Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. (L) and Japanese Foreign Minister Tarō Kōno shake hands after signing agreements at the closing of their expanded bilateral meeting at the Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City, on February 10, 2019. Kono was in Davao City for the opening ceremony of the Consulate-General of Japan in Davao. Japan has upgraded its consulate in Davao to consulate-general. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO