US President Joe Biden meets Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr in New York on Thursday. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden meets Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr in New York on Thursday. Photo: AP

Joe Biden and the Philippines’ Ferdinand Marcos Jnr discuss tensions in South China Sea

  • The 2 leaders held their first face-to-face meeting, underlining the stunning turnaround in fortunes for the disgraced former first family of the Philippines
  • The country is a key US ally and vital strategically in case of any US need to defend Taiwan militarily from a mainland Chinese attack

US President Joe Biden meets Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr in New York on Thursday. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden meets Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jnr in New York on Thursday. Photo: AP
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