9 months Gatchalian says gov’t should be more transparent with new set of China deals MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday urged the Duterte administration to ensure there is public transparency about its dealings with China. Sen. Sherwin T. Gatchalian(FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) Gatchalian made the call after Malacañang announced it cornered more than $12-billion worth of new investments and trade deals during President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent trip to China. “We need transparency, the more transparent mabubura ang pagdududa natin sa China (we can erase our negative perception on China),” Gatchalian said in a Radio DZBB interview. Similar to what they did with the $34-billion worth of loan agreements the government entered into ... more