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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Philippine Map to Include Disputed Islands

A new version of the Philippine national map is being prepared by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) that will include and identify contested islands with names that pre-date the Spanish era. The map is being prepared...

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Bangladesh Gains Sea Access with Law of the Sea Decision

The settlement of longstanding maritime boundary dispute between India and Bangladesh ushers a new horizon in the bilateral relationship between the two countries. Both the countries have hailed the findings of the Arbitral Tribunal and indicated their...

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

India and Bangladesh Conduct a Joint Border Survey in Cachar

Officials of the land records and survey wing of Assam and its Bangladesh counterparts conducted a survey to settle various disputes along the international border shared by the two neighbours in Cachar district of Assam over the...

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Japan Says Historic Maps Bolster Claim to Islands Controlled by South Korea

Five old maps have gone on display in the southern Japanese city of Matsue, supposedly providing fresh evidence that islands held by South Korea and known as Dokdo are in fact Japanese territory. Tokyo claims the two...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Surveyors Association Issues Warning About Company

A dispute between the Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors and a surveying company in Happy Valley-Goose Bay has gone public. The association has taken the unprecedented step of placing a classified ad to warn landowners not to...

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Vietnam Uses Historical Cartography to Claim Territories

Vietnam resorted to the use of historical cartography on Tuesday to claim territorial sovereignty over the Truong and Hoang Sa Islands in the East Sea, in the dispute with China. According to local media, Vietnamese Academic Mai...

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Great Wall Rekindles History Row

The Korean government said on Thursday it will closely watch whether China’s new survey has distorted historic facts to include parts of Korea within the Great Wall area. China announced on Wednesday that the ancient bulwark is...

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Refuting China’s Nine-Dash Claim

China claimed sovereignty over 90% of the water and all the islands in the South China Sea by drawing a nine-dash line covering 90% of that sea, prompting her neighbors to protest that her claim contradicts international...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

India and Bangladesh Sign Joint Border Maps in Dhaka

Bangladesh and India on Saturday signed joint border maps, finalising the 4,156 km-long frontier between the neighbours. The long-standing border-related discord between the two nations was settled through the signing of the maps, said Bangladesh leaders and...

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Pending Land Swap Between India and Bangladesh May Move Forward

There is talk that a long-awaited land swap between India and Bangladesh may take place when India's prime minister Manmohan Singh visits Bangladesh later this year. The land along its northern border has been in dispute since...

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