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Defense, energy departments to probe Chinese control of power lines

Dec 04, 2019 - 4:21 PM

Can China really remotely control – and shut down – the Philippines’ electricity? Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana wants to find out.

PUTTING UP A TEAM. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the defense and energy departments will probe reports of Chinese control of the Philippines' power transmission lines. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

China dismisses fears it can control Philippines power supply

Nov 28, 2019 - 1:32 PM

'There is no need to worry about the sky falling or imagine trouble where there is none,' says Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang

'COMPLETELY GROUNDLESS.' Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang denies threats it can shut down the Philippines' power supply through the stake of a state-owned company in the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines. Photo from website of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

China control of NGCP 'cause for concern' – Carpio

Nov 26, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Retired Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio warns this is especially the case if the Chinese themselves handle the maintenance of the Philippines' power supply

CONCERN. Retired Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio says the Philippine government should look into China's stake in the NGCP. Rappler Screenshot

NGCP: Criminalize tree-planting beneath power lines in Mindanao

Dec 12, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Planting of trees and other activities beneath transmission lines adversely affect power delivery to Mindanao provinces NGCP says

POWER ISSUES. Right-of-way violations, along with bombing attacks, have become the significant problems for NGCP in Mindanao

China defends experts in Philippine power firm

Mar 04, 2015 - 1:13 PM

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua shrugs off security concerns over a Chinese firm s 40 stake in the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines

EXHIBIT LAUNCH. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (left) talks with Philippine Foreign Undersecretary Evan Garcia during the launch of an exhibit on March 3, 2015, to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and China. Photo courtesy of DFA

PH warned about backlash from China

Mar 06, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The Philippines says we have to be ready for the consequences of the historic case against China over the West Philippine Sea

DOE, NGCP working on Visayas power woes

Nov 21, 2013 - 6:25 PM

Generator sets and personnel are being deployed to help address the power issues in areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda

NO ELECTRICITY. Residents walk through debris and toppled power lines in Tacloban City, Leyte. AFP/Ted Aljibe