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US, allies in show of force

Philippines may soon join military exercise



ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam—Fighter jets from the United States and two key allies roared into western Pacific skies on Thursday in the combat phase of annual exercises that have gained importance as the region responds to the rise of China and other potential threats.

The Cope North drills—which could soon swell in participants—are aimed at preparing air forces of the United States, Japan and Australia to fight together if a military crisis erupts.

They also send a vivid reminder to Beijing that America’s regional alliances are strong, though officers leading the maneuvers say they are not looking to bait the Chinese military.

“The training is not against a specific country, like China,” Japan Air Self-Defense Force Lt. Gen. Masayuki Hironaka said. “However, I think [the fact] that our alliance with the US and Australia is healthy is a strong message.”

The three allies began flying sorties together earlier in the week around the US territory of Guam in a humanitarian phase of the exercises, dropping emergency assistance in packages that wafted down under parachutes to jungle airfields.

On Thursday, fighter jets were joined by bombers, transport planes and tankers that refuel the fighters in midair. For the first time, Japanese tankers were joining the drills.

US officials said they believe more allies, particularly New Zealand and the Philippines, will join the exercises soon.

Maneuvers like Cope North are a key element of Washington’s evolving strategy in the Pacific as the United States shifts its emphasis away from Afghanistan and fighting ground wars.

Focus on Asia

The United States is now placing more attention on Asia and the possibility of an air or sea confrontation with the rapidly modernizing Chinese military, which has been briskly improving its forces and using its growing muscle to back up territorial claims that have raised regional tensions.

This “Pacific rebalance” will bring newer and more advanced aircraft and ships to the Pacific theater over the next several years and spread out the tens of thousands of US troops now primarily based in Japan and South Korea.

US Marines have already begun rotational deployments to Darwin, in northern Australia, and about 9,000 Marines stationed on the southern Japan island of Okinawa are to be moved to this tiny island, Hawaii and other locations.

The changes reflect a deepening strategic concern over the rise of China as a regional military power with the potential to challenge America’s ability to intervene in a crisis, particularly around Taiwan or islands in the south and east China seas that are contested by China and US allies such as the Philippines and Japan.

But the emphasis on alliance-building through exercises like Cope North also underscores fears in the Pentagon that major budget cuts looming in Congress could make it difficult for Washington to shoulder the whole burden of keeping China in check.

The Pacific Air Forces commander, Gen. Herbert Carlisle, said the budget cuts now being considered could threaten America’s role as a superpower.

China buildup

Carlisle noted that China’s military, and especially its navy, have been undergoing a “massive buildup” and are becoming a more credible challenge to their US counterparts.

So, strategic alliances are now more important than ever.

“The United States and our partners are taking ‘joint’ to the next level,” Carlisle said. “The amount of commerce that goes through here, the amount of the world GDP that goes through here, if you look at the world’s population that is in this part of the world, the importance of the Pacific can’t be overstated.”

Washington’s renewed focus on Asia has generally been welcomed by its more established and prosperous allies—like Japan and Australia—because they share the US concerns that changes in the balance of power could hurt economic growth throughout the region.

“I think nations throughout the region are looking for that increased support that working with the US is likely to bring,” said Royal Australian Air Force Air Commodore Anthony Grady. “Australia welcomes the refocus.”

Japanese defense

Japan also has a more urgent need to tout its US alliance.

Its Coast Guard ships and fighter aircraft have been deployed frequently over the past several months to drive their Chinese counterparts away from a group of small uninhabited islands that both nations claim as their own.

The dispute has soured diplomatic and trade relations and shows no sign of abating.

Under a treaty, the United States is obliged to come to Japan’s assistance if the islands are attacked or occupied.

Hironaka noted that during Cope North, which involves about 1,700 troops, Japanese fighter jets will conduct needed bombing training that they cannot do in their own country because of crowding and safety restrictions.

“Training with the US is very important to us,” he said. “The US-Japan alliance is key to security in the region.”

Not all Asian nations have been so receptive to the US Pacific policy.

US doubted

Some countries have expressed doubts about how far the United States would be willing to go to support them in a crisis, especially since China is one of Washington’s most important trading partners.

Others have voiced concerns that exercises like Cope North send a confrontational message that might lead to higher tensions.

Carlisle acknowledged that as a possibility.

“I think [China] has a tendency to look at things in a different light,” he said. “I think they may take this as something different than it is intended.”


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  • mon key

    This story is in response to this one : http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/02/china-mock-air-war/ . . . which once again places the Philippine Islands in the middle of it all!

  • Kapitana

    Lelax..it’s just Chinese New Yeal…no bombs….just filecrakers!!!

  • mon key

    This story is related to a story posted in wired dot com / danger room/ 2013 / 02 / china – mock -air -war / . . . which places the Philippines in the middle of it all. read – 
    China’s Increasingly Good Mock Air Battles Prep Pilots for Real War

  • bogli_anakdami

    huwaaaaat???

    no flipland er pors, neybi or sundalong kanins?

    kc daw, kapag isinali ang flipland afp/pnp, eh nanakawin lang ang pambili ng avgas/kurudo…

    yun lang..

  • social_eye

    May God not allow another war in the region, or in any other place, for that matter.

  • $18209031

    Long Live China.  Takut ang mga kayus , Japos at kano.  Kulang sa pansin bec China is already powerful so they feel mukoy.  Like the saying in the bible, They who are last will be first and they who are first will be last.

    CHina is rising to protect its sovereignty from old thieves,  murderers and bullies. They cannot bully China now. The sick men of Asia is now being passed to Pinas, Japland and then to America.

    • bisdakis

      Mali’ng biblical quote! hehehehehe

      • $18209031

         Ka sermon lang ni pastor Pogi, ikaw naman….

    • bucketZombie

      Obviously you have not read the holy Bible. Magsuot ka naman ng bayong makapili.

  • joerizal

    Magpapalipad din daw ng ToraTora ang Pilipinas…para target practice ng mga kano.

  • bogli_anakdami

    nuke flipland…. nyuk… nyuk… nyuk…

    flips are fucktory defects anyway… RECALL FLIPS!

  • LAMBFORGOVERNOR

    Chinkmate!

  • Noel

    I’m against China’s bullying.  But the reality is that even if China is ganged up by her enemies, she would prevail.  That’s who powerful China is today, economically and militarily.

    • rolandtr

      Huh? You must be reading different defense materials…The US can sink China’s navy in one week in a full blown war until 10yrs from now granting that the US and Japan will not expand its military power..

      • Noel

        But the US cannot wipe out all the Chinese.  The Chinese are everywhere.  If there’s a land, there are Chinese.  Even if the US spends all her bullets to wipe out Chinese, many Chinese would still remain.  Sad but true.

      • zeroko

        Yes, you are right. Chinese will survive no matter what. But, think of it this way. The Chinese in mainland China after experiencing the nuclear pounding of America on a first strike policy will just pray that they were never born at all. MacArthur  the head of SEATO, or South East Asea Treaty Organization was right when he planned to bomb China into  submission during the Korean War. Too bad, President Truman objected to the plan. Anyway, that’s how he look at China.

  • rodben

    World war two center in Pinas here comes again, and I guess it’s a real end of the world…..”GOD says he will not destroy the earth again, you people will be the one to destroy the earth because you will become intelligent and powerful than me”….All thieves Pinoy politicians and creed businessmen hide to your huge money in case of war……ordinary Pinoy will kill you. Croc.

    • http://on.fb.me/16z14Nv Angel Divera

      I think tagal na natapos ang world war two, nasa history books nalang yata yun at patay na halos mga cast and crew.

    • batangpaslit

      hehehe….anhin pa ang pera kung wala nang mabili dahil waska ang lahat at ma demonetize ang perang papel?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TAYLHMWTPKUI6ULKRNJWYQ4EOA socali177

    We should buy F16s from the US and build our navy.

    • http://on.fb.me/16z14Nv Angel Divera

      It has been announced already the PH will buy brandnew spaceship…jets (FA-50 ) pla from south korea. 

  • simondj

    chinas military is increasing in numbers but not battle-tested yet.

  • bogli_anakdami

    if da 5 billion tsekwas umutot ng sabay sabay, the earth will be enveloped with co2; thus, slow death to all non-slant/tsekwas without firing a gun…

    yun lang

    • $18209031

       Then Pnoy and Kanos will blame CHina for  global human methane pollution .

  • i_am_filipino

    CHINA IS POWER, THEN DEMOCRATIC COUNTRIES WILL COMBINE ITS FORCE. INDIA, USA, TIBET, TAIWAN, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, ASEAN , EU, AUSTRALIA. LET US STOP THIS CHINK ONCE AND FOR ALL. CHINA IS TRUELY EVIL AND WE WILL FIGHT FOR THIS CHINK LOW CLASS INTSIK. CHINA IS A WORLD THREAT, MANIPULATIVE, LIARS, FAKE HISTORY, FAKE SWIMMER, FAKE PEOPLE, FAKE, FAKE.

    • $18209031

      I_am_Pino_Rat, i will die for the white man and negro slaves of North America bec i m certified third class citizens by de facto.

      • yew_tan

        You are right about dying. Flips like you are good for target practice by either side. China can’t co-exist with rejects.

    • yew_tan

      Can’t you people stand on your own two feet to defend yourselves? Why do you always depend from other nations like bunch of parasites to give you support.

      • batangpaslit

        Yew….read my comment posted earlier. I concur with your point.

      • zeroko

        The Filipinos are no parasite. It is the Filipino-Chinese who cheated their way into the Philippines by bribing the immigration and also marrying the naive Filipinas just so that they will not be deported. 

        This  technique was sensed by the INdonesians and the Malaysians, that is why the are now progressive surfacing the Philippines in economic performance because their government is not in the hands of the Chinese. Why don’t you go back where you yellow monkeys came from. 

        You hated the British when they wanted an open trade with you, so are we, we do not need a race like you who are universally known to be cheaters, liars, and thieves. Out of greed, you can even afford to sell  your mother for a couple of silver. 

  • warillaman

    chinks will never prevail not this time or the next, they don’t have the capacity nor the capability.

    capacity in battle, they don’t have experience, they are only good in killing their own people ordering them dead if they want to, at their masters whim.

    capability in military hardware, they are made in china what do you expect???

    dumb@azz chinks!!!

    • $18209031

      Pino rats are only good at bullying the Moros of Mindanao and playing robin padilla in hit and run tandem like in the movies. Only good in pautots and hiding under skirts of nippos and Kanos.

      • yew_tan

        Yeah and you are proud of it too.. Well, what else would I expect from wimpy Flips. You should all be send to kingdom come. 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

    Mga Komunista! Sugod na! Kilusang Mayo Uno, Gabriela, Anakpawis, Anakbayan, Bayan Muna, tsaka yung ibang Komunistang partylists sa Kongreso, sugod na sa Inquirer comments section tsaka sa US Embassy! Dali!!!! Hahahahaha!

    • zeroko

      Idiot! These party list are not real Filipinos, they are Chinese puppets. Many of them are mongrels who are half Chinese. Every time we have natural calamities, the Americans is always the first one to assist the hapless Filipinos. And it is noticeable that there is  a deafening silence among the  party-list  while the Americans are helping us and after the Americans has left, these party-list is back to their dirty tricks again. And Lady Senator MIriam Defensor Santiago is one among these traitors who wants the Americans out so that our country is open for Chinese invasion. She wants to convert the Philippines as a big China town. And this is also what Traitor PNoy is doing, he is fast selling the entire government lands and assets to the Chinese.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

        Source or it didn’t happen, doofus!
        And fix your grammar! My eyes bled from the strain of reading your post.

  • superpilipinas

    Meaningless to Philippines. 

    They will not help us against China’s bullying in the West Philippines Sea. They even refuse to sell us what would be useful for us. This is because China is more important to them than us.

    What we need:
    We need to go to our EU friends to acquire defense equipment and more importantly, acquire the technology to build our own even the more simple ones for a start.

    We need to have defense treaty with Vietnam, Japan, and India. These 3 are common with us in fighting the same bully. While sharing defense opportunities, we can also have a good trading alliance.

    • bogli_anakdami

      flipland has no $$datong$$ to buy ‘merkan armas… unc sam will send flipland ukay-ukay vietnam era eplens y dapors…

      if unc sam gives flip gung gongs cold cash to re-arm, nanakawin lang ng flipland’s bottle oooopsie battle hardened generales garapales ang pondo…

      eh di wag na lang… doon na lang mamalimos sa eu…

      yun lang…

      • elvis99

        Thats enough whatever we can get,to defend our homeland from made in china,pirated arms,even a paltik fron Danao will have better quality.

    • pepito gwaps

      Marami ng nagawang sariling warships yong Vietnam. Hindi na basta basta ang navy ng bansang ito.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4RLENCX7D5QB7BPFJFBENEPZNE rage b.

      USA will not really help us in real sense kasi china is really a business partner for them saka laki nang utang nila sa china doon sila umuutang so helping us pakitang tao lang so we should not really buy any military equipments from them kasi luma ang ibibigay nila,so tama si pnoy kunin sa ibang country.

      • Marx Louis Wang

         So if US will not help us, they will just occupy us again, maybe make some genocide us so they can stay. Is that what you want?

      • superpilipinas

        Amalayar-he-he-he

        US will not help us. they will not occupy us, and they will not genocide us.

        US will no do anything….NO MORE MONEY! uutang muna nila sa China.

        He-he-he.

    • zeroko

      You are just out of touch. Our 2013 Budget is geared to pay our yearly interest obligation of P730 billion pesos a year. Interest pa lang yan. Than running the government cost another one trillion pesos with infrastructure construction in mind. The rest P270 billion pesos goes to the pocket of our corrupt Filipino-Chinese government officials like our President. Think  of it, PNoy is the first President in the history of our country to have 1.3 billion pesos PORK BARREL. Then again, he can further get more money in partnership with the DBM or Department of Budget and Management to steal some more by way of realignment, meaning they can joggle the budget, get few billions from the Department of Education, few b illons more from the Department of Health, alam mo na, suitik ang mga Chinese. The real score is PNoy will be able to stach for himself not only 1.3 billion pesos but much more. In short, there is no money to buy top of the line military hardware. 

      Manuud ka na lang pag dating ng 30 top of the line stealth fighteraiplane Jakarta has ordered from Korea which is license to built the Raptor 22, the fifth generation aircraft in the world.. 

      • truth_will_set_us_free

        PLS STOP YOUR BLACK PROPOGANDA.
        WE DON’T NEED COWARDS.
        WE DON’T NEED SKEPTICS.
        THERE ARE LOT OF FILIPINOS WILLING TO SACRIFICE THEIR LIVES FOR THE MOTHERLAND.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AIYSIJJOL4JNRLHXVTGUH3NYHM The Overlord

    Hoy GamayAkonUtin, asan ka na? The resident Communist mongrel of the Inquirer comments section seems to be missing in action. Di ba you’re so disgusted that you have Malay blood and you’re not pure Han? Aww, too bad. You must be living a miserable life. Pakamatay ka na lang kaya. :)

    • elvis99

      sya rin yan si Bogli anakdami,baklang bakulaw yan.

  • kilawon(the return)

     white piggu go home! white piggu imperialist go home! 

    • yew_tan

      Yeah, send them yankees home so China can takeover your country and use you for target practice

      • elvis99

        show your face to my country,and we will use your pokerface as target practice

  • PinoyPower1

    The frequency of visits of US warships in the country is clear indication they are just nearby and ready to strike anytime. If china fires the first shot, they will regret they did it.

    • bogli_anakdami

      check japan… ‘sang tambaks ang ‘merkan forces stationed in okinawa, yokosuka, etchas tera, etc…

      meron din sa sokor…, singapura, australia, new zealand, at bangsamoron (silent n)…

      • Marx Louis Wang

         Hoy flip malibog, what’s your point??

      • zeroko

        What Amalayar Amalayar means is that China can not just knock down America with just one blow. America has scatterd its military hardware on several pleaces so that he can not be neutralize with just one blow unlike what Paquiao got. Gets mo?

  • yew_tan

    Flips are good for target practice by either side on war games.

    • Marx Louis Wang

       That’s what you think. Your Big China was so helpless when ravaged by the Small Japan during WWII!

  • batangpaslit

    Ano ang problema kung naging powerful ang China militarily and economically?
    France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Persia, Babylon, and in this modern times,
    U.S.A. were once and currenltly a world and military power?

    Russia, Japan were economically and miliarily powerful too? Japan started the war in Asia. So, ano ang masama kung mag desire din ang China na maging economic power?

    Personally, I am not threatened of China. They never invaded our land and slew Filipinos.

    But the European colonizer, Spain, enslaved the Filipinos, enslaved the country, robbed our natural resources via the so called Galleon Trade.
    U.S.A., burned entire villages in Samar and other communities. They banished patriotic Filipinos. They exploited too our resources just like what Spain did.

    The Japanese? How many innocent Filipino children that they killed by throwing them into the air and catched them with their dull bayonets?

    Let the old homeland aspire and work out to be a world power too, rather than cower in fear.
    Let the Filipinos develop the negotiating skills and diplomacy to make friends with protagonists and enjoy a peaceful life. 
    Rather than spend the money in buying junked warplanes and junked battleships, spend the money in building farm to market roads, infrastructure for farm irrigation systems, manufacturing plants to process raw materials into finished products fand export it to generate foreign revenues.

    Paano kasi…ang umiiral ay ang prejudice, bigotry, at ang pagka racists nang kalaban ng ating kapitbahay.

    • Tita Sen

      Demokrasya po ang kulang sa China at respeto sa karapatan ng isang nilalang.  Sa China po, kahit freedom of “spits: ay wala.

    • pepito gwaps

      Wala namang problema kung magdeclared sya na powerful sya pero wag lang mang apak ng ibang race. Sa modern times sino pa nangangamkam ng hindi kanyang territoryo? Tanong nga natin sa Vietnam o kaya sa mga Hapon.

    • yew_tan

      China must be strong in terms of militariy power so that no one can challenge it’s might when China takes over the entire South China Sea to exploit the natural resources such as oil and gas burried in the sea floor to include harvesting marine resources for food. Then China will take over the philippines  also to exploit it’s natural resources such as gold, copper, manganese, cobalt etc, by using flips as slave labor.

      • Marx Louis Wang

         slave labor? over their dead bodies!!!!!

    • bogli_anakdami

      dang!… if memory serves me right, tsekwas were once the most powerful, (economically and militarily), country in this side of the pond… tsekwas were not newbies on this game…

      but, as the old adage goes, what comes up, must come down… and round… and round… we go…

      yun lang

      • Marx Louis Wang

         round and round and itit mo masyado maliit

    • elvis99

      Batang paslit,exposed as Chinese 50 cents member,wag na kayong mag panggap na pinoy,halatang halata kayo,chinese troll

  • Tigsik

    The House of Rothschild will certainly earn from all these.

    • $18209031

      Oh yeah , they were the purveyors of the US Military Industrial COmplex.  No question about it.

  • calipso_2100

    “U.S. officials said they believe more allies, particularly New Zealand and the Philippines, will join the exercises soon.”

    Yeah, the Philippines will provide “parking” space for US planes and ships.  And, if they qualify, our tora-tora for target practice.

    • bogli_anakdami

      flipland will provide the much needed R&R… ‘sang tambaks ang flip sexy gurlz awaiting…

      yehey… meron na naman mape-petition to get married by the end of this sexercise…

      yun lang 

      • Marx Louis Wang

         Tangna mo bogli, ikaw lang ang flip, gusto mo sabunutan na lang tayo!

  • truth_will_set_us_free

    The Washington Times
    Propaganda on the Internet
     More than 540 million people currently use the Internet in China, but there are also millions of Internet-based “opinion-guiding” agents employed by the Chinese government to control and censor every single Internet forum and portal.
     Secretly in the employment of the Chinese government, these censors officially are called “Internet commentators” but popularly known as the “50-Cents Party.” The nickname can be traced to October 2004 when the Hunan provincial Community Party Propaganda Department pioneered the system of paying 50 cents in Chinese yuan per posting to Internet agents hired specifically to write postings that seek to counter every piece the government dislikes.
    Based on the Hunan model in 2007, then-Communist Party General Secretary Hu Jintao issued a directive in creating a massive “Internet commentator army” made up of “comrades who are ideologically resolute, skilled in Internet technology and familiar with the approach and language of the common Internet users.” The job of the agents is to “guide public opinions expressed on the Internet.”
     Since then, these diligent 50-Cents Party members have proliferated by the millions at every Internet portal in China’s vast cyberspace, scanning and searching, incognito, for any “negative opinions” to counter. The postings are designs to appear as spontaneous, individual responses.
    In reality, these 50-Cents Party members are under the control of Communist Party propaganda apparatus at all levels of government.
    In Beijing alone, 1 in 10 residents in the capital city of 20 million are “propaganda workers,” according to the city’s vice mayor and municipal party propaganda chief Lu Wei, who spoke at a Propaganda Workers’ Conference on Jan. 17.
    He disclosed that 60,000 professional “propaganda workers” are directly in the employ by the city government and more than 2 million informal collaborators work as the city’s propaganda team, most of them on university campuses and youth-oriented organizations that are most likely Internet-based.
     At the conference, the Beijing propaganda chief ordered his propaganda army troops to master the Internet posting skills “in order to create positive energy” by posting Twitter-like messages exalting the Communist Party’s image and achievement, providing “opinion-guidance” on “hot topics” such as corruption, housing, and inequality.
    • Miles Yu’s column appears Thursdays. He can be reached at mmilesyu@gmail.com.
     

  • judefawley

    This is a clear message to China that the US and its allies are serious in engaging China militarily if the communist country attacks Japan or the Philippines. It’s not in the interest of China to attack any country in the region. It will be destroyed by the Allies. The US military is still far sophisticated and advance than Chinese military. The US is just waiting for China to make a mistake and then boomm! China will get destroyed. China should show restraint and don’t get too confident of its current military power. It’s not strong enough against US lead pacific allied powers, let alone US lead NATO powers.

    • INQ_reader

      US not coming to PH aid vs China

      By Julie M. Aurelio, Norman Bordadora
      Philippine Daily Inquirer
      1:29 am | Sunday, June 12th, 2011

      The United States yesterday said it will not side with any party in the Spratlys conflict, which is to say that the Philippines’ most powerful ally will not be coming to its aid should its spat with China escalate into a shooting war.

      The US Embassy made this clear yesterday in reaction to a Malacañang statement earlier yesterday expressing confidence that Washington would honor its commitment under the two countries’ Mutual Defense Treaty to come to the aid of a beleaguered ally.

      “The US does not take sides in regional territorial disputes,” the US press attaché Rebecca Thompson said in an e-mailed statement when contacted for comment to deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte’s invoking of the 60-year-old MDT.

      • warillaman

        understand what it says chink, he,he,he,he, they will come and defend philippines if you chinks start it, that is what MDT is all about, dumb@azz chinks!!!!

      • INQ_reader

        Pinoy po ako. Walang sinasabi na “automatic retatiation” sa MDT. Huwag kang kampante. Ang sabi lang, idadaan sa “constitutional processes.”

        Heto:

         ARTICLE IV. Each Party recognizes that an armed attack in the
        Pacific area on either of the Parties would be dangerous to its own
        peace and safety and declares that it would act to meet the common
        dangers in accordance with its constitutional processes.

        Any such armed attack and all measures taken as a result thereof
        shall be immediately reported to the Security Council of the United
        Nations. Such measures shall be terminated when the Security Council has
        taken the measures necessary to restore and maintain international
        peace and security.

        ARTICLE V. For purposes of ARTICLE IV, an armed attack on either of
        the Parties is deemed to include an armed attack on the metropolitan
        territory of either of the Parties, or on the island territories under
        its jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean, its armed forces, public vessels
        or aircraft in the Pacific. 

      • warillaman

        sabi ko sayo intindihin mo sinasabi dyan, iho, bakit mo iintindihin ang automatic retaliation iho??? hindi naman ito, automatic teller machine???he,he,he, pinipilit nyo ilagay ang automatic retaliation, he,he,he, at nailagay mo ang pacific area, he,he,he, walang sinasabi yan sa bibliya ng MDT, dinagdagan mo kamo, eh,he,he,  you will do anything to twist MDT, this is specific to and clearly written in MDT,

        an armed attack on its territory on either of the parties… AND DECLARES THAT IT WOULD ACT TO MEET THE COMMON DANGERS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS CONSTITUTIONAL PROCESSES.!!

        ang ibig sabihin nyan iho sa tagalog,
         kikilos ang mga lumagda,( US, PHL), para mapigil ang panganib sa pag atake sa teritoryo, na ayon sa proseso ng kunstitusyon!!!

        ang kunstitusyon ay nagawa na at pinag botohan na ng mga tao, simula sapul isinilang ang bawat bansa at doon nasasaad ang kasarinlan at ipagtanggol ang bansa sa panganib ng pagsakop at pagpigil ng kasarinlan sa. bansa, kahit anong bansa sa mundo nandoon yan sa kunstitusyon nila.

        walang sinasabi sa MDT na kikilos lang ayon sa kamara o kongreso  ng US or PHL iho!

        kahit ako di marunong ng englis naiintindihan ko, pati bata sa lansangan maiintindihan ito, ikaw lang ang hirap umintindi,

        at dadagdagan mo pa ng pacific ocean, ibig sabihin nyan iho, lahat ng bayan lang na kaharap sa pacifico ililigtas, hindi yong bayan nakaharap sa west philippines sea  iho, ang bano mo naman iho, he,he,he,he, palagay ko sa tsina ka nagaral ano iho, he,he,he,he.

      • INQ_reader

         Kaya kailangan ng “automatic retaliation” kasi ganun ang kasunduan ng kano at ibang bansa tulad ng Japan. Pero di ganun sa Pinas. Pag-uusapan pa na ubod ng tagal habang nauubos na ang lahi natin.

        Pareho tayo ng intindi na ayon sa konstitusyon ang ikikilos ng kano kung inatake ang Pinas. Kaya mga matagal iyon, at di tiyak kung tutulong nga sila. Di tulad sa ibang bansa na “automatic retaliation.” Wala nang pagbobotohan pa sa kongreso nila. Susugod agad ang kano.

      • warillaman

        ano na naman yan ATM iginigiit mo, sabi ko na sa yo, wag kang magkompara sa ibang ATM iho, tulad ng japan doon naka base ang pacific fleet ng kano, natural kikilos ang kano, ano sila hilo sitting duck na lang!!!!
         saan nakalagay sa MDT ang pagbobotohan ng kongreso ng kano ang pagtulong sa pinas??? iginigiit mo rin yan masyado ka ng aanga anga iho galit na galit ka, di ka ba nabigyan ng visa  ng kano??? yan iho ay pinagbobotohan pa sa kongreso ng kano kaya di ka makapasok sa tate!!!

         kaya walang katuturan yang mga argumento mo iho, kung hindi ka maniniwala di huwag, wala naman nagpipigil sa yo huwag maniwala, wala ka sa bansa ng mga chekwa iho para ikulong ka!!!

      • INQ_reader

        Kahit noong may base militar pa ang kano sa Pinas, kahit noong binuo ang MDT, wala na ang automatic retaliation. Kahit kailan di nagkaroon ang Pinas ng automatic retaliation mula sa kano.

        Yun pagboto sa kongreso ng kano, kasama sa constitutional process nila bago ang declaration of war. Hindi sila pwede makipaglaban hangga’t walang declaration of war. Kaya kailangan ang pagboto sa kongreso nila. Kaya may posibilidad na di sila tumulong at mahirap umasa sa tulong mula kano.

        Mahirap umasa sa wala.

      • warillaman

        kasi nga utak biya ka di mo naiintidihan, ang automatic ay para sa ATM lang, yong pag boto ng kongreso sa kano ay doon lang sa walang nilagdaan MDT kaya kailangan ng approval sa kongreso ng kano kaya kailangan may pahintulot sa kongreso, utak biya ka  talaga, beho, umuwi ka na lang ng chekwa beho, wala kang alam!!!

