Latest News for: Manila downtown


Why Manny Pacquiao may not be the hero the Philippines needs

Gulf News 26 Sep 2021
The bureau got word that Pacquiao would be shooting a campaign commercial at one of the tycoon’s properties in downtown Manila, and there might be an opportunity for a brief meeting once they had finished.

Lessons from a visionary tycoon

The Manila Times 10 Sep 2021
Yang recounted the struggles of setting up the very first McDonald's store in bustling downtown Morayta, Manila ‒ right in the middle of the high-traffic university belt ‒ in 1981 ... returned to Manila after a side trip to Europe where he had his honeymoon with his wife, Kristine.

Lost in translation

The Manila Times 30 Aug 2021
I would be willing to bet real money no one else would cite, "it will attract pretty girls" as a reason to install a beach in downtown Manila, and upon hearing or reading Randy Rod's comments, thousands of Filipino women reflexively crossed their arms over their chests and checked to make sure no one was standing behind them.

Amaia Skies Cubao opens Tower 3

The Manila Times 29 Aug 2021
Whether they work at the Ortigas Central Business District (CBD), the Makati CBD, downtown Manila, or at the fast-developing business and entertainment hubs of Quezon City, Amaia Skies Tower 3 is very near prominent Cubao landmarks such as Ali Mall, Smart Araneta Coliseum, the ...

Amaia Skies Cubao opens third tower

Manila Standard Today 21 Aug 2021
Tuazon in Quezon City. It is near Araneta Center, giving residents an easy access to the best of everything ... Whether they work at the Ortigas central business district, the Makati CBD, downtown Manila or at the fast-developing business and entertainment hubs of Quezon City, they can get around with ease from Amaia Skies Cubao ... .

1 killed in New Mexico shooting

The Manila Times 14 Aug 2021
One student was killed, and another was taken into custody on Friday (Saturday in Manila) after a ...

Over 2,000 rally in Lima against leftist Castillo administration

The Manila Times 08 Aug 2021
Some two thousand people took to the streets of downtown Lima on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to call on Peru's Congress to remove leftist President Pedro ...

Erring on the side of recklessness?

The Manila Times 07 Aug 2021
... worst ocean polluters, the DENR's "try it and see what happens" approach to assessing large-scale potential impacts on the nation's waters - of which the comically disastrous "dolomite beach" in downtown Manila is probably the most visible example - is beyond irresponsible.

Deported veteran finally on verge of citizenship after interview with immigration officials

Orange County Register 09 Jul 2021
Roybal Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, July 8, nervously clutching a manila folder. He was on the cusp of a life-changing moment ... citizen. Twice in 2020, U.S ... citizen ... Hector Ocegueda-Rivera hugs niece Genesis Garcia as niece Triscilla Garcia looks on outside the Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles, Thursday, July 8, 2021 ... .

Travel restrictions to be relaxed for vaccinated Canadians

Manila Bulletin 21 Jun 2021
(FILES) In this file photo people arrive at the entrance to the Toronto Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario on November 23, 2020. Geoff Robins / AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN. From 11.59 pm (0359 GMT) on that day, they will also face reduced testing requirements in this first phase of lifting public health restrictions for travelers ... .

Shut up: Fury says he'll thrash silent Wilder in 3rd meeting

The Manila Times 16 Jun 2021
AP Photo/Richard Vogel. LOS ANGELES ... After the boxers met face-to-face in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for the first time since Fury violently beat Wilder in February 2020, it's also extremely unclear why Wilder wanted to complete this trilogy ... "I think he's doing it for the wrong reasons ... .

'Quiet and unspoilt': remembering the Taal volcano before its eruption

The National 28 May 2021
An 80-minute drive from downtown Manila, a city of more than 13 million people, Tagaytay attracts a huge number of foreign and domestic tourists each year. Some Manila residents escape to this hilltop city to enjoy the fresher air, cooler climate and greater sense of space.

Cheers & jeers: Pacific’s Valerie Higgins makes Tigers history

Recordnet 20 Apr 2021
Downtown’s Chung Wah Lane Chinese cultural site is a community treasure. It helps tell the story of the extraordinary contributions that Asian-Americans have made in Stockton — especially after so much of the city’s history was wiped out with the redevelopment of Stockton’s Chinatown, Japan Town and Little Manila.


Manila Standard Today 11 Apr 2021
I asked him, among others, to revive downtown Manila, especially the Avenida to Divisoria area, encompassing most of Chinatown and Manila’s shopping areas, to include the Escolta-Dasmarinas-Ongpin enclaves which was once both the financial and commercial center of Luzon, ...

Review of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ a highly-acclaimed film on growing up and social injustice in the deep South

Journal Online 05 Apr 2021
WE just revisited “To Kill a Mockingbird”, one of the most well-loved films of our youth. We love both the 1960 book by Harper Lee (a superb example of superior storytelling) and the 1962 movie directed by Robert Mulligan ... E. Lawrence. We saw the film in a downtown Manila theatre when we were 16 years old ... We got to see the film again. Several times ... .