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China Sea

part of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of China: divided by Taiwan into the East China Sea in the north and the South China Sea in the south
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The Vietnamese FM, said : "Our position is that we need to respect the law of UNCLOS to solve the issues in the South China Sea, for peaceful resolution".
He added that both sides had also reconfirmed that all the countries bordering the South and East China Sea hold rights to their sole economic zones, and that India has the right to pursue "exploration and exploitation wok in the exclusive economic zone of Vietnam"'
Manila: The Philippines' call for arbitration in settling maritime disputes in the South China Sea was dealt a boost recently after the European Parliament adopted a resolution supporting such initiative.
The Department of Foreign Affairs, in a statement, hailed the resolution as a "milestone" in the Philippines' efforts to bring attention to efforts to settle the issue on overlapping territorial claims in the South China Sea, through peaceful means such as arbitration.
On Monday, Noda and his visiting Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Tan Dung, agreed to promote a binding code of conduct for disputed territorial claims in the South China Sea at the East Asia Summit later this month.
Vietnam remains engaged in a territorial dispute with China over the resource-rich Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.
Red tides, oceanic algae that paralyze fish and threaten the seafood industry, grew in area by 83 percent in 2004 as pollution conditions worsened in the East China Sea, China's State Environmental Protection Administration said Thursday.
Last year, the area of red tides totaled 23,630 square kilometers, mostly in the East China Sea, according to the agency's 2004 Summary of the State of the Environment, released Thursday.
I bought the company China Seas, and the license came with it," said Diane Morris, president of Bay Linens, now counting her 15th year of designing for New York-based China Seas.
The designs are now more similar to Bay Linens," Morris said of the China Seas designs.
His remarks were apparently referring to China's increasing maritime activities in the East and South China seas.
Separately, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera will hold talks with his US and South Korean counterparts to discuss North Korean issue and the situation in the East and South China seas.

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