INFOGRAPHIC: Why Manila Bay matters

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An interactive timeline tells the story of Manila Bay

MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Bay reclamation issue has sparked debates among environmentalists, heritage advocates and concerned citizens.

Why should YOU care about Manila Bay? What does its reclamation mean to the Philippines?

Hover your mouse pointer over the dots to know the story of Manila Bay. Also look for Twitter logos to know the Twitter handle of the official involved.


– Text by Pia Ranada, graphic by Matt Hebrona/Rappler.com

 

Sources:

  •  Consortium Agreement between Manila GoldCoast Development Corp and City of Manila, dated April 17, 2012
  • The People’s Petition Against the Reclamation of Manila Bay
  • Joaquin, Nick. Manila, My Manila. New York: Bookmark Publishing, 1990. Print.






 

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