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Philippine perspective of South China Sea arbitration: What’s at stake in our case vs China?

What’s at stake in our case vs China? Philippine Supreme Court Senior Justice Carpio Our 1987 Constitution mandates: “The State shall protect the nation’s marine wealth in its xxx exclusive economic zone, and reserve its use and enjoyment exclusively to Filipino citizens.” This is the mandate of the Constitution that we have all solemnly sworn … Continue reading

Talks on legal aspects of the Fifth International South China Sea Workshop

From November 11th – 12th,  the Diplomacy Academy of Vietnam and the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association organized the Fifith South China Sea Workshop: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development. Below are the videos of sessions with topics on legal aspects of the South China Sea disputes. Session 4: International law, UNCLOS and the South China Sea http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXiqTcGchjYContinue 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 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and its relevance to maritime disputes in the South China Sea

The 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and its relevance to maritime disputes in the South China Sea Donald R. Rothwell Professor of International Law, College of Law, Australian National University While the Philippines [Annex VII Arbitration] application raises a number of issues with respect to China’s claim to both land and … Continue reading

China’s U-shaped Line: Possible Interpretations, Asserting Activities and Reactions from Outside (Part 3)

>> Part 1 >> Part 2 Reaction from International Community Even when China circulated internally the map with U-shaped line, other South China Sea countries have already indirectly rejected it when they officially and publicly announced their maritime claims, adopted a number of legal documents, issued statements, signed maritime delimitation agreements with others and conducted … Continue reading

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