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WATCH: Ice pellets hit Laguna

May 28, 2019 - 10:20 PM

In the video, ice pellets are seen hitting the roof of a tricycle parked in Barangay Langkiwa in Biñan, Laguna

Laguna politicians vow to deliver votes for Duterte's slate

Feb 24, 2019 - 9:45 AM

In 2016, these local politicians supported then-administration standard bearer Mar Roxas

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte raises the hands of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-LABAN) candidates during the party's campaign rally at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan City, Laguna on February 23, 2019. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Honasan posts bail in Laguna

Aug 11, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Senator Gregorio Honasan II posts bail of P60 000 for two counts of graft in connection with the pork barrel scam

ARRESTED. Senator Gringo Honasan voluntarily surrenders himself to the Biñan City Police Station.

#Pagyanig: NDRRMC, LGUs hold nationwide simultaneous quake drill

Sep 29, 2016 - 8:43 AM

At the staging area in Biñan Laguna the quake drill involves a series of well orchestrated disaster response scenes Disaster management officials say that the drill in Biñan is now a model for others

RAIN OR SHINE. Responders from the Bureau of Fire Protection Region 4A report to the command center during the 3rd Quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill. Photo credit: Rappler

Miriam Santiago: In elections, you witness 'perpetual' plunder

Mar 01, 2016 - 4:37 PM

The presidential candidate tells students in Biñan Laguna: Politicians steal money from government then use that money to campaign

Christmas reunion: Old man reunites with family via Facebook

Dec 19, 2015 - 8:21 PM

A Facebook user s post about an old man wandering Manila s streets helps reunite the man with his family

After close call at SET, emotional Grace Poe turns to prayer

Nov 18, 2015 - 8:00 PM

After her victory at the tribunal Poe ran almost the entire length of [a soccer] field to pray in a chapel

VICTORY. After learning the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal, Senator Grace Poe takes a moment to pray at a university chapel in Biñan, Laguna. Photo from Gary Jimenez' Facebook page.

Metro Pacific unit inks Cavite-Laguna Expressway concession deal

Jul 11, 2015 - 3:25 PM

A 44 6 kilometer 4 lane toll road between the Cavite Expressway in Kawit Cavite and the South Luzon Expressway Mamplasan Interchange in Biñan Laguna is seen to be constructed by July 2020

JUMPSTART CONSTRUCTION. MPIC unit pays government downpayment for Cavite-Laguna Expressway deal, signaling the start of construction of the planned toll road. In the photo are MPIC President Jose Ma. Lim (left) and PPP Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Slain wife of PLDT exec was in Cavite, footage shows

Jul 02, 2015 - 11:22 PM

The PNP says the car of the slain wife of a PLDT executive passed through Cabilang Baybay Carmona Cavite at around 2 pm on the day she went missing

PNP creates task force to probe death of PLDT exec's wife

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:07 PM

The special investigation group will be composed of Cavite and Laguna police officers

Biñan gets own congressional district

Apr 02, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Republic Act 10658 which President Aquino signed in late March separates the city of Biñan from the first legislative district of Laguna

Biñan: Diminishing gift of the past

Feb 21, 2015 - 8:30 AM

There is no denying that the remnants of Biñan s flamboyant history are unable to capture the wholeness of its past

Senate approves creation of Biñan congressional district

Jan 26, 2015 - 8:44 PM

When signed into law the bill will separate the City of Biñan – which has a population of 283 396 as of 2010 – from the first legislative district of Laguna

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House bill proposes creation of Biñan district

Jun 03, 2014 - 4:26 PM

House Bill 3917 seeks to separate Biñan from the 1st district of Laguna

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Italian diplomat charged in court for sex abuse

May 26, 2014 - 6:39 PM

Citing the testimony of minors vouching for his integrity the diplomat says he merely acted in the performance of his social and moral duty to afford the children rights to play and recreation food clothing and cleanliness

PH detains Italian diplomat for alleged child abuse

Apr 07, 2014 - 6:43 PM

Daniele Bosio the Italian ambassador to Turkmenistan who is on vacation here was caught in the company of three boys ages 8 to 12 years old in a resort says Justice Secretary Leila de Lima

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CHR to PNP: Teach human rights in criminology schools

Feb 06, 2014 - 3:48 PM

A review of police academies and courses has been a long time coming says Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Etta Rosales

REFORM. CHR chair Etta Rosales (L) says changes in the PNP and even the AFP, should start at the grass roots. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

The little blue 'house of torture'

Jan 31, 2014 - 3:37 PM

A former caretaker comes to the defense of the 10 policemen charged with torture People don t know what kind of people [the inmates] are he says

HOUSE OF HORRORS. Inmates say members of the Laguna provincial intelligence board tortured them for money, information, confessions, and fun. But one caretaker says the police have been judged too harshly. Photo by Rappler

Police play wheel of torture

Jan 30, 2014 - 10:45 PM

It’s a gruesome take on a Filipino noontime show gimmick the wheel of fortune For prisoners in Biñan Laguna it’s the wheel of torture

‘WHEEL OF TORTURE.’ More victims of police torture in Binan come forward. Photo courtesy: CHR/AFP

Torture jail shut down, Laguna police heads sacked

Jan 30, 2014 - 2:34 PM

Almost a week after it was first revealed that police in Laguna were torturing inmates the PNP dismantle a lock in jail in Biñan

DISMANTLED. According to caretakers, the "dismantling" of the lock-in jail in Binan, Laguna began several days ago. Photo by Rappler

Robotics? Smarter in the Philippines!

Jun 26, 2013 - 6:15 AM

An interesting curriculum like robotics help teachers make science and technology fun and enjoyable for students

IN ACTION. Claire Reñosa showcases the different features of Teacher HERO. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler