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Toby Tiangco donates salary until 2022 for Navotas families

Apr 26, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Navotas City Mayor Toby Tiangco says his total donation would be over P3 million, for the benefit of families who will not be getting emergency subsidy from the national government

Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco. Photo courtesy of PIO Navotas

Navotas provides free shelter for city's medical frontliners

Mar 29, 2020 - 6:59 PM

Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco hopes the shelter will 'ease the burden' on health workers battling the spread of the novel coronavirus

Navotas training center to house frontliners. Photo by Navotas PIO

With Duterte's backing, Alvarez will remain Speaker – lawmakers

Apr 03, 2017 - 3:00 PM

At this point in time I don t see the President s trust and confidence in the Speaker waning says Representative Robert Ace Barbers

ALLIES. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez looks at the President Rodrigo Duterte as the latter shows pictures of forests and bodies of water that have been destroyed by illegal mining companies during a press conference at the Malcañang Palace on March 13. Photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

Pacquiao: Nothing wrong with paying for gov't officials' US trip

Nov 08, 2016 - 6:22 PM

Alam mo kaming mga Bisaya okay lang yan ilibre kaysa gumawa ng kalokohan says Senator Manny Pacquiao

US TRIP. Senator Manny Pacquiao says there is nothing wrong with shouldering the US trip of Philippine National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa, his family, and other government officials. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

PNP chief Dela Rosa, Oslo talks, Clinton vs Trump | 6PM wRap

Aug 26, 2016 - 8:44 PM

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LOOK: Lawmakers ordered to return protocol plates

Aug 25, 2016 - 8:24 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez makes the order after some cars were seen in indecent places or figured in crime related activities

RECALL ORDER. The number 8 protocol plate is issued to all congressmen. Photo from DOTC's Twitter account.

Search for TOWNS 2016 nominees extended until August 31

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:21 AM

The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service Award is a prestigious recognition given triennially to women who aside from having excelled in their respective disciplines have also contributed to the advancement of our country

CPP-NPA on ceasefire, Tiangco leaves UNA, Democrats clash | 12PM wRap

Jul 26, 2016 - 1:48 PM

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Tiangco leaves UNA over minority leadership row

Jul 26, 2016 - 7:15 AM

UPDATED Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco says he could not accept that his party mates would participate in game fixing the House minority leadership race

PRESIDENT NO MORE. Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco quits the United Nationalist Alliance. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

SONA 2016: Lawmakers happy Duterte supports their bills

Jul 25, 2016 - 9:34 PM

UPDATED Some lawmakers have filed bills on tax reform passport validity and universal health care even before President Rodrigo Duterte mentions them in his SONA

1ST SONA. President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while delivering his first State of the Nation Address on July 25. PHoto by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Suarez vs Tiangco: Who will UNA back as House minority leader?

Jul 20, 2016 - 1:06 PM

UPDATED The two United Nationalist Alliance stalwarts are giving contradictory statements on the steps to be taken by the party

HOUSE MINORITY? Quezon Representative Danilo Suarez (left) and Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco (right) are both eyeing the House minority leadership

Incoming House Speaker Alvarez: No pork on my watch

Jul 12, 2016 - 8:06 PM

But every congressman may propose up to P50M worth of hard projects or infrastructure and P30M for soft projects like scholarships and livelihood assistance

NO PORK. Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Bebot Alvarez denies the return of the pork barrel in the 17th Congress. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Lawmaker pushes ‘no work, no pay’ policy in Congress

Jul 06, 2016 - 11:49 AM

UPDATED Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco says there are no existing policies that will discourage nor sanction frequently absent members of Congress

'NO WORK, NO PAY.' Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco files a bill against the absenteeism in Congress.

Lagman warns vs brewing ‘subservient’ minority in House

Jul 04, 2016 - 3:32 PM

Congressman [Edcel] Lagman has no monopoly of intention to serve Congress when everybody’s objective is to do the same says Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez

FIGHT FOR THE MINORITY. Albay First District Representative Edcel Lagman warns against a House minority bloc under Quezon 3rd District Representative Danilo Suarez.

Binay's last days as VP: Courtesy calls, a Balesin trip, and a ToyCon

Jun 23, 2016 - 9:24 PM

What keeps Jejomar Binay busy in his last week as vice president?

Vice President Jejomar Binay accommodates a courtesy call with former Finance Secretary Gary Teves (3rd from left) and his staff on June 21. Photo from Cesar Bitong

Reelectionists, spouses win NCR mayoral race

May 09, 2016 - 10:36 PM

UPDATED Metro Manila reelectionist mayors are losing only in two cities – Makati and Marikina

No ouster threat vs Ombudsman in Binay presidency – UNA

Mar 16, 2016 - 5:46 PM

President Binay will be too busy helping the poor to even think of this says UNA president Toby Tiangco

OUSTER THREAT? Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales claims she received an indirect ouster threat from the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Why Honasan is skipping Binay’s Ilocos sorties

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Will the campaign strategy of the UNA vice presidential candidate help pull him out of the bottom of survey rankings?

