PH, Malaysia to boost defense, security ties amid sea row


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PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim have agreed to further enhance the defense and security ties between their countries as they tackled the rising tensions in the South China Sea. Marcos and Anwar reaffirmed their commitment to boost the collaboration between the Philippines and Malaysia during their bilateral meeting in Malacañang Wednesday. In a joint statement after their meeting, Anwar assured Marcos that the new administration in Malaysia will be more than happy to further enhance this collaboration, "guided by shared interest, multidimensional bilateral cooperation and vibrant people-to-people interaction" between their countries. "Our bilateral cooperation...