Opposition senatorial candidates tried to project their strength in numbers by literally surrounding former Philippine National Police chief Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa during a heated discussion of loans from China.
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio knew what he was talking about when he warned about the dangers of the loans contracted by the Philippines from China, former Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Winnie Monsod said.
The Kaliwa Dam will double in cost and affect over 1,000 families after Finance Secretary Sonny Dominguez chose to tap Chinese loans instead of a private Japanese company to undertake the construction of Metro Manila's new water source.
A multi-billion dollar China-backed rail project in Malaysia has been scrapped, government officials said Saturday, adding that the cost of building it was too high.
Malacañang has denied shelving the arbitral award on the South China Sea in favor of access to substantial Chinese loans and investments.
Is Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua the biggest obstacle to President Rodrigo Duterte's access to billions of Chinese loans and grants promised to the Philippines?
Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua assured Tuesday that the Philippines would not fall into a “debt trap” even after it took Chinese loans to bolster the Duterte administration’s ‘Build Build Build’ infrastructure program.
Members of the opposition should be wary as a “people power” against them may be waged by supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte if they continue efforts to pluck him out of power, the Malacañang said Monday (February 5).