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Quezon City asks hotels, restaurants to stop using single-use plastics

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Quezon City started banning single-use plastics in hotels and restaurants. The city’s ordinance on the prohibition of single-use plastics that was approved in 2019 was implemented on Feb. 15 this year. “Restaurants and hotels are prohib...

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PNP readies sanctions against cops who fail to act on illegal gambling

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The Philippine National Police (PNP) said it will impose tougher sanctions against police officials for not taking action against illegal gambling. PNP deputy chief for operations, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, said he will meet concerned directo...

Manila eyes halfway houses for cancer patients

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Manila plans to build new halfway houses which will cater to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Manila City Health Officer Dr. Arnold Pangan said the construction of halfway houses is part of an integrated plan to strengthen the city's p...

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Quezon City prepares for Chinese New Year festivities on Jan. 26

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 20, 2020 loyalty

Quezon City will host the Chinese New Year celebration to usher in the “Year of the Metal Rat” on January 26, starting 3 p.m. in Banawe, which is identified by feng shui experts as an "area of prosperity”. Mayor Joy Belmonte will lead the celebration with People's Re...

DOE to organize electric vehicle caravan in QC

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The Department of Energy (DOE), through its Energy Utilization Management Bureau (EUMB), is holdig the Promotional Run of Advanced Technology Vehicles on December 14 at Quezon Memorial Circle. Co-organized by the local government of Quezon City, the event is part of the DOE’s Alternative...

Govt employees join solidarity walk for women

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The Philippine Commission on Women in partnership with the Men Opposed to Violence against Women Everywhere (MOVE) Philippines organized a Solidarity Walk as the culminating activity of the 18-day campaign to end VAW at Lapu-Lapu Grandstand in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on December 12, 2019. With ...

Novaliches observes Bonifacio's 156th birth anniversary

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Residents of the former town of Novaliches, now divided between Quezon City and Caloocan City, joined the rest of the country in commemorating the 156th birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio, considered as the father of the 1896 Revolution against the Spanish rule in the Philippines, on November 30....

‘Fresh Market’ opens at Quezon Memorial Circle

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The Quezon City government has organized “Fresh Market” every weekend at the Quezon Memorial Circle to provide livelihood to farmers and give local residents access to affordable farm produce. A farmer-to-consumer program initiated by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte and Kaya Natin M...

387 inventions showcased at TIP Quezon City

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About 387 inventions are being showcased at the 2019 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits – National Capital Region (RICE-NCR), which opened on November 6, 2019 at the Technological Institute of the Philippines – Quezon City (TIP-QC). The three-day event  (Nov. 6-8) which carrie...

DENR cleans up Quezon City creek

chrome_reader_modeOctober 21, 2019 loyalty

DENR National Capital Region, through its East Field Office, initiated a cleanup of Lagarian Creek in Quezon City on October 19. Together with officials and street sweepers of Barangay Roxas, Quezon City Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department and DPWH-QUEZON CITY SECOND ENG'G ...

Quezon City marks International Day of the Girl

chrome_reader_modeOctober 13, 2019 loyalty

SPARK! Philippines, a non-government organization advocating women’s rights, in collaboration with the Quezon City Mayor's Office, kicked off on October 11 the celebration of the “Girls for Early Age Empowerment” at Gateway Cinema in Cubao. The event is part of the organizatio...

Apolonio Samson Plaza set to rise in Quezon City

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A plaza in honor of a patriot who helped fund the revolutionary movement against the Spanish regime will soon rise in a barangay bearing his name in Quezon City. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte announced this move during the 102nd Anniversary of Barrio Kangkong in Balintawak, Quezon City. The barrio...

Belmonte wants stronger DRRM

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said beefing up the capability of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Office is a prime priority for rescue groups to respond to emergency cases at the soonest time possible. Belmonte specifically mentioned the importance of conducting routine earthquak...

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