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Donald Trump’s parting gift to Philippines: defence equipment worth US$29 million

Raissa Robles

The offering from US Acting Defence Secretary Christopher Miller was the latest gift to Manila from Washington as it aims to counter China in the region

An article written by Miller for a local newspaper rejecting China’s claims in the South China Sea drew a harsh rebuke from Beijing’s envoy to Manila

The Philippines on Tuesday received an unexpected parting gift from the outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump: US$29 million worth of defence equipment.

Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who received the donation from US Acting Defence Secretary Christopher…

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