Photo Gallery Kaisa officers also called on the Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. and met with its members and officers led by president Ang Kip Siong 洪及祥 (seated center). The chamber turned over a donation for the refurbishment of the Bahay Tsinoy. Officers of Jiangsu Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines headed by president Ted Tan (譚志) toured the Bahay Tsinoy. They presented a souvenir plate and a check for the Kaisa Heritage Foundation. Taiwan’s former leader Ma Ying-jeou and his wife Chow Mei-ching recently toured Bahay Tsinoy Museum during their visit to the Philippines. Ma signed the guest book with a dedication saying how the overseas Chinese helped rebuild the Chinese nation. Welcoming the delegation were officers of Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran led by president Michael Guzman with Kaisa Heritage Foundation trustee Isabel Sia. The new officers of Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran paid a courtesy call on the officers of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc., headed by president Henry Lim Bon Liong. The federation, as well as several of its directors and officers, turned over donations for the Kaisa Heritage Foundation to refurbish the museum. The Philippine Council for Foreign Relations, Inc. (PCFR) hosted its Fourth Roundtable Dialogue with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA) at the Philippine International Convention Center on Oct. 9, 2019, with the theme “Elevating Further Philippines-China Relations.” Among the dialogue participants were Ambassador Yang Yanyi (楊燕怡), head of the CPIFA delegation (middle); former Chinese Ambassador to Manila Wang Chungui (王春貴), sixth from right; Ambassador Vidal E. Querol, fourth from left. Teresita Ang See (fifth from left) and Mariano Trajano (fifth from right) represented Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran, Inc. Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran president Meah Ang See receives the 2018 donation of Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII) from president Domingo Yap on Feb. 22. Also in photo are other Kaisa (left) and FFCCCII officers (right). CFBCI celebrates Chinese Media Day. Chinese Filipino Business Club Inc. president William Yap (seated, center) and officers welcome guests from Chinese media as they celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Oct. 4 held at the 8th Floor Auditorium of CFBCI. FFCCCII celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival. Kaisa president Meah Ang See (third from left) represented Tulay Fortnightly at the Chinese Media Day and Mid-Autumn Festival hosted by Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. president Domingo Yap (sixth from left) and other officers on Sept. 22. International Peace Day. Mario Fungo of World Peace Prayer Society (fourth from left), led Bahay Tsinoy officials Teresita Ang See, Meah Ang See and Baldwin Kho, with Lloyd Perillo of Center for Developmental Art Manila and other museum guests in a prayer for peace before the World Peace Pole installed at Bahay Tsinoy. “600 years of enduring friendship” roving exhibit on the Sultan of Sulu opens at Chiang Kai Shek College on Sept. 11, The exhibits go around Tsinoy schools for one-week duration. Upcoming exhibits will be at St. Stephen’s High School on Nov. 13 and Paco Citizen’s Academy on Nov. 17. The original exhibit was organized by Bahay Tsinoy Museum and the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Associations at Bahay Tsinoy Museum on June 9. Hua Dong Friendship Association (菲律濱中國華東聯誼總會) turns over treasure trove of books on Fujian history, society, literature and other subjects to Chinben See Memorial Library. In photo are (from left) Hua Dong executive vice president Nelson Guevarra, Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran EVP Michael Guzman, Kaisa past president and Tulay managing editor Ang Chak Chi, Kaisa Heritage Foundation executive trustee Teresita Ang See, Hua Dong president Delfin Letran, Kaisa past president Lyonel Ty, Hua Dong secretary Jameson Ong, director for development Lourdes Wang and youth committee member Darlene Letran. Kaisa board members Mariano Trajano (left) and executive vice president Michael Guzman (right) present Kaisa publications to Liu Cigui, secretary of Hainan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China and chairman of the Standing Committe of Hainan Provincial People’s Congress, at Bahay Tsinoy Museum on July 20. Angel Ngu and Domingo Yap (past and present presidents of FFCCCII), Teresita Ang See, He Xiang Qi, Chua Chi Hio, Ariel Abadilla and Johnny Lee (VP, CFBC) pose before the replica of the balangay gifted by Art Valdez to the Dezhou Museum. Shandong descendants 19th generation An Jing and An Li Zhu (second and third from left), 18th generation Wen Fang and Wen Yong Ming, (fourth and sixth from left) gift Princess Kiram (fifth from left) a scroll painting. With Kiram are her cousin Rep. Radjia Ani (extreme left) and niece Zasha Lipae (extreme right). Honored guests with heads of major Tsinoy organizations receive copies of the book, Ties that Bind: The Saga of the Sultan of sulu in China Exchange of Memorandum of Cooperation between Dezhou Sulu Culture Museum head, Ai Jiguang and Bahay Tsinoy director, Meah Ang See. Annual wreath-laying by officers and members of the Lao Na Hometown Association and Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran at the monument of Gen. Jose Ignacio Paua in Silang Cavite in celebration of the 119th Philippine Independence Day on June 12, 2017. Exhibit opening by (from left) Carlson Chan, Wen Yong Ming, Teresita Ang See, He Xiang Qi, Chua Chi Hio, Meah Ang See, Ariel Abadilla, Angel Ngu, Yu Lu Hai. View of the exhibit, “600 Years of Enduring Friendship: Beyond borders, beyond time,” that will run until June 30. China National Tourism Administration chairman Li Jinzao (李金早) visits Bahay Tsinoy March 17, 2017. China dignitaries visit Bahay Tsinoy Museum. Kaisa Heritage Center hosts Chinese officials who attended the China-ASEAN Tourism Congress at the Philippine International Convention Center on March 16-17, 2017. China Vice Premier Wang Yang (汪洋) is welcomed on March 18 by Kaisa Heritage Foundation chair Carlos Chan, Board of Trustees Washington Sycip, Alfonso Uygongco, Teresita Ang See and Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran president Meah Ang See. Accompanying Wang are Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo and Chinese ambassador Zhao Jianhua. China National Tourism Administration vice chairman Du Jiang (杜江) visits Bahay Tsinoy on March 15, 2017. Kaisa officers and Zhang Xiaomin (張曉敏), vice chairman and secretary general of China Welfare Institute (中國福利會代表團), exchange gifts during the CWI delegation’s (fifth from left), visit to Bahay Tsinoy Museum on Nov. 30, 2018. Officers of Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran welcome Mayor Liu Bingguo (劉炳國) and other officials from Dezhou, Shandong, China at Bahay Tsinoy Museum on April 1. Bahay Tsinoy Museum welcomes Larry Villarreal and his Chinese artists guests on March 29. All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese (中國僑聯) Vice Chairman Qi Quansheng (齊全勝) and entourage visit Bahay Tsinoy and present gifts to Kaisa officers on March 22. Seminarians from Koinania class of SVD postulancy Tagaytay led by Fr. Alan Bondoc, SVD and Fr. Jong Biton, SVD visit on March 29. Kaisa members remember Gen. Jose Ignacio Paua, the only pure-blooded Chinese in the Philippine revolution, by offering flowers in front of his monument in Silang, Cavite on June 12, 2019. Kaisa members meet with officers of the Ma-cho Temple in Batangas City, led by honorary chairman William Alcantara (on June 12, 2019 to update their research on the unique worship of Ma-cho conflated with the Virgen de Casaysay in Taal, Batangas. The Ma-cho Temple has a branch in San Fernando, La Union, whose members join Batangas Ma-cho worhippers and vice-versa during feast days.