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Filipino artists band together to send message of peace to China

Written by USPGG on . Posted in Feature, July 24, Read This, What you can do

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has a new message for China amid its continued maritime dispute with the country: “FU”.

This message however does not mean any profanity, but instead is a call for “peace, love, unity and respect.”
An independent group of artists from the United States and the Philippines have banded together and called themselves “The Filipinos Unite” (FU) movement with the aim of using music to call for Filipinos all over the world to unite against China’s bullying of the Philippines.

Dark Days for China and the Philippines

Written by USPGG on . Posted in Feature, July 24, Read This

– San Francisco Chronicle, July 23, 2013

As far as dark days go, July 24, 2012 is akin historically to February 18, 1932 when Japan proclaimed the state of Manchukuo as the governing body for the region of Manchuria which Japan had invaded and detached from China.

This July 24 marks the first anniversary of China’s creation of the “Sansha City” prefecture to “oversee and administer” the one million square mile South China Sea, vesting it with the power, effective January 1, 2013, “to board, seize and expel foreign ships” within its jurisdiction.

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