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'I will not condone any wrongdoing of our police officers in the implementation of the community quarantine protocols,' says NCRPO chief Debold Sinas, whose own birthday party violated quarantine rules
‘In our weakness and confusion, we are not alone,’ says Bishop Broderick Pabillo of Manila
Metro Manila local government units have distributed only 38.7 percent of the subsidies for non-4Ps families as of Monday, May 4
While former senator Jinggoy Estrada wanted to help, relief operations should be done according to the law, says Interior Secretary Eduardo Año
(UPDATED) San Juan City authorities arrest former senator Jinggoy Estrada as he distributes relief goods. Estrada's daughter says the arrest was politically motivated.
The dimsum resto can deliver their frozen goods around Metro Manila for a flat delivery rate
(UPDATED) Mayor Francis Zamora says the city government has tried several kinds of antibody rapid test kits but the 'false negative and false positive results' failed to give confidence in their effectiveness
One of the victims, Leo Barbosa, is the provincial coordinator of Senator Ronald dela Rosa. He's recently seen giving away relief goods on the senator's behalf.
Mayor Francis Zamora says it is the city's contribution to reducing the burden of secondary and tertiary hospitals fighting the novel coronavirus disease
Mayor Francis Zamora also assures residents that delivery of services, including the distribution of food packs, have not been disrupted
The 46-year-old doctor didn't hesitate to join frontliners in the fight against the coronavirus
This means limited mobility and restrained management for the mayor who oversees San Juan, the city with the highest concentration of coronavirus-positive patients in the country
Watch the interview on Rappler at 10 am Tuesday, March 24
San Juan has the highest concentration of coronavirus cases in the country, with 45 out of its 120,000 residents testing positive for COVID-19 as of March 23
The San Juan Bridge connects Old Sta. Mesa Street in Manila to N. Domingo Street in San Juan City
All cases are showing symptoms of COVID-19 but are in stable condition
Temperature checks and a health desk are also set up at the Greenhills mall to help customers cope amid the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak
(UPDATED) San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora says the prayer room will be disinfected and sanitized
Alchie Paray is also accused of illegal possession of firearms, explosives, and a bladed weapon
Paray recalls being threatened by a Greenhills tenant, 'Sinabi ko sa ’yo hindi ka na tatagal dito'
'Hindi niya tinanggap kasi hindi pera ang kailangan niya eh. Ang kailangan niya marinig lang yung hinaing,' says San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora
'For as long as people are alive, we welcome it,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
The Philippine National Police will inspect the deployment of Safeguard Armor Security Corporation
Fired security guard Alchie Paray has a license that is not set to expire until 2021
Colonel Orlando Yebra has the rare record of speaking with two high-profile hostage takers in his career
'Kailangan nating mag-imbistiga. Bagamat ito ay isang bagay na pribado, kailangang mangialam ang lungsod dito,' says San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora
(UPDATED) The hostages have been freed and the hostage-taker has been arrested. Here’s a rundown of events of the March 2 incident at the Greenhills mall.
The crisis lasts 9 hours, ending with the suspect getting tackled to the ground by cops after speaking with the media for around 20 minutes
'He is not licensed,' says San Juan police chief Colonel Jaime Santos
(3rd UPDATE) Cops tackle to the ground hostage taker Alchie Paray after a pistol is spotted on his waist
(3rd UPDATE) Earlier, the superiors of hostage taker Alchie Paray – a security guard fired for being absent without leave – apologized and offered to resign in a bid to end the crisis
(4th UPDATE) The hostage taker has been identified as Alchie Paray, a 40-year-old guard who was fired after apparently going on absence without leave for weeks
(3rd UPDATE) The hostage taker, a former guard of V-Mall, was fired after going on absence without leave for weeks
(8th UPDATE) The suspect is a former security guard provided by the Safeguard Armor Security Corporation or SASCOR
The slaughterhouse is found to be violating the Clean Water Act of 2004
John Wilson and San Juan bag their 23rd win in 26 games with a 19-point romp over Davao Occidental
The inmates show off their own 'Tala' dance moves in a Facebook video
About P510 million going to the health department and San Juan Medical Center
The communist party condemns the arrest of Jaime Padilla, a leader of the rebel group’s guerrillas in Southern Luzon
The move is in line with new mayor Francis Zamora's promise to make San Juan a smart city
Traffic congestion reveals a deeper malady: lack of a well-defined land use plan for the National Capital Region
The prospect of changing the quality of San Juaneños experience with public health would prove a worthy challenge for San Juan Medical Center Director Joseph Acosta
Francis Zamora takes on the role of San Juan's chief executive, the city's new captain after 50 years under the Estrada clan. How will he change the game?
Authorities turn over the 4 women to the San Juan City Social Welfare and Development Office. Mayor Francis Zamora also orders the closure of the establishment.
He says his first 100 days have been 'so far, so good,' but that ghosts of the previous administration remain
‘I chose a general to instill order and discipline in San Juan Medical Center,’ the mayor says of Brigadier General Joseph Acosta, former commander of the AFP Medical Center
Mayor Francis Zamora promised a new San Juan after ending the Ejercito-Estrada clan's 50-year rule in the city. How did he fare in his first 100 days?
The Department of Information and Communication Technology chooses San Juan as its pilot city for the Free Wi-Fi for All Program