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Protests in Philippines, Malaysia ahead of Obama's visit

Ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to the Philippines and Malaysia, protesters are saying they want the U.S. out. In Manila, protesters burn a mock American flag with skulls instead of stars. Obama is expected to sign a military agreement that would boost the U.S. presence American troops in the island nation. (SOUNDBITE) (Filipino) BAGONG ALYANSANG MAKABAYAN (NEW PATRIOTIC ALLIANCE) METRO MANILA'S SECRETARY-GENERAL, MARK LOUIE AQUINO, SAYING: "Our nation has been subjected to foreign domination for 116 years. And the United States has continued to drag us into its wars, greatly affecting the Filipino people." Meanwhile in Malaysia, Obama is set to negotiate a TPPA, or Trans Pacific Partnership Alliance deal. The deal would connect a dozen Asia-Pacific economies by eliminating trade barriers, covering two-fifths of the world economy. Groups opposed to the TPPA took to the streets in Kuala Lumpur. (SOUNDBITE) (English) REPRESENTA

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