Southeast Asia security - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Southeast Asia security


[ANALYSIS] Huawei and the Shangri-La Dialogue

May 30, 2019 - 9:33 AM

The Pentagon sets its eyes on Beijing in a new Indo-Pacific security strategy that is expected to be unveiled at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, which begins Friday, May 31

Russian Navy sees terrorism, piracy as top Asia-Pacific threats

Apr 08, 2019 - 2:20 PM

When asked about freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the visiting Russian Navy only says its objective in Manila is to enhance naval cooperation with the Philippines

MISSION HEAD. Captain Sergey Alantiev speaks at the press conference on their 5-day goodwill visit to the Philippines. Photo by Nappy Manegdeg/Rappler

[ANALYSIS] Goodbye to arms control regime

Mar 28, 2019 - 10:20 AM

With India joining the 'space superpowers' club, the world appears headed for a heightened arms race

[ANALYSIS] The security challenge for PH and Vietnam

Mar 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Better security relations with Vietnam will ultimately benefit us. Here's why.

China’s navy targets building bases overseas – Pentagon

Jul 01, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The Pentagon cites cases in 2016 of China using its intelligence services and employing other illicit technologies controlled equipment and other materials

DEFENSE BUILD-UP. The Chinese guided missile destroyer PLANS Qingdao joins over 40 other warships from around the world to celebrate the centenary of the Australian Navy in Sydney on October 5, 2013. Photo from Shutterstock

Experts warn PH: Don’t underestimate ISIS

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:53 PM

Exclusive: In the age of ISIS and lone wolf attacks is it even helpful to distinguish between what are ISIS directed and ISIS inspired activities?

Uyghur militants in Southeast Asia: Should PH be worried?

Jan 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The presence of some foreign terrorists in Mindanao can facilitate the entry of Uyghur militants to the country particularly in the context of China’s new anti terrorism law

Philippine tourism: Held hostage again?

Sep 24, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Beyond the brand campaigns a focus on strengthened security and basic law and order will be fundamental to the sustained growth of any ASEAN member state’s tourism sector

Obama to visit the Philippines in October

Sep 14, 2013 - 12:58 AM

The American president will be in Manila October 11 12 the last stop of his 4 nation Southeast Asian tour