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10 South China Sea Dispute Facts - WMNews Ep. 54
 
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It’s a territorial argument that’s been raging for centuries, but recent hostilities in 2015 have ramped up the tension between nations. Welcome to WatchMojo News, the weekly series from http://www.WatchMojo.com where we break down news stories that might be on your radar. In this instalment, we’re counting down 10 crucial facts you should know about the South China Sea dispute. Subscribe►►http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=watchmojo Facebook►►http://www.Facebook.com/WatchMojo. Twitter►►http://www.Twitter.com/WatchMojo Instagram►►http://instagram.com/watchmojo Suggestion Tool►►http://www.WatchMojo.com/suggest Channel Page►►http://www.youtube.com/watchmojo Want a WatchMojo cup, mug, t-shirts, pen, sticker and even a water bottle? Get them all when you order your MojoBox gift set here: http://watchmojo.com/store/ WatchMojo is a leading producer of reference online video content, covering the People, Places and Trends you care about. We update DAILY with 4-5 Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Versus clips on movies, video games, music, pop culture and more!
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South China Sea territorial dispute
 
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Issues of maritime security and the territorial dispute in the South China Sea are expected to be discussed during the U.S.-ASEAN summit in California.
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Trouble in the East China Sea
 
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The Wall Street Journal's John Bussey gives us the context behind the ongoing dispute between China and Japan over a group of islands administered by Japan in the East China Sea. Under a treaty the U.S. is obligated to defend Japan against any attack on a territory the country administers.
Views: 14416 PBS NewsHour
China's Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea and East China Sea
 
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-- This video is part of the Council on Foreign Relations "China's Maritime Disputes" InfoGuide Presentation: http://cfr.org/chinasea -- Video: Preventative Measures: http://on.cfr.org/17xUJXJ Video: Crisis Management: http://on.cfr.org/HteSC8 The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The tensions, shaped by China's growing assertiveness, have fueled concerns over armed conflict and raised questions about Washington's security commitments in its strategic rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific region. "Maritime disputes in the East and South China Seas are a pressing issue for the United States, China, and much of the rest of the world," says Elizabeth Economy, CFR's Director for Asia Studies. The region is rich in natural resources, home to many of the world's most dynamic economies, and an important global trade route for energy supplies and other goods. It is also a region in which power politics are at play and defense budgets are rising rapidly. As China's economic ascent facilitates growing military capabilities and assertiveness in both the East and South China Seas, other regional players are also experiencing their own rise in nationalism and military capability, and have exhibited greater willingness to stake territorial claims. Meanwhile, the U.S. "pivot" to Asia, involving renewed diplomatic activity and military redeployment, could signal Washington's heightened role in the disputes. If not managed wisely, these disputes could turn part of Asia's maritime regions from thriving trade channels into arenas of conflict. "If there is a use of force between Japan and China, this could be a full-on, all -out conflict between these two Asian giants, and as a treaty ally of Japan, will automatically trigger or automatically involve the United States," cautions Sheila A. Smith, CFR's Senior Fellow for Japan Studies. These dynamics pose an "exquisite" dilemma for U.S. foreign policy, says CFR President Richard N. Haass. "The danger is that twenty-first-century Asia could begin to go the way of twentieth-century Europe."
Why China is building islands in the South China Sea
 
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China claims they aren't military bases, but their actions say otherwise. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO China is building islands in the South China sea and its causing disputes among the other nations in the region; Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The US has many allies in the region and uses its massive Navy to patrol international waters, keeping shipping lanes open for trade To truly understand the international conflicts and trends shaping our world you need a big-picture view. Video journalist Sam Ellis uses maps to tell these stories and chart their effects on foreign policy. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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The East China Sea Dispute
 
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Why are China, Japan, Taiwan and United States fighting it out in the East China Sea? Watch to find out more about the Senkaku Island dispute. Illustrating stories from around the world in 3 minutes. Do check out our other videos and SUBSCRIBE! This channel is for YOU! Follow us on: Our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/spooksandooks/ Our Website: www.spooksandooks.com Get to know us on Instagram: @Spooksandooks
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Who owns the South China Sea? | CNBC Explains
 
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The South China Sea is one of Asia's hottest commodities, with $5.3 trillion of trade cruising through its waters every year. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi explains which countries believe they have a stake in this valuable body of water. ----- Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wuoARM Subscribe to CNBC Life on YouTube: http://cnb.cx/2wAkfMv Like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/cnbcinternational Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnbcinternational/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CNBCi
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East Sea or Sea of Japan? Textbook Dispute in Virginia
 
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Korean-Americans are gaining political influence in the US state of Virginia defeating Japanese efforts to block changes to school textbooks. Daniel Ryntjes has the details. Subscribe to CCTV America: http://goo.gl/tgGT98 Follow CCTV America: Twitter: http://bit.ly/15oqHSy Facebook: http://on.fb.me/172VKne »» Watch CCTV America 7:00pm -- 9:00pm EST daily «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
Views: 2910 CGTN America
Indonesia "Attacks" China in South China Sea! | China Uncensored
 
