidikan, dan agama untuk hapuskan perbudakan modern

Mar 16, 2017 - 12:40 PM

Data Global Slavery Index menunjukkan sekitar 736 100 orang Indonesia atau 0 28 persen dari total populasi dunia hidup dalam perbudakan modern

ANTI PERBUDAKAN. Aktris Maudy Ayunda (kiri) dan pemimpin Global Freedom Network Andrew Forrest (kanan) saat deklarasi anti perbudakan di Kantor Wapres RI, Jakarta, pada 14 Maret 2017. Foto oleh Rika Kurniawati/Rappler

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 4 Oktober 2016

Oct 04, 2016 - 10:16 AM

Pantau terus laman ini untuk mengetahui perkembangan berita selebriti pada Selasa 4 Oktober 2016

Fact-check on politicians' academic degrees

Dec 23, 2015 - 9:15 AM

Rappler s fact checking in 2015 reveals that claims by some politicians about their academic degrees were not totally accurate

Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2015: An emoji pictograph

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:22 PM

For the first time ever Oxford Dictionaries staff name the popular face with tears of joy pictograph as word of the year for 2015

Zimbabwe seeks US hunter's extradition for killing lion

Aug 01, 2015 - 10:16 AM

We are appealing to the responsible authorities for [Walter Palmer s] extradition to Zimbabwe so that he can be made accountable for his illegal actions says environment minister Oppah Muchinguri

WHO'S ACCOUNTABLE? Zimbawean minister of Environment Water and Climate Oppah Muchinguri has ordered the extradition of American citizen Dr Walter Palmer amid growing international pressure to act on the illegal killing of the iconic and collared Cecil the lion. Photo by Aaron Ufumeli/EPA

Bongbong Marcos corrects resumé

Apr 18, 2015 - 11:30 AM

His revised resumé shows he did not obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Politics and Economics; only a special diploma in Social Studies What is confusing is the reference to a Graduate degree

ACCURATE. Senator Bongbong Marcos says that his educational record is accurate. File photo by Senate PRIB, Cesar Tomambo

No sanctions for Bongbong Marcos?

Mar 28, 2015 - 10:34 AM

The Senate ethics committee cannot unilaterally probe into false claims about degrees from Oxford and Wharton

Marwan status, Bongbong diploma, Harrison Ford accident | The wRap

Mar 06, 2015 - 7:49 PM

A think tank says Marwan was never a top level terrorist Oxford confirms Bongbong Marcos did not complete a bachelor’s degree Harrison Ford survives a plane crash

Oxford University confirms Bongbong Marcos got only 'special diploma'

Mar 05, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The senator did not graduate with a BA in Philosophy Politics and Economics as he claims

Bong Revilla on son, Bongbong Marcos diploma, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge | The wRap

Mar 02, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Bong Revilla asks court: let me visit my son Bongbong Marcos lashes back at Rappler Samsung unveils the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Marcos: Rappler article ‘political attack’ over Bangsamoro

Mar 02, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Asked about comments that a diploma is different from a degree the senator says Yeah I got a diploma What do you get when you graduate? You get a diploma

Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Bongbong degrees, Gringo plot, AFP vs. BIFF | The wRap

Feb 25, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Did Bongbong Marcos lie about his university degrees? A former general says Gringo Honasan once plotted to kill the Marcoses The military declares all out war against BIFF

Bongbong Marcos: Oxford, Wharton educational record 'accurate'

Feb 24, 2015 - 11:47 PM

The senator says he got a diploma in political science which is different from a degree His name does not appear in the Oxford class lists which contain names of students awarded their degrees and qualified for honors

ACCURATE. Senator Bongbong Marcos says that his educational record is accurate. File photo by Senate PRIB, Cesar Tomambo

EXCLUSIVE: Did Bongbong Marcos lie about Oxford, Wharton?

Feb 24, 2015 - 5:55 PM

UPDATED Our fact checking shows he did not complete his courses in both universities but he says in a statement his educational records are accurate

What's so special about Oxford and Wharton?

Feb 24, 2015 - 4:45 PM

The University of Oxford in the UK and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the US are among the world’s most renowned educational institutions

Oxford and Wharton logos from Wikimedia Commons. Background images from Google Maps and Wikipedia.

IMF policies criticized over Ebola outbreak

Dec 22, 2014 - 9:28 AM

A study finds IMF programs held back the development of effective health systems in Guinea Liberia and Sierra Leone

French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF - Doctors Without Borders) staff members standing wearing protective gear at the MSF ELWA hospital in Monrovia, 21 August 2014. Zoom Dosso/AFP

Webhits: Oxford all-male choir performs Shakira medley

Jul 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Out of the Blue an Oxford all male a capella choir group performs a medley of Shakira hits

Scientists closer to blood test for Alzheimer's

Jul 08, 2014 - 8:42 PM

Scientists inch closer to developing a blood test that could detect the onset of Alzheimer s Disease

TESTING. Scientists inch closer to developing a blood test that could detect the onset of Alzheimer's Disease. File photo from Agence France-Presse

Poet Seamus Heaney, 74

Aug 30, 2013 - 8:02 PM

Nobel laureate a leading voice of Irish literature rendered simplicity as high lyricism

VITALITY IN SERENITY. The Irish poet. Photo from Facebook

Smart starts: Your child's first 1,000 days

Aug 17, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Regarding the most crucial period in developing a child s brain and immune system

RAISING SMARTER KIDS. Cultivating your child's brain starts in the womb

Filipina wants to shake up Oxford dictionary

Jan 30, 2013 - 11:21 AM

A Filipina is part of the team currently working on the Oxford English Dictionary and is pushing to include Filipino coined words like presidentiable and senatoriable in the venerable dictionary

Danica Salazar.

GIF beats out Yolo, is 2012's 'Word of the Year'

Nov 14, 2012 - 7:58 AM

The word GIF used as a verb which means to create a GIF file particularly animated ones has been named Oxford Dictionaries US Word of the Year for 2012 on Monday November 12