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News Philippines » Traffic: Philippines says no quick fixes to costly traffic woes in capital

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/582716/Philippines-says-no-quick-fixes-to-costly-traffic-
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Philippines loses an estimated 3.5bn pesos ($70mn) every day due to heavy traffic in the capital Manila, and officials said on Friday there were no quick fixes to the problem. According to a study by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA ...

News Philippines » Traffic: PH loses ₱3.5B a day due to Metro Manila traffic – JICA

News channel or source: http://cnnphilippines.com/transportation/2018/02/23/JICA-P3.5-billion-traffic.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 23) — The Philippines is now losing ₱3.5 billion a day due to traffic congestion in Metro Manila, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said Thursday. In in its 2014 report partnering with the ...

News Philippines » Traffic: How to win war on traffic? Talk to your barangay officials – transport planner

News channel or source: https://www.rappler.com/nation/196788-war-on-traffic-talk-barangay-officials-transport-planner-robert-siy-urbanismo
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

MANILA, Philippines – A transportation planner on Saturday, February 24 gave a tip on how to solve the traffic problem in Metro Manila: go to your local officials. Transportiton planner Robert Siy gave the advice at the UrbanisMO urban development forum ...

News Philippines » Traffic: Traffic woes costing PH P3.5B daily, but Q3 rollout of metro subway project seen to ease crisis

News channel or source: http://www.interaksyon.com/traffic-woes-costing-ph-p3-5b-daily-but-q3-rollout-of-metro-subway-project-seen-to-ease-crisis/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BERNARD TESTA, INTERAKSYON MANILA – The government targets to roll out the first subway system in the Philippines by the third quarter of 2018, months earlier than planned, in an effort to ease the traffic congestion in Metro Manila and reduce losses ...

News Philippines » Traffic: Subway expected to reduce economic cost of traffic — JICA

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/other/subway-expected-to-reduce-economic-cost-of-traffic-e2-80-94-jica/ar-BBJs6CJ
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

in the Philippines, made the estimate, which is substantially higher than the P2.4 billion daily given by a 2014 study. Metro Manila’s population is about 13 million. “As you can see, the traffic cost is P3.5 billion a day in Metro Manila. If we do ...

News Philippines » Traffic: Thousands protest deadly drug war in the Philippines

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/thousands-protest-deadly-drug-war-philippines-180224084450606.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Philippines protests warn of threat to democracy under Duterte (2:25) "We are here to show that we are capable of fighting the dictator Duterte," a leader of the march said in a video clip posted on social media. The protesters partially blocked traffic ...

News Philippines » Traffic: BBB program to drastically cut losses due to traffic–Jica

News channel or source: https://businessmirror.com.ph/bbb-program-to-drastically-cut-losses-due-to-traffic-jica/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

These figures represent the daily economic losses due to the worsening vehicular traffic in Metro Manila, according to estimates made by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica). The good news, Jica Chief Representative to the Philippines Susumu ...

News Philippines » Traffic: PH has lowest share of mobile e-commerce traffic in SE Asia: report

News channel or source: http://newsbytes.ph/2018/02/22/ph-has-lowest-share-of-mobile-e-commerce-traffic-in-se-asia-report/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The Philippines has the lowest share of mobile e-commerce traffic in Southeast Asia at 15% with Indonesia leading the pack with an 87% share followed by Vietnam at 26%. A new report by online aggregator iPrice titled “State of e-Commerce in Southeast ...

News Philippines » Traffic: Metro traffic costs P3.5B daily – Jica

News channel or source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/970756/metro-traffic-costs-p3-5b-daily-jica
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The huge cost for 2017 due to traffic congestion was presented on Thursday by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) at the 36th Joint Meeting of the Japan-Philippines Economic Cooperation Committees in Makati. “The traffic situation is really ...

News Philippines » Traffic: Bad to worse: Duterte's plan to ease Philippine traffic withers

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Features/FT-Confidential-Research/Bad-to-worse-Duterte-s-plan-to-ease-Philippine-traffic-withers
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

All parts of the Philippines suffer with traffic congestion but for different reasons. Road density - the ratio of road-network length to total land area - is a problem for Metro Manila. There is very little space to build more roads. For other parts of ...