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21-year-old nabbed for stealing can of Spam worth P199

Dec 10, 2018 - 3:09 PM

(UPDATED) The police report says the 7-Eleven convenience store clerk monitoring their CCTV saw the suspect hiding the can of luncheon meat

ARRESTED OVER SPAM. 21-year-old Junard Dula is nabbed by cops for stealing a can of spam. Shutterstock photo

You can book Angkas rides again, for now

Sep 06, 2018 - 4:15 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The motorcycle ride-hailing firm gets a preliminary injunction from the Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court

OPERATIONAL. Angkas is back on the road again. Angkas File photo

Manila Water proceeds with water service interruption

Aug 14, 2018 - 4:49 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Manila Water to cut water supply for 14 hours in Mandaluyong, San Juan, Pasig, Quezon City

LOOK: Gerald Anderson scores 1st point in MPBL home debut

Aug 08, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The celebrity baller's game may be all about defense, but don’t be so quick to dismiss his offensive skills

MAIN ATTRACTION. Point guard Gerald Anderson (left) focuses on defense and tallies 3 steals. Photo from MPBL

Mandaluyong, Bataan claim victories in MPBL

Jul 18, 2018 - 11:46 PM

The Mandaluyong El Tigre edge the Navotas Clutch while the Bataan Risers nip the GenSan Warriors

LEADER. Ray Parks leads the Mandaluyong El Tigre with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Photo from MPBL


MPBL: Parks flirts with quadruple-double

Jul 06, 2018 - 6:47 PM

Ray Parks puts on another show as actor Xiam Lim also debuts in Mandaluyong’s 43-point rout of Pasig

ALL-AROUND. Mandaluyong's Ray Parks finishes just 3 steals  short from a quadruple-double outing. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Parks dishes out MPBL record 15 assists

Jun 23, 2018 - 9:41 PM

A more focused Ray Parks powers Mandaluyong El Tigre to their first victory

BOUNCE BACK. Ray Parks recovers from a frustrating first game with a double-double of 13 points and 15 assists.

MPBL warns Parks: Repeat offense may lead to severe sanction

Jun 16, 2018 - 1:49 PM

Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes issues Ray Parks a memo for his disparaging statements on the fledgling basketball league

WARNING. The MPBL reminds newcomer Ray Parks to abide by the league rules and regulations. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

'They don’t want me in this league,' says Ray Parks after MPBL debut

Jun 13, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Foul troubles hamper the two-time Asean Basketball League MVP's first game with Mandaluyong El Tigre

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Amid the controversies, Ray Parks says he's taking everything as a challenge. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

[Right Of Way] Traffic enforcement: Be careful what you wish for

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!

6 restaurants for 6 phases of relationships

Feb 05, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Looking for a romantic place this Valentine's Day?

New year, new you: How to give your aura a spiritual refresh

Jan 18, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Healing House's energy healing modalities flush out all the bad vibes and keep the energy vampires at bay

'No criminal intent': PNP defends homicide charges vs Mandaluyong cops

Jan 04, 2018 - 5:55 PM

'Why would we ask for a higher case when there is no criminal intent?' asks Philippine National Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos

HOMICIDE ONLY. PNP spokesperson Dionardo Carlos defends the PNP ruling out murder against erring Mandaluyong cops. Rappler file photo

Dela Rosa on Mandaluyong cops, Tropical Depression Agaton, marijuana in California | Evening wRap

Jan 02, 2018 - 9:55 PM

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PNP chief orders cops to seize illegal firearms of all barangay tanod

Jan 02, 2018 - 3:32 PM

'The PNP is happy na merong tanod na nakakatulong sa atin… pero kung tanod naman magiging source ng problema, ng pamamaril, di natin matotolerate yan,' Dela Rosa says

FIREARMS FOR TANODS? The PNP chief tells his men and women to seize firearms of barangay tanods if they don't have the proper permits. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Does a paraffin test prove you shot a gun? PNP chief explains

Jan 02, 2018 - 3:27 PM

He also defends the PNP's SOCO from insinuations that it's corruptible

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Dela Rosa: Mandaluyong cops stupid, but had no ill intent

Jan 02, 2018 - 1:30 PM

'Again, sasabihin ko sa inyo... kawawa yung mga pulis ko. Nagtratrabaho lang yan,' says the PNP chief, following a botched operation by police in Mandaluyong city

