Philippine cities - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine cities


Aboitizes buying Isabela-based PR Savings

Jan 02, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Union Bank of the Philippines expects the transaction to open new market segments, such as motorcycle and agri-machinery financing, for its subsidiary City Savings

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the Philippine casino industry

Jun 08, 2017 - 8:04 PM

Despite challenges Pagcor Chairperson Andrea Domingo says the local gaming industry s total revenues in 2017 may still expand to P160 billion

GAMING. The billion peso casino industry is in the spotlight as attacks on a luxury resort-casino led to the death of at least 36 people.

Cities highest-earning LGUs in 2015

Nov 02, 2016 - 9:19 PM

Quezon City and Makati were the top earners overall while Bulacan and Negros Occidental reported the highest revenues among provinces according to COA s 2015 Annual Financial Report on Local Government Units

Local elections 2016: Know your candidates and localities on Rappler

Mar 26, 2016 - 7:18 PM

Rappler PHvote’s coverage of the 2016 local elections is a collaboration among journalists researchers tech specialists artists volunteers and voters who care to deepen the discourse through online engagement

Makati, inequality and free cake

Jul 09, 2015 - 10:16 AM

The uneven growth pattern in Makati is probably something we should address rather than emulate Inequality involves challenges that would not be solved by free movies spa services and cake

GenSan mulls closing down public market

May 01, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Mayor Ronnel Rivera is studying a proposal to build a bigger and modern public market in Barangay Labangal some 3 km away from its present site

CLOSING DOWN? The General Santos city government plans to close down its public market to build a 'bigger and more modern' one in Barangay Labangal, some 3 kilometers away from the present site. Photo by Edwin Espejo, Rappler

Free Pacquiao-Mayweather fight viewings in the provinces

Apr 29, 2015 - 9:54 PM

UPDATED Here s a list of cities and provinces where free public viewings of the Pacquiao Mayweather fight will be available on Sunday May 3

Miriam on EDCA, Manila earthquakes, de Lima on Ashley Madison | The wRap

Dec 01, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago tells the Senate: take a position on the Philippine US defense deal How vulnerable is the city of Manila to earthquakes? Justice Secretary Leila de Lima wants adultery site Ashley Madison blocked in the Philippines

Wanted: More liveable PH cities

Oct 17, 2014 - 10:40 AM

The more prosperous cities there are the more distributed the wealth and opportunities around the country

Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo win award for sustainable city planning

Oct 16, 2014 - 3:58 PM

All 15 city entries featured wide sidewalks renewable energy disaster resilient designs and green architecture

Road sharing to take place in 4 Cebu City roads

Sep 26, 2014 - 8:22 PM

On Sunday September 28 major roads in Cebu City will be equally divided between pedestrians and cars – part of a bigger campaign for sustainable urban development

6 ways climate change will affect PH cities

Jan 22, 2014 - 11:58 AM

El Niño sea level rise ocean acidification are just some scenarios PH cities face due to climate change

Bike-friendly, billboard-free Roxas Boulevard?

Aug 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Paulo Alcazaren reveals plans for the redevelopment of the famed boulevard

REDEVELOPMENT. Improvements are envisioned for the major thoroughfare. Photo from Department of Tourism Twitter

League finally recognizes 16 'unqualified' cities

Jul 19, 2013 - 2:36 PM

After a 6 year legal battle that reached the Supreme Court the league officially welcomes the 16 that originally skirted conversion requirements