that the Paracel and the Spratly islands belong to them. 3. These two islands has many natural resources around. 4. According to the Indochina Map drawn by Danvilleen in 1735, the distance from the nearest islands in Paracel Islands to islands off the mainland belonged to Vietnam. 5. The Qing dynasty admitted an historical truth that Paracel and Spratly Islands did not belong to China. Transition: We just go over the background of the dispute, about what and why they argue over it. Now let's move to the second part.. II. What the Chinese did to the Vietnamese. How it affects Vietnam? 1. Chinese Government has been violating international laws. 2. They sent ships and troops to claim territories that belong to Vietnam. 3. In May 2014, China sent multiple oil rigs to the Vietnamese exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea area. 4. How it affects Vietnam: This prevent Vietnam economic growth Tourism also affected. Fishermen from Vietnam had been fired at by the Chinese military Violates multiple international laws. 5. Counter Arguments: People Support China They think Chinese government is right to fight for what they believed. In fact, too many people in my country lost their life, their livelihood, blood and tears over this dispute. I don't think what they did is the right things.
- Spring '08
- South China Sea, Spratly Islands