Rizal province was awarded as the Most Competitive Province during the 6th Regional Competitiveness Summit of the country held at the Philippine International Convention on August 16. Rizal was cited for its outstanding infrastructures and development programs for the betterment of its citizens and municipalities. Winning for three consecutive years, the province earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records Hall of Fame. The municipality of Taytay was also commended alongside Cainta and Antipolo for their innovations. Recently, Taytay and Antipolo were awarded the “Seal of Child Friendly Governance” by the Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Department of Social Welfare and Development.