The South China Sea dispute has long being discussed and also complicated. Controlling the Paracel Islands and the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea is not only claiming the countries’ territory‚ but mainly gaining economic benefits of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). These benefits include natural resources: the US Energy Administration estimates that 11 billion barrels (bbl) of oil reserves and 190 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of natural gas reserves under the South China Sea. The
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countries‚ as well as tensions in foreign policies. One of these conflicts is the dispute in South China Sea between China and six neighbor ASEAN countries. With the intervention of the United States‚ the issue turns to be more serious as it attracts a lot of concerns from international community. This research tries to find a clear way of understanding the South China Sea conflict‚ specifically about the effort of China and Vietnam to gain the control over the two groups of islands: Paracel and Spratly.
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Philippine Archipelago‚ with all the islands and waters embraced therein‚ and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction‚ consisting of t its terrestrial‚ fluvial‚ and aerial domains‚ including its territorial seas‚ the seabed‚ the subsoil‚ the insular shelves‚ and other submarine areas. The waters around‚ between‚ and connecting the islands of the archipelago‚ regardless of their breadth and dimensions‚ form part of the internal waters of the Philippines.
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The South China Sea Islands Disputes Name of student Name of institution The South China Sea Island Disputes Introduction China’s rise to the status of a global economic power has been viewed with both skepticism and hope by her neighbors. Skepticism by countries wary of China’s history of aggression as far as territorial disputes are concerned‚ and hope by countries wishing to benefit from trade partnerships with China. However‚ it is China’s activities in both the
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The Spratly Islands Dispute in the South China Sea: Problems‚ Policies‚ and Prospects for Diplomatic Accommodation Christopher C. Joyner INTRODUCTION he end of the Cold War created a strategic vacuum in the South China Sea. The collapse of the Soviet Union and its departure from Cam Ranh Bay; the closure of United States’ naval bases in the Philippines; and Vietnam’s withdrawal from Cambodia diminished superpower influence in the region. These events also prompted several East Asian littoral
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policy for inter-country armistice‚ but recent events have contradicted this supposed all-abiding global supremacy. The Scarborough Shoal dispute somewhat poses itself as an argumentative testimony against the jurisdiction and power of the Law of the Seas; precisely because not all countries accustom the UNCLOS as their basis for territorial sovereignty and economic jurisdiction‚ possibly caused by the different sovereign beliefs each country possesses due to cultural and historical events that it has
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the Philippines and Malaysia. This region has been claimed by both of these nations as well as China‚ Vietnam‚ Brunei and Taiwan. Despite the political dilemma synonymous with them‚ the general American public is mostly unaware that these islands exist. What can the Spratly Islands have to offer? Combined‚ they barely have 4 square kilometers of land spread out in over 450‚000 square kilometers of sea. This makes the construction of infrastructure almost impossible‚ making the islands uninhabitable
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Man Student ID:14666960 Section:66 Describe the differences between local and overseas bodybuilding competition. In Hong Kong‚ there has only one bodybuilding championships; it is Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championships which is organized by Hong Kong China Bodybuilding & Fitness Association (HKCBBA). But in Europe‚ there has a lot of different bodybuilding competition. The most famous one is IFBB World Fitness Championships‚ which is organized by International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness.
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Abstract The South China Sea plays a significant role in the geopolitics and economics of the Indo-Pacific. It is one of the busiest commercial route with many of the busiest shipping ports. It is also understood being rich of oil and natural gas. Brunei‚ China‚ Malaysia‚ the Philippines‚ Taiwan and Vietnam‚ all have been competing for claims over the China Sea territory. The United States—a non-neighbored country— also has gotten involved with an excuse to maintain free movement and rule by international
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Committee: ASEAN. Topic: South China Sea Dispute. Country: The Republic of Singapore. Delegation: Chan Sam Art‚ Thai Panhchaleak‚ Ny Rithyhelen. The Republic of Singapore is deeply concerned over the ongoing South China Sea territorial dispute‚ which can lead to war between ASEAN member states and China. On the South China Sea maritime dispute‚ we do not take sides on the merits of the respective claims‚ because each country has its explanation and its reasons and its historical narrative of why
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