International support building up for sea row ruling vs China – Del Rosario

16/01/2022 1:45:00 AM

MANILA, Philippines — The US Department of State’s 47-page study debunking China’s “expansive” maritime claims in the South China Sea (SCS) is part of an “ongoing consolidation” of

Along with the US, other countries like France, Germany, the UK, Australia, and the Philippines’ Asian neighbors now invoke the ruling against China’s “preposterous claims.” | KatyYam

MANILA, Philippines — The US Department of State’s 47-page study debunking China’s “expansive” maritime claims in the South China Sea (SCS) is part of an “ongoing consolidation” of

PH lifts entry ban on Filipino travelers from ‘red list’ nations ‘Plainly inconsistent’ The Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs under the state department’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs said in its “Limits in the Seas No.Beginning January 19 and continuing for at least two weeks, all flights from the United States to China have either been canceled or are likely to be suspended because of Chinese aviation regulations, according to CNN Business research of government announcements and published flight schedules.SHANGHAI, China – China reported fewer new confirmed coronavirus cases for Friday, January 14, than a day earlier, but details on the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant remained unclear ahead of the Lunar New Year travel season later this month..

150” study that China’s claims were “inconsistent with international law” as reflected in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos).More specifically, the Jan.The Beijing Winter Games open on February 4, and participants are mostly taking special flights restricted to people with OIympics credentials as part of a strict bubble that authorities are implementing around the event.12 report said China’s claim to “historic rights” in the South China Sea “is plainly inconsistent with maritime law.The new locally transmitted cases were in Henan, Tianjin, Guangdong, Shaanxi and Zhejiang.” The claim “exceeds [China’s] possible maritime entitlements provided for in the international law of the sea,” the report said.That rule means that a flight is automatically suspended for two weeks if five or more passengers test positive upon landing in China.It stressed that the United States and many other states protested against China’s “historic rights” claim that was “rejected by the tribunal in The South China Sea Arbitration.

” Del Rosario said the Philippines, through the arbitral ruling, made an impact by calling out China’s “continuing deployment of brute force.China has defended its"circuit-breaker" regulations as"an important step to reduce the risk of cross-border spread of the epidemic.Despite stringent controls, state media reported on Saturday that Beijing had detected an infection in a person working in the city’s Haidian district.” Focus on 4 claims “Confronting China over its illegal claims in the SCS is an intergenerational struggle.We should elect a government that would strongly fight for what is ours and for all nations to uphold the rule of law,” he said, making a reference to the May national elections."For airlines that do not meet the conditions to trigger the circuit-breaker, China has never applied relevant measures on them.The US study focused on four maritime claims invoked by China.Authorities have warned that Omicron adds to the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission as more people return to China from overseas for the Lunar New Year holiday.ADVERTISEMENT One is the “sovereignty claims” over more than 100 features submerged during high tide, which the state department said were “beyond the lawful limits of any state’s territorial sea.During this period, a growing number of passengers on flights from the United States — operated by both US and Chinese carriers — tested positive upon arrival in China, triggering a wave of cancellations just ahead of the Olympics and the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in China.

” Another is the “straight baselines” that China had “either drawn or asserts the right to draw” to meet the geographic criteria under the convention in order to justify its claims over four “island groups,” namely, Dongsha, Xisha, Zhongsha, and Nansha (including the Spratly Islands).The report said the normal baseline method cannot be used by China to claim Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, a traditional Filipino fishing ground.The city on Thursday recorded five new locally transmitted cases, all linked to a resident who had recently returned from the United States.He said 14 provincial areas in China had found the Omicron variant in infected individuals arriving from overseas.It said that the two main features of the Zhongsha “island group”—Panatag Shoal and Macclesfield Bank—were “geographically isolated” from each other.They are about 289 kilometers apart, with waters between them reaching a depth of more than 4,000 meters."We are in communication with the US and Chinese governments to identify a path forward that minimizes impact to travelers.China uses the third basis, “maritime zones” over internal waters, to justify its jurisdictional claims.There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll at 4,636.

The fourth, “historic rights,” does not specify the nature nor the geographic extent of China’s claims, the report said.China largely sealed off its borders in March 2020 and has continued to stick to its strict zero-Covid policy.China cries distortion Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Vietnam also claim all or parts of the South China Sea.The state department said the study was part of a series meant to “examine a coastal state’s maritime claims and/or boundaries and assess their consistency with international law.Last month, a Delta flight from Seattle to Shanghai turned around midair because of a change in cleaning procedures at the Chinese airport that"significantly extended ground time and are not operationally viable," according to the airline.com.” In reaction, China said the US report “distorts international law and misleads the public.” “The United States refuses to sign the convention but portrays itself as a judge and wantonly distorts the treaty,” foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Thursday." This story was first published on CNN.

“In seeking its own selfish interests, it uses multiple standards to carry out political manipulation,” Wang said.The Philippines and China are signatories to the Unclos while the United States is not.‘Outright falsity’ Del Rosario noted that the US report showed that China’s claims “are stunning in their outright falsity,” such as asserting sovereignty over underwater features like they were land territories.“For instance, Mischief (Panganiban) Reef forms part of the waters of the Philippines but China claims Mischief Reef as if it were land territory—thereby artificially and illegally converting the reef as one of its air and naval bases within the exclusive economic zone of the Philippines,” Del Rosario said.The report said China’s claims to sovereignty over maritime features did not meet the definition of an “island,” are entirely beyond a lawful territorial sea, inconsistent with international law, and are not recognized by the United States and other states.

It said that despite China’s claim to historic rights over the waters, it had not provided “specific information regarding the geographic extent” to back it up.Given that the claim itself is “defective in its vagueness,” the report pointed to an earlier 2014 study which stated that “the law of the sea does not permit” entitlements of other coastal state-claimants “to be overridden by another state’s maritime claims that are based on ‘history.’” Subscribe to our global nation newsletter By providing an email address.I agree to the.

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KatyYam China should learn the lessons in history. No Dictator of a nation ever succeded in their mad scheme in dominating the whole world as in the case of psychopath Hitler where all ended in defeat. Quo Vadis China? KatyYam If the 9-dash line existed before the UNCLOS, why did China sign it? Chinese are greedy.

KatyYam Wars & world wars started for less. Now,unlike Russia who wants a pro Moscow Ukraine against NAT0 expansion. China land grab is synonymous to Japan's expansionism in the 1930s when they invaded Manchuria & then China w/c unofficially started WW2.

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Ex-PH top diplomat backs US study challenging China's maritime claimsIn its study, the State Department said China's 'historic rights' in the South China Sea has no legal basis. Pweh Ano ngayon e pinamigay na so Ano pa habol

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