Australia to join Philippines and US in military drills

Updated April 22 2024 - 4:30pm, first published 4:24pm
US and Filipino troops have begun three weeks of joint combat training drills in the Philippines. (EPA PHOTO)
US and Filipino troops have begun three weeks of joint combat training drills in the Philippines. (EPA PHOTO)

Nearly 17,000 Filipino and US troops have kicked off a three-week joint combat training exercise in the Philippines that includes maritime drills in the South China Sea.

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