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Call for nominations: 2019 U.P. Gawad Plaridel

Mar 30, 2019 - 1:00 PM

PRESS RELEASE: For 2019, the 14th UP Gawad Plaridel will be given to an outstanding transmedia practitioner. The deadline for submission of nominations is on April 15, 2019, 5pm.

Photo courtesy of UP College of Mass Communication

10 dead in Bulacan plane crash

Mar 17, 2018 - 1:54 PM

(6TH UPDATE) Police say that aside from all passengers on the plane, 5 members of the family in the house where the plane crashed were also killed

CRASH LAND. A 6-seater plane crash lands upon takeoff from Plaridel, Bulacan on March 17, 2018.

Philippines, Japan sign P4-billion loan deal for Bulacan road

Feb 28, 2018 - 7:31 PM

The loan will go towards expanding the Plaridel Bypass Road from two lanes to a 4-lane carriageway national road

Ombudsman issues 2nd dismissal order vs Iloilo City’s Mabilog

Jan 03, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Mabilog is a subject of a lifestyle check due to accusations from the President that he is linked to the drug trade in Iloilo City

WELCOME. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog says Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido will greatly contribute to the war on drugs in his city. Photo from Mabilog's Facebook page

From guns to blackboards: Police officers teach kids vs drug abuse

Nov 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

In several schools across the country, police officers trade guns for chalks as they help mold young minds to stay away from illegal drugs

Iloilo mayor Mabilog charged with graft over towing project

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The Ombudsman also indicts former Iloilo City Councilor Plaridel Nava II, who allegedly connived with the mayor to set up a towing firm that would bag a government contract

SICK LEAVE. Iloilo City Mayor Jed Mabilog goes on sick leave after President Rodrigo Duterte repeats his accusation against the mayor for having drug links in the city the President calls the 'most shabulized' in the Philippines. Photo from Mayor Mabilog's Facebook page

FULL TEXT: Media's role in a post-truth age

Aug 24, 2017 - 8:06 AM

Veteran journalist Tina Monzon Palma says during UP s Gawad Plaridel awarding ceremony: How do we remain relevant in an age when truth itself seems to be under assault? The media cannot be timid Media need not be timid if it sticks to good journalism

Local execs testify in Revilla plunder trial: 'We never got projects'

Jul 27, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Lawyer Estelito Mendoza counsel to the former senator says the witnesses testimonies have not established that the ghost projects were funded by his client s pork barrel

'I'M A VICTIM TOO.' Detained former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr says on July 27, 2017 that he is also a victim in the ghost agricultural projects supposedly funded by his pork barrel. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Plaridel Bypass Road ready by end-2017 or early 2018

Feb 23, 2017 - 6:58 AM

Construction is ongoing for Phase II of the Plaridel Bypass Road which will link Central Luzon provinces to the North Luzon Expressway cutting travel time by up to 50 minutes

ARTERIAL ROAD. The DPWH shows the progress on the construction of the Plaridel Bypass Road. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Plaridel Bypass, 2 other PPPs set for NEDA Board

Oct 15, 2015 - 2:30 PM

Projects up for the NEDA Board s final approval are: the Plaridel Bypass Toll Road Philippine Travel Center Complex and Batangas Manila 1 Natural Gas Pipeline

AQUINO'S EDGE. The approval of the PPP deals comes months after Aquino trumpeted in his last State of the Nation Address an increased number of such PPP deals as his edge over his predecessors

Local Vote: Zambales, Mandaluyong, Aklan, Sarangani

Oct 03, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Rappler s weekly PHvote wrap up: Is Zambales now a single party province?; Wife seeks to replace Gonzales as Mandaluyong rep; Aklan: Will gov Miraflores have any challengers?; In Sarangani Pacquiao endorsement still gives pols advantage

SteelAsia to build largest PH plant in Bulacan

Mar 09, 2015 - 6:26 PM

The planned facility in Plaridel costs P6 billion and aims to create 3 000 jobs

YFC, student groups join Rappler for papal coverage

Jan 11, 2015 - 11:04 AM

MovePH invites you to join the People s Coverage of the People s Pope by sending us your photos and stories and participating in the online discussion

UP honors Nora Aunor with Gawad Plaridel Award

Aug 27, 2014 - 9:57 PM

The actress says receiving the award is one of the most important things to happen in her life

Nora Aunor to receive 2014 UP Gawad Plaridel Award

Jul 18, 2014 - 8:49 PM

The award is in recognition of the esteemed actress unique artistry and versatility as a singer as well as of her diverse body of work in film

Angry De Lima: I should have relieved ex-NBI officials earlier

Mar 27, 2014 - 2:54 PM

De Lima says the overall reputation of the relieved NBI officials were the reason for their dismissal

De Lima ex-husband: I did not meet with Napoles

Mar 27, 2014 - 12:12 PM

De Lima s estranged husband says he went to the NBI to greet former NBI chief Nonnatus Rojas a belated happy birthday

Sacked NBI exec: De Lima's ex-husband in NBI-Napoles meeting

Mar 26, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Former NBI Deputy Director Reynaldo Esmeralda says Napoles was accompanied by 3 lawyers including Plaridel Bohol the estranged husband of De Lima

Michael Tan is next UP Diliman chancellor

Feb 27, 2014 - 12:49 PM

UPDATED Michael Tan will serve as chancellor for a 3 year term from 2014 2017

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan