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Marcos Bats for Digital Tax, Solar Power in 8% Growth Push

  • President seeks moratorium on farmers’ loans, even write off
  • Marcos nixes any more lockdowns, vows 5% infrastructure spend
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. prepares to deliver his first State of the Nation Address on July 25.
Ferdinand Marcos Jr. prepares to deliver his first State of the Nation Address on July 25.Photographer: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. pushed to tax digital services, pledged to sustain robust spending on infrastructure and vowed never to enforce another lockdown to hit an 8% growth during his term.