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LOOK: Stranded travelers at the PH Army Gym

Jun 20, 2020 - 7:53 AM

The Philippine Army says it has sheltered more than 400 stranded travelers since June 13

STRANDED. Travelers unable to catch rides to their provinces take shelter at the Philippine Army Gym at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City on June 19, 2020. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Cops arrest online sex trafficker in Taguig who abused own son, sister

Jun 19, 2020 - 2:21 PM

'One of the victims was a differently abled 27-year-old deaf female, the younger sister of the suspect and who is also the mother of some of the children rescued,' says Police Colonel Sheila Portento

SAVED. Police in personal protective equipment rescue 8 people, including this child, from an online sex trafficker in Taguig City on June 17, 2020. Photo from IJM

Soldiers to help run 'mega swabbing center' in Taguig

May 06, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines will provide non-medical support to the national government's COVID-19 testing center at Enderun Colleges in Bonifacio Global City

SWAB CENTER. Cabinet officials inspect the government's "mega swabbing center" at Enderun Colleges in Taguig City on May 6, 2020. Photo from the Department of National Defense

Taguig drive-thru coronavirus testing centers to open this weekend

Apr 24, 2020 - 12:48 AM

Under the city government’s Systematic Mass Approach to Responsible Testing (SMART), the drive-thru service will be available in temporary testing facilities set up in Bonifacio Global City in Barangay Fort Bonifacio, and Taguig Lakeshore in Barangay Lower Bicutan

A Taguig City health worker takes the temperature of a resident.

Justice Carpio: Warrantless entry of police inside Taguig condo illegal

Apr 20, 2020 - 9:35 PM

'This incident involves a violation of the constitutional right to be secure in one’s house,' says the former senior justice

WARRANTLESS. Taguig cops storm the Pacific Plaza Tower in BGC after receiving a call that its residents were violating quarantine guidelines on Sunday, April 19. Sourced photo.

Cops stormed posh Taguig condo upon Mayor Lino Cayetano's orders

Apr 20, 2020 - 9:01 PM

Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano's office allegedly receive reports that residents of Pacific Plaza Towers have gathered around the pool without wearing face masks

LOCAL CHIEF. Lino Cayetano at a meeting. Photo from Cayetano's Facebook page

‘They deserve praise’: PNP clears cops who barged into posh Taguig condo

Apr 20, 2020 - 3:14 PM

'The investigation is over, and there will be no cops who will be suspended. They deserve praise for what they did,' says Taguig City police chief Colonel Celso Rodriguez

WARRANTLESS. Taguig cops storm the Pacific Plaza Tower after receiving a call that its residents were violating quarantine guidelines on Sunday, April 19. Sourced photo.

Buffalo Wild Wings reopens Taguig branch for wings delivery

Apr 15, 2020 - 11:03 AM

The wings restaurant's Uptown Parade branch is now open for delivery orders via Foodpanda and GrabFood

Joggers in BGC face arrest for violating lockdown rules

Apr 10, 2020 - 6:11 PM

Law enforcement has so far arrested and charged over 15 individuals for violating the mandate, including some foreigners

NO JOGGING. Joggers are not allowed to run around the Bonifacio Global City business district in Taguig during community quarantine. Photo by Patrick Roque/Wikimedia Commons

Starbucks PH hits pause on reopened stores after long drive-thru lines

Apr 08, 2020 - 7:02 PM

(UPDATED) Long lines marked the reopening of select Starbucks Philippine branches even as lockdown continue to be in place

St. Luke’s QC, BGC hit max capacity, 'no longer capable' of taking virus cases

Mar 24, 2020 - 5:51 PM

The hospitals are treating 48 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 139 PUIs, and 592 health care frontliners who are in quarantine

MAXIMUM CAPACITY. St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City and Bonifacio Global City says it is 'no longer capable' of taking in COVID-19 cases as it reaches maximum capacity. Screenshot from Facebook.com/StLukesPH

