Southeast Asia | US, Philippines bury an atrocity to ring in a new era

US, Philippines bury an atrocity to ring in a new era

America's return of the Balangiga Bells - a war trophy taken by occupying US troops after a 1901 massacre - could pave the diplomatic way for President Rodrigo Duterte to visit the White House

Manila, December 12, 2018 6:17 PM (UTC+8)
Philippine military personnel unload one of the three Balangiga church bells after it arrived from the US at a military airbase in Manila on December 11, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe
Philippine military personnel unload one of the three Balangiga church bells after it arrived from the US at a military airbase in Manila on December 11, 2018. Photo: AFP/Ted Aljibe
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