By Maricar B. Brizuela and Jeannette I. Andrade
, Miguel Camus
Motorists in Metro Manila are paying the price for the relaxed crackdown on unauthorized truckers, according to the head of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) who took a swipe Thursday at another government agency, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB).
We must admit, we’ve discovered that a great number of retail stores in Metro Manila, including some supermarkets, are selling goods as high as 50 percent above the standard retail price. —Trade Undersecretary Vic Dimagiba on the government campaign against the overpricing of prime commodities
By Maricar Brizuela
-The Metropolitan Manila Development (MMDA) has a “tree-mendous” offer for Metro residents who lost a tree or two to Typhoon Glenda.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
A toxics watch group has warned the public against buying mercury-tainted whitening products allegedly imported from the United States, China, Japan and Taiwan and sold in Manila and Quezon City.
By Maricar B. Brizuela
After proving that the sandbagging technique was effective during Typhoon Glenda, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chair Francis Tolentino encouraged the different barangays (villages) in Metro Manila to practice the flood-control method.