Philippines adds 2nd coast guard cutter to fleet

Associated Press
Philippines adds 2nd coast guard cutter to fleet

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III greets the crew of the second warship of the Philippine Navy, the BRP Ramon Alcaraz during a welcome ceremony as it docks Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at Subic Freeport, about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines on Tuesday celebrated the arrival of the decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard cutter as its second major warship to challenge China's massive territorial claims in the South China Sea that Filipino officials say have intruded into their country's potentially oil-rich offshore territory. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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