China's "Pocket Change" Donation to the Philippines
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On MediaWatch, China’s “measly” aid donation to the Philippines comes under scrutiny, and reaction is divided – with some Chinese netizens supporting the frugal figure. Tourists and divers rally round to send aid and supplies to the smaller, more remote communities in the Philippines, and in Moscow a ticket dispenser with a difference goes viral.
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