By Neal H. Cruz
Why does the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) want to tear up streets still in good condition while leaving badly damaged streets unrepaired? The “concrete reblocking” of portions of Edsa never stops while roads in the provinces badly needed to bring produce to the markets are neglected.
By Juan Miguel Luz
All year round, we cope with bad air quality, poorly maintained roads, street garbage and outdated public transit in Metro Manila. But when the rains fall, the metropolis literally comes to a halt and reveals how unlivable the city has become. Rains, floods and the ensuing traffic jams, it turns out, are the great equalizer. [...]