Ciudad de Victoria - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ciudad de Victoria


DPWH starts construction of new NLEX interchange near Philippine arena

Feb 01, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The first phase of the Ciudad de Victoria interchange is set to be completed by October, ahead of the opening of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

GROUNDBREAKING. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar leads the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ciudad de Victoria interchange near Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Over P1B bank loans for the Iglesia ni Cristo’s Philippine Arena?

Jul 27, 2016 - 12:59 PM

The late INC executive minister Eraño Manalo once said Ang Iglesia ni Cristo ay walang utang kahit na saang bangko Ang Iglesia ni Cristo ay hindi nagsasanla ng mga titulo ng lupa para lamang makakuha ng pondo

MILLIONS IN LOANS? Documents showed that key INC officials were signatories in loan agreements to fund the Ciudad de Victoria project, which includes the Philippine arena.

Part 1: Who is Glicerio Santos Jr in the Iglesia ni Cristo?

Jul 30, 2015 - 8:02 AM

[EXCLUSIVE] The elder Eraño Manalo had advised his son Eduardo, now executive minister, to always listen to the good counsel of Santos, also known as 'Kidlat', because he was 'quick to act'

Chris Brown promoter Mike Roda detained by Immigration

Jul 24, 2015 - 4:52 PM

UPDATED Chris Brown s Filipino Canadian concert promoter John Michael Pio Roda is apprehended by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration on immigration violations

INC, Philippine Arena, and religious worlding

Jul 27, 2014 - 3:21 PM

There is more to INC than the usual stereotypes or theological criticisms hurled at its leaders and members

Iglesia ni Cristo breaks 2 Guinness records

Jul 27, 2014 - 12:03 PM

UPDATED Dubbed by a sociologist as a religion in the world the Iglesia ni Cristo now holds 8 record titles with the Guinness World Records

GLOBAL SPOTLIGHT. The Iglesia ni Cristo receives the certification of its two new record titles with Guinness World Records on July 27, 2014, the INC's 100th anniversary. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Iglesia ni Cristo marks centennial

Jul 27, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Thousands of members flocked to Bulacan ahead of the celebration

IN PHOTOS: INC faithful converge in Bulacan

Jul 27, 2014 - 1:22 AM

Iglesia Ni Cristo members say the celebration isn t theirs – it s for a God who has been there since the very beginning

Philippine Arena shows INC's 'global' stature

Jul 26, 2014 - 11:22 PM

They re not a religion in the Philippines They re a religion in the world

The rise of INC: 'Stricter religions grow stronger'

Jul 26, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo stresses obedience even if it goes against your personal wishes – a strictness that a sociologist sees as part of the reason for its success

Iglesia ni Cristo’s centennial project draws world’s attention to PH

Jul 26, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Featuring the world s largest indoor arena Ciudad de Victoria in Bulacan is expected to attract foreign and local tourists

‘Largest theater on Earth’ shows Iglesia’s influence

Jul 21, 2014 - 10:08 PM

The Iglesia ni Cristo begins its week long centennial celebration by opening the colossal Philippine Arena in Bulacan

FAST FACTS: Iglesia ni Cristo's Philippine Arena

Jul 21, 2014 - 10:28 AM

Iglesia ni Cristo celebrates on July 27 its centennial and the construction of the Philippine Arena is one of the event s highlights

MONUMENTAL. The Philippine Arena is opened in time for the 100th anniversary of the Iglesia ni Cristo. Image from Wikimapia

Aquino, 50k INC members in 'largest theater on Earth'

Jul 21, 2014 - 6:28 AM

2nd UPDATE The P8 7 billion 55 000 seater Philippine Arena in Bocaue Bulacan shows the Iglesia ni Cristo s clout as it marks its 100th anniversary

55,000-SEATER. The Philippine Arena is thrice as big as the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

Waiting for Iglesia ni Cristo's PH Arena

Jul 27, 2013 - 12:51 PM

The Philippine Arena is on schedule for the Iglesia ni Cristo s 100th anniversary

MONUMENTAL. The Philippine Arena is set to be completed in early 2014, in time for the 100th anniversary of the Iglesia ni Cristo. Image from Wikimapia