Ilocos farmers are grateful for being the latest recipient of at least three rice milling machines courtesy of manufacturers from Shandong province of the People’s Republic of China.
Worth PHP1.5 million, the milling machines with a capacity of one ton per hour are now on their way to Ilocos Norte as aid to Ilocos Norte’s agriculture mechanization program.
“The Philippine relations with China are moving on the right track. The two provinces could work together for win-win results in the future,” said the Head of the Chinese Consulate in Ilocos Norte, Wang Jianqun as a group of 32 Shandong officials and businessmen visited Ilocos Norte on April 2-3 to strengthen business and agriculture cooperation here.
Over the past 15 years, Ilocos Norte and Shandong province had a long time mutual cooperation as then Gov