Territorial Disputes: China and Its Neighbors

  • Yuwa Wei


China has a land boundary of some 20,000 km, bordering 14 neighbouring countries. Across the sea, there are six island nations neighbour including Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. The current regime has inherited territorial disputes from its predecessors with all six of its island neighbours. Along with the global economic recession since 2008, territorial disputes between China and its neighbouring countries have escalated.


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  • Yuwa Wei
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  1. 1.Freelance writerMelbourneAustralia

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