Indonesia

Is there a Global Epidemic of Protest?

In an article in The Diplomat, Robert Kelly raised an interesting question regarding whether the youth protests that have engulfed Turkey, Brazil, Egypt will spread to Asia. He argued that all of them have a common denominator with other Asian countries, where there are: [W]ell-educated youth, exposed through modern technologies to the reality of better, cleaner governance elsewhere. And...

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Japan’s MSDF to make a Port Call in Manila amid Tensions

When? Next week it would seem. Hot on the heels of a promise to supply a number of JCG vessels to the Philippines, Japan is now also sending three JMSDF naval training ships to Manila for a four-day port call from 28 May to 31 May. The ships are reported to be the JS Kashima (TV-3505),...

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South Korea's $1.1 Billion Dollar Submarine Deal with Indonesia on Thin Ice

South Korea’s $1.1 Billion Dollar Submarine Deal with Indonesia on Thin Ice

A sudden $300 million jump in costs may cause the Type 209 Submarine contract to slip through Seoul's fingers.

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Asia's Military Spending Eclipses Europe's

Asia’s Military Spending Eclipses Europe’s

As Europe and the USA cut down on their military spending, Asia continues to pour money into its various military industrial complexes as tensions rise

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South Korea's T-50 Golden Eagle sees increased attention abroad in 2012

South Korea’s T-50 Golden Eagle sees increased attention abroad in 2012

South Korea’s advanced training aircraft, the KAI T-50 Golden Eagle, is increasing its profile internationally in 2012

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South Korea to Export Submarines to Indonesia

South Korea to Export Submarines to Indonesia

A $1.1 Billion submarine deal with Indonesia effectively doubles South Korea's arms exports

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