‘Duterte coward’: Filipinos’ opinions of president and Beijing government sour after South China Sea sinking

//‘Duterte coward’: Filipinos’ opinions of president and Beijing government sour after South China Sea sinking

‘Duterte coward’: Filipinos’ opinions of president and Beijing government sour after South China Sea sinking

Philippine public opinion is on a slow boil over recent Chinese actions and Manila’s seeming rush to defend Beijing.Two incidents have seen many Filipinos expressing outrage on social media. One is the ramming and sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a larger Chinese vessel on June 9. The other is the temporary detention and rejection on June 21 of former foreign secretary and known China critic Albert del Rosario by immigration officials at Hong Kong’s airport.It’s too early to tell how…

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