US and Philippines stage South China Sea military drill


Annual joint military exercises involving thousands of US and Philippine troops are taking place in the South China Sea.

Six countries claim competing sovereignty over areas in the South China Sea, parts of which are believed to contain significant deposits of oil and gas.

Jon Sudworth reports.

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