Duterte on Chinese New Year: Gather with loved ones, enjoy traditions

Duterte on Chinese New Year: Gather with loved ones, enjoy traditions

/ 02:09 PM February 10, 2024

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MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Sara Duterte told Filipinos on Saturday to spend time with their families and enjoy the traditions of the Chinese New Year.

“Gather with your loved ones, exchange heartfelt blessings, and revel in the enchanting festivities that Chinese New Year brings. Immerse yourself in the timeless traditions that have been passed down for generations,” Duterte said in a statement.


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Duterte also encouraged the public to emulate the qualities of the dragon, which is the zodiac animal for the year.

“As the legend goes, this auspicious creature is a symbol of good fortune and abundance, embodying strength, bravery, and triumph. Let us channel its remarkable qualities to conquer any obstacles that come our way and pursue our wildest dreams,” she added.

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The Vice President also wished for the success of the public and advised people to “embrace the infinite possibilities” in the future.

“With the spirited essence of the wood dragon, I extend my wishes for boundless success in all aspects of your life. Embrace this fresh chapter with optimism and open hearts, ready to embrace the infinite possibilities that lie ahead,” she said.

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