Traffic congestion is only one of the serious problems dogging Metro Manila. There are also the illegal settlers, waste management, water supply, land use, heritage conservation and the lack of a long-term development plan where road and transport infrastructure is built in anticipation of increased demand and not when the existing cannot meet the demand.

Traffic congestion is only one of the serious problems dogging Metro Manila. There are also the illegal settlers, waste management, water supply, land use, heritage conservation and the lack of a long-term development plan where road and transport infrastructure is built in anticipation of increased demand and not when the existing cannot meet the demand. 

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Traffic has taken forever to be solved. Many have died with traffic as one of the major reasons. I would not be surprised if people start describing the traffic situation in metro cities as "hell on earth" if solutions are not immediately implemented.

Traffic has taken forever to be solved. Many have died with traffic as one of the major reasons. I would not be surprised if people start describing the traffic situation in metro cities as "hell on earth" if solutions are not immediately implemented.

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Today, being in government is like ending up rich, becoming rich and building one’s wealth portfolio. From the missing container vans in Customs, the National Food Authority’s indecision in building stocks, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office mess, Good Conduct Time Allowance for sale, etc., every administration has sorry tales left behind. The intricacies of trying to earn a fast buck are mind-boggling.

Today, being in government is like ending up rich, becoming rich and building one’s wealth portfolio. From the missing container vans in Customs, the National Food Authority’s indecision in building stocks, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office mess, Good Conduct Time Allowance for sale, etc., every administration has sorry tales left behind. The intricacies of trying to earn a fast buck are mind-boggling.

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The Philippine cinema industry hasn’t bounced back since 1986. An average of 166 movies were made annually in the 1970s; this fell to 142 in the 1980s. This year, only 90 films are expected to be made. And of the total, a critic estimates that only 5 percent pass “reasonably high standards of art excellence.”

The Philippine cinema industry hasn’t bounced back since 1986. An average of 166 movies were made annually in the 1970s; this fell to 142 in the 1980s. This year, only 90 films are expected to be made. And of the total, a critic estimates that only 5 percent pass “reasonably high standards of art excellence.” 

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A total of 166 bills were filed by all 24 senators in the start of 18th Congress. Some of the bills filed was to improve government services, healthcare, and social welfare.

A total of 166 bills were filed by all 24 senators in the start of 18th Congress.  Some of the bills filed was to improve government services, healthcare, and social welfare.

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Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) officers donated 700 new public school buildings for rural areas in the Philippines. This is in line with their civic project known as 'Operation barrio Schools".

Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) officers donated 700 new public school buildings for rural areas in the Philippines. This is in line with their civic project known as 'Operation barrio Schools". 

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8 Things to know about Wilson Lee Flores and Kamuning Bakery Café

And just like the golden days, a fresh batch of pugon-baked bread is pulled out of the oven of the 78-year-old bakery, ready to be served. 

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The last part of the Deconstructing AMLA explores the vulnerabilities of casinos.

The last part of the Deconstructing AMLA explores the vulnerabilities of casinos.

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