Cheng Ho Gardens: China’s subtle land-grab (Part I)

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...
Cheng Ho Gardens: China’s subtle land-grab (Part I)

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...
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