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Navotas PNP files complaint vs 17 residents for breaking quarantine, going to party

Jul 06, 2020 - 6:40 PM

'The family’s utter disregard of safety regulations endangered their lives and all those living at H. Monroy,' says Mayor Toby Tiangco

10 barangays in Navotas go on lockdown starting May 23

May 22, 2020 - 9:49 PM

These barangays have the highest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city. Navotas has 138 cases.

TESTS. Frontliners in Navotas undergo coronavirus tests. Photo from Navotas Facebook

Hundreds of Navotas residents waive P4.5M worth of DSWD coronavirus benefits

May 02, 2020 - 10:18 AM

‘We will request for DSWD’s permission to replace the names of the beneficiaries so that 575 low-income families will have an opportunity to avail [themselves of] the program,’ says Mayor Toby Tiangco

NAVOTAS. The facade of the Navotas City Hall. Photo by Judgefloro/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0

Toby Tiangco donates salary until 2022 for Navotas families

Apr 26, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco says his total donation would be over P3 million, for the benefit of families who will not be getting emergency subsidy from the national government

Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco. Photo courtesy of PIO Navotas

LOOK: Navotas City Hospital discharges first batch of coronavirus recoveries

Apr 18, 2020 - 12:17 PM

One of the recovered patients is an 81-year-old man who was confined for more than two weeks

Photo from PIO NAVOTAS

Navotas provides free shelter for city's medical frontliners

Mar 29, 2020 - 6:59 PM

Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco hopes the shelter will 'ease the burden' on health workers battling the spread of the novel coronavirus

Navotas training center to house frontliners. Photo by Navotas PIO

Navotas’ 1st confirmed COVID-19 case dies

Mar 28, 2020 - 7:18 PM

Before this, 4 PUIs died, but one’s test turned out to be negative, while the results for the other 3 have yet to be released by the RITM

Navotas releases P6.4 million for cash aid to employees amid lockdown

Mar 24, 2020 - 3:02 PM

Up to 1,070 non-plantilla employees of the city government receive P6,000 each as incentive for the first quarter

NAVOTAS local government employees distribute aid to residents on March 23, 2020, during the Luzon-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Photo from Navoteño Ako Facebook

Father, son arrested for selling fake coronavirus medicine in Navotas

Mar 23, 2020 - 4:40 PM

There is still no cure for the novel coronavirus in the market

FAKE MEDICINE. Cops collect the fake cure promoted by the father-and-son tandem in Navotas City. PNP photo

Navotas City approves curfew from 8 pm to 5 am

Mar 15, 2020 - 7:55 PM

The Navotas City curfew will start on March 16 and last until April 14

Construction worker shot dead at home on Christmas

Dec 26, 2019 - 9:14 PM

Construction worker Rhyan Cuarteros is fatally shot in his home in Navotas City

1 dead, nearly 800 families homeless in Navotas fire

Oct 18, 2019 - 2:24 PM

Mayor Toby Tiangco says the city government is accepting donations for the victims

GUTTED. Firefighters take cover as explosions happen when the fire in Market 3, Navotas, reached 5th alarm at dawn on October 18, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Comelec to probe raid of Navotas poll briefing

May 12, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Commission on Elections Chairman Sheriff Abas says it is possible that the National Bureau of Investigation had 'no authority' to conduct the raid

AFP Chief of Staff General Benjamin Madrigal Jr., Comelec Chairman Sheriff Abas and PNP Major General Mao Aplasca during press briefing about security preparation on the eve of midterm poll at the canvassing venue in PICC tent in Pasay City. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

NBI raids poll watchers' briefing in Navotas

May 12, 2019 - 4:30 PM

(UPDATED) The National Bureau of Investigation agents fail to present a search or arrest warrant, saying it was an entrapment operation. But the candidate's lawyer says it was 'lawlessness.'

