Aid packages as part of efforts to assist victims of Typhoon Haiyan are ready to be shipped in an Oxfam UK warehouse. Beijing's initial US$200,000 donation to the Philippines has drawn criticism. Photo: AFP

State media defend China's meagre aid for Philippine typhoon victims

Territorial tensions and US motives in region cited among the justifications for China's meagre aid for storm-hit Philippines

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Aid packages as part of efforts to assist victims of Typhoon Haiyan are ready to be shipped in an Oxfam UK warehouse. Beijing's initial US$200,000 donation to the Philippines has drawn criticism. Photo: AFP
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