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The Philippines' Approach to North Korea
January 25, 2018
The Philippines' Approach to North Korea
Duterte's North Korea strategy seeks to balance the interests of China, the United States, and Japan.
The Philippines' Approach to North Korea
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
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?
Duterte: Settle South China Sea Dispute With a Little Help From Japan?
October 26, 2016
Duterte: Settle South China Sea Dispute With a Little Help From Japan?
The Philippine president's talk of multilateralism over the South China Sea involving Japan will concern China.
Duterte: Settle South China Sea Dispute With a Little Help From Japan?
Japan to Give Philippines Two Large Patrol Vessels
September 06, 2016
Japan to Give Philippines Two Large Patrol Vessels
Defense and security issues dominate meeting between Duterte and Abe.
Japan to Give Philippines Two Large Patrol Vessels
How China Boosts Japan's Security Role in Southeast Asia
May 16, 2016
How China Boosts Japan's Security Role in Southeast Asia
China's claims to the South China Sea are accelerating a trend of growing security cooperation between Japan and ASEAN.
How China Boosts Japan's Security Role in Southeast Asia
Japan Destroyer Visits Former US Naval Base in the Philippines
April 27, 2016
Japan Destroyer Visits Former US Naval Base in the Philippines
A Japanese warship docks in Subic Bay for the second time in three weeks.
Japan Destroyer Visits Former US Naval Base in the Philippines
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
April 12, 2016
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
The Chinese foreign ministry strongly condemned the G7 ministers' statement in Hiroshima.
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
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
What Challenges Face Myanmar's First Civilian President in 53 Years?
March 17, 2016
What Challenges Face Myanmar's First Civilian President in 53 Years?
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the challenges facing Htin Kyaw, Japan-Philippines ties, and North Korea.
What Challenges Face Myanmar's First Civilian President in 53 Years?
Why Japan's Defense Deal With the Philippines Is Unique
March 10, 2016
Why Japan's Defense Deal With the Philippines Is Unique
The new deal with the Philippines has different motivations than Japan's defense agreements with other states.
Why Japan's Defense Deal With the Philippines Is Unique
Japan and Philippines Sign Defense Agreement Amid Growing Tensions in South China Sea
March 01, 2016
Japan and Philippines Sign Defense Agreement Amid Growing Tensions in South China Sea
An agreement to supply defense equipment was signed by representatives of Japan and the Philippines in Manila today.
Japan and Philippines Sign Defense Agreement Amid Growing Tensions in South China Sea
Japan's Emperor Visits the Philippines: Major Takeaways
February 06, 2016
Japan's Emperor Visits the Philippines: Major Takeaways
Emperor Akihito's time in the Philippines was as much about the past as the future.
Japan's Emperor Visits the Philippines: Major Takeaways
Japan’s Emperor to Make Historic Philippines Visit
January 14, 2016
Japan’s Emperor to Make Historic Philippines Visit
Japan’s imperial couple will be on a state visit from 26 to 30 January.
Japan’s Emperor to Make Historic Philippines Visit
Japan’s Defense Minister to Visit Philippines to Boost Security Ties
January 08, 2016
Japan’s Defense Minister to Visit Philippines to Boost Security Ties
Reports suggest Gen Nakatani’s trip to Manila could occur as early as April.
Japan’s Defense Minister to Visit Philippines to Boost Security Ties
Amid South China Sea Tensions, Japan Strengthens Ties With Philippines, Vietnam
December 02, 2015
Amid South China Sea Tensions, Japan Strengthens Ties With Philippines, Vietnam
The South China Sea is a large part of Tokyo's calculations, but aid to Manila and Hanoi has a decades-long history.
Amid South China Sea Tensions, Japan Strengthens Ties With Philippines, Vietnam
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