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China has been attacked in the South China Sea by Indonesia! Well, at least that's how the Chinese Foreign Ministry describes it. Indonesia has a different side to the story. China has angered most of its neighbors by building fake islands in disputed territorial waters, and acting generally aggressive. Indonesia had been one of the few neutral countries left. But after a Chinese fishing vessel was caught illegally fishing in Indonesian waters, that might have just changed... THUMBNAIL IMAGE: Indonesia blows up an impounded Chinese fishing vessel caught illegally fishing, 2015 (not the same boat featured in this episode). (Inayah Azmi Atifah/Getty Images) For more Polandball art, check out https://m.facebook.com/tangyuan8/ Join the China Uncensored 50-Cent Army! https://www.patreon.com/ChinaUncensored Subscribe for more episodes! https://www.youtube.com/NTDChinaUncensored Make sure to share with your friends! ______________________________ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChinaUncensored Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ChinaUncensored Instagram: instagram.com/ChinaUncensored ______________________________ MOBILE LINKS: World War III Is Coming, Says Chinese Media https://youtu.be/iocMwxtUJlY China Just Won South China Sea https://youtu.be/rpGBXlbw1Co China Defends South China Sea from Japanese Aggression https://youtu.be/pg7BMwoz7uc China May Build Floating Islands in the South China Sea https://youtu.be/GLI8gZ3skmY US Sends Destroyer to South China Sea—Is War Next? https://youtu.be/nC8wRq6NR4A What Does China Think of Donald Trump? https://youtu.be/RJN33DJHo10 Why China's Slowing Economy Is Bad for America https://youtu.be/ucMiUMyoLeQ
Views: 3631805 China Uncensored
Breaking News: Taiwan Will Spark Tensions In South China Sea
 
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Breaking News: Taiwan Will Spark Tensions In South China Sea Taiwan, normally quiet in the tense six-way South China Sea sovereignty dispute, is likely to raise suspicion among the other claimants with a live-fire drill near the sea’s biggest natural island, observers say. The Taiwanese coast guard will conduct “routine” live-fire exercises November 21-23 around Taiping Island in the Spratly archipelago, a spokesman for the agency said Monday. Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense declined to say whether naval units would participate. Because Taiwan normally says little in the broader South China Sea dispute — it controls just two of about 500 tiny islets — and has no formal diplomatic relations with the other five claimants, its activity may cause pushback as other disputants, including China, try to get along better, say analysts. “I don’t know what is meant by routine here, but if it is some sort of military exercise, I don’t think it is routine,” said Oh Ei Sun, who teaches international studies at Singapore Nanyang University. “That would definitely upset the status quo,” he said. “And you have to prepare to face the consequences. That means others will stage similar exercises and there will be a new round of mutual condemnations.”
Views: 171043 Youtupe Mania
What does China want? | The Economist
 
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An animated infographic depicting China’s territorial disputes. Is China trying to expand its territory? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.trib.al/rWl91R7 ONE reason China’s spectacular rise sometimes alarms its neighbours is that it is not a status quo power. From its inland, western borders to its eastern and southern seaboard, it claims territory it does not control. In the west, China’s border dispute with India is more than a minor cartographic tiff. China claims an area of India that is three times the size of Switzerland, the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Further west, China occupies Indian claimed territory next to Ladakh in Kashmir, an area called the Aksai Chin. China humiliated India in a brief, bloody war over the dispute in 1962. Since 1988, the two countries have put the dispute on the backburner and got on with developing commercial ties, despite occasional flare-ups. More immediately dangerous is the stand-off between China and Japan over disputed islands in the East China Sea, known as the Senkakus in Japan and Diaoyu in Chinese. Japan says they have always been its territory and admits no dispute, claiming also that China only started expressing an interest when it began to seem the area might be rich in oil and gas. A new and much more dangerous phase of the dispute began in 2012 after Japan’s government nationalised three of the islands by buying them from their private owner. China accused Japan of breaking an understanding not to change the islands’ status. Ever since, it has been challenging not just Japan’s claim to sovereignty over the islands, but its claim to control them, sending Chinese ships and planes to patrol them. Raising the stakes is Japan’s alliance with America, which says that though it takes no position on who owns the islands, they are covered by its defence treaty with Japan, since it administers them. Especially provocative to America and Japan was China’s unilateral announcement in November 2013 of an Air-defence Identification Zone, covering the islands. The worry is less that big powers will deliberately go to war over these desolate little rocks, but that an accidental collision at sea or in the air might escalate unforeseeably. Similar fears cloud disputes in the South China Sea, where the maritime claims in South-East Asia are even more complex, and, again, competition is made more intense by speculation about vast potential wealth in hydrocarbon resources. Vietnam was incensed in May 2014 when China moved a massive oil-rig to drill for two months in what it claimed as its waters. This was near the Paracel Islands, controlled by China since it evicted the former South Vietnamese from them in 1974. To the south, China and Vietnam also claim the Spratly archipelago, as does Taiwan, whose claim in the sea mirrors China’s. But the Philippines also has a substantial claim. Malaysia and even tiny Brunei also have an interest. But it is with Vietnam and the Philippines that China’s disputes are most active. The Philippines accuses China of salami-slicing tactics, stealthily expanding its presence in disputed waters. In 1995 it evicted the Philippines from Mischief Reef, and in 2012 from Scarborough Shoal. This year it has tried to stop the Philippines from resupplying a small garrison it maintains on the Second Thomas Shoal, and appears to be building an airstrip on the Johnson South Reef. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea—UNCLOS—is one forum for tackling these disputes. But UNCLOS cannot rule over territorial disputes, just over the waters habitable islands are entitled to. And China and Taiwan point to a map published in the 1940s, showing a big U-shaped nine-dashed line around the edge of the sea. That, they say, is historically all China’s. This has no basis in international law, and the Philippines, to China’s fury, is challenging it at an UNCLOS tribunal. In fact China often fails to clarify whether its claims are based on the nine-dashed line, or on claims to islands, rocks and shoals. That lack of clarity alarms not just its neighbours and rival claimants, but the United States, which says it has its own national interest in the freedom of navigation in a sea through which a huge chunk of global trade passes Also alarming is that if these arguments over tiny specks in the sea become so unmanageable, what hope is there for resolving the really big issues? And the biggest of all is the status of Taiwan, still seen by China as part of its territory, but in practice independent since 1949. For now, Taiwan and China have a thriving commercial relationship. But polls suggest that few in Taiwan hanker after unification with the mainland. And China’s rulers still insist that one day they will have to accept just that.
Views: 817647 The Economist
Tensions rise after China flies warplanes over disputed islands
 
