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NCAA: Lyceum stretches perfect run to 5

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:44 PM

The Lyceum Pirates stay solo on top as the Arellano Chiefs and Letran Knights climb to a share of 3rd pkace

VICTORIOUS. Just a few days after their face-off, Lyceum and Arellano pull off separate victories. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Missed chance? Why SC allowed Torre de Manila to resume construction

May 30, 2017 - 3:43 PM

Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza believes the High Court prematurely declared the regularity of Torre de Manila s building permits and missed an opportunity to value heritage conservation

NATIONAL PHOTOBOMBER. Manila officials commemorate national hero Jose Rizal's  birth anniversary at Luneta Part, with the Torre de Manila looming behind the Rizal monument. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

SC allows Torre de Manila construction to continue

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:01 PM

3RD UPDATE The High Court says it found that there is no law that prohibits the construction of the challenged Torre de Manila

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada led the wreath laying ceremony at the Rizal Park in Manila Friday in celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal's 154th birth anniversary. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Rizal’s descendant holds protest against Torre de Manila

Jan 02, 2016 - 12:19 AM

Isaac Reyes a descendant of the Rizal family calls the controversial Torre de Manila a national disgrace and supports the campaign for its demolition

NATIONAL DISGRACE. Isaac Reyes, a descendant of the Rizal family, holds signs calling for the demolition of the Torre de Manila, which he describes as a 'national disgrace'. Image courtesy of Isaac Reyes

Order DMCI to demolish Torre de Manila, SolGen asks SC

Sep 25, 2015 - 11:15 AM

The Solicitor General says DMCI should demolish Torre de Manila at its own expense for violating both local zoning laws and the Constitution

PHOTOBOMBER? The Torre de Manila residential project is seen rising behind the monument of national hero Jose Rizal. Rappler photo

Aquino on Torre de Manila: Both parties' rights should be respected

Sep 09, 2015 - 10:47 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says there is merit in the petition against the high rise building behind the Rizal Monument but the rights of DMCI should be protected too

PHOTOBOMBING CONDO. President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the flag raising ceremonies for the commemoration of the 188th death anniversary of Jose Rizal at the Rizal National Monument in Rizal Park on December 30, 2014. At the back looms an unfinished condominium opposed by heritage advocates. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

TIMELINE: The Torre de Manila case

Sep 06, 2015 - 12:01 PM

After 6 hearings the Supreme Court has wrapped up oral arguments on Torre de Manila Rappler looks back at the progression of the controversy from online petition to the high court

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada led the wreath laying ceremony at the Rizal Park in Manila Friday in celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal's 154th birth anniversary. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

SC justice questions Torre de Manila zoning permit

Aug 11, 2015 - 8:32 PM

Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asks why DMCI started constructing Torre de Manila in 2012 when it was only granted variance to build beyond the allowed height 2 years after

The Supreme Court (SC) hears the oral argument against Torre de Manila filed by the Knights of Rizal on August 11 Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

NHCP hits SolGen for reversing position on Torre de Manila

Aug 10, 2015 - 3:49 PM

But the National Historical Commission of the Philippines has itself flipflopped on the issue saying that since Torre de Manila cannot possibly obstruct the front view of the said National Monument

CONTROVERSIAL CONDOMINIUM. The NHCP slams the Solicitor General for backtracking on his earlier position on the Torre de Manila debate. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

Torre de Manila: Clash of interpretation on heritage conservation

Aug 04, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Should constitutional provisions on the conservation of heritage sites be interpreted to include protection of sightline? DMCI says no; SC Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza calls for a less restrictive interpretation

RESPONDENTS' ROUND. DMCI legal counsel Atty. Roberto Dio talks to Atty. Ted Te before the start of the SC oral argument on the issue of Torre de Manila and the Knights of Rizal on July 21, 2015. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

SolGen now declares Torre de Manila illegal

Aug 04, 2015 - 9:15 AM

Reversing an earlier position the Solicitor General is now saying Torre de Manila should be demolished

The Supreme Court (SC) hears the oral argument against Torre de Manila filed by the Knights of Rizal on July 21, 2015 Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

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Jul 22, 2015 - 12:26 PM

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SC can’t say if Rizal monument is ‘soul of PH' – SC justice

Jul 22, 2015 - 9:50 AM

While grilling the counsel of petitioners against Torre de Manila SC Associate Justice Marvic Leonen says it would be tyrannical of the Court to establish the narrative of the nation

CASE. A member of the Knights of Rizal acts as Dr Jose Rizal and attends the oral argument on the case they filed against Torre de Manila builder DMCI. Photo by  Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

SC justices hit Torre de Manila petitioners for bypassing 'slow' courts

Jul 21, 2015 - 7:39 PM

High Court Associate Justice Leonen tells petitioners It s unfair that you ask relief from the Supreme Court bypassing all our stated rules because your case is very very special

The Supreme Court (SC) hears the oral argument against Torre de Manila filed by the Knights of Rizal on July 21, 2015 Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

SC justice on Torre de Manila: Gov't guidelines have no legal weight

Jul 21, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Justice Francis Jardeleza says the National Historical Commission of the Philippines guidelines on monuments were never published to have the effect of a law

SC Asssociate Justice Antonio Carpio presides the oral argument on the Torre de Manila case in the absence of Chief Justice Sereno. (c) MZSaludes

July 21 oral arguments on Torre de Manila to proceed

Jul 20, 2015 - 8:19 PM

The Supreme Court is hearing a case filed by the Knights of Rizal seeking to have a condominium demolished because it threatens the visual dominance of the Rizal Monument

'NATIONAL PHOTOBOMBER.' The Torre de Manila is seen behind the Rizal Shrine during the commemoration of Rizal Day in December 2014. File photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau)

SC stops construction of Torre de Manila

Jun 16, 2015 - 3:18 PM

3rd UPDATE The temporary restraining order takes effect immediately Oral arguments on the case starts on June 30

PHOTOBOMBER. DMCI Home Inc.'s Torre de Manila project photobombs the Rizal Monument and President Benigno S. Aquino III at the 118th death anniversary of Dr Jose Rizal. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Heritage advocates hail Torre de Manila suspension order

Jan 14, 2015 - 11:44 AM

Calling the Torre de Manila a papal eyesore the Knights of Rizal Senator Pia Cayetano and cultural activist Carlos Celdran welcome the NCCA s suspension order

'TIMELY ORDER.' The Knights of Rizal says the NCCA's cease and desist order on Torre de Manila's construction is timely, coming ahead of the Pope's Mass in Luneta. Photo courtesy: Office of Senator Pia Cayetano

SC asked to order Torre de Manila demolition

Sep 12, 2014 - 9:07 PM

The Knights of Rizal says the tower s zoning violations and affront to the Rizal Monument are enough reasons to stop construction