Well I guess the Philipines weren't corrupt a couple years ago then....
In December 2011, China provided US$1 million after Severe Tropical Storm Washi killed hundreds in the Philippines. A much smaller storm...but of course that storm was prior to relations deteriorating early this year.
If you can't see this for what it is, then you are freakin blind or biased....I tend to think the latter.
Seems not everyone agrees in China:
"China should help victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan in spite of tensions between the two countries, according to a state-run newspaper"
One of the major issues trending among the Phils community is the prevention of corruption. I think anyone attempting to profit from this will be lynched. As for the Chinese withholding aid over fears of corruption, LMAO.
If you can comprehend, my logic is simply that a donation is voluntary and no one is obliged to give anything or should be chastised for giving small amounts. I find it hilarious that people are getting out calculators and calculating how much China should be giving and in the process getting so worked up about it. I wouldn't care either if it was US doing this. Again, a donation is voluntary! You can't put a value on a gift. Bottom line, they had contributed.
Would you at say a school event seek out the wealthiest parents and force them to donate greater amounts and wish them dead if they do not do so? Would you get out a calculator and calculate the level of their sponsorship based of them living on the Peak?
Gatts, please tell me why are you and some others getting so worked up and indignant about how much China should be giving? If you are so annoyed about this, then please write to your legislator.
I will donate and help where possible and quite frankly I don't care what you or others give. I am more concerned that I have made my contribution to help others.
Get a grip!