Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista explains the features of the official ballots during a media briefing at the NPO in QC

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista explains the features of the official ballots during a media briefing at the NPO in QC 

160215171121Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista (in right photo) explains the features of the official ballots that will be used in the May 9, 2016 polls during a press briefing at the National Printing Office (NPO) in Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 15, 2016). The NPO plays an important role in the conduct of national and local elections as it is deputized by the Comelec to print the official ballots and other election paraphernalia. (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren)
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QC solon pushes for monetary support for PPAs of elderly and PWDs

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on QC solon pushes for monetary support for PPAs of elderly and PWDs 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA. Jan. 4 (PNA) — A final push in a measure mandating local government units (LGUs) to allocate one percent of their Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for programs, projects and activities (PPAs) of senior citizens is being done in the House of Representatives.

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Bonifacio Memorial Elementary School in Balintawak, one of the oldest schools in QC

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bonifacio Memorial Elementary School in Balintawak, one of the oldest schools in QC 

151130143448Photo shows an old building of the Bonifacio Memorial Elementary School in Barangay Unang Sigaw, Balintawak, one of the oldest elementary schools in Quezon City, having been established in 1927 or 88 years ago. Situated at right is an old statue of Katipunan founder Gat Andres Bonifacio, after whom the school was named. (PNA photo by Jonathan Palapar)
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QC to send humanitarian mission to Lando-affected areas

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on QC to send humanitarian mission to Lando-affected areas 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA)–The Quezon City government, announced Thursday that it will be sending a 200-man humanitarian mission to three provinces devastated by typhoon ‘Lando’.

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Improvement of drainage system along Visayas Ave., QC

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Improvement of drainage system along Visayas Ave., QC 

151029163827Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) workers rush the improvement of the drainage system along Visayas Ave. in Quezon City on Thursday (Oct. 29, 2015). (PNA photos by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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1 killed, four others hurt as 'Lando' toppled trees in QC

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1 killed, four others hurt as 'Lando' toppled trees in QC 

MANILA, Oct. 18 — Strong winds brought about by typhoon "Lando" toppled trees which killed a 14-year-old boy and injured four other persons in a Quezon City barangay on Sunday.

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Court orders Davao police chief to bring King slay suspect to QC for arraignment

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Court orders Davao police chief to bring King slay suspect to QC for arraignment 

By Jessie L. Casalda

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 28 (PNA) — Regional Trial Court (RTC) here ordered Davao City Police Director Vicente Danao Jr. to bring murder accused Supt. Leonardo Felonia Jr. to the RTC in Quezon City for arraignment in relation to the murder of hotelier Richard King.

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Balintawak market owners to cooperate with QC Hall

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Balintawak market owners to cooperate with QC Hall 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — The Quezon City government said on Saturday that private market owners and administrators operating in the Balintawak area have expressed willingness to improve their market operations by complying as soon as possible with all the local government's regulatory requirements to avoid facing closure for violating provisions of QC's sanitation, environmental and building codes.

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Beautification of Visayas Avenue in QC

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Beautification of Visayas Avenue in QC 

150615150958Quezon City Engineering Office workers plant tree seedlings along Visayas Avenue in Quezon City on Monday (June 15, 2015) as part of the city government’s continuing beautification program. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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EcoWaste Coalition backs QC ban on cyanide-containing silver cleaner

June 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on EcoWaste Coalition backs QC ban on cyanide-containing silver cleaner 

MANILA, June 9 — A watchdog group for chemical safety and zero waste aired its support for an ordinance that will ban and penalize the sale in Quezon City of silver jewelry cleaner containing cyanide and other toxic substances.

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