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Philippine volcano erupts, sends ash to Manila


Philippines capital Manila hit by heavy flooding


QRT: Umano'y illegal reclamation sa Manila Bay, bistado


2 Minute Travel Guide to Manila, Philippines!


Environment dept. closes establishments polluting Manila Bay

Manila, officially the City of Manila, is the capital of the Philippines. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities and the most densely populated city proper in the world. It was the first chartered City by virtue of the Philippine Commission Act 183 on July 31, 1901 and gained autonomy with the passage of Republic Act No. 409 or the "Revised Charter of the City of Manila" on June 18, 1949.
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