Articles worth reading
Photo Courtesy of

Vendors report higher computer sales 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Technology vendors reports an increase in computer sales as employees began to work from home and students took lessons online. In a "24 Oras," a sales representative said that upon the implementation of the MECQ on May 16, customers troop...

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM)

PLM wants free internet for poor students

account_balanceManila access_time5 days ago

The president of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) asked the government to install “massive” information technology to provide free access to internet and free computers to students and faculty, especially the poor. The statemen...

Las Piñas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center (LPGHSTC)

Las Piñas hospital up for upgrade 

account_balanceLas Piñas access_time5 days ago

The House of Representatives passed on third and final reading a bill filled by Las Piñas Rep. Camille Villar to increase the bed capacity of Las Piñas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center (LPGHSTC). Villar filed House Bill No....

Manila News

Mayor Isko Moreno / Manila PIO

Isko slams malls for allowing sale of stolen items

account_balanceManila News account_circleGab dela Cruz chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso gave two shopping malls a 72-hour ultimatum to stop the sale of stolen mobile phones and other items inside their establishments.

Domagoso issued the order Monday morning following a recent police discovery of the rampant selling of stolen gadgets at a mall in the city.

“I’m giving you 72 hours, Tutuban Mall, Isetann Recto. I will close the entire mall ‘pag patuloy ninyong kinakalinga, pinapayagan ang mga second hand cellphones, vendors na bumibili ng mga nakaw,” Domagoso said.

Aside from the two malls, Domagoso also ordered the management of other malls in the nation’s capital to conduct an inspection on their tenants who are selling secondhand mobile phones inside their establishments.

“Pinanawagan ko, SM, Robinsons, Harrison Plaza, Tutuban, Isetann Recto, 168 at kung ano ano pang mall… Magsiyasat na kayo ngayong araw ng mga pinapayagan nyong mangupahan na magtinda ng mga secondhand na cellphone. Ayaw naming madamay kayo,” he said.

To verify if the mobile phone being sold is not stolen, Domagoso said that those who buy it should get a “proof” from the seller that he really owns it.

“Kapag wala, iconsider nyo na ito na nakaw,” he said.

Domagoso said that the effort to stop buying stolen items is one way to ensure the peace of mind of the parents by ridding the “source” and the “outlet.”

“Ayaw kong may iiyak nanamang nanay, iiyak nanamang tatay, na nasaksak yung anak nya, namatay anak, nya na inagawan ng cellphone,” he added.

According to the city’s chief executive, stolen mobile phones are being sold by robbers in various malls. The discovery came after police recently conducted a follow-up operation at Tutuban Mall following a robbery incident report, he added.

Also, members of the Special Mayor’s Reaction Team (SMaRT) held on Friday an inspection at Isetann Recto over a report of alleged buying and selling of stolen mobile phones.

The operation led to the confiscation of some 148 assorted brands of phones, Domagoso said.

“Based on record of Manila Police District’s SMaRT, six minors were arrested in robbery snatching,” the public information office (PIO) added.

“Tingnan nyo ang mga involved, mga bata,” Domagoso said.

Domagoso said that he has already ordered the Manila City Hall’s Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) to inspect all the malls in the city and hold those who sell stolen mobile phones accountable.

Charges for the violation of the anti-fencing law can be filed against those who commit it, Domagoso said.

date_rangeDate Published
8 months ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso

Manila warns businesses violating ‘no mask, no entry’ rules

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode3 days ago

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso warned business establishments that fail to implement a “no mask, no entry” policy. Moreno made the warning on Saturday, as the whole Metro Manila started preparing to shift to ge...

Manila seeks more health workers 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode4 days ago

Manila seeks more medical personnel as part of its response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In his regular city address, Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso said he met with the city's local finance department...

Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso / Manila PIO

Manila keeps liquor ban 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode2 hours ago

Manila is keeping the ban on the sale and public consumption of liquor in the city. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said residents have been asking them whether or not the liquor ban in the city has been lifted now that the...

Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso leads the groundbreaking of Tondominium 1 and 2 in Vitas, Tondo on Monday (June 1, 2020) / Manila PIO

Manila breaks ground for Tondo condo projects

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode23 hours ago

Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso led the groundbreaking of the first in-city vertical housing project in Tondo under the #BuildBuildManila program. Domagoso took pride in the Tondominium 1 and 2 projects, worth nearly P1 bil...

Manila City Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso receives Nutrition Box from Agriculture Secretary William Dar / Manila PIO

DA provides seedlings in Smokey Mountain 

account_balanceManila chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

The Department of Agriculture (DA) distributed seedlings to families who were relocated to Paradise Heights in Barangay 128 in Smokey Mountain, Tondo, Manila. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said these seedlings can be planted and can be a constan...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
Click on the article to continue reading
Marikina to conduct targetted testing CAB won't allow domestic flights in first week of June DPWH to set up bike lanes on EDSA Gov't calls for cooperation under GCQ Pasig frontliners undergo mass testing 'Back-riding' still prohibited in GCQ areas Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature