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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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