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DENR on Wednesday maintained that the dolomite sand overlay on the artificial beach strip in Manila Bay was not being washed out. | @dygalvezINQ 

Senate President Vicente Sotto III is the guest in today's Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum. | via @maracepeda 

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#FactCheck : Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's claim is FALSE. There have been beach cleanups, waste audits, and efforts to clean Manila Bay even before the DENR's 2019 rehabilitation program.

About 10 percent of the dolomite sand in Manila Bay has been swept to sea by the heavy rains, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said Monday.

A Cavite-based cake shop just posted a photo of a one-of-a-kind creation featuring the so-called Manila Bay Sands, and netizens couldn't help but relate.

Maintenance workers clean up debris washed up at the “white sand” area of the Manila Bay rehabilitation project as Typhoon#QuintaPH  moves westward across Southern Luzon on October 26, 2020. | via @joncellona 

"It really hurtz. P389M na 'yon ghorl???" Just when people thought they've seen it all, a local bakeshop has come up with a cake inspired by the controversial dolomite sand project at Manila Bay.

Rains bring trash, water hyacinths to Manila Bay 'white sand' beach

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LOOK: Maintenance workers clean up marine debris washed up along the coast of Manila Bay on Wednesday. | via @joncellona 

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LOOK: Sandbags were placed along the shore of Manila Bay where the crushed dolomite were dumped as part of the DENR's beautification project. | via George Calvelo and Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Manila Bay's artificial white sand beach seen on Tuesday afternoon, October 6, 2020. Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Sandbags were placed along the shore of Manila Bay where the crushed dolomite were dumped as part of the DENR's beautification project. George Calvelo and Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Particles from crushed dolomite fall to the sea near Alcoy town, Cebu, where dolomite used for Manila Bay sand is produced. According to the PENRO-Cebu, the minerals fall to the sea floor when transported to the bulk carrier vessels through a conveyor belt. 📷: PENRO-Cebu

If Filipinos can flock to the fake white sand beach in Manila Bay, then they can vote in Halalan 2022, a former Comelec official said. READ:

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LOOK: An artist draws the viral photo of Manila Bay onlookers on a footbridge, likened to the rate of rising COVID-19 cases in the country. Illustration from Chico David

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LOOK: Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 7 says they issued an Ore Transport Permit to transport dolomite from Alcoy, Cebu to Manila for Manila Bay's white sand. Cebu Provincial Board Member John Ismael Borgonia says they were kept in the dark, no coordination was made w/ them.

Mount Samat and the 1,821 feet Memorial Cross of the Mt. Samat Shrine in Bataan as seen from the GMA Network Bldg. in Quezon City across the expanse of Manila Bay. | via @raffytima 

Pieces of trash return to the coastline of newly-cleaned Manila Bay as people continue to flock to the shores despite barricades. | via

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