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Wimps Written by Ninez Cacho-Olivares

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Wimps


Noynoy is really coming off as a wimp — despite the confrontational stance he and his Foreign secretary, Albert del Rosario, took at the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit that was a total failure, with the Asean foreign ministers unable to even come up with a joint communiqué in its 45 years of existence.

A Chinese naval frigate which was left stranded for at least four days in Half Moon Shoal ended up with a Chinese fishing vessel coming to its rescue for the refloating of the naval frigate. There was not a pip from the Philippine government that even said it was not going to lodge any protest against China, with all of these officials chorusing that this was merely an accident caused by human error.

Amazing, since there has been no investigation at all from the Philippine side, yet its conclusion was that the Chinese naval accidental foray in the shoal, which certainly was well within the Philippines’ territorial waters, was an accident caused by human error.

Moreover, the Noynoy government didn’t even bother to question why the frigate hit the country’s territorial waters, but merely judged it as an accident..... MORE

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