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MMDA lifts number coding for EDSA People Power anniversary

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it suspended the number coding scheme on Feb. 25 for the commemoration of the 34th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. “MMDA’s Number Coding Scheme is lifted on ...

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Chinese national injured in Manila gun attack

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A 43-year-old Chinese businessman was injured after an unidentified gunman onboard a motorcycle shot him in his car along along Padre Burgos Avenue in Ermita, Manila on Feb. 23. Police identified the victim as Wenyan Shao, 43, businessman, a re...

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P2P buses from Trinoma to Park Square stop operations

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday said it did not issue a cessation order on the point-to-point (P2P) bus operations of Froehlich Tours, Inc. (FTI) which is under investigation for alleged financial incapabili...

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Marikina shoe trade fair opens in Davao

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A store showcasing shoes made in Marikina City opened in Davao City on Augist 23. “The shoes being sold there are from various shoemakers in Marikina. These shoes are high-quality shoes which are fashionable at the same time,” Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said at the opening of...

Marikina opens subdivisions to traffic

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Marikina City opened the private subdivisions to traffic and now requires establishments to have garage facilities. In a statement, a Marikina official said the city government will remove the gates of subdivisions to allow the public to use their roads. "Roads are not owned by the resid...

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...

DOT to Feature Marikina in its Food Crawl Campaign

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Marikina City’s homegrown dishes and the restaurants serving these local cuisines will be featured in the “Metro Manila Food Crawl” brochure of the Department of Tourism-National Capital Region (DOT-NCR). The brochure, which is part of the DOT-NCR’s campaign promoting culina...

Marikina grants more tricycle franchises

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Mayor Marcy Teodoro has signed a City Ordinance that would grant tricycle franchises in Brgy. Tumana. This is part of his program to help tricycle drivers and operators make a decent living for their families, while serving their communities. “Hindi ko kayo bobolahin. Seryoso ako na tulungan ...

Marikina makers holds a 3-day Bazaar in Munti

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After a successful Shoe Bazaar in Marikina that ended on January 6, the city’s manufacturers of shoes and bags will be holding a three-day Shoe Caravan in Muntinlupa City from January 30 to February 1. The Shoe Caravan will be held at the Muntinlupa City Hall quadrangle. There will be 27 man...

Japanese Businessman Eyes Marikina Leather Goods for Online Shop

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A Japanese businessman is interested in sourcing custom-made Marikina leather goods such as shoes, bags, belts and wallets for his planned online store in Japan. Jun Ogawa, his wife Yuriko and their son Rinzaburo were in Marikina recently and met with officials of the Marikina Shoe Development Offi...

Online Marketplace for Marikina-made Shoes Launched

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Shoe entrepreneur Tal de Guzman recently launched Stride Collective, an online marketplace for Marikina-made shoes. Stride Collective (https://stridecollectiveph.com/) currently houses 11 brands whose products champion the skills, talents, artistry and craftsmanship of the Filipinos, including the ...

Marikina Boosts Business Climate

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Marikina City is seeing a rise in the number of business establishments that are opening up. Proof of this is the increase in the volume of business permits registration and renewal being handled by the Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) this month when businesses establishment in the city...

Zapateria: Shaping Shoemakers Into Successful Entrepreneurs

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Launched in February 2018, Zapateria opened its doors to the public and started offering workshops to would be designers, shoemakers and entrepreneurs only in the last quarter of that year. The February launch was attended by who's who in the shoe industry such as shoemaker  Kiko Medina, as...

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