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Group calls on MWSS to ensure consumer welfare amid contradicting arbitration rulings

March 5, 2015

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Maynilad demand for gov’t guarantee reeks of corporate greed

February 24, 2015

Instead of paying Maynilad, government should start putting capital into regaining control of water service Maynilad’s call for government to pay so-called losses from the non-implementation of the arbitration ruling is patently anti-consumer. According to advocacy group Water for the People Network (WPN), this is another basis to immediately terminate the concession agreement with the […]

Junk concession agreement with water firms, gov’t urged

April 8, 2014

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Five-Way Test: Measuring up the two major political blocs

April 14, 2013

IBON NETWORKS | PAGBABAGO! People’s Movement for Change | Formulated in the form of a question, the Five-Way Test covers the most basic and important issues that Pagbabagto! believes should be addressed by the candidates, in particular those running for IBON NETWORKS | Pagbabago! People’s Movement for Change – To help guide the voters in […]

DOF urged: Name PH delegation to crucial Busan Aid Forum

October 6, 2011

AidWatch Philippines | The forum, to be held in Busan, South Korea in November, is considered crucial because it will supposedly define the new direction of aid and development cooperation. As the global community prepares for the much-anticipated High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF4), Philippine civil society groups urge the government to name the […]

Water rate hike hit; group says increase unjustified, insensitive

January 17, 2011

The new rates mean that households using at least 30 cu. m will see their monthly water bill increase by at least P57.60 to P69 starting in February. The Water for the People Network (WPN) condemns the rate hikes implemented by private water concessionaires in Metro Manila, calling the increases unjustified and insensitive to the […]

Teachers group calls on incoming gov’t to address education woes

June 8, 2010

Education for Development | The Arroyo administration has given lowest priority to education in the national budget since the term of Pres. Corazon Aquino Teachers group Educators for Development (EfD) calls on the incoming administration to give more priority to education as the 2010-2011 school year starts this month with the education sector in decline […]

Stop Angat Dam privatization: Presidentiables dared to prove independence from big business interests

April 28, 2010

Water for the People Network | Among the interested buyers of the Angat HEPP are some of the most politically influential business groups in the country and perceived backers of some presidentiables Advocacy group Water for the People Network (WPN) today challenged presidential candidates to prove that they are not beholden to big business interests […]

Regulate water use by golf courses, malls, hotels, etc. amid tight water supply in Metro

April 8, 2010

Water for the People Network Philippines | Ensure water for the people, advocacy group urges. Private water utilities operating in Metro Manila as well as government regulators must come out with a detailed plan on how they will ensure that ordinary households will not be further marginalized by well-off customers and commercial establishments in terms […]