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PH downplays foreign paper’s warning

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario dismissed as nothing but a “grossly irresponsible sabre rattling statement” yesterday the recent warning issued by an influential Chinese newspaper for rival West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) claimants to “prepare for the sounds of cannons” if they do not want to change their ways with China.

President Benigno S. Aquino III said yesterday at the Annual Presidential Forum of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (FOCAP) in Makati City that the government is looking at ways to resolve the territorial dispute in the Spratlys group of islands.

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