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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…

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Visits Protesters After Delivering His SONA

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visits the rally being staged by the protesters and gives a brief message to the rallyists after delivering his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on July 24, 2017

President Duterte spoke to protesters about the Martial Law he issued as well as the recent attempt on his life when his Presidential Security Group (PSG) was ambushed and 4 PSG troops were wounded. He also discussed about the possibility of peace talks provided the other party commits to peace and stop the ambush or assassination attempt on his life.

I don't ever recall any previous Philippine President facing protesters like this, Duterte is really one of a kind.


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