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Self-care according to your horoscope: Nurturing the moon

Jul 06, 2020 - 9:23 PM

The Moon rules emotional needs and the mother in astrology

Security researcher gets $100,000 Apple bounty for 'Sign in with Apple' bug

Jun 01, 2020 - 12:54 PM

Because of Bhavuk's Jain's report, Apple is able to fix the sign-in bug quickly. Apple tells him they investigated their logs and found 'no misuse or account compromise due to this vulnerability.'

SIGN IN WITH APPLE. Apple quashes a bug with its Sign in with Apple feature. Screenshot from Apple video.

[Right of Way] Road safety: Why are PH motorists kept in the dark?

Aug 22, 2019 - 3:35 PM

Watch road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and 3M Philippines' John Vallinan transform a dark street into one with proper visibility with retro-reflective material used for signs and road markings

First Filipino Sign Language training held for health workers in Calabarzon

Jul 05, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The training aims to equip health workers with the tools to communicate with patients who have hearing impairment

Photo from DOH Calabarzon

'Sign in with Apple': A more secure alternative to Google and Facebook sign-ins?

Jun 04, 2019 - 10:03 AM

Apple promises it won't profile users or track their activity with its own app sign-in option

Screenshot from Apple website

[Right of Way] Road Signs 101

Mar 09, 2019 - 12:23 AM

In this episode, we learn how road signs ought to be made – proper fonts, standard colors, material reflectivity

LIST: Deals signed during Xi Jinping's trip to Philippines

Nov 20, 2018 - 7:31 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping witness the exchange of 29 documents – a mix of memoranda of understanding, letters, and commercial contracts

STATE VISIT. President Rodrigo Duterte accompanies President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China as the latter is accorded foyer honors upon his arrival at the Malacañang for his state visit to the Philippines on November 20, 2018. Malacanang photo

New law orders gov't, schools, media to use Filipino Sign Language

Nov 16, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Republic Act 11106 declares Filipino Sign Language as the national sign language of the deaf and the official sign language of government in all transactions involving the deaf

Deaf students say a short prayer in sign language before the start of their class during the opening of classes at the Philippine School for the Deaf in Pasay City on June 5, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

[Right of Way] The fault in our signs: Sign blindness

Nov 15, 2018 - 3:45 PM

With the prevalence of ads masquerading as road signs, Metro Manila's shopping malls have become key landmarks in a metropolis that has no defined center

Signature drive launched vs tapping journalists as drug operations witnesses

Nov 09, 2018 - 7:16 PM

The police practice of pressuring media practitioners to sign anti-drug operation reports as witnesses puts them in physical danger and in conflict-of-interest situations. #PHnews

MANIFESTO. Representatives from media organizations and outlets affix their signatures on the 'Sign Against the Sign' manifesto to show support of the campaign. Photo by Samantha Bagayas/Rappler

Starbucks opens first sign language store in US

Oct 24, 2018 - 11:30 AM

All staff members are required to communicate with customers using sign language

The flow in our stars: Yoga for the Libra season

Oct 13, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Libra’s fundamental focus is on partnerships and relationships

The lovely secrets of the 'signing' brain

Sep 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Sign language is another language, and therefore, another rich world, another empowering culture that, like any other language, expands your mind

Senate passes bill promoting Filipino sign language

Aug 28, 2018 - 7:39 PM

Senate Bill 1455 aims to establish FSL as the official language of the deaf community to 'promote their identity, expression, and communication'

Bangsamoro law ceremonial signing set for August 6

Jul 30, 2018 - 5:55 PM

The signing of the landmark law, a major accomplishment of the Duterte administration, will be celebrated in a ceremony to be held in Malacañang

