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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…

Remembering Voltes V and the 1970s Japanese Robot Cartoons

If you grew up in the late 70s, you probably got your daily dose of afternoon cartoons like the very popular Voltes V, Diamos, Mekanda Robot, U.F.O. Grendaizer and of course Mazinger Z.

These Japanese Robot Cartoons more popular known as Mecha were the daily cartoon fix of kids of the time.

The cartoons are shown Monday to Friday at 6pm and I remember I couldn't wait to get home from school to watch these cartoons. I would not do any homework when I got home until I finish watching these shows.

In fact, they were so popular and their storyline about good vs. evil was so compelling that former President Marcos banned them altogether for fear that it could lead people to be influenced to start a revolt against him.

It worked against him in the end when those young people who never care about martial law before started learning about what it was and learned the horrors of martial law. They in turn saw the Marcos regime as the evil forces of these robot shows which eventually led to t…

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Has A Message for Donald Trump

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox posted a video on Youtube addressed to Donald Trump about building a wall on the US-Mexico border and it's kind of funny.

ISIS Attack Resorts World Manila

Resorts World Manila, a massive leisure and casino complex near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is in lockdown after reports of explosion and gunfire. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack and at least 25 people have been reported injured from the attack.

Police however said there was no indication the attack was terror-related but rather a brutal casino chips robbery.

Here is report from RT.

Here is the report from CNN.