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Historic ‘La Madre Filipina’ statue reinstalled ahead of Jones Bridge inauguration

Nov 23, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The pre-war sculpture now stands on its original location after being placed in Rizal Park since the 1960s

LA MADRE FILIPINA. The sculpture, seen here in Rizal Park where it was transferred in the 1960s, has been restored to its original location on Jones Bridge. Screenshot from

World’s largest Chinatown arch unveiled

Jul 07, 2015 - 1:11 PM

Some members of the Chinese Filipino and Binondo community are however unhappy with the newly inaugurated Chinatown arch

Photo from Kimberly Go

PNP, AFP on standby at Nazareno chokepoint

Jan 09, 2015 - 11:57 AM

Military and police teams are deployed at Jones bridge a critical point in the procession route of the Black Nazarene

CRUCIAL CHOKEPOINT. Military and police teams are on stand-by at the Jones Bridge in Manila, where devotees will pass on the way to Quiapo Church. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

The other Manila

Jun 24, 2013 - 8:25 AM

On the occasion of Araw ng Maynila we remember the city s vivid past

LA CALZADA DE MANILA. The present Bonifacio Drive, the Calzada was to the Manila of 1860 what Hyde Park was to London, the Champs Elysées to Paris, and the Maidan to Calcutta. It was the afternoon gathering place of Manila’s world of fashion. Twice a week, a native band gave concerts for the promenaders.

CNNGo features 'The Bourne Legacy' tour of Manila

Aug 20, 2012 - 6:51 PM

This is a tour of locations where key scenes of the movie were shot

'THERE WAS NEVER JUST one' was the tagline that helped fans cross over from a Bourne movie with Jason Bourne to a movie without him. All stills from Universal Pictures/IMDb

Bourne Legacy trailer showcases Manila

Jun 01, 2012 - 9:03 PM

The trailer of Bourne Legacy has been released showcasing scenes shot in the Philippines