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Part of North Avenue in QC to be closed to traffic starting January 22

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:50 PM

MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo Garcia Jr says that with the closure, which starts at 6 am, they want to 'address the chokepoint area on the Elliptical Road'

WATCH: Surviving the busiest road in the PH during Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:40 PM

How do devotees survive the most congested road in the Philippines during the Feast of the Black Nazarene? Faith.

BUSIEST TRASLACION ROAD. Quezon Boulevard is swamped with devotees for Nazareno 2019. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

CHR's Liwasang Diokno a 'safe space' for human rights

Dec 11, 2018 - 5:01 PM

The freedom park is named after the late senator Jose 'Ka Pepe' Diokno – the father of human rights advocacy in the Philippines

Miriam Santiago now first woman awarded Quezon Service Cross

Dec 03, 2018 - 5:55 PM

The Quezon Service Cross, the highest civilian distinction given by the government, is posthumously conferred upon the late senator in a Malacañang ceremony

Court of Appeals upholds Quezon City ordinance regulating billboards

Nov 28, 2018 - 11:11 AM

Ordinance No. SP-2109 regulates the construction, display, and maintenance of all commercial signs within the city

QC asks Supreme Court to form special courts for local ordinance violations

Nov 19, 2018 - 3:55 PM

The resolution argues that the special courts will address two problems – the congestion of court dockets and the congestion in prisons

QUEZON CITY. Local officials of Quezon City ask Supreme Court to form special courts for violations of local ordinances. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

2 Quezon City cops arrested in another sex-for-freedom case

Nov 07, 2018 - 9:32 PM

The victim says she was raped by a cop then forced to perform sexual acts on another inside a police patrol vehicle

SEX-FOR-FREEDOM. NCRPO chief Director Guillermo Eleazar (right) questions the two QCPD Station 4 policemen who are under custody at the Regional Special Operation unit of Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Quezon City, Pasig road reblocking and repair: November 2-5

Nov 02, 2018 - 6:06 PM

Expect traffic slowdown in these 5 areas over the weekend

Call for entries: 2nd Maginhawa Film Festival

Oct 26, 2018 - 8:11 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Deadline for submission of entries is on October 31, 2018

Quezon City council eyes 2-year suspension of property value increase

Oct 26, 2018 - 6:14 PM

If the proposed ordinance is passed, the collection of real property taxes for the years 2018-2019 will still be based on the 1996 schedule of fair market values

QUEZON CITY SKYLINE. A view of the Quezon City are. Photo from Patrickroque01 at English Wikipedia

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

New QC crime ticketing system lets lawbreakers avoid jail time

Oct 15, 2018 - 4:10 PM

City ordinance violators won't be apprehended immediately but will be issued an 'ordinance violation receipt' which could be paid off within 5 days

CONGESTED. Due to overcrowding, detainees take turns lying down and standing up in Quezon City Police District Station 4. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Isabela board member arrested over death of pedestrian in Quezon City

Oct 04, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Isabela provincial board member Ed Christopher Go tested positive for alcohol use, police say

Bus rapid transit system to push through in Cebu, Quezon Avenue

Sep 19, 2018 - 7:50 PM

Metro Manila might have a bus rapid transit system in 3 years, says Transportation Assistant Secretary Mark de Leon

PLAN. In the earlier plan, a bus station was set to be constructed near the Fuente Osmena Park for Cebu's first mass transport system, which was supposed to be operational in 2018. File photo by Rappler

Do you want to help 'inspiring' student Jeric Reyes of Atimonan, Quezon?

Sep 19, 2018 - 6:57 PM

As others prepared for Typhoon Ompong, Grade 11 student Jeric Reyes stayed in school for a few more hours to finish his homework because they had no electricity at home

Intel cop gunned down in Quezon City

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:20 AM

PNP CIDG's Nepthalie Buensuceso is shot dead by motorcycle-riding gunmen

AMBUSHED. Police Officer III Nepthalie Buensuceso is killed by a motorcycle-riding suspect in Quezon City. Photo from Quezon City Police District

LOOK: Colors of Eid'l Adha 2018 in Philippines

Aug 21, 2018 - 9:53 PM

Check out our photos – and videos – of the Eid'l Adha celebration at the Quezon Memorial Circle and the Blue Mosque in Taguig

EID'L ADHA. Young and old, Muslims gather at the Blue Mosque in Taguig for the Eid'l Adha on August 21, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Envoy to UAE gets top award from Quezon province

Aug 20, 2018 - 1:40 PM

A native of Lucena City and Mauban, incoming Philippine ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Mancenido Quintana receives the Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan

QUEZON NATIVE. Incoming Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Mancenido Quintana receives the Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan on August 16, 2018. Photo from DFA

