Water crisis fans calls for transparency in dam, other China-funded projects

The water crisis in Metro Manila is raising calls for transparency in the Duterte administration's deals with China, including the Kaliwa Dam project that has been touted as the solution to the perennial water shortage in the capital.   In a letter to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda), Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares asked for official copies of several agreements with China, including that of the P18.7-billion Kaliwa Dam project that would supposedly be an alternative to Angat Dam, Metro Manila's main water source.   Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III this week said Kaliwa Dam would "absolutely" help solve the water shortage in the metropo...

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