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 more businesses and people move to CGC, FirstClark Serviced Residence will be there to serve as their second home... This development is a testament that CGC will be the next CommercialBusinessDistrict outside MegaManila. We are optimistic that more investors will follow soon with the Philippine economy gradually recovering," Placino remarked.
MANILA, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine central bank on Thursday underscored the resilience of the country's economy after its gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 7.6 percent during the third quarter of 2022 ... Philippine central bank says economy remains resilient.
MANILA, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The Philippines central bank has policy flexibility given a resilient economy and stands ready to adjust interest rates to bring inflation back to target, its governor said on Thursday ... The Philippine economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 7.6% in the third quarter, backed by consumer spending.
One of our colleagues who is currently vacationing in the Cebu area took note of the impressive number of tourists — which is obviously good news for the economy — but added another worrying observation. In contrast to Manila, where most people seem to be aware of sensible health ...
MANILA - Aggressive monetary tightening in advanced economies has pushed up bond yields and worsened the downturn of financial conditions in emerging East Asia, according to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released on Friday ...