South China Sea oil disputes infographic
Graphic shows disputed oil exploration blocks in Vietnames and Philippines EEZs.
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South China Sea oil disputes

By Duncan Mil

August 2, 2012 - China has opened a new front in its South China Sea dispute, claiming offshore oil and gas blocks within the internationally-recognized exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of both Vietnam and the Philippines. China claims sovereignty over roughly 80% of the South China Sea.

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PUBLISHED: 02/08/2012; STORY: Graphic News
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