Progressive groups, led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-National Capital Region (Bayan-NCR) and urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap-Ncr (Kadamay-NCR), today staged a lighting rally at the Cintra Metro Manila Tollways Corporation (CMMTC) head office in Parañaque City to protest the looming implementation of the new Skyway toll increase. (Photos by Gregorio B. Dantes Jr. / bulatlat.com)
Hikes in Toll Fees, Mass Transit Fares a Consequence of Public-Private Partnerships
By MARYA SALAMAT
President Benigno Aquino III boldly declared during his first State of the Nation Address that public-private partnerships would be the solution to the government’s lack of funds and the need to develop the country’s infrastructure. But at whose expense?