Sampaloc - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sampaloc


Isko Moreno orders 48-hour 'hard lockdown' on Sampaloc district

Apr 21, 2020 - 3:08 PM

The lockdown will begin at 8 pm on Thursday, April 23, and will last until 8 pm on Saturday, April 25

POLICE MESSAGE. Manila Police Station 4 officers remind residents of Sampaloc, Manila to stay and refrain from going out of their homes on March 19, 2020. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Manila cop gunned down by unidentified gunman

Jul 25, 2018 - 8:32 PM

Manila Police District Spokesperson Carlo Magno Manuel says they are looking into the possibility the cop’s killing was related to his work

Fire hits residential area, part of University of Manila

Jul 01, 2018 - 8:45 PM

(UPDATED) The blaze, which began at a residential area in Barangay 402, reaches Task Force Alpha

Firefighters try to extinguish fire that gutted a residential area and a portion of University of Manila in Sampaloc, Manila on July 01, 2018.The fire reached Task Force Alpha. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Teen dies after being hit by PNR train in Manila

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:26 AM

Grade 10 student John Genesis Munsayac Jr, who wore a headset, suddenly appeared on the northbound track and did not notice the approaching train, says PNR General Manager Junn Magno

SIDESWIPED. A Philippine National Railways train sideswiped a man early Wednesday, September 20. Photo from Wikipedia

Roadtrip: Liliw, Laguna

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Famous for its shoemaking industry Liliw is a hidden gem among the highland towns of Laguna

Parish in Manila launches anti-drug dependency program

Oct 24, 2016 - 1:15 PM

This program will take a holistic approach – psychological physical spiritual and social – to turn around the lives of drug dependents

PHOTO-OP. Volunteers, officials and policemen join together for a photo after a Eucharistic mass was held for the ceremonial launch of the Anti-Drug Dependency for LIFE Ministry on Sunday, October 23.

From guns to roses: Lives abloom at Dangwa market

Oct 31, 2014 - 2:29 PM

Two sellers at Manila s busiest flower market share their inspiring stories

The other Manila

Jun 24, 2013 - 8:25 AM

On the occasion of Araw ng Maynila we remember the city s vivid past

LA CALZADA DE MANILA. The present Bonifacio Drive, the Calzada was to the Manila of 1860 what Hyde Park was to London, the Champs Elysées to Paris, and the Maidan to Calcutta. It was the afternoon gathering place of Manila’s world of fashion. Twice a week, a native band gave concerts for the promenaders.

Lim: Erap camp staged rock-throwing incident

May 07, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Re electionist Mayor Alfredo Lim believes the hurling of rocks and bottles during his rival s sortie was staged

'BATO ME.' Re-electionist Mayor Alfredo Lim believes the hurling of rocks and bottles during his rival's sortie was staged.

Rocks, bottles hurled at Erap caucus; 2 hurt

May 05, 2013 - 2:34 AM

The caucus was cut short Mayoral bet Joseph Estrada was not allowed to go on stage

CHAOS IN CAUCUS. Estrada's campaign sortie turns bloody after unidentified men hurled rocks and bottles in the event.

Lim a credit grabber - Isko

Apr 28, 2013 - 4:12 PM

Re electionist Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno accuses Mayor Alfredo Lim of stealing credit for projects he did not implement

'NANG-AANGKIN.' After his "nganga" rhetorics, re-electionist Vice Mayor Isko Moreno calls Mayor Alfredo Lim "nang-aangkin" for taking credit for hospitals he did not build. Rappler/Jerald Uy

DPWH to repair major roads during Holy Week

Apr 04, 2012 - 5:04 PM

DPWH promises to minimize public inconvenience but expects traffic to slowdown on a number of major roads

Fire engulfs market in BGEI lot

Apr 01, 2012 - 12:41 PM

The old Sampaloc Market which sits on the controversial BGEI lot in Manila was engulfed by fire early morning of Sunday April 1

COA: Basa Guidote lot worth much less

Mar 24, 2012 - 7:31 PM

In a belated report COA said the transaction was marked with irregularities

COA 'disallows' purchase of BGEI lot