Four Rail Systems Among Duterte’s Immediate Priorities

Incoming president Rodrigo Duterte will prioritize the construction of four railway systems as part of the new administration’s efforts to ramp up infrastructure in the Philippines. The four systems include a line from Manila to northern Luzon, two lines from Manila to southern Luzon, and a rail system in Mindanao. Duterte admits that funding is a problem, and may tap the expertise of other countries like China in order…

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