MANILA, Philippines — “Another fiasco, alis na kayong lahat.” (Another fiasco, you will all be fired.)
This was the warning of President Rodrigo Duterte to the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) on Wednesday night over the regulator’s “incompetence” to deal with the issues linked to the implementation of the mandatory cashless toll payment scheme.
“If you cannot perform what is expected of you, then the best that you can do is resign and do not wait to be fired kasi masakit iyan, mapahiya ka,” (Do not wait to be fired because that is embarrassing.) Duterte said in a taped speech.
According to Duterte, the TRB should not have allowed the Radio Frequency Identification (R…