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IN PHOTOS: The heat is on for local races

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Local candidates in Metro Manila sweat it out on the first day of their campaign

ALL-IN. Volunteers hoist political campaign posters in Manila on March 29, 2019, the start of the campaign period for local seats for the May 13 polls. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Alfredo Lim joins Duterte’s PDP-Laban

Apr 25, 2018 - 6:25 PM

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says, however, that the ruling party has yet to decide whether Lim will be its mayoral candidate in Manila against incumbent Joseph Estrada

MEMBER. PDP-Laban President Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III says former senator and Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim took his oath as a member of the ruling party.

Comelec junks Lim's petition to disqualify Estrada from Manila poll

Mar 02, 2017 - 8:19 AM

The Comelec first division says Alfredo Lim s petition was filed out of time – 8 days after Joseph Estrada had been proclaimed

Erap wins close Manila mayoral race over Lim

May 10, 2016 - 1:41 PM

Joseph Ejercito Erap Estrada is elected for a second straight term as Manila mayor

MAYOR ANEW. Joseph Ejercito 'Erap' Estrada is Manila mayor anew. He is seen here during his miting de avance over the weekend. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Erap vs Lim vs Bagatsing in Manila race

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:55 AM

A re electionist a former mayor and a congressman fight for the mayoralty of the city of Manila

Erap, Alfredo Lim hit for 'trashy' proclamation rallies

Mar 29, 2016 - 11:11 AM

The EcoWaste Coalition reminds candidates in local elections to heed the government led drive to clean up after campaign events

'DIRTY' CAMPAIGN. EcoWaste Coalition slams Joseph 'Erap' Estrada for not keeping his proclamation rally in Manila clean. Photo from EcoWaste Coalition

Roxas: ’Natural' for Erap to pick Poe

Mar 28, 2016 - 8:09 PM

The administration bet is relying on former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim to help him win votes in the Philippine capital

Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Lim: Erap won in 2013 due to ‘mass buying of votes'

Mar 28, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Joseph Estrada and Alfredo Lim battle it out again in the city of Manila

Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

EDSA 32: Politicians who got their start after the 1986 uprising

Feb 23, 2016 - 8:00 AM

(UPDATED) The EDSA revolution did not only restore democracy to the Philippines, it also made politicians out of once unknown names

AFTER EDSA. These prominent politicians got their break from – or were inspired by – the events of the historic 1986 uprising.

Erap seeks reelection as Manila mayor

Oct 14, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Manileños march with Estrada from city square Liwasang Bonifacio to the Comelec office in a motorcade complete with a band balloons banners and flags

CANDIDATES. Manila Mayor Erap Estrda (left) and his Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan show a copy of their candidacy certificates. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler RUNNING MATES. Manila mayor Joseph Estrada shows up at Liwasang Bonifacio with running mate Honey Lacuna-Pangan. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Alfredo Lim runs for Manila mayor again

Oct 13, 2015 - 7:28 PM

The ruling Liberal Party is fielding former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim who says he is running in response to public clamor for restoration of free basic services

MAYORALTY BID. Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim wants a comeback to as the Philippine capital's chief executive. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Bagatsing runs for Manila mayor, vows pro-business policies

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Amado Bagatsing joins the bitter battle between Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada and former Mayor Alfredo Lim

MAYORALTY BID. Amado Bagatsing files his certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

FAST FACTS: Poll candidates who faced disqualification due to citizenship issues

Jul 13, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Apart from Grace Poe there are candidates in the past whose citizenship was also questioned Here they are

Manila admits RH violation under former mayor Atienza

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:01 AM

Global legal advocacy organization Center for Reproductive Rights calls on the city of Manila to execute an express repeal of the two ordinances which the United Nations says gravely and systematically violated women s rights

Lim permitted Torre de Manila, Erap says

Jun 18, 2015 - 9:17 PM

UPDATED Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada blames his predecessor Alfredo Lim for signing the construction permits for the high rise condominium

PH accountable for Manila's reproductive rights violations – UN

May 06, 2015 - 7:05 PM

UN says Manila s Executive Orders 003 and 030 violate women s right to access reproductive health information and services

SC junks Lim's appeal: Erap Estrada is Manila mayor

Mar 10, 2015 - 9:08 PM

The Supreme Court says the motion filed by former Mayor Alfredo Lim offered no substantial argument to merit a reconsideration

ESTRADA. Former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada's disqualification case alleges his ineligibility as electoral candidate based on his previous plunder conviction. File photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Will Erap seek Manila re-election bid?

