How a new Vietnam-Indonesia deal will affect South China Sea disputes
A recent agreement between Indonesia and Vietnam over maritime boundaries in the South China Sea will likely smooth over the occasionally tense relationship between the two South East Asian nations.
Vietnam’s national leadership struggle will impact ASEAN
As the rotary chair of ASEAN this year, Indonesia will need to pay more attention to the ongoing political developments in Vietnam, whose political stability is crucial for the region given its steadily growing economy and international military stature. So…
Indonesia returns 166 detained fishermen to Vietnam
Indonesia repatriated 166 Vietnamese fishermen to their home country this week after detaining them and confiscating their boats on suspicion of illegal fishing in Indonesian waters, government officials said Tuesday.
What’s next for Indonesia-Vietnam defense relations ?
The second iteration of a new defense policy dialogue highlighted some of the ongoing and future developments in the two nations’ security ties.
Managing the Vietnam–Indonesia North Natuna Sea dispute
Overlapping exclusive economic zone (EEZ) claims in the waters surrounding the Natuna Islands in the South China Sea have been an irritant in Vietnam–Indonesia bilateral relations for decades.