Articles about Makati City

Take note of the health and safety protocols before visiting
Kobe!
So, you're holding a crumpled piece of paper in your hand that needs to go in the trash. What do you do next? If your answer is to back down, spin around, shout 'Kobe!' as you let that sucker fly into
How many of these changes have you actually witnessed?
The city of Makati wasn't always the busy central business district it is today-before the presence of skyscrapers and shopping malls, it was merely empty grasslands. Over time, the city has evolved from an airport to a prime real-estate
Welp
Well, so much for that. A report by CNN Philippines reveals that President Duterte's promise earlier this year to reduce travel time from Cubao to Makati by five minutes is no longer feasible for 2019. The news was broken by presidential
Have you tried these services already?
Earlier this year, residents from down south-specifically in Laguna-were treated to the good news that new point-to-point (P2P) routes from Calamba City to Bonifacio Global City (BGC) and Makati City have been opened. While there are operational P2P
Happy 30th anniversary, Filling Station!
There's this scene in the film Cars that has always stayed with me since the movie first came out in 2006. It's when Lightning McQueen finally finishes repairing the main road of Radiator Springs, and the residents fix their neon
Does this video take you back?
There's always that one relative who never tires of going on and on about how much nicer things were back in their day. To him or her, 'back in my day' applies to everything: music, television, politics, and of course, driving.
A surprisingly easy process
It's not like you want to find out for yourself, but depending on the nature of the traffic violation, there are a few ways that fines are doled out. In my case, my driver's license was confiscated, so I had
For the city’s 349th Foundation Day
This weekend, Makati City marks its 349th anniversary. As part of Foundation Day 2019, several roads will be closed to public access. See the Makati City government's post below:Starting today until 12pm on Sunday, June 23, the whole stretch of
Answer: Pretty damn fast
Five minutes. That's the travel time from Makati City to Cubao that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is gunning for following President Rodrigo Duterte's promise that such a blitz would be possible come December 2019.Five minutes.We're
It’s not that much, but it’s something
If you travel frequently between Mandaluyong and Makati, then we're sure you know that the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge (Rockwell Bridge) has been closed for renovation since the turn of 2019. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) estimated the construction
Take note
Planning to spend Holy Week within the confines of Metro Manila? That's fine, but you'd do best to take note of the numerous road closures being implemented across the metro.Makati City has announced that dozens of roads will be
Trips cost P9 to P15
Good news for Makati City and Mandaluyong City residents: The Philippine Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has launched a new e-jeepney route that will ferry passengers between the two cities.A total of 15 E-Sakay units will ferry
Southerners rejoice!
Has anyone else here tried a P2P bus service? If not, we think you should give one a shot: It's clean and convenient, and a new route is added every couple of weeks. The latest one is from Century City in
South residents, take note
Point-to-point (P2P) buses are fast becoming the preferred daily transport option for a lot of people. Sure, we love using and driving our cars, but with traffic getting increasingly worse, something has to give. We give all the credit in
*shrugs*
What was supposed to last almost three years didn't even make it to three days. CNN Philippines reports that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reopened the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge that runs between Mandaluyong and the Rockwell
The Foundation Day celebration is happening
If you plan on passing through Makati tomorrow (that's Saturday, June 2), then you'll need to plan your route properly. Starting at 1am, the Makati City Government will close off parts of the city for the 348th Foundation Day celebrations.
Courtesy of Forbes Philippines
Almost every Sunday morning, we see exotic automobiles congregate inside Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Needless to say, these cars are owned by wealthy Filipino car enthusiasts who'd rather you didn't know their private details (especially their places of residence).
To make way for progress
Once upon a time, eagles marked the boundaries of Makati on Metro Manila's main thoroughfares. This thing called "progress," however, has necessitated the removal of these eagles.At roughly the same time, the eagles that stood at Makati's borders in
Direct contrast to EDSA
Earlier today, we shared a couple of photos showing how congested EDSA was yesterday, Maundy Thursday. The kilometric traffic jam was caused by the scheduled reblocking works that DPWH is currently doing along the highway. By contrast, Makati City's central business
To be implemented for the \'Million People March @ Ayala\'
Plan well your Makati route today, folks. The \"Million People March @ Ayala\" happens at 2pm today, October 4, but as early as 10am, road closures and rerouting schemes will be implemented.The Makati City Public Safety Department has announced the following road
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