Manila City hall - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Manila City hall


City hall experiences: The good and the bad

Apr 16, 2017 - 9:30 AM

What are the most common experiences of taxpayers in Metro Manila while transacting with their respective city halls?

Erap surprised by Binay’s VP offer

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:25 AM

Estrada is known to be dead set on seeking re election as mayor of Manila He had also given his blessings to his 2013 running mate Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno to aim for the Senate

April 1 non-working day in Manila city gov't offices

Mar 31, 2015 - 2:26 PM

Former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada declares the holiday which gives city employees a 5 day holiday this Holy Week

The Battle of Manila through monuments, markers

Mar 03, 2015 - 3:32 PM

The memory of the Liberation of Manila in 1945 lives on as a reminder of the fight for the freedom we enjoy and cherish today

MEMORARE MANILA 1945. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

The return of Baywalk’s banished ‘bedspacers’

Jan 24, 2015 - 4:16 PM

Strange how a day before Pope Francis comes to Manila 100 or so people seem to have vanished They seem to have magically disappeared from the same place where the sea swallows the sun

LEFT IN THE DARK. Manila Bay is the site of many majestic sunsets. It is also home to about 100 Baywalk bedspacers, whose future remains bleak. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

Manila suspends classes, city hall work for Nazareno

Jan 05, 2015 - 10:08 AM

The Executive Order does not cover work in national government offices and private offices or in select frontline and security services

The statue of the Black Nazarene is taken by carriage through crowds of devotees in Manila, Philippines 09 January 2011. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Erap: Debt-free Manila by 2015

Jul 24, 2014 - 2:13 PM

The former president and now mayor of Manila delivers his first state of the city address promising reforms in the capital and playing coy about another presidential bid

YEAR ONE. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada speaks to local leaders during his first state of the city address on July 23. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Ghost hunting in the PH? Here are 7 places

Oct 29, 2013 - 10:03 AM

Thinking of ghost hunting this long weekend? Here are some suggestions

INFERNO. Firefighters and investigators inspect the debris-strewn dance floor following a deadly fire which turned the packed "Ozone" disco into an inferno, killing about 150 teenagers in 1996. AFP Photo

#DearErap: Manila Day letters

Jun 24, 2013 - 7:52 AM

Traffic crime pollution and decaying heritage are some issues citizens write to Manila Mayor elect Joseph Estrada about

DEAR ERAP. Concerned citizens and Manila lovers write to the mayor-elect in honor of Manila Day, June 24

Erap flash mob annoys, amuses

Apr 13, 2013 - 11:27 AM

About 300 students staged a flash mob dance in a busy intersection in Manila to support the candidacies of Former President Joseph Estrada and Vice Mayor Isko Moreno

ERAP FLASH MOB. 300 students from different schools and universities staged a “flash mob” dance near the Manila City Hall to support former President Joseph Estrada's bid for the mayoral post. Rappler/Jerald Uy

COA: Basa Guidote lot worth much less

Mar 24, 2012 - 7:31 PM

In a belated report COA said the transaction was marked with irregularities

COA 'disallows' purchase of BGEI lot