Manila Bay

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Manila Bay is a natural harbour which serves the Port of Manila (on Luzon), in the Philippines. Strategically located around the capital city of the Philippines, Manila Bay facilitated commerce and trade between the Philippines and its neighbouring countries, becoming the gateway for socio-economic development even prior to Spanish occupation.

Manila Bay News

  • DA-BFAR Kicks Off Manila Bay Clean-up

    The Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) teams up with the Office of Senator Cynthia Villar in organizing a series of inter-agency Manila Bay coastal clean-up that will cover parts of the National Capital Region and nearby towns in Central Luzon and Calabarzon in the coming months.

    With the theme "Manila Bay: Gawing MMK (Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan)," DA-BFAR hopes to rouse public awareness and involvement in the rehabilitation efforts being initiated in Manila Bay and in the long run, transform the Bay into a clean, thriving body of water wher ...

  • DENR Begins Efforts To Restore Manila Bays Pristine State

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has set in motion a vulnerability study of the historic Manila Bay.

    Armed with a Supreme Court continuing mandamus to restore Manila Bay to its pristine state, the DENR is now stepping up the effort to rehabilitate Manila Bay, considered one of the countrys economically important water bodies.

    Last month the DENRs Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB), led by Director Henry Adornado, convened the "mandamus government agencies" to consolidate the various efforts for Manila Bays restoration.

    In a statement, Adornado ...

  • Grupo Ng Mga Dolphins Naligaw Sa Manila Bay

    Grupo Ng Mga Dolphins Naligaw Sa Manila Bay

    Isang grupo ng labindalawang dolphins ang naligaw at nakitang paikot-ikot sa Manila Bay, araw ng Miyerkules.

    Unang rumesponde sa pambihirang insidente ang mga tauhan ng Manila Maritime Police Station dahil napadpad ang mga ito malapit sa kanilang tanggapan.

    Halos dalawang oras nilang sinubukang itaboy ang mga ito, ngunit nagpatuloy ang pagpapaikot-ikot ng mga ito kaya nagpasaklolo na sila sa Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).

    Ayon sa information office ng BFAR na si Len Conant, mahalagang makaalis sa bahaging iyon ang mga dolphins dahil mapanganib ito sa kanila.

    Mara ...

  • 12 Dolphin Napadpad Sa Baybayin Ng Manila Bay

    Nailigtas ng awtoridad ang 12 dolphin na napadpad sa bahagi ng Manila Bay sa likod ng isang kilalang hotel at casino.

  • Finally A Master Plan For Manila Bay

    Finally A Master Plan For Manila Bay

    There is so much history and beauty associated with Manila Bay. Spanish explorer Miguel Lopez de Legaspi sailed into the bay in 1565 and by 1571 he had established the Spanish city of Manila which, in the next 350 years, served as the center of Spanish civil, military, religious, and commercial activity in the islands.

    It was also in Manila Bay where the Spanish colonial era ended, when in 1898, American Commodore George Dewey engaged and destroyed the Spanish fleet in what has been called one of the most decisive naval battles in history. It marked the start of the era of Americas world le ...

  • Journey To The Past On Ancient Tribal Boat Balangay

    Journey To The Past On Ancient Tribal Boat Balangay

    After conquering Mount Everest, Philippine adventurer Carina Dayondon is set to sail to China aboard a wooden replica of an ancient boat in the hope of boosting national pride in a forgotten maritime prowess.

    Dayondon is planning to sail from Manila to southern China early next year, recreating trade and migration voyages made before Spaniards colonized the Philippines in 1521.

    "People tell me I am crazy. They ask: "Wow, why climb Mount Everest? Why go to China on this tiny thing," Dayondon told AFP in Manila Bay aboard one of the two boats that will make the expected six-day sailing jou ...