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‘Walang tubig pero baha’: Sudden rains in Metro frustrate netizens

May 08, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Social media users lament how city dwellers experience extremes, such as drought in the summer and floods when there's rain

Marcos Bridge eastbound side closed for repairs starting May 4

May 01, 2019 - 4:05 PM

The closure of the eastbound side of the Marcos Bridge in Marikina City will last for 4 months

CLOSURE. The eastbound side of the Marcos Bridge in Marikina City will be closed for 4 months, starting May 4, 2019. Photo from Shutterstock

Marikina police seize some P80,000 shabu from two suspects

May 01, 2019 - 1:34 PM

A tip from an informant leads to the arrest Monday night in Tumana, Marikina

BUY-BUST. Marikina police account the substances seized from suspects Ipah Mithonong and Gerry Agun. Photo from Marikina Police

'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

Need water? Grab Igib delivers for free in parts of Metro Manila

Mar 27, 2019 - 7:40 PM

(UPDATED) Grab will reopen its free water delivery service in parts of Marikina City and Quezon City starting Thursday, April 4, along with the launch of a water hub in Mandaluyong City

FALSE: Dead children with no internal organs found in Marikina warehouse

Feb 22, 2019 - 9:01 PM

The photo is actually of Syrian children killed in the deadly August 2013 Ghouta chemical attack

Marikina reserves 3x3 slot for Gerald Anderson

Feb 16, 2019 - 11:41 AM

With or without the celebrity baller, the Marikina Shoemasters hope to bank on their experience in the 3x3 basketball circuit

KEY ADDITION. The Marikina Shoemasters hope MPBL standout Gerald Anderson can boost their 3x3 campaign. Photo release

Family of 4 dies in Marikina City fire

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:21 PM

Because their house was ringed by metal grills, there was no fire escape for the ill-fated family

Cops arrest 2 suspects in killing of Ateneo grad student

Dec 05, 2018 - 1:12 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The suspects are nabbed a day after the Marikina City government offered a P500,000-bounty for the killers of Francis de Leon

SUSPECT. Authorities present suspect Jayvee 'Diablo' Santos at a news briefing on December 5, 2018. Rappler photo

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

24-year-old man found dead in Marikina

Dec 01, 2018 - 11:58 PM

Police identify the victim as Francis de Leon. The incident is still under investigation.

FOUND DEAD. Ateneo graduate Francis de Leon was found dead along J. Molina Street in Marikina City. Photo from De Leon's Facebook account

Brother-in-law of Martin Diño arrested for selling shabu

Nov 23, 2018 - 4:58 PM

Marikina police say the brother-in-law of the DILG undersecretary was selling shabu inside a house that was raided by authorities

Newly appointed DILG undersecretary, former Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority chairman Martin Diño. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

LOOK: Shoes take over Marikina City’s traffic lights

Nov 20, 2018 - 5:32 PM

It’s shoe and tell at the country's shoe capital, just in time for their Sapatos Festival

Malaya FC shines at 2018 Youth Football League

Nov 04, 2018 - 5:40 PM

The JPV-Malaya Football Club delivers a dominant performance to complete a twin title run

CHAMPS. Malaya FC emerges as the best under-11 squad in the 15-team field.

Spa manager arrested for sexual abuse of minor

Oct 03, 2018 - 5:59 PM

Police say the 43-year-old suspect threatened the 14-year-old victim that he would post their sex video on social media if she refused to see him again

Marikina City: Lessons on disaster preparedness

Oct 03, 2018 - 9:00 AM

In Marikina, resiliency is defined as a partnership between the city government and the community. Check out how this is done in Markina City.

PREPARED. Marikina City shares its best practices on disaster preparedness.

