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Old November 3rd, 2008, 09:08 AM   #241
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very true... binondo area is very expensive piece of land. the chinese community want their place to look like singapore's chinatown. i just hope that their culture will be retained.
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Old November 3rd, 2008, 12:40 PM   #242
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Lumaki si Andrew Tan sa Binondo at naglalakad lamang papuntang skul niya sa recto based sa article niya sa bizasia.

Mas Gaganda ang Binondo at baka tanaw sa mga condo dito ang Pagcor Tower.
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Old November 3rd, 2008, 01:43 PM   #243
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very true... binondo area is very expensive piece of land. the chinese community want their place to look like singapore's chinatown. i just hope that their culture will be retained.
yes. i love binondo..

but i hope traffic will be reorganized there.. like placing more one-way streets or if possible, widening some roads.. beautiful place except for the congestion. they must also rehabilitate the riverfront properties in their area.. megaworld and anchorland must buy some properties in those areas for rehabilitation..
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Old November 3rd, 2008, 02:51 PM   #244
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^ speaking of riverfront properties... hindi na kailangan pang gumawa ng mga bagong builidings for that place. they could just rehabilitate those buildings like the old prudential building and other abandoned structures there.
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Old November 3rd, 2008, 02:59 PM   #245
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And resurrect the waterways. The stench coming from the canals can really be a turn-off.
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Old November 13th, 2008, 04:58 PM   #246
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Old November 14th, 2008, 09:08 AM   #247
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wala na yung mga century old trees... sacrifice nature for development huh, btw walng balita sa 168?
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Old November 14th, 2008, 10:25 AM   #248
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^Ongoing naman yung sa 168 Residence. may malaki silang stall sa Meisic mall para project nila.
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Old November 24th, 2008, 12:04 AM   #249
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kumusta na thread, whats the latest news about cityplace?
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Old November 26th, 2008, 09:30 PM   #250
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"but i hope traffic will be reorganized there.. like placing more one-way streets or if possible, widening some roads.. beautiful place except for the congestion. they must also rehabilitate the riverfront properties in their area.. megaworld and anchorland must buy some properties in those areas for rehabilitation.."

Is there a way to spruce up Binondo so it will be presentable? Maybe start up a committee composed of the local people as well as the Mayor's office. People, businessmen and tourists will surely troop to Binondo when it's more organized and clean looking.
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Old January 12th, 2009, 03:54 PM   #251
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"but i hope traffic will be reorganized there.. like placing more one-way streets or if possible, widening some roads.. beautiful place except for the congestion. they must also rehabilitate the riverfront properties in their area.. megaworld and anchorland must buy some properties in those areas for rehabilitation.."

Is there a way to spruce up Binondo so it will be presentable? Maybe start up a committee composed of the local people as well as the Mayor's office. People, businessmen and tourists will surely troop to Binondo when it's more organized and clean looking.
I think Binondo is an integral part of Chinatown which is being managed/develop by the Chinatown Commission nga ba. I forgot the organization basta it is made up of fil-chi businessmen, private people, and some from Manila City Hall. yun nga lang, parang di sila ganoon ka-active sa development and renewal ng Chinatown.
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Old January 13th, 2009, 01:32 PM   #252
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how can this be compared to singapore?
I just went there yesterday.
apart from being the only guailo tourist it was very rinky-dink there with not nice streets and stinky khlong water.
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Old January 13th, 2009, 05:33 PM   #253
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whats guailo tourist?
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Old January 13th, 2009, 05:49 PM   #254
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tawag ng mga chinese sa mga puti. literally it means ghost guy. kasi mapuputi.
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Old January 15th, 2009, 02:49 AM   #255
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I think Binondo is an integral part of Chinatown which is being managed/develop by the Chinatown Commission nga ba. I forgot the organization basta it is made up of fil-chi businessmen, private people, and some from Manila City Hall. yun nga lang, parang di sila ganoon ka-active sa development and renewal ng Chinatown.
Hope that theres someone here na may kakilala sa Chinatown Commission at sabihin yong mga sentiments natin para naman aksyonan nila para gumanda ang Binondo kasi maganda talaga tong lugar na to kung ayusin lang..sila rin naman makinabang eh...
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Old February 20th, 2009, 08:34 AM   #256
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Here's a rendering of Cityplace with the updated layout:



One Olympia is the name for the three-tower residential phase-2:
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Old February 20th, 2009, 08:41 AM   #257
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Looks nice. So many towers.
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Old February 20th, 2009, 09:33 AM   #258
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And to think that it's now down to around two-thirds the original planned number of towers.

The massive square tower will be the one housing both Richmonde Cityplace and the offices as far as I know.
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Old February 20th, 2009, 10:45 AM   #259
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Great.
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Old February 21st, 2009, 07:19 AM   #260
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i must agree.. it still looks nice... we must andrew tan for his company's rehab efforts of binondo..
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