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Philippines urges North Korea to be a ‘better neighbor’


DAVAO CITY, Philippines—A spokeswoman for President Benigno Aquino called on North Korea on Friday to be a “better neighbor” in the wake of the failed rocket launch by the Pyongyang government.

“We are happy that no harm came out of the failed launch,” Abigail Valte said in a text message to Palace reporters, some of whom were covering Aquino who was in Davao City for a conference on the power situation in Mindanao. “The NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council) has lowered the red alert but will continue to be on hand to render assistance if necessary.”

“We remind North Korea that we all share this planet and urge it to be a better neighbor,” she added.

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Tags: Defense , Military , North Korea , Philippines , Rocket , Security

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4UUKT3KMR3HZPFPTGCWK5XQ2WY Mark


    Ano ang sabi ko before, mga guys?

    Di ba eeksena na naman ang sira-ulo nating presidente?

    Hindi talaga siya makapag-tiis.

    Kailangan talaga niyang pumapel.

    Wala na ngang nagawa, nakikisaw-saw pa.

    Kunsabagay, ito lang ang paraan para respetuhin siya ng kanyang mga kababayan.

    Feeling statesman ang mongoloid na NoyNoy.


    • http://www.facebook.com/jun.adriatico Mel Adriatico

      hoy kumag kong tumulong ka nlang ba sa bayan natin wag puro batikos maganda pa silbe mo…!!! of course mg rereact  and bansa natin sa ganyan kac and action ng north Korea ay threat sa bansa natin.  kong ako sayo tutulong nlang ako sa bansa natin hnde puro batikos tulad ng wlang kabuluhan mong comment!  

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    ang layo layo ng nokor
    gusto pang makisawsaw nito
    sunud sunuran sa script ng u.s.

    concentrate your laway
    sa tsina seagrab

    huwag ka ng humanap pa
    ng bagong katunggali

    sabi nga ni sun tzu

    basahin mo na lang

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