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PH, US to hold war games near West PH Sea

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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and the United States will begin war games near disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) waters this week, showcasing fast-expanding military ties and likely further stoking tensions with China.

The annual exercises, which involve 2,300 marines from both sides, will take place amid the backdrop of ongoing negotiations to further increase an American military presence and the deployment of its hardware in the former US colony.

They also come three weeks before US President Barack Obama is due to visit Manila, a huge moment for the Philippines as it looks for US support amid a worsening row with China over rival claims to parts of the South China Sea.

“The Chinese will view these military exercises as yet another example of the Philippines stirring up tensions in the South China Sea and of the US taking advantage of the situation to increase its military presence,” regional security expert Ian Storey told AFP.

Beijing, which insists it has sovereignty to nearly all of the South China Sea, has repeatedly railed at the Philippines for refusing to back down in the territorial dispute and seeking to draw the US closer.

Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan also have competing claims to parts of the sea, which is believed to sit atop vast deposits of fossil fuels, but China has been particularly angered at the Philippines for being the most vocal.

For the Philippines, the dispute will continue to be “the central driver” of efforts to intensify its alliance with the US, according to Storey, a senior fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore.

The Philippine-US Amphibious Landing Exercises (Phiblex) will begin on Wednesday at a naval base in Zambales, a province on the western coast of Luzon island facing the South China Sea.

It is about 220 kilometres (135 miles) from Scarborough Shoal, a group of rocky outcrops in the Philippines’ internationally recognised exclusive economic zone which has been occupied by Chinese vessels since last year.

Scarborough Shoal has become the prime focus of the territorial dispute in recent weeks, with the Philippines accusing China of erecting concrete structures there.

The war games, which will last three weeks, will involve two US warships and live ground fire exercises, according to the Philippine military.

Staff planning exercises will also be held “that will increase the capability to conduct bilateral maritime security and territorial defence operation”, the US embassy said in a statement.

Neither side, however, would release the specific locations for the sea drills.

The exercises take place as the allies are moving closer to a planned deal that would expand the US troop presence in the Philippines, which wants the agreement struck before the end of the year.

The pact would allow the United States to bring military hardware on to local bases, and formalise more US troop visits.

The United States had a permanent military presence at two bases in the Philippines until 1992.

The bases were closed amid nationalist opposition, but the current administration of President Benigno Aquino has rallied pro-US sentiment to counter China.

Even ahead of the pact, there has been a “surge” in recent years of US troops passing through the Philippines, according to John Blaxland, a security and defence analyst at the Australia National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific.

This has dovetailed with Obama’s strategic “pivot” to Asia, which in turn has fuelled long-held Chinese concerns about the US trying to encircle China.

“The Philippines is one of the most enthusiastic supporters for the rebalancing in Asia, and the US is very happy to have regained routine access, if not formal basing at the naval and air facilities there,” Blaxland told AFP.

Storey also said that independent research data showed there had been an increase in US military visits.

The number of US warships making calls in the Philippines “has increased dramatically” to 80 this year, he said.

A Philippine Navy officer, who asked not to be named, confirmed the increase in port calls to Manila as well as in Subic, the former US naval base in Zambales.

AFP asked the US embassy in Manila for data on US military visits to the Philippines in recent years, but no information was provided.


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  • ThudOthwacker

    To further infuriate Chinese bums. Invite Japan in the exercise.

    • hello stupids

      U can invite any body U want. ….hahahaha
      how about India next time and have all your GRO ready

      another good example with pygmy imagination

      • ThudOthwacker

        “U can invite any body U want.” ~hello stupids

        LOL Exactly we can. I sense some bitterness from you for being not invited. You are almost to your quota. You can now buy some food from .50 yuan earnings, CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        yuan and yen actually the same word .Don’t U know about it

        Hahahaha I earn lots and lots more than those who earn pesos

        and I have party all the times with Japanese but not Indian.

        they smell terrible hahahaha

        are U still fancy about the Kali とんちき hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        ” I earn lots and lots more than those who earn pesos” ~hello stupids

        No doubt, being a faithful lapdog of your commie government. Spreading disinformation on their behalf. Should be compensated properly.

        Chinese smell far more terrible. Especially from the northern China. And your women have unkempt hair armpit, GROOOOOSSSS!

      • hello stupids

        Philippines woman are well known as the most unhealthy in the world
        Postal Bride Child Abuse OFW GRO
        Philippines woman all rank no 1 in the world
        TB ,STD HIV all are in the podium…..smell far more terrible
        GROOOOOSSSS!

      • ThudOthwacker

        WRONG IMBECILE. Nobody beats the Chinese with their stinky untrimmed hair armpit. You have birds flu, sars and foot and mouth disease cultivated in your backyard.

