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Academia: United States igniting the Conflict between Philippines and China (6)

By Ander Vltchek  (People's Daily Online)

11:33, May 08, 2012

Director of the Memorial of victims (People's Daily Online/Ander Vltchek)

It is enough to visit the Chinese cemetery in Manila for one to realize the might of the Chinese diaspora in this country. Some tombs are like villas; some are air-conditioned, equipped with bedrooms for visiting relatives, even with bathrooms, showers, and the latest stereo systems. Several alleys look like streets, with cars parked in front of them.

But it is not only might that matters: Chinese people have been integrated in Philippine society since centuries.

"What is actually important to understand", continues Professor Simbulan "is that there is inter-dependency between our two countries – between Philippines and China. Currently there is more Philippine investment in China than the other way around. One just has to mention such names as Henry Sy, a very important entrepreneur and arguably the richest man in this country, who is running many projects in PRC. It is understandable that our business community is very unhappy about the confrontation. Here, unlike in Indonesia, the Chinese business community is very integrated. It is highly regarded, and well educated. It is playing positive role."

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