Intramuros, the seat of power …

Intramuros, the seat of power during Spanish colonization, now a park and a popular tourist destination

With a population density …

Manila, Philippines at night. (Photo by Yen Baet)- my country

Fishermen watch the famed …

Manila Bay// Fishermen watch the famed Manila Bay Sunset

Birds Nest Stadium-Located in the Olympic Green, the stadium cost US$423 million. The design was awarded to a submission from the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron in April 2003 after a bidding process that included 13 final submissions. The design, which originated from the study of Chinese ceramics, implemented steel beams in order to hide supports for the retractable roof; giving the stadium the appearance of a bird's nest.

Birds Nest Stadium-Located in the Olympic Green, the stadium cost US$423 million. The design was awarded to a submission from the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron in April 2003 after a bidding process that included 13 final submissions. The design, which originated from the study of Chinese ceramics, implemented steel beams in order to hide supports for the retractable roof; giving the stadium the appearance of a bird's nest.

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is located in the middle of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.


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Sunset on Manila Bay, one of the best natural harbors in the region. (Yen Baet)

Sunset on Manila Bay, one of the best natural harbors in the region. (Yen Baet)

Manila - Intramuros - Fort Santiago

Manila - Intramuros - Fort Santiago

Edsa traffic lights, sort LA here in US

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VIEW: Where did Philippines growth come from? - Now it's official: the Philippines is the fastest-growing economy in Asia. Beating China's first quarter growth (7.7 percent) by a hair, the 7.8-percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) was proudly homegrown, achieved in the face of a hefty drop (-7 percent) in exports.

VIEW: Where did Philippines' growth come from?

VIEW: Where did Philippines growth come from? - Now it's official: the Philippines is the fastest-growing economy in Asia. Beating China's first quarter growth (7.7 percent) by a hair, the 7.8-percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) was proudly homegrown, achieved in the face of a hefty drop (-7 percent) in exports.

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