By Carmela Reyes-Estrope
Residents here were told what to expect, but they were still amazed by the multitudes from all over who assembled at the newly opened Philippine Arena at the vast corner of their town to celebrate the centennial of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) on Sunday.
By Maricar B. Brizuela and Camille M. Arcilla
Traffic is expected to come to a virtual standstill on Sunday (today) on all roads leading to Philippine Arena in Bocaue town, Bulacan province, the main site of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) centennial celebration, where an estimated 3 million of the church’s members are expected to congregate.
A Philippine Christian church renowned for its discipline, money and political power will mark its 100th anniversary on Sunday with more than one million followers expected to join the celebrations.
By Nestor Corrales
The Philippine National Police was placed on heightened alert Friday afternoon ahead of three major events in the country, including President Benigno Aquino’s national address Monday.
The expected traffic congestion starting Saturday up to Monday must be so massive that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) had to develop a mobile app just to help motorists avoid the gridlocks to be caused by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) centennial celebration on July 27.