A Filipino soldier salutes during a parade. The Philippines is beefing up its military with the procurement of fighter jets from South Korea. Photo: EPA

Hague ruling on South China Sea must not fuel Asia’s arms race

Thitinan Pongsudhirak says China, whose rise threatens regional stability and sparked the military build-up, should be given some room to recognise the dangers of its own aggression

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A Filipino soldier salutes during a parade. The Philippines is beefing up its military with the procurement of fighter jets from South Korea. Photo: EPA
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