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Mga elitista kasi! Duterte accuses Maynilad, Manila Water of faking water shortage to drive up prices

Mga elitista kasi! Duterte accuses Maynilad, Manila Water of faking water shortage to drive up prices

President Rodrigo Duterte has accused water companies of staging a days-long shortage in Metro Manila in order to force the hand of the government to increase water rates.

President Rodrigo Duterte has accused water companies of staging a days-long shortage in Metro Manila in order to force the hand of the government to increase water rates.

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“Pinopondo ‘yung tubig kasi gusto price increase,” said Duterte in a speech in Cagayan.

Duterte was furious that he had to threaten the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System and its private concessionaires – Maynilad Water Services Inc. of the Metro Pacific-Salim and Consunji groups and Manila Water Co. of the Ayala group – before restoring the water supply in the concession areas.

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“Kaya ‘yang tubig na ‘yang p**** i**** ‘yan, kung hindi ko sila sinabihan, ‘Maglipad ako bukas sa Maynila. Pagdating ko, kung wala pang tubig ‘yang gripo na ‘yan, ‘yung ulo ninyo ang gawain kong gripo para…’Pagdating ko alas-dos may tubig na. Tingnan mo ka******* ng mga p**** i**,” he said.

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“Yung mga taga-Maynila wala nang ligo. Mga babae doon ang babaho na [laughter] Wala nang hilamos, wala na lahat. Kalokohan talaga itong…,” he added.

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Duterte said this is what you get for letting rich people to run utilities.

“Sinabi ko sa inyo eh. Ayan… Hindi ko naman sina — I’m not trying to blame you but that’s what you get for getting people ‘yung mga elitista-elitista,” he said.

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