Protests greet Obama-Aquino visitBy KODAO Philippines

As US President Barack Obama arrives in Manila and meets with Pres. Aquino in a state visit, the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) leads thousands in protest actions. They decry the US pivot to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and the signing of an Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the Philippines, an executive agreement allowing more U.S. military access and operations in the country.

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