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Philippines won’t involve US in resolving dispute with China

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MANILA, Philippines – The country won’t involve the United States in resolving its dispute with China over the rights to Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, a Radyo Inquirer 990AM report said on Monday.

The report quoted deputy spokesperson Abigail Valte as saying that they were supportive of the Department of Foreign Affairs’ choice to resolve the issue through a diplomatic process between the two countries and left it to the said agency to act on suggestions of seeking assistance from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).

The Malacañang has earlier stated that there was no need for a third party or mediator to assist in solving the ongoing standoff between a Philippine Navy ship and Chinese surveillance and fishing vessels at the Panatag Shoal which the country considered to be within its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

For more of the report, listen to Radyo Inquirer 990AM.


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Tags: China , Conflict , Diplomacy , Foreign Affairs and International Relations , News , Panatog , Philippines , Scarborough


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_22PRRPV4XKOOIC5TBS2ZLT7PZQ Tirador Ngbuwaya

    So the Department of Foreign Affairs will keep on talking and talking . . . and  talking  . . . while the Chinese will keep on  invading. . and invading the Spratlys. .  and go on fishing and fishing and fishing . . . and  go home laughing  and laughing . . . and laughing. . . MALIWANAG  ANG SINABI NG MGA INTSIK NA YAN. . . you Filipinos should get out of Chinese territory in the Spratlys. . . Whats the use talking with these Chinese ? Only the 7th Fleet of the U.S.  can stop these  Chinese  ships from invading the Spratlys. . . .

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    ASEAN concern is more concentrated in SPRATLY ISLANDS upon which each nation´s interest in EVERY ISLAND OF SPRATLY are concerned! Now,the SCARBOROUGH SHOAL are not the MAIN INTEREST OF ASEAN BECAUSE THEY KNEW IT BY LAW AND GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION THAT IT IS NOT THEIR CONCERN (EEZ) Let say,200 kms as an International rule!…The logic is simple “If Scarborough Shoal was located within 200kms and within territorial waters of Taiwan,…SHALL WE REACT?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ZWTTKJTI57YO7TZBJC66GA2OLU dennis

    What assistance are we asking for from ASEAN regarding Scarborough Shoal?…Kung ang Scarborough Shoal eh nasa territorial waters ng Malaysia,PROBLEMA BA NATIN YUN?…Kung eto eh nasa Indonesia,PROBLEMA BA NATIN YUN?…Kung eto eh nasa Burma or Taiwan or Japan,PROBLEMA BA NATIN YUN?….This situation was EXACTLY THE SAME WHEN GREAT BRITAIN INVADED FALKLANDS LOCATED NEAR ARGENTINA….May nakialam bang neighboring countries?

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    siyang tama

    kaya itigil na mga
    walang katuturan na wargames at

    isara na ang mga
    u.s. stealth bases

    • anodawateglow

       sige isara na yang us stealth bases na yan…teka, asan na nga ba yung pintuan niyang mga bases na yan at upang maisara na?  hahaha.

      ha..kaisipang kumunista, pahirap sa masa ka joboniboy.

      • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

        simulan mo sa basilan at zambo

        mag research ka naman
        bago mag post

        parami ang naturoan
        ng u.s. embassy
        ng red communist scare tactics

        kid mas marami pang
        mga nasyonalistang pilipino
        kaysa sa inyong
        brainwashed ng u.s.

  • victor1052

    The last time somebody tried to involve the U.S. in a teritorial dispute was in 1974 when south vietnam invaded the paracel islands which are also claimed by China. The modern American-equipped vietnamese navy was promptly blown out of the water by the Chinese navy, and its occupying forces killed or captured by Chinese marines,thus resulting in an humiliating defeat for the disappointed  vietnamese who were hoping all along that their american allies would help them fight the Chinese. China was weak economically and militarily in those days. If the U.S. did not help south vietnam  when China was weak, do you think they will help us when now China is strong? We must challenge China to a U.N. arbitration where our claim will be favorably acted upon. Let this thorny issue be resolved once and for all.

  • akosimickeymouse

    palayasin na yang embassy ng china dito sa pinas…..may mga underground funders yan sa mga npa at mga rallyista….

  • Ano Ikaw

    dakdak ng dakdak…send this chinese ambassador HOME now.

    We go Nuclear…invest on nuclear weapons….find a seller,,,,USSR etc….

    Look at Nokor, kahit mahirap they are being respected.

    Dignity =nuclear weapons.

  • PHtaxpayer

    Wow, the PH govt must be listening to me.  LOL  We should not be seen as American puppets or it will weaken our voice.  We should look at China and America as equal partners and not have to choose one.  Good strategy!



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