Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
Chinese embassy protests anti-Chinese statement by Philippine senator
+ -
19:32, September 27, 2007

 Related News
 China confirms heavy oil delivery to DPRK
 Nightclub fire in east China blamed on festival fireworks
 Iceland's president to visit China
 China to hold fair for Latin American, Central and Eastern European commodities
 Chinese vice premier calls for more east-west economic and technological cooperation
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines Thursday protested at an anti-Chinese statement by a Filipino senator.

Political counselor of the Chinese embassy Deng Xijun made the case with the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, expressing his concern over the anti-Chinese statement made by the chairperson of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Philippine Senate, Mariam Santiago, who said "China invented civilization of the east, but as well it invented corruption for all of human civilization."

The embassy also issued a statement protesting the statement by Santiago.

"Such kind of comments is neither fair nor correct. We believe that the Philippine Government and the People of the Philippines will not agree to that," said the statement.

"It is known to all that anti-corruption is a common task faced by all the countries of the world. Corruption exists not only in China, nor was it created by China. The Chinese Government has all along devoted itself to the building of an honest and clean government and combat against all forms of corruption," said the statement.

The statement also said the Chinese government has adopted even tougher measures in combat against corruption and achieved prominent results.

Santiago made the statement at a hearing of the Philippine Senate on alleged corruption in a project of the Chinese company Zhong Xing Telecommunications Equipment (ZTE) Corp. of China signed with the Philippine government.

Source: Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Discussion: China dealing with climate change
Chinese president leaves for Australia
Guest Say: The art of recovering real life on the land
China, Japan vow to enhance defense cooperation

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/6272875.pdf