Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea Politics

Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea

In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, with the aim of replacing the so-called “nine-dash line” that had been previously rejected by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
Book released on occasion of third anniversary of East Sea ruling World

Book released on occasion of third anniversary of East Sea ruling

Peter Lang, an academic publisher, has released a book on the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) conflict which provides readers a comprehensive view of the territorial disputes after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) issued a ruling against China’s claims in the sea on July 12, 2016.
Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges World

Philippines, China agree to step up legislative exchanges

The Philippines' House of Representatives Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and President of the Senate Vicente Sotto III met with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila on November 21, during which the two sides agreed to increase legislative exchanges.
Moscow workshop seeks solutions to East Sea disputes World

Moscow workshop seeks solutions to East Sea disputes

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and the Peace Foundation of Russia have jointly held an international workshop in Moscow to discuss the current situation in the East Sea and feasible solutions to disputes.
Australia, Timor-Leste reach draft agreement on maritime border World

Australia, Timor-Leste reach draft agreement on maritime border

Australia and Timor-Leste have agreed on a draft of the agreement on maritime border delimitation reached in August, ending a decade-old dispute related to oil and gas fields between the two nations, according to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Russia hosts international workshop on East Sea World

Russia hosts international workshop on East Sea

Security and cooperation in the East Sea were the focus of discussions at a workshop organised in Moscow on September 18 by the Institute of Oriental Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences.
G7 calls for compliance with PCA ruling on East Sea World

G7 calls for compliance with PCA ruling on East Sea

The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialised nations have called for the strict enforcement of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)’s ruling, which rejected China’s groundless claims of “historical rights” over the waters within the so-called “nine-dash line” in the East Sea. ​