Veterans Memorial Medical Center - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Veterans Memorial Medical Center


VMMC agrees to open roads to private vehicles

Dec 08, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Motorists can apply for access stickers so they can pass through the Veterans Memorial Medical Center as a shortcut

'Blooming'? Gloria Arroyo says it's thanks to freedom

Sep 05, 2016 - 4:20 PM

Freedom is always very healthy the former president tells reporters

BLOOMING AND BRACELESS. President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo attends a news briefing at the House of Representatives on on Monday, September 5. Photos by Rappler

Gloria Arroyo: 'Strategic direction' is to fully support Duterte

Aug 10, 2016 - 3:43 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo says she supports the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte including the reimposition of the death penalty which was abolished during her presidency

BACK TO VMMC. Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Veterans Memorial Medical Center director Nona Legaspi during the signing of a deed donation on August 10. Arroyo donates two dialysis machines, two beds, and an air-conditioning unit to the hospital where she was detained for almost 4 years. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

SC orders 'immediate release' of Gloria Arroyo from detention

Jul 19, 2016 - 2:50 PM

UPDATED The Supreme Court promulgates its decision two days later on July 21 setting the motion for Arroyo s possible release on the same day

File photo by AFP

Netizens dismayed with SC ruling on Arroyo's plunder case

Jul 19, 2016 - 1:54 PM

The Supreme Court s ruling that acquitted former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo of plunder triggers a flurry of negative comments from netizens

Arroyo allowed to leave for Pampanga to vote on May 9

May 05, 2016 - 4:14 PM

The Supreme Court allows the former president who is under hospital arrest to leave for Pampanga to cast her ballot without fanfare or caravan

FURLOUGH. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been allowed to leave for Pampanga to vote in the May 9, 2016 polls. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Auction of Veterans Memorial transport hub in 2016

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:41 PM

In terms of project cost Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya says ITS North will be a bit higher than the P4 billion 84 99 million ITS South Terminal PPP deal

THIRD ITS. The third integrated transport hub being implemented through PPP will be located inside the 55-hectare Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City

GMA to seek anew court's nod to attend 9th day of mourning

Aug 15, 2015 - 11:52 PM

The Sandiganbayan rejects an earlier request that former president Arroyo be allowed to attend the last day of mourning for her brother Arturo on August 19

YOUNG MACAPAGAL. Arturo Macapagal is photographed in this 2003 file photo. Photo from Newsbreak

Filinvest, Ayala battle for P4B ITS-South terminal project

Jul 31, 2015 - 7:45 PM

Datem the consortium of Megawide and WM Property Management opts out of the bidding for the Integrated Transport System ITS South terminal Project

BATTLE BETWEEN DEVELOPERS. Only 2 of the 4 qualified bidders move forward to bid for the ITS-South Terminal deal. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

#MMShakeDrill: QC hospital tests earthquake readiness

Jul 31, 2015 - 2:35 PM

The Veterans Memorial Medical Center is ground zero for the north sector during the July 30 metro wide MMShakeDrill

EVAC CENTERS. People lined up for a simulated evacuation process. Photo by Jed Alegado/Rappler

DOTC eyes Veterans Center as terminal site

Nov 19, 2014 - 12:06 PM

The Veterans Memorial Medical Center may turn into a transport hub for public utility vehicles coming from Northern Luzon

How GMA celebrated her past birthdays

Apr 05, 2014 - 11:07 AM

2014 marks the third birthday of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo spent in detention at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center where she is being held for plunder charges

Gloria Arroyo in Congress

Arroyo birthday request: 3 days with her family at VMMC

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:45 PM

The former president is turning 67 on April 5 She s asking the Sandiganbayan to allow her family to stay with her at VMMC for 3 days

Imelda visits GMA, says admin’s treatment ‘cruel’

Jan 22, 2014 - 7:34 PM

She is not well the former First Lady says of the former President

HOSPITAL ARREST. Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is facing plunder charges, but has to be confined due to a spine problem. Photo from AFP

Sandiganbayan allows Arroyos to spend holidays with GMA

Dec 19, 2013 - 9:21 AM

The anti graft court rules favorably on the Pampanga representative s request for family members to be allowed to stay beyond prescribed visiting hours

File photo of Former Pres GMA

Unable to vote, GMA 'depressed'

May 13, 2013 - 5:02 PM

Husband Mike says Gloria also suffering from hip pains

Court defers Arroyo arraignment

Oct 15, 2012 - 9:05 AM

UPDATED The Sandiganbayan defers the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo which was scheduled today Monday October 15

File photo / Agence France-Presse

Graft court summons Arroyo doctors

Oct 11, 2012 - 9:17 AM

2nd UPDATE Arroyo s lead counsel however asks the court to reset or altogether cancel her scheduled arraignment on Monday October 15

Arroyo confined in VMMC

Aug 03, 2012 - 7:01 AM

Her hospital confinement could be connected to her supposedly life threatening ailment

Arroyo bail feared due to 'rushed' case

Jun 21, 2012 - 7:19 PM

A Pasay court is set to rule on former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo s bail petition

Star witness testifies vs GMA

Jun 14, 2012 - 10:10 AM

UPDATED Former Maguindanao administrator Norie Unas appears in court to prove former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo doesn t deserve to post bail

Comelec rejects Arroyo treatment abroad

May 15, 2012 - 5:44 PM

The Comelec chief makes this statement after the former president s camp claimed she faces a life threatening illness

TREATMENT ABROAD? Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should not be allowed to seek treatment overseas, Comelec says. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

'No politics' in Arroyo birthday party

Apr 21, 2012 - 6:41 PM

Detained former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo holds a birthday party for 500 people at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center

BIRTHDAY GIRL. Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo waves to the media and her supporters during her last public appearance: her arraignment for graft charges.

What is shingles?

Apr 11, 2012 - 2:42 PM

Shingles which afflicts ex Pres Arroyo comes from the same virus that causes chickenpox

AFTER ARRAIGNMENT. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo leaves the Sandiganbayan in a wheelchair after she entered a "not guilty" plea in connection to graft charges.

GMA won’t do mugshots ala Erap

Mar 22, 2012 - 5:51 PM

Moving her to the Sandiganbayan to post bail would pose security concerns and entail more expenses

GMA's daily hospital detention cost can feed 21 Pinoys per day

Feb 11, 2012 - 3:59 PM

GMA lawyer: Former President Arroyo belongs to a unique class

HOSPITAL ARREST. Detained former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo can stay at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center after the Pasay Regional Trial Court allowed her to.

Inside Arroyo's detention center

Dec 06, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Where should Arroyo be detained?

Nov 28, 2011 - 8:00 AM