POLL WATCHERS. The camp of Marielle Del Rosario, Navotas congressional candidate, conducts training of poll watchers. NBI agents raid the event. Photo from Emil Marañon III

Navotas police commander fired after roundup of 12 minors

Jan 23, 2019 - 1:18 PM

PNP chief orders relief of Police Inspector Resty Descalzo because he failed to track down immediately the drug den despite signs that even children were being used in its operations

ROUNDUP. Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents herd children found in the vicinity of a drug raid at the Navotas Fish Port in Navotas on January 16, 2019. The operation was documented by media. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

PDEA to sue parents of children rounded up in Navotas raid

Jan 22, 2019 - 5:11 PM

The 12 children have been turned over to Navotas City's Bahay Pag-Asa

At least 28 alleged drug suspects including minors are arrested by members of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency during raid at Navotas Fish Port in Navotas on January 16, 2019. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Mandaluyong, Bataan claim victories in MPBL

Jul 18, 2018 - 11:46 PM

The Mandaluyong El Tigre edge the Navotas Clutch while the Bataan Risers nip the GenSan Warriors

LEADER. Ray Parks leads the Mandaluyong El Tigre with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Photo from MPBL

TestSite: Testing

Jun 21, 2018 - 1:59 PM

Heart de Chavez met her end with a bullet in her cheek and another in the back of her head. They were fired, says Heart’s sister Arianne, by officers of the Philippine National Police.

IN PHOTOS: Robredo helps renovate classrooms in Navotas school

May 29, 2018 - 3:18 PM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo says she supports raising the salaries of teachers, whom she considers as 'heroes'

BRIGADA ESKWELA. Vice President Leni Robredo leads her staff in renovating the classrooms of Wawa Elementary School in Navotas City. All photos by OVP

Barangay plebiscites in Navotas, Occ. Mindoro town on January 5

Dec 28, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Voters in some barangays in these areas would have to decide whether to ratify the creation of new barangays. The gun ban is enforced in these barangays from December 26 to January 10.

Making a living among the dead inside Navotas Public Cemetery

Oct 31, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Children and adults alike inside the Navotas Public Cemetery grab the opportunity to make money doing odd jobs that come with the Undas rush

Two boys clean an apartment tomb for a fee inside the Navotas Public Cemetery on October 27, 2017

Sleepless mother looks for son last seen with Carl Arnaiz

Sep 05, 2017 - 10:18 AM

Hindi ko na alam kung saan pa ako maghahanap says Lina who hopes to find 14 year old son Reynaldo de Guzman alive

WATCH: Robredo’s ‘laylayan’ tour reaches Navotas

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:38 PM

Robredo is expected to tour other less fortunate areas in Metro Manila to provide livelihood assistance to Filipinos

Bulungan at the Navotas fish complex

Jul 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The fishport employs around 1000 families engaged in the fish trade

MARKET. Brawny fish workers unload weathered tubs of wild and cultured fish – destined for markets in Metro Manila and the rest of mainland Luzon. All photos by Gregg Yan/Oceana

Impunity: Welcome to the end of the war

Feb 07, 2017 - 8:46 PM

Heart de Chavez met her end with a bullet in her cheek and another in the back of her head They were fired says Heart’s sister Arianne by officers of the Philippine National Police

La Mesa Dam still on red alert

Aug 14, 2016 - 12:15 PM

As monsoon rains persist the La Mesa Dam nears its spilling level

SC stops Manila, Navotas, Quezon City curfew ordinances

Jul 26, 2016 - 4:13 PM

UPDATED The High Court directs Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada Navotas City Mayor John Rey Tiangco and Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista to comment on the petition within 10 days of notice

Youth group asks SC to stop curfews in 3 cities

Jul 22, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The ordinances in Manila Quezon City and Navotas are curtailing a person’s right to liberty and travel says the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan

#1000ChallengePH: Show off your baby pictures and save children

Jul 18, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Save the Children aims to raise P1 million for its malnutrition treatment program by encouraging 1 000 Facebook users to donate P1 000 each

Photos by Save the Children

Advocates call for highest political recognition of HIV/AIDS epidemic

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Advocates say political will and leadership at the national and local government levels are needed to create scale up and sustain comprehensive programs on HIV AIDS prevention in communities

Teresita Bagasao, UNAIDS country director, with Dr. Enrique Tayag of the Department of Health. Photo by Diana Mendoza.

When a child raises a child

Jul 16, 2016 - 8:18 PM

An 18 year old mother tries her best to keep her 1 year old malnourished baby alive

Ever been to Market 3 where kids grow up with dirty water?

