By Gil Cabacungan
Albay Gov. Joey Salceda on Sunday bemoaned the tepid response of the international donor community to the Philippines’ plea for aid for close to a million victims of super Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha), saying that countries whose huge greenhouse emissions caused climate change should bear a bigger responsibility for its victims.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
MANILA, Philippines—A militant group believes Albay Gov. Joey Salceda needs a “major, major reality check” for calling on Filipinos to boycott Chinese products to protest Beijing’s “bullying” in connection with the Spratlys dispute. A senior Philippine diplomat, meanwhile said, they were not endorsing Salceda’s proposal but would respect groups that would practice the boycott. “Neither [...]