Cainta - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Cainta


WATCH: Metro Manila in enhanced community quarantine

Mar 16, 2020 - 11:17 PM

Rappler's field teams give live updates on the final minutes before the Luzon-wide community quarantine

At Cainta-Marikina checkpoint, some pedestrians evade temperature check

Mar 16, 2020 - 10:29 AM

A barangay health worker in Cainta admits they are undermanned and still lack thermal scanners to accommodate the deluge of people and vehicles entering from Marcos Highway

NOT CHECKED ANYMORE. Pedestrians are able to enter Cainta through this overpass along Marcos Highway, where only one staircase is covered by the checkpoint. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: The first Monday morning of the Metro Manila lockdown

Mar 16, 2020 - 7:39 AM

Rappler's field teams are at the outer borders of Metro Manila with its neighboring provinces in the north, east, and south

Coronavirus lockdown: No thermal scanners, missing checkpoints

Mar 15, 2020 - 6:33 PM

Pasig City, meanwhile, takes note of the efforts being made by Cainta, Rizal, to implement its community quarantine

CHECKPOINT. A health officer conducts thermal scanning of pedestrians from afar at the checkpoint between the border of Marikina City and Cainta, Rizal on March 15, 2020. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Traffic builds up on first morning of Metro Manila lockdown

Mar 15, 2020 - 9:43 AM

Too many people overwhelm government forces during the Duterte government's 'community quarantine'

FIRST MORNING. At the Malanday-Meycauayan border in Valenzuela, soldiers manning the checkpoint report they have no thermal scanners on the first morning of the Metro Manila lockdown, March 15, 2020. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler.  FIRST MORNING. At the Malanday-Meycauayan border in Valenzuela, soldiers manning the checkpoint report they have no thermal scanners. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler.

Coronavirus lockdown: Metro Manila to Cainta, from one quarantine to another

Mar 15, 2020 - 7:50 AM

Along with Metro Manila, the town of Cainta in Rizal begins its own quarantine to abate the spread of the coronavirus

WATCH: Lockdown begins for both Metro Manila and Cainta

Mar 15, 2020 - 7:45 AM

There are differences in the way the community quarantine is enforced even within the same locality – in this case, Cainta in Rizal

CHECK. Cainta officials check the body temperature of a jeepney passenger at the border it shares with Pasig on March 15, 2020. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Cainta under quarantine starting March 15 due to coronavirus cases

Mar 13, 2020 - 1:41 PM

Cainta Mayor Kit Nieto says stores will remain open during the quarantine period

CLEANUP. A municipal worker fumigates a street in Cainta, Rizal, on March 13, 2020. Photo from Mayor Kit Nieto's Facebook page

Megaworld, Empire East to build P20-billion township in Cainta, Rizal

Mar 11, 2019 - 5:10 PM

The planned Empire East Highland City township will include 38 residential towers to meet high demand

Megaworld's newest 24-hectare township targets a work-life balance with residential condominiums, mixed-use towers, a mall and an 8,000-square meter park which will house retail areas and a church. Image from Megaworld

HOAX: Ateneo bully’s 'address' posted by ex-UNTV manager Jay Sonza

Dec 24, 2018 - 3:21 PM

The address that is circulating on social media belongs to a school, chapel, and home of a senior pastor and his family

Cainta's number 2 cop falls to 'nanlaban' suspects

Feb 12, 2018 - 5:44 PM

Senior Inspector Jimmy Senosin is shot down by armed suspects on Sunday evening, then declared dead at a Pasig hospital Monday morning

FALLEN. Police Senior Inspector Jimmy Senosin died early Monday morning after succumbing to gunshot wounds. Sourced photo from local police officer.

Davao City is newcomer in PH's 10 richest cities in 2016

Oct 15, 2017 - 7:45 PM

A Commission on Audit report shows that Quezon City, Cebu, and Cainta, Rizal topped the lists of richest cities, provinces, and municipalities, respectively

Reynaldo 'Kulot' de Guzman finally buried

Sep 13, 2017 - 11:12 AM

UPDATED The burial pushes through despite claims by the PNP that a test they conducted showed that the DNA of the boy found floating in a creek with 30 stab wounds did not match that of his parents

Taytay priest in trafficking case posts P120k bail

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:32 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos gains temporary freedom after spending almost 3 days in the Marikina City police jail

TRAFFICKING CASE. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos is accused of human trafficking after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl through a pimp. File from the website of Cainta Catholic College

Church vows no cover-up in Taytay priest's case

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon names tough talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the trafficking case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos

CHURCH PROBE. Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon (in photo) names tough-talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos. File photo from Diocese of Antipolo

Duterte continues verbal tussle with Binay in Cainta

Apr 14, 2016 - 7:30 AM

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to convert more voters in Cainta a vote rich town in Rizal province where the reelectionist mayor has endorsed him

Cainta NPC mayor endorses Duterte

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Mayor Kit Nieto hosts a campaign rally for Duterte in the vote rich town in a region where Duterte badly needs more support

SUPPORTING DUTERTE. Cainta Mayor Kit Nieto says while their town receives many candidates, their support is for Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Community shows support as cyclist laid to rest

Jan 10, 2016 - 8:16 AM

Lorelie Melevo s sister Beverly Melevo has simple demands: respect bike lanes and its users and implement stricter rules

Cyclist's death spurs bike lanes movement

Jan 09, 2016 - 8:25 AM

The shock and grief over the death of Lorelie Melevo a single mother of 2 turns to a force for action as supporters of bike lanes call for changes in the country

Image from Lorelie Melevo's Facebook page.

Rizal towns under state of calamity

Aug 20, 2013 - 4:34 PM

Cainta Rizal may also be placed under a state of calamity soon as 80 of the municipality is submerged in water

NO VISIBILITY. This photo from Twitter user @_adriangnzlz shows dark skies over San Mateo, Rizal

Feeding hearts

Nov 15, 2012 - 7:31 PM

Doing good to others is doing yourself a favor

TRULY SPECIAL. Voted as the students' most favorite meal, the Champorado Espesyal is made more tasty and special with its fried dilis toppings. All photos courtesy of Michelle Solano

A journalistic charge and the 'bayanihan' spirit

Aug 12, 2012 - 10:58 PM

Filipino resiliency and the quick collective action to help are commendable and it shows our resolve to do what is needed to make a difference – but it doesn’t have to stop there