The Geopol­i­tics of Nam­ing Seas

The Economic Times - - Front Page -

Among the many dis­putes that China has with its neigh­bours is the nam­ing of parts of the South China Sea, which In­done­sia has re­named the North Natuna Sea. This seems to be an at­tempt to as­sert ter­ri­to­rial sovereignty and China is fight­ing right back. Vikram Doc­tor looks at the process by which seas are named and the as­so­ci­ated prob­lems and res­o­lu­tions.

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