Peace and prosperity for the Philippines
Filipino-Chinese Friendship Day and the celebration of Philippine Independence Day hosted by the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry: (from left) FFCCCII honorary presidents Dr. Alfonso Siy, Tan Ching, Dr. Francis Chua, and Jimmy Tang, together with FFCCCII president Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Go Negosyo founder Joey Concepcion, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China Charge d’AffairesTan Qingsheng and FFCCCII honorary president Domingo Yap

Peace and prosperity for the Philippines

PILIPINAS: NOW IS OUR TIME - Joey Concepcion (The Philippine Star) - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am

Last June 10, as the Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship, I was tasked to represent President Rodrigo Duterte in the celebration of the Filipino-Chinese Friendship Day and the Philippine Independence Day of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FFCCCII), headed by a long-time Go Negosyo advocate, Dr. Henry Lim Bon Liong of SL Agritech Corporation.

FFCCC II vice president Cecilio Pedro

It was a full-house event that catered to more than 1,500 participants.

Members of the Filipino-Chinese community attend the June 10 celebration.

During my speech, I shared the important values of peace and prosperity. These are two words that are very important, especially now that the last three years in the term of our president have begun. When he was elected president, he was the mayor of Davao City, considered an underdog in the elections. But he showed the Filipino people what kind of leader can change their lives and his promise has been partly fulfilled in the past three years. With only three years left under his leadership, we must now accelerate.

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