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Metro Manila will be dead in 25 years
« on: December 23, 2017, 04:27:06 AM »
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United News International
Published on Dec 8, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Dec. 7 that the Philippines must invest in developing cities other than Manila.

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Re: Metro Manila will be dead in 25 years
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2020, 07:37:56 AM »
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-17/duterte-has-budgeted-7-5-billion-to-solve-world-s-worst-traffic

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Road congestion has become an economic constraint for the Philippines, causing annual losses of $18 billion based on Asian Development Bank estimates. The Philippine capital region was seen by Waze as the world’s worst cities to drive in last year.

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It Takes Five Minutes to Drive a Kilometer in Metro Manila

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It Takes Five Minutes to Drive a Kilometer in Metro Manila
By Claire Jiao
October 26, 2019, 3:00 PM PDT

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-26/it-takes-five-minutes-to-drive-a-kilometer-in-metro-manila

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It took about 4.9 minutes to drive one kilometer in Metro Manila in September, longer than the roughly 3.8 minutes it took in April, data from the Google-owned traffic navigation app shows. The Philippine capital region is set to top Waze’s 2019 ranking of the world’s worst cities to drive in, beating out the likes of Bogota and Jakarta, country lead Sarah Rodriguez said in an interview.

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