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(Opinion) The Philippines Should Not Provoke China

2015-06-15 08:39:36       source:China Daily

June 15, 2015

"The Philippines broadcast a documentary on Friday on its territorial disputes in the South China Sea that tried to rally public sentiment against China. On the same day, the Philippines representative at the Conference on State Parties to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, without naming China directly, blamed it for the disputes. Comments:

Philippine President Benigno Aquino recently upped the ante in his country's territorial disputes with China because a general election will be held next year. According to the law, he cannot stand for re-election, but Aquino hopes his successor can continue his anti-China policies for his own political security."

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