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- Both photos were taken during Duterte’s administration.
A recent Facebook post seeks to credit Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, with cleaning up a mess.
"Manila Bay before and currently with Pres. Duterete’s administration," the post sharing two images says. "Look at the difference."
The first image shows a beach packed with debris. The second shows people walking on the clean sand.
But both photos were taken during Duterte’s time as president.
Facebook post, Oct. 23, 2021
Philippine News Agency photo, July 16, 2018
CNN, Rodrigo Duterte inaugurated as Philippines president, June 30, 2016
ABS-CBN News, UP marine scientists explain why dumping dolomite can’t solve Manila Bay problems, Oct. 1, 2020
Mongabay, Manila’s new white sand coast is a threat to marine life, groups say, Sept. 14, 2020
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