Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Japan is said to be building radar stations for the Southeast Asian nation to fight off pirates. Photo: AFP

Japan to build four radar stations for the Philippines to counter surge in piracy

Sources confirmed that an agreement to fund the facilities and provide training to local coastguard personnel may be signed as early as next week by leaders of both nations

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Japan is said to be building radar stations for the Southeast Asian nation to fight off pirates. Photo: AFP
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