Tag: territorial dispute

  • Island Dispute

    Japan and Russia have agreed to hold talks to end a territorial dispute which has prevented them from signing a formal treaty to end World War II Japan and Russia […]

  • Bolivia takes sea dispute to court

    Landlocked Bolivia has filed a lawsuit against neighboring Chile at the International Court of Justice in The Hague to reclaim it’s access to the Pacific Ocean coastline. Bolivia takes Chile sea dispute […]

  • Disputed Island Tourism

    China is to begin running cruises for tourists to a chain of disputed islands in the South China Sea, by next month, state media reports. China to open disputed Paracel […]

  • No Bargain for Disputed Territory

    China will never bargain over what it deems to be “core” territorial and security interests, the country’s top leader, Xi Jinping, said in first speech. China’s Incoming Leader Pledges Not […]

  • ICJ Rulings Binding?

    This article examines the role of the ICJ in territorial disputes and whether countries should fix them amicably and leave it as a last resort. The Curious Case of the […]

  • Oil Exploration in Disputed Waters

    Tensions show no sign of easing in an incident between two Chinese fishing vessels and a Vietnamese ship over oil exploration.  Accounts of events differ. China tells Vietnam to halt […]

  • Obama at Asean summit as sea row rumbles

    US President Barack Obama is attending a regional summit in Cambodia, with trade pacts and rumbling tensions over the South China Sea set to dominate. The East Asia summit is […]

  • Manila paddles harder in the South China Sea

    MANILA – At the recently concluded UN General Assembly in New York, Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario made an emphatic speech to rally global support for his country’s rule […]

  • Japan Boosts Coastal Security

    As Chinese ships continue to navigate waters near disputed islands, Japan has decided to “strengthen security” around its coasts. Japan PM to boost coast security amid China row Japan will “strengthen […]

  • Guatemala and Belize Territorial Dispute

    The late twentieth century saw a wave of democratic transitions in Latin America and Eastern Europe. After the fall of the Soviet Union, the former Soviet republics became independent states […]