Jul 09, 2016 - 4:00 PM

In the Philippines fisherfolk remain the poorest basic sector next to farmers Can you guess the 3rd poorest group? It’s children

At the Market 3, a community of informal settlers in Barangay North Boulevard Bay North (NBBN) in Navotas City, hills of trash are everywhere. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez

VLOG: 3 days before elections, Binay calls for unity

May 06, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay calls for clean elections on May 9 2016

Poe, Escudero go to opposition bailiwick Navotas

Mar 11, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Navotas City is home to Toby Tiangco a key figure in the opposition who publicized Grace Poe s residency issue

Anti-Fisheries Code protest undermines fight vs illegal fishing

Jul 24, 2015 - 7:56 PM

The amended Fisheries Code has saved the Philippines from losing billions of pesos in fish exports to the European Union groups remind those against the new rules

Ayala Land offers 'personal space' in Balintawak property dev’t

Jul 16, 2015 - 3:24 PM

Millennials early nesters or startup families the Chinese community and residents of Quezon City and CAMANAVA are the target market of Avida Towers Cloverleaf

Where to find highest number of undernourished children in NCR?

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:45 AM

Is your city part of the top 5 local government units in the National Capital Region with the highest prevalence of undernutrition?

Metro Manila prepares for 'worst,' thousands evacuate

Dec 08, 2014 - 4:31 PM

Local executives say enforced evacuations will happen by 5 pm in communities that continue to refuse to transfer to safer areas

Families ave their lunch inside the classrooms of the Nangka Elementary School in Marikina City on Monday as part of the local government's preemptive evacuation for the residents in case of flooding due to heavy rains brought by Typhoon Ruby. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Metro Manila LGUs: We're ready for Typhoon Ruby

Dec 07, 2014 - 12:25 AM

The monitoring teams of some Metro Manila LGUs – including Quezon City Makati City and Malabon City – go on 24 hour operations

Maynilad bares P37M service upgrade in Navotas Fish Port

Nov 28, 2014 - 6:03 PM

Once completed in the first quarter of 2015 water supply is seen to increase in the area from 4 to 5 hours daily to 24 hours a day

Navotas fish port blocks power plant’s 100MW upgrade

Oct 26, 2014 - 2:49 PM

Millennium Energy aims to add capacity to its 310 megawatt MW power plant at the Navotas City Fish Port Complex but the fish port has barred the upgrade citing right of way issues

ILLEGAL. DOE Secretary Jerichio Petilla says several power generators violated WESM rules by not offering full capacities. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

6 more ex-congressmen face PDAF scam complaints

Oct 24, 2014 - 10:28 AM

The former lawmakers are from Luzon to Mindanao indicating the scale of corruption allegedly masterminded by Janet Lim Napoles who faces another pork scam complaint with ex DA chief Arthur Yap

PNP: 53 cases of election violations in a day

May 14, 2013 - 8:10 AM

There are 53 cases of election violations from May 12 to May 13 2013 alone

Climate refugees: losing homes and hopes

Apr 28, 2013 - 8:07 AM

The government must come up with a more nuanced solution to the problem of having climate refugees

NO HOMES. People displaced by typhoon Gener in Navotas have yet to find new homes. Screenshot from Rappler report.

UNA starts local campaigns in top brass’ turfs

Mar 30, 2013 - 7:06 PM

On week 1 of the local campaign UNA will visit the bailiwicks of its top leaders: Manila San Juan Makati Navotas and Valenzuela

'EASTERADA SUNDAY.' Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and UNA’s senatorial candidates will all be present to support Estrada’s bid for Manila mayor in his Sunday proclamation. File photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

Sinking cities

Mar 20, 2013 - 6:50 AM

Without proper consultation and inclusive actions the solutions to land subsidence may sink too


Why GenSan is the tuna capital of the PH

Mar 16, 2013 - 4:41 PM

General Santos is home to 6 of the country’s 7 tuna caning plants while Region 9 is host to 11 of the country’s sardine production

All major bets in NCR are recycled pols

Nov 05, 2012 - 2:40 PM

Re electionists third termers’ relatives ex mayors battling it out in 16 cities and 1 town

CNNGo features 'The Bourne Legacy' tour of Manila

Aug 20, 2012 - 6:51 PM

This is a tour of locations where key scenes of the movie were shot

'THERE WAS NEVER JUST one' was the tagline that helped fans cross over from a Bourne movie with Jason Bourne to a movie without him. All stills from Universal Pictures/IMDb

Habitat for Humanity builds homes, lives in Navotas

May 13, 2012 - 11:35 PM

Organized by the non profit housing organization the campaign to build 500 houses involved more than 5 000 young people in China India Indonesia Thailand and the Philippines