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QC Completes City-Wide Inventory of 2016 Greenhouse Gas...

QC Completes City-Wide Inventory of 2016 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Quezon City recently completed the city-wide inventory of its 2016 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

Roads, Infra Projects Spur New Growth in QC Barangays

Roads, Infra Projects Spur New Growth in QC Barangays

The improvement of roads and drainage and the construction of various facilities undertaken by ...

Best Performing QC Barangays Honored in 5th Barangay Se...

Best Performing QC Barangays Honored in 5th Barangay Seal of Good Housekeeping Award

Quezon City barangays were recognized for their best practices and achievements in governance ...

QC Has Best Performing Peace and Order Council in NCR

QC Has Best Performing Peace and Order Council in NCR

Quezon City recently received recognition for having the best Peace and Order Council (POC) in th...

169 More Classrooms Ready for Incoming QC Students

169 More Classrooms Ready for Incoming QC Students

The Quezon City public school system opens the new school year with the addition of 169 new class...

New Infrastructure at QC Hall Aimed to Provide Public C...

New Infrastructure at QC Hall Aimed to Provide Public Convenience

Mayor Bautista has been launching a large number of city- needed infrastructure projects, the lat...

Newly Elected Officials of QC

Newly Elected Officials of QC

The Commission on Elections has proclaimed the winners in the recent May 13 local elections hel...

QC Govt Further Boosts QCPD Capability with New Motorcy...

QC Govt Further Boosts QCPD Capability with New Motorcycle Units

Mayor Herbert Bautista led the turnover of 75 motorcycle units to the Quezon City Police District ...

DepEd Lauds QC Support for Education

DepEd Lauds QC Support for Education

Education Secretary Leonor Briones praised the Quezon City Government, through the leadership ...

Quezon City Affirms, Expands Ties with Shenyang

Quezon City Affirms, Expands Ties with Shenyang

Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista and Chairman Pan Liguo of the Municipal Congress of Sheny...

Mayor Bautista Inaugurates QC’s New Modern Hospital

Mayor Bautista Inaugurates QC’s New Modern Hospital

Mayor Herbert Bautista has inaugurated the new modern hospital in District 2, the Rosario Maclang Ge...

QC Issues with GSIS Dating back to 1997, Now Fully Sett...

QC Issues with GSIS Dating back to 1997, Now Fully Settled

The Quezon City Government has finally fully settled its reconciliation concerns with the Govern...

Quezon City Continues Partnership with Osaka for Low Ca...

Quezon City Continues Partnership with Osaka for Low Carbon City

Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista welcomed Osaka Vice Mayor Seigo Tanaka and his delegation...

QC Launches Single Window Transaction for Property Tran...

QC Launches Single Window Transaction for Property Transfer

The Quezon City Treasurer’s Office has launched the Property Transfer Application Program (PTAP...

QC Undergoes World Bank Review

QC Undergoes World Bank Review

Quezon City, as the benchmark city for the Philippines for ease of doing business, was visited ...

QC LGU Built 3 Buildings for PHL Justice System

QC LGU Built 3 Buildings for PHL Justice System

To further ensure proper facilities for the dispensation of justice in the country, Mayor Herbe...

QC Govt New Partnerships to Further Improve Ease of Doi...

QC Govt New Partnerships to Further Improve Ease of Doing Business Reforms

The Quezon City Government has partnered with the Land Registration Authority and utilities companie...

QC Women Entrepreneurs to Have Access to Business Equip...

QC Women Entrepreneurs to Have Access to Business Equipment

Women entrepreneurs in Quezon City can now have access to equipment that can be used for their ...

Tech-Sharing Between QC, PSA to Enable Faster Processin...

Tech-Sharing Between QC, PSA to Enable Faster Processing of Civil Registry Documents

The processing and release of copies of civil registry documents in Quezon City may soon be faste...

QCPU is Now Quezon City University

QCPU is Now Quezon City University

The Quezon City Polytechnic University (QCPU) has been renamed Quezon City University, by virtue...

QC Govt Regulates Use of E-Cigarettes or Vaping in Publ...

QC Govt Regulates Use of E-Cigarettes or Vaping in Public

The Quezon City Government has restricted the use of electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or vapi...

QC Receives More E-Trikes from Green Fund Projects

QC Receives More E-Trikes from Green Fund Projects

The Rustan Supercenters, Inc. turned over the third batch of e-trikes to selected barangays, a...

QC and C40 Cities explore strategies to deliver transfo...

QC and C40 Cities explore strategies to deliver transformative and inclusive climate action

Representatives from various departments and offices of the Quezon City Government mapped out s...

