Davao offers resettlement to Japan disaster victims
Subscribe Now April 08, 2011 at 08:03am
Duterte said he came to knew of the plan of some Japanese nationals to seek refuge in the city—referred to as "Little Tokyo" before World War II because of the large number of Japanese settlers—from a Japanese friend. He said the initial batch of 20 retirees were due anytime.
"The best that we can do is to help them, after all Filipinos are treated very well in their country. We look forward with hope for the Japanese people," he said.
Duterte said the city government will make sure the visitors will be treated well.
"I don't mind how many of them will be coming over, as long as they behave well while they are in Davao. They can even be as many as thousands," he said.
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