Retelling History

06chineseconsul1People’s Republic of China Consul General Zhang Weiguo (center) listens while Butuan City local historian Greg Hontiveros (right) explains about the artifacts of the Balangay Boat 5 dated 960 AD and how one of Mindanao’s oldest settlements built trade relations with China thousands of years ago, at the National Museum in Butuan on Jan. 5. MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas