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Tracking China’s Compliance with the South China Sea Arbitral Award: Traditional Fishing Rights Inside the Lagoon at Scarborough Shoal

By Julian Ku, Chris Mirasola/ November 2, 2016 / Lawfareblog.com… 616 more words

South China Sea Dispute

China, Philippines to Set up Negotiation Mechanism to Resolve Disputes

SCMP says in its report “China, Philippines to set up negotiation mechanism to resolve South China Sea disputes” today that China and the Philippines have issued a statement after meeting of their presidents stating, “Both sides agree to continue discussions on confidence-building measures … and to exercise self-restraint in the conduct of activities in the South China Sea that would complicate or escalate disputes.” The statement does not mention the international court ruling in July on the disputes, which China rejects and the Philippines avoids mentioning. 298 more words

Manila’s Pyrrhic Victory: ASEAN in Disarray over the South China Sea

by Nicholas Khoo / October 6, 2016/ Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

Once celebrated as a model multilateral organization and an agent of positive regional change, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is in disarray. 562 more words

International Relations

Half of Chinese Favor The U.S. Despite Growing Tensions

Tensions between the United States and China are high. Disputes in the South China Sea, cyber-espionage, and the continuing U.S. pivot to Asia to counter the world’s second largest economy all loom large over the relationship between Washington and Beijing. 368 more words

The Cable

Arbitration Over, Time for China to Lead Responsibly

by Aileen S.P. Baviera / 03 October 2016 / This article first appeared in Global Asia Vol. 11, No. 971 more words

International Relations