By Aries Joseph Hegina
A militant group on Tuesday advised the Department of Energy (DOE) to use its ‘brain power’ instead of pushing for the granting emergency powers to President Benigno Aquino III to avoid the projected thinning of energy reserves in the summer of 2015.
By Nestor Corrales
A consumer group on Friday opposed granting President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to address a power shortage in 2015.
The power consumers’ group People Opposed to unWarranted Electricity Rates (Power) called on the government to withdraw what the group said was a ridiculous plan to spend P6 billion in taxpayer money to rent generating sets to fill a projected shortfall in electric supply next year.
It was nothing but a “frank exchange” of tweets. Both Vice Ganda and former Bayan Muna congressman Teddy Casiño played down their Twitter exchanges over the State of the Nation Address (Sona) protests.