• PH in piracy push

    Philippines wants clampdown. Finish them off! Duterte urges Asian neighbors to step up anti-piracy fight By Prince Golez President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged the governments of Brunei, Indonesia, and […]

  • SCS Code of Conduct

    Steady progress reportedly made. Single draft of South China Sea code of conduct vowed SINGAPORE – President Duterte yesterday vowed that the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) would […]

  • ASEAN, PLAN exercises

    Cooperation to boost understanding and prevent incidents. China, ASEAN begin joint maritime drills China and Southeast Asian states kicked off their first joint maritime exercises on Monday in an effort […]

  • ASEAN-China naval drills

    PH Navy join ASEAN exercises. PH to deploy Bacolod City-class ship in ASEAN-China naval exercise By Priam Nepomuceno The Philippine Navy (PN) will likely deploy one of its two Bacolod […]

  • Mice that roar

    Capabilities improved, but questions remain. Mice that roar: patrol and coastal combatants in ASEAN John Coyne For very good reasons, maritime security concerns, particularly those centred on the South China […]

  • Boosting maritime security

    India pushes ‘Act East’. Boosting maritime security WRITTEN BY C Uday Bhaskar India and the 10-member ASEAN collective engaged in  an intensive two-day Delhi Dialogue (July 19-20) whose focus was […]

  • Intel sharing is caring

    Greater domain awareness to prevent crime. India seeks intelligence info from east Asian nations to combat sea pirates Nirmalya Behera Stressing on security co-operation at the East Asia Summit (EAS), India on […]

  • Keeping Malacca secure

    Regional cooperation paying dividends. DSA 2018: Malacca Strait security needed by ASEAN by Wendell Minnick Multilateral cooperation amongst ASEAN militaries has been successful, but still needs to improve if the vital sea lines […]

  • ASEAN Code of Conduct?

    Summit draws nations with mixed views on Beijing’s moves in South China Sea Australian and ASEAN pursue maritime code of conduct KAORI TAKAHASHI SYDNEY — Southeast Asian leaders urged adoption […]

  • Indo’s patrol push

    Keeping up with the neighbours. Indonesia pushes Southeast Asian countries to carry maritime patrolling Indonesia has lobbied Southeast Asian countries to carry out maritime patrols in the disputed South China […]