public swarming to dolomite beach at Manila bay
You can swim at the dolomite beach by 2022 if DENR’s plans push through

For your reference, the coliform level at the beach is currently at 22,000 MPN/100 mL. Here’s DENR’s plan to reduce it to a safe 100 MPN/100 mL

Are UP Diliman’s streetlights too bright that they’re disrupting campus wildlife?

Members of the UP community are concerned about the intensity of the streetlights along the Oval, saying it may be causing light pollution that could disrupt local biodiversity

This free virtual Halloween tour explores Manila heritage sites’ ‘dark side’

Ever wondered why Manila City Hall is shaped like a coffin? This is just one of the things you’ll learn about in WanderManila’s “One Night in Manila” on Oct. 30

Want to go to Manila Bay dolomite beach? Here’s what you need to know

No, you can’t swim, you can’t take home dolomite sand, and face shields are optional

The National Museum reopens Oct. 19. Here’s how you can book a visit

Only fully vaccinated individuals will be allowed entry to the National Museums and they should their vaccination cards and IDs with them

cyclists taking the bike lane in metro manila
Which are the most bike-friendly cities in PH? Mobility groups want to hear from you

Mobility Awards, an initiative by local alternative transport and climate groups, is out to find out which cities, establishments, and workplaces are most conducive to biking

PAREX won’t affect Arroceros, heritage sites, says SMC’s Ang

“We listen to valid opinions and points but we just can’t let outright lies pass,” Ang said, pertaining to claims that the project will impact heritage sites

pasig river esplanade design by paulo alcazaren
The case for a pedestrian-centric alternative to PAREX, according to urban planners

Instead of an expressway, advocates are now suggesting for an esplanade to be built along Pasig River instead

aerial view of arroceros forest park next to the pasig river
Will PAREX affect ‘Manila’s last lung,’ the Arroceros Forest Park?

Advocates fear that the controversial hybrid expressway by San Miguel Corporation will have to touch the riverside park due to an error on the purported average width of the Pasig River

digital render of historical structures in manila prewar
LOOK: Historic Manila sites digitally reimagined in their pre-war glory

Artists heritage advocacy group Renacimiento Manila has been able to “digitally reconstruct” Plaza Moraga and is planning to complete a reimagining of Escolta before World War II