      • INQ_reader

        Kung yung lakas mo mangutya ginamit mo sa argumento, baka may pag-asa ka pa. Kaso dinadaan mo sa panunukso, kaya lalong walang laman ang argumento mo.

        Wala naman nakasulat na “automatic retaliation” sa MDT. Nakasulat mismo sa MDT na dadaanin sa “constitutional processes.” Kaya di tama ang sinabi mo na basta may MDT, automatic retaliation na.

        Heto ang MDT:

        ARTICLE IV. Each Party recognizes that an armed attack in the Pacific area on either of the Parties would be dangerous to its own peace and safety and declares that it would act to meet the common dangers IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS CONSTITUTIONAL PROCESSES. 

        Any such armed attack and all measures taken as a result thereof shall be immediately reported to the Security Council of the United Nations. Such measures shall be terminated when the Security Council has taken the measures necessary to restore and maintain international peace and security. 

        ARTICLE V. For purposes of ARTICLE IV, an armed attack on either of the Parties is deemed to include an armed attack on the metropolitan territory of either of the Parties, or on the island territories under its jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean, its armed forces, public vessels or aircraft in the Pacific.

      • $39764945

        Oy Bewa bumalik ka nalang sa pinangalingan mu. Hindi mu bansa ito at huwag kang makialam sa problema nang mga Pilipino.

      • INQ_reader

         Pinoy po ako.

      • ramelatilano

        thats a lunatic thinking..

      • INQ_reader

         Tell that to Rebecca Thompson.

  • Marx Louis Wang

    Juice ko po!!! Maawa naman po kayo sa Pilipinas!! Masasabak na naman kami sa digmaang walang katuturan. Gagawin na naman kaming playground. Milyon na naman ang mamamatay! Wala naman po kaming maling ginagawa. Para niyo nang awa, ilayo niyo kami sa karumaldumal na digmaang ito.

    • calipso_2100

      It’s China who’s bringing it to us dude.

    • wilfredo andaluz

      Kaya lang pag – di – makikialam ang US at malalakas na kaalyado nila sa Asian region east or west phil . sea , sasakupin lang ng China ang buong China sea at pti na rin ang east sea at iba pang bahagi ng karagatan dito sa palibot ng Pilipinas . Mahihirapan naman tayong ipagtanggol ang teritoryo natin dahil kulang pa tayo sa mga armas para ipangtapat sa China .

      • INQ_reader

        Hindi talaga makiki-alam ang kano:

        US not coming to PH aid vs China

        By Julie M. Aurelio, Norman Bordadora
        Philippine Daily Inquirer
        1:29 am | Sunday, June 12th, 2011

        The United States yesterday said it will not side with any party in the Spratlys conflict, which is to say that the Philippines’ most powerful ally will not be coming to its aid should its spat with China escalate into a shooting war.

        The US Embassy made this clear yesterday in reaction to a Malacañang statement earlier yesterday expressing confidence that Washington would honor its commitment under the two countries’ Mutual Defense Treaty to come to the aid of a beleaguered ally.

        “The US does not take sides in regional territorial disputes,” the US press attaché Rebecca Thompson said in an e-mailed statement when contacted for comment to deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte’s invoking of the 60-year-old MDT.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        So you mean when PH started receiving long-ranged missiles, the Big Brother will just watch his ally’s destruction? What kind of MDT is that?

      • INQ_reader

        When did the Philippines receive long-range missiles? Who is Big Brother?

      • Pedring2

        Chinkos: Don’t bet your lives on the USA not honoring her obligations. If war breaks out, she will repond in kind – use nukes and she will use nukes. China will be reduced to rubble. Your cities, towns, and countrysides will be so toxic that even rats with slinky eyes will not survive. Your weapons are inferior to the USA’s. You have a very long way to go to catch up. Remember these, go cower under your bed, and pee in your pants!  

      • INQ_reader

         Pinoy po ako.

      • Pedring2

        So sorry! It was meant for somebody else.

      • warillaman

        understand what it says chink, it never mentioned abrogating the treaty, you must understand english before you shout anything, if you chinks shoot us then this treaty will take effect,  stupid chink, he,he,he,he,

      • INQ_reader

        Pinoy po ako. Walang sinasabi na “automatic retatiation” sa MDT. Huwag kang kampante. Ang sabi lang, idadaan sa “constitutional processes.”

        Heto:

         ARTICLE IV. Each Party recognizes that an armed attack in the Pacific area on either of the Parties would be dangerous to its own peace and safety and declares that it would act to meet the common dangers in accordance with its constitutional processes.

        Any such armed attack and all measures taken as a result thereof shall be immediately reported to the Security Council of the United Nations. Such measures shall be terminated when the Security Council has taken the measures necessary to restore and maintain international peace and security.

        ARTICLE V. For purposes of ARTICLE IV, an armed attack on either of the Parties is deemed to include an armed attack on the metropolitan territory of either of the Parties, or on the island territories under its jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean, its armed forces, public vessels or aircraft in the Pacific. 

      • INQ_reader

        It doesn’t matter whether the american will abrogate or not. Whatever treaty with the americans is useless and ineffective anyway. MDT does not provide for automatic retaliation. VFA has been useless against the Abu Sayyaf.

      • warillaman

        thats what you  think, he,he,he,he,and keep on using your ATM, how stupid can you be using VFA against the rebels???

      • INQ_reader

        That is what VFA is for. I never made that up.

        “…according to U.S. Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas, a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee,”… The mission of the U.S. forces was to subdue the Abu Sayyaf and win the safe release of the Burnhams” and ” the Abu Sayyaf group is the target.” The Burnhams (Martin and Grace) are from Kansas. They are the constituents of Senator Brownback. (The Philippine Star, 18 January 2002)

        Senator Brownback also said: “The Philippine military is not adequately trained or equipped to conduct an aggressive war on the terrorist group, Abu Sayyaf. In some cases, the Abu Sayyaf are better equipped than the Philippine military.” (The Philippine Star, 18 January 2002)

        U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld agreed with what Senator Brownback said. Let me quote what Secretary Rumsfeld said: “Certainly, when there’s a situation where American hostages are held, that adds dimension to our interest.” (The Philippine Star, 18 January 2002)…”

      • warillaman

        kasi nga utak biya ka, wala kang alam, bakit mo isasangkot ang VFA sa misyon ng kano, sa pagsagip sa kalahi nila??? saan sinasabi na ang VFA gagamitin para sa pagsagip sa kalahi nila???  utak biya ka kasi kaya ganyan ka, iho,

         parang sinabi mo na rin about japan, when there is a situation wherein japan is under chinks attack and our fleet is in japan, that adds  dimension to our interest, iho the same thing applies, when their is a situation where philippines is under attack by the chinks and our US citizens are there, that adds dimensions to our interest!!!

        utak biya ka talaga beho, wala kang alam!!!!

      • INQ_reader

        Kawawa naman ang mga biya. Nagpapaumanhin ako sa mga biya, sa ngalan mo.

        Heto kasi ang mga sinabi ng mga kalahi ng kano kaya kasama ang VFA sa usapan:

        “…according to U.S. Senator Sam Brownback of Kansas, a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee,”… The mission of the U.S. forces was to subdue the Abu Sayyaf and win the safe release of the Burnhams” and ” the Abu Sayyaf group is the target.” The Burnhams (Martin and Grace) are from Kansas. They are the constituents of Senator Brownback. (The Philippine Star, 18 January 2002)

        Senator Brownback also said: “The Philippine military is not adequately trained or equipped to conduct an aggressive war on the terrorist group, Abu Sayyaf. In some cases, the Abu Sayyaf are better equipped than the Philippine military.” (The Philippine Star, 18 January 2002)

        U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld agreed with what Senator Brownback said. Let me quote what Secretary Rumsfeld said: “Certainly, when there’s a situation where American hostages are held, that adds dimension to our interest.” (The Philippine Star, 18 January 2002)…”

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

        Action speaks louder than words. And besides you are actually interpreting the statements out of its context. 

      • ramelatilano

        ha ha ha a lunatic statement…from where your stand point is phils side or enemy side?

      • INQ_reader

        What action are you talking about? The trampling of justice for rapist Daniel Smith? The non-apology (only statement of regret) for the destruction of Tubbataha Reef?

      • elvis99

        Read it again,US didn’t say they won’t honor the defense treaty,that is their standard statement with Japan also,That they don’t take sides with both parties,its just the writer that concluded they wont help Phil. against China,but action speaks louder than words,feel it,USA is building an alliance against you,you would be surrounded on all sides,better get your friend,impverished Cambodia and Lunatic North korea,to help you out,cause the noose is getting tighter and the hangman is just flexing its muscle.

      • INQ_reader

        What in particular will america honor in the MDT? Is it the one below? Looks like american will have no definite obligation to defend us. They only have to run their “constitutional processes,” whatever that means.

         ARTICLE IV. Each Party recognizes that an armed attack in the Pacific area on either of the Parties would be dangerous to its own peace and safety and declares that it would act to meet the common dangers in accordance with its constitutional processes.

        Any such armed attack and all measures taken as a result thereof shall be immediately reported to the Security Council of the United Nations. Such measures shall be terminated when the Security Council has taken the measures necessary to restore and maintain international peace and security.

        ARTICLE V. For purposes of ARTICLE IV, an armed attack on either of the Parties is deemed to include an armed attack on the metropolitan territory of either of the Parties, or on the island territories under its jurisdiction in the Pacific Ocean, its armed forces, public vessels or aircraft in the Pacific.

      • http://www.facebook.com/chiangkai.dong Chiang Kai Dong

        I have never seen yet an Ally that was snubbed by Americans in times of war much more a treaty ally!

      • INQ_reader

        Do you know Brigade 2506 in Cuba’s Bay of Pigs? Read about it and know what it means to be betrayed by the US of A.

    • ramelatilano

      what a mad

  • truth_will_set_us_free

    CHINA IS LOSING STEAM.

    • $18209031

      China steam is getting stronger by the day . Fear the Fiery Red Dragon

      • warillaman

        china steam is poisonous. look at the city, covered in poison fog, we fear your steam uten chink, he,he,he,he,

      • BatangSingapore

        HEADLINE:  THOUSANDS OF CHINESE MASSACRED DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

        It’s not steam that’s getting stronger in China. It’s air pollution causing thick SMOG. 

      • $39764945

        Fear the Fiery Red Dragon, with its ” Counterfeit and Stolen Technologies from the U.S.A. and Europe. All  of China’s Military Weapons today came from American and European Brains! And that is a FACT. Kayung mga Put…..Ina…. INTSIK Bewa  huwag kayung  Magyabang. Alam nang buong mundu NAKAW  lahat ang mga ARMAS  ninyung pinagyayabang, Kayu ay mabuti lang sa  PANDADAYA  at PAGNANAKAW na hindi sa inyo

      • $18209031

        Kayumangmang ka bang unggok ? Magagaling kalang magsisigaw magnanakaw ang intsik pero ugali mo ay kawatan daku pala. Nagmamalinis itong ganggung na ito. Mamatay tao ka nga pucha mo at ina mo.

        Bakit, ninakaw rin sa puti ang technologies  galing sa  ibang bansa. For example, German rocket scientists were brought to America and given the task of making the atomic bomb. Another was gunpowder started in China many centuries ago the bases for small arms and cannon fire . That was when China was at its golden peak of development during Ming Dynasty. But like all things there were declines in China’s rise and while that happened the Europeans resurged and expanded itself and thus we saw the rise of Europe in 15th century. The age of colonization saw European countries expanding towards other lands and conquering lands not their own. While this went on China somewhat regressed during 15th -20th century in the Qing Dynasty.  

        SO again, Chiina lagged behind but it doesnt mean China will remain lagging. It is resurging in the last 30 yrs. Give it another 20 yrs and China will be ahead in researched and development. CHina has the money and drive. The same thing with Japland, after WW2 they were down and out. But they made products that were copies of US manufacturing prowess. They made them cheap and better . The same with Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore. They copied and made it through.

      • ramelatilano

        your red dragon will become a white dragon ha ha ha soon

  • truth_will_set_us_free

    CHINA IS THE TROUBLE MAKER IN ASIA PACIFIC.

    • $18209031

      China is the guardian of all of Asia from outside thieves .

      • warillaman

        in your dreams uten beho he,he,he,he,

  • truth_will_set_us_free

    WHO CAN TRUST THESE COMMUNISTS?

    • $18209031

      Never trust a kayumangmang. You be dead before you know it.

      • Marx Louis Wang

         You’ll be the first to drop dead.

      • warillaman

        you’re just scared of pinoys uten beho, he,he,he,he,

  • mangtom

    superpilipinas: what you need to do is go to EU (iyot) and leave us alone here in the Philippines. 

  • DurangoJoe

    It is in the best interest of India to join these exercises. India has a disputed border with China.
    China is on the march in the West Philippine Sea. Her sinister plot is conquer all these small and weak nations in the West Philippine Sea then shift her attention to South Korea, Japan, Indian and Australia. That’s what Hitler did in Europe. China is a rogue state- does not respect international law and a threat to world peace. She has to be destroyed while still in her infancy militarily.

    • okabato

      Easy said than done. You forgot China is a nuclear powered country. When worse comes to worst they will not hesitate to use it. In short mutual destruction assured. Russia will align with China together with North Korea and Iran and they will be defeated at what cost? Better kiss and hug your loved ones because the end is closer than we think.

  • farmerpo

    The best weapon for and against any country in today’s world is its economy. China’s depend totally on the West for sustenance. Should the West stops trading with China, it can not support is military build up. It was proven against the Soviets then. The West made the Soviets overspend to the detriment of its economy. 

    • $18209031

      Heheehe, China is not oblivious to what made former USSR collapsed on its own weight. China is smarter. It will instead draw USA to spend more in Asia Pacific Pivot and with its fledging economic status it will sink into further debts in  a few years just to keep up with military preparedness. China has no fear whatsoever. Their main goal is to protect its sovereignty from old thieves coming back to roost.

