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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Pateros, Metro Manila
Pateros is a municipality in Metro Manila in the Philippines.
Navotas is a municipality in Metro Manila in the Philippines.
The Province of Manila was the 8th and last Province in the Pacific to revolt against Spain paving the establishment of the Federated Philippine Republics (composed of Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Bulacan, the District of Morong in Nueva Ecija, Laguna, Batangas, Cavite and Manila).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Pateros%2C-Metro-Manila   (1654 words)

  
 Metro Manila travel guide - Wikitravel
Metro Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila) is the National Capital Region and the prime tourist destination in the Philippines.
Buses are common in the major thoroughfares of Metro Manila and most ply the EDSA route from the Bonifacio Monument in Kalookan City in the North to Baclaran or Alabang in the South.
The largest malls in Metro Manila are practically their own cities within the city: complete with boutiques, supermarkets, department stores, restaurants, cinemas, medical facilities, hotels, schools, offices, gyms, serviced apartments, spas, convention centers, art galleries, bowling alleys, museums, ice skating rinks, and even a chapel for Sunday masses.
wikitravel.org /en/Metro_Manila   (2904 words)

  
 City Profiles: Manila
Manila traces its origins to a small seaport established in the twelfth century at the mouth of the Pasig River.
Metro Manila has serious infrastructure and environmental problems in the areas of land, water, air, sewerage, drainage, waste, and traffic.
Metro Manila has a water supply system that is unsatisfactory, with a distribution system that is unable to reach much of the population on the periphery of the city.
www.un.org /cyberschoolbus/habitat/profiles/manila.asp   (423 words)

  
  Manila - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manila lies at the mouth of the Pasig River on the eastern shores of Manila Bay, which is on the western side of Luzon.
Manila is bordered by several municipalities and cities in Metro Manila: Navotas and Caloocan City to the north, Quezon City to the northeast, San Juan and Mandaluyong City to the east, Makati City to the southeast, and Pasay City to the south.
Paul University Manila, the city-owned Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and the University of the East.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manila   (3191 words)

  
 Metro Manila - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Metro Manila is the political, economic, social, and cultural center of the Philippines, and is one of the modern metropolises in Southeast Asia.
Metro Manila is also sandwiched by the Manila Bay to the west and the Laguna de Bay to the southeast with the Pasig River running between them, bisecting the region.
Metro Manila is home to several leading Philippine educational institutions such as the Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, the University of the Philippines (both the Diliman and Manila campuses), and the University of Santo Tomas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Metro_Manila   (3879 words)

  
 BT Research - Metro Manila   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Metro Manila is the smallest of the country's administrative regions, but the most populous and the most densely populated, having a population of 9,932,560 (2000 census) in an area of only 636 square kilometers.
Metro Manila is also sandwiched by the Manila Bay to the west and the Laguna de Bay to the southeast with the Pasig River running between them, bisecting the region.
Likewise, The Province of Manila was the 8th and last Province to revolt against Spain paving the establishment of the Federated Philippine Republics (composed of Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Bulacan, Tarlac, Laguna, Batangas, Cavite and Manila).
www.breathittteens.com /research.php?title=Metro_Manila   (4080 words)

  
 Manila at AllExperts
Manila lies at the mouth of the Pasig River on the eastern shores of Manila Bay, which is on the western side of Luzon.
Manila is bordered by several municipalities and cities in Metro Manila: Navotas and Caloocan City to the north, Quezon City to the northeast, San Juan and Mandaluyong City to the east, Makati City to the southeast, and Pasay City to the south.
Manila is the seat of the Archdiocese of Manila and the Primate of the Philippines.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/ma/manila.htm   (3721 words)

  
 City Profiles: Manila
Manila traces its origins to a small seaport established in the twelfth century at the mouth of the Pasig River.
Metro Manila has serious infrastructure and environmental problems in the areas of land, water, air, sewerage, drainage, waste, and traffic.
Metro Manila has a water supply system that is unsatisfactory, with a distribution system that is unable to reach much of the population on the periphery of the city.
www0.un.org /cyberschoolbus/habitat/profiles/manila.asp   (423 words)

