The Chinese navy's Yulin frigate takes part in a bilateral exercise with Singapore's navy this month in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
Philip Bowring
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Bowring

China's South China Sea claims are not supported by its own historical records

Philip Bowring says China's own written records show that, long before its vessels became active, seafaring merchants from Southeast Asia and elsewhere ruled the South China Sea

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The Chinese navy's Yulin frigate takes part in a bilateral exercise with Singapore's navy this month in the South China Sea. Photo: Xinhua
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