      • Marx Louis Wang

        Sa palagay mo lang.

      • warillaman

        cancer lang yan sa utak mo uten beho, he,he,he,

      • Namron

        China relies on its foriegn investments. China products in the US has a 500% markup on cheap chinese labor, if foreign investors pull out investment due to american interest then china’s economy will eventually weaken. China may be fearless but not smart in dealing with its neighbors, China uses double talk diplomacy which make many countries doubt its sincerity. Proctecting its soveignty does not mean claiming lands/islands which draws to its own interest, being a permanent member of the UN of the security council should know this. Any country affected by its bullish stand on the pacific know this.

      • FernandoBusi

        China is not fearless it is fearful … when Russian Navy shot Chinese fishermen the PLAN ran away. They only act when they have overwhelming advantage. 

      • Mortz C. Ortigoza

        Would it be otherwise? U.S earns on this saberrattling in the Pacific where threatened  countries like Vietnam, Philippines, Japan, Taiwan buy U.S Armaments that worth hundreds of billions of U.S dollars

      • FernandoBusi

        Thats an over rated argument the US arms sales to Taiwan is limited they cant even buy updated F16’s from the US. Only Japan would make a good client with its F35 participation. Vietnam is buying Russian equipment, their much cheaper as for the Philippines were getting else where, we don’t have any big purchases from the US. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/NYKIOQEDTUD4FPPPVHP6XMFNEA Raul

        By Ken Deji

        Politics CorrespondentBEIJING (China Daily Show) — A senior Ministry of Interior Affairs official has claimed that the principal reason behind China’s annexation of Tibet and Xinjiang was to ensure future maps of Chinese territory form the exact shape of a giant chicken, documents released by WikiLeaks have revealed.

        The highly emotional meeting, between minister Lu Penghuai and US diplomats, took place in June 2008, after riots in the Tibetan “tail feathers” region were dramatically quashed by state security forces.

        If true, the documents could provide a tantalizing explanation as to why Beijing is so keen to retain regions whose non-Han populaces have plainly displayed great antipathy towards the Chinese government.

        “The world’s greatest cultures all stemmed from countries shaped like recognizable objects,” Lu remarked to his anonymous American counterpart. “Italy, cradle of the Roman Empire and later founder-nation of both fascism and the shoe industry is shaped like a boot. Australia, leading light of the Southern hemisphere and dogged participant in both World Wars, looks like the noble head of a Scottish terrier.

        “And, of course, the UK, birthplace of the world’s largest empire, is shaped like a giant witch with a pig under her arm. If we allowed the great China’s chicken’s wings and tail to be clipped, how could we hope to succeed as a nation?” Lu asked bemused diplomats.

        “It was a firm belief of Chairman Mao’s [Zedong, the former Communist leader who invaded Tibet in 1950] that if China were shaped like a chicken it would give us the feng shui edge over the United States,” explained Professor Wang Ying of the National Cartography Bureau. “Mao used to joke that the US looks like nothing and that, if you ditch Alaska and Hawaii, its closest resemblance is to Cyprus, which he found pathetic.”

        Tibet, conjoined with Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, form the chicken’s “thighs and buttocks,” said Professor Wang as he elaborated on the concept, while its wings spread over the Yangtze and Yellow river basins. The addition of Xinjiang allows the bird to “spread its wings.”

        Mao’s “Reunite the Chicken’ campaign remained a secret Politburo strategy throughout the first few decades of Communist rule. Sympathy with China’s plight during World War Two, when, in Wang’s words, “our great bird’s head [Manchuria] was sliced off by the vicious katana of Japanese imperialists,” secured the return of the three large provinces in the north east from former allies the Soviet Union, before the relationship between the two soured after Stalin’s death.

        Today, every schoolchild knows the country as the Dong Fang Xiong Ji or “Oriental Rooster” and Chairman Mao’s war diaries and political works are full of references to the chicken as the “most resourceful of all birds.”

        In his popular 1948 essay, On Poultry and the Exploitation of the Masses, Mao remarks: “How like the Chinese peasant are the fowl he tends! We eat their meat and eggs, stuff mattresses with their feathers, make soup from their bones and use their droppings as fertilizer. What better symbol for the Chinese people, so useful when broken down into their component pieces?”

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Ipagamit kaya pansamantala ang mga former bases tulad ng Clark, Subic, Sangley
    subalit hindi nangangahulugan na pangmatagalan?
    Sigurado magi-ingay na naman ang mga militanteng grupo!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RTQRGKHFGLKSSJAK5J5PLOXAQQ Halo

       Wag na kasi bigyan ng media coverage yang militanteng yan. Pag walang permit arestuhin agad. Kaya lang yan matatapang kasi pinopondohan sila saka ang habol nila ay magpasikat sa media.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/YOMCZQCTU7GGH4MIV7XDEE62FI Yoel Infiniti

      Dapat imbistigahan kung sino ba financier ng mga militante!!! suriin nu iboboto nung senador at congressman baka isa sila sa mga traidor ng bayan…

  • Vertumnus

    What most people don’t know about China is that the money being used for their rapid urban re-development are borrowed money.  They need to have a strong economy to pay the money back and to support future infrastructures and military developments.  You remove the source of these revenues and the Chinese economy collapses. That is of course a double edge sword.  If the Chinese economy collapses, so does the economies of her trading partners.  It will cause a domino effect that will devastate every country in the world.  

    So like it or not, China is here to stay.  

    • Roberto Ladao

      I agree, Chinese biggest and Government own Companies are listed in the U.S through NASDAQ or NY Stock Exchanges. The American public and Investors boughts these stocks, which raise money for China and finance their Military power. Most of these companies have withdrawn due to  accounting fraud. They cook their books to make them  look profitable. The U.S. comsumer is partly the one building China’s economic boom.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

        I agree… THANKS TO FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON.

      • Mario_Garcia

        Your information should be that the Chinese have on other recourse but to invest in America because America has no money to pay them back.

    • Mario_Garcia

      The Chinese economy is in a shift to become less dependent on foreign trade to sustain growth, in the years to come, there will be no double digit growth to be registered.  While in the past the Chinese kept producing Cheap products for the world, the only gain there is the destruction  of its environment like air and water pollution from the factories.  Now they have change their policy to develop internal market, to develop their infrastructures especially towards the western part and to improve the standard of living for the people especially true with the poorer provinces.  Foreign trade has become secondary.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RTQRGKHFGLKSSJAK5J5PLOXAQQ Halo

       As much as i wanted to see china’s economy collapse, i wouldnt want it to happen at all.  If china’s economy collapse, there will definitely major chaos in china. A new revolution will occur much like what is happening in syria but much much worse.  The PLA could seize control and would engage other countries to war. That my friend is the end of civilization.  And also with china’s collapse, the world’s economy will be severly affected, many countries could go bankrupt given the precarious state of the world’s economy right now.  This could be the beginning of WWIII.

      Id rather see chinese govt turn into a democratic one, a civilized one. Civilian rule is above the military unlike now where the pla and the politburo are on equal footing.

      • FernandoBusi

        Unfortunately it is the risk of domestic dissent which has driven the CCP to transform from a commie to a fascist/ultra nationalist. 

  • LabkoPinas

    The Philippines should join this alliance before it is too late. We need our allies if we have to fight China successfully and win.

    • Marx Louis Wang

      Tulog ka ba? Matagal na tayong ally!

      • LabkoPinas

        What I meant is active participation in the alliance.

      • http://twitter.com/erncastillo ern

        yes, matagal na tayong miron, samantalang ang mga crabs gustong lumusob ang gobyerno ng kamay kamay lang. Gusto nilang magapi ang pilipinas.

      • titolim

         active naman ang AFP tuwing may military excersice sa mga americans sila nga ang tagabuhat ng mga kargamento ng mga puti.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YOMCZQCTU7GGH4MIV7XDEE62FI Yoel Infiniti

        I think the very purpose of balikatan is that to train PH military to Ground assaults Tayo ang gagamitin panangga BUMPER ba ga, Wala kc tayong capability sa air and water combats kaya pang shock absorber lang tayo…

      • Htee

        Oh yeah….dito makikita ang galing ng mga katulad ni marantan.
        BTW….intsik din ba itong maran TAN?

      • LabkoPinas

        You really think we are the american lackeys? No, China is the country of lackeys and and where signs like “Chinese and dogs  not allowed”. We never had those signs even in the height of when we where a colony of the US.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YOMCZQCTU7GGH4MIV7XDEE62FI Yoel Infiniti

        Ph need not to Participate in air and water attacks if war brokes out, what we need to watch out are the enemies just before our very own backyards, nandito kaya mga assets ng China…  

  • zeroko

    The Americans really need to engage on “Show of Force”, but then, with it’s economy in shamble, and China, it’s biggest creditor, I really do not know. But, if China shows it’s aggressive tendency, then, one time mo nalang ang China. I/m sure China will face a formidable force. India has a score to settle with China when it’s territory was annex by China. Then again, Russia ” the opportunist” would not hesitate to attack China ones it is assured that China has been weakened and isolated. Russia did this in WW II and took half of Germany’s territory  including other countries who were controlled by Germany such as Poland, former Yugoslavia, etc. In the pacific side, Russia did not hesitate to grab Islands that were formerly owned by Japan.

    He he he. What a pity. Just when China is about to be supreme in the world, and very prosperous,other countries surrounding  surrounding China may be it’s future enemy.

    • Mario_Garcia

      The US has to define an enemy in order to sustain its economy.  The US derives income from arms sales.  The imaginary enemy being China will bring more countries to spend in  military hardware. This is all US interest and not the interest of World Peace.  Don’t fall into the trap.

      • sanjuan683

         Correct ka diyan.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PTW7JUYNODTTWWLWIHWFQTEEAM ERM

      Remember WWW1 & WWW2. It started with the US economy in depression. What happen they went to war with hesitation but it stimulate their economy. War is economy, period, bloody yes but its economy.
       
      China will never be supreme in the world. The communist regime are to narrow minded. If they think they can do it by force, no way Mao. Humans are natural warriors, if you know my drip.

      • sanjuan683

         hehehehe Naghahari nga ang China at super power na sila samantalang ang US mo super liit na at super sa utang sa China. hehehehehe Baka dumating ang panahon hindi na makalibot yun mga malalaking nila US carrier sa laki ng gastos. hehehehe

    • sanjuan683

       hehehehe wala na yan Russia mo putol-putol na lupa nila. Samantalang ang China buong-buo at madadagan pa ang sakop nila. Hindi naubra yan US mo sa vietnam war luhaan sila umatras akala nila kumo malalaking tao (mayayabang) sila at ang vietnamese ay mallit ay matatalo nila. Isipin mo ang liit ng mga vietnamese nakakapagtago sa tunnel ng three month ang kinakain lang ay kamote. Tapos bigla na lang sasabog ang kampo ng US, naubos sila. 

      • FernandoBusi

        You obviously do not understand why the US lost in Vietnam then again what can we expect from someone who’s only known the revisionist history written by the CCP. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

    huwag na sana magpakita ng yabang/gilas ang mga singkit, dahil walang nanalo sa gyera. 

    • certainshadeofgreen

      Careful about making those generalizations. It’s only a small percentage of the Chinese population who actually push for such agendas.

      And no name calling please (ie “singkit”). Remember in history how there was an increased hostility towards the Japanese back in World War 2 when Americans started calling the Japanese “chinks?” 

    • sanjuan683

       Mayroon China mismo nanalo basahin mo history ng mga tsekwa panalo sila sa lutuan ng pagkain. Sa US number one ang Chinese foods pinipilahan, american food nilalangaw. hehehe Sa San Francisco dami chinese diyan.

  • BatangSingapore

    simulan natin ang paglipol ng masibang mga Chinese sa ating bansa.  lalo pa ngayon laway na laway na ang mga tsekwa sa lupain ng mga moro sa Mindanao.

    • Mario_Garcia

      The Philippines will become a province of China eventually, but that might be better as everyone in China has a comfortable life and economic stability. The US is too far to take care of us otherwise, we would have become a member of the US Federal Republic.

      • benjpal

        If life is really that good and China why don’t you move there and work in one of their factories. People can and should take care of themselves and not look for someone to do it for them.

      • FernandoBusi

        they already live their their part of the 60% Beijing residents under the employ of the city government to be troll’s in the net. 

      • sanjuan683

         Aba sa China na ako kaysa sa US na tadtad ng utang sa China. Hindi muna mapipigilang ang China sa pag-unlad nariyan na sa front of your door.

    • sanjuan683

       hehehehehe mukha intsik ka rin tignan mo lahi kung saan galing.

  • truth_will_set_us_free

    “Communism has never come to power in a country that was not disrupted by war or corruption, or both.”- –John Fitzgerald Kennedy

    • Mario_Garcia

      Beware!!! the commies are coming to the Philippines because of the corruption that is eating us up.

    • sanjuan683

       Wala na dedbol na yan Kennedy mo. Sinabi niya yan tapos sila ang papalit kanyang-kanya interest lang yan.

  • Bayang_magiliw

    China will also have a show of force with her key allies: North Korea and Cambodia. Ha ha ha!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RTQRGKHFGLKSSJAK5J5PLOXAQQ Halo

       And the rest of the our fake asean friends

  • Joaquin Fernandez

    A welcome development. Surely the left will not allow this one to pass without a noise. They are ready and will at the slightest move by US but silent and deaf about the bullying of China. And they profess love for our country’s sovereignty. That’s a lot of BULL.

    • Mario_Garcia

      Many sound but no action.  The US will chicken out once the Japanese went on to war with China.  Mao Ze Tung once described the US as a paper tiger.

      • Carlo Cuento

         i would describe the chinks paper dragon.

  • banwar62

    Well, it is really a welcome development…in my own personal view, China must now to see the light that, though, they are with capabilities to wedge military might and economics in the world particularly in the Asia-Pacific region…there are nations in the region that has the means to counter China’s adventurism.

