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× Diokno: PH ‘very careful’, won’t fall in China ‘debt trap’

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Monday said the country would not fall into the alleged Chinese "debt trap" as the government is "very careful" in entering into deals with the Asian economic giant.

Diokno made the remark after United States Vice President Mike Pence recently warned the Indo-Pacific region not to fall into the trap of Chinese debt diplomacy, encouraging them to choose "the better…

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