May 22, 2014
by Addison Morris
Vietnam's prime minister announced Thursday that his country is considering legal action against China regarding its claims of sovereignty over the South China Sea. Because any action will likely be fiercely opposed by China, Vietnam has thus far attempted a low-key approach to the issue of ...[read more]
January 10, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
The Philippines and Vietnam on Friday issued statements condemning a new Chinese law that will require foreign fisherman to obtain approval from China before fishing in large portions of the South China Sea. Both nations expressed anger over the law, claiming that it unnecessarily complicates ...[read more]
January 22, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Philippines on Tuesday notified China that it is seeking international arbitration to declare Chinese claims to the majority of the South China Sea illegal and invalid. Philippines Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario stated in a press conference the country's intent to bring China before an ...[read more]
August 3, 2012
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Phelim Kine, Senior Researcher of the Asia Division at Human Rights Watch, says that the increasing public challenges to the Chinese government's authority will only continue until its policies reflect a basic respect for human rights and the right of the citizenry to ...[read more]
July 22, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Guest Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates says that the dispute over the Spratly Islands highlights several areas of the international law of the seas and complex issues of multilateral diplomacy that must be dealt with in order to resolve the dispute...Last week, Congressman ...[read more]

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