  President Rodrigo Roa Duterte engages in a discussion with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim and other MILF officials including Implementing Panel Chairman Mohair Iqbal, Bangsamoro Transition Commission Chairman Ghazali Jaafar, Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces Chief of Staff Sammy Al-Mansoor, and Bangsamoro Supreme Court Chief Khalifa Nando during a meeting in Davao City on May 29, 2017. Joining the President, meanwhile, are Presidential Adviser on Peace Process USec. Nabil Tan, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Año, BGen. Earl Baliao of the AFP, Capt. Nichols Driz of the Philippine Navy, GPH Implementing Panel Chairperson Irene Santiago, and OPAPP ASec. Ma. Cecilia Papa. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

WATCH: Meet the sign language interpreters of Metro Manila Pride 2018

Jul 05, 2018 - 4:14 PM

Get to know the 3 sign language interpreters who helped Metro Manila Pride 2018's deaf community #RiseUpTogether


Famed sign-language gorilla Koko dies in California

Jun 21, 2018 - 11:21 PM

Koko became the subject of books, television shows and press reports after learning more than 1,000 words in American Sign Language

Famed sign-language gorilla Koko dies in California US | animal | gorilla

The disappearing jobs of yesterday

May 01, 2018 - 4:47 PM

AFP speaks to men and women around the globe whose jobs are becoming increasingly rare, particularly as technology transforms societies

Your career according to your midheaven sign

Apr 04, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Feeling like your job isn't for you? This might be why

Understand your BFF: What their zodiac sign says about your friends

Mar 07, 2018 - 7:33 PM

Always in sync with your best friend? Your compatibility may have been written in the stars!

The metallic lipstick you should wear, according to your star sign

Mar 02, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Wear the stars on your lips with metallic lipstick

[Right Of Way] Special Episode: MMDA responds to 'The Fault In Our Signs' series

Mar 01, 2018 - 3:41 PM

MMDA director Neomie Recio explains why Philippine roads signs are wordier compared to international standards

[Right Of Way] The fault in our signs, part 3

Feb 24, 2018 - 11:22 PM

How can pavement markings make or break traffic flow along our roads?

Which tarot card rules your zodiac sign?

Feb 20, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Here's what your tarot card says about your personality, challenges, and life lessons

Your love language according to Venus

Feb 09, 2018 - 3:57 PM

Your aren't just about your sun sign – find out your Venus sign and what it says about how you love

[Right Of Way] The fault in our signs, part 2

Feb 04, 2018 - 7:25 PM

This vlog is the second in a series about road signs and pavement markings

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, January 29-February 3, 2018

Feb 04, 2018 - 9:50 AM

Must-watch videos this week

[Right Of Way] The fault in our signs, part 1

Jan 11, 2018 - 8:34 PM

This vlog is the first in a series about road signs and pavement markings

How the deaf use social media for their advocacies

Sep 08, 2017 - 12:34 PM

The deaf community relies on social media platforms that allow for visual communication and use these to push for advocacies such as the passage of the Filipino Sign Language bill

SIGN LANGUAGE. Faculty members and students of DLS-CSB's School of Deaf Education and Applies Studies take part in the Social Good Summit 2015. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 9 signs that show we've had enough of EJK

Aug 22, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The signs of the times: a teenager’s pleas went unheeded by the PNP and those outraged by the killing of Kian delos Santos didn’t let the rain deter them from marching out onto EDSA to protest

Road construction, repairs need adequate signage – motorcycle rider

Jun 11, 2017 - 9:00 AM

In Rappler s SaferRoadsPH forum a motorcycle rider points out there aren t enough signs for ongoing road works posing risks to motorists

DISCUSSING SAFETY. Local officials of Cagayan Valley discuss how to make roads safer for all road users. Rappler photo

Noel Gallagher blasts Harry Styles' music

Jun 01, 2017 - 9:42 PM

My cat could ve written it in about 10 minutes Noel says referring to Harry s song Sign of the Times

These road signs keep you safe on the road

Apr 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Do you know what these common road signs mean?