      • hello stupids

        Bird flu and sars they are over
        foot and mouth disease are everywhere
        but TB STD HIV is on going in Phiippines
        Danque will never leave U
        Philippines among one of the most dirty country
        side by side with India and few African country
        go to Utube and type in the most dirtiest city….hahahahaha
        seeing is believing
        by look at the people and the places
        it is the world of pygmy…hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        It all started in China, IDIOT. TB, STD and Dengue are world epidemic not exclusive to the Philippines, IMBECILE.

      • hello stupids

        not exclusive not wrong but rapidly growing in Philippines

        TB start in Egypt
        Denque in tropical
        STD U have to thanks from Yr uncle Sam

        hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Before you bother yourself with Philippine STD. What don’t you tackle China’s growing infection rate. I heard syphilis is making a comeback, IDIOT. A recent study found one baby is born every hour with syphilis in China. LOL

      • hello stupids

        hahaha still using yr imagination .
        go out and look around yourself how many GRO around and look at the report of the WTO

        Philippines have 1 new case of HIV in every single hours
        hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        “Philippines have 1 new case of HIV in every single hours” ~hello stupids

        LOL I don’t live that can of lifestyle. But thanks anyway for informing me. I am just wondering. Why are you such an expert on the matter? Are you infected or to be infected soon?

        LOL You mentioned in the other comment you edited. You enjoy teasing me. LOL Actually I enjoy schooling you and it seems you enjoyed being tag as IDIOT at the same time.

        LOL Another comment you edited. You say the Philippines is the most dirty country. LOL We don’t have air pollution like you have. And the thick green algae along the coast of China. Plus the sars and birds flu originated from the slaughter houses.

        LOL Keep on believing on your wiki and youtube sources.

        I know you’re a pinoy chinese sycophant troll, DUMB-DUMB. Your jejemon gave you away, IMBECILE.

      • hello stupids

        “Philippines have 1 new case of HIV in every single hours”
        that’s the wto report Are you infected or to be infected soon?

        Philippines have the second highest in TB carrier and it is air borne too

        And they will not likely to go away…hahaha

        wiki and youtube sources.are much better than your imagination hahahaha
        where is your claim….losers

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Beijing air pollution causing respiratory problem. 70% of arable land are toxicated. Sea coast are covered by green algae cause by human waste.

        China is the most polluted country in the world.

        CO2 emission 2,395 metric tonnes. A 44 percent increase in the last five years. Beijing air quality is classified as “hazardous”.

        “wiki and youtube sources.are much better than your imagination hahahaha where is your claim….losers” ~hello stupids

        Wiki and youtube are unreliable. Every IDIOTS like you can create one, IMBECILE.

        My facts are documented. Research, edited, compiled by experts with doctoral degree, CRETIN.

        LOL Schooled you again, IMBECILE.
        You never learn when to stop your ludicrosity, IDIOT!!

      • hello stupids

        Filipino nurse in Riyadh dies from lethal respiratory disease

        hello facts are documented. Research, edited, compiled by experts with doctoral degree, CRETIN.

        by look at the people and the Philippines
        it is the world of pygmy it is the gate of hell

        learn when to stop your ludicrosity, IDIOT!!

      • freedom of navigation

        Stop comparing peso to currencies that melts in a place where the high standards of living is just as high as their skyscrapers.

  • sanjuan683

    This is ridiculous inviting China into war. Stupid US, you should excercise in your own backyard.

    • Ozamis7

      China will not come into war…that’s for sure…China said, nah…thanks but no thanks with your invitation..

    • ThudOthwacker

      No need to invite China. They have already gatecrashed.

      Mischiefs, Scarborough and everything within Philippine EEZ and Continental shelf belongs to the REPUBLIC of the PHILIPPINES!!!!

      My Kali is way better than your wushu.

      • go88

        ‘My Kali is way better than your wushu.’
        Not really convinced after watching your two expert ‘marines’ demonstrating on youtube vs those two yanks beginners, should be demoted IMHO hahahahaha.

      • ThudOthwacker

        It’s a demonstration like you mentioned. In reality its vastly different.

        Kali intention are simple, to kill with minimal move. In kung fu, you have many styles like “mantis two finger muta gorging” or “tiger deep nose picking” and Mao’s favourite the “monkey alternating balls scratching”.

      • go88

        The video was about american sport guys who trained filipino martial arts for one week. You can watch it on youtube, it is part of the ‘Find Quest’ show …

        At the end the americans sparred with two marines kali ‘experts’ who displayed unempressive skills. The only excuse for their poor performance was that they were told ‘to go easy on the americans’.

        ‘Kali’s intention is to kill with minimal moves’ that’s part of the sales pitch, but reality is different from intention. Those two marine experts spend a lot of time practicing complicated
        footwork in their ‘kali’ training but during simple sparring they moved like crabs.

        Chinese martial arts come in many forms, do you really think the emperor’s bodyguards did not practice to kill with minimal moves?

