Good news for the corrupt

A+
A
A-

The good news is that happy days are here again for the corrupt personnel of the Department of Public Works and Highways and for the equally corrupt contractors, with the approval of the P352-billion flood control program of the national government.

The bad news is for Camanava (Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela) and other flood-prone areas in Luzon, with or without the megadikes started by then President Fidel V. Ramos, who is a certified civil engineer graduate of the US Military Academy.

While studying in a local school circa 1948, we were told by our professor in Town Planning, that the City of Manila and the Camanava cities were all “reclaimed” areas, long before the Spanish era. The only solid land was Mandaluyong. I believe that the DPWH and the Mega Manila authorities would be well-advised to consult Prof. Kelvin Rodolfo, a well-known geologist who knows everything about land development.

—EDUARDO A. TRINOS, 152 3rd Street,

Sto. Niño Executive Homes,

Barangay 3, Cabuyao, Laguna 4025

Inquirer Viber

Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.

To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.

Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:

c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94

editors' picks

December 20, 2014

Down this road before

advertisement
advertisement