After the statement of Korina Sanchez went viral all over the internet, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has issued a memorandum declaring Korina Sanchez as Persona Non Grata in the entire Japan for the following reason.
This issue sparked an outrage in the Philippines, Korina Sanchez stated that she wishes that the typhoon Ruby will just go to Japan instead of the Philippines. The Netizens quickly react to her statement saying that she should’ve wish for the typhoon to disappear instead.
Some netizens pointed the fact that Korina should not praying or wishing for anyone’s harm just to save her skin, and that Japan helped Philippines in so many ways that there’s no way they deserve another disaster after the tsunami that devastated their country.
This is the exact words of Korina
Korina: Kaya pa natin idasal yan para lumihis
Noli de Castro: Sana ay hati na lang tayo. Kalahati sa Pilipinas, kalahati sa Japan.
Korina: Puwede bang sa kanilang lahat?
Korina: Sa kanila na lang lahat. Parang mas kaya nila
The statement above was said as a commentary in TV Patrol, some netizens also said that this act is unprofessional for delivering unbiased news. Just last year, Korina became viral too with her issue with Anderson Cooper during the Yolanda situation.
On the other hand, some netizens also expressed their support on Korina, some are saying that she could’ve said China instead of Japan or that she’s being sarcastic in her comments. Some people also commented that it’s so obvious that Japan is more capable of handling this kind of disaster and they support Korina’s statement.
We are still unable to get any word or reaction from Mrs. Korina Sanchez-Roxas right now about Japan’s decision to declare her as Persona Non Grata.