By Joey Alarilla

This is particularly the case in the country’s National Capital Region, more popularly known as Metro Manila, which last year was found to have the “worst traffic on Earth” based on a global evaluation by navigation app Waze.

The problem becomes even worse in December during the holiday season, when heavier traffic is an annual problem, even prompting calls in the Senate for the granting of emergency powersto the Philippine President to solve the traffic crisis.

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