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The failed promises of privatization

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Privatization, by whatever name – Build-Operate-Transfer or Public-Private Partnerships – was touted to be the solution to the inefficient, monopolistic management by government of public utilities and services. It was supposed to be the opposite of how the dictator Marcos monopolized and profited from basic utilities such as electricity, water,…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Aside from the Philippine Orthopedic Center, more Public-Private Partnerships are lined up by the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, the multisectoral group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) warned as the US-Philippine Society began a series of meetings in the country on Jan. 23. In a statement, Bayan…

“The transformation of the service orientation of public hospitals into a profit-driven venture and the shift of health care from the state to private entities is clearly privatization.” – Network Opposed to Privatization

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