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QC GOV’T BAGS 2 STEVIE AWARDS

The Quezon City government has bagged two accolades at the 11th annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, including a gold award for its innovative official website. Mayor Joy Belmonte announced that the local government’s official website captured a Gold Stevie after topping the Innovation in Government Websites category. “Napakalaking pagkilala ito para sa pagsisikap nating mabilis na […]

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QC GOV’T UNVEILS EARTH DAY ART INSTALLATION

As Earth Day approaches, Quezon City expresses its commitment to fighting plastic pollution by unveiling an art installation crafted from single-use plastics that are banned in the city. Named “The Wave of Change,” the 12-feet art exhibit is made from plastic straws, a material already disallowed in Quezon City, along with other single-use plastic bags, […]

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QC GOV’T BUYS P13M WORTH OF PERTUSSIS VACCINES

The Quezon City government has procured some P13 million worth of vaccines and antibiotics for the treatment of Pertussis cases, Mayor Joy Belmonte announced recently. Belmonte said the city government purchased more than 3,500 vials of 6-in-1 vaccine, 1,012 bottles of Azithromycin, and 1,000 bottles of Clarithromycin. The vaccines will be given to children 6 […]

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QC FORMS TASK FORCE TO COUNTER EL NIÑO EFFECTS

In anticipation of the impending El Niño phenomenon in the country, the Quezon City government is taking steps to alleviate its effects following the convening of the QC Task Force El Niño. Spearheading the task force, City Assistant Administrator for Operations Alberto Kimpo has instructed concerned city government departments to implement measures to mitigate the […]

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QUEZON CITY GOV’T EMPLOYS 300 PWDS, SAYS BELMONTE

The Quezon City Government has launched a program to employ more persons with disabilities (PWDs), as part of the city’s commitment to ensure inclusivity and equal opportunity to the most vulnerable sectors of society. Under the “Kasama Ka sa Kyusi: Ang Taong May Kapansanan ay May Karapatan at Kakayahan” initiative, the city government will hire […]

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QC GOV’T-OWNED BUILDINGS TO HAVE RAIN HARVESTERS

The Quezon City government will implement various initiatives to save water amid the scheduled water service interruption that will affect several of its barangays. Numerous Quezon City barangays will experience daily water service interruptions of up to 11 hours due to the decrease in the water level of Angat Dam, according to water utility Maynilad. […]

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QC GOV’T ONLINE TALK SHOW BAGS INT’L AWARD

The Quezon City Government’s regular, bi-monthly online talk show, Usapang QC (or “Let’s Talk, QC!”) has received the prestigious Excellence Award at the inaugural Asia Pacific Broadcasting+ Awards 2023 held in Singapore. Selected under the Excellence Award for Government Streaming, the show stood out among numerous entries for its exceptional qualities of uniqueness, innovation, and […]

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QC OPENS BIKE PARK, TRAIL AT PAYATAS DUMPSITE

In a bid to provide more green and open spaces for its residents, the Quezon City Government has opened a new bike park and trails at the Payatas Controlled Disposal Facility (PCDF). Following the closure of the PCDF in 2010, Mayor Joy Belmonte created a Technical Working Group (TWG) in 2020 tasked with the redevelopment […]

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QC GOV’T, FDA SIGN PACT FOR MSME ASSISTANCE

As part of its efforts to aid micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Quezon City government has joined forces with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Philippines for the Bigyang-Halaga, Bangon, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (BBMSME) program. The QC government and FDA Philippines signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the BBMSME program, […]

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QC GOVERNMENT ENHANCES QCITIZEN HELPLINE 122

To efficiently address the needs and concerns of QCitizens, the Quezon City government has further enhanced its QCitizen Helpline 122. From an emergency hotline in 2016, Helpline 122 now caters to complaints and feedback from residents and visitors to further improve city services. It also has a non-voice counterpart, helpdesk@quezoncity.gov.ph. “We hope that through our reinforced Helpline […]