"City of Charm" of the 14th CAEXPO of the Philippines Determined: Hello, Aurora Province!
Aurora Province has been determined as the "City of Charm" of the Philippines for the 14th CAEXPO to be held during September 12-15th, 2017.
Aurora Province, located in the east of Luzon, the largest island of the Philippines, is a province in Central Luzon enjoying pleasant weather and convenient traffic conditions. It has 6 ports, 4 branch line airports and abundant supply of water and power. It is particularly worth mentioning that Aurora Province is rich in natural tourism resources, such as beautiful mountains and seas, clean water and sunny beaches, characteristic churches and picturesque waterfalls, which attach numerous enthusiastic tourists for mountaineering, hiking, surfing and snorkeling every year.
"The Philippines has chosen Aurora Province as "City of Charm" for the 14th CAEXPO to show the world the beautiful scenery and potential business opportunities in Aurora Province, the Philippines," according to an official of the co-sponsor of the Philippine, besides hoping to reinforce the contact with the outside world, Aurora Province will also develop commercial investment plans to facilitate further consultation and understanding of interested customers. In addition, during the Expo, the head of the high-level government delegation of the Philippines will attend the opening ceremony for the hall of "City of Charm", and the province will hold a series of activities with the theme of the "City of Charm" to show the world the "Unique" charm and business opportunities of the Philippines.
It is learned that the "City of Charm" is one of the five major topics and a great innovation of the CAEXPO. since the launch at the 2nd CAEXPO, the theme of "City of Charm" has been stage for over 100 (including repetitions) charming cities of China and the ASEAN to show their charm as a direct platform for promoting the exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and ASEAN cities and enhancing the international reputation and competitiveness of the cities.
Data show that the Philippines is the county that have demonstrated the most "Cities of Charm" at the CAEXPO. Since the foundation of the CAEXPO 13 years ago, altogether 15 Philippine cities have been chosen as "Cities of Charm", such as Cebu, Davao, Zamboanga, Isabela and San Fernando, among which Davao and Zamboang have been selected for 2 Times respectively. Leveraging the CAEXPO as the platform, such Philippine "Cities of Charm" have extensively promoted their advantages in trade, investment, tourism and education, etc. and greatly enhanced the exchanges and mutual understanding between Philippine cities and cities in China and other ASEAN countries.
In 2017, the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the ASEAN, the Philippines serves as the rotating presidency of ASEAN. At the same time, the China-ASEAN Year of Tourism Cooperation will also be kicked off in Manila, the Philippines in this March. It is particularly worth expecting what wonderful things will the Philippines, who is both assuming the responsibilities and enjoying the opportunities, bring to the global visitors at the 14th CAEXPO!
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