A map of South China Sea is on display at a maritime defence educational facility in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Photo: AP

Beijing’s claim about its ownership of the South China Sea needs to be rebutted

Philip Bowring says Beijing’s assertions of sovereignty over the South China Sea are just ahistorical cant, and are being used to justify an unwarranted sense of superiority

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A map of South China Sea is on display at a maritime defence educational facility in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. Photo: AP
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