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Last week, China declared it would police the skies above a vast new territory that includes a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea. China and Japan have been at loggerheads for years over the islands. The dispute has mushroomed into a tense standoff with Japan and its U.S. ally on one side and China on the other. Seth Doane reports.
Views: 5439 CBS Evening News
South China Sea: 'Leave immediately and keep far off' - BBC News
 
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A BBC team flew over the disputed South China Sea islands in a US military plane. Six countries have competing claims in the sea, but tensions have increased in recent years and China has backed its claim with island-building and patrols. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
Views: 2803814 BBC News
The Fight To Control The South China Sea
 
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On top of tension over the Ukraine-Russia conflict, the US has now accused Russia of violating an important arms control treaty. If this breach happened decades ago, a world ending war could be imminent. But Russia isn't the Soviet Union superpower it used to be...or is it? Learn More: Russia's Military Capabilities http://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/research_papers/2009_RP12_kle_ks.pdf pg. 20 Military Strength Comparison Results http://www.globalfirepower.com/countries-comparison-detail.asp?form=form&country1=United-States-of-America&country2=Russia&Submit=Compare+Countries Comparison Of World Military Strengths Results What would a U.S.-Russia war look like? http://theweek.com/article/index/257406/what-would-a-us-russia-war-look-like The chances that the U.S. and Russia will clash militarily over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine are very, very slim. Watch More: Will Anyone Pay for the Malaysian Flight Disaster in Ukraine? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWGnEFqZ_eI&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA What Powers Does President Obama Legally Have? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=milg9b0rPLQ&list=UUgRvm1yLFoaQKhmaTqXk9SA _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Tweet @NowThisNews on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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South China Sea island building dispute: Philippines vs China, Vietnam vs China - compilation
 
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1. China’s militarization of artificial islands in the South China Sea is worsening tensions in an already highly disputed region. 2. Vietnam signed a $2.6 billion contract with Russia in 2009 to modernize its submarine force, which included a deal for Moscow to provide Hanoi with six Kilo-class submarines. 3. Satellite imagery taken on March 23, 2015, shows that China has created enough space on Fiery Cross Reef for a runway that is about 3,000 metres long. 4. China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy has surpassed the US Navy in the size of its submarine fleet. Should we be worried? 5. China angered by Japan and the Philippines flying P-3C Orion reconnaissance aircraft near disputed waters. Be sure to subscribe to TomoNews for more of the craziest news stories from around the world. ------------------------------------------------------- For news that's fun and never boring, visit our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TomoNewsUS Subscribe to stay updated on all the top stories: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-WqkTyKK1_70U4bb4k4lQ?sub_confirmation=1 Visit our website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.net Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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CHINA JAPAN ISLAND DISPUTE EXPLAINED - BBC NEWS
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Find out in less than a minute why China and Japan are in dispute over Diaoyu/Senkaku islands. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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Taiwan, China and Japan's Maritime Dispute (Dispatch)
 
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Strator's Vice President of East Asia analysis Rodger Baker discusses the complexities in the regional maritime dispute between Taiwan, China and Japan in the South and East China seas. About Stratfor: Stratfor brings global events into valuable perspective, empowering businesses, governments and individuals to more confidently navigate their way through an increasingly complex international environment. For individual and enterprise subscriptions to Stratfor Worldview, our online publication, visit us at: https://worldview.stratfor.com/ And make sure to connect with Stratfor on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/stratfor Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stratfor/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stratfor YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/stratfor Learn more about Stratfor here: https://www.Stratfor.com Get the latest company news here: https://marcom.stratfor.com/horizons Or review and purchase our longform reports on geopolitics here: https://store.stratfor.com And listen to the Stratfor podcast for free here: iTunes - http://bit.ly/Stratfor_Podcast_iTunes Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/stratfor-talks Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/stratfortalks Libsyn - http://stratfor.libsyn.com/ Download the All New Mobile App for Stratfor. You can also access Stratfor Worldview Content in the App when you are offline. Free Download for iOS (from Apple App Store): http://bit.ly/Statfor_Mobile_App_for_Apple_Devices Free Download for Android (from Google Play Store): http://bit.ly/Stratfor_Mobile_App_for_Android_Devices To subscribe to Stratfor Worldview, click here: https://worldview.stratfor.com/subscribe Join Stratfor Worldview to cut through the noise and make sense of an increasingly complicated world. Membership to Stratfor Worldview includes: Unrestricted access to Stratfor Worldview's latest insights, podcasts, videos, and more. Members-only community forums. My Collections - your personal library of Stratfor insights saved for later reading. Discounts to our long-form reports on the Stratfor Store.
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China's Maritime Strategy in the East China Sea
 
