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.
‘You picked me to be your servant to enable changes to benefit all,’ said the President, who took time to be with the majority, even from high up the stage, that voted him into office and came to see him take his oath in front of the National Museum in the capital of Manila.
Marcos’ 93rd birthday came two days after her son took over as the country’s 17th President at the historic National Museum of the Philippines complex in Manila, as she enjoyed the performances of world-renowned pianist ...
Now known as the ManilaClock Tower Museum, the city government is expecting more tourists to flock to one of the most recognizable places in the nation's capital ... Domagoso said now that the Manila Clock Tower Museum has been inaugurated, the city has succeeded once again in protecting one of its heritage.
at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Manila on Thursday ... on June 30 at the National Museum in Manila,” said Natividad in a statement ... At least 5,000 Marcos supporters were allowed to view the ceremony from the golf course fronting the National Museum while around 1,000 others held a protest action in Plaza MirandaFreedom Park in Quiapo, Manila.
. MANILA - Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos was sworn in as the 17th president of the Philippines on Thursday at the National Museum in Manila in front of thousands of people who witnessed the inauguration ... More than 15,000 police and security personnel have been deployed across the capital for the inauguration ... Making it stronger ... .
The 64-year-old alluded to "troubling times" in a speech he delivered shortly after he was sworn into office at the National Museum of Fine Arts in the capital Manila... Renato Redentor Constantino, executive director of the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities in Manila, ...