The SEA Games cauldron will burn for 12 days and costs around 50 million pesos. Photo: BCDA Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte fuels SEA Games fire by defending the US$985,000 spent on 50-metre high flame cauldron

  • Country’s leader backs Games organising committee head and politician Alan Peter Cayetano, who was criticised by a fellow lawmaker
  • The cauldron was designed by one of the country’s leading artists, the late Francisco ‘Bobby’ Mañosa
Topic |   Southeast Asian Games 2019 (SEA Games)

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The SEA Games cauldron will burn for 12 days and costs around 50 million pesos. Photo: BCDA Philippines
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