END OF THE ROAD

New Straits Times - - World - AFP PIC

Jeep­neys mak­ing their way as an en­forcer man­ages traf­fic at a busy street in Manila yes­ter­day. Jeep­neys, once hailed as the ‘King of the Road’ and a cul­tural sym­bol in the Phillip­ines to ri­val New York’s yel­low taxis, may soon dis­ap­pear as authorities move to phase out the iconic World War 2-era minibuses, cit­ing pol­lu­tion and safety con­cerns.

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