Sterling Filipinos vs big bully | Inquirer Opinion

Sterling Filipinos vs big bully

/ 05:10 AM April 05, 2019

I join Filipinos who applauded and cheered for  Albert del Rosario and Conchita Carpio Morales in their gigantic endeavor to uphold the independence of our country against  the undisguised  tyranny of China and its master, Xi Jinping.

The charges filed against China and Xi in the International Criminal Court (ICC) show that there are still those who will honorably defend our country even against  overbearing giants. China will probably just shrug off the charges by not answering the ICC,  just as it had done before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.


But isn’t the People’s Republic of China a member of the United Nations?  Did it not sign any commitment to follow UN rules when it dislodged the Republic of China as a permanent member of the UN?  If it did and it will not follow what it had agreed to, it is, as far as I am concerned, a giant of a hypocrite.

I do not like to join protest marches, although I did join once against Joseph Estrada.  But if there is one to be organized and scheduled by concerned Filipinos in support of Del Rosario and Morales, I will join, even if I  am 78 years old and not as sprightly as before.


History passed me by when Marcos was deposed in February 1986, since I was not in the country, and that was something that has always rankled me.  I will join history this time if only to join any march for these two sterling Filipinos, and against that big bully north of the Philippines.

ROCKY  B. DENOGA, [email protected]

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