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BELMONTE TO DILG: INSTITUTE JAIL REFORMS

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte called on the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to institute reforms in penal institutions, including intensifying measures to prevent the proliferation of deadly weapons and drugs following the recent riot inside the Quezon City Jail in Brgy. Kamuning. Based on an intelligence report, the riot was staged by […]

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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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MANILA, QC START CLEANUP OF CAMPAIGN MATERIALS

The local governments of Manila and Quezon City have started the operations to remove the election campaign materials used during the May 9 polls. In his Facebook live update recently, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said he ordered the Department of Public Service (DPS) to clear the streets and other areas of campaign materials to prevent […]

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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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100 QC FAMILIES TO GET PERMANENT HOMES – BELMONTE

The Quezon City government continues to help informal settler families (ISFs), who have been living in the city for decades fulfill their dreams of having permanent homes. At least 100 families from four homeowner’s associations in Barangay Gulod have received their land titles, through the direct sale and direct purchase program facilitated by their barangay. […]

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QC SENIORS, SOLO PARENTS TO GET P500 MONTHLY AID

Qualified indigent senior citizens, solo parents and persons with disabilities in Quezon City will soon receive P500 monthly financial assistance from the city government for one year. Mayor Joy Belmonte approved Ordinance No. SP-3115, S-2022 to help alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the price increase of basic goods on the most vulnerable […]

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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. […]

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MORE STREETLIGHTS, FOOTBRIDGES FOR QC – BELMONTE

To provide safer and more walkable footbridges and roads in Quezon City, the city government has firmed up plans to add more lamp posts, and repair and improve footbridges, including having more accessible and bike-friendly ramps. This is after an assessment conducted by city engineers showed that some footbridges need rehabilitation such as additional street […]

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FREE MONTHLY MAINTENANCE MEDS FOR QC SENIORS

Quezon City senior residents who need maintenance medicine for hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol can get them free through the city’s Senior Citizen Maintenance Medicine Program. Under the relaunched program, each indigent senior citizen with the said medical conditions can receive medicines including Losartan (50mg/tab), Amlodipine (5mg/tab), Metformin (500mg/tab), and Simvastatin (20mg/tab). The free medicine […]

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DENR TO BUILD QUEZON CITY ‘GABAY KALIKASAN PARK’

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) and DENR-National Capital Region, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Quezon City government and Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) for the development of an urban biodiversity park in Quezon City. The DENR and its partners agreed to implement the “Building […]