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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.
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How has the mayor of Marikina empowered his constituents to keep the coronavirus pandemic at bay? How are they preparing for the 'new normal' in the weeks – or even years – to come?
The volunteers – 7 jeepney drivers, two teachers, and one community volunteer with Gabriela – are released a day after they were arrested while serving free meals in Marikina City on Labor Day
Mayor Marcy Teodoro says the Marikina police 'overreacted' when it arrested members of the informal volunteer group Bayanihang Marikenyo at Marikenya
(UPDATED) 'Hindi kasalanan ang magpakain,' the volunteers say
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
City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro says that the Department of Health (DOH) has dragged its feet in accrediting the Marikina COVID-19 Testing Center
Marikina mayor says he is willing to abide by the DOH biosafety standards in building a new COVID-19 testing facility
The Department of Health still would not allow the Marikina Molecular Laboratory to conduct coronavirus testings
Marikina City is set to host the Palarong Pambansa in May, but Mayor Marcy Teodoro postpones the multi-sport event
Police say the soldier fired at the policemen first
Corporal Herjonner Soller is sacked as an intelligence operative of the Marikina City Police unit and is placed in a holding unit, putting him on 'floating status'
The bridge is retrofitted in order to ensure the safety of the public, says Public Works Secretary Mark Villar
Marikina deploys 59 vaccination teams, composed of various units of the city government, to reach the 40,000 target
Kim Lester Ramos is laid to rest on Sunday, October 13, followed by a motorcade calling for justice. His neighbors know he is innocent. They are prepared to fight back.
A cop kills a construction worker in a Marikina subdivision. Police say he tried to snatch the cop's gun. A witness says he was murdered, shot point-blank at the back of his head.
The 206 cleaners will now receive salaries instead of just allowances
We ask Marikina residents to react to Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's no-transportation-crisis remark: ‘Ano’ng aga pa ba ang gagawin ko para hindi na ako ma-late? ’Yung ’di na ako matutulog?’
Under the ordinance authored by Vice Mayor Marion Andres, himself a medical doctor, 5 scholars will be chosen every year starting academic year 2020-2021
Corporal Herjonner Soller claims Kim Ramos was drawing his own gun, so he had to act fast and shoot him
While this ordinance has already been enacted in Marikina, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian refiles the 'Proof of Parking' bill under the 18th Congress
Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro also plans to provide decent places and microfinancing for sidewalk vendors and ambulant vendors from nearby cities and municipalities
(UPDATED) The camp of Congresswoman Stella Quimbo says former ABS representative Eugene de Vera should 'move on and accept the will of the people of Marikina,' where Quimbo won almost 85% of the total votes
A medico-legal examination conducted by the Eastern Police District Crime Laboratory shows indications the 23-year-old victim was sexually abused
'We want to be known as an inclusive community. We can only do that by recognizing everybody as all equal to each other,' says Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro
The closure of the eastbound side of the Marcos Bridge in Marikina City will last for 4 months
A tip from an informant leads to the arrest Monday night in Tumana, Marikina
(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
Because their house was ringed by metal grills, there was no fire escape for the ill-fated family
Police identify the victim as Francis de Leon. The incident is still under investigation.
Marikina police say the brother-in-law of the DILG undersecretary was selling shabu inside a house that was raided by authorities
In Marikina, resiliency is defined as a partnership between the city government and the community. Check out how this is done in Markina City.
The celebrity baller's game may be all about defense, but don’t be so quick to dismiss his offensive skills
Antonio Aquino, a native of Negros Occidental, is arrested after evading authorities for 14 years
This upgrade is expected to improve Smart's mobile data service, particularly long term evolution (LTE) and 3G, in the two cities
Seven fellows or innovators from all over the world share their expertise to alleviate Marikina's problems
Marikina City has a 3 stage alarm level system for the Marikina River with corresponding actions to be taken per level
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Before the shooting of Emmanuel Jose Pavia there has not been any homicide or murder in Barangay Barangka since December 2014 according to Marikina police
PRESS RELEASE: This summer sports program will offer free courses for 17 types of sports discipline including basketball volleyball and swimming
Compared to an ordinary tricycle Marikina’s recent innovation is more spacious to accommodate a passenger on a wheelchair
We must act for those she left behind and for those we could be leaving behind if things don t get any better
The shock and grief over the death of Lorelie Melevo a single mother of 2 turns to a force for action as supporters of bike lanes call for changes in the country
Broadcaster Edmar Estabillo meanwhile faces charges of simple disobedience direct assault and unjust vexation filed by SPO2 Manuel Laison
The festival’s launch will be held on Monday October 26 at 8 am during the program of the weekly flag raising ceremony at the Plaza de los Alcaldez
Barangay responders from Marikina City get training in vehicle extrication a month after a 10 wheeler truck rammed through a busy street killing two and injuring 16 others
UPDATED The 10 wheeler truck rams through vehicles and pedestrian along the busy A Bonifacio Avenue
Factories in the area are suspected of triggering the incident