A Japanese  Orion patrol aircraft prepares to take off as part of a joint training exercise with the Philippines, at Antionio Bautista Airbase in Puerto Princesa today. Photo: AFP
A Japanese Orion patrol aircraft prepares to take off as part of a joint training exercise with the Philippines, at Antionio Bautista Airbase in Puerto Princesa today. Photo: AFP

Japan and Philippines defy China by flying patrol planes over disputed waters

A Japanese  Orion patrol aircraft prepares to take off as part of a joint training exercise with the Philippines, at Antionio Bautista Airbase in Puerto Princesa today. Photo: AFP
A Japanese Orion patrol aircraft prepares to take off as part of a joint training exercise with the Philippines, at Antionio Bautista Airbase in Puerto Princesa today. Photo: AFP
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