Exclusive economic zone
|Desiree Sison |||Nov 01, 2016 07:43 AM EDT|
Invoking the 'freedom of navigation' principle. Australia has accepted Indonesia's request for joint naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea.
Philippine President-Elect Rodrigo Duterte Backs Multilateral Talks With China and Western Nations to Resolve South China Sea Dispute
|Desiree Sison |||May 10, 2016 07:18 AM EDT|
Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte on Monday vowed to address the South China Sea conflict upon assuming office saying he would opt to engage in multilateral talks with China, Manila's allies such as the United States, Australia, and Japan, as well as other claimant states, to resolve the territorial dispute.
|Desiree Sison |||Mar 22, 2016 06:32 AM EDT|
Beijing demanded Indonesia to release the eight Chinese fishermen it arrested and detained following a maritime confrontation that ensued between the two nations in the South China Sea last Saturday, reports said.
|Desiree Sison |||Mar 21, 2016 07:01 AM EDT|
Beijing and Jakarta were locked in a tense stand off in the disputed waters of the South China Sea after Indonesian Naval officers boarded a Chinese fishing vessel and arrested eight crew members on Saturday.
Australia Mulls Conducting 'Freedom of Navigation' Exercises in South China Sea Amid Heightened Tension
|Desiree Sison |||Jan 26, 2016 07:43 AM EST|
Despite the heightened tension between China and other claimant countries over the issue of 'freedom of navigation' patrols in the South China Sea, Australia is reportedly considering conducting military exercises near China's reclaimed islands, testing Beijing's hold on the disputed waters.
|Rubi Valdez |||Oct 31, 2014 04:44 AM EDT|
In the course of the dispute over Spratly Islands, China's extensive reclamation works do not necessarily act as a ticket to win sovereignty claims in accordance with the maritime provisions of international law.
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