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Rappler's latest stories on Fujian


Duterte postpones Fujian leg of China trip

Aug 23, 2019 - 10:46 AM

(3rd UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte is supposed to inaugurate a building at the Fujian Normal University built in honor of his mother, Soledad Roa Duterte

PHILIPPINE CHIEF. President Rodrigo Duterte will go on his 5th trip to China as Philippine chief on August 28, 2019. Malacanang Photo

What connects Duterte to Fujian Normal University?

Aug 20, 2019 - 4:45 PM

Why is a college in a Chinese university named after President Rodrigo Duterte's mother? The answer lies in the President's Fujian connection: Chinese tycoon Jose Kho.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte confers the Order of Lapu-Lapu Award Rank of Kamagi on businessman Jose Kho during a ceremony at Malacañan Palace on May 28, 2018. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Super Typhoon Lekima barrels towards China

Aug 09, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Authorities have issued a yellow alert for torrential rain and flooding for provinces in Lekima's path

WARNING. A flag warning about rough seas is pictured next to a beach in Suao, Yilan county, as Lekima approaches off the shores of eastern Taiwan on August 8, 2019. Photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

Lucio Tan, Henry Sy's hometown in China eye more investments in PH

Jul 16, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The origin of millions of Filipino Chinese Fujian province is also a potential for tourism for the Philippines

41 workers missing after China landslide – state media

May 09, 2016 - 2:10 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for maximum efforts to find survivors

epa05294421 A mobile phone image of a paramilitary rescue team searching for life signs at the site of a landslide in Taining county in southeast China's Fujian province 08 May 2016. The landslide hit plank houses for construction workers before sunrise after torrential rains. At least 34 people are still missing. EPA/LI GUODONG CHINA OUT

China probing provincial governor for graft

Oct 08, 2015 - 4:10 AM

Su Shulin who is also the deputy chief of the ruling Communist Party s provincial committee in Fujian is suspected of corruption

At least 7 killed by multiple China letter bombs – state media

Sep 30, 2015 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED Police describes the blasts which injured 51 people on the eve of China s national day as a criminal case ruling out a terrorist act

China urges trade with PH across 'sea of peace'

Jul 04, 2015 - 11:30 AM

The problem lies with President Aquino says a Chinese official whose grandfather was buried in the Philippines

'MARITIME SILK ROAD.' A diorama at the Quanzhou Maritime Museum in Fujian, China, depicts part of the ancient 'maritime silk road' that includes the disputed South China Sea. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Filipinos tough it out in China

Apr 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Some Filipinos in China have to bear the weight of the row between their host country and their motherland

SINGING THE BLUES AWAY. Janet Lopez and Leo Lavapie perform at the Winners International Hotel in Jinjiang county in Quanzhou, China. Photo by Mia Gonzalez/Rappler

Amid tension, Chinese cities push investments in PH

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:53 AM

Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian province where many Filipino Chinese trace their roots want their businessmen to go global

ONE STOP SHOP. Investors at the Xiamen Xiangyu Free Trade Zone need only to stop at one place to check all their requirements. All photos by Mia Gonzalez/Rappler

China TV host suspended over insulting Mao

Apr 09, 2015 - 1:36 PM

State broadcaster CCTV says it is investigating Bi Fujian for having caused a serious social impact

TV CENTRAL. A slow shutter speed photo of the China Central Television (CCTV) Tower in the evening in Beijing, China, 17 May 2012. How Hwee Young/EPA

Typhoon forces evacuation of 500,000 in China

Jul 14, 2013 - 2:47 PM

UPDATE The typhoon was downgraded to a tropical depression at 5:00 am local time as it swept inland and its strength will continue to weaken

On July 12 at 05:05 UTC (1:05 a.m. EDT) the MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this stunning visible image of Tropical Typhoon Soulik approaching Taiwan. Photo courtesy of NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response

Chinese chow in Lunar New Year

Jan 24, 2012 - 12:11 AM

See Manila s Chinatown through your stomach on the eve of Chinese New Year