Duterte to Seek Additional Development Assistance from Japan

President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Japan starting 25 October, where he hopes to obtain even more official development assistance. Though no estimate has been given, the government is keen to add to Japan’s $3.33 billion aid, which accounts for more than 23% of the country’s total. The Japan meeting will come on the heels of a similar visit to China on 19-21 October, in which the government aims to finalize up to $3 billion in deals and…

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