NO SHOW. Senator Gringo Honasan appears by the side of his standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay in major sorties. This will not be the case in Ilocos this week. Photo from Honasan's Twitter account

Ombudsman gets threat; still no COA report

Mar 11, 2016 - 11:02 PM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says It is doubly malicious to charge that a group was hired to demolish any candidate In fact it is the candidate’s team that has been trying to demolish me

FIGHTING CORRUPTION. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales says fighting corruption has been the 'reason' for her life. Rappler file photo

Who are the people behind Team Jejomar Binay?

Mar 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM

For the dark horse of the 2010 elections it’s all about trust If Binay wants to win again in May he needs the people who know him best to help sell his name – and vision – to the masses

PARA SA KANILA, UNA SI BINAY. Most of the people behind the campaign team of Vice President Jejomar Binay are his longtime allies. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binay ‘lackluster’ in 1st presidential debate – analysts

Feb 22, 2016 - 8:06 PM

Members of the Vice President s camp disagree with political analysts saying he did a good job at conveying his campaign message of addressing poverty

LACKLUSTER. Two political analysts say Vice President Jejomar Binay could have done better during the first presidential debates. Photo by Comelec EID

UNA won’t drop Pacquiao from Senate slate

Feb 19, 2016 - 7:29 PM

Kayo naman Humingi na nga ng tawad e says Vice President Jejomar Binay as he again defends the embattled boxing icon

UNA CANDIDATE. Boxing icon and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao addresses the crowd at the UNA launch on February 9, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Aquino: I see ‘logic’ in cancellation of Poe’s COC

Dec 05, 2015 - 5:48 PM

The President says many more questions surround the ruling of the Comelec Second Division and Poe is free to appeal her case

NOT MAR'S FAULT. President Noynoy Aquino denies Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas is behind the disqualification cases against Senator Grace Poe. File photos by Rappler

Roxas: Poe hid citizenship, residency issues from LP

Dec 04, 2015 - 10:12 AM

‘We presumed regularity ’ says LP standard bearer Mar Roxas when asked to react to Senator Grace Poe s statement that she wouldn t have the same disqualification problems had she agreed to be his running mate

WOULD-BE TANDEM. Had things gone according to plan for the ruling LP, Mar Roxas and Senator Grace Poe would've been running-mates, not rivals. Rappler file photos

UNA on Poe disqualification: We're victims of politics, too

Dec 03, 2015 - 1:16 PM

Binay s party says it could not have been behind cases against Poe because it also experiences malicious prosecution

'PARTISAN POLITICS.' The Binay-Honasan tandem denies UNA had a hand in the disqualification cases against Senator Grace Poe. File OVP photo

Mayor Tiangco and Mar Roxas: Beyond politics

Aug 06, 2015 - 8:22 AM

UPDATED Roxas was godfather to the younger Tiangco when he got married The secretary s late father Gerardo Roxas was also friends with Tiangco s father But elder brother Toby Tiangco is with Binay

Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Binay stunned by Aquino's 'Eh di wow!'

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:35 PM

A visibly peeved Binay evades questions on the SONA and tells reporters he would reply in due time

TARGET. President Aquino alludes to Vice President Jejomar Binay in his State of the Nation Address. Rappler screengrab

Expectations, predictions for Aquino's final SONA

Jul 26, 2015 - 10:27 PM

Will President Benigno Aquino III name his anointed successor or mention the Mamasapano massacre? Politicians share what they expect to hear on the President s last State of the Nation Address

AQUINO LEGACY. A file photo shows President Benigno Aquino III giving his 5th State of the Nation Address with Senate President Franklin Drilon and Speaker of the House of Representatives Feliciano Belmonte Jr. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Grace Poe and Pandora’s box: Legal issues in her candidacy

Jul 13, 2015 - 1:31 PM

Part 1: Rappler learns Poe has hired a team of lawyers to study legal challenges that might be raised against her eligibility or qualification in the 2016 presidential elections

UNA launch, Aquino's flight plan, Ombudsman’s dare | 6PM wRap

Jul 01, 2015 - 8:47 PM

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Will Binay's anti-Aquino message stick?

Jun 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The effectiveness of VP Binay s message will depend on how well he can reconcile the contradicting themes of poverty reduction and corruption

'ANTI-AQUINO TIRADE.' Vice President Jejomar Binay gives a litany of the Aquino administration's supposed failures in his Cabinet resignation speech.

