Owners and employers of businesses lending to the poor in Quezon City are now exempted from restrictions imposed during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), Mayor Joy G. Belmonte said.
THE island of Siargao, the country’s major surfing destination, has joined the rest of the world in adopting a movement to solve the pollution caused by plastic bottles through the so-called eco-bricks.
BARELY a week before the local election next week, Quezon City is teeming with suspected flying voters that may have been already “planted” ahead of the Sangguniang Kabataan and barangay elections on Monday.
To further ease traffic in Quezon City now that the Metro Rail Transit 7 is in the thick of construction, the city’s local government is now prohibiting barkers, except in properly designated hubs for public utility jeeps.
The Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (QC DRRMO) is urging all privately owned educational institutions within the city to create their own contingency plans and policies for calamities.
IN a recent meeting with members of the Makati Business Club and several foreign chambers of commerce, the government’s chief scientist Fortunato dela Peña encouraged local and foreign businessmen to invest in technology-related enterprises. Dela Peña, Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), said this is relevant as the government is now investing heavily in science and technology.
The local government of Quezon City has released on Tuesday a total of 400 million to the city’s 142 barangays as their real-property tax share for the fourth quarter of 2017.
AN official of the local government of Quezon City is calling for its residents to seriously embrace backyard farming, as there are enough material support for this undertaking available.
Residents of Payatas may finally find respite from the stink that usually greets them every morning along the length of Payatas road on their way to work, as the local government of Quezon City threatened to permanently close some 73 junk shops in the area if they would continue to violate local ordinances and the national environmental code.
Alarmed by the mounting road rage cases in the metropolis, the Quezon City Council has passed a resolution urging the QC Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS) to organize seminars on road courtesy and anger management for drivers who are Quezon City residents.
Members of Quezon City’s Disaster and Needs Assessment (Dana) team is due to visit Marawi City and assess how the city government can assist in rebuilding the war-torn city in the south.
To protect residents and business owners, the local government of Quezon City has reiterated its call to all taxpayers not to deal with fixers in paying their taxes.
The Quezon City Council has endorsed to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) its list of priority programs as part of the city’s development investment program and annual investment program.
The local government of Quezon City has recently approved an ordinance prohibiting the cutting or destruction of trees declared as “century” or “heritage” trees.
In a bid to strengthen the enforcement of smoking ban in public places, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has reconstituted the city’s Smoke-Free Task Force (SFTF) to ensure the proper implementation of all relevant national laws and policies, presidential executive orders and city ordinances pertaining to the total ban on smoking in public places.
A variety of commercial stores selling plants and related products, restaurants and even bike rentals can look forward to more years of business activity inside the Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC) in the Elliptical Road, as the Quezon City Council has recently ratified the memorandum of agreement entered into with them by Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista.
The local government of Quezon City, through its health department, has started gathering data on mental-health cases in the entire city to improve its database and eventually gather a clearer picture of the extent of the disease among its residents.
Three years after they were removed from their shanties along Agham Road in Quezon City, about 700 families will receive financial assistance from the local government of Quezon City.
FOODSPHERE Inc., one of the largest food manufacturers in the country, said it expects a double-digit growth in sales this year, underpinned by robust demand for hams and cheese products during the Christmas season.
An international non-governmental organization (NGO), several partners and the local government of Quezon City will pilot a three-year project to fight online sexual abuse of children in five barangays in Quezon City.
LEE’S Sandwiches International Inc. (LSI) announced that products of its subsidiary have been included in a distribution agreement with S&R Philippines.
Alarmed by the rising number of people infected with HIV-AIDS, the local government of Quezon City has directed the City Pride Council to include mandatory HIV-AIDS testing for all lesbians, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) members in its plans and programs.
The local government of Quezon City has approved an ordinance declaring three parcels of land in Barangay Pansol as additional site for socialized housing for its low-income citizens.
For a faster and more accessible maternal and neonatal health services from privately owned maternity clinics, the local government of Quezon City recently launched the creation of Seal of Excellence (SoE) Plus, an online information-exchange database system composed of patient’s medical record for quick response in cases of emergencies.