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In the wake of ongoing disputes over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands China has brushed aside calls from Japan to hold a leaders' summit as "grandstanding," while Japan's finance minister is prompting Tokyo to make clear its intention to use the navy to defend the islands. What are China's objectives and overall strategy in the East China Sea? To what extent will Chinese actions contribute to escalation and what are the prospects of conflict breaking out in the region?
Views: 6167 WoodrowWilsonCenter
China's territorial claims | The Economist
 
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Suspicions between the People's Republic of China and its neighbours bedevil its boundaries to the east, south and west. Added to www.audiovideo.economist.com in February 2010. Subscribe NOW to The Economist: http://econ.st/1Fsu2Vj Over the centuries China has grown and shrunk, and grown. It began as a unified state in a third century BC but became far larger by the time of Mongol rule in the 13th century, and again during the last imperial dynasty the Qing. In 1921 Mongolia's independence took out a huge chunk. Today's map is a legacy of empire building. Suspicions between the People's Republic of China and its neighbors still bedevil its borders. Even at the best of times China and Japan often treat each other as rivals. Their differences are sharpened by territorial feuds. A cluster of rocks called the Diaoyutai Islands, or Senkakus in Japanese, is the focus of much bickering. Japan controls them, but China says it should. And how to draw the line between their exclusive economic zones. Japan says it should be halfway between them, China claims the entire continental shelf up close to Okinawa. In 2008 both sides agreed to develop the area together but now Japan's are angry about the Chunxiao gas field, known as Shirakaba gas field in Japanese, where it thinks China is trying to suck natural gas from the Japanese economic zone. Other claims would stretch China's territory deep into Southeast Asia. Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, and Indonesia all have competing claims with China here. In 2002 all parties agree to exercise self-restraint but tensions have been growing again recently. China said last year it wanted to develop tourism on the Paracel Islands which are also claimed by Vietnam. Again oil and gas are involved, and China wants a boat service from Hainan. Tensions are simmering again in the Himalayas too. Disagreements here with India led to a border war in 1962. China's recent worries about Tibet seem to be reviving them. China's stepped up its accusations that India is occupying what China calls South Tibet. India calls this region the state of Arunachal Pradesh. To the west India says China is occupying its territory in Aksai Chin. Talks between China and India have been getting nowhere. Finally there's Taiwan. China's long been fearful that the island might make a formal bid for independence. In the mid-1990s China made gestures that alarmed Taiwan and its backer America. America moved to aircraft carriers close to the island is warning to China to back off. Lately things have been smoother; in 2008 director rights between Taiwan and the mainland were launched along with direct sea transport and postal links. China's trying to persuade its neighbors that its rise is not to be feared but its border disputes and feud with Taiwan create widespread unease in the region. Many wonder whether a powerful China might one day try to take by force the land that it sees as its own. Get more The Economist Follow us: https://twitter.com/TheEconomist Like us: https://www.facebook.com/TheEconomist View photos: https://instagram.com/theeconomist/ The Economist videos give authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
Views: 806917 The Economist
Japan, China, and Disputes in the East China Sea
 
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Monday, November 6th, 2017 Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall The US-Asia Law Institute hosted its 23rd Annual Timothy A. Gelatt Memorial Dialogue on the Rule of Law in East Asia. This year’s theme, “China and International Law: Human Rights, Sovereignty, and Maritime Disputes,” focused on China's approach to international law during the Xi Jinping era as seen through the Communist Party's human rights record, Taiwan-Mainland cross-strait legal problems, China's maritime disputes in the East and South China Seas, and the erosion of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong. Panel 4: Japan, China, and Disputes in the East China Sea Panelists: Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi, Consul General of Japan in New York Ren Ito LLM ’04, Senior Fellow, US-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law
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Inside Story - Territorial tussles in the South China Sea
 
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An international tribunal has ruled China has no 'historic rights' to resources in South China Sea. Presenter: Sami Zeidan Guests: Einar Tangen - Lawyer and political affairs analyst. Ashley Townshend - Research fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Richard Heydarian - Author of 'Asia's New Battlefield: US, China and the Struggle for the Western Pacific.' - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 116265 Al Jazeera English
East China Sea Dispute: Why Should You Care?
 