QC’s Sundown Clinics and Protection Center Certified as...

QC’s Sundown Clinics and Protection Center Certified as GAD Local Learning Hubs

Quezon City’s social hygiene and sundown clinics, and the Quezon City Protection Center, received r...

QC Opens Museum for Philippine Democracy

QC Opens Museum for Philippine Democracy

The Quezon City Government, led by Mayor Herbert M. Bautista together with city officials, opened a...

QC Socialized Housing Project Attracts International Ur...

QC Socialized Housing Project Attracts International Urban Planners

Quezon City’s Bistekville Housing Project has attracted students of the Housing Development Manageme...

New Israeli Envoy Meets with QC Mayor Bautista

New Israeli Envoy Meets with QC Mayor Bautista

Newly-appointed Israel Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz visited Quezon City and made...

Courtesy Seats to PWDs, Pregnant Women and Seniors Requ...

Courtesy Seats to PWDs, Pregnant Women and Seniors Required in Establishments in QC

All private and public establishments located within Quezon City are now required to designate a...

QC Solo Parents Get 20% Discount in Food Establishments

QC Solo Parents Get 20% Discount in Food Establishments

Solo parents in Quezon City can now avail of the 20 percent discount in the city’s restaurants...

No Challenge to Pioneering QC Waste to Energy Proposal

No Challenge to Pioneering QC Waste to Energy Proposal

There were no challengers submitting comparative proposals for Quezon City’s Waste-to-Energy p...

QC Govt Opens Bid Submission for City’s PhP 15-Billlion...

QC Govt Opens Bid Submission for City’s PhP 15-Billlion Waste to Energy Project

Quezon City Government is set to hold a Comparative Proposal or Bid Submission, along with the Ope...

QC Govt to Expand E-Trike Operation in the City

QC Govt to Expand E-Trike Operation in the City

The Quezon City Government bared plans to acquire more electric tricycles to be used in areas with...

Quezon City Steps Up Efforts in Low Carbon Development

Quezon City Steps Up Efforts in Low Carbon Development

The Quezon City Government, led by the QC Environmental Protection and Waste Management Departmen...

First Muslim Woman Legislator Santanina Rasul is Confer...

First Muslim Woman Legislator Santanina Rasul is Conferred the 2019 Tandang Sora Award

Rep. Jose Christopher Y. Belmonte, Quezon City 6th District, presents the 2019 Tandang Sora Award...

QC Govt Grants Relief to Delinquent Real Property Taxpa...

QC Govt Grants Relief to Delinquent Real Property Taxpayers

The Quezon City Government has granted tax relief to delinquent real property owners exempting fr...

Multiple Awards Highlight 2018

Multiple Awards Highlight 2018

The Quezon City Government, under Mayor Herbert M. Bautista, ends 2018 with multiple awards and o...

Quezon City Receives Apolinario Mabini Award for Servic...

Quezon City Receives Apolinario Mabini Award for Services to PWDs

The Quezon City Government received the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Local Government Unit of the Yea...

Quezon City Awarded Best DRRMC in Highly Urbanized Cate...

Quezon City Awarded Best DRRMC in Highly Urbanized Category

Quezon City was awarded the Best Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council among Highly Ur...

Mayor Bautista honored by United Nations for AIDS initi...

Mayor Bautista honored by United Nations for AIDS initiatives

Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has been recognized by the United Nations AIDS body as a nat...

Quezon City to use solar power for improving disaster r...

Quezon City to use solar power for improving disaster risk management with support of C40 Cities Finance Facility

The C40 Cities Finance Facility will help solarise schools to provide reliable and undisrupted ...

QC Opens Pre-bid for Proposed Waste Management Facility

QC Opens Pre-bid for Proposed Waste Management Facility

Quezon City will be embarking on a big ticket venture for public-private partnership with the d...

QC Welcomes UK’S Senior Business Manager

QC Welcomes UK’S Senior Business Manager

With the focus of assisting the Quezon City Government in furthering its reforms in ease of doing...

Quezon City Leads Asian Cities in Forging Plans to Deli...

Quezon City Leads Asian Cities in Forging Plans to Deliver the Paris Agreement, SDGs at C40 Asian Adaptation Forum

The Quezon City Government, through the Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department (E...

Quezon City Receives DILG Seal of Good Local Governance...

Quezon City Receives DILG Seal of Good Local Governance for 2nd Time

The Quezon City Government, under the administration of Mayor Herbert M. Bautista received its...

Quezon City Opens PPP on Waste to Energy Project to Swi...

