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Maring forces evacuations in Quezon, other parts of Luzon

Sep 12, 2017 - 5:21 PM

Evacuations are ongoing in flood and landslide prone areas in Quezon Rizal Batangas Laguna and Cavite

Commuters and motorists brave the knee-deep flood due to heavy rains brought by TD Maring along Evacom in Las Piñas City on September 12, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Dead whale shark spotted in Cavite waters

Sep 09, 2017 - 11:17 PM

The dead whale shark is found in the vicinity of Tanza Bay in Cavite province on Saturday September 9

Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Cavite LGU implements no-helmet policy amid killings

Aug 26, 2017 - 4:24 PM

The Dasmariñas City government says it imposed the policy after 5 shooting incidents involving motorcycle riders were reported in 4 villages

NO HELMET. Philippine National Police Dasmarinas and barangay officials in city established checkpoints to implement the no-helmet policy due to recent shooting incidents. Photo from the official Facebook page of Mayor Elpidio "Pidi" Barzaga

More electronic toll collection options for Metro Pacific's roads soon

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

For now motorists traversing the NLEX can pay toll fees using their Easy Trip RFID Beep cards as well as Mastercard contactless debit prepaid and credit cards

ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION. Metro Pacific Tollways chairman Manuel Pangilinan tries new electronic toll collection of North Luzon Expressway. Photo courtesy of PayMaya Philippines

Malibiclibic falls: A memory and a promise

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:26 AM

That one place that I just could not forget was in a town surrounded by Maragondon Magallanes Indang and Alfonso

FULL TEXT: 'Ang kalayaan ay patuloy na ipinaglalaban at inaalagaan'

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:14 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson a Caviteño leads the celebration in Kawit Cavite where Philippine independence was declared 119 years ago on June 12 1898

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2017. Senator Panfilo Lacson was the guest speaker during the 119th independence day celebration in Kawit, Cavite. Photo from Senator Lacson's office

IN PHOTOS: Philippines marks Independence Day 2017

Jun 12, 2017 - 6:40 PM

UPDATED From touching scenes in crisis hit Marawi City to protests in Metro Manila here is a look at how Filipinos celebrated the 119th anniversary of the declaration of the country s independence

PANATANG MAKABAYAN. A soldier takes an oath during a flag raising ceremony. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Free rides during peak hours on all LRT, MRT lines for Independence Day

Jun 09, 2017 - 6:36 PM

Commuters will have free rides on Monday June 12 in all 20 stations of LRT 1 from Baclaran in Parañaque City to Roosevelt in Quezon City from 7 9 am and from 5 7 pm

DOLE contradicts PEZA: Company in Cavite fire violated standards

Jun 05, 2017 - 1:40 PM

The Department of Labor and Employment says House Technology Industries violated labor and safety standards contrary to the findings of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority

HTI. Portion of the burned building of the House Technology Industries in the Cavite Export Processing Zone. Rappler file photo

Expelled INC members call for justice for slain ex-member

May 29, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Jose Norilito Fruto was gunned down by an unidentified suspect as he was driving along Cavitex Exit

GUNNED DOWN. Expelled INC member Jose Norilito Fruto was shot as he was traveling along Cavitex Exit on May 24, 2017. Contributed photo

LRT1 operator's promise: 25-minute ride from Cavite to Makati by 2021

May 04, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Light Rail Transit Line 1 LRT1 operator Light Rail Manila Corporation LRMC targets to finish the Cavite Extension project by 2021

LRT1 GOES TO CAVITE. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade asked Light Rail Manila to expedite the construction of the LRT1 Cavite Extension project and asked if they can finish it by 2020 instead of 2021. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Campus journalists to cover Palarong Pambansa 2017

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:55 AM

For the first time in Palaro history campus journalists from 18 regions will cover the biggest youth sports event in the Philippines

YOUNG. Jaspher Aspiras, 11 years old, aspires to write for a large news publication when he grows up

VLOG: Alfonso, Cavite holds Holy Wednesday procession

Apr 12, 2017 - 10:35 PM

The procession portrays the Passion of Christ and depicts the night of his death from the apostles to the crucifixion

Metro Pacific pouring P153B into public infrastructure 'til 2018

Apr 04, 2017 - 9:33 AM

The infrastructure conglomerate is set to start construction of the Cavite Laguna Expressway and Cebu Cordova Link Expressway among others in 2017

PRIVATE HANDS. One of Metro Pacific's projects is NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10, which will be an elevated roadway connecting Segment 9 at MacArthur Highway in Valenzuela City to C-3 Road (5th Avenue) in Caloocan City. Photo from MPIC website

Philippines 'politically important nation for Japan'

Mar 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Japan State Minister for Defense Kenji Wakamiya notes the friendship between Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

STATE MINISTER. Japan State Minister of Defense Kenji Wakamiya leads the formal transfer of TC90 planes to the Philippine Navy. Rappler photo