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Japan and China are feuding over a small archipelago in the East China Sea. During his visit to Japan this week, President Obama stirred up the pot. Simon Constable explains why you should care. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnetwork More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjlive Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJLive Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/ Follow WSJ on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/wall-street-journal Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJ On Snapchat: https://on.wsj.com/2ratjSM
Views: 3119 Wall Street Journal
On the Line "East China Sea Dispute"
 
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EAST CHINA SEA DISPUTE A couple of uninhabited islands east of mainland China called Senkaku in Japan and Di-aa-yu in China are the source of tension between the two countries. Why this old dispute is flaring up again and what it can mean for the geo-strategic politics of the Asia Pacific region and the world? GUEST: Robert Manning : Senior Fellow, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council.
Views: 675 VOA News
China's territorial disputes explained
 
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China is embroiled in multiple territorial disputes with its neighbours both over land sea. The country contests ownership of islands in the South China Sea against Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, and Vietnam. There is also a long-running fued between China and Japan over Senkaku/ Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea. In the west of the country China and India fought a war over a swathe of disputed Himalayan border in 1962 and even in 2016 the spat continues to provoke fiery exchanges between Asia’s two biggest super-powers. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
Views: 43725 IBTimes UK
East and South China Seas Disputes
 
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Richard Bush: Maritime rights have been a long-festering problem affecting several countries in the East Asian region.
High Tension - Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
 
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A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region. CHINA DEMANDS END TO US OPERATIONS China has demanded the United States stop sending ships and military aircraft close to its South China Sea island claims during talks to prepare for a meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping. The U.S. pushed back Friday, insisting it will continue to “fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows.” In late September, U.S. and Chinese vessels nearly collided close to a disputed reef. Read More: http://bit.ly/the-South-China-Sea
Views: 45962 US Military System
Hi-tech militarization of South China Sea alarming
 
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Hi-tech militarization of South China Sea alarming SUBSCRIBE my channel here: https://goo.gl/F8gn4Z G+ here: https://goo.gl/UzMJVe ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- They said the fact that some parties to the South China Sea dispute are increasingly militarizing the area is the biggest threat to regional stability. This process is not only taking place on the sea, but under it and in the air, said experts attending a conference held in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang late last week. Vietnam calls the South China Sea the East Sea. The conference aimed to discuss potential solutions for settling the East Sea disputes. Delegates noted that in addition to competing for marine resources like fisheries, and oil and gas, the increasing use of unmanned aerial vehicles is creating new legal arguments. Dr. Collin Koh Swee Lean, a research fellow at Singapore's S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, said the gathering of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance has so far received little interest in comparison to other superficial activities in the process of building forces in the South China Sea. The importance of those activities cannot be denied, he stressed. The cost for unmanned aerial vehicles, drones, is quite high but several countries have begun to use them, and China has taken the lead in deploying them in the East Sea area, he said. Other experts worried that a lack of international regulations on the deployment of advanced technologies in the East Sea will increase the risk of conflict in the region. For example, in December, 2016, the Chinese navy seized an underwater drone placed in the water off the Philippines coast and did not return it for more than four days. The U.S. had called the seizure "unlawful." The East Sea disputes have lasted for many years. China claims almost the entire sea area, including waters close to Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. It has also put up artificial islands turning them into garrisons. Australia, Japan and the U.S. have urged ASEAN and China to ensure that a co... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Views: 748 Hot News
The South China Sea Dispute
 
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The U. S. has said establishing a “rule-based order” for the South China Sea, which carries a large portion of the world's maritime freight traffic, is critical to regional security and economic prosperity, both cornerstones of U.S. policy on the Asia-Pacific. China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea have raised tensions with surrounding countries. Beijing has been conducting dredging projects on seven disputed formations for nearly two years, creating artificial mini islands. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/a/south-china-sea-/3095054.html
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South China Sea Conflict -Burning topics for IAS / PCS
 
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U.S. plays down tensions with China over East China Sea disputes
 
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South China Sea: The territorial disputes explained
 
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On July 12th an international tribunal ruled against China's claim on the South China Sea, saying that it was breaching the Philippines sovereign rights. For more videos, head over to http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/tv
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South China Sea dispute: Vietnam begins dredging on Ladd Reef in disputed waters - TomoNews
 
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LADD REEF, SOUTH CHINA SEA — Satellite images taken by a U.S. based firm revealed suspected dredging work on Ladd Reef, a coral reef controlled by Vietnam in the South China Sea. Ladd Reef is about 450 km from Vietnam’s southeastern coast and is completely submerged at high tide. It has a 42-meter-tall lighthouse, which is operated by a small number of Vietnam soldiers and worker. Analysts told Reuters that such dredging work could be the precursor to more extensive construction on other reefs, and Ladd Reef might be used to boost access for supply ships and fishing boats. It could also help defend the nearby Spratly Islands, where Vietnam has expanded its airstrip. Vietnam is one of the many nations that claims the South China Sea as part of its territory. China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have also made claims in the region. Vietnam has become China’s main rival in the disputed South China Sea. According to Reuters, the mobile rocket launchers installed on several islands controlled by Vietnam are capable of striking China’s runway and military installations. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter See a story that should be animated? Tell us about it! Suggest a story here: http://bit.ly/suggest-tomonews Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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VN-CHINA EAST SEA DISPUTE
 
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VN-CHINA EAST SEA DISPUTE
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South China Sea Maritime Dispute: Political, Legal & Regional Perspectives
 