      • crazy_horse_101010

        BLAH BLAH BLAH YAWN BORING ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ AND MORE LIES BY A COMMIE

      • CommonSens6

        Does anyone really care?

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Are you retarded? Kali was primarily developed for war.

        Their full performance will only be applied on the battlefield. Not on any silly shows like wushu does.

        You find kali moves unimpressive. Tell that to US Marines, German armed forces and Russia army that trains in kali.

        “Those two marine experts spend a lot of time practicing complicated footwork in their ‘kali’ training” ~go88

        That is the whole purpose of the training, IMBECILE. To embed the moves in their psyche. To make it second nature to the kali practitioners, DUMB-DUMB.

        “but during simple sparring they moved like crabs.” ~go88

        LOL In a real real real fight, You can’t predict your opponent moves, IDIOT. If being cautious end up moving like a crab. It does not matter. The main objective is to win over your enemies, CRETIN!

      • go88

        Kali developped for war? Kali isn’t even one the indigenous name for martial arts. The name was made up for the american market by somebody who’se never been to war.

        US Marines, German troops, wowowow very impressive :).
        A few russian special units train filipino martial arts as part of complementary training, most don’t, they have something else.

        Imbed moves in the psyche, I see so the moves they learn only come out during real combat and not sparring, very interesting way of training :). That is somebody who can barely move in a low pressure situation will all of sudden move efficiently under stress. Let’s see what will happens if those marines move like crabs, muslim friends of mine were cracking jokes after watching the videos.

        Return to your rambo books play with your toys soldiers little boy :).

      • crazy_horse_101010

        you have no friends here maybe in china. junior want to take them marines and can i watch . i wouldnt believe you if you had your tongue notarized. comrade and go read your chinese comic books baby. ready to take on my challenge to prove your lies about me

      • go88

        LOL , donkey the only friends you have are empty heads living here, that’s why you like living in the PI. You’re so dumb even the mossheads in California didn’t want you to get near them.

        Wow Wow Wow donkey is stalking me now :) …. Can’t get me outside you head eh? …. Dream about me?

        SWEET JESUS ole donkey is an AUNTIE hahahahahaha

      • crazy_horse_101010

        first of all douchebag what is a mosshead a commie made up word second azzwipe you started the stalking when caught you in one of your many lies you were even sending messages in the middle of the night desperate . has fdor dreaming i dont even think about you you are about has important to me has a grin of sand all you are is another chinese commie lying crybaby who has no friends and commie california was a only a short term i lived in 6 states remember but i can honestly tell you that you and stupid are the dumbest azzholes in these forums and quit using the lords name you are a commie remember and im sure you know where i live so you can read my mind idiot word of Advice when you tall lies tell believable ones everyone knows you n dont know me so how can you know what im thinking moron so stalker quit answering me especially at night brainless one. now be a good boy find stupid and beat each other off HAWHAWHAWHAWHAWHAWHAWHAWHAW JERKOFFHEEHEEHEE

      • go88

        I’ll give you a hint about mossheads, think about ‘Uncle Tom’…. If your that dumb and can’t guess ask your wife about mossheads, she knows many :). Hahaha your english is so bad, you even write like them.

      • crazy_horse_101010

        the biggest chinese azzwipe here telling me my english is bad HAWHAWHAW STUPID i asked she doesnt know any either and you know uncle tom comrade i love it when morons get desperate . is your wife still being pimped out buy you so you can buy drugs what was it 50 pisos for a knob job that is a lot of them to keep you doped up at least buy her knee pads animal HAWHAWHAW PERVERT

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Nobody can beat you from your STUPIDITY! Kali word came from “Kalis” meaning wavy sword or “kris”, IMBECILE.

        “A few russian special units train filipino martial arts as part of complementary training, most don’t, they have something else.” ~go88

        LOL If the Americans, Germans and Russians incorporate the kali system in their training. Then it must be effective in close combat. Otherwise why waste time in a fighting system they can’t apply in battle, IDIOT.

        “Imbed moves in the psyche, I see so the moves they learn only come out during real combat and not sparring, very interesting way of training :).” ~go88

        LOL Where did you read that, CRETIN? The purpose of repeated moves is to familiarize the practitioner of kali. In wushu they also have the same process, CLOD.

        You don’t spar in real kali, DUMB-DUMB. Only in arnis the sport adapted version they do that, DIMWIT.

        “Return to your rambo books play with your toys soldiers little boy :).” ~go88

        LOL Practice what you preach, IMBECILE. Don’t engage in a debate if you have no idea on the subject, DOLT.

      • go88

        As if you knew what Arnis or Wushu is empty head :).
        Kali doesn’t spar ???? Enter ‘kali sparring’ on youtube, utak na bakla.

        Typical ignorant flip gung gong who cannot take criticism but likes to discuss things he has absolutely no ideas of. So long little clown I’ve wasted enough time with you.

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Like I said real kali don’t spar, DUMB-DUMB. They practiced with a partner, IDIOT. The one you are referring wears protected gears is the sport version or the mellow down.