  
 Blueprint for a City's Soul
Metro Manila circa 2005 is a sprawling, congested and anarchic emgacity without a soul.
This is also true of Metro Manila, whose soullessness is one of the main reasons the metropolis has a weak identity and why its citizens feel little attachment to it.
Metro Manila is a national capital without a clearly defined physical center.
www.pcij.org /imag/Yearend2004/city.html   (1169 words)

  
 The Growing Thirst
It is the NWRB that is supposed to regulate the use of such water outside that of the two Metro Manila concessionaires - Manila Water Corporation and Maynilad Water Services Inc. - and the 500 water districts nationwide.
As of June 2000, Manila Water, concessionaire for Metro Manila's east zone, was losing 54 percent of its water to thefts and leakages; Maynilad, which operates the older and much bigger west zone, was losing 65 percent or almost two-thirds.
One reason could be the high number of industrial firms located in Metro Manila, which hosts 69 percent of the total 15,000 in the country.
www.pcij.org /imag/latest/thirst.html   (866 words)

  
 Metro Manila - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Metro Manila is often simply referred to as Manila, especially by non-residents, and is abbreviated as M.M. or "M.L.A." The region is also sometimes called the Greater Manila Area, but this term usually also includes adjacent towns not strictly a part of Metro Manila.
The districts of and Ermita in Manila are popular tourist spots, while some prefer to go to Timog Avenue and Libis in Quezon City, or the Ayala Center and Rockwell Center in Makati City.
One of its newest roads, the Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard, parallel to the, is one of the destinations of Manila's elite.
www.onalaska.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Metro_Manila   (1551 words)

  
 Metro Manila
Manila, the Philippine capital, is the political, social, cultural, religious, educational, industrial and commercial center of the country.
Manila Bay is considered one of the finest harbors in the far east.
Manila sprawls east from Manila Bay along the Pasig River, and immediately south of the river is Intramuros, the old walled Spanish town where many of the city's historical sites are found.
www.angelfire.com /de/bullhead2/manilanews.html   (588 words)

  
 Manila Travel Tips and Information - Manila Travel Hotels Resorts Lodging Discounts Philippines
Manila is actually more than Manila: the metropolis of today not only encompasses the CIty of Manila, but it includes seven (7) other cities and nine (9) towns.
The City of Manila has an area of 38.3 sqare kilometer; it is located on the west coast of the Philippine main island of Luzon, surrounded by fertile plains.
Manila is home and working place to nearly 2 million industrious, charming and hospitable people; likewise the city is the haven of approximately 3 million day time transients.
alltravelnetwork.com /philippines/travelinfo/manilainfo.html   (1064 words)

  
 MANILA TRAVEL INFORMATION
Welcome to Metro Manila, the political, economic, social, educational, cultural and recreational hub of this vast archipelago of 7,107 islands that is the Philippines.
Metro Manila's 11 golfing greens are some of the best places to tee off in Asia.
Metro Manila is well-equip modern facilities and services for international convent Philippine International Convention Center Complex on Roxas Boulevard is the premier convention center in the country.
www.asiatravel.com /maninfo.html   (1691 words)

  
 Manila Hotels - Discounts up to 75% on some hotels - Manila Areas: Malate, Pasay, Paranaque, Alabang, etc.
Manila was born out of the ashes of a once flourishing Malay settlement by the banks of the Pasig River.
In 1571, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi established the Ever Loyal City of Manila which, until 1898, was the seat of Spanish colonial rule in Asia.
An anchor tourist destination, Manila is the very core of the 7,000 times more islands that make up the Philippines.
www.islandsaccommodations.com /hotels-resorts/metromanila   (269 words)

