New tension in the South China Sea : whose sovereignty over paracels?
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
China’s positioning of a state-owned oil rig in waters near the disputed Paracel Island has led to increased tensions between China and Vietnam. While this has been seen as another demonstration of Chinese assertiveness, a closer look may tell a different story.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::International relations
RSIS commentaries, 088-14
Nanyang Technological University