What’s Happening in Metro Manila?


Manila Electric : MGen eyes P100 B loan for Quezon power plant
(Meralco), is eyeing to close a P100-billion loan from eight banks for its coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon. The total cost of the 2x600-megawatt (MW) project under Atimonan One Energy Inc. (A1E) is estimated at P135 billion, Meralco chairman ...
Posted: April 26, 2017, 10:25 am
ASEAN Summit under Heavy Security in Manila, Phillipines
Manila, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) The Philippines Government has deployed more than 40,000 soldiers, policemen and security agents in Manila as the city readies to host Saturday a summit of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Posted: April 26, 2017, 10:24 am
10 Instagram-Worthy Cafés You Need to Check Out in Manila
Born out love for the perfect cup of joe, the smell of new books and warm comfort food, partners Jim and Saab Bacarro and Pao and Kristia Roco thought it was an excellent idea to bring them all together. Besides the cafe being a great escape from your busy ...
Posted: April 26, 2017, 9:59 am
Manila set to confiscate properties of 89,000 delinquent tax payers
Thousands of real properties in Manila are set to be confiscated by the local government and auctioned off if their owners fail to pay their taxes until June. The city government issued a statement on Wednesday as an “ultimatum” for 89,000 ...
Posted: April 26, 2017, 9:07 am
Kenny G. to play Filipino fan favorites in Manila show
(CNN Philippines, April 26) — One of the world's biggest selling instrumental musicians is in Manila to perform two concerts on Thursday and Friday. American saxophonist Kenneth Gorelick, better known as Kenny G., is set to perform at the Newport ...
Posted: April 26, 2017, 3:37 am
Crime in the City: Noir at High Noon in Duterte’s Manila
Manila’s certainly been in the crime news lately following President Rodrigo Duterte’s unleashing of a government-sanctioned vigilante war on the city’s drug dealers. Perhaps as many as 7,000 people—many drug dealers, but many sadly not—have ...
Posted: April 26, 2017, 2:41 am
Dave Moffatt is Coming to Manila for a Concert!
Fans were left #shookt when The Moffatts came to Manila for their farewell tour. While it was a night to remember, one thing was noticeable: fourth Moffatt member Dave wasn’t present. But that will soon change as Dave will be flying to Manila for a solo ...
Posted: April 26, 2017, 1:02 am
Belle stands by CoD Manila ‘expansion’ comments
Belle Corp, a local partner in the City of Dreams (CoD) Manila casino resort (pictured) in the Philippines, said in a Wednesday filing that it stands by comments attributed to its vice chairman Willy Ocier, regarding the possible expansion of the resort ...
Posted: April 25, 2017, 9:37 pm
MANILA LUZON Shows You How to Get Your Ass to RuPaul’s DragCon THIS WEEKEND!
Join Manila Luzon as she takes Jesse Plastique, a baby queen, along the Metro line to the LA Convention Center in efforts to train her for a sure fire and cost effective way to get to RuPaul’s DragCon 2017! Special thanks to the Los Angeles Metropolitan ...
Posted: April 25, 2017, 2:32 pm
ASEAN leaders likely to go soft on sea feud in Manila summit
MANILA, Philippines – Southeast Asian leaders will express serious concern over territorial disputes in the South China Sea when they gather in an annual summit in Manila this week, but a draft of a communique to be issued at the end of the meeting ...
Posted: April 25, 2017, 2:05 pm