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MEDICAL MISSIONS HELP 8,000 QC RESIDENTS

A total of 7,967 indigent residents have benefited from the simultaneous medical missions spearheaded by the Philippine Medical Society of Northeast Florida Inc. (PMSNFI) in partnership with the Quezon City government in all six districts of Quezon City recently. “Buong puso tayong nagpapasalamat sa Philippine Medical Society of Northeast Florida Inc. sa kanilang ibinigay na […]

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QC GOV’T EXTENDS AID TO SMALL RICE DEALERS

The Quezon City government is ready to extend assistance to small scale retailers who will be affected by the mandated rice price ceiling. Mayor Joy Belmonte said qualified retailers may avail of any one of its assistance programs for small business owners, in order for them to remain operational.  “Gagawa tayo ng paraan na sila ay […]

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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 URGES STUDENTS TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS

The Quezon City Government has launched a StartUp QC Business Plan Competition for students to cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit. “Through the Startup QC Business Plan Competition, our aim is to foster an innovative culture among our youth, enable them to broaden their perspectives, and open up opportunities for them to reach their full potential. I am confident […]

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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 RECEIVES 3RD COA ‘UNQUALIFIED OPINION’

For the third straight year, the Quezon City government has received an “unqualified opinion” from the Commission on Audit (COA) for its 2022 annual audit report following an extensive assessment, Mayor Joy Belmonte announced. The unqualified opinion is the highest audit opinion that COA can give to a government agency, including a local government unit. […]

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QC GOV’T EYES 10% SAVINGS WITH ENERGY CONSERVATION

The Quezon City government has designated Energy Conservation Officers (ECOs) to promote energy and fuel efficiency and conservation. Mayor Joy Belmonte issued Executive Order No. 15 Series of 2023, assigning the Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Department (CCESD), the City Planning and Development Department (CPDD), and the City General Services Department (CGSD) as ECOs. The […]

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QC RESTOS TOLD: GIVE SOLO PARENTS 20% DISCOUNT

Restaurants in Quezon City have been reminded to strictly implement an Ordinance providing a 20-percent discount to registered solo parents on the first and last Sunday of every month. As the city commemorates the 1st National Solo Parents Week and the 10th QC Solo Parents Week, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said Ordinance SP No. […]

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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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QUEZON CITY TO HOST PH EARTH HOUR ON MARCH 25

Recognized as the largest city leading climate action in the country, Quezon City will host this year’s Earth Hour celebration in the Philippines on March 25 at the Quezon Memorial Circle, in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature – Philippines (WWF-Philippines).  The city will join over 7,000 cities from 193 countries to commemorate […]