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After landslide win, Isko Moreno pays 'courtesy visit' to Erap

Jun 17, 2019 - 6:45 PM

'No matter what color or political affiliation, we have to arrest the city’s free fall,' says incoming Manila Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso

COURTESY CALL. Mayor-elect Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso meets outgoing mayor Joseph Estada at the Manila City Hall on June 17, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Young metro mayors challenged to make every day World Bike to Work Day

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:19 PM

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities urges the mayors to make a plan of cooperation linking Pasig, Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, and Manila via protected bicycle lanes

CHALLENGE. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities participates in a World Bicycle Day event organized by Manila Moves and other groups in Ortigas on June 3, 2019. The think tank calls for elected young mayors in Metro Manila to make their cities friendly for bike commuters. All photos by AC Dimatatac

Isko Moreno: Expect Manila Pride March and Festival 2020

Jun 03, 2019 - 3:21 PM

Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno expresses support for the LGBTQ community and promises to push for equal treatment under his term

FOR EQUALITY. Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno says he wants to promote equal treatment under his term. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Isko Moreno: From the slums of Tondo to Manila’s throne

May 26, 2019 - 10:54 PM

Isko Moreno's journey to Manila City Hall is not just an overnight fairy tale

DOWN WITH THE PEOPLE. Isko Moreno speaks to a crowd during his 2019 campaign for Manila's mayoralty. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Isko Moreno to corrupt Manila officials: One strike, you're out

May 19, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Mayor-elect Isko Moreno says leading Manila is a 'one-in-a-million' opportunity he doesn't want to waste

ONE STRIKE POLICY. Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno Domagoso says he doesn't want to waste his chance in leading the country's capital city. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Manila Bay reclamation 'not a priority' for Isko Moreno

May 19, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno says it would be better to develop land in Binondo and Ermita

Families from Happyland, Tondo spend Easter with a picnic along the docks of Manila Bay on April 21, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Isko Moreno expects 'high tolerance' from cops in Manila drug war

May 18, 2019 - 9:56 PM

'Minsan habulan, eh napagod 'yung pulis, binaril na lang sa likod. Eh that's violation of human rights,' says Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno Domagoso

MAYOR-ELECT. Isko Moreno speaks in a Rappler Talk on Saturday, May 18 at the Rappler Headquarters in Pasig City. Rappler screenshot

Isko Moreno: No to building of gym in Arroceros Forest Park

May 18, 2019 - 8:50 PM

'It will be retained as Arroceros park, full of trees that help us breathe better,' says Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno Domagoso

NO TO A GYM. Isko Moreno says he will oppose the building of a gymnasium at the Arroceros Forest Park because he suspects that it will be turned into a cock-fighting arena. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Isko Moreno on remaking Manila

May 18, 2019 - 5:03 PM

After toppling political giant Joseph Estrada, Isko Moreno promises Manila the moon and the stars. How will he do this? Watch his interview live on Rappler.

WATCH: Isko Moreno, Batang Tondo

May 16, 2019 - 1:44 PM

In this short feature, Rappler looks at the shifting alliances behind the battle for Manila, and the man from Tondo who took down a former president and rose to become the mayor of the country's capital city

MAYOR-ELECT. Isko Moreno enters his voting precinct at the Manuel L. Quezon Elementary School in Tondo Manila on May 13, 2019. Photo by Carlo Gabuco

Isko Moreno on Erap: 'May pagsikat, may paglubog'

May 15, 2019 - 12:31 PM

‘Today’s election is going to be our teachers in the future. It teaches us...that sometimes you should know when to stop,’ says Joseph Estrada's former ally, mayor-elect Isko Moreno of Manila

NEW MANILA MAYOR. Francisco 'Isko' Moreno Domagoso is proclaimed mayor of Manila by the Comelec City Board of Canvassers on May 14, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Erap loses in Manila, Isko Moreno proclaimed new mayor

May 13, 2019 - 10:07 PM

(4th UPDATE) 'The party made a commitment na itataas namin ang uri ng pangangampanya sa Maynila. Tinotoo namin ang sinabi namin,' says new mayor Isko Moreno

OFFICIAL. Francisco 'Isko Moreno'€ Domagoso is proclaimed mayor of the City of Manila by the Comelec city board of canvassers on May 14, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Will Erap be dethroned in Manila? Isko Moreno confident

May 11, 2019 - 10:28 AM

A survey showing Isko Moreno with a wide lead over Erap Estrada boosts the morale of his campaign team. In a miting de avance in Pandacan, the former vice mayor says, ‘May puting usok na sa city hall!’

