drbubb Posted April 10, 2017 Report Share Posted April 10, 2017 TOURISM - and inward investmentThis figure (250% jump in China visas) so impressed me, I had to start a thread to record it "It's More Fun in the Philippines" - controversial tag line was scrapped a year or two ago. (Was this "commuting is more fun" ad showing irony? Perhaps not, since Filipinos are not known for irony.) Now using a more practical and business-like approach, it seemsChinese Money pours into Philippines - Floro Mercene, Apr 10 - pg 12"Duterte's friendly attitude towards Beijing was rewarded when China promised to give the Philippines an 'economic renaissance'In the first two months of 2017 alone, official data showed an over-250-percent increase in visa applications to the country. This promised after China promised to send 2 million Chinese tourists to the Philippines this yearOn March 7th... three priority projects totalling P 170 billion were signed: The Chico River Pump Irrigation Project, the New Centennial water Source-Kaliwa Dam Project, and the North-South Railway-South Line valued at $3 billion to be launched this year..." ===== > wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourism_in_Manila Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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