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.
"As early as 1996, there was a call to renovate and beautify the clock tower to become a tourist attraction, but it was only carried out after 25 years," said Domagoso who led the inauguration of the newly renovated historical landmark on the eve of his departure from ManilaCity hall.
... regions in Mindanao, I will expect farm gate prices to remain stable over time, and the number of families earning from coconuts and these other industries dependent on coconuts to rise even further, attracting more to do a “balik probinsya” and leave congested MetroManila.
Today, Manila celebrates its 451st Founding Day, also known as Araw ng Maynila... As the capital city of the Philippines, Manila is home to numerous tourist attractions that cater to everyone’s interests, from a park stroll, a museum visit, or a unique experience. There’s always something to do in Manila.
education, rule of law, and ease of doing business," said PCCI PresidentGeorge Barcelon during the "Repurposing Industry for Retooling the Economy" forum of The ManilaTimes. "That's the only way for us to really attract foreign direct investments and for us really to move forward," Barcelon said ... "Both require strong hands-on leadership ... ....
Aside from the local market, it is also attracting investors from the VisMin region and even buyers from MetroManila that are looking to diversify, Raymundo said. Today, Cebu is the biggest real estate location outside Metro Manila, with more than 1.3 million square meters of leasable office space alone, according to data from ColliersPhilippines.
"[The bill] would unleash the existing economic energies of the area, undoubtedly attract more sustainable investments both domestic and foreign sources, decongest MetroManila, and bring much needed economic relief and hope to the Philippines," SenatorRichard Gordon, co-author and co-sponsor of the measure said.
ILOILO CITY – The city government is giving strong consideration to investing in a reclamation project in its bid to attract investors and boost growth and development in the city ... (Tara Yap/File/MANILA BULLETIN). The city government is reviving plans to attract the ...
LISBON. Portugal plans to fill the legal void that prevents the taxation of virtual assets, which has made them particularly attractive to cryptocurrency investors, the Portuguese finance minister said on Thursday (Friday in Manila) ... Awaiting new tax rules, investments in cryptocurrency continue to gain ground, notably in the real estate sector ... ....
Timezone Philippines adds arcade attractions to its Robinsons Place Manila branch ... Its newest branch is in Robinsons Place Manila, 2nd Level, Pedro GilWing, measures 1,500 square meters and lives up to its promise of bringing more attractions to mallgoers.
As it observes its 25th year as a water concessionaire this year, ManilaWater Services, Inc ... Companies in the list are those that offer stability to their employees and attracting new ones ... That the recognition awarded to Manila Water for two consecutive years comes in the wake of COVid-19 pandemic makes it even more significant.