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By Ben Rosario Proximity to the central government is not a guarantee of better and swifter access to social services as majority of the 14 million residents of the National Capital Region (NCR) are experiencing. Manila representative Manuel Luis “Manny” Lopez (Photo courtesy of Manny Lopez Facebook) Manila Rep. Manuel Luis Lopez, chairman of the House Committee on Metro Manila Development, aired this observation during the recent panel meeting on legislative priorities of the committee. Lopez said legislative proposals seeking to deliver  better social and health services and addressing the worsening traffic situation are among the identified priorities of the ... more