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US, Philippines vow joint defense ‘anywhere in the South China Sea’
Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. made the rounds in Washington seeking to deepen the alliance amid concerns over Chinese aggression.
On board a Philippine patrol in contested South China Sea
A glimpse of what it’s like for the Filipino coast guard on the front lines of multiple geopolitical conflicts in one of the most fiercely contested seas.
Biden: US-Philippines ‘ironclad’ partners amid China tension
Marcos’ DC visit comes after the largest US-Philippines war drills ever, and the first joint fighter jet training since 1990.
Tense face-off: Philippines confronts China over sea claims
A Chinese coast guard ship blocked a Philippine patrol vessel in the South China Sea, causing a frightening near-collision.
US, Filipino forces show firepower at sea amid China tension
U.S. and Filipino forces sank a ship with precision rockets, airstrikes and artillery in their largest war drills, which are likely to antagonize China.
By JIM GOMEZ, AP AND AARON FAVILA, AP