Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks to the press in Manila on Thursday. The Philippines vowed to 'defend what is ours' as part of a stand-off over a Chinese warship circling a South China Sea reef occupied by Filipino marines. Photo: AFP Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks to the press in Manila on Thursday. The Philippines vowed to 'defend what is ours' as part of a stand-off over a Chinese warship circling a South China Sea reef occupied by Filipino marines. Photo: AFP
Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks to the press in Manila on Thursday. The Philippines vowed to 'defend what is ours' as part of a stand-off over a Chinese warship circling a South China Sea reef occupied by Filipino marines. Photo: AFP
South China Sea

Philippines vows to defend territory against China

Topic |   South China Sea
Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks to the press in Manila on Thursday. The Philippines vowed to 'defend what is ours' as part of a stand-off over a Chinese warship circling a South China Sea reef occupied by Filipino marines. Photo: AFP Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks to the press in Manila on Thursday. The Philippines vowed to 'defend what is ours' as part of a stand-off over a Chinese warship circling a South China Sea reef occupied by Filipino marines. Photo: AFP
Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin speaks to the press in Manila on Thursday. The Philippines vowed to 'defend what is ours' as part of a stand-off over a Chinese warship circling a South China Sea reef occupied by Filipino marines. Photo: AFP
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