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LOOK: Houses in Eastern Samar town flooded due to Urduja

Dec 16, 2017 - 11:42 AM

Councilor Rhoda Baris says at least 1,800 families have been affected by heavy rain due to slow-moving Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak)

‘Marcos not a hero’: Taft Avenue schools hold noise barrage, light candles

Nov 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Students faculty and administrators from De La Salle University DLSU Law College of Saint Benilde St Scholastica s College and Arellano Law vow to sustain anti Marcos initiatives beyond rallies

Students and admin from De La Salle University, College of Saint Benilde, St. Scholastica's College and Arellano University forming an alliance called The Taft Network join together to protest against the Marcos burial along Taft Avenue on November 24, 2016. An open mic program, noise barrage and candle lighting ceremony united the schools to showcase the voice of the youth.

Eastern Samar all set for May 9 - provincial Comelec

May 07, 2016 - 11:46 AM

But 7 towns are under the Comelec s watch list due to past incidents of election related violence

CA allows filing of charges vs frat member in 'Salubong' blast

Aug 07, 2015 - 12:34 AM

In 2011 the justice department found probable cause to file criminal charges against Anthony Nepomuceno for multiple frustrated murder multiple attempted murder and illegal possession of explosives

Metro Gaisano develops waterfront township in Cebu

Jul 04, 2015 - 8:30 PM

The 20 hectare township will include a central linear park al fresco establishments and a waterfront promenade

LIFESTYLE HUB. The new waterfront township will help jumpstart Mandaue City’s transformation into a dynamic lifestyle hub, Taft Properties Chairman Jack Gaisano says

From peeved to alarmed: MRT rider recalls train derailing

Aug 14, 2014 - 10:43 AM

An MRT passenger narrates why it may take her some time to ride the train again despite safety assurances from transportation officials

Rappler Newscast | August 13, 2014

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:38 PM

An MRT train derails and slams into the Taft station injuring passengers A court orders Palparan jailed in Bulacan The Vatican asks the Philippines to help Christians persecuted in Iraq

#PugadBaboy: Kingdom of Erap

May 19, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Metro Manila streets named after American leaders

Apr 27, 2014 - 5:57 PM

Most of these leaders were prominent during the American occupation the Commonwealth era and World War II

TRIVIA: US presidential visits to PH

Apr 24, 2014 - 11:04 PM

The Philippines has received 10 American presidents 6 of them sitting presidents at the time of their visit

No Valentine's Day for Rosa

Feb 13, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Rosa gave up on her happy endings and decided that her heart was not worth the fight She had bigger problems to face

Spooky school stories: La Salle edition

Nov 02, 2013 - 9:34 PM

The La Salle Taft campus is one of the areas ravaged by the Japanese during World War II

TERROR AT TAFT. La Salle's Taft campus is rich in history - and ghost stories. Image by Jessica Lazaro/Rappler.

Manila bus ban: How are students coping?

Jul 26, 2013 - 10:24 PM

The goal of the Manila bus ban is to decongest the city s traffic But along Taft Avenue where a number of schools are located students say nothing much has changed

Mga Sariling Himig: Rey Valera, Gary Granada, and Manila Concert Choir make music on June 29

Jun 28, 2013 - 7:02 PM

The free concert brings back Filipino songs from the 1950s as well as contemporary hits in recent decades

Ayala, Gaisano sign deal to develop Cebu property

Apr 29, 2013 - 11:53 AM

Ayala Land formalizes a joint venture with the Metro Gaisano group for the development of a 12 hectare property in Mactan Cebu

CEBU PROJECTS. Ayala Land executives Fernando Zobel de Ayala (L), Antonino Aquino (C), Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala during a stockholders' meeting. Photo by Rappler.com/Aya Lowe

Teacher talks student out of shooting

Jan 11, 2013 - 8:20 AM

UPDATED A high school student in California walks into class shoots a classmate and misses another