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Philippine Coast Guard to acquire more weapons to combat piracy, terrorism

MANILA, May 7 (Xinhua) — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) unveiled on Monday plans to buy more weapons, including pistols, machine guns and water assets this year to beef up their fighting capability at sea.

PCG spokesman Capt. Armand Balilo said the weapons and water assets will cost the government about 1 billion pesos (around 20 million U.S. dollars).

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