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.
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 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.
The second iteration of a new defense policy dialogue highlighted some of the ongoing and future developments in the two nations’ security ties.
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.