Japan Philippines strategic partnership

April 24, 2019

Japan-Philippines Defense Cooperation in Focus with Ministerial Meeting

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The interaction reinforced the ongoing activity in the security aspect of the strategic partnership.

October 31, 2017

Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The subtle change is not without significance for both sides and the wider region.
February 16, 2017

What’s Next for Japan-Philippines Defense Relations Under Duterte?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A deeper look at what lies ahead for both sides in the security sphere.

September 06, 2016

Japan to Give Philippines Two Large Patrol Vessels

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Defense and security issues dominate meeting between Duterte and Abe.

July 11, 2016

Japan, Philippines to Launch Maritime Exercise Amid South China Sea Uncertainty

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Tokyo and Manila will hold joint drills just after a verdict on the Philippines’ South China Sea case against China.

May 04, 2016

Japan, Philippines to Finalize New Military Aircraft Deal For Five TC-90s

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides will discuss specifics to allow Manila to lease five TC-90s from Tokyo.
April 04, 2016

Japan Submarine, Destroyers Visit Philippines

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Flotilla of three ships another sign of growing bilateral defense cooperation.

March 10, 2016

Philippines To Get Five Aircraft from Japan Amid South China Sea Tensions

By Prashanth Parameswaran
President confirms leasing of TC-90s from Tokyo in what would be another forward step for defense ties.

March 09, 2016

Philippines Denies Role in Trilateral Naval Drills Near South China Sea

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Manila clarifies its stance amid news of upcoming US-Japan-India trilateral exercises.

November 17, 2015

Japan, Philippines to Agree New Military Deal on APEC Sidelines

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Both sides will reportedly ink an agreement in principle on military technology.

September 04, 2015

Philippines, Vietnam to Ink Strategic Partnership by End of 2015

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Officials say the pact could be finalized soon.
August 08, 2015

Japan’s New South China Sea Gift to the Philippines?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Reports indicate that Tokyo wants to donate planes to Manila for South China Sea patrols.

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