Makati Fors & Againsts


  • Great atmosphere for making new acquaintances and friends
  • Good safety
  • Very good healthcare system
  • Not overfilled with people
  • Mild weather conditions throughout all the year
  • Current weather is warm
  • Not expensive for living
  • Locals speak English, but do not always form correct sentences, speak briefly the most important
  • A lot of entertainments, cafes, restaurants and places to relax with friends or just to have a good time
  • Relationship between people and authorities is based on the principles of democracy
  • Road accident rate is pretty low
  • Clean air now


  • Very hot and damp climate
  • Not favorable business environment
  • Women have to be careful especially alone
  • Freedom of speech is quite limited
  • Many smokers
  • Slow-moving Internet
  • Students do not score enough for the average educational level
  • Not appropriate for families with children