Morong - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Morong


Sandiganbayan acquits cops, army generals in 'Morong 43' case

Jul 19, 2019 - 12:34 PM

(UPDATED) The anti-graft court 7th Division says the human rights laywers who were barred from seeing the detained Morong 43 were not proven to be the 'lawyers of choice'

Supreme Court allows 'Morong 43' trial to continue

Apr 25, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The military and police officers charged over the detention of the 'Morong 43' workers earlier get the clearance of the Sandiganbayan to seek an outright dismissal of their cases without presenting evidence

TRIAL. The Supreme Court of the Philippines gives the go signal to Sandiganbayan trial of Morong 43 army generals and police officers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PLDT Enterprise partners with GritXL to transform Morong Rizal into an ICT and BPO hub

Mar 28, 2019 - 2:03 PM

PLDT Enterprise recently partnered with GritXL by providing business-grade broadband connection to help accelerate Rizal’s next-wave city transformation

Officers behind 'Morong 43' detention allowed to seek dismissal of cases

Mar 12, 2019 - 1:00 PM

The military and police officers charged over the detention of the 'Morong 43' workers in 2010 get the chance to push for outright dismissal of their cases, without presenting their own evidence

DEMURRER. Seven law enforcement officers charged for violating the rights of detained health workers get the leave of court to file a demurrer which could potentially dismiss their charges outright.

Cop dies during PNP-SAF training in Bataan

Apr 27, 2018 - 4:38 PM

(UPDATED) Police Inspector Richardson, a member of the Philippine National Police Academy Class of 2015, drowns during a water training exercise

DEATH IN TRAINING. Police Inspector Richardson Urmatan dies from a Special Action Force training course in Morong, Bataan. Photo from Urmatan's Facebook page

Cop charged in Morong 43 case allowed to reassume post in Pakistan

Jul 23, 2017 - 8:44 PM

The Sandiganbayan s 7th Division says it has given weight to the DILG s manifestation posing no objection to Senior Superintendent Allan Nobleza s continued service as Philippine police attaché to Pakistan

Full-face motorcycle helmets, bonnets banned in Rizal municipality

Jun 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Instead of protecting riders from accidents – the purpose of a 2009 law – helmets have become the criminals protection Morong s municipal administrator says

'Morong 43' generals want charges dropped on technicality

Mar 31, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Torture charges against the military and police officers have been dismissed but they still face charges before the Sandiganbayan for the illegal detention of the 43 health workers suspected to be rebels

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant impossible to revive – Marcos Jr

Mar 02, 2016 - 6:02 PM

The vice presidential candidate however says that setting up a nuclear power plant in the Philippines is still a viable and practical

Cement plant spills 2,000 liters of bunker oil into Rizal river

Sep 09, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Traces of the oil spill have been found on Morong River the nearest tributary leading to Laguna Lake

OIL-SMEARED RIVERBANK. The banks of the river are smeared with bunker oil that leaked from a Solid Cement Corporation plant in Antipolo City. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

INFOGRAPHIC: Things to do in Morong, Bataan

Aug 10, 2015 - 11:35 AM

The go to exclusive family destination north of Manila

QC prosecutor nabbed for extort try on 'Morong 43' doctor

Nov 14, 2014 - 5:23 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation arrests a state prosecutor in an entrapment operation

CAUGHT IN THE ACT. The National Bureau of Investigation arrests Assistant City Prosecutor Raul Desembrana of the QC Prosecutor's Office for extorting money. Screengrab from YouTube

Arroyo faces new trial, this time over 'Morong 43' arrest

Oct 19, 2014 - 8:46 PM

The Court of Appeals denies former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo s motion to dismiss the P15 million damage suit filed by 6 members of the Morong 43 against her

DAMAGE SUIT. President Gloria Macapal-Arroyo fails in her bid to dismiss charges filed against her by 6 members of the 'Morong 43.' File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

VIDEO: For the love of pawikans

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM

This is a story of the pawikans of Morong Bataan and of former poachers who now protect them

Rappler Newscast | February 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014 - 10:10 PM

Aquino: criminalizing online libel won’t curb free speech A report says the PH is 3rd most dangerous country for journalists in 2013 CA confirms promotion of 2 generals tagged in human rights cases

BCDA offers Bataan refugee center for Yolanda survivors

Dec 04, 2013 - 10:28 PM

The Bataan Technological Park in Morong town can serve as evacuation center for Visayas typhoon survivors who have fled to Villamor Airbase

NPA rebel killed in clash one of 'Morong 43' – military

Aug 22, 2013 - 5:23 PM

One of of the communist rebels killed in a recent clash with the army in Bulacan was a member of the Morong 43 who claimed to be purely health workers

P74.5-M revenue share for LGUs around Subic freeport

Jul 25, 2013 - 2:24 PM

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority SBMA is set to release a total of P74 5 million worth of checks to the surrounding communities

File photo from SBMA's official website