In developed metro cities like New York and Tokyo, commuters would opt to take the city’s public transportation facilities such as metro buses and the subway trains in going to schools and workplaces because of its accessibility and convenience. This is understandable as the mass transport facilities of the said places are by far excellent, responding to the needs of the public riders. This is definitely not the case in certain developing countries in Asia and Africa as public transportation is either inadequate or unsafe. In Metro Manila for instance, there are various modes of public transportation touring the metropolis, … Continue reading A Safe, Convenient and Efficient Public Transport: A Wishful Thinking?
Engaged in an online conversation in the wee hours of the morning when I learned about the 8.9 magnitude earthquake which hit Sendai, the epicenter located in the northeastern coast of Japan. I was directed to view the CNN video which at that time was simultaneously being played while the tsunami was reaching the waters under a certain city bridge and which quickly rose to a higher level, and where owners of cars and trucks passing thru the bridge were rushing to and fro to take their refuge. It was horrific to see various videos and photos of how people … Continue reading Killer Earthquakes:The “First Quarter” Massive Destruction – A Moment of Prayer
For February 2010, the Metro New Yorkers were lucky to get snow falls for a couple of days. Honestly, just like a child, I am still amazed and delighted to see snow falls once in a while. The falling fluffy white stuff just engulfed me and it makes the surroundings perfectly look immaculate and romantic. However, this morning on my way to school, I saw cars full of snow and ice. For those who have no garage at home, their cars could be easily exposed to this natural beauty which afterwards could be an undesired chore. Cleaning up the snow … Continue reading Useful Tips on Cleaning Snow Off Your Car