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.
Retail sales in the United States rose 0.9 percent in April, a solid increase that underscores Americans' ability to keep ramping up spending, even as inflation persists at nearly a 40-year high. The increase was driven by greater sales of cars and electronics, and at restaurants, the US Commerce Department reported on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila).
Passenger car sales rose 22.4 percent to 85,260 units in 2021 compared to 69,638 units sold the previous year ... 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... “Cebu is our next big market outside Manila and ever since it has become an automotive car playground.
HarrisonStreet, Pasay City, MetroManila... Noh allegedly used fictitious names to swindle a compatriot who lost more than 59 million won or roughly US$50,000 by using the personal information of the victim buying and reselling cars in the online car sales business.
Sales of passenger cars increased 111.1 percent in March from a year ago, while orders for commercial vehicle went up by 78.2 percent ...Passenger car sales dropped 15.67 percent to 6,661 units in March from 7,899 units in February while commercial vehicle sales declined by 23.4 percent to 14,041 units from 18,331 units.
In a joint report released on Tuesday, the two groups said car sales last month reached 23,723 units, a 29.6-percent decrease from the 33,715 posted in December and down 11.8-percent from the 26,888 in January 2019 ...Sales of passenger cars slipped by 22.9 percent to 6,543 units in ...
Three months ago, Carly Rae Jepsen released "Dedicated," her fourth studio album and much-awaited follow-up to the critically acclaimed "Emotion." And on Oct ... Mounted by local promoter Wilbros Live, the Canadian singer-songwriter's upcoming concert---her third overall in Manila---is part of Carly's ongoing world tour. (Tickets go on sale starting Aug.
Flashlight in hand, street sweeper Alejandro Galasao, 58, navigates a labyrinth of alleys to a main road to catch a bus to the capital Manila30 km (18.6 miles) away ...Heavy Toll A 2015 survey by GPS-based navigation app Waze found that Manila had the world's worst traffic congestion, partly due to a tripling of annual car sales from a decade ago.
The piece cited a 2015 survey by GPS-based navigation app Waze as having found that “Manila had the world’s worst traffic congestion, partly due to a trebling of annual car sales from a decade ago.” And according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency, ...