Manila’s Tale Of Two Cities: Where Rich And Poor Coexist

When Marc walks out of his Makati neighborhood, a cramped warren of squat slum dwellings in West Rembo, the view he sees could not be more contrasting to where he has just come from. His neighborhood’s crumbling cranny – too narrow to be marked on maps; too populated to be free of cars – empties …

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Arriving at Fort Bonifacio, Manila

I've landed. Manila, the capital of the world's second largest archipelago, the Philippines, is to be my base for the foreseeable future. After being here for only a pinch over two weeks, I have found myself shocked by how much the city's reality deviates from its perceived rough image abroad. Yes, the retinue of armed …

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