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Dalawang karnaper todas sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario NAPATAY ng pulisya nitong Sabado ng madaling araw ang dalawangmagnanakaw ng motorsiklo matapos umanong makipagbarilan ang mga itosa kanila sa Barangay U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City. Sa ulat ni Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director, P/Chief Superintendent Joselito T Esquivel Jr., inilarawan ang isa sa nasawing suspek na nasa pagitan ng 30 […]

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Quezon City is nation’s best in disaster risk reduction

QUEZON City earned the much-coveted Gawad Kalasag as it emerged number one in this year’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council national search. The nation’s premier city outpointed top contenders Angeles and Davao Cities. Quezon City was first runner-up in the last two staging of the nationwide search overseen by the Office of the Civil […]

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Longevity pay para sa mga guro sa QC, aprubado na ng konseho

Ni Santiago Celario INAPRUBAHAN na sa ikalawang pagbasa ng Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Lungsod Quezon ang pagdaragdag nang PhP300 sa kasalukuyang Php100 na “longevity pay” na tinatanggap ng mga guro sa mga pampublikong paaralan ng lungsod tuwing limang taon ng kanilang tuloy-tuloy na serbisyo. Ayon sa may-akda ng ordinansa na si Kunsehal Victor “Jun” V. Ferrer […]

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QC urges SC to designate a special court to handle local law offenses

TO deliver speedy disposition of local cases and help declog municipal and regional trial courts, the Quezon City Council passed a resolution urging the Supreme Court to designate a special court in all cities and municipalities to handle cases of violation of local ordinances. City Resolution 7601-2018, introduced by Councilors Gian Carlo G. Sotto and […]

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QC one of the best governed city in the country this year — DILG

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista receives the Seal of Good Local Governance award from Department of Interior and Local Government Undersecretary for Operation Epimaco Densing III during an awarding ceremony early this month at the Manila Hotel. The DILG conducts a yearly national validation of local government units on integrity and good performance through continuing […]

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QC to use only lead-safe paints

THE Quezon City government on Monday said it will only use lead free paints in all its projects as it continues to promote a healthy and safe environment. This after its mayor, Herbert Bautista, signed an ordinance requiring the only use of lead safe paints in the construction, maintenance and renovation of the city’s projects […]

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QC joins Global Handwashing Day

THE Quezon City Health Department has conducted drills to teach more children the importance of proper hand-washing. Grades five and six pupils as well as their teachers participated in the drills at Lagro Elementary School last Tuesday. “Taunang ginagawa ito para ipaalam sa mga kabataan at mga magulang ang kahalagahan ng hand-washing upang maiwasan ang […]

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Quezon City introduces Queen of QC 2018 candidates

THE Quezon City Government on Tuesday introduced to the press the candidates for the 2018 Queen of Quezon City pageant. The candidates – Erwina Tirambulo, Redj Daria Espinosa, Ehm-jay Buena Tuazon, Terresa Caranzo, Samantha Garcia, Louise Manalo, Avah Torres Pineda, Angel Artita, Shine Rodriguez, Jhade Ellorin Soberano, Naomi Fontanos, Denine Palacio, Keith Legara, Casey Banes […]

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QC requires higher specs for CCTVs in establishments

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista signed into law an ordinance mandating the use of higher definition cameras for closed circuit television systems in business establishments throughout the city to aid the city in its peace and order drive and help the police in their crime investigations. City Ordinance 2695-2018, introduced by Councilors Anthony Peter D. […]

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Quezon City names outstanding teachers in public elementary and high schools

THE Quezon City government under the administration of Mayor Herbert Bautista names 17 outstanding teachers from the public elementary and high schools of its 6th district as it celebrates the National Teachers Month. The award, which is an acknowledgment of their superior performance, passion and dedication, was given by 6th district Councilor Marivic Co-Pilar during […]

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‘Oplan Doghang’*

OFFICIALS of Barangay Capri in Novaliches, Quezon City launched recently an animal control campaign they tagged “Oplan Doghang”. An online video showed them trapping and capturing stray dogs on the street. The campaign was quite understandable. People were alarmed by the rising number of dog bite incidents in their community. Officials took action they deemed […]

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Pawnshops in QC to install motion sensor alarms

IN VIEW of the rising incidents of break-ins and robberies in the metropolis, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has signed an ordinance requiring the installation of motion sensor alarms in all pawnshops in the city. City Ordinance 2721-2018, introduced by Councilor Jose Mario Don S. de Leon, states that the installation of motion sensor alarms, […]

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Apat patay sa barilan sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario PATAY ang apat na lalaki, kabilang ang isang tiktik na sibilyan, sa magkahiwalay na insidente nang pakikipagbarilan ng mga pulis laban sa mga hinihinalang holdaper at tulak ng bawal na gamot nitong Martes ng madaling araw sa Quezon City. Kinilala ni Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Director, Police Chief Superintendent Joselito T […]

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Boy Scouts to benefit from one peso adjustment in cinema admission fees in QC

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK A PROPOSED ordinance supporting the local council of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines was recently signed into law by Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista. QC Councilor Elizabeth Delarmente’s Ordinance No. 2725-2018, which mandates a one peso increase in the admission prices in all QC cinemas for the month of […]

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QC approves budget for free pneumococcal vaccine

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista recently signed an ordinance approving budget allocation for free pneumococcal vaccination to all registered Senior Citizens of the city. City Ordinance 2699, S-2018, introduced by Councilor Rogelio “Roger” P. Juan, has amended Ordinance 2381-2015. It provides for free pneumococcal vaccination to all registered senior citizens which will be administered by […]

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Pulis patay sa ambus sa QC

ISANG miyembro ng Philippine National Police ang pinatay nang isang hindi pa nakikilalang mamamatay tao nitong Martes ng hapon sa Quezon City. Kinilala ang biktima na si Police Officer 3 Nepthalie Buensuceso, 35, operatiba ng PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) at naninirahan sa Caloocan City. Siya ay agad na namatay matapos magtamo ng maraming […]

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Take good care of rescue equipment, QC Mayor Bautista to barangay chiefs

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista has called on barangay officials to take good care of the equipment issued by the city government, especially those being used in rescue operations. This after QC Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office officer-in-charge Edward Castillo Jr. observed following a series of inspections that a number of rescue boats given to […]

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Punong tanggapan ng Land Transportation Office sa QC tinangkang looban

Ni Santiago Celario TINANGKANG pagnakawan ng mga hindi pa nakikilalang kawatan ang tanggapang sentral ng Land Transportation Office sa Quezon City nitong nagdaang katapusan ng linggo o weekend. Ayon sa ulat ng Quezon City Police District Public Information Office nadiskubre ang panloloob sa tanggapan ng LTO Central Office sa kahabaan ng East Avenue, Barangay Pinyahan […]

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QC to acquire more rescue boats

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ordered the purchase of more rescue boats following the recent heavy torrential rains that caused massive flooding not only in the city but the entire Metro Manila. Bautista, in a directive to the local city Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, said it needs to buy more rescue boats […]