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3 Cost Effective Ways to Solve Metro Manila's Traffic Problem

The Facebook page of ANC 24/7 is asking for its reader's suggestion on how to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem.

This got me thinking, "what is the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem?" It's easy to make suggestions, what's hard is the implementation and the cost of implementation. So what is the the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem and the most cost effective solution?

Punitive Fines
First of all, any implementation will definitely cost money, a lot of money. The cause of the traffic mess is the people themselves so it's only right that those causing the traffic problem should be fined and the fine should hurt. That way, the fines will pay for the cost of enforcing the law.
The fines should start at P500 and goes up every week if you don't pay it within 15 days. To enforce this and prevent people from ignoring the fine. It will be tied to their driver's license or car registration. They cannot renew their d…

What's Harming P-Noy

Have you heard about the faux pas created by Mai Mislang's Tweet when she was part of the delagation of PNoy in Vietnam?

After Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet hosted a state banquet, Mai Tweeted "The wine sucks" and "Sorry pero walang pogi rito sa Vietnam".

I don't know about you, but as part of the official delegation, I would think that these people would be more careful about what they say in public.

Facebook, Twitter and all these other social networking sites is both a boon and a bane depending on how you use them.

It's great that the public gets to know right away what's happening first hand. On the other hand, without proper protocol or control it can lead to a diplomatic incident.

Based on what's been happening since P-Noy became President is that the people surrounding him are the ones that causing a lot of harm.

And you know what's the worst part about this? She's P-Noy's speechwriter!

There's now even a Facebook hate page dedicated to her.

She could have avoided all of these if she just has some good old-fashion common sense. "You do not criticize the food when you are a guest in someone else home". I'm sorry, but that's basic manners.


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