Jan 21, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is asked the question after his latest legal victory His response? Yes and no

VICTORY. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada flashes a thumbs up after the SC dismissed a disqualification case against him. Rappler photo

Close the Pandacan oil depot

Dec 08, 2014 - 10:00 AM

It is time for us to join the valiant advocates who have been fighting for our safety for more than a decade now

Oil price hike, logistics fears over Pandacan depot move

Nov 26, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla discusses possible repercussions of the Supreme Court decision

SC orders transfer of Pandacan oil depot

Nov 25, 2014 - 2:56 PM

UPDATED Resolving an issue that 3 administrations failed to address for more than a decade the court gives oil companies 45 days to submit a comprehensive plan and relocated within 6 months

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Pia Cayetano eyes charges vs DMCI over Torre de Manila

Sep 04, 2014 - 4:56 PM

The senator also plans to recommend a bigger budget for national cultural and historical agencies to improve enforcement of heritage laws

'SHAKY' EXISTENCE. Already around 19 floors high, Torre de Manila is still hounded by controversy. Photo from DMCI Homes website

INC lobbies for key gov't positions

Jul 28, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The INC makes it easy for their political allies to know what they want in the form of lists of appointive positions they want secured for their own members

Erap in HK to bring compensation for hostage victims

Apr 22, 2014 - 2:21 PM

UPDATED Bringing an undisclosed amount of cash and reportedly accompanied by two national officials he says we should take responsibility for the 2010 incident

TIMELINE: Pandacan oil depot relocation debacle

Apr 06, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Should oil companies relocate or stay? Here s a timeline of events relating to the Pandacan oil depot in Manila

CONTROVERSIAL DEPOT. Energy officials and oil company workers inspect a biodiesel overhead tank inside the Pandacan Oil depot. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

HK to PH: Apologize for officials who mishandled crisis

Feb 18, 2014 - 8:41 PM

Hong Kong says it s not demanding a personal apology from President Aquino but from the PH gov t for the failure of its officials in handling the rescue of hostages

Insta-2013: The year in 15 seconds

Dec 29, 2013 - 9:00 AM

From soundbites on corruption to messages of hope watch the Philippines best 15 second clips this year

Gutter politics: The worst catfights of 2013

Dec 21, 2013 - 9:30 AM

Who cares about elections a corruption scandal and the world’s worst typhoon? Politicians took black propaganda catfights and politicking to an all time low

Erap to issue formal apology for 2010 hostage-taking

Oct 23, 2013 - 4:59 PM

This is not to go against the stand of President Benigno Aquino III but to have closure on the controversy says the secretary of the Manila city council

STILL WAITING. In this 2011 file photo, relatives of the 8 dead Hong Kong nationals attend a ceremony at the Quirino grandstand, the site of the hostage-taking tragedy. File photo by EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

HK hostage kin sue Philippine gov't

Aug 22, 2013 - 8:10 PM

The Philippine government and then Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim are among 9 parties being sued Families and victims are also seeking reasonable compensation

Photo by Rappler/Vincent Go.

Erap: I forgive Lim but he must face probe

Jun 30, 2013 - 7:32 PM

Estrada says he has forgiven Lim but the former mayor must explain the city s reported P3 5 billion debt

FORGIVE BUT... Former President now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is considering creating a body to investigate Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and the city's reported P3.5 billion debt last year.

