Singha wrote:the PRC has apparently pulled a old Kuomintang(KMT) map out of its posterior and claimed the entire resources of the south china sea belongs to it....a huge area adjacent to vietnam, okinawa and the philippine islands. I had heard the KMT had more maximalist maps on the land frontier, but they seem to have claimed the seas too!
They have been claiming this for a while. It's been a recurring topic of contention at ASEAN summits.
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