Members of the Philippine navy run past a warship during a 2016 ceremony. Photo: ReutersMembers of the Philippine navy run past a warship during a 2016 ceremony. Photo: Reuters
Members of the Philippine navy run past a warship during a 2016 ceremony. Photo: Reuters

China donates warships to Sri Lanka and Philippines in drive to expand regional influence

Vessels handed over as part of military aid packages as Beijing seeks to increase its footprint in the Indo-Pacific region

Topic |   China’s military
Members of the Philippine navy run past a warship during a 2016 ceremony. Photo: ReutersMembers of the Philippine navy run past a warship during a 2016 ceremony. Photo: Reuters
Members of the Philippine navy run past a warship during a 2016 ceremony. Photo: Reuters
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