“Profiting from the increasing burden of commuters is unethical, especially when the quality of service and level of safety of the system have actually gotten worse.”
Tags: Manny Pangilinan
Since 2011, protests have held back the planned fare hike.
“Before proposing any increase, the high cost of operations and the large amount of debt incurred by the project should first be investigated, specifically on whether taxpayers are actually subsidizing debts incurred by the private consortium that built the MRT.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate
“Now, with the excuse that it has not completed its dam rehabilitation, Philex once again wants to extend its operations. The real reason behind this is to rake in billions of pesos from their operation while subjecting our people to possibly another flooding and disaster.” – Kalikasan PNE
“Medical services here at the Philippine Orthopedic Hospital are really affordable. If this will be privatized then where else will the poor go?”