Parañaque City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Parañaque City


[ANALYSIS] How aware are Parañaque residents about the coronavirus?

Jun 01, 2020 - 2:12 PM

'Only half [of the respondents] knew that they should be washing their hands or wearing a mask to protect against the spread'

LOOK: In Parañaque, curfew violators sit under the sun as punishment

Mar 24, 2020 - 8:40 AM

The punishment, however, is not sanctioned by Parañaque's own curfew ordinance because it can be classified as illegal detention, even torture

PUNISHMENT. Alleged curfew violators are forced to sit under the sun. Photo from the Facebook page of Barangay San Isidro, Parañaque

'Baka military?' Residents troubled by POGO workers moving into Parañaque subdivision

Mar 05, 2020 - 2:03 PM

Villagers say it's suspicious that a new firing range has popped up near their club house as droves of able-bodied Chinese nationals move into their neighborhood

ONLINE GAMING. The Phil-Asian Gaming Expo in Pasay City in July 2019. File photo by Rappler

Entertainment City firms slam DOTr order to transfer flights

Dec 02, 2019 - 6:00 PM

City of Dreams Manila, Solaire, and Resorts World representatives say transferring flights to Sangley Airport will inconvenience their VIP guests

TRANSFERRING FLIGHTS? Entertainment City firms said that transferring their charter flights from NAIA to Sangley Airport would be 'unreasonable'. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP)

Robredo camp on attack vs Abante: 'Brazen assault on our free press'

Sep 10, 2019 - 12:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'This attempt to intimidate and silence Abante...must be resisted by all freedom-loving Filipinos,' says the spokesperson of Vice President Leni Robredo

Abante Tonite printing house stormed, burned by 4 armed men

Sep 09, 2019 - 7:23 PM

(UPDATED) Abante Tonite editor Fernando Jadulco says that his staff 'will not be cowed' by the first violent attack against their publication in 3 decades

Construction of LRT1 Cavite extension's foundation begins

Sep 02, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Light Rail Manila Corporation starts piling works at the planned Dr Santos Station in Parañaque City as September 2019 begins

After 19 years of waiting, piling works for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 Cavite Extension have finally started yesterday, September 1. Photo from the Department of Transportation

DM Wenceslao's MidPark Towers gains P4.3 billion in pre-selling

Jun 06, 2019 - 4:35 PM

More units will be open for purchase in June

Midpark exterior: STRATEGICALLY LOCATED. D.M. Wenceslao and Associates Incorporated's highlights the closeness of its second condominium project to various transportation networks. Photo from DMWAI

De Lima casts ballot in Parañaque under heavy security

May 13, 2019 - 1:20 PM

At least 60 cops from Camp Crame and around 40 more from the Parañaque City police escort Senator Leila de Lima at Saint Rita College in Parañaque City

VOTE. Detained Senator Leila de Lima casts her vote in Parañaque City. Rappler screenshot

De Lima cleared to cast her vote on May 13

May 07, 2019 - 9:35 AM

Senator Leila de Lima will vote under the Commission on Elections' Escorted Detainee Voting System

CLEARED TO VOTE. Detained senator Leila de Lima has been cleared by the courts to cast her vote on May 13. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

HK firm's $1.5-B Nayong Pilipino resort to push through

Aug 08, 2018 - 3:34 PM

Landing International Development Limited says it is a valid leaseholder 'unless the lease contract is cancelled or nullified on legal grounds by the courts'

Ex-immigration commissioners withdraw complaint vs Jack Lam

Sep 05, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Al Argosino and Michael Robles say the complaint turned out to be based on mistaken assumption or interpretation of facts and circumstances

IMMIGRATION SCANDAL. Gaming tycoon Jack Lam is accused of bribing Immigration Commissioners Al Argosino and Michael Robles. But the commissioners are now moving to withdraw their complaint. Photo from Jimei website

2 Chinese nationals among 10 killed in Parañaque City jail blast

Aug 12, 2016 - 11:58 AM

UPDATED Most of the high profile inmates killed in the blast including the Chinese nationals have drug related cases

KILLED. Filipino funeral parlor workers carry a body of an inmate at a jail in Paranaque City, where an explosion killed 10 inmates. Photo by Francis Malasig, EPA

Undas 2015: Parañaque sets rerouting scheme

Oct 29, 2015 - 9:35 PM

Starting 6 am Friday October 30 until Monday November 2 a rerouting scheme will be implemented in the vicinity of Manila Memorial Park and Loyola Memorial Park

MMDA, LGUs to ease traffic around NAIA with new scheme

May 04, 2015 - 11:41 AM

Enforcers from the MMDA and cities of Pasay and Parañaque will take charge of major thoroughfares around the airport complex to help ease traffic

NAIA EXPRESSWAY. Airport authorities say the ongoing construction is worsening traffic around the airport complex.

