Wednesday 03 Jun 2020 | 00:47 | SYDNEY
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South China Sea: A course-correction needed

Tuesday's South China Sea adjudication demonstrates that the UNCLOS framework is totally unsuited to sorting out the complex conflicting claims in the South China Sea in a way that the relevant parties will accept. By effectively announcing the Philippines as winner and China as loser, the tribunal'

Japan's capacity building strategy at work in the Philippines

By Tom Holcombe, an intern with the Lowy Institute's International Security Program. An upcoming visit to the Philippines by a Japanese submarine and two destroyers underscores a deepening bilateral security relationship. Japan is reportedly planning to lease retired TC 90s to the Philippines (

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