Mabini - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mabini


MMDA: Bridge repairs in Metro Manila starting September 15

Sep 06, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority warns motorists of heavier traffic, and cautions them against illegal parking on alternate roads

CLOSED. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia says several bridges and a flyover in Metro Manila will be closed for repairs. File photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

WATCH: Epy Quizon reads ‘Ang Rebolusyong Pilipino’

Sep 01, 2018 - 12:30 PM

Epy takes on the role of the sublime paralytic as he reads an excerpt from Mabini’s collection of writings, ‘Ang Rebolusyong Pilipino’

Australian diver goes missing in Batangas

May 03, 2018 - 9:22 PM

Andrew Kilbride went missing on Wednesday, but local police are alerted only on Thursday, May 3

Police, volunteers haul out 50 kilos of trash from Batangas waters

Feb 21, 2018 - 10:08 AM

The cleanup team collects 43 sacks of garbage, including discarded luggage and old clothes

CLEAN-UP DRIVEVolunteer divers gear up for the activity. Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta/Rappler

FAST FACTS: What makes a Filipino historical figure a national hero?

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:02 AM

While there are no laws that officially proclaim a Filipino a national hero there are criteria that determine how a historical figure qualifies as a national hero

HEROES. Filipinos who have a concept of nation and fight for the nation's freedom may be considered heroes, according to criteria set by the National Heroes Commission. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Diving activities resume in Mabini town – mayor

Apr 11, 2017 - 10:03 AM

Wala pong diving ban Diving is ok Resume na po diving activity says Mabini Mayor Noel Luistro

Diving sites in Batangas off limits after earthquake

Apr 10, 2017 - 11:08 PM

UPDATED The diving ban in Mabini town is put in place after the series of quakes in Batangas but is now lifted

U.S. & Russia, Lascanas, earthquake | Midday wRap

Apr 10, 2017 - 1:40 PM

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DSWD sends aid for families in earthquake-hit Batangas

Apr 09, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Food water blankets and tents are provided for the residents affected by the twin earthquakes

IN PHOTOS: The China build-up

Apr 09, 2017 - 10:30 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to occupy and build structures in Philippine territory in the South China Sea China has been building its own way before this

Batangas residents flee to safety after twin quakes

Apr 08, 2017 - 7:55 PM

People in coastal areas leave their homes fearing a tsunami

QUAKE DAMAGE. The magnitude 5.6 quake that hit Mabini town in Batangas province on April 8, 2017, causes damage to Camp Netanya Resort. All photos by Ryan Valle

IN PHOTOS: Earthquake causes panic, damage in Batangas resort

Apr 08, 2017 - 6:09 PM

The 5 6 magnitude quake damaged several structures in the resort town of Mabini town in Batangas the quake s epicenter

Photo courtesy of Ryan Valle

Who said women are 'great partners' in nation building? Apolinario Mabini

Mar 11, 2017 - 5:07 PM

If only Apolinario Mabini s draft constitution was not politicized by his nemeses Filipinas would have started enjoying the rights they have now as early as 1898

The women in Mabini’s grand plan

Local governments urged to prioritize programs for PWDs

Jul 17, 2016 - 3:15 PM

July 17 marks the start of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

PRIOTIZE. July 17 marks the start of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. File photos from Rappler, EPA, and Office of the Vice President

Firefighters confine blaze in Caloocan

Jan 28, 2016 - 1:53 AM

UPDATED Investigation into the cause of the fire and extent of the damage is still ongoing

CALOOCAN FIRE. Twitter Screen grab of a video showing a Caloocan fire taking place. Video by Edge Genciagan.

Aquino dismayed over students' lack of knowledge in PH history

Sep 29, 2015 - 5:40 PM

The President learns of the viral post about a moviegoer asking why Apolinario Mabini remained seated in the film Heneral Luna

'MORE ABLED'. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech during the 2015 Apolinario Mabini awarding ceremony at the Heroes Hall of the Malacañang Palace on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Becoming Mabini: Delphine Buencamino on theater and playing a hero

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:34 AM

Delphine Buencamino talks to Rappler about acting Philippine theater and what it’s like to play a male national hero

MABINING MANDIRIGMA. An original steampunk musical about the life of the Apolinario Mabini. Photo from the Tanghalang Pilipino Facebook page, by Jojit Lorenzo

IN PHOTOS: China's creeping expansion

Jun 18, 2015 - 8:44 AM

China is busy building military fortresses in the West Philippine Sea

A day of revolution in Philippine theater

Jun 12, 2015 - 9:35 PM

The group staged the show to emphasize the relevance of theater and to revere Mabini and his important role in the Philippine Revolution that has freed us from the fetters of the colonizers

5 old Metro Manila buildings with a new lease on life

Apr 04, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Old hotels mansions and an airport terminal have become the hippest haunts in Metro Manila showing how heritage structures can still work the charm

OLDSCHOOL CHARM. The Henry Hotel Manila  winds back the clock with its 1950s mansion and gardens. Photo from The Henry Hotel website

PH fears 'miscalculation' in West PH Sea

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM

We d like to avoid a misencounter or miscalculation that will unnecessarily provoke the countries involved in the area says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr

7 AREAS: Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr presents photos of China's reclamation projects in West Philippine Sea

CLOSE-UP PHOTOS: China's artificial islands in West PH Sea

Feb 26, 2015 - 10:39 AM

The Philippines wants a status quo ante ruling in its case against China so it would tear down its developments in the disputed West Philippine Sea – viewed by some as plain wishful thinking

Status of reclamation activities in Gaven Reef as of December 12, 2014

Call for Nominations for the 2015 Apolinario Mabini Awards

Feb 11, 2015 - 2:08 PM

The Mabini Awards recognizes groups and individuals and or agencies that have made outstanding contributions to Persons With Disabilities