    Hopefully, this ‘crisis’ will soon get to the waste bin. So that, peace and tranquility will prevail in its entirety.

    GOD willing! 

  • motorcyclemama

     History repeats itself as Germany took control of Austria and parts of Czechoslovakia, and its invasion of Poland, fighting enemies on all fronts, so as China in the 21st century. Does history books have Chinese versions?

    • Mario_Garcia

      Is taking back what one belongs WRONG?

      • motorcyclemama

         Again, again?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    Just look at the strategic location of the Philippines. The USA has been overhauling other countrie’s military.  Look at Columbia and Mexico.  Australia is too far. Guam is too far. Singapore is too far.  China is already infiltrating our 200 mile EEZ.  They wanna see what happens if they’ll do  it.  These  sissy chinese needs a good whooping!!!!
        The best move for the USA is to overhaul the entire Philippine military NOW! Not tomorrow. Watch coz there might be a COUP DE E’TAT in China soon. The RED GENERALS are restless for they want to strike militarily but the Politburo wants diplomacy mixed with intimidation.

    • NinjaMan

       been reading the latest tom clancy thriller lately?

    • Carlo Cuento

      dude it’s Colombia. or were you referring to British Columbia which is part of Canada?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

    If there’s a time to strike China, it is now.
         LET’S STRIKE CHINA NOW !!!!!!!!!! 

    • foreignerph

      LOL. With what? With bamboo bangkas and bolos and empty Tanduay bottles? ;-)

      • Htee

        No….with funny text jokes….hahaha

    • Mario_Garcia

      Yeah, why not? But let’s start learning Chinese because we will be using the RMB afterwards.

    • sanjuan683

       hehehehehe Hindi ka uubra sa China kung iihi sila ng sabay sabay lulubog ang isla ng Pinas. Kung matalo naman ng Pinas ang China, kawawa rin ang ang Pinas dahil million-million na Chinese ang pakakainin ng Pinas. Sa banda huli talo pa rin ang Pinas. Kaya huag ka na mag strike with China. Tanggapin muna lang ng kamukha mo ang mga intsik dahil asiano tayo.. Huag mo ipilit na kamukha mo yun taga western.

  • Komen To

    Another USSR in the making. Watch out the collapse of mainland China before your very eyes. While militant Pinoys hate US, it is stupid to allow China to just bully and claim the Philippines piece by piece. So in the end, before the country melts down, it will cling to Uncle Joe for assistance. Mga pekeng makabayan. Just look at the candidates, how many of them either lived in the US, have money deposited in US, properties or businesses in US? Recently nga asawa ng senador nagtakas ng dollars papas ok ng US, nasintensyahan. Pero ayaw sa US. Hipocrites

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RTQRGKHFGLKSSJAK5J5PLOXAQQ Halo

      Very true, the so called militanteng communist in our streets dont even raise any red flag against the chinese for its blatant intrusion in our territory but would raise a storm even in the minutest news regarding the us relation with the phils. This lead me to believe our local so called militants are getting financial and logistical support from their mother china

      • sanjuan683

         hehehe Walang na kasi pera ang US mo nakabaon sa utang sa China trillion ang utang ng US. Giyera ng Japan at US, sus nadamay lang tayo kaya ako wala ako tiwala sa US mang-gagantso ang mga yan. Natapos ang giyera sino ang tinulungan ng US eh di yun kaaway niya na walang iba kundi Japan. Mga Pinoy ginawa uto-uto ng US. Ang mga hapon labas pasok sa US na walang visa visa entry. Eh tayo mga pinoy kailangan may visa visa. Hanggang ngayon maka-US pa rin ang mga pinoy na uto-uto. hehehehehe

      • To_Be_Continued

        limited knowledge is dangerous. read. read. read. information is power. ignorance leads to nowhere. in short, know what you dont know.

    • sanjuan683

       heheheheh mokong mas kamukha natin ang China mas asiano tayo Pinoy tignan eh bakit ipipilit mo western tayo. Namayagpag ang China sa katauhan ni Gengkis Khan at nakarating siya hanggang middle east. hehehehehe May US na ba nuon namamayagpag ang China, wala kaya una sibilisasyon ang mga Intsik sa mundo tignan mo world history. Ang galing nga ni Gengkis Khan akalain mo kabayo lang ang gamit nakarating siya sa middle east at sinakop niya. hehehehehe Napakaraming dynasties sa China na naghari. Dito man sa Pinas may naghari dynasty na walang iba sa katauhan ni Binay na kamag-anak ni Obama kasi sabi niya “YES WE CAN”

      • Le Commentor

        He’s Mongolian, *FACEPALM*

  • bogli_anakdami

    no worries, flip gung gongs…. any country who is thinking of invading flipland is going to be in a major, major surprise… here’s why:  1) the power of collective prayers >>> kaksaker padre dumbassos; 2)  squadrons of aswangs from the island of panay; 3) superflip gung gongs sporting amulets, anting-anting, and agimat from simbahan ng quiapo; 4) aquasquats battalion waiting to board ships prior to arrival; 5) the stench from shanty towns will choke their living daylightsl… etchas tera, etc…

    kaksaker padre dumbassos alone could annihilate the unsuspecting invaders…

    yun lang…

    • certainshadeofgreen

      Waw naman, ang witty witty mo talaga, pinilit mo pa talagang isama sa issue na ‘to mga pari natin kung saan maliit lang naman talaga ang pursyento ng mga nasangkot sa scandal.

      Witty mo talaga. Ha. Ha. Ha. Palakpakan natin ang pagka-witty mo.

      Clap. Clap. Clap.

    • NinjaMan

       your desperate attempt to be funny is very annoying.

  • Mario_Garcia

    Once China closes its doors to the world then the suffering starts.  Every country has the right to rise and develop why single out China.  The US is a threat to world peace due to its frequent meddling with other countries affairs. China would never turn into another Soviet Union, it didn’t collapsed during the June 4 US involved incident.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RTQRGKHFGLKSSJAK5J5PLOXAQQ Halo

      Simple china has no respect of other countries territorial rights. China is behaving how genghis khan did in the past. How germany and japan did back in wwii.   We should learn from history. Aggression towards neighbors will never win but apparently china was absent when this was taught in history class

      • Mario_Garcia

        We weren’t there yet but China was. Ours is only a merely 600 years of recorded history while China dates back 5,000 years. Maybe you missed the class in world history.

      • Htee

        Magkalabasan na lang ng titulo ng lupa.

      • Mario_Garcia

        Maybe you should dig deeper into history even to the recent ones when Japan surrendered, the US should have given the islands back to Taiwan but deliberately it did not apparently they placed a time bomb to their advantage in the future.

  • MrRead

    Tame China before it becomes untameable. 

  • R J

    SIMPLE SOLUTIONS, WESTERN COUNTRIES JUST REMOVE YOUR  BUSINESS INTEREST AWAY FROM CHINA. CAN YOUR GREEDY CAPITALIST CITIZENS CAN DO THIS??????????

    • NinjaMan

       they can’t, just like here, we blame the mining industry for all our environmental woes, but we can’t seem to get rid of them at all.

    • sanjuan683

       No way US pay first you Trillion debt with China. Before you bully China. hehehehe China will emerge as super power in the world. Poor US home of homexual and gay marriage now battling a curse.

  • virgoyap

    Friendship? U.S. has only one thing in helping other countries and that’s as long as it is for their own self- interest.

    • NinjaMan

       and the reason why we want to maintain friendship with them is also for our own self-interest. use your head.

      • virgoyap

        But the problem with this kind of mentality is that of loyalty. They will leave us to rot if they could no longer get something from us.

      • NinjaMan

        we don’t know that. but then let’s face it, their priority is their country, just as our government’s priority is our country too.

      • Htee

        The problem is our gov’t is not taking the maximum advantage out of this relationship with the USA.
        All we have ever since is a piece of paper (MDT).
        Pnoy should press them to sell us weapons.

      • NinjaMan

        we receive billions of pesos in aids every year, that’s just not a piece of paper for me.

      • Htee

        Well, it’s a good point you have there, i most humbly agree.
        On the other hand, maybe uncle sam don’t trust us with lethal weapons because we are trigger happy people.
        Thanx pards.

      • NinjaMan

        exactly!

      • virgoyap

        Of course!!

      • MC M

        Can you please illuminate the readers to what the US is getting from you now?

      • virgoyap

        The U.S. multinational or transnational corporations in the Philippines are getting huge amount of profits in the billions of dollars out of their business here in our country while majority of our people lives in dire poverty. That is were they get something from us.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

        I think you made the wrong question.   China is the country that really the Philippines can do without.  Disengaging trade with China will even trigger the Philippines’ industrialization.

      • sanjuan683

         hehehehehe lots of interest in Villarica Pawnshop. hehehehehehe

    • Handiong

      It’s “friendship” when there is mutual interest. It’s “friendship” when nations have a common enemy. Russia was a “friend” to the Allies against Germany. When Germany was defeated, the “friendship” evaporated and the Cold War ensued.

      The Philippines has also its own self-interest in its “friendship” with the US – the hope that it will be protected from the Chinese bully. As long as the interests of both countries coincide, as long as they have a perceived “common enemy”, they will be “friends”. 

      We cannot begrudge the US for its self-interest, as we expect other countries not to begrudge us for our own self-interest. 

      These are the realities that we just have to accept.

      • virgoyap

         But the problem with this kind of mentality is that of loyalty. They
        will leave us to rot if they could no longer get something from us.

      • Handiong

        LOL. Do you really expect “loyalty”? The US will only be “loyal” to its own self-interest, as the Philippines MUST be “loyal” only to its own self-interest. If our self-interest dictates that we align ourselves with China, will you still expect us to be “loyal” to the US?

        The cliche, “There are no permanent friends, no permanent enemies, only permanent interests” is this world’s harsh reality. To deny it is the height of naivete.

      • LAD

         pero mas may dikit pa mang loyalty as a friend an kano kesa mga singkit

      • Handiong

        Siguro dae ta pa aram yan. Mayo pa kitang experience na talagang ka-alyado an China. Sa Kano, mapait an experience kan mga WW2 veterans ta. Kun iisipon mo, an loyalty mas makusog na character trait kan Asians kesa sa mga Westerners.

      • LAD

        base po kaya sa sakuyang experiensya ,sakuya  lang , mas bukas na kahoron an mga westerners partikular na an mga kano kesa mga taga mainland china

      • Handiong

        Kun arog kayan, respetado ko yan.

      • LAD

         salamt po

      • freedom of navigation

        I was with you all the way. Tama ka Noy. Mauragon ang paliwanag mo. 
        Pero kung papipilion ako may kaibahan man girararay kung sa Amerika ta ipagkakatiwala ang bayan ta. Mas may paggalang ang mga Kano . Saka naging mas magayon ang buhay kang mga Guamenio saka Hawaiian kesa sa mga taga Tibet. Bukod pa duman dakul na naging kuntentong mga Noypi sa States.   Pagna aagrabyado nakipaglaban pa ning dimandahan. Dipisilon sigurado ang magiging buhay ta kung sa China kita mapapasairarum ta sadiri nindang mga trabahador sapiritan ang overtime. 

      • Handiong

        Tama ka, Mano, na we have more in common with Americans kesa sa mga Chinese. Dae ko man sinasabi na magduman na kita sa mga Chinese. An punto ko lang, an magdidikta kun sain kita maduman ay an satong sadiring karahayan. Sagkod na we share common values and aspirations with America, duman kita. Sa hiling ko, base sa satong kultura saka paagi kan pamumuhay, nasa satuyang pinakamarhay na interes na magkampi sa America. Pwera lang kun magbago an America.  

      • virgoyap

        You’re absolutely correct!!

      • MC M

        Can you please illuminate the readers as to what the US is getting from “you” now?

      • virgoyap

         Do you know how much billions of dollars the U.S. multinational or transnational corporations are shoveling from our economy? That’s what they are getting from us.

      • virgoyap

        The U.S. multinational or transnational corporations in the Philippines are getting huge amount of profits in the billions of dollars out of their business here in our country while majority of our people lives in dire poverty. That is were they get something from us.

      • FernandoBusi

        It goes both ways you know, we did kick out the Americans and we did leave them behind in Iraq for the life of one person. 

      • virgoyap

        Your answer is obscure and far from the truth.

      • FernandoBusi

        I presume you can read … why don’t you go to the Library if you do not have the ability to separate fact from propaganda.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4QAIR53YIPJLMPSQJZTOJIGBVI Jaz

         Good Point!

      • LAD

         iyo nangad ,tama ka ning maray

      • virgoyap

        Friendship must always be based on loyalty and devotion not on any material thing or else it will be shallow and artificial because once it will will turn out sour, and once they will no longer get something from us they will surely leave us in misery.

      • Handiong

        What you say is true about friendship on a personal level. But we are talking of geopolitics here. There is a reason why I put “friendship” in quotation marks. It is not the same thing as personal friendship. Relations among nations are not personal. They are guided by selfish national interests. Stop being naive and sentimental. It has no place in geopolitics.

      • virgoyap

         Yes, I agree. I have nothing more to say.

    • sanjuan683

       hehehehehe US will begin selling arms to gain their economy. hehehehe Poor US they cannot spend more money for war as they were bankrupt now. Has trillion debt to China. Hey US pay your debt before you engage conflict with China.

      • LAD

         kaya nga gigirahen ang china para quits na yung utang he he he

    • INQ_reader

      Agree 101%

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WC2VPZRJETRO5KOU4VOZCJXEDY Tamarindwalk

       And remember 1941: they promised help and it just wasn’t there.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

         Your point is valid if there were no Americans and American POWs stuck in  the Philippines during that period.

      • virgoyap

        And we were the one who was devastated by the Japanese invasion.

