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Japan, Philippines Huddle Amid Increasing China Concerns

The Philippine president is on his sixth visit to Japan in less than five years, signaling his country's deepening ties with Tokyo amid increasing concerns by both sides about China's assertiveness in regional seas. In a speech in Tokyo on Wednesday, President Benigno Aquino III criticized what he called China's “unlawful territorial claim,” and praised Tokyo for demonstrating solidarity with the Philippines in advocating the problem. During his four-day visit, Aquino will...

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