Duterte Claims Inquirer’s Prieto Owes Government Taxes

President Rodrigo Duterte renewed his attacks on the Prieto family who he said owes the government billions in taxes as owners of a popular donut chain. The administration earlier warned that it would investigate the Prieto’s ownership of an expensive piece of land in Makati, adding that the government may be the real owners. The declaration came despite a court ruling favorable to the Prietos issued last September. The family owns the Philippine Daily Inquirer, which Duterte has accused of being biased against…

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