BOTCHED OP. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa admits his men and women messed up in a police operation in Mandaluyong city but insists there was no ill intent on their part. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Case vs Trillanes, CPP vs Duterte, Trump on climate change | Evening wRap

Dec 29, 2017 - 7:22 PM

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DOJ orders probe into Mandaluyong shooting mess

Dec 29, 2017 - 4:10 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation is tasked to conduct the probe, and file appropriate charges

SOCO and police investigator inspect the bullet riddled SUV of victims in a shooting incident at Shaw Blvd. in Mandaluyong City on Friday. The shooting incident left two people dead, and two others in critical condition. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Rodrigo Duterte, Mandaluyong shootout, Bangko Sentral deadline | Midday wRap

Dec 29, 2017 - 1:17 PM

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Mandaluyong police chief, 10 cops relieved over 'mistaken identity' shooting

Dec 29, 2017 - 11:04 AM

(2nd UPDATE) NCRPO chief Oscar Albayalde relieves the cops pending the investigation of the incident involving Mandaluyong cops who shot at the wrong vehicle

RELIEVED. National Capital Regional Police Office chief Director Oscar Albayalde (left) scolds the 10 cops involve in a shooting incident at Shaw Blvd. in Mandaluyong City on Friday, December 29. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

2 dead in Mandaluyong City after cops shoot at wrong car

Dec 29, 2017 - 12:33 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The shooting incident appears to have been a case of mistaken identity, police say

3 hurt in Mandaluyong gasoline station fire

Nov 24, 2017 - 6:54 PM

The MMDA is looking into a construction accident as the possible cause of the explosion near the exclusive Wack Wack Subdivision

Mandaluyong barangay captain shot dead

Oct 09, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Barangay Poblacion Captain Godofredo Tolentino is killed at around 6:30 pm on Monday, October 9

SHOT DEAD. Godofredo Tolentino was the barangay captain of Poblacion, Mandaluyong City. Photo from the official Mandaluyong local government website

PDEA seizes P1.35M-worth of drugs in Mandaluyong condominium

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:26 AM

One drug suspect keeping the drugs is arrested

Do good, feel good at The Giving Cafe in Mandaluyong

Sep 07, 2017 - 6:21 PM

At the Giving Cafe, it's all about good coffee, good food, good vibes, and good intentions

THE GIVING CAFE. The cafe's bright interiors only amplifies the feel-good factor you get from helping a social enterprise. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

700,000 girls to get cervical cancer protection in schools

Aug 07, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED Female students aged 9 to 12 enrolled in public schools can get the HPV vaccine for free

PREVENTING CERVICAL CANCER. Grade 4 students at the Addition Hills Integrated School get free HPV vaccination from the DOH. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

PNP disarms, relieves Mandaluyong cops in viral video

Jun 29, 2017 - 3:05 PM

The PNP is also reportedly considering sending the two errant cops to Marawi where government troops are battling terrorists

'NAKAKAHIYA.' Two Mandaluyong policeman are caught on camera hitting two men who had apparently violated a local barangay curfew. Screenshot from the video

Grab offers free tricycle rides in Mandaluyong

Mar 27, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Passengers can use the ride hailing app to book a free tricycle ride in selected areas in Mandaluyong City from March 27 to April 5

FREE RIDES. Ride-hailing service Grab is offering free tricycle rides in selected Mandaluyong City streets. Photo from Grab

Impunity: The Night Before Christmas

Dec 27, 2016 - 10:58 PM

Christmas is for family, even when Papa is in a coffin and Mama disappears

Massive fire hits residential area in Mandaluyong

Nov 14, 2016 - 1:20 AM

The blaze reaches the general alarm – the highest level

fire at addition hills mandaluyong city. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Mandaluyong's flooded streets: Who's to blame?

Sep 25, 2016 - 11:30 AM

For years now the residents of Mandaluyong City have had to live with flooding near city hall a problem worsened by a long delayed flood control project Is relief in sight?

LINGERING PROBLEM. Stagnant and stinking water is prevalent in the area, and flooding has long been a concern for residents. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Advocates call for highest political recognition of HIV/AIDS epidemic

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Advocates say political will and leadership at the national and local government levels are needed to create scale up and sustain comprehensive programs on HIV AIDS prevention in communities

Teresita Bagasao, UNAIDS country director, with Dr. Enrique Tayag of the Department of Health. Photo by Diana Mendoza.

