Duterte to crack down on private companies using gov't lands
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DAVAO CITY, Philippines – If private companies don't give back government lands they have not paid the proper taxes for, President Rodrigo Duterte will allow those lands to be "occupied."
"Within the next 3 months, those occupying government lands but did not pay taxes amounting to billions...If you don't give back the land to the government, then I will ask the Filipino people to occupy the lands that are in your hands," said Duterte on Monday, May 1, Labor Day.
AGAINST OLIGARCHS. Prior to his Labor Day speech, the President met with leaders from various labor organizations to discuss contractualization. Presidential photo