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Getting into more trouble FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 06/09/2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Getting into more trouble

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
06/09/2012
Noynoy is really getting the country into more trouble with China, what with his high profile talks on the disputed islands — whether Scarborough Shoal or the Spratlys — with both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Such talks with country leaders could have been done on low profile on the dispute, which would not publicly raise the hackles of China. But there went Noynoy, again raising the stakes and all because he thinks that with the US and the UK on his side, he can come out strong with China.

Noynoy keeps saying that the issue of the disputed islands has to be resolved in the United Nations and the Law of the Sea.

Yet he appears to be doing quite the opposite, by running to the US for increased military assistance, including the modernization of the Philippine military..... MORE

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