The China - Philippines dispute in the South China Sea : does Beijing have a legitimate claim?
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
China's objection to the Philippines’ latest move to explore for hydrocarbons off Palawan has raised the temperature over the Spratlys. The best way forward is for both parties to put aside their dispute and allow for joint development while refraining from unilateral activities.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
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