6 months Election-day brownout feared MB
By Myrna Velasco The Department of Energy (DOE) is pushing for a longer election holiday to ensure that the Luzon grid won’t suffer power interruptions or rotating brownouts while voting in precincts will be ongoing on May 13 and the subsequent counting and tallying of votes. Department of Energy (MANILA BULLETIN) The DOE said that aside from the declaration of holiday on May 13, there might be a need to extend that to the next day to ensure brownout-free tallying of the votes cast. It was learned that the declaration of May 14 as a holiday is being pushed so ... more