The Lilac Food Festival event, happening on October 17, 2015, was marred with an issue that the IDEA of having the food fest was “stolen” by the City Government of Marikina from Marisse Miziel Manalac who posted the issue on her Facebook account.
The City Government of Marikina through its Public Information Office Head, Edward Sison, belied the claim saying that the idea of having the food fest was in the works since last year and was supposed to happen in December 2014. Ms. Manalac only came into the picture in February 2015 when they had an initial meeting with the Marikina Tourism office and in August 2015 when the proposal was presented to all stakeholders.
This is part two of our coverage on the Valley Fault System – more commonly known as Marikina Valley Fault. We’ve previously discussed about about what it is (correcting the myths) and the destruction that it might bring.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recently released the Valley Fault System Atlas. Its contains the result of years of study by the agency which provides detailed information about the VFS through maps of varying scales. I’ve provided a link below where you can download a copy of the VFS Atlas.
This year’s Gawad Kapitan Moy were given to nine Marikenyos for thier contribution and achievement in their own fields.
Marikina City will host the 2nd International River Summit, a three-day global event enjoining all the world’s most important river stakeholders to take the serious challenge on integrating our rivers into the quality of life.
Some places here in Marikina have a HIGH RISK of having dengue cases.
The Manila Observatory has released a report of air quality measurements here in Metro Manila during 2013-2014 New Year celebration and according to their monitoring stations, Marikina had the most hazardous air quality.