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Duterte in Hong Kong to meet OFWs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (left) and daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, arrive for the opening of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 in Boao, south China’s Hainan province on April 10, 2018. AFP

HAINAN, China — President Duterte is now in Hong Kong after his trip to Boao, China, to meet with President Xi Jinping and attend the Boao Forum for Asia.

Duterte landed at 11:34 p.m. at the Hong Kong International Airport, where he was met by Philippine Consul General in Hong Kong Antonio Morales and Deputy Consul General Roderico Atienza.

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Fiona So, Chief Officer and Honorary Aide-de-Camp Lam Kam-Kwong also welcomed the chief executive.

Duterte has nothing on his official schedule until Thursday evening, when he is set to meet with some 2,500 members of the Filipino community in Hong Kong.

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Before departing for China, the President said he planned to report to the Filipino community about the developments in the country.

He also said he wanted to listen to their concerns and hopes. /cbb

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