Quezon province - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Quezon province


Ex-Tayabas City mayor convicted of graft for hiring private lawyer

Mar 15, 2020 - 9:35 PM

The Sandiganbayan dismisses the claim that the position of city legal officer was left vacant because there were no applicants

Sandiganbayan June 30, 2018 Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LOOK: 2nd DOH sea ambulance operates in Calauag, Quezon

Feb 29, 2020 - 4:37 PM

DOH says 5 more sea ambulances will be given this year to the island communities of Quezon to ensure prompt delivery of basic health services

SEA AMBULANCE. This is the sea ambulance donated by DOH-CALABARZON to the municipality of Calauag, Quezon on February 28, 2020. Photo from DOH-CALABARZON

At least 8 dead after drinking lambanog in Laguna, Quezon

Dec 22, 2019 - 9:55 PM

(3rd UPDATE) More than 100 people are also rushed to hospitals after experiencing stomachache and vomiting

POISONING. More than 150 residents of Rizal, Laguna, are rushed to the Philippine General Hospital in Manila on Sunday night, December 22, for suspected methanol poisoning after drinking lambanog. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Quezon province's IPs reject Kaliwa Dam project

Sep 08, 2019 - 12:04 PM

Five of the six cluster communities in General Nakar, Quezon province reject the project after 3 assemblies are held for all 6 clusters

LOOK: Remote Quezon town gets sea ambulance

Sep 07, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Panukulan town in Quezon province gets Calabarzon's first sea ambulance, which was acquired through the Department of Health’s Health Facilities Enhancement Program

SEA AMBULANCE. The first DOH funded sea ambulance through the Health Facility Enhancement Program donated to the Municipality of Panukulan, Quezon. Photo courtesy of DOH-CALABARZON

Public hearings on Kaliwa Dam set for August

Aug 15, 2019 - 7:45 PM

The public hearings, organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, will be held in Quezon and Rizal

'SAVE OUR FUTURE.' Indigenous peoples from Quezon and Rizal march to oppose the Kaliwa Dam project. Photo courtesy of Leandro Miguel Novero

2 arrested in Quezon for mutilating P10 coins

Apr 07, 2019 - 4:20 PM

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas says one of the suspects 'even uploaded a coin mutilation video' on social media, attracting authorities' attention

BSP Conducts Succesful Operation Against Currency Mutilation. Photo from Bangko Sentral ng Pilpinas.

Cop dies 'fighting back' vs fellow police in Quezon

Aug 09, 2018 - 2:30 PM

PO2 Ian Rey Abitona, who used to be an anti-drug and intelligence officer, is shot dead in a buy-bust operation

'NANLABAN.' PO2 Ian Rey Abitona used to be an anti-drug cop himself before being assigned to man the desk at the Infanta Municipal Police Station. PNP CITF photo

IN PHOTOS: Quezon's Niyogyugan Festival

Aug 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Tara na sa Quezon The grand parade is on August 27

1 soldier killed, 1 cop abducted in rebel clashes

Feb 09, 2017 - 8:26 PM

In the last 48 hours New People s Army guerrillas burn to the ground trucks and heavy equipment being used in government road projects in various parts of the country

NPA ATTACK. Alleged communist guerrillas torch heavy equipment owned by a company that reportedly refused to pay revolutionary taxes Quezon on February 8, 2017, the military's Southern Luzon command says. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

'Poll cheating' in Quezon: Did Saycon's witnesses change story?

May 31, 2016 - 5:42 PM

The numbers cited by alleged election operators don t add up

Duterte, Cayetano promise to return coco levy fund to coconut farmers

Apr 01, 2016 - 7:30 AM

But Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano say unlike Senator Poe they are not beholden to elites involved in the coco levy scam

Grace Poe in Quezon: All smiles post-SC ruling

Mar 10, 2016 - 12:23 AM

After a nervewracking week Grace Poe is back on the campaign trail

Campaign Trail: Where the candidates are, Feb 1-7

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:45 PM

UPDATED Interestingly Grace Poe a leading presidential bet does not have any sorties lined up for this week before the official campaign kickoff

A 'green revolution' that may save Filipino coconut farmers

Jan 26, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Coconut farmers in Quezon experiment with agroforestry and intercropping strategies that may help them survive typhoons drought and pests

NEW, OLD WAY. Coconut farmer Rizal Marjes now plants over 10 types of crops in what used to be just a coconut farm. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

PBA to play PH Cup Finals game in Lucena

Jan 06, 2016 - 1:41 PM

Either Game 2 or Game 3 of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Finals will be held at the Quezon Convention Center in Lucena Quezon

NDRRMC to travellers: Stay if location, destination are under storm signal

Apr 04, 2015 - 6:51 PM

UDATED All tourists and residents planning to travel by land or sea in affected areas are advised to stay in safe places

Magnitude 5.3 quake hits Quezon

Sep 03, 2014 - 10:28 PM

The earthquake was felt in Quezon City Mandaluyong City Makati City Quezon province Nueva Ecija and Laguna

#GlendaPH leaves almost 100 dead, P7.4B in damage

Jul 21, 2014 - 3:59 PM

Typhoon Glenda leaves at least 97 people dead most of them in Quezon province More than 1 6 million people in 7 regions are affected

DAMAGE. Government officials conduct a aerial survey of areas affected by Typhoon Glenda. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Air Force

Quezon under state of calamity

Jul 17, 2014 - 1:30 PM

Authorities say that among provinces Quezon appears to be hardest hit by Typhoon Glenda

Fire in Mt Banahaw: 50 hectares destroyed, 6 pilgrims missing

Mar 21, 2014 - 10:45 PM

A fire on Mount Banahaw in Quezon province reduced 50 hectares of one of the mountain’s 3 peaks to ashes 6 pilgrims still remain missing

MOUNTAIN BLAZE. Officials say the fire has begun to die down but strong wind may still cause it to spread. Photo courtesy of Philippine Air Force

'Alcala used agri funds for son's gubernatorial bid'

Jan 23, 2014 - 9:45 PM

Implicated in the pork barrel scam Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala is named respondent in another complaint to be filed with the Ombudsman on Friday

Rainy Saturday in Bicol, Quezon province

Dec 07, 2013 - 8:09 AM

The tail end of a cold front will bring dark skies to southern Luzon

Image courtesy of PAGASA

Voices from the field: Farmers need more gov't assistance

Nov 30, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Farmers say they need more government support for more sustainable livelihood

SURVIVING. Rolando Merto shares his experience of hunger during a disaster, and the challenges of being a farmer and a fisherman. Photo by Karen Liao/Rappler

20 dead in Atimonan pile-up

Oct 19, 2013 - 2:47 PM

2nd UPDATE 7 vehicles collide in Atimonan Quezon province on Saturday October 19 killing 20

Cops among shootout victims - PNP

Jan 07, 2013 - 1:42 PM

Identification cards recovered from the slain suspects in a criminal gang shootout revealed that 3 were members of the Philippine National Police

13 killed in shootout in Quezon province

Jan 06, 2013 - 6:46 PM

The battle erupts after the gunmen in two vehicles tried to smash through a police checkpoint near the town of Atimonan according to the national police headquarters operations center

Farmer stumbles across mass grave in Quezon

Jul 22, 2012 - 3:59 PM

The military believes the remains belong to victims of the NPA s kangaroo courts in the 1980s