Philippine Navy frigate BRP Ramon Alacraz anchored at the mouth of the South China Sea in Ulugan Bay off Puerto Princesa on Palawan island. Photo: AFP

Philippines’ Duterte eyes arms from China, ends joint patrols with United States

Philippine leader calls for end to joint sea patrols with the US after his demand for special forces to leave, but officials insist relations are ‘rock solid’

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Philippine Navy frigate BRP Ramon Alacraz anchored at the mouth of the South China Sea in Ulugan Bay off Puerto Princesa on Palawan island. Photo: AFP
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