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'No matter what color or political affiliation, we have to arrest the city’s free fall,' says incoming Manila Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso
(UPDATED) Aegis Juris fratman John Paul Solano is sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison
(UPDATED) 'It is the constitutional right of our client to post bail and be released accordingly, without any conditions,' says Bryan Sy's lawyer Rowell Ilagan
MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim tells traffic enforcers that he will write to President Rodrigo Duterte about the matter
The performance still pushes through even after the gala night events have been cancelled
'The revocation of some BLACKPINK fans' tickets was the result of a system error, and not due to a change in promo mechanics,' Shopee claims
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority says the driver-only car ban will be proposed to the Metro Manila Council again in July this year
Government officials proudly raise the Philippine flag in celebration of 121 years of independence, while protesters angrily lift their placards to call for 'true freedom' in the country
The Norwegian indie-pop performer is heading to the Philippines this November
Madalas, itinatanong ko sa sarili kung paano ko na-survive ang panahong wala pa akong gadget, walang internet, walang Facebook account
The study will justify granting traffic enforcers hazard pay, says a research team led by Emmanuel Baja of the National Institutes for Health-University of the Philippines Manila
Cebu Pacific's Manila-Shenzhen route will have flights 4 times a week, beginning July 1
The former top cop of Davao City is Manila's new police chief. He is unafraid to apply his rules in the capital.
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar commits to ensure funding and support for the reconstruction of the Aduana, envisioned to be the new home of the National Archives of the Philippines
Working for an indefinitely closed facility might seem like a lost cause. But for these volunteers, and staff, there’s no such thing as wasted effort when you’re doing things for love.
The Eastern Police District – which covers Pasig, Mandaluyong, Marikina, and San Juan – records 2,377 incidents of murder, physical injuries, and homicide in 2018
Be the next Manila Water Foundation Prize for Engineering Excellence awardee and get a chance to promote your social development projects
(UPDATED) The US embassy in Manila 'will assume responsibility for certain limited services previously provided' by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Every graduation, Atenean seniors are told to go 'down from the hill.' This year, perhaps it is time to ask why there is even a hill at all.
Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno expresses support for the LGBTQ community and promises to push for equal treatment under his term
Tired of the sorry state of public transportation, a Filipino commuter makes the shift to bike commuting to 'improve his quality of life'
The Commission on Audit says the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission failed to anticipate problems in the implementation of projects for waterways
If more people ride bikes for transport, there would be less cars, and city roads would naturally unclog, freeing up more road space for cyclists
Transport economist Jedd Ugay says that if MMDA wants to reduce traffic congestion, the effect of the provincial bus ban is the 'total opposite'
Ateneo dominates the league's most popular sports as it gears up on its hosting of Season 82
'That’s (national team) a whole other aspect after UAAP. It definitely would be an honor to represent the Philippines,' says Kat Tolentino in a Rappler Talk episode
'I am fueled by my dreams, dreams which Ateneo’s generosity nourished, in a country whose problems are partly caused by the same inequalities that created the Ateneo'
EXCLUSIVE: Documents show PDEA and BOC failed to flag a drug-packed January 2019 shipment. They put it up for auction in April, then found illegal drugs in it after 'raiding' its buyer in May.
MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia arrives an hour after congressmen reprimanded other MMDA officials who attended a hearing on road safety issues
(3rd UPDATE) Rappler's 7-part investigative story, 'Murder in Manila' will receive the Group B Excellence in Human Rights Reporting Award and the Group B Excellence in Investigative Reporting Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority stands firm on its policy closing provincial bus terminals along EDSA, pending the Supreme Court decision on petitions filed against it
The lucky wager is cast in a stall in Manuguit, Tondo
Isko Moreno's journey to Manila City Hall is not just an overnight fairy tale
Advocates in 15 cities across the Philippines demand urgent action to solve the climate crisis
Manila Water initially scheduled service interruptions from Friday to Saturday, May 24 to 25, but a DPWH contractor damaged a pipeline, causing the supply to be cut off starting Thursday, May 23
Synth-pop artist LAUV headlines his first solo concert in Manila, singing for a packed arena of fans
Dessert cafe The Lost Bread reinvents a sweet childhood favorite
As part of a partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Metro Pacific unit Maynilad will also fast-track the connection of customers to its sewage system
The national government has started rehabilitating tourist destinations in 2018. Here's how voters in these areas chose their local leaders in 2019.
(UPDATED) Manila Water says 20 barangays in Quezon City will have no water for 10 hours from Friday to Saturday, May 24 to 25
The steady sinking of coastal towns and islets like Pariahan in the northern Philippines causes Manila Bay's brackish water to pour inland and displace thousands, posing a greater threat than rising sea levels due to climate change
Mayor-elect Isko Moreno says leading Manila is a 'one-in-a-million' opportunity he doesn't want to waste
Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno says it would be better to develop land in Binondo and Ermita
'It will be retained as Arroceros park, full of trees that help us breathe better,' says Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno Domagoso
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.