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Customs seizes P2-B counterfeit goods in Binondo

Jul 22, 2019 - 8:01 PM

The fake fashion items bore luxury brands such as Armani, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton

FAKE. The Bureau of Customs seizes counterfeit goods inside storage units in Binondo, Manila City. Customs photo

Metrobank Binondo branch robbed before opening

Jul 11, 2019 - 12:15 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Manila Mayor Isko Moreno offers P1 million for the arrest of the 7 unidentified suspects

METROBANK ROBBERY. This Metrobank branch in Manila was robbed before the start of bank hours on July 11, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The new Chinatown Museum in Binondo

Jun 07, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Chinatown's rich history comes alive in this museum

THE STORY OF CHINATOWN. Binondo's history comes alive in the Chinatown Museum. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Binondo celebrates Chinese New Year

Feb 05, 2019 - 3:12 PM

People welcome the Year of the Pig with grand festivities

FESTIVITIES. People snake their way down the streets of Binondo to celebrate Chinese New Year. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

DENR looking into arson angle in Binondo fire

May 30, 2018 - 6:27 PM

'While we hope that this is not the case, arson is a serious crime and the Land Management Bureau fire significantly impacts Filipinos who place premium value on land,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu

BFP declares ‘fire out’ at Plaza Cervantes, Binondo

May 29, 2018 - 12:11 AM

The fire, affecting 4 buildings – including the Land Management Bureau, where it started – lasts for 22 hours

INSIDE THE LMB. The fire, which broke past midnight of May 28, 2018, on the 7th floor of the Land Management Bureau, is put out after 22 hours. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Fire in 4 Binondo buildings ‘suspicious,’ says Manila arson chief

May 28, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Chief Senior Inspector Reden Alumno, arson chief of the Bureau of Fire Protection Manila, says the fire occurred past midnight after a weekend – the hours when arsonists usually operate

Inside LMB. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Land titles, P100 million worth of equipment gone in Binondo fire – DENR

May 28, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Environment Undersecretary Benny Antiporda says up to 80% of important documents had been digitized before fire hit the Land Management Bureau central office

Fire hits Land Management Bureau, National Archives in Manila

May 28, 2018 - 12:05 PM

(5th UPDATE) Two other structures at Plaza Cervantes in Binondo, Manila – the 150 Plaza Cervantes building and the Moraga Mansion – are also hit by fire

FIRE AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES. Firefighters try to extinguish a fire engulfing a building in Binondo, Manila on May 28. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Chinese New Year in world's oldest Chinatown

Jan 28, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Dragon dancers snake their way down the streets of Binondo to usher in good luck in the Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year celebration in Binondo. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Manila traffic rerouted for Binondo arch construction

Apr 10, 2015 - 7:04 PM

The new arch poised to be the biggest in the world at 30 meters long is set to be completed in time for Manila Day on June 24

REVELRY. Lion and dragon dances are a common sight in almost every street and shop along Manila's Chinatown.

Chinatowns in PH

Feb 19, 2015 - 1:45 PM

Planning to visit different Chinatowns in the Philippines? Rappler lists down where you ll see them

BUSY STREETS. The streets of Chinatown, Binondo are packed with revelers and festival-goers. Rappler file photo