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Navotas meets good financial housekeeping standards

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For practicing financial transparency, Navotas City has passed the 2019 Good Financial Housekeeping standards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government. “Passing the good financial housekeeping standards validates our efforts...

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...

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...

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Novaliches raid yields P3.4 million worth of shabu

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said its operatives confiscated P3.4 million worth of suspected shabu from a saleslady and two others during a buy-bust operation in Novaliches, Quezon City on Feb. 23. PDEA RO-NCR Director Joel Plaza identified the suspects  ad Karen “M...

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 readies with second phase of road clearing

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said the second round of road-clearing operations mandated by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will start on Feb. 17. Belmonte signed Executive Order No. 9, Series of 2020, creating the Quezon City Task Force Road Clearing 2.0,...

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...

Student yields P1.2 million worth of marijuana in Cubao

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Police confiscated P1.2 million worth of marijuana bricks from a student at a bus terminal in Cubao, Quezon City on Thursday. The suspect, identified as Karlo Jose Pio R. Ricafrente, 24, was arrested in an interdiction operation by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Office-Natio...

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...

AFP hospital receives patients observed for nCoV symptoms

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center in Quezon City is now taking care of patients being observed for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). AFP Public Affairs Office (PAO) Health Service Command spokesman Capt. Sherwin Joseph Sarmiento told GMA News Network that the persons un...

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...

Duterte wants Filipino doctors to perform liver transplants

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President Rodrigo Duterte wants doctors at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) to perform liver transplants. This was revealed when the President met with the parents of a child with biliary atresia. He encouraged Ronald Naval and Kendy Aguilo to have their daughter Sophie undergo l...

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