China-PH sign deals to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts

China-PH sign deals to boost post-pandemic recovery efforts

China and the Philippines signed infrastructure deals aimed at boosting post-pandemic recovery efforts, as the former promised to donate half a million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the latter.

During a meeting with the Philippines’ foreign minister, Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said, “As a friend of the Philippines and your closest neighbor, we will firmly stand with the people of the Philippines until the defeat of this virus.” 

On Saturday, Duterte said, “”China plays a very key role in reviving our region’s economy… Let us do all we can to revive economic activities between the Philippines and China.”

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