Cabanatuan - updates

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‘Doki’ to the barrios: Dr Israel Bactol’s commitment to serve

Mar 28, 2020 - 4:00 PM

The young cardiologist, who died of COVID-19, dedicated his brief medical career to bringing health care to those on the fringes

Cabanatuan judge cancels subpoena, hearing of Baguio traffic enforcers

Nov 20, 2019 - 6:50 PM

Citing 'the end of justice having sufficiently set,' Judge Nelson Largo revokes subpoena he ordered

Cabanatuan judge who summoned Baguio enforcers 'arrogant, unprofessional' – Magalong

Nov 15, 2019 - 7:08 PM

The mayor of Baguio City sends a letter to Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta about the 'bully' judge Nelson V. Largo

Cabanatuan judge who got illegal parking ticket in Baguio summons enforcers

Nov 13, 2019 - 9:48 PM

Baguio police chief Allen Rae Co says judges and fiscals of the city often get cited for traffic violations too, so Cabanatuan City Judge Nelson Largo should not expect special treatment

Ang pag-abot ng pangarap ng mga mag-aaral ng St Nicholas

Aug 31, 2019 - 9:12 AM

Kabilang sa broken family. Abandonado. Ulila. Nawalay sa pamilya. Working students. May mga estudyante sa St Nicolas Senior High School of Cabanatuan City na may mabibigat na pinagdaraanan. Maaari ninyo silang tulungan.

Hugpong Senate bets 'willing' to debate issues – Sara Duterte

Feb 20, 2019 - 10:51 PM

Around 20,000 people attend the Hugpong ng Pagbabago campaign caravan in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija, organized by the Umali political clan

Suspect in killing of Fr Nilo released; new suspect identified

Jun 29, 2018 - 4:44 PM

The Cabanatuan City RTC orders the withdrawal of criminal charges against Adell Milan

SWORN STATEMENT.  Adell Milan signs his sowrn statement.

'We only want real justice for Fr Richmond Nilo'

Jun 22, 2018 - 11:14 AM

Diocese of Cabanatuan Vicar General Noel Jetajobe says, 'It will be a double injustice if we send the wrong guy to jail and fail to get the guilty ones'

JUSTICE FOR FR NILO. Various church groups call for justice and an end to all senseless killings and violence during the 9th day of the killing of Father Richmond Nilo. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Slain priest Richmond Nilo buried in Nueva Ecija

Jun 15, 2018 - 1:00 PM

(UPDATED) As Father Nilo is buried at the San Nicolas de Tolentino Cathedral in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, authorities announce the arrest of the principal suspect in his killing

RESTING PLACE. Priests carry Nilo’s coffin outside the cathedral as hundreds of mourners surround them on June 15, 2018. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Father Richmond Nilo was trailed before being shot

Jun 12, 2018 - 9:36 AM

From an adjacent barangay, Father Richmond Nilo was followed by a vehicle until the priest reached Nuestra Senora de las Nieve chapel in Barangay Mayamot where he was later shot, Central Luzon police say

TRAILED. Priest killed in Cabanatuan was followed before he was shot. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

CBCP condemns 'outrageously evil' murder of Fr Richmond Nilo

Jun 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The bishop of slain Nueva Ecija priest Father Richmond Nilo slams the 'escalating violence and culture of impunity in the country, even against helpless clergymen'

SLAIN PRIEST. The remains of Nueva Ecija priest Father Richmond Nilo lie in state in Nueva Ecija on June 11, 2018, a day after he was killed by an unidentified gunman before saying Mass. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Central Luzon police vow 'in-depth probe' into killing of Nueva Ecija priest

Dec 05, 2017 - 10:43 PM

Central Luzon regional police vows to find out who killed Fr. Marcelito 'Tito' Paez

ACTIVIST. Fr. Tito Paez's killing has ignited social media, specially from his kababayans in Nueva Ecija.

Cabanatuan bishop: Indifference to killings means consent

Sep 09, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Stand firm against killings says the bishop of the city where 14 year old Reynaldo de Guzman also known as Kulot was found dead in a creek

DEAD SON. Weary, the parents of Reynaldo de Guzman – Lina and Eduardo – rest their heads as they wait for their son to be brought back home. File photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

How Badjao families find home and hope in Nueva Ecija village

Mar 27, 2017 - 8:10 PM

In Barangay Bakod Bayan Cabanatuan City some 131 Badjao families live comfortably in housing units given for free by the DSWD and the city government

LIVELIHOOD. Micro-enterprises set up by Badjao families in a village in Nueva Ecija. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Typhoon aftermath: The day #LandoPH left

Oct 24, 2015 - 12:17 PM

Even those supposedly on higher ground are not spared from the flash floods brought by the heavy rains of Typhoon Lando

