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'Panibagong problema': Fire leaves Addition Hills families helpless during pandemic

Jun 03, 2020 - 6:26 PM

Barangay Addition Hills is a coronavirus hot spot in Mandaluyong City. A huge fire on June 1 leaves at least 1,000 families distraught over what will happen next.

Victims take shelter at the Addition Hills Integrated School on June 2, 2020, after a fire hit Barangay Addition Hills in Mandaluyong City with the highest alarm level. At least 800 houses were burned, affecting 2,000 families according to fire investigators. Barangay Addition Hills was already battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, having the highest number of coronavirus-infected patients in the city, with 124 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 411 suspected cases and 230 more probable cases. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

27 more female inmates test positive for coronavirus – BuCor

Apr 26, 2020 - 6:51 PM

The Bureau of Corrections says that they are 'well and asymptomatic'

18 more Correctional inmates, 1 health staff test positive for coronavirus

Apr 21, 2020 - 1:02 PM

The Board of Pardons and Parole is 'formulating interim guidelines' to urgently release old and sickly convicts – a regular course for the board

CORRECTIONAL. Inmates at the Correctional Institution for Women in Mandaluyong City on March 4, 2020. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

95-year-old man recovers from coronavirus in Mandaluyong

Apr 12, 2020 - 9:55 PM

A video shows frontliners applauding 95-year-old Cresencio Junio as he is wheeled out of the Mandaluyong City Medical Center

DC Super Heroes Cafe to close down permanently

Mar 12, 2020 - 1:04 PM

The comic book-themed restaurant is closing its doors at SM Megamall, but will still be open for DC merchandise pre-orders online

Wack Wack Golf shuts down as guest tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020 - 10:19 AM

The elite golf club in Mandaluyong City closes indefinitely as one of the confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 visited the premises

Motorcycle-riding suspects gun down drug suspect in Mandaluyong City

Jan 31, 2020 - 6:15 PM

Mandaluyong City police says the suspect was recently included in the drug watch list

How a one-man team created a place to play

Jan 18, 2020 - 8:45 AM

At the Roll Play Game Lounge, there’s no need to purchase food or drinks. Once you enter, all you need to do is play.

Couple, teen drug courier arrested in Mandaluyong

Oct 02, 2019 - 12:06 PM

Police confiscate some P5.4 million worth of shabu during the buy-bust

FALSE: Samira Gutoc gets zero vote in Mandaluyong

May 23, 2019 - 7:32 PM

Election results data show that Gutoc received votes in all clustered precincts in Mandaluyong City

Man kills wife, grandson, self inside Nat'l Center for Mental Health in Mandaluyong

May 10, 2019 - 9:32 AM

Police say the 88-year-old man and his wife were visiting their grandson at the mental health facility when the incident happened

Catch Phum Viphurit, Japanese Breakfast, Sobs, and Up Dharma Down in one concert

Apr 18, 2019 - 1:24 PM

The Summer Noise 2019 music fest is all set, ready with a killer 13-act line-up and a new location at Greenfield District

Kris Aquino withdraws theft complaint vs Nicko Falcis in Mandaluyong

Apr 12, 2019 - 10:43 AM

The actress-endorser is in an ongoing legal battle against her former business manager

KRIS AQUINO. The celebrity withdraws a theft complaint filed in Mandaluyong against her former business manager. Photo from

Win or lose, Otso Diretso bets to push for their advocacies

Mar 12, 2019 - 2:55 PM

A resident of Mandaluyong City asks the Otso Diretso candidates what they would do if they lose in the May polls

WIN OR LOSE. Otso Diretso candidates Samira Gutoc, Romy Macalintal, and Chel Diokno pose with residents of Barangay Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City, on March 12, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

JV Ejercito's SUV razed in Mandaluyong auto shop fire

Feb 18, 2019 - 4:07 PM

Senator JV Ejercito's sports utility vehicle, which he fondly tweets as his 'lucky car', is among the vehicles destroyed in the blaze

Mandaluyong Autoplus Car Center fire February 18 2019. Photo by Mandaluyong Police

[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!

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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Dec 29, 2017 - 7:22 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Gomez, Abalos re-elected

May 14, 2013 - 7:24 AM

Zamora Gonzalez won as congressmen in San Juan Mandaluyong respectively

TIME-LAPSE: Earth Hour 2013

Mar 24, 2013 - 12:45 AM

Rappler s John Javellana gives us a time lapse video of the skyline of Guadalupe in Makati City

Metro Manila's skyline before and during Earth Hour March 23, 2013. RAPPLER/John Javellana

TechThinkers to hold first tech symposium

Feb 27, 2013 - 11:45 AM

It is an avenue for technology managers and industry partners to discuss technology innovation for business sustainability

Shooting in Megamall causes panic

Jan 26, 2013 - 8:11 PM

5th UPDATE Nobody is hurt in the shooting incident that caused mild panic in one of the world s biggest shopping malls Initial reports indicate that the group responsible is the Martilyo Gang

IN PHOTOS: 'Fireflies' ride through Metro streets

Nov 18, 2012 - 8:50 PM

Thousands of cyclists rode through the streets of Metro Manila on Sunday November 18 in this year s Tour of the Fireflies

FOR NATURE. Cycling enthusiasts participate in the 14th Tour of the Fireflies in Manila on November 18, 2012. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

'Metro Manila Greenprint 2030'

Mar 06, 2012 - 7:15 PM

Greenprint 2030 will be a 20 year plan aiming to make the Philippines main metropolis at par with East Asian counterparts

EDSA. View of vehicular traffic along the northbound lane of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue, near Orense Street, Makati, March 6, 2012. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva.