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DPWH, PRIVATE SECTOR JOIN HANDS FOR MEGA QUARANTINE CENTER AT PHILIPPINE ARENA – VILLAR

A large-scale health and safety initiative of the Department Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Philippine Arena, MVP Group of Companies, and Villar Group was completed Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in a bid to isolate and provide optimal medical care against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the three big tents at […]

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MANILA WATER, MAYNILAD NOT YET OFF THE HOOK – MARCOS

Senator Imee Marcos has started moves in the Upper House to investigate the water concession contracts and accomplishment records of Manila Water and Maynilad Water Services. Marcos has filed Senate Resolution 259 to examine which provisions in the original and extended concession agreements were contrary to government interests and why the two water companies have […]

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APPLY FULL FORCE OF THE LAW VS MANILA WATER, MAYNILAD – HERRERA

A party-list lawmaker said the 18th Congress and the Duterte administration should apply the full force of criminal, civil, and administrative laws against water concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad. Bagong Henerasyon Party-list Rep. Bernadette Herrera made the statement following warnings by the two companies that water rates will be raised should the government revokes the […]

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ADD MORE PLAYERS FOR BETTER WATER SERVICES – HERRERA

A party-list lawmaker said the water services sector must be open to at least three more players to promote competition for better service delivery. Bagong Henerasyon Party-list Rep. Bernadette Herrera made the statement after the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) revoked the resolution extending the concession agreement with Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila […]

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MAYNILAD, MANILA WATER VIOLATED PUBLIC TRUST – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for the renegotiation of business agreements that the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) have entered into with Manila Water Company, Inc. (Manila Water) and Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad), saying that the two concessionaires had violated public trust. During the Senate Public Services Committee hearing on the creation of […]

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ADD MORE PLAYERS FOR BETTER WATER SERVICES – HERRERA

A party-list lawmaker said the water services sector must be open to at least three more players to promote competition for better service delivery. Bagong Henerasyon Party-list Rep. Bernadette Herrera made the statement after the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) revoked the resolution extending the concession agreement with Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila […]

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PROBE WATER SHORTAGE – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara wants government regulators and Congress to look into the cause of the water shortage now affecting parts of Metro Manila and Rizal province even as he called for long-term solutions to meet the country’s growing water demand. Angara expressed concern over the ongoing water service interruptions across the concession area of […]