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Philippines to Set Up 22.5 Billion Pesos Infrastructure Fund

September 29, 2011

Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- The Philippines will set up a 22.5 billion-peso “counterpart” funding for infrastructure projects, Budget Secretary Butch Abad said in Manila today.

Abad said the additional allocation will be “on top of” funds for 10 projects the government earlier announced.

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