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Australia gives $42m to ASEAN countries for ‘free, open’ South China Sea

Funds come after Philippine president told Australian Parliament he would ‘not yield’ ‘square inch’ in South China Sea., Funds come after Philippine president told Australian parliament he would ‘not yield’ a ‘square inch’ in the South China Sea. Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong has announced 64 million Australian dollars ($41.8m) in funding for maritime security on the first day of a special summit with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Melbourne. “The countries of our region rely on oceans, seas and rivers for livelihoods,2024-03-04 03:17:00,Read More