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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 […]

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DIGITALIZATION TO BENEFIT QC WOMEN, SAYS BELMONTE

Women stand to benefit greatly from digitalization, especially when it comes to education, work, business and access to healthcare, according to Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte. Belmonte made this pronouncement in her keynote speech during SPARK Philippines’ “Women Forging the Digital Future” event, saying Filipino women should take advantage of the benefits that digitalization provides […]

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MORE KADIWA STORES GET SUPPORT FROM QC GOV’T

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte assured the public that the local government will continue to find ways to offer cheap but quality food and non-food items amid rising prices of basic commodities. Belmonte made the commitment following the visit of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to the Kadiwa ng Pasko at the Quezon City Hall grounds.  Marcos […]

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QC SCHOOLS GET HELP ON EXTENDED BLENDED LEARNING

The Quezon City Government vowed to continue supporting 10 public high schools that have extended their blended learning modality, despite the full resumption of face-to-face classes. Based on the report of the Schools Division Office – Quezon City (SDO-QC), the 10 schools could not implement the full face-to-face classes due to various factors, such as […]

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QUEZON CITY HOSTS ‘MARCH FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE’

The Quezon City Government has expressed its support to groups and organizations pushing for climate justice. On November 16, 2022, civil society organizations will gather in Quezon Memorial Circle for a March for Climate Justice to urge decision makers who are attending this year’s COP27 (2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference) in Egypt and G20 […]

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QC LAUNCHES STARTUP PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ENTREPS

In its bid to strengthen, promote, and develop the city’s startup business ecosystem, the Quezon City Government launched a program to provide financial grants of up to P1M to qualified startup entrepreneurs. The Startup QC Program is aligned with Mayor Joy Belmonte’s 14-point agenda which aims to make Quezon City the preferred destination for businesses, […]

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QC GOV’T BAGS EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR COVID RESPONSE

The Quezon City government, along with five other cities, has received the Circle of Excellence Award from an international organization for its outstanding COVID-19 response. Mayor Joy Belmonte received the award from the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) during the Fast-Track Cities 2022 conference at the Real (Royal) Alcázar in Sevilla, Spain. […]

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QC GOV’T WORKERS TO GET P10K BONUS – BELMONTE

Quezon City government employees stand to receive a P10,000 bonus each as an expression of gratitude for their contribution to the “sound financial management” recognition received by the city government for the second straight year. Mayor Joy Belmonte announced the bonus during the Inter-department Dance Competition at the Quezon Memorial Circle recently. Belmonte earlier approved […]