Japan aids PH piracy fight

Tokyo is aiming to deepen economic and security ties with Manila as it looks to contain China’s growing power.

Japan to help Manila to stop pirates

Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents, two sources say.

An agreement to fund the facilities and provide training to local coast guard personnel may be signed as early next week by Japanese Prime Minister and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila, the sources said on Friday.

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Source: news.com.au

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