Manila is on the eastern shore of Manila Bay. According to the 2010 census, Manila is the second most populous city in the Philippines with a population of 1,652,171. Manila is the most densely populated city in the world with 42,857 people per square kilometer.
It centers on the story of the narrator who left Manila for a foreign country for to work and became homesick for Manila after living out for long. The narrator then tells of his many adventures outside the country.
Some lyrics reference the United States and Australia. "I walked the streets of San Francisco" references his love for visiting places and strolling around and SFO is one of them. "I've tried the rides in Disneyland" tells of him visiting many amusement and theme parks. His friendship with foreigners and different nationalities is referred in "dated a million girls in Sydney". The narrator then says that he didn't get much satisfaction and enjoyment from all his escapades through the part "somehow I feel that I don't belong". His realization that the Philippines can only give him the best satisfaction and enjoyment plus his desire to come back to the Philippines and its capital, Manila start in "Hinahanap-hanap kita Manila". The narrator then decided to stay in the Philippines for good in the lyrics "Take me back in your arms Manila", "Promise me you'll never let go", and "I'm coming home to stay".
Shot on 16mm black-and-white film before being transferred to 35mm, Manila is divided into a Day episode (which is loosely based on Bernal's 1980 film Manila By Night) and a Night episode (inspired by Brocka's 1979 film Jaguar). The script is co-written by Adolf Alix, Jr. and Ramon Sarmiento and co-directed by Raya Martin and Adolf Alix, Jr.
Ernest John “EJ” Obiena, who is keeping an eye on how his top two rivals in the world rankings are faring, finished fourth in the 12th Gyulai Istvan MemorialAthletics Championships on a warm Monday afternoon (Tuesday morning, Manila time) at the athletics stadium in Szekesfehervar, Hungary. Ernest John Obiena ... He and world no ... ....
Brandon Vera may have long relinquished his place as the ONE Heavyweight World Champion, but he’s still keeping a close eye on the division he once ruled ... “‘Buchecha’ is a heavyweight man, he’s flying around submitting all these big heavyweights with no problem,” Vera said ... Moraes vs Johnson on August 26, Manila time, at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
PSCOfficer in Charge, Atty. Guillermo Iroy. “For July, we have a lot of reasons to cheer for ... Guillermo Iroy Jr ... She is set to receive a P1 million monetary incentive under RA 10699 ... This win is another page in the history of Philippine football which was held at the 88-year-old RizalMemorialStadium in Manila ... Iroy shared. ....
The Filipinas are now the queens of Southeast Asian football with an impressive 3-0 win over perennial contenders Thailand in front of a huge crowd of 8,257 fans at the RizalMemorialStadium in Manila. “This win is truly exhilarating. We’ve climbed a little hill tonight; we’ve conquered Southeast Asia but I know there are big mountains ahead ... .