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

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