Articles worth reading

3 lotto bettors win millions in 2 days

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said three lotto bettors became millionaires in a span of two days. PCSO General Manager Royina Garma said a lucky bettor from Mandaluyong guessed the winning combination 16-17-05-30-29-21 of the...

Taguig Slope Protection

Anti-flood structure completed in Taguig

account_balanceTaguig access_time4 days ago

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said a P279.3-million slope protection project along Taguig River was completed. The protective structure aims to prevent flooding caused by river overflow in the cities of Taguig and Pa...

San Agustin Church in Manila City / Airpaz Blog

Manila churches raising money for Taal victims

account_balanceManila access_time4 days ago

Catholic churches under the Archdiocese of Manila are holding a second collection drive during the masses for the victims of Taal Volcano's eruption. “In solidarity with our bringers and sisters who are affected by the eruption o...

Events articles

MPD announces Manila traffic rerouting for Sto. Niño feast

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 18, 2020 loyalty

The Manila Police District announced road closures and rerouting schemes for the celebration of the Feast of the Sto. Niño of Tondo this weekend. The Lakbayaw Festival, commonly known as the Sto. Niño de Tondo feast, will be on Saturday. The procession route will be as follows: Start...

Navotas holds drone display during 114th anniversary

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 17, 2020 loyalty

A crowd of 14,000 stood in amazement as a fleet of drones danced in the night sky to celebrate the 114th founding anniversary of Navotas. The exhibition, held at the Navotas Centennial Park, involved some 180 drones forming various images such as the Navotas map, fish, ship and buildings that symbo...

Isko calls for peaceful celebration of Sto. Nino feast

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 17, 2020 loyalty

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno asked Tondo residents to celebrate the feast of the Sto. Nino peacefully. .Moreno, himself a true-blue ‘Tondo boy’, said the annual celebration must not be marred by petty fights that often lead to riots and sometimes, even turn what is supposed to be a fes...

Divisoria roads to be closed for Sto. Niño feast

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 15, 2020 loyalty

Some roads in Divisoria will be closed from Friday to Sunday during the feast of the Santo Niño. Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso said just like what happened during the Traslacion or the procession of the Black Nazarene, no road obstructions will also be tolerate...

Traslacion reaches Quiapo in record time 

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 10, 2020 loyalty

The Black Nazarene arrived at Quiapo Church at around 8:49 p.m. on January 6, or about 16 hours since the procession began. The Traslacion, or the procession of the life-size image of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park to the Quiapo Church, began earlier than expected at a...

Devotees urged to keep Traslacion peaceful

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 09, 2020 loyalty

The Philippine National Police (PNP) asked millions of devotees to join the solemn and safe celebration of the annual feast of the Black Nazarene. PNP spokesman, Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac, urged devotees to remain calm, continue to cooperate and refrain from harming police officers deployed in areas...

Group welcomes removal of ‘epalitiko’ tarps along ‘Traslacion’ route

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 09, 2020 loyalty

EcoWaste Coalition supportee the move of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in removing the tarpaulins and other printed greetings by politicians for the feast of the Black Nazarene. In a statement, the EcoWaste Coalition joined Domagoso in urging “epalitikos (atte...

Devotees experience faster 'Pahalik'

chrome_reader_modeJanuary 08, 2020 loyalty

Devotees experienced a shorter and faster “Pahalik” at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on January 8. Jojo Apolonio, 33, said that he and his three cousins only took an hour to be able to touch and kiss the revered image of the Black Nazarene. “Mga 7:40 a.m., nandito na kami...

Marikina holds fireworks display

chrome_reader_modeDecember 31, 2019 loyalty

Marikina City staged its annual year end concert and fireworks display ahead of the New Year’s Eve revelry. As of 7 p.m., Marikina City Police estimated that the crowd at the Marikina Sports Center, the venue of this year’s free concert, was at around 22,000 people. Marikina City ...

Longest 'Parade of Stars' held in Taguig

chrome_reader_modeDecember 24, 2019 loyalty

Taguig City affirmed its commitment to Philippine cinema as it hosted for the very first time in 45 editions the Metro Manila Film Festival’s (MMFF) star-studded Parade of Stars. “The city of Taguig affirms its commitment to the arts, to culture and to promoting Filipino films,” s...