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By ARNOLD PADILLA
There’s good news for its close to five million customers to start the New Year, said utility giant Manila Electric Power Co. (Meralco). It claimed that its January billing will go down by 30.5 centavos per kilowatt-hour (kWh) due to lower generation and transmission charges. But Meralco did not say that the said reduction is just one side of the story.

BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat.com Posted 5:11 p.m., Aug. 27, 2008 Quezon City—It is Malacañang, all this time that has been behind the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) ownership issue, using the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) to pressure the Lopez bloc to give up its shares. This was the statement of the Confederation for Unity,…

BY HANNAH FAITH DORMIDO Bulatlat Posted 5:14 p.m., May 15, 2008 Government employees, public health workers and public school teachers today registered their strong opposition to Government Service Insurance system (GSIS) president Winston Garcia’s plan of taking over the Manila Electric Company (Meralco), because they believe it will be used by Malacañang in the “proxy…

BY PETE L. ILAGAN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICITY CONSUMERS FOR REFORMS, INC. (NASECORE) Bulatlat.com This is to support and echo Socio-Economic Planning Sec. Romulo Neri’s warning of an emerging monopoly in power generation, which immediately drew sharp criticism from MERALCO. After the adoption of a watered-down cross-ownership limit in the present Electric Power Industry…