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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

BBC NEWS ASKED MANILA: Is this the worst city to drive in the world?


"It takes at least two-and-a-half hours to move from one point to another," says management consultant Kaiz Patel. Moreover public transport is "completely dysfunctional", he says. We look at the frustrations of working in Philippines capital Manila, and what the government is doing to address it."

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"Gridlocked for much of the day, Manila's roads are symbolic of the significant infrastructure problems the Philippines faces. Vast amounts of time are lost, and huge amounts of pollution generated, by the capital's stop-go traffic.
But despite that, commuters find a way to cope when road conditions are bumper-to-bumper. The BBC's Rico Hizon spoke to some of them."


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