MANILA, Philippines --- Sen. Leila de Lima on Saturday urged President Rodrigo Duterte to cancel agreements with Chinese investors' to turn three strategic islands in the Philippines into economic and tourism zones.
De Lima, a staunch critic of the President, filed Senate Resolution No. 93, seeking the cancellation of the planned development on Fuga Island in Cagayan province and Grande and Chiquita Islands in Subic Bay, Zambales province.
Last April, the Philippines secured $12.16 billion worth of investments as part of the 19 business deals signed between Filipino and Chinese companies during the President's visit to Beijing for the Belt and Road Initiative forum.
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