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US comes to Philippines’ rescue in South China Sea

MANILA – The Philippines and United States have kicked off their annual Balikatan (shoulder-to-shoulder) military exercises, a  joint show of force in the face of China’s rising maritime assertiveness over Manila-claimed waters in the South China Sea. Even in this year’s scaled down version due to Covid-19 health protocols, the Balikatan will involve close to […]