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To Guarantee Its Survival, Vietnam Needs to Look West
August 24, 2022

To Guarantee Its Survival, Vietnam Needs to Look West

By Khang Vu
The South China Sea matters to Vietnam’s economic development, but its land borders are the key to its long-term security.

China, Indonesia, and Malaysia: Waltzing Around Oil Rigs
August 18, 2022

China, Indonesia, and Malaysia: Waltzing Around Oil Rigs

By Emirza Adi Syailendra
Malaysia and Indonesia have tacitly consented to China’s assertive actions in the South China Sea.
Philippine Foreign Secretary Hails South China Sea Ruling on 6th Anniversary
July 12, 2022

Philippine Foreign Secretary Hails South China Sea Ruling on 6th Anniversary

By Sebastian Strangio
Enrique Manalo described the 2016 award as the precondition of "stability, peace, and progress" in the disputed waterway.

Chinese Foreign Minister Courts Philippines’ President Marcos
July 07, 2022

Chinese Foreign Minister Courts Philippines’ President Marcos

By Sebastian Strangio
Foreign Minister Wang Yi was all smiles during his stop in Manila, but China-Philippine relations are likely to remain freighted with challenges.

Philippines Nixes Joint Maritime Resource Exploration Talks With China
June 24, 2022

Philippines Nixes Joint Maritime Resource Exploration Talks With China

By Sebastian Strangio
In 2018, Manila and Beijing began talks on the joint exploration of offshore oil and gas resources in disputed areas of the South China Sea.

Gregory Poling on the Deep History of US Involvement in the South China Sea
June 07, 2022

Gregory Poling on the Deep History of US Involvement in the South China Sea

By Sebastian Strangio
"The United States has had national interests at stake in the South China Sea for as long as the disputes have existed."

Philippines’ Marcos Pledges to Uphold Landmark South China Sea Ruling
May 27, 2022

Philippines’ Marcos Pledges to Uphold Landmark South China Sea Ruling

By Sebastian Strangio
The promise came following campaign trail comments advocating a bilateral deal with Beijing over outstanding maritime and territorial disputes.
Vietnam Protests China’s Imposition of Annual South China Sea Fishing Ban
May 06, 2022

Vietnam Protests China’s Imposition of Annual South China Sea Fishing Ban

By Sebastian Strangio
Hanoi's Foreign Ministry described the May-August moratorium as "a violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty and territorial jurisdiction."

Duterte, Xi Talk South China Sea in Virtual Summit
April 11, 2022

Duterte, Xi Talk South China Sea in Virtual Summit

By Sebastian Strangio
The call forms a neat bookend to Duterte's six years of controversial rapprochement with China.

Rethinking the Philippines’ Deterrence in the South China Sea
March 26, 2022

Rethinking the Philippines’ Deterrence in the South China Sea

By Erick Nielson C Javier
Manila should change the narrative from a focus on “how to defend” against China toward a more active strategy of deterring China.

Philippines’ Marcos to Pursue Bilateral Deal With Beijing Over South China Sea
January 28, 2022

Philippines’ Marcos to Pursue Bilateral Deal With Beijing Over South China Sea

By Sebastian Strangio
The leading candidate's comments suggest that his victory in May could lead to an extension of President Rodrigo Duterte's divisive China policy.
Philippines Confirms Purchase of BrahMos Supersonic Missile System
January 14, 2022

Philippines Confirms Purchase of BrahMos Supersonic Missile System

By Sebastian Strangio
The long-expected acquisition marks the latest evolution of Southeast Asia's naval arms competition.

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