urban areas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on urban areas


We are losing these 'old friends'

Jul 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM

There is a deep, biological reason why we gravitate toward rural areas when we need a break from our frenzied city lives

DOH's motorcycle ambulance aims to avoid traffic, save lives

Sep 09, 2015 - 10:06 AM

The motorcycle is initially designed for emergency response in provinces where far flung areas cannot be reached by ambulances

TRAFFIC? NO PROBLEM. This motorcycle ambulance is designed for both urbal and rural areas. All photos by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

PH's key cities 2nd most densely populated in East Asia

Jan 26, 2015 - 8:08 PM

Other cities and municipalities make urban development difficult due to bureaucracy and lack of infrastructure says a new World Bank report

Filipino members of a demolition team tear down houses during an eviction of illegal settlers in Manila, Philippines, April 23, 2014. Around 500 families were affected as the government plans to expand a major thoroughfare according to the official of an urban poor group. Photo by Francis Malasig / EPA Photo by Francis Malasig / EPA

No way to go but up

May 16, 2013 - 5:01 PM

A look into Metro Manila s CBDs