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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 coming to Manila next year

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…

Paco Market is getting a modernist redesign but not everyone is a fan

After a renovation in 2011, which aimed to sanitize one of Pasig River’s then-polluters, the…

Manila Bay’s new, pristine ‘white sand’ can do some serious ecological damage

If you live in Metro Manila, the closest beach is at least a two-hour drive.…

This artist illustrated 100 views of Metro Manila—and they look like a scene from a movie

For anyone who’s lived in Metro Manila, we know it’s not exactly what reminds us…

Next on Manila Bay rehab: Three more sewage treatment plants—all solar-powered

Apart from the photos of Manila Bay’s waters turning a bright aquamarine akin to that…