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The Chinese challenge

Just a few days ago, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague decided that it has jurisdiction over the filing of a case based on the UNCLOS by the Philippines in the matter of the islands known by different names in the sea known by different names: http://news.yahoo.com/hague-court-agrees-south-china-sea-row-172054472.html. More clippings on this may be […]

The Islands issue

The South China Sea or West Philippine Sea is a crossroads of international shipping lanes. The islands in the middle of these seas, mostly between Vietnam and the Philippines, may also give access to hydrocarbons and aquatic resources.It is presently the site of a struggle, mainly between the claimants Vietnam and the Philippines against […]