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.
Manila’s airport, referred to as the "main gateway to the Philippines" in the study, finished with the worst scoring in three different categories. its number of destinations, on-time performance, and rating from Skytrax ....
From our perspective, the New ManilaInternationalAirport project in Bulacan, despite resistance to the project from some quarters, is an example of the former; the aborted Dumaguete project is an example of the latter ... In the case of the new airport, which is critically needed, ...
Aerocity sits on a 2,500-hectare chunk of land in Bulakan town near Manila Bay ... The centerpiece of SMC Aerocity is the New Manila InternationalAirport (NMIA) ... Metro Manila’s economic growth has long hamstrung economic growth and compounded many transportation-related problems.
The project is seen as a major boost to both national and local economies as it will complement SMC's P740-billion New ManilaInternationalAirport (NMIA) project ... SMC tapped the firm, headed by the country's top urban planner and green architect, Felino "Jun" Palafox Jr., to masterplan the airport-driven city concept.
Mesa, Manila... It will also enhance accessibility to international airports such as NAIA and Clark, help create jobs and spur development between Metro Manila and its surrounding provinces in the north and south ... to link up the west, east, north and south sides of Metro Manila.
Mesa, Manila... It will also enhance accessibility to international airports such as the Ninoy AquinoInternationalAirport and Clark International Airport, help create jobs, and spur development between Metro Manila and its surrounding provinces in the north and south.