Philippines and China- South China Sea Dispute:

GS Paper  2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The Philippines will resume a military resupply mission for the country’s troops stationed on an atoll (Second Thomas Shoal, locally known as Ayungin Shoal) in the South China Sea will resume this week, after …

Dispute over Senkaku Islands in Japan:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: New Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said that he received a “strong” message from President Joe Biden about the United States’ commitment to defending the disputed East China Sea islets, known as the …

South China Sea dispute

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. South China Sea dispute: Context: Philippine is planning to deploy military ships to the South China Sea to assert the country’s claim over oil deposits in a contested part of the waterway. Background: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has …

South China Sea dispute

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. South China Sea dispute What to study? For Prelims: What is the dispute all about, countries involved. For Mains: Concerns of various countries involved in the dispute, ways to address them. Context: In the middle of the global coronavirus pandemic, China has …

The Big Picture: South China Sea AND Impact of Tribunal Verdict

The Big Picture: South China Sea AND Impact of Tribunal Verdict The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), Hague, Netherlands gave the judgement that China cannot legally claim historic rights over the islands in the sea falling within the nine-dash line. The PCA said that China has violated sovereign rights of Philippines. This issue was raised …

India’s World – US-China face-off in South China Sea

  India’s World – US-China face-off in South China Sea Archives Summary: China has warned US that its dangerous and provocative actions in the South China Sea could lead to minor incidents that spark war. The warning came after US guided missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island created and claimed …