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Robber preying on cabbies arrested


A man wanted for robberies targeting taxi drivers entering Malabon City was arrested on Friday, shortly after scoring another hit in the city.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

US ‘observer’ joins NBI raid on Navotas cybersex den


Four young girls were rescued and two suspected cybersex traffickers catering to foreign pedophiles were arrested in Navotas City on Wednesday with the help of an agent from the US Department of Homeland Security, according to the National Bureau of Investigation.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Ruby Rose case: DOJ alerted to suspect’s 4-yr hospital stay

RUBY Rose Barrameda

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said she would seek the Supreme Court’s help in getting a government doctor to determine the real health condition of one of the suspects in the Ruby Rose Barrameda murder case who has been in the hospital for more than four years.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Reports of toxic toys sold in Marikina to be probed

Marikina Mayor Del de Guzman has ordered the local health office to look into an environmental group’s claim that some stores in the city were selling toy tops contaminated with lead. Paul Sison, the city’s public information officer, said De Guzman issued the directive yesterday, a day after EcoWaste Coalition said it found “the highly toxic substance” in wooden tops sold in stores at the Marikina Public Market and near Sto. Niño Elementary School. The toxics watch group said it also discovered contaminated tops in shops near Doña Josefa Elementary School and the Murphy Public Market in Quezon City.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Man nabbed in shoot-out over drug dispute linked to 10 robbery cases


A man who was wounded in a firefight and placed under arrest by the police has been tagged as a suspect in the robbery of at least 10 branches of a delivery and remittance firm in Metro Manila.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Navotas City

On Jan. 16, 1906, Navotas became an independent municipality from Malabon with the enactment of the Philippine Commission Act No. 1442. As of May 2010, Navotas City had a population of almost 250,000 and was composed of 14 barangays based on the 2010 Census. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Teen dead, 6 hurt as shooters crash party


A teenage girl was killed while six others were wounded when three motorcycle-riding men gate-crashed a birthday party in Navotas City the other night and opened fire on 15 people having a drinking spree.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Navotas’ first hospital ever to open in early 2014, says mayor

NAVOTAS City officials led by Rep. Toby Tiangco (in light green shirt) and Mayor John Rey Tiangco (in red, right) on Nov. 21 formally opened Navotaas Residences–San Roque, the city’s first locally funded medium-rise housing project. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The first hospital in Navotas City is on track to open early 2014.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Navotas, Valenzuela sign sister city agreement, to share best practices


The small coastal city of Navotas has found its first sister city in its bigger and more industrialized neighbor, Valenzuela City.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Tiangco vows fast, efficient service


The newly-elected officials and legislators of Navotas City have vowed to work closely together as they begin their term next month.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 cops wounded by motorcycle-riding suspects


Two cops were wounded after they were allegedly shot by motorcycle-riding suspects in Navotas City Sunday afternoon, police said.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

P5-B flood-control project no match for garbage


With phase one of the Camanava (Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas and Valenzuela) flood-control project nearly complete and phase two halfway done, will Malabon and its neighboring areas finally enjoy a respite from the perennial problem of flooding should another “Ondoy”-like typhoon hit the metropolis?

Posted: June 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Dan Brown’s ‘gates of hell’ must be in these places

‘HELL STREET’  “Kalye Impyerno” in Barangay San Roque in Navotas City is a narrow alley cutting through a slum area with a history of crime and violence that gave it its hellish name. NATHANIEL MELICAN

Dan Brown could be right: Metro Manila indeed has places with names that may lead the unwary to the “gates of hell.”

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

  1. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  2. Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
  3. Hair salon’s Kim Jong Un poster riles embassy
  4. Siquijor ‘healer’: For every cure, there’s a plant
  5. State seeks guilty verdict for Abalos
  6. Why college grads end up in the PNP
  7. Estrada: I will pray for my detractors
  8. Miraculous image makes Gapan City top site for pilgrimage in Central Luzon
  9. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  10. Five men from Cavite found dead in jeep in Batangas
  1. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  2. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  3. Netizens cry: 6/55 Lotto was rigged
  4. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  5. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  8. ‘King’ Yabut and I: Driver bares Makati dad ‘abuses’
  9. It was difficult having Japanese blood
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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  • Lifestyle

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  • Celebrate Easter Sunday at Buddha-Bar Manila
  • Moriones feast: A slow, steady transformation
  • Weaving ‘palaspas’ a tradition kept alive in Tayabas City
  • Finalists announced for best translated books
  • Entertainment

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  • ‘Community’ star happy with return of show’s creator
  • Jealousy is kid stuff
  • Mommy-daughter adventure continues
  • Business

  • PH presses bid to keep rice import controls
  • PSEi continues to gain
  • Number of retrenched workers rose by 42% in ’13
  • PH seen to sustain rise in FDIs
  • Gov’t subsidies to state firms fell in first 2 months
  • Technology

  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Tech company: Change passwords or suffer ‘Heartbleed’
  • Filling the digital talent gap
  • SSS to shut down website for Holy Week
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  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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