Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Taiwan's Sovereignty and its Position to the South China Sea Dispute under the International Law

Author(s): Iin Karita Sakharina, Farida Patittingi, Ahwal Hidayat, Zulkifli Aspan, Hamzah Halim, Muh. Hasrul, Kadarudin, Ahsan Yunus

 International  dispute  has occurred to almost of the countries over the world, but the most imprinted and the most memorable is the occurrence of World War I and World War II, duet o  it caused losses and prolonged misery in the history of human life. These day, conflicts between state regions still occur, especially if they relate to the determination and claims of boundary or overlapping territorial boundaries, between one country and another, because each party has the right to the territory. Similarity to international dispute, including conflicts that have occurred in the South China Sea) in recent years. The purpose of this paper is to examine Taiwan (Republic of China) as  a country or at least a political entity that has fulfilled the basic criteria as a sovereign state. Taiwan has been able to exercise sovereignty in its territorial territory under a legitimate government. Disputes in the South China Sea involving Taiwan indicate indirect recognition of the existence of Taiwan as a sovereign nation that is capable and continues to be taken into account in maritime border disputes with several countries in the  South China Sea region.

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