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Jeepney drivers strike against Philippines transport system upgrades

La Prensa Latina 06 Mar 2023
Manila, Mar 6 (EFE).- Thousands of jeepney drivers in the Philippines started a week-long strike on Monday to protest the government’s plans to upgrade transport systems across the country ... Authorities also lifted restrictions on private cars circulating in downtown Manila.

APTOPIX Philippines Ash Wednesday

Citrus County Chronicle 22 Feb 2023
22, 2023 outside a church in downtown Manila, ...

'Spread the Love' sale at Duty Free PH

The Manila Times 14 Feb 2023
... (DFP) as the country's only travel retailer geared up to celebrate the Valentine season with a sale at its downtown Fiestamall and Luxe Duty Free stores ... DFP has operated 15 downtown and airport outlets in Manila, Kalibo, Cebu, Iloilo and Clark.

US forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats

Dispatch Argus 11 Feb 2023
People walk under street decorations inside what used to be America's largest overseas naval base on Monday at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Zambales province, northwest of Manila, Philippines ... Manila-based political scientist Andrea Chloe Wong said the location of the Philippine camps would give the U.S.

Bird statue fetches $100,000 as Musk auctions Twitter HQ items

Manila Bulletin 19 Jan 2023
... and more from the tech firm’s downtown San Francisco headquarters.

Major Catholic procession resumes in Philippines after COVID-19

Beijing News 11 Jan 2023
MANILA, Philippines. Thousands of Filipino Catholics joined a weekend night procession through downtown Manila to venerate a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ, which was not paraded to prevent an even larger crowd from gathering, due to fears of spreading COVID-19 ... The people can see it again," she said ... ....

Filipino Catholics hold big procession after pandemic eases

San Francisco Chronicle 08 Jan 2023
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Catholic devotees, many donning protective masks and bearing candles, joined a night procession through downtown Manila early Sunday to venerate a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ, which was not paraded to discourage an even larger crowd amid lingering fears of COVID-19.

Ng: What is this new hotspot in Makati?

Sun Star 05 Jan 2023
POBLACION, which is literally town or settlement in Spanish and used as the administrative center or the downtown, is also a district in the Philippines. In Manila, Poblacion in Makati City is now a burgeoning place of streets with fresh new concepts of restaurants and bars, where one can do a pub crawl or a food trip ... .

Twitter to close Seattle office – reports

The Manila Times 30 Dec 2022
Twitter will close its downtown Seattle office as it faces eviction, according to multiple reports on Thursday (Friday in Manila) ... negative news about the Seattle office since it was opened at the Century Square tower downtown in 2014.

Bowling for America… in The Philippines?

The Epoch Times 15 Dec 2022
by Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Charles Faint. So, when it was all over, China brought nothing ... Army. I put the word “deployment” in quotes because the mission involved me living out of a nice hotel in downtown Manila, and wearing civilian clothes to work every day ... ....

Restoring the China Bank building

The Manila Times 21 Nov 2022
During the Japanese Occupation, it was used as a headquarters of Japanese forces and, during the Battle for Manila in 1945, it was destroyed ... This enormous undertaking affirms Hans Sy and management's commitment not only to preserve the China Bank Building, but also to help revive Binondo and help beautify downtown Manila.

Fast-track Remulla plan to relocate Bilibid!

The Manila Times 08 Nov 2022
The country's national penitentiary was relocated in 1940 from the Spanish-era prison in what is now downtown Manila to Muntinlupa ... The growth of metropolitan Manila and the building of the South Luzon expressway during the Marcos era spurred the development of Muntinlupa as a ...

La Pequeña Manila recibe en Miami a miles de trabajadores filipinos de cruceros

Tacoma News Tribune 18 Oct 2022
Oct. 17—Julio César Ang dejó su bandeja llena de pescado seco, cerdo en adobo, frijoles negros y arroz blanco en Manila Kantina, en downtown Miami. Era su momento favorito de ... .