        “utak na bakla.” ~go88

        LOL What? Does not make any sense. You need to consult you loving chupapi.

        “Typical ignorant flip gung gong who cannot take criticism but likes to discuss things he has absolutely no ideas of. So long little clown I’ve wasted enough time with you.” ~go88

        IGNORAMUS like you, who don’t practice the art have NO credibility to criticized kali.

        LOL The only CLOWN here is you. Desperate for attention replying four times with rubbish references from youtube and muslim friend. I don’t back down from IMBECILE like you.

      • crazy_horse_101010

        by the way pissant you are crying about me stalking will guess what until you stop your lies about america and the philippines its game on enjoy but i will cram every lie down your slimy throat comrade. and i gave you gave you a challenge coward what happened no balls girlie one you make lies yellow striped on but you cant back them up HAWHAWHAW PITIFUL COMMIE LOSER

      • hello stupids

        Kali is a Hindu (India) woman god

        don’t wasting time with him

      • go88

        Arnis and Eskrima (Visayas) are the common names for most weapon based filipino martial arts. Kali is an indian god but some flip conman who moved to the USAS promoted the name in order to earn money teaching martial arts.The reason is kali sounds more exotic than arnis which is a spanish word.
        After the conman was deported from the USA (for gun-running) he started spreading his lies in the PI and fooled other flips. The boylet above is a typical empty head. Waste of time answering him.

      • hello stupids

        Hello talk to the Indian about Kali

        are U (Hinduism )
        what is Kali …Kali is a woman god
        .hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        IDIOT The word Kali is not only exclusive to India.

      • hello stupids

        so it is belongs to Philippines U claim it right?
        yr claim was rejected
        hahahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL You really enjoy being called an IDIOT, IDIOT! Have some respect yourself, IMBECILE!

      • freedom of navigation

        You are hearing voices and seeing things?

      • hello stupids

        LOL Are you retarded? Kali was primarily developed for worship
        hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        IDIOT Not all words have the same definition. Stop trolling IMBECILE.

      • hello stupids

        PH, US to hold war games near West PH Sea
        will begin on Wednesday at a naval base in Zambales, a province on the western coast of Luzon island facing the South China Sea.

        facing South China Sea ….hahahahaha
        that’s a good one why not in Sabah still facing the South China Sea…..hahahahahahahahahahaha

      • freedom of navigation

        Lahat ba ng lugar na nakaharap sa tsina pag aari ng tsina? pati ang bahagi ba ng borderline na nakaharap sa tsina na nasa loob ng bakuran ng mga ruso pag aari din ng tsina? ibig din bang sabihin niyan libre din kayong mangisda sa karagatan ng mga ruso?

      • hello stupids

        if it is the overlapping EEZ

        the answer is yes

      • freedom of navigation

        What is your nearest coastline? And where is it overlapping from?

      • hello stupids

        go and have a look u Uthlos and find out what is continental shelf first before U argue
        hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        “that’s a good one why not in Sabah ” ~hello stupids

        Because Zambales is in Luzon and not on Sabah. Try google map it. Before you humiliate yourself, TROLL.

      • hello stupids

        Zambales, a province on the western coast of Luzon island facing the South China Sea
        .Did I mention It ??????

        hahahaha
        I said why not in Sabah because yr sulu so stupid to go there and it is facing South China sea as well

        facing South China Sea ………hahahaha
        Thailand also facing South China Sea

      • ThudOthwacker

        You suggested Sabah, IMBECILE.

        The naval base is located in Zambales, IDIOT.
        Sabah is currently under Malaysian territory, DUMB-DUMB.

        You are writing rubbish and incomprehensible sentences. MAG-TAGALOG KA NA LANG BOBITO!

      • hello stupids

        make some Kali movies and see how is it going?
        how can U compare a sword to the martial arts
        by the way Kali is hindu means woman god
        wonder why the sword looks like Indian one……hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        “make some Kali movies and see how is it going?” ~hello stupids

        I swear you all was make incomprehensible sentence.

        “how can U compare a sword to the martial artsby the way Kali is hindu means woman god
        wonder why the sword looks like Indian one” ~hello stupids

        The sword is the weapon. The art of kali is the martial arts, IDIOT. Way before China set sail. Indian influences are already all over South East Asia, DUMB-DUMB. The Chinese kung fu was based on Indian fighting arts, CLOD.

      • hello stupids

        China go to sea way ahead of India….hahahaha
        and the Chinese Kung Fu is not base on Indian only 1 or 2

        individual type are base on India…..

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Ming dynasty outlawed seafaring, IMBECILE. You should curse Mao for making you STUPID.

        If only he had not ordered the burning of books. Surely China’s billion plus people will not be enslaved by 70 million members of communist China for 60 plus years.

