People’s Liberation Army Navy sailors stand on the deck of China’s Task Force 525 flagship missile frigate Ma’Anshan.(Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
People’s Liberation Army Navy sailors stand on the deck of China’s Task Force 525 flagship missile frigate Ma’Anshan.
(Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)

China’s Power on Display in Standoff With Philippines

May 21, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

China’s state-run PLA Daily published a commentary on May 10 with a title that could scarcely have been more provocative: Don’t Attempt to Take Away Half an Inch of China’s Territory. The article warned the Philippines and the world against mistaking “China’s kindness for weakness.”

“Anyone’s attempt to take away China’s sovereignty over Huangyan Island will not be allowed by the Chinese government, people and armed forces,” the commentary said.

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