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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...

Quezon City prepares for Chinese New Year festivities on Jan. 26

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Quezon City will host the Chinese New Year celebration to usher in the “Year of the Metal Rat” on January 26, starting 3 p.m. in Banawe, which is identified by feng shui experts as an "area of prosperity”. Mayor Joy Belmonte will lead the celebration with People's Re...

Quezon City sends human milk to Batangas mothers

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has tapped the city’s human milk bank to donate mother’s milk to infants to nursing mothers in evacuation centers affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas. “Our human milk bank at the Quezon City General Hospital will help breastfeeding m...

Belmonte eyes extension of deadline for tax payments

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Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte eyes an extension of the deadline for tax payments from January 20 to February 2. “Our business community has requested for additional period of time to allow them to fully comply with the requirements and obligation to the city,” said Belmo...

Courts asks QC gov’t to pay families of Payatas victims

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The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) ordered the city government to pay more than P6 million to families of the victims of Payatas dumpsite collapse in July 2000. In a 133-page decision dated Oct. 30, 2019 and released on January 15, 2020, RTC Branch 27 acting presiding Judge Marilou Tam...

Angkas gets court reprieve on 10,000-rider limit

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Motorcycle taxi drivers secured a reprieve from the Quezon City regional trial court which issued a 20-day temporary restraining order (TRO) on the 10,000-rider cap imposed by the inter-agency technical working group (TWG) for the three-month pilot test run for motorcycle taxis. In the ruling ...

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...