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IN PHOTOS: blk scents' IG-worthy pop-up at BGC

Oct 11, 2019 - 4:44 PM

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BLK SCENTS. The local brand launches their line of scents with a pop-up at BGC. Photo courtesy of BLK

Only Taguig in Metro Manila gets low grade in Duterte road clearing order

Oct 11, 2019 - 2:47 PM

(UPDATED) Taguig, however, will get a chance to improve its mark after Interior Secretary Eduardo Año ordered a 'take two' for its inspection

LOW COMPLIANCE. Taguig City gets a low score from the DILG. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

C5 South Link flyover from Taguig to Merville opens July 23

Jul 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The Cavitex C5 Link Flyover is a 2.2-kilometer portion of the C5 South Link project

C5 South Link segment to open July 23

Jun 20, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Once the new segment is opened, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says they are expecting toll of about P20 to P22

ALMOST COMPLETED. The C5 South Link segment is set to service motorists after pending construction work near the Merville side is completed. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Inventors and DIY lovers, get tinkering at the Manila Mini Maker Faire 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - 6:03 PM

150 makers from all over the country will be presenting their innovative DIY projects at The Mind Museum from June 22 to 23

How Wrong Ramen began and why it's saying goodbye

May 29, 2019 - 7:48 PM

‘We’re sad to say goodbye, but all jokes need a punch line,’ Wrong Ramen tells Rappler

Wrong Ramen is closing down

May 27, 2019 - 8:20 PM

'We never really thought about living this long, and we feel fabulous in death'

FU, RAMEN. Do Spam and bacon and tomatoes and eggs belong in ramen? No. Did Wrong Ramen care? Of course not. Photo from Wrong Ramen's Instagram

This is not a drill: In-N-Out will be at McKinley Hill for one day only

May 27, 2019 - 12:01 PM

For a glorious 3 hours, get a chance to taste the cult classic

2019 POP-UP. The famous burger chain pays a quick visit anew. Photo from the In-N-Out Instagram page

P8.5-M drugs seized in Shangri-La at the Fort

May 22, 2019 - 10:11 AM

Cops arrested a certain businessman named Domingo Uy Jr as the suspected owner of the illegal drugs

DRUG HAUL. Cops from the National Capital Region Police Office present the seized drugs and cash at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bonifacio Global City. NCRPO photo

Taguig's Cerafica brothers accuse Cayetanos of election fraud

May 15, 2019 - 2:40 AM

The Cerafica camp says some of their supporters asked 'where their votes went'

PROTEST. Hundreds of Cerafica supporters march to Taguig City Hall to protest the proclamation of the Cayetanos. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Cerafica supporters protest Lino Cayetano’s win in Taguig City

May 14, 2019 - 10:06 PM

Hundreds of Cerafica's supporters fill the street in front of Taguig City hall, calling for canvassers to make the ballots public

POLICE BARRICADE. Supporters of Taguig City mayoral candidate Arnel Cerafica protest the win of rival Lino Cayetano. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Fire hits building under construction in BGC

Apr 28, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The fire was under control at 10:59 am, says the Taguig City Central Fire Station

FIRE. A fire hits a building under construction in Bonifacio Global City. Photo by Thysz Estrada

Alan Cayetano hits back at critics: Better a 'serving' political dynasty than crooks

Mar 29, 2019 - 4:05 PM

Former foreign secretary Alan Cayetano, who is seeking a congressional seat along with wife Lani, says the Cayetanos do not want Taguig City to fall into the wrong hands

NOT POLITICAL DYNASTY? On the first day of campaign for local candidates, the Team Lino Cayetano (TLC) hols an interfaith prayer rally in Taguig City. All TLC candidates were present, led by mayoralty candidate Lino Cayetano, First District Congressional candidate Alan Peter Cayetano, incumbent Mayor Lani Cayetano, whi is running for congressional seat in second district, vice mayor candidate Ricardo Cruz and all the council candidates of the two districts. March 29, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

House Speaker or not, Cayetano says he'll 'follow what the President wants'

Mar 29, 2019 - 2:40 PM

'Ngayon kung ipa-plano niya para sakin, kami na mag-uusap... Whatever happens hindi ko pagsisihan na babalik ako para i-serve 'tong constituency na 'to,' says Alan Peter Cayetano on House Speakership

FOILED DREAMS? Alan Peter Cayetano aspires to be the next House Speaker in the 18th Congress. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Taguig court orders arrest of Nicko Falcis

Mar 15, 2019 - 7:33 PM

Kris Aquino's former business manager has been charged with violation of the Access Devices Regulation Act

NICKO FALCIS. A warrant of arrest has been issued against Kris Aquino's former business manager. Screenshot from Nicko Falcis' Instagram account

