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Parañaque gov’t sees higher earnings under tax accord

The Parañaque City government sees a dramatic increase in revenues following the recent signing of a tax agreement with Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza), whose registered locators include Pagcor Entertainment City.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Parañaque City warns motorists about own truck ban

Like Manila, Parañaque City has also stepped up the implementation of its own truck ban. Since February, the city’s Traffic Management Office had been strictly imposing ordinances barring trucks and other vehicles weighing five tons or more from using certain roads.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Parañaque City makes CCTV cameras a must


The city government of Parañaque has followed the lead of other local government units (LGUs) in requiring the installation and use of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in all business establishments, including schools and private subdivisions, in the effort to deter criminals and help solve crimes.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Parañaque City

Parañaque was declared a city of Metro Manila by virtue of Republic Act No. 8507 signed by then President Fidel V. Ramos on Feb. 13, 1998. As of May 2010, Parañaque City had a population of more than 588,000 based on the 2010 Census. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

P1-B worth of counterfeit goods seized in Parañaque


Authorities seized P1 billion worth of counterfeit goods, mostly footwear and apparel, from 17 warehouses in Parañaque City Tuesday morning, the National Bureau of Investigation said (NBI).

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Man wanted for killing wife, teen son

Parañaque policemen examine the car where the bodies of Fe Rafael and her son were found. Authorities are now looking for her husband, Danilo Rafael Sr., when he failed to turn up after the discovery of the bodies.  MARICAR B. BRIZUELA

The Parañaque City police have started looking for a man accused of killing his wife and his namesake—their 18-year-old son—and stuffing their bodies into the trunk of the family car.

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

Police stop SUV with 200 kilograms of ‘shabu’ in Parañaque

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Police seized six wooden crates containing 200 kilograms of “shabu” or methamphetamine hydrochloride found inside a sports utility vehicle, which they intercepted on Marina Avenue in Paranaque City Friday.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fire ongoing at Paranaque warehouse

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Firefighters are still putting out the fire at a warehouse in Paranaque City that has affected two other adjacent establishments early Monday as the blaze was placed under Task Force Bravo, a city fire officer said.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Abducted Japanese national freed by captors in Cavite


A Japanese national abducted last Saturday night by still unidentified men, who sought P5 million in ransom, has been released in Cavite “after negotiations,” police said Tuesday.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Operator, driver of bus in Skyway accident face criminal charges

‘UNSAFE AT ANY SPEED’.  Bald tires may have led to hydroplaning of the speeding Don Mariano Transit on the southbound lane of the Skyway in Parañaque City near the Sucat exit on Monday. Hydroplaning occurs when a fast-moving object like a bus glides on a wet surface, making it difficult to control. The bus plunged onto the West Service Road in Barangay Marcelo and hit a van. Eighteen people, mostly bus passengers, were killed and 16 others were injured.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The operator and driver of the bus that plunged off the Skyway and fell onto a van in Parañaque City early Monday, killing at least 18 people and injuring 16 others, are facing criminal charges, police said.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Parañaque, Las Piñas offer tax discounts to ‘early birds’

With less than a month to go before the new year, the city governments of Parañaque and Las Piñas are offering discounts to those who will be paying their 2014 real estate taxes in advance.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Toxic chemicals found in toys


A toxics watch group on Sunday warned the public to be more cautious in shopping for toys this Christmas after it found traces of poisonous chemicals in several samples it bought in Manila, Parañaque, Pasay and Quezon City.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Worker’s death stops construction of Parañaque hospital


Construction of the The Premier Medical Center in Parañaque City—a seven-story, 150-bed modern tertiary hospital—has been ordered suspended after a worker was killed and eight others were injured when a scaffolding they were standing on collapsed on Wednesday.

Posted: October 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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