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MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration

        A portion of Edsa will be closed to motorists on Sunday for the celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, the Metro Manila Development Authority(MMDA) announcedon Friday.   The celebration will be onFebruary 25,Sunday, with the theme "Edsa 2018: Effecting Change Towards Strengthened Democracy."   The MMDA announced that the Ortigas Avenue to northbound Santolan will be partially closed from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.   "Two outer lanes will be closed to vehicular traffic while three inner lanes from Edsa-Ortigas flyover will still be passable to motorists up to Aguinaldo Gate," the agency s...Keep on reading: MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerFeb 23rd, 2018

MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration

        A portion of Edsa will be closed to motorists on Sunday for the celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution, the Metro Manila Development Authority(MMDA) announcedon Friday.   The celebration will be onFebruary 25,Sunday, with the theme "Edsa 2018: Effecting Change Towards Strengthened Democracy."   The MMDA announced that the Ortigas Avenue to northbound Santolan will be partially closed from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.   "Two outer lanes will be closed to vehicular traffic while three inner lanes from Edsa-Ortigas flyover will still be passable to motorists up to Aguinaldo Gate," the agency s...Keep on reading: MMDA announces Edsa traffic rerouting for people power celebration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Papal Nuncio Invites Duterte to Attend Day of the Pope Event

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has been invited by Vatican’s representative to the Philippines to attend the Day of the Pope celebration in his Manila residence on Friday (June 29). Italian Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia is currently the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines. Pastor Boy Saycon of the EDSA People Power Commission bared this during the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Work of 1986 Edsa Revolt still unfinished, say protesters

The work of the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution is still unfinished. This was the battle cry of workers, farmers, indigenous peoples, students, and members of environmental, human rights and church groups on the 32nd anniversary of the overthrow of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The celebration of the return of democracy in 1986 was the perfect foil for what protesters decried as a "clear and present danger" of another dictatorship. They said this was the most urgent Edsa commemoration yet and urged Filipinos to restore the spirit of people power that had been trampled on by politicians. "We are not done with the Edsa revolution," Budit Carlos, spokesperson for In Defense o...Keep on reading: Work of 1986 Edsa Revolt still unfinished, say protesters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Ramos lone key Edsa figure in celebration

Where have the top government officials gone? Former President Fidel Ramos was the only key Edsa figure who was at the People Power Monument in Quezon City on Sunday, as the event's guest of honor. President Rodrigo Duterte and other officials, except for Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, skipped the 32nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution at the monument. "They should all be here on this day than elsewhere because this is the most important day," Ramos told reporters after the event. Ramos is a supporter of Mr. Duterte, who is vocal about his admiration for the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos and has allied himself with the strongman's children. Asked...Keep on reading: Ramos lone key Edsa figure in celebration.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2018

Freedom

FORMER President Fidel V. Ramos, together with other key figures in the 1986 EDSA Revolution, and government and security officials, prepare to raise the Philippine flag during yesterday’s 32nd anniversary celebration of the peaceful People Power uprising that toppled the Marcos dictatorship. The post Freedom appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

No dU30 again at edsa fete

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will skip once again the celebration of EDSA People Power Revolution on Sunday. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) made the confirmation after the rehearsal for the 32nd anniversary of the historic event that led to the ouster of former President Ferdinand Marcos. “Naimbita po….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Parts of EDSA closed on February 25 People Power Anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – Portions of EDSA will be closed for the 32nd anniversary of the People Power Revolution, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Friday, February 23. The MMDA said northbound section of EDSA from Ortigas Avenue to Boni Serrano Avenue will be partially closed from 12 am ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

300 cops to join Edsa ‘salubungan’ reenactment on Feb. 25

At least 300 cops will take part inthe32nd anniversary celebration of the EDSA People Power RevoltonSunday, February 25 at the People Power monument in Quezon City.   In a media statementon Thursday, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said the 300 police personnel will participate in the "Salubungan" along with the military.   Salubugan is the annual reenactment of the union of the people forces in the ouster of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.   This year's commemoration has the theme "EDSA 2018: Effecting Change Towards Strengthened Democracy." The administration's high-level officials and key EDSA revolution personalities are also expected to ...Keep on reading: 300 cops to join Edsa ‘salubungan’ reenactment on Feb. 25.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

A clearly divided nation

What was supposed to be a celebration of freedom last Saturday during the 31st commemoration of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution turned into a confronta.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2017

LIVE updates: EDSA Revolution 31st anniversary

MANILA, Philippines - The celebration of the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on Saturday will be "very simple and very quiet," Malacañan.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2017

No destabilization during EDSA

MANILA, Philippines - The protest to be staged by militant groups today in observance of the 31st anniversary celebration of the EDSA people power revolution.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2017

Palace: Duterte not attending EDSA anniversary but may pull a surprise

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte is not expected to attend the 31st anniversary celebration of the 1986 People Power Revolution but may pull a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2017

No word yet whether Duterte skipping EDSA commemoration

MANILA, Philippines — Is President Rodrigo Duterte skipping the celebration of the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution? .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2017

Duterte never really part of anti-Marcos movement

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s decision to hold a subdued anniversary celebration of the EDSA People Power Revolution should not come as a surprise c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2017

Palace allots P1 M for EDSA rites; Leni saddened

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang will spend only about P1 million for a simple and quiet celebration of the 31st EDSA people power anniversary this year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2017

EDSA revolt rites to be ‘simple, quiet’

MANILA, Philippines - Celebration of the 31st anniversary of the 1986 People Power Revolution will be “very simple and very quiet,” according to Malacañang,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2017

EDSA anniversary to be simple, quiet, says Palace

MANILA, Philippines —This month's celebration of the 31st anniversary of the 1986 People Power Revolution would be "very simple and very quiet" and would hig.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2017

Yellow vest protests against Macron snarl traffic across France

PARIS, France – Thousands of people blocked roads across France Saturday, November 17 in a "yellow vest" movement against high fuel prices which has mushroomed into widespread protest against stagnant spending power under President Emmanuel Macron. Tempers flared as some drivers tried to force their way through demonstrators, and one protester ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Unsolicited advice for new customs chief

Days before the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution, the Department of Finance and the World Bank awarded a five-year contract to Socit Gnrale de Surveillance (SGS) of Switzerland for the Comprehensive Import Supervision Scheme (CISS) at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) after holding a competitive bidding. The contract included preshipment inspections of cargo at their ports of origin prior to departure for Manila. The SGS was responsible for the valuation, classification and clearance functions for all imports. This way, smuggling was minimized and the "tara system" all but disappeared as customs officials were purely ministerial in function. From 1987 to 1998, SGS-CISS increased customs...Keep on reading: Unsolicited advice for new customs chief.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Malling today? Don’t go too early as many shops set to open at 11 a.m.

    Shopping mall owners along the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) on Monday started implementing adjusted operating hours as agreed upon with the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). Starting Nov. 5 until January 14, 19 malls along Edsa would open at 11 a.m. and would close any time before 9 p.m. READ: Malls to implement new operating hours starting November Apart from the malls located on Edsa, other shopping centers along Marcos Highway, C5-Libis and Commonwealth Avenue also have adjusted business hours. The Department of Public Works and Highways was also prevented from conducting roadworks during the said period to avoid causing traffic...Keep on reading: Malling today? Don’t go too early as many shops set to open at 11 a.m......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018