Malabon is celebrating its 414th Foundation Day today, Tuesday. Once known as “Tambobong” because of the numerous tambo trees growing in the area, it came under the administration of Augustinian friars in 1599. On April 21, 2001, Malabon was converted into a highly urbanized city after Republic Act No. 9019 was ratified.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research
We’re pushing for clean and green project for public schools, especially in Metro Manila. We encourage parents, local officials and even students to grow plants and trees and join the department’s ‘Brigada Eskwela’ program.—Department of Education Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali
By Marlon Ramos
An employee of a jewelry shop at a popular shopping mall in Mandaluyong City has sought police assistance after she fell victim to a woman con artist who made off with a diamond ring worth P1 million.
By Erika Sauler
A Manila policeman is in trouble after a priest who was allegedly punched by a drunk man near a school on Election Day accused him of ignoring his complaint.
Jose Nepomuceno, known as the “father of the Philippine movies,” was born in Quiapo, Manila, on May 15, 1893. The movie producer and director started out as a photographer and founded Malayan Movies in 1917. His work included “Dalagang Bukid,” the first Filipino-produced feature film and “Tatlong Hambog,” the first local movie to feature a kissing scene. Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research
A case of qualified theft was filed against a clothing store helper who admitted that he connived with a policeman to make it appear that he was robbed of P200,000 in cash which he was supposed to deposit in the bank.
The Quezon City government has embarked on a P144.4-million city-wide flood mitigating project which involves clearing waterways and constructing “defensive walls” to protect low-lying communities from creek or river overflows.
By Bernadette Nicolas
A 65-year-old man was killed while his son was hurt when the motorcycle they were riding was bumped in the rear by a delivery truck and crashed into a Metro Rail Transit (MRT) concrete pillar on Edsa, Quezon City, on Saturday afternoon.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
Getting all the required licenses and paying the taxes to operate a business in Pasig City is now a breeze, thanks to the city government’s simplified business permit and licensing system starting this month.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Fresh from his landslide victory in last week’s polls, Quezon City Mayor-elect Herbert Bautista has ordered the local price coordinating council to ensure that school supplies sold in the city are within the price ceiling set by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
By Nancy C. Carvajal
A police officer who remains in active duty despite various charges filed against him in court is now the target of a manhunt after another complainant surfaced to accuse him of robbery, according to the Manila Police District.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Two men were arrested for the alleged illegal operation and sale of Internet modems that caused a major telecom firm to lose P10 million in revenues.
Fernando Garcia of Marikina City thought he scored a bargain when he recently bought a second-hand refrigerator. But instead of cooling things down, the Japan-made refrigerator apparently started a fire that cost Garcia his entire house on Russet Street, SSS Village in Barangay Concepcion II early Saturday.