Interaksyon.com reports that former President Fidel V. Ramos and Broadway star Lea Salonga were among the noted personalities who have signified their support to the planned multi-country protest against the alleged Chinese encroachment on Philippine territory. The others were former Civil Service commissioner Karina David and civil society leader Leah Navarro.
The report said organizers of a multi-country protest, which include former Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros, are vowing to gather tens of thousands on May 11 in Manila alone. Filipino groups in the United States, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia, Thailand, South Africa, Germany, and the United Arab Emirates have also reportedly committed support for the synchronized protest against Chinese incursions in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, site of the ongoing standoff between the Philippines and China.
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