Poe: Private sector first to act vs COVID-19

Sen. Grace Poe on Friday (May 29) praised the private sector’s early action in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) amid what was described as the Duterte administration’s slow response in key areas. “Honestly, I think it was the private sector that acted immediately when this happened,” Poe said during an online seminar […]

PH adds $1.25B in loans to war chest vs COVID-19

The Philippines secured a total of $1.25 billion in loans from two multilateral lenders last Thursday (May 28), filling its war chest in the fight against COVID-19. The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved $750 million, part of a co-financing...