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Urban planning in MM – where did we go wrong?

While living in Metro Manila offers economic opportunities, its districts, where people live in close proximity, have particularly enabled the fast spread of disease. Correct urban planning may help ‘cure’ Metro Manila’s vulnerability. Urban planning and design experts have long said that Metro Manila was an “incubus of viral plague.” It was a brutally honest […]

Making MM inclusive, competitive, sustainable

Metro Manila (MM) is the 18th largest megacity in the world, and one of the fastest growing in Asia. In 2015, it recorded a nighttime population of 12.88 million, which balloons to around 15 million at daytime. It is also the most crowded region of the Philippines, with a density of 20,785 persons per hectare. […]