Say what you will about the US, but it treats its allies better than say China and Russia which sees its affiliates as business ventures at best and annexed states in all but name at worst.
The Philippines is too far gone into embracing Western (American) values and lifestyles to ever feel comfortable about a proposed China marriage. The concepts and principles of Confucianism, for one, remains alien to the population outside Chinese Flips who choose to keep their home philosophy.
Let’s not even get into Socialism which Filipinos love to hate when they don’t even have a real clue of its nuances beyond COMMUNISTS REBELS.
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