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Amboy Noynoy FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 09/02/2010

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Amboy Noynoy

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
09/02/2010
Noynoy announced to media that he had canceled his trips scheduled this month to Indonesia and Vietnam, but will go ahead with his US visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting, a yearly affair, where heads of state or governments, or their foreign ministers attend in their stead, to give their speeches, which more often than not, are not even listened to by other world leaders.

Noynoy of course hopes for a meeting with US President Barack Obama, even for a photo-op, in the hope of scoring points with the locals to generate that impression that Noynoy has Obama’s full support. But who cares if Obama supports him?

As of now, however, Malacañang has not gotten word that Noynoy can be squeezed into Obama’s schedule.
The interesting question with regard to the canceled Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) visits, however, is: Just who canceled the visits Indonesia or Noynoy, and Vietnam or Noynoy?

Noynoy, in announcing the cancellation of his visits to Indonesia and Vietnam, made it appear that it was he who had canceled the visits, and that he has sought a rescheduling of his visits for October, but that the two Asean countries failed to fit his visit in their schedules..... MORE

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