Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana at the opening of the new beaching ramp built for the Philippine Navy. Photo: Handout from the Armed Forces of the Philippines Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana at the opening of the new beaching ramp built for the Philippine Navy. Photo: Handout from the Armed Forces of the Philippines
Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana at the opening of the new beaching ramp built for the Philippine Navy. Photo: Handout from the Armed Forces of the Philippines

China-Philippines relations

Happy anniversary China: Philippines plans US$26 million of military infrastructure on disputed South China Sea island Pag-Asa

  • While Manila officials were marking 45 years of ties with Beijing, the Philippine defence secretary was unveiling a plan likely to strain relations
  • US$26 million worth of military infrastructure is to be built on Pag-Asa island in the disputed South China Sea, Delfin Lorenzana announced

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Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana at the opening of the new beaching ramp built for the Philippine Navy. Photo: Handout from the Armed Forces of the Philippines Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana at the opening of the new beaching ramp built for the Philippine Navy. Photo: Handout from the Armed Forces of the Philippines
Philippine defence chief Delfin Lorenzana at the opening of the new beaching ramp built for the Philippine Navy. Photo: Handout from the Armed Forces of the Philippines
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