Philippines Returns Tonnes Of Trash To Canada, Testing Diplomatic Ties

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Published on May 31, 2019 - Duration: 00:54s

Philippines Returns Tonnes Of Trash To Canada, Testing Diplomatic Ties

According to a report by Reuters, the Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from President Rodrigo Duterte.

Sixty-nine containers were reportedly loaded onto a vessel at the port of Subic, northwest of Manilla, and departed on Friday for a month-long journey to the Canadian city of Vancouver.

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