What's Happening in Metro Manila?

  • 6,000 families lose homes in Manila slum fires
    MANILA, Philippines - More than 6,000 families were left homeless when fires broke out in different parts of Tondo, Manila from Monday night until yesterday afternoon. Flames razed shanties occupying four hectares of land in Parola Compound. The fire...
  • More entrepreneurs setting up businesses outside Metro Manila
    MANILA – Business registrations outside Metro Manila outnumbered those at the capital for the first time last year. In a statement, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said its online Business Name Registration System (BNRS) recorded the biggest...
  • P18-B Metro Manila ‘Skyway’ up for bid
    The government wants to award a second elevated “connector” toll road in Metro Manila, originally proposed by the group of Manuel V. Pangilinan, in the third quarter of 2015 after the competitive challenge for the project was approved by the National...
  • 10,000 Families Homeless After Huge Fire in Philippines Capital Manila
    Manila: More than 10,000 families were displaced after a fire that raged for 12 hours and destroyed over 5,000 houses in Metro Manila, capital of the Philippines, authorities said today. The fire broke out at the Parola Compound in Tondo, a slum area...
  • Pacquiao plans to baffle Mayweather with punches
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