Manila gears up for bigger ASICS Rock ‘n’ Roll Series

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 09:52:51 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA A unique experience will be in store once again for running enthusiasts with the return of the ASICS Rock ‘n Roll Running Series Manila presented by AIA Vitality on Nov. 26. The one-of-a-kind event is a fusion of running, sight-seeing, music and entertainment as it encourages participants of all ages to an […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series attracts huge field

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 09:49:32 +0000

More than 4,000 runners have so far signed up with the numbers expected to double up in the next two weeks or so before the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series is fired off in Manila on June 19. This marks the first time that the four-category event will be staged in Southeast Asia, thus drawing […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll run series set in Manila

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 05:05:14 +0000

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Series adds another milestone to its enduring collection of road running events as it hits the Manila roads on June 19, marking the first time that the series known for lining up race routes with live bands, cheer teams and themed water stations will be staged in Southeast Asia. “We are […]

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Student jumps to his death from Manila condo

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:41:15 +0000

AN 18-year old college student of Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) committed suicide by jumping from the rooftop of a 14-storey condominium in Manila, authorities reported on Thursday. The student was identified as Peter John Rostata, a student of Bachelor of Science in Eletronics and Communication Engineering (BS-ECE). According to P/Staff Sgt. Erikson M. Aguilar […]

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Cab driver found dead in Manila

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 06:00:35 +0000

A taxi driver who went missing for four days was found dead inside a plastic drum in Manila on Thursday afternoon. Master Sgt. Donald Panaligan, Manila Police District’s (MPD) P/Executive, said the drum was found inside a toilet after residents of Barangay 650 at the Port Area reported a foul smell. The slain man was identified by his relatives […]

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Domagoso declares half-day in Manila govt offices

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 00:27:09 +0000

MANILA Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso declared half-day work for all local government offices today, Monday, in view of the Yuletide season. Work is suspended starting at 12 noon, according to a statement from Domagoso’s office.

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P10M of smuggled Peking duck seized in Manila

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 06:00:08 +0000

THE Manila Veterinary Inspection Board presented to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso early Friday morning P10 million worth of peking duck that was smuggled into the country. Dr. Nicanor “Nick” Santos, Jr. said the the meat, three tons of it, was seized on Thursday at the Minfei Yang Company along Kalakal St. corner Capulong St., Navotas City following […]

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PACC launches extended office in Manila

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:54:57 +0000

THE Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Thursday launched an extension of its office at the Manila City Hall. The “Katarungan Desk” — a first for a local government unit (LGU) — hopes to avoid having the “entire Philippines coming to the PACC.” “Samutsaring complaints ang narereceive namin, karamihan ay local government issue (our office is receiving various complaints, majority […]

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Fake PWD IDs selling for up to P2,000 each in Manila confiscated

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:50:17 +0000

SOCIAL Welfare and Development Secretary Ma. Asuncion “Re” Fugoso ordered the confiscation of fake persons with disability (PWD) IDs in Manila after learning that these were being sold from P500 to P2,000. “Nagbigay ako ng strict orders sa district officers na i-confiscate agad agad, kasi minsan nagaalanagan sila, pinapapunta pa sa main office (I gave strict orders to […]

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Motorists warned of heavy traffic in Manila over partial road closure

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 02:44:20 +0000

MOTORISTS to and from Manila are warned to expect heavy traffic on Saturday afternoon as a portion of Roxas Boulevard will be closed. The Manila Police District (MPD), through its traffic management unit, said that the stretch of Roxas Boulevard from TM Kalaw to Katigbak Drive will be closed at 3 p.m. to make way […]

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