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‘Common sense’ and speed shield Marikina City from the coronavirus

Jul 08, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Marikina, a city of 450,000 residents, has one of the fastest reduction rates in cases. Mayor Marcy Teodoro says the city government simply did what public health experts advised: test, contain, and treat with speed.

A MAYOR'S FORESIGHT. Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro stands outside the city's testing laboratory for COVID-19. Photo courtesy of the Marikina City Government

People vs Pandemic: How these mayors’ priorities protected their communities

Jun 29, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Rappler features local governments that have been ahead in responding to the coronavirus pandemic

DOH accredits Marikina coronavirus testing facility – Mayor Teodoro

Apr 30, 2020 - 7:08 PM

The Marikina Molecular Laboratory's license to operate comes more than a month after the city government and the Department of Health wrangled over several issues

Marikina City government workers installs health equipment to be use for COVID-19 mass testing on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. The Testing Center will be operational on Friday, April 17. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Portions of Marikina Public Market closed after suspected virus death of vendor

Apr 20, 2020 - 9:59 PM

The closure is done to enable the thorough disinfection of stalls at Marikina City Public Market

Photo from Marikina LGU

Marikina to open coronavirus testing center sans DOH license

Apr 15, 2020 - 12:05 AM

City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro says that the Department of Health (DOH) has dragged its feet in accrediting the Marikina COVID-19 Testing Center

Mayor Marcelino "Marcy" Teodoro at the Marikina City coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Testing Center. Photo credit: Marikina CIty Government

DOH disapproves location of proposed Marikina virus test center

Mar 26, 2020 - 10:37 PM

Marikina mayor says he is willing to abide by the DOH biosafety standards in building a new COVID-19 testing facility

PROPOSED TEST CENTER. Mayor Marcy presents the area Marikina is proposing to be COVID-19 testing center. Photo from Marikina LGU

Marikina to DOH: Don't just impose rules, be local government's partner

Mar 23, 2020 - 11:25 PM

The Department of Health still would not allow the Marikina Molecular Laboratory to conduct coronavirus testings

Mayor Marcy to DOH: Do not treat Marikina as a client applying for a license to operate a laboratory, but a partner. Photo from Marikina LGU

Marikina hires longtime street cleaning volunteers as project-based workers

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:56 AM

The 206 cleaners will now receive salaries instead of just allowances

HEROES. Mayor Marcelino Teodoro calls the cleaning volunteers heroes for helping Marikina become one of the country's cleanest cities. Photo courtesy of Marikina LGU

Marikina River tests negative for African swine fever virus

Oct 03, 2019 - 10:19 AM

This is based on the water sample analysis of the Laguna Lake Development Authority, says Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro

ANNOUNCEMENT. Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro announces the results of tests on Marikina River samples. Photo courtesy of Marikina LGU

Marikina mayor offers P200,000 reward for 'culprit' in pig carcasses dumping

Sep 18, 2019 - 10:45 AM

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro says the city government will file a writ of kalikasan before the Marikina Regional Trial Court following the incident

WATER SAMPLING. Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro (2nd, left) oversees water sampling in an area in Marikina River following the discovery of dumped pig carcasses there. Photo from Marikina LGU

Marikina to file charges vs dumping pig carcasses into river

Sep 17, 2019 - 10:04 AM

Throwing hog remains into the Markina River is a violation of clean water and sanitation laws

HOG REMAINS. File photo of one of nearly 60 pig carcasses fished out of the Marikina River. Photos from Marikina LGU

Marikina passes 'No Garage, No Building Permit' ordinance

Aug 22, 2019 - 8:36 AM

While this ordinance has already been enacted in Marikina, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian refiles the 'Proof of Parking' bill under the 18th Congress

PROOF OF PARKING. Marikina City now requires proof of parking before providing building permits to business owners. Photo from Marikina City Office

New Marikina market will accommodate displaced vendors, says mayor

Aug 19, 2019 - 1:51 PM

Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro also plans to provide decent places and microfinancing for sidewalk vendors and ambulant vendors from nearby cities and municipalities

BAGONG SIBOL MARKET. The new market will house 100 vendors who will only be charged with minimal rent fees. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook Page

Marikina mayor fires traffic aide accused of raping a trainee

Jul 11, 2019 - 12:02 AM

A medico-legal examination conducted by the Eastern Police District Crime Laboratory shows indications the 23-year-old victim was sexually abused

'Childish' Marikina mayor slammed for withholding funds for police

Apr 23, 2019 - 3:38 PM

(UPDATED) Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro allegedly blocks fuel and ticketing funds from police after he was not informed about his police chief being promoted to another post

CHILDISH? Mayor Marcelino Teodoro allegedly blocked funds for cops' gasoline and ordinance and traffic violation tickets. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook Page

Marikina mayor offers P500,000-bounty for Ateneo grad student's killer

Dec 04, 2018 - 4:46 PM

(UPDATED) Francis de Leon, known to his former co-workers at the Department of Education as 'an example and inspiration to reformists in government,' was killed just a few blocks from his home in Marikina

'MODEL REFORMIST'. His former co-workers at the education department describe Francis de Leon as 'an example and inspiration to reformists in government.' He was killed in an apparent robbery in Marikina City on December 1, 2018. Photo from the DepEd Tayo Facebook page

Aquino to appoint Mamasapano truth body?

Feb 02, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Will this truth commission spare the President who faces questions about his role in the clash? His cousin Senator Bam Aquino says: Presidential immunity is for lawsuits This is not a suit We are not forming a court but a fact finding commission

INDEPENDENT BODY. Lawmakers from the Senate and the House file a bill creating a Truth Commission to probe the Mamasapano clash. From L-R, they are Quezon City Rep Jorge Banal, Basilan Rep Sitti Hataman, Senator Koko Pimentel, Senator TG Guingona, Senator Bam Aquino and Marikina Rep Marcelino Teodoro.    Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Will PH have a divorce law?

Jul 10, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Sen Pia Cayetano won t file a divorce bill soon telling Rappler I have to do one battle at a time