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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Lonely Philippine marines guard outpost amid dispute with China

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Puerto Princessa Gone fishin' with lonely Philippine troops at outpost Nine hungry marines guarding the Philippines' loneliest outpost aboard a rusted second world war vessel had just one option after Chinese vessels blocked fresh supplies from reaching them: go fishing. The troops were 200 kilometres from the nearest major Philippine island, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463283/lonely-philippine-marines-guard-outpost-amid-dispute-china
  2. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines South China Sea legal case against China gathers pace

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... of the region’s biggest flashpoints amid China’s military build-up and the US strategic “pivot” back to Asia. The claims of the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei are bisected by China’s “nine ... would clarify the claims and entitlements of claimants to “benefit the region and the international community as a whole”. Manila’s team is preparing arguments to show that the nine-dash line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1319259/philippines-south-china-sea-legal-case-against-china-gathers-pace
  3. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Beijing looks like a 'bully' by rejecting arbitration on South China Sea issue

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... a leading US expert on Chinese law said this week. In January, the Philippines challenged the validity of China's nine-dash line - which defines its claim to a sea area that stretches hundreds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1245471/beijing-looks-bully-rejecting-arbitration-south-china-sea-issue
  4. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila stores to pull Chinese-made globes showing claims to islands

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Manila tells bookshops that globes depicting the nine-dash line convey 'misinformation' over territorial claims to disputed islands Beijing'sline has ... by reflecting Beijing's claim to almost the entire South China Sea. The globes show the so-called "nine-dash line", long used by Beijing to depict the extent of its claim to sovereignty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1148961/manila-stores-pull-chinese-made-globes-showing-claims-islands
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    PLA Navy amphibious task force reaches Malaysia 'to defend South China sea'

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... the mainland coast- close to the outer limits of China's "nine-dash line", by which it lays claim to virtually the entire South China Sea. A Xinhua report yesterday described marines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1200564/pla-navy-amphibious-task-force-reaches-james-shoal-near-malaysia
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila to tackle sea row 'with or without China' at UN

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Arbitration looms under UN convention to settle territorial dispute over Beijing's 'nine-dash line' The Philippines is about to wade into unchartered waters in its relations ... and Notification of Claim to challenge China's "nine-dash line" under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. A spokesman said Manila's move was "legally flawed" and had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1154951/manila-tackle-sea-row-or-without-china-un
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines to take maritime dispute with China to UN

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Secretary Albert del Rosario summoned Chinese ambassador Ma Keqing to receive a formal note confirming Manila would challenge the validity of China's nine-dash line- which delineates its ... and it is a small and weak country, to win sympathy internationally... I think China should seize the opportunity to prove that UNCLOS is not a fair law because it ignored China's nine-dash line, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1133964/philippines-take-maritime-dispute-china-un
  8. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines takes China to UN over territorial dispute

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 03:59pm by AFP

    ... to the Philippine coast than to China’s shores. The Philippines in its submission says Beijing’s so-called “nine-dash line” outlining its territorial claims over most of the sea, including waters ... of the Philippines under the 1982 UNCLOS”, he added. A briefing paper provided by the foreign department alleged that within the nine-dash line, “China has also laid claim to, occupied and built structures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1133765/philippines-takes-china-tribunal-over-sea-row
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila's action over South China Sea could risk aggravating disputes

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... for what could be years of bruising legal action. Scholars and analysts believe it could spark challenges from other claimant nations concerned at the reach of Beijing's "nine ... to ease tensions in the long term. Not surprisingly, the scenarios- and questions- are stacking up. Just imagine if, in three or four years' time, the nine-dash line is declared invalid under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1136191/manilas-action-over-south-china-sea-could-risk-aggravating-disputes
  10. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon makes a rare intervention in South China Sea row

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... if need be. Ban's comments came hours after the Philippines launched an unprecedented move to force China to a UN arbitration panel over the legality of its nine-dash line - the basis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1134622/un-chief-ban-ki-moon-makes-rare-intervention-south-china-sea-row

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