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China’s island-building skills lift hopes in Duterte’s backyard

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Chinese investors are set to spend $200 million to raise three islands from the sea to create a new port," writes Norman Aquino. The project, in Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's hometown of Davao, is "a direct result of Duterte's October visit to Beijing, when he secured investment and credit pledges worth $24 billion."
5 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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