QC shifts to online permit application

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 07:13:39 +0000

To limit face to face transactions, the Quezon City government will launch an online application process for those who need to apply for building permits and business licenses as the threat of the coronavirus pandemic remains. Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte said the measure would do away with physical contact, protecting  citizens and city hall employees. “It is high […]

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Quezon City govt files multiple criminal cases vs village execs over SAP violations

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 09:11:15 +0000

THE Quezon City government filed multiple criminal cases against barangay (village) officials and employees for misconduct in the implementation of the government’s social amelioration program (SAP). “Public officials and employees shall at all times uphold that public interest over personal interest,” the city government said in a statement. The local government said since last week, […]

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Quezon City issues guidelines in shift to modified quarantine

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Sat, 16 May 2020 06:55:49 +0000

MAYOR Josefina “Joy” Belmonte issued a memorandum on localized guidelines as Quezon City shifted to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) on Saturday. “As we transition from ECQ to MECQ, we have crafted policies that will help our citizens adjust to the new normal and restart the city’s economy under the present condition,” Belmonte said in […]

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Quezon City lifts liquor ban, Parañaque extends until May 31

Credit to Author: Jan Arcilla| Date: Fri, 15 May 2020 12:13:48 +0000

THE and sale and consumption of liquor or any alcoholic drink remains prohibited in Parañaque City until May 31, the last day of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), but not in Quezon City, which lifted its ban on Friday. “To those who love to go [to] bars at sa mga mahilig gumimik, [kaunting] tiis […]

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QC forms quarantine monitoring teams

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 06:54:38 +0000

THE Quezon City government has formed the “QC Laban COVID-19” team of quarantine officers to monitor barangays (villages) that will be placed under special concern lockdown (SCL) to beef up the campaign against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “They will be deployed to locations that will be placed under special concern lockdown to ensure that quarantine processes are […]

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Quezon City police headquarters placed under 3-day lockdown

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 12:11:35 +0000

THE Quezon City Police District Headquarters (QCPD HQ) was placed under a three-day lockdown after 14 of its personnel tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “We opt to implement all possible measures to ensure their safety and guarantee that they are in their optimum health condition as they go to the frontline to […]

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Quezon City mulls shift to GCQ after May 15

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 06:17:12 +0000

A day after Metro Manila mayors proposed another extension, the Quezon City government which has the most number of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases, is planning to implement a “transition period” to general community quarantine (GCQ) after May 15. “While the health of our residents remains our primary priority, we also need to look after […]

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QC cracks down on vendors for overpricing, fraudulent scales

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 06:54:06 +0000

THE Quezon City government said that hundreds of notices of violations were issued to vendors in various public and private markets for overpricing and “fraudulent” weighing scales. This is amid the price freeze being imposed due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period and the declaration of the state of national calamity due to the […]

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QC approves additional P1.9B Covid budget

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 07:27:19 +0000

MAYOR Josefina “Joy” Belmonte has approved Quezon City’s second and third supplemental budget totaling P1.9 billion for 2020 as support for its residents affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Part of the additional budget, which was approved earlier by the Quezon City Council, is the financial assistance for […]

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Ex-soldier shot dead by policeman at checkpoint laid to rest a hero

Credit to Author: Dempsey Reyes| Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 11:15:33 +0000

A former soldier who was shot dead at a checkpoint in Quezon City last week was given a hero’s burial on Sunday. Irish Ragos, daughter of slain Army Cpl. Winston Ragos, talks to her mother, Michelle, who works in Taiwan on Sunday. Ragos’ wife was unable to attend the burial at the Libingan ng mga […]

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