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DFA adopts contingency in Israel amid tensions

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No Filipino has been reported to be among the casualties in the escalating exchange of airstrikes and rocket fires between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a report by Philippine News A...

BSP keeps key rates at record low

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Philippine monetary officials on Wednesday kept the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) key policy rates steady as inflation is now expected to stay within target this and next year and domestic growth to post improvements, according to a report...

LandBank launches mobile app for savings account opening

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State-owned Land Bank of the Philippines (Landbank) on Wednesday launched through its Facebook page its digital onboarding system (DOBS) Mobile, which will allow people to open a savings account using their mobile phones, according to a report by Phi...

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152,000 Quezon City residents receive first-dose of Covid vaccine

chrome_reader_modeMay 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleSarah Lim

The Quezon City government administered first doses of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine to 152,099 residents as of Friday, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. QC has 27 active vaccination sites that average between 400 and 600 individuals daily. These include villa...

Quezon City ramps up testing, contact tracing

chrome_reader_modeMay 15, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

More COVID-19 cases have been identified by the Quezon City government due to its intensified testing and contact tracing efforts. According to the recent report by the OCTA Research Group, the average number of new cases per day in the city is at 420 for the week of May 4 to 10. This resulted in a...

1,200 health protocol violators brought to QC Memorial Circle

chrome_reader_modeMay 13, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Quezon City government apprehended about 3,200 individuals as of 12 noon in a “one-time, big-time” joint operation conducted by the Department of Public Order and Safety, QC Police District, Task Force on Transport and Traffic Management, Task Force Disiplina, and Market Development ...

Quezon City residents receive 1.2 million face masks

chrome_reader_modeMay 11, 2021 loyalty account_circleGab Ocampo

The Quezon City government through Mayor Joy Belmonte has started the distribution of 1.2 million facemasks and 300,000 face shields to its indigent residents from the city’s 142 barangays. The distribution of face masks and shields is ongoing. Among those who will receive the face masks and ...

Quezon City urges citizens to use Kyusipass app

chrome_reader_modeMay 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleNoah James

The Quezon City government, through its KyusiPass contact tracing system, has identified some 774 individuals who might have been exposed to nine positive cases recently recorded in the city. The City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CESU) sent exposure notification to these individuals ...

Belmonte waits for FDA approval on ivermectin

chrome_reader_modeMay 10, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

The Quezon City local government is not endorsing the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin being distributed by two congressmen, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In an interview over news channel ANC on Monday, Mayor Joy Belmonte said the debate on the use of ivermectin should remain...

DPWH to close 6 Quezon City areas to traffic 

chrome_reader_modeMay 07, 2021 loyalty account_circleMike Solomon

Six areas in Quezon City will be closed to traffic from Friday, May 7, to Sunday, May 9, to give way to road repairs of the Department of Public Works and Highways, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the areas that will under...

Quezon City encourages community farming

chrome_reader_modeMay 06, 2021 loyalty account_circleMichael Lim

Following the emergence of community pantries that started in Maginhawa, Quezon City, organizers of the city’s urban farms have come together to call on residents to take part in urban farming initiatives that can build up on the pantry concept and provide other sustainable ways to bring the b...

Quezon City reports 91.3% recovery from Covid-19 

chrome_reader_modeMay 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleRyan Chua

The Quezon City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit (CESU) recorded a 91.3-percent recovery from the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This accounted for 77,231 individuals who have recovered from Covid-19 in the city. The Qu...

Quezon City reminds residents about vaccination appointments 

chrome_reader_modeMay 04, 2021 loyalty account_circleHannah Santos

Quezon City on Monday began assisted booking appointments for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccination in a number of villages, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In a Facebook post, the city government likewise reiterated walk-in vaccinees will not be entertained. “Limi...

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