Quezon City Opens PPP on Waste to Energy Project to Swiss Challenge

In March 2017, the Quezon City Local Government granted Original Proponent Status to Metro Paci...

Quezon City Hosts Smart Cities Summit

Quezon City Hosts Smart Cities Summit

The Quezon City Government hosted the 2018 WeGO Executive Committee Meeting and the Philippines Sma...

QC Honors Outstanding Individuals, Institutions in GAWA...

QC Honors Outstanding Individuals, Institutions in GAWAD PARANGAL AWARDS 2018

The Quezon City Government gave recognition to 14 individuals and 9 institutions that made signif...

QC’s Gora Lane Project Receives DBM Funding

QC’s Gora Lane Project Receives DBM Funding

Quezon City's Gora Lane Project is scheduled for fund release by the Department of Budget and M...

QC Starts Using Microchips in Pet Registration

QC Starts Using Microchips in Pet Registration

The Quezon City Government, through the City Veterinary Department, launched on Sept 28, 2018 t...

321 Graduates from QC’s Manpower Barangay Based Skills ...

321 Graduates from QC’s Manpower Barangay Based Skills Training Program

A total of 321 new graduates received their certificates at the 142nd Manpower Barangay Based Sk...

QC Launches 2nd Phase of E-Trike Service

QC Launches 2nd Phase of E-Trike Service

The Quezon City Government, through the Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS), in cooperation...

QC Conducts Massive River Clean-Up on ICC Day 2018

QC Conducts Massive River Clean-Up on ICC Day 2018

The Quezon City Government, through the QC Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department ...

Quezon City is third-time Top Awardee of NCR Kalasag Aw...

Quezon City is third-time Top Awardee of NCR Kalasag Awards

July 30, 2018. For the third year in a row, Quezon City was awarded First Place in the 2018 Gawad...

Quezon City, Israel Govt Agree to Build Philippine-Isra...

Quezon City, Israel Govt Agree to Build Philippine-Israel Friendship Park

The Quezon City Government, represented by Mayor Herbert M. Bautista and the Embassy of the Sta...

Child Representatives Added as BCPC Members under QC Or...

Child Representatives Added as BCPC Members under QC Ordinance

Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has approved Ordinance 2671, series of 2018 enabling child representati...

Quezon City Convenes First Local Youth Development Coun...

Quezon City Convenes First Local Youth Development Council

The Quezon City Government has successfully convened the city's youth- and youth-serving organi...

Mayors of Morong and Teresa Receive PhP 17M Financial A...

Mayors of Morong and Teresa Receive PhP 17M Financial Assistance

As a component of the partnership program forged by Mayor Herbert M. Bautista with other local g...

Quezon City, Davao City Renew 24-year Sister City Ties

Quezon City, Davao City Renew 24-year Sister City Ties

The Quezon City Government and the City Government of Davao signed the Memorandum of Understan...

QC Steps Up Preparation for Rainy Season

QC Steps Up Preparation for Rainy Season

The Quezon City, through the City Engineering Department, has intensified preparation for the rain...

Quezon City Upgrades Firefighting Capability with Acqui...

Quezon City Upgrades Firefighting Capability with Acquisition of Two Unmanned Machines

The Quezon City Government has acquired two LUF 60 Unmanned Firefighting Machines, enhancing the...

President Signs Ease of Doing Business Bill

President Signs Ease of Doing Business Bill

President Duterte signed on Monday, May 28, 2018, Republic Act 11032, an act promoting ease of doing...

QC Inaugurates New School Buildings and Day-Care Center...

QC Inaugurates New School Buildings and Day-Care Centers for May 2018

In time for the opening of classes, Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista recently inaugurated sever...

QC Launches First Clinical Laboratory Services in Healt...

QC Launches First Clinical Laboratory Services in Health Center

The Quezon City Government inaugurated today, May 10, 2018, the first clinic that that will o...

Quezon City Opens New Building Regulatory Office

Quezon City Opens New Building Regulatory Office

Mayor Herbert M Bautista inaugurated today, May 9, 2018, the new 6-storey Building Regulatory Off...

Mayor Bautista Strengthens Support for Abused Children

Mayor Bautista Strengthens Support for Abused Children

Bantay Bata program director Jing Castañeda noted that the concept behind the development of a ...

The Quezon Safe City Model: Ensuring Public Safety and ...

The Quezon Safe City Model: Ensuring Public Safety and Addressing Sexual Violence in Public Spaces

QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – Quezon City, as the pilot city and the leading city of the UN Wome...

QC Schools Earn More than PhP 1 Million from Trading Re...

QC Schools Earn More than PhP 1 Million from Trading Recyclables

Students in 38 elementary and 18 high schools in Quezon City earned PhP 1,013,322.18 from tradi...

