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Cheapskate China

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by U201491, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Cheapskate China

    China's aid for Philippines dwarfed by that of US, private companies, http://fxn.ws/1bUsr6R
     
  2. simon99

    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    No surprise there......the sad reality is, the US dollars going towards aid for the Philippines ARE actually Chinese dollars, as they own us anyway.
     
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  3. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    Not yet, they don't!! They just have a lien on the country!! Not ready to start trying to learn 32 different dialects of Chinese right now!!
     
  4. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    China being cheap is actually due to disputes it has ongoing with the Philippines. Mostly over water rights.

    It would be like if a Hurricane hit Cuba. Since we've had a stick up our rear over them for many years, the USA as a corporation probably would show limited generosity.

    We did however also very limited aid to Cuba last year for the first time in 50 years from private parties/corps here via a single supply ship.