Southeast Asia | 'Dutertenomics' envisions a golden age for the Philippines

‘Dutertenomics’ envisions a golden age for the Philippines

Manila has announced ambitious new infrastructure spending plans, an unprecedented US$173 billion fiscal push to catapult competitiveness and growth

Manila, May 5, 2017 2:00 PM (UTC+8)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte holds his glasses as he speaks to reporters at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines April 28, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte holds his glasses as he speaks to reporters at the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines April 28, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Erik De Castro