QC Govt Hires Students, Out-of –School Youth for Summer...

QC Govt Hires Students, Out-of –School Youth for Summer Job Program

The Quezon City Government has offered job opportunities to some 680 students and out of school...

QC Opens More Work Opportunities for PWDs

QC Opens More Work Opportunities for PWDs

The QC Persons with Disability Affairs Office (QC PDAO) has reported that at least 20 percent o...

Quezon City’s 1st Climate Action Fair for Students Held...

Quezon City’s 1st Climate Action Fair for Students Held at Commonwealth HS

The QC Government, through the Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD), h...

Mayor Bautista Calls for Greater Empowerment of Women

Mayor Bautista Calls for Greater Empowerment of Women

Mayor Herbert M. Bautista urged for greater empowerment of women, in his State of the Women Add...

QC Praised for Leading Innovation in Public Libraries

QC Praised for Leading Innovation in Public Libraries

The Quezon City Public Library (QCPL) received commendation for taking the initiative and leading...

DTI, DILG Officials Tour QC One Stop Shops

DTI, DILG Officials Tour QC One Stop Shops

Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista hosted the tour of the country’s competitiveness official...

Quezon City Has Best Rabies Program in NCR

Quezon City Has Best Rabies Program in NCR

Quezon City recently received recognition from the Bureau of Animal Industry and the National Rabi...

QC Govt All Set to Curb Consumption of Sugary Drinks

QC Govt All Set to Curb Consumption of Sugary Drinks

The Quezon City Government is set to implement the measure that will reduce the consumption of sug...

QC Mayor Bautista: LGUs’ Commitment Key to OGP Success...

QC Mayor Bautista: LGUs’ Commitment Key to OGP Success

The sustained efforts of local governments are necessary to secure commitment to the Open Governm...

QC Opens New Construction Permit One-Stop-Shop

QC Opens New Construction Permit One-Stop-Shop

The Quezon City Government has opened a One-Stop-Shop (OSS) for express processing of building ...

QC Chosen to Pilot Disaster Insurance Pool

QC Chosen to Pilot Disaster Insurance Pool

Quezon City was chosen to pilot the country’s City Disaster Insurance Pool, a program initiated b...

QC Tops PhilHealth Enrollment among LGUs

QC Tops PhilHealth Enrollment among LGUs

Quezon City is leading other local government units (LGUs) in terms of the number of beneficia...

Engineers, architects: Know the new QC Local Building C...

Engineers, architects: Know the new QC Local Building Code and its IRR

The Quezon City Government has recently released the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Ordi...

QC 1st Runner Up in the 19th Gawad KALASAG National Awa...

QC 1st Runner Up in the 19th Gawad KALASAG National Awards

December 11, 2017 - Quezon City is recognized for its exceptional contribution in disaster riskred...

Marker Recognizing QC’s Role in Saving Jews to be Insta...

Marker Recognizing QC’s Role in Saving Jews to be Installed at QMC

Mayor Herbert Bautista joined Israel Ambassador Ephraim Ben Matityau for the groundbreaking ceremo...

Masambong High School is a Global Filipino School

Masambong High School is a Global Filipino School

Increased access to ICT tools are now available for teachers and students of Quezon City's Masambong...

QC-LGU, DICT Sign Pact to Boost E-Learning in QC Barang...

QC-LGU, DICT Sign Pact to Boost E-Learning in QC Barangays

More Quezon City residents are expected to gain computer knowledge and skills through eLearning plat...

Quezon City Helps in Marawi Rehabilitation and Rebuildi...

Quezon City Helps in Marawi Rehabilitation and Rebuilding Effort

August 18, 2017. In a meeting with Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council Chairman Eduar...

Quezon City, Most Competitive City in the Philippines f...

Quezon City, Most Competitive City in the Philippines for Second Consecutive Year

Quezon City once again received recognition as the most competitive city in the country for the seco...

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Mayor Of Quezon City

 

Herbert M. Bautista

Mayor Herbert M Bautista is known as a pioneer and progressive advocate of solutions for environment issues and climate change. Under his leadership, Quezon City became the first city in the Philippines to implement a Green Building Ordinance, enforcing sustainable building designs throughout the city. He has mandated a greening program as a component of all road and real estate development projects.  He is leading the city to reduce its carbon footprint through the shift of public facilities towards alternative energy sources, wider installation of systems for resource reuse, and restrictions in the use of nonbiodegradable materials such as plastic bags.

