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× Duterte to Drilon: Did you profit from contracts with water firms?

MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday asked opposition Sen. Franklin Drilon if he was among those who "profited" from the "onerous" concession agreements signed in 1997 between the government and Manila Water Co. and Maynilad Water Services.

Speaking at the oath-taking ceremony of newly-appointed government officials in Malacaang, Duterte recalled how Drilon cautioned the…

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