Tag Archives: EDSA

Poll: Build the EDSA Skyway?

Makati to Quezon City / Caloocan City, along congested Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), in 10 minutes. That’s by land in a car and not by way of the MRT (which takes more than 30 minutes, by the way). That’s during the day, in peak hours, and not during the wee hours of morning. Continue reading Poll: Build the EDSA Skyway?

Change the name of EDSA to Cory Aquino Avenue?

A House Bill seeks to rename Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), the main artery of Metro Manila, to Cory Aquino Avenue. House Bill No. 5422, “An Act Renaming Epifanio de los Santos Avenue to Cory Aquino Avenue in Honor of Former President Corazon C. Aquino, First Woman President of the Republic of the Philippines, an Icon of Democracy an a Leading Figure in the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution that Restored Democracy in the Philippines, repealing for the purpose Republic Act No. 2140 and for other purposes,” was recently filed at the House of Representatives. Continue reading Change the name of EDSA to Cory Aquino Avenue?

Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine and Ninoy Aquino Monument (Manila City)

Names are confusing. There’s a Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine located at the intersection of Roxas Boulevard and Padre Burgos Drive in Manila City. Beside the monument of Cory, within the same fenced premises, is the Ninoy Aquino Monument. Continue reading Cory Aquino Memorial Shrine and Ninoy Aquino Monument (Manila City)