      • hello stupids

        China go to Japan 2000 yrs ago and U can find Ancient Asian culture in Peru

        Did Yr Japanese friend told U about these and 70 % of their writing still traditional and all their names writing too

        hahahahaha

      • hello stupids

        When Spanish discovery Philippines 250 yrs ago they find those pygmy there is the only people in the world do not know how to lift a fire….sailing to South China Sea …how

        hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        Spanish arrived in the Philippines 400 plus year ago, IMBECILE.
        Filipinos are part of the Srivijaya empire, IDIOT. My Austronesian ancestors colonized the Pacific islands and Madagascar, DUMB-DUMB. Research the austronesian and see how DUMB, Mao made you.

      • hello stupids

        still don’t know how to lid a fire.when the Spanish get there…hahahahaha
        they are hanging on the log not the ship.

      • ThudOthwacker

        You need fire to smelt gold, IMBECILE. Even the native slave possess gold back in those days, IDIOT.

        Your Manchu masters forced your people to have that ridiculous hair dos. LOL Long pony tail and shaved forehead.

      • hello stupids

        U need cyanide to separate gold not fire
        Oh my god ……where is your knowledge come from
        third world pygmy knowledge
        hahahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        IDIOT Gold cyanidation was only discovered in 1783. You need to read more, DUMB-DUMB.

      • hello stupids

        pygmt don’t even know how to lid a fire
        and U talking melt gold…….

      • ThudOthwacker

        “pygmt don’t even know how to lid a fire” ~hello stupids

        LOL You don’t know how to use a spell checker, DUMB-DUMB.

        Aetas teaches the American armed forces jungle survival, IMBECILE.

        The low lander or Austronesian are NOT considered as aboriginal, IDIOT.

        “and U talking melt gold…….” ~hello stupids

        LOL Magtagalog ka na lang BOBO! History have shown gold was widely worn by everybody pre Spanish colonization, CRETIN.

        Only IDIOT like you will dispute the facts despite all available evidences.

        LOL Schooled you again, DOPEY.

      • hello stupids

        shrink skull was widely worn by everybody
        hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        INUTILE!! RETARDED!!

      • hello stupids

        Mischiefs, Scarborough and everything within Philippine EEZ and Continental shelf belongs to the REPUBLIC of the PHILIPPINES!!!!
        since when!!!!! and not anymore
        and your claim also be rejected

        hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        “and your claim also be rejected” ~hello stupids

        According to whom? The official Chinese brainwashing bureau.

        WE WILL GET BACK WHAT IS OURS. You can bet Mao’s embalmed buttcheeks on it.

      • hello stupids

        The panel last month instructed the Philippines to file a comprehensive
        petition detailing its case against China by March 2014. The
        arbitration case aims to nullify China’s nine-dash line claim over the waters

        according to whom …hahaha ULTHOS
        this is copy from yr local news
        can U bring up some other evidence I don’t think so

      • ThudOthwacker

        IDIOT!! INSTRUCTED not REJECTED.

        Do you understand the difference between the two words, DUMB-DUMB?

      • hello stupids

        HAHAHAHAHA

        is there any difference if U can’t have new evidence
        by the way there is none

        dumb-dumb

      • ThudOthwacker

        Our evidence versus China’s imaginary historical claim. Any logical thinking persons will weight more on evidence than fictitious claim, IMBECILE.

        Plus under UNCLOS, historical claim such China’s are disregarded. Go read the UNCLOS first before you debate IDIOT!

      • hello stupids

        go check the record of unclos

        China claim the South China Sea in 1946 and update it in 1983 again after Unclos change the laws in 1982

        China have both the administration and claimant at all times

        historical claim like Philippines date back to 15 century was rule out by the Unclos in 1982 and rejected now
        hahahahaahahaan
        another example of bla a bla without knowing about it

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL China nine dashed line are baseless, IDIOT. Before the war spratly was under French. Japan took over during the war. After the war Spratly and Paracel becomes “Terra Nullius”. In the 50′s physically claim some Spratly islands.

        Scarborough had been part of the Philippines during Spanish colonial years. And then to the US after the Treaty of Paris and Treaty of Washington of 1900. We have a light house in the shoals in the 50′s and the navy used the shoals for target practice, CRETIN.

        Since the inception of UNCLOS. Aside from already occupied territories. The new law disregard fictitious historical claims. The EEZ and continental shelf were introduced to settle conflicts.

        China started illegally occupying the spratly only in the 90′s, IDIOT. They took Paracel by force in the 70′s.

      • hello stupids

        those taken during war by Japan and France must be return to China under the treaty of Cairo
        China reclaim the South China Sea in 1946 and update in 1983 after Unclos change the laws

        Scarborough had been part of the Philippines during Spanish colonial years was rule out by laws in 1982 .

        go and check the record or look at the Wikipedia first

        unciviled third world pygmy

      • ThudOthwacker

        Spratly was “terra nullius”, DUMB-DUMB. Only Manchuria, Formosa and Penghu are stated in Treaty of Cairo, IMBECILE.