WATCH: Rain or shine, Quezon's Niyogyugan goes on

Aug 20, 2018 - 12:41 AM

It starts raining 30 minutes into the parade, but the dancers don't stop

COLORFUL. Infanta town's dancers are dressed as their famous suman, while some are clad in colorful skirts. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Cars used by Philippine presidents now on display

Aug 19, 2018 - 11:59 PM

Check out the Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine used by Elpidio Quirino, the Willys Jeep used by Ramon Magsaysay, and more in this first-of-its-kind museum

Presidential cars being displayed at the Museo ng Pangpangulong Sasakyan at the Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City at the opening of the Museum during the 140th birth anniversary commemoration of the late President Manuel L. Quezon on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Coconut in different forms at Quezon's Niyogyugan Festival 2018

Aug 19, 2018 - 12:27 AM

Local officials say total sales from booths selling local delicacies and products have reached P17 million

PRODUCTS. Booths of Atimonan and Pagbilao in Quezon province are made of coconut products at the Niyogyugan Festival at the provincial capitol. All photos by Aika Rey/Rappler

Manila Water proceeds with water service interruption

Aug 14, 2018 - 4:49 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Manila Water to cut water supply for 14 hours in Mandaluyong, San Juan, Pasig, Quezon City

Sara Duterte hands P1M to flood-hit Quezon City, Pampanga

Aug 13, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte as well as Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda attend Hugpong ng Pagbabago's event amid heavy rain and flooding in their areas

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

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

QC police round up 2,200 jaywalkers, law violators in 24 hours

Aug 04, 2018 - 11:13 PM

The Batasan Police Station registers the most number of violators apprehended from 5 am Friday, August 3, to 5 am Saturday, August 4

All in a day: Police round up 1,087 jaywalkers, 'tambays' in Quezon City

Aug 02, 2018 - 4:47 PM

QCPD director Chief Superintendent Joselito Esquivel Jr says they were either reprimanded, fined, or charged

ALERT. The police has increased its visibility in Metro Manila, like in the Quezon City bus terminal, following the recent bombing in Lamitan, Basilan.

3 ‘robbers,’ passerby dead in shootout with QC cops

Jul 30, 2018 - 5:42 PM

Police say the alleged robbers 'pulled out their handgun' when they were asked to surrender, forcing the authorities to shoot them down

GUNNED DOWN. 3 suspected robbers are killed after allegedly shooting it out with apprehending cops at Dr Garcia Sr corner Panay Avenue in Quezon City. Sourced photo

Suspect in Ombudsman prosecutor's slay killed in Camp Karingal

Jul 28, 2018 - 3:09 PM

According to the Quezon City Police District, 31-year-old Angelito Avenido Jr was set to be transferred from its headquarters to the Quezon City jail when 'he suddenly grabbed' his police escort's service firearm

KILLED. Suspect Angelito Avenido's mug shot. Sourced photo

IN PHOTOS: Robredo joins opposition's youth concert vs charter change

Jul 13, 2018 - 9:44 PM

The GenWe: Tambayan youth concert is the first opposition-led event Vice President Leni Robredo attended after announcing she will lead the opposition

OPPOSITION LEADER. Vice President Leni Robredo is flanked by Kaya Natin! lead convenor Harvey Keh and activist-comedia Mae Paner on July 13, 2018. Behind them is ex-congressman Erin Tañada. All photos by Maria Tan/Rappler

TNT manager: Terrence Romeo assaulted, fans came to rescue

Jul 12, 2018 - 11:05 AM

TNT team manager Virgil Villavicencio says a drunk fan tried to choke Romeo as other fans came to his defense

NOT HURT. Terrence Romeo didn't figure in the fistfight, says a TNT official.

Terrence Romeo on bar brawl: ‘No need to make a fuss’

Jul 12, 2018 - 9:58 AM

The Gilas Pilipinas player says both camps are now in good terms

BACK HOME. Terrence Romeo says he didn't get detained at the police station. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Terrence Romeo involved in QC bar skirmish

Jul 12, 2018 - 8:01 AM

(UPDATED) The Gilas Pilipinas player has reportedly figured in a scuffle with a fan outside Guilly's, Tomas Morato

CONTROVERSIAL. Just last week, Terrence Romeo was among the Gilas players involved in the FIBA brawl between the Philippines and Australia. File photo from FIBA

How do LGUs decide on localized class suspensions?

