Philippine navy personnel stand in formation during a send-off ceremony. Photo: EPA

Drills between US and Asean nations kick off, will extend into South China Sea

  • The first Asean-US Maritime Exercise between the regional bloc and Washington lasts for five days
  • The drills coincide with stepped-up US engagement in the region and tensions between Beijing and Southeast Asian nations
Topic |   Asean

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Philippine navy personnel stand in formation during a send-off ceremony. Photo: EPA
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