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× Gov’t launches ‘bold’ spending plan to reverse slow Q1 growth

The government has committed to accelerate spending on infrastructure and other big-ticket projects to reverse the slow growth at the start of the year, the head of the Duterte administration's economic team said Friday.

The "carefully crafted and bold expenditure catch-up plan" formulated by the interagency Economic Development Council (EDC) during its meeting Friday will allow the economy to grow…