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Rappler's latest stories on vmmc


VMMC agrees to open roads to private vehicles

Dec 08, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Motorists can apply for access stickers so they can pass through the Veterans Memorial Medical Center as a shortcut

Gloria Arroyo: 'Strategic direction' is to fully support Duterte

Aug 10, 2016 - 3:43 PM

Pampanga 2nd District Representative Gloria Arroyo says she supports the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte including the reimposition of the death penalty which was abolished during her presidency

BACK TO VMMC. Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Veterans Memorial Medical Center director Nona Legaspi during the signing of a deed donation on August 10. Arroyo donates two dialysis machines, two beds, and an air-conditioning unit to the hospital where she was detained for almost 4 years. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Arroyo allowed to leave for Pampanga to vote on May 9

May 05, 2016 - 4:14 PM

The Supreme Court allows the former president who is under hospital arrest to leave for Pampanga to cast her ballot without fanfare or caravan

FURLOUGH. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been allowed to leave for Pampanga to vote in the May 9, 2016 polls. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

GMA to seek anew court's nod to attend 9th day of mourning

Aug 15, 2015 - 11:52 PM

The Sandiganbayan rejects an earlier request that former president Arroyo be allowed to attend the last day of mourning for her brother Arturo on August 19

YOUNG MACAPAGAL. Arturo Macapagal is photographed in this 2003 file photo. Photo from Newsbreak

DOTC eyes Veterans Center as terminal site

Nov 19, 2014 - 12:06 PM

The Veterans Memorial Medical Center may turn into a transport hub for public utility vehicles coming from Northern Luzon

Aquino honors war veterans, ‘Ayungin’ soldiers

Apr 09, 2014 - 1:33 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says the government will strive to match the sacrifices of war veterans and the Armed Forces with increased benefits and upgraded equipment

Highlights: Gloria Arroyo in 2013

Apr 05, 2014 - 2:52 PM

In 2013 the former president is reelected congresswoman charged with a new plunder case and weakened by health problems

EMBATTLED. Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo continued to face court cases and health problems in 2013. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Arroyo birthday request: 3 days with her family at VMMC

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:45 PM

The former president is turning 67 on April 5 She s asking the Sandiganbayan to allow her family to stay with her at VMMC for 3 days

Court defers Arroyo arraignment

Oct 15, 2012 - 9:05 AM

UPDATED The Sandiganbayan defers the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo which was scheduled today Monday October 15

File photo / Agence France-Presse

Arroyo rushed to ICU; arraignment unsure

Oct 12, 2012 - 3:20 PM

UPDATED VMMC director Dr Nona Legaspi says former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo suffers a heart problem The Sandiganbayan summons Legaspi to explain

Graft court summons Arroyo doctors

Oct 11, 2012 - 9:17 AM

2nd UPDATE Arroyo s lead counsel however asks the court to reset or altogether cancel her scheduled arraignment on Monday October 15

Topacio tweets: 'Festive mood' inside Veterans

Jul 25, 2012 - 2:35 PM

CGMA officially released Everyone singing Please release me let me go reads one of Topacio s tweets

GMA's 'life-threatening condition' revealed

Jun 26, 2012 - 7:41 PM

Her titanium implant threatens her life says former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo s latest medical report

Arroyo bail feared due to 'rushed' case

Jun 21, 2012 - 7:19 PM

A Pasay court is set to rule on former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo s bail petition

Comelec rejects Arroyo treatment abroad

May 15, 2012 - 5:44 PM

The Comelec chief makes this statement after the former president s camp claimed she faces a life threatening illness

TREATMENT ABROAD? Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo should not be allowed to seek treatment overseas, Comelec says. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II

'No politics' in Arroyo birthday party

Apr 21, 2012 - 6:41 PM

Detained former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo holds a birthday party for 500 people at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center

BIRTHDAY GIRL. Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo waves to the media and her supporters during her last public appearance: her arraignment for graft charges.

What is shingles?

Apr 11, 2012 - 2:42 PM

Shingles which afflicts ex Pres Arroyo comes from the same virus that causes chickenpox

AFTER ARRAIGNMENT. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo leaves the Sandiganbayan in a wheelchair after she entered a "not guilty" plea in connection to graft charges.

'Not guilty': Arroyo couple arraigned

Apr 11, 2012 - 8:39 AM

[UPDATED] Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo her husband Mike and former Comelec chief Benjamin Abalos plead not guilty over alleged corruption in the botched NBN ZTE deal

OVER NBN-ZTE. Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her husband, Mike, undergo arraignment together for the first time Wednesday. Illustration by Emil Mercado

GMA's version of Mo Twister's drama

Dec 10, 2011 - 8:00 AM

It’s the 9th of December 2011 First time I’m doing this I don’t even know why Maybe I’m bored and full I had breakfast twice I had lunch thrice Is this the operation “Put the Little Girl to Sleep” my creative spokesperson was talking about? If it is then this administration is succeeding I’m sleepy now