A breakdown of a switchyard connected to the a government-run hydroelectric power plant triggered the Mindanao blackout dawn of Easter Sunday, according to an officer of the the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA).
Netizens were outraged to learn that the government’s proposed internet speed for its free public wireless fidelity across the country will only offer an average speed of 256 kbps (kilobytes per second), a speed which internet users compare to a walking toddler.
Women’s partylist Gabriela is not happy with the free train rides offered by the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) to all women on the observation of the International Women’s Day tomorrow.
No brownouts occurred during the weekends despite an earlier announcement by the city’s sole electric distribution company of a two-hour rotational brownout from February 21 to March 2.
The Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) announced Friday that it will be implementing rotational brownouts with a maximum duration of two hours as they “face a tight power supply situation”.
City Councilor Bernard Al-ag said he is set to propose new routes for jeepneys and mini shuttle buses to provide transportation in areas where there are no public vehicles.
The passage of a bill mandating the registration of mobile phones’ pre-paid Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card has earned criticisms both from mobile users and sellers, saying it is unpractical and may violate end users’ basic rights such as the right to communicate and the right of confidentiality.
Energy developer, Aboitiz Power Corporation’s plan to put up a geothermal power plant in the city may lead to power rate increase, an environment advocate said on Wednesday.
Tricycle commuters here sought a fare roll back of P1.00 after fuel prices went down this week.
Research group IBON said that only big private power firms will benefit from the emergency powers granted by Congress to President Aquino.
The Energy Regulatory Commission ordered the Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC), an Aboitiz-owned power distribution firm, to refund P96,209,557.96 to its customers for excess collection billed to customers from February 2004 and December 2012.
Experts in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) believe that impact sourcing of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry is a big boost to employ those from the rural areas, but a former solon thinks otherwise.