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.
Manila – AirAsia Philippines remains cautiously optimistic on the strong return of the demand for air travel despite the discovery of a new strain of the more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant ... On Monday, AirAsia announced another round of its P1SO fare sale beginning 25 to 31 October with travel dates from 25 October 2021 to 29 October 2022.
“The good thing about here in MetroManila, we don't see hesitation even in the administration of first dosesSo we are very happy about that," Galvez said ... At present, travelers from Metro Manila may avail of a discounted RT-PCR test from the PhilippineChildren's Medical Center for P750, down from the original price of P3,577.
"There's nothing to worry but we will continue the monitoring since it's a variant for investigation." ... After she completed the quarantine in Manila, the patient travelled to Bacolod City and returned to UAE. The result of the genome sequencing on the samples taken from the OFW was released Monday, October 25, Ang said.
The program’s objectives are to relieve poverty, strengthen the economy, and alleviate traffic congestion in MetroManila... renovation, and improvement of 26,494 kilometers of roads, 10,376 flood control structures, and 5,555 bridges, reducing travel time and ensuring safety.
OVER the past year, there has been a shift in preference for road trip-friendly destinations near the National Capital Region (NCR), according to booking data from digital travel platform Agoda. Agoda.com looked into how Filipino travel preferences have changed over the past two years.
As someone who has traveled and lived abroad extensively, Laude admits "I didn't shop a lot in Manila before." ... The confessed shopaholic is especially impressed with the chain's Call to Deliver service, an innovation with The Manila Times' 123rd anniversary issue discussed in detail as part of its "Moving Forward" theme for the year ... .
While a lot of businesses suffered because of lockdowns due to the pandemic, there are some companies like logistics firm Airspeed which found a niche and thrived ... When MetroManila was placed under community quarantine in March 2020 to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, all domestic land, air and sea travel to and from Metro Manila were suspended ... .
The policy requires eligible travelers to be fully vaccinated with any of the six vaccine brands recognized by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) ... Eligible travelers must present a vaccination certificate issued by a national public health authority, in the form of a digital or paper certificate.