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Taiwan Sends Fishing Fleet and Lawmakers to Claim Rights to Taiping Island after International Tribunal Deems it a ‘Rock’

Taiwan Sends Fishing Fleet and Lawmakers to Claim Rights to Taiping Island after International Tribunal Deems it a ‘Rock’

The long-awaited results of an international tribunal hearing over the much-contested South China Sea came in last week – and since then, the ruling has placed the hot-button issue of territorial claims in the spotlight. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruled July 12 in favor of the Philippines, saying that evidence as […]

China Announces it Will ‘Never Stop’ Construction In South China Sea

China Announces it Will ‘Never Stop’ Construction In South China Sea

Last week’s international tribunal ruling at the Hague between the Philippines (who brought the case) and China over territorial disputes in the South China Sea did not end well for China. However, in what resembles a child-like “sore-loser” response to the court’s decision, the Chinese government has made a public vow to “never stop” construction […]

Taiwan President Sends Naval Warship to Defend Island in South China Sea

Taiwan President Sends Naval Warship to Defend Island in South China Sea

In the wake of yesterday’s international tribunal ruling at the Hague over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, countries in the region are speaking up and taking action to protect their claims. The Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of the Philippines in the case brought by the island nation against Asian powerhouse […]