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Sta. Ana condo controversy worries buyers, says exec

HEIGHT IS MIGHT The rising 30-story condo project in Sta. Ana, Manila, that city officials had exempted from an ordinance limiting residential structures in the area to only seven stories MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

The head of the company behind a condominium project being opposed by heritage groups and cultural officials in Manila admitted that the controversy had become a concern for its clients.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Manila sidewalks

ON OCT. 25, 1845, Gov. Narciso Claveria ordered the construction of sidewalks on Manila’s street to provide pedestrians with safe passage, instead of sharing the road with horses and horse-drawn carriages.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Father killed while breaking up son’s fight with neighbors


A man who was just breaking up a fight between his son and his neighbors was killed in Manila on Sunday night.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Fire hits Tondo residential area–report

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A huge fire is currently gutting a residential area in Pritil, Tondo, Manila, prompting the Bureau of Fire Protection to place the fire under Task Force Bravo, a radio report said.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Condo site part of Santa Ana protected area


Residents of Santa Ana in Manila have refuted the claims of the developer of two 30-story condominium units about to rise in the heart of the Santa Ana Heritage Zone, ahead of Monday’s hearing to determine whether the project should be allowed to proceed.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »