HEADLINE Duterte celebrates Chinese Lunar new year


Duterte celebrates Chinese Lunar new year

By Sun Guangyong | People's Daily app

14:26, February 16, 2018


The greeting letter delivered by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on February 16,2018 (File photo)

Bangkok (People’s Daily)-  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he celebrated the Chinese new year with the Chinese-Filipino community.

“Our nation shares a long and colorful history with the Chinese. Our enduring friendship has contributed to our rich culture, stimulated trade between our nations and fortified the foundation of our continuing quest for economic development.” he said in a letter.

He also said he hopes to “strengthen the sense of solidarity” and to preserve their “unique and multi-faceted Chinese-Filipino heritage.”

“May the Lunar new year bring more opportunities for growth and success to all of us,” he added.  

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