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Surprise, surprise. Manila is said to be the most flood-prone area in the country while Makati is said to be the most accident-prone. This has been the data garnered by community-based road navigation app Waze, in collaboration with Thinking Machines, a data science consultancy. The data was gathered solely from …

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Think the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue–or popularly known as EDSA–is the most dangerous highway in the Philippines? Think again. According to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Circumferential Road 5 or C-5 is actually is the top killer highway for 2017 and 2018–averaging 27 deaths last year. EDSA was …

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued an order that effectively cancels all the 11 franchises of the Dimple Star Bus Company after it figured in multiple major road accidents that resulted in numerous injuries and deaths. According to LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III, the order to cancel …

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There’s no question that marijuana has its health benefits, that’s why there are people constantly pushing for its legalization. But there’s also no denying that it has its harmful effects. The question now is, do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks enough for marijuana to be legalized? Late last year, Rep. …

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A driver of a provincial bus liner sideswiped the vehicle of Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Tim Orbos. The untoward incident occurred last Monday, August 8 on EDSA, Manila’s main thoroughfare. The driver now faces suspension for his actions. Jundy Javier, driver …

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