Sat, April 17, 2010
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Chinese Naval fleet leaves Manila for home

2010-04-17 08:30:25 GMT2010-04-17 16:30:25 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Qiu Yanpeng (2nd R), commander of the Chinese Navy Task Force 525 military escort team, and Felicimo Lozuraga (L), and Felicimo Lozuraga, deputy head of the Operational Headquarters of the Philippine Naval Force, exchange gifts during a farewell ceremony in Manila, capital of the Philippines, April 17, 2010. (Xinhua/Tan Weibing)

Qiu Yanpeng (front R), commander of the Chinese Navy Task Force 525 military escort team, bids farewell with overseas Chinese during a farewell ceremony in Manila, capital of the Philippines, April 17, 2010. (Xinhua/Tan Weibing)

The Task Force 525 escorting fleet leaves Manila, capital of the Philippines, April 17, 2010. (Xinhua/Tan Weibing)

The Task Force 525 escorting fleet leaves Manila, capital of the Philippines, April 17, 2010. (Xinhua/Tan Weibing)

MANILA, April 17 (Xinhua) -- The naval Task Force 525 of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) left Manila's South Harbor for home on Saturday after winding up a five-day port call to the Philippines.

Seeing them off were Chinese Ambassador Liu Jianchao, officials of the Philippine Naval Forces and 200 people from Chinese enterprises and local residents of Chinese origin.

At a seeing-off ceremony, Qiu Yanpeng, commander of the military escort team, and Felicimo Lozuraga, deputy head of the Operational Headquarters of the Philippine Naval Force, exchanges gifts. Philippine sailors also staged a colorful performance to show their friendship.

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