Rolen Paulino - updates

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DILG files complaint vs Olongapo mayor for breaking lockdown rules

Jun 24, 2020 - 12:42 PM

Olongapo Mayor Rolen Paulino Jr allegedly organized a mass gathering to distribute social amelioration cards and allowed motorcycle backriding in his city

OLONGAPO CHIEF. Olongapo Mayor Rolen Paulino Jr addresses a crowd in his city on March 2, 2020. Photo from the Olongapo City Public Information Center Facebook Page

Olongapo records first patient under investigation for coronavirus

Feb 14, 2020 - 12:43 PM

Olongapo City's first person under investigation for possible coronavirus infection voluntarily approached health authorities

THERMAL CHECK. File photo of a thermal check at the Senate building. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

Mitos Magsaysay running for Zambales representative, replacing father-in-law

Nov 29, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The suspended Olongapo mayor, Rolen Paulino, also withdraws his candidacy in favor of his son, Rolen Paulino Jr

ALLIANCE. Former 1st district congresswoman Mitos Magsaysay (2nd from right) is running for her old post. She has the support of (from left) Vice Governor Angel Magsaysay, 2nd District Representative Cheryl Deloso Montalla, and Governor Amor Deloso. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Mayor questions PNP's 'drug hotbed' tag on Olongapo City

Aug 25, 2018 - 8:03 PM

Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino says Olongapo City is the 'second most peaceful place in Region 3' based on police records

OLONGAPO CITY. Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino says his city is the second most peaceful in Region 3, based on Police Regional Office 3  records. Photo from the Facebook page of the Olongapo City Information Connection

Court puts Olongapo officials' suspension on hold

Aug 07, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 83 presiding judge Ralph Lee gives both the petitioners and respondent 15 days to submit their respective memorandums in support of their arguments

ROLEN PAULINO. Photo of Paulino from

Olongapo mayor, execs to defy suspension order

Aug 07, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Olongapo City Mayor Rolen C. Paulino says the Ombudsman’s decision to suspend them for 6 months over misconduct is unfair

DEATH OF DEMOCRACY? Supporters of Olongapo Mayor Rolen Paulino brought in front of city hall 3 signifying the death of democracy in Olongapo. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Ombudsman orders 6-month suspension of Olongapo mayor, city officials

Jul 11, 2018 - 7:12 PM

The complaint against Olongapo Mayor Rolen Paulino, Vice Mayor Aquilino Cortez Jr, and members of the city council stems from the city government's approval of the long-term lease of government land to SM Prime Holdings Incorporated

OLONGAPO CHIEF. Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino and other city officials face a 6-month suspension over with city government's lease agreement with SM Prime Holdings Incorporated. Photo from Mayor Rolen Paulino's Facebook page

New work for ex-drug users: Casket makers

Sep 29, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino says this is cheaper than giving burial assistance to families of drug users

Photo by Randy V. Datu/ Rappler

Political families in Zambales claim wins, losses

May 13, 2016 - 3:19 PM

How did the prominent families in Zambales fare in these elections?

Olongapo slay suspect admitted he ‘did something wrong’ – mayor

Oct 14, 2014 - 11:44 AM

Olongapo City Mayor Rolen Paulino says the suspect made the reported admission upon questioning by Philippine authorities but immediately invoked his right to a lawyer and would not elaborate further

OLONGAPO MURDER. CCTV footage shows the victim, Jeffrey Laude, and the suspect before the crime allegedly happened in Celzone Lodge, Olongapo City.

Dumpsite blamed for Olongapo leptospirosis outbreak

Oct 14, 2013 - 8:47 PM

Hospital records show that 11 patients with leptospirosis have died while 500 are infected with the deadly disease

RAT-INFESTED. Residents of Barangay New Cabalan say rats that brought about the leptospirosis outbreak in Olongapo came from this dumpsite. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

Bong, JV bring relief goods to Zambales

Sep 27, 2013 - 9:31 PM

They are here to give [relief goods] even if [some sectors] are criticizing them Let s put those aside Olongapo Mayor Rolen Paulino tells his constituents

ZAMBALES RELIEF. Senator JV Ejercito Estrada goes to Subic and other parts of Zambales on September 27 to bring relief goods to flood victims. Photo by Randy V. Datu/Rappler

Olongapo City under state of calamity

Sep 23, 2013 - 10:59 AM

UPDATED In neighboring Subic 6 people have been killed by landslides

FLOODED. Vehicles are underwater as flood waters inundate an area in Olongapo City, September 23, 2013. Photo courtesy Ryan Viduya