Taguig records 19 coronavirus cases, 1 death

Mar 24, 2020 - 7:35 AM

There are 74 persons under investigation in the city

LOOK: Angel Locsin brings sleeping tents for Taguig health workers, Philippine Coast Guard

Mar 23, 2020 - 3:46 PM

The actress helps put up sleeping quarters needed by health workers and law enforcement in Taguig City

Menu, prices: Kanto Freestyle Breakfast opens new BGC branch

Mar 02, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Kanto opens its newest store in BGC, with branch-exclusive dishes

Matteo Guidicelli punches Sarah Geronimo’s bodyguard at supposed civil wedding – Taguig police

Feb 21, 2020 - 3:00 PM

(UPDATED) The incident reportedly happened after Sarah's mother unexpectedly arrived at the event to talk to her daughter

MATTEO GUIDICELLI. The actor, seen here with his partner and supposed new wife Sarah Geronimo reportedly punches her boydguard of partner at their supposed private civil wedding. File photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

LOOK: There's a new Red Velvet Banana Pudding from M Bakery

Feb 15, 2020 - 1:23 PM

M Bakery's vanilla pudding is mixed with cream cheese icing, vanilla wafers, freshly-baked red velvet cake, and bananas!

LOOK: Another court mural done to remember Kobe Bryant

Feb 12, 2020 - 8:55 PM

A massive mural showing Kobe Bryant with angel wings and a halo is painted on a hardcourt in Sta Ana, Manila

MAMBA OUT. This massive Kobe Bryant mural in Sta. Ana, Manila took almost a week to finish. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler


WATCH: Jordan Clarkson narrates tale behind Tenement Court

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:49 PM

Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson tells the story of how the court and basketball have given the Tenement residents hope despite their problems

MAMBA AND GIGI HONORED. Kobe and Gianna Bryant are immortalized in the Tenement Court with their own mural. File photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA-EFE


Kobe, Gianna Bryant immortalized with mural at Tenement Court Taguig

Jan 30, 2020 - 12:39 AM

The mural features the image of Kobe hugging Gianna during the 2016 NBA All-Star Game

MAMBA OUT. Residents at the Tenement in Taguig work hand in hand to pay tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant. Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA-EFE


Flatiron 1771 is giving away 'Hamilton' tickets to one lucky diner

Jan 29, 2020 - 9:00 PM

The New York-inspired BGC resto is taking one lucky diner to Broadway to catch Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' on June 6, 2020 – check out the mechanics here

2 Chinese, 1 Filipino killed in Taguig shooting incident

Jan 28, 2020 - 7:53 PM

Two Filipina children are also injured as gunmen on motorcycles open fire on the victims' car while driving along General Santos Avenue

Over 400 mothers in Taguig donate breast milk to Taal evacuees

Jan 23, 2020 - 6:05 PM

The Department of Health reiterates that only breast milk and not infant formula milk may be donated for babies in disaster-hit areas

BREASTMILK. More than 400 nursing mothers donate breastmilk for babies affected by Taal Volcano eruption during 'Breast Milk Ko, Alay Ko' event in Lower Bicutan, Taguig City on January 23, 2020. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

In Taguig, Bong Go thanks Cayetanos for loyalty to Duterte

Jan 08, 2020 - 4:47 PM

Senator Bong Go and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano shower each other with compliments during the opening of a Malasakit Center in Taguig, the Speaker's bailiwick

DUTERTE ALLIES. Senator Bong Go (center) and Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano talks to each other as the latter's wife, Taguig City-Pateros 2nd District Representative Lani Cayetano, look on. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Camp Bagong Diwa now on lockdown for Ampatuan massacre verdict

Dec 19, 2019 - 11:09 AM

The lockdown is expected to stretch for hours, as a kilometric decision is read involving over a hundred suspects facing over 50 cases each

