By Chito Aragon
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seven persons, including three children, were wounded on Thursday when a leaking liquefied petroleum (LPG) tank exploded and triggered a fire in front of a junk shop in Barangay Calamba in Cebu City. Among those hurt was Carlito Tampon who tried to sell three LPG tanks used by taxi units [...]
By TJ Burgonio
How do we call the “storm” with no name? Habagat 2012? Even President Benigno Aquino III’s deputy spokesperson, Abigail Valte, was stumped on how to call the powerful monsoon rains that triggered massive flooding and cut a wide swath of destruction in the capital and parts of central and southern Luzon.
By Cynthia D. Balana
Rep. Arnel Ty of the LPG Marketers’ Association (LPG-MA) party-list group in the House of Representatives has received a death threat from a high-ranking police officer believed to be coddling unscrupulous refillers of liquefied petroleum gas, according to a statement issued by his chief of staff on Monday.
By Amy R. Remo
Petron Corp., the country’s biggest oil refiner and retailer, has slashed the price of cooking gas by P8.50 per kilogram effective Sunday.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
, TJ Burgonio
For several years now, the Department of Health (DOH) has been hearing stories of taxi drivers supposedly falling ill due to extended exposure to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fumes.