The USS Nimitz is one of two American aircraft carriers on exercises in the South China Sea. Photo: AP
The USS Nimitz is one of two American aircraft carriers on exercises in the South China Sea. Photo: AP

Is Manila pivoting back to the US with Locsin’s South China Sea warning?

  • Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr issues unexpected warning over Chinese naval exercises near Paracel Islands
  • Statement comes as US and Chinese forces gather in the South China Sea, and is seen by some as evidence Manila may be rethinking its pivot to Beijing

The USS Nimitz is one of two American aircraft carriers on exercises in the South China Sea. Photo: AP
The USS Nimitz is one of two American aircraft carriers on exercises in the South China Sea. Photo: AP
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