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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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BIR’s e-payment channels raise P1.2 billion

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Tax payments collected by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) through electronic channels reached P1.2 billion in 2019, up by 92 percent from the previous year’s P626.35 million. “The number of electronic tax payments last year rea...

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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Belmonte eyes extension of deadline for tax payments

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte eyes an extension of the deadline for tax payments from January 20 to February 2. “Our business community has requested for additional period of time to allow them to fully comply with the requirements and obligation to the city,” said Belmo...

QC bans single-use plastics in hotels, restaurants

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Single-use plastics and disposable materials are set to be banned in Quezon City’s hotels and restaurants with the approval of City Ordinance No. 2876. The ordinance prohibits the distribution and/or use of single-use plastics/disposable materials, including cutlery for dine-in purposes ...

QC councilor pushes campaign against deceitful market vendors

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A Quezon City councilor asked the city’s Market Development and Administration Department (MDAD) and other concerned city offices to conducting surprise inspections of weighing scales in wet markets and similar establishments. Councilor Victor Ferrer Jr. issued the call after receiving c...

QC establishments given one-week deadline to remove obstructions

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Quezon City Joy Belmonte gave business establishments a one-week deadline to remove structures, signs, and other similar obstructions that occupy public roads. Belmonte said notices of violations to the concerned residents and establishment owners were issued as the city intensifies its cleari...

Three POGOs in Eastwood operate without permits--Belmonte

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Several Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) in Eastwood City, Libis are operating without permits, according to Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte. Omniworld Enterprise Inc., Singtech Enterprise Inc., and Great Empire Gaming and Amusement Corp. were found to be operating without prope...

Belmonte questions private firm for collecting fees from QC vendors

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte asked a private company to explain the daily collection of fees from market vendors under the Luzon Avenue flyover. Belmonte, during an inspection on Monday, met with the vendors, who said they have been paying between P80 to P150 daily to a private company that only ...

QC court junks cases vs. Wellmed owner

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The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Monday dismissed the 17 complaints filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against physician Bryan Sy and others implicated in the alleged bogus claims filed by Wellmed Dialysis and Laboratory Center Corp. with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp ...

QC agrees to issue permit within ‘7-to-8 minutes’

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said the city government has met the Department of Trade and Industry’s “7-to-8 minute” requirement in obtaining occupancy permit. In a Facebook post, Belmonte said an occupancy permit can be released within five to eight minutes as part of the city&...

Belmonte eyes QC as business hotspot

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Mayor Joy Belmonte has committed to ease the process of business registration and to automate the process of acquiring permits, payment fees and taxes. Belmonte also stated during her 14-point executive agenda presentation that she plans to turn Quezon City into a business hotspot in order to creat...

QC Council passes gaming regulation ordinance

chrome_reader_modeJune 11, 2019 loyalty

The Quezon City Council has approved the Gambling Regulatory Ordinance which seeks to protect the mental health of residents against gambling addiction and to maintain peace and order. Introduced by Ivy Xenia Lagman, Franz Pumaren, Alexis Herrera, Raquel Malañgen, Marvin Rillo, and Godofredo...

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