3,000 pairs: The mixed legacy of Imelda Marcos' shoes

Sep 21, 2018 - 8:45 PM

From Marlet Shoes to Christian Dior – this is the good and the bad of the shoe collection Imelda Marcos left behind

Shoe collection of former First Lady Imelda Marcos on display at the Shoe Museum in Marikina City, September 18, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Marikina River reaches 2nd alarm; evacuation advised

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:53 AM

(UPDATED) The water level has started going down past 2 pm on Saturday, September 15

2ND ALARM. Marikina River water level, as of September 15, 11 am. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook page

Duterte's aerial survey of Marikina flooding canceled twice

Aug 14, 2018 - 4:05 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte was 'keeping warm' and remotely monitoring flood-hit areas over the weekend, says Malacañang

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by Sec. Bong Go of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President prior to the oath-taking ceremony of the newly-appointed government officials at the Heroes Hall of Malacañan Palace on August 13, 2018. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LOOK: How Marikina shelters evacuees

Aug 12, 2018 - 6:33 PM

Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro decides to use modular tents in evacuation centers to protect the evacuees' privacy

MODULAR TENTS. The Marikina City government uses modular tents such as these to shelter thousands of evacuees. All photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Marikina River water level again rises

Aug 12, 2018 - 8:20 AM

(UPDATED) Heavy rain on Sunday afternoon, August 12, causes the river's water level to go up again

#FloodPH: Things to do when you're trapped, in need of rescue

Aug 12, 2018 - 12:32 AM

Need help? Here are some tips from the Marikina Public Information Office.

RESCUE. Marikina 161 rescuers pull a drowning victim out of the Marikina River during a simulated scenario during the #MMShakeDrill on July 30, 2015. File photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Forced evacuation as Marikina River reaches 3rd alarm

Aug 11, 2018 - 8:11 PM

At least 800 families or 5,000 individuals have reportedly left their homes already as of 6 pm Saturday, August 11

3RD ALARM. Marikina River water level, as of August 11, 6 pm. Photo from Marikina PIO Facebook page

LOOK: Gerald Anderson scores 1st point in MPBL home debut

Aug 08, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The celebrity baller's game may be all about defense, but don’t be so quick to dismiss his offensive skills

MAIN ATTRACTION. Point guard Gerald Anderson (left) focuses on defense and tallies 3 steals. Photo from MPBL

How a public school in Marikina prepares for natural disasters

Jul 28, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Sta. Elena High School in Marikina City prepares its students and faculty for natural disasters through its extensive disaster risk reduction program

Marikina River reaches 2nd alarm on July 17

Jul 17, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The river's water level rises on Tuesday, July 17, due to heavy rain from the southwest monsoon

Get the message: Signs that caught our eye during Metro Manila Pride 2018

Jul 01, 2018 - 9:16 PM

Pride is a protest, after all

SIGN LANGUAGE. The LGBT community and its allies spread messages of love through signs at Metro Manila Pride 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

'Your fight is mine': This dad's pride story will leave you in tears

Jul 01, 2018 - 11:50 AM

'Hindi ikaw 'yung napariwara. Ako. Napariwara ako bilang tatay mo,' a dad tells his bisexual son after attending the 2018 Pride March

Freedom, equality, and all the colors of the rainbow at Metro Manila Pride 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 10:30 PM

'This year, since we’re all gathered here together, there needs to be movement'

PRIDE MARCH. The Metro Manila LGBT community came together to show solidarity and celebrate pride. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

'Rise Up Together:' Metro Manila Pride March set for June 30

Jun 05, 2018 - 2:48 PM

The LGBTQIA+ event will be held in Marikina, and organizers are seeking support

RISE UP. The 2018 Pride March is set for June 30. Photo from Facebook.com/mmprideorg

LOOK: Find your perfect Marikina-made shoe in this Makati 'shoeroom'

Jun 04, 2018 - 12:51 PM

Marquina Shoemaker's 'shoeroom' is a shoe store with a twist

LOOK: Shabu lab found in Marikina subdivision

Apr 21, 2018 - 1:27 PM

The house allegedly belongs to the same Chinese national suspected of operating an ecstasy lab in Malabon

CHEMICALS. Jugs of chemicals allegedly used to manufacture shabu. Photo courtesy of NCRPO

Can Marikina become a football mecca?

