crime in manila - updates

Rappler's latest stories on crime in manila


Crime down in Metro Manila, Central Luzon in first days of lockdown

Mar 22, 2020 - 5:45 PM

The two regions' police offices report lower crime volumes compared to the same days in March 2019

'GHOST TOWN.' The corner of EDSA and Kamuning on March 17, 2020 on the 3rd day of the Metro Manila lockdown. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

PNP to form group vs Caloocan riding-in-tandem shooters

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:43 PM

Metro Manila police chief Director Camilo Cascolan says it will be a small group predominantly composed of cop operatives

READY FOR SHOOTERS. Quezon City cops accept motorcycles from the city government to fight riding-in-tandem killers. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

1 dead in San Juan shooting

Dec 24, 2015 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED Another passenger survives the shooting involving suspects riding in tandem

1 dead, 2 injured in White Plains shooting

Sep 02, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Authorities say the suspect began shooting at the victims van thinking it was sent by a drug rehabilitation center to fetch him

PNP’s Purisima to finally face Senate

Sep 30, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Should PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima be asked about allegations of corruption at Grace Poe s committee it will be the first time he s addressing the issue

Purisima denies sitting on admin cases vs rogue cops

Sep 12, 2014 - 5:29 PM

Reacting to Napolcom s complaints of delays the PNP chief says his office receives hundreds of complaints every month and he has to study them thoroughly before endorsing

NO DELAYS. PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima says the PNP is not sitting on administrative cases against erring cops. File photo

Enzo Pastor 'gunman' takes back confession

Sep 08, 2014 - 7:29 PM

But Quezon City police chief Richard Albano says PO2 Edgar Angel was not forced to admit to the crime and his confession remains valid

GUNMAN. PO2 Edgar Angel, the confessed gunman in the murder of race car driver Racer Enzo Pastor, faces the media at a news briefing at Camp Karingal in Quezon City on August 27, 2014. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Caps, sunglasses banned as Metro malls fight crime

Dec 23, 2013 - 6:35 PM

UPDATED The ban was imposed after a gang of hammer wielding robbers looted a jewelery store in SM North EDSA

Shooting in 2 Robinsons malls in NCR

Jan 30, 2013 - 5:48 PM

3rd UPDATE Two separate shooting incidents occur in Robinsons Magnolia in Quezon City and Robinsons Place in Manila

FILE PHOTO: The Robinson's Magnolia parking lot. Photo by Bardo Wu.

Gov't likely to expel China, Taiwan scammers

Aug 24, 2012 - 5:49 PM

The government will likely deport nearly 400 Taiwanese and Chinese arrested in a major telephone scam

Manila hostage crisis: Hong Kong presses for apology

Aug 23, 2012 - 6:33 PM

Two years after the Manila hostage crisis Hong Kong families renew their demand for Philippine government apology

DEMAND FOR APOLOGY. A woman (C) amongst survivors and relatives of eight Hong Kong tourists who were killed exactly two years ago in a 2010 Philippine bus hostage fiasco in Manila cries as they gather outside the Philippines consulate in Hong Kong to demand an apology on August 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez

Mall shooting stalls MRT operations

Aug 16, 2012 - 4:42 PM

Shooting incident stops MRT operations on Taft Avenue