“Hindi kaduwagan ang paggamit ng utak at diplomasya habang tayo ay nagpapalakas pa ng pwersa”, says int’l trade expert on PH-China issue - The Daily Sentry

Monday, November 26, 2018



“Hindi kaduwagan ang paggamit ng utak at diplomasya habang tayo ay nagpapalakas pa ng pwersa”, says int’l trade expert on PH-China issue



Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Rodrigo Duterte, photo from The Market Monitor
MJ Quiambao Reyes, an expert in international trade and a supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte who is known to be an all out crusader in Twitter slams the critics who are saying that the president is becoming a lapdog of China.


All out war

She started by saying that getting into war against another country is not just about firing guns and killing the enemy. She said that there is such a thing as TRADE WAR, and sometimes, the effect of it is even greater than that of a physical war.

MJ Quiambao Reyes, photo from Facebook
Trade War

A someone who is into global trade, we can assume that she knows what she is saying. According to her, back in 2011 to 2015, whenever she is in China, her friends would warn her that when somebody asks her what her nationality is, she should just answer that she is Indonesian or Singaporean. They said that Chinese people do not have good graces for Filipino people.

During that time, it was very difficult to export products from the Philippine to China. They even banned the export of bananas, which resulted to tons of bananas rotting on our ports. China also released a travel ban against the Philippines and not to mention the restrictions that our fishermen are experiencing because of the rift on the shoals.


Ease in export

When President Duterte sat in office, this was when the trade relations between China and the Philippines eased. China started bananas from our country, in fact, China is now one of the biggest importers of bananas from the Philippines. They are also importing il from coconut, pineapple, etc. From our country.

The travel ban is lifted which helped the tourism in the Philippines, and some of our fishermen are already able to fish.

Understand first

As a plea, she calls out to the critics to please understand the situation first before assuming that we are becoming the lapdogs of China.

It’s not that we are giving our selves and everything that we are, it’s just that if we use our minds, then we’ll know how to strategize. Strengthen our forces, intensify our allies.

She said the that President Duterte knows this, and this is what he is doing.


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REPEAT:

HINDI KADUWAGAN O PAGSUKO ANG PAG GAMIT NG UTAK AT DIPLOMASYA HABANG TAYO AY NAGPAPALAKAS PA NG PWERSA


Ang GIYERA po ay hindi lang simpleng baril-barilan o pisikal na suntukan. May TRADE WAR ding tinatawag na minsan nga ay mas matindi pa ang epekto.


Noong panahon ng Tweed na Daan, pahirapan ang pag export ng mga produkto ng Pinas sa China (I know so because I am into global trade). Back in 2011-2015, pag nasa China ako ay binubulungan ako ng aking mga kaibigang Chinese doon na pag kung may nagtanong ng aking nationality ay magmaangmaangan na lamang daw ako na Singaporean or Indonesian kasi mainit ang dugo nila sa mga Pinoy. Hirap din silang ilabas sa Customs nila ang mga produktong inangkat mula sa Pinas. Ipinagbawal din sa kanila ang pag angkat ng saging mula sa ating bansa. May panahon noon na tone-toneladang saging natin ang nabulok. Nang mga panahong yun ay naglabas din sila ng travel ban laban sa Pinas. Hindi rin makapa-laot ang ating mga mangingisda noon sa pinag aagawang shoals.


Heto na lang na'ng naupo ang Pangulong Duterte kung saan umayos ang trade relations natin sa China. Muling tinanggap ang ating sandamakmak na bananas. Sa ngayon ay ang China ang pinakamalaking importer ng ating saging. Isa rin sila sa pinakamalaking market natin ng langis mula sa niyog, pinya, at iba pa. Lifted na rin ang travel ban at nakatutulong ito sa pagtaas ng ating turismo. Nakakapangisda na rin ang ating mga kababayan.


Nawa'y mas maintindhan natin ang sitwasyon at wag lang puro ngawa. Hindi ko sinasabing maging sunud sunuran tayo o isuko ang dangal at anumang pag aari natin sa nasabing bansa. Ang sa akin lang ay unawain ng mas malaliman ang sitwasyong kinalalagyan natin para sa mas akmang estratehiya at mas tama at kalkuladong pagkilos.


UTAK hindi puro talak. Bago magpakayabang: Magpalakas tayo ng pwersa. Magpalawak ng kakayanan. Mag-dagdag ng mga tunay na kaalyansa.


Alam yan ng Pangulo at yan ang kanyang ginagawa.


Source: MJ Quiambao Reyes