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
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Cycling around Manila City can be as stressful as it is fulfilling. On one hand, you get to explore the old city and take in its sights and sounds on two wheels, but on the other hand, some areas are pretty chaotic
One of the city’s most recognizable landmarks
If you're someone who's ever commuted in and around Manila City, there's a very good chance you're familiar with the Manila Metropolitan Theater.The beautiful art deco structure is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks-at
Some important news for motorists
Manila mayor Isko Moreno is warning motorists as early as now: Expect bumpy roads in the city for the foreseeable future.Toward the end of a Summit Media Sandwich Session group interview held yesterday, the mayor called the attention of Top Gear
“Unti unti, it’s a long journey”
If you own a car, walking to wherever you need to get to is probably treated as a last resort-and we don't blame you. Choosing between a comfortable, air-conditioned automobile and risking life and limb traversing Metro Manila's
“Ang ginagawa ng matanda ay ginagaya ng bata”
Is Manila City a shining beacon of mobility? No, not yet. At the very least, however, the current local government is taking steps to try and make it one.Over the past two years, Manila has made strides in trying to improve
Progress is now at 50%
Construction of the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge in Manila continues during the pandemic and the structure will be ready before the year ends, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Mark Villar said on Thursday, February 4.The 600-meter bridge, which
You can commute to nearby districts via these trikes
Robinsons Place Manila now offers e-trike services to the public as to provide commuters a mobility option during the pandemic.The 'ETRIKES sa Kamaynilaan' service was done in partnership with the local government of Manila City. There are a total of
Take note, motorists
It's that time of the year again for the City of Manila as the Feast of the Black Nazarene approaches. But of course, things will be far different from the usual this time around due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Bad guys better watch out
Manila City's police department (MPD) just got some serious beefing-up courtesy of some rugged new rides donated by the Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Indusry. (FFCCCII).Six burly new Toyota Hilux units were recently donated to the Manila City
This can only bode well for commuters, especially medical frontliners
One of the most significant changes brought about by this COVID-19 pandemic is the emergence of bike lanes in Metro Manila. Granted, while there are already some areas in the capital with established road networks for bicycles, it's still worth
Operations are still limited at 30% capacity
Food deliveries are allowed 24/7 in Metro Manila during the strict GCQ and riders are exempted from the region-wide curfew, authorities said Thursday.Restaurants and fast-food chains can also operate for 24 hours, Metro Manila Development Authority General Manager
It’s been undergoing extensive rehabilitation for months now
Lagusnilad in the City of Manila has been undergoing rehabilitation since last year, and by the end of the August, the underpass is set to be reopened. Ahead of this, Mayor Isko Moreno has shared some renderings of the new-look walkway
Finally
A well-lit España Boulevard? Yes. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has, apparently, installed new lights along the iconic Manila thoroughfare, and-as a former student of the University of Santo Tomas (UST)-I think the agency deserves
Some centers are even open to both motorized and non-motorized vehicles
Mass testing for COVID-19 is still a work in progress, to put it simply. While waiting for more facilities to open and serve the people, there are already a couple of drive-thru testing centers in Metro Manila where you can
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