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DTI LAUNCHES ‘IKOT PALENGKE’ IN MARIKINA CITY

Trade Secretary Fred Pascual steered the pilot run of “Ikot Palengke,” to ensure that the Marikina City public market and supermarkets in the vicinity uphold fair trading and consumer protection amidst inflation and other unprecedented economic factors.  Tagged with the theme, “Tamang Timbang, Tamang Presyo Para sa Mamimiling Pilipino,” Pascual heads the monitoring task force of the […]

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NO RENTAL FEES FOR MARIKINA SHOE BAZAAR SELLERS

Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said he is looking at the possibility of perpetually waiving fees for those who will participate in the city’s shoe bazaars. Teodoro and his wife, Marikina First District Representative Marjorie Ann Teodoro made the announcement as they led the opening of this year’s Marikina Christmas Shoe Bazaar at the Freedom Park […]

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BRING BACK GLORY OF PH SHOE INDUSTRY – QUIMBO

Marikina 2nd District Representative Stella Luz Quimbo called on fellow lawmakers in the House of Representatives to help bring back the lost glory of the country’s footwear industry. Quimbo made the call in a sponsorship speech for House Bill (HB) 491 or “the Philippine Footwear, Leather Goods, and Tannery Industries Development Act of 2022”. The […]

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MARIKINA GIVES SHOEMAKERS TAX RELIEF – TEODORO

Shoemakers and manufacturers of leather goods thanked the city government of Marikina over its move to provide a tax relief, which means lower business tax and permit fees for five years. Tony Andres, chair of the Marikina-based Philippine Footwear Federation Inc. (PFFI); and Corazon Espiritu, chairperson of the Marikina bags and leather goods, expressed gratitude […]

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MARIKINA CHRISTMAS SHOE BAZAAR NOW OPEN – TEODORO

The city government of Marikina officially opened its Christmas Shoe Bazaar to help the local shoe industry recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Marikina City Mayor Marcelino “Marcy” Teodoro led the opening of the bazaar, which will run until January 15 at the Freedom Park, right in front of the City Hall. A […]

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MARIKINA DREDGING PROJECT PHASE 2 BEGINS – CIMATU

Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary and Task Force Build Back Better (TF BBB) chairperson Roy Cimatu said that with the completion of the first phase of dredging operations in Marikina City, the TF BBB is now ready to commence the second phase of the project in Pasig City. “The challenge is to […]

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MARIKINA RESIDENTS TO GET JOBS IN NEW SUPERMARKET

Some 200 Marikina City residents will be employed by a supermarket chain that opened a branch in the city, Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said. “Ang pagbubukas ng S&R supermarket ay trabaho ang hatid sa mga taga Marikina sa gitna ng pandemya. Ang mga inirekomenda natin ay mga graduate ng PLMAR O Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina sa administration nila (The opening of […]

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LOW-COST FROZEN MEAT NOW AVAILABLE IN MARIKINA

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) brought the “Presyong Risonable Dapat (PRD): Frozen Meat Edition” Program to the residents of Marikina City. In partnership with the Atkins Import and Export Resources Inc. and the MyOwn Group of Companies, Agriculture Secretary William Dar and DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo launched the […]

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NOGRALES, MCDONALD’S GIVE HOT MEALS IN MARIKINA

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles personally visited Brgy. Calumpang in Marikina City last November 19, 2020 together with officers of the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to distribute 2,000 hot meals to families affected by Typhoon Ulysses. The meals were prepared by the McDonald’s Kindness Kitchen (MKK). “We in the national government are very appreciative of […]

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MMDA AIDS MARIKINA IN CLEARING OPS – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority recently visited Marikina City after being devastated by Typhoon Ulysses. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim together with Marikina Mayor Marcelino Teodoro inspected Barangay Malanday in Marikina, one of the areas severely hit by flood. The two officials distributed face masks and shields, and relief bags which include sardines, noodles, and bottled […]