Maute terrorist convicted in Taguig court over Marawi siege

Mar 15, 2019 - 6:24 PM

Junaid Macauyag Awal is found guilty of rebellion and violating the law on crimes against humanity

SIEGE. Marawi City was razed by a siege that lasted for 148 days. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Megaworld, BCDA team up to create new district in Fort Bonifacio

Mar 14, 2019 - 4:20 PM

Envisioned to be the 'administrative capital of the country,' the 160-hectare Bonifacio Capital District is expected to host the new offices of government agencies

Taguig prosecutor OKs charges vs Nicko Falcis – Kris Aquino's camp

Mar 12, 2019 - 11:05 PM

Kris posts a statement issued by Divina Law on her social media accounts

LEGAL BATTLES. In this file photo, actress Kris Aquino files a Counter-Affidavit over grave threats charges pressed against her by brothers Nikko and Jesus Falcis. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Travel back to a time of defiance at The Back Room

Feb 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM

This speakeasy bar at Shangrila The Fort serves up experimental concoctions, old-fashioned cocktails, and sinful bar chow

Photo from The Back Room

Brace for heavier traffic along C5 due to bridge repairs

Feb 01, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Repair works for the CP Garcia bridge along C5 Road will happen for a year, starting Wednesday, February 6

RETROFIT. The CP Garcia bridge will undergo repairs until February 2020. Screengrab from Google Streetmaps

Taguig residence claimed by Cayetanos not theirs – petitioner

Dec 21, 2018 - 6:23 PM

The Condominium Certificate of Title shows the residence claimed by congressional candidates and spouses Alan and Lani Cayetano belongs to Lino Cayetano

POWER COUPLE. Alan Peter Cayetano and  wife Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano arrive in UST for the vice presidential debate in 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Is the IG-famous Glow Skin Clinic worth the hype?

Dec 05, 2018 - 10:58 AM

Here’s what every customer can expect

GLOW GOALS. Cutting edge treatments at decent price points – but does Glow Skin Clinic deliver? Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Emil Marañon III on stopping the Cayetano dynasty

Nov 19, 2018 - 1:56 PM

Watch Rappler Talk on Monday afternoon, November 19

LOOK: Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig now open

Nov 15, 2018 - 2:35 PM

The highway, which cost P1.28 billion to build, also features a 3-meter-wide bicycle lane

DPWH inaugurates pedestrian and biker-friendly Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City November 15 2018. Photo from DPWH

Cancellation of Cayetano couple’s Taguig congressional bids sought

Nov 13, 2018 - 1:47 PM

(UPDATED) The different addresses the former foreign affairs secretary and his outgoing mayor wife declared in their respective certificates of candidacy present 'legal infirmities,' the complaints say

Workers of BGC condo on hunger strike

Oct 14, 2018 - 10:36 PM

Maintenance workers of Pacific Plaza Towers are protesting condo management's refusal to take in and regularize 17 outsourced workers

STRIKE. Workers of Pacific Plaza Towers go on hunger strike following the termination of 17 employees from contractor Polystar General Services. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Alan Peter Cayetano hopes to become House Speaker

Oct 11, 2018 - 1:43 PM

Confirming his plans to run for Taguig representative, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says he can help the Duterte administration better if he becomes House Speaker

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano explains to the panel the department’s stand on the teretorial dispute with China on the West Philippine Sea. Photo by Angie de Silva

Watch your favorite OPM act live during this BGC music festival

Sep 23, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Pinoy Playlist 2018 is a 6-day musical festival featuring that runs during two weekends in October

BGC one-way traffic scheme starts September 17

Sep 14, 2018 - 3:28 PM

The loop road that encloses the Serendra-Bonifacio High street complex will be affected

Taguig City

FAST FACTS: How Philippines' first food bank works

Jul 19, 2018 - 9:06 PM

Housed in Taguig, the Good Food Grocer feeds families in informal settlements and children in day care centers

The food bank offers an array of choices from partners. Photo from Rise Against Hunger Philippines

18-year-old drug pusher who preyed on students arrested in Taguig

Jun 22, 2018 - 11:05 AM

Police nab Princess Cordero during their simultaneous anti-criminality and law enforcement operations in Taguig City on June 21

DRUG BUST. Police show the sachets of  marijuana seized from suspected drug pusher Princess Cordero. Photo by Inoue Jaena

LLDA orders closure of 2 firms engaged in illegal reclamation in Taguig

Jun 14, 2018 - 6:36 PM

Laguna Lake Development Authority General Manager Jaime Medina serves cease-and-desist orders to IPM Construction and Development Corporation and Level Up Construction and Development Corporation

Senate approves design of new building in Fort Bonifacio

May 28, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The firm AECOM is chosen after it won the Global Conceptual Design Competition

Screenshot from Bagong Senado Youtube

'Sponge boy': 13 years of selling dish cleaners pays off

May 27, 2018 - 3:16 PM

Melvin Chua was 9 years old when he started selling dish sponges to send himself to school. He now works at a multinational company in posh Bonifacio Global City.

