Philippine Marines and Armed Forces reservists train in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE Philippine Marines and Armed Forces reservists train in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philippine Marines and Armed Forces reservists train in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE

Japan offers defence tools to Philippines amid China’s claims in South, East China seas

  • In the US$1.1 million deal, Japan will deliver disaster-relief tools such as jackhammers, sonars and engine cutters
  • Japan has been stepping up defence and security cooperation with the Philippines, one of the countries involved in territorial disputes with China

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine Marines and Armed Forces reservists train in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE Philippine Marines and Armed Forces reservists train in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE
Philippine Marines and Armed Forces reservists train in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines. Photo: EPA-EFE
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