Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a press conference in Sydney on May 6, 2016, where he announced Singapore will invest up to 1.67 billion US dollars in Australia's defense infrastructure. / AFP / William WEST
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Australia and Singapore have agreed to jointly develop military training areas and facilities in Australia in a sign of how China's increasingly assertive military presence in the region is encouraging nations to boost their own defense capabilities.Singapore will fund a A$2.25 billion (U.S.$1.7 billion) expansion of military training facilities in Australia, a government source told Reuters.Singapore will have enhanced and expanded military training access in Australia over a period of 25 years. Land-scarce Singapore has long sent troops to Australia for military exercises.The agreement makes Singapore the only other foreign country to invest in military infrastructure in Australia besides the United States.
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