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Metro Manila Terror Update

A suspected bomber was just caught carrying explosives while inside the Super Ferry at the seaport of Cebu City last Friday August 24, 2007. The suspect is only 18 years of age. According to the investigation the suspect came from...
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Terror Watch

Everyone in Metro Manila is advised to be careful every time the Philippine government is in the offensive against the Islamic extremists such as the Abu Sayyaf. These terrorists would do “diversionary tactics” by planting bombs in places frequente...
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Myths about Metro Manila

I grew up in Mindanao and the Visayas, and heard varied commentaries of those who had been to Metro Manila. I believe like any other handed down stories, it may be correct, wrong and a mixed of both. Food prices...
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Text Scam Messages to Avoid While You’re In Metro Manila or Just About Anywhere in the Philippines.

Indications of a text scam: 1. The sender’s number is 11 digits, a number from any Philippine telecom such as Globe, Smart, Touch Mobile, Talk and Text and Sun Mobile. Example: Globe: 09171234567 Smart: 09181234567 Telecoms when holding a promotion...
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Manila Tips and Tricks to Watch out for

Beware of a trick by people usually ladies carrying a baby or tagging along a kid asking (with a well acted sad face) for money for their trip going home. I first encountered this in Cebu. A 30 something lady...
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Manila Quick Background

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, located in Southwest of Luzon, the Philippines’ biggest island. Manila has an approximate population of 10 million people scattered across cities and municipalities that comprise the term Metro Manila, and these ar...
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First ManilaBlog Post

About ManilaBlog ManilaBlog chronicles anything good as well a little of the opposite that I, the author could see, hear and experience around Metro Manila. The scope will not be limited to Manila; the capital city that comprises the term...
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