Roxas Boulevard

Duterte says comfort woman statue part of free expression

Jan 17, 2018 - 7:50 PM

'That is a constitutional right which I cannot stop. It's prohibitive for me to do that,' President Rodrigo Duterte tells MindaNews

CONTROVERSIAL STATUE. This statue of comfort woman along Manila Bay generated controversy after Japan complained about it. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cayetano: Japan ties at stake over comfort woman statue

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:01 PM

'You can't strengthen your relationship long term if you keep bringing up things that you think are settled,' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says

CONTROVERSIAL STATUE. This statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard has generated controversy since it was inaugurated on December 8, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

What's wrong with this statue of a comfort woman in Manila?

Dec 26, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Here are 3 issues surrounding the controversial statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard

CONTROVERSIAL STATUE. This statue of a comfort woman along Roxas Boulevard has generated controversy since it was inaugurated on December 8, 2017. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

MMDA to set 50 km/h speed limit for EDSA, C5, Commonwealth

Dec 06, 2017 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) Also covered by the plan to reduce the speed limit are Roxas Boulevard, Quezon Avenue, and Marcos Highway

BUSY ROAD. EDSA is the most used thoroughfare in the Philippines, passing through 6 cities. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO

Parts of Roxas Blvd closed on April 3

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:42 PM

From 3 am to 8 am parts of the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard will be closed for a road sharing activity

ROAD CLOSURE. Parts of Roxas Blvd will be closed on April 3 for a road sharing exercise. Photo from Wikipedia

Road-sharing activity on Roxas Blvd set on February 7

Feb 04, 2016 - 2:53 PM

For about 6 hours Roxas Boulevard s southbound side will be devoted exclusively to pedestrians cyclists and a Filipino made hybrid electric road train

BIKING FOR A CAUSE. Bikers join the Share the Road movement's march to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014 to file a petition for government agencies to implement road-sharing. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Dear Manila Yacht Club members: #SidewalksAreForPeople

Oct 24, 2015 - 12:28 PM

You may own boats and belong to a club But you don t own the sidewalk

 'LET BIKE LANES FLOW.' Using these photos, author Dinna Louise Dayao compares how much better it would be if bike lanes are used by people (R), and not used as a parking lot (L). Photos from Carlos Celdran (l) and Eric Barbosa Jr. (r)

Roxas Boulevard closed for fun run on September 12

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:13 PM

The stretch of Roxas Boulevard northbound and southbound lanes from Katigbak to P Ocampo and from Vito Cruz to EDSA will be closed at 4 am

LTFRB opens bid for NAIA bus services

Jul 03, 2015 - 3:26 PM

The airport bus service will initially have 2 bus routes to and from the 3 NAIA terminals

MORE CONVENIENT TRAVEL. Airport buses "should have fixed schedules and off-street stops, low-floor height and adequate luggage space, CCTV cameras, GPS device, free WiFi, and must run on Euro V or clean alternative fuel." Photo from Wikipedia

APEC 2015 preps: New LED street lamps along Roxas Blvd

Jun 11, 2015 - 8:45 AM

As part of its beautification project for Roxas Boulevard the public works department will install new LED street lamps to replace the old multicolored lamps

MAKEOVER PROJECT. The DPWH is set to give Roxas Boulevard a facelift as part of its APEC 2015 preparations. Photo from Wikipedia

MMDA allows trucks on Roxas Blvd for 2 weeks

Feb 01, 2015 - 3:49 PM

From February 2 to 15 2015 trucks will be able to use Roxas Roxas Boulevard from 12 midnight to 5 am

Trucks carrying shipping containers arrive at Manila's international container port on April 10, 2014. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

13 monuments to be moved to Roxas Boulevard

Jan 26, 2015 - 9:22 PM

The monuments including those of former presidents might get damaged when road works begin in their current locations in Manila says the DPWH

ROXAS BOULEVARD. At least 13 monuments are covered in the plan to relocate statues due to construction works.  Photo from Wikipedia

The return of Baywalk’s banished ‘bedspacers’

Jan 24, 2015 - 4:16 PM

Strange how a day before Pope Francis comes to Manila 100 or so people seem to have vanished They seem to have magically disappeared from the same place where the sea swallows the sun

LEFT IN THE DARK. Manila Bay is the site of many majestic sunsets. It is also home to about 100 Baywalk bedspacers, whose future remains bleak. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

Part of Roxas Boulevard closed for July 2 quake drill

Jul 01, 2014 - 5:21 PM

Expect heavier than usual traffic in the city of Manila on Wednesday July 2 Motorists advised to take Taft Avenue

Bike-friendly, billboard-free Roxas Boulevard?

Aug 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Paulo Alcazaren reveals plans for the redevelopment of the famed boulevard

REDEVELOPMENT. Improvements are envisioned for the major thoroughfare. Photo from Department of Tourism Twitter

DBM releases P250-M for Roxas Blvd redevelopment

Aug 02, 2013 - 8:06 PM

Roxas Boulevard will be extended from Bonifacio Drive in Manila to the Airport Road in Parañaque City

US embassy closed due to floods

Aug 01, 2012 - 10:40 AM

Giant waves poured water from Manila Bay onto Roxas Boulevard and the US embassy compound