Marikina

  • It is said that Marikina’s first pair of shoes was produced 1887 in the home of Don Laureano Guevara. Known as Kapitan Moy and the Father of the Shoe Industry, he had bought himself a pair of imported shoes during one of his trips to Manila, and asked his workers to duplicate this. Don Laureano, […]

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  • Guided by her husband Bayani’s vision of a modern, livable city, Ma. Lourdes C. Fernando has played an important role in transforming Marikina into the beautiful and industrialized city it is today. As Mayor of Marikina from 2000-2010, she brought a paradigm shift in local governance from being a service provider to that of an […]

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