Aquino, Obama reaffirm defense pact amid Chinese aggression (Business Mirror (Philippines))

President Aquino and US President Barrack Obama on Wednesday reaffirmed their decades-old commitments under the Philippines-United States Mutual Defense Treaty amid continued Chinese aggression in the region. In bilateral talks on the sidelines of the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders’ Summit in Manila, Mr. Aquino cited Obama for his country’s foreign military financing assistance program,…