Duterte wants ADB to increase support for “Build, Build, Build”

President Rodrigo Duterte warmly welcomes the president of the Asian Development Bank, Masatsugu Asakawa, who made him a courtesy call to the Department of Finance department within the Bangko Sentral Complex of Pilipinas in Manila on February 24 2020. Albert Alcain, presidential photo MANILA – On Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte said he wanted to improve […]

Cambodian paradise destroyed by China

The view while flying over Cambodia from the mecca of the tourist hinterland of Siem Reap on the coast is staggering: the national forests that once housed Asian tigers, elephants, leopards, bears and other endangered species have been replaced by scarred industrial landscapes and deforested. And where was the beach paradise I expected when I […]