Category Archives: Sports

Glenn Intensifies Into Super Typhoon, Advisory Issued

6FFEA336-D8B5-482D-B6A4-4BBB66AD8F58MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao  have been placed under storm warning signal number 4 as super typhoon Glenn (international codename Chong) intensified slightly while barreling toward the country on Sunday.

Glenn is the world’s most powerful typhoon of the year, swirling towards the Philippines.

As of 6 pm Sunday, Glenn was spotted 453 kilometers southeast of Metro Manila, carrying maximum sustained winds of 225 km/h near the center and gusts of up to 260 km/h.

Glenn is expected to make landfall beginning 10 a.m. Monday, August 6.

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the suspension of classes at all levels, and government workers have been given the option to stay at home, except those attending today’s Seante hearing on the 2016 electoral fraud.

Watch your favorite Mainstream news media for updates on Glenn’s fury.

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Gilas Pilipinas: Duterte Responds To Robredo

3F13E0DD-2726-4015-B910-4A3E52F36D0CMANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Malacañang has issued the following statement from President Rodrigo Duterte in response to a statement by Vice President Leni Robredo regarding the brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and the Australian Boomers.

 

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Rash Guard Now Mandatory At All Metro Manila Public Pools

C6543C59-F0FF-41B3-AC1A-3AA36913A4D7MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – The ‘no-half-naked in public’ policy supported by the Duterte Administration is nothing new.  Local governments have instituted such ordinance way before Rodrigo Duterte became president. The City of San Juan, for instance, had passed a local ordinance way back in 2013.

Emboldened by the support of the President, many local governments in Metro Manila are taking this prohibition to a much higher standard.

City Councils are adding teeth to the law by prohibiting citizens — men and women — from wearing bikinis or skimpy one-piece swim suits. The new prohibition covers all public swimming pools.

The amended ordinance requires swimmers to wear rash guards.  A violation comes with a fine of P1,000 for the first offense, P5,000 for the second offense, and imprisonment of no more than 6 months for the third offense.

So the next time you swim in a public pool, be sure to come prim and proper.