Hainan Island - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Hainan Island


Chinese jet 'intercepts' US plane in S. China Sea

Aug 23, 2014 - 11:02 AM

Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby says the incident which occurred in international airspace threatens the relationship between the militaries of the 2 countries

Top Philippine judge uses Chinese maps vs China

Jun 10, 2014 - 3:33 PM

China s claim over the South China Sea is based not on historical facts but on historical lies says Philippine Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio

EVIDENCE VS CHINA. Published in 1896 in China by Guangxu Bing Shen, this map is titled 'Huang Chao Zhi Sheng Yu Di Quan Tu' or the Qing Empire's Complete Map of All Provinces. This map shows Hainan Island as the southernmost territory of China. This digital reproduction is from the US Library of Congress (Catalogue No. gm71005083; digital ID g7820 ct003428). Image and caption grabbed from Justice Carpio's presentation