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China’s “ U-Shaped Line ” Claim in the South China Sea: Any Validity Under International Law?

China’s “ U-Shaped Line ” Claim in the South China Sea: Any Validity Under International Law? Masahiro Miyoshi Ocean Development & International Law 43:1, 1-17 (2012) The recent claim of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter the PRC or China) to the “U-shaped line” in the South China Sea, enclosing its claimed islands and their … Continue reading

A debate between Chinese and Vietnamese scholars on China’s new ten-dashed line map

On July 4, Wang Junming from the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China published an article on China Daily USA with title “New map boosts China’s claim in sea”, attempting to establish its legal basis. Nguyen Thi Lan Anh from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam has written an article … Continue reading

China Should Uphold International Law to Win Support from Regional States

China Should Uphold International Law to Win Support from Regional States Carlyle A. Thayer People’s Daily Online How to Convince Regional States That China Has “Indisputable Sovereignty” Over the South China Sea? China’s top policy makers must have come to realize that China’s efforts to convince regional states that it has a firm claim to … Continue reading

China’s “Nine-Dash Line” is Dangerous

China’s “Nine-Dash Line” is Dangerous Zachary Keck The Diplomat The below paragraphs are extracted from the full article at http://thediplomat.com/2014/02/chinas-nine-dash-line-is-dangerous/ The principle behind China’s “nine-dash line” threatens the stability of far more than the South China Sea. China’s claim to 90 percent of the South China Sea is rooted primarily in the notion that past … Continue reading

Implications of recent incidents for China’s claims and strategic intent in the South China Sea (part 2)

Implications of recent incidents for China’s claims and strategic intent in the South China Sea (part 2) Scott Bentley The Strategist >>  China’s claims and strategic intent in the South China Sea (part 1) When discussing China’s South China Sea (SCS) strategy, it’s necessary to begin by asserting that there is in fact a strategy that’s … Continue reading

China’s claims and strategic intent in the South China Sea (part 1)

China’s claims and strategic intent in the South China Sea (part 1) Scott Bentley The Strategist   In a previous post, I detailed a number of recent incidents that have occurred involving Indonesia in the South China Sea, pointing out that the these incidents have occurred out to the furthest extent of China’s ‘nine dash … Continue reading

The Effect of Historic Fishing Rights In Maritime Boundaries Delimitation

The Effect of Historic Fishing Rights In Maritime Boundaries Delimitation Leonardo Bernard Research Fellow, Centre for International Law National University of Singapore I. Introduction When the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) regime was established by the Third United Nations Conference of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS III) it created a new fisheries regime for coastal … Continue reading

A Legal Analysis of China’s Historic Rights Claim in the South China Sea

A Legal Analysis of China’s Historic Rights Claim in the South China Sea Florian Dupuy and Pierre-Marie Dupuy The American Journal of International Law, Vol. 107, No. 1 (January 2013) The recent turmoil created by the competing sovereignty claims of several countries over islands and waters in the South China Sea has caused the resurgence of … Continue reading

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