Manila is on the eastern shore of Manila Bay. According to the 2010 census, Manila is the second most populous city in the Philippines with a population of 1,652,171. Manila is the most densely populated city in the world with 42,857 people per square kilometer.
It centers on the story of the narrator who left Manila for a foreign country for to work and became homesick for Manila after living out for long. The narrator then tells of his many adventures outside the country.
Some lyrics reference the United States and Australia. "I walked the streets of San Francisco" references his love for visiting places and strolling around and SFO is one of them. "I've tried the rides in Disneyland" tells of him visiting many amusement and theme parks. His friendship with foreigners and different nationalities is referred in "dated a million girls in Sydney". The narrator then says that he didn't get much satisfaction and enjoyment from all his escapades through the part "somehow I feel that I don't belong". His realization that the Philippines can only give him the best satisfaction and enjoyment plus his desire to come back to the Philippines and its capital, Manila start in "Hinahanap-hanap kita Manila". The narrator then decided to stay in the Philippines for good in the lyrics "Take me back in your arms Manila", "Promise me you'll never let go", and "I'm coming home to stay".
Shot on 16mm black-and-white film before being transferred to 35mm, Manila is divided into a Day episode (which is loosely based on Bernal's 1980 film Manila By Night) and a Night episode (inspired by Brocka's 1979 film Jaguar). The script is co-written by Adolf Alix, Jr. and Ramon Sarmiento and co-directed by Raya Martin and Adolf Alix, Jr.
And with its huge potential for riverside walkways and parks, the Pasig River offers hope of an attractive and livable MetroManila... With the numerous historical and cultural assets along the Pasig, the river itself could become the premier tourist attraction in Metro Manila — ...
ILOILO CITY — The power utility in the island province of Guimaras denied that it charges the highest electricity rate ... While the wind turbines have been one of the island province’s newest attractions, local residents are not benefiting from this renewable energy project. (Tara Yap/File/ManilaBulletin) ... .
I would be willing to bet real money no one else would cite, "it will attract pretty girls" as a reason to install a beach in downtown Manila, and upon hearing or reading Randy Rod's comments, thousands of Filipino women reflexively crossed their arms over their chests and checked to make sure no one was standing behind them.
Duterte says Manila Bay's dolomite is beautiful. DETERMINED to make Manila Bay attractive, PresidentRodrigo Duterte once again defended the controversial overlaying of crushed dolomite, saying that to ensure its cleanliness he needed "martial law" power to clean the esteros (drainage canals) that practically make the seashores murky.
Manila's city plans have long envisioned scenic walkways along the Pasig River... Placing a six-lane expressway in the middle of the Pasig will tarnish the image of the waterway and reduce its value for cultural and recreational activities; this, in turn, will diminish Metro Manila's attractiveness as a place to live, work and invest.
An artist’s impression of the Puso Village which is one of the main attractions being developed in the modernization project of Cebu’s Carbon Market. (ManilaBulletin) ... The construction of the Puso Village, which is one of the main attractions being developed in the market’s modernization project of the Cebu City local government and Cebu2World Inc.
Credit. Alena Alexeeva and RENDayong via PHYS.ORG/ MANILA BULLETIN. From October 2019 to February 2020, Betelgeuse went through a mysterious dimming, attracting the attention of both astronomers and the public. The brightness fainted by more than 2.5 times, which could even be discerned by naked eyes in the night sky ... .
CENTRAL Luzon’s total population stands at 12,422,172, based on the results of the 2020 Census of Population and Housing (CPH) ... “The region is attractive to migrants because we have jobs here. We are very near Manila, so the development of Manila radiates in our region,” she said ... “Our whole nation will have fewer dependents, who are the children.