BSP to issue Mabini, Pope Francis coins

Dec 20, 2014 - 10:10 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is minting P500 and P50 commemorative coins in time for the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in January

Things to do: October 3-9

Oct 03, 2014 - 3:17 PM

Planning your activities for the upcoming week? We compiled the events happening just for you

Dulaang UP's 'Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini': Unsung hero no more

Oct 03, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Go back in time look back to the past explore the life of one iconic Philippine hero

Navy spots 'lighthouses' in West PH Sea

Sep 09, 2014 - 6:43 PM

The Philippine Navy chief says security forces are monitoring these areas

BEFORE RECLAMATION. This is Mabini (Johnson) Reef in the West Philippine Sea before China began to build its suspected airstrip. Photo courtesy of DFA

Ballet Philippines stages 'La Revolucion Filipina'

Jul 24, 2014 - 5:03 PM

The show returns to the stage to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Apolinario Mabini

Aquino: SC ‘agreed’ with DAP-like mechanism

Jul 23, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The President cites a request supposedly made by the Supreme Court in 2012 to have P100 million from the justice department transferred to it SC insiders say this is not true

#BeMabini: Netizens tweet as the Brains of the Revolution

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:57 PM

What would Apolinario Mabini say if he had a Twitter account?

FAST FACTS: The life and legacy of Apolinario Mabini

Jul 23, 2014 - 12:44 PM

Learn more about the man who helped shape the young Philippine Republic and inspired Filipinos to fight for independence

QUIZ: How well do you know Apolinario Mabini?

Jul 23, 2014 - 7:00 AM

The Philippines commemorates the 150th birth anniversary of The Sublime Paralytic and the Brains of the Revolution on July 23

PH won't be provoked by signs of Chinese 'reclamation'

Jun 07, 2014 - 7:53 PM

The government added that it would continue to pursue a diplomatic solution to the dispute in the West Philippine Sea

Aquino: PH likely to cite reclamation in case vs China

May 27, 2014 - 3:52 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says the Philippines is also studying China s moves in Vietnam

CODE OF CONDUCT. President Benigno Aquino III continues his push for a Code of Conduct on the South China Sea among ASEAN countries. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino: China's airstrip affirms need for ASEAN Code of Conduct

May 19, 2014 - 6:33 PM

President Aquino says the region needs something more enforceable and operational than the current Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea

PROTEST REJECTED. President Benigno Aquino III brought up the Mabini Reef issue during the recent ASEAN Summit in Myanmar. China, however, insists the disputed Mabini is theirs. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

PH: China reclamation 'jeopardizing' arbitration case

May 16, 2014 - 4:18 PM

Turning Mabini Reef into an island can affect the Philippines historic case against China the Department of Foreign Affairs says

'JEOPARDIZING CASE.' The Philippines fears China is turning Mabini Reef into an island. This image dated Feb 25, 2014 shows ongoing reclamation activities. Photo courtesy of DFA

US: 'Militarization' of Spratlys to raise tensions

May 16, 2014 - 9:16 AM

China for its part says it can do anything it wants within its territory

SUSPECTED AIRSTRIP. The Philippines slams China for its 'extensive reclamation' on Mabini (Johnson) Reef in the West Philippine Sea. Photo courtesy of DFA

Rappler Newscast | May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014 - 9:11 PM

Secretary de Lima submits her list of lawmakers in the pork barrel corruption The Philippines shows photos of China’s construction in Johnson reef Nigeria’s president says no to swapping Boko Haram prisoners for abducted girls

PH shows 'destabilizing' China moves in Spratlys

May 15, 2014 - 12:43 PM

UPDATED Before and after photos of China s extensive reclamation in the disputed West Philippine Sea show its violation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea

SUSPECTED AIRSTRIP. The Philippines slams China for its 'extensive reclamation' on Mabini (Johnson) Reef in the West Philippine Sea. Photo courtesy of DFA

PH: Spratlys 'airstrip' affirms case vs China

May 14, 2014 - 4:30 PM

China rejects the Philippines protest over the construction of a suspected Chinese airstrip in the disputed West Philippine Sea

Samar town treasurer fails to remit P8M to GSIS, dismissed

May 06, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The Ombudsman has found municipal treasurer Virginia Uy her assistant Pepita Mabini and then San Sebastian Mayor Arnold Abalos guilty of grave misconduct

Para sa bayan: Dangal at husay

Apr 28, 2014 - 6:24 PM

Dangal Honor Integrity Ito ngayon ang hamon sa ating mga bagong graduates ng UP

SABLAY. In celebration of the graduation season, the UP oblation statue in Diliman wears a sablay. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Affordable rainy day trips

Sep 12, 2013 - 2:37 PM

Who says traveling should be heavy on the pocket?

SURF’S UP! Liw-liwa in Zambales is one of the closest surf spots to the metro. It has accommodations for penny-pinching backpackers, too!

Gulugod Baboy’s all-weather beauty

Sep 05, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Gulugod Baboy literally means Pig’s Spine

GREEN ALL YEAR ROUND. Rain or shine, Gulugod Baboy offers breathtaking views, especially from its peak. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

#TapatAko: Heroes and the choices they made

Aug 26, 2013 - 6:00 AM

In celebration of National Heroes Day Rappler has put together 9 of our national heroes How familiar are you with their acts of martyrdom and integrity?

NHCP honors Mabini, Bonifacio on Heroes' Day

Jul 31, 2013 - 9:16 PM

The Philippines celebrates National Heroes day August 26 This year the focus is on two heroes who lived exactly 150 years ago Mabini and Bonifacio