  • certainshadeofgreen

    I just had to laugh out loud when I read the Japanese Lieutenant-General’s quote:

    “The training is not against a specific country, like China.”Maybe he could have dropped the phrase “like China” so he could have been less obvious. Reading those lines, I thought them to be translated somewhat like:”Yeah, we’re training our military, you know, just in case SOME countries might attack us. But hey, don’t get any ideas, we’re not talking about China, which is, incidentally has a rapidly modernizing military for some reason. We just figured it might be good if we prepared ourselves and made some allies with some countries that JUST HAPPEN TO BE having some conflicts with China. But I repeat, we’re not doing this to defend ourselves against China!”

    • NinjaMan

      well, if you have seen the interview, which the inquirer failed to mention, the japanese was asked whether they are sending a message to china, so naturally he has to respond that way.

      • certainshadeofgreen

        Oh, I didn’t see the interview. Thanks for the clarification! And for helping me realize the extent as to how media reports can take things out of context.

    • Handiong

      Get used to it. The art of diplomacy is actually the art of double-talk.

  • tilamsik

    The world has built its own enemy

    • alexfrommactan

       YupI That is right. I think until humans will stop thinking in terms of nationality or race and view themselves as one specie of nature, left in one earth that is suspended in a vast universe, it looks like we are bound to self-destruct.

      Maybe if there is an alien civilization that would threaten to destroy earth, then perhaps people might start viewing themselves as one. It is a longshot though (:;).

      • Htee

        Parang narinig ko na yan kay John Lenon…..
        Imagine….
        Hoy!!!!
        Baka ma sotto ka dyan….

    • theassassin

      ah! the irony of men..talk about elevating the human lives, yet opposing intentions traverse the path of enmity…advancements, technological and otherwise, are supposed to be made for human causes, yet, similar feat causes our pitfalls…its pitiful to observe that we bring to us our own doom – men really never learned the historical tragedies

  • Htee

    US officials said they believe more allies, particularly New Zealand and the Philippines, will join the exercises soon.

    Hehehe…..WITH WHAT?????
    TORA..TORA ??????
    Hahahaha

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AWQAZPNGR7CKVJPEWH72BYZ4QA Jok

      with what? contribute people like you as their live targets.   BWAHAHAHAHA!!!!

      • Htee

        The exercise is an aerial and naval one….
        We don’t have both….
        All we can offer is….after their exercise, they can have rest and recreations in our lovely island with GROs arm wide open…of cors they have to pay for the services.

        And besides, don’t you recognize my avatar????
        I am the VISION, they can’t see me or hit me.
        Look at my feats in MARVEL superheros,
        I FLY WITH THE AVENGERS.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WC2VPZRJETRO5KOU4VOZCJXEDY Tamarindwalk

       New Zealand’s the smartest of the Pacific nations: it gave up most of its military waste and devoted it to its people!

      • FernandoBusi

        They are still better armed than our Navy for a nation of 4 million people.

  • daniboy2012

    This is prelude to….2013 …WAAARRRRR!!!!!!!

  • PHtaxpayer

    It’s important to recognize each nation’s interest and not focus on whether they are “friends” or “enemies”. Our national defense strategy should be to prevent the unauthorized intrusion of foreign vessels as well as prevent the theft or destruction of our natural resources. As such we fail both against China and the US.
    The problem is we see them as enemies or friends.
    We should treat them as economic partners and security threats as they have treated us. Scrap the VFA and negotiate a better deal. Forge closer ties with Japan, Vietnam, Australia and Indonesia that can help us modernize the AFP. The US military should not be allowed free reign as it has proven unreliable and dishonest in keeping our interests intact.

    • zeroko

      No way will the Chinese negotiate with us in a partnership basis. You should go back to the historical facts that Chinese will engage any other country who blocks it’s territorial claim. India tasted this kind of situation. Xinjuang Perfectorate, Tibet, and Eastern MOngolia. These place has their own ethnic race with is inherent to it’s particular county but none the less they were unilaterally invaded. HE he he. You are naive if you think China will accommodate our quest for partnership. 

      So, the only way to assert our rights if by sere force. Though we don’t have such, still, other nations sympathize our predicament like America. I know you are a Chinese or pro-Chinese, forget it, go back were your ancestor came from. We do not have needs of people like you.

      • PHtaxpayer

        You use words like “sympathize” then you call me naive? You are ignorant of geopolitical and economic realities and international diplomacy. America needs China’s market more than it needs the PH’s. The US govt has not lifted a finger to run Chinese ships out of The West PH Sea. People like you who shout racist slogans online are useless to our security, growth and development.

      • FernandoBusi

        They cannot run Chinese ships out of our EEZ because we are our own sovereign country and there is no active war between Philippines and China. Its as simple as that they don’t have the obligation nor the right to tell Chinese vessels to move out, Its our navy that has to do that, simply raising the flag and shadowing Chinese movement in our seas should be enough except that Penoy and Trilliling appears to have sold the country. 

      • zeroko

        Who is racist?. Do you know how Chinese treats their Filipino servants? LOL. Your race is outstanding in dishonesty. You are the number one violator of intellectual rights, human fetus eater, and number one reason why sharks are getting extinct. Do I have to say more? PNoy and you are both pro-Chinese because having a Chinese blood, you were never loyal to the Philippine flag. Heheeh he! Crazy!

      • zeroko

        Do you know why Tibitan Monks are emulating themselves? Helpless against the superior arms of Chinese, they burn themselves to signify protest to the point of desperation. You Han Chinese brothers flooded into  Tibet diluting their race and made the Tibetans the minority. Nobody likes Chinese in their land, especially the three conquered nations, Xinjuang perfect-orate where once before it was dominated by Euro-Arab like population. They have white complexion and almond eyes.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ATXQMVQWCIUQK6OFJRYPZ4A2EA Setsuna

      The US is the only nation that offered us ships at a miniscule $13M price(combat ships usually cost hundreds of millions, Italy ofered us 2 ships for $100M+ per ship)

      , who retired their other vessels early in order to modernize our fleet, who gives us $30M annualy in military assistance Even though they went through recession,

      And not to mention paid for the damages caused by the USS Guardian plus bonus

      In fact the US has done so much more for the Philippines that you leftist clowns who bring nothing but shame to our country

      • PHtaxpayer

        “US has done so much more for the Philippines that you leftist clowns” – I agree with you there…US killed 200,000 to 1 million pinoys in the Philippine-American War and destroyed Manila and with strategic bombing and heavy artillery in WW2.  Oh, and they recently destroyed 4,000 sqm of Tubataha Reef.  LOL

    • globe_smart_sun

       You get it Right.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

       Obviously you are one of the many Filipino Chinese who is a member of  the CCP Party.  China is a threat and you know this.  Only China is not welcome in the Philippines.

      • PHtaxpayer

        You are being immature, PH has diplomatic relations with China, silly.  Don’t be so racist and ignorant.  There are very few pure pinoys today and most of them are IP’s living in the mountains and remote areas.

        Most countries today are multi-ethnic fyi.  The important thing is nationalism and sovereignty, not racism like the Nazi’s and apartheid in South Africa.

  • Htee

    Before democracy will happen in china, it will first break up into a lot of mini chinas. Communism is the only way for them to unify. It will be a feudal nations once again as in the very long history of that country. The southern part like hongkong, canton, fukien, and shanghai maybe will embraise democracy because they have the IP MAN…..but the rest specially the north will stay communist…

  • Fulpol

    Australia is part of the drill..

    why?

    the end target of China is Australia, to invade Australia… First line of defense of Australia is Japan and Philippines…

  • Fulpol

    China says to Japan… we can exceed what you have achieved… your imperial achievement..

    you didn’t invade Australia… we will… along the way, we will evaporate the blockage… first is the Philippines…

  • Fulpol

    after the drill, China will fall into silence…

    like a snake, it will hibernate.. after hibernation, it will wage a surprise attack…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5STEU22AD7YRHQSB6RE56ZDSYA J

      I got the feeling you’ll make good as a short story writer for Knowledge Channel… ;o)

  • http://www.facebook.com/simoun.magaalahas.10 Simoun Magaalahas

     China has already know their problem and difficulties like their early years where they confront wars and civil wars against their enemy, they do not easily give up and make a trouble without complete defense,I think this is not a time to make a war for China they preparing and remind their enemy to do not give up their claims and rights. Before they go to war China want first action is to down the US economy, because US was the only country have long experience in many wars they also support many countries have no ability to war, US was the country with many super weapon and defense shield that never revealed in media. I guess China have lot of years to develop their military defense before they confront US military power.

  • legnasagra

    Is this a transition era in the Mayan calendar? 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WC2VPZRJETRO5KOU4VOZCJXEDY Tamarindwalk

    Pity the American taxpayer who has to pay for all this military foolery.

    • Htee

      Sayang lang ang pity mo….
      Bcoz you don’t really know the americans….
      All their moves are calculated to their advantage.
      I’m not saying it is wrong
      but we should also look for ways to extract some measure of advantage out of this.

      Maybe…..sell us their old equipment at a bargain????

  • dxdaistar

    To whom do you think Chinese tycoons (Henry Sy, Lucio Tan, John Gokongwei, Manny Pangilinan, etc.,) in the Philippines will support? China or Philippines? your best answer please.

    • avmphil

      You must take it with a grain of salt. Lip services to the Philippines. When favor presents them, mind and heart to their long lost brothers : China

    • krizzibarra

      of course it’s going to be whichever serves their interests

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

       Those tycoons will never return to China and bring their wealth there.  Their wealth risk confiscation because other Chinese who brought their wealth there came back to the Philippines without anything.

  • calixto909

    The most lethal weapon to employ as sure fire strategy to end once and for all this menacing threat that China brings to bear to its neighbors is worldwide economic sanction on China. Sans this strategy, China will become stronger each passing day to sooner spring forth as an indestructible monster.

    The inter trade relationship of these various countries with China provided the wealth that China is nowadays using to bully almost any country that crosses its path. As China becomes richer so its military prowess. Like a pestering weed, the best way to kill it is to uproot it when it’s still young for when it had grown old even if you burn it, it grows because the roots had embedded the ground too deep. In like manner these countries trading with China now can prevent China from getting stronger by ending their trade relationship anyway China’s products are all throw away,. very inferior as compared with products of other Asian countries like Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and our very own products, Marikina shoes is one of the best.

    • Handiong

      Easier said than done. If you look closely, China’s economic rise was brought about by massive investments by American and Japanese companies looking for cheap labor. What you call “Chinese products” are actually mostly products of American and Japanese production facilities in China. If you go to any Wal-Mart outlet in the US, the bulk of their merchandise are “Made in China”. Add to that the fact that China holds hundreds of billions in US government securities (T-Bills, T-Notes, bonds, etc.). In other words, China is the biggest creditor of the US.

      The economies of the US, Japan, and other Western countries are so entwined with China that it will be very difficult, and even disastrous, for them to disengage business-wise.

      It’s very easy to say, “Don’t buy products made in China”, but when you go to the stores, more often than not, there is no other choice than products made in China.

      Do you know that even Rusty Lopez shoes are made in China? I’m not kidding.

      • angtangamo

        Couldn’t agree with you more. The Chinese has the US by the balls.  

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

        Walmart, Target, Marshalls, etc have much lesser China made products in their stores today compared to a couple of years ago.  Even 99cents stores have lesser China made products.  I saw these with my own eyes because I spent my holidays there  Only the electronics are mostly made in China.  But that will also change soon and much lesser products will be coming to the US from China because of the increasing awareness of the Americans of the threat of China and the sentiment of the people towards unemployment.    Walmart just this January announced its plan to bring back US manufacturing by getting directly involved.  They also aim to provide jobs t US veterans.  Other retailers are expected to follow Walmart’s lead so they won’t be late to give what their consumers want.  This is expected because national security now is an important factor in the business equation after seeing what China is doing.   Only people who lacks vision will not see this coming.   Btw, Rusty Lopez shoes must do the same because their shoes deteriorate fast.

      • zeroko

        You’re right. HE heh e. The Chinese after tasting the fruit of capitalism will never be the same. They are so hungry for western culture they send their children abroad to study English. Then, those corrupt high Chinese government officials smuggle out their stolen wealth and invest it outside their country. Sooner or later, the American investors will return back to America. Besides, he he heh. The quality of Chinese products is so shameful, it falls apart even if you merely sneeze. He heh e. They really cheat in almost all aspect of their life.

        A foreigner once told me that he planned to buy a Rolex Oyster Watch at the duty free in Hong Kong. He paid for it when suddenly, he noticed that the craftsmanship was so poor. So angry, he called the airport police and told how he was cheated, Both he and the police went to the duty free shop and he get back his money. He he he. Cheat!

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        i bought my Jarman shoes in Marikina when i went to visit almost 7 years ago. my favorite pair of shoes has had new soles yearly when i visit. buhay pa rin! other pairs of shoes i bought in the US were consigned to to waste bin (most of them were made in china and did not last long). i will never buy and i will encourage people not to buy any made in communist china products.

      • Handiong

        Well, yes, Walmart US sources almost all of its groceries like food and drinks, health and beauty products, household goods like paper towels, and pet supplies from local suppliers. It also bared plans to buy $50 billion more worth of American-made products in the next 5 years. But, Walmart International which has 4,112 stores in 15 countries mostly in Central and South America (versus 3,708 in the US) sources goods mostly from China and other lower-cost countries. And Walmart International is growing at a faster rate than Walmart US.

        As an employer, Walmart is exploitative. Starting wage in Walmart can amount to as low as $2.10 per hour when the federal minimum wage is $7.25/hour. And most of its employees are part-timers, especially now that Obama’s new health care law (the Affordable Health Care Act) exempts employers from covering (and therefore from paying health insurance premium) employees who work for less than 35 hours per week.As to hiring veterans, Walmart assures honorably discharged veterans employment only for the first year after discharge from the service.

        While there is pressure for American business to do production in the US to create jobs (unemployment rate is 7.8%), there is no indication that American companies will disengage from China and other lower-cost countries any time soon. In fact, last year, Chrysler announced that it would expand its production facilities in China and produce the Jeep for the Chinese market. 

