Battle for Manila - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Battle for Manila


Rich Filipino basketball culture displayed in 2018 Battle Force Manila

Dec 07, 2018 - 4:47 PM

Basketball games, rap battles, dance-offs and art installations are featured in the month-long event

ROOTS. Nike hosts the month-long Battle Force Manila to showcase Filipino basketball culture. Photo from Nike

The Battle of Manila through monuments, markers

Mar 03, 2015 - 3:32 PM

The memory of the Liberation of Manila in 1945 lives on as a reminder of the fight for the freedom we enjoy and cherish today

MEMORARE MANILA 1945. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

The Americans destroyed Manila in 1945

Feb 04, 2015 - 8:00 AM

If the carnage of Manila in 1945 did not happen we would have had a very different Philippines today Our momentum ran out and the other nations in Asia eventually surpassed it

Andres Bonifacio: Myths, trivia, execution

Nov 30, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Rappler compiles 10 facts about Andres Bonifacio you should know

Lim concedes the battle for Manila

May 15, 2013 - 4:56 PM

Former Manila Mayor Alfredo S Lim concedes the mayoralty of the City of Manila after a total of 5 terms as the capital’s mayor ending a long campaign marked with personal attacks and name calling from both sides

Cops and robbers: The battle for Manila

May 09, 2013 - 8:03 PM

Welcome to the capital of the Republic of the Philippines where the showdown is in the imagination and a myth will be elected mayor

What history books didn’t say about Corregidor

Mar 07, 2013 - 4:05 PM

The island once known as The Rock has its fair share of mysteries and conspiracies

HAUNTING ISLAND. The remains of a cinema on Corregidor island. All photos by Peter Imbong