Manila Hotel, Manila
13 June 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III led the joint celebration of the 114th Philippine Independence Day, 37th Anniversary of Philippine-China Diplomatic Relations and the 11th Filipino-Chinese Friendship Day in Manila Hotel. It was spearheaded by the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII).

During the program, President Aquino witnessed the turn over of FFCCCII’s donation of 2 million pesos to the Philippine National Police Foundation, Inc. (PNPFI) represented by President Rafael Dizon III, Executive Director Ret. General Victor Batac and Vice Chairperson Teresita Ang See. The said amount is the culmination of FFCCII’s 5-million peso pledged donation to PNPFI in support of the various programs of PNPFI.

President Aquino also witnessed the symbolic turn over of 400 resettlement housing units donated by FFCCCII, Federation of Filipino-Chinese Associations of the Philippines (FFCAP) and the Chinese-Filipino community for typhoon “Sendong” victims in Cagayan de Oro City (300 housing units) and Iligan City (100 units). FFCCCII turned over the housing units to Social Welfare and Development Secretary Dinky Soliman. The housing project will be called “Filipino-Chinese Friendship Village”.

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