Actor Dominic Roco busted in QC drug sting

Jean Mangaluz 10/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines – Police arrested actor Dominic Roco and four others following an illegal drugs buy-bust operation befofe dawn on Saturday in Quezon City. The Quezon City Police Department (QCPD) reported that operatives from the QCPD-Holy Spirit Police Station…

SSS announces delay in release of benefits, pension due to central office fire

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 09/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The release of benefits and pensions of Social Security System (SSS) members that were processed from August 25 would be delayed due to the recent fire that affected its central office in Quezon City,…

Fire hits ABS-CBN compound

Beatrice Pinlac 09/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines – An electrical fire struck the ABS-CBN compound in Quezon City on Tuesday morning, causing ANC and Teleradyo to temporarily halt its broadcasting operations. According to the Bureau of Fire Protection, the fire reached the…

Fire hits SSS central office in QC

Zacarian Sarao 08/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Fire broke out at the  Social Security System (SSS) central office along East Avenue in Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City on Sunday morning, according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). The BFP reported that the…

Ex-Lamitan mayor, aide, guard killed in Ateneo shooting

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 07/24/2022

Updated @ 10:58 p.m., Sunday, July 24, 2022 MANILA, Philippines — Former Mayor  Rose Furigay of Lamitan, Basilan, was shot dead on Sunday afternoon at the Areté complex inside the Atenede de Manila campus in Quezon City…

Gunman in Ateneo shooting was a ‘a determined assassin,’ says QC police chief

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 07/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  A “determined assassin” was how Quezon City Police District Director Police Brigadier General Remus Medina described Chao Tiao Yumol, the 38-year-old doctor from Lamitan, Basilan, who opened fire during a graduation ceremony at the…

Ex-Basilan mayor among Ateneo gun attack victims

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 07/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Rose Furigay, a former mayor of Lamitan City in Basilan, is among the victims of a gun attack at the Ateneo de Manila University on Sunday, the Quezon City Police District said. Quezon City…

QC court acquits San Roque residents arrested for demanding food during lockdown

Zacarian Sarao 06/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A Quezon City trial court acquitted residents of Sitio San Roque who were arrested during a strict lockdown in April 2020 for holding a protest to demand food. In an order issued last June…

QC convent has 114 COVID-19 cases – 64 nuns and 50 workers

Zacarian Sarao 09/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM) convent in Cubao, Quezon City, has 114 individuals — 64 nuns and 50 staff members — who have contracted COVID-19, according to a post on Wednesday on…

Cebu City dad pushes for night vaccinations for workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking the Vaccine Advisory Board (VAB) to open vaccination sites at night for workers to be able to avail conveniently of the shots. Dizon said in a…

Sinovac shots confiscated in QC ‘unsafe,’ had dirty packaging – FDA

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 07/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The 300 doses of COVID-19 vaccine supposedly manufactured by China’s Sinovac Biotech that were confiscated by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Quezon City had soiled packaging and are not safe to use,…

PNP chief: Speed up raps, dismissal process vs killer cop

Jeanette Andrade, Krixia Subingsubing 06/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police chief Guillermo Eleazar on Tuesday ordered the immediate filing of criminal cases and summary dismissal proceedings against a drunken policeman who had shot dead a 52-year-old woman in Quezon City. In…

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