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U.S., Japan, Philippines Boost Ties With Chip, Nickel Deals for Luzon

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The U.S. and Japan have announced plans to invest in infrastructure, semiconductor, and nickel projects in the Philippines. This move aims to strengthen ties between the three countries amidst tensions with China. The initiatives were revealed during a trilateral meeting between Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and President Biden at the White House. The joint statement highlighted their commitment to deeper cooperation in various sectors.