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Power transmission monopoly NGCP questions rate review amid calls for refund
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Power transmission monopoly NGCP questions rate review amid calls for refund

(First of two parts) The Supreme Court petition filed by National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) to halt a long-delayed review of its rates could keep power costs high and delay potential refunds to consumers. NGCP is a private monopoly that operates the country’s power transmission lines, or the grid linking power generators to...

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High court’s rules do not cure ‘horribly repressive’ antiterror law, says lawyer

The rules set by the Supreme Court on the Anti-Terror Act of 2020 cannot cure the “horribly repressive” law that will be enforced by a “horribly repressive’’ council, lawyer Neri Colmenares said on Wednesday.  Colmenares, who presented oral arguments against the law at the high court as counsel for the militant group Bayan Muna, said...