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LIST: Traffic schemes for Alabang, Balintawak starting February 14

Feb 14, 2020 - 6:58 PM

The traffic adjustments will give way to construction works for the Skyway extension and Skyway Stage 3 projects

MORE TRAFFIC CONGESTION. Heavy traffic along South Luzon Expressway Northbound due to construction of Skyway near Alabang on September 26, 2019. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

LIST: Traffic management schemes during Skyway Extension construction

Jan 22, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Construction works for the southbound section of the Skyway Extension Project start on February 16

BRACE FOR TRAFFIC. Motorists are advised of the traffic management plan ahead of the construction works for the Skyway extension project. File photo from SMC

Mañosa family denies scamming investor in Alabang Hills project

Nov 27, 2019 - 9:43 PM

Francisco 'Dino' Mañosa denies tricking his friend Marisol Ramirez into investing P50 million for an Alabang Hills project that has not started development

IN PHOTOS: Two Door Cinema Club, The Kooks, Honne, and more rock the biggest Wanderland yet

Mar 21, 2019 - 5:57 PM

Wanderland 2019’s lineup has not only expanded – held in the span of 2 days for the first time – but in its 7th edition, it becomes more than just a music-filled affair

WANDERLAND MAGIC. The first edition of Wanderland Festival to be held over an entire weekend is headlined by international acts such as Two Door Cinema Club, The Kooks, and Honne. Photos by Art Oca/Globe, Magic Liwanag and Charles Villaruz/Karpos Multimedia

P1.1-B worth of shabu seized in Ayala Alabang buy-busts

Mar 20, 2019 - 7:33 AM

(UPDATED) PDEA and police arrest Chinese suspects in separate operations at the Alabang Town Center parking lot and in a house in Ayala Alabang Village in Muntinlupa City

SHABU SEIZED. The illegal drugs are found inside biscuit tins believed to be distributed by the Golden Triangle drug syndicate. PDEA photo

P2P buses to NAIA from Alabang and Laguna available by November 8

Nov 07, 2018 - 7:00 AM

The new routes to NAIA will have 4 stops: two in Muntinlupa and 2 in Sta Rosa, Laguna

POINT-TO-POINT. The South-NAIA P2P route by UBE Express will start operations on November 8. Photo from Ube Express Facebook page

PDEA nets P7.2M worth of high grade marijuana inside Ayala Alabang

Oct 01, 2018 - 11:37 AM

Live-in partners are caught with 6 kilos of kush or high-grade marijuana, already repacked and ready for distribution to alleged high-end and celebrity clients

PDEA operatives arrest two suspects for selling and repacking high grade Marijuana amounting to P7.2 million inside a posh subdivision in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City on October 1, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

De Lima cries, writes emotional message on son's graduation

Jun 03, 2018 - 5:54 PM

'To Vincent, I want to tell you, my son, that I am so happy and so proud of you,' writes detained Senator Leila de Lima. Read her full message here.

MOTHER'S LAMENT. Detained Senator Leila de Lima writes an emotional message on her son Vincent's graduation day at San Beda College Alabang. File photo by AFP

Court rejects De Lima request to attend son's law school graduation

May 28, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Senator Leila de Lima's son Vincent Joshua Bohol is set to graduate from the San Beda College Alabang School of Law on Sunday, June 3

2017. Senator Leila de Lima says the year changed her and made her closer to her family.

Duterte attends granddaughter Isabelle's San Beda graduation

May 17, 2018 - 3:05 PM

(UPDATED) Malacañang says Isabelle's father, former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte, was also present. They earlier had a public feud on social media.

De Lima seeks court permission to attend son's law school graduation

May 17, 2018 - 2:25 PM

'To be personally present in such a special occasion is more than a compelling duty on the part of the accused De Lima as a mother,' Senator Leila de Lima's motion reads

Police escort detained Senator Leila De LIma inside the Philippine Hearth Center for a medical checkup on March 12, 2018

IN PHOTOS: How residents of posh areas voted in barangay, SK elections

May 14, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Here's a look at the voting process in some of the Philippines' affluent communities

SPACIOUS. Voters are led to a spacious, bright room in a clubhouse in Makati City. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Tuloy Foundation's new artificial-grass football field in Alabang

Apr 29, 2018 - 11:58 AM

The charitable organization led by Fr. Rocky Evangelista takes the wraps off the XO Field

'Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok' ops sweep off dilapidated jeepneys

Jan 23, 2018 - 6:47 PM

Military trucks line up along Alabang-Zapote Road in Las Piñas to give free rides to affected commuters

'LIBRENG SAKAY'. Military trucks line up along Alabang-Zapote Road for affected commuters on 'Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok' operations. Photo from Keb Cuevas/Rappler

LOOK: There's a giant Christmas tree and light extravaganza in Alabang!

