Las Piñas City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Las Piñas City


After 6 years, killers of ad exec Kae Davantes convicted

Nov 15, 2019 - 9:19 PM

Four men are guilty of robbery with homicide for robbing 25-year-old Kae Davantes in front of her home in 2013, and then later killing her by strangling before throwing her off a bridge

China demands justice for death of Chinese worker in Las Piñas

Aug 12, 2019 - 8:40 PM

China urges the Philippine government to 'bring to justice' those responsible for the death of a 27-year-old Chinese man in Las Piñas City, believed to have been detained by his Chinese employer

Prosecutor junks perjury case filed by Okada vs former firm

Apr 28, 2019 - 5:39 PM

There 'is no falsity that can be attributed' to Tiger Resort official Dindo Espeleta, says Las Piñas City Senior Assistant Prosecutor Donald Macasaet

JAPANESE TYCOON. A perjury case filed by Japanese gaming tycoon Kazuo Okada against his former firm is junked by a local prosecutor. File photo by AFP

Elenita Buhain is new caretaker of Las Piñas in House

Nov 21, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Batangas Representative Elenita Milagros Ermita Buhain becomes the legislative caretaker of Las Piñas City after the Villars were appointed to the executive branch

CARETAKER. Batangas 1st District Representative Elenita Milagros Ermita Buhain is now the caretaker of Las Piñas. Photo from the House website

PDEA seizes P30M in high-grade marijuana from Las Piñas home

Oct 07, 2018 - 9:03 PM

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives say Paul Shon, alias Danny Lim, used selling exotic animals as a front for his illegal business

Members of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency seized P 30 million worth of Kush marijuana and arrested dealer Paul Shon alias Danny Lim, a US national, who sold of exotic animals as a front for his illegal business in ., Brgy. Pilar, Las Pinas City on October 07, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

SC denies Ayala Land's motion for reconsideration on prime Las Piñas lot

Feb 06, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Ayala Land reiterates that it does not expect the Supreme Court ruling to 'have any material effect on [its] business, operations, and financial conditions'

P360M in shabu found in Las Piñas warehouse

Jun 14, 2017 - 10:30 AM

The subject of the search warrant however is not in the Las Piñas property

DRUG RAID. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa, NCRPO chief Oscar Albayalde, and SPD chief Tomas Apolinario. Photo courtesy of NCRPO PIO

DHL Express PH unfazed by Uber, GrabTaxi delivery

Oct 30, 2015 - 5:04 PM

DHL Express Philippines has even spent close to P80 million 1 71 million for a new service center to meet the growing logistics demands in Southern Metro Manila

GROWING DEMANDS. DHL's local unit opens a new service center in Las Piñas City to cater to the growing logistics demands in Southern Metro Manila. All photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

How recycling trash puts food on the table

Oct 16, 2014 - 12:08 PM

On World Food Day 2014 find out how a village s organic waste management puts healthy food on the tables of the hungry

Cynthia Villar: Dreaming of rice smugglers

May 13, 2014 - 1:00 AM

Cynthia Villar was able to connect the dots between suspected smugglers and the brokers who used farmers’ cooperatives as fronts to import rice

'Metro Manila Greenprint 2030'

Mar 06, 2012 - 7:15 PM

Greenprint 2030 will be a 20 year plan aiming to make the Philippines main metropolis at par with East Asian counterparts

EDSA. View of vehicular traffic along the northbound lane of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue, near Orense Street, Makati, March 6, 2012. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva.