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LOS ANGELES—Filipino-Americans denouncing China as a big bully on Saturday (May 12 in Manila) accused the Chinese consulate here of harassing them by releasing toxic sewage while they held a rally in front of the consulate building.

About 50 demonstrators noticed a foul odor and traced it to sewage flowing through the roadside drain on the street where they gathered to protest an escalating territorial dispute between the Philippines and China in the West Philippine Sea.

“They opened the toilet, but are we going to stop?” asked rally leader Adrian Licaros of the US Pinoys for Good Governance, speaking in Filipino. The ralliers, some covering their noses with handkerchiefs, responded by chanting “China stinks.”

Another protester, Art Garcia, said it wasn’t the first time the Chinese consulate “intentionally released sewage from their office building” during a protest action.

Garcia, a community leader representing the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and Alliance Philippines, said protesters had a similar experience when they demonstrated against China’s claiming Kalayaan Islands in front of the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles.

The ralliers chanted protest slogans, carried placards and waved the Philippine flag as they demanded that China withdraw its ships from Scarborough Shoal in the West Philippine Sea (Manila’s name for South China Sea). Both China and the Philippines claim the shoal as part of their territory and, for five weeks now, their ships have been facing off with each other at the shoal, defending the rival claims.

“We consider this encroachment on sovereignty as an invasion,” said lawyer Roman Mosqueda, president of the Filipino American Movement for Empowerment.

Mosqueda, who has a doctorate in international law from the University of Michigan, said he’d like to see the issue resolved “diplomatically, through mediation and by bringing this before the international tribunal.”

“[China] is not going to kick us around. We are going to fight,” said Danny Lamila of the Filipino American Defense League.

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Other groups participating in the afternoon rally were the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles and Bantay Pilipinas-USA.

Similar rallies were held at other Chinese embassies around the world on Friday as part of the “Global Day of Action against China’s Bullying in the West Philippine Sea.”

The Chinese government this week took a variety of actions against the Philippines, including increasingly rigid screening of fruits coming into China and ordering large tour operators to suspend packages to the Philippines.


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  • ztefertilizerscam5

    ChinaStinks
    Made in China 

  • dadinz

    This is how these chinese are….They are only showing to the world what kind of people they are..Mga BASTOS at SALAHULA….What kind of diplomatic people they are???? Is this a work of a person that represent their country…???? Mga salahulang mananakop!!!! PWEEEE!!!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIW2QLRXL6TL7HQ5ZIIL3KK2VQ Go

    and that’s coming from chinese diplomats who are supposed to be among their most educated … primitive and stupid intsik …. all they are good at is stealing, counterfeiting, lying and cheating … but no brains and no education.

  • dadinz

    Spray them with insecticide that made in china…

  • PHtaxpayer

    Protesters in America are of no help to the PH claim as the Fil-Ams there represent neocolonialism.  Favoring one superpower over another is not going to help our cause for sovereignty over the West PH Sea as it diminishes our independence.

    When the Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Koreans fought for independence and to claim back their territory from foreign domination, they did not protest in America.  I think we look stupid, as Asians, protesting in the US when the US were our subjugation and slaughtered many innocent civilians from 1899 up to 1945 while supporting the corrupt dictator Marcos during the worst period in our nations history.  Only propaganda has made a lot of young and misinformed people ignore the truth and history of this.

    What we need is an effective strategy to claim our 200-mile EEZ and enforce it.  We are not doing enough to bolster our claim.  We have to build infrastructure for our fishermen, tourists, and other commercial ventures to make it easy to go to Scarborough Shoal, Spratley’s and other islands in the area to demonstrate our resolve and commitment.  Sending 2 or 3 ships then complaining about Chinese incursion is not going to do it.

    • tp412

       it is Nationalist  idiot like you, is to blame for countrys economic deownfall,you talk some  much a all filipino crap..AND YET ,WHAT ECOOMIC ALTERNATIVE YOU COMMUNIST  TWATS PROVIDED FOR THE COUNTRY ?? NOTHING !!!! INSTEAD LOOKAT WHERE WE ARE AT, RIGHT NOW ?? NOYTARD !

      • PHtaxpayer

        Your ignorance of the issues and the facts are obvious when you use terms like “nationalist”, “Communist” or personal insults.  Besides your writing, your spelling is atrocious!

    • http://www.facebook.com/oustcorona ILL_HIT_YOUR_FACE

      “What we need is an effective strategy to claim our 200-mile EEZ” - 
      I feel ya bro… 
      Tatagalogin ko lang… me mga Pootang Chikwang nagbabasa.
      Matapos natin ma siguro ang ating sandatahang depensa, pwede na nating ma siguro ang ating territoryo.

      Pero sa ngayon na wala pa… ang pina ka malakas nating magawa ay ang legal moves sa UN. at pag palabas nang issue sa media… at mapagusapan… hindi tayo susunod sa gusto nang China na kung makipagusap ay PATAGO…

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BXBYZ5EB467UVJRXK4IOM5BX4Y Todd

      I didn’t know Japan fought for their independence.

    • Alajero

      …phtaxpayer…on the contrary…the 2M ethnic filipinos in US are capable of boycotting or ask their friends for that matter to boycott walmart (the main distributor of chinese products)…sending a strong message to beijing re:  our displeasure…

    • TiradorDelaMuerte

       hindi ko pre ma-gets yung 1945, kasi 1941 to 1945, at that time yung mga hapon ang kalaban natin. pero totoo din naman yung sinasabi mo na may namatay na mga Pilipino dahil sa mga kano nuon, sabi ng lola ko may mga kubo daw na nabagsakan ng mga parachute relief goods at may mga tao na sumobra din daw ang kain kaya namatay. syempre galing sa  matagal na tag-gutom masama daw yung mabilis na pagkakabusog.

      as for the protest ok din yun kasi nga Global, remember nung sa Viet-nam kahit mismong mga kano nagpoprotesta sa involvement ng US sa VN. may similar protest actions din nun  sa europe IIRC. bukod pa yun sa mga buddhist monks who immolated themselves sa mismong VN as a sign of protest, buti yun para feel ng mga checkwa yung pagdismaya natin sa kanila di ba?

      as for infra sa West Philippines Sea, i think strong naval presence pa din, 24/7 not big carriers and battleship as other would suggest but fast, missile and torpedo carrying patrol boats.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XNBUUMFGHLCZQMA2UV7YPTKKX4 Margie

    I think the best thing our Filipino-American brothers and sisters could do is to campaign for the Republicans this coming November US elections.

  • http://www.facebook.com/rogeliojri Rogelio Jr Lupango Inso

    send thousands of filifino fishermen in the disputed area ,rather than shouting in the Chinese embassy’s

  • rjimenez1226

    The Chinese from the  mainland are arrogant bullies which is why they are  hated  and villified across the region

  • eesthuryahee

    chinese bs stinks!

  • quphal

    mga kababayan  natin dyan  sa canada, australia, europe, etc. ano pang hinihintay nyo? sumali na rin sa pagtuligsa sa lantarang pananakop ng tsina.  let us unite mga kababayan.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/H553XAZRN642DMET2YVCPKW4MU Tang Wu

    Excuse me. Nothing is more stinkier than filthy Flip monkeys lol!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YUPJXNCJADOYIJAQDVY7RLEQMI Jay

      Chinese stink!
      Filthy Flip Monkeys smell better than Chinese!
      Chinese take a bath!

    • gatak

      but the stinkiest are the yellow chinky-eyed gorillas of the mainland who are the masters of cheap, fake and copied western products. BOYCOTT MADE IN CHINA PRODUCTS. THEY STINK

    • alice_in_chains

      troll.

    • TAGALOGAKU

      THE ENTIRE ”CHINKY PEOPLE” ARE SHAMELESS…  AND THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE…   TANG WU MU.. 

      • Alajero

        …kabadokaba…let’s not condemned all chinese because of Tang Wu…he is one of the discarded one …a refugee from china’s “one-child policy”  kaya siya tinapon ng tatay niya sa pilipinas…that’s why he is a “disturbed” person…let us be sorry of him instead…

    • Ben10thailand

      Who are flips? Sino ang may pinakamaraming autistic at down syndrome sa mga lahi natin?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/NNAJQQUKFAB4DITXYZPSG26FYA Martin

      The Chinese eat the monkey’s brain.  Savages. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BI3UVUYCHRKDZ77GNMAWYYAIIU AnthonyG

    BUTI PA MGA KABABAYAN NATIN SA AMERICA MAY MALASAKIT. DITO SA MIDDLE EAST D MAN LANG SILA MAG REACT. MAY IBANG KABABAYAN NATIN DITO SA MIDEAST IMBES NA SUPPORTAHAN D MAN LANG LUMABAN. PINAMIMIGAY NA  LANG YUNG ATIN NAKAKAHIYA ANG MGA IBANG OFW DITO SA MIDEAST. MANIRAHAN NA LANG KAYO SA CHINA KUNG GUSOT NYO. MGA LINTIK.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BI3UVUYCHRKDZ77GNMAWYYAIIU AnthonyG

    NAKAKAHIYA LALO NA YUNG MGA NAG COMMENT SA BALITANG MIDDLE EAST. PINAMIGAY NA YUNG SCARBOROUGH D MAN LANG PINAG LABAN NAKAKAHIYA ANG IBA NATING KABABAYANG OFW. MAGMALASAKIT KAYO. ISA LANG BANSA NATIN MASKI PURO CORRUPTION NA IMPLUWENSYA RIN NG INSTIK. GUMISING KAYO.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/67ARUBTDLY3XFELCCYW2Y4WR2Q Juner Y

    Appreciate our FIL- AMS concern about our Resources. Thank You and Mabuhay kayo!

  • $18209031

    Be careful what you aspire for , as the saying goes. If you accuse China of stinky practices, then stinky smell comes out.  Hahahahah. Mga pare koy , dapat may facemask kayo next time. Marami namang nurses dyan, makadala ng hospital facemasks na husto . Lalo nayung taga Operating Room , may eyeshield paiklats. Next time ututan din ninyo sila.

  • $18209031

    Kakain kayo ng french fries at yung sweet camote bagu pupunta sa next anti China rally, okey?
    At mag lilinya kayong lahat, at the command of three, lahat mag uutot ng malakas na  pinakabahong amoy , China ! You can now smelll our powerful methane bomb ! hahahahaha

    Ayun dapat, pare koy. Wala ng putukan at initan, ututan nalang. Natural gas warfare, walang kailangan ng WMD research and devt. Dapat ang kakainin ang camote galing Pinas. Ayos ba ?

  • tvnatinto

    and this was ordered by ambassador ma? no wonder no one wants to speak to her

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YMIKF56JOOO2XZNG2NZOAEIUUU Cool

    walang atrasan….. TULOY ang LABAN !!!!!!!!!

  • lakayamaya

    BASTOS TALAGA SILA AT LALO TAYONG BABASTOSIN KUNG HINDI TAYO MAG-ISIP NG TAMA PARA SA ATING BANSA. WAKE UP PINOY’S AROUND THE WORLD!!! UNITE AND WE HAVE A CHANCE TO DRIVE OUT THE ENEMY.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NNAJQQUKFAB4DITXYZPSG26FYA Martin

    We should have spit at the Chinese embassies and consulates because the Chinese are known to be spitting everywhere in the streets.

  • $5699914

    China’s desperate actions shows even they could not stomach the lies their government is propagating:
    1) Propaganda news reports saying the Philippines is harassing them.
    2) Peddling lies by saying that it was the Philippines who does not follow and respect sovereign territories.
    3) Hacking Philippine-based webstes.
    4) Giving threats by showing off their military-might (funny that they could not even invade Taiwan nor Vietnam hahahahaha!)

    May we request China to please do us a favor by ‘bringing home’ to your place these pseudo-nationalist group of ours: PAMALAKAYA, LEAGUE OF FILIPINO STUDENTS, BAYAN MUNA, CPP/NDF, NPA, KMU, SANLAKAS,,  etc.

    • PHtaxpayer

      Actually, the PH govt must win the propaganda war because it is a political war before it becomes a conventional war.

      Mao Tse Tung once said, “Politics is war without blood.  War is politics with blood”

  • $18209031

    Kung may magdadala ng camote sa rally next time, baka sasama ako. Malakas akong umuutot , yari itong mga REd Chinese. Hahahaha



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