Philippines shores up Spratly Islands defence

South China Sea islands are claimed by China and five other countries, including the Philippines.

    Japan is in a territorial tussle with China over disputed islands in the East China Sea. There is also conflict surrounding islands in the South China Sea.

    The Spratly islands are claimed by China and five other countries, including the Philippines.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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