'Binay must be his own spokesman'

Jun 28, 2015 - 1:15 PM

The Vice President is pressed to deal with his biggest communications gaffe: his refusal to directly confront the corruption scandal tainting his candidacy

Why Binay resigned from the Cabinet

Jun 22, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Binay s camp said the Vice President has long wanted to resign feeling awkward and the odd man out in the Liberal Party dominated Cabinet

Binay on poll results: 'A wake-up call'

Jun 18, 2015 - 2:00 PM

UPDATED Vice President Jejomar Binay who has been dislodged as the poll front runner says his direct interaction and meetings with people around the country will prop up his numbers

NOT GIVING UP. Vice President Jejomar Binay says his dipping ratings does not discourage him from seeking the presidency. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay's UNA to launch in scandal-hit Makati on July 1

Jun 15, 2015 - 7:17 PM

No running mate will announced however It s more important that we organize the party at the local level This is a harder job than looking for a running mate

BINAY'S 'DEBUT.' UNA officials say the party's launch in Makati on July 1 will be the Vice President's 'debut.' File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The Vice and the backlash

Jun 13, 2015 - 10:30 AM

The Vice and his team will have to look for another issue against Poe that will have the same distracting effectiveness as the citizenship issue

#PugadBaboy: Backfire punchline 2

Jun 10, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Backfire

Jun 10, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Backfire punchline 3

Jun 10, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Erap surprised by Binay’s VP offer

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:25 AM

Estrada is known to be dead set on seeking re election as mayor of Manila He had also given his blessings to his 2013 running mate Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno to aim for the Senate

Poe thanks Tiangco for 'bringing out' issues against her

Jun 05, 2015 - 6:54 PM

Now says the senator the public is starting to realize that the issues hounding her are based merely on technicalities

'HAVEN'T HEARD FROM THEM.' Senator Grace Poe says she'd accept the apology of the Binay camp for questioning her qualifications to run for president, except that she only heard of the apologies through the media. Rappler file photo by Alecs Ongcal

2nd term for PH president, Binay vs Poe, Dubs over Cavs in Gm1 | 6PM wRap

Jun 05, 2015 - 6:39 PM

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Tiangco apologizes for rift between Grace Poe, Binays

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The United Nationalist Alliance UNA interim president says he will leave legal questions on the senator s Philippine residency for the proper courts to decide

'PROOF.' United Nationalist Alliance interim president Toby Tiangco shows a copy of Senator Grace Poe's certificate of candidacy for the 2013 elections. Photo by Rappler

VP Binay on foundling Poe: I had a harder life

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:42 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay says when he was adopted by his relatives as a young boy he had to go to the public market and gather hog feed

'I WAS ADOPTED TOO.' Vice President Jejomar Binay says he led a hard life as a young orphan adopted by relatives. File photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Binay camp on Grace Poe: 'It's her right to run'

Jun 04, 2015 - 1:59 PM

The daughter of the Vice President Representative Abigail Binay also says that if in the end VP Binay and Senator Grace Poe part ways they will respect Poe s decision

END THE WORD WAR. Makati Representative Abigail Binay seeks to snuff out the word war between the camp of her father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, and Senator Grace Poe. Rappler file photo

Comelec chief: Too early to vet Grace Poe eligibility

Jun 03, 2015 - 7:45 PM

We will act on it once a proper petition is filed It s speculative at this point says elections chief Andres Bautista

Grace Poe to UNA: Why are you so afraid of me?

Jun 03, 2015 - 7:08 PM

The senator says the United Nationalist Alliance s attacks make her consider seeking the presidency more seriously

Senator Grace Poe answers questions during her ambush interview regarding her disqualification for presidency because the 10-year residency requirement at the Senate of the Philippines on June 3, 2015. Under the 1987 Constitution, one must be a resident in the Philippines for at least 10 years to be qualified to run for Presidency or for Vice Presidency which Senator Poe is six months short. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay 'surprised' by Tiangco's attack on Poe

Jun 03, 2015 - 6:11 PM

The Vice President says he had no idea his party president would attack Senator Grace Poe Toby don t interfere in that issue he supposedly told him

'NO IDEA.' Vice President Jejomar Binay distances himself from his party president's attack on Senator Grace Poe. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

Poe hits back, PH-TW standoff, MH370 | 6PM wRap

Jun 03, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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Grace Poe on residency: I have been in PH since 2005

Jun 03, 2015 - 4:29 PM

I am qualified to run for president but I am not yet a candidate says Senator Grace Poe in response to an issue raised by a rival camp

Senator Grace Poe answers questions during her ambush interview regarding her disqualification for presidency because the 10-year residency requirement at the Senate of the Philippines on June 3, 2015. Under the 1987 Constitution, one must be a resident in the Philippines for at least 10 years to be qualified to run for Presidency or for Vice Presidency which Senator Poe is six months short. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler