As a Filipino, I could chalk it up to the reason being that the average citizen usually has a very poor understanding of politics, history, and economics in general. This is primarily the case due to poor educational standards in the country. Education informs people's decisions from the bottom all the way to the top and decisions made with regards to the relationship between China and the Philippines is no exceptio
I'm a Filipino, as much as I don't want to be part of this, I am. Sadly, the majority of people here do not understand international politics and economics. Those who do not understand are the people who defend the government's actions and decisions. That's why many of us who have their chances are trying to leave the country.