Ayala Land to build ‘huge’ shopping mall in Parañaque

Apr 29, 2015 - 2:56 PM

The property developer is set to build a shopping complex rivaling Mall of Asia in terms of size

Anti-graft court acquits Joey Marquez over ammunitions deal

Jan 22, 2015 - 3:46 PM

This is the former Parañaque mayor s 3rd legal victory after the Supreme Court and the Sandiganbayan acquitted him graft charges over the walis tingting deal

LEGAL WIN. Actor and former Parañaque mayor Joey Marquez is all smiles after being acquitted for graft charges filed against him at the Sandiagnbayan second division in Quezon City on Thursday. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

What they are hiding from Pope Francis

Jan 15, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Will Pope Francis ever witness the great divide between the country’s rich and poor?

Parañaque now a 'strictly' non-smoking city

Dec 10, 2014 - 3:35 PM

We need to show how serious we are by putting our feet firmly down the necks of all violators says Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez

Parañaque requires CCTV cameras in all businesses

Feb 23, 2014 - 3:33 PM

A new ordinance requires business owners to install CCTV cameras as a crime deterrent

Parañaque reports near-double real estate income

Feb 06, 2014 - 7:21 PM

Parañaque collects P 1 8 billion in real property taxes from the second half of 2013 a 64 increase from the same period in 2012

RISE IN INCOME. The city of Parañaque reports a rise in income during the second half of 2013. File photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Driver of ill-fated Don Mariano bus dies

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:41 AM

Carmelo Calatcat 39 dies eight days after the fatal Skyway crash that killed 18 people

Bus plunges off Skyway, lands on van

Dec 16, 2013 - 8:15 AM

UPDATED Police confirm 18 fatalities revising an earlier toll of 22 Sixteen other victims were injured and were rushed to nearby hospitals

Carleans Rivas: Beauty outside, beast inside

Jul 26, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Rappler gets to know the female boxer as she prepares for a July 27 bout

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. 'Whenever I got punched, I felt stronger.' Carleans Rivas photo by Ryan Songalia

Joey Marquez loses comeback bid

May 16, 2013 - 8:53 AM

Former actor and politician Joey Marquez makes another try for mayor but loses

PH to meet 12 new senators May 15

May 14, 2013 - 1:44 PM

The Comelec will proclaim all 12 winning senators Wednesday evening

FINAL SAY. The Comelec, sitting as the national board of canvassers, will finalize the tally for senatorial and party-list results. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

Silverio demolition looms over Parañaque polls

Apr 07, 2013 - 2:08 AM

Almost a year since the bloody demolition at Silverio Compound in Parañaque City mayoral candidate Edwin Olivarez swore that there will no demolition of any kind in the city if elected

I GOT MY COPY! Mayoral candidate Edwin Olivarez says incumbent Mayor Florencio Bernabe Jr. does not want to disclose the content of the anomalous contract with a trucking company. RAPPLER/Jerald Uy

Mayors' sons fight for Parañaque's top post

Apr 06, 2013 - 8:13 AM

The sons of outgoing Mayor Florencio Bernabe Jr and former Mayor Pablo Olivarez are up against each other in Parañaque City

IT'S THE SONS' TURN. After their fathers slugged it out in the 2010 local posts, Congressman Edwin Olivarez and Councilor Benjo Bernabe will battle in the mayoral race in Parañaque City. Images from their respective Facebook pages

Bloody demolition: For socialized housing or business?

Apr 26, 2012 - 11:54 AM

Parañaque earmarks over half of city property to be demolished for commercial use Only a small portion is left for informal settlers new homes

'Metro Manila Greenprint 2030'

Mar 06, 2012 - 7:15 PM

Greenprint 2030 will be a 20 year plan aiming to make the Philippines main metropolis at par with East Asian counterparts

EDSA. View of vehicular traffic along the northbound lane of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue, near Orense Street, Makati, March 6, 2012. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva.

Father worries son still missing after Parañaque plane crash

Dec 11, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Father Jerome Rañon worries for his 5 year old son who went missing after a plane crash in Parañaque City on December 10 2011

Damages, missing persons and lives lost in Parañaque plane crash

Dec 11, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Inspector Wilson Tana of the Parañaque City Fire Department details the lives lost and damages from the plane crash that took at least 13 lives on December 10 2011

Plane crashes into school, Parañaque slums; kills at least 13

Dec 11, 2011 - 8:00 AM

A plane crash in Parañaque s Better Living Subdivision claimed at least 13 lives on December 10 2011