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Gmelina or Mahogany, Which is Better

Gmelina or Mahogany, Which is Better

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Many people are asking which of the two most common trees gmelina (gmelina arborea), and mahogany (swietenia macrophylla),  is better and there is actually no direct and definite answer to this question. But before you decide on what to plant, either for commercial or personal use, it is important to read this article if you have time for this could give you the whole idea which is which. Planting both trees since I can remember more than 30 years ago, I think I have at least an authority to compare which is which in terms of several factors that you can read below. I am going to tell you a short story first before we go into specifics. Silay City, Negros Occidental, 1984 I was eight years old. Our house was made of bamboo and cogon in a rural barangay in Silay City. The new enc
How Much a Philippine-Made New Jeepney Cost these Days (2018)

How Much a Philippine-Made New Jeepney Cost these Days (2018)

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We are always updated on the prices of new vehicle models but many, if not most of us are not aware of the price of the most important vehicle here in the Philippines – the jeepney. With the government’s plan to modernize the public transportation, especially the jeepney, we will examine how much is the real cost of the newly-assembled jeepney compared to the government-endorsed e-jeepneys of P1.2 to P1.6 million. As an auto-repair shop owner that caters to dozens of jeepneys every day in Lipa-Calamba route, I am dealing with all types of jeepneys every day. Jeepneys are fully assembled and manufactured inside the Philippines. See Also: Biggest Bus Companies in the Philippines Before there were Sarao Motors and other popular brands like Lawin, Armak, Malagueña, Celestial, La