A Metro Rail Transit train in Makati City, Metro Manila. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr has targeted improvements in country’s rail transport network. Photo: Bloomberg
A Metro Rail Transit train in Makati City, Metro Manila. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr has targeted improvements in country’s rail transport network. Photo: Bloomberg
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

Opinion

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Philippines must iron out obstacles to get China on board its railway building spree

  • President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr looks to make up for lost time as he targets improvements in the country’s rail transport network
  • China has been tapped for three mega rail projects and the Philippines could benefit from Beijing’s infrastructure experience if negotiations bear fruit

A Metro Rail Transit train in Makati City, Metro Manila. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr has targeted improvements in country’s rail transport network. Photo: Bloomberg
A Metro Rail Transit train in Makati City, Metro Manila. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr has targeted improvements in country’s rail transport network. Photo: Bloomberg
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