7 months China, a partner, not a threat in development – Speaker Arroyo MB
By Ben Rosario Former President and now Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declared on Friday that the world should not look at China as a threat, but rather a partner in development. Arroyo aired this view during the media briefing for the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Hainan Province attended by representatives from various international news agencies. House Speaker, Pampanga Representative and former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) “The world should look at China’s rise as an opportunity rather than a threat,” Arroyo said. Her statement, however, is expected to make her again the target of criticisms ... more