Director and Research Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Mar 14, 2019
With big-power competition intensifying in the South China Sea region, the Philippines could be dragged into conflict. Reviewing the terms of the US-Philippine Mutual Defense Treaty can only provide minimal security for the entangled Philippines nation.
Nov 30, 2018
China-Philippines relations have a bright future under Xi and Duterte.
Oct 19, 2018
Open confrontation between the two powers is now a real possibility.
Jun 01, 2017
Strong political will from both sides, coupled with quiet diplomacy to handle contentious issues and consider each other’s concerns, and is leading to flexibility in China-Philippines management of their maritime disputes.
Mar 03, 2017
In China’s foreign relations regarding the South China Sea (SCS) Issues, Vietnam is undoubtedly one of the key countries that China has to face and need to be handled well for its overall good neighbourly relations in its regional foreign policy.