911 hotline - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 911 hotline


Diosdado Valeroso appointed 911 national office executive director

Sep 17, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Valeroso, a retired police official and former coup plotter, will help implement the 911 emergency hotline center under the Department of the Interior and Local Government

Medical intern who helped MRT victim may soon find a law named after her

Nov 15, 2017 - 10:51 PM

(UPDATED) A lawmaker wants his bill, which seeks to institutionalize a national emergency medical services system, to be named after Charlie Jandic

Lawmaker wants emergency hotline prank callers penalized

Aug 02, 2016 - 8:20 PM

Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon files the Anti Prank Caller Act after the 911 hotline received 1 119 dropped calls and 304 prank calls on its first day of implementation

NO TO PRANK CALLERS. Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon wants to penalize prank callers of the 911 hotline.

Gov’t says 911 hotline charges to stay during transition period

Jul 29, 2016 - 8:43 PM

While the President wants 911 emergency calls to be free the DILG says fees would be charged during the transition period to the new system

Should telcos charge 911 calls? Netizens weigh in

Jul 28, 2016 - 7:49 PM

Netizens suggest other ways to deal with prank calls

Heeding gov't, Globe to charge P5 for 911 calls

Jul 28, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED As mandated by government Globe s general counsel says the telecommunication company is prepared to relay voice calls for the 911 and 8888 hotlines starting August 1