Jul 10, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Local disaster risk reduction and management offices use scientific data to decide whether it is worth it and safe to send students to school and government employees to work

Floodwaters rose around the Manila City Hall as the afternoon heavy downpour brought about by the effect of Typhoon Maria stranded commuters trying to catch their ride home. July 7, 2018

Rappler Eats: Stoned Steaks is more than just its gimmicks

Jul 08, 2018 - 5:50 PM

It's the restaurant's commitment to quality and its owner's willingness to push the envelope that make you want to stay and come back for more

ONLY QUALITY. You can grill your own high-grade meat at Stoned Steaks. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

[Right of Way] The fault in our signs: MMDA takes corrective action on Katipunan

Jun 30, 2018 - 3:49 PM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority fixes at least 6 problematic road signs and pavement markings along Katipunan Avenue

Metro Manila road reblocking and repair: June 29 to July 2

Jun 29, 2018 - 4:02 PM

Here's a list of roads in Quezon City, Manila, and Pasig that will be affected by the road reblocking and repair this weekend

BUMPER-TO-BUMPER traffic along Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Craving both K-BBQ and Pinoy spaghetti? Fantastic Baka’s got you covered

Jun 27, 2018 - 8:39 PM

The newest Korean barbecue restaurant on the block knows its audience

FANTASTIC BAKA. The restaurant offers an unlimited set that includes premium cuts of beef. All photos by Alecs Ongcal

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Jun 25, 2018 - 12:44 PM

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How Genesis Argoncillo died, according to fellow detainees

Jun 23, 2018 - 10:57 AM

Several detainees recount the night when their cellmate, Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo, was beaten to death inside Quezon City Police District Station 4. They all clear cops of involvement.

DETAINEE WITNESSES. Quezon City Police District Station 4 detainees speak to cops on the killing of Genesis Argoncillo. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

CCTV in Genesis Argoncillo's detention cell broken on day of killing

Jun 22, 2018 - 7:28 PM

Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo is believed to have been beaten to death by co-detainees on June 19

BROKEN CCTV. The detention cell where Genesis Argoncillo was beaten to death has a CCTV camera, but it does not function. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Genesis Argoncillo killed by fellow detainees – QC police

Jun 22, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Two detainees are now facing murder charges over the death of Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo

DEATH IN DETENTION. Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo dies under the watch of the Quezon City Police District. Photo from Marilou Argoncillo's Facebook page

Albayalde sacks station commander over Genesis Argoncillo death

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Quezon City Police Station 4 Commander Carlito Grijaldo is sacked following the death of Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo, who had been under detention

RELIEF ORDER. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde during a Camp Crame press conference. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Metro Manila police chief sacks guard on duty when Genesis Argoncillo died

Jun 21, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar decides to sack Police Officer 3 Dennis Saño after being shown photos and the death certificate of Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo

RELIEF ORDER. Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar sacks the jail guard on duty when Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo died. Photo by Angie de Silva

EXCLUSIVE: Photos, death certificate show Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo beaten to death

Jun 21, 2018 - 4:58 PM

(UPDATED) The Quezon City Police District earlier said Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo died from mere shortness of breath

NO FOUL PLAY? Photos obtained by Rappler show bruises on the body of Genesis "Tisoy" Argoncillo. Sourced photos

QC cops deny foul play in death of arrested 'tambay'

Jun 21, 2018 - 10:08 AM

(UPDATED) Police say Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo died after complaining of shortness of breath. He shared a jail cell – built to hold only 6 people – with 138 detainees.

DEATH IN DETENTION. Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo dies under the watch of the Quezon City Police District. Photo from Marilou Argoncillo's Facebook page

Hundreds nabbed in Quezon City as PNP steps up drive vs 'tambays'

Jun 16, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Over 300 people are rounded up for violation of bans and ordinances on drinking, smoking, and loitering half naked in public

PNP names 10 most crime-prone barangays in Quezon City

Jun 11, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Barangay Socorro in Cubao records a total of 29 cases of crime, making it the most crime-prone barangay during a 40-day period

Barangay captain shot dead in San Narciso, Quezon

Jun 11, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Ruben Carabido, the captain of Barangay Binay, is killed noontime Monday, June 11

'A life well-lived': Sorority sisters pay tribute to slain Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Tanyag

Jun 07, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'This fight would probably be the most difficult of all that we have faced, but we shall draw strength from the brave soul that we have loved dearly. Her name was Donna,' says the Sigma Delta Pi Sorority

GONE TOO SOON. Madonna Joy Tanyag (right) with a Sigma Delta Pi sorority sister. Photo grabbed from Angie Esposo's Facebook page with permission

Ombudsman prosecutor slay may be 'robbery gone wrong' – QCPD

Jun 05, 2018 - 7:39 AM

The Quezon City Police District forms a 9-member group to probe into the killing of Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag fulltime

ROBBERY SLAY? Office of the Ombudsman prosecutor Madonna Joy Ednaco Tanyag is killed in front of a lottery store. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler