10 months No postponement for Manila Bay rehab – DILG MB
By Chito Chavez The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) insisted the massive rehabilitation of severely polluted Manila Bay “cannot be postponed.” DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya (Photo via Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesman Jonathan Malaya said the statement was after the Makabayan Bloc called on the government to postpone the Manila Bay Rehabilitation program to pave the way for more “study and consultations.” “We wish to emphasize that Manila Bay is in critical condition. Actually, the bay is in ICU. We cannot afford an additional day of delay. Giving in to Makabayan will only ... more