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday March 23

Century Properties enters first-home market segment

Feb 27, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The real estate firm of businessman Jose EB Antonio partners with Mitsubishi Corporation to develop a series of housing projects starting off with a 26 hectare community in Tanza Cavite

MORE TO COME. The Century Properties Group and Mitsubishi Corporation signs agreement for the development of housing projects. (L-R) In the photo are Century Properties Group officials Jose Carlo Antonio, Marco Antonio, and Jose E.B. Antonio; Mitsubishi officials Hidetoshi Suzuki, Takuya Kuga, Yoshio Amano, and Masahiro Nagaoka. Photo from Century Properties

5th HTI fire victim dies in hospital

Feb 24, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Antonia Caviteño is the 5th fatality from the fire that hit House Technology Industries in Cavite

4th HTI fire victim dies in hospital

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Jojo Arcinue of HTI with 65 burns died due to multiple organ failure due to sepsis reports Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla

FACTORY FIRE. A fire hit the HTI factory in Cavite on February 1, 2017. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Labor groups on Cavite fire: HTI violated safety standards

Feb 21, 2017 - 10:13 PM

The findings of the left leaning groups contradict that of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority which cleared the HTI of safety violations

FACTORY FIRE. Aftermath of a huge fire that broke in the Cavite that killed 3 workers and injured over a hundred. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

SC dismisses judge in San Beda law student hazing case

Feb 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The Supreme Court says the judge exhibited bias if not incompetence and ignorance of the law

QUICK PROBE. The DOJ said the NBI should have initial findings on Marcos's death by August 3. Source of photo:http://www.facebook.com/Artlets

Did Cavite hospital mishandle HTI fire victims?

Feb 15, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla says at least one fatality could have survived if he was transferred immediately to the Philippine General Hospital which has a burn unit

FEW KILOMETERS AWAY. The nearest hospital to the Cavite export processing zone, most of the injured workers from the fire that broke in the House Technology Industries (HTI) compound were brought to Divine Grace Medical Center. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

After HTI fire, labor dep't wants safety inspection task back

Feb 13, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla say the safety provisions of the law that created the Philippine Economic Zone Authority should be reviewed

REVIEW PEZA LAW. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said that there is a need to review the law that created special economic zones in a press conference on the preliminary report on the fire that broke at a House Technology Industry (HTI) facility in the Cavite export processing zone.

Senators convinced 'best' location achieved for MRT-LRT common station

Feb 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM

But the Senate committee wants someone to be held liable for the P200 million naming rights contract of SM Prime which caused the almost 8 year delay of the project

PROBE INTO COMMON STATION. Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Committee on Public Services on Monday, February 13, 2017, leads probe into the MRT-LRT Common Station deal. Senators JV Ejercito and Sherwin Gatchalian also attended the hearing. PRIB Photo by Cesar Tomambo.

HTI fire: 3rd worker dies in hospital

Feb 11, 2017 - 3:57 PM

As of February 10 Alex Lerog is the third confirmed fatality in the fire

BURNT. A facility at the House Technology Industries in the Cavite export processing zone went up in flames Wednesday, February 1. Photo from the Provincial Government of Cavite

Another HTI worker dies from Cavite fire

Feb 09, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Richard Sargento 33 is the latest confirmed fatality

How one worker escaped the HTI fire in Cavite

Feb 08, 2017 - 10:03 PM

I heard screams shouts loud coughs loud questions loud weeps and continuous sounds of fear from everyone Kinakain na ng usok ang mga nasa hagdan pababa recounts Ariel Jerome Seroma

TOTALLY BURNT. Members from the Scene of the Crime Operatives and the Bureau of Fire Protection inspect the House Technology Industries (HTI) facility that went up in flames Wednesday, February 1. Photo from the Provincial Government of Cavite

LOOK: The newly-renovated LRT1 Doroteo Jose Station

Feb 06, 2017 - 7:14 PM

Light Rail Manila s directive is to rehabilitate the 20 stations and train cars of LRT1 in 18 months and extend the line from Baclaran to Bacoor Cavite

PREPS FOR THE FUTURE. Light Rail Manila, operator of LRT1, launches its newly renovated Doroteo Jose Station in Sta. Cruz, Manila. All photos from Light Rail Manila Consortium

LRT1 operator to start Cavite extension in late February

Feb 06, 2017 - 4:05 PM

LRMC the operator of LRT1 takes on French companies Bouygues Travaux Publics and Alstom Transport Private Limited to help build the LRT1 Cavite extension

RENOVATION, EXTENSION. On Monday, February 6, 2017, LRMC launched the newly renovated Doroteo Jose station in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Photo by Light Rail Manila Consortium

News Briefs: February 6, 2017

Feb 06, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Monday February 6

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 5, 2017

Feb 05, 2017 - 11:35 AM

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HTI fire: Worker dies in hospital

