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The good and bad news of the power problem

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Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla provided a comprehensive and clear briefing on the energy situation in the Philippines at the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel last Monday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Osmeña: power industry neglected

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Don’t blame Meralco or the Department of Energy if there is still no electricity in your home. Or for the rotational brownouts. Blame Typhoon “Glenda” and former president Gloria Arroyo. Gloria Arroyo? Why blame her? She has been out of office for more than four years already.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

How the layman understands the DAP issue

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President Aquino’s televised speech defending the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and attacking the Supreme Court for declaring it unconstitutional was bombastic, showed arrogance, and was even threatening.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Atienza, Osmeña on floods, traffic, DAP

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Floods are again expected as Typhoon “Glenda” barrels into the Philippines. While the Bicol region will feel the brunt of the typhoon, it is expected to bring heavy rains to Metro Manila, which means floods will, as usual, engulf many streets and homes. How can we prevent floods after every heavy rainfall?

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

State of the nation: rotten to the core

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President Aquino will address the people today (Monday), via national television, starting at 6 p.m., according to Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma, from Malacañang. He is expected to explain the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) which has been declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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