Dec 01, 2017 - 8:00 PM

A 40-foot tall Christmas tree illuminated with colorful holiday scenes, arches of light, and more

LIGHTS AND ANIMATION. The 'Sparkle of Christmas at Filinvest City' light and sound show features a giant Christmas tree with colorful animations and lighted arches at Spectrum Linear Park in Filinvest, Alabang. All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

27 passengers injured after bus falls from Alabang flyover

Oct 01, 2017 - 9:15 PM

Manila Toll Expressway Systems says the bus lost control of its brakes and landed by the Alabang Exit toll plaza

Muntinlupa fire triggers SLEX traffic jam

Apr 19, 2017 - 1:20 PM

3rd UPDATE A fire hits a residential area in Muntinlupa causing a transmission tower to lean toward the Alabang flyover and prompting the temporary closure of the Alabang viaduct

Who is the judge who ordered De Lima's arrest?

Feb 23, 2017 - 7:40 PM

Senator Leila de Lima, during her time as chief of the Department of Justice, was involved in other cases with Muntinlupa Judge Juanita Guerrero

Resource person Judge Juanita Guerrero of RTC, Muntinlupa testifies before members of the Committee on Justice during the Continuation of the hearing on the determination of probable cause in relation to the verified complaint for impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

SC stops DOE, ERC from limiting major power consumers' supply choices

Feb 21, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The Supreme Court says there appears to be no basis for the Department of Energy and the Energy Regulatory Commission to require major power consumers to source their electricity only from certain suppliers

Landers Superstore to open in ArcoVia City and Alabang West

Jan 19, 2017 - 2:55 PM

Two of Megaworld’s newest township developments ArcoVia City and Alabang West will soon be home to Landers Superstore

NEW PARTNERSHIP. Landers and Megaworld executives sign agreement to put up superstores in Megaworld's two townships. Photo by Megaworld

Military seeks custody of Marcelino

Jan 04, 2017 - 8:44 AM

The ex PDEA agent s main defense in the case against him is that he was doing covert operations for the military when he was first arrested in January 2016

MILITARY WANTS CUSTODY. File photo of former PDEA official Marine Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino (center). File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

CA to Muntinlupa court: Rule on color coding in Ayala Alabang Village

Aug 09, 2016 - 11:59 AM

The Court of Appeals wants the Regional Trial Court of Muntinlupa to resolve a petition that questions the legality of a color coding scheme in the posh village

AYALA ALABANG VILLAGE. Image taken from AAVAI website at

Alabang-Makati premium bus route launched

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:20 PM

The third point to point bus route is expected to provide a convenient transportation option for residents living in parts of Cavite and southern Metro Manila

EXPRESS BUS. The point-to-point bus service promises commuters a faster, more comfortable ride. Photo from the DOTC

5 ways to #BeTheBoss

Sep 05, 2015 - 9:06 AM

Entrepreneurs behind today s thriving SMEs share lessons on how you can grow your own business

Safety check for 6 schools near West Valley Fault ongoing

May 25, 2015 - 8:41 PM

UPDATED Education Assistant Secretary Jesus Mateo says there are talks of transferring the students and abandoning the school buildings but nothing is final yet

Global Estate Resorts nets P857M in 2014

Apr 13, 2015 - 9:15 AM

The Megaworld led firm gets a boost from sales in Southwoods City and Alabang West

Megaworld led Global Estate Resorts Incorporated nets P857 million in 2014

Aspiring Bedan lawyers shine in Uber regulation debate

Dec 05, 2014 - 8:10 PM

Students from 9 law schools tackle various current issues in an invitation tournament sponsored by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs and the Ateneo

Filinvest eyes P7-B high-end condos in BGC

Sep 26, 2014 - 5:16 PM

The Gotianun family is carefully treading the niche segment of the real estate market with Beaufort located in the quietest residential enclave of Taguig s business district

8 reasons to look out for the developing south

Jul 08, 2014 - 4:45 PM

Looking to invest in real estate? Read on for our list of reasons why you should consider investing in the south

