Biography of the Author Koh Swee Lean Collin

Koh Swee Lean Collin

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  1. Singapore first Type218SG submarine

    Commentary: Meet the Republic of Singapore Navy’s new poison shrimp. They even call it 'Invincible'

    But the proliferation of these capabilities in Asia suggests it’s also time to review the safety rules of the game, an effort the city-state ...
  2. Risks of chance encounters between military aircraft spiralling out of control have risen in recent

    Commentary: What difference will new aerial guidelines make amid South China Sea tensions?

    The ASEAN defence ministers made valiant efforts in passing guidelines to manage aerial encounters last week, but it will take more to rein in ...
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    Commentary: A sober assessment of the recent 'breakthrough' on the South China Sea

    Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakirishnan called new developments to the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea "yet another milestone".
  4. Pedra Branca

    Commentary: Give joint patrols off Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks a shot

    Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen recently responded warmly to a suggestion from Malaysian Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu to strengthen ...
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    Commentary: How heated exchanges on the South China Sea between US, China can spiral into peace

    Harsh words traded on the South China Sea suggest both sides may be waltzing into conflict but there’s an equal chance for the US and China to ...
  6. KD Terengganu

    Commentary: Rescuing stranded tourists on Tioman shouldn’t be a navy’s responsibility

    On the back of news of a Malaysian navy ship ferrying stranded tourists from Tioman, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies’ Collin Koh ...
  7. A ship of Chinese Coast Guard is seen near a ship of Vietnam Marine Guard in the South China Sea

    Commentary: Singapore’s ASEAN chairmanship a chance to make practical progress on South China Sea

    The S Rajaratnam School of International Studies’ Henrick Z Tsjeng and Collin Koh suggest Singapore make full use of its ASEAN chairmanship to set ...
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    Commentary: The SAF’s offer to fight terror in Marawi and the hard-nosed calculations of a small state

    With the announcement that the SAF is prepared to contribute to the fight against terror in Marawi, Collin Koh explores the motivations behind the ...
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    Commentary: To manage the South China Sea dispute, keep incidents at sea in check

    What the dispute needs is better coordination and understanding on the ground, as negotiations over the Code of Conduct remain fraught with ...
  10. Ships docked at Changi Naval Base

    Commentary: Is there an arms race among navies in Southeast Asia?

    In the region's quest for more modern fleets, one expert finds that navy modernisation may be motivated as much by external threats as domestic ...