The project is still in its design and planning stage
Flooding isn't just a Metro Manila issue. Various areas outside the capital also have to deal with floods every single time a strong typhoon passes by. Central Luzon, for example, is a region north of the metro that's riddled with
The Parañque Spillway Project seeks to stop Laguna Lake from overflowing
Flooding has been a long-time problem in Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. However, the floods seem to be worsening over the years, and it has further raised concern among authorities.To help address this, the Department of
We still hope the flooding is addressed soon
Okay, remember how the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) explained the reasons for the recent flooding in Manila City? It looks like it's not the Dolomite Beach project after all. Or at least that's what the agency's trying to
Three drainage systems that should’ve let the floods subside are still closed
Got caught up in the floods that affected parts of Manila City last week? It appears the heavy downpour wasn't the only reason for that.In an interview with GMA News Online, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) acting chairman Baltazar Melgar
Should PH units undergo this, too?
Giant spiders, aggressive kangaroos, flame tornados, vegemite? These are just some of the many "dangers" the Land Down Under is supposedly known for. Australia has to deal with plenty of less meme-worthy hazards, too, though.One common example of this is
About time
Last year, the Philippine Commission on Audit cited the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for 59 flood control projects that were delayed due to red tape. Now, the agency is saying these have been "substantially" completed.In a statement, the MMDA announced
No to littering
Do you get annoyed when you see a motorist roll down their window to throw trash on the road? Yes, we do as well. It's lazy, irresponsible and-as the situation on EDSA following yesterday's downpour showed-doesn't do
Mesmerizing stuff
Considering durable manhole or drainage covers are all that's keeping your car's wheels from being consumed by the abyss in the event of a flood, you'd hope a lot of work goes into making them as reliable as possible.
In case floods are a regular thing in your area
Bronco this, Bronco that. It seems like a new Ford Bronco variant is coming out every couple of months now. Not that we're complaining-it's probably just the little green monster in our heads tapping away at the keyboard. Anyway,
More than 330,000 tons of silt, solid waste extracted from the river
In the midst of all the recent rains and floods brought about by habagat and Typhoon Fabian, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) shares some good news. The company has reported that its ongoing cleanup of the Tullahan-Tinajeros river system has helped reduce
Be safe out there
The rains caused by Typhoon Fabian and the southwest monsoon (habagat) have barely let up the past few days, leaving parts of Metro Manila and other neighboring localities dealing with floods. Evacuations of residents in flood-prone areas-especially in Marikina City,
Were any of you caught up in the recent floods?
The rains have been pouring damn hard these past several days mainly due to Habagat and partly because of Typhoon Fabian, leaving several areas around the Philippines-specifically, Metro Manila-submerged in floods.Taft Avenue in Manila City was one thoroughfare that
It will soon extend to new sectors of its Tullahan-Tinajeros river system cleanup
Flooding has long been a problem in Metro Manila. Sad to say, with or without typhoons, submerged streets are regular sightings around the capital.Hopefully, though, with some help from San Miguel Corporation (SMC), things will eventually change. The company has been
What a year
Who would have thought that 2020 would be the year we'd all stay at home? Nonetheless, it was far from being an uneventful year. We still saw a lot of fun and interesting images during the COVID-19 pandemic.We already
Avail of this if you can
Was your car damaged by flood when Typhoon Rolly and Ulysses hit last month? Then there's a good chance you're still dealing with getting your vehicle back to proper working order. If your ride is a Mitsubishi, however, this process
Clever architecture at its finest
We saw a floating Mitsubishi Xpander make rounds on social media over the past few weeks after the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses. Now, there's another similar ingenious creation that's starting to gain traction in cyberspace: this floating garage in Marikina
This offer runs until December 31 this year
As parts of the country continue to grapple with the destruction caused by the recent typhoons, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is providing special support to customers whose vehicles have sustained damage.Until December 31, 2020, existing Toyota owners may be eligible for
We’ve compiled these service campaigns here
The past few weeks have been difficult for many Filipinos. We've had to endure a series of typhoons ravaging through these parts, and it has left thousands upon thousands of homes in shambles. The last storm to pass through our country,
What’s the science behind this?
Imagine this scenario: You've underestimated the amount the intensity of a storm, and you wake up early in the morning to find the water levels around your home quickly creeping up towards your vehicle. Driving your car to higher ground is
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