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Peru´s TV Programs to Show in China

Tuesday October 18, 2016

The National Institute of Radio and Television has recently declared that Peru´s TV programs will show in China.

This development stemmed from Peruvian president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski´s visit to China last month, when officials signed various agreements to promote a closer relationship between the two countries.

The chairman of National Institute of Radio and Television, Hugo Coya, asserted that this sharing of Peru´s TV Programs is a step towards the exchange of culture between China and Peru.

Peruvian blueberries to enter Chinese Market

Wednesday September 14, 2016

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski recently visited China with the intent to open more access for Peruvian products in the Chinese market, particularly for Peruvian blueberries.

The Agriculture Ministry of Peru asserts that this is an important step for Peru´s economy, seeing as China provides access to 1.4 billion consumers.

The agreement will be finalized at the APEC Forum in Lima in the month of November. Before this takes place, Chinese officials will be coming to Peru to investigate the agricultural situation.

Peru´s New President: Children are the nation´s future

Tuesday August 23, 2016

Last Sunday, August 21st, Peru celebrated Children´s Day. Across the country, various activities took place to honor children and promote their wellbeing.

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the recently sworn-in president of Peru, sent a special message on his Facebook account.

He stated, ´´We must take care of our children. Children are the nation´s future. Let´s take care of our children with all our hearts. That´s my wish. Happy Children´s Day.´´

PPK acknowledged the fact that Peru´s children are the victims of abandonment (more…)

PPK´s administration will invest in Peru ´s sports

Tuesday August 23, 2016

After the summer Olympics just ended, sports are at the forefront of most people´s minds. Even PPK, the new president, has made a statement about investing in sports in Peru.

One of his goals is to provide more opportunities for free sports, and also to diversify the sports that are played in Peru, in addition to soccer and volleyball. He also plans to create a Ministry of Youth and Sports with the intent to get children started with sports early in life.

Doing this will require financial support, which PPK has thought through. (more…)

New President of Peru has high approval rating

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was sworn in as Peru´s new president at the end of July. In his first few weeks as the President of Peru, he has received a 70.4% approval rating, according to the last CPI survey.

According to the poll, Peruvians believe PPK to have many strengths. Some of these include his experience, his ability to act as a leader, his knowledge in economics, his hardworking personality, his entrepreneurial background, his charisma, and his relationship with the Peruvian people.

With these strengths, PPK has won over the hearts of many Peruvians. (more…)

Peru´s new president aims to double tourism in the next 5 years

Tuesday August 09, 2016

Peru sees around 3.5 million tourists come into the country each year. Though this is an impressive statistic, the new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, aims to double this number in the next five years.
The new governmental regime plans to implement strategies to increase tourism to Peru, which they claim will increase jobs, promote trade, and better Peru´s economy in general.

PPK says of this plan, ´´We are going to double tourist flow over five years. I believe, and maybe this is a little optimistic, that it must become our goal: doubling tourism, that is going to bring additional revenue worth between US$4 and US$5 billion.´´ (more…)

Peru´s New President to Improve Water and Sanitation

Monday August 08, 2016

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was recently sworn-in as the President of Peru at the end of July. Peru awaits eagerly to see what his administration will put as priority.

One of the themes that PPK and his fellow governmental leaders have deemed as important is the water situation in Peru. PPK plans to create a national program to provide access to clean water and other sanitation services to thousands of Peruvians.

PPK asserts that this program will not only improve water and sanitation, but it will create half a million jobs in the next few years. (more…)

PPK names Fernando Zavala Prime Minister

Tuesday July 12, 2016

The future President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, has named Fernando Zavala as Peru´s next Prime Minister.

Kuczynski asserts that Zavala, as an economist, has much knowledge and experience that he can bring to the position. He is 45 years old and has served in various public offices, one of them being Economy and Finance Minister in 2005 and 2006.

It is said that Zavala has accepted this nomination and has already begun to collaborate with Kuczynski´s team.

Zavala is currently working as the CEO at Backus and Johnston S.A.A. Brewing Company. (more…)

PPK is officially President-Elect of Peru

Thursday June 30, 2016

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was officially named President-Elect of Peru on Tuesday. The ceremony was held in Lima at the Municipal Theater, where PPK received official documentation of his victory in the presidential election.

Numerous government officials and leaders were present at the ceremony. The ceremony included the playing of Peru´s national anthem, a reading of the results of the election by the National Election Board, a presentation of documents to Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, and a speech by the President-Elect himself. (more…)

Keiko Fujimori and PPK expected for Presidential run-off

Wednesday April 13, 2016

On Sunday, thousands of Peruvians cast their votes to determine the next President, Vice-Presidents, Congressmen, and Andean Parliament representatives.

After examining the votes, it has been said that Keiko Fujimori and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski are in the lead. Fujimori is leading with approximately 39.46% and PPK follows with 23.73%. Because Fujimori didn´t win the required 50% this past round, these top two candidates will participate in the second round elections in June.

Other candidates are placed as follows: Veronika Mendoza with 17.12% (more…)

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