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China leaves Duterte’s dream train at the station

Soon after winning the presidency in mid-2016, Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte vowed to build a modern railway across the underdeveloped southern island of Mindanao, a promise that drew loud applause from the well-dressed audience invited to his first State of the Nation Address. Duterte’s dream of a Mindanao train line, an ambitious project four previous […]