The fight against oligarchs continues

The year 2019 has been, to say the least, a rollercoaster ride. And a bit too bumpy for oligarchs — President Rodrigo’s favorite targets that beyond the latter’s constant harangue, are sailing rough waters with the ensuing shifts in government’s policies against unfair contracts and trade practices. Arguably, water firms Maynilad and Manila Water are …

PNoy exec behind faulty water deals — Duterte

DIGOS CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday faulted Manila Water President Jose Rene Almendras “and other Malacañang employees” for the “disadvantageous” water concession contract that the government signed with the company and the Pangilinan-led Maynilad. Almendras was former Energy secretary under President Benigno Aquino and was later named as Foreign Affairs secretary. He said Almendras …