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President Xi on Protecting Maritime Rights: Sovereignty Residing with Us, Shelving Disputes and Seeking Joint Development Page 1 EVENTS
The Second International Workshop on Cooperation and Development in South China Sea Page 2

President Xi on Protecting Maritime Rights: Sovereignty Residing with Us, Shelving Disputes and Seeking Joint Development
On the afternoon of 30 July 2013, the eighth group study session on the development of a maritime power was held by the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee. CPC General Secretary Xi Jinping, who presided over the study session, stressed that to develop the marine sector is an important part in China’s efforts to construct a socialist country with Chinese characteristics. To protect our nation’s maritime rights and interests, we should take a more balanced approach. We love

UPCOMING EVENTS
The 6th SOM and the 9th JWG on the implementation of the DOC to be held in September 2013 in China

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peace and will adhere to the path of peaceful development,

SELECTED NEWS
US trains Philippines on how to use drones amid China fears

but that doesn’t mean that the country will abandon its legitimate rights and interests, in particular with regards to the nation’s core interests. Safeguarding state sovereignty and security is consistent with the interests of

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development, and enforcement should be enhanced to match the improvement of comprehensive national strength.

We should settle dispute peacefully through negotiations, and strive to maintain peace and stability. Meanwhile, we should be prepared to cope with complicated issues, and improve our capabilities to resolutely maintain the nation’s maritime rights and interests. China will continue to follow the principle of “sovereignty residing with us, shelving disputes and seeking joint development” for areas over which China owns sovereign rights, promote friendly cooperation for mutual benefits, while pursuing and expanding common converging interests with other countries. The Chinese government has been consistently upholding the principle of “sovereignty residing with us, shelving disputes and seeking joint development” for areas over which China owns sovereign rights.

Events 您可以放置主题 The Second International Workshop on Cooperation and Development in South China
Sea Held on 19 July 2013. Foreign representatives from nearly ten countries and more than 60 domestic
representatives attended the workshop. Prof. Kuen-chen Fu, dean of South China Sea Institute, Xiamen University attended the workshop, made a presentation and chaired a session. http://scsi.xmu.edu.cn/en/ReferShow.asp?id=718

The Seminar on the Current Legal Challenges of South China Sea and Cross-Strait Cooperation Held on 9 July 2013 in Beijing Branch of National Institute for South China Sea Studies.
http://www.nanhai.org.cn/showpic.asp?newsid=6470

The 14th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN and the People‟s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Held on 30 June 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan,
Brunei Darussalam. The South China Sea Dispute was the focus of this meeting. http://www.asean.org/images/2013/political/chairman%20statement%20of%20the%2014th%2 0apt%20foreign%20ministers%20meeting%20-%20final.pdf

The 5th Cross-Strait Coral Reef Conference Held on 5 July 2013 in National Taiwan University.
http://cwin.com/scpnews/view2.asp?id=5760

The 27th Session of the IOC Assembly Held on 26 June to 5 July 2013 in Paris, France.
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/ioc-oceans/single-view-oceans/news/director_ general_opens_the_intergovernmental_oceanographic_commission_assembly/

The Third JCOMM Marine Instrument Workshop for the Asia-Pacific Region Held on
22-25 July 2013 in Tianjin, China. http://www.oceanexpert.net/viewEventRecord.php?eventID=1328
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The Second International Workshop to Develop an Ocean Acidification Observing Network of Ship Surveys, Mooring, Floats and Gliders
Scotland, UK. Held on 24-24 July 2013 in St. Andrews,

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/co2/GOA_ON/2013/Workshop2013References.html

Upcoming Events
The 6th SOM and the 9th JWG on the implementation of the DOC to be held in September
2013 in China http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/ce/cgkhb/chn/zgyw/t1054626.htm

The 16th ASEAN-China Summit to be held in October 2013 in Brunei Darussalam
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/wjb/wjbz/activities/t1056037.shtml

Special ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers‟ Meeting to be held in August 2013 in China
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2013/06-30/4985036.shtml

The 2nd International Conference on Hydrology & Ground Water Expo to be held on 26
August 2013 at Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. http://www.omicsgroup.com/conferences/hydrology-groundwater-expo-2013/

The 4th China-South Korea Marine Technology and Ocean Science Seminar to be held on
29 August 2013 in Qingdao, China. It will discuss the effects of climate change on ocean processes and other topics. http://www.cso.org.cn/ggxx/2013/0613/1218.html

Marine Development and Command and Control Forum to be held in October 2013 in
Yantai, China. http://www.cso.org.cn/ggxx/2013/0613/1219.html

2013 Annual Conference of China Society for The Law of The Sea to be held on 15-16
August 2013 in Tengchong, Yunnan Province, China. http://www.cima.gov.cn/_d276116662.htm

2013 Annual Meeting of Shanghai Society of Oceanology and Limnology to be held on 2
September 2013 in Shanghai, China. http://tech.shou.edu.cn/affiche/affiche_d.asp?id=565

Ocean Monitoring and Platform Construction Seminar to be held on 1 September 2013 in
Qingdao, China.
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http://159.226.158.2/html/20130418130818.html

The 8th Oceanic Data Assimilation Seminar and 2nd Argo Science Seminar to be held on 1
October 2013 in Zhoushan, China. http://www.soed.org.cn/notice_info.php?373

The 9th IFAC Conference on Computer Applications in Marine Systems to be held on 18
September 2013 in Minoh, Osaka, Japan. http://oe.sjtu.edu.cn/index.php/Home/article/detailPage/parentID/0/cat_id/1662/artID/1594

