Court to rule on China-Philippines sea dispute

By Paul Eckert An obscure international maritime arbitration panel in the Netherlands will deliver a ruling on July 12 on a testy dispute between China and the Philippines over remote islets in the South China Sea. The United States is not a party to the case in the...

Yuki: “The world is a small village.”

Name: Yuki Onogi Birth place: Tokyo, Japan Age: 29 Occupation: Broker/Analyst at SG Americas Securities LLC Languages: Native Japanese, English, former Serbo-Croatian (BCMS), Polish, Russian and bad Italian Currently reading: “Tulipomania” by Mike Dash Q:...

Big disputes over tiny islands in Asia

This article is part of a News-Decoder series of “decoders” that explain crucial background to big issues. For more decoders, click here. By Pauline Bock Islets, reefs and shoals in a vast stretch of sea almost twice the size of the Mediterranean may...

Why shouldn’t China flex its muscles?

Why shouldn’t China flex its muscles?

By David Schlesinger When China suddenly declared a military zone in the East China Sea in November 2014, many countries said they were concerned and many analysts worried this could be an act that could set off mistakes and misunderstandings that might lead to...

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