Mayor Alfredo Lim - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mayor Alfredo Lim


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

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.

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

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

Palace: No basis for Lim's Luneta neglect

May 04, 2013 - 6:43 PM

This is the first time that a document prepared by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr and which clears Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim of liability in the 2010 Luneta hostage taking crisis is made public

The Mayor of Manila in his office. Photo by Rappler/Patricia Evangelista

Lim: Decaying Manila? Erap must be drunk

Apr 01, 2013 - 5:53 PM

Before kicking off a campaign that he says will focus on his achievements Lim turns personal on Estrada once more

DEBATE. Former President Estrada (left) during the debate with Mayor Alfredo Lim at UP Manila before the campaign period.

Aquino to lead Lim's proclamation rally in Manila

Mar 30, 2013 - 1:02 PM

Lim s proclamation rally marks the official start of his campaign against tough opponent former president Joseph Estrada

Lim, Erap face-off: ‘Napakasinungaling mo’

Mar 12, 2013 - 1:49 PM

The debate turns personal between the two major mayoral candidates in Manila

WHO'S TELLING THE TRUTH. Not one or the other, if we take Lim's and Estrada's word. Screenshot, Umagang Kay Ganda, March 12, 2013

Lim's 4th biopic opens before campaign period

Feb 25, 2013 - 7:08 PM

The idea for the movie on Alfredo Lim s life was developed after former President Joseph Estrada formalized plans to challenge him for the post of Manila mayor

Erap: No comparison between Isko, Lou Veloso

Sep 24, 2012 - 6:56 PM

Former President Joseph Estrada downplays Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim s choice of a running mate

Lim bans anti-Islam movie in Manila

Sep 20, 2012 - 1:51 PM

Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim has banned the anti Islam short movie that has angered Muslims all over the world

LIM TELLS MUSLIM LEADERS that 'Innocence of Muslims' will be banned in Manila. Photo from Lim's official Facebook page