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
Get ready to be hit right in the feels
There's something about the rain that just makes you want to sit at home, put on some senti music, and chill out with a warm drink in hand. Perfect scenario, right?Well, life is far from perfect, and we're sometimes
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
The MMDA plans to put up more of these around the metro
It looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is done calling out motorcycle riders who stop to take shelter under overpasses during heavy rains. Instead, the agency has now opened an emergency lay-by on EDSA to serve riders during downpours.
What looks clean isn’t always clean
There's a running joke that on any given day you get your car washed-sometimes as soon as you pull out of your garage or car-wash place-it almost always rains. There goes your time, money, and effort down the
What is your take on this issue?
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief Bong Nebrija has a message for riders who obstruct traffic while taking shelter from the rain: You're endangering yourselves.In a Facebook post, Nebrija vented his frustrations regarding motorcycle riders who hide under overpasses
A nifty product we could all use during the rainy season
With the rainy season coming right up, it's time we talk about tips that can help fellow motorists drive safely through the storms.We've covered the usual stuff like the dos and don'ts of driving in the rain. This
The expressway has been hit hard
It probably goes without saying that you shouldn't be making plans to drive out right now. Typhoon Ulysses is currently battering the Philippines, leaving roads flooded, rivers overflowing, and water levels at several dams on the brink of spilling over.On
Are any of these establishments near you?
Heads up, guys: Typhoon Tisoy is currently battering the Philippines, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and the threat of flood to several parts of the country.If, unfortunately, you reside in a flood-prone area and woke up this morning surprised by
Surprises might be waiting underneath
Recently, a Jeep Wrangler and its owner took social media by storm after making mincemeat out of a waist-deep flood in Valenzuela. The vehicle dove straight into the floodwater Leeroy Jenkins-style, emerging unscathed on the other end to the applause
We know that feeling
Remember the viral Jeep Wrangler that took on waist-deep flood in Valenzuela City and emerged unscathed? Well, Jeep Philippines tracked down its owner to thank him for showcasing its product's capabilities on social media.The owner, who asked that his
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,
This is disturbing stuff
Last week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) gave us a glimpse at the troubling garbage situation in the Quiapo area. Images shared by the traffic agency showed canals clogged by solid waste-a contributing factor to our capital's flood problem.
Avoid them in case it rains again
Well, last night was fun: Another typical Sunday...until the sky turned dark and the heavens fell upon Metro Manila. The rainy season is indeed upon us, it seems, and yesterday is proof.If you ended up getting stuck in traffic last
This midsize SUV gets put to an extreme test
We are once again nearing the end of June, and the second half of every year also marks the beginning of the rainy season. In the Philippines, this can only mean one thing apart from incoming heavy traffic: floods.This is why
Dispose of your garbage properly, please
Last week, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) officially declared the start of the rainy season. In motoring speak, this translates to the following: "Brace yourselves-flood is coming."Yes, it's that time of year again, the season
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