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The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and energy shipments to Asia’s major economies. It has been the focus of maritime disputes which have continued for more than six decades, with competing claims from China, Vietnam, the Philippines and others. In recent years, growing Chinese assertiveness in pressing its claims has unsettled the regional security order, drawing the attention of the United States, Australia and other powers concerned about freedom of navigation and a rules-based order. The springboard for this discussion is the recently published book, edited by Leszek Buszynski and Christopher Roberts, which examines the South China Sea as an ongoing maritime dispute which has become a potential conflict zone. This volume is the final outcome of a National Security College collaborative research project, which involved a number of present and former academic staff from both the College and the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU. The book examines the conflict potential of the current dispute, discusses how the main claimants and the United States view the issue, and assesses the prospects for resolution or management of the problem. The panelists discuss the arguments of the book in the light of recent developments, such as China’s ‘island-building’ activities and the Philippines case before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. There is a particular focus on four questions: · What are the security risks arising from continuing tensions in the South China Sea, including to Australia’s interests? . What are the contours of a possible resolution to the South China Sea disputes? · Is resolution a realistic option? · Do dispute management and confidence-building measures comprise a more feasible set of options for preventing conflict, and how would these work? video thumbnail courtesy: South China Morning Post
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Documentary - Inside and Around the South China Sea
 
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Documentary - Inside and Around the South China Sea BBC News Journalist Rupert Hayes Winfield dives into the South China Sea with a great documentary on the South China Sea conflict among several claimants in the region.
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Chinese Boats Increase Tensions with Japan in East China Sea Dispute
 
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Tensions between the Chinese regime and Japan were running high today, as Chinese boats entered a disputed area in the East China Sea. Story: Japan protested to the Chinese ambassador, after three Chinese patrol boats entered waters near the disputed Senkaku (or Diaoyu) Islands on Wednesday. [Osamu Fujimura, Chief Cabinet Secretary]: "While the Coast Guard was operating in the area, three Chinese fishery patrol ships entered the territory around the islands. The Coast Guard vessels asked for their immediate withdrawal from territorial waters." One Chinese vessel left the area. Two vessels are being closely monitored by Japanese patrol ships. These islands in the East China Sea are rich in natural resources and are controlled by Japan, but the Chinese regime and Taiwan also lay claim to them. [Liu Weimin, Spokesman, Chinese Foreign Ministry]: "The Diaoyu islands and surrounding waters have been Chinese territory since ancient times ... China does not accept the representations lodged by the Japanese side." Foreign Ministers attending the ASEAN summit in Cambodia held talks today about the dispute. Japanese businessman Kuniki Kurihara owns three of the islands, and rents them to the Japanese government. He is keen to sell them, and has been in talks with the Japanese Government. The Japanese Prime Minister said on Saturday that the central government is interested in buying them. Two years ago a Chinese fishing boat collided with two Japanese patrol boats near the disputed islands, and the Chinese captain was arrested. This further increased tensions between the two countries. For more news and videos visit ☛ http://english.ntdtv.com Follow us on Twitter ☛ http://twitter.com/NTDTelevision Add us on Facebook ☛ http://on.fb.me/s5KV2C
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The Big Picture: South China Sea : Sea of Troubles
 
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The US on Thursday warned China that it would face "consequences" for military buildup in the disputed South China Sea where Beijing has deployed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems. China is engaged in hotly contested territorial disputes in both the South China Sea and the East China Sea. China claims almost all of South China Sea. Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have counter claims. On this edition of the big picture we take a closer look at the troubled waters of the South China Sea. Anchor: Frank Rausan Pereira Guests: K.P. Nayar, Strategic Analyst Raviprasad Narayanan, Associate Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies, JNU Commodore (Retd.) Abhijit Singh, Head, Maritime Policy Initiative, ORF Sheel Kant Sharma, Former Diplomat
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Breaking News -U.S. Warship Sails Near Disputed Island in South China Sea
 
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The SOUTH CHINA Sea Dispute | The Rise of China Mini Documentary | Episode 4 - KJ Vids
 
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The South China Sea Dispute | The Rise of China Mini Documentary | Episode 4 KJ Vids is pleased to have launched the fourth episode in our Rise of China 2017 documentary series. In this episode you will learn more about the Sino-American conflict in the South China Sea. Once both China’s dominant economic market and its physical infrastructure have integrated its neighbours into China’s greater co-prosperity area, the United States’ post–World War II position in Asia will become untenable. The research for this video was based on an excellent book by Graham Allison called "Destined for War". If you wish to buy it, using the link below will allow KJ Vids to generate a small commission which would help our YouTube Channel. Thank you. Amazon Buy Book Link - http://amzn.to/2nGp1Cb Watch other episodes of our Rise of China Mini-Documentary Episode 1 – The Rise of China https://youtu.be/MJLpGiHhr8E Episode 2 - China's Risks and Challenges https://youtu.be/73k3v-AxJvM Episode 3 - What Does the Chinese President XI JINPING Want? https://youtu.be/nvm0V95yjeA Episode 4 - The SOUTH CHINA Sea Dispute https://youtu.be/Ea_9CxpF79E Would you like to support our channel? If you enjoyed or learnt something from this video, you may kindly support our crowdfunding campaign on www.fundmyvideo.com/kjvids Fund My Video enables video creators to recover costs for their videos, which are much higher than any revenues they receive for most channels. Most YouTubers make videos as a hobby and spend dozens of hours editing videos for little in return. Your contributions towards this channel will significantly help us create more content with even better quality. Many thanks for your support. For business and other enquiries please email [email protected] Links we want you to check out; KJ Vids Book Store - http://kjvids.co.uk/books Patreon Club - https://www.patreon.com/kjvids Fund My Video Page - https://www.fundmyvideo.com/kjvids
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China Documentary: South China Sea at the heart of territorial disputes
 
