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The MMDA’s Pink Fences, Concrete Barriers and Separators
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The MMDA’s Pink Fences, Concrete Barriers and Separators

“The road to perdition is paved with the noblest intentions.” Other than the low numbered plates menace, undisciplined drivers, ignorant and corrupt traffic enforcers, those who use Metro Manila's roads now have to deal with additional dangers like concrete road barriers, pink steel fences and concrete road separators. At this point, nobody doubts that that…

Caloocan City
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Caloocan City

Caloocan City (also spelled Kalookan) is part of the National Capital Region (Metro Manila) Philippines. Caloocan is divided into two non bordering areas North Caloocan 39.709 sq. km and South Caloocan 13.625 sq. km total land area 53.334 sq km. Located in northwestern Metro Manila. North Caloocan is east of Valenzuela City, north of Quezon…

Experience One Man's Expedition of a Lifetime in the Mountain Adventure “The Alps” Opening in IMAX® on August 1
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Experience One Man's Expedition of a Lifetime in the Mountain Adventure “The Alps” Opening in IMAX® on August 1

MacGillivray Freeman Films' extraordinary giant screen mountain adventure The Alps about Europe's greatest mountain range and one man's quest to climb the infamous ———-North Face of the Eiger opens on August 1 at SM Mall of Asia’s San Miguel Coca-Cola IMAX Theatre. The Alps is directed by Stephen Judson, produced by two-time Academy Award® nominee…

In Metro Manila, Tap Water is Safe for Drinking
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In Metro Manila, Tap Water is Safe for Drinking

Unlike a good number of cities in world, where bottled water is close to being officially considered a basic necessity, tap water in Metro Manila is very potable. Of course, this was not the case, a decade ago, when the state run Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) controlled the pipelines that distributed water to…

Updated: No Classes for Elementary, High School & College
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Updated: No Classes for Elementary, High School & College

Due to the unpredictable movement of typhoon “Frank”, the Department of Education (DepEd) has called off toady’s classes in Metro Manila. All Grade School (elementary) and High School classes in Metro Manila will be suspended. In regard to classes in the College level, the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) also declared the suspension of classes…

Metro Manila Residents Plant Their Own Food
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Metro Manila Residents Plant Their Own Food

When news about the rice shortage hit the stands, the people living in Metro Manila were the ones affected the most since food hardly comes from that region. The capital region of the Philippines is known for being an urban jungle and rice is hardly planted in it despite its 13 million rice eaters. At…