Kerry in Manila to strengthen U.S. ties

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Philippines' Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario for a meeting in Manila

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A day after announcing $32.5 million to stiffen maritime security in South East Asia, the bulk of it to Vietnam, Kerry said the United States would provide $40 million to the Philippines over three years to build its capacity to police the South China Sea. (Reuters)

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