LOCKDOWN. Heightened security outside Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City for the verdict of the decade long Maguindanao massacre trial on December 19, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Nike bids farewell to BGC Hyper Court

Dec 17, 2019 - 8:45 AM

The Nike Hyper Court in Bonifacio Global City had been recently reclaimed for redevelopment by its landowners

BYE KING. The LeBron James Hyper Court in BGC will soon be no more. Photo from Nike


Oh Wonder returns to Manila for fan meet

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:13 PM

The London-based pop duo is set to serenade their Manila fans once again on December 13 and 14

IN PHOTOS: blk scents' IG-worthy pop-up at BGC

Oct 11, 2019 - 4:44 PM

IG-worthy rooms? Sign us up.

BLK SCENTS. The local brand launches their line of scents with a pop-up at BGC. Photo courtesy of BLK

Only Taguig in Metro Manila gets low grade in Duterte road clearing order

Oct 11, 2019 - 2:47 PM

(UPDATED) Taguig, however, will get a chance to improve its mark after Interior Secretary Eduardo Año ordered a 'take two' for its inspection

LOW COMPLIANCE. Taguig City gets a low score from the DILG. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

C5 South Link flyover from Taguig to Merville opens July 23

Jul 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The Cavitex C5 Link Flyover is a 2.2-kilometer portion of the C5 South Link project

C5 South Link segment to open July 23

Jun 20, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Once the new segment is opened, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says they are expecting toll of about P20 to P22

ALMOST COMPLETED. The C5 South Link segment is set to service motorists after pending construction work near the Merville side is completed. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Inventors and DIY lovers, get tinkering at the Manila Mini Maker Faire 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - 6:03 PM

150 makers from all over the country will be presenting their innovative DIY projects at The Mind Museum from June 22 to 23

How Wrong Ramen began and why it's saying goodbye

May 29, 2019 - 7:48 PM

‘We’re sad to say goodbye, but all jokes need a punch line,’ Wrong Ramen tells Rappler

Wrong Ramen is closing down

May 27, 2019 - 8:20 PM

'We never really thought about living this long, and we feel fabulous in death'

FU, RAMEN. Do Spam and bacon and tomatoes and eggs belong in ramen? No. Did Wrong Ramen care? Of course not. Photo from Wrong Ramen's Instagram

This is not a drill: In-N-Out will be at McKinley Hill for one day only

May 27, 2019 - 12:01 PM

For a glorious 3 hours, get a chance to taste the cult classic

2019 POP-UP. The famous burger chain pays a quick visit anew. Photo from the In-N-Out Instagram page

P8.5-M drugs seized in Shangri-La at the Fort

May 22, 2019 - 10:11 AM

Cops arrested a certain businessman named Domingo Uy Jr as the suspected owner of the illegal drugs

DRUG HAUL. Cops from the National Capital Region Police Office present the seized drugs and cash at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bonifacio Global City. NCRPO photo

Taguig's Cerafica brothers accuse Cayetanos of election fraud

May 15, 2019 - 2:40 AM

The Cerafica camp says some of their supporters asked 'where their votes went'

PROTEST. Hundreds of Cerafica supporters march to Taguig City Hall to protest the proclamation of the Cayetanos. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Cerafica supporters protest Lino Cayetano’s win in Taguig City

May 14, 2019 - 10:06 PM

Hundreds of Cerafica's supporters fill the street in front of Taguig City hall, calling for canvassers to make the ballots public

POLICE BARRICADE. Supporters of Taguig City mayoral candidate Arnel Cerafica protest the win of rival Lino Cayetano. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Fire hits building under construction in BGC

Apr 28, 2019 - 11:54 AM

The fire was under control at 10:59 am, says the Taguig City Central Fire Station

FIRE. A fire hits a building under construction in Bonifacio Global City. Photo by Thysz Estrada

Alan Cayetano hits back at critics: Better a 'serving' political dynasty than crooks

