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Comfort woman statue

05:03 AM October 22, 2018

What’s become of the “comfort woman” statue that was removed by the authorities soon after it was installed by a brave group earlier this year on Roxas Boulevard?

A recent report said Osaka has cut its 60-year  sister-city ties with San Francisco because that city set up its statue honoring comfort women in SF’s Chinatown.

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Japan has long played down the scale of its World War II military brothels, where Chinese and Filipino women were kept captive, and Tokyo has offered only half-hearted apologies for it.

For Manila to kowtow to the Japanese for their aid is downright disgusting.

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ISABEL ESCODA,

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