Ex-Philippine president to visit Taiwan to promote exchanges

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/04/05
By: Emerson Lim and Elaine Hou

Manila, April 5 (CNA) Former Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos is scheduled to visit Taiwan later this week, during which he will meet with President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) in an effort to promote bilateral exchanges and cooperation.

Ramos, who will travel with a trade delegation comprising Taiwanese businessmen based in the Philippines and Philippine businessmen, is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan Wednesday, said Chen Wen-ju (陳文儒) of the Taiwanese chamber of the South Philippines, which is helping to organize the trip.

This will mark the eighth consecutive year in a row for Ramos to visit Taiwan on a trip organized by the chamber.

Ramos, whose father once served as the Philippines’ ambassador to the Republic of China, is described as being friendly toward Taiwan.     [FULL  STORY]

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