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DOJ starts probe into cops’ alleged role in prosecutor slay

Jan 28, 2019 - 5:41 PM

The family of Prosecutor Rogelio Alfiler Velasco comes face to face with the accused

SLAIN PROSECUTOR. Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco was shot to death at Don Antonio Heights in Quezon City on May 11, 2018. Photo courtesy of Velasco family

SC clears the way for 500% hike in property valuation in Quezon City

Oct 25, 2018 - 7:30 AM

(UPDATED) City Administrator Aldrin Cuña says the QC Fair Market Values Ordinance can be implemented 15 working days after the Supreme Court decision

Quezon City gov't shuts down Dimple Star Bus terminal, ticketing office

Mar 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Mayor Herbert Bautista says the closure is due to the bus company's non-compliance with the city's business permit requirements

CLOSED. Quezon City Mayor issued a closure order to Dimple Star Bus terminal and ticketing office along EDSA and Araneta Center-Cubao on March 26, 2018. Photo by Fortunato Madamba/Rappler

QC approves Metro Pacific-led group's waste-to-energy project

Mar 27, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The project can convert Quezon City s municipal solid waste into renewable energy that would be enough to power as many as 90 000 homes

RENEWABLE ENERGY. The unsolicited project involves the construction of an integrated solid waste management facility capable of processing and converting up to 3,000 metric tons per day of Quezon City’s municipal solid waste into 42 megawatts of renewable energy

Part 2: The battle of the land titles

Dec 30, 2016 - 11:00 PM

Two investigations – one in Manila and another in Quantico Virginia – on the documents related to the Ragua heirs land claim in Quezon City yield interesting and possibly far reaching results

CONTESTED PROPERTY? An aerial view of SM North Edsa and Trinoma Mall in Quezon City. Image from Google Maps

Part 1: 'Rightful' owners of prime lot in QC fight back

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Heirs of the purported owner of the prime lot where SM North EDSA and Trinoma Mall now stand want to get back what they believe to be legally and rightfully theirs

Quezon City to build P100-M hospital for urban poor

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The 100 bed capacity Rosario Maclang General Hospital will be in Barangay Batasan Hills and will mostly cater to residents of the city s second legislative district

‘Pedal for the Planet’ at the main Earth Hour switch-off

Mar 18, 2016 - 3:18 PM

Bikes e vehicles renewables plus other low carbon solutions are event highlights

The streets that haunt Filipino women

Mar 08, 2016 - 10:22 AM

In Quezon City alone 3 in 5 women are sexually harassed at least once in their lifetime as of February 2016 What counts as sexual harassment in the streets and how do you take action?

STREET HARASSMENT. Have you ever walked down the street and experienced verbal, physical, or sexual harassment?

Planned 'green' school to worsen Katipunan Ave traffic?

Dec 03, 2014 - 10:52 AM

The jam packed road already home to 3 major schools will soon have another school residents fear will only worsen traffic congestion

iMove for 2015: Fighting hunger, injustice, and beyond

Aug 21, 2014 - 6:24 PM

How can Filipinos move toward a better 2015 and beyond?

MOVE. A network of Filipino advocates are calling on leaders and citizens to 'move' for a better 2015. Image from ShutterStock

Lessons from Quezon City's flood drills

Aug 01, 2014 - 3:33 PM

Are you living in flood prone areas? Here s what you need to know

ON THE GO. The emergency aid team in action

Former QC Mayor Mel Mathay dies at 81

Dec 25, 2013 - 3:29 PM

UPDATED The former 3 term Quezon City mayor dies from sudden cardiac arrest

Photo from Mayor Mel Mathay Facebook page