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Metro Manila Telephone Information

Some practical information that might of help to you. It has always been to me. The area code for Manila is 02. Don’t include the 0 if you are calling from outside the Philippines. The Philippine area code is 63....
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Manuel L. Quezon in 1935

Manuel L. Quezon in 1935

Manuel L. Quezon was inaugurated president on November, 1935. Considered to be the first Filipino President of the Philippine Commonwealth under the United States. He was famous for his remarks: “I prefer a country run like hell by Filipinos to...
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Manila History Tidbits part 2

1834 – Manila port opened by the Spanish colonial government for trading. 1896 – Rizal was executed at Bagumbayan Field of what is now popularly called Luneta Park. Revolution ensued because of it. 1897 – The Katipunan was replaced by...
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Manila History Tidbits

Some Manila history highlights that might be helpful to you. Will add more in the future. 1571 – Miguel Lopez de Legazpi arrived in Manila, and became the governor general. As a result Catholicism spread like wildfire. 1646 – Spaniards...
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Manila City Hall

The Manila City Hall is symbolically synonymous to the city of Metro Manila and its adjacent cities. Architect Antonio Toledo designed this landmark and its construction was finished in the 1930s. The present structure is a restoration after it was...
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Batanguenio Accent in Metro Manila

While i was half awake in my room I heard two kids talking tagalog in Batanguenio accent. I thought they were too cute to listen. That was the second time i heard a Batanguenio accent. The first one was in...
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Manila’s Tagalog Accent When Speaking English

This is just a friendly comment, no insulting motive, well, maybe a little, hehe… People from Manila has a penchant to make fun of those who are from the provinces especially the bisayans when the latter speak english. The call...
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Official Websites of Metro Manila Cities

Manila (the principal city) – http://www.manila.gov.ph/ Caloocan City – http://www.caloocancity.gov.ph/ Las Piñas City – http://www.laspinascity.gov.ph/ Makati City – http://www.makati.gov.ph/ Malabon City – http://www.malabon.go...
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Metro Manila Cities

These are the list of cities that comprised Metro Manila. On the right of the city name is the date when it became an official city, and also its current mayors as of year 2007. Manila (the principal city) –...
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San Juan Is Now Officially a City

Thanks to Wikipedia for the image San Juan is the newest city in Metro Manila. I did not know this until a forum member in istorya.net mentioned San Juan City in one of his/her post. I was curious and rebutted...
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