PRE-MAYOR, pre-showbiz, Isko Moreno was a garbage collector picking up trash in the streets of Manila. And even then, he remembered that Recto was clogged with vendors, making it hard for pedestrians to navigate through."It's a thirty year ...
May 2, 2021
WHEN IT comes to implementing the government's stay-at-home lockdown rules, Manila mayor Isko Moreno sees himself as a realist."The reality? People will go out. Especially if you have a 10-square meter house na yero ang bubong in ...
Apr 29, 2021
PBA
THE PBA is now considering Batangas City as a possible site where the teams can resume practices in preparation for the 2021 season.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said he will speak with local government officials about the possibility of Batangas hosting the ...
Apr 29, 2021
MANILA City Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna has found a creative way to showcase the locale's historical sights. Lacuna had her pair of adidas Superstars painted with the portraits of Jones Bridge on the left, and the Bonifacio Shrine in Ermita ...
Mar 16, 2021
PBA
HIS application stood out like a sore thumb after he wrote "college intrams" as his previous league experience. But Anton Abaca is more than any of the longshots we routinely see in the PBA Rookie Draft pool.He almost played in the ...
Jan 30, 2021
IT was three years in the making, but finally, the first standalone Jordan Store in the region is ready to open its doors.It's fitting that this landmark store in Southeast Asia would be in Manila."It's a ...
Dec 1, 2020
AS the city-wide makeover continues in Manila City, the historical Lagusnilad Underpass finally reopened on August 24, after five months of planning and renovation.The underground passage that connects the walled city of Intramuros to the Manila City hall was revamped ...
Aug 24, 2020
LOOKS like everyone wanted to rep the city.Yesterday, Jordan Brand unveiled a hot new set of apparel for Pinoy fans via sneaker store Titan. The design for the Jordan Jumpman 'Manila' is instantly iconic: just the name of the capital city, ...
Aug 9, 2020
PBA
THE rising cases of COVID-19 in the country has ruled out the possibility of Eumir Felix Marcial fighting one of his first few bouts in the country.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said the current health crisis, specifically the ...
Jul 30, 2020
REMEMBER when Olympic hopeful and SEA Games medalist Margielyn Didal asked for more skate parks?Looks like the powers that be are listening.More learning opportunities are now available for local skaters as Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno renovates Vitas Skate Park ...
Jul 21, 2020
VERY good dogs, indeed.Two dogs are now serving in the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, patrolling the streets of their respective barangays.In Brgy. 132 in Pasay City, Wacky accompanied barangay officials as they distributed relief goods around the community ...
Apr 27, 2020
LAW enforcement frontliners maintained peace and order within Sampaloc while the Manila district was under "hard lockdown" for two days.Military and police personnel hardly encountered resistance while roaming around the empty streets as most residents followed protocol.The hard lockdown has ...
Apr 25, 2020
ON Good Friday, Baguio City recorded its first case of COVID-19 in almost two weeks.Mayor Benjie Magalong immediately moved to lock down the barangays of Upper and Lower Dagsian, Hillside, and Scout Barrio, reported CNN Philippines. The city is now ...
Apr 16, 2020
FORMER national water polo player Dale Evangelista is just one of the many members of the sports community at the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The current assistant coach of the national team happens to be the ...
Apr 13, 2020
AT AN Easter Sunday media briefing, the National Action Plan's chief implementer Carlito Galvez commended the local governments of various cities for effective implementation of the enhanced community quarantine."[N]agsilbing ehemplo ang mga LGUs ng Manila, Valenzuela, Marikina, Pasig, Baguio, ...
Apr 12, 2020
AT the break of dawn, SPIN.ph lensman Jerome Ascano was there to capture the scenes as devotees braved the coronavirus (COVID-19) to pray at the Quiapo Church in Manila on Good Friday.The devotees were responsible enough to practice social ...
Apr 10, 2020
While we're all on community lockdown, keeping safe, keeping healthy, and keeping sane is on top of everyone's mind. Here are some essential life tips for living in the time of pandemic. This is SPIN.ph's COVID-19 Survival ...
Apr 7, 2020
Aside from helping flatten the coronavirus curve, the enhanced community quarantine has translated into some other benefits: spacious roads, a purported reduction in crime rate, enough, and now, at least based on social media images, a cleaner environment.While the shutdown of ...
Mar 24, 2020
IT'S hard to hide a 7-foot-2 center like Kai Sotto.Yet somehow, the 17-year-old wunderkind was able to sneak in a short stay in the country last week just before the Philippines went on lockdown.The ...
Mar 23, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is one with the world basketball community in mourning the passing of Fiba secretary general emeritus Boris Stankovic.SBP president Al S. Panlilio noted one of the biggest contributions by Stankovic to Philippine basketball was bringing ...
Mar 21, 2020
MANILA escaped a late Makati fightback, 77-74, to draw first blood in their North Division semifinals on Friday in the 2020 Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Cup playoffs at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan. ...
Feb 28, 2020
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