Collin Koh

Collin Koh

Senior fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University

Collin Koh is senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, based at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Philippine soldiers look at Philippine Coast Guard vessels near Thitu Island in the disputed South China Sea on 1 December 2023. (Jam Sta Rosa/AFP)

No China backlash, so far: The Philippines’ new 'assertive transparency' policy in the South China Sea

The Philippines’ "assertive transparency" in the South China Sea has so far not generated negative economic repercussions for the country. Does this demonstrate the limits of China’s grey zone coercion?