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Duterte’s diplomatic dance in China lands the Philippines $24 billion in funding and investment pledges

P
resident Rodrigo Duterte's four-day visit to China has been productive: The nation will provide the Philippines with $9 billion in soft loans, including a $3 billion credit line with the Bank of China. Economic deals came to $15 billion, with early agreements on railways, ports, and energy and mining projects making up $11.2 billion of that total.
8 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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