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Floods can clog our roads and cause tremendous traffic jams around the metro. And while we can’t always avoid these bumper-to-bumper nuisances, we can lessen these occurrences by avoiding places where they happen the most–during rush hour and heavy rains. According to the Metro Manila Development Agency (MMDA), these major …

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Dive in or tap out? Flooded streets caused by heavy rainfall is not a new thing in the Philippines—it has been a problem since the time of Dr. Jose Rizal. According to the World Bank, the Philippines “ranks third among countries most at risk for disasters.” These disasters include floods, …

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We actually come in third compared to our other Southeast Asian neighbors. According to a commissioned survey* made by Uber, Metro Manila drivers spend an average time of 66 minutes getting stuck in traffic, while Bangkok (Thailand) leads the survey, with 72 minutes on the road. Meanwhile, Jakarta (Indonesia) comes …

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This may come as a surprise to you–and to us–but the smallest penalty fees for many of the top ten most violated traffic laws in Metro Manila last year are in the P150-P200 range. Their rates are almost close to the price of a Starbucks Dark Mocha Frappuccino (Venti) or a Ciabizza …

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