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Fish stocks in East Sea fall sharply

Fish stocks in East Sea fall sharply

 Excessive fishing has caused fish stocks in the East Sea to plunge 95 percent since 1950, a recent report of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) showed. Chinese fishing vessels in the East Sea (Photo: sggp.org.vn) Fish catches also suffered a ...

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Vietnam’s Need to Become a Proactive Middle Power

Vietnam’s Need to Become a Proactive Middle Power

Vietnam’s Need to Become a Proactive Middle Power The most frequently-asked question from U.S. scholars and experts visiting Vietnam these days is, “What does Vietnam want from the United States when it comes to the South China Sea?” Given the ...

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On the way to the largest naval power: China wants sea

On the way to the largest naval power: China wants sea

The “New Silk Road” is to extend Beijing’s influence on the water – to the North Sea. It’s not just about economic interests. The huge project intensifies military tensions. Hardly any major project of the Chinese government is internationally so ...

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Fish for peace in the South China Sea

Fish for peace in the South China Sea

This article comments favorably on the CSIS expert working group’s blueprint for establishing regional cooperative arrangements in the South China Sea. Yet this article proposes an alternative—or supplementary—approach. Quite a few scholars have come up with proposals for how to ...

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China’s embrace of the Greater Mekong Subregion

China’s embrace of the Greater Mekong Subregion

Dr Joern Dosch  The Mekong is Southeast Asia’s longest river and the twelfth-largest in the world. It originates in Tibet, flows through the Chinese province of Yunnan, and continues southward across or alongside Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – ...

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China’s ambitious foreign policy agenda

China’s ambitious foreign policy agenda

This DW series explores China’s rise as a global superpower. This article examines the country’s foreign policy agenda, which, according to some experts on China, still lacks a grand strategy. The assertive foreign policy is a relatively new development, however. ...

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