Hagel in Manila on last leg of Asia tour

US defence secretary's visit comes as boost to Philippines in its continuing territorial disputes with China.

Last Modified: 29 Aug 2013 20:48
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US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel is in the Philippines on the last leg of his Asia tour.

The visit is intended to show support for the Philippines, which is locked in a series of territorial disputes with its neighbour China.

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from the capital, Manila.


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