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  • These water-repellent sneakers are perfect for your daily commute

    October 19, 2017 6:18 AM 5

    MUJI's sneakers are comfy, affordable, and water-resistant MANILA, Philippines – Sneakers are made for walking, but muddy shoes and wet feet aren't a great look. Enter MUJI's sneakers, which come pre-treated with water repellent technology to keep your feet warm and dry during the rainy season and to keep your cool cotton kicks stain-free. Because they're

  • WATCH: Piolo Pascual performs DOT 'Bring Home a Friend' theme song

    October 16, 2017 11:30 AM 5

    Piolo is also announced as the Philippines' tourism ambassador MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) relaunched the Bring Home a Friend program on Saturday, October 14, in a bid to attract more visitors to the country. In a statement, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo said she was happy to be bringing back a program started by one of her predecessors

  • API software provider Bandwidth files for an $85 million IPO

    October 15, 2017 9:27 AM 9

    Bandwidth, which provides software APIs with voice and text functionality to enterprises, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $85 million in an initial public offering. The Raleigh, NC-based company was founded in 1999 and booked $157 million in sales for the 12 months ended June 30, 2017. It plans to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol BAND. Bandwidth

  • IN PHOTOS: Elizabeth Clenci's national costume at Miss Grand International 2017

    October 12, 2017 1:17 PM

    (UPDATED) Elizabeth's costume is designed by Jear Sond Demavivas MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATED) The national costume segment of Miss Grand International 2017 was held on Thursday, October 12, at the Sun Spa Resort, Quang Binh in Vietnam. The Philippines' bet, Elizabeth Durado Clenci, wore a T-boli tribe-inspired outfit for the ocassion. Her costume

  • Cong starts campaign to expose BJP, AAP street fight on

    October 11, 2017 5:42 PM 4

    New Delhi, Oct 11 (PTI) The Delhi Congress today launched its week-long campaign to expose the alleged "street fight" between the BJP and the AAP over Metro fare hike. The Kejriwal+BJP, Stop Politics, Save Metro campaign led by Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken was launched near the Rajiv Chowk Metro station here. Hitting out at Delhi Chief Minister

  • WATCH: A peek at Hong Kong Disneyland

    October 7, 2017 9:24 AM 5

    Here's a few of the things you can catch at Hong Kong Disneyland! Ever since opening its doors some 12 years ago, Hong Kong Disneyland has become a favorite destination among Filipinos. A first-time visit to the fragrant harbor is not complete without spending a day (or two) at the happiest place on earth. There is something about Disneyland that consistently

  • Kathryn Bernardo tops Rappler's Star Magic Ball 2017 best dressed poll

    October 1, 2017 9:52 AM 5

    Kathryn, who sparkled in a beaded Patricia Santos creation, got 20.84% of readers' votes. Kim, who wore an embellished Michael Leyva ball gown, trailed closely behind, getting 20.28% of the votes. Last year's poll winner, Liza Soberano, got 17.43% of the votes this year. She wore a black Dior gown to the 2017 ball. In fourth place, getting 11.73% of the votes

  • Beaverton football moves to 5-0

    September 24, 2017 4:03 AM 7

    ROSCOMMON — Three Beaverton players ran for over 100 yards each as the Beavers moved to 5-0 overall with a 41-0 shutout of Roscommon in Jack Pine Conference football on Friday. Kyle Cassiday ran for 167 yards, Dan Breault ran for 104 yards and two touchdowns, and Nate Taylor ran for 104 yards and a 73-yard TD and caught a 9-yard TD pass from Logan Gerow

  • Chemics win OT thriller over Bay City Central

    September 24, 2017 4:03 AM 9

    BAY CITY — Bay City Central had the big-strike plays, and Midland High had the sustained drives. On the second play of overtime, Midland’s Cade Methner hit Mitchell Reid in the back of the end zone for a go-ahead touchdown, and Reid added a pass break-up on fourth-and-goal on defense to seal the Chemics’ 42-35 comeback win on Friday. “What a ballgame

  • WATCH: Build your own Intramuros

    September 17, 2017 4:33 AM 12

    Kids and adults alike will enjoy this crafty little book on one of Manila's most famous landmarks MANILA, Philippines – The Manila International Book Fair is always a great place for bibliophiles to pick up something new, but the best part about it is discovering what's going on with the local publishing houses here in the Philippines. In the Tahanan