  • Pert Cabatana

    There is a parallel between what China bullying is trying to do today and  Japan’s expansionist adventures in WW2: rapaciousness born out of resource insecurity in light of its fast industrialization. Japan learned its lesson in a very tragic way. I hope China does not have to experience its own tragedy to learn that lesson.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Z6NPU55BZPII5LOVO7HQCSVQXQ Conrado de QUIYOT

    BOMB CHINA  !!!!

  • doublecross

    gambit….try not to be over showy.

  • Don

    Buy Filipino!  
    Buy Filipino!
    Buy Filipino!Noon pa sinasabi itoeh ang titigas ng ulo!  Gusto maka-murakaya bumibili ng made in China.Mga produktong pekeManggagawa ay inaapi!Ngayon tayo’y nangangatogNa baka tayo masakopKaya Pilipinong produkto’y tangkilikinAt tayo’y makaka-aahon din!

  • JC

    Do we really need to prepare for war? Does China really wanted this thing to happen? OMG, sana wag na lang magising sa pagkakatulog ang mga official ng China na nagiisip ng ganito…

  • ztefertilizerscam10

    WORLD WAR 3
    ChinaVS Philippines,United States, Japan and Australia

  • caloyski65

    POLUSYON lang ang katapat ng CHINA….di na kailangan makipag bangayan pa sa mga mongoloids na yan dahil unti unti na pinapatay ng POLUSYON ang bansa nila…..simula na sa BEIJING na yun SMOG ay hanggang ngayon eh di pa nawawala…..yun kanilang mga RIVERS at KARAGATAN ay heavily POLLUTED na rin ng mga TOXIC CHEMICALS dahil yun mga factory nila ay basta na lang nagtatapon ng mga waste materials nila sa kanilang mga ILOG at DAGAT…..MAYAMAN NG ANG CHINA pero kita nyo naman ang nagyayari sa environment nila at wala silang ginagawa para mapigil ang pag deteriorate ng kanilang environment…..

    • Fulpol

      go to Binondo, Divisoria… just notice the creeks… just smell the air…

      that is Chinese area…

      LOL

      • krizzibarra

        and when you look around, there are banks everywhere.

    • zeroko

      You are right! Above 500 measurement of pollution is worst any country has ever experience. 120 is already unacceptable, what more for 500! The Chinese soil is already contaminated beyond repair. And too bad, the Gobbi desert is eating up arable soil at alarming rate. Even the minds of Chinese he he he are polluted. He hehe. Divisoria river pollution at lese is being contained. The air is still within limit. In China, ;you have nowhere to escape. With millions of Chinese getting richer, and with million vehicles being bought, he heh e. In fact, the Chinese buys cars faster than  their government can build roads. Gridlock miles and miles is just ordinary. This happened also in Bangkok, Thailand. It started way back 1980s. Just look at those second hand cars in Bangkok, they are almost new for the Filipino standard. This is always the problem when people gets wealthy, they splurges. I guess, the Chinese is paying for their fast modernization.

  • w33k3nd3r

    And the only thing China could do is fill other non-Chinese publications with their slave commentators (who’re paid by cups of uncooked rice per hour) and try to make a ruckus on the commentary section; I don’t know which is worse: that or their fake ships.

  • avmphil

    To be on the healthy side you got to be physically strong. And when brute force and treachery overwhelms, you seek the assistance of good friends. To guard your home with ‘bamboo stalks’ is no more valid in this land. A good deterrent ( with fire-power) is the best choice for peace. And for the interim, these nations are building up our confidence to face a formidable ‘enemy’. We may come to face this ‘enemy’ one-day, if not now..

  • TreadLikely

    “US officials said they believe more allies, particularly New Zealand and the Philippines, will join the exercises soon.”
    Yes, indeed. We shall send our thousands of quality ships made out of the finest and most durable paper.

    • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

      Best comment so far.Let’s keep on dreaming.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

      you mean your chinese paper ships?

      • warillaman

        it means made in china ships, he,he,he, inferior products!! chinks!!!

    • warillaman

      inferior made in china ships, dalawa singko!!!! chinks!!

  • wakats

    In answer to “Cope North Drills,” the chinese bullies will soon criss-cross the South China Sea with its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, loaded on deck with its latest J-15 fighter jets, to project their military power far beyond its borders.

    To protect its interests, Japan has launched in 2007 the first of its helicopter-carrying destroyers, the HIJMS Hyuga at 13,500 tons displacement, convertible to carry fixed wing F-35B jets, if necessary.

    At the sidelines are 2 dilapidated Hamilton-class frigates, devoid of US weaponry, the BRP Gregorio del Pilar and BRP Ramon Alcaraz.  When the procured Italian Maestrale/Lupo class frigates arrive, plus the promised 10+2 gunboats from Japan, PH can already participate for the next Cope North Drills…. 

       

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    north korea very hungry people

  • muddygoose

    Our biggest enemy is ourselves.

    We pull each other down and ruin our chances for progress just to prove that our favorite politician is better the other. We don’t work hard and lose hope too easily. We don’t clean up after ourselves and throw trash around as if someone will eventually come and clean up our mess for us. We are too proud for the wrong reasons and kill each other over macho pride and religion. Simply put, we value convenience, excitement, and pride over the future of our children.

    No China or Japan or America is powerful enough to ruin us as a people. Only we have the power to do this.

  • iskurokutoy

    Elibs na elibs iyong iba d’yan sa China e Taiwan nga lang hindi nila makuha!

    Nagka-aircraft carrier lang, hangang-hanga na iba diyan sa China e SEGUNDA-MANO lang naman.

    Mas marami pang nagugutom sa China kesa sa buong populasyon ng Europe.

    Mahirap pa sa daga ang daang milyong Intsik!

  • globe_smart_sun

    if US is a true allies of the Philippines, give us modern and new arms. After more than sixty years of the Mutual Defense Treaty, several decades of US
    military bases and 14 years of the Visiting Forces Agreement, our AFP
    (Armed Forces of the Philippines) has not modernized. US lang ang nakinabang satin!

    • AlexanderAmproz

      Who can trust the Philippines ?

      None Pinoy’s a last !

      Only Generals scam can be trusted instead of credibility !

      Urgent to learn that credibility is a Dignity and Respect fruit,

      a difficult teaching in a slaves country where killings,

      robberies and abuses are elites basics rules…

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002719279574 Marco Santino

        google chief is right. china is a pest in cyberspace, like what this chinese paid troll is doing. are you not happy with your countries broadsheet and you are messing up the other countries broadsheet. such a painful loner and loser!

      • AlexanderAmproz

        You need a longer nose to be able to think farther ….

        But a Pinocchio nose is also not convenient for thinking !

        A Baboy nose is convenient for fake text books, kamote and cassava

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        you already got paid 50 cents and you can afford more melamine and fetus. good for you…

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Don’t drink too much kinutil, tuba, avoid methyl alcohol or Shabu, it will blow up your leaded brain.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        di kita maintindihan. halatang google translate ang gamit mo. suck your melamine and eat your fetus dinner.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Buy a mirror instead to wast your saliva with insults !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        i will buy a mirror for you. i will also buy you a dictionary because your spelling is so poor.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Learn your country History, its mandatory !

        If you don’t where you come from, how to know where to go !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        we know our history and we accept the past. the present is that communist china covets our seas because of our oil and fish. han, you are a thief. as usual, you use google translate, .

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Philippines is a book less country.
        The only use of books is to hide money, as nobody will open a book. LOL
        More seriously, few scholars and Elites excepted, I never met a Pilipino with basic History knowledges. 

        Tell me any lies you want, but not this one !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        i have had enough of your lies, commie!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EYBIT7RJ7IMCFEJDBPZNXSFZG4 Ewan

      Kapal nman ng mukha mo pinoy ka nga gusto mo libre at hingi. yun mga pera na pang modernize ninanakaw ng mga pulitiko.  pinagsasabi mo US nakikinabang ano ba pakinabang ng US sa pinas? sakit lang sa ulo ng intsik pag sinakop ang pinas

      • globe_smart_sun

        wow ito pa isang BOBONG pinoy! may masabi lang! totoy mag aral kapa! You Know Nothing ^_^

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

       Hey Filipino Chinese 50cent troll, lokohin mo lelong mong panot.

      • globe_smart_sun

        ahaha sore loser! ^_^

    • AlexanderAmproz

      Only Pilipino Chinese’s will know how to use and have access to high-tech weapons !

      As usual, they will sell the less sophisticated to the rebels by money thirst,

      the rebels will use them to fight the Chinoy’s, a snake eating his own tail

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        now you are the second shift amproz. enjoy your 50 cents.

      • globe_smart_sun

        just like you been enjoying as slave of US Govt.^^

      • globe_smart_sun

        just like the US government plundered our natural resources ^_^

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/iV0XkkNontlsHWTkG2jcuz.PB64A#6b054 F alonso

    Ano naman kaya ang ma i ambag ng Pilipinas sa Military exercise na yan, mga Tora-Tora at Huey Helicopters? Puro kasi sa Pork Barrel ng Conggressmen at Senador napupunta pera ng Pilipinas.Ni barko pang giyera wala man tayong pang depensa sa China.Sa Corruption lang tayo magaling,Mabuhay ang Pilipinas.

    • Janch

      The first thing to cross my mind is …. moral support.  LOL!

    • legnasagra

      of course airspace and refuge, our land mass sits in the middle

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Guess who will own the China sea wealths ?

    The most powerful are the obvious answer !

    Kawawa Pinoy’s

    After the Generals hold up, only canon-flesh left to get a small share for few Dynastic Chinoy’s

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

      i am reminded of the nazis and the imperial japanese whom you are impersonating right now. at present, the the Philippines are friends with both Japan and Germany. friendship with communist china is questionable because of the questionable actions of this communist country. as usual, google translate ka pa rin.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Really Gullible to believe in the American’s friendship,
        countries have only interests, 
        the Philippines is one of the world saddest experiment in that field,
        but no memories at all, only fake text books for the masses,
        and Universities and Cadet school to produce the worst rapists.

        Your comments are limited by insults, 
        grammar and syntax is showing your short sight, eyes-glasses aren’t enough !

        You have no excuses, Wikipedia is free of charges. 
        Have look on General Jacob Smith in Leyte, or Colonel Sherman in Sulu.

        None countries in the World suffer so much as the Philippines in 1900/10 and 1945. What the Spanish’s and the Japanese’s did is a horrendous, but children’s games compare of what the US did.

        Marcos was Ronald Reagan best friend.

        Georges Bush congratulate Marcos for his human right achievements.

        G. W. Bush said the US liberated many times the Philippines and fought together for Liberty and Democracy(S. K. and Vietnam Wars)

        Ask Guingona, he knows about it !

        The heaviest burden is ignorance’s !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        that was history and we are accepting it. what is not acceptable is your greed – wanting our territory because you smelled oil. that is what it is with you – your plain greed and wanting someone else’s property. even your confucius would puke because of your actions. another thing, do not make up another name for your posting. that is just too embarrassing for you. use another name… a han name.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Rene la Taupe is a blind mouse.

        Thanks colonialists Vietnamese’s(Chinese’s !) 
        the US with Pinoy’s canon-flesh produced an awful war
        with two millions dead, probably as many handicapped,
        a country totally destroyed and Dioxin polluted.
        Dioxin impact was destroying all the vegetation and wild life 
        all over the country,
        side impact is a wide scale abnormals human production.
        An other side effect was Cambodia destruction, the peaceful Autarchic Feudal Laos got more bombing than German and Japan together during WWII.

        Giant brothels in Bangkok, Taiwan, Cebu and Manila, good for Chinese’s Pims

        All of that was done to protect the US colonial South East Asia Empire.

        International politics is a Billiard party,
        balls never going straight to the hole…

        Is it what do you wish for your country ?

        Don’t be obsessed by the Chinese’s, 
        even if the richest Chinoy’s are more than really bad,
        the meddle class is good and real Pinoy’s in the heart.

        Allez, Rene la Taupe, sortez de votre trou et ouvrez les yeux !

        I am not a Chinese !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        i do not believe you, get a han name. you still are using google translate. what’s the matter? your commie supervisor pulled your 50 cents? i am about 20% Chinese in my heredity. i hate communists.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Me too, but 100% WASP  hahahah

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        just a liar, as the usual you. are you the next shift or the previous shift using the name amproz?

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Always the same guide lines
        Peoples and Environment Protection worries.

        First at all I am pro Pinoy’s and Natives.

        Pro Chinoy’s who love the Philippines and are sharing the same interests, they are many !

        Pro true even when its hurt !

        Will have a Carabao English for ever !

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        now you are making people laugh. can a communist be a comedian?

      • AlexanderAmproz

        No risk, I will never be a communist, but will always support fair and square justice. The Philippines lack of social justice is the insurrections and security problems origins, aside organized ignorances…
        An other big problem is the dynasties pilfering the Archipelago to the total destruction to satisfy their unlimited greed !

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

        The reason the US is here is because the Philippines asked for their help. It was the US military that proposedto the US Congress the pivot to Asia. The economic support to that proposal isthe value of the trade of US businesses in the region  and the arms sales. Obviously, they did not expect to gain profits from us on those arms sales.  Oil is also not a reason that was mentioned which reflects their non-interest in Iraq’s oil contracts that only went to China.  Though wemight not appear much of economic significance, the Americans value their history to which the Philippines and its people made a special mark on them during the most trying times of their history.  This is something many people do not realize, including China which overlooked this and which resulted to their serious miscalculation of the Philippines. 

        Don’t believe too much on Philippine politicians because most of them bring more trouble than anything good.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Who is controlling Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, S.K, Japan, Guam, and what for ?

        I wouldn’t be against it as they are still better than Russia or China.
        Every one is fighting for his own interests, with other countries caught in-between, bad luck to them !
        In this kind of game the Philippines is only an insignificant small toy, only the geo-strategic location counting !

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

         Good thing the Philippines has very significant interest here, and not the insignificant toy that you mentioned.  US$23trillion is at stake.  If you are a Filipino, be thankful that the Philippines is not just a pawn here.

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Philippines is too weak to protect such a treasure, anyway, sadly as usual, The Juan de la Cruz will only get bullets at the best.

