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MEGA MANILA IN A CLICK

City of Makati

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CITY OF MAKATI AT A GLANCE

" Brief History     Makati's history can be traced back to the pre-Hispanic era where Lakan Tagkan was then the leader of the swamp lands near Pasig river. During the Spanish colonial period, Don Manuel de Legasipi, the first Governor General of the Philippines and the one who founded Manila, stumbled over the area of Makati and the locals told him that the river's tide is "Makati na, Kumati na," which he mistaken for the local's response as to what the pla … Keep Reading