Erap takes oath as ‘ex-convict mayor’ of Manila

Jun 30, 2013 - 1:41 PM

Exactly 15 years after he was sworn as Philippine president Joseph Estrada takes his oath as the chief executive of Manila

POLITICAL COMEBACK. Former President Joseph Estrada takes his oath as Manila mayor. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/

Oil spill in Pasig River causes alarm

Jun 23, 2013 - 2:05 AM

UPDATED Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim advises residents roused by foul odor to take necessary precautions including evacuation if needed

The death of Asiong Salonga

May 16, 2013 - 9:39 PM

Joseph Estrada has a legacy to build and a legend to destroy For Estrada to lead Asiong Salonga must die

Erap peddled a dream and Manileños bought it

May 16, 2013 - 12:05 AM

Analysts said challenger Joseph Estrada offered hope and a concrete plan of action Re electionist Alredo Lim with his anti masa politices only offered the status quo

ERAP AND ISKO. Joseph Estrada and Franciso Domagoso raise their hands in triumph. Photo by Jerald Uy

Lim concedes the battle for Manila

May 15, 2013 - 4:56 PM

Former Manila Mayor Alfredo S Lim concedes the mayoralty of the City of Manila after a total of 5 terms as the capital’s mayor ending a long campaign marked with personal attacks and name calling from both sides

#PHVote wRap May 14, 6am: Local race results

May 14, 2013 - 6:17 AM

With 51 of votes already in proclamation of local race results are only hours away

Estrada Street: Battle for Manila

May 14, 2013 - 6:03 AM

In Estrada St San Andres Bukid Manila a pair of sisters will vote from opposite sides of the hotly contested mayoralty of Manila

Rosalina and Aurelia in San Andres Bukid, Manila

Erap set to win as Manila mayor

May 14, 2013 - 1:22 AM

Former President Joseph Estrada is about to be proclaimed as the new mayor of the country s capital city beating re electionist and former ally Alfredo Lim

PNoy, candidates cast votes

May 13, 2013 - 10:23 AM

President Aquino and other political personalities cast their votes

EARLY VOTER. President Aquino cast his vote early in Tarlac. Photo by Rappler

The last showdown: Battle for Manila

May 13, 2013 - 5:58 AM

The battle for the city of Manila is down to its last day with the former President of the Republic Joseph Ejercito Estrada on a showdown with former cop Alfredo

Estrada: Take 'Lim's money' but vote for me

May 10, 2013 - 9:56 PM

Former President Joseph Estrada urges voters to accept money from his political rivals but vote for him instead

ACCEPT MONEY BUT DON'T SELL YOUR VOTE. Former President Joseph Estrada urges voters in Manila to accept money from his political rivals but vote for him instead. Rappler/Ervin Aroc

Lim camp to Erap: 'Diablo, get out!'

May 09, 2013 - 9:40 PM

In a last ditch effort to boost the campaign of re electionist Mayor Alfredo Lim President Benigno Aquino III promised to fund a 12 storey hospital in the city if Lim wins in the local polls

ALL AGAINST THE 'DIABLO.' President Benigno Aquino shows support for Liberal Party local candidates Mayor Alfredo Lim and running mate Lou Veloso. Rappler/Haiko Magtrayo

Cops and robbers: The battle for Manila

May 09, 2013 - 8:03 PM

Welcome to the capital of the Republic of the Philippines where the showdown is in the imagination and a myth will be elected mayor

Erap blames scuffle at house on Lim

May 08, 2013 - 10:05 PM

The scuffle stemmed from a text message that said Estrada was set to distribute groceries

ATTACK ON ERAP'S SUPPORTERS. A supporter of mayoral candidate Joseph Estrada was stabbed with a barbecue stick outside Estrada's house in Sta. Mesa, Manila. Image from Estrada's Facebook page

Erap gambling? Lim supporters post photo on FB

May 07, 2013 - 9:52 PM

Supporters of re electionist Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim are spreading a photo of former President Joseph Estrada playing mahjong

'WHAT GAMBLING?' Re-electionist Vice Mayor Isko Moreno denies that former President Joseph Estrada was gambling during a visit to the wake of fire victims in Manila. Image from 'What happens' Facebook page