Gov’t promises graft-free, fast ‘Build, Build, ...

Gov’t promises graft-free, fast ‘Build, Build, Build’

Gov’t promises graft-free, fast ‘Build, Build, ...
With the Duterte administration giving the green light to some 23 flagship projects under its ambitious “Build, Build, Build� program, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III vowed the implementation of these projects would be fast and corruption-free. The post Gov’t promises graft-free, fast ‘Build, Build, Build’ appeared first on Inquirer Business. ... more
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