Articles with the tag "Manila" (55)

Russia has proposed to manufacture its vaccine for the new coronavirus in the Philippines, a move seen as opening a Southeast Asian hub for the production of its drug for COVID-19. The plan is part of a bilateral deal proposed by Russia to the Philippines, which includes joint clinical trials and immediate provision of vaccine supply after the third and final phase and regulatory approval.
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Health, News and Events, Technology
Tags: country, COVID-19, Manila, vaccine
We would have wished that the Chinese presence were a benign one, for Filipinos have learned to assimilate the Chinese into our lives and culture. We have not seen in the Philippines the rioting, murder, and rape against the Chinese as have occurred at certain flashpoints in Indonesia or Vietnam. Yet, that openness of the Filipino in the face of impending danger is the bane of our future.
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Published on 11/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Opinion, Politics
Tags: China, Chinese, Manila
But for this to happen, University of the Philippines professor and OCTA Research Team fellow Dr. Guido David said people still need to not just sustain recent gains of stricter quarantine protocols but to double their efforts in following minimum health standards in this drawn-out battle against the coronavirus disease.
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Published on 08/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Health, Politics, Society
Tags: COVID-19, Manila
The University of Makati, a public, non-profit university, is the city's flagship university. Other institutions of higher education located in the city include the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), iAcademy, Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries (ASCM), Don Bosco Technical Institute of Makati, Assumption College San Lorenzo, Saint Paul College of Makati, Our Lady of Guadalupe Minor Seminary, and Asia Pacific College.
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Published on 25/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Makati, Manila
Makati is the financial center of the Philippines; it has the highest concentration of multinational and local corporations in the country. Major banks, corporations, department stores as well as foreign embassies are based in Makati. The biggest trading floor of the Philippine Stock Exchange is situated along the city's Ayala Avenue.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Makati, Manila
Sports in Manila have a long and distinguished history. The city's, and in general the country's main sport is basketball, and most barangays have a basketball court or at least a makeshift basketball court, with court markings drawn on the streets. Larger barangays have covered courts where inter-barangay leagues are held every summer (April to May). Manila has many sports venues, such as the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and San Andres Gym, the home of the now defunct Manila Metrostars.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: capital, Manila
Manila is a planned city. In 1905, American Architect and Urban Planner Daniel Burnham was commissioned to design the new capital. His design for the city was based on the City Beautiful movement, which features broad streets and avenues radiating out from rectangles. The city is made up of fourteen city districts, according to Republic Act No. 409—the Revised Charter of the City of Manila, the basis of which officially sets the present-day boundary of the city.
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Published on 25/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: capital, Manila
On June 24, 1571, the conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi arrived in Manila and declared it a territory of New Spain (Mexico), establishing a city council in what is now the district of Intramuros. He took advantage of a Tondo vs Manila territorial conflict to justify expelling or converting Bruneian Muslim colonists who supported their Manila vassals while his Mexican grandson Juan de Salcedo had a romance with a princess of Tondo, Kandarapa.
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Published on 24/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: capital, Manila
According to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, public ridership in Metro Manila composes of the following: 46% of the people go around by jeepneys, 32% by private vehicle, 14% by bus, and 8% use the railway system. Transportation development in Metro Manila follows the Metro Manila Dream Plan, which consists of building short-term to long-term infrastructure lasting up to 2030 and addressing its issues on traffic, land use and environment
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Published on 24/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Manila, Metro Manila
Tourism is a vital industry of the region. Metro Manila is the main gateway to the Philippines. Trade and tourism represents 31.4% of share of NCR's output by industry according to Brookings Institution. Metro Manila welcomed 974,379 overnight visitors in 2012, making it the top overnight tourist destination of the country. Manila is visited by the majority of international tourists coming to the country registering a total of 3,139,756 arrivals in 2012
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Manila, Metro Manila
Metro Manila is exposed to multiple natural hazards such as earthquakes, floods, and typhoons. It is surrounded by active faults including the Marikina Valley Fault System. Other distant faults such as the Philippine Faults, Lubang Faults, Manila Trench and Casiguran Faults, are a threat as well. Flooding is recurrent every year especially in low-lying areas. Around five to seven typhoons hit Manila yearly.
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Manila, Metro Manila