Monthly Archives: June 2016

Manila Day 2016

Manila Day. Araw ng Maynila. This special non-working holiday applies to the City of Manila only. It honors the 1571 founding of the city by Miguel López de Legaspi. The editorial cartoon will be published by People’s Tonight tomorrow, June 24, 2016. Drawing by N.

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Rizal Park

The historic Rizal Park today is a lot different from the Rizal Park I used to know when I was a kid.  One improvement, for example, is the development of dancing fountains located at the Luneta lagoon. Hundreds or even millions of people have already visited the spectacle. People who flock to the park to…

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