China to defend its historic rights in the China Sea

China to defend its historic rights in the China Sea

Beijing is determined to assert its rights on most of the East China Sea, reported the Japanese daily “Asahi Shimbun”. According Shicun Wu (吴士存), chairman of the National Institute for the Study of the South China Sea, an offshoot of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the “historical rights” are not only navigation but also […]

South China Sea: Rivalry in Troubled Waters

South China Sea: Rivalry in Troubled Waters

Been the axis and major maritime zone rich in energy resources, the South China Sea has continued to sharpen the appetite of the Southeast Asian countries in recent months. Foremost among them China, anxious to preserve its influence and economic interests. Analysts and experts from Southeast Asia often describe it, not without reason, “second Persian […]

Asean and China Reach Consensus on Maritime Dispute

Asean and China Reach Consensus on Maritime Dispute

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China reached a landmark agreement today to address maritime disputes that threaten regional stability. For Liu Zhenmin, a member of the Chinese delegation attending the 44th Asean ministerial conference, the agreement is “historic” in terms of a guideline to regulate conduct in the East Sea. Besides being […]

Hanoi: At least 12 Arrested in a Protest Against China

Hanoi: At least 12 Arrested in a Protest Against China

At least 12 people, including three journalists, were arrested today by police during a protest in the capital of Vietnam against the Chinese government who claims the disputed waters in the South China Sea. The Vietnamese authorities have allowed such protests in recent weeks, a rarity given the authoritarianism in the communist country. However, the […]