nine-dash line - updates

Rappler's latest stories on nine-dash line


Vietnam demands 'immediate withdrawal' of China ship in disputed sea

Jul 26, 2019 - 7:25 AM

'Vietnam has had several appropriate diplomatic exchanges... requesting immediate withdrawal from Vietnam's exclusive economic zone,' says its foreign ministry

Why Justice Carpio wants China to read his e-book

May 06, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Through his new e book on the South China Sea dispute Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio hopes to convince the Chinese that China s 9 dash line is baseless

Indonesia, America and China's 9-dash line

Sep 12, 2014 - 2:26 PM

Sitting here in the Defense Ministry of Indonesia the region s biggest potential counterweight to China s aggressive actions it s difficult to see any easy solutions

NEW MAP. A new Chinese map published June 2014 shows a 10-dash line to claim virtually the entire South China Sea. Screen grab from edited by Rappler

Indonesian presidential candidates differ on South China Sea

Jun 25, 2014 - 7:41 PM

One presidential candidate believes Indonesia should play a more active role while the other says Indonesia should only meddle if it can effectively provide a solution

MEDIATOR. Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marty Natalegawa says Indonesia's diplomatic policy is to play a role in the South China Sea dispute 'in keeping with our capacity and potential to contribute.'

Philippines, Vietnam can share disputed sea – envoy

Jun 14, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Joint exploration however won t work with China Vietnamese Ambassador to the Philippines Truong Trieu Duong says it will be like recognizing China s claim and falling into its trap

Vietnam to Philippines: United, we will win

Jun 12, 2014 - 5:50 PM

China s acts against Vietnam also threaten the Philippines says the Vietnamese ambassador in an interview with Rappler

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

Japan's Abe: Uphold rule of law

May 31, 2014 - 10:03 AM

At the opening dinner of the Shangri La Dialogue on Friday Prime Minister Abe emphasizes the need to strictly observe international law to promote peace and stability in Asia and the Indo Pacific regions

Dismounting China from the South China Sea

Apr 26, 2014 - 6:18 PM

China s growing energy needs and overlapping territorial claims place its energy security on a collision course with its smaller weaker neighbors

PH lawyer confident of win vs China

Feb 23, 2013 - 1:27 PM

Lawyer Paul Reichler believes China will accept it s better to be a responsible member of the international community

PH refuses to stamp Chinese passports

Nov 28, 2012 - 6:18 PM

The Philippines won t stamp its visas on Chinese e passports which include an image of Beijing s contested 9 dash line map

China, Taiwan scholars study South China Sea borderlines

Oct 24, 2012 - 11:00 PM

China and Taiwan use the so called Nine Dash demarcation line to claim virtually all the South China Sea

IT'S ALL OURS. China and Taiwan claim virtually all the South China Sea, according to their maps. Image courtesy of