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.
Increased car sales can ...Growing car sales, however, will shrink the road system, especially in MetroManila―and worsen the traffic jam in urban centers in the absence of new or expanded thoroughfares.
Luxury car brand Lexus reported a 122-percent increase in ... Lexus Manila chairman Vicente Socco said the brand secured an upper hand in sales among the luxury car brands with 40-percent market share.
Increased car sales ...Growing car sales, however, will shrink the road system, especially in MetroManila―and worsen the traffic jam in urban centers in the absence of of new or expanded thoroughfares.
12 (Xinhua) -- Car sales in the Philippines rose by 31.3 percent in 2022 to over 350,000 units, a joint report by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc ... Car sales in Philippines up by 31.3 pct in 2022.
The increase was driven by greater sales of cars and electronics, and at restaurants, the US Commerce Department reported on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). Even adjusting for inflation, which was 0.3 percent month on month in April, sales increased.
How can they explain the steady increase of more than 20 percent in car sales annually? Those in the middle class, comprising the bulk of motorists in MetroManila, account for this vehicle sales phenomenon.
The car firm aims to sell 1,400 units annually or 120 units a month from 30 units, according to HCPI vice president LouieSoriano, in a virtual press conference held in Manila...Sales of passenger cars ...