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DepEd Lauds QC Support for Education

22 May 2019
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

20 May 2019
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

17 May 2019
Mayor Bautista Inaugurates QC’s New Modern Hospital

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

Newly Elected Officials of QC

16 May 2019
Newly Elected Officials of QC

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

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

08 May 2019
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...

07 May 2019
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...

06 May 2019
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

03 May 2019
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

03 May 2019
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...

22 April 2019
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...

11 April 2019
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...

11 April 2019
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

05 April 2019
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...

05 April 2019
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

21 March 2019
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...

20 March 2019
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...

12 March 2019
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

11 March 2019
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...

05 March 2019
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

19 February 2019
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...

15 February 2019
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

14 February 2019
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

05 February 2019
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...

04 February 2019
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

29 January 2019
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

28 January 2019
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...

11 January 2019
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...

02 January 2019
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

30 December 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...

10 December 2018
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...

07 December 2018
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...

03 December 2018
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...

28 November 2018
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

25 November 2018
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

24 November 2018
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...

07 November 2018
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...

06 November 2018
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...

24 October 2018
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

21 October 2018
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...

21 October 2018
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

09 October 2018
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

09 October 2018
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 ...

01 October 2018
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

27 September 2018
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

27 September 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...

31 July 2018
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...

17 July 2018
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...

12 July 2018
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...

10 July 2018
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...

05 July 2018
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

26 June 2018
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

14 June 2018
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...

31 May 2018
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

29 May 2018
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...

22 May 2018
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...

11 May 2018
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

09 May 2018
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

02 May 2018
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 ...

24 April 2018
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...

06 April 2018
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...

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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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