A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre in the Spratly Islands. Photo: Reuters
A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre in the Spratly Islands. Photo: Reuters

US and Philippines agree on locations for five new military bases, including one in South China Sea

US officials say the pact will also enable it help train the Philippines’ military but isn’t aimed at China.

A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre in the Spratly Islands. Photo: Reuters
A Philippine flag flutters from BRP Sierra Madre in the Spratly Islands. Photo: Reuters
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