JUNE 2018 REPORT ( culled from the Laban Konsyumer Inc. facebook account )
A. June 1
? Removal of Vat on Fuel and suspension of biofuels law, under review by the DOE
? Surge pricing in public transport if allowed by law should be transparent , reasonable, uniform and standardized for all public utilities
? Speaker during the Privacy Week on freedom of information vs. digital privacy
? Unbundling of the prices of petroleum products to prevent profiteering, cartel and other abuses in the retail market
B. June 4
? Are big discounts in prices of petroleum products the start of a genuine price war ?
C. June 5
? NEDA said minimum wage earners need Php 459 to maintain its monthly budget of Php 10,000
D. June 7
? The additional seven centavos in the Feed in Tariff offsets the power rate decrease for the month
E. June 9
? Talk about the future of ride hailing services in the country in The Chiefs, One News, and Cignal TV 5.
? Discussed the Train Act with Joey Lina Sagot Ko Yan
F. June 13
-Consumer group backs use of coal in factories, Malaya Business Insight
? LTFRB tasked to regulate the ride hailing sector. LKI said consumers are offered choices.
G. June 17
? DOE?s push for unbundling of fuel products
? Submitted LKI position paper on the proposed natural gas roadmap
H. June 19
-Philippine Competition Commission to investigate pricing of petroleum products
? Consumer group urges PCC to suspend Grab for 6 months.
I. June 20
? Bill deposit and interests earned to be posted in the electric bills
J. June 21
? Basic goods more expensive now vs. previous month
? Prices rising, but DTI bucks wage increase, Manila Standard
K. June 24
-Billion pesos bill deposit of consumer for audit and refund to the consumers
? SRP of basic goods are higher vs. end December 2017
? Proposed to expand the list of items with SRP.
? Train Law in Peter Musngi and Pat Daza program.
? Balitaan sa Maynila, in Bean Belt Coffee
L. June 25
? supported the strengthening of the Energy Regulatory Commission
M. June 27
? opposed the water rate hike of the Manila Water and Maynilad Water
N. June 30
? LKI chose High Commitment level of service in the choice of the 3rd Telco in The Chiefs, One News, Cignal TV 5.
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