2 weeks Youth group airs concern over AFP-Dito telecoms pact MB
A youth group is worried about the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) agreement with Dito Telecommunity that allows the China-backed telecommunications company build cell towers inside military bases. “The DND and AFP agreement with Dito Telecommunity is alarming; it’s like our national security officials are forcing an amnesia over our sovereignty issues with China,” Akbayan Youth chair Dr. RJ Naguit said. “Why is Dito insisting on building its cell towers on our military bases and why is the military allowing this?” he asked. The group joined calls to probe the AFP agreement with Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy’s Dito ... more