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Cities in the Philippines

“A young, diverse and dynamic city”: Quezon City’s mayor speaks out

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Investvine’s Imran Saddique sat down with Herbert Bautista, a popular actor-turned-politician who on July 1, 2010 became mayor of Quezon City in a landslide...
Manila starved for urban renewal

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Long-term urban renewal plans are desperately needed in Metro Manila, a metropolitan agglomeration of nearly 13 million, if the Philippine capital is to stave...
Photoblog: Manila, the gates of hell?

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Acclaimed US author Dan Brown ("Da Vinci Code") has disrupted the Philippines' growth party by letting one character in his new book "Inferno" describing Manila as "gates of hell," much to the anger of the city's administration.
Surviving manic Manila

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The Philippine capital of Manila has earned itself an unsavoury reputation as a hotbed of violence and criminality. For foreigners doing business or moving to this sprawl of a city, some ground-up knowledge can be your most invaluable asset.
Fort Bonifacio: Manila’s alluring anomaly

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The youngest district in the vast patchwork of cities that make Metro Manila says the most about the developmental progress of the Philippine capital region today. Justin Calderon shares his first impressions.
Mindanao takes center stage for investors

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The news that Mindanao would be receiving investments from Malaysia amounting to $575 million was the most viewed story on Investvine over the past three days. Justin Calderon found out why.