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China Documentary: South China Sea at the heart of territorial disputes. Some observers have called the South China Sea “the second Persian Gulf.” It contains more oil than any area of the globe, except Saudi Arabia. China has repeatedly provoked and harassed its neighbors. China ship attacked Japan coast guard. China marine surveillance vessels attacked Vietnamese ships. Several anti-china protests broke out in several south east asian countries. United States oppose to any use or threat of force by any party. China must respect international laws. But China insists it will never waive its right to protect its core interest with military means.
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US drops the gauntlet on the South China Sea
 
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US drops the gauntlet on the South China Sea SUBSCRIBE my channel here: https://goo.gl/F8gn4Z G+ here: https://goo.gl/UzMJVe ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- When US Vice President Mike Pence flew on Tuesday over the South China Sea in transit to the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) summit in Singapore, his air force plane passed within 50 miles of Chinese outposts in the contested Spratly Islands. Upon landing at the summit, attended by regional leaders, Pence said his overflight was a type of “freedom of navigation” operation and that it was a message to China that the US “will not be intimidated” by Beijing’s warnings against US operations in areas it claims in the maritime region. Must-reads from across Asia - directly to your inbox While Asean and China continue to negotiate a “code of conduct” in the disputed areas, talks that have been ongoing since 2002, President Donald Trump’s administration has made clear through toughened rhetoric and action that it won’t accept any final agreement that undermines or infringes on its interests in the area. In recent months, the US Navy has upped the frequency of its Freedom of Navigation Operations (FONOPs) in the South China Sea. Earlier this month, for the first time, the US openly called on China to reverse its recent deployment of missiles and other advanced military assets to the area. The South China Sea disputes were front and center at the recently concluded US-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue in Washington, where US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held “frank and open” discussions with China’s senior Politburo member Yang Jiechi and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe. At the meeting, American officials “called on China to withdraw its missile systems from disputed features in the Spratly Islands, and reaffirmed that all countries should avoid addressing disputes through coercion or intimidation,” according to a Pentagon statement. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis shakes hands with Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe watch... ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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VN-EAST SEA DISPUTE-ECONOMY THREATS
 
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VN-EAST SEA DISPUTE-ECONOMY THREATS
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South China Sea disputes analysis
 
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Discussion of two of the disputes in the South China Sea and linking it into the general problem that China causes in the East and Southeast Asia region
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East Sea Dispute
 
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East Sea Dispute --------------------------- There is dispute over the international name for this body of water. Japan points out that the name "Sea of Japan" was used in a number of European maps from the late 18th century to the early 19th century, and that many maps today retain this naming. However, the Korean governments have protested that Japan encouraged the usage of the name "Sea of Japan" while Korea lost effective control over its foreign policy under Japanese imperial expansion. South Korea argues that the name "East Sea", which was one of the most common names found on old European maps of this sea, should be the name instead of "Sea of Japan." Some old maps from various European countries label the area as the Sea of Chosun (Joseon), Sea of Corea (Korea), or East Sea. Japan claims that Western countries named it the "Sea of Japan" prior to 1860, before the growth of Japanese influence over Korean foreign policy after the outbreak of the First Sino-Japanese War in 1894. Further, Japan claims that the primary naming occurred during the period of Sakoku, when Japan had very little foreign contact, and thus Japan could not have influenced the naming decisions. It was in 1928, when the International Hydrographic Organization's Limits of Oceans and Seas officially took the name Sea of Japan, which eventually influenced other official international documents such as the United Nations. South Korea claims that Korea was occupied by the Japanese and effectively had no international voice to protest in 1928. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for South Korea, the name Donghae (East Sea) has been used in Korea for over 2,000 years, including in History of the Three Kingdoms (1145), the monument of King Gwanggaeto, and "Map of Eight Provinces of Korea" (1530). The first documented map to name the area the Sea of Japan was the world map drawn by the Italian missionary Matteo Ricci in China (1602) named Kunyu Wanguo Quantu. No Japanese record published up to the late-18th century indicated any name for the body of water. Furthermore, South Korea has pointed out that a few 19th-century Japanese maps referred to the sea as Chōsenkai (Sea of Joseon), including the "Simplified Map of Japan's Periphery" (1809) and "New World Map" (1844). South Korea argues there was no standard name prior to Japan's military expansion in the region in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Additionally, it specifically states that the name Sea of Japan was not widely used, even in Japan, as late as the mid 19th century. Thus, South Korea argues that the current name reflects active promotion by Japan during a time when Korea could not represent its interests internationally. The Japanese government claims that the name Sea of Japan was internationally used since the 17th century and established by the early 19th century, during a period in which Japan was under an isolationist policy (Sakoku) of the Tokugawa shogunate, which restricted cultural exchange and commerce with foreign countries except China and the Netherlands until 1854. Johann von Krusenstern was an admiral and explorer, who led the first Russian circumnavigation of the globe. According to Japanese records, it was Krusenstern who popularized the name "Mer du Japon" (Sea of Japan) in the West. In his work "Reise um die Welt in den Jahren" (1812), he wrote, "People also call this sea area the Sea of Korea, but because only a small part of this sea touches the Korean coast, it is better to name it the Sea of Japan." The original book was published in St. Petersburg in German and Russian, and distributed widely among Europe. As a result, the international name of the sea changed from no name to the Sea of Japan, on the maps drawn by countries other than Japan or Korea during the 17th to 20th centuries. For more information on this subject, you can visit: - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_of_Japan_naming_dispute - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan%E2%80%93Korea_disputes - http://www.dokdo-takeshima.com/dokdo-takeshima-related-historical-data - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Sea - http://www.eastseakorea.com/east-sea-information/east-sea.html - http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/geographic-naming-dispute-between-japan-south-korea-could-spill-into-congress/2014/08/16/96d8ce46-24d0-11e4-86ca-6f03cbd15c1a_story.html - http://www.korea.net/NewsFocus/Policies/view?articleId=117547 - http://www.swaen.com/Korea-antique-map.php - http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/02/21/korean-americans-push-to-rename-sea-of-japan-in-state-legislatures/ - http://www.mofa.go.kr/ENG/policy/focus/eastsea/index.jsp?menu=m_20_10_20 - http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/maritime/japan/
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China and south china sea conflict explained. What happening in south china sea (Hindi)
 
