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No normal relations between HK and RP as yet By Michaela P. del Callar 12/17/2010

Friday, December 17, 2010

No normal relations between HK and RP as yet

By Michaela P. del Callar 12/17/2010

Not all is well between Hong Kong and Manila as yet, despite a visit of Philippine Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim to Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang, mainly due to Hong Kong’s continued insistence for the Philippines to provide justice to the Hong Kong tourists, eight of whom died, while others were injured.
But Philippine officials are projecting it as a normalization of relations.

Tsang reminded the Philippine government yesterday that justice for the victims of the Manila bus hostage tragedy is paramount as he expressed hope that Hong Kong’s relations with the Philippines can move forward.

At a meeting with Alberto Lim in Hong Kong, Tsang stressed his continued concern for the welfare of the families who had lost their loved ones during the tragedy or whose members suffered severe
A release from Hong Kong stated that at the meeting with its Chief Executive, Lim deeply regretted the incident. He expressed the condolences from the Philippine President and sympathy of the people of the Philippines to the victims and their families and the people of Hong Kong..... MORE

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