4 months Duterte commits to promote ‘green’ development MB
By Genalyn Kabiling BEIJING — The Philippine government has pledged to pursue “clean and green” infrastructure projects as the country hastens its shift to a “low-carbon” development. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech after witnessing the exchange of business agreements between Filipino and Chinese investors at the Grand Hyatt Beijing on April 26, 2019. (ALFRED FRIAS / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) President Duterte made the commitment to promote environment-friendly development, including seeking green technology and green financing for renewable energy programs, during his participation to the recently-concluded second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing. “We ... more