China’s unwilling aid to Philippines Typhoon survivors over South China Sea dispute

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China unwilling to give more aid to Philippines’ Typhoon Yolanda (Haiayan) survivors over South China Sea territorial dispute. China’s government has pledged less than $2 million in cash and materials.

Humanitarian aid pours to typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors as homeless victims continue to mourn, at the same time struggles to rebuild the typhoon ravaged area.

Japan has pledged $30 million and $20 million from the US, experts says that China’s unwilling aid dents its global image, report said.

China’s donations to Philippines include $100,000 each from the government and the Chinese Red Cross, and it is sending an additional $1.64 million in tents, blankets and other goods.

Beijing is embroiled in a diplomatic row with Manila over disputed islands in the South China Sea, and the weight of history bears heavy on the region, according to Yahoo report..
Chinese government official has said that its offer could change, and will depend on “the development of the situation”. Photo Credits: AP/U.S. Marine Corps, Lance Cpl. Anne K. Henry

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