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.
(ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN) ... “We, of course, encourage community works and community bayanihan projects but we also look into organizers especially if they advertise their organizations that would be traced to the legal fronts or front organizations of the CPP-NPA,” he said in a virtual Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum Wednesday, April 21 ... .
The legal officer of San Jose Del Monte (SJDM), Bulacan defended on Saturday, April 17, the use of waiver on the recipients of cash aid from the national government, saying it serves as a supporting document for the liquidation process. (Photo via Joseph Pedrajas/MANILA BULLETIN).
ChiefPresidentialLegal Counsel Salvador Panelo has appealed to barangay officials to avoid acting like “little tyrants” while enforcing health protocols against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in their communities. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN FILEPHOTO) ... “Hindi ito puwede ... Gen ... .
(MANILA BULLETIN FILEPHOTO) ... “The doctor and the pharmacist are responsible for the prescription and the drug dispensed,” FDA Director-General EricDomingo told the ManilaBulletin in a message when asked about the legal implications of distributing Ivermectin.
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