Philip­pines splashes out

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The Philip­pine navy has com­mis­sioned its first am­phibi­ous land­ing dock ves­sel and three smaller land­ing craft heavy ves­sels as it con­tin­ues to mod­ernise amid a ter­ri­to­rial dis­pute with China in the South China Sea. Pres­i­dent Benigno Aquino III said the BRP Tar­lac, com­mis­sioned yes­ter­day, is the coun­try’s big­gest ship. He said it will ser ve in mil­i­tary, hu­man­i­tar­ian and dis­as­ter op­er­a­tions.

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