Monthly Archives: September 2015

How do you solve Metro Manila traffic? You don’t.

Let’s be realistic. There is nothing that anyone can do to solve the traffic woes of Metro Manila, even with the ingenuity and hard work of the MMDA chairman. Here’s why. With its current population of more than 12 million … Continue reading

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“Nagalaw pa ba iyan (Is he still alive)?” The end of Philippine politics

If there is a question that symbolizes the culmination of our so-called Philippine-style democracy, it is this: “Nagalaw pa ba iyan (Is he still alive)?” What struck me first was the question’s rawness and sheer brutality flowing from the lips … Continue reading

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