        Tell me what is going on with Malampaya, or any-other mining projects.

        What happened with the fabulous fishes and forests stocks ?

        Why so many OFW in such a rich country ?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        it seems you are the next shift amproz. the former shift amproz was stupid. i have to work tomorrow. so much for dumb 50 cent people. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

        Selfishness & Greediness caused all those problems. Corruption is a prioritized expense that’s why the Philippines tend to ask for help on its national security.   Independence and freedom comes at a price, and that price is not cheap.  But no one allotted a budget for that because that would cut down allocations.  This always caused us to ask for help from the US, yet many of the people who are responsible for our dependence on the US are even the first ones to criticize the US, even up to the point that they are even willing to compromise  national security. Sadly, this is what many people do not realize.

      • JOSE RIZAL

        absolutely true. the philippine exploitation continue to these days. made legal by the traitor politicians. sold national patrimony to colonialist powers either by coercion and corruption. there is no end in sight to this problem.

        where there is u s a there is war and conflict. china is following its footstep and are insanely greedy as well. after all, war is a very profitable business for the bankers. these people have no regard for liberty and life.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        now this is another guy using the same name. ilan ba kayong amproz? i was arguing with one guy who was just using google translate in the most despicable way and now we have another alexanderamproz who now is very fluent in the written English word. do you write french like the former amproz? naaah. you might call the former amproz again. are you part of the next shift? are you hungry for your 50 cents?

      • warillaman

        dumb@azz chink, he,he,he, of course we believe in friendship of the US it is also in  PHL’s interest, we have millions of pinoy in the US.

        we will always call you chinks that’s enough to insult you, he,he,he,

        how easy it is to distort your claims just like your chinks!! my town of balanghiga, did not contain million filipinos as you claimed for the atrocities, he,he,he, americans retaliated by burning the whole town after the brilliant move of the filipino army. and historians in the US has accepted it in times of war, some do accept defeats, we kill soldiers not civilians contrary to US soldiers retaliation of burning the whole town, men, women and children with it, not millions as you exaggerated,

        comparing my country that suffer the worst in 1910 and 1945??, he,he,he, in your dreams! look at your chinks country, they have suffered the worst more than my country, since qing, qang, qong dynasties, they have been oppressed, suppressed, and have been slaves by your own people, building tombs and walls and died where they stood suffering and in chains, you look it up in wikipedia too, it is there, he,he,he,he, your ancestors died there too you know, he,he,he,he, forward to to world war one, and still your people are being killed on a daily bases, into 1945 world war two, you have been invaded by all westerners, and most of all the japs, suffered the worst too, remember the massacre of nanking??? it is a city, not a town compared with balanghiga, now there is the worst suffering hundreds of thousands, of people!! and it is only one city not the whole of china, but everywhere in china!!!! and up to the 50’s with your commie regime still killing and oppressing, and suppressing your people and still poor, up to the present time, with the difference, he,he,he, still killing, oppressing, supressing, and stealing, exploiting workforce this time,he,he,he,

        so you see, we are not the worst that suffered in those years, every country does, but you are the worst!! it is contineous and unabated up to the present time!!!

        dumb@azz chink!!!!

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Be relax, don’t warm up your blood for nothing.
        I am not a Chinese and love Chinese’s inChina !

        You will hardly found a more pro Pinoy’s than I am !

        My only purpose is to be an eyes opener.

        First of all, don’t care of the Chinese’s but look at yourself,
        what are the country and peoples interests.

        China and the US will only look at their own interests.

        To play the barking dog behind the US protection is
        totally wrong and coward with a big danger, the US will released the dogs, rewarded them at the best with candies promises, while playing their own cards…

        Some WW2 Pilipino’s are still alive, 
        ask them about the blown-up retirements promises, 
        only the last few survivors will enjoy little benefits after waiting for 70 Years.

        Pilipino’s are known for short memory, but you are over-boarding  any projections. 

        The INQUIRER had written about it fews weeks ago, and
        you are already blind about it !

      • warillaman

        that’s alright then, it is just wrong to use the atrocities of the past to make a point in our country.

        and about playing a barking dog behind US protection is bit strong, you are not getting the point again.

        our country is just starting to move up and chinks are trying steal our territory inch by inch while we are still in the infancy of our growth, we have nothing to face the bully but our will and our brains our only course is the protection from our allies mainly the US because of our treaty, and they will definitely there for us, they didn’t waste their lives in the past in our soil just to give us to the chinks, besides we have a millions of us in the US, wither they like it or not they will have to come to our aid, as you know, we are the dike or a dam so to speak, that will open the floodgates of chinks invasion of the pacific all the way to the US mainland!!!

        about our veterans, well, where are they now???if they have proof that they are philippines scouts or USAFFE, then they are automatically US citizens, and they are already in the US right now, there are no more veterans in the PHL except the ones who opted to stay and they have enjoyed in their remaining years to the fullest, there are some relatives who wants more money for them that the veterans can never enjoy anymore….

        give us time to build our force, we are moving up, it cannot happen overtime!!! meanwhile lets stay behind our protectors for awhile until we have formidable defense capability.

        corruption is indemic in our society, it is only us to be blame, just one example of so many examples, this arroyo, she has 9 years of rule if she is corrupt we should have taken her out in the second term election but we didn’t and now we are barking that she is corrupt!!! but, something is changing, our lives are changing for the better, we have more jobs thats the main thing!! only the lazy are not working now!!!

      • AlexanderAmproz

        It’s not only infancy of growth, 
        but History ignorant and Future careless. 

        This is the origins of every problems in the country, thanks fake text books and a medieval colonial society structures, with deadly consequences, starvation and killings among others.

        The lazy peoples I meet where the hopeless, don’t blame them, in case one day you are homeless, no water, no food, no health care, and have suffering skinny children’s.

        Life is tough in the Philippines Paradise !

        Finally there is a Good and wise President, he will found a peaceful agreement with the Chinese’s, the World is watching, no room for bullies on both side, be patient.

        Don’t forget the AFP are a bunch of bare foot killers thanks corrupt Generals.

        To built a casual Army will takes at least twenty Years, if discipline and money are there !

        This is the last 50 Years totally corrupt Generals price…

      • warillaman

        he,he,he, that is the problem with the likes of you, blame everything, that is why we are starting to grow up and you are trying to stop it, from textbooks to generals, I always blame  the lazy people especially in the philippines, they are the bane in our society!!

         water is in abundance if you work for it, food is everywhere if you work for it, our land is so fertile that ang santol na itinae mo tutubo sa lupa, he,he,he,he,
         healthcare is there if you work for it.

        I know I was poor and I squat near rockwell but I work abroad and strive so that I can let my children go to school have a home away from my former home of squatter area, and there are more of us with the same story as mine, all because we work!!! life is tough wherever you are in this world and more worst !!

        but philippines is still my paradise!!

        let us see, about our new president, our growth is not entirely his you know, it is the persiverance of filipinos who is clamoring for change, any president cannot do it by himself, it needs to involve the entire people of our beloved country.

        generals and politicians are there because of our people’s indulgence not because they are generals and politicians and force themselves there, and we can easily take them out as easily as we put them there.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

    Many Filipino Chinese would support China BUT would never even think of retiring  in China.   They would gladly sacrifice the Philippines but would not even want to be among China’s willing victims. Give the Filipinos a break please.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

      communist china claims itself as the middle kingdom. as such, only han people and only people from the mainland matters respect. other chinese  do not matter for this kingdom… this is a kingdom, actually a dictatorship.

      • avmphil

        There is some error in your observation, lest your reference is only the Philippines. Throughout Southeast Asian countries, China had a hand in shaping its Diaspora, one way of the other. Almost every nation had a troubled history with China until the mid 80s. Now on the flip side, it’s the successful Chinese Diaspora in SEA that helped gained its phenomenal success and its not going to break that linkage too soon.

        During the height of the anti-Chinese riots in Indonesia, thousands had to flee for safety and the closest safe home was Singapore (a Chinese bastion and stronghold after China in SEA) and Malaysia. China voiced its concern repeated for all Chinese to be protected at all costs. After several veil threats, the Indonesia authorities quelled the riots. China has now spread its bloodlines more vigorous in Singapore and Malaysia. Unless Filipino blood is spilled, where retribution takes a hard-line. An anti Chinese riot that of Indonesia may not happen in this country, if it handles its cards, correctly.
        .

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        anti chinese riots would have a hard time happening in the Philippines because most of the population has some Chinese blood. most Pinoys grew up with Indian, Malay, Caucasian and  Chinese friends. it was different during the riots in Indonesia. the issue is the communist government of china wanting to get Philippine territory. another correction is that not all Chinese in the Philippines are rich. just go to Ongpin and Binondo. you can see Chinese who are not really rich and it will be a shock to most Pinoys when going there to realize it.

      • avmphil

        As much as I wish to agree on two related aspect that would be open for interpretation by others, I wish you would not take this as wide of the mark. Your line…” almost all Filipinos have Chinese blood is not valid as this nation’s demography is visible. 

        However,a large minority of Filipinos of Chinese heritage (Chinese-mestizos, sparingly or full-blooded) can be found in Luzon,Cebu, Laoag and several large cities throughout. And if you say the many Filipinos (today) can accept Chinese, Spaniards, Americans and Hindus among their ancestors, than I should say, it’s assuaging to everyone. 

        That not all “Chinese in the Philippines are rich…” As observed, almost all Filipino-Chinese are on the upper-scale of the social and economic order, if its not than he or she is a misfit. Come to San Fernando (La Union),Vigan or Laoag other than Tarlac (a Filipino-Chinese stronghold), you won’t find a Filipino-Chinese cobbler!. Ok Bro., lets not fret over this as you and I have more mundane affairs to move ahead. Thank you.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

        got you bro. my best regards. anyway, Ilocano din naman ako (with some Chinese in my heredity).

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BTK336EHCM5YAE7X24FP7WOPVY richard

      hahaha your not Filipino!

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/VUFRGRCCA5JXOLKEVCJQ3FBW3Y Concerned Citizen

        I would not be wasting my time here if I’m not a Filipino 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BTK336EHCM5YAE7X24FP7WOPVY richard

    LOL

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BTK336EHCM5YAE7X24FP7WOPVY richard

    LOL

  • JOSE RIZAL

    bakers are very successful in creating fronts and conflict. war is such a profitable business and a good tool for depopulation. the leaders of these powerful nations are all insane if they think they will stand to gain something if they fight it out. only the elite bankers and few people will inherit the earth. where is GOD’S justice on this? i really hope GOD is what HE is as taught by the countless theologians and authorities of religion. it is naked truth that Divine intervention is non existent because those people at par with the devils in evilness are ruling and devouring helpless souls. 

  • birol

    I can foresee the Philippines will soon join this air exercises, if not this year, next year!

    • MrJoseRizal

      Yes we will, send in the tora toras

    • bugoybanggers

      Mga banka, ika nga yun lang ang kaya ng Pilipinas

  • $14141131

    japan is sending a wrong signal. if she affirms that the senkaku islands are theirs as she sternly protect them by their navy, why not occupy it and station japanese self-defense force … see how korea extend her occupancy to the island they claim. no one is still settling in the senkaku not even a single military element.

    • MrJoseRizal

      Because unlike the Koreans, Japanese got no balls!!! 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/NYKIOQEDTUD4FPPPVHP6XMFNEA Raul

        Meaning Chinese Gamay Uten.

  • MrJoseRizal

    Bring in the Aussies and their mighty military for mascot purposes

  • noyab

    SALI NA PINAS, MAGPADALA KAYO NG 2 BATALLION NG PEDICAB AS RESCUE VEHICLE.

    • bugoybanggers

      Mga banka, ika nga yun lang ang kaya ng Pilipinas.

      • $14141131

        That is not true. The Philippines has just spent P21 billion for doleouts last year and P45 B for this year for doleout again! Ssssshhhhhh….. But the administration can’t spend for power generation to stop the daily brownouts in Mindanao.Weird, isn’t it?

  • barok

    as much as possible DON’T BUY ANYTHING MADE IN CHINA.

  • globe_smart_sun

    US is Afraid of China ^_^

    • Carlo Cuento

      you think so? i don’t.

      • globe_smart_sun

        Yes your US Govt. is very much afraid of this country called China! US will do anything to stop china`s influence elsewhere in the world. US want to be the sole superpower.

      • Carlo Cuento

        i respect your opinion. i see it as not about containing China, but the spread of communism.

  • bugoybanggers

    Ang wargame na ito ay sa mga BANSA na may kakayahang gumastos. Ano ba ang Pilipinas? Manghihiram na naman kasi walang wala? Bakit ipapahilera ng Pilipinas ang mga WW2 vintage na barko o yung pinag mamalaking 1960’s na kanyun kayunan? Kung sa eroplano ano naman? Mga kababayan, manuod na lang kayo! Masyado kayong ambisyoso o pwede siguro ayusin muna ng PILIPINAS ang sistema ng GOBIERNONG BULOK ng Bansa bago tayo aasta. Busy ang mga POLITIKO sa pangangampanya kaya pagkakataon na ng mga PILIPINONG may malasakit sa pagbabago na KATAYIN ang mga KANDIDATO para hindi na maipagpatuloy ang lalong PAGKABULOK ng BULOK na BANSA. Magbago na tayo, gawin nating aral ang mga nakaLIPAS na generasyung pangPOLITIKA ng BANSA. Sobra sobra na ang pagiging LAME DUCK of ASIA ang Pilipinas. Kasama na ang AFP na pinakaKULELAT sa ASIA.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZG366OVIBLEQDDMJ5K74NUC2JY Carlo boy Macolor jr

    AFTER some of the Filipino politicians and Leftist ran out the US Forces from their Bases in Olongapo and Subic Bay … NOW THEY thinking US, JAPAN and AUSTRALIA will come to the rescue if CHINA continue to claim all Islands, including Spratly if the West Philippine Sea. ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR FREAKIN MIND? That involve a lot of expenses for those contries with very little or ZERO benefit. Why ? Because they have joint exercise? Mag-Isip isip ka ….



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