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iPhone 11 phones available in PH starting Oct. 25

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The iPhone 11 Series smartphones will be made available in the Philippines starting Oct. 25 with prices ranging from almost P48,000 to P96,000. According to Apple's Philippine website, the new phones will be available starting October 25, which ...

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Two fintech firms team up to fight credit fraud 

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CredoLab, a Singapore-based developer of bank-grade digital credit scorecards based on anonymous smartphone metadata, has partnered with iovation, a TransUnion company, specializing in device-based fraud detection and authentication solutions. Credo...

PNP Chief, Gen. Oscar Albayalde (left) meets with lawyer Estelito Mendoza (center) in Makati City on Friday / PNA

Albayalde asks Mendoza for legal advice

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Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde asked lawyer Estelito Mendoza for legal advice amid allegations dragging him into the reselling of seized illegal drugs. “We paid him a visit so he is so much willing to give legal advice....

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ASF spreads to more QC barangays

chrome_reader_modeOctober 11, 2019 loyalty

New cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) were detected in Quezon City, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). In its Swine Bulletin No. 10, the DA said that ASF cases were verified in Barangays Tatalon and Pasong Tamo.  It also reported cases in another in Tandang Sora, although depar...

QC implements preemptive measures vs ASF 

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The Quezon City government has smplemented preemptive measures in two barangays even before the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) confirmed the existence of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in those areas. Mayor Joy Belmonte Belmonte said on Thursday that several blood samples from hogs in Barangays T...

QC culls more pigs to prevent spread of ASF

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The Quezon City Veterinary Office reported that 1,500 pigs owned by 482 hog raisers in Barangay Payatas were culled to help prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF). It said another 369 of 909 pigs in Barangay Bagong Silangan were also culled.  Quezon City veterinar...

Quezon City monitors disposal of food waste 

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte ordered the monitoring of food waste collection and disposal by various establishments in the city to prevent the spread of the African Swine Flu (ASF) virus. Belmonte said experts pointed to swill feed as the number one possible source of ASF. “This is the num...

Quezon City allots P10m to help piggeries

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Quezon City allocated a P10-million budget to help piggery owners who were affected by the African Swine Fever, including those that were forced to cull the animals as a part of the drastic measures to contain the virus. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said drastic measures like the culling of pigs ...

DPWH completes multi-purpose building in Quezon City

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Residents of all ages in Barangay Kaligayahan, Quezon City can now enjoy health and recreational benefits as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completed the 14.85-million 3-in-1 multi-purpose building to house the health center, office for senior citizens, and day-care center. Situ...

Quezon City Council approves anti-dengue resolutions

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The Quezon City Council has passed several resolutions spelling out measures to fight the spread of dengue. City Resolution 7901-2019 authored by Councilor Peachy De Leon urged the City Health Department to conduct a simultaneous clean-up drive and anti-dengue fumigation in five adjacent barangays ...

QC Council pushes partition in male urinals

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A Quezon City councilor is pushing for the partition of male urinals in all establishments. The city council, through a resolution, urged the Business Permits and Licensing Department and the Quezon City Health Department to ensure that urinal partitions are installed in male restrooms throughout t...

TESDA competency assessment centers to rise in Quezon City

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Quezon City will establish Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) competency assessment centers to prioritize education and development of skills in its learning institutions. City Ordinance 2856-2019, authored by former District 5 councilor and now Education Affairs Unit...

Belmonte forms action team for quick response

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte formed a special team to quickly attend to complaints coursed through the President Duterte’s Hotline 8888. In her Executive Order No. 24, Mayor Belmonte formed the 8888 Action Team to address concerns coursed through Hotline 8888 and coordinate action within 48...