For various consumer groups, it is not a question of amending the agreement but scrapping it altogether.
Day: July 12, 2013
“This statement from a top military official is dangerous and betrays what various organizations and concerned groups have said all along, that the present counterinsurgency program Oplan Bayanihan is no different from the deadly Oplan Bantay Laya.” – National Union of People’s Lawyers
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis The revelation made by the Water for the People Network and Ibon Foundation that the two water concessionaires, Manila Water and Maynilad, make consumers pay for their corporate income taxes, travel expenses, company outings, gifts, flowers, among other irregular exactions shocked the public. And we thought the highly disadvantageous contracts the…