Developing, managing, and sharing knowledge on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding
Source: Reuters and Business Insider, 2016
Author(s): Amanda Macias
Countries: China, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam
Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources
Six nations contest all or parts of the South China Sea, which has led to confrontations between China and some of its neighbors of the potentially oil-and-gas rich area. Here is a look at how each claim compares with the official exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the waters extending 200 nautical miles from the coast.