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January 8, 2019 9:36 AM Meralco lowers January power rates

A typical household consuming 200 kilowatts per hour in a month will be able to save around P68 MANILA, Philippines – The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) lowered overall electricity rates to P9.8385 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for this month, the company announced on Tuesday, January 8. The downward adjustment of P0.3418 per kWh from December’s P10.1803 per kWh means 123

December 5, 2018 12:48 PM From quirky cheers to diehard dogs, UAAP fans up their game

There's no lack of team spirit among fans, and some pets, during the UAAP Finals Game 2 clash between the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the UP Fighting Maroons Despite a sudden brownout in the area, the community in UP Los Baños stayed all throughout the game as electricity generators were rushed to put the live game back up again. Aside from students, alumni 88

November 9, 2018 2:32 AM HOAX: Angat Buhay houses in Marawi have no water and power supply

Photos sent to Rappler by the program's lead coordinator show that there is both water and power supply Claim: Vice President Maria Leni Robredo’s Angat Buhay housing project has “no water supply...no rain no water. No electricity…no electrical supply.” Facebook user Odette Dequito Javier posted the claim on October 27. Its caption reads, “And this is their 96

October 22, 2018 9:12 AM Poorest Filipinos feel inflation at 8% in August 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The poorest or bottom 30% income households felt inflation at 8% in August 2018, according to the latest release from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The figure was higher than the 7.3% recorded in July 2018 and the 3% posted in August 2017. (READ: EXPLAINER: How inflation affects you) All indices of all the commodity 96

October 10, 2018 8:32 AM Defying PH economic woes, long term investment inflows surged 52% in first 7 months

Long term investment inflows into the Philippines continued to defy the outflow of short term capital from the financial markets and the adverse sentiment brought about by high inflation and slowing economic growth, data from the central bank revealed. According to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), net inflows of foreign direct investments for the first 50

October 9, 2018 9:29 PM Rally at ERC protests high power rates in Iloilo City

Members of a consumer rights advocate group trooped to the office of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to protest high electricity rates of the Panay Electric Company (Peco). The group said it was in solidarity with Iloilo City consumers and their bid to have better power services. The group supported a complaint filed against an alleged 1,000 percent 49

October 3, 2018 10:44 AM Typhoon-ravaged town in Cagayan to get 24/7 solar power

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Calayan, a coastal town in Cagayan province, would soon be served with electricity generated by solar panels to help its residents recover from the impact of typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) last month. a 320-kilowatt power grid to energize Calayan, which is still recovering from crop and infrastructure losses. Calayan 24

September 30, 2018 9:36 PM House asked not rush Iloilo power franchise

The House Committee on Legislative Franchises was asked to stay the approval of House Bill No. 8132 granting a franchise to a mining company with no record in the power industry to distribute electricity in Iloilo City. In a letter on Sept. 24 to Palawan Rep. Franz Josef Alvarez, chair of the franchise committee, the law firm Carpio and Bello Law Office 33

September 12, 2018 9:25 AM Man steals dead neighbor’s card to pay bills, buy P422,000 worth of pizzas

As if in the spirit of the saying “desperate times call for desperate measures,” a 24-year-old man in Belfast, Northern Ireland hid the fact that his neighbor has been dead for two years, proceeding to steal her bank card to pay for his bills and buy his day-to-day provisions. That included P420,000 worth of food from a pizza restaurant chain. Robert 49

September 11, 2018 1:48 AM Legarda Reminds Gov't, Public to be Prepared for Typhoon 'Mangkhut'

Senator Loren Legarda today reminded government agencies, local government units (LGUs) and citizens to prepare for Typhoon 'Mangkhut', which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Wednesday, September 12. According to PAGASA, Typhoon 'Mangkhut' is expected to have maximum sustained winds of up to 210 kph and gustiness of up to 260 kph once it enters 89