Manila News

  • Museum Visits Enrich Understanding On PH Culture History

    To have a better understanding on Filipino roots, a senator on Thursday, International Museum Day, encouraged Filipinos to make regular visits to museums and take advantage of free entrance fees.

    "We have a very rich heritage, so rich that we have a lot to learn and understand about the practices, traditions, and way of living of our ancestors; we have to embrace the culture that is unique to us so we can have a better understanding of our roots and of who we are. Our museums will help us learn about these things," Legarda said in a statement.

    Legarda previously filed a measure seeking f ...

  • Museum On Biodiversity To Open At QC Parks Center

    To enhance Filipinos' appreciation of the country's rich biological diversity, the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) will unveil on Monday, May 22, a museum that is especially dedicated to the Philippines' unique marine and terrestrial biodiversity.

    BMB Director Theresa Mundita Lim expressed hoped that the Museum of Philippine Biodiversity inside the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC) in Quezon City would help awaken the interest of the public on the importance of conserving biodiversity.

    The museum will feature six protected areas representing the different and unique ter ...

  • Tourists Of The Feathered Kind Celebrated This Week

    The Haribon Foundation welcomed World Migratory Bird Day on Wednesday (May 10) with birdwatching activities, coastal clean-ups, and information sessions about migratory birds that visit the Philippines.

    May 10 is World Migratory Bird Day, an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.

    Two thousand species of birds make regular seasonal movements all around the world, and 64 globally threatened species can be found visiting the Philippine islands.

    David Quimpo, wildlife researcher of the country's oldest biodiversi ...

  • Bird Watching

    We went to LPPCHEA with the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines for some Bird Watching

  • Payatas Garbage Dump Now Template For Sound Nature Conservation

    As Quezon City commemorates Earth Day this year, officials turn the Payatas open garbage dump, where a mountain of trash buried dozens of people nearly two decades ago and once seen as the poster site for what's wrong with garbage systems in the country, into a template for sound solid waste management.

    Trees and greenery jut out from a patch of land that was once smothered with trash at Barangay Payatas.

    In time for the World Earth Day celebrations, a group of employees from the Quezon City government, Department of Interior and Local Government and Manila Water Co. planted more than a ...

  • Lets Explore Manila The Baywalk

    It's almost 4 pm when we left Intramuros and before leaving Manila, we headed to one last destination, the Baywalk of Manila Bay. The Baywalk is a long promenade (about 2 kilometers long ) overlooking the Manila Bay along the Roxas Boulevard.

    Compare to Intramuros (Check : Intramuros) or Rizal Park (Check Rizal Park), the Baywalk has nothing much to offer but the place can be more appreciated if you visit the place in the afternoon to marvel the scenic and picturesque view of the sunset in Manila Bay. The place is also alive at night. There's an overwhelming amount of open air cafes that s ...