SPECIAL COVERAGE >>South China Sea arbitration case

Japan to grow ‘aggressive’ in sea disputes

Concerns have been raised over the possibility that Japan may play a more aggressive role in the South and East China Seas, after the ruling coalition’s victory in upper house elections has paved the way for the Shinzo Abe administration to revise the nation’s pacifist constitution.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/12 0:43:01

China-Philippine economic ties damaged by US interference

Trade and economic cooperation between China and the Philippines have great potential and both countries should overcome political obstacles and interference from outside nations for their people’s best interest, analysts said.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/12 0:43:00

Q&A: EU business leader on possible impact of S.China Sea arbitration on trade

Ahead of the award of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the South China Sea disputes, which is set be announced on Tuesday, Global Times reporter Zhang Ye (GT) on Monday interviewed Alberto Vettoretti (Vettoretti), vice chairman of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China and managing partner of the pan-Asia organization Dezan Shira & Associates, to discuss the potential impact of the arbitration on China’s trade relations with Southeast Asian countries, relations among the ASEAN member nations, and their negotiating positions in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/12 0:33:00

Major Chinese newspapers slam South China Sea arbitration

Major Chinese newspapers have slammed the Philippines' so-called South China Sea arbitration, saying it impairs the impartiality and authority of the international legal system.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/11 21:58:36

What you need to know about The Hague arbitration, the China-Philippines sea dispute

The Permanent Court of Arbitration, an international organization based in The Hague, the Netherlands, is set to release on Tuesday its award in the Philippines-initiated case involving territory in the South China Sea which both Manila and Beijing claim. China repeatedly denied the legitimacy of the case, which was filed unilaterally by the Philippines, and has said it would not participate in or accept the result of the case.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/11 21:33:00

Embassy warns Filipinos living in China against discussing arbitration in public

The Philippine Embassy in Beijing has warned Filipinos living in China against discussing the arbitration case over South China Sea dispute in public, including on social media ahead of an upcoming UN arbitration ruling.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/11 20:10:31

Syrian politicians stress China's right of sovereignty over South China Sea territories

Syrian political experts have stressed that China has a full right of sovereignty over the South China Sea territories, pointing out that the United States works to create "tension spots" with its allies to affect China politically and economically.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/10 23:21:20

US stokes unwanted tensions in South China Sea: Russian experts

The United States' activities in the South China Sea are raising tension unacceptable for the countries in the region and may force China to abandon the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Russian experts said.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/8 23:28:18

South China Sea arbitration likely to stir more regional tensions: Italian expert

The forthcoming arbitration on the South China Sea dispute by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague is likely to stir more tensions in the region, said an Italian expert.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/8 23:21:19

Unmanned ships deemed helpful in survey and patrol of South China Sea

More unmanned Chinese ships are expected to be deployed to domestic and international waters including the South China Sea and the Antarctic for oceanic survey and patrol missions, state media has reported.
Soure:People's Daily Online: 2016/7/8 17:37:04

Madagascar urges direct dialogue over South China Sea issue

Madagascar encourages direct dialogue between countries directly concerned in the South China Sea issue, according to a statement from Madagascar's Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/8 1:31:42

Chinese students to issue open letter against Hague court

A dozen young Chinese international law scholars in the Netherlands are preparing to release an open letter to contest the erroneous exercise of jurisdiction and abuse of the legal process in the South China Sea arbitration.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/8 1:13:01

Hague ruling might worsen Sino-Philippine relations

Bilateral ties between China and the Philippines will be further challenged after the forthcoming ruling of an arbitration case filed by the Philippines against China, some observers said.
Soure:Global Times: 2016/7/8 0:53:01

Tribunal should make amends for South China Sea arbitration: expert

The arbitral tribunal should correct its mistakes and make up for the homework it has neglected to do, chief expert at the Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies of Wuhan University Sienho Yee told Xinhua in an exclusive interview Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/7 0:06:59

China says arbitral tribunal has no jurisdiction over China's historical rights

China on Wednesday said the arbitral tribunal established at the request of the Philippines has no jurisdiction over China's historical rights in the South China Sea.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/6 23:52:01

China, US need to manage differences over South China Sea: experts

Brendan Mulvaney, associate chair of the Languages and Cultures Department of the US Naval Academy, told Xinhua that he did not expect the US reaction to the court ruling to be very aggressive because it is not a claimant to the territorial dispute.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/6 17:42:30

Backgrounder: Why dual-track approach the most effective and viable solution to South China Sea disputes?

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has said that it will issue an award on July 12 on the South China Sea case unilaterally initiated by the Philippines.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/6 15:50:04

Sri Lanka calls for peaceful negotiations over South China Sea issue

Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that the only way the South China Sea issue could be resolved was through peaceful, constructive and meaningful negotiations among concerned countries.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/7/5 20:25:05