covid 19 / Philippines

AIIB OKs $300-M loan for PH vaccine rollout

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD300-million loan (about PHP14.55 billion) to support the Philippines’ vaccine rollout, Chinese Ambassador to Manila Huang Xilian revealed Friday. Huang said the loan would support Manila in providing timely access to vaccines to accelerate its nationwide immunization, as … Continue reading