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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…

Behind the scenes with Mar Silverio featuring Ara Mina

Here's the behind-the-scenes footage of Mar Silverio's shoot with the beautiful sexy actress Ara Mina for Allura Body Contouring Center (billboard/posters) and Pure Glow by Ara's Secret (promotional materials).

Fiscal Woes Take Europeans To The Philippines

As the Eurozone crisis continues, many Europeans are now looking for opportunities in emerging economies like the Philippines.

Eseng Ng Tondo (1997) Fernando Poe Jr. (FPJ), Bob Soler, Ina Raymundo

Starring Fernando Poe Jr., Ina Raymondo, Chuck Perez, Bob Soler, Romy Diaz, Zandro Zamora, Bing Davao, Eddie Arenas, Jose Romulo, Tony Carreon, Nanding Fernandez, Vic Varrion, Robert Rivera, Jimmy Reyes, Joey Padilla, Anita Linda, Marita Zobel, Johnny Vicar, Ernie David, Rudy Meyer, Robert Talby, Art Veloso, Steve Alcarado, Tony Bernal, Gerald Ejercito, Bong Francisco, Bernard Atienza, Boy Sta. Maria, Jenny Syquia and Mandy Ochoa / Directed by Augusto Salvador and Ronwaldo Reyes

Dance With My Father (Cover)

I saw this view of a young boy singing "Dance With My Father" by Luther Vandross. Great cover.

Binay: Nancy's Edge? She's My Daughter

MANILA, Philippines - UNA senatorial candidate Nancy Binay and her father Vice President Jejomar Binay discuss her first foray into politics. A reluctant candidate, Nancy Binay said she decided to enter the race, seeing an opportunity to serve. Her father says the Binay name and brand of public service will be her edge. -

What are your thoughts on Nancy Binay running for office?

WOTL Campaigning, RP Style


NZ MP's Hilarious Gay Marriage Speech

New Zealand MP Maurice Williamson sums up his views on a gay marriage bill in hilarious fashion.

Great way to support gay marriage rights.

A Secret Affair (2012)

A Secret Affair revolves on the lives of happy couple Rafi Delgado (Anne Curtis) and Anton (Derek Ramsay). On the eve of their wedding, Rafi backs out and seeks solitude in the US. Hurt and confused, Anton starts a physical relationship with Sam Montinola (Andi Eigenmann), one of Rafi's friends. Sam's obsession with Anton becomes a problem when Rafi returns and decides she wants to work things out with Anton. How will this love triangle sort itself? Watch the movie and find out.

Business in Manila

The Philippine Islands is located in Southeast Asia. There are over 7,100 islands that make up the Philippine Islands. They cover roughly 496,500 square miles. The total land area is approximately 117,000 square miles. Only about a thousand of its islands are populated, and less than half of these are larger than one square mile. Eleven islands make up 34 percent cent of the Philippine land mass. Two of these, Luzon and Mindanao, measure 41,000 and 37,000 square miles respectively. The Philippines has more than 500 species of flowering plants. The climate is tropical, and it is generally hot and humid all of the year round. About 60% of the Philippines receives between 70 and 100 inches of rainfall annually. Population is estimated at over 95 million in 2011.

Business in Manila

English, Filipino (Tagalog), and Spanish are the official languages, Filipino or Tagalog is the national language. It is spoken by over 55% of the people. Additionally Over 90% of the population is Christian, …

May Daga Sa Labas Ng Lungga (1984) Eddie Garcia, Gloria Diaz

Starring Eddie Garcia, Gloria Diaz, Ronaldo Valdez, Lyka Ugarte, Tommy Abuel, Janice De Belen, Lyka Ugarte, Mark Gil, Rosemarie Gil, Tony Carreon, Lucita Soriano, Mario Escudero, Flora Gasser, Tony Angeles, Marilou Sadiwa, Noel Colet and Emil Sandoval / Directed by Danny L. Zialcita

Parking, More Fun In The Philippines


Janine Tugonon and boyfriend Jaypee Santos Reveal Breakup On Kris TV

Janine Tugonon reveals she broke up with boyfriend Jaypee Santos on national TV. The breakup was weird because she was revealing it while cooking on Kris TV like it was nothing. She revealed they broke up because of a third party who was Danny O’Donoghue, the lead singer of the band "The Script".