        Spratly, Paracel and Scarborough are not part of it, IDIOT.

        The Philippine have a lighthouse in Scarborough in the 50′s. And the navy used the shoal as target practice, CLOD.

        Read real books not wikis, CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        U put a light in your neighbors house while they are not there and claim the house belongs to U is that possible….hahaha and it is not in the 50′s but 1969
        may be that’s the law of Philippines

        Spratly, Paracel and Scarborough are all part of it ,

        hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        The house belong to us, CRETIN. We don’t have a history claiming other territories like China has, IDIOT.

        “Spratly, Paracel and Scarborough are all part of it, IDIOT.” ~hello stupids

        WRONG IDIOT! In fact its not even a treaty, DUMB-DUMB. Its only a declaration.

        Here is the actual statement, IMBECILE:

        “Japan shall be stripped of all the islands in the Pacific which she has seized or occupied since the beginning of the first World War in 1914, and that all the territories Japan has stolen from the Chinese, such as Manchuria, Formosa, and The Pescadores, shall be restored to the Republic of China.”

        See no Spratly, Paracel nor Scarborough in the official statement. Your commie government had been fooling you all these years, CLOD. RFLOOOOL

      • hello stupids

        and that all the territories Japan has stolen from the Chinese, such as
        Manchuria, Formosa, and The Pescadores, shall be restored to the
        Republic of China.”
        HELLO

        what is the meaning of all the islands and such as

      • ThudOthwacker

        “Japan shall be stripped of all the islands in the Pacific which she has seized or occupied since the beginning of the first World War in 1914, and that all the territories Japan has stolen from the Chinese, such as Manchuria, Formosa, and The Pescadores, shall be restored to the Republic of China.”

        “All the islands in the Pacific” refers to all Germans islands they took over during world war one, DUMB-DUMB. See how Mao made YOU IGNORANT and IDIOT.

        Take note, there is a comma between the phrases, IDIOT. It means another new condition not related to one earlier, CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        WW1 got nothing to do with China
        hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL IDIOT!! You think the Cairo declaration was exclusively about China, DUMB-DUMB.

      • hello stupids

        But China is not thieving like Philippines
        hello how long ago Philippines start illegal occupied the islands
        when China why Philippines dump the vessel in our islands
        the answer is Philippines said we have no money to remove it
        what a good answer……..hahahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        Island? That is reef, IDIOT. Within the EEZ and continental shelf of the Philippines, IMBECILE.

        Schooled you again, CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        according to unclos any land surround by the sea and can see at hide tide is an island and is locate in the Eurasiabn continental shelf not relate to Philippines at all
        when China why Philippines dump the vessel in our islands
        the answer is Philippines said we have no money to remove it
        what a good answer……..hahahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        You are WRONG as always, DUMB-DUMB. Only the land that sustain life is considered as an island, IMBECILE.

        UNCLOS

        PART VI CONTINENTAL SHELF

        Article 76

        1 The continental shelf of a coastal State comprises the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas that extend beyond its territorial sea throughout the natural prolongation of its land territory to the outer edge of the continental margin, or to a distance of 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured where the outer edge of the continental margin does not extend up to that distance.

        The grounded ship is within the Philippine EEZ and Continental shelf, INUTILE

      • hello stupids

        they never mention sustain life is considered as an island,

        they said if it is above water in high tides IMBECILE.

        distance of 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured and that is the 9 dash lines aboht

        did U said 12 +350nm before
        the ground ship is inside 12 nm of China territories
        don’t U get it
        by the way Philippines still have their 200 nm EEZ overlapping with China
        hahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        IDIOT Read the following UNCLOS Articles.

        UNCLOS

        PART II TERRITORIAL SEA AND CONTIGUOUS ZONE

        SECTION 2 LIMITS OF THE TERRITORIAL SEA

        Article 13 Low-tide elevations

        Paragraph 2

        Where a low-tide elevation is wholly situated at a distance exceeding the breadth of the territorial sea from the mainland or an island, it has no territorial sea of its own.

        PART VIII REGIME OF ISLANDS

        Article 121 Paragraph 3

        Rocks which cannot sustain human habitation or economic life of their own shall have no exclusive economic zone or continental shelf.

        LOL Ayunin shoal belongs to the Philippine, DUMB-DUMB. China mainland shore are thousand miles from Spratly, Scarborough and Ayunin. The two Articles contradict China’s ludicrous claim, IMBECILE.

        Your STUPIDITY is beyond belief. Go read and learn histories and international laws. Before you engage in a debate, INUTILE.

        Schooled you again, DINGDONG.

