What’s Happening in Metro Manila?


China's in the hot seat on 2 major foreign-policy issues
And while the ruling is only binding between Beijing and Manila, it does, however, set a legal foundation by determining that the rules of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNLCLOS) take precedence over China's historic claims. In short, if there is ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 12:58 pm
Color Manila Run: Color, Glitter, and Endless Fun
Attending a color run or festival is one of the many experiences millennials want to tick off their bucket list. Luckily, for us, we have The Color Manila Run. A fun run and color festival at the same time, Color Manila Run is the first of its kind in the ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 11:02 am
Seeing the other side of the Duterte coin
The AP interviewed Jayeel Cornelio, a doctor of sociology and director of Ateneo de Manila University’s Development Studies Program, who says he suspects only a few of Duterte’s supporters are disillusioned by the killings and his rhetoric because ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 10:37 am
Firestop-Starmobile tops JCI Manila caging
MANILA, Philippines - Firestop-Starmobile turned back Honda-Bobson, 85-78, to sweep its best-of-three series for the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Manila Basketball League tournament at the Niagara gym in Caloocan City recently. With Nestor Ng Jr. on ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 10:22 am
Fishing in the city
In Photo: Fishermen patiently sit and wait for their catch behind Harbour Square along Roxas Boulevard, Manila. MORE and more people are now into fishing—in the city, that is, wherein bodies of water are notoriously dirty and contaminated with toxic ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 10:04 am
Filipinos seen backing Duterte despite rising drug killings
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to "go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful."
Posted: August 27, 2016, 9:17 am
Sick as a Dog After Walking 55 kilometers in 3 days… 🙂
I haven’t been sick in nearly two years other than allergies that I can’t avoid. I barely made it home to our couch in Manila with serious chills and fever that could only be assuaged by this dark blue warm cashmere throw, good enough for an Alaskan ...
Posted: August 27, 2016, 8:38 am
Washington to Manila, Philippines for $597 R/T [AirChina]
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Posted: August 27, 2016, 6:24 am
Meet the Nightcrawlers of Manila: A night on the front lines of the Philippines' war on drugs
Linus Guardian Escandor II knew what was coming. The station, AM 594 kHz, would report a summary execution. He would squeeze into a pickup truck with four other photojournalists, speed through Manila to some rain-slicked slum or dark alley and arrive while ...
Posted: August 26, 2016, 6:03 pm
The Manila Poker Group That Rescued German Jews
Tell me where shall I go. Written in the 1930s by the Polish Yiddish actor Igor S. Korntayer, this plaintive Yiddish ballad describes in stark terms the dilemma faced by German Jews desperate to escape from their homeland after Hitler came to power.
Posted: August 25, 2016, 11:15 pm