Asia on war footing as 'son of a b****' Obama teams up with foul-mouthed Philippines chief
As tensions continue to grow in the South China Sea, where there are competing claims to islands and oil-rich waters, east Asia's military powerhouses are readying themselves for a future war.
The annual amphibious landing exercises between the Philippines military and US Marines are taking place on the northern island of Luzon.
The drills follows just weeks after the Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte branded his US counterpart a "son of a b****".
Disagreements between Washington and its key Asian ally risks scuppering a major military partnership and this year's exercise... read more