Snapshot of a city: Ortigas Center at a glance

Jun 04, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Fast facts on the people places and things that make up the Ortigas Center

Ortigas Center: A bustling CBD in the heart of Metro Manila

May 20, 2016 - 7:49 PM

Be inspired to explore more of this mini city through this animated infographic

Marcos: Only cheating can make me lose on Monday

May 06, 2016 - 7:06 AM

Bongbong Marcos holds a miting de avance in Mandaluyong which is run by a family once loyal to the Aquinos

LAST CALL. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr woos voters from Metro Manila and other provinces in his miting de avance on Thursday, May 5. Photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler

VLOG: Bongbong Marcos holds miting de avance in Mandaluyong

May 05, 2016 - 9:44 PM

The senator is set to conduct two more grand rallies in Tacloban and Davao

Fire breaks out in Mandaluyong condominium

Mar 22, 2016 - 10:26 AM

4TH UPDATE A fire affects a portion of the Avida Centera condominium in Mandaluyong City

Binay, UNA kick off 2016 campaign in Mandaluyong, Laguna, Cavite

Feb 06, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Why is Vice President Jejomar Binay not holding his first campaign rally in Makati City?

CAMPAIGN STYLE. Vice President Jejomar Binay joins Quezon residents in a boodle fight, a classic during an UNA sorie. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Fire hits residential area in Mandaluyong City

Nov 25, 2015 - 2:56 PM

6th UPDATE This is the biggest fire in the history of Mandaluyong says Mayor Benhur Abalos who estimates that 800 to 1 000 families have been displaced by the blaze

MANDALUYONG FIRE. A blaze strikes Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong City. Photo courtesy of Chris Bernardo

Binay: Ombudsman out to disqualify opposition bets

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Vice President Binay says the Ombudsman is also dismissing other local opposition candidates to control who gets to win in the 2016 polls

'NOT CAMPAIGNING.' Vice President Jejomar Binay says his visit to a school for special children in Mandaluyong does not constitute premature campaigning.

Local Vote: Zambales, Mandaluyong, Aklan, Sarangani

Oct 03, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Rappler s weekly PHvote wrap up: Is Zambales now a single party province?; Wife seeks to replace Gonzales as Mandaluyong rep; Aklan: Will gov Miraflores have any challengers?; In Sarangani Pacquiao endorsement still gives pols advantage

Mandaluyong extends permit for INC EDSA rally

Aug 31, 2015 - 12:06 AM

Mayor Benhur Abalos allows INC members to stay the night promising them escorts as they make their way to Manila where they were allowed to protest until Friday

PERMIT EXTENDED. Mandaluyong Mayor Benhur Abalos allows INC members to stay in EDSA Shaw Boulevard for the night but tells them to later transfer to Manila. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

INC spokesman hits 'low' police estimate of EDSA rally crowd

Aug 30, 2015 - 11:53 PM

INC spokesman Edwil Zabala hits the police for pegging the figure of INC members crowding EDSA at only 13 000

'100,000-STRONG CROWD.' INC Spokesman Edwil Zabala criticize the media and the police for allegedly underestimating the crowd in EDSA. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

INC gets permit to rally in Mandaluyong

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:58 AM

UPDATED Iglesia ni Cristo members can hold their mass action at the EDSA Shaw area until Sunday August 30

SHOW OF FORCE. INC members occupy the intersection of Edsa and Shaw Blvd.

Aquino urges public cooperation in NCR flood management plan

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:32 AM

President Benigno Aquino III makes the appeal shortly after Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson presented to him a comprehensive complete and clear flood management master plan for Metro Manila

FLOOD ALERT. Residents cross the flood water due to west monsoon rain in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada

Luna Mencias Street: 'Lolo to live on'

Apr 25, 2015 - 9:53 PM

This serves as a lesson for us that we need to tell and retell our history and pass on the great stories of those who came before us

Don't rename Luna Mencias Street

Mar 25, 2015 - 9:58 AM

The proposed name change of Luna Mencias Street in Mandaluyong and San Juan prompts Dr Bonifacio Lopez Mencias grandchildren from the Philippines and abroad to speak out against it

Makati, Taguig lead NCR cities in fight vs malnutrition

Mar 14, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Official data show that all of the cities in Metro Manila are faring better than others in the war against malnutrition

IN PHOTOS: No VIP treatment in these detention centers

Dec 18, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The VIP treatment of jailed drug lords in the New Bilibid Prison unmasks the inequalities perpetrated in our penology system