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#China can turn off the #Philippine national power grid, officials say - Engineers in China could plunge the country into darkness using a remote operating system supplied by a firm based in Nanjing - Chinese companies are Trojan horses scmp.com/week-asia/poli…
Philippine senators have called for an investigation into the security implications of China’s part ownership of the national energy grid after officials said engineers in Beijing could plunge the entire country into darkness with the flick of a switch.
The State Grid Corporation of China holds a 40 per cent stake in the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), a private consortium which bagged the franchise in 2009 to run the power lines.
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#US Coast Guard ship joins maritime drills with #Philippine and #Japanese forces near the Spratlys
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The USCGC Stratton (WMSL-752) arrived in Palawan on Wednesday for the Sama-Sama exercises, said Philippine Coast Guard spokesperson Capt. Arman Balilo. The Sama-Sama is an annual activity of the Philippines and US designed to undertake complex maritime training.
This is the second deployment of a US Coast Guard ship in Philippine waters in six months. Last May, the Philippine and US coast guards conducted exercises near Scarborough Shoal.
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20. United States decided to label #IRGC terrorists. But who are the real terrorists? Who created, trained, armed & financed the worst terrorist groups in the world?

#Hypocrites #DoubleStandards #Liars #Warlords #USRealTerrorists
Wrong US policies in the Middle East. Sanctions against Iran. Sanctions used by the USA as a war weapon🤨👇🏼
1. United States decided to label #IRGC terrorists. But who are the real terrorists? Who created, trained, armed & financed the worst terrorist groups in the world?🤨👇🏼
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Thread: Duterte is ‘selling out’ to #China, says #Philippine VP Leni Robredo - She said Duterte had not taken advantage of the 2016 UN ruling that affirmed the Philippines’ rights in part of the #SouthChinaSea claimed by China amp-scmp-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.scmp.c…
2: Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo said citizens were worried Rodrigo Duterte was “selling out” to Beijing and called on the president to take a stronger stand to protect the country’s sovereignty in the disputed South China Sea.
3: Robredo, who is keeping her options open regarding the presidential race in 2022, said on Tuesday the president had not taken advantage of an international tribunal ruling that affirmed the Philippines’ economic rights in part of the South China Sea also claimed by China.
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#Philippine government is not impressed with #Malaysia, #Vietnam fierce stance vs #China over the maritime dispute in the South China Sea, saying that their actions put the lives & safety of their people in danger. Right, lets surrender like Duterte does globalnation.inquirer.net/178257/palace-…
A standoff between Vietnamese & Chinese forces has been going on for weeks near an oil-rich area within Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone. The same activity was seen in May 2019, when a Chinese vessel patrolled waters near Luconia Shoals off the coast of Malaysia’s Sarawak State.
Asked if Vietnam’s move should serve as a model for the Philippines to address the West Philippine Sea dispute, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said: “It means also that Vietnam is risking an armed hostility between the two countries and risking the lives of their people.”
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