Philippines Looks to China for Infrastructure Funds Despite Doubts at Home

The Philippine president’s ambitious $167 billion plan to build up infrastructure for long-term job creation and economic development will tap into his new friendship with China for funding, despite doubts at home. President Rodrigo Duterte said his “golden age” of infrastructure would create roads, railways and other public infrastructure through the end of his term in 2022. The Southeast Asian country, where about one-fifth of people live in poverty, has missed factory investment,...

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