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CA: Forbes Park privileges remain for Fabian Ver partner

Feb 03, 2019 - 3:39 PM

Edna Camcam, long-time partner of the late Marcos general Fabian Ver, is allowed to stay in a Forbes Park mansion with full privileges of a village resident

BACKED BY CA. The Court of Appeals says Edna Camcam should still becovered by privileges of being a resident at Forbes Park. File photo from CA website

IN PHOTOS: How residents of posh areas voted in barangay, SK elections

May 14, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Here's a look at the voting process in some of the Philippines' affluent communities

SPACIOUS. Voters are led to a spacious, bright room in a clubhouse in Makati City. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Makati parish church reviews steep wedding fees after backlash

Mar 17, 2018 - 3:22 PM

'In lieu of an accreditation fee, we shall thus institute a strict screening process to ensure that suppliers observe proper decorum during the wedding ceremony,' says Father Reu Jose Galoy, Santuario de San Antonio Parish priest

EXPENSIVE. Suppliers criticized the 'expensive' rates proposed by Santuario de San Antonio Parish for weddings. Screengrab from Google Maps

War on drugs: When the police come knocking in posh Makati villages

Sep 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The scene is a sharp contrast from operations held along the dark alleys of poorer communities

BRIEF TALK. Indian Ambassador to the Philippines Lalduhthlana Ralte, who lives in Forbes Park, allows a PNP SPD chief Tomas Apolinario, two cops, and Barangay Forbes Park Evangeline Manotok inside his home on September 5. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PNP conducts 'reinvigorated' Oplan TokHang in Forbes Park, Magallanes

Sep 05, 2016 - 1:35 PM

Southern Police District chief Tomas Apolinario says the PNP is not giving any special treatment to residents of posh villages

THROUGH THE GATES. The Makati police conducts Oplan TokHang inside the exclusive Forbes Park in Makati City on September 5. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

CA: Fabian Ver's friend stays in mansion for now

Mar 19, 2014 - 6:07 PM

The Court of Appeals stops the eviction of Edna Camcam from Forbes Park

Napoles: I'm not wealthy, 'just right'

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:52 PM

The alleged PDAF scam mastermind admits to owning multi million peso properties but refuses to name the companies that earned her enough to buy them

LEGIT INCOME? Janet Napoles insists before senators that the businesses of her husband and siblings, which she refuses to disclose, have allowed her to buy multi-million-peso properties. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Globe to set up cell sites in posh villages

Nov 04, 2013 - 12:51 PM

The telecommunications firm gets support from upscale subdivisions for the installation of cell sites within their communities

EXCLUSIVE. Globe Telecom gets support from upscale subdivisions for installation of cell sites within their communities. Photo from Globe's Facebook page

Family, friends contend for barangay posts

Oct 28, 2013 - 9:55 PM

Over 800 000 candidates vie for positions in the Philippines most basic political unit – the barangay Friends family and neighbors are pitted against each other