Maritime Law expert discusses draft code of conduct between ASEAN and China

In a continuing public conversation on the subject, Director of IMLOS Professor Jay Batongbacal discusses the draft code of conduct in the South China Sea that is being proposed between ASEAN and China. Recognized for his expertise in the Law of the Sea, Professor Batongbacal is oft sought by print and broadcast media to explain the rapid developments taking place in the waters of the Region.

The first three of these discussions may be accessed at :

ASEAN draft code of conduct with China signals start of negotiations: analyst;

China to work with ASEAN on 'stabilizer' sea code;  and

Sea code a 'stabilizer' only for China, not ASEAN: analyst;