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Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 11:29
Obama meets with PNoy, vows to enhance defense alliance
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President Benigno Aquino III and United States President Barack Obama held a bilateral meeting on Wednesday at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

During their meeting in Sofitel, Obama assured that the US will strengthen its defense ties with the Philippines.

The Philippines and the US are improving their alliance amid the continuing South China Sea dispute.

After his arrival in Manila on Tuesday, Obama toured the BRP Gregorio del Pilar, a naval vessel donated by the US to the Philippines.

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