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Awards

  • 2019

    2019 Gender and Development (GAD) Local Learning Hubs (LLH) for Quezon City's social hygiene and sundown clinics, and the Quezon City Protection Center. The recognition and certification by the Philippine Commission on Women was given at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on March 8, 2019
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  • 2018

    2018 Most Competitive City in the Philippines | 2018 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) | 2018 First Place, Regional Gawad Kalasag Award for the Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in NCR | 2018 First among all Local Government Units in NCR | 2018 Most Outstanding Sanguniang Panlunsod for Highly Urbanized Cities in the National Capital Region, received by the 20th Quezon City Council from the Department of Interior and Local Government on January 7, 2019, at the Quezon City Hall. The QC Council was honored for its exemplary performance on responsiveness to legislative agenda, easily accessible information on approved resolutions and ordinances, legislative tracking system, capability development training for councilors and their staff, and innovations such as the Batas QC mobile application | 2018 most effective anti-drug abuse advisory group in the Philippines for the Quezon City Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council (QCADAAC). Conferred by the Department of the Interior and Local Government for having attained perfect 100 functionality points (ideal/high functionality), during the 1st National Anti-Drug Abuse Council (ADAC) Performance Awards in December 2018
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  • 2017

    2017 Top Performing Local Government Unit in NCR| Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) | 2017 Quezon City Accounting Department, for being one of 2017 Outstanding Accounting Offices | Most Competitive City in the Philippines | Champion for Best in Government Inter-Operability (G2G) category, and Finalist, for the Seal of Excellence given to private lying-in clinics as the city’s Best in Customer Empowerment entry and rCHITS for its Best in Government Inter-Operability entry | First Runner-up, “Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Highly Urbanized City Category” | multiple awards from the Department of Health, for exemplary Local Health Systems and Innovations in providing health services to QC constituents | First Place - Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (Highly Urbanized City Category) and 2nd Place - Best Government Emergency Management Service (Advanced Urban GEMS category) in the National Capital Region | Apolinario Mabini Award | Mapagkalinga Award | OpenGov Recognition of Excellence Award
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  • 2016

    Most Competitive City in the Philippines for Second Consecutive Year | | Most Competitive City in Infrastructure | 2nd Most Competitive City in Government Efficiency | 2nd Most Competitive City in Resiliency | 2nd Most Competitive City in Economic Dynamism
  • 2015

    2015 Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, California, USA, for its Enhanced Tax Mapping Systems | No. 1 Economically Most Dynamic City in the Highly Urbanized City Category, National Competitiveness Council, 20152015 Kapit-Bisig Award as Outstanding Partner from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • 2014

    From GALING POOK FOUNDATION:2014 Galing Pook Award for Outstanding Local Governance programs for its Socialized Housing Program | 2014 Galing Pook Award Outstanding Local Governance programs for its pioneering health clinic for STI/HIV, Klinika Bernardo | The QC-LGU is an ACE Award winner. In previous years, The LGU was cited for its Effective Fiscal Management, the Molave Youth Home, the Transformation of the Payatas Landfill, and the Parks Development. The Award for Continuing Excellence or ACE Award is conferred to an LGU which has at least three Galing Pook- awarded programs From MERALCO | 2014 Luminaries Award for Quezon City’s carbon footprint reduction initiatives and its project with the PANGEA Green Energy Philippines for the waste-to-energy biogas plant in Payatas, as among the best in innovation in environment advocacy | DILG and the National ICT Confederation of the Philiipines: 2nd place, 3rd Egov Awards for Customer Empowerment (G2C category) for QC’s Computarized Health Information Tracking System (CHITS) DILG and the National ICT Confederation of the Philiipines | 2nd place, 3rd eGov Award for Business Empowerment (G2B category) QC’s mobile money real property tax payment program | 2014 Top Developer Award for Quezon City’s socialized housing programs
  • 2013

    From DILG and the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines: 3rd place for Government Business Category (G2B) in the eGovernance Awards (2013 Jessie Robredo Awards for Excellence in ICT for Good Governance) | The QC government won the award for its Point-of-Sale (POS) Tax Collection system.
  • 2012

    Quezon City was among the Top 10 performing Highly Urbanized Cities ranked nationwide on Local Governance Performance Management System (LGPMS) and awarded the Seal of Disaster Preparedness | Certificate of Recognition by the for sustained good performance in the implementation of the Republic Act 9003 through segregation at source, deployment of dedicated units as well as the establishment and operationalization of Materials Recovery Facilities.
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QC Quick Facts

 

76,263

Registered Business
as of December 31, 2018

 

2,936,116

Residents
as of 2015

 

1.17%

Population Growth
as of 2015

 

161.12 sq. km

Land Area

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