Is the Scarborough Shoal Philippines or Chinese?
Under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), which China helped negotiate, countries have jurisdiction over the natural resources within about 370km (200 nautical miles) of their shore.… Read the rest
The United States issued a six-page “bilateral defense guidelines” on Wednesday, 3 May 2023.
The guidelines have clarified that the previously agreed 1951 bilateral treaty commitments would be invoked if either is attacked specifically in the South China Sea and … Read the rest
The Chinese Ambassador to France, Lu Shaye, on an interview aired on French television, said: “These ex-USSR countries don’t have actual status in international law because there is no international agreement to materialise their sovereign status“.
The Chinese … Read the rest
Chinese v Australian Submarine Fleet.
Chinese Submarine Fleet.
The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of China possesses a fleet of 56 submarines, both nuclear-powered and diesel-electric, with another two submarines in the process of having hulls fitted out.
It is … Read the rest
Poll: Taiwan Independence or Unification with China?
The attitude of the Taiwanese people towards Independence or Unification with China has changed over the 22 years since the turn of the century.
19.4% wanted Unification with China in 2000, reducing to… Read the rest
China and the Australian War Crimes. .
On December 01, 2020, the Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said:
The Australian Government should do some soul searching and bring the culprits to justice, and offer an official apology to the … Read the rest
Some social media reports claim that the US began the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic..
There have been two basic claims.
One is that two people, who died in the United States in early January 2020, were infected with Covid-19 A/B, but … Read the rest
The Coronavirus fatality rate for Wuhan City is shown to be about 352 deaths per million population, as at 17 April 2020. That rate is somewhere between the 367 per million for Italy, and the 275 per million for France.… Read the rest
Coronavirus Evacuation from China..
Under Chinese jurisdiction, only foreign passport holders who do not hold Chinese nationality are permitted to leave China through assisted departure from Wuhan.
This will stop Chinese dual citizens from being able to be evacuated through … Read the rest
China and the 2014 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report..
China is one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of precursor chemicals, with approximately 400,000 precursor chemical suppliers and distributors nationwide. As an original signatory to the 1988 UN Convention, … Read the rest