Are Indonesia, Japan’s joint South China Sea drills a sign of Jakarta’s pivot away from Beijing? Editorial Asia 29/03/2021 The planned maritime exercises are seen as highlighting Indonesia’s intention to upgrade its maritime defences in the face of China’s rising assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific But analysts say closer defence ties are unlikely to result in major arms sales, and don’t automatically indicate Indonesia wants to join the US-led Quadrilateral Security Dialogue Published: 9:30pm, 29 Mar, 2021 Updated: 9:30pm, 29 Mar, 2021 Related posts 1. Hong Kong police raid newspaper Apple Daily, arrest 5 2. China set to launch first crew to new space station 3. "แรมโบ้ อีสาน" ขอ "ก้าวไกล" อย่าคิดไปเอง แก้รัฐธรรมนูญ สืบทอดอำนาจ VIEW MORE Singapore studying proposal from Hong Kong to reopen borders safely: Ong Ye Kung US suspends trade deal with Myanmar after junta’s deadly crackdown Comments be the first to comment on this article Leave a Reply Cancel comment replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name* Email* Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.