Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row

FILE PHOTO: Philippine customs officials inspect cargo containers containing tonnes of garbage shipped by Canada at Manila port November 10, 2014. Mandatory credit BAN Toxics/Handout via REUTERS

SUBIC, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte. The 69 containers were loaded overnight onto a vessel at the port of Subic, northwest of Manila, and […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories