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BELMONTE TO DILG: INSTITUTE JAIL REFORMS

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte called on the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to institute reforms in penal institutions, including intensifying measures to prevent the proliferation of deadly weapons and drugs following the recent riot inside the Quezon City Jail in Brgy. Kamuning. Based on an intelligence report, the riot was staged by […]

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MANILA, QC START CLEANUP OF CAMPAIGN MATERIALS

The local governments of Manila and Quezon City have started the operations to remove the election campaign materials used during the May 9 polls. In his Facebook live update recently, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said he ordered the Department of Public Service (DPS) to clear the streets and other areas of campaign materials to prevent […]

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100 QC FAMILIES TO GET PERMANENT HOMES – BELMONTE

The Quezon City government continues to help informal settler families (ISFs), who have been living in the city for decades fulfill their dreams of having permanent homes. At least 100 families from four homeowner’s associations in Barangay Gulod have received their land titles, through the direct sale and direct purchase program facilitated by their barangay. […]

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QC GOV’T TO RENOVATE QUEZON MEMORIAL CIRCLE

In a bid to restore green spaces in the city and create opportunities for economic exchange, relaxation and recreation, the Quezon City Government plans to redevelop the Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC). The Quezon Memorial Circle is a 27-hectare national park located at the heart of Quezon City and is dedicated to the memory of President […]

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MORE STREETLIGHTS, FOOTBRIDGES FOR QC – BELMONTE

To provide safer and more walkable footbridges and roads in Quezon City, the city government has firmed up plans to add more lamp posts, and repair and improve footbridges, including having more accessible and bike-friendly ramps. This is after an assessment conducted by city engineers showed that some footbridges need rehabilitation such as additional street […]

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QC FAMILIES TO GET INCENTIVES FOR COVID VAX JABS

The Quezon City government is planning to give incentives to families who will avail of vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The incentive scheme will hopefully encourage more to get vaccinated and return for booster shots, according to Mayor Joy Belmonte during the launch of the vaccination for children aged 5 to 11 years […]

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QC IS RICHEST CITY IN PH FOR 2020 — BELMONTE

Quezon City got back its richest city tag with a total asset of P452.333 billion in 2020, attributed to better and proper recording of its assets. QC was the richest city for five straight years until 2016 before Makati dislodged it from the top spot starting in 2017. QC’s assets increased by 369 percent or […]

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QC LAUNCHES 1ST VAWC UNIFIED DATABASE – BELMONTE

Cases of violence against women and children (VAWC) in Quezon City will be easier to track and resolve as the local government now has a unified database. The QC Gender and Development Integrated Management Information System or the QC VAW Centralized Databank System is the first in the country, according to the city government. The […]

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1,500 PAYATAS FAMILIES NOW LANDOWNERS – BELMONTE

Informal settlers in Barangay Payatas will finally own the land they are occupying after the Quezon City government acquired the approximately 96,169-square-meter area from Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank). A total of 1,518 families, most of whom have been Payatas residents for 40 years, will benefit from the purchase. They will pay for the […]

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QC GIVES LIVELIHOOD AID TO DISPLACED WORKERS

Quezon City residents who lost their jobs during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and have remained unemployed received livelihood assistance from the city government recently. The Pangkabuhayang QC, a livelihood training and financial assistance program for unemployed residents, was launched at the Quezon Memorial Circle. About 200 beneficiaries composed of hog raisers, sewers, vendors, farmers, […]