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Dangerous Waters: Maritime Crime in the Sulu Sea
July 01, 2020

Dangerous Waters: Maritime Crime in the Sulu Sea

By Zam Yusa
Despite COVID-19 and a number of security initiatives, piracy, kidnapping, and terrorist movements continue in the Sulu Sea.

Will Philippine Coast Guard’s New Leadership Mean New Priorities? 
June 09, 2020

Will Philippine Coast Guard’s New Leadership Mean New Priorities? 

By Jay Tristan Tarriela
Looking at the possible impact of the departure of Admiral Joel Garcia on Philippine maritime security.
The Worst Threat to Philippine Maritime Security
April 28, 2020

The Worst Threat to Philippine Maritime Security

By Ellaine Joy Sanidad
The biggest problem starts with the Philippine government itself.

New Offshore Patrol Vessel Commissioning Puts Philippines Coast Guard in the Headlines
April 14, 2020

New Offshore Patrol Vessel Commissioning Puts Philippines Coast Guard in the Headlines

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Earlier this week, Manila officially commissioned another key vessel into the PCG’s fleet.

Duterte’s Coast Guard Diplomacy
December 23, 2019

Duterte’s Coast Guard Diplomacy

By Jay Tristan Tarriela
Under Duterte, the Philippine Coast Guard has taken on a new prominence. But don't assume Manila is resorting to gray zone tactics.

Japan-Philippines Security Ties in Focus with Patrol Vessels
August 28, 2018

Japan-Philippines Security Ties in Focus with Patrol Vessels

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The collaboration between the two countries in the maritime security domain was in the spotlight again recently.

What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?
January 10, 2018

What Will a New Philippines Coast Guard Chief Mean?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Elson Hermogino finally fills the post, vacant for over a year.
How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
January 04, 2018

How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?

By Jay Tristan Tarriela
Beyond securing disputed maritime rights, the PCG has an important domestic function.

Why the Philippines Needs to Develop Its Coast Guard
December 20, 2017

Why the Philippines Needs to Develop Its Coast Guard

By Jay Tristan Tarriela
To defend its claims in the South China Sea, Manila will need more white hulls.

India-Philippines Coast Guard Exercise Spotlights Maritime Cooperation
December 07, 2017

India-Philippines Coast Guard Exercise Spotlights Maritime Cooperation

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The interaction bears noting within the context of the defense ties between the two countries.

What Will Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte Look Like in 2018?
November 29, 2017

What Will Philippine Military Modernization Under Duterte Look Like in 2018?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at what lies in store for the country on the defense side.
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
November 29, 2017

Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The engagement holds broader significance in the context of broader security relations between the two sides.

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