Roxas City - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Roxas City


Negros town councilor, pastor gather 62,000 face masks for Taal eruption victims

Jan 16, 2020 - 2:46 PM

Dubbed 'From Negros and Panay with Love,' Councilor Jason Tupas and Pastor Russell Ban also distribute a generator set, hand towels, used clothes, toiletries, water containers

HELP. Hinobaan, Negros Occidental Councilor Jason Tupas (right), Pastor Russell Ban of Roxas City, Capiz (2nd from left) meet Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas after they arrive in Batangas on Thursday, January 16. Photo courtesy of Jason Tupas

Lawyer of alleged drug lord Odicta shot dead in Roxas City

Sep 28, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Edel Julio Romero served as the lawyer of Melvin Odicta, alleged top drug lord of Iloilo province, until the latter was gunned down in August 2016

Mar Roxas: Hard work begins

May 09, 2016 - 9:18 AM

The Liberal Party candidate casts his vote in Roxas City

ROXAS IN ROXAS. Administration candidate Mar Roxas casts his vote in Roxas City on May 9, 2016. Photo by Gil Nartea

When Poe goes into foe's territory

Feb 18, 2016 - 12:30 AM

Will Grace Poe get the votes of Roxas City Capiz?

Poe, Escudero barred from campaigning in Roxas City?

Feb 17, 2016 - 3:30 PM

It s not the first time that hosts in supposed LP areas suddenly become unaccommodating Ang Daang Matuwid di dapat pinapayagan ang mga ganyang bagay Grace Poe says

Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Residents of Roxas' hometown tell Grace Poe: Help us Yolanda victims

Feb 17, 2016 - 2:04 PM

Poe s running mate Chiz Escudero hints that presidential bet Mar Roxas did not do enough for his province when he was its congressman and as Cabinet member

In Capiz and Iloilo, Roxas and Robredo hit the ground running

Feb 10, 2016 - 2:42 AM

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas along with running mate Leni Robredo kick off the 2016 campaign season in Roxas City Capiz and Iloilo City Iloilo

Roxas, Robredo unveil platform: Freedom from hunger, fear

Feb 09, 2016 - 10:18 PM

Mar Roxas and Leni Robredo say their 3 point platform has one theme: freedom

LP's 2016 kick-off: Capiz, Iloilo, NCR, Bicol

Feb 04, 2016 - 10:44 AM

It s going to be a 4 province hop for the ruling Liberal Party next week

AQUINO'S ANOINTED. Liberal Party (LP) chairman President Benigno S. Aquino III, LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas, vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo, and the LP-led coalition's Senate slate. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Roxas delivers checks for Yolanda-hit barangays in Panay

Jun 14, 2015 - 10:18 AM

A day after getting praises from the President Roxas says that while the government has achieved much more can still be done

YOLANDA REHAB. Interior chief Mar Roxas leads the turnover of checks to Panay LGUs for post-Yolanda recovery efforts. Rappler photo

Ready for 2016? Roxas visits home province

Jun 13, 2015 - 2:03 PM

The Capiz governor says it’s about time the next president comes from the Visayas area referring to Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II who is lagging behind in surveys

Photo courtesy of the Office of Secretary Manuel Roxas II

UN-Habitat leads launch of Roxas shelter project

Aug 11, 2014 - 2:54 PM

UN Habitat Philippines together with its partners launched the “Post Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlement Project” in Roxas City Capiz

2nd Command Center in Roxas City for Yolanda response

Nov 09, 2013 - 3:41 PM

Communication has proven to be a huge challenge for disaster management officials

OFF TO TACLOBAN: Military cargo planes fly to Tacloban City to bring in equipment and personnel. Photo by Major Angelo Guzman

Unspoiled white beaches: Visayas

May 16, 2013 - 9:06 AM

Here’s part two of our beach series featuring some of the best pristine and white beaches in the Visayas

SHIFTING SANDS AND COLORS. One of the best times to see this changing sandbar is sunrise. Photo by Rhea Claire Madarang

Binay to visit Roxas City, swear in partymates

Jun 04, 2012 - 1:19 PM

Vice President Jejomar Binay will swear in new partymates in the hometown of his rival DOTC Secretary Mar Roxas