Magnolia Bakery coming to Manila

Apr 12, 2018 - 1:00 PM

(UPDATED) The famous New York City bakery is opening a branch in BGC

SWEET DREAMS. Magnolia Bakery, the New York bakery known for its cupcakes, may set up shop in Manila soon. Screenshot from Facebook.com/MagnoliaBakery

Megaworld to turn over 2,300 condo units in Fort Bonifacio in 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Megaworld is the largest single landholder and developer in Fort Bonifacio, with 4 integrated urban townships covering a total of 107 hectares

BIGGEST INVENTORY. Megawide will deliver to buyers a total of 2,300 residential units from 5 condominium developments within in its 3 townships projects in Fort Bonifacio. Images from Megaworld

DOH declares measles outbreak in Taguig barangay

Mar 01, 2018 - 5:25 PM

(UPDATED) Health Undersecretary Enrique Domingo explains they declared an outbreak even with only 7 cases because measles is a vaccine-preventable disease

OUTBREAK. Rashes appear on the skin of patients with measles. File photo from Shutterstock

9 Abu Sayyaf, Maute inmates moved from Davao to Taguig

Feb 12, 2018 - 12:40 PM

The inmates face various charges, including terrorism, multiple murder, and kidnapping with homicide

Man pretending to be a cop in viral video identified

Dec 29, 2017 - 2:47 PM

Police identify the man dressed as a cop and riding a car with PNP sitckers as Joseph Philip Lu Bautista, 36

ROAD RAGE. Joseph Lu Bautista admits he is not a cop and says he only wore the uniform because it is 'comfortable'. Photo from Piny Ortiz's Facebook

What happened to the centennial Bonifacio monument in Taguig?

Nov 22, 2017 - 8:04 PM

DPWH says the Bonifacio statue will be restored to its exact position after the completion of the road project in March 2020

Senators OK transfer of Senate to Fort Bonifacio by 2020

Nov 21, 2017 - 5:27 PM

(UPDATED) The cost of the 20,000-square meter property is pegged at P1.8 billion, supposedly payable in 10 or more years

Photo from Wikimedia Commons

LOOK: Mayor Sara Duterte visits Marawi, gives P5-M donation

Nov 16, 2017 - 3:50 PM

The presidential daughter is accompanied by Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano, who also gives her city government's pledge of P5 million to Marawi City

The mysterious murder of Mark Salonga

Nov 15, 2017 - 8:00 PM

No one in the close-knit community of Barangay Palingon-Tipas in Taguig can think of any motive for Mark's murder. He was only 14.

REST IN PEACE. Photos of Mark Lorenz Salonga are displayed on top of his casket. All photos by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

CA denies Makati's appeal for jurisdiction over Fort Bonifacio

Nov 05, 2017 - 1:30 PM

'The dismissal of this appeal is but a necessary legal consequence of Makati’s own acts,' says the Court of Appeals

FORUM SHOPPING. The Court of Appeals reiterates an earlier ruling which finds Makati guilty of forum shopping for simultaneously seeking the same legal remedy in its long-running dispute with Taguig over Bonifacio Global City. Rappler file photo

Duterte wants TV sets in all Camp Bagong Diwa jail cells

Oct 18, 2017 - 9:00 PM

High-profile inmates like Janet Lim Napoles and Farhana Maute may soon enjoy a television set in their cells, care of the President himself

President Rodrigo Duterte talks to inmates during his visit inside the detention facility of the BJMP at the Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on October 18, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ayala Land's 'next BGC' Arca South to take shape by 2019

Sep 13, 2017 - 1:05 PM

The real estate firm is applying the lessons learned from Bonifacio Global City as it develops another mixed use estate in Taguig City

WATCH: Meet Mr. Pinoy Hoops, the champion of Tenement residents

Aug 20, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Mike Swift also known to many as Mr Pinoy Hoops believes that every court can dream

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Jul 18, 2017 - 7:40 PM

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SC approves Aguirre's request to transfer Maute cases to Taguig

Jul 18, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Petitioners meanwhile urge the Supreme Court to still decide on petitions asking that Congress convene to discuss the merits of Duterte s martial law proclamation

Supreme Court of the Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila


Federal Land, 2 Japanese firms to build P20-B complex in BGC

Jul 10, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Set to be completed in 2025 the retail and residential complex will form part of Federal Land s 10 hectare Grand Central Park in Bonifacio Global City

VENTURE. Federal Land ties up with Nomura Real Estate Development Company Limited and Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Limited for the development of the Sunshine Fort Landmark project. Rappler file photo