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.
A congresswoman is all for the nationwide imposition of a curfew for minors to prevent lawless elements from using them in committing crimes. (FILEPHOTO/MANILA BULLETIN) ... The measure will strictly prohibit minors from leaving their homes during the curfew period if it is enacted at the House of Representatives.
Manila and Washington are in talks for possible fertilizer access and modernization of the agriculture sector as well as vaccine development and manufacturing ... Inset photo shows Blinken doing a fists bump with Danielle James, 6, after he received a COVID-19 vaccination at a clinic at the Manila Zoo.
LOOKING BACK — Chinatown Museum reopens with a ‘DigitalManila’ Exhibit to showcase the golden days of Binondo, Manila (Photos by Manny Llanes/MANILA BULLETIN) ... This exhibit is created in partnership with Renacimiento Manila–a group of artists, creators, and history ...
K-pop boy band Super Junior arrived in Manila on Aug ... 5 (Photo from @ChAkydoll). #SUPERJUNIIOR arrival in Manila pic.twitter.com/xutFpdoeYG— ChAx (@ChAkydoll) August 5, 2022 ... Road in Manila” concert on Aug ... InfiniteTime” in Manila on Dec ... Road In Manila, which is scheduled to ...
Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga to “take a stand against destructive reclamation projects” in Manila Bay. (Contributed Photo) ... PAMALAKAYA said that two reclamation projects in Manila Bay have already acquired environmental certificates (ECC).