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ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
February 13, 2018
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
A visit this week reinforced the importance of Southeast Asia in Japan’s regional vision.
ASEAN’s Role in Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
November 29, 2017
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
The engagement holds broader significance in the context of broader security relations between the two sides.
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
November 25, 2017
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
The expanded version of a maritime exercise offered a glimpse into ongoing cooperation in this realm.
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
November 23, 2017
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Tokyo’s capacity-building assistance is part of a broader trend of continued security cooperation in the Duterte era.
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
November 16, 2017
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
The meeting in Manila saw further progress on security relations between the two sides.
Japan, Philippines Boost Defense Ties in Duterte-Abe Summit
What’s Next for Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties?
November 02, 2017
What’s Next for Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties?
A closer look at the outlook for the relationship following a recent bilateral meeting.
What’s Next for Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties?
Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters
October 31, 2017
Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters
The subtle change is not without significance for both sides and the wider region.
Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters
Japan, Singapore Sign New Cyber Pact
September 23, 2017
Japan, Singapore Sign New Cyber Pact
The city-state inks yet another agreement with a key partner as it confronts cyber challenges.
Japan, Singapore Sign New Cyber Pact
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
August 15, 2017
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
Though specifics are still unclear, a transaction mulled by the two sides reflects their ongoing defense cooperation.
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
Will Japan Give Malaysia Maritime Patrol Aircraft?
May 12, 2017
Will Japan Give Malaysia Maritime Patrol Aircraft?
A closer look at reports that have been surfacing over the past week.
Will Japan Give Malaysia Maritime Patrol Aircraft?
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role
February 23, 2017
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role
Tokyo’s defense forces conducted their first drill outside of Japan alongside Asia’s largest multinational exercise.
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role
What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?
February 16, 2017
What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?
A deeper look at what lies ahead for both sides in the security sphere.
What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
November 26, 2016
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
Tokyo reveals a new initiative to advance security cooperation with the regional bloc.
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
Japan, Indonesia Eye Stronger Defense Ties
August 06, 2016
Japan, Indonesia Eye Stronger Defense Ties
Senior defense officials discuss cybersecurity and potential deals.
Japan, Indonesia Eye Stronger Defense Ties
Japan Submarine, Destroyers Visit Philippines
April 04, 2016
Japan Submarine, Destroyers Visit Philippines
Flotilla of three ships another sign of growing bilateral defense cooperation.
Japan Submarine, Destroyers Visit Philippines
Japan and Laos Forge New Strategic Partnership
March 10, 2015
Japan and Laos Forge New Strategic Partnership
The two countries have decided to elevate their relationship at a critical time.
Japan and Laos Forge New Strategic Partnership
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