Mayoral candidate Isko Moreno along with vice mayoral re-electionist Honey Lacuna hold a miting de avance in San Andres, Manila. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Manila’s war on drugs ‘will respect human rights’ – Isko Moreno

May 10, 2019 - 11:22 PM

‘We will support the war on drugs in a manner that is within the bounds of the law,' says Manila mayoral bet Isko Moreno

Mayoral candidate Isko Moreno along with vice mayoral re-electionist Honey Lacuna hold a miting de avance in San Andres, Manila. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The heat is on for local races

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Local candidates in Metro Manila sweat it out on the first day of their campaign

ALL-IN. Volunteers hoist political campaign posters in Manila on March 29, 2019, the start of the campaign period for local seats for the May 13 polls. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Former ‘basurero’ Isko Moreno vows to clean up filthy Manila

Mar 29, 2019 - 6:04 PM

(UPDATED) Former vice mayor Isko Moreno, who is running for mayor, asks his rivals, who have both served as mayor: 'Eighteen years ago, there's no such thing as BGC. How are we after 18 years? Where is Manila? Where is Manila headed?'

MANILA CLEAN-UP. Manila mayoral candidate Isko Moreno at the launch of his campaign on March 29, 2019, vows to clean up the City of Manila in ways that his rivals Joseph Estrada and Alfredo Lim never did. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Isko Moreno resigns from DSWD, eyes running for Manila mayor

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Francisco Domagoso, more known as Isko Moreno, has handed resignation

QUIT. Isko Moreno was named undersecretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in May 2018. Rappler screenshot

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 - 10:42 AM

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VOTED. Former Malaysian prime minister and opposition party Pakatan Harapan's candidate Mahathir Mohamad shows his inked finger as he casts his vote at a polling station during the 14th general elections in Alor Setar on May 9, 2018.​ Photo by Jewel Samad/ AFP

Duterte names Isko Moreno as DSWD undersecretary

May 09, 2018 - 3:08 PM

(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte also appoints Tony Lambino as assistant secretary of the Department of Finance

NEW APPOINTMENT. Isko Moreno is named undersecretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Rappler screenshot

Isko Moreno resigns from Duterte government

Oct 27, 2017 - 8:47 PM

Francisco Domagoso resigns irrevocably as chairman and CEO of the North Luzon Railways Corporation, to which he was appointed only last July

'PERSONAL REASON.’ Northrail chairman and CEO Franciso Domagoso quits the government corporation less than 4 months after his appointment by President Rodrigo Duterte. Rappler screengrab

Isko Moreno is chairman of North Luzon Railways Corp

Jul 19, 2017 - 3:32 PM

The former Manila vice mayor was nominated for the post by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte

Senate race: Tolentino spent most, Isko Moreno got biggest contributions

Jun 08, 2016 - 10:21 PM

See how much winning and losing Senate bets spent and how much they received in contributions during the 2016 election campaign

Hundreds leave before, during Grace Poe speech in Manila

Mar 27, 2016 - 7:47 PM

Senatorial bet Isko Moreno whose group led the event says the people left because of the humid weather inside the coliseum

HUNDREDS. Some hundreds of attendees, supporters of Vice Mayor Isko Moreno, left the stadium before and during the speech of presidential bet Grace Poe.

A great loss, Kuya Germs was a second father to me – Isko Moreno

Jan 08, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The senatorial aspirant who was discovered in the slums of Manila says that German Kuya Germs Moreno continued supporting him when he entered politics

ISKO MORENO. The Manila Vice Mayor speaks up about the death of German 'Kuya Germs' Moreno, who he sees as a second father. Rappler screengrab

What can Grace Poe's senatorial bets offer?

Oct 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The 12 persons on Grace Poe s Senate slate vow to fight for lower taxes and more jobs in the Philippines among other advocacies

THE FINAL LINEUP. Independent candidates Francis Escudero and Grace Poe announce their senatorial slate for the 2016 elections at Club Filipino in San Juan on Thursday, October 29. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Poe-Chiz's 'unifying' senatorial slate

Oct 29, 2015 - 10:14 PM

Poe says they are not creating a group with only one perspective

Typhoon Lando, 2016 presidential bets, nuclear deal | 6PM wRap

Oct 22, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Isko Moreno is Marcos' 'adopted' senatorial bet

Oct 22, 2015 - 3:32 PM

The Manila vice mayor is part of the senatorial slate of presidential front runner Grace Poe and her running mate Chiz Escudero

ADOPTED CANDIDATE. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno has been announced as the 'adopted' senatorial bet of vice presidential aspirant Bongbong Marcos. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Typhoon Lando, Poe’s citizenship, EU talks | 6PM wRap

Oct 19, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

3 teens swept away by Manila Bay waves amid Lando

Oct 19, 2015 - 12:29 AM

They’re now all safe says Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno as his city government implements precautionary measures for Typhoon Lando Koppu

'NO-WALK ZONE.' The Manila city government declares the Manila Bay area as a 'no-walk zone' on October 18, 2015, as a precautionary measure against Typhoon Lando (Koppu). Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Controversial bets, Duterte waiting game cap off COC filing week

Oct 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

The Senate race gets more crowded and interesting with lots of familiar faces new names and returning bets locking in their candidacies

SENATORIAL BETS. Controversial bets  Getulio Napeñas – the dismissed chief of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force  – and former military general Jovito Palparan will run for senator in the 2016 elections. Rappler photos

