US Vice President Kamala Harris in Arlington, Virginia, US on Friday. Photo: Reuters
US Vice President Kamala Harris in Arlington, Virginia, US on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Kamala Harris to visit Philippine island at edge of South China Sea dispute

  • The visit, scheduled for next Tuesday, will make vice-president Harris the highest-ranking US official to visit Palawan, near the Spratly Islands
  • Coming days after a face-to-face meeting between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping intended to ease tensions, the trip may frustrate Beijing

US Vice President Kamala Harris in Arlington, Virginia, US on Friday. Photo: Reuters
US Vice President Kamala Harris in Arlington, Virginia, US on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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