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Manila is apparently the 2nd best city in the world for sleeping. Seriously? How?

As if this “study” can get any more dubious, it’s based on tweets. As if we Filipinos tweet about stressful nights as religiously as we do about earthquakes

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This free online lecture series unearths the City of Manila’s lesser-known histories

In commemoration of the city’s 450th founding anniversary, the Department of Tourism, Culture and Arts of Manila brings together historians for the “Araw ng Maynila” lecture series

This roving bike café in Manila is a shared business by cyclist friends

Manila Cyclist Café, currently in Intramuros, is a pandemic business put up by a couple of cyclist friends

Jones Bridge before the WWII fallout as seen in Juan Arellano’s original design

The original signed print by the notable architect shows French influences on this gilded neoclassical masterpiece

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You can get free COVID-19 swab tests in Manila, but only by appointment

The city has upgraded its free COVID-19 drive-thru testing at the Quirino Grandstand from serology to RT-PCR tests

Pao Ong Hu Taoist Temple
Santa Ana’s Pao Ong Hu Taoist temple is in danger of losing its Important Cultural Property status

Being an Important Cultural Property protects assets from damage, modification and demolition under the National Cultural Heritage Law

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Mark your calendars: Metropolitan Theater reopens in April

The Victory at Mactan’s 500th anniversary celebration will have the honor of being the first event staged at the newly-restored theater

How to pre-register for Manila City’s free COVID-19 vaccine

Manila residents can now pre-register for free COVID-19 vaccine, said Manila mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso

Oui! French perfumer Officine Universelle Buly is opening at Greenbelt 3

The pandemic may have halted retail as we know it but the flood of international…

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There’s still a pandemic, do not cross: Mayor Isko Moreno asks DENR to barricade Manila Bay

People couldn’t seem to hold back from visiting Manila Bay to see its new “white…