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QC Council approves purchase of body cameras for local police

IN a bid to effectively fight crime and lessen complaints against policemen, Quezon City lawmakers passed a resolution authorizing the purchase of 1,500 units of body-worn camera for law enforcement, crime monitoring and evidence presentation. This after a member of the city council observed the rising incidence of crimes in the city. City Resolution 7468-2018, […]

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QC is country’s Overall Most Competitive City

FOR the third consecutive time, Quezon City, under the leadership of Mayor Herbert Bautista, was named the country’s Overall Most Competitive City in the highly urbanized category of the Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index 2018. The award was given during the 6th Competitiveness Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center Thursday. Aside from overall competitiveness, […]

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QC promotes breastfeeding awareness

THE QUEZON City government under Mayor Herbert Bautista is actively promoting breastfeeding among mothers and their infants due to its importance in building the baby’s immune system and creating that bond between mother and child. As such the city government has conducted a series of activities to promote breastfeeding, the latest of which is the […]

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Tulak ng party drug tiklo sa QC

Ni Santiago Celario KULANG-kulang isang milyong pisong halaga ng umano ay party drugs ang sinaklot nitong Martes ng madaling araw sa Quezon City ng mga ahente ng Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency mula sa umano ay isang tulak ng bawal na gamot. Kinilala ang dinakip bilang si Bruce Carlo Vidal Santos alyas Elmo at residente ng […]

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QC magdedevelop ng mga soccer players

Ni Santiago Celario BIBIGYANG halaga at pasisiglahin ng Quezon City government sa pamumuno ni Mayor Herbert Bautista ang pamoso sa buong daigdig na larong soccer para mahalina ang kabataan sa paligsahang ito at maipakita sa mundo ang kanilang galing sa naturang isports. Ayon kay QC Vice Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte-Alimurong, matagal na panahon na hindi […]

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QC barangays get Real Property Tax Share

QUEZON City Mayor Herbert Bautista has turned over to the 142 barangays their real property tax share for the second quarter of 2018 amounting to PhP130.7 million. The distribution of real property tax share was organized by the Barangay Operations Center and Community Relations Department (BCRD) in coordination with the City Treasurer’s Office (CTO). According […]

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QC names senior high school after patriotic Filipino poet

IN a bid to commemorate his role during the Filipino-American war and contribution to the nation, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista signed an ordinance into a law mandating the establishment of a senior high school to be named after Jose V. Palma. Palma, a poet and soldier pf Aguinaldo’s republic during the Filipino-American war, was […]

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QC adopts a disaster contingency plan for “The Big One”

FOLLOWING a recent mild earthquake that rocked Metro Manila, the Quezon City legislature has adopted the updated “Quezon City Contingency Plan for Earthquake.” This after the QC Council unanimously passed City Resolution SP 7460-2018 introduced by Councilor Ramon Medalla. The resolution aims to strengthen the city’s resiliency against human induced or natural disasters by recognizing […]

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MAGANDA ang sinimulan sa school year na ito ng Lungsod Quezon na pagbabawal sa pagtitinda ng junk food sa kantina ng mga pribado at pampublikong paaralan, mula elementarya hanggang high school, dangan kasi nagiging problema na natin ang obesity o walang kontrol na paglobo ng katawan ng mga kabataan na nauuwi sa maraming uri ng […]

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QC gov’t to provide livelihood training for displaced Payatas landfill workers

THE Quezon City Council has directed the Quezon City Small Business Development and Promotion Office through a resolution to conduct livelihood and skills training, business and entrepreneurial seminars and workshops, including financial aid worth PhP5,000 per family, to displaced Payatas Sanitary Landfill workers. City Resolution 7448-2018 aims to promote self-reliance to indigent families and start-ups […]

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QC releases ‘healthy menu’ for schools

THE Quezon City Health Department has released a list of allowed and prohibited foods to be sold in public and private schools in accordance with City Ordinance 2579-2017, also known as the QC Anti-junk food and sugary drinks ordinance of 2017. The ordinance states that canteens in public and private elementary and high schools, as […]

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QC to buy residential land for poor city residents

THE Quezon City government is set to acquire residential land for poor city residents. This was learned shortly after the City Council authorized Mayor Herbert M. Bautista to acquire parcels of land through negotiated sale in Novaliches for the expansion and development of Bistekville 12 and 28. City Resolutions 7387-2018 and 7391-2018, introduced by Councilor […]

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QC government calls for safe cyberspace for children

THE Quezon City government calls on all internet café and computer shop owners to ensure that cyberspace in their establishments is safe for children. The city government, in partnership Plan International, Department of Information and Communications Technology, and Microsoft Philippines; issued the call during a child protection seminar attended by internet and computer shop operators […]