Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at the Department of National Defence in Quezon City on September 11. Photo: AP Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at the Department of National Defence in Quezon City on September 11. Photo: AP
Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at the Department of National Defence in Quezon City on September 11. Photo: AP

China, Philippines defence chiefs discuss South China Sea as Beijing pledges US$20 million donation

  • Chinese defence minister Wei Fenghe met his counterpart Delfin Lorenzana as well as President Rodrigo Duterte on a high-profile visit to Manila
  • The trip, which came after four lower-key visits to Southeast Asian capitals, also saw Beijing donate US$20 million worth of non-combat equipment

Topic |   China-Philippines relations
Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at the Department of National Defence in Quezon City on September 11. Photo: AP Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at the Department of National Defence in Quezon City on September 11. Photo: AP
Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana (left) and his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at the Department of National Defence in Quezon City on September 11. Photo: AP
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