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Duterte pitches 'Mindanao corridor' to bolster ASEAN development

Duterte spoke on the need for the regional development corridor in Vientiane.

VIENTIANE -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pitched the development of a new subregional economic corridor that includes his political base of Mindanao as a way to stimulate growth for ASEAN, as the group holds a summit in the Laotian capital Tuesday along with related meetings.

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