6 days Barbers requests Meralco to slash profit margins MB
By Ellson Quismorio Surigao del Norte 2nd district Rep. Robert Barbers says there’s a way the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) can prove that it is truly willing to help Filipinos get by these very difficult times. “If they want to help the country and its people, they should also look into the reduction of their [profit] margins. Ika nga, ‘para sa bayan’ (Like they say, ‘take one for the country’),” Barbers said. The Mindanao congressman floated this idea as the power distribution giant continues to get clobbered on both traditional and social media for issuing alleged exorbitant electric bills during ... more