Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin (left) shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono before an expanded bilateral meeting with the Philippines in Davao, on the southern island of Mindanao. Photo: AFP

Tokyo to lend Manila US$202 million to bridge infrastructure gap in Mindanao conflict zone

  • Japan will contribute to the development of a network consisting of 150km of roads and 40 bridges that will improve access to schools and hospitals in the conflict-torn region
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Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin (left) shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono before an expanded bilateral meeting with the Philippines in Davao, on the southern island of Mindanao. Photo: AFP
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