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US discusses with Philippines, Malaysia on East Seaicon

US discusses with Philippines, Malaysia on East Sea

US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo held talks with his Philippine counterpart on August 6 to update the latter on recent changes in US policy on maritime claims in the East Sea, 

 
US reaffirms opposition to China’s unlawful claims in East Seaicon

US reaffirms opposition to China’s unlawful claims in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
06/08/2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on August 4 held a phone talk with Bruneian Foreign Minister II Erywan Yusof, 

Singapore, US back settlement of East Sea disputes under international lawicon

Singapore, US back settlement of East Sea disputes under international law

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
04/08/2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reiterated US support for Southeast Asian states upholding their sovereign rights and interests in the East Sea under international law.

US, Indonesia highlight international law abidance in East Seaicon

US, Indonesia highlight international law abidance in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
04/08/2020

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi discussed bilateral defence ties and regional tensions over China’s claim that it owns most of the East Sea, 

Book on Vietnamese sea, islands published in Japanicon

Book on Vietnamese sea, islands published in Japan

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
01/08/2020

A book on Vietnam's sea and island sovereignty has been released in Japan.

Storm Sinlaku enters East Sea, downpours occur in northern, central regionsicon

Storm Sinlaku enters East Sea, downpours occur in northern, central regions

SOCIETY
01/08/2020

A tropical depression developed into a storm, named Sinlaku, at noon of August 1, becoming the second to enter the East Sea since the beginning of this year.

Indonesia urges China to respect UNCLOSicon

Indonesia urges China to respect UNCLOS

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
01/08/2020

Indonesia has expressed concern over escalating tensions in the East Sea and urged China to obey international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to settle disputes.

Malaysia rejects China’s claim to maritime features in East Seaicon

Malaysia rejects China’s claim to maritime features in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
01/08/2020

The Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations on July 29 sent a note verbale to the UN Secretary General, saying China’s claim to the maritime features in the East Sea has no basis under international law.

AUSMIN 2020: China’s maritime claims not valid under international lawicon

AUSMIN 2020: China’s maritime claims not valid under international law

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
30/07/2020

China’s maritime claims are not valid under international law, according to the Joint Statement on Australia-US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2020 released on July 28.

East Sea dispute: Australia says Beijing's claims have no legal basisicon

East Sea dispute: Australia says Beijing's claims have no legal basis

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
26/07/2020

Australia tells the UN the claims have "no legal basis" as it aligns itself more closely with the US.

US reaffirms commitment to supporting COC, denuclearisationicon

US reaffirms commitment to supporting COC, denuclearisation

POLITICS
26/07/2020

The US has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the building of the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) and the process of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

Book on Vietnam’s sea, island sovereignty released in Japanicon

Book on Vietnam’s sea, island sovereignty released in Japan

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
24/07/2020

A book on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes has been translated into Japanese by Professor Kazutaka Hashimoto from the Kanto Gakuin University and released in the country.

Vietnam asks for better sea dispute management, enhanced trade cooperation with Chinaicon

Vietnam asks for better sea dispute management, enhanced trade cooperation with China

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
22/07/2020

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has expressed concerns over the recent complicated developments over the East Sea with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Tuesday.

Brunei stresses significance of UNCLOS to dispute settlement in East Seaicon

Brunei stresses significance of UNCLOS to dispute settlement in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
22/07/2020

The Brunei Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Brunei Darussalam) has reaffirmed its commitment to the maintenance of peace, stability and prosperity in the region.

Malaysia: East Sea issue must be managed in peaceful, rational mannericon

Malaysia: East Sea issue must be managed in peaceful, rational manner

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
21/07/2020

Malaysia stands firm on its position that the East Sea issue must be managed in a peaceful and rational manner through dialogue and consultation.

All countries have common obligation, interest in respecting int’l law: spokeswomanicon

All countries have common obligation, interest in respecting int’l law: spokeswoman

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
17/07/2020

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang highlighted Vietnam’s viewpoint that all countries have the common obligation and interest in respecting fundamental principles of international law

Malaysia calls for resolution of East Sea disputes based on int’l lawicon

Malaysia calls for resolution of East Sea disputes based on int’l law

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
17/07/2020

Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishamuddin Hussein on July 16 affirmed his country’s consistent position that parties should work together to ensure peace, security and stability in the East Sea.

Vietnam contributes to maintaining peace, stability in East Seaicon

Vietnam contributes to maintaining peace, stability in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
17/07/2020

Since joining ASEAN on July 25, 1995, Vietnam has always proactively communicated and cooperated with other member countries on promoting the bloc’s common role and each member’s interests on the sea.