Philippines

Duterte to read water firms’ letters before public

Duterte to read water firms’ letters before public By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo Duterte will read before the public the letters of the water concessionaires expressing willingness to revisit the supposed onerous concession agreements, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the President decided to read the letters … Continue reading

Philippines

MWSS cancels extension of water concession deals

MWSS cancels extension of water concession dealsBy Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has revoked the resolution extending the concession agreement with Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. MWSS Deputy Administrator for Engineering Leonor Cleofas confirmed the cancellation during the joint hearing of the … Continue reading

Philippines

Duterte considers expropriating water operations

Duterte considers expropriating water operations By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will expropriate the operation of water facilities if he is not satisfied with the explanation of water concessionaires and government lawyers on the supposed onerous water concession agreements. In a speech in Malacañang, Duterte said if … Continue reading