Mar 07, 2018 - 11:45 AM

JPV's home just might have what it takes to be a magnet for the Beautiful Game.

SPREAD THE WORD. Marikina football evangelist Tetel Siasoco. Photos by Bob Guerrero

Philippines Football League inks new livestreaming deal

Feb 23, 2018 - 11:25 AM

The country's pro football league will now have a new streaming partner in Sportradar

Most wanted man of Western Visayas nabbed in Marikina

Dec 16, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Antonio Aquino, a native of Negros Occidental, is arrested after evading authorities for 14 years

Smart to upgrade cell sites in Marikina, Quezon City

Oct 09, 2017 - 9:35 PM

This upgrade is expected to improve Smart's mobile data service, particularly long term evolution (LTE) and 3G, in the two cities

BETTER SERVICE? This comprehensive network modernization and expansion program is at the core of the PLDT group's digital pivot. Rappler file photo

Solving Marikina City's problems through open innovation

Oct 04, 2017 - 11:06 AM

Seven fellows or innovators from all over the world share their expertise to alleviate Marikina's problems

Civic Innovation Fellows assesses Marikina River landscape

Guide to Marikina River's alarm level system

Sep 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Marikina City has a 3 stage alarm level system for the Marikina River with corresponding actions to be taken per level

MARIKINA RIVER. In this file photo, a man watches the water level along Marikina river. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler.

Taytay priest in trafficking case posts P120k bail

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:32 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos gains temporary freedom after spending almost 3 days in the Marikina City police jail

TRAFFICKING CASE. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos is accused of human trafficking after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl through a pimp. File from the website of Cainta Catholic College

Church vows no cover-up in Taytay priest's case

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon names tough talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the trafficking case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos

CHURCH PROBE. Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon (in photo) names tough-talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos. File photo from Diocese of Antipolo

Taytay priest nabbed for 'booking' 13-year-old girl

Jul 29, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos has been relieved of all his designations in his diocese Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon says

ARRESTED PRIEST. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos of the Diocese of Antipolo is under detention for allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl in Marikina City. Photo courtesy of the Rizal provincial government

Philippines Football League previews: Voltes, Kaya, Meralco, Stallion

May 05, 2017 - 1:36 PM

Kaya JPV Meralco and Stallion look to contend in the inaugural PFL

NEW LEAGUE. Takumi Uesato of JPV is defended by the Sparks. Photo by Bob Guerrero

City hall experiences: The good and the bad

Apr 16, 2017 - 9:30 AM

What are the most common experiences of taxpayers in Metro Manila while transacting with their respective city halls?

Family of missing teacher seeks help

Feb 11, 2017 - 6:59 PM

Paul Anthony Esguerra 26 posted cryptic Facebook status updates before he went missing

Miriam Defensor Santiago to be buried on October 2 in Marikina

Sep 29, 2016 - 10:19 PM

Her remains will lie at the Loyola Memorial Park

MIRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Everything we ate at Marikina's brand new Montare food market

Sep 10, 2016 - 10:04 PM

See photos and price points for T Bone steaks caramel milkshakes dimsum and more at this Marikina food park

Alerts lifted as Marikina River water level goes down

Aug 15, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED The water level of the river has been closely monitored over the weekend as monsoon rains dumped water across large parts of Luzon including Metro Manila

INUNDATED. Men navigate through a flooded area in Marikina City, August 14, 2016. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Marikina River water level rises anew on Sunday

Aug 14, 2016 - 6:25 PM

More than 2 000 families or over 10 500 people evacuate as the heavy rain triggers floods

Project Noah: Marikina floods won't reach Ondoy levels

Aug 13, 2016 - 10:39 PM

There is no truth in the statement that floods in Marikina will reach Ondoy levels Project NOAH never said that

#FloodPH: Forced evacuation ordered in Marikina

Aug 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM

9th UPDATE As of 8 pm August 13 more than 2 000 families are evacuated from flood prone areas