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[OPINION] A trilateral option for maritime security: Can the Philippines and Japan make it work?

The region’s geopolitical landscape is about to change, after President Marcos and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced the possible formation of a security triad involving the Philippines, Japan,..

Philippines urges China to prevent any 'provocative act' after complaint over laser

China should restrain its forces to prevent them committing any "provocative act", the Philippine military said on Monday, after Manila accused China's coast guard of using a laser to try to disrupt..

China tries to charm Southeast Asia

The South China Sea is a treasure trove for the seven states with territorial claims in the area – Brunei, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

US & Philippines conduct maritime threat analysis exchange

The US government, through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and in partnership with the National Coast Watch Center (NCWC), concluded a weeklong exchange of analytical techniques and best..

Philippines Establishes New Coast Guard Outposts in South China Sea

The new outposts reinforce the presence of Filipino troops in the hotly contested Spratly archipelago.

Japan, Philippines Agree to Boost Security Cooperation

Shared concerns about China’s maritime assertiveness have driven a steady strategic convergence between Tokyo and Manila.

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines praise ‘zero kidnapping’ anti-piracy naval patrols

Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines have lauded the success of a 2017 agreement to conduct joint patrols and share intelligence about activities in waters in their region once prone to..

House approves Philippines’ maritime zones

The house committee on foreign affairs chair Ann Hofer says the bill’s approval 'marks an important step towards consolidating maritime jurisdiction as declared in the historic Arbitral Award'.  

Philippines promises to ignore China maritime law as tension spikes

Amid China's growing military assertiveness, the Philippines has promised that it will ignore Beijing's amended maritime law, which now requires foreign vessels sailing in the South China Sea to..

Warning of armed attacks on ships at anchor in Manila Bay

On 17 July at 0125 hrs the Maersk Njussfjord was boarded and the perpetrators point a homemade handgun at the duty watcher’s head and tied him to the ship’s railing. Seven more perpetrators boarded..