In celebration of its 444th anniversary, Manila is set to honor 10 Outstanding Manilans for their exemplary contribution to the city capital.
One of them is Vice Ganda who hails from Tondo and studied Political Science at Far Eastern University. Vice also worked as a stand-up comedian in Ermita before he entered showbiz.
10 Outstanding Manilans
Jose Marie Borja Viceral aka Vice Ganda, TV host and comedian
William Teng, chairman Solar Entertainment
Robert S. Jaworski, former senator and professional basketball player
Eufrocina A. Sulla, Senior Deputy City Prosecutor
Carmelita Salandanan Manahan, Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals
Vincent Maniquiz Tañada, playwright, actor, director, producer
Mercedes S. Pascual, vendor at Arranque Market
Lorenzo B. Alconera, city electrician
Edgar A. Maranan, biotechnologist
Robert Y. So, environmentalist.
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