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IN PHOTOS: Divisoria and Dapitan Arcade, Metro Manila's joyful Christmas corners

Dec 20, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The holiday season is stressful all over Metro Manila, but there's Christmas cheer to be found, if you only know where to look

'TIS THE SEASON. Miniature Christmas trees light up the night at Tutuban Center in Manila. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Vexed by trash, Isko Moreno evicts vendors from Divisoria main street

Nov 11, 2019 - 12:14 PM

'Hindi ba kayo nahihiya diyan o talagang baboy din kayo sa bahay? Kailangan ko pa kayo sorpresahin?' Manila Mayor Isko Moreno tells Divisoria vendors

FILTH. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno inspects the commercial district of Divisoria on Monday, November 11, finding heaps of trash on the streets. Manila PIO Photo

Isko Moreno wants to suspend Baclaran-Divisoria jeepney route

Jul 23, 2019 - 10:33 AM

(3rd UPDATE) If the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board allows it, no jeepneys would be allowed to travel directly between the two high-traffic areas

TRAFFIC PETITION. Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso says it is to stop trip-cutting by jeepney drivers. Rappler Screenshot

Divisoria vendors to Isko Moreno: ‘Give us another chance’

Jul 15, 2019 - 5:14 PM

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno says there will be designated areas for vendors, but away from 'organizers' who are illegally collecting fees from them

Isko Moreno sacks 9 cops over illegal vendors in Divisoria

Jul 08, 2019 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) Moreno says new cops at Manila Police District Station 11 would allow for a clean start when carrying out new initiatives of the city, particularly its clearing operations to decongest major 'arteries' of the capital city

CLEANING OPERATIONS. Vendors in Divisoria occupying the sidewalk, after Mayor Isko Moreno orders the clean up of the main road. June 6, 2019. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Beginner tips for Christmas shopping in Divisoria

Nov 10, 2017 - 12:02 PM

First time to shop in Divisoria? here's a quick guide for you!

Dire Husi Initiative: Kagay-anon artists show art can change lives

May 15, 2017 - 4:14 PM

The fellowship of Dire Husi is a form of rehabilitation where each member shares their experiences help each other cope and train one another in using their craft to get a decent livelihood

ART IS LIFE. Dire Husi Initiative artists perform in Cagayan de Oro to attract customers for their art. All photos courtesy of Rhyan Casino/ Rappler

NBI seizes fake skincare products in Divisoria and Parañaque raid

Sep 09, 2016 - 11:40 AM

Roughly P4 million worth of counterfeit skincare products were nabbed in two separate raids conducted by the NBI last August 30

Quiapo is next in Erap’s street clearing drive

Jul 09, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Authorities in the Philippine capital city of Manila go after ‘unruly vendors motorists and pedestrians’

CLEANUP. The area of Plaza Miranda and Quiapo Church – shown here being cleaned up by employees of the Manila City Hall Department of Public Services in January 2016 – will be among the targets in the city government’s campaign to clear the streets of illegal vendors and undisciplined motorists and pedestrians. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Ayala Land to acquire stake in Tutuban mall owner Prime Orion

Feb 26, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Being the site for the common station of North South Railway project Tutuban Center will be strategic for property developer Ayala Land

STRATEGIC. Ayala Land says acquiring stake in Prime Orion is aligned with its strategy to expand its leasing business. Background image from Wikimedia

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Jan 01, 2016 - 6:49 PM

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IN PHOTOS: Beating the Christmas rush

Dec 24, 2015 - 5:35 PM

Some Filipinos are still rushing home or shopping for their loved ones and Noche Buena preparations

Filipinos rush to Divisoria on Christmas eve for a last minute shopping of gifts, fruits and food for the traditional noche buena or Christmas dinner.

The lion princes of Divisoria

Feb 19, 2015 - 10:53 PM

The lion princes aren t after big earnings For them it s about a poor teenager s dream

Back-to-school shopping with half-a-peso in Divisoria

May 31, 2014 - 11:48 AM

For a typical wage earner saving 50 centavos per notebook could mean a lot

DOH: Scrap fireworks, donate to disaster survivors

Dec 13, 2013 - 8:03 PM

DOH s Eric Tayag draws attention to this message by dancing to the tune of Katy Perry s Roar

Resolve case of 78 Chinese, China asks PH

Dec 13, 2013 - 2:52 PM

China comes to the rescue of its citizens detained for alleged overstaying

Toxic Christmas lights being sold in Divisoria

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:43 AM

Getting ready to decorate your house for Christmas? Be careful when buying Christmas lights

HOLIDAY STRANDS. Christmas lights are one of the most popular form of Christmas decor used in the Philippines

Is Manila's night market anti-poor?

Aug 18, 2013 - 10:00 AM

Street vendors in Divisoria say the city government s new night market is not a well thought out plan The vice mayor says it s just birth pains for the betterment of the city

'EXPERIMENTAL' MOVE. Manila Mayor Erap Estrada and Vice Mayor Isko Moreno visit the Divisoria night market on August 16, Friday. Photo by Rappler/Mark Demayo

IN PHOTOS: Manila's 'experimental' night market opens

Aug 17, 2013 - 10:24 PM

Mayor Joseph Estrada is clearing Divisoria of street vendors during the day allowing them to sell their goods only from 6 pm onwards

ADJUSTING. Vendors move their carts around on Friday, August 16, the first night of the "experimental" night market. Photo by Rappler/Mark Demayo

Elections boost SM, Divisoria sales

Apr 28, 2013 - 9:51 PM

Consumers go to SM for food and drinks and Divisoria for clothes and shoes

SMIC officials at their stockholders event. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Christmas Eve Divisoria fire under control

Dec 24, 2012 - 10:15 AM

After almost 10 hours fire fighters successfully put under control a fire that razed a 3 story commercial building in Divisoria district

(UPDATED) Christmas Eve fire rages in Divisoria

Dec 24, 2012 - 7:30 AM

A fire that broke out past midnight on Christmas Eve engulfs a 3 story commercial building in Divisoria district

CHRISTMAS EVE FLAMES. Firefighters continue to work on controlling a fire that engulfed a commercial building in Divisoria. Photo from Txtfire Philippines' Facebook page.

The art of haggling

Nov 18, 2012 - 5:17 PM

Haggling is an age old art that so many find intimidating or even embarrassing But that shouldn t be the case

What NOT to buy in Divisoria

Nov 10, 2012 - 11:57 AM

The place is known to be a shopping haven for budget shoppers Still here are dont s you have to take heed

GOING SHOPPING? Read this first. Screen grab from YouTube (watchWEDTV)