A few years ago, street vendors along Divisoria worked hand in hand to clean up the place as their way of showing their support for the new administration. This year, Manila City Mayor Franciso “Isko” Moreno Domagoso ordered a cleanup operation in Divisoria.
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This was one of his bold moves as mayor, which gained him much popularity, especially with the new generation who did not know him from his previous television career. Nowadays, Isko Moreno is called “Yorme” because he uses Manila street slang in his interactions. Besides bringing back the 70s street slang, Yorme also uses it to engage with millennials.
Curious about how the cleanup turned out, we visited the “new” Divisoria after the clearing and cleaning up operations. Watch this video to see how Divisoria looks now:
When was the last time you shopped at Divisoria?