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QC TO RELOCATE RESIDENTS IN HAZARD-PRONE AREAS

The Quezon City government said it is working hand in hand with the National Housing Authority (NHA) in relocating families living along waterways and other hazard-prone areas.  The Quezon City Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office (QCDRRMO) has been implementing this commitment prior to the death of two informal settlers living under a bridge during […]

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QC MAYOR BELMONTE JOINS US LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has vowed to apply learnings from her stint in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), an international leadership program sponsored by the US State Department, to better serve her constituents. Belmonte joins seven other top LGU officials from around the world in the US Department of State’s premier professional exchange […]

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DTI: QC IS MOST COMPETITIVE HIGHLY URBANIZED CITY

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has presented the Quezon City government with five awards it garnered at the 2021 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMC) Summit, including 1st Place in the Most Competitive LGU in a Highly Urbanized City category. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte also received four other awards — 2nd Place […]

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QC REOPENS FINANCIAL GRANT FOR SMALL ENTREPS

To support the growth of micro-entrepreneurs, the Quezon City Government has reopened the application process for the Pangkabuhayang QC program that provides a financial grant and livelihood training for aspiring micro-entrepreneurs. Led by the Small Business and Cooperatives Development and Promotion Office (SBCDPO), the Pangkabuhayang QC program provides ₱10,000-₱20,000 additional capital for displaced/resigned employees, micro-entrepreneurs/vendors, […]

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QC GOV’T CREATES PEOPLE’S COUNCIL – BELMONTE

In line with the city’s goal to promote citizen engagement in governance, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte led the recent oath-taking of the interim executive committee officers of the People’s Council of Quezon City.  The People’s Council of Quezon City (PCQC), which serves as the “umbrella arm” of 2,232 city-accredited Civil Society Organizations (CSO), will […]

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QC EXEC SUSPENDED FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT – BELMONTE

The Quezon City Government suspended a high-ranking city official after being found liable for sexually harassing another employee. It will be recalled that during the celebration of Women’s Month in March 2022, Mayor Joy Belmonte declared a ‘zero-tolerance’ policy for violence, abuse, and sexual harassment in Quezon City Hall in respect of all the women […]

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BELMONTE ORDERS QCPD, BJMP TO PROBE QC JAIL RIOT

The Quezon City government has ordered authorities to investigate the riot between rival gangs at the Quezon City Jail recently that left one inmate dead and several others hurt. Mayor Joy Belmonte has directed the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to look into the incident that […]

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40,000 MORE QC SENIORS GET FREE MAINTENANCE MEDS

Since its relaunch on April 5, the Quezon City government has included an additional 4,920 senior citizens under its QC Senior Citizens Maintenance Medicine program. Through the program, each senior citizen resident who needs maintenance medicine for hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol will receive medicines including Losartan (50mg/tab), Amlodipine (5mg/tab), Metformin (500mg/tab), and Simvastatin (20mg/tab) […]

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QC HOLDS CLEANUP DRIVE AFTER ELECTIONS – BELMONTE

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has ordered the Department of Sanitation and Cleanup Works of Quezon City (DSQC) in cooperation with the city’s 142 barangays to conduct a massive clean-up drive as soon as precincts conclude their election-related activities.  DSQC OIC Richard Santuile has been given instructions to closely work with barangay leaders and begin […]

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AMORANTO SPORTS COMPLEX GETS MAKEOVER – BELMONTE

In order to revitalize sports and harness the potential of the city’s athletes, the Quezon City Government is currently renovating the Amoranto Sports Complex. The master plan covers the construction of new sports facilities such as the Amoranto Arena which will have an approximate seating capacity of 3,500 for basketball competitions and other big events. […]