Rappler's latest stories on urbanization
The companies will pay P27.1 million to the Philippine Competition Commission, marking the closure of the first abuse of dominance case in the country
Senator Francis Tolentino proposes that housing funds under other agencies be consolidated under the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development instead
Aside from a rail-based mass transport system, urban planner Paulo Alcazaren also points out the need for pedestrian systems
Government officials, please try to delegate urban planning decisions to actual urban planners
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar also slams the Urban Dictionary, saying its process leads to 'inaccurate, illegitimate, and defamatory' definitions
The crowdsourced dictionary also defines 'Trump' and 'Imeldific'
In this hidden corner of Makati, barangay volunteers are growing pechay, sili, kangkong, eggplant, papaya, and an urban farming movement
People Make Cities, a group of urbanists led by planner Julia Nebrija, hosts a discussion to answer: 'Who are our streets really for?'
The planned in-city relocation will be 22 stories tall, with units to be as big as 36 square meters
(UPDATED) 8990 Holdings subsidiary Urban Deca Homes is found violating the Philippine Competition Act by preventing its clients in a Manila property from choosing their own internet service provider
The new department replaces the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo creates the panel after residents of a housing project in Quezon City reported cases of land grabbing
For Xandra Ortigas, her area enables her to maximize each day
It’s not that the built environment 'causes' interaction, but it can certainly either enable or constrain potential interaction
Urban and transport planners weigh in on solutions for a metropolis suffering from overdevelopment
Marcelino Escalada Jr takes over the functions of the HUDCC secretary-general while retaining his role as NHA general manager, says Malacañang
On record, Cagayan de Oro has 51,471 families of informal settlers
(UPDATED) Millar, also an official of the Marawi rehabilitation task force, has been accused of corruption, says Malacañang
Noel Felongco will head the National Anti-Poverty Commission, while Alvin Feliciano takes over the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor. Charmalou Aldevera is also appointed assistant secretary at the Office of the President.
Making planning work means putting the people at the heart and center of what we all want to achieve. Plans without ownership are also plans that are useless.
How would you want your work and living spaces to reflect what you love about life?
Rappler talks to previous #HackSociety winners Pamela Mejia and Robi del Rosario at 5pm on Friday, October 5
An investigation confirmed that Facebook advertisers could exclude categories such as people who expressed interest in assistance dogs, China, parenting, or the Bible
The timing of the exercise is unusual, as it appears to be similar in scale and nature to a drill that ordinarily happens later in the autumn
Out of 148 outstanding smart city projects, Pasig City is among the 19 winners in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ), alongside China, Singapore, and Taiwan, among other winners.
There is a deep, biological reason why we gravitate toward rural areas when we need a break from our frenzied city lives
President Rodrigo Duterte's tough stance on corruption has cost many government officials their jobs. But some have been reappointed.
Manuel Serra Jr is reappointed by President Rodrigo Duterte, this time as a member of the Philippine Coconut Authority governing board
The Z3R project currently houses families displaced by the 2013 Zamboanga siege
Mayor Beng Climaco appeals to the House of Representatives to probe the 'poor state' of NHA's housing project for families displaced by the 2013 Zamboanga City siege
(UPDATED) Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and other Davao City officials are in Japan as part of the city government's partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency
With Mitra's appointment, Duterte has replaced all the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor officials he fired back in December 2017
Interested city governments can submit conceptual designs of proposed projects, which will be evaluated by a team in June
Melissa Avanceña Aradanas returns to the Duterte administration 3 months after she was sacked along with other officials of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor
The two armies hold the 3rd iteration of the Philippines-Australia Army to Army Exercise at the 10th Infantry Division headquarters in Compostela Valley
'We have reduced home to housing as simply a commodity,' says UP economics professor Chester Arcilla at an urban development forum
Transportation planner Robert Siy says the war on traffic is largely fought at the local level
Felongco is formerly an environment undersecretary and president of the PDP-Laban Central Visayas chapter
The proposal will be tested by 'the end of this year at the latest' in 5 cities across western Germany, including former capital Bonn and industrial cities Essen and Mannheim
Cities will need to adapt drastically to avoid catastrophes
The students will present their findings in September 2018 on redesigning the Baseco Compound, the Manila Port Area, the Pasig River edges, and Intramuros
A Harvard design and architecture professor asks why Filipinos keep on enduring horrible commutes in Metro Manila
President Rodrigo Duterte appoints Randy Halasan, an award-winning public school teacher from Davao City, and Normal Brillantes Baloro as Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor commissioners
Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario says it may take 4 years to completely rehabilitate the war-torn city
(UPDATED) 'There is rebellion in Mindanao. Until the rebellion is quelled, there is reason to extend Martial Law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus,' Solicitor General Jose Calida tells the Supreme Court
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Force Filipino mayors to take a mandatory course on the basics of urban planning – an important task where they tend to show the utmost lack of understanding
President Rodrigo Duterte says he is looking for a 'bright' and 'honest' person to represent the LGBT community in the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor
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