Rizal province - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Rizal province


Antipolo City now officially capital of Rizal province

Jun 22, 2020 - 4:50 PM

Pasig City held Rizal province's seat of government for over 4 decades, even though it is part of Metro Manila

RIZAL CAPITOL. Facade of the Rizal provincial capitol building in Antipolo City. Photo by junpinzon/Shutterstock

Despite legal mandate, Masungi Georeserve struggles to defend reforestation project

Mar 02, 2020 - 8:59 PM

Advocates urge the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to order the enforcement of a law that bans quarrying in the supposedly protected conservation area

BLEEDING TREES? A quarry company attached barbed wire fences to trees at Masungi Georeserve in the foothills of the Sierra Madre in Rizal on February 26, 2020. Photo from Masungi Georeserve Foundation

Public hearings on Kaliwa Dam set for August

Aug 15, 2019 - 7:45 PM

The public hearings, organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, will be held in Quezon and Rizal

'SAVE OUR FUTURE.' Indigenous peoples from Quezon and Rizal march to oppose the Kaliwa Dam project. Photo courtesy of Leandro Miguel Novero

3-year-old girl dies after getting shot in Rizal buy-bust

Jun 30, 2019 - 9:55 PM

(UPDATED) Police say the girl was used by her father, a drug suspect, as a human shield

A first-timer's guide to Masungi Georeserve, where adventure awaits

Mar 27, 2016 - 6:58 PM

You may have been seeing breathtaking photos of this geopark plus the spectacular views on social media Here s a guide to help you plan a visit to this exciting destination that isn t too far from Manila

Photo by Nicole Reyes/Rappler

Roxas woos vote-rich Rizal province

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:56 AM

The LP standard bearer secures the endorsement of at least one member of the influential Ynares clan

RIZAL TRIP. Mar Roxas takes photos with supporters in Rodriguez town, Rizal on Tuesday, February 2. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Rodriguez, Rizal ex-mayor gets up to 6 months in prison

Dec 21, 2012 - 12:41 PM

Ex Rodriguez Mayor Pedro Cuerpo is found guilty of defying a court order sentenced to up to 6 months in prison