US Vice-President Kamala Harris delivers a speech on board a Philippine coastguard vessel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
US Vice-President Kamala Harris delivers a speech on board a Philippine coastguard vessel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

South China Sea: Kamala Harris vows US-Philippines will stand together ‘in the face of intimidation and coercion’

  • The US vice-president, who visited the Philippine island of Palawan in the disputed waterway, said Washington has a ‘profound stake in the future of this region’.
  • Harris added the UN-backed tribunal decision rejecting China’s claims over the South China Sea must be respected

US Vice-President Kamala Harris delivers a speech on board a Philippine coastguard vessel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
US Vice-President Kamala Harris delivers a speech on board a Philippine coastguard vessel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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