‘Free’ movies for seniors, PWDs cost Makati gov’t P18M

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:55:54 +0000

‘Free’ movies for seniors, PWDs cost Makati gov’t P18M

MANILA, Philippines — Those “free” movies are not totally free after all. The local government of Makati City said it paid more than P18 million in the first half of the year for movie tickets given to senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs). In a report by the accounting department’s officer in charge William […]

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Cop shot dead by 2 men on a motobike in QC

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 12:51:42 +0000

Aiming a pistol

A police officer was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen in Quezon City on Saturday night. Lt. Col. Cipriano Galanida, chief of Anonas Police Station of the Quezon City Police District, identified the officer as Master Sgt. Anthony Lacson, who was assigned to his station.

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BOC vows to hunt down men who attacked 2 workers

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 10:54:05 +0000

Bureau of Customs facade

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said it would exert all efforts to hunt down the gunmen who shot at and wounded two of its employees in Makati. “The agency will extend the necessary support and assistance to its personnel. We enjoin all BOC employees to remain focused on our mission and pray […]

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2 female Customs officers hurt in Makati ambush

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:19:02 +0000

2 female Customs officers hurt in Makati ambush

MANILA, Philippines — Two female officers of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) were injured after four unidentified armed men on board a car shot them in Makati on Friday evening. In a report by Police Maj. Gideon Ines, Makati police Criminal Investigation Division chief, the victims were identified as Maricon Manalo, 56, officer-in-charge at the […]

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Makati cops nab 4 Chinese nationals for alleged extortion racket

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 03:57:15 +0000

‘AWOL soldier,’ 1 other nabbed for shabu in QC

MANILA, Philippines — Four Chinese nationals were arrested in Makati City for alleged robbery and extortion, the Makati City Police said Saturday. The suspects, identified as  Zhang Xu, 30; Liyu Han, 20; Xhou Jurfeng, 24; and Leng Shung, 20, were arrested Friday afternoon at a condominium on Kalayaan Ave., Barangay Pinagkaisahan. According to the Makati […]

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Transgender complains to QC Pride Council about mall ordeal

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:50:25 +0000

Transgender complains to QC Pride Council about mall ordeal

Gretchen Diez has lost count of the times she had been kicked out of female restrooms because of her sexual orientation. But her latest experience at a shopping mall on Tuesday prompted the transgender woman to stand her ground and decide that “this has to stop. This has to be documented.” Diez lodged a complaint […]

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Gretchen Diez files complaint vs QC mall for violating gender-fair ordinance

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:20:36 +0000

Gretchen Diez files complaint vs QC mall for violating gender-fair ordinance

MANILA, Philippines – Transgender woman Gretchen Diez filed on Friday a complaint against Araneta Center Group of Companies after she was taken under police custody for trying to enter a female toilet in a mall in Quezon City. The complaint was filed before the Quezon City Legal Office. On Tuesday, Diez documented the alleged harassment […]

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DOTr eyes elevated walkways, bike lanes on Edsa

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:57:02 +0000

DOTr eyes elevated walkways, bike lanes on Edsa

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said it was considering building elevated walkways and bike lanes on Edsa to help decongest the traffic-choked highway, following Senate majority floor leader Juan Miguel Zubiri’s promise to realign P1 billion in funds to the department for this purpose. Assistant Secretary Goddes Hope Libiran said the DOTr […]

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Parts of major roads in MM to close for weekend repairs, reblocking

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:51:42 +0000

Portions of Metro Manila roads to close for weekend repairs

MANILA, Philippines — Parts of several major thoroughfares in Metro Manila, including Edsa, will be closed to vehicular traffic starting Friday night until Monday morning to make way for road reblockings and repairs. In a traffic advisory on Friday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the following roads will be closed from 11 p.m. […]

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LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:00:49 +0000

LOOK: MMDA, DILG, QC gov’t clear roads of obstructions

MANILA, Philippines — The national and local government joined forces on Friday morning to clear roads of various obstructions in Quezon City (QC). Personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), QC government, and the Philippine National Police (PNP) went hand in hand in clearing roads along […]

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