AH26. A marker for the Asian Highway-26 (AH26) route can be seen along EDSA. Michael Bueza/Rappler

LISTEN: Harry Styles releases first solo single, 'Sign of the Times'

Apr 08, 2017 - 12:07 AM

Sign of the Times is Harry Styles first single since One Direction s hiatus

HARRY STYLES. The former One Direction member releases a new solo single titled 'Sign of the Times.' Screengrab from YouTube/One Direction

'Hollyweed' sign prankster arrested

Jan 10, 2017 - 9:20 PM

Police say Zachary Cole Fernandez was charged with a misdemeanor charge of trespassing as opposed to vandalism because he did not damage the sign

Pranksters change iconic Hollywood sign to 'Hollyweed'

Jan 02, 2017 - 10:42 AM

Police say unidentified thrill seekers used tarps to change the spelling of the landmark

The famous Hollywood sign reads "Hollyweed" after it was vandalized, January 1, 2017.  Police said unidentified thrill-seekers had climbed up and arranged tarps over the two letter "O's" to make them look like "E's," CBS affiliate KCAL reported. Each letter is 45 feet (13.7 meters) high, so the feat would have required not just bravado but considerable athleticism.   / AFP PHOTO / Gene Blevins

Sulu officials' 'epal' signs on gov't projects draw COA's ire

Nov 27, 2016 - 4:59 PM

The Commission on Audit says putting the names and faces of politicians on government signboards is against the law

France's Gobert agrees to $102M, 4-year deal with Jazz – reports

Nov 01, 2016 - 10:03 AM

By completing the deal now the Jazz avoid having Gobert become a restricted free agent in July

NEW DEAL. Rudy Gobert (L) signs a multi-year deal with the Utah Jazz. Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images/AFP

5 signs your employee is quitting

Sep 26, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Someone s resignation can blindside any boss or organization Can you really spot this ahead of time? Real talk and honest answers from Jonathan Yabut

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

Binay, Roxas say 'peace' before Cardinal Tagle

May 02, 2016 - 7:40 PM

It was awkward at first Senator Nancy Binay says after the covenant signing for honest elections led by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

RIVAL BETS. Former Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II and Vice President Jejomar Binay, both presidential candidates, sit on the same pew during a Mass presided over by Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle on May 2, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Netizens praise sign language interpreters in Cebu presidential debate

Mar 20, 2016 - 9:06 PM

Is the sign language inset for the second Comelec sanctioned presidential debate enough?

Cebu groups join forces for PWD-inclusive 2016 elections

Mar 18, 2016 - 1:20 PM

The persons with disability community in Cebu hopes its actions will eventually help amplify the sector s voice in national governance

FULLY-ABLED NATION. Persons with Disability Leaders from all over Cebu Province commit to a disability-inclusive 2016 presidential elections.Photo by JP Maunes


Feb 18, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Alamin ang iyong kapalaran ayon kay Polgas

DepEd, Albay ink MoA for 2016 Palarong Pambansa

Feb 02, 2016 - 2:53 AM

DepEd Secretary Br Armin Luistro FSC says this year’s staging of the Palarong Pambansa will have many firsts

Is it or is it not dengue?

Oct 26, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Signs to watch out for to get ahead of your child’s dengue fever

Cebu City pushes for the rights of deaf Filipinos

Aug 08, 2015 - 2:07 PM

Does your local government recognize the rights of persons with disabilities?

Poll watchdogs band together for 2016 elections

Jul 19, 2015 - 4:19 PM

The organizations agreed to work together to promote an inclusive peaceful and transparent elections

Perils of being a sign language interpreter in the PH

Jul 10, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Sign language interpreting is a back breaking job but is also one of the most noble professions in the world Without interpreters deaf persons would be disenfranchised

Big Yang Theory: Chinese year of the sheep or the goat?

Feb 17, 2015 - 12:34 AM

China s coming lunar new year has stirred a debate over which zodiac creature is the correct one but Chinese folklorists dismiss the fixation on animals as missing the point

Aquino signs P2.6-trillion 2015 budget

Dec 23, 2014 - 10:50 AM

This marks the 5th time in his presidency that the budget is promptly signed into law