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We all know about south china sea and lots of countries are depend on this sea but currently there is a conflict going on in south china sea and china is not only violating the international law but also creating problem and this problem can convert in war at anytime. So what is south china sea conflict and what happening there. China and south china sea conflict explained. What happening in south china sea (Hindi) Let's find out all I collected all the information for you. If you enjoyed this video please like it and share with you friends. also please subscribe this channel . Get More Great Tips - Subscribe ➜ https://goo.gl/DoMjMk Follow me Twitter ➜ https://www.twitter.com/gyanjarahatke Facebook ➜ https://www.facebook.com/Gyanjarahatke Instagram ➜ https://www.instagram.com/gyanjarahatke/ Thanks I am Sourabh Maheshwari Music: www.bensound.com Support GuanJaraHatke By Becoming GuanJaraHatke Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5209119
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Japan's Ishigaki residents unfazed amid territorial disputes in the East China Sea
 
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Japan and China lay claim to a tiny group of islets in the East China Sea known as Senkaku to the Japanese and Diaoyu to the Chinese. The islands are under the administration of Okinawa Prefecture’s Ishigaki City.
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SEA OF CONFLICT: Territorial dispute in South-east Asia
 
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Although the gloves are off, leaders can still enable compromise in order to avoid conflict. Why is it some nations obey international law? And what would it take for other countries to follow suit? Why are some countries reluctant to seek third party mediation? We speak to ANTONIO A. MORALES, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines; DR OOI KEE BENG, Deputy Director, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore; BASIL C. BITAS, Associate Professor, School of Law, Singapore Management University; and Ridzwan Rahmat, Naval Analyst, IHS Jane's. Watch the live panel on June 3 at 8pm (GMT+8) SIN/HK/MNL on Channel NewsAsia. Or catch up on this episode http://bit.ly/1EY7x31 and others in the series here: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/tv/tvshows/perspectives/episode ABOUT PERSPECTIVES: Channel NewsAsia’s flagship discussion programme ‘Perspectives’, presents a panel of distinguished experts and leading thinkers from Singapore, Asia and beyond who will gather every week to dissect current events with in-depth analyses, engaging views and insightful comments.
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Making Sense of the South China Sea Disputes
 
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NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 — Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Associate Fellow John Ciorciari explains why China has clashed with Vietnam and the Philippines over disputed territories in the South China Sea and discusses some possible outcomes. Source: http://scty.asia/16ptwnq
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South China sea dispute: China builds military base on Mabini Reef
 
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China is building a military base on the surface of Philippines-claimed Mabini Reef in the South China Sea. According to the Philippine Star, China is reclaiming about 30 hectares of the reef to build a military base that will consist of a boat harbor, military airport and runway. “I understand it can support and resupply frigates. But what is very threatening is that mile-long strip because now they can base their fighters there. I’m looking at, for example, a J-11 fighter jet made in China that has a range of 2000 miles… it encompasses the entire Philippines, most of Vietnam, part of Malaysia and and the whole of Borneo. So it can threaten all our vital military installations including the installations we can make available under EDCA,” former National Security Adviser Roilo Golez in the Philippines said in an interview on ANC, reported by Inquirer.net. China is one of the many nations that claims that South China Sea as part of its territory. The Philippines and Vietnam also claim significant parts of the area due to their geographical proximity to the Spratly Islands. Malaysia and Brunei have also claimed territories in the South China Sea as defined by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, according to the BBC.
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