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Duterte's modernisation move will phase out traditional jeepneys

For decades, the jeepney has been the most widely used mode of transportation in the Philippines, earning the nickname "king of the road".


IN Alvin Ocampo's 18-year-old jeepney, the dashboard is held together with yards of peeling electrical tape. The only concession to Manila's stifling heat is a fan screwed to the ceiling. And unless you count the padlocked metal grate in place of the driver's-side door that Mr...

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