  
 List of Manila hotels : Hotels directory, hotel reservation, and accommodation.
Manila hotels and resorts directory contains a range of hotels from budget hotels to 5 star hotels and resorts by destination.
For detailed Manila hotels information or to make a reservation, select a hotel and let asiahotels.com be your Manila travel agent.
Also, see hotels listed as 5 star hotels in Manila, 4 star hotels in Manila, or 3 star hotels in Manila.
www.asiahotels.com /location-listby-name/Manila-Philippines.asp   (405 words)

  
 ADB To Help Tackle Metro Manila's Garbage Crisis - ADB.org
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (25 March 2002) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a US$1.25 million technical assistance grant to help Metro Manila tackle the urgent and critical issue of solid waste management, with the aim of increasing environmental quality and protect public health.
About 12 tons of medical waste is generated daily in Metro Manila's 713 hospitals and clinics and with the impending prohibition of incinerator technology as mandated by the Clean Air Act, new approaches must be introduced to ensure the proper disposal of toxic and infectious medical waste.
In addition to helping support short-term disposal solutions to the crisis, ADB's assistance will provide planning, design, training, and other assistance to develop and strengthen an integrated solid waste management system for Metro Manila, and assist in conceptualizing closure designs for uncontrolled dumpsites.
www.adb.org /Documents/News/2002/nr2002035.asp   (545 words)

  
 metro manila: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
Sa tatlong Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) entries ng Regal Entertainment this year, pinakahuling nag-pictorial ang Shake, Rattle and Roll 9 (SRR 9).
The streets of Metro Manila are one big marketplace for vendors.
From the sidewalks where pedestrians have been effectively ejected to the intersections where peddlers race one another to the middle of busy streets where traffic bottlenecks are rampant.
www.technorati.com /tag/metro+manila   (621 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on "hotels" Metro Manila Hotels and Resorts at Epinions.com
Compare Prices and Read Reviews on "hotels" Metro Manila Hotels and Resorts at Epinions.com
We found 5 results for Hotels and Resorts > Metro Manila > "hotels"
You should confirm all information before relying on it.
www.epinions.com /Hotels--reviews--metro_manila/search_string_~Hotels   (174 words)

  
 The Philippines buy and sell classified ads, local area business portals
Metro Manila - Metro Manila - Makati City (2)
Metro Manila - Metro Manila - Pasig City (2)
Metro Manila - Metro Manila - Quezon City (5)
www.philbuysell.com /portals   (164 words)

  
 Metro Manila » Pinoy.Travel.Blog - The Filipino Guide to Philippine Destinations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Black Nazarene is a life-sized statue of Christ that a priest bought in Mexico, carved by an Aztec carpenter.
The statue was brought to Manila in 1606.
The statue was flened by a shipboard fire, on the journey from Acapulco to Manila, and has since been called the Black Nazarene.
www.pinoytravelblog.com /category/travel-destinations/metro-manila   (582 words)

  
 Manila - A History
Manila City proper is bounded on the north by Navotas and Caloocan City, on the northeast by Quezon City and San Juan del Monte, on the southeast by Mandaluyong and Makati, and on the south by Pasay City.
Metro Manila is comprised of the cities of Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan City and Pasay City, and the municipalities of Navotas, Malabon, Valenzuela (in Bulacan province), Marikina, Pasig, Mandaluyong, San Juan del Monte, Makati, Pateros, Taguig (Tagig), Paranaque, Las Pinas and Muntinglupa.
Manila derived its name from two Tagalog words; "may," meaning "there is," and "nilad," the name of a shrub that originally grew abundantly along the shores of the Pasig River and Manila Bay.
www.aenet.org /philip/manila.htm   (1983 words)

  
 MANILA TRAVEL INFORMATION
Welcome to Metro Manila, the political, economic, social, educational, cultural and recreational hub of this vast archipelago of 7,107 islands that is the Philippines.
Metro Manila's 11 golfing greens are some of the best places to tee off in Asia.
Metro Manila is well-equip modern facilities and services for international convent Philippine International Convention Center Complex on Roxas Boulevard is the premier convention center in the country.
asiatravel.com /maninfo.html   (1691 words)

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