South China Sea: one man’s vision to save life in troubled waters – South China Morning Post

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China gunboat diplomacy ramifications worry international experts

The draft law, released by China’s National People’s Congress on November 4, empowers the country’s coast guard to use force against vessels that violate China’s territorial waters, exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf, as well as areas where China has sovereignty claims. This bill has raised serious concerns, not only among other countries in the region, but also those that use the South China Sea, which Vietnam calls the East Sea, and the East China Sea. If passed, it would threaten the lives and properties of other countries’ fishermen…

Xi Jinping’s major Australia miscalculation

Chairman Xi Jinping is urging his nation onwards and upwards on a new Silk Road towards international dominance. But he’s hit an unexpected roadblock: Australia. Now he’s getting angry. And his “wolf-warrior” diplomats are leaping into the fray. “China is angry. If you make China the enemy, China will be the enemy,” a Chinese diplomat “leaked” to Nine Newspapers on Tuesday. And it’s all Australia’s fault. “Responsibility for causing this situation has nothing to do with China,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said in a conveniently timed address to state-controlled…

Jaishankar expresses concerns over incidents eroding trust in the South China Sea

At the 15th East Asia Summit on the 14th November, Jaishankar India’s Foreign Minister conveyed in clear terms India’s concerns over the continued actions and incidents that erode trust in the South China Sea (SCS). Without naming China, the message was meant for that country. Over the last several years China has been bullying its neighbours in the South China Sea, East China Sea and along the Indo-Tibetan border. Jaishankar paid special attention to the incidents causing tension in the SCS. India was concerned over the Chinese aggressive actions of…