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Binay on building row: ‘Those who don’t want to see pretend to be blind’

Vice President Jejomar Binay maintained that all has been explained in connection with the allegedly overpriced Makati City hall building 2 amid criticism that his delivered speech last Thursday was lacking. “Yung ayaw makakita, nagbubulag-bulagan. ‘Yung ayaw makinig, e nagbibingi-bingihan (Those who don’t want to see pretend to be blind. Those who don’t want to […]

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Police looking at leads to solve murder of Cherry Pie’s mom

The Quezon City Police District-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (QCPD-CIDU) in Camp Karingal is still looking at a number of leads that could help them solve the killing of the mother of veteran actress Cherry Pie Picache who was found dead Friday night inside her home in Quezon City. QCPD-CIDU head Chief Inspector Rodel Marcelo […]

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QC offers to buy homes, then relocate residents

The Quezon City government plans to purchase the homes of local residents in Gumamela and Ilang-Ilang streets in Barangay Roxas District who have suffered and endured at these flood–prone areas every time strong rains come. Elmo San Diego chief of the city’s department of public order and safety (DPOS) who is also the action officer […]

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Head-on collision at C-5 leaves 2 dead, 5 injured

Two persons were killed while five others were injured when two Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) collided Saturday night in Pasig City. Dead on-the-spot was Sonny Cristobal, of Barangay Pansol, Quezon City and driver of one of the ill-fated vehicles, a Mitsubishi Pajero. His companion, who died from injuries after being thrown out of the SUV, […]

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Doctors back tree planting drive

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), Philippine Medical Association (PMA), together with University of Santo Tomas and the University of the Philippines are encouraging Filipinos to actively take part in the “Day of Rising’ nationwide tree-planting on November 8, a year after super-typhoon Yolanda ravaged a large part of the Visayas. “Hopefully, this initiative will […]

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MMDA holds post-’Mario’ cleanup drive

After fulfilling their disaster and rescue duties, workers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority have shifted their focus, this time, in cleaning up the debris in main thoroughfares in the metropolis left by tropical storm “Mario.” MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino led the cleanup drive on Araneta Avenue/Kaliraya Street in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City, and Roxas […]

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MMDA chair commends LGUs ‘high level of preparedness’

The high level of preparedness of the local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila in dealing with disaster was the key to minimal casualty and damage after tropical storm “Mario” dumped heavy rains on the capital region last week. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino, said all 16 cities and one municipality that […]

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6 Bataan fishermen rescued near North Harbor

Six fishermen, whose motor boats sank over the weekend due to the bad weather, were rescued by the crew of a passing foreign vessel, according to the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). “The victims were found floating after two days struggling without water and food,” PCG spokesperson Commander Armand Balilo said. He said that the fishermen […]

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Veteran actress’ mother stabbed, robbery a possible motive

The chief of the Quezon City Police District-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (QCPD-CIDU) in Camp Karingal said on Sunday that they are currently looking at a number of leads that could help them immediately solve the killing of the mother of veteran actress Cherry Pie Picache. Chief Inspector Rodel Marcelo said that a follow-up investigation […]

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Gov’t deems MRT expansion proposal ‘too good to be true’

The government has turned down the proposal of the Metro Pacific Investment Corp. (MPIC) to expand the capacity of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 after the private firm demanded for guaranteed returns and for the extension of the concession period, a ranking official of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DoTC) disclosed. Explaining why […]

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