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EcoWaste exposes mislabeled 'lead free" paints 

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The mislabeling of “lead free” paint products when in fact they are not has to stop to protect the public from the adverse health effects of exposure to lead, a toxic chemical banned in the production of paints, according to the EcoWaste ...

NAIA immigration personnel prohibited from taking leaves

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The Bureau of Immigration is extending its ban on Ninoy Aquino International Airport staff taking vacation leaves until January 31, from the initial end of January 15, according to a report by Philippine Star. The extension on the prohibition i...

%uFEFFSan Miguel Corporation (SMC), in cooperation with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), eyes to extract over a million metric tons of waste in its P3 billion Tullahan and Pasig rehabilitation initiatives by June this year. Photos show ongoing cleanup activities at Niugan, Malabon and Pandacan, Manila that will help reduce severe flooding in nearby areas and   complement flood mitigation efforts in Metro Manila.

SMC ramps up P3-billion program to revive Tullahan, Pasig rivers

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San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is eyeing to remove a total of 1 million tons of silt and solid waste from the Tullahan-Tinajeros river system by June this year— over a year since it implemented its massive P1-billion program to clean up and rehab...

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Quezon City adds contact tracers

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 21, 2022 loyalty account_circleMylene Santos

To combat the current COVID-19 surge, the Quezon City Government has hired additional contact tracers. The city government, under the emergency employment program of the Public Emergency and Services Office (PESO) employed 350 contact tracers who were previously part of the Department of Interior a...

QC inoculates 570 unvaccinated commuters 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 20, 2022 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

A total of 570 unvaccinated commuters apprehended in Quezon City have received their first dose of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) jabs since the implementation of the "no vaccination, no ride" policy on Monday,  according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a statemen...

Quezon City taps more contact tracers 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 20, 2022 loyalty account_circleJake Cruz

The Quezon City government has hired 350 additional contact tracers amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, particularly in the National Capital Region (NCR), according to a report by GMA News. In a statement, the Quezon City government said they hired the contact tracers under the emergency employm...

QC asks unvaccinated workers with comorbidities to get medical certificates

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 17, 2022 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

Quezon City residents who remain unvaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) but with existing medical conditions are exempted from undergoing reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Such individuals shou...

Quezon City dangles incentives for vendors vaccination

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 12, 2022 loyalty account_circleMalaya

To encourage more QCitizens to get vaccinated, Mayor Joy Belmonte recently signed a memorandum providing incentives to ambulant vendors, market vendors and market employees, in exchange for getting COVID-19 vaccine shots. Following the resolution of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MM...

Quezon City to open more vaccination sites 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 10, 2022 loyalty account_circleNoah James

Additional vaccination sites are set to open in Quezon City this week to accommodate more residents and intensify the city’s vaccination program, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Aside from making more accessible drive-thru and house-to-house vaccination for the bedr...

Quezon City prohibits festivals, religious gatherings 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 08, 2022 loyalty account_circleMarc Lacson

Activities traditionally done during fiesta celebrations and other religious festivities are temporarily banned in Quezon City amid the rising cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections. In Memorandum No. 02-22 published on Friday, the city government detailed the prohibited activities...

Quezon Memorial Circle declared national cultural treasure

chrome_reader_modeDecember 28, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

The National Museum of the Philippines has declared the Quezon Memorial Shrine as one of the country’s National Cultural Treasures, the highest government distinction that can be conferred on a cultural property. Republic Act 10066 or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 defines a Natio...

Active Covid cases in Quezon City fall below 200

chrome_reader_modeDecember 23, 2021 loyalty account_circleRyan Chua

The OCTA Research Group now considers Quezon City as one of the cities categorized by the group as “very low risk”. In the latest report of OCTA for the week of December 14 to 20, the average daily new cases per day in Quezon City is down to 15 from 20 cases the previous week. The repr...

Quezon City extending P20 million for typhoon victims

chrome_reader_modeDecember 23, 2021 loyalty account_circleLinda Flores

The Quezon City government will extend an additional PHP 20 million financial aid to a province and various municipalities in Central Visayas that were badly hit by Typhoon Odette last week. This morning, the Quezon City Council as presided by Vice Mayor Gian Sotto passed City Resolution no. 8802 S...

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