Colmenares tells Duterte: It’s possible to lower oil prices

MANILA, Philippines --- Bayan Muna chair and senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares has contradicted President Rodrigo Duterte's recent statements on the high cost of oil products, saying that the government can implement measures to lower fuel prices. Colmenares made the remarks during a rally along East Avenue on Tuesday, a day after Duterte said he could not do anything about oil prices even if the people 'hang' him. "We beg to disagree. We can do a number of things to at least mitigate or at most stop shocking oil price hikes in the country," the former lawmaker said during the first day of the campaign. "In fact, we have filed bills to achieve that since Bayan Muna was el...

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