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NCCA gets approval to buy Manila Metropolitan Theater

May 23, 2015 - 7:45 AM

The agency is one step closer to winning a tug of war for the once elegant now decaying national cultural treasure

NEGLECTED GEM. Many await a glorious restoration of the neglected Manila Metropolitan Theater. Photo by Corteco8 on Wikipedia

Historic Army Navy Club set to become a boutique hotel

Sep 05, 2014 - 11:24 AM

The government assures concerned citizens that the supposed demolition of the Army Navy Club is in fact a restoration

MMDA chief wants to redevelop Escolta after ferry success

May 13, 2014 - 6:33 PM

In its heyday Calle de la Escolta was Manila s premier business district and shopping hub one of the most popular stops of the Manila tranvias

PROMISING CULTURAL HUB. Some old buildings in Escolta have been successfully restored. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

PH wins seat in UN World Heritage Committee

Nov 21, 2013 - 1:38 PM

The Philippines seat in the World Heritage Committee is a recognition of the country s heritage conservation efforts says conservationist

HISTORIC CITY. Calle Crisologo is the most-visited street in UNESCO World Heritage Site Vigan City. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#TalkThursday: Wakeskating and heritage conservation

Nov 02, 2013 - 11:52 AM

Rappler talks with Ivan Henares president of the Heritage Conservation Society on the recent wakeskating stunt performed at Banaue

Carcar City in Cebu: From heritage town to heritage zone?

Sep 28, 2013 - 9:52 PM

Preservation of Carcar s landmarks will help foster tourism in the city

PRESERVE. This Rotunda was one of the landmarks threatened in 2002 by a road project. Photo by Wikimedia Commons/User dbgg1979

Erap supports Manila Bay reclamation

Aug 03, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Manila mayor passes the buck to city council approval

'MOOT.' Estrada says the city council has already approved the reclamation project

Escolta Saturday market attracts hip crowd

Mar 16, 2013 - 9:13 AM

A young crowd flocks to Escolta for a Saturday market with a historic and cultural twist

SATURDAY MARKET@ESCOLTA. Second-hand shoes, clothes, books, retro bric-a-brac and other offbeat items were sold at the market. All photos by Pia Ranada

Cheat sheet: Manila Bay reclamation

Mar 09, 2013 - 8:59 AM

What s the Manila Bay reclamation issue all about and why should you care?

HUMAN CHAIN. Over 3,000 people formed a human chain last February 12 to oppose the Manila Bay reclamation by Manila Gold Coast Corporation. All photos by Pia Ranada

The call to Save Our Sunset

Feb 06, 2013 - 3:47 PM

An online campaign to save Manila Bay is taking the action to the baywalk itself

'SAVE OUR SUNSET.' Rappler's Pia Ranada invites people to join the Manila Bay human chain on February 12

The battle for Manila Bay: Citizens rise against reclamation

Jan 12, 2013 - 5:18 PM

No more free Manila Bay sunset? Protesters rise to save one of the few public parks left in Manila

What to do with Manila?

Oct 11, 2012 - 2:19 PM

Heritage conservation and cultural tourism are global trends And the Philippines should not be left behind