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Bukas Quiapo isn't your ordinary kind of tour.
A lot comes to mind when one thinks of Quiapo—and it isn’t all good. From wholesale goods to less wholesome goods, you can buy pretty much whatever you want at the busy shopping district. This also means though that this downtown district isn’t exactly ...
 
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The mayor also said he will find a way to make the parents liable for their children who loiter the streets.
Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso continues to clean up the streets of Manila in only his second month as city mayor. In July, within days after he assumed public office, Mayor Isko’s administration has successfully removed obstructions along the busy streets of Divisoria, Recto, ...
 
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This is to create a permanent place for displaced street vendors.
From parked cars to vendors, the streets of Manila are a hodgepodge of city life. People have made a living on our roads, but—now that the Department of Interior and Local Government has given city mayors until September to clear out all ...
 
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Who knew Recto Avenue had so many lanes?
It's barely been two weeks since a new administration took over the streets of Manila, and to say Isko Moreno has been making headlines would be an understatement. People have been publicizing the city's clean up all over social media for good reason: Manila is practically ...
 
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The beat and the bustle of Philippine business began here!
You think of the present-day Pasig River and its surrounding areas as a not-so pleasant sight when you happen to be sitting in traffic along EDSA (which is probably every day). But there was once a time when the river was filled with ...
 
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It was hip and happening back in the day.
Manila’s many prominent and most affluent families began settling in the neighboring districts of Malate and Ermita during the first decades of the 20th Century. The twin residential districts were strategically located facing the scenic bay, and, early on, were also centers ...
 
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The proposed reclamation project has been met with mixed reactions.
There have been previous attempts to restore Manila Bay to its former glory, but they never quite resulted in significant changes—at least, until now. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources recently started to enforce stricter measures to rehabilitate the area, resulting in ...
 
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Manila Manila and More invites locals to see the city with fresh eyes.
For residents of Metro Manila, it’s easy to grow jaded about the place we call home. After all, there’s the ever-growing traffic, unreliable transport system, and pollution to contend with. But a new travel book called Manila Manila and More seeks to ...
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