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  1. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Ancient Chinese maps debunk Beijing's sea claims, says Philippine judge

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:56pm by Raissa Robles

    ... it was important to establish that Beijing had no historical claim to the territory, even if "historical facts" can no longer be invoked under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ... claim to 90 per cent of the 3.5 million sq km resource-rich South China Sea, part of which is also claimed by Manila. The Philippines has filed a case with the United Nations challenging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529543/ancient-maps-debunk-beijings-sea-claims-says-philippine-judge
  2. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    The Hague court orders China to answer ‘nine-dash line’ claim in dispute with Philippines

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:58pm by AP

    ... Convention on the Law of the Sea – of which Manila and Beijing are both signatories. The Philippines contends that China’s claim over the strategic waters – believed to harbour vast oil and gas reserves – violate international law and overlap the territories of the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan. INFOGRAPHIC: Troubled waters- sources of conflict in the South China Sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525253/hague-court-orders-china-answer-nine-dash-line-claims-dispute-philippines
  3. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China's decision to drill near disputed Paracel Islands angers Vietnam

    Posted May 06th 2014, 12:12am by Reuters and AP

    ... the Philippines and other claimants. The United States shares many of the regional concerns about China's actions in the sea, which is potentially rich in gas and oil. Last week, US President Barack ... exclusive economic zone and continental shelf as defined by the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. "All foreign activities in Vietnam's seas without Vietnam's permission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505322/chinas-decision-drill-near-disputed-paracel-islands-angers-vietnam
  4. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    China rejects US accusations of provoking the Philippines in maritime dispute

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 12:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... state media on Tuesday accused the Philippines of violating morality and international law by seeking United Nations arbitration in the dispute. The attempted Chinese blockade, which led ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Washington supports the Philippines over its dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea The United States has criticised Beijing for being provocative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462316/us-accuses-beijing-provoking-philippines-south-china-sea-dispute
  5. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines files UN case challenging China's claims in South China Sea

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... and resource-rich waters as a violation of international law. "It is about defending what is legitimately ours. It is about securing our children's future. It is about guaranteeing freedom ... to declare China's claims illegal under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The filing beats a March 30 deadline set by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Chief Philippine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1461286/philippines-files-un-case-challenging-chinas-claims-south-china-sea
  6. News - Hong Kong - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Hong Kong's Diaoyu activists plan to sue Japanese government

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Group looks at seeking compensation over arrests last week on the disputed islands Diaoyu activists plan to sue Japan Hong Kong's Diaoyu activists plan to sue the Japanese government for illegally arresting eight prot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022033/hong-kongs-diaoyu-activists-plan-sue-japanese-government
  7. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Manila UN case means China may quit maritime pact

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:48pm by Raissa Robles

    ... for China to have joined the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos) in the first place. The more you sue China, the more China would [want to] quit the treaty PROFESSOR SHEN DINGLI ... said the Philippines had blundered by going to the UN International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea to seek judgment on the validity of China's "nine-dash line", through which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1378404/manila-un-case-means-china-may-quit-maritime-pact
  8. News - Asia - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Philippines to defy Beijing's South China Sea fishing rule, defence chief says

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 09:35am by Agence France-Presse in Palayan

    ... a military camp in the northern Philippines, said the Hainan law did not apply to Philippine territorial waters, some of which overlap with those of China which claims most of the South China Sea. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407482/philippines-defy-beijings-south-china-sea-fishing-rule-defence-chief-says
  9. News - China - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Manila expects early UN ruling on sea dispute with Beijing

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 07:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila The Philippines expects an early ruling from the United Nations’ tribunal on its arbitration case questioning China’s claim on the South China Sea, Manila’s foreign ... by China’s “nine-dash line” – the historic claim that reaches deep into the maritime heart of Southeast Asia. Del Rosario also accused China of violating international laws and a non-binding pact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1338938/manila-expects-early-un-ruling-sea-dispute-beijing
  10. News - Hong Kong - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Diaoyu activists blocked from sailing by marine officials

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... waters. If the vessel violates the direction issued by the director of marine, the Marine Department will act in accordance with the law, and will request assistance from the police, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356988/diaoyu-activists-blocked-sailing-marine-officials

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