South China Sea Conference: Panel Discussions Day 2
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Territorial disputes with respect to the South China Sea have existed for more than a century, but in recent years Asia’s booming economies have become hungrier for already scarce resources. In order to maintain their growth trajectories, countries in the region — primarily Southeast Asian states and China — are asserting their sovereignty over the sea’s energy-rich waters. The dispute is exacerbated by the U.S. pivot to Asia, and the relevance of the area to America’s interests, particularly its importance for regional trade and commerce, fisheries, and energy.
Please join Asia Society for the second day of a two-day conference on the South China Sea territorial dispute. There will be a high-level panel discussion, followed by closing remarks and discussion of practical steps for resolution of the conflict.
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Ms. Yang Fang, Research Associate at the Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG), National University of Singapore
Dr. Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Professor Huang Jing, Professor and Director of Centre on Asia and Globalisation (CAG), National University of Singapore
Mr. Stephen Loosley, Chair of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Canberra; Deputy Chair of Asia Society, Australia
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