EXPANDED

Newly-installed Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Danny Lim told lawmakers of the House Committee on Transportation that he is eyeing expanding the number coding scheme as a traffic mitigation measure.

Lim was asked by kawmakers what steps he is taking to address the worsening traffic situation in the country. that was when Lim revealed that he eyeing increasing the number of days a vehcile is banned from the streets from 1 day to 2 days under a revised number color coding scheme. Continue reading

READY

House Committee on Good Government Chair Johnny Pimentel reiterates his warning to Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos that she faces detention at the Lower House if she skips the next hearing on the alleged misuse of provincial cigarette excise taxes.

In a statement after Marcos stated publilcly last week that she is skipping the hearing upon the advise of her brother bongbong and mother , congressman imelda marcos, Pimentel said,“ Continue reading

SURPRISE

The Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the application filed by Atimonan One energy Inc for the authrity to develop and own dedciated point ot point limited transmission facilities connecting the Atimonan One energy Coal Fired Power Plant (A!E) to the New Pagbilao Substaton of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippinbes.

In its May 30 decision, it was revealed that Meralco Power Generation Corporation (MGEN) has one hundred percent equity interest in A1E.  MGen is, in turn, a 100%-owned subsidiary of Manila Electric Company (MERALCO).  MERALCO, a publicly-lIsted corporation, is the sole distribution utility for the entire of Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Continue reading

GRIEF

Pampanga 3rd District Rep. Aurelio Dong Gonzales breaks his silence on the death of his wife Elizabeth in the Resorts World Manila Incident.

Gonzales, an assistant majority leader of the House, spoke at the hearing of the House Committee on Banks on the problems that affected BPI and BDO depositors recently. Continue reading