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.
Churches in the Archdiocese of Manila paid tribute Bishop Broderick Pabilllo, who served as apostolic administrator of the archdiocese for more than a year. Bishop Broderick Pabillo (CBCPNEWS / FILEPHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN). In a Facebook post, the Manila Cathedral said Pabillo was a “true blessing” to the people.
A molecular biologist and priest has recommended that a 10-day hotel quarantine should be enforced for international travelers arriving in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Cebu. (MANILA BULLETIN FILEPHOTO). “The science shows that this [10-day] quarantine is 99.7 percent effective at preventing variants from entering a country,” Rev. Fr ... .
PARIS, France – A cocktail of synthetic antibodies reduces deaths among severe Covid patients who are unable to mount a strong immune response, results from a major clinical trial showed Wednesday. AFPPHOTO/ MANILA BULLETIN.
(MANILA BULLETIN FILEPHOTO). In its advisory, ManilaWater announced that line maintenance and valve installation will be undertaken in at least three areas in Cainta affecting several communities in Barangay Santo Domingo... Manila Water is ...
David Chua spearheads a food relief operation in Tondo, Manila (Photos courtesy of Dark Carnival Productions). Actor/director David Chua mounted his own food relief campaign in Tondo, Manila last June 10 ... Manila MayorIsko Moreno (right) and David Chua ... With the blessing of Manila ...
UNSTOPPABLE Brooklyn forward Kevin Durant (7) became the first player in NBA history to have at least 45 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in a playoff game as he led the Nets to a 114-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 5 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) in New York. AP PHOTO.