On Manila Bay reclamation, Duterte says wait until next presidencyMay 31, 2020 11:57 pm
AIKA REY, Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte put his foot down on Saturday, February 15, on reclamation projects along Manila Bay coming from the private sector, telling those interested “you wait until the next presidency.”
The President gave the warning against any reclamation project during his speech at the inauguration of Sangley Airport in Cavite on Saturday.
Duterte cited environmental considerations for his aversion’ to Manila Bay reclamation projects.
“It will choke Manila. The entire Manila City would be environmentally at peril. So pag-aralan nyo mabuti yan (you study it very well) in the next administration whoever gets to be the President of this country,” Duterte said.
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