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Young metro mayors challenged to make every day World Bike to Work Day

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:19 PM

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities urges the mayors to make a plan of cooperation linking Pasig, Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, and Manila via protected bicycle lanes

CHALLENGE. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities participates in a World Bicycle Day event organized by Manila Moves and other groups in Ortigas on June 3, 2019. The think tank calls for elected young mayors in Metro Manila to make their cities friendly for bike commuters. All photos by AC Dimatatac

Joy Belmonte is next mayor of Quezon City

May 14, 2019 - 7:58 AM

(UPDATED) PDP-Laban endorsed her rival, Bingbong Crisologo, but Joy Belmonte had the backing of outgoing Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and the block-voting Iglesia ni Cristo

VICTORY. Quezon City mayoralty candidate Joy Belmonte at the miting de avance of Serbisyong Bayan Party on May 11, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The heat is on for local races

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Local candidates in Metro Manila sweat it out on the first day of their campaign

ALL-IN. Volunteers hoist political campaign posters in Manila on March 29, 2019, the start of the campaign period for local seats for the May 13 polls. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ex-LP member Joy Belmonte woos coveted Duterte vote

Mar 30, 2019 - 2:35 PM

But ruling party PDP-Laban chooses to endorse Joy Belmonte's opponent, Bingbong Crisologo, for Quezon City mayor

Serbisyo ng Bayan Party kicked off its election campaign by presenting its complete slate in all of the 6 districts in Quezon City in a big meeting de avance style rally held at the Tandang Sora market in Quezon City. Headed by QC Mayoralty candidate Joy Belmonte and Vice Mayorralty Gian Sotto, they presented their platforms for governance if elected. Endorsed ny Mayor Herbert Bautista and Senate President Tito Sotto, the local candidates raised hands and culminated with a shower of confetti to he crowds cheering. March 29, 2019  Photo by Maria Tan

Mangudadatu blames Joy Belmonte for his missing photo in campaign display

Mar 01, 2019 - 4:13 PM

(UPDATED) The vice mayor of Quezon City – who is running for mayor against Mangudadatu's friend – denies a hand in the incident, saying the photo for the display was provided by Hugpong ng Pagbabago

Rep. Zajid "Dong" Mangudadatu of 2nd District of Maguindanao at a Pandesal Forum in Quezon City, on Friday, August 24, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

QC vice mayor Belmonte files libel complaint vs former gov't officials

Feb 18, 2019 - 6:27 PM

Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte says ex-PCSO chief Manuel Morato and ex-Davao del Norte congressman Antonio Lagdameo maliciously wrote about a case already dismissed by the justice department

COMPLAINT. Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte formally complains about an allegedly libelous article written about her by Manuel Morato and Antonio Lagdameo. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Erap Estrada is richest Metro Manila mayor in 2017

Jul 25, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Meanwhile, Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte is the wealthiest vice mayor in Metro Manila, according to their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth

MAYOR ERAP. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada is the wealthiest mayor in Metro Manila in 2017. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Quezon City's Joy Belmonte under fire for initially not suspending classes

Jul 27, 2017 - 10:45 AM

UPDATED Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte later admits her shortcomings in this situation and says Quezon City residents deserve a better leader

MMFF names 3 new ExeCom members

Jul 11, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Director Maryo J delos Reyes Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte Alimurung and TV host actor Arnell Ignacio are the new members of the committee

Sonny Belmonte will stick with LP, says daughter Joy

May 11, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte says her father Quezon City 4th District Representative Sonny Belmonte will retire from politics as a Liberal Party member in 2019

Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

What's a Marcos painting doing in Robredo's future office?

Jun 21, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista who oversaw the renovation of the former Boracay Mansion into the QC Executive House explains the Jose Blanco piece

FERDINAND MARCOS. The late dictator is depicted here as a soldier. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Where Vice President Robredo will hold office

Jun 20, 2016 - 9:41 PM

What s it like inside Quezon City s Executive House in New Manila the future home of the Office of the Vice President?

OVP HQ. The newly-renovated 'Executive House' was once home to the infamous 'Boracay Mansion.' Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Unhappy? Bautista says 'honor for QC' to host Robredo's office

Jun 20, 2016 - 8:05 PM

Quezon City s newly constructed Executive House is going to be the new home of the Office of the Vice President

'EXECUTIVE HOUSE.' Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista during press conference at what used to be the 'Boracay Mansion' in New Manila. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappelr

Wooing QC: Unopposed allies, local leaders key for LP

Feb 18, 2016 - 2:29 PM

But even if Quezon City officials don yellow clinching the nod of the vote rich city might not be that easy for the LP tandem

LP IN QC. Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas is joined by Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, and Liberal Party vice chairpersons Senate President Franklin Drilon and House Speaker Sonny Belmonte. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Congressional Spouses Foundation Inc holds ‘Kabuhayan’ trade fair

Oct 02, 2015 - 1:13 PM

PRESS RELEASE: This year’s trade fair will showcase the best of Philippine products at the SM Megatrade Hall

Making farming work in the big city

Sep 09, 2014 - 6:40 PM

In gardening you realize that everything in life is connected to the soil You get a deeper understanding of life You get your hands dirty to create something beautiful and useful

URBAN FARMING. The main demo farm of Quezon City's "Joy of Urban Farming" program. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler.com

Urban boom and its bang on HIV

Jul 24, 2014 - 4:23 PM

Studies show that HIV prevalence is estimated to be 1 5 – 2 times higher in urban areas than in rural ones Up to 60 of the 35 million people living with HIV live in cities

Quezon City launches QCinema Film Fest

Oct 03, 2013 - 11:31 PM

The first QCinema Film Festival aims to place the city at the forefront of filmmaking

PRODUCER. Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte says the QC government aims to help filmmakers. Photos: Mark Demayo

LP bets lead in QC polls

May 14, 2013 - 2:02 PM

Liberal party bets leads local races in Quezon City

One billion dancing, one billion rising

Feb 15, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Hundreds of people dance at the One Billion Rising event to protest against the abuse of women

SKYWARD. The "One Billion Rising" dance is about upliftment and hope. Photos by Franz Lopez