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2017-11-13 10:40:00

SOUTH CHINA CEA CALM

SOUTH CHINA CEA CALM

 

REUTERSSoutheast Asian nations will not take a relative calm in the dispute over the South China Sea for granted, according to a draft of a statement to be issued during a summit meeting in Manila on Monday.

"While the situation is calmer now, we cannot take the current progress for granted," said the draft, a copy of which was seen by Reuters.

The statement will be issued after a meeting later between China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the Philippines capital, a diplomatic source said.

"Important that we cooperate to maintain peace, stability, freedom of navigation in and over-flight above the SCS (South China Sea), in accordance with international law," it said.

"It is in our collective interest to avoid miscalculations that could lead to escalation of tensions."

Almost all of the South China Sea, one of the world's busiest waterways, is claimed by China. Taiwan and four ASEAN nations - Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei - have competing claims.

Leaders from China, the United States and seven other nations are joining ASEAN at their annual summit.

On Sunday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suggested that, despite their differences, the leaders should not discuss the South China Sea.

"We have to be friends, the other hotheads would like us to confront China and the rest of the world on so many issues," Duterte said at a business conference.

"The South China Sea is better left untouched, nobody can afford to go to war. It can ill-afford a violent confrontation."

At the meeting's formal opening on Monday, Duterte made no mention of the South China Sea and pointed to other triggers for a threat of violence in the region.

"Terrorism and violent extremism endanger the peace, stability, and security of our region because these threats know no boundary," he said.

"Piracy and armed robbery in the seas put a dent on our growth and disrupt the stability of both regional and global commerce. The menace of illegal drug trade continues to endanger the very fabric of our society.

"These and other issues are high on the agenda of our meeting."

Duterte has grown closer to China since he took office last year and Vietnam has emerged as Beijing's main challenger in the area. China's move to pressure Vietnam to stop oil drilling in a disputed area in July brought relations between the Communist neighbors to a low.

But on Sunday, Vietnam's state television said Chinese President Xi Jinping had told Vietnam's General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong he wanted to work with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the sea. China's Xinhua news agency said China and Vietnam had agreed to properly handle maritime issues and strive to maintain peace and stability.

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Earlier:

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2017, November, 3, 12:15:00

SOUTH CHINA SEA LNG

The South China Sea is a major route for liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, and in 2016, almost 40% of global LNG trade, or about 4.7 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), passed through the South China Sea.

 

 SOUTHEAST ASIA NEED ENERGY
2017, November, 1, 13:30:00

SOUTHEAST ASIA NEED ENERGY

Access to modern energy is incomplete. With a total population of nearly 640 million, an estimated 65 million people remain without electricity and 250 million are reliant on solid biomass as a cooking fuel. Investment in upstream oil and gas has been hit by lower prices since 2014 and the region faces a dwindling position as a gas exporter, and a rising dependency on imported oil.

 

 SOUTH CHINA SEA GAS
2017, May, 19, 12:35:00

SOUTH CHINA SEA GAS

China's attempt to test marine natural gas hydrates, a future energy source, has turned out to be a success, making it the first country to secure continuous and stable gas supply in marine gas hydrate exploitation, according to the Ministry of Land and Resources.

 

 SOUTH CHINA SEA SOVEREIGNTY
2017, April, 6, 18:45:00

SOUTH CHINA SEA SOVEREIGNTY

China claims almost all of a large stretch of sea between Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam and Japan. The trouble is, between them, these seven other states all do too.

 SOUTH CHINA SEA TALKS
2017, February, 8, 18:45:00

SOUTH CHINA SEA TALKS

China is committed to having talks with the parties directly involved, and in accordance with historical facts and international law to peacefully resolve the issue, and that position will not change, Wang said.

 

 SOUTH CHINA SEA PETROLEUM
2017, January, 24, 18:35:00

SOUTH CHINA SEA PETROLEUM

"We urge the United States to respect the facts, speak and act cautiously to avoid harming the peace and stability of the South China Sea,"

 

 SOUTHEAST ENERGY WAR
2016, July, 5, 18:15:00

SOUTHEAST ENERGY WAR

About $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year though the energy-rich, strategic waters of the South China Sea, where China's territorial claims overlap in parts with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan.

 

 

Tags: SOUTH, CHINA, CEA

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SOUTH CHINA CEA CALM
November, 20, 09:00:00

NORWAY SELLS OIL & GAS

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November, 20, 08:55:00

OIL PRICES UP

WSJ - Light, sweet crude for December delivery rose $1.41, or 2.6%, to $56.55 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, snapping a three-session losing streak. Brent, the global benchmark, advanced $1.36, or 2.2%, to $62.72 a barrel.

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