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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III together with Senator Risa Hontiveros and Congresswoman Angelina Tan (not in photo)  signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11223 otherwise known as the Universal Health Care Act. / PIA

DOH issues IRR of Universal Health Care law

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Health Secretary Francisco Duque issued the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Law or Republic Act 11223 enabling progressive reforms in the Philippine healthcare system. The IRR will pave way for the implemen...

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Govt increases subsidy to hog growers affected by ASF

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President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the increase in financial assistance to backyard raisers whose hogs were culled due to the African swine fever (ASF) from P3,000 to P5,000 per head. Previous recipients will thus receive an additional P2,0...

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Yulo earns praise for historic world gymnastics gold

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The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) congratulated Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo for capturing the country’s first gold medal in the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships. PCOO Secretary Martin Andanar expres...

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DOH eyeing to vaccinate 40,000 Marikina children against polio

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The Department of Health (DOH) expects to administer oral polio vaccines (OPV) to 40,000 children in Marikina City. DOH Assistant Secretary Dr. Maria Rosario Vergeire of the Public Health Services Team and Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro led the kick-off of the synchr...

Marikina shows resilience a decade after Ondoy

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Marikina City has shown strong resilience a decade after tropical storm “Ondoy” unleashed floods that swamped most of Metro Manila. On Sept. 26, 2009, the swollen Marikina River breached its banks and floodwaters of up to 10 feet deep it some places submerged 14 out of Marikin...

Marikina buys lot for 1,000 residents

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The city government of Marikina on has acquired a three-hectare property in Barangay Tumana to house around 1,000 residents. Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said the city government directly purchased the lot in Barangay Tumana from the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation...

Marikina readies charges vs piggeries that dumped carcasses into river

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The Marikina City government said it will file civil and criminal charges against those responsible for the improper disposal of pig carcasses found floating in Marikina River last week. Marikina Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said the city has provided the Department of Agricultu...

Marikina asks DA to inspect dead pigs found in river 

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The Marikina City government will ask the Department of Agriculture (DA) to investigate the incident of dead pigs being dumped in Marikina River. Citing a report from the City Veterinary Office, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said one dead pig was found near the statue of "Marikit" at aroun...

Malanday schedules pet registration

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The City Veterinary Office (CVO) announced the next schedule of Pet Registration and Vaccination Against Rabies Program in Malanday, Marikina. The schedule will be held for residents Malanday on September 13 from 8:00 AM until 12:00 NN in Parkland Homeowners Association Multi-purpose Building and i...

Marikina deploys personnel to manage Marcos Highway traffic

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Marikina City will deploy traffic auxiliary enforcers along Marcos Highway and Katipunan Avenue to help enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) address the traffic situation in the two major roads. "Marikina is committed as an auxiliary force in terms of equipment, per...

9,000 Marikina families get security of tenure

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Some 9,000 families in Marikina City have attained their security of land tenure through the help from the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC), paving the way for the city to become 70 percent free from illegal settlers, Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro said. “Matatas ko pong...

Pet registration starts in Marikina

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The City Veterinary Office (CVO) of Marikina City announced the start of the Annual Pet Registration and Vaccination Against Rabies Program. The first batch would be held for residents in Barangay San Roque starting today, Friday, August 30 from 8 AM until 5 PM along Batang Kubo Santisimo St. ...

Marikina invites Davao traders to join 'Rehiyon-Rehiyon' fest

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The city government of Marikina has invited Davao City to join the Rehiyon-Rehiyon Festival in December 2019. “I am also extending my invitation to Davao City. We also have a festival similar to this kind... what we call ‘Rehiyon-Rehiyon’ Festival,” Marikina Mayor Marcelino ...