Beijing warns against flexing of ‘gunboat muscles’ as US and Philippines begin military drills

April 22, 2024

A Chinese military official has warned against countries flexing “gunboat muscles”, as the Philippines and US begin three weeks of unprecedented joint drills in the South China Sea.

The annual Balikatan, or “shoulder-to-shoulder” drills, began on Monday and will run until 10 May.…

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