Posts about EU vs. ASEAN written by ASSIST| Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation
Well, I’m neither international relations graduate nor student, but however due my work at an NGO focusing in democracy, politics and human rights. I would like to learn the politics and policy of organisations around the globe and Southeast Asia
South China Sea maritime disputes is the most common dispute in the ASEAN and East Asia region. It is a dispute of territory and sovereignty over ocean areas. In the dispute it was stated that China claims the largest portion of the territory- an area stretching hundreds of miles south and east from its most southernly province of Hainan. (bbc.com, January 22, 2013)
In the marine science perspective, the possession or lack of marine spaces has done so much from the condition of national attitude and aspiration. In the marine science perspective, this is chiefly because throughout human history the most important use of the sea has been for transport, trade, warfare and communications as well as fishing.
Seawater Itself is an important physical resources, not only for the freshwater obtained by desalination but also for the dissolved substances in it. As we know, the dissolved substances are magnesium, Sodium Chloride, bromine and other elements. (braininajamjar.co.uk, 2013)
To Be Continued……….
Written for Post Script, The Habibie Center’s Bimonthly Political and Economic Analysis
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