This is Phil-BRICS Strategic Studies Headline Reviews of the renowned Western biased Philippine Mainstream Media, examining the vague and the fake amongst the reportage.

FALSE

 “China’s unmet pledges to Philippines seen as reason for Duterte’s shift in tone”

Fake Headline

Background

Interasksyon – Online news portal of TV5, a television and radio broadcasting network owned by Philippine-US Society co-chair CIA top honcho John Negroponte under the auspices of honorary chair and arch-US finance oligarch Maurice Greenberg of hte4 AIG group

FACTS

  1. Manila pursuing economic ties with Beijing

“Although the Palace appreciated the praises from various groups for the President’s UN speech, Roque pointed out that Duterte merely reaffirmed his existing policy on the West Philippine Sea and other issues… Because these are existing policies of the President, there will be no changes in our policies, especially our bilateral relations with China),” Spokesman Harry Roque said.

2. “China’s ‘G-to-G’ cooperation projects in Philippines”

“Up until now, the projects under implementation have resumed operation at over 80 percent capacity. In light of the severity of the current Covid-19 situation, Ambassador Huang encouraged both teams to carry out more innovative ways to further strengthen their communication and cooperation in the future. He hoped more and more projects would be launched and implemented in the near future, and that the people of both countries would enjoy the tangible benefits released by the synergies of the Belt and Road Initiative and “Build, Build, Build” program at an earlier date.”

3. 2 China-funded bridges in Metro Manila set for completion

“Despite the massive quarantine restrictions due to the pandemic, two China-funded bridges that are currently under construction are expected to be completed “right on schedule,” Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said.”

https://mb.com.ph/2020/07/25/2-china-funded-bridges-in-metro-manila-set-for-completion/