Pinoys now one step closer to 4-day work week with new House Bill

The 4-day work week may soon become a reality after the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a bill allowing companies to implement compressed work weeks. Under House Bill 6152, work schedules can exceed more than 8 hours a day provided that the company adopts a compressed work week scheme. The bill ...

Urban development

The Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is here to stay

The Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is here to stay

The Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, currently home to the Philippines’ national teams and a structure that has stood for more than 80 years, will no longer be sold to a group...

Rizal Memorial saved from the wrecking ball, declared a historical landmark

Rizal Memorial saved from the wrecking ball, declared a historical landmark

No need to say a sentimental goodbye to the 82-year-old Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) declared the 11-hectare sports...

House committee eyes moving gov’t offices to decongest Metro Manila

House committee eyes moving gov’t offices to decongest Metro Manila

"There is a need to rethink and develop a masterplan that will decongest Metro Manila.”


 

Coconuts Manila Urban development

With the government’s latest MRT project and the seemingly non-stop construction of high-rise buildings, Metro Manila is continually modernising and urbanising to the dismay of tree huggers and heritage conservationists. Coconuts Manila will give you the latest updates on urban developments in the Metro. Which government project will (finally) push through? Which ones will cause traffic? OMG there’s a new mall again? Watch this space for updates on the lil’ city we call home.