Duterte Takes Aim at Roberto Ongpin, Vows to Destroy Oligarchs

President Rodrigo Duterte is now training his sights on oligarchs who use strong political connections to advance their business interests. He cited Roberto Ongpin as one example of businessmen whose influence must be curtailed. Ongpin served as a trade minister during the Marcos dictatorship and has retained strong ties with different politicians and businessmen. He currently faces an insider trading accusation involving Philex Mining. He…

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