#PugadBaboy: Hazing

Jul 03, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The Unforgiven

Jun 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Senators’ new houses ‘missing’ in SALNs

May 24, 2014 - 5:10 PM

After Senator Jinggoy Estrada admits he owns the multi million peso house being built in the posh Wack Wack subdivision it s nowhere to be seen in his latest assets declaration

HOUSES. The latest SALN submissions do not reflect new properties said to be owned by Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla Jr

Next in RH battle: Full implementation by DOH, LGUs

Apr 18, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Advocates say the decade long wait allowed for the mobilization of the public – the strongest method to ensure implementation

Why I advocate road sharing

Mar 14, 2014 - 8:14 PM

The vision of a walkable commutable Metro Manila becomes even more attractive than owning a car

TOGETHER. Private car owners and commuters join together for the Share the Roads movement. Photo by Gen Cruz

Eat, drink, love: Where to dine this Valentine's weekend

Feb 14, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Can t figure out where to eat this Valentine s day? Here are some suggestions

Drug trafficking: CA affirms acquittal of 2 'Alabang boys'

Feb 12, 2014 - 8:37 PM

An appeal after a Muntinlupa court already acquitted Richard Brodett and Jorge Joseph is an oppressive repeated attempt to subject them to a second judgment

Bong Revilla's biggest battle

Jan 20, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Will Bong Revilla survive what is perhaps the biggest political scandal to hit him?

#FoodTrip: Chillout nights, great food and company at Alabang Town Center

Dec 01, 2013 - 9:45 AM

The community mall in Alabang presents endless options for unwinding

#FoodTrip: Burgers, ramen, seafood galore at Alabang Town Center

Nov 30, 2013 - 9:16 PM

This community mall down South is a true food lovers’ hub

LOST AND FOUND. Lose yourself in this community mall with the warmth of the people – and the food! All photos by Kai Magsanoc

Cemetery trivia: What now lies above former burial grounds?

Nov 02, 2013 - 2:16 PM

Do you know which sites across the country used to be cemeteries? Check this out.

RESTING PLACE. There are countless cemeteries of interest spread all over the country.

Cinemalaya at Ayala Malls

Jul 29, 2013 - 5:39 PM

Going down south as Cinemalaya steps out of its home base to reach the broader audience

MODERN JAZZ. Documentary about a gay couple is simply a love story for its director. Photo from Voyage Studios

#FoodTrip: A feast of flavors in TriNoma

Jun 28, 2013 - 6:53 PM

Here s a mall and foodie destination in north Quezon City

BINUKADKAD NA PLAPLA. Abe's best-seller that clients also refer to as their 'flying fish.' It is served with balo-balo ('burong hipon' in Filipino, pickled shrimp in English) and mustasa (mustard leaves). All photos by Kai Magsanoc

Lay leaders to Nuncio: Oust ‘immoral’ priest

Jun 19, 2013 - 8:30 AM

Father Gerald Gerry Mascariña parish priest of San Roque de Alabang has been caught by barangay and police patrols being intimate with women in public places 4 times

Bondad swims her way from therapy to glory

Apr 25, 2013 - 7:37 PM

Catherine Bondad was just a kid using swimming to solve her breathing problems Now she s the country s top young swimmer

SENSATIONAL. Bondad has won more than 20 gold medals in the Palaro. Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

Coming soon: FEU Alabang campus

Nov 30, 2012 - 4:41 PM

A new FEU campus in the bustling Alabang area south of capital Manila is coming soon

NEW CAMPUS. Private school FEU will soon have a new campus in Alabang. The photo shows a screenshot of the FEU Pavillion at its Manila campus from

Take a joyride with The Cab

Sep 20, 2012 - 2:58 PM

Alterna pop band declares “We want to be the biggest band in the world ” in an exclusive interview with RAPPLER

AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE ROCK BAND The Cab: (from left) Alex Marshall (piano, guitar, backing vocals), Dave Briggs (drums), Alex de Leon (lead vocals) and Joey Thunder (bass)

Plants vs. Zombies at the Ayala Malls

Jul 11, 2012 - 4:10 PM

Weekends are fun again with these lovable plants and hilarious zombies

OUT OF THE GAME and into real life. Plants vs. Zombies at the Ayala Malls this July until August.

PRFU 15s: The rise of Philippine rugby

May 03, 2012 - 6:32 PM

The sport of rugby is starting to boom in popularity PRFU 15s helps in spreading it