MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Corporation president and COO Ramon Ang and other top company executives paid a visit to Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza on Oct 27, 2011.
Truong was in Manila on a three-day visit upon the invitation of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. The two Southeast Asian leaders discussed and forged agreements to keep peace and stability in the West Philippine Sea off Palawan and the East Sea off Vietnam.
San Miguel, on the other hand, is a diversifying conglomerate with assets in the region. It has food and beverage businesses in Vietnam.
San Miguel chairman Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. once said that the Philippine-based conglomerate was among the “first international companies to see Vietnam’s potential in the early 1990s.”