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Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

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The Court of Tax Appeals on Thursday granted a tax refund of P44.48 million to San Miguel Brewery Inc. on excise taxes imposed on its beer products collected by the government some four years ago. The court’s Special Second Division, through A...

Don%u2019t let students in during school hours, internet shops told

Don’t let students in during school hours, internet shops told

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The National Capital Region Police Office on Thursday warned internet shops and other leisure centers to prevent students from entering their premises during school hours. NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar issued the warning after he caught 12...

Quezon City Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte

Belmonte to pursue gender-responsive measures

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Quezon City Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte on Thursday vowed to continue pursuing gender-responsive measures to protect and preserve the city residents’ rights regardless of their sexual orientation. Belmonte’s statement and her promise to pri...

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Belmonte to pursue gender-responsive measures

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Quezon City Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte on Thursday vowed to continue pursuing gender-responsive measures to protect and preserve the city residents’ rights regardless of their sexual orientation. Belmonte’s statement and her promise to prioritize gender and development programs is in line...

PDEA rescues ‘solvent kids’ in QC

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Thursday  rescued 20 street children in two villages in Novaliches, Quezon City. “With the increasing number of out-of-school youth and young people becoming addicted to prohibited substances, the country is confronted with the fear of losing its...

QC-DPOS conducts clearing operation in Cubao

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A joint task force composed of two Quezon City departments and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on June 11 conducted a clearing operation in Cubao. The task force, which included personnel from the Quezon City Department of Public Order and Safety and QC Environmental Protection and Wa...

QC reorganizes General Services Department

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The Quezon City Council recently passed an ordinance calling for the reorganization of the QC General Services Department. Introduced by Councilor Roderick Paulate, City Ordinance 2832-2019 addresses the need to reorganize the department for it to continue efficiently and effectively performing its...

QC to mark 121st Philippine Independence Day

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Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista will lead this year’s 121st Philippine Independence Day celebration together with Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte and the City Council on June 12 at the QC Hall compound. The Quezon City Police District will welcome the guest of honor and lead in the hoisting of...

Bistek praises QC’s 142 villages for helping craft city development plans

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Outgoing Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista on Monday cited the key role of the city’s 142 barangays in crafting the city development plan. Thanks to the key participation of the city’s barangays, Quezon City has been hailed as the most competitive city in the Philippines for three c...

QC Council passes gaming regulation ordinance

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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...

QC councilor pushes deferment of subway project

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A councilor of Quezon City is pushing for the deferment of the Metro Manila Subway Project, citing the inadequacy of public hearings involving key local officials. In asking for a halt in work on the subway project, Councilor Victor Ferrer Jr. questioned why public hearings were held only at the ba...

QC to strengthen barangay anti-drug abuse councils

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The Quezon City government is intensifying efforts to fight illegal drugs in the city by enlisting the assistance of volunteers at the barangay level. “Under the Quezon City Anti-Drug Abuse and Advisory Council, we have been making sure that the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils, or BADACs, a...

QC inaugurates crematorium in Baesa

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Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista on Wednesday led the inauguration of the first city government-owned crematorium in Barangay Baesa. The facility is on a 200-square-meter property of the city-owned Baesa Cemetery on Quirino Highway.   ...