Duterte backers, other oil firms rake in millions from overpricing amid pandemic

Amid the misery and deaths caused by COVID-19, oil companies, including those controlled by prominent Duterte backers, have been raking in millions of pesos in extra profits from overpricing. This is beyond unconscionable and appalling as the socioeconomic fallout of the pandemic – i.e., record joblessness, hunger and poverty – continues to burden the people.… Continue reading Duterte backers, other oil firms rake in millions from overpricing amid pandemic