10 months Batasan complex buildings violate building code; wiping out nat’l leaders in a quake a real risk MB
By Ben Rosario The Batasan Pambansa is among the many buildings in the country that violate the National Building Code of the Philippines and endangers the lives of occupants for lacking the life-saving Earthquake Recording Instrumentations or accelerograph alarms. In a privilege speech, 1PACMAN Partylist Rep. Eric Pineda said the main building of the Batasan Pambansa and other legislative offices within the Batasan complex that house the offices of the country’s 304 congressmen “do not have earthquake recording and alarm instruments.” Pineda said that while President Rodrigo Duterte joked in his recent State of the Nation Address about the “big ... more