MANILA, Philippines – Read my lips: There is enough supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes insisted yesterday.
Since December, consumers have been complaining of an LPG shortage, which Reyes had at first denied and subsequently said that supply had normalized, despite the long lines and empty shelves at retail outlets.
But after yesterday’s Cabinet meeting where the LPG shortage was raised, Reyes announced the supply of LPG has already reached the outlets and that “there’s no reason for us to worry.”
Reyes admitted that the President was concerned about the LPG supply situation, which has led to a torrent of angry complaints from consumers all over the country. [Read full article...]