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Poverty incidence in Metro Manila falls to 2.3%

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Poverty incidence among the population in Metro Manila or the National Capital Region (NCR) fell to 2.3 percent in 2018 from 4.1 percent in 2015, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). This was the lowest poverty rate among the 17 r...

Bureau of Immigration

BI to install e-gates at NAIA

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will install electronic gates (e-gates) at the departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before Christmas to speed up the processing and reduce passenger queues in immigration counters during the h...

GSIS

GSIS releases P3b as Christmas gift to pensioners

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The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will release P3.12 billion in Christmas cash gift to old-age and disability pensioners starting December 15. "We know that our 324,348 pensioners are looking forward to the GSIS Christmas Cash Gift...

Marikina articles

Marikina advises residents to be on alert for 'Tisoy'

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The Marikina City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) advised residents to be on alert as Typhoon Tisoy (international name: Kammuri) is expected to hit the country on Monday night. CDRRMO and Marikina Rescue 161 chief Dave David told the Manila Bulletin that concerned ...

Marikina teachers receive free leather shoes

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All public school teachers and non-teaching personnel in Marikina City will receive leather shoes from the city government, according to Marikina Mayor Marcelino "Marcy" Teodoro. Teodoro said the giving of pair of shoes for each of the city’s 2,681 and 165 school personnel was ...

Marikina inspects buildings after Quezon quake 

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The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) and the City Engineering Department of Marikina inspected the buildings in the city following the 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit Quezon province on Thursday morning. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and...

Marikina to launch sports program 

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Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro has ordered the development of a sustainable sports program among the youth. Teodoro and Marikina City Sports Commission members convened with the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division Office in Marikina City with their sports coo...

Marikina mayor inaugurates Marist College solar rooftop system 

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“Tinitingnan ko ang pagpapakabit ng solar panels sa ating mga city government buildings, upang makatulong makabawas sa carbon dioxide emissions sa ating lungsod ng Marikina.” This is what Mayor Marcy said during the inauguration event of the solar photo-voltaic system installed on the r...

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...