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Quezon City Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte

Belmonte to pursue gender-responsive measures

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Quezon City Mayor-elect Joy Belmonte on Thursday vowed to continue pursuing gender-responsive measures to protect and preserve the city residents’ rights regardless of their sexual orientation. Belmonte’s statement and her promise to pri...

Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

Tax court grants San Miguel P44-M refund

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The Court of Tax Appeals on Thursday granted a tax refund of P44.48 million to San Miguel Brewery Inc. on excise taxes imposed on its beer products collected by the government some four years ago. The court’s Special Second Division, through A...

PDEA rescues %u2018solvent kids%u2019 in QC

PDEA rescues ‘solvent kids’ in QC

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The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency on Thursday  rescued 20 street children in two villages in Novaliches, Quezon City. “With the increasing number of out-of-school youth and young people becoming addicted to prohibited substances, the...

Marikina articles

New flood control structure rises along Marikina River

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed a new flood control structure along the right bank of the Marikina River in Barangay Batasan Hills, Quezon City, to protect citizens against flooding. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said the P93-million project covered th...

Marikina kicks off Balik Eskwela with annual shoe bazaar

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With the opening of classes just around the corner, the Marikina City government in cooperation with the Marikina Shoe Industry Development Office has opened this year’s back-to-school program with the 9th Balik Eskwela Gamit Sapatos Marikina Trade Fair. The back-to-school shoe bazaar exhibit...

Eastbound portion of Marcos Bridge closed starting May 25

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After two postponements, the rehabilitation of a portion of Marcos Bridge in Marikina will finally proceed on Saturday, May 25, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority announced Thursday. MMDA general manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia said the eastbound portion of Marcos Bridge on...

No Gerald Anderson for Marikina Shoemasters in next MPBL season

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Actor Gerald Anderson will not be playing for the Marikina Shosmasters in the next season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, the team’s head coach revealed. Anderson’s name was not on the list of players submitted by head coach Elvis Tolentino to the league. Tolentino said A...

MMDA postpones Marcos Bridge closure again

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The Metro Manila Development Authority has postponed the closure and rehabilitation of the eastbound portion of the Marcos Bridge in Marikina City until further notice. “The private contractors of the Marcos Bridge rehabilitation project failed to install signages and carry out the necessary ...

#MNCAdvisory: MMDA defers closure of Marcos Bridge

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority on Thursday announced the deferment of the closure of the eastbound lane of Marcos Bridge in Marikina City. After a meeting with officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways, its private contractor, and SM Marikina, MMDA officials decided to...

Marikina’s Marcos Bridge to be closed for 8 months

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The Marcos Bridge in Marikina City will be closed to vehicular traffic for eight months due to rehabilitation works, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said on Tuesday. MMDA general manager Jose Arturo “Jojo” Garcia said the eastbound portion of the bridge will be closed for ...

Marikina LGU counters PNP withdrawal of support allegations

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The National Police Commission on Monday learned that the Marikina City government was providing more than enough support to the local Philippine National Police force as required by law. Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said this was contrary to the allegations of acting Marikina police chief Redr...

Marikina mayor denies withdrawing support for city cops

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In a series of statements released Wednesday, Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro denied withholding support to the local police and advised the Philippine National Police to be more circumspect in releasing statements. “This is an intrigue brought about by local dynamics blown out of proportion...

Police to investigate Marikina mayor

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The National Capital Region Police Office on Wednesday said it was investigating the reported withdrawal of support of the Marikina City government for its police force. “I have reported this to Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde. It will then be referred to the Interior se...