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Coping with an emerging megacity

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PAAPDC believes that with more land bank in several provinces of Luzon, the company will be able to deliver its brand of least expensive and quality developments. Photo by Charles E. Buban

THE UNITED Nations Human Settlements Program (UN–Habitat) defines a “mega city” as a city with 20 million or more inhabitants. While Metro Manila is not yet considered one (compared to Shanghai, Tokyo, Mumbai, London or New York), its growing population—currently pegged at around 12 million—may soon find itself merging with another densely populated region of Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) that also now has around 12 million inhabitants.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

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