Mar 29, 2019 - 4:05 PM

Former foreign secretary Alan Cayetano, who is seeking a congressional seat along with wife Lani, says the Cayetanos do not want Taguig City to fall into the wrong hands

NOT POLITICAL DYNASTY? On the first day of campaign for local candidates, the Team Lino Cayetano (TLC) hols an interfaith prayer rally in Taguig City. All TLC candidates were present, led by mayoralty candidate Lino Cayetano, First District Congressional candidate Alan Peter Cayetano, incumbent Mayor Lani Cayetano, whi is running for congressional seat in second district, vice mayor candidate Ricardo Cruz and all the council candidates of the two districts. March 29, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

House Speaker or not, Cayetano says he'll 'follow what the President wants'

Mar 29, 2019 - 2:40 PM

'Ngayon kung ipa-plano niya para sakin, kami na mag-uusap... Whatever happens hindi ko pagsisihan na babalik ako para i-serve 'tong constituency na 'to,' says Alan Peter Cayetano on House Speakership

FOILED DREAMS? Alan Peter Cayetano aspires to be the next House Speaker in the 18th Congress. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Taguig court orders arrest of Nicko Falcis

Mar 15, 2019 - 7:33 PM

Kris Aquino's former business manager has been charged with violation of the Access Devices Regulation Act

NICKO FALCIS. A warrant of arrest has been issued against Kris Aquino's former business manager. Screenshot from Nicko Falcis' Instagram account

Maute terrorist convicted in Taguig court over Marawi siege

Mar 15, 2019 - 6:24 PM

Junaid Macauyag Awal is found guilty of rebellion and violating the law on crimes against humanity

SIEGE. Marawi City was razed by a siege that lasted for 148 days. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Megaworld, BCDA team up to create new district in Fort Bonifacio

Mar 14, 2019 - 4:20 PM

Envisioned to be the 'administrative capital of the country,' the 160-hectare Bonifacio Capital District is expected to host the new offices of government agencies

Taguig prosecutor OKs charges vs Nicko Falcis – Kris Aquino's camp

Mar 12, 2019 - 11:05 PM

Kris posts a statement issued by Divina Law on her social media accounts

LEGAL BATTLES. In this file photo, actress Kris Aquino files a Counter-Affidavit over grave threats charges pressed against her by brothers Nikko and Jesus Falcis. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Travel back to a time of defiance at The Back Room

Feb 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM

This speakeasy bar at Shangrila The Fort serves up experimental concoctions, old-fashioned cocktails, and sinful bar chow

Photo from The Back Room

Brace for heavier traffic along C5 due to bridge repairs

Feb 01, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Repair works for the CP Garcia bridge along C5 Road will happen for a year, starting Wednesday, February 6

RETROFIT. The CP Garcia bridge will undergo repairs until February 2020. Screengrab from Google Streetmaps

Taguig residence claimed by Cayetanos not theirs – petitioner

Dec 21, 2018 - 6:23 PM

The Condominium Certificate of Title shows the residence claimed by congressional candidates and spouses Alan and Lani Cayetano belongs to Lino Cayetano

POWER COUPLE. Alan Peter Cayetano and  wife Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano arrive in UST for the vice presidential debate in 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Is the IG-famous Glow Skin Clinic worth the hype?

Dec 05, 2018 - 10:58 AM

Here’s what every customer can expect

GLOW GOALS. Cutting edge treatments at decent price points – but does Glow Skin Clinic deliver? Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Emil Marañon III on stopping the Cayetano dynasty

Nov 19, 2018 - 1:56 PM

Watch Rappler Talk on Monday afternoon, November 19

LOOK: Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig now open

Nov 15, 2018 - 2:35 PM

The highway, which cost P1.28 billion to build, also features a 3-meter-wide bicycle lane

DPWH inaugurates pedestrian and biker-friendly Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City November 15 2018. Photo from DPWH