Traslacion 2017 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Traslacion 2017


No cellphone signals in Manila during Nazarene feast

Jan 09, 2017 - 7:26 AM

UPDATED Security purposes is cited as the reason for the planned signal jamming

YEARLY TRADITION. Devotees parade a replica of the Black Nazarene replica in Quiapo, Manila days ahead of the Translacion. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

NDRRMC to Black Nazarene devotees: Be vigilant

Jan 08, 2017 - 8:00 PM

The council s response group extends assistance to Black Nazarene feast organizers to ensure the safety and well being of the devotees

BLACK NAZARENE. Blessing of the Black Nazarene replica in Quiapo, Manila on January 7, 2017. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Parts of Pasig River closed ahead of Black Nazarene feast

Jan 08, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Boats are barred from parts of the river near Malacañang Palace until early Tuesday morning January 10

SECURITY PREPS. The Philippine Coast Guard closes off parts of the Pasig River near Malacañan ahead of a religious procession that's expected to attract millions of devotees. Photo courtesy of the Official Gazette of the Philippines

5,700 law enforcers deployed for Nazareno

Jan 05, 2017 - 2:32 PM

The number of personnel to be deployed has increased as compared to previous years says Manila Police director Senior Superintendent Joel Coronel

'THREAT IS THERE.' National Capital Region police chief Oscar Albayalde (1st from right) says the Philippine National Police is not discounting terror threats in the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 8, 2017. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler