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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, […]

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QC HAPPY TO HOST ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM – BELMONTE

Mayor Joy Belmonte is open to Quezon City hosting a public archeological museum, as Antique Representative Loren Legarda suggested, to help promote knowledge about the country’s heritage and cultural evolution. “If (the) national government is willing to have a branch museum in Quezon City, as you know my first love is heritage management, we’ll be […]

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QC IS 1ST LGU WITH HEALTHY FOOD PROCUREMENT POLICY

Fueled by its advocacy to promote the health, nutrition and safety of its residents, employees and beneficiaries, Quezon City became the first local government unit (LGU) in the country to establish a healthy food procurement policy. Mayor Joy Belmonte issued Executive Order No. 16 S-2021 entitled “Quezon City Healthy Public Food Procurement Policy”, which aims […]

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QC EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE HAZARD PAY – BELMONTE

Quezon City employees who reported for work during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) will soon receive their hazard pay. The local government has allocated P250 million for the payment of hazard pay to eligible employees who helped in the delivery of services and programs to residents during the covered […]

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BELMONTE TUNES TASK FORCE ON QC SERVICES

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has reconstituted the Ease of Doing Business and Automation Task Force to harmonize the city government’s efforts with various national policies and help further streamline the city government’s processes and services. In Executive Order No. 47, Series of 2020, Belmonte turned the existing Ease of Doing Business and Automation Task […]

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QC AUTOMATES BUSINESS REGISTRATION PROCESS

In a bid to put ease in doing business and encourage more entrepreneurs to operate in the city, the Quezon City government has launched a new portal that will enable the online processing of business permits applications. According to Mayor Joy Belmonte, the QC: Biz Easy Online Unified Business Permit Application System (OUBPAS) is one […]

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QC PARTNERS WITH LALAMOVE FOR LIVELIHOOD OF JEEPNEY DRIVERS — BELMONTE

The Quezon City local government in partnership with Lalamove has launched LalaJeep, the latest addition to the latter’s fleet which will cater to the delivery needs of QC residents and help jeepney drivers who were displaced by the general community quarantine (GCQ) enforced against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). With thousands of jeepney drivers in Quezon […]

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QC RAMPS UP COMMUNITY-BASED TESTING IN 6 DISTRICTS – BELMONTE

With community-based testing centers for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in each of its six districts in place, the Quezon City government anticipates an increase in the number of cases of the dreaded coronavirus disease. “Testing is a key part of the local government’s campaign of identifying, isolating and treating COVID-19 positive patients, while preventing its […]

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QC MAYOR BELMONTE JOINS PARTNERSHIP FOR HEALTHY CITIES COVID-19 RESPONSE NETWORK

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte announced today she has joined the Bloomberg Philanthropies Partnership for Healthy Cities Global Leadership Series, a weekly virtual convening of city leaders from around the world who are mobilizing their municipalities to respond to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Each week, mayors and public health officials come together to hear […]