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Chaos, Gridlock a Daily Ordeal for Manila's Long-suffering Commuters

It's 3.30 a.m. in the Philippines and much of San Jose Del Monte is fast asleep. Flashlight in hand, street sweeper Alejandro Galasao, 58, navigates a labyrinth of alleys to a main road to catch a bus to the capital Manila 30 km (18.6 miles) away. He has to wake up in the middle of the night for a job that doesn't start until 6 a.m. Traffic is so bad in Manila that if he leaves any later, there's no way he will clock in on time. "If I go to work at rush hour, it...

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