Wednesday, September 17, 2014

3 firemen rushed to hospital

A firefighter is rescued and rushed to a nearby hospital after inhaling smoke and fumes  at a factory  warehouse along Mendez Street in Barangay Baesa, QC. September 17, 2014.   At least three lost consciousness after inhaling the smoke and fumes from the factory, 2 are firemen. 

An estimated P2 million worth of property were destroyed on Wednesday morning after a fire hit a rubber warehouse in Quezon City.  The factory was used to make products with rubber, including sandals.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Basketball fans

Kids start their love for basketball early, with  basketball courts in most neighborhoods, In this photo, kids find one of those courts in a space between houses of informal settlers in Barangay Old Zanega, Mandaluyong City, September 11,  2014.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Suicide attempt

Ruel Adona, alias ‘Alipato,’ 43, leaps in a suicide attempt in this series of photos from the EDSA-Timog Flyover in Quezon City last Tuesday. Personnel of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority rushed to catch the distressed Payatas resident with a rescue cushion but failed to catch him. Adona, however survived his death leap with only a broken hand and some bruises. 

Monday, September 01, 2014

September vaccination

A child cries while being injected with an anti- measles vaccine at the Health Center in Barangay Pinahan Quezon City, September 1, 2014. The Department of Health (DOH) is allotting the entire month of September 2014 to give roughly 11 million children aged 9 months to 5 years extra protection against measles and rubella.On the other hand, an estimated 13 million children up to 5 years old will be given the oral polio vaccine. (below) A health worker give drops of oral polio vaccine.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Koi carp

Kids react as Manny Tangco, Zoo owner,  plays with a Japanese Koi carp inside a newly built aquarium in Malabon Zoo in Malabon August 22, 2014. The Koi carp represents perseverance which pay tribute to Overseas Filipino Workers or OFW.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Hold-up men killed by cops

Armed suspects were gunned down by patrolling policemen after robbing a UV Express van along Quezon Avenue August 13, 2014. 


Thursday, August 07, 2014

Pork importation Ban

A butcher at a wet market in Quezon City scrapes the head of a pig before hanging it for display. The Philippines has banned the importation of hog products from South China to prevent the possible outbreak of foot-and- mouth disease in the local pork industry. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala ordered the ban following the confirmation of an FMD outbreak in Zhoutang village in Yingtan, China. (Linus Guardian Escandor II)