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Mga tulisan! Duterte to ex-rebels: Kill greedy bizmen

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By Prince Golez

Whether or not spoken in jest, President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered rebel returnees to kill greedy businessmen in the country.

In a speech during the ceremonial distribution of benefits to former rebels in Leyte, Duterte called them “ulol” (insane) and “tulisan” (thief).

“There are rich people in the Philippines who are crazy. They’re the ones whom we should kill. Just wait for my go signal. Behind a killing is a leader, especially if his followers are stupid and would just fire whenever they are told to,” he said in the vernacular.

The Chief Executive also lashed out at Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala and Manny Pangilinan for the onerous water concession deals with Maynilad and Manila Water.

“You know, in our society, there really is a… Perhaps you don’t fully understand this. But the Philippines has been gravely fooled by the rich people in the Philippines. Just like Ayala and Pangilinan who own Globe and Smart. They are all thieves, those sons of b******. That’s the whole truth,” he added.

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