<span>President Rodrigo Duterte tries the scope of a Chinese made sniper rifle during the turnover ceremony on China's urgent military assistance to PH inside Clark Air Base in Angeles, Pampanga, June 28, 2017. </span>
<span>Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on November 17, 2015 to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Coordination Summit in Manila.</span>
<span>US Marines storm a beach along the West Philippine Sea on May 9, 2015 but only to simulate an amphibious landing during joint US-Philippines military exercises dubbed Balikatan 2014 at San Antonio, Zambales. This year's war games focus on maritime security.</span>