Erap ready to endorse 7 senatorial bets for 2016

Oct 16, 2015 - 7:36 PM

Estrada s choice for a presidential bet is down to two: his goddaughter Senator Grace Poe and his kumpare Vice President Jejomar Binay

INTERVIEW. Manila Mayor Joseph 'Erap' Estrada speaks to the press. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno runs for senator

Oct 16, 2015 - 11:22 AM

3rd UPDATE Senator and present presidential race front runner Grace Poe and running mate Senator Chiz Escudero appear at the ceremonial launch of Moreno s senatorial bid

Duterte identifies senatorial candidates he will support

Oct 10, 2015 - 11:34 AM

Speculation is mounting that Duterte is running for president He is careful to say he will support select senatorial candidates whether or not he runs

NAVOTAS-MALABON. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte visits Metro Manila in September 2015. Rappler file photo

UNA open to guest senatorial candidates, but Binay cautious

Oct 02, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Less than 2 weeks before deadline for filing of candidacies the Vice President says he prefers bets who ask UNA to accommodate them not the other way around

STILL LOOKING. Days away from the filing of candidacy, the United Nationalist Alliance of Vice President Jejomar Binay continues in search for its vice presidential and senatorial candidates. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Isko Moreno quits as Manila traffic czar, contemplates 2016 run

Sep 28, 2015 - 6:59 PM

The Manila vice mayor ranks 17th 22nd among preferred senatorial contenders in the latest Pulse Asia survey on the 2016 elections

RESIGNATION. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Morena resigns as traffic czar. Rappler file photo

Metro Manila mayors call for 'harmonized' traffic strategies

Sep 17, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Metro Manila mayors meet in a bid to consolidate different strategies and proposals to solve the traffic woes of the Philippine capital region

DISCUSSING TRAFFIC. Metro Manila mayors meet with the MMDA and HPG to discuss various proposals to alleviate traffic in the Philippine capital region. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Political Ads: Poe, Roxas, Joel Villanueva, Francis Tolentino, Risa Hontiveros, Isko Moreno

Aug 31, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Rappler s round up of political advertisements in the last week

Isko Moreno endorses Lacuna for Manila vice mayor in 2016

Jun 24, 2015 - 6:27 PM

Manila Vice Mayor Moreno also steps down as head of the party Asenso Manileño to give way to Danny Lacuna himself a former vice mayor for a total of 10 years

RETURN TO CITY HALL? Former Manila Vice Mayor Danny Lacuna gets the endorsement of local party mate and current Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno for 2016. Photo from the Lacuna clan website

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

Who's who in the 2016 senatorial surveys

May 06, 2015 - 1:22 PM

Incumbent returning senators top the surveys on the 2016 senatorial elections

Auto manufacturers urge LTO to release plates sooner

Apr 01, 2015 - 10:30 PM

An automotive manufacturers chamber hopes LTO releases the plates made available recently in time for the implementation of the no registration no travel policy

Sotto, Lacson still lead senatorial poll

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:47 PM

Sotto and Lacson also led Pulse Asia s November 2014 survey of senatorial preferences indicating unchanged voter choices in March 2015

LEADING THE PACK. Senator Tito Sotto and Rehabilitation Secretary Ping Lacson top the recent Pulse Asia survey for senatorial preferences for the 2016 polls.

Will Erap seek Manila re-election bid?

Jan 21, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is asked the question after his latest legal victory His response? Yes and no

VICTORY. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada flashes a thumbs up after the SC dismissed a disqualification case against him. Rappler photo

Drunk foreigner caught jaywalking, spits on PH official

Dec 31, 2014 - 2:29 AM

The Sudanese student pilot also faces possible charges for assaulting persons of authority

FOLLOW THE LAW. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno calls out a drunken jaywalker and gets assaulted in the process. Rappler file photo

Isko Moreno: From Tondo to the Senate?

Dec 22, 2014 - 9:00 AM

With his popularity in the Philippine capital reportedly dwindling Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno reportedly sets his sights on the Senate

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Mar Roxas, the misunderstood?

Dec 19, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Being born rich doesn’t mean you’re only for the rich It’s not his fault he was born with a golden spoon in his mouth says Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno in Filipino of DILG Secretary Mar Roxas

NOT IMAGE, BUT PERFORMANCE. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (left-most) tells a community of informal settler families that DILG Secretary Mar Roxas’ (second from right) should not be judged for his privileged background. Also in photo: Manila Mayor Erap Estrada (second from left) and DSWD Secretar Dinky Soliman (right-most). Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Isko Moreno: Port congestion preceded Manila truck ban

Sep 09, 2014 - 11:55 AM

The Manila Vice Mayor says while the Manila truck ban may have contributed to port congestion better foresight of policymakers could have deterred it

Trucks carrying shipping containers arrive at Manila's international container port on April 10, 2014. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

#PugadBaboy: War cry

Aug 21, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Isko on port congestion: Stop blaming Manila truck ban

Aug 13, 2014 - 6:19 PM

Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno tells truckers to behave while in Manila

BEHAVE. Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno defends its city's truck ban and asks truckers to behave. Rappler photo