Feb 05, 2017 - 9:05 AM

UPDATED This is the first officially confirmed fatality in connection with the February 1 fire inside the Cavite Export Processing Zone

Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

WATCH: Fire leaves HTI building in ruins

Feb 05, 2017 - 12:09 AM

The biggest employer in the export processing zone House Technology Industries loses a 6 hectare facility to fire

IN PHOTOS: After the fire, EPZA's HTI building

Feb 04, 2017 - 9:09 PM

Cost of damage to the Japanese owned firm is estimated to be between P12 billion to P15 billion

Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Remulla on Cavite EPZA fire: No cover-up

Feb 04, 2017 - 6:40 PM

HTI workers in critical condition will be transferred to Philippine General Hospital for further treatment once they are stable

AFTERMATH. This photo taken on Saturday, February 4 shows the burnt HTI building in Cavite. All photos by Aika Rey/Rappler

Cavite EPZA fire: No deaths recorded, but...

Feb 03, 2017 - 9:10 PM

All 3 189 workers on shift when the fire broke have been accounted for but authorities are not ruling out finding dead bodies when they finally inspect the HTI facility on Saturday February 4

ACCOUNTED FOR. Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla shows the list of those injured when the fire broke at the House Technology Industries (HTI) building Wednesday, February 1. He said that there were no missing workers and everyone has been accounted for. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

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Feb 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

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HTI workers won't be jobless for long after Cavite EPZA fire – Remulla

Feb 03, 2017 - 2:31 PM

UPDATED Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla says regular workers will be absorbed by sister companies of House Technology Industries while adjustments are being made for the rest of some 15 000 affected workers

CRITICAL CONDITION. Divine Grace Medical Center in General Trias is one of the hospitals where victims of the Cavite EPZA fire are confined. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

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Feb 02, 2017 - 8:38 PM

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Cavite factory fire victims to get aid from DOLE, DSWD

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:13 PM

UPDATED The provincial government and the company House Technology Industries have committed to provide financial assistance to the affected employees

HUGE FIRE. Thousands of workers were sent home due to the fire that ravaged the House of Technologies, Inc. in Rosario, Cavite.

20 HTI workers unaccounted for after Cavite factory fire

Feb 02, 2017 - 3:01 PM

UPDATED Cavite Governor Jesus Crispin Remulla says at least 4 000 workers were inside when the fire broke but authorities cannot enter the facility as fire continues to rage almost 24 hours later

SAFE. A House Technology Industries (HTI) worker signs an attendance sheet to confirm her safety from yesterday's fire. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

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Feb 02, 2017 - 1:11 PM

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Feb 02, 2017 - 11:43 AM

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LIST: Workers injured in Cavite export processing zone fire

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:21 AM

UPDATED Rappler updates this list of patients as hospitals make their names available

FACTORY FIRE. Up to 100 workers of House Techology Industries at the Cavite Export Processing Zone are being treated in various hospitals after the fire on February 1, 2017. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

100 hurt in Cavite factory fire

Feb 02, 2017 - 12:49 AM

UPDATED As of midnight of Thursday there are between 80 and 100 HTI workers being treated in various hospitals around Rosario town where the Cavite Export Processing Zone is located

CAVITE EPZA'S BIGGEST EMPLOYER. Fire hits the Housing Technology Industries facility in Cavite's Export Processing Zone at around 6 pm on February 1, 2017, just after employees have changed shifts. Rappler photo

Paghilom: Cavite holds first arts festival

Jan 27, 2017 - 8:55 AM

Paghilom organizers believe that Cavite has the potential to become a major art hub

Be it Sangley or Bulacan, San Miguel keen on new airport dev't

Jan 23, 2017 - 1:00 PM

At the end of the day we will join all of the auctions for projects of the government says San Miguel Corporation president Ramon Ang

GOVERNMENT AUCTION.'At the end of the day, we will join all of the auction for projects of the government,' SMC chief Ramon Ang says. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Commercial operations for MRT-LRT Common Station eyed in April 2019

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:50 PM

Rarely seen together the country s top businessmen come to agree on the final location of the Metro Rail Transit MRT Light Rail Transit LRT Common Station project

ENDING DEADLOCK. The country's top honchos, Manuel V. Pangilinan, Ramon S. Ang, Hans Sy, and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, come together to sign a Memorandum of Agreement ending the squabble on the MRT-LRT Common Station deal, Wednesday, January 18, at the Dusit Hotel in Makati City. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

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Dec 26, 2016 - 2:04 PM

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MRT-LRT common station to be done in 2.5 years – DOTr

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:40 PM

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the signing of the compromise agreement on the common station is expected before 2016 ends

HAMPERING MASS TRANSIT. The stay order on the transfer of the site of the common station is barring the construction of the MRT7 and design work for the common station project that has been bundled with the LRT1 Cavite Extension project. SM North City EDSA and TriNoma photos from Ramon F. Velasquez