By Allan Nawal
Seven more mayors in Lanao del Sur have decided to file a plunder complaint against the manager of the Lanao del Sur Electric Coop. (Lasureco) and two government officials in the Office of the Ombudsman as the electric utility’s debt to its power suppliers ballooned to over P8 billion.
By DJ Yap
, Riza T. Olchondra
The House of Representatives is amenable to giving President Aquino emergency powers to deal with a threatened energy supply crisis in 2015 but consumer and business groups and some House members cautioned against the grant of such powers.
A utility firm supplying electricity to Lanao del Sur province continues to defy a court order to restore power in all of the province’s towns, leaving residents of at least 18 of the towns asking in desperation where they can turn to.
By Maricar Cinco
In a sign that the people of the province are bracing for a longer ordeal over lack of electricity, candles and flashlights have become highly priced commodities in this town and elsewhere in Laguna.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
A wayward ship anchor damaged a submarine cable that carries electricity to Guimaras, bringing rotating brownouts to residents of the island province.