The hundreds of thousands of LRT-2 commuters affected by the shutdown are at the mercy of, to the say the least, an inefficient government agency and its inept private contractors that profit millions of pesos in taxpayers’ and commuters’ money.
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Netizens also did not take sitting down the news of the government’s procurement of Gulfstream G280, a P2 billion worth jet that would fly President Duterte and other senior government officials.
But it seems that the train breakdown and what appears to be a mass transportation crisis are here to stay. LRT officials said our station will not resume its operations in at least nine grueling months. It is the news that will change my life and the lives of more than 220,000 other passengers.
Kung sinusubaybayan mo ang balita, alam mong humihingi ang Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) sa gobyerno ng humigit-kumulang P430 milyon. Dahil sa napakalaking halaga nito, alam ko na ang nasa isip mo: “Kaninong bulsa na naman kaya ang tataba dahil dito?”
“Developing the country’s national industries to provide the fuel, energy, metal, and heavy equipment requirements of mass transport is key in planning an efficient, quality, and environment-friendly mass transport.”