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PNP asks devotees to behave properly during ‘Traslacion’

  The Philippine National Police on Monday appealed to the millions of devotees expected to attend the traditional “Traslacion” or the procession of the revered image of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand to the Quiapo Church in Manila to observe proper behavior and respect the sanctity of the religious activity. PNP chief, Director […]

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Several prohibitions will be implemented in Manila as the Traslacion or Black Nazarene procession approaches, the Manila Police District reminded the public yesterday. A list released by MPD director Senior Supt. Vicente Danao Jr. said the zero vendor policy will take effect in all processional routes at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Atty. Ericson Alcovendaz, city administrator, had earlier said that […]

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It’s final! The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will impose stiffer fines for illegal parking and yellow lane violations starting tomorrow. Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said yesterday the implementation of stiffer fines will surely push through. “We will 100 percent implement it. No more holiday breaks and excuses for violators, full implementation of higher penalties for illegal parking, obstruction, and […]

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Taguig city gov’t pays debts

The Taguig City government ended 2018 on a high note as it officially became a debt-free local government unit for 2019. A total of P1,226,609,848 in loans plus P388,859,293 in interest was incurred under the previous administration which Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano’s administration fully paid as of Dec. 7, 2018, said Atty. Voltaire Enriquez, officer […]

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Simultaneous ‘traslacion’ set

A simultaneous “traslacion” (procession) of the Black Nazarene will be held on His feast day on Jan. 9. Fr. Douglas Badong, parochial vicar of the Quiapo Church in Manila, revealed that aside from Manila, at least seven areas will hold their own traslacion on the same day. Badong identified these areas as Tagum City in Davao, […]

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Man beats father to death a year after killing mother

More than a year after killing his own mother, a man was arrested for beating his father to death in Barangay 178, Camarin, Caloocan City, on New Year’s Day. Suspect Rhenzie Magbanua, 27, was arrested after killing his father Lito Magbanua, 54, police said. Rhona Mae Magbanua, 19, Lito’s daughter, said she, her siblings, and […]

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