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October-December 2005

  • Philippines-China trade hits US$17.6B in 2005
  • Philippines, China sign Cultural Program
  • Philippines holds first-ever film festival in China
  • Manila, Beijing forge sister-city links

July-September 2005

  • Philippine Chief Justice Davide visits China
  • Former Chinese Ambassadors make nostalgic visit to RP
  • 100 Filipino youth visit China on anniversary
  • PAL to resume direct flights to Beijing in November

April-June 2005

  • Chinese President visits Philippines
  • Philippines and China celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations
  • RP, China hold security talks
  • RP, China hold trade meeting
  • DOT Secretary Durano steps up tourism promotion in Beijing
  • Embassy hosts Independence Day reception in Beijing

January-March 2005

  • Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Romulo visits China
  • RP-China-Vietnam Agreement in the South China Sea signed
  • China joins RP Mining Conference
  • RP-China Visa Exemption Agreement enters into force

October - December 2004

  • RP-China trade hits US$13 billion in 2004
  • DND Secretary visits China
  • China donates US$250,000 to RP
  • Filcom celebrates "Paskong Puno ng K"

July - September 2004

  • President Arroyo visits China
  • RP Posts in China align programs with PGMA's 10-point agenda
  • RP opens tourism office
  • RP-China hits US$9.35 B

April - June 2004

  • Ambassador Gaa presents credentials in Mongolia
  • Ambassador Gaa presents credentials in DPRK
  • China congratulates President Arroyo, renews commitment for cooperation
  • Embassy Independence Day Activities

January - March 2004

  • President Hu hails RP-China trade
  • Ambassador Gaa meets FM Li
  • North Rail loan package signed
  • Travel agencies to promote tourism

November - December 2003

  • Embassy welcomes new ambassador
  • Agriculture Secretary visits China
  • New DFA chief appointed
  • Filcom celebrates "Paskong Pinoy 2003"

September- October 2003

  • NPC Chairman Wu BAngguo visits RP
  • RP-China trade hits US$6.43B by third quarter
  • DOT Secretary Gordon attends WTO meeting in Beijing
  • Overseas Absentee Voting: Filipinos in Beijing want to vote

July - August 2003

  • PGMA reports on gains made by her administration
  • Philippine Foreign Secretary meets Chinese Leaders
  • Philippines and China to strengthen cooperation against narcotics
  • Ambassador Villa says "Zai Jian!"

May - June 2003

  • H.E. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on the 105th Anniversary of Philippine Independence
  • Independence Day Message of H.E. Blas F. Ople, Secretary of Foreign Affairs
  • ASEAN-China Entry-Exit Quarantine Meeting on SARS
  • National Day Celebration in Beijing

March - April 2003

  • New Chinese leaders meet Ambassadors
  • Philippine-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology inaugurated
  • Philippines holds Solo Trade Exhibition in Shanghai
  • Update on Overseas Absentee Voting

January - February 2003

  • Former President Ramos meets President Jiang Zemin
  • Speaker de Venecia attends AAPP
  • Philippine Best in March Trade Expo in Shanghai
  • Biggest Rizal Park is in China

November - December 2002

  • PGMA's Christmas Message to all Filipinos overseas
  • 2002 Year-end note by Ambassador Josue L. Villa
  • 12th Protocol on cultural exchange signed
  • Chinese journalists tour the Philippines

September - October 2002

  • H.E. Mr. Li Peng visits China
  • Defense Minister Chi Haotian in Manila
  • Tourism Secretary Gordon in China
  • President Arroyo and Former President Ramos address CEO Forum

July - August 2002

  • Ople sworn in as Foreign Affairs Secretary
  • PGMA's Goal: A Strong Republic
  • Philippines-China join Committee on Agriculture Meeting
  • Chinese Parliamentarians attend ASEP II in Manila

May - June 2002

  • Manila, Beijing observe Philippines-China Friendship day
  • Agreements on transnational crime and narcotics take effect
  • Landed visa policy for Chinese tourists expanded
  • Business mission visits Manila, Cebu

March-April 2002

  • House Speaker De Venecia Leads Lawmakers in International Forum in Beijing
  • Visa Requirements for Chinese Nationals Simplified
  • Philippine Consulate General Shanghai Opens

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