Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he may use “extraordinary powers” to implement the long-stalled, China-backed Kaliwa Dam project. Photo: Reuters

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte to use ‘extraordinary powers’ to push through China-funded Kaliwa dam

  • Philippine president says chronic water shortages in Manila take priority over the concerns of environmental activists and local communities
  • The controversial project, which has been stalled for decades, is to be built largely with Chinese money
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he may use “extraordinary powers” to implement the long-stalled, China-backed Kaliwa Dam project. Photo: Reuters
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