Do you need to go to the bank during the holidays? Take a look at the bank schedules for the holidays this 201&.
The holidays in the Philippines is a time for family, reflection, and contemplation. Food, presents, and lots of laughter are equally important every holiday season, too. So what's it like between December 24 and December 26 in Megacity Manila?
The millions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) count as "national heroes" in the Philippines. They do not only provide a living for their families back home, but also make a considerable contribution to the country's gross domestic product and its economic growth.
Need electricity and gas? Of course you do! Find out where to get your electricity connection and where to get gas supply here.
Hankering for a good book? Go straight to the National Library because entrance is now free! And they have free Wi-Fi too!
On August 14, 2016, Manila was hit by a tornado, ripping through at least 300 homes. What should you do should another tornado come your way?
We will teach you how to identify a tornado and give you tips on what to do during its wake.
Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be addressing the nation on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4 pm.
There will be a lot of changes in the coming days and possibly the next six years. Here are the things that Megacitizens should expect from the Duterte administration.
Duck! Cover! Join MMDA's MMShake Drill on June 22, 2016.
Mother Earth needs your help and every little thing that you do counts. Take a look at our Earth-friendly tips to help you lessen your carbon footprint.
Is it getting too hot in Manila? Don't strip down just yet, take a look at this Megacitzen guide on how to beat the heat in the metro this summer.
Looking to live in a tropical paradise? The Philippines is a popular destination for retirees. Find out why.
In a 23.8 kilometer-long semicircle, EDSA leads through some of the most densely populated parts of Metro Manila, from Caloocan City in the north to Pasay City, near Manila Bay in the south. It further connects (from north to south) the cities of Quezon, Mandaluyong, San Juan, and Makati. Many major HotSpots, malls, and business districts are located along the way.
Are you ready for 2016? If you are spending the year in Manila and in different parts of the Philippines, take a look at the holidays, festivals, events, and concerts coming to the country this year.
Moving to a tropical paradise like the Philippines is a dream come true for many, but on the other end of the spectrum - especially for the ill-informed, this big move could become a nightmare. But don’t let the dream go just yet because as soon as you learn about the common mistakes that foreigners make when moving to the country, you will be just fine.
The Office of Civil Defense will conduct a metro-wide earthquake drill on Thursday, July 30th after holding a nationwide earthquake exercise on July 23rd. The July 30th drill will be held from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.
This artificial island located off the coast of Metro Manila is a sanctuary for migratory birds.
Home to over 106 species, the Manila Zoological and Botanical Garden is a place where one can observe Philippine flora and fauna and a number of other animals from other parts of the world.
For the newcomer, a Megacity is always overwhelming in many different aspects. But one of the first things that comes to mind is always: How will I ever find my way around in Metro Manila, with its 17 cities, dozens of shopping, entertainment, and business districts, gated communities, and millions of citizens? The good news is: there are actually only a handful of main arterial roads connecting the different cities and centers. Knowing them helps to get around in the city.
The National Theater opened its doors to the public in the year 1969. Today, it still serves as one of the most important theaters in the metro.
The Theater, Solaire Resort & Casino's theater, is a brand new entertainment venue in the Megacity. It is equipped with advanced acoustics systems.
This garden of native trees is among the newest biodiversity spots inside the University of the Philippines in Diliman.
Opening its doors to the public in the 1970s, this Quezon City park is a nice place to go to for Megacitizens who would like to escape the busy streets of the metro. You can enter the park for 8 pesos.
Paco Park was once Manila’s municipal cemetery for an exclusive circle of people. Decades later, the former burial ground was converted into a park.
Chinese-Filipinos Ivan Man Dy and Anson Yu let tourists and locals experience more of Manila's rich historical past through engaging and fun walking tours of its storied quarters.