Philippines revives defence pact with US as China threat grows

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    Filipino and US forces are restarting a two-week joint military exercise which was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

    President Rodrigo Duterte cancelled his country’s defence pact with Washington last year.

    But with regional tensions rising and China expanding its military presence, he has reversed that decision.

    Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila, Philippines.

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