Indonesian President Joko Widodo, second right, pictured in January on the deck of an Indonesian Navy ship in the Natuna Islands, which overlap with Beijing’s expansive South China Sea claims. Photo: A
Evan A. Laksmana
Opinion

Opinion

Evan A. Laksmana

Why Indonesia won’t let Beijing forget the Philippines’ South China Sea arbitration win

  • Jakarta has filed a diplomatic protest against Beijing’s extensive maritime claims, citing a 2016 tribunal ruling that found in favour of the Philippines
  • But does this really mark a departure for the Southeast Asian nation and its approach to the South China Sea dispute?
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, second right, pictured in January on the deck of an Indonesian Navy ship in the Natuna Islands, which overlap with Beijing’s expansive South China Sea claims. Photo: A
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