Squatters take over road


Squatters take over road

Seven years ago, the informal settlers occupying private lots in Garville Subdivision, Sun Valley, Parañaque City, were ejected by landowners. However, they merely built new houses on the cul-de-sac portion of a nearby road still inside the subdivision. As a result, offices and factories in the area that were deprived of access abandoned their businesses one after the other. Today, all of the 10 factories and offices in the area have closed shop. The problem has been brought to the attention of Mayor Florencio Bernabe Jr. although no action has been taken. The same is true of barangay chairman Danilo Santos. Please help us, the presence of informal settlers has resulted in the loss of revenues for the city government. Even worse, the neighborhood has deteriorated.—Lebie Panganiban, Edison Industrial and Commercial Association general manager, Garville Subdivision

Eat at your own risk

A barbecue factory was raided in Quezon City for being unsanitary. What about the one on F. Roxas between 3rd and 4th Avenues? The meat is cooked in big drums on the street.—Raquel, Caloocan City

Street turned into car shop

Cordero Street on 10th Avenue is being used as an extension of a car repair shop. This is bad for the health of residents. Our barangay officials cannot do anything to stop the owner of the shop.—Nitz, Caloocan City

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  • kismaytami

    Ms. Lebie Panganiban, hindi pwedeng palayasin ang mga squatters… Alam mo ba kung bakit? Yan kasi ang hakot ng mga local politicians tuwing eleksyon. Remember, mid-term election na next year.

  • coladu

    Tama ka KISMAYTAMI.  Dito sa Quezon city ang pinakamarami. Back of Trinoma which is in front of the OMBUDSMAN and the COURT of TAX APPEALS and PHIL SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL, Near the Lung Center in front of NAPOCOR, In front of BIR, NIA Road infront of NEA and NIA and beside the Land Registration Authority, and all of these are near the seat of government of Quezon City the QUEZON CITY HALL.  Siyempre, yong mga nasa City Hall ang mga na-elect di ba. Numero Uno na diyan si Sonny Bel Monte na MALINIS DAW katulad ng anak niya na si JOY BELMONTE. Eleksiyon, period!

    • Neiner Brit

      nako. pag dyan dumaan ang jeep na sinasakyan mo, magdasal dasal ka na at malamang may holdaper na sasakay at bibiktimahin mga pasahero. matindi ang krimen dyan dahil puro squatter. 

      lahat ng quezon city councilors, pati mayor at vice mayor, mga squatter coddlers na hayok sa boto, tinaasan ang real property tax ng legitimate property owners para ipampabahay sa mga illegal settlers. sana pamugaran ng squatters mga lupa nila.

  • billy31

    naku….mga botante kasi yan….hindi ko alam kung ano na ang rights ng mga legal land owners?

  • Anne Torre

    It’s really stupid to call squatters as “informal settlers”. This is giving political mileage to their unlawful activities. They are ILLEGAL SETTLERS. Nothin more, nothing less. They should be jailed.

  • bagombong

    Yes, this people should be jailed, the problem is, they always look them ..kawawa..with this kind of attitude in the people of gov’t. businesses are affected., they should start sending back this squatters people to where they came from…these to lessen also the peoples of Manila..Mayors should start watching there area and bring back all peoples without business in Mla. and most of all, those coming from Visayas and Mindanao should get pass and screened what is reasoned in going to Mla. In barangays in Mla…any new faces should be check..they need to look at this problem…this also the reason why crime and the city is really crowded now.. 

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  • Claro Mente

    Attention San Juan City Mayor Guia Gomez, half of A. Villa St. along F. Manalo is taken over by SQUATTERS!  They are also starting a colony on RJ Fernandez St. right behind San Juan Slaughter House.  Umpisa lang sa kareton house, tapos, hallow blocks na kasunod… Better weed them out before they becom cogons!!!

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