More articles about: Metro Manila

 
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No word on how commuters will cope with the loss.
Traffic on EDSA isn't getting any better, it seems. The dry run of the EDSA bus ban is currently happening, and with it, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is also enforcing their yellow-lane policy. The sudden implementation on August 6 threw commuters ...
 
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One is to use roads in gated subdivisions.
President Duterte just delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address on July 22, and of course, people are once again scrambling to get going with fresh directives on old promises. Traffic was, of course, not an agenda to be missed—the president, after all, promised to make travel ...
 
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Be sure you're ready for the big one!
The Philippines is located in a very special place: the Pacific Ring of Fire, and yes, it is as suspenseful as it sounds. The Ring of Fire is an area that contains about 75% of the world's volcanoes and is marked by a high ...
 
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Thanks for the heads-up
Planning to rush over to Manila for a quick meeting with a client, despite inclement weather? Getting ready to push through with a Friday night out in Makati following a deluge? Yeah, you might want to reconsider.Waze has tagged Manila, Makati, and ...
 
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We have evidence.
Picture this: It's Friday night in Metro Manila, and a group of friends, hungry and exhausted from work, yet still exuberant enough for a round of drinks, asks this question, "Where are we having dinner?"This is a litmus test for friendship. The ...
 
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Destroyed by wars, men, and time
Our built heritage doesn't speak of local culture in the here and now; it also paints a picture of how people lived during the time of its construction. Despite laws protecting built heritage in the Philippines, somehow we find ways to erase these ...
 
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Retro never goes out of style.
They say that bars have a two-year life span. In trendy Manila, that cannot be more accurate. It's not uncommon for bar owners to renovate a watering hole every couple of years to offer what is seemingly a "fresh, new" concept. If ...
 
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In this reimagining, Metro Manila is a more efficient, walkable, and greener city
Have you ever dreamt of a city that was full of verdant parks and clean, tree-lined sidewalks with safe bridges that conveniently linked buildings we could walk to, minimizing the use of cars and jeeps? Architect, urban designer, and landscape architect Paulo ...
 
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Take it from a commuter, and an urban planner: Julia Nebrija's comprehensive proposal to overhaul the plague that is Manila traffic.
Every day, I wake up, look at my calendar, and my thought process goes like this: I could walk to EDSA, take the pedestrian overpass, and then get on a bus. But I’m so tired from biking yesterday. Uber? Shit, surge is 1.6x. ...
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