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‘The law applies to all, including the Vice Mayor’—Alfredo Lim


“The law applies to all, otherwise none at all.” Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim’s motto had some violators on Saturday and they’re no other than his Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno and five councillors.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Manila deep in debt –COA


As if his problems with mounting garbage caused by the recent typhoon were not enough, Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim may find his city in a financial bind after the Commission on Audit (COA) reported the other day that the local government unit does not have enough cash to pay its debts caused by a bloated workforce.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila opens memorial walk for heroes at Rizal Park


It all started with a remark made by Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim in a meeting with National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) officials about the dozens of unrecognized and unidentified martyrs who were executed in Bagumbayan (now Rizal Park).

Posted: June 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

City Hall staff caught in mayor, council row


Do you see any political color here? Even Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 49 Judge Daniel Villanueva ended up asking this question, as the staff of Manila Vice Mayor “Isko Moreno” Domagoso and employees of Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim faced off on Thursday on the issue of unpaid wages.

Posted: May 31st, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

It’s official: Isko Moreno says he’s leaving Lim for Erap


It’s official: Manila’s top political pairing has broken up, at least as far as the 2013 elections are concerned.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Century-old polluter finally gets a makeover

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The century-old Paco public market, once a cultural landmark in Manila and now a major source of pollution in the Pasig River, will undergo a makeover in the next 10 years under an agreement between the city government and ABS-CBN Foundation headed by green advocate Gina Lopez.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »


The suspected leader of a drug syndicate operating at a resettlement site in Taytay town, Rizal province, was killed in an alleged encounter with policemen on Sunday. Supt. Art Masungsong, Taytay police chief, said that some policemen were conducting surveillance operations in the area when they chanced upon four suspected drug pushers at Purok 4, Block 11 in Lupang Arienda, a resettlement site for informal settlers from Metro Manila. Masungsong added that a shoot-out ensued, leaving one of the suspects dead as his companions fled. The man was identified only as Orak, the leader of the group which sells methamphetamine hydrochloride or “shabu” to residents in Lupang Arienda.

Posted: April 9th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila squatters get land


Ninety-nine indigent families in Manila were awarded their own home lots on Wednesday.

Posted: February 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Nazarene devotion: Portrait of a nation

VIVA SEÑOR NAZARENO! The Black Nazarene is being prepared for Monday’s procession. For the author, it is his annual rite to beg for forgiveness and his renewal of his subscription to God’s grace. RAFFY LERMA

There are unwritten rules that the initiate must learn for a safe and proper participation in the annual fiesta procession of the Mahal na Poong Nazareno in Quiapo.

Posted: January 8th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Authorities getting ready for the Feast of the Black Nazarene

Devotees jostle to touch the statue of the Black Nazarene and a cross during a religious festival in Manila on January 9, 2011. The annual festival centers on a black icon of a cross-bearing Jesus Christ, which many Filipinos believe can perform miracles to cure the sick, drive away bad luck and bring prosperity. AFP FILE PHOTO

Ahead of the much-sought-for annual religious celebration of the Feast of the Black Nazarene, all concerned authorities from the Quiapo church, police, traffic bureau and medical assistance, have announced Tuesday that their respective plans have all been laid out and their men are ready to be deployed on Monday next week.

Posted: January 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Mayor Lim appeals to President Aquino on Smart Communications Inc.’s tax


Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim has turned to the Office of the President for help on a city ordinance granting local tax exemptions to a giant telecommunications firm.

Posted: December 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Lead found in Manila public playgrounds


Environmental watchdog EcoWaste Coalition has urged Manila officials to conduct a “lead hazard assessment” of facilities frequented by children after it found out that the paint used in some public playgrounds in the city contain toxic chemicals.

Posted: December 1st, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Manila passes anti-child abandonment law


Manila, Philippines—Even as the Senate mulls holding children criminally liable, a recently passed Manila city ordinance serves as reminder that adults are still responsible for the youth. Ordinance No. 8243 or the “Anti-Child Endangerment ordinance,” signed into law by Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim on Sept. 2, penalizes the parents and guardians of abandoned youth. The [...]

Posted: September 20th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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