Rappler's latest stories on Quezon City
There are now 5 barangays in Quezon City with confirmed cases of African swine fever
Belmonte's proposal is 30% higher than this year's budget, which she plans to fund building new houses for the poor, new classrooms, night market venues, and walkable sidewalks
Belmonte cites improved delivery of social services and ease of doing business in her first 3 months in office
Jason Serbito is arrested for figuring in 4 carnapping incidents
PRESS RELEASE: Since its launch in 2017, LIPAD Pinay has engaged over 50 barangay leaders and empowered 160 women micro-entrepreneurs
The streets around UP and Ateneo are expected to be jammed. Those not taking the entrance exams, avoid the area.
Those tested positive for ASF in QC are hogs raised in the backyards of barangays Bagong Silangan, Payatas and Tatalon
Mike Love, Jesus Molina Quartet, Uncomfortable Science, and Brigada are among the artists slated to perform at the festival's 10th anniversary
The city government says it will address complaints from netizens, who send photos of sidewalks, streets, and alleys with obstructions
Primary roads, secondary roads, and Mabuhay lanes in Quezon City are now 95% cleared
The Freedom Memorial Museum wll follow the 'brutalist' design that won the contest launched by the Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission
The proposed P3,000 rate does not sit well with hog raisers because full-grown pigs can be sold for P8,000 to P9,000
The QC government orders the immediate culling of all hogs in backyard piggeries in barangays Bagong Silangan and Payatas
This follows the claim of PDEA chief Aaron Aquino that recycling shabu has become 'rampant' within the police force
Meanwhile, issues regarding the demolition of illegal security structures await Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte back home
Slaughterhouses and major public markets are also being monitored to prevent the entry of both African swine fever-infected meat and double dead meat
City Resolution 7889-2019 aims to provide more outdoor space for children and to promote traditional Filipino games
City officials say the transfer of the Ninoy Aquino monument to a new site – preferably one named after the late senator – would help ease traffic in the area
Sun and her daughter Angela are arrested in a joint operation by the QC Police and PDEA
Despite its reputation for being a land of employment, Metro Manila continues to register one of the highest unemployment rates in the Philippines
The Quezon City mayor recalls her last team-up with the late environmentalist: the rehabilitation of the Salam Compound in Barangay Culiat into a tourist destination
The relative is allegedly caught receiving Php175,000 from an establishment inside an office at city hall
Preemptive disaster response measures save the city from massive flooding
Jeepneys, UV express vans, and tricycles can now load and unload passengers in parking area of Crossroad Tandang Sora
A well-meaning barangay captain in Quezon City, who mistook cane toads for bullfrogs, errs in thinking his action can solve the dengue problem in his area. In fact, he likely creates a new problem.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte makes clearing operations sustainable by relocating displaced vendors and barangay halls, allocating more buses, and possibly opening up more tricycle routes
Dredging and declogging activities ordered by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte 'facilitated the speedy flow of rainwater in QC's drainage system,' says a city official
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte says the National Housing Authority, for example, can help by leasing out its unused properties so the city can build markets for former sidewalk vendors
'Kung hindi kami matatanggap, bigyan kami ng CR. Gusto lang po naming umihi at dumumi. Yun lang yun,' says the TV host
Gretchen Diez asks the Quezon City Pride Council to conduct a formal investigation into the incident
The closure will give way to the girder launching for the Skyway Stage 3 project
The Quezon City government says barangay chairpersons also have the authority to suspend classes and work in their respective jurisdictions
LGBTQ+ Partylist points out how the incident shows a need to improve training and education about sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in the Philippines
Quezon City's 'most advanced' Gender-Fair Ordinance is friendly to the LGBTQ+ community. The city is said to be the first to pass anything like it.
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman and the Makabayan bloc formally file a resolution seeking a probe into the harassment of trans woman Gretchen Custodio Diez
'We hope this isolated incident, clearly a mistake committed by an agency worker not organic to our company, does not define our lasting good relations with all our customers,' Farmers Plaza management says in a statement
An incident of discrimination against a transgender woman in Quezon City triggers calls for change from politicians and businesses alike
This comes after the Farmer's Market mall in the Araneta Center blocked trans woman Gretchen Custodio Diez from using the women's restroom
(UPDATED) 200 vendors pay at least P480,000 a month to a company whose administrator could not present a contract nor an updated business permit
The Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 223 says the controversial bus ban has 'far-reaching effects'
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Alexander and Winona Birondo face charges of obstruction of justice and illegal possession of firearms and explosives, which their lawyers have dismissed as 'ridiculous and harebrained'
The Supreme Court rules that the University of the Philippines cannot be made to pay taxes for the Technohub property. This exemption does not cover assets acquired under the UP-Ayala Land contract.
'Lahat po ng gustong magpa-promote o ma-promote, ‘wag po kayong magdala ng recommendation letter sa padrino ‘nyo, at hindi na po kayo mapro-promote kahit sino pa man ang padrino mo,' the Quezon City Mayor announces at a meeting
The Quezon City government's order covers all levels in public and private schools
Heavy traffic is expected, especially in roads leading to and from the Batasang Pambansa Complex, where President Rodrigo Duterte is set to hold his 2019 State of the Nation Address. Read the rerouting plans here.
Well-intentioned local chief executives are up against vested interests that reject reforms, as well as temptations that come with power
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte also travels to New York to attend the Mayors Migration Council
The order comes days after Belmonte delivered her inaugural speech, where she clarified former mayor Herbert Bautista's claim that he left behind P26 billion