Pacific 2013 International Maritime Conference to be held on 7 October 2013 at Sydney
Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. http://pacific2013imc.com/

Philippines Port Development Summit to be held on 13 August 2013 in Manila, Philippines.
http://www.philippinesportsummit.com/

2013 International Seminar and Workshop on Hydrography to be held on 27 August 2013 in
Batam, Indonesia. http://mhi.or.id/seminar

Oceanology International China 2013 to be held on 3 September 2013 in Shanghai, China.
http://www.oichina.com.cn/en/index.html

Cross-strait Young Scientist Forum on Conservation and Joint Development of Fishery Resources to be held on 12 September 2013 in Fuzhou, China.
http://www.csfish.org.cn/csf/showInfo.asp?id=939

BIT‟s 4th Annual MarineTech Summit (MTS-2013) to be held on 23 September 2013 in
Hangzhou, China. There will be 5 keynote forums: Forum 1: Green Shipbuilding; Forum 2: Green Shipping; Forum 3: Offshore Engineering; Forum 4: High Performance Materials for Maritime Industry; Forum 5:Marine Intelligence-Telecommunication and Modern Navigation Technologies. http://www.bitconferences.com/mts2013/cn/

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News

US trains Philippines on how to use drones amid China fears

The Borneo Post, 29 June 2013 http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130628/DEFREG03/306280011/US-Trains-PhilippinesDrones-Amid-China-Fears
FM regrets Philippines‟ closure of door to dialogue

Global Times, 18 July 2013 http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/797006/FM-regrets-Philippines-closure-of-doorto-dialogue.aspx
The restructured State Oceanic Administration goes into formal operation, along with China Coast Guard

Xinhua Daily Telegraph, 22 July 2013 http://news.xinhuanet.com/mrdx/2013-07/23/c_132565692.htm
Beijing rebukes Manila for occupying disputed shoal

The Straits Times, 28 June 2013 http://www.stasiareport.com/the-big-story/asia-report/china/story/beijing-rebukes-manila-occu pying-disputed-shoal-20130628
The International Conference Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the “Cairo Declaration” held in Beijing

Ocean Online, 8 July 2013 http://www.coi.gov.cn/news/guonei/201307/t20130708_28097.html
Taiwan: Sanctions stay until PH agrees to demands

Manila Times, 28 June 2013 http://www.manilatimes.net/taiwan-sanctions-stay-until-ph-agrees-to-demands/13652/
Taiwan authorities to invest 3.3 billion pre-New Taiping Island Pier

Best-news.us, 30 July 2013 http://www.best-news.us/news-5024606-Taiwan-authorities-to-invest-33-billion-pre-New-Taipi ng-Island-Pier.html
FM responds to Manila‟s S. China Sea accusations

China Daily Hong Kong, 3 July 2013 http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2013-07/03/content_16711313.htm
China refutes Philippines‟ South China Sea accusation

Xinhua News Agency, 17 July 2013 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-07/17/c_125018933.htm
China hopes for joint efforts to maintain South China Sea peace

Xinhua News Agency, 19 July 2013 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-07/19/c_132556598.htm
Philippines says UN tribunal has convened to look into its territorial dispute with China

New Europe, 21 July 2013 http://www.neurope.eu/news/wire/philippines-says-un-tribunal-has-convened-look-its-territori al-dispute-china
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Thailand urges China Sea peace

Bangkok Post, 24 July 2013 http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/361354/chinese-top-brass-reminded-of-peaceful-mea ns-on-south-china-sea
Chief of Singaporean Navy visits South China Sea Fleet

People Daily, 19 July 2013 http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90786/8333888.html
CNOOC, BP sign PSC in South China Sea

Oil&GasJournal , 16 July 2013 http://www.ogj.com/articles/2013/07/cnooc-bp-sign-psc-in-south-china-sea.html
Experts to help boost Sansha

China Daily, 3 July 2013 http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2013-07/23/content_16814012.htm
More patrol boats for Coast Guard

Philippine Daily Inquirer, 10 July 2013 http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/441893/more-patrol-boats-for-coast-guard
PH to buy two Maestrale frigates from Italy

Agence France-Presse, 3 July 2013 http://globalnation.inquirer.net/79629/ph-to-buy-two-maestrale-frigates-from-italy#ixzz2abBQi3c9
Welcome India‟s stand on South China Sea, says Vietnam

Business Standard, 12 July 2013 http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/welcome-india-s-stand-on-south-china-sea-s ays-vietnam-113071200812_1.html
S‟pore & US hold maritime drill exercise in South China Sea

Channel News Asia, 15 July 2013 http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/s-pore-us-hold-maritime/745126.html
SBY, Sang agree to solve sea dispute peacefully

The Jakarta Post, 28 June 2013 http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/06/28/sby-sang-agree-solve-sea-dispute-peacefully.ht ml
Kerry backs „substantive code of conduct‟ for South China Sea

The Straits Times, 2 July 2013 http://www.straitstimes.com/st/print/1262337
China wants US to help ease territorial tensions

The Straits Times, 6 July 2013 http://www.straitstimes.com/the-big-story/asia-report/china/story/china-wants-us-help-ease-terri torial-tensions-20130706
U.S. should keep promise on South China Sea disputes: FM spokeswoman

Xinhua News Agency, 12 July 2013 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-07/12/c_132536300.htm

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