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Solving Manila’s Traffic Woes
News

Solving Manila’s Traffic Woes

I moved to Manila in July 2013 and I love it but I also noticed, due to my incredibly keen powers of observation, that we have a slight traffic problem. Many cities in the world share this but Manila is one of the worst I have ever encountered. I am a little slow on the…

Salsa isn’t ballroom. Nuff said.
Events

Salsa isn’t ballroom. Nuff said.

Seriously, all over the world dance floors are packed with all sorts of Salsa aficionados. Salsa is a street dance and its music has captivated people worldwide that most would say that they are addicted to it. Salsa has an appeal that is hard to define, that if you ask somebody why they are so…

Chinatown
Travel

Chinatown

The Philippines’ version of Chinatown is located in Binondo, in the downtown part of Manila. Coming from the Intramuros area, you will immediately know that you are in Chinatown once you arrived in the area. Restaurants, banks and other commercial establishments have Chinese characters in their signs. Bright red and yellow lanterns hang on the…

Sex Slows Manila Traffic
Entertainment | Health & Wellness | News

Sex Slows Manila Traffic

DPWH Director for Planning Service Melvin Navarro revealed that per the DPWH’ Metro Manila Urban Transport Integration Study (MMUTIS), Metro Manila’s traffic speed is now among the worse in Asia. Traffic in Manila moves at an average of 10 kilometer per hour at peak hours which is slightly faster than Bangkok and but 20 kilometers…

Obama Wins (in Tondo)
News | Politics

Obama Wins (in Tondo)

If the people of Tondo will be made to choose who will be the next president of the United States, the answer will Barrack Obama. A US news team covering the government's subsidized rice distribution program (NFA rice) in Tondo was surprised when the locals started offering their opinion and preferences regarding the upcoming US…

SM Launches The First Real Digital Cinema in the Philippines
Movies

SM Launches The First Real Digital Cinema in the Philippines

D-Cinema is the Philippines’ first real digital cinema. It shows high-quality 3D or 2D films in a regular cinema and because it is a digital system, every film is guaranteed to look amazing. It utilizes hi-definition video projectors which allows moviegoers to experience unparalleled quality in vision and sound and ultimate perfection in projection. The…

Manila in the 1930’s (Video)
Lifestyle | Travel

Manila in the 1930’s (Video)

Last night, we started upgrading our servers and we received reports that the site was unreachable. Server update has been completed and full service has now been restored. Hopefully, we are now more than adequate to handle future surges in visitor traffic. The first and only other time that WazzupManila.com experienced server interruptions was on…

Backpacking in the Philippines
Travel

Backpacking in the Philippines

Among other things, WazzupManila wants to give its dear readers a change to be better acquainted with Metro Manila and the rest of the country. In this regard, the site welcomes one of the country's better backpackers who will narrate in print, photo and video presentations some of his experiences as he went all over…

How to Make Krispy Kreme Donuts
Lifestyle

How to Make Krispy Kreme Donuts

Despite its high price compared to all competitors, Krispy Kreme Donuts remain a big hit in Metro Manila. While in line and waiting for their turn to be served, customers can't help but closely watch through glass dividers how the donuts are done, hoping to find a secret process or ingredient that is the key…