What's Happening in Metro Manila?

  • 1.4 million poor Manila residents to lose homes
    MANILA, Philippines — Around 1.4 million informal settlers and urban poor residents in Metro Manila stand to lose their homes in the implementation of the government's Private-Public Partnership program, a group said Tuesday. Urban poor group Kadamay...
  • Hundreds at Manila pride celebrate US same-sex marriage decision, push for LGBTI rights
    Several hundred people turned out for the Metro Manila Pride in the Philippine capital on Saturday to celebrate a US Supreme Court decision recognizing gay marriages in all US states and to push for LGBT rights locally. The leadership of the Philippines...
  • Cebu Pacific to establish more hubs across Philippines
    MANILA - Cebu Pacific is setting up more hubs for its inter-island flights in the Philippines. "Our plan is to set up a lot of additional hubs outside Metro Manila. We're gonna station a lot of ATRs in Cebu, Davao, Iloilo and Caticlan so that we can fly...
  • Binay supporters attack DILG men serving suspension
    MANILA – A brief scuffle erupted outside the Makati City Hall on Tuesday morning as supporters of Mayor Junjun Binay attempted to prevent the serving of a suspension order on the beleaguered mayor. The situation was relatively calm until the arrival of...
  • Metro Manila’s air quality even worse this year – data
    DENR-EMB assistant director Eva Ocfemia gave a presentation on Metro Manila's air quality situation as of April 2015 during a forum on nasal care awareness on June 23, 2015 in Quezon City. The air quality situation in Metro Manila in the first quarter of...


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