Clearing up Liwasang Bonifacio after the 409th ‘Traslacion’ of the Black Nazarene

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Clearing up Liwasang Bonifacio after the 409th ‘Traslacion’ of the Black Nazarene 

160110145252Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) personnel remove the concrete barriers put up at a portion of Liwasang Bonifacio (formerly Plaza Lawton) in Manila after the passage of the 409th “Traslacion” or transferring of the revered image of the Black Nazarene from the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park back to the Quiapo Church on Saturday (Jan. 9, 2016). (PNA photos by Joey O. Razon)

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Environmental Watchdog assails littering at Rizal Park

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Environmental Watchdog assails littering at Rizal Park 

MANILA, Dec. 27 — The waste and pollution watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has decried the Christmas Day litter that again defiled the country’s premier park.

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Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors 

151118190711The Rizal Monument in Manila’s Rizal Park lights up in France’s national colors of blue, white and red in a display of support for France and unity with the rest of the world following recent terrorist attacks in Paris. The Rizal Monument stands as a visual icon of the Philippines’ proud heritage and is a major tourist attraction in the City of Manila. (PNA photo courtesy of the Department of Tourism)
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KMU to stage ‘Run for 16K’ for national minimum wage (Sports)

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on KMU to stage ‘Run for 16K’ for national minimum wage (Sports) 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, April 22 (PNA) — The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) Southern Mindanao is staging the “Run for 16K, Run for P16,000 National Minimum Wage” on April 26 at 5 p.m. starting at the Magsaysay Park, this city.

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Time for kite flying at the Rizal Park

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Time for kite flying at the Rizal Park 

150402135133A boy and his younger brother take advantage of the current summer vacation to fly their kite at the Rizal Park in Manila on Maundy Thursday (April 2, 2015). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Keeping himself physically fit

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Keeping himself physically fit 

150309185006This man tries to keep himself physically fit by doing an early morning exercise using empty plastic bottles on Monday (March 9, 2015) at the Rizal Park in Manila. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Sto. Nino Festival

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sto. Nino Festival 

150125170627A yearly celebration in honor of the Sto. Niño was marked by the opening of an exhibit featuring various Sto. Niño images. Highlighting the event was a grand procession along Roxas boulevard from World Trade Center, Pasay City to Rizal Park, Manila on Sunday (January 25,2015).(PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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DOH gives helpful tips to devotees who got soak in rain during Papal Mass at Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH gives helpful tips to devotees who got soak in rain during Papal Mass at Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park 

MANILA, Jan. 19 — The Department of Health (DOH) advised on Monday all devotees who got rain-soaked while attending Pope Francis' Eucharistic Mass at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park on Sunday to have warm bath, take hot lemon drinks and 1,000 mg of vitamin C to prevent getting sick.

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Quadrants for the closing mass of Pope Francis

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Quadrants for the closing mass of Pope Francis 

150113151718A family scouts the quadrants fronting the Quirino Grandstand at the Rizal Park, the venue of the January 18 holy mass of Pope Francis on Tuesday (January 13, 2015).
The quadrants are being established to prevent overcrowding and stampede during the open-air holy mass expected to be attended by several million devout Catholics. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)acd

DILG chief appeals to public: Bear with security, safety preps for Pope's visit

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on DILG chief appeals to public: Bear with security, safety preps for Pope's visit 

By Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Jan. 11 (PNA) — Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II on Monday appealed to the public for cooperation and understanding as the government beefs up its security and safety preparations for the visit of Pope Francis this week.

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