I'm not sure of Jaypee was angry or not, but he was very composed.

Biggest gossip going on in the Philippines right now.

Air Pollution Absorbing Paint – Manila Experiments with ‘Purifying Paint’

From Sa Ngalan Ng Gobyerno Facebook Page.

Air pollution is a threat to the environment and human health. According to the World Health Organization, 3 million people die from the effects of air pollution each year. This is three times the number of deaths associated with automobile accidents.

Manila, Philippines, is one of the top five polluted cities in world, when it comes to air pollution. Air pollution claims 4,000 deaths in a year. In an effort to combat air pollution, the city is taking an innovative solution, Paint.

The city launched the worlds first air cleaning public art project, on May 07, 2012. With the use of a special paint from Boysen, Called Boysen KNOxOUT, that is able to filter out nitrogen oxides (NOx), one of the principal air pollutants. The paint not only reduces air pollution, the city is applying it with a beautifying approach. Instead of just slathering the paint, they have commissioned curators and artists to do the paint job. Murals are painted along the mai…

A Bogart Gwiyomi

For some reason, Gwiyomi is suddenly very popular.

Here's a version by Bogart the Explorer.

Boston Marathon Explosion April 15, 2013

Google set up a person finder.

2 people are reported to have died and dozens injured when two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon.

Here are some footages and links to news about the explosion.

From Sky News

News from Daily Mail.

Here's a live camera on the Finish Line

Boston Marathon Finish Line

How Animals Eat Their Food

This is hilarious!

The Future of Medicine?

Could your smartphone be the future of medicine? Meet Dr. Eric Topol who is creating new devices and apps to revolutionize medical care and screening using your smartphone.

Best Love Song

Check out this compilation of the best love songs compiled by DJ Sharky. It sounds like listening to the old 96.3 WRock.

Summer Na!

Kumakain ka ba nito nung bata ka?

The Spinners - I Don't Want To Lose You

Beautiful love song by The Spinners from 1975 in the album Pick of the Litter.

Warfreak (1998) Cesar Montano, Ace Espnosa, Jess Lapid Jr.

Starring Cesar Montano, Ace Espinosa, Jess Lapid Jr., Joonee Gamboa, Rez Cortez, Mickey Feriols, Atoy Co, Richard Bonnin, Cris Aguilar, Augusto Victa, Nanding Fernandez, Gerald Ejercito, Rey Solo, Rommel Montano. Cris Vertido, Jess Ramos, Josie Tagle and Susan Jane Ritter / Directed by Toto Natividad and Cesar Montano

Walang Hiwalayan

One more classic San Miguel Beer commercial that added Subas Hererro and Noel Trinidad.

Isang Platitong Mani

Another popular San Miguel Beer commercial in the 1980s.

San Miguel Beer Commercial

Classic San Miguel Beer Commercial with pop icon Rico J. Puno, entertainer Bert "Tawa" Marcelo, billiard champion Amang Parica, jockey Eduardo Domingo and boxer Gabriel "Flash" Elorde during the 1980's.

Tuition Rates in Selected NCR Schools


On The Job Teaser Trailer

Wow! This is the first time I've seen an awesome trailer from a Philippine movie. It looks like a Hollywood or a Hong Kong movie just from the trailer alone. Great music, great cut scenes and great at creating anticipation.

On the Job stars Piolo Pascual, Gerald Anderson, Joel Torre, Joey Marquez, Shaina Magdayao and Angel Aquino.