      • hello stupids

        Where a low-tide elevation is wholly situated at a distance exceeding
        the breadth of the territorial sea from the mainland or an island, it has no territorial sea of its own.
        because it can be few hondred miles underneath the water

        but both Scarborough and Ayunin can be seen even in high tide of course u can easy see it in low tide ….dumb -dumb so it have the 12 nm territories zone

        don’t U get it
        anyway Philippines claim was rejected until they have new prove but hello …how

      • ThudOthwacker

        Scarborough and Ayunin are SHOAL, IDIOT. Not an island, IMBECILE.

        Read Part 2, Section 2, Article 13, Paragraph 3 again, DUMB-DUMB. “It has no territorial sea of its own”, INUTILE.

        LOL there you go again with the “rejection” thing. What a CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        U better check the definition of the island before U come back

        Scarborough and Ayunin are islands both of them can be seen in high tide
        I think U are more than dumb and stubborn
        Go and ask your government why uchlos ban Philippines claim

      • hello stupids

        both Scarborough and Ayunin can be seen in high tide

        and can be a fisherman economic area

        I don’t know U are dumb or stupid

        unclos rejected your claim for a reason

        If Philippines do not have any new prove it is all over

        actually there is none

        China have the administrative and claiment of all the islands in South China Sea

        I don’t know U are dumb or stupid

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL Both shoals cannot sustain life. IDIOT. They are just rocks protruding above the water, IMBECILE.

        NO!!! Chinese has no jurisdiction over Spratly, Paracel and Scarborough, DUMB-DUMB. The same way its has no jurisdiction and rights over Tibet, Aksai Chin, Uyghuristan, Inner Mongolia and Manchuria, CRETIN.

        You Han are way over your head. Everybody knows you are Manchuria’s slaves.

      • hello stupids

        Go and ask yourself which country are known as slavery country in the world
        how many ofw in different country
        domestic workers mean slavery in Arab country
        how many sex slaves in Philippines start at the age of 4
        kids at the age of 4 tested STD positive by WHO
        U want to change the topic very good
        look at the Philippines history always a slavery country until after WW2
        even now Philippines still have to sent their woman oversea as slaves
        HK Singapore Taiwan Macau all together have 1 million Philippines domestic workers but we don’t call them slavery like the Arab……..
        How dO U feel…..Lunatic

      • freedom of navigation

        Scarborough Shoal is barely 124 miles from the coastline of the Philippines and it is over 500 miles from China’s nearest shore, Hainan. What measuring device did you guys used to come to conclusion that the Scarborough is part of China’s maritime waters?

      • hello stupids

        go and check what is the continental shelf
        before bla bla bla…for god sake

      • freedom of navigation

        The sea lanes of South China Sea is a “Freeway” for international shipping routes for nations of the world. China can not include the sea lanes in its national borderline. No nation can have a sole territorial rights to sea lanes. For that reason China can not claim any part of Philippine waters.

      • hello stupids

        the EEZ is free to sail through but not the 12nm near the islands and the shoal
        hahahaha

      • freedom of navigation

        good one. lol!

      • freedom of navigation

        Don’t be too overconfident. You may find your self having hard time explaining them in details.

      • hello stupids

        China claim since 1946 and stand

        hahahahaha
        your claim rejected

      • freedom of navigation

        My guess is you are hearing and seeing things.

      • hello stupids

        PH, US to hold war games near West PH Sea
        will begin on Wednesday at a naval base in Zambales, a province on the western coast of Luzon island facing the South China Sea.

        facing South China Sea ….hahahahaha
        that’s a good one why not in Sabah still facing the South China Sea…..hahahahahahahahahahaha

        what is EEZ and Continental shelf do U know what R U talking about ?

      • freedom of navigation

        What do you mean? Anything that you see belongs to you?

      • ThudOthwacker

        From the 12 mile territorial water out to 200 nm is the EEZ and Continental shelf.

        Scarborough Mischief reef are inside of the Philippine EEZ and continental shelf.

      • hello stupids

        hsllo Philippines only have the confidential shelf on the eastern side go and chexk the geography ….hahahaha

        Scarborough Mischief reef are inside of the Philippine EEZ yes but Scarborough Mischief reefbekongs to China so as long as U don’t get into the 12 nm than it is fine

        upgrade yr knowledge before post UR argue
        hahahahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        IDIOT Scarborough and Mischief reef don’t have territorial water. EEZ is 200 nm from the coastal baseline. While Continental shelf is 350 nm from the coastal baseline.

        Both Scarborough and Mischief reef are within Philippine EEZ and continental shelf, IMBECILE.

        LOL Get a new map, books and teacher, CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        According to the uthlos

        any islands seeing at high tide will have their territories zone
        both EEZ and continental shelf are 200 nm

        go and check the continental plate and U will see Philippines have no continental shelf on the western side

        uneducated pygmy

      • ThudOthwacker

        Wrong IDIOT! Only an island that can sustain life are entitled for territorial water.

        “go and check the continental plate and U will see Philippines have no continental shelf on the western side” ~hello stupids

        Do you understand what you are reading, IMBECILE? From the coastal baseline up to 350 nm are the continental shelf, IDIOT.

