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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...

Indie-Siyensya judges (L-R) Dr. Ruby Cristobal, Prof. Seymour Sanchez, and Dr. Aimee Lynn Dupo with DOST-SEI Director Josette Biyo and PSHS Western Visayas Campus Director Dr. Shena Faith Ganela led the program launch of the 4th Indie-Siyensya Filmmaking Competition at the Regional Science and Technology Week Celebration last October 19, 2020 in Iloilo City.

Indie-Siyensya extends deadline to Feb. 25

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Science filmmaking competition, Indie-Siyensya, is extending the deadline for submission of film entries to 25 February 2020.  The contest, organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), is open to...

Photos show Social Security Commissioners (Ret.) Judge Manuel L. Argel, Jr. (left) and Bai Norhata Macatbar-Alonto (right) / SSS PIO

SSS names new members of the Social Security Commission

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State-run pension fund Social Security System (SSS) welcomes the appointment of (Ret.) Judge Manuel L. Argel, Jr. and Bai Norhata Macatbar-Alonto as the newest members of the Social Security Commission (SSC), the highest policy-making body of the Soc...

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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 prohibited from distributing single-use plastic/disposab...

Quezon City to distribute N95 masks to frontliners in the fight vs. COVID-19 

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Quezon City will start distributing on February 18 some 2,500 sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and 3,500 N95 masks to the frontliners who are monitoring and transporting possible patients afflicted with the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). "We moved for the emergency procu...

QCPD arrest 111 suspects in illegal gambling

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Quezon City launched an all-out crackdown against all forms of illegal gambling with the arrest of 111 individuals, including the rescue of seven minors, from Jan. 27 to Feb. 5, according to Mayor Joy Belmonte. Citing a report from the Quezon City Police District QCPD, Belmonte said the QCPD c...

DOST-NCR holds waste management training for 3 Metro LGUs 

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The DOST-NCR PAMAMAZON (Pasay, Manila, Makati, Quezon City) Cluster, in partnership with DOST Industrial Technology Development Institute - Environment and Biotechnology Division (DOST-ITDI-EBD), conducted a three-day Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS) Plan Preparation. Representative...

Belmonte meets with DA, store owners to end ASF scare in QC

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte met with the owners and representatives of the city’s supermarkets, groceries, and wet markets and representatives of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to end the African Swine Flu (ASF) scare in the city. Although the ASF disease had been contained in Nov...

Belmonte orders probe on ASF-contaminated meat in QC supermarkets 

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte called for an investigation on how African swine flu (ASF)-infected meat products found their way in local supermarkets. She said the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) should explain why they issued document...

Belmonte calls for meeting with supermarket owners over ASF

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte called a meeting with the owners of the city’s groceries and supermarkets to inform them on what steps to take when the processed meat products they are selling are infected with African Swine Flu (ASF). The meeting was deemed necessary after city authorities di...

Quezon City provides incentives to dutiful taxpayers

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte agreed to provide tax credits to taxpayers who have dutifully paid their real property and socialized housing taxes for the last five years in return for their invaluable assistance in realizing the 35 housing programs for the underprivileged and homeless citizens...

Fireworks venues designated in Quezon City

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Quezon City has identified the venues for fireworks displays during the New Year celebration. Mayor Joy Belmonte said that only legal fireworks and pyrotechnics will be allowed to be used for the New Year’s eve revelry. Anyone who will violate this law will be fined P5,000 and/or w...

QC set to install 1,500 more CCTV cameras 

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Quezon City joined forces with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to install 1,500 high definition closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the city. The partnership is an initiative under the DILG’s Safe Philippines project launched last November by the DILG. May...

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