ALL THAT REMAINS. Mud is like an unforgettable bad memory, clinging like soot on a pan. Photo by George P. Moya/ Rappler

Roxas, Robredo visit Lando-hit areas: ‘No politics, just help’

Oct 21, 2015 - 7:30 AM

The standard bearer of the Liberal Party and his running mate avoid wearing the campaign s trademark yellow but political undertones of their visit to Nueva Ecija remain

‘NO POLITICS.’ Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo avoid wearing their campaign yellow in a visit to evacuation centers in Cabanatuan City, but a campaign jingle plays in one of the stops. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Binay: No conditions on UNA 'guest candidates'

Oct 20, 2015 - 7:24 PM

The opposition leader says: We just respect their being independent candidates And they are happy that we invited them to be part of our list of candidates

LANDO VISIT. Vice President Jejomar Binay dines with residents of Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija as he toured the city to inspect damage from Typhoon Lando. Photo from Binay's Facebook page

Aquino visits Typhoon Lando victims in Cabanatuan

Oct 19, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The President warns those in affected areas not to return to their homes yet as heavier rains are expected Monday night until Tuesday October 20

VISIT. President Benigno Aquino III leads the distribution of relief goods to 294 families at Nueva Ecija Elementary School in Cabanatuan. Photo from PIA Official Twitter account

Two farmers die saving their carabaos in Cabanatuan City

Oct 19, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Two elderly farmers get caught by flood waters as they try to save their carabaos during Typhoon Lando The carabaos survive

SWELLING RIVERS. Lando's rains leads to swelling of rivers near Cabanatuan City, aggravating floods. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Typhoon Lando: 'Worst floods' in Cabanatuan history

Oct 19, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Rescue teams rush to fetch stranded Cabanatuan City residents from their flooded homes on Monday October 19

STRANDED. Many Cabanatuan City residents spent the night of Monday, October 19, sleeping on roofs. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Residents trapped on rooftops wait for rescue

Oct 19, 2015 - 10:33 AM

Typhoon Lando triggers massive flooding in Central Luzon

Rescue trucks make way to flooded hospitals, villages in Nueva Ecija

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:51 AM

Waist high floods in Cabanatuan City Nueva Ecija complicate response efforts

FLOODED ROADS. Trucks and private vehicles were stranded for hours by the road waiting for floods to subside in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Cabanatuan City plebiscite postponed for the 3rd time

Nov 06, 2014 - 8:22 PM

The plebiscite which is supposed to take place on November 8 will be scheduled once Nueva Ecija s most populous city certifies it has the needed P101 million

Nueva Ecija to vote on Cabanatuan status November 8

Oct 07, 2014 - 8:50 PM

All registered voters in Nueva Ecija will vote whether to upgrade the status of Cabanatuan from a component city into a highly urbanized city

SC orders province-wide vote on Cabanatuan's HUC status

Apr 23, 2014 - 3:41 PM

After two postponements the poll will finally push through but not limited to city voters If classified as highly urbanized city Cabanatuan will no longer vote for provincial posts

SC issues TRO on Cabanatuan's Jan 25 plebiscite

Jan 14, 2014 - 6:25 PM

This is the second time that the plebiscite on converting Cabanatuan from a component city into a highly urbanised city has been stopped

Vergara proclaimed Cabanatuan City mayor

May 15, 2013 - 10:12 AM

Vergara proclaimed as mayor of Cabanatuan City

LP's Cabanatuan mayor backs Binay, UNA bets

May 08, 2013 - 9:04 PM

Re electionist Mayor Jay Vergara says it s a reality that Estrada s camp has always won in Nueva Ecija

TOUGH POSITION. Cabanatuan City Mayor Jay Vergara (middle), President Aquino's party mate and classmate, says he is an LP member but pledges support for Nancy Binay and other UNA bets. Photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

NUJP: Cabanatuan mayor, armed men assault TV crew

May 06, 2013 - 10:44 PM

Re electionist Cabanatuan City Mayor Julius Caesar Vergara and his armed men allegedly harassed a cameraman and his brother who are working for his rival s local TV station

Comelec postpones Dec.1 plebiscite in Cabanatuan City

Nov 30, 2012 - 11:58 AM

Nueva Ecija Gov Aurelio Umali asked the Supreme Court to suspend the plebiscite that will convert Cabanatuan City to a high urbanized city

Radio anchor shot dead despite gun ban

Nov 08, 2012 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED A radio anchor is shot dead in Cabanatuan City where a gun ban is in place

Dec. 1 poll: Cabanatuan as HUC impacts on gov race

Oct 31, 2012 - 12:14 AM

Voters will decide whether to allow the conversion of Cabanatuan City from component city to highly urbanized city