        Beyond the shelf are the continental slope/rise and then the ocean. Only an IDIOT like China and YOU will claim the ocean.

      • hello stupids

        U haven’t check the UNCLOS
        don’t U ?

        and know nothing about the continental plate
        don’t U ?

        please don’t make people laugh or I will keep teasing U
        hahahahaha

        go to google and see what is filipino plate !!!!

      • ThudOthwacker

        There is no such thing as Uchlos, IDIOT.

        “and know nothing about the continental plate don’t U ?” ~hello stupids

        We are debating on UNCLOS not the earth crust, DUMB-DUMB. No wonder you’re confused. As usual you are misinterpreting everything. Remember the instructed and rejection, IDIOT?

        Go study the difference before you engage in a debate, CRETIN.

      • hello stupids

        Who is talking about the continental shelf

        hahahahha

        Scarborough and Mischief reef are not within Philippine continental shelf, IMBECILE.
        hahahaha

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL In UNCLOS they specify the difference between an ocean, continental rise, slope and shelf, DUMB-DUMB.

        Scarborough and Mischief reef are within the Philippine 200 nm EEZ and Philippine 350 nm Continental shelf, IDIOT. Try mastering the words. So it will not confuse you, IMBECILE.
        LOL

      • hello stupids

        Scarborough and Mischief reef are within the Philippine 200 nm

        so what IIT belongs to China

        Why Christmas Island belongs to Australia not Indonesia is the same reason

        350nm hello go and check UNCLOS about the continental shelf

        it is 200nm only IMBECILE

      • ThudOthwacker

        LOL IDIOT Scarborough is a shoal and Mischief is a reef. While Christmas is an island, DUMB-DUMB. See the big difference, CRETIN.

        Christmas island was uninhabited when discovered by the English. Since then it was under British control. Until they passed the territory to Australia, IMBECILE.

        “350nm hello go and check UNCLOS about the continental shelf

        it is 200nm only IMBECILE” ~hello stupids

        UNCLOS

        PART VI, Article 76, Paragraph 6

        “Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 5, on submarine ridges, the outer limit of the continental shelf shall not exceed 350 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured. This paragraph does not apply to submarine elevations that are natural components of the continental margin, such as its plateaux, rises, caps, banks and spurs.”

        LOL Schooled you again, IDIOT. When will you learn, IMBECILE!!!

    • crazy_horse_101010

      stupid azz sanjaun683 why dont you tell them that if you have any balls , girlie dare you comrade

    • CommonSens6

      China does not have the capability or the balls to oppose the US. Reality check … suck it up loser china man!

  • john_kruz

    I see $2.3 trillion going to drain soon.

  • w4d

    LOL…Wrong timing yata ‘to? Hindi ba dapat tapusin muna ang trabaho sa Zamboanga bago maglaro?

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

      Bakit lahat ba ng militar andun?

  • Phoinex

    Joint military exercise by Philippines, Vietnam, US and Japan is more appropriate.

    • Jim

      Well said. I would also add South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, and Australia.

      • Phoinex

        Much more better!

  • hello stupids

    will begin on Wednesday at a naval base in Zambales, a province on the western coast of Luzon island facing the South China Sea.

    it is good they find something relate to South China Sea

  • WengWeng

    Out of bitterness China will hold their own military exercise again.

  • hello stupids

    It is about 220 kilometres (135 miles) from Scarborough Shoal, a group
    of rocky outcrops in the Philippines’ internationally recognised
    exclusive economic zone which has been occupied by Chinese vessels since
    last year.

    outside the 12 nm of Scarborough Shoal is overlapping EEZ
    hahahahahahaha

    • CommonSens6

      Ha?

    • freedom of navigation

      overlapping from where? what is your nearest coastline?

  • band1do

    So what if they visit the Philippines? This question is directed at the reporter or reporters. This is what is needed to show the world we are a nation waking up again after 30 years of isolation from the international community. Yes we have helped in peace keeping, yes we have had annual training, but we had nearly lost our old ally. Let’s not forget Pres Roxas’ commitment to the US, our blood pact with them after WW2. They have also done more for us then they have for Japan, Korea, Australia and even Singapore combined since Marcos left. If you have a grudge with the way yank soldiers treat us in our own soil, blame your local politicians who have jurisdiction in the areas concerned and if you look into those incidents, the ones to blame are the way your Mayors, governors elect handled the situation. Big and siga with the local people but when it comes to their real job of representing you they act like cowards. So stop reporting on the US visits here, we want them and need them now more than ever.

  • ManilaMan

    Okay, listen up GI Joe and Juan de la Cruz. Our first exercise: whoever gets to dismantle the most concrete blocks